Dr Jalili has a PhD in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences and research interests in complex dynamical networks, social networks analysis and mining and applications for network science.
He has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, many in high quality journals as recognised by ERA. Mahdi has taught undergraduate and graduate programs and supervised 6 HDR candidates to completion. He has also been awarded numerous awards when studying in Switzerland and for research in his native Iran. Dr Jalili was also successful in attracting an ARC DECRA in the round announced in November.
Mahdi was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship in 2013 and is aligned with the School of Engineering.