Dr. Pooya Azadi is leading the efforts of the new Stanford Iran 2040 Project. He studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Tehran (B.Eng) and University of Toronto (M.A.Sc. and PhD). After his graduation and prior to joining Stanford, he worked as a researcher at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and MIT for four years. Pooya has a strong interest in the areas of energy and the environment, subjects in which he has published a few dozen research papers and reviews.