Mohammad Kazem Anvari
Mohammad Kazem Anvari was born on 26 March 1982 in Qandahar, Afghanistan. When he was two, war and unrest broke out in Afghanistan and his family emigrated to Iran. He has been living in Iran since. After earning his high school diploma in Mashhad, he was admitted to the university and is now a Ph.D. candidate in pure mathematics (functional analysis) at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.
He has earned a number of awards and honors during his academic career, including the following:
- Qualifying for the National High School Students' Mathematical Olympiad (2000)
- Gold medal – 28th National Student Mathematics Competition (Sharif University of Technology, Tehran; May 2004)
- Silver medal – 29th National Student Mathematics Competition (Babolsar University, Mazandaran; May 2005)
- Silver medal – 10th National Student Mathematical Olympiad (Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran; July 2005)
- 3rd rank – National MSc Entrance Exam in Mathematics (2004)
- 1st rank – National MSc Entrance Exam in Mathematics (2005)
- Consistently recognized as the Top Student at Ferdowsi University
- Devising and presenting significant nation-wide programs to improve the teaching practices of mathematics as part of lecture sessions with high school and university teachers
Due to the legal prohibition of adding non-Iranian professors in the official science committee of Ferdowsi University, Mr. Anvari is currently working as a freelance math teacher in schools and colleges to students of various disciplines.