mohammad khansari

Associate Professor

Department of Interdisciplinary Technologies,
Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies,
University of Tehran

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Mohammad Khansari

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  • Mohammad Khansari
  • m [dot] khansari [at]
  • +9821 8609 3185
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Technologies, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran, North Kargar Street, Opposite to street No. 10, Tehran, Iran. Postal code: 14399­57131

Mohammad Khansari received his B.S, M.S and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering all from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1996, 1998 and 2008 respectively. He is one of the contributors of the Advanced Information and Communication Technology research Center (AICTC) of Sharif University, and the director of Iran Free/Open Source (FOSS) national project (formerly Persian Linux) in AICTC for four years of running the project. He had a short-time research fellowship from DAAD, Germany at IPSI-Fraunhofer research institute. He has given more than sixty invited talks on FOSS and GNU/Linux localization topics in Iran and International conferences such as UNCTAD FOSS Expert meeting 2004, United Nation WSIS 2005 (Tunisia) and FLOSSWorld 2005 (India), LinuxAsia 2007 and IOSN summit (hosted by UNDP in India) and LinuxTag 2007 (Germany). He is the co-author of four books in Free/Open Source Software topics and has more than sixty papers in reputable international journals and conferences. His main research interests are nnetwork science and complex networks, wireless multimedia/health sensor networks, health care Information systems and Free/Open Source Software (FOSS). He served as faculty member and assistant professor at School of Science and Engineering, Sharif International campus, Kish Island, head of Information Technology faculty and faculty member, head of Information Technology faculty and director (CEO) of Iran Telecommunication Research Center and director of Information Techology and Cyberspace Center of University of Tehran. Currently, He is the faculty member (Associate Professor) of Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran.

محمد خوانساری مدارک کارشناسی مهندسی نرم‌افزار،‌ کارشناسی ارشد مهندسی سخت‌افزار و دکتری مهندسی کامپیوتر را از دانشکده مهندسی کامپیوتر دانشگاه صنعتی شریف به ترتیب درسال‌های ۱۳۷۵، ۱۳۷۷ و ۱۳۸۷دریافت کرده است. او یکی از مشارکت‌کنندگان اصلی راه‌اندازی مرکز پژوهشی فناوری اطلاعات و ارتباطات پیشرفته دانشگاه صنعتی شریف است. ایشان دارای بیش از ۱۸ سال سابقه فعالیتهای اجرایی – پژوهشی در حوزه فناوری اطلاعات است که از آن جمله می‌توان به به راهبری سیستم‌های اطلاع‌رسانی مدیریت در نهاد ریاست جمهوری، عضویت در کمیته انفورماتیک دفتر همکاری‌های فناوری ریاست جمهوری، مشارکت در پروژه پژوهشی مشترک با دانشگاه فنی وین، معاون گروه پردازش سیگنال و چندرسانه‌ای مرکز تحقیقات مخابرات، مدیر طرح ملی نرم‌افزارهای آزاد/متن‌باز (لینوکس فارسی) در کل چهار سال انجام طرح و ریاست پژوهشکده فناوری اطلاعات مرکز تحقیقات مخابرات ایران (پژوهشگاه ارتباطات و فناوری اطلاعات)، رئیس مرکز فناوری اطلاعات و فضای مجازی دانشگاه تهران و رئیس مرکز تحقیقات مخابرات ایران نام برد. او دارای یک بورس تحقیقاتی از موسسه DAAD آلمان است و در خصوص موضوعات مرتبط با حوزه نرم‌افزارهای آزاد/متن‌باز در بیش از ۶۰ کنفرانس و سمینار و کارگاه داخلی و خارجی مانند کنفرانس توسعه تجارت سازمان ملل در ژنو، اجلاس جامعه اطلاعاتی سازمان ملل تونس و برنامه توسعه سازمان ملل در دهلی‌نو به ارائه سخنرانی پرداخته است. راهنمایی بیش از ۴۰ دانشجوی کارشناسی ارشد و تألیف و ترجمه پنج کتاب و حدود ۷۰ مقاله در کنفرانسهای و مجلات معتبر بین‌المللی تخصصی از نتایج کارهای پژوهشی ایشان است. ایشان به مدت دو سال استادیار گروه مهندسی فناوری اطلاعات پردیس بین‌الملل دانشگاه صنعتی شريف در جزیره کیش بوده‌ است و از سال ۱۳۹۰ به عنوان عضو هیات علمی گروه علوم و فناوری شبکه در دانشکده علوم و فنون نوین دانشگاه تهران مشغول به آموزش و پژوهش می‌باشد. ایشان مؤسس گرایش بین‌رشته‌ای مهندسی سامانه‌های شبکه‌ای در کارشناسی ارشد مهندسی فناوری اطلاعات در کشور هستند. زمینه‌های پژوهشی ایشان عبارتند از: علوم شبکه و شبکه‌های پیچیده، شبکه‌های سنسور بی‌سیم چندرسانه‌ای و سلامت، نرم‌افزارهای آزاد/متن‌باز، سیستم‌های اطلاعات سلامت.

Resume - Personal Info

Scientific Activities
  • Chair and TPC member IST2016
    Chair and TPC member IST2014
    TPC member TCNCCS2013
    TPC member  and invited speaker for panel ICEH2012
    TPC member  and key invited speaker LNCSE2012
    TPC member ICSEMA2012
    TPC member IST2012
    TPC member CSICC2012
    TPC member and industrial and exhibition affairs AISP2011
    TPC member and industrial and exhibition affairs IST2010
    Conference referee from 2009 IEEE ICIP
    Founder and active member (


    Kish Linux User Group (09/08-07/10)
    Vice executive chairman during the conference period. 9th CSICC 2003 Conference (02/04)
    Referee and member of scientific committee. Sharif First FPGA Design Contest (03/02)
    System committee chair managing over 30 student staffs for setting up and supporting network, hardware and software of Asia regional site with around 140 PCs at the Sharif University before and during the contest. ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (09/01-11/01)
    Member of design and analysis team of a  joint research work between Technology Cooperation Office and Software Institute of Technical University of Vienna for building a  Scientific Internet-Based Workplace. Technology Cooperation Office (02/00- 10/00)
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  • Director 01/10/13 - Now
    Iran Telecomm. Research Center
  • Director 20/10/11 - 20/11/14
    University of Tehran

    Center for Information Technology and Cyberspace

  • Faculty member 01/09/11 - Now
    University of Tehran

    Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies

  • Head of IT Faculty 01/06/10 - 01/09/11
    Iran Telecomm. Research Center

    Head of Information Technology Faculty

  • Faculty member 01/09/08 – 01/06/10
    Sharif University International Campus, Kish Island

    Faculty member, Information Technology Engineering Department, School of Science and Engineering

  • Director 01/01/03 – 01/06/07
    AICTC , Sharif University

    Director, member of steering committee, and head of technical committee of the Iran Free/Open Source Software (formerly GNU/Linux Persian Localization) national project ( funded and supported by the government.

  • Consultant 21/03/06 - 21/03/07
    Iran Telecomm. Research Center

    Free/Open Source Software consultant to the deputy of scientific relations.

  • Project manager 03/03 – 09/03
    AICTC, Sharif University

    Project manager of consulting and supervising of integrated career information system at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs.

  • Technical assistant 09/00 – 03/01
    PortNet Multimedia

    Technical assistant, developing Internet-based applications and offering web hosting, server co-location, e-commerce solutions, consulting on multimedia applications, software design, and networking.

  • Director of software department 01/00 – 09/00
    Hoda Software Company

    Director of software department, design and implementation of Web-based applications with state-of-the-art technologies such as UML, ASP, PHP and database application with Visual C++, Visual Basic, Delphi and SQL Server.

  • Consultant 02/99 – 02/00
    Technology Cooperation Office

    Consultant to the Information Technology related projects and policies

  • Solaris system administrator 08/96 – 08/99
    Presidency Computer Site

    Solaris system administrator and Informix database administrator, developing Client/Server database applications on X Window with embedded C, System Programming with Visual C++ and web-based applications.

Teaching Experience
  • University of Tehran (from Fall 2011)
    1. Performance Evaluation (Modeling) of Computer Networks
    2. Principles of Health Information Technology
    3. Healthcare Information Systems
    4. Advanced Database Management Systems
    5. Information Technology Project Management
    6. Probabilistic Models
    Sharif University of Technology International Campus (from Fall 2008)
    1. Computer Networks Modelling and Analysis
    2. Computer Networks
    3. Network Laboratory
      Multimedia Networking
    4. Digital Video Processing
    5. Multimedia Systems
    6. Information Technology Application Engineering
    7. Information Technology Project Management
    8. Information Technology Fundamentals
    9. Database Management Systems
    10. Internet Engineering
    Computer Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology-before 2008)

Selected Publications - Journal Papers

  1. M. Khansari, H. R. Rabiee, M. Asadi, M. Ghanbari, "Object Tracking in Crowded Video Scenes Based on the Undecimated Wavelet Features and Texture Analysis," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2008, Article ID 243534, 18 pages, 2008. doi:10.1155/2008/243534.
  2. I. Khalkhali, R. Azmi, M. Azimipour Kivi, M. Khansari, “Host-based Web Anomaly Intrusion Detection System, an Artificial Immune System Approach,” IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 8, Issue 4, July 2011, pp.1694-0814
  3. H. Farhadi, M. Amir Haeri, M. Khansari, “Alert Correlation and Prediction Using Data Mining and HMM,” The ISC Int'l Journal of Information Security , Volume 3, Number 2, September 2011, pp. 1–25.
  4. Naderi, M. Y., H. R. Rabiee, M. Khansari, and M. Salehi, "Error Control for Multimedia Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Comparative Performance Analysis", Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 10, issue 6, 2012, doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2012.01.003
  5. S. Farokhi, S. M. Shamsuddin, J. Flusser, U. Sheikh ; M. Khansari ; K. Jafari-Khouzani, “Rotation and Noise Invariant Near Infrared Face Recognition by means of Zernike Moments and Spectral Regression Discriminant Analysis,” J. Electron. Imaging. 22(1), 013030 (Mar 01, 2013), doi:10.1117/1.JEI.22.1.013030.
  6. S. Mehdizadeh, M. Khansari, H. R. Rabiee, M. Salehi, “WCCP: A Congestion Control Protocol for Wireless Multimedia Communication in Sensor Networks ,” Ad Hoc Networks, Volume 13, Part B, February 2014, Pages 516-534, ISSN 1570-8705,
  7. M. Heydari, F. Saghafi, M. Khansari, “Effective Factors for Implementing PACS in Iran with regard to future Technology Trends,” Journal of Medical Council of Islamic Republic of Iran, Quarterly, VOL. 3, NO. 3, 1392 (2013). (In Persian).
  8. M. Sheikhbagheri Arjmand, M. Khansari, “A Cross Layer Approach for Efficient Video Delivery Based on TPGF Routing ,” International Journal of ICT Research (IJICTR), Vol. 6, No. 1 , Winter 2014.
  9. Amrollahi, Alireza, Mohammad Khansari and Amir Manian. "Success of Open Source in Developing Countries: The Case of Iran," International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP), Vol. 5, issue 1, 2014, pp. 50-65, doi:10.4018/ijossp.2014010103
  10. Sajad Farokhi, Siti Mariyam Shamsuddin, U.U. Sheikh, Jan Flusser, Mohammad Khansari, Kourosh Jafari-Khouzani, “Near infrared face recognition by combining Zernike moments and undecimated discrete wavelet transform,” Digital Signal Processing, Volume 31, August 2014, Pages 13-27, ISSN 1051-2004,
  11. B. Shams, M. Khansari, “Using Network Properties to Evaluate Targeted Immunization Algorithms ,” Network Biology Journal, Vol. 4, No.3 (Sept 1 issue), 2014.
  12. A. Amorollahi, M. Khansari, A. Manian, ”How Open Source Software Succeeds? A Review of Research on Success of Open Source Software,” International Journal of ICT Research (IJICTR), Vol. 6, No. 2, Spring 2014.
  13. A. Amrollahi, S. M. Tahaie, M. Khansari, “Measuring the Effectiveness of Wikipedia Articles: How does open content succeed?,” Book Chapter, Handbook of Research on Innovations in Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management, 2015, IGI Global.
  14. B. Shams, M. Khansari, “On the impact of epidemic severity on network immunization algorithms,” Theoretical Population Biology, Volume 106, December 2015, Pages 83–93.
  15. R. Zahedi, M. Khansari, Network immunization under limited budget using graph spectra, Accepted for publication in Modern Physics C.
  16. M. Khansari, A. Kaveh, Z. Heshmati, M. Ashkpoor Motlaq, Centrality Measures for Immunization of Weighted Networks, Accepted for publication in Network Biology.

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  • Email: m [dot] khansari [at]
  • Phone: +9821 8863 0090
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  • Address: Department of Network Science and Technology, Faculty of New Sciences  and Technologies, University of  Tehran, North Kargar Street, Opposite  to street No. 10,  Tehran, Iran. Postal code: 14399­57131

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