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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. Both graduate (Ph.D. and master's) and undergraduate students are involved in these projects. Behnam Dezfouli has developed and taught courses on Internet of Things, wireless communication, computer networks, programming and data structures. Behnam Dezfouli is a Senior Member of IEEE, an associate editor of IEEE Communications Letters, and chair of IEEE Communications Society, Santa Clara Valley Chapter.

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)

Research Areas

  • Wireless networking and security mechanisms for Internet of Things Systems
  • Edge and fog computing (SDN, virtualization technologies, resource allocation)
  • Traffic flow and channel access control methods using machine learning and scheduling
  • Empirical, simulation-based, and theoretical performance evaluation of IoT systems
  • Mobile computing and energy-efficient software development
  • Design and interfacing of hardware platforms for energy measurement and calibration of IoT devices

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Director, Internet of Things Research Lab