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Education

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; PhD candidate in philosophy
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; B.A. Specialist in Philosophy (with distinction), June 2013
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; M.Sc in Medical Biophysics with an open offer for PhD continuation, November 2010; Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Macgowan
McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; B.Eng in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering (with distinction), June 2007
National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents, Rasht, Iran; High school diploma, June 2001

Awards and Scholarships 

  • Public Scholars Initiative Fellowship, University of British Columbia, 2018-2019
  • Don Brown Graduate Teaching Award, 2017-2018
  • W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics Fellowship, 2018-2019
  • UBC Ambassador for Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2018-2019
  • Public Scholars Initiative Fellowship, University of British Columbia, 2017-2018
  • Research award from Summer Seminars in Neuroscience and Philosophy at Duke University, 2016
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program—Doctoral Scholarships, 2014-2017
  • University of British Columbia Four-Year Fellowship, 2013-2017
  • The Sanford Gold Medal for highest overall standing in the Specialist Program in Philosophy, Victoria College, Toronto, 2013
  • Dean’s list, University of Toronto, 2011-2013
  • Victoria College, The Regents In-Course Scholarship, 2012
  • The Walter and Mary Tuohy Award, 2012
  • PEM Research in Progress Seminar Award, The Hospital for Sick Children, 2009
  • Research Training Competition Award, The Hospital for Sick Children, 2008-2010
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2008-2010 (Declined)
  • Dean’s list, McMaster University, 2004-2007
  • The Dr. Harry Lyman Hooker Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence, 2006
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Award for Undergraduate Summer Research, 2005
  • The Dr. Harry Lyman Hooker Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence, 2005