Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2000. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2005.
Post-doctoral associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2005—2006. Assistant professor industrial system engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute University, since 2006. Founding member, member of executive board Farsi Teach Net, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 2005.
Management consultant Hadi Bargh Company, Tehran, 1999.
Member of council Iranian Association of Boston, 2004—2005. Member of International Association Iranian Managers (founding member, board directors), Iranian Studies Group (founding member, executive board), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Academy of Management, Systems Dynamics Society (associate).