Board Members

Foad Karimian

Foad joined UMD in Fall 17 as a Ph.D. student in Reliability Engineering. Through his BA in the University of Tehran, he was an active member and team leader in AIESEC. He is currently the Treasurer of IGSF.

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 Ramin Moradi

Ramin is the current President of IGSF. He joined UMD as a Ph.D. student in ENRE program in fall 2016 working on Systems risk and reliability. He has been an active member and the vice president of IGSF prior to becoming the president. He has also been the vice president of ASHRAE student chapter at UMD.

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Farshid Shoushtarian

 Ghazal Arabi darre dor

Ghazal joined UMD on spring 2017. She is a Ph.D. student in the ME department, working on the mechanics of biological systems. She never realized when and how she became an IGSF board member, but she loves it.

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Amin Aria

Amin is a 4th year Ph.D. student of Reliability Engineering. He has been in charge of Marketing and Registration in the academic year of 2017-2018.

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Aria Shahverdi

Aria is a 4th year Ph.D. student at Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been the president of IGSF in the academic year of 2017-2018.

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Q-mars Haeri

Q-mars is a third year Ph.D. student in the Theatre and Performance Studies program. During his BA in Tehran, he was elected as the head of the University Academic Association. At IGSF, he coordinated social media and performing art programs for one year.

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Sarah Honarvar

Sarah joined UMD as a master student in Kinesiology in Spring 2017. She has been an active board member of IGSF since then.

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 Amir Majlesi Kupaei

Amir is a 4th year Ph.D. student at ECE department. He is in charge of outdoor activities such as hiking at IGSF.

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 Maral Hassanshahi

Maral is a Global Health Leader and International leadership trainer. She has been working with United Nations and international peace organizations since 2011. Maral was the first Iranian student on Peace Boat, the floating university going around the world from Japan to Japan. She was awarded as young Iranian of the year in 2014 for her peace works.

 

Sahar Zavaree

Sahar joined UMD as a Master’s student in fall 2017, majoring in Human-Computer Interaction. She also has Master’s in industrial design and used to work as a designer in St.Paul, MN before attending the UMD. She has become a member of IGSF since 2017.

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MirSaleh Bahavarnia

MirSaleh joined UMD on July 2018. He is a Postdoctoral Associate at Institute for Systems Research (ISR) and ECE Department. He received his Ph.D. in ME (Control) from Lehigh University. He has been always interested in organizing cultural and art-oriented events focusing on music, poetry, and literature.

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 Hadi Keramati

Hadi Keramati joined UMD as a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering in spring 2017. He is a member of IGSF and vice president of ASHRAE student chapter.

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 Rana Karimpour

Rana is a 4th year Ph.D. student studying Kinesiology. She enjoys teamwork and is a board member since 2017.

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Behrad  Soleimani

Behrad joined UMD on Fall 2018. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the ECE department working on computational neuroscience and signal processing. He is the newest board member of IGSF! and will be the charity coordinator of IGSF

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