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Dezfouli, Behnam

Behnam Dezfouli is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Santa Clara University, California, USA. He is also the director of SCU's IoT Research Lab (SIOTLAB), where he directs research projects on Internet of Things, software-defined networking and virtualization, edge and fog computing, cyber-physical systems, and humanitarian technologies. He has developed and taught courses on Internet of Things, computer networks, wireless communication, programming and data structures. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, an associate editor of IEEE Communications Letters, and chair of IEEE Communications Society, Santa Clara Valley Chapter.

Research Areas

  • Networking and security mechanisms for Internet of Things systems and campus/enterprise networks
  • Development of IoT systems spanning the edge, fog, and cloud continuum
  • Leveraging AI technologies for enhancing the performance and security of networked systems
  • Integration of distributed AI and edge computing in Internet of Things systems
  • Software-defined networking, virtualization technologies, and resource allocation methods in computer networks

Courses Taught

  • Internet of Things (IoT) [Graduate] (COEN 243)
  • Internet of Things (IoT) [Undegradute] (COEN 143/143L)
  • Object-Oriented Programming and Advanced Data Structures (COEN 79 / COEN 79L)
  • Computer Networks (COEN 146)
  • Wireless and Mobile Networks (COEN 331)
Behnam Dezfouli

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Director, Internet of Things Research Lab