Science Education and Outreach
Frontiers of Science
Science Research Mentoring Program (SRMP)
American Museum of Natural History
Frontiers of Science is part of Columbia College Core Curriculum. This course is designed to instill skills of the scientific approach to inquiry and problem solving, in the context of several scientific disciplines. The course covers elements of neuroscience, astrophysics, Earth science, and biodiversity, teaching students where we are in the Universe, who we are as humans into scientific context, and what social issues we have. The course is designed to prepare students with the intellectual tools a scientist needs and develop their scientific habits of mind.
I mentored an amazing group of high-school students for an academic year at the American Museum of Natural History on a research project related to the Astrophysical Multimessenger Observatory Network under the Science Research Mentoring Program.
I am co-founder of the Staryab website (along with Irene Shivaei), which is an astrophysical literature website written in Farsi. Our goal at Staryab is to introduce the world of professional astronomy to those at the beginning of this road, especially undergraduates in physics and astronomy.