Background and activities

Research topics:

My main research interest is theoretical condensed-matter physics with special focus on the following topics:

  • Spintronics, magnonics and spin-orbitronics
  • Topological defects and solitons (skyrmions, hopfions, ...)
  • Ultrafast spin dynamics, optomagnetism and optomagnonics
  • Floquet theory
  • Nonequilibrium phenomena
  • Superconducting spintronics
  • Topological order and quantum spin liquids
  • Quantum many-body effects in novel 2D systems

Academic Experience: 

  • 2016-onwards   Senior Researcher, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
  • 2014-2015         Postdoc, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 2011-2013         Postdoc, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway


  • 2006-2011       PhD., Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics,
    Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran 
  • 2004-2006       MSc., Theoretical Particle Physics,
    Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
  • 2000-2004        BSc., Electronic Engineering,
    Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran 

    Shahid Rajaee University, Tehran, Iran          


Team Members: 


  • 2020-2022         Marion M. S. Barbeau

PhD Students:

  • 2017-2019         Rohollah Khoshlahni
    Project: Topological properties and dynamics of skyrmions in antiferromagnetic nanostructures

Master Students:

  • 2019-2020         Trond H. Haug
    Project: Ultrafast two-magnon excitation in antiferromagnetic insulators
  • 2019-2020         Ivan Ushakov
    Project: Phase diagram of the extended Kane-Mele-Hubbard model
  • 2018-2019         Juan M. Losada
    Project: Ultrafast manipulation of Heisenberg exchange and Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya interactions in antiferromagnetic insulators
  • 2018-2019        Sander Ø. Hanslin  (Next position: PhD student @ NTNU)
    Project: Theoy of antisymmetric exchange in metallic antiferromagnetic thin films
  • 2018-2019        Mette Wirak  (Next position: Software engineer @ Cisco)
    Project: Spin dynamics in magnetic structures: A numerical study
  • 2018-2019        Kristian B. Næss  (Next position: Management Consultant Associate @ PwC)
    Project: Thermoelectric properties of (anti)ferromagnet/superconductor hybrid junctions
  • 2017-2018        Andreas S. Krogen  (Next position: PhD student @ TU Delft )
    Project: All-optical magnetisation switching in 2D metallic ferro- and antiferromagnetic Systems
  • 2016-2017        Lars A. Kristiansen  (Next position: Software developer)
    Project: Spin-orbit-induced dynamics of magnetic textures

Guest Researchers:

  • 2019 (July-October)        Dr. Mahroo Shiranzaei (Uppsala University)
    Project: Magnon BEC

Job Offers:


Currently there is no opening.
If you are interested, there might be possibilities through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, Individual Fellowships . 

PhD Theses

Currently there is no opening.

Master Theses

There are possibilities for master thesis/specialization projects in our group. Please contact me by email for more information.