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Mohammed Gharib



Mohammed Gharib is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the School of Informatics, Computation, and Cyber Systems (SICCS), Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US, under the supervision of Prof. Fatmeh Afghah. He had formerly a postdoctoral research fellow position at the Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, under the supervision of Prof. Soudeh Ghorbani. He was a senior researcher at the School of Computer Science, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Tehran, Iran, from 2015 to 2018. He was also a senior lecturer at the Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, between 2010 to 2018. Mohammed received a B.S. degree from the Department of Computer Engineering, Baghdad University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq, in 2007, and both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2009 and 2015, respectively. During the year 2014, Mohammed had six months visiting research program, supervised by prof. Homayoun Yousefi’zadeh, in California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, US. His main research interest is performance evaluation of computer networks including wireless networks, cloud networks, data center networking, and their security aspects.

   Contact Information

Postal Address: Performance and Dependability Laboratory (Room #815), Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Avenue, Tehran, Iran.

Postal Code: 11155-9517

Office Phone: +98-21-66166678


   Research Interests
  • Performance Modeling and Evaluation

  • Multi-hop Wireless Networks

  • Wireless Network Security

  • Cloud Networks

  • Datacenters
  • Key Management and Key Distribution

  • Content Centric Networking (CCN)

  • Cloud Computing

  1. Mohammed Gharib, Fatemeh Afghah, and E. Bentley, “OPAR: Optimized predictive and adaptive routing for cooperative uav networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (Infocom) workshop, IEEE, 2021.

  2. Mohammed Gharib, S. Nandadapu, and Fatemeh Afghah, “An exhaustive study of using commercial LTE network for uav communication in rural areas,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) workshop, IEEE, 2021.

  3. Mohammed Gharib and Fatemeh Afghah, “How uavs’ highly dynamic 3d movement improves network security?,” in 22nd IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile, and Multimedia Networks(WoWMoM2021), IEEE, 2021.
  4. R. Entezari-Maleki, Mohammed Gharib, S. Rezaei, K. S. Trivedi and A. Movaghar, "Modeling and Evaluation of Multi-hop Wireless Networks using SRNs," in IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, doi: 10.1109/TNSE.2020.3048096, Accepted Dec 2020.

  5. M. Keshavarz, Mohammed Gharib, F. Afghah and J. D. Ashdown, "UASTrustChain: A Decentralized Blockchain- Based Trust Monitoring Framework for Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems," in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 226074-226088, 2020, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3044844.

  6. Mohammed Gharib, Ahmad Foroozani, Shahbaz Rezaei, Ali Mohammad Afshin Hemmatyar, Ali Movaghar, An area-scalable human-based mobility model, Computer Networks, Vol. 177, 2020, 107300, ISSN 1389-1286,
  7. Farnaz Yousefi, Ehsan Khamespanah, Mohammed Gharib, Marjan Sirjani, Ali Movaghar. VeriVANca framework: verification of VANETs by property-based message passing of actors in Rebeca with inheritanceInternational Journal on Software Tools for Technol Transfer 22, 617–633 (2020).
  8. Mohammed Gharib; Homayoun Yousefi'zadeh; Ali Movaghar, “Secure Overlay Routing for Large Scale Networks,” To Appear in Network Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on , vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 501-511, July 2019.

  9. Mohammed Gharib; Zahra Moradlou; Mohammed Ali Doostari; Ali Movaghar, "Fully Distributed ECC-based Key Management for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks," Computer Networks, vol. 113, no. C, pp. 269-283, Feb 2017.

  10. Mohammed Gharib; Marzieh Malekimajd; Ali Movaghar, "SLoPCloud: An Efficient Solution for Locality Problem in Peer-to-Peer Cloud Systems," Algorithms, Special Issue “Algorithms for the Resource Management of Large Scale Infrastructures”, Invited paper, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. , Oct 2018.

  11. Reza Entezari; Mohammed Gharib; Maryam Khosravi; Ali Movaghar, "IDS Modeling and Security Evaluation in WANETs using Stochastic Models,"  International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 171–186, 2018.

  12. L. Zeynalvand, Mohammed Gharib, and Ali Movaghar, “Decentralized social networking using nameddata,” in Computer Networks (P. Gaj, A. Kwiecien, and P. Stera, eds.), vol. 522 of Communications in Computer and Information Science, pp. 421–430, Springer International Publishing, 2015.

  13. Zahra Moradlu, Mohammad Ali Doostari, Mohammed Gharib, and Ali Movaghar. Fully Distributed Self Certified Key Management for Large-Scale MANETs. The 10th IEEE International Conference onUbiquitous Intelligence and Computing(UIC-2013), Vietri sul Mare, Italy, 2013.

  14. Mohammed Gharib, Mohsen Minaei, Morteza Golakri, and Ali Movaghar. Expert key selection impact on the MANETs’ performance using a probabilistic key management algorithm. In Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, SIN ’13, Aksaray, Turkey, 2013.

  15. Mohammed Gharib, Ehsan Emam-Jomeh-Zadeh, and Ashkan Norouzifard, and Ali Movaghar. A novel probabilistic key management algorithm for large scale MANETs. In Proceedings of the 2013 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, WAINA ’13, Barcelona, Spain, 2013. IEEE Computer Society, Accepted paper.

  16. Mohammed Gharib and Amirreza Soudi. The effect of choosing proper overlay topology on the peer to peer networks properties. International Journal of Computer Science & Information Security(IJCSIS), 10(4):99–102, April 2012.

  17. Rofideh Hadighi, Hamid Hassanpour, and Mohammed Gharib. "Novel algorithm to improve locality on diamond tree in astructured P2P network". In Proceedings of the 2012 6th Global Conference on Power Control and Optimization, PCO ’12, Lasvegas, USA, 2012.

  18. Rofide Hadighi and Mohammed Gharib. Using proximity measure to improve locality in structured p2p networks. International Journal of Computer Applications(IJCA), 45(2):31–37, 2012.

  19. Mohammed Gharib, Numerical Methods for Computer Engineering. GHALAMCHI PRESS, 2011.

  20. Mohammed Gharib, Zeynab Barzegar, and Jafar Habibi. The effect of using cube connected cycle for improving locality awareness in peer-to-peer networks. In Proceedings of the 2010 12th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, UKSIM ’10, pages 491–496, Washington, DC, USA, 2010. IEEE Computer Society.

  21. Mohammed Gharib, Zeynab Barzegar, and Jafar Habibi. A novel method for supporting locality in peer-to-peer overlays using hypercube topology. In Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modelling and Simulation, ISMS ’10, pages 391–395, Washington, DC, USA, 2010. IEEE Computer Society.
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   Advised Students
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    • M.S. Students


Last update: Jan 06, 2021