E-mail: daneshgar[at]sharif.ir

Phone: (++98-21) 6616-5610

Fax: (++98-21) 66005117

PO BOX 11155-9415, Tehran, Iran.

E-mail: daneshgar[at]sharif.ir

Phone: (++98-21) 6616-5610

Fax: (++98-21) 66005117

PO BOX 11155-9415, Tehran, Iran.

Currently, I am looking for full-time dedicated students:

**>** * with a good background in probability and computer science for research projects on applications of *

* methods of statistical mechanics in computer science.*

**>** * with a good background in algebra (in particular category theory) for some theoretical research projects *

** related to quantization and quantum field theory in discrete spaces.**

**>** * with a good background in graph theory for research projects on applications of discrete spectral geometry *

** and Markov chain methods in ****graph theory.**

**>** * with a good background in theory of computation for a research project on foundations of AI.*

**If you are already my student:**

**>** Generally interesting

- *Randy Pausch's "Time Management"*

**>** Use the following sources to learn how to write a scientific text correctly

- *Style guide for writing mathematical proofs*

*- *Wikipedia:* Manual of style/mathematics*

*- *Mark Tomforde*, Mathematical writing: a brief guide*

*- *Kevin P. Lee*, A guide to writing mathematics*

*- **The grammar according to West*

*- Mathematical writing for undergraduate students*

-* Writing for Computer Science*

-* How to Write a Better Thesis*

*- How to Write a Better Minor Thesis*

*- Writing for Computer Science*

- *How to Write a Better Thesis*

- *Mathematical writing for undergraduate students*

**>** Use the following sources to learn how to give a good scientific lecture

- Alan Slomson, *What makes a good maths lecture?*

*- *John E. McCarthy*, How to give a good colloquium*

*- *Paul Halmos*, How to talk mathematics*

- Matilde Marcolli, *The art of giving talks*

**>** The following may help you to broaden your view of mathematical sciences.

(Disclaimer: adding these links below does not mean that I agree with all the details appearing in the contents, but in my opinion, these texts deserve to dwell upon them carefully.)

- *The Princeton companion to mathematics*

- *Foundations of mathematics and physics one century after Hilbert*

*- Mathematical events of the twentieth century*

- Alain Connes, *A view of mathematics*

- Pierre Cartier,* A mad day's work*

*- *Timothy Gowers*, The two cultures of mathematics*

*- *Terence Tao, *What is good mathematics?** *

*- *Colin McLarty*, The rising sea*

*- *William P. Thurston*, On proof and progress in mathematics*

*- *Martin Raussen and Christian Skau, *Interview with Mikhail Gromov*

*- *Martin Raussen and Christian Skau,* Interview wi**th Pierre Deligne*

*- *Hirosi Ooguri,* Interview wi**th **Edward Witten*

*- An interview with Jean Piere Serre*

*- *Freeman Dyson*, Birds and frogs*

*- *Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson, and Anders Logg, *Dreams of calculus*

*- Mathematical Cultures,* *The London meetings 2012-2014*

*- *Mikhail Gelfand (interview with Y. Manin), *We do not choose mathematics as our profession: it chooses us*

*- Vladimir Voevodsky – Work and Destiny*

- *A survey of literature on gauge theory approach to geometric Langlands and allied topics*

*- *Mikhail Kapranov, *Supergeometry in mathematics and physics*

*- **A concise history of computation *