- Paleolithic Department, National Museum of Iran, Tehran, Iran
- Ancient Palaeolithic, Asia, Lithic technology, Middle Palaeolithic, Peopling, Raw materials, Symbolic behaviours, Upper Palaeolithic
Educational and work
I am currently working as Deputy for Cultural Affairs at the National Museum of Iran and head of the Paleolithic Department at the museum. At the same time, I am serving as a member of the research council of the Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR). Since 1993, I have been directing archaeological field projects in various parts of Iran. Editor in chief, Journal of Iranian Archaeology, 2010-2013. Associate Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Iran National Museum, 2021-now.