Resume

Experience

Vocational

[Jul 2011 – Present] CEO and co-founder, Muprime Technology Inc, Canada
[Jul 2010 – Feb 2011] Product Designer, Autodesk Inc, Singapore, Working in the design computation team with Robert Aish
[May 2009 – Jun 2010] Research Associate, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada, working with Dr. Rob Woodbury on his book, Elements of Parametric Design
[Jan 2008 – Apr 2008] Teacher Assistant, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada. IAT 337, Representation and Fabrication, Teaching spatial thinking, solid modeling and fabrication with SolidWorks
[Sep 2007 – Dec2007] Teacher Assistant, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada. Tech 106, Spatial Thinking and Communicating, Teaching spatial thinking and solid modeling with various software applications such as LegoDigital and SolidWorks.
[Sep 2006 – Apr 2009] Research Assistant, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada. Design computation and parametric modeling
[Sep 2006 – Dec 2006] Teacher Assistant, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada. IAT 400, Interdisciplinary Design Studio
[2004 – 2006] Architect and Designer, Sinam Consulting Engineering Co, Tehran, Iran. Design various architectural projects such as Geno Spa and park, Central Bank main building, Petroleum Museum, etc
[2003 – 2006] Architect and Designer, Saman AB Consulting Engineering Co, Tehran, Iran. Design various architectural and landscape projects such as Maharloo Lake tourist center, Pavarcedar tourist park, etc
[2002 – 2006] Project Architect, Farshad Razmgah, Tehran, Iran. Design and build various residential complexes projects such as Didar, Hasti, Jamshidieh
[2000 – 2003] Founder, Javil Inc., Tehran, Iran. Architectural design and publishing services company
[1999 – 2000] Internship, Fardano Consulting Engineering Co, Tehran, Iran. Design various architectural projects such as International Exhibition Site, commercial buildings, etc

Voluntary

[Mar 2010] Workshop Tutor, SmartGeometry 2010, Barcelona, Spain.
[Mar 2009] Workshop Tutor, SmartGeometry 2009, San Francisco, USA. Pre-training workshop SmartGeometry
[Apr 2008 – Aug 2008] Team North Project member, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada. 2009 Solar Decathlon Competition on designing a solar powered sustainable house.
[Apr 2007 – Apr 2008] Industry Liaison Officer, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada. Graduate student society representative
[Feb 2007] Workshop Tutor, Canadian Design Research Network, Vancouver, Canada. Parametric modeling and Digital Wood Fabrication Workshop and Symposium
[Feb 2006] Workshop Tutor, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada. Zotero Workshop for Graduate Students and Librarians, Methods to sort and manage research resources
[2002 – 2006] Curator, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. Curator of four exhibitions in architecture, engineering, and photography

Education

  • M.Sc. in design computation2006 -2009
    • Simon Fraser University, Surrey Canada, Design Computation. School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Thesis: Design Space Exploration, Hysterical Space.  Senior Supervisor: Dr. Rob Woodbury. Co-advisor: Dr Halil Erhan
  • M.Sc. in Architectural Engineering1997 – 2006
    • Shahid Behesti University, Tehran Iran, Architecture. School of Architecture and Urban Planning Thesis: Tehran Aviation Museum. Senior Supervisor: Dr Mohsen Padidar. Structural Advisor: Dr. Farshad Razmgah

Awards and honors

[2008] Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada.
[2007] Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada.
[2006] Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada.
[2003] Honorary Diploma , Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. Curator of the architectural exhibition of Professor Samei
[1998] Honorary Diploma , Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. Building Fuller Geodesic dome in “The Art of Engineering” exhibition

Publications

  1. [April 2011] Graph visualization in computer-aided design: An exploration of alternative representations for GenerativeComponents Symbolic View , Conference Paper, CAADRIA Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, Australia
  2. [March 2010] Design Space Exploration, Elements of Parametric Design, Book Chapter, Taylor and Francis Publication. A novel approach to design space exploration and the use of patterns in design.
  3. [March 2009] Hysterical Space, SmartGeometry Conference, San Francisco, USA. A novel approach to design space exploration, alternative generation in GenerativeComponents
  4. [March 2008] Generative Components Symbolic View, SIAT Research Colloquium, Surrey, Canada. Alternative Representations for Generative Components’ Symbolic View and node-link diagrams
  5. [2007 – 2008] Design Patterns, Website. Key member of the team of design patterns in parametric modeling www.designpatterns.ca
  6. [Oct 2007] Design Space Exploration, SIAT Research Colloquium, Surrey, Canada. Parametric aviation museum that adapts to the size of the aircraft
  7. [Feb 2007] The Responsive Aviation Museum, SmartGeometry Conference, New York, USA. Parametric aviation museum that adapts to the size of the aircraft
  8. [2006] Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada.
  9. [2003] Honorary Diploma , Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. Curator of the architectural exhibition of Professor Samei
  10. [1998] Honorary Diploma, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. Building Fuller Geodesic dome in “The Art of Engineering” exhibition

Technical Skills

Expert level in various software applications from CAD modeling systems to image editing applications;

  • Parametric and non parametric CAD applications:
    • Microstation GenerativeComponents, CATIA / Digital Project, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, Revit Architecture, Grasshopper (Rhinoceros) Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Rhinoceros 3D, FormZ, Google SketchUp, AutoCAD, Autodesk Architecture
  • Rendering Engines:
    • Next limit Maxwell Render, Chaos Vray, Penguin, Flamingo, Cebas Final Render, Brazil
  • Programming:
    • Processing, GC Script, HTML, Familiar with RhinoScript, c# and VBscript
  • Graphics Applications:
    • Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe FireWorks, Corel Draw, Corel Photo Paint, GIMP, Inkscape
  • Office suites and writing applications:
    • Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Excel, Open Office Writer, LATEX, Adobe InDesign
  • Hardware:
    • Familiar with computer hardware, 3D printer, laser cutter, digital cameras, and peripherals.
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