CV

Professional Experiences

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Hobbies

Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), UCLA

September 2015 - June 2018

  • Webmaster: Web design using Ruby on Rails, CSS and JavaScript

  • Mentorship Chair: Planned professional events such as graduate school preparation panels and mentored undergraduate students in Electrical Engineering for industrial interviews and joining research labs.

  • Engineering tutor: Tutored students in different electrical engineering classes 

Project Advisor-UCLA Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity (CEED)

October 2017 - present

  • Trained, and advised new freshman students in Electrical Engineering to design and debug a PCB for power regulation and microcontroller programming

  • Worked with freshman Computer Science Engineering students to train them for Android programming data management and presentation from the wearable designed 

Project Mentor-High School Summer Research Program (HSSRP)

June 2017 - September 2017

  • Mentored high school students to successfully contribute to research projects.

Super Mileage Electric Vehicle Club, Project Leader, and Officer, UCLA

September 2015 - August 2017

  • Plan and outline student projects using Arduino, servo motors, and proximity sensors to make automatic garage door openers (two logic states), little smart cars, etc.

  • Controller design and debugging for the brushless DC motor of the electric vehicle designed for student marathons.

Electrical Engineering Lab Mentor

September 2015 - December 2015

  • I helped students learn fundamental Electrical Engineering (EE) concepts by designing and delivering successful hands-on EE projects

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader for Math, Santa Monica College

February 2012 - June 2015

  • TA for various math courses. Planned and designed different math activities for students with different learning styles (Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic) to enable the students to learn the material using games and different word problems easier, and encourage them to follow STEM majors in university.

  • Successfully raised the grade point for the classes I thought.

High School Math TA

September 2015

  • Worked as TA in an underrepresented high school to teach math concepts using new teaching strategies

Most Recent Personal Projects (2017-Present)

  • Personalized sensor array for tracking physiological data based using decision tree classification

  • IC design of an optimal 1.25GHz 6-bit absolute-value detector for neural spike sorting

  • Developed an explainable AI platform for smart home object triggering and detection

  • Programmed a web-based zero contact keyboard

  • Designed a complete explainable AI activity tracking system

  • Implemented GANS to generate a high-resolution version of corrupted images

  • Programmed Neural Nets for real-time motion classification

Fundraising for ISCC (International Society for Children with Cancer)

October 2008 - December 2012

  • Fundraising by holding concerts, and food sale events

Skills

  • Skilled in: Visual Basic, C, C++, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Android, PSPICE, Java, JavaScript, XML, HTML5, CSS, Python, NodeJS, and Arduino, STM8/32 development, Large-scale data mining, deep learning, security and privacy of IoT systems, electrochemical sensing data acquisition. 

  • PCB and Circuit Design Using EagleCAD, KiCAD (elementary), AutoCAD (elementary) and Verilog (elementary)

  • Photolithographic process, Chemical vapor deposition (PECVD, LPCVD, ALD), e-beam evaporation, sputtering, wet chemical etching and bulk micromachining, Plasma-assisted dry etching (physical, chemical, and Micro/Nano Fabrication: physical chemical), Nanoimprint lithography, soft lithography Molding micro and nanostructures, Extreme ultra-violet lithography for nanofabrication, Electron beam lithography for nanofabrication, AFM for nanoscale characterization.

  • Languages: English, Persian (Farsi), Arabic, and German (Elementary, Verbal and Written).

Hobbies

  • Playing Piano

  • Rollerblading

  • Playing Basketball

  • Socializing and exploring new places