Hadi Tavakoli Nia

PhD Candidate at MIT

 

 

 

 

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E-mail: htnia@mit.edu


 

 

Education:

 

• Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

  Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 2010-present.

  Supervisors: Alan Grodzinsky and Christine Ortiz

 

• Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

  M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, 2010, GPA: 4.9/5

 

• Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

  M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, 2006, GPA: 3.53/4

 

• Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

  Researcher (Part of M.Sc. program), 2005, GPA: 4/4

 

• Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

  B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, 2003, GPA: 3.61/4

 

 

Awards:

• Whitaker Health Sciences Fellowship (2011-2013)

 

• ONR Special Research Fellowship in Ocean Acoustics (2008-present)

 

• JASSO Fellowship (Japan Student Service Organization) for research at Tokyo Institute of Technology (2004-2005)


• Selected in 8th National Mechanical Engineering Olympiad (2003)


• Silver Medal, National Computer Olympiad (1998)


• Ranked 6th amongst nearly 20 000 participants in the Nation-Wide University Entrance Exam for M.S degree in Mechanical Engineering (2003)


• Ranked 54th amongst nearly 250 000 participants in the Nation-Wide University Entrance Exam for B.S degree in Mechanical Engineering (1999)


• Award from the president of Sharif University of Technology for one year research at Center of Excellence in Design Robotics and Automation (CEDRA) (2004)