Majid is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University. He is working with Dr. Martin Takáč. Currently, he is a member of OptML(Optimization and Machine Learning) research group.
Majid earned his B.Sc. (2011) in Applied Mathematics at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, and his M.Sc. (2013) in Applied Mathematics with focus on Network Optimization at Amirkabir University of Technology – Tehran Polytechnic, Tehran, Iran.
His current research interests include large scale convex and non-convex optimization, design and analysis of algorithms for machine learning. To be more specific, he is interested in designing efficient first-order and second-order algorithms both in deterministic and stochastic manners.