Awards:

NSF CAREER Award, 2020

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Best paper award from MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab at KDD's Adversarial ML workshop, 2020.

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AWS Machine Learning Research Award, 2020.

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Honeree at Maryland Research Excellence Celebration, 2020

UC Berkeley/Simon's fellowship on deep learning foundations, 2019

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IBM Faculty Award, 2019

Qualcomm Faculty Award, 2019

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Teaching Award, CS department, UMD, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

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Best paper award of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering

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Finalist in Qualcomm innovative fellowship contest (2011 and 2012)

Ernst Guillemin Thesis Award

In recognition of outstanding master of science thesis in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department, MIT (2011).

Awarded EECS Great Educators Fellowship, MIT (2009)

Awarded Jacobs Presidential Fellowship, MIT (2008)

Highest GPA ($19.68 / 20.00$) in the history of Sharif University

Up to the graduation year (2008).

Recipient of the Best Student Award, Sharif University (2008)

Ranked 1 at Sharif University of Technology (2004-2008)

Ranked 1 (out of ~ 500,000) in the Azad University entrance exam, Iran, (2004)

Ranked 8 (out of ~ 500,000) in the nationwide university entrance exam, Iran, (2004)

Bronze medal of the 16th National Physics Olympiad, Iran (2003)