Morteza Golkarifard

Morteza Golkarifard

Ph.D., Research Asssistant

Sharif University of Technology


I am currently a research assistant at Performance and Dependability Laboratory (PDL), Sharif University of Technology, Iran under supervision of Prof. Ali Movaghar. My research interesets include SDN, NFV, and network slicing. I received my Ph.D., M.Sc., and B.Sc degrees in software engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran.

  • SDN, NFV and Network Slicing
  • Network Management and Orchestration in 5G Networks
  • Machine Learning for Network Optimization
  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, 2021

    Sharif University of Technology

  • M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, 2015

    Sharif University of Technology

  • B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, 2013

    Sharif University of Technology

Academic Visits

  [Telecommunication Networks Group (TNG)](  
  Politecnico di Torino  
  Supervised by [Prof. Carla Fabiana Chiasserini](
Visiting Researcher
Sep 2018 – Jul 2019 Turin, Italy
  [System and Media Laboratory (SyMLab)](  
  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)  
  Supervised by [Prof. Pan Hui](
Research Intern
System and Media Laboratory (SyMLab)
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Supervised by Prof. Pan Hui
Jul 2014 – Jan 2015 Hong Kong


Dynamic VNF placement, resource allocation and traffic routing in 5G. Computer Networks, 2021.
Processor Sharing Queues with Impatient Customers and State-dependent Rates. Accepted for Publication in the ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, 2021.
Dandelion: A Unified Code Offloading System for Wearable Computing. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2019.
Approximation algorithms for visibility computation and testing over a terrain. Applied Geomatics, 2017.
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Computation Offloading: Opinions from Practitioners. IEEE Communications Magazine, 2017.
Hyperion: A Wearable Augmented Reality System for Text Extraction and Manipulation in the Air. Proceedings of the 8th ACM on Multimedia Systems Conference, 2017.
An approximation algorithm for computing the visibility region of a point on a terrain and visibility testing. 2014 International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), 2014.
Expert Key Selection Impact on the MANETs' Performance Using Probabilistic Key Management Algorithm. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, 2013.


Member of Iran’s National Elites Foundation
Ranked 73th in the Nationwide University Entrance Exam among over 300,000 participants
Membership of the National Organization for the Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET)


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