I am a postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Prof. Erin Stache at Princeton University. I received my PhD in Chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University working on photochemical ATRP techniques.

My research is focused on the development controlled radical polymerization techniques and understanding their underlying mechanisms. I conduct research on designing new catalytic strategies to assert control over various aspects of polymerization reactions. As a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University, I studied the design and development of sustainable catalytic systems in atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and explored externally controlled ATRP reactions to obtain a mechanistic understanding of the structure-reactivity relationship of the catalysts amenable to external control.

As a postdoctoral associate, I study transition metals in polymers with a special focus on understanding and expanding the chemistry of cobalt in controlled radical polymerizations.

Education and Training

Postdoctoral Associate (2023-Present)
Department of Chemistry, Princeton University
Advisor: Prof. Erin Stache

Postdoctoral Associate (2021-2023)
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
Advisor: Prof. Erin Stache

PhD in Chemistry (2016-2021)
Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

MSc in Chemistry (2013-2015)
Department of Chemistry, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul
Supervisor: Prof. Yusuf Yagci

BSc in Polymer Engineering (2007-2012)
Department of Polymer Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
Supervisor: Prof. Hormoz Eslami

Polymer Chemistry
Controlled Radical Polymerizations

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