Hossein is a fifth year Ph.D. student from Iran. He received his bachelor's and master's degree from Sharif University of Technology (SUT) in Iran. In 2012 he came to WVU to pursue his Ph.D. studies. He joined the Valentine group in November of 2012. His research interests include the analysis and characterization of complex mixtures, such as petroleum and metabolite mixtures, using Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry (IM-MS). When not busy with research, Hossien can be found reading and playing volleyball and basketball.