Research Interests

Quantum field theory, String theory, black hole physics, and quantum information theory

The current focus of my research is the study of non-perturbative phenomena in quantum field theory and gravity through the lens of quantum information theory.


Institute for Advanced Study, 2018-Now

  • Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Theoretical Physics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015-2018

  • Visiting Scholar, Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics

Stanford University, 2013-2014

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy 

University of British Columbia, 2012-2013


PhD in Theoretical Physics, McGill University, 2008-2012

MSc in Theoretical Physics, McGill University, 2006-2008

BSc Physics, Sharif University of Technology, 2003-2006

Curriculum Vitae


Recorded Talks

Institute for Advanced Study, December 2018

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, March 2017

Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, December 2016

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, February 2016

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, August 2015​

​​Quantum Information Processing conference, March 2015



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