Omid Ardakanian

Assistant Professor
Department of Computing Science
University of Alberta

ardakanian@ualberta.[NULL]ca


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta. My current research interests span the areas of Computer Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Energy Informatics. I am passionate about solving interdisciplinary, complex systems challenges at scale through the use of networked sensors and real-time analytics.

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Prospective students: I am looking for motivated students to work with me on various research projects in the areas of Networking, Energy Informatics and the Internet of Things. If you are interested in graduate studies at UofA, check out this page before you submit an application. If you decide to send me an email, attach your CV and state why you would like to work with me and what projects you might be interested in. You can drop by my office if you are on campus. Please note that the outcome of the admission process cannot be determined without a thorough examination of all applications, so I'm not able to determine your chance of being admitted.

Omid Ardakanian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta and a Principal Investigator of Future Energy Systems. He received the Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo under the supervision of S. Keshav and Catherine Rosenberg in 2015. From 2015 to 2017, he was an NSERC postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley working with David Culler and Alexandra von Meier, and at the University of British Columbia working with Vincent Wong. During this time, he was affiliated with the California Institute for Energy and Environment. Dr. Ardakanian's research focuses on optimization and control of computer networks and cyber-physical systems. He received a 2015 University of Waterloo “Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies” award for his PhD thesis, and three best paper awards at IEEE PES General Meeting 2017, ACM BuildSys 2016, and ACM e-Energy 2013.
Email
ardakanian@ualberta.[NULL]ca

Office
Athabasca Hall 3-20

Mailing Address
Department of Computing Science
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E8
Canada