Mohammad Alizadeh named new Industry Officer for EECS

Mohammad Alizadeh is an Associate Professor within the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. (Photo courtesy of the subject)

Mohammad Alizadeh has been named the Industry Officer for MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In this role, Alizadeh will oversee the EECS Alliance, the department’s industry outreach program which provides access for EECS students to internships, post graduate employment, networking and collaborations. He succeeds Tomás Palacios and Aude Oliva in the role.

A member of CSAIL, Alizadeh’s research interests are in the areas of computer networks and systems. His current research focuses on machine learning for systems, network protocols, and resource management in a variety of settings, including datacenters and cloud computing, edge computing, Internet video delivery, and large-scale decentralized systems.

Before joining MIT in 2015, Alizadeh spent time at Microsoft Research, Insieme Networks, and Cisco Systems. He earned his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and his BS from the Sharif University of Technology in Iran. Among his many honors, Alizadeh has received the Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, VMware Systems Research Award, SIGCOMM Rising Star Award, NSF CAREER Award, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, SIGCOMM Test of Time Award, and multiple best paper awards.

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