New Faculty Spotlight: Mahdi Imani
Mahdi Imani joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in August 2021 as an Assistant Professor.
Mahdi Imani received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2019, and his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering and his B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Tehran in 2014 and 2012 respectively. From 2019 to 2021, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at George Washington University. His research interests include Machine Learning, Control Theory, and Signal Processing, with a wide range of applications from computational biology to cyber-physical systems. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including NSF SCH Aspiring PI awards in 2020 and 2021, IBM Research Almaden Distinguished Speaker in 2019, the Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research-Doctoral in 2019, the Best Ph.D. Student Award in ECE department and a single finalist nominee of ECE department for the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the college of engineering at Texas A&M University in 2018, and the best paper finalist award from the 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2015.