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Nahid Majd

Nahid Majd

Associate Professor


Office: SCI2 227
Hours: Fall 2020 Office hours: Over Zoom, or by email appointment.

Nahid Majd

Nahid Majd is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Information Systems Department at California State University San Marcos. Dr. Majd is engaged in research and teaching in the areas of computer networks, machine learning, deep learning, cryptography, cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, network security, emerging networked systems including cyber-physical systems, Internet-of-Things, and decentralized networks. 

Education

Academic Background

Ph.D. in Computer Science: NMSU (May 2014)
  Thesis title: Algorithms for optimized node and data placement 
  in wireless sensor and ad hoc networks 

Research

Research interests:

  • Computer Networks
  • Machine learning, Deep Learning
  • Blockchain, Cryptography and Cryptocurrency
  • Network Security
  • Internet of Things

An introduction to my research (video)

My Google Scholar link

Selected publications:

  • Brian Kammourieh, Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, and Ahmad Hadaegh, “BumpChat: A Secure Mobile Communication System”, 2021 Springer-Nature.
  • Nahid Ebrahimi Majd and Michael McDermott, “ESAC: An Energetic Sustainable Adaptive Clustering Protocol for Heterogenous Wireless Ad Hoc Networks (HANETs)”, 2020 IEEE CCNC. doi: 10.1109/CCNC46108.2020.9045635  
  • Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, Pooja Chhabria, and Anjali Tomar, “Energy Aware LEACH Protocol for WSNs”, 2020 Springer-Nature, doi: 1007/978-3-030-12385-7_84
  • Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, Nam Ho, Thu Viet Nguyen Snyder, and Jacob Stolmeier, “Evaluation of Parameters Affecting the Performance of Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) with a focus on Energy Efficiency”, 2020 Springer-Nature, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-12385-7_85
  • Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, Thu Viet Nguyen Snyder, Nam Ho, and Jacob Stolmeier, “A Study of Energetic sustainability of Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs)”, 2019 International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN). 
  • Satyajayant Misra, Reza Tourani, Frank Natividad, Travis Mick, Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, and Hong Huang, "AccConF: An Access Control Framework for Leveraging In-Network Cached Data in the ICN-Enabled Wireless Edge," 2019 IEEE TDSC, doi: 1109/TDSC.2017.2672991
  • Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, Satyajayant Misra, and Reza Tourani, “Split-Cache: A Holistic Caching Strategy for Improved Performance in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks”, 2014 IEEE GLOBECOM, doi:10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7036797
  • Satyajayant Misra, Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, and Hong Huang, “Approximation Algorithms for Constrained Relay Node Placement in Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE TC, doi:1109/TC.2013.171
  • Satyajayant Misra, Reza Tourani, and Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, “Secure Content Delivery in Information-Centric Networks: Design, Implementation, and Analyses”, 2013 ACM SIGCOMM, doi:1145/2491224.2491228
  • Satyajayant Misra, Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, and Hong Huang, “Constrained Relay Node Placement in Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks”, 2011 IEEE MASS, doi:1109/MASS.2011.137

Courses

CS 637: Advanced Computer Networks
CS 538: Cryptography and Network Security
CS 537: Data Communication and Computer Networks
CS 436: Introduction to Networking
CS 433: Operating Systems
CS 311: Data Structures
CS 111: Computer Science 1 (C++ programming)

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