Masoud Hajarian was born in Khorramabad, Iran, on 28 March 1984. He graduated from the Department of Mathematics, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran in 2006. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in numerical linear algebra, both at Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He is currently working as an associate professor at the Department of Mathematics, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran. He is also acting as associate editor and reviewer for several journals. His research interests include numerical linear algebra, matrix theory, numerical analysis and operational research.