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Nikta Fakhri

Immigrant members of the MIT community

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Nikta Fakhri, Assistant Professor in Physics.
Photo courtesy of Daniel Jackson.

I grew up in Tehran, Iran. After completing my undergraduate studies at Sharif University of Technology, I came to Rice University as a graduate student. Afterwards, I moved to Göttingen, Germany as a Human Frontier Science Program postdoctoral fellow. I joined the MIT Department of Physics in January 2015. My lab is interested in developing tools for discovering how spatiotemporal patterns arise in active biological materials.

Nikta Fakhri is an Assistant Professor of Physics.

Editor's note: Tech Transfers is a photo series by Professor Daniel Jackson that features immigrant members of MIT.