New Postdoc Mohammad Ashkezari

New Darwin project postdoc Mohammad Ashkezari got his PhD in atomic physics, at Simon Fraser University (Canada) in collaboration with the ALPHA experiment at CERN, Geneva Switzerland. In Particular, Ashkezari’s PhD concerned the use of microwave radiation to probe the quantum structure of the antihydrogen atom. He joins the Darwin team to do high resolution numerical modeling aimed at coupling microbial life and fluid dynamics in models of the marine environment near the Hawaiian islands as part of the SCOPE project.

When not hard at work, Mohammad is an astronomy and astro-photography buff. He also enjoys rock climbing and basketball.

You can find Mohammad in 54-1515. His email is