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Mojgan Ghasemi

Part-Time Lecturer


Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Mojgan Ghasemi
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000


  • PhD in Computer Networks, Princeton University
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Field of research/teaching

Computer Networks

What is your research focus in a bit more detail? Is your current research path what you always had in mind for yourself, or has it evolved somewhat? If so, how/why?

My research focus is on measurement, diagnosis, and optimizations of networked systems such as video streaming over the Internet. I like analyzing large sets of data from real systems and users and using data-oriented solutions.

What courses/subjects do you teach?

  • CS 4700 – Fundamentals of Computer Networking
  • CS 5700 – Fundamentals of Computer Networking

What do you enjoy most/find most rewarding about what you teach? Is there anything notable or unique about the kind of students that you teach?

Interactions with students

Where did you grow up/spend the most defining years of your childhood/young adulthood?

Tehran, Iran

Where did you study? Any reason in particular behind your choice (a program you were excited about, a city you love, a researcher you wanted to work with)?

I was honored to have Prof. Jennifer Rexford as my advisor in grad school.

What are the specifics of your industry experience?

I work as a senior performance engineer at Akamai Technologies.