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I am an Intel Innovator and senior researcher working in SPRITZ Security and Privacy Research Group under supervision of Professor Mauro Conti at the University of Padua, since January 2018. Before joining University of Padua, I was a senior researcher participated in European Horizon2020 SUPERFLUIDITY project working with the Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT) partner under the supervision of Professors Nicola Blefari-Melazzi and Luca Chiaraviglio at Department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy for 14 months. I already completed some Italian projects named SAMMClouds, V-FoG, PRIN15 projects aim to address some of the open issues related to the Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) systems In Cloud and Fog computing which are supported by the University of Sapienza Rome jointly with the University of Firenze and the Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari" at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, respectively.
I have completed my PhD in ICT under the supervision of Professor Enzo Baccarelli at The Sapienza University of Rome as 3rd rank university in QS Ranking in Italy and top 100 in the world in Computer and Information Technology with an Excellent degree in May 2016.

I have completed my Msc in the Electrical, Computer and IT Engineering Department, at Qazvin Islamic Azad University, Iran, under the supervision of Professor Mohammad Reza Meybodi (2010). Also,I have completed my Bachelor degree in the School of Computer Engineering, at Iran University Science and Technology (IUST), Iran (2006).

Also, I worked as researcher in scheduling/resource allocation in grid/cloud computing under supervision of Professors Jemal Abawajy, Ajith Abraham and Mukesh Singhal since 2011.

My research and technology interests include Network Security, Optimization Cloud-based datacenters, Scheduling in 5G Clouds/edges/Fogs, Resource Management in Vehicular Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks.

You can find my academic and industerial projects in: Projects

You can find my research activities in: Research

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University of Padua - Department of Mathematics, Via Trieste, 63, 35131, Padua, Italy.

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Mohammad Shojafar