Alireza Simchi,
Personal Information

Education

Born and raised in Tehran, the capital city of Iran, I received a BSc degree in Statistics from Shahid Beheshti University in 1991 for the thesis ``Effective Factors in Drug Addiction among Male Adults'' under the supervision of Ali Agha Azadeh. I continued my studies at Shahid Beheshti University and, eventually, I received my MSc degree in Statistics for the thesis ``Application of Projections in Bayes Theorems'' under the supervision of Siamak Noorbaloochi in 1993. I registered at University of Saskatchewan in 1997. I was awarded a PhD degree in Statistics after defending my dissertation on ``The Asymptotic Distributions in Randomization Theory'' supervised by Mikelis G. Bickis in 2003.


Achievements

  1. Recipient of official appreciation letter from the former president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in recognition of distinguished achievements and for acquiring the first rank among the Bachelors statistics students, 1991.
  2. Recipient of official appreciation letter from the president of Shahid Beheshti university, in recognition of my achievements during my undergraduate studies, 1991.
  3. Recipient of official appreciation letter from the president of Shahid Beheshti university, in recognition of achieving first rank among the Masters students in statistics, 1993.
  4. Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan, 1997-2001.


Teaching Experience

  • Sessional Lecturer, 1993, Tehran Open University , Iran .
  • Sessional Lecturer, 1993 - 1994, Arak Open University , Iran .
  • Sessional Lecturer, 1995 - 1996, Department of Statistics , Shahid Beheshti University , Iran .
  • Lab Assistant, 1997 - 2000, Department of Mathematics and Statistics , University of Saskatchewan , Canada .
  • Sessional Lecturer, 2001 - 2002, Department of Mathematics and Statistics , University of Saskatchewan , Canada .
  • Full-time Lecturer, 2002 - 2003, Department of Mathematics and Statistics , University of Regina , Canada .
  • Assistant Professor, 2003 - 2004, Department of Mathematics and Statistics , University of Regina , Canada .
  • Full-time Faculty Lecturer, 2004 - 2006, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences , University of Alberta , Canada .