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Nima Karimian

Assistant Professor - Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Karimian is currently an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) Department at West Virginia University. Before joining WVU, he was an Assistant Professor in the Computer Engineering (CMPE) Department at San Jose State University.

Karimian's projects relate to biometrics security and applied machine learning in cybersecurity. He has authored several journal articles and peer-reviewed conference papers. Karimian was a recipient of several best paper awards from venues, such as International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB) for the IAPR TC4 Best Student Paper Award, the Best Technical Paper Award at 30th International Conference on VLSI Design (VLSID) and the Best Poster Award from FICS Research Conference on Cybersecurity. He also received Faculty Excellence in Scholarship Award from SJSU in 2021. His projects are sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) CRII and NSF SHF.

Karimian has served on the organizing committee of ISQED, SVCC, and several technical program committees, including HOST, ISQED, InterID, etc. He is currently serving as an associate editor for the Discover Internet of Things (DIoT) Journal.


Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2018

M.S., University of Connecticut, 2016

M.S., Amirkabir University of Technology, 2014

B.S., Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran, 2011