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)email@example.com
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.
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:
"Dr. Rahimi is a breath of fresh air in the department, and I hope all of the students in this department have the pleasure of taking a course with him."
"Prof. Rahimi creates lectures and in-class assignments that supplement learning and are beneficial to completing assignments. He also is very interactive in class, and also responds to emails incredibly quick."
"Our instructor is very engaging, encourages students to participates in class, and is available for help."
"Checked on students daily and weekly. Made sure every student understood the assignments and lectures. Gave great stories and discussions that delt with the lectures."
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.
April 2023: Aayush Gautam awarded Drapeau Summer Research Grant for $4000. Aayush will be working on "Deep Learning Approaches for Detecting Advanced Persistent Threats in Enterprise Networks" under supervisor of Dr. Rahimi. Congratulations Aayush!
March 2023- Aayush Gautam, an undergrad researcher presented his first-ever research paper on the "Viability of Machine Learning in Android Scareware Detection" at the 38th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA-2023)
April 2023: A research paper entitled: "PhishGuard: Machine Learning-Powered Phishing URL Detection" accepted in Las Vegas, Nevada: IEEE CPS /The 2023 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence.
April 2023: Seydul Akbar Murad, an PhD student in Cyber Innovations Lab presented his paper on the "Design of a New Secured Hierarchical Peer-to-Peer Fog Architecture Based on Linear Diophantine Equation" at the 38th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA-2023).
May 2023: New Journal Publication Acceptance:
Title: Secured Communication in Generalized Non DHT-based Pyramid Tree
Author(s): Nick Rahimi, Indranil Roy, Ziping Liu, Bidyut Gupta, Narayan Debnath
Journal: International Journal of Computers and Their Applications (IJCA)
Date: 28 May 2023