From October 1999 to March 2002, he was a Senior Technical Staff member at AT&T Labs-Research in Menlo Park, California. Reza joined UO in 2002 and founded Oregon Network Research Group (ONRG) at the University of Oregon in 2004. He received a NSF CAREER Award for his work on P2P streaming in 2005, and a European Union Marie Curie Fellowship in 2009. Reza’s research in the area of congestion control, multimedia networking, P2P networking, network measurement and social computing have been widely cited. Reza has been the TPC chair for NOSSDAV’07, Global Internet ’07, MMCN’08 and MMCN’09, and also served on the editorial board of several journals, review panels and numerous technical program committees. He is a Fellow of IEEE and a Senior member of the ACM.
Reza received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1996 and 1999, respectively. During his graduate study at USC, he participated in several projects at Information Sciences Institute(ISI), the Computer Networks and Distributed Systems Research Laboratory and the Database Laboratory. He completed his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1991.
During 2018, he is visiting the NewNet@Paris team in the context of a collaboration on mapping the physical Internet infrastructure with network measurement, project carried out in collaboration with Timur Friedman (UPMC).