Academic Background

  • 1990 1995

    B.Sc. Degree in Electronic Engineering

    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Shiraz University School of Engineering – Shiraz - Iran
    Thesis: "Design and Implementation of a Random Number Generator (RNG) for Cryptography", Supervisor: M. Masnadi (Shiraz University), H. Vazifedoust (Sagem Representative in Iran: SAIRAN). Garde: 20/20

  • 1996 1998

    M.Sc. Degree in Medical Radiation

    Faculty of Physics, Tehran Polytechnic University - Tehran - Iran
    Thesis: "3D Monte Carlo Simulation of Coincidence Systems", Supervisors: Dr. ME.H. Ashrafi (Surry University, UK), Dr. H. Afarideh (Atomic Energy organization of Iran). Grade: 19.5/20

  • 1999 2004

    Ph.D. Degree in Medical Radiation

    Faculty of Physics, Tehran Polytechnic University, Tehran, Iran
    Thesis: "Monte Carlo Modeling of x-ray Computed Tomography: Application in the Assessment of CT-Based Attenuation Correction in PET/CT systems", Supervisors: Dr. S. Sarkar (Tehran University), Dr. S. Sardari (Polytechnic University), Dr. H. Zaidi (Geneva University). Advisor: Dr. M. Shahriari (Shahid Beheshti University). Grade: Excellent

  • 2003 2006

    Ph.D. Degree in Medical Physics

    Faculty of Science, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Thesis: "Monte Carlo and Experimental Assessment of CT-Based Attenuation Correction in PET", Supervisor: PD Dr. H. Zaidi (Geneva University), Advisor: Pr. Sviatoslav Voloshynovskiy (Geneva University). Grade: Excellent


Positions

  • Director of National Brain Mapping Lab, Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry to Health

  • Member of Technology Committee, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • Head of Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Head of Research Center for Molecular and Cellular Imaging, Institute for Advanced Medical Technologies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Editor in Chief, Frontiers in Biomedical Technology, the official scientific quarterly publication of the Institute of Medical Technologies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Senior Researcher, PET Instrumentation and Neuroscience Lab, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland

  • CEO and Founder of Parto Neghar Persia Co. a Knowledge Based Company

  • Radiation Safety Officer, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Medical Physicist, PET/CT and Cyclotron Center, Research Institute for Nuclear Medicine, Shariati Hospital, till 2013

  • Deputy of Education, Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, till 2012

  • Head Medical Imaging Research Groups, Research Center for Molecular and Cellular Imaging , Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Deputy of International Affairs, Research Center for Science and Technology in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Editor in Chief, Frontiers in Biomedical Technology the official scientific quarterly publication of the Institute of Medical Technologies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Journal Editorial

  • Editor in Chief, Frontiers in Biomedical Technology the official scientific quarterly publication of the Institute of Medical Technologies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Asia Oceania Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Biology
  • Member of the Editorial Board, The Open Journal of Medical Imaging
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Iranian Journal of Nuclear Medicine

Membership

  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of European Association of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (EANM)
  • Member of Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
  • Member of Iranian Association of Medical Physics (IAMP)
  • Fellow Member of International Union Against Cancer (UICC)
  • Member of Consortium of Computational Human Phantoms (CCHP)
  • Member of Consortium of Computational Human Phantoms (CCHP)
  • Member of Iranian Association of Nuclear Medicine
  • Member of Iranian Association of Biomedical engineering
  • Member of International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP)
  • Member of European Federation of Organizations of Medical Physics (EFOMP)
  • Member of European Society for Engineering and Medicine

Review Boards

  • Scientific Reviewer, IEEE Tran. Nuclear Sciences
  • Scientific Reviewer, German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
  • Scientific Reviewer, Journal of Medical Imaging
  • Scientific Reviewer, Medical Physics Official Journal of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
  • Scientific Reviewer, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
  • Scientific Reviewer, Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
  • Scientific Reviewer, Current Medical Imaging Reviews
  • Scientific Reviewer, Physics in Medicine and Biology
  • Scientific Reviewer, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Scientific Reviewer, Iranian Journal of Nuclear Medicine
  • Scientific Reviewer, Iranian Journal of Medical Physics
  • Scientific Reviewer, Iranian Journal of Radiation Research
  • Scientific Reviewer, Iranian Journal of Radiology

Computer Skills

  • Programming with C++
  • Programming with Fortran
  • Matlab
  • Programming with Assembly Language (8051)
  • Unix
  • Windows
  • MCNP
  • Monte Carlo Packages in NM/PET

Academic Honors

  • 2016
    The recipient of a 2016 second rank on Innovators and Inventors
    20th Razi International Festival in Medical Sciences, Tehran, February, 2016
  • 2014
    The recipient of a 2014 Applied Researches Award
    27th Khwarizmi International Festival, Tehran, March, 2014
  • 2014
    The recipient of a 2014 Jorjani Award (Educational Excellence at the University)
    15th Avesina Festival, Tehran, March, 2014
  • 2013
    The recipient of a 2013 first rank on Innovators and Inventors
    18th Razi International Festival in Medical Sciences, Tehran, February, 2013
  • 2008
    Foundation of National Genius, Iran
    The recipient of Research Grant for young Investigator
  • 2007
    International Union Against Cancer
    The recipient of the ICRETT Transfer Technology Grant No. ICR/07/160 / 2007
  • 2006
    The recipient of a 2006 IEEE MIC Trainee Award
    IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, California, October 29 –November 4, 2006
  • 2006
    The recipient of a 2006 Young Investigator Award
    12th Razi International Festival in Medical Sciences, Tehran, December 12, 2006
  • 2003
    Geneva University, Switzerland
    Achieving the Swiss National Science Foundation grant SNSF 3152A0-102143 for PhD program in Geneva University
  • 1998
    Tehran Polytechnic University, Iran
    Achieving first position in admission exam entering PhD program in Polytechnic University
  • 1997
    Tehran Polytechnic University, Iran
    Named as Top student among Nuclear Engineering M.S. students
  • 1996
    Tehran Polytechnic University, Iran
    Achieving second position in admission exam entering M.S. degree program in IRAN i.e. 2nd among 7500 participants


Training Courses Taken

  • 15th Aug 19th Aug 2011

    GE Healthcare Technologies, Waukesha, USA

    PET discovery 600 series service training

  • 8th Aug 12th Aug 2011

    GE Healthcare Technologies, Waukesha, USA

    PET basic service training

  • 1th Aug 5th Aug 2011

    GE Healthcare Technologies, Waukesha, USA

    CT LightSpeed VCT full service training

  • 18th July 29th July 2011

    GE Healthcare Technologies, Waukesha, USA

    CT LightSpeed Pro full service training

  • 14th Feb 25th Feb 2011

    GE Healthcare Technologies, Uppsala, Sweden

    Minitrace Cyclotron service training

  • 8th Feb 11th Feb 2011

    GE Healthcare Technologies, Uppsala, Sweden

    Tracelab Mx FDG service training

  • 24th Jan 28th Jan 2011

    University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany

    Small animal imaging workshop

  • 5th May 9th May 2008

    Accuray Incorporation Europe- Paris- France

    Cyberknife Training Program

  • 25th Oct 17th Nov 2002

    GE Medical Systems - Lausanne, Zurich - Switzerland

    PET and PET/CT Maintenance and Quality Control (Job Training)

  • 15th Jul 27th Jul 2002

    GE Medical Systems – Paris - France

    Gamma Camera (DST-Xli) Maintenance and Quality Control

  • 2th Jun 28th Aug 2002

    Isiran Institute – Tehran – Iran

    Unix Administration (24 Hours)

  • 14th Jan 10th Mar 2002

    Isiran Institute – Tehran – Iran

    TCP/IP (24 Hours)

  • 2th Feb 7th Feb 2002

    Atomic Energy Organization – Karaj – Iran

    Advance Monte Carlo (MCNP) training Course (50 Hours)

  • 25th Nov 9 Dec 2001

    GE Medical Systems – Paris – France

    Gamma Camera (DSX/DS7) Maintenance and Quality Control

  • 25th Jun 6th Jul 2001

    GE Medical Systems – Paris – France

    Gamma Camera (DSXi) Maintenance and Quality Control

  • 5th Jun 9th Jun 2001

    TPP CO. (GE Medical Systems Authorized Agent) – Tehran – Iran

    Vascular Systems Maintenance (Advantx LC+ & LCA)

  • 10th Nov 15th Nov 2000

    ElmoSanat University – Tehran – Iran

    Monte Carlo (MCNP) Training Course (50 Hours)

  • 22th Sep 5th Nov 2000

    Isiran Institute – Tehran – Iran

    Unix Operating System (40 Hours)


Professional Experience

  • 2010 Present

    CEO and Founder

    Parto Negar Persia Co.

  • 2012 Present

    Head of Research center for Molecular and Cellular Imaging

    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • 2013 Present

    Radiation Safety Officer

    Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • 2008 2012

    Deputy of Education

    Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • 2008 2010

    Deputy of Research Affairs

    Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • 2008 2010

    Deputy of International Affairs

    Research Center for Science and Technology in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • 2008 Present

    Head of Medical Imaging Systems Research Group

    Research Center for Science and Technology in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • 2004 Present

    Assistant Researcher

    PET Instrumentation & Neuroimaging Laboratory, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 2005 2006

    Medical Image Fusion expert

    Collaboration with radiotherapy department, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 2001 2004

    NM/PET group supervisor

    - Installation of Gamma Camera in Lahore, Pakistan (1 Unit)
    - Installation of Gamma Camera in Iran (5 Unit)
    - Service and maintenance of Gamma camera (10 Unit)

  • 1997 2004

    General Electric Healthcare Authorized Agent in Iran

  • 1999 2001

    Vascular group supervisor

    - Installation of LC+ Cardiac Angiography System in Iran (4 Unit)
    - Installation of LCA Peripheral Angiography System in Iran (1 Unit)
    - Service and maintenance of vascular systems (11 Unit)

  • 1997 1999

    CT scanner group service senior engineer

    - Installation of Spiral and Conventional CT scanner in Iran (20 Unit)
    - Service and maintenance of CT scanner systems (70 Unit)