• Education:

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

        PhD student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

        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 - Total GPA (18.35/20.0)

  • Selected Professional Experiences:

      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.