About Me

Mohammad is currently a Visiting PhD Researcher at Imperial College London working with Dr. Hamed Haddadi. He has started his PhD in Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London in January 2017 as a member of Centre for Intelligent Sensing under the supervision of Prof. Andrea Cavallaro and Dr. Richard G. Clegg. He is also a member of DataboxProject, an EPSRC project on privacy-aware personal data platform.
His research focuses on machine learning for privacy-preserving data analytics, particularly for time-series data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Before joining QMUL, he held the position of Lecturer in Computer Engineering and led three courses at Persian Gulf University, for four years. He was also founder and director of the ICT institute at PGU for two years. Mohammad graduated from Sharif University of Technology with the M.Sc. degree in Information Technology Engineering in the field of Computer Networks.


◉ Mobile Sensor Data Anonymization

[PDF]. [Dataset & Code]

Mohammad Malekzadeh, Richard G. Clegg, Andrea Cavallaro, and Hamed Haddadi. Arxiv

◉ Protecting Sensory Data against Sensitive Inferences

[PDF]. [Dataset & Code]

Mohammad Malekzadeh, Richard G. Clegg, Andrea Cavallaro, and Hamed Haddadi. In Proceedings of the 1st EuroSys Workshop on Privacy by Design in Distributed Systems (W-P2DS 2018), April 23, 2018, Porto, Portugal.

◉ Replacement AutoEncoder: A Privacy-Preserving Algorithm for Sensory Data Analysis

[PDF]. [Code]

Mohammad Malekzadeh, Richard G. Clegg, and Hamed Haddadi. The 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation, 17-20 April, 2018, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

◉ Towards Privacy-Preserving IoT Data Publishing


Mohammad Malekzadeh and Hamed Haddadi. 11th Eurosys Doctoral Workshop (EuroDW’17) ,Belgrade, Serbia, April 23, 2017.

◉ Gamified Incentives: A Badge Recommendation Model to Improve User Engagement in Social Networking Websites


Reza Gharibi and Mohammad Malekzadeh. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 8(5), 2017.

◉ A Multi-Generational Social Learning Model: the Effect of Information Cascade on Aggregate Welfare


Marziyeh Barghandan, Mohammad Malekzadeh, Atefeh Safdel and Iren Mazloomzadeh. The 2014 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2014, Beijing, China. August 17-20, 2014.

◉ Social Balance and Signed Network Formation Games


Mohammad Malekzadeh, MohammadAmin Fazli, Pooya Jalaly Khalilabadi, Hamid R. Rabiee, MohammadAli Safari. The 5th SNA-KDD Workshop ’11 (SNA-KDD’11), San Diego CA, USA, August 21, 2011.

◉ Persian CAPTCHA system to prevent automatic subscribing of software robots in web pages


Mohammad Malekzadeh and Mehdy Bohlool 13th National CSI Computer Science ,Kish, Iran,2008.

Awards and Honors

◆ [2018] Our team earned first place in Imperial College AIHack 2018 for Brooklyn Housing Challenge. Nov2018.

◆ [2018] I was accepted on to the Alan Turing Institute Data Study Group, covering all the travelling and accomodation expenses, April 2018.

◆ [2018] I was awarded a grant covering registration to top-tier systems conference EuroSys 2018 in Porto, Portugal.

◆ [2018] I was accepted on to the 2nd CommNet2 PhD Spring School, covering all the travelling and accomodation expenses, March 2018.

◆ [2017] I was awarded a $30000 grant of Microsoft Azure storage and compute for one year in 2018.

◆ [2017] I was awarded a grant of $500 covering travel and lodging to top-tier systems conference EuroSys 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia.

◆ [2017] I was awarded a Ph.D. full studentship, to work on privacy-preserving personal data analytics, from Queen Mary University of London, Life Sciences Initiative in 2017.

◆ [2014] I was ranked 1th among more than 30 faculty members of engineering department at Persian Gulf University as the best teacher of the year, 2014.

◆ [2009] I was ranked 10th among more than 10,000 participants taking part in the M.Sc. entrance exam of IT Engineering in Iran, 2009.

◆ [2008] I was ranked 2th among more than 50 computer engineering students during the bachelor's degree in Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, 2008

Services and Experiences

◇ Program Committee: AMV2018.
◇ External Reviewer: WWW2018.
◇ Shadow PC: EuroSys2018.

Contact Details

Click this: m.<my_last_name> (at) imperial.ac.uk


1st floor, Observatory Building, Dyson School of Design Engineering,
Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus. London SW7 2AZ.
CS440, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science,
Peter Landin Building, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4FZ.

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