Dr Seyed Ali Ghorashi received his BSc and MSc in Electrical & Computer Engineering, both from the University of Tehran, Iran, in 1992 and 1995, respectively. He then received his PhD at King’s College London in Telecommunications & Networks in 2003 and worked there as a research fellow.
In 2006, he joined Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd. as a senior researcher and then he joined Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, and worked there first as an assistant professor and then, since 2014, as an associate professor. He also was the deputy of research of Cyberspace Research Institute at Shahid Beheshti University for four years. He also has collaboration with Kingston University, Goldsmiths University of London and Middlesex University and now is a senior lecturer at the Department of Computer Science & Digital Technologies, School of Architecture, Computing, and Engineering, University of East London, and also co-leader of Smart City research group, and the Year Tutor of L7 students of MSc Big Data Technologies, MSc Inf Sec & Digital Forensics, and MSc AI students.
He has more than 20 years of experience in industry and academia and has been involved in many national as well as international projects such as Core 2 & 4 research programme of UK Virtual Centre of Excellence (Mobile VCE); Dreams4Cars (European projects for self-driving cars); active participation in 3GPP technical meetings for IEEE 802.16 standard; and has proposed and successfully completed a £200,000 EPSRC project at King’s College London. He also has accomplished four funded research projects at Shahid Beheshti University.
Dr Ghorashi is a Fellow of Higher Education (FHEA) and a senior member of IEEE, has supervised more than 150 MSc, 12 PhD and 2 post-doc students, has four US patents, and published more than 120 technical research papers in high quality journal and international conferences (Google Scholar H-index = 25, i10-index = 59).
He is a technical reviewer of prestigious journals such as IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, IEEE IoT Journal, Expert Systems with Applications (Elsevier), IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Signal Processing (Elsevier) and more. He has been the guest editor of a special issue of Sensors Journal (MDPI) in “Machine Learning (ML) in Internet of Things (IoT) and Indoor Positioning/Localization”, and the guest editor of a special issue of Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments on “Intelligent software services for IoT and edge computing”.