Amir Akhavan Masoumi

Amir Akhavan Masoumi

Full Time Lecturer

Computer & Information Science

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

2015Computer Sciences, University of Science MalaysiaPhD
2009Computer Sciences, University of Science MalaysiaMSc
2004Civil Engineering, Urmia Azad UniversityBSc

Teaching

  • CIS 568/DSC 530: Data Visualization
  • EGR 111: Intro Engineering & Computing

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Project-based course on advanced data visualization techniques. Topics may include: scalable visualization methods, multidimensional data analysis, network visualization, geospatial visualization, and interactive visualization. Ethical issues in data science.

Project-based course on advanced data visualization techniques. Topics may include: scalable visualization methods, multidimensional data analysis, network visualization, geospatial visualization, and interactive visualization. Ethical issues in data science.

Introduction to engineering and computing with emphasis on development of problem solving skills through projects. The course is designed to increase the success of first year students. It includes an overview of majors in the college, and the importance of engaged learning. Team work, written and oral communication skills are covered. Ethical issues in engineering and computing are discussed.

Introduction to engineering and computing with emphasis on development of problem solving skills through projects. The course is designed to increase the success of first year students. It includes an overview of majors in the college, and the importance of engaged learning. Team work, written and oral communication skills are covered. Ethical issues in engineering and computing are discussed.

Introduction to engineering and computing with emphasis on development of problem solving skills through projects. The course is designed to increase the success of first year students. It includes an overview of majors in the college, and the importance of engaged learning. Team work, written and oral communication skills are covered. Ethical issues in engineering and computing are discussed.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Introduction of Design and Organization of Computing Systems. This course introduces fundamental concepts of computing systems, such as circuit design, boolean equations, binary arithmetic and data representation, the operation of memory, as well as design of a processor. This course also covers the use of VHDL in designing circuits. The course has design, implementation, and analytical components.
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Research

Research Activities

  • Modeling the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases
  • Climate Change and Extreme Events Patterns
  • Cryptanalysis of Chaos-Baded Cryptography Systems
  • Adverse Events Analytics using Clinical Data

Research

Research Interests

  • Complex Systems
  • Cognitive Science
  • Cryptography
  • Chaos Theory
  • Data Science

Select publications

  • Joseph Norman, Amir Akhavan, Chen Shen, David Aron, Luci Leykum, Yaneer Bar-Yam (2020).
    Toward Prevention of Adverse Events Using Anticipatory Analytics
    Progress in Preventive Medicine, 5, e0029.
  • Azam Majooni, Mona Masood, Amir Akhavan (2018).
    An eye-tracking study on the effect of infographic structures on viewer’s comprehension and cognitive load
    Information Visualization, 17, 257-266.
  • Amir Akhavan, Azman Samsudin, Afshin Akhshani (2017).
    Cryptanalysis of an image encryption algorithm based on DNA encoding
    Optics & Laser Technology, 95, 94-99.

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