Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science 

QC The City University of New York

Honorary Visiting Professor of Computer Science

University of York (UK)

Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering 

New York University

Doctoral Faculty The Initiatives for the Theoretical Sciences, 

The CUNY Graduate Center 

Upcoming trips:


Professor Delaram Kahrobaei is a tenured full Professor in the Computer Science and Mathematics Departments at Queens College, The City University of New York. (Since 2021)

Kahrobaei is the Honorary Chair of Cybersecurity at the University of York (UK), one of the Russell Group Universities in the United Kingdom.

She is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the New York University, Tandon School of Engineering, teaching graduate courses in Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Cryptography, Foundations of Computer Science.  

Kahrobaei was featured as "Voices of Women at IHES" in the occasion of the United Nations 2022 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Kahrobaei was featured as one of the 6 Distinguished Scientists by the IHES for the Women in Fundamental Research.

Kahrobaei was the University Dean for Research at The City University of New York (2021-2022).

Before going back to New York she was the Chair of Cyber Security (equivalent to Tenured Distinguished Professor) in Department of Computer Science at University of York (UK) and the founding director of York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security

At CUNY Graduate Center, she is a member of the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences

Kahrobaei is a member of board of directors  of  Friends of IHES.

Kahrobaei an external advisor of QUASAR (Quantum Security via Algebras and Representation Theory) based in University of Ottawa (Canada). 

External Advisor, NSF funded Accelerating impact through Partnerships, Center for Data Driven Drug Development and Treatment Assessment (DATA), University of Michigan.

Kahrobaei is a member of Scientific Board at the Feynman Foundation, Quantum for Humanity, Brussels (Belgium).

She was previously an Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, at Scotland’s prestigious University of St Andrews and a member of Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Computational Algebra (2004-2006). 

Kahrobaei is the Chief/Associate Editor of the following journals:

Her main research interests are 

These surveys summarise Kahrobaei's recent research work: 

These are Kahrobaei's books

Research Grants: 

Her research has been partially supported by grants from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Canadian New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration (NFRFE), American Association of Advancement in Sciences (AAAS), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Security Agency (NSA), Research Foundation of CUNY (RF), UK-Netherlands: York Maastricht Partnership Investment Fund, London Mathematical Society, Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Swiss National Foundation, Institut Henri Poincare, Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). 

She has 100+ publications in prestigious journals and conference proceedings including 10 (edited) books and several patents, since 2004 when she obtained her PhD, under direction of Gilbert Baumslag.

She is the founder of New York Women in Mathematics and Computing Network and received NSF grant to support such activities. 

She was/is a visiting Professor at 

She has given over 290 invited talks in international and national conferences and seminars.

Kahrobaei has organized over 60 conferences both internationally and nationally.

Here are Kahrobaei's Postdoc at Sorbonne University, France

Here are Kahrobaei's PhD students at University of York (UK)

Here is Kahrobaei's PhD student at University of Salerno (Italy)

Here are Kahrobaei’s past PhD students and postdocs in New York: [Former PhD Students]

Here are Kahrobaei's visiting postdocs at York and New York:

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Maggie Habeeb

Alexander Wood

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Gilbert Baumslag

University of York 2019

Timothy Spiller, Ludovic Perret

Henry Gray & Corentin Le Coz

Martina Vigoritto

Thomas Koberda & Ramón Flores

Marialaura Noce

Ischia Group Theory Conference 2022

UK Government Event: Cybersecurity & Data Protection Conference, London, 2022

Writing in New York CIty


I am a swimmer and won several medals in college.

I am the aunt of Dara-Olivier (a young mathematician) & Arad Oscar.

My cat Professor Who.

I play the flute, before doing mathematics.

I started playing Golf recently.

I love bookshops & that includes the Brandy Library in TriBeCa New York and the Shakespear Bookshop in Paris.

I enjoy cooking 

(French, Italian, Persian, Japanese, Turkish, Kurdish, Iberian)

& wine/whiskey tasting 

(especially French/Japanese).

 I take bilingual acting workshops in Paris and New York.