Short Bio

Amir is a Departmental Lecturer in Computer Science at Oxford University. His research focuses on the design and implementation of data-analytics systems by using techniques from the databases, programming languages, compilers, and machine learning communities. He earned his Ph.D. from EPFL in 2018, for which he was awarded a Google Ph.D. Fellowship in structured data analysis, as well as a Ph.D. thesis distinction award.

Recent News

  • October 2019. One paper accepted to CGO 2020.
  • August 2019. Two short papers accepted to GPCE 2019.
  • June 2019. One paper accepted to ICFP 2019.
  • April 2019. One paper accepted to ECOOP 2019.
  • January 2019. Started as a Departmental Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Oxford.


  • Ph.D. Thesis Distinction Award, EPFL, 2018.
  • Service Award, IC EPFL, 2018.
  • Best Paper Award, GPCE 2017.
  • Most Reproducible Paper Award, SIGMOD 2017.
  • Google Ph.D. Fellowship, 2017.
  • Teaching Assistant Award, IC EPFL, 2016.
  • Ranked 2nd, in Iranian National Scientific Olympiad for University Students in Computer Engineering, 2011.
  • Ranked 1st, in Cumulative GPA among more than 30 students of the Information Technology, Class of 2011 students, Sharif University of Technology, June 2011.
  • Granted admission from Talented Student Office of Sharif University of Technology for graduate study.


  • Databases: TODS’18, SIGMOD’17, SIGMOD’16, VLDBJ’14.
  • Programming Languages: CGO’20, GPCE’19 (2x), ICFP’19, ECOOP’19, POPL’18, JFP’18, GPCE’17, GPCE’14.


  • Conference Organization: ASPLOS’20 (ERC), DBPL’19 (PC).
  • Reviewer: TODS 2018.
  • PhD Students’ Representative: IC EPFL, 2017-2018.
  • Member of EPIC PhD Student Association: IC EPFL, 2017.