Aidin Ferdowsi

Aidin Ferdowsi

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Aidin Ferdowsi Khosrowshahi


Tabriz, Iran




Blacksburg, VA


BS, PhD Student


Virginia Tech

About me

Aidin Ferdowsi received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tehran,Iran. He is currently a PhD student at the Bradley department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. He is also a [email protected] Fellow. His research interests include cyber-physical systems , smart cities, security, and game theory.

I wish to expand my skills and knowledge on a daily basis with the help of high educational facilities.

Research Interests

Aidin is, currently, working in the area of cyber physical systems in [email protected] group under supervision of Dr. Walid Saad. Here are his research interests:


Cyber-physical Systems




Internet of Things

curriculum vitae



Virginia Tech

5 Years

December 2016 - Present

Working on Machine Learning and Security in Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems.

Advisor: Dr. Walid Saad

Master of Science

Virginia Tech

2 Years

December 2016 - December 2018

Working on Cyber Physical Systems and Smart Cities.

Advisor: Dr. Walid Saad

Bachelor of Science

University Of Tehran

5 Years

September 2011 - May 2016

Thesis title: non-Perceptual Audio Signal Watermarking and its application as Technology Augmented Reality.

Advisor: Dr. Farshad Lahouti

Work Experience

Signal Processing

Wireless Multimedia Communication Lab, Tehran

2 years

June 2014 - May 2016

Worked on communication over audio signals.

Software Developer

Wireless Multimedia Communication Lab, Tehran

1 year

September 2015 - May 2016

Developed SoundAR application for Android and iOS for communcation over audio signals.


Audio fingerprinting for music detection

1 Year

May 2016 - December 2016

Implementation of audio fingerprinting for music categorization.

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Check my Google Scholar page for a complete list of my papers.

Selected publications:

Portfolio 2
ICC 2018

Deep Learning-Based Dynamic Watermarking for Secure Signal Authentication in the Internet of Things Download here

Portfolio 3
ACC 2018

Generalized Colonel Blotto Game Download here

Portfolio 1
CPS Week 2017

A Colonel Blotto Game for Interdependence-Aware Cyber-Physical Systems Security in Smart Cities Download here

Portfolio 1
Resilience Week 2017

Game Theory for Secure Critical Interdependent Gas-Power-Water Infrastructure Download here


Highlights of the projects:

Portfolio 1
Towards Resilient Smart Cities

This research will introduce a foundational, transformational, analytical framework for leveraging synergies between a city's CIs to yield resilient resource management schemes cognizant of both technological and human factors. Link

Portfolio 2
Big Data Analytics for Optimized Planning of Smart, Sustainable, and Connected Communities.

The goal of this project is to transform villages, towns, and cities into smart, connected, and sustainable communities by developing the first big data-driven holistic approach to joint planning, optimization, and deployment of community infrastructure for systems of critical importance, such as communication, energy, and transportation systems. Link

Portfolio 3
Audio FingerPrinting

Acoustic fingerprinting for music and live stream recognition.


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476 Durham Hall, 1185 Perry Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
[email protected]