Zeinab Movahedi

Associate Professor
Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR), Sorbonne Université
Iran University of Sciences & Technology (IUST)
Narmak, Tehran, Iran, C.P. 1684613114
Tel: +98-21-7322-5337

Zeinab Movahedi is currently an associate professor at Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering (network specialty) from University of Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC-Sorbonne Université), Paris, France in 2007 and 2011, respectively. In 2018, she obtained her HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) from UPMC-Sorbonne Université. As well, she is actually the director of Central Library and Scientific Documentation Center of IUST and acted as the head of Computer Networks Department of School of Computer Engineering of IUST from 2020 to 2021. Moreover, she served as a member of scientific council of IT department of ICT research Institute, Tehran, Iran from 2018 to 2020 and as responsible for international collaborations of School of Computer Engineering of IUST from 2017 to 2020. She is also the founder and head of Network and Pervasive Computing (NPC) laboratory, IUST, and a member of the Center of Excellence in Future Networks, Tehran, Iran. Her research interests include Internet of Things (IoT), Digital Twin, Smart city, Computation Offloading, Cloud/Edge/Fog Computing, Software Defined Networks (SDN), 5G/6G, Green Communications, Trust Management and Autonomic Networks.


Sorbonne Universités

Paris, France
Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR)
Title: Green, Trust and Computation Offloading Perspectives to Optimize Network Management and Mobile Services
12 July 2018

University of Pierre & Marie Curie - Paris 6

Paris, France
Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 (LIP6) (with highest honors)
Systems and Networks Department, Phare Network Team
Thesis: An Autonomic Architecture for Wireless and Mobile Networks: Proposition and Evaluation Methodology
2007 - 2011

University of Pierre & Marie Curie - Paris 6

Paris, France
M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Specialization in Networks, Research Branch
Jointly Accredited with Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST)
Thesis: Evaluation of the Impacts of DoS Attacks on the Routing Protocols in Wireless Mobile Ad hoc Networks - MANETs
2005 - 2007

University of Saint-Denis

Paris, France
B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Specialization in Networks and Systems
First Rank in Computer Engineering Field
2002 - 2005

Salamat Preparatory Center

Qom, Iran
Preparatory Diploma in Mathematics and Physics
GPA: 19.79
2001 - 2002

Teaching Experiences

Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST):

  • Advanced Topics in Network Software Graduate PhD
  • Advanced Topics in Computer Networks Graduate
  • Advanced Computer Networks Graduate
  • Advanced Wireless Networks Graduate
  • Mobile and Wireless Networks Graduate
  • Wireless Communications Graduate
  • Telecommunication and Computer Network Management Graduate
  • Computer Networks Security Graduate
  • Communication and Computer Networks Management Graduate
  • Advanced Computer Programming Undergraduate
  • Fundamentals of Computer and Programming Undergraduate
  • Internet Engineering Undergraduate
  • Network Security Undergraduate
  • Introduction to Computer Science and Student Skills Undergraduate
  • Internet Technology Undergraduate
  • Introduction to the Specialty and Academic Skills Undergraduate
  • Computer Networks Undergraduate

E-learning and Pardis Centers of IUST:

  • Telecommunication and Computer Network Management Graduate
  • Internet Technology Engineering Graduate

Qom University:

  • Advanced Computer Networks Graduate
  • Advanced Computer Programming Undergraduate

UPMC-Sorbonne Université:

  • Imperative Programming and Data Structures Undergraduate
  • Imperative Programming and Algorithmic Undergraduate

Selected Publications

Selected Books

Intelligent Computation Offloading in the Context of Mobile Cloud Computing, 2021 (in English)
Zeinab Movahedi

Internet of Things and Power Industry, 2020 (in Persian)
Z. Movahedi, S. A. Beheshti Shirazi, S. Jadid, S. M. Shahrtash, M. Lashgari

Le déchargement intelligent des calculs dans le contexte du Mobile Cloud Computing, B. Benmammar (ed.), “Gestion et contrôle intelligents des réseaux”, ISTE Edition, pp. 153-178, 2020 (in French)
Zeinab Movahedi

Green, Trust and Computation Offloading Perspectives for Optimizing Network Management and Mobile Services, 2018 (HDR thesis)
Zeinab Movahedi

Autonomic Network Management Fundamentals, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2014 (in English)
Zeinab Movahedi

Selected Survey Papers

A Survey of Autonomic Network Architectures and Evaluation Criteria
Survey Paper
Z. Movahedi, M. Ayari, R. Langar, G. Pujolle
Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE, doi: 10.1109/SURV.2011.042711.00078, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 464-490, second quarter 2012.

Trust-Distortion Resistant Trust Management Frameworks on Mobile Ad hoc Networks: A Survey
Survey Paper
Z. Movahedi, Z. Hosseini, F. Bayan, G. Pujolle
IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE, doi: 10.1109/COMST.2015.2496147, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 1287-1309, second quarter 2016.

A Survey on Green Routing Protocols Using Sleep-Scheduling in Wired Networks
Survey Paper
Z. Movahedi, F. Dabaghi

Selected Papers

A privacy-preserving authentication scheme based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography and using Quotient Filter in fog-enabled VANET
Journal Paper
S Goudarzi, SA Soleymani, MH Anisi, MA Azgomi, Z Movahedi, N Kama, HM Rusli, MK Khan
Ad Hoc Networks , doi: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2022.102782, Volume 128, pp. 102782, April 2022.

PACMAN: Privacy-Preserving Authentication Scheme for Managing Cybertwin-based 6G Networking
Journal Paper
SA Soleymani, S Goudarzi, MH Anisi, Z Movahedi, A Jindal, N Kama
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics , doi: 10.1109/TII.2021.3121505, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 4902-4911, July 2022.

An Energy-Efficient Data Management Scheme for Industrial IoT
Journal Paper
A Ghaderi, Z Movahedi

Computation Offloading in D2D-enabled MCC for Precedence-Constrained Components
Journal Paper
R Roostaei, M Sheikhi, Z Movahedi
Ad Hoc Networks , doi: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2021.102700, Vol. 124, pp. 102700, 2022.

A Game-theoretic Joint Optimal Pricing and Resource Allocation for Mobile Edge Computing in NOMA-based 5G networks and Beyond
Journal Paper
R Roostaei, Z Dabiri, Z Movahedi
Computer Networks , doi: 10.1016/j.comnet.2021.108352, Vol. 198, pp. 108352, 2021.

A Cloud-RAN based End-to-End Computation Offloading in Mobile Edge Computing
Journal Paper
R Gholivand, Z Movahedi
Computer Communications , doi: 10.1016/j.comcom.2021.05.003, Volume 175, pp. 193-204, 2021.

A Socially-Aware Hybrid Computation Offloading Framework for Multi-access Edge Computing
Journal Paper
S Yu, B Dab, Z Movahedi, R Langar, L Wang
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE, doi: 10.1109/TMC.2019.2908154, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1247-1259, 2020.

Mobility-Aware and Fault-Tolerant Computation Offloading for Mobile Cloud Computing
Journal Paper
Z. Movahedi, R. Roostaei
Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering(IJECE), vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 305-314, 2018

A Dynamic Traffic-aware Energy-efficient Algorithm based on Sleep-scheduling for Autonomous Systems
Journal Paper
Z. Movahedi, F. Dabaghi
Journal of Computing, Springer, IEEE, doi: 10.1007/s00607-018-0589-6, vol. 100, no. 6, pp. 645-665, 2018.

A Green Trust-distortion Resistant Trust Management Scheme on Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Journal Paper
Z. Movahedi, Z. Hosseini
International Journal of Communication Systems, IEEE, doi: 10.1002/dac.3331, vol. 30, issue 16, pp. e3331, 2017.


Networks and Pervasive Computing (NPC) Laboratory

Seyed Ahmad Soleymani


An Efficient Security Scheme for Edge-Enabled IoT Networks

Shokufeh Norouzi



Computation Offloading, 6G

Helia Nakhjavani



Computation Offloading, UAV, Pricing

Zahra Qavamy



Distributed QoS-Aware Data Management in Industrial Internet of Things

Reza Pazan



Proposing a pricing-based computation offloading scheme in software-defined networks

Zeinab Rabbani



Proposing a mobility-aware computational offloading scheme in 5G networks based on UAVs equipped with blockchain

Mahdi Hematyar



Proposing A Mobility-Aware Method for Digital Twin in The Internet Of Things

Kimia Ghasemi



Proposing an Offloading Method in Edge Computing for Multi-UAV based Networks

Hossein Soleimani



Proposing a Computation Offloading Method for Collaborative Services in UAV-enabled Networks

Behnam Afrasiabi



Investigating the placement methods for digital twin in the Internet of Things

Alireza Rezazadeh



Computation Offloading in 6G

Bahram Yari



Proposing a prediction-based distributed data management in industrial IoT

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International Collaborations

  • Scientific Expert for Generic Call of National Research Agency (ANR - France)
  • IEEE Access
  • IEEE Network Magazine (NetMag)
  • IEEE Communications Magazine (ComMag)
  • Springer Journal of the Network and Systems Management (JNSM)
  • Journal of Network and Service Management (JONS)
  • Journal of Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks
  • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Journal of Soft Computing
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
  • IEEE International Conference on the Network of the Future (NoF)
  • Journal of Electronic and Cyber Defense
  • Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)
  • Tabriz Journal of Electrical Engineering
  • International ISC Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCISC)
  • Global Information Infrastructure and Networking Symposium
  • Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE)
  • CSI Computer Conference (SCICC)
  • IEEE International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing (ATC)
  • International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST)
  • National Conference on Information and Communications Technology (In Persian)
  • 1st Conference on Healthcare computing Systems and Technologies (CHEST)
  • Blockchain, Robotics, and AI conference for Networking Security (BRAINS)
  • International Conference on Internet of Things and Applications (IoT2019)