Shahriar Nick Rahimi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor School of Computing Sciences & EngineeringUniversity of Southern Mississippi118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39402 
Office: TEC 330Phone: (601)266-4949 (main office)

Shahriar Nick Rahimi, Ph.D.

I am an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing Sciences & Engineering of the Southern Mississippi University I have earned two Bachelor of Science in Computer Software Engineering and Information Systems Technologies ( Cybersecurity concentration) and obtained my Master and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University.

Research Interest: Computer and Network Security, Peer-to-Peer Networks, Blockchain Technology , Applied Cryptography, Internet Anti-Censorship , Distributed Systems and Computer Networks .

I am looking for hardworking, creative, and self-motivated graduate and undergraduate (PhD , Master & Bachelor) students with interests in cybersecurity, decentralized networks, machine learning and blockchain. If you are a student interested in joining my lab, please send me an email with your CV, research interests and contact information.

Recent News:

I will be serving as the Program Chair at the 32nd Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE 2023) international conference. The 32nd SEDE 2023 is being held in conjunction with the 36th CAINE conference and will take place remotely, with online presentations. The event is scheduled for October 16-18, 2023.

Spring 2023- Last Class selfie with CSC428/591 Machine Leaning in Cybersecurity Had an amazing time with my incredible class! It was a successful semester filled with growth, learning, and lots of fun! Here's a snapshot of our memorable moments together.  Here are a few comments that truly made my day:

Lab News:

March 2023: Heather Broome and Yaju Shrestha , undergraduate researchers at Cyber Innovations Lab awarded 2nd place in computing Undergraduate Symposium for Research and Creative Activity at Southern Miss. Their reserach entitled : "Darknet Traffic Classification and Adversarial Attacks." Aayush Gautam and NyZaireyus Harrison are collaborating in this research as well. 

May 2023: New Journal Publication Acceptance: