Amir Daneshgar

E-mail: daneshgar[at]
Phone: (++98-21) 6616-5610
Fax: (++98-21) 66005117
PO BOX 11155-9415, Tehran, Iran.

For Students



If you want to be my student:


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

- AMS style guide

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 with Pierre Deligne

Hirosi Ooguri, Interview with 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

The Abel lectures 2018

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

Mikhail Kapranov,  Supergeometry in mathematics and physics

John Baez's stuff

- A concise history of computation