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Newcastle University, UK                                                                                                             2017

PhD in Marine Biogeochemistry   

  • Surfactants and Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) in the Atlantic Ocean surface microlayer and the corresponding underlying waters; implication for air-sea gas exchange

 University of Glasgow, UK                                                                                                         2011

MRes in Marine and Freshwater Ecology and Environmental Management

 Azad University, Tehran, Iran                                                                                                    

MSc in Marine Biology                                                 

  • The possibility of biological surfactant production by single-cell algae Chlorella

 Azad University, Tehran, Iran                                                                                                    

BSc in Natural and Environmental Sciences 


Work Experience

Newcastle University, UK                                                                                                             2018

  • Course leader and demonstrator, outreach programme (Summer School)
 Newcastle University, UK                                                                                               2013 - 2018
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (Postgraduate Demonstrator)

 University of Glasgow, UK                                                                                              2008 - 2013

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

Azad University, Tehran, Iran                                                                                           

  • Research Assistant


Awards and Honours



  • The Benguela Upwelling System under Climate Change- Effects of variability in physical forcing on carbon and oxygen budgets (EVAR)- Seasonal fluxes of trace gases and their governing physical and microbial controls
  • Radiatively Active Gases from the North Atlantic Region and Climate Change (RAGNARoCC),, 2014-2017.
  • Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT),, 2014-2015.



  • Challenger Society for Marine Science, UK.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science


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