I am a PhD candidate in the finance area at UCLA Anderson School of Management.  

My research interests are in macro finance, asset pricing, financial intermediation, and economics of education.  

I received a PhD in electrical and computer engineering from University of California, Irvine. I also received an MBA in finance from UCLA Anderson, an M.S. from University Southern California and a B.S. from Sharif University of Technology both in electrical engineering, communications. Prior to starting my PhD in finance, I spent more than 5 years in various technical roles in the semiconductor industry.

My CV is available here.