Selected Honors and Awards

 
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship  (2013-2015)
  • Third prize for the ASME Micro and Nanotechnology Poster Forum, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2014)
  • Alberta Ingenuity Fund (AIF) Scholarship (2007-2011)
  • Academic Project/Conference Grants (APCG), Graduate Students' Association, University of Calgary (2009)
  • Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, University of Calgary (2009)
  • Graduate Conference Travel Grant, University of Calgary (2009)
  • THECIS - Ingenuity Scholarship, THECIS (The Center for Innovation Studies), Canada, (2008)
  • Open Doctoral Scholarship, University of Calgary, ranked highly (2007,declined due to AIF)
  • Graduate Conference Travel Grant, University of Calgary (2007)                                       
  • THECIS - Ingenuity Scholarship, THECIS (The Center for Innovation Studies), Canada, (2007)        
  • Talisman Energy Graduate Scholarship in Energy and related studies (2006)
  • OMAE Calgary Chapter Graduate Scholarship in Engineering (2006)
  • International Graduate Scholarship, National University of Singapore, declined (2005)
  • Graduate with high distinction (top 2%), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (2004)
  • University Outstanding Student (2003), High GPA (18.12 in a 0 to 20 scale) Student selected by education Vice Department, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
  • Scientific Diligent Student (2002), Selected by Scientific Association of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology
  • Outstanding Student Award (2002), Top 2 persons in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology
  • Outstanding Student Award (2001), Top Mark student of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology

Top picture: Award ceremony by ASME president Robert Sims