Javad Ghaderi joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University in Fall 2014. His research is broadly in the analysis, design, and management of networked systems. In particular, his research interests include optimization, algorithms, and stochastic processes with applications in communication networks, social networks, and data centers.
Dr. Ghaderi received his B.Sc. from the University of Tehran, Iran, in 2006, his M.Sc. from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2008, and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), in 2013, all in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He spent a one-year Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin before joining Columbia. He is the recipient of the Mac Van Valkenburg Graduate Research Award at UIUC, Best Student Paper Finalist at the 2013 American Control Conference (ACC'13), Best Paper Award at the ACM CoNEXT 2016, and NSF CAREER Award in 2017.