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Diman Zad Tootaghaj

PhD Candidate

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University


I'm Diman Zad-Tootaghaj, I earned my PhD in Computer Science and Engineering at Pennsylvania State University. Prior to Penn State, I got my B.Sc degree in Electrical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Iran.

I’m working with a group of bright and motivated folks in the Institute for Networking and Security Research (INSR) and Network Sciences Research Group (NSRG) under supervision of Prof. Thomas La Porta (advisor), Dr. Ting He (co-advisor), and Dr. Novella Bartolini.

I'll be joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise Research lab in Fall 2018 .

My research area is computer networks, stochastic analysis, operating system, and parallel computing. I graduated from Sharif University of technology, with MSc. in Electrical Engineering.

I'm on the N2Women board as a Website Co-chair.

My recent contribution is GTNS (Game-Theoretic Network Simulator). You could also find the related publications as linked in this website.

Microsoft Research Internship: Working on Uncertain<T> probabilistic programming language for gesture recognition in Windows Mobile applications, Under Supervision of Kathryn S. McKinley and Todd Mytkowicz, summer 2015. [link][paper]

For fun, here is a wordle containing frequent words from my written projects: