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Mahshid (Mia) R. Naeini
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering Department
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL, USA
Phone: 813 974-1597
Fax: 813 974-5250

I'm an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of South Florida. Before joining USF, I was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas Tech University from 2014-2017. I received my Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of New Mexico, where I worked with Prof. Majeed M. Hayat on characterization of the reliability and efficiency of Computer Networks and Electric-Cyber Infrastructures. I also have a PhD minor in Mathematics from University of New Mexico, where Prof. Maria Cristina Pereyra was my Mathematics adviser. Prior to that, I received my M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology in 2009 and my B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2007. I am serving as the Associate Editor of IEEE Communication Letters since 2014.

Research interests

  • Network Science, Stochastic Processes, Network and Data Analytics, Machine Learning and System Modeling with applications in Cyber-Physical-Human Systems with particular emphasis on Smart Grids and their Reliability, Security and Performance Evaluation, Energy Data Analytics, Interdependent Systems, as well as Modeling and Evaluation of Communication Networks.

PhD and Post Doc Position Openings:

I am looking for a Post Doctoral research associate and well motivated Ph.D students for my research group at the University of South Florida. If you are interested, please email me ( and summarize your background in the body of the email and attach your CV in PDF format. You will hear from me if there is a good match. Thank you.

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