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Reza Rejaie

Department Head
Associate Director, Oregon Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (OCCoE)
Computer Science
Phone: 541-346-0200
Office: 324 Deschutes Hall
Research Interests: Networking, Internet Measurement, Networked Systems, Cybersecurity


Reza Rejaie is a Professor and Department Head at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oregon. Reza is also a founding Associate Director of Oregon Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (OCCoE) and leads all the center activities at UO.

Reza joined UO in 2002 and founded Oregon Network Research Group (ONRG) in 2004. He received a NSF CAREER Award for his work on P2P streaming in 2005, and a European Union Marie Curie Fellowship in 2009.

Reza has been a visiting professor at Sorbonne University, the Politecnico di Torino, and IMDEA Networks Institute. Reza's research in the area of network measurement, cybersecurity, congestion control, multimedia networking, P2P networking and social computing have been widely citedReza has served on the editorial board of several journals, review panels and technical program committee of numerous conferencesReza has also served as an expert witness and technology consultant, and engaged in partnerships with industry collaborators for deployment projects. He is a Fellow of IEEE (2017) for contributions to multimedia and peer-to-peer networking and Internet measurement, and a Distinguished member of the ACM (2022) for Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Computing.



Prior to joining UO, Reza was a Senior Technical Staff member at AT&T Labs-Research for three years. Reza received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1996 and 1999, respectively. Reza's Ph.D. dissertation was supervised by Deborah Estrin and Mark Handley. During his graduate study at USC, he participated in several research projects at Information Sciences Institute (ISI), the Computer Networks and Distributed Systems Research Laboratory, and the Database Laboratory. He completed his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1991.



  • BS, 1991, Sharif University of Technology
  • MS, 1996, Southern California
  • PhD, 1999, Southern California

Research Interests

Reza Rejaie's research interests include Networking, Computer Networks, Networked Systems, Internet Measurement, and Cybersecurity. Reza co-leads the Oregon Network Research Group ( the Computer Science Department.