M. Hadi Amini

Position: Assistant Professor
Categories: AI Foundations
Location: Knight Foundation School of Computing & Information Sciences

Machine learning and Optimization Algorithms, Distributed Algorithms, Federated Learning, Sensor Networks, Interdependent Networks, Critical Infrastructure Resilience

M. Hadi Amini is an Assistant Professor at the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences at Florida International University. He is the director of Sustainability, Optimization, and Learning for InterDependent networks laboratory (www.solidlab.network). He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2019, where he received his M.Sc. degree in 2015. He also holds a doctoral degree in Computer Science and Technology. Prior to that, he received M.Sc. degree from Tarbiat Modares University in 2013, and the B.Sc. degree from Sharif University of Technology in 2011. His research interests include distributed optimization and learning algorithms, distributed computing and intelligence, sensor networks, interdependent networks, and cyber-physical-social resilience. Application domains include smart cities, energy systems, transportation electrification, and healthcare. His research on federated learning and optimization algorithms, and their applications has received over $1M funding from several funding agencies as of February 2022.

Hadi is a life member of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), the honor society of IEEE. He served as President of Carnegie Mellon University Energy Science and Innovation Club; and as technical program committee of several IEEE and ACM conferences. He also serves as Associate Editor of multiple journals, including Data Science for Communications (Frontiers in Communications and Networks). He has published more than 100 refereed journal and conference papers, and book chapters. He edited/authored eight books. He is the recipient of the best paper award from “2019 IEEE Conference on Computational Science & Computational Intelligence”, 2021 best journal paper award from “Springer Nature Operations Research Forum Journal”, best reviewer award from four IEEE Transactions, the best journal paper award in “Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy”, and the dean’s honorary award from the President of Sharif University of Technology.

See more about Dr.Amini here: www.hadiamini.com