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Mohammad Shojafar

  • PhD in Information Communication and Telecom.(ICT)
  • Senior Researcher
  • University of Padova Department of Mathematics
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  • 1095CitationsNumber of citations received by Mohammad's publications. Updated daily.


Cluster Computing

Associate Editor

2018 - Present

Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience

Guest Editor

2018 - Present

Recent publications

  • Computational intelligence approaches for energy load forecasting in smart energy management grids: State of the art, future challenges, and research directions

    • Fallah S
    • Deo R
    • Shojafar M
    • et al.
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  • P5G: A Bio-Inspired Algorithm for the Superfluid Management of 5G Networks

    • Shojafar M
    • Chiaraviglio L
    • Blefari-Melazzi N
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Senior Researcher

University of Padova Department of Mathematics

January 2018 - Present

Senior Research Associate (Researcher)

University of Rome Tor Vergata Faculty of Engineering

December 2016 - January 2018(a year)

Research Associate

Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia

December 2015 - December 2016(a year)

Software Engineer

National Iranian Oil Company

April 2012 - October 2012(6 months)

Computer Lecturer

Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch

September 2008 - June 2012(4 years)

Software Programmer and Analyser

Tidewater Tech Trades

April 2008 - December 2008(8 months)

Network Engineer

Sina Laboratory

April 2005 - October 2007(3 years)

Programmer and Troubleshooting

Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

June 2004 - October 2004(4 months)


Information Communication and Telecommunications

University of Rome La Sapienza Department of Information Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications

November 2012 - November 2015(3 years)


Sharif University of Technology

June 2011 - March 2012(9 months)

Computer Engineering (Software)

Islamic Azad University of Qazvin

September 2007 - September 2010(3 years)

Computer Engineering (Software)

Iran University of Science and Technology

September 2001 - December 2006(5 years)

Research interests

Fog ComputingCloud SecurityNetwork SecurityArtificial IntelligenceOptimizationDistributed ComputingGreen CommunicationsCloud Networking


Mohammad Shojafar (S'13-M'17) is an Intel Innovator and senior researcher in SPRITZ Security and Privacy Research Group at the University of Padua, Italy. He was CNIT Senior Researcher at the University of Rome Tor Vergata contributed on European H2020 Superfluidity project. Also, he completed some Italian projects named "SAMMClouds", "V-FoG", "PRIN15" projects aim to address some of the open issues related to the Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) systems In Cloud and Fog computing which are supported by the University of Sapienza Rome and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree from Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, in 2016 with an "Excellent" degree. He received the MSc and BSc in QIAU and Iran University Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2010 and 2006, respectively. He published over 80 refereed articles is prestigious venues such as IEEE TCC and IEEE TGCN. He was a programmer/analyzer at National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Tidewater ltd. in Iran from 2008-2013, respectively.

Co-authors (91)

  • ijist Journal
  • Techavera noida
  • camila valentina
  • dinnora jacquline
  • Samaher Al_Janabi
  • ibrahim al shourbaji