Biography and CV

Homa Esfahanizadeh is a postdoctoral research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Currently, she works at the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE), and her focus is on proposing fast, reliable, and privacy-preserving solutions for data communication and computation over large-scale distributed information systems. Homa received her Ph.D. degree in Signals and Systems from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2019. She received her M.Sc and B.Sc degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tehran in 2015 and 2012, respectively. Her research interests include information theory, distributed computations, data privacy, and machine learning (ML). Homa received the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department fellowship from UCLA in 2015 for her outstanding academic achievements. In 2018 and 2021, she won the Memorable Paper Award at the Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW), in the area of devices, coding, and information theory. In 2018, she won the prestigious 2018-2019 Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) at UCLA. In 2022, her paper was elected as one of the two best short papers at the International Conference on Cloud Networking (Cloudnet).

Link to the CV -- August 2023