• Education:

      University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA (Jan 2016 - Present)

        PhD student, Electrical and Computer Engineering - GPA (4.00/4.00)

        Advisor: Prof. Farinaz Koushanfar

      Rice University, Houston, TX (Aug 2013 - Dec 2015)

        M.Sc in Electrical and Computer Engineering - GPA (4.12/4.00)

        Advisor: Prof. Farinaz Koushanfar

      Sharif University of Technology, Tehran (Sep 2009 - May 2013)

        B.Sc in Electrical Engineering - GPA (18.35/20.0)

  • Selected Professional Experiences:

      Research Intern at Microsoft Research, Computer Architecture Research Group, Summer 2017.

      Research Intern at Microsoft Research, Sensing and Energy Research Group, Summer 2016.

      Research Assistant at University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Rice University, 2013 - present.

      Teacher Assistant at UCSD/Rice/Sharif University, 2011 – present:

        Design & Analysis of Secure Embedded Systems for IoT Era

        Adv. Digital Design & Implementation

        Fundamentals of Computer Engineering

        Discrete-time Signal Processing

        Signals and Systems

        Logic Circuits & Lab

        Electronic Principles & Lab

        Design & Analysis of Secure Embedded Systems for IoT Era

      Lecturer: Physics, Mathematics & C++ for high school students, 2009 - 2012

  • Professional Services

      President and Executive Committee Member, Women ExCEL (Electrical and Computer Engineering Leaders), Rice University, 2013-2015. At EXCEL, we aimed to promote leadership among women in engineering and provide community, mentoring, and cultural enrichment for aspiring female students.

      Research project mentor, ACES lab, Summer 2014-present

  • Related Coursework:

      Data Mining and Statistical Learning, Algorithms, Parallel Programming, Signals and Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Random Processes, Operational Research, Security of Embedded Systems, Computer Systems Architecture.