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Reza Jafari

Collegiate Associate Professor of Computer Science
Reza Jafari

Reza Jafari is a collegiate associate professor at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus. He previously served on the faculty and as the program director of the ECE program at East Coast Polytechnic University and was a professional lecturer in the data science program at George Washington University. Jafari’s work has been published in multiple conference papers and journals in the field of mathematics and computer and electrical engineering. He also served as a peer reviewer for several journals, including IEEE Transactions, IJCNN, and Automatic Control. Additionally, Jafari is the recipient of several awards, such as the Innovator of the Year Award in 2014 and 2016.

  • Data mining and data analytics 
  • Statistical modeling & forecast 
  • Machine learning and deep learning for prediction & classification 
  • Recurrent neural network analysis & hardware implementation 
  • Stability analysis of neural based network
  • Ph.D., Computer and Electrical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2012
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics, Oklahoma State University, 2011
  • M.S., Mechatronics, American University of Sharjah, 2005
  • B.S., Engineering, University of Tehran, 2001

For Professor Jafari's recent publications, please visit his Google Scholar page.