Mohammad Alizadeh, the TIBCO Career Development Assistant Professor in EECS, recently received the SIGCOMM Rising Star Award from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Presented annually, the award recognizes an individual who has made substantial research contributions to the field of communication networks within 10 years of receiving a PhD. Alizadeh was recognized for his early-career contributions in the area of large-scale data center network architectures and protocols.
Before joiniing the MIT faculty in 2015, Alizadeh held engineering roles with Cisco Systems and Insieme Networks. He received a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 2013, a master's degree electrical engineering from Stanford in 2009, and a bachelor's degree in the same subject from Sharif University of Technology in Iran in 2006.