Welcome

About Me

I received my B.Sc. (2016) in Computer Engineering from Shatif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Currently, I am a second year Ph.D. student at the Computer Engineering Graduate Program of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at University of California, Irvine under the supervision of Professor Athina Markopoulou at the Networking Group, Calit2.

Education

  • MS/Ph.D. in Computer Engineering,
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Califorinia, Irvine, USA,
    Sept. 2016 - Present,
    Under the supervision of Assosiate Prof. Athina Markopoulou.
    GPA: 3.86/4.0.
  • B.Sc. in Computer Engineering,
    Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran,
    Sept. 2011 - Jan. 2016,
    B.Sc. Thesis Link Prediction in Multiplex Online Social Networks.

Research Interests

My research interests primarily lie in the area of Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Social Networks Analysis.
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Mobile Data Analysis
  • Graph Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Privacy

Academic and Research Experience

  • Teaching Assistant for Computer Networks, University of California Irvine, CA, USA, Fall 2017
  • Graduate Student Researcher in Networking Group at California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), University of California Irvine, CA, USA, October 2016 - Present.
  • Research Assistant at Network Information Processing Laboratory, worked on models for predicting links within multilayer networks, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, March 2015 - Feb. 2016.
  • Research Assistant at Machine Learning Laboratory, worked on overlapping community detection in social networks, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Dec. 2014 - Feb. 2016.
  • Research Assistant at Bioinformatic Laboratory, worked on brain cancer modeling using agent-based models and considering the effect of different signaling pathways, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2014.
  • Research Assistant at Algorithm Laboratory, worked on open problems of Computational Geometry, especially, Voronoi Game and Largest empty rectangle problem, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Sept. 2013 - March 2015.
  • Teaching Assistant for Computer Networks (Prof. Kharrazi), Engineering Probability and Statistics (Prof. Jafari), and Numerical Methods (Dr. Gharib), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Spring 2013 - Sprint 2015.

Awards

  • Fellowship: UCI Computer Engineering Fellowship 2016-2018
  • Ranked 193rd, in nationwide universities entrance exam, Tehran, 2011