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About me

Personal Information


First Name: Ali

Last Name: Ghorban Zadeh Moghaddam

Nationality: Iranian

Date of Birth: 21 January 1984

Place of Birth: Shabestar, Iran

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married



7-year PhD course in physics (More)

Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran


2002 - 2006: Educational part;

Including undergraduate and graduate physics courses


2007 - 2009: Research part;

On theoretical condensed matter physics,

Under supervision of Late Malek Zareyan

Thesis title: “Quantum transport in graphene-based nanostructures”



Assistant professor (since Sep. 2012) 

Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran

Postdoc (Oct. 2010 - Sep. 2012) with Jürgen König

Fakultät für Physik, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany 

Supported by EU project GEOMDISS

Assistant professor (Sep. 2009 - Sep 2010) 

Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran

Research Interests


1. Mesoscale and nanoscale physics

  1. 2.Quantum transport in nanostructures, 2D materials, superconducting  

    heterostructures, interacting quantum dots, etc.

3. Unconventional superconductivity and topological phases of matter

4. Spintronics and magnetization dynamics 

Awards and honors

8. Special prize of vice-presidency for science and technology (June 2016)

     Awarded by Iran science elites federation (~10,000 $)

7. Simons associate of the Abdus Salam ICTP (Jan 2015)

6. Best young researcher in the field of superconductivity (Feb 2014)

    Awarded by the physical society of Iran (PSI)

5. Junior professors research prize (Dec 2010)

    Awarded by Iran’s national elites foundations

4. Khwarizmi young researcher award (Dec 2010)

    2nd Rank Nationwide in the fundamental research

3. Outstanding in nationwide exam of universities entrance (Sep 2002)

    Rank 194 nationwide among around 400,000 people

2. First rank among all 7-year PhD students of IASBS (2002-2007)                       

    with Overall GPA [19.3/20] in the whole courses

1. Outstanding Student in Nationwide Computer, Mathematics, and Physics Olympiads

    among top 500 students in all three subjects (spring 2001)