Rutgers GSE CMSI

Shahab Tayeb

Shahab Tayeb is currently Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Fresno. As a proud first-generation college graduate, he believes in changing lives through his teaching and he strives to make an impact in the community. He obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Shahab’s research expertise and interests include Embedded Networking and Cybersecurity, particularly in the contexts of the Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems. He specializes in investigating attack mitigation techniques to safeguard connected devices and networks. He is currently working on applying data science techniques, particularly deep learning, to tackle the detection of zero-day attacks. He has also been part of multiple research projects on workforce development and professional development of K-12 teachers. He has authored/co-authored 20+ refereed research papers over the past three years and his research findings have been highlighted by the National Science Foundation. He has also been the recipient of several scholarships and awards including a U.S. Congressional Commendation for STEM mentorship and a Graduate College medallion. He is currently designing a new course on Cloud and Cybersecurity to train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.