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My research interests include Quality of Experience (QoE) optimization and resource allocation in mobile edge computing environments, energy efficient
mobile computing, Internet of Things (IoT), vehicular edge/fog networking, and scheduling/planning problems in smart grids.

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I am Assistant Professor in department of computer and information sciences at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. From September 2019 until April 2020, I was a Lecturer in computer science at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom. From 2017-2019, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher in distributed and mobile systems research group in department of computer science at Aalto University, Finland. I received my Ph.D in computer science from the school of electrical engineering and computer science at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, South Korea in 2017. Before joining GIST, I did a Master in Computer Engineering at Azad University, South Tehran and a B.Sc in the same field at Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran. My personal webpage can be found at the following link:

Research interests

My research interests include optimization and resource allocation in mobile edge computing (MEC) networks, Internet of Things (IoT), scheduling and planning problems in smart grids/microgrids and vehicular edge/fog networking.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, PhD, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

1 Mar 201324 Feb 2017

Award Date: 24 Feb 2017


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