Awards & Honors

  • Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award

William S.C. Chang Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department, UC San Diego, May 2020

  • Jacobs Graduate Student Award

Selected from a pool of graduate students from all six engineering departments within UCSD Jacobs school of engineering for most impactful research, Fall 2019

  • Institute for Global Entrepreneurship Fellow

Rady School of Management, UC San Diego, 2018

  • Rice University Honors Student

Rice University, M.Sc. GPA: 4.04/4.00, August 2016

  • SIAWE Scholarship

A scholarship for talented Iranian students studying at selected universities in US. Awarded for two consecutive years of 2014 and 2015

  • Richard Newton Young Fellow Award

IEEE/ACM Design Automation Summer School 2015

  • ACES Lab Fellowship

Adaptive Computing & Embedded Systems Lab, 2014

  • W. Marshall Rice Fellowship

Electrical & Computer Engineering Fellowship, 2014

  • Best B.Sc. Thesis Award

Electrical Engineering Department at Sharif University of Technology, 2014

  • Exempted from M.Sc. entrance exam as an exceptionally talented student

National Graduate Studies, Iran, 2013

  • Silver Medal

International Olympiad on Astronomy & Astrophysics, Beijing, China, Sep 2010

  • First Rank Member, 2009-2014

National Elites Foundation | Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology

  • Gold Medal

National Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics, Sep 2009

  • Semifinalist, National Mathematics Olympiad, 2008

  • Semifinalist, National Physics Olympiad, 2008