Awards and Recognitions

2018 Best Poster Paper Award (Co-author) in 34th International Conference of Polymer Processing Society (PPS-34), 21-25 May, 2018, Taipei, Taiwan (International)
2016 Best Research Poster Award (Co-author) in Undergraduate Research Symposium at University of Calgary (Institutional)
2016 Polymer Processing Society (PPS-32, 25-29 July, 2016, Lyon, France) Young Researcher Travel Award ($US 1500). This award is conferred to two top young researchers across the world who will be attending the Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting (International)
2015 Meritorious Candidate of Scholarships and Fellowships Selection Committee of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for Postdoctoral Visiting Fellowship (VF) in Canadian Government Laboratories ($54,593 per Year) (Declined) (National)
2014 Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at University of Calgary (Institutional)
2013 J. B. Hyne Research Innovation Award – The Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Calgary grants this award ($500) accompanied with a commemorative plaque to top graduate students of all disciplines who excel in research (Institutional)
2013 Top Candidate of the University of Calgary, Among all AITF Scholarship Holders, for Bill Bridger Award of Excellence (Provincial). There are only 4 candidates across the Province of Alberta (one for each university) for this award annually (Institutional)
2013 Graduate Student Association (GSA) Professional Development Grant (PDG) from University of Calgary. This grant ($500) is awarded to graduate students who are actively involved in an academic project (Institutional)
2013 University Research Grants Committee (URGC) Award at University of Calgary. This grant ($1500) is provided to top researchers by the Vice-President of Research at the University of Calgary (Institutional)
2013 Schulich Student Activity Fund (SSAF) Travel Award ($750) from Schulich School of Engineering at University of Calgary (March 2013) (Institutional)
2012 Polymer Processing Society Organizing Committee Graduate Travel Award (PPS-28, 11-15 Dec, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand). This international award ($1800) is given to top graduate students working in the polymer area (International)
2012 Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AITF) Doctoral Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the Province of Alberta, Canada working in the fields of Nano, IT, and Omics. This scholarship covers a stipend of $63,000 for two years (Provincial)
2012 Third Place of Best Student Poster Award in the Polymer Processing Society (PPS) Americas Conference, 21-24 May, 2012, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (International)
2012 Schulich Student Activity Fund (SSAF) Travel Award ($1250) from Schulich School of Engineering at University of Calgary (August 2012) (Institutional)
2012 Schulich Student Activity Fund (SSAF) Travel Award ($500) from Schulich School of Engineering at University of Calgary (March 2012) (Institutional)
2011 Ursula & Herbert Zandmer Graduate Scholarship. This scholarship ($8000) is awarded to top graduate students in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Calgary (Departmental)
2011 Schulich Student Activity Fund (SSAF) Travel Award ($1000) from Schulich School of Engineering at University of Calgary (June 2011) (Institutional)
2011 Polymer Processing Society Organizing Committee Graduate Travel Award (PPS-27, 10-14 May, 2011, Marrakesh, Morocco). This international award ($1800) is given to top graduate students working in the polymer area (International)
2009 Provost Doctoral Entrance Award. This award ($10000) is given to excellent students entering doctoral program at the University of Calgary (Institutional)
2009 Ranked 1st in MSc in Department of Chemical Engineering (Polymer Branch) at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
2007 Ranked 9th Among More Than 2,000 Participants in Gas Processing Nationwide Universities Entrance Exam for MSc Degree in Iran
2007 Standing Among Top 1% in Chemical Engineering Nationwide Universities Entrance Exam for MSc Degree in Iran