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Education:

  • PhD in Computer Science, New Mexico State University
  • MS in Computer Science, New Mexico State University
  • BS in Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University of Tehran

Research interests:

Security & Privacy, Networking & Communication

Biography:

Reza Tourani received the B.S. degree in computer engineering from the Azad University of Tehran, in 2008. He worked in the telecommunication industry for four years in Iran. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from New Mexico State University, in 2012 and 2018, respectively. He joined the Department of Computer Science at Saint Louis University in 2018, where he is currently an assistant professor. His research interests include security & privacy, Internet of Things, Information-Centric Networking, and communication.

Publications

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Travis Mick, Reza Tourani, and Satyajayant Misra. “LASeR: Lightweight Authentication and Secured Routing for NDN IoT in Smart Cities”. In: IEEE Internet of Things Journal 5.2 (2018), pp. 755–764. doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2017.2725238. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2017.2725238.
Reza Tourani, Satyajayant Misra, Travis Mick, and Gaurav Panwar. “Security, Privacy, and Access Control in Information-Centric Networking: A Survey”. In: IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials 20.1 (2018), pp. 566–600. doi: 10.1109/COMST.2017.2749508. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/COMST.2017.2749508.
Reza Tourani, Ray Stubbs, and Satyajayant Misra. “TACTIC: Tag-Based Access ConTrol Framework for the Information-Centric Wireless Edge Networks”. In: 38th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, ICDCS 2018, Vienna, Austria, July 2-6, 2018. 2018, pp. 456–466. doi: 10.1109/ICDCS.2018.00052. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDCS.2018.00052.
Gaurav Panwar, Reza Tourani, Travis Mick, Satyajayant Misra, and Abderrahmen Mtibaa. “On Implicit Denial of Service Attack in NDN and Potential Mitigations”. In: 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC Workshops 2018, Kansas City, MO, USA, May 20-24, 2018. 2018, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1109/ICCW.2018.8403579. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCW.2018.8403579.
Hong Huang, Yousef Jaradat, Satyajayant Misra, Amjad Abu-Baker, Rafael Asorey-Cacheda, Reza Tourani, Mohammad Masoud, and Ismael Jannoud. “Capacity of Large-Scale Wireless Networks Under Jamming: Modeling and Analyses”. In: IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology 66.9 (2017), pp. 8524–8534. doi: 10.1109/TVT.2017.2681656. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/TVT.2017.2681656.
Travis Mick, Reza Tourani, and Satyajayant Misra. “LASeR: Lightweight Authentication and Secured Routing for NDN IoT in Smart Cities”. In: CoRR abs/1703.08453 (2017). arXiv: 1703.08453. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1703.08453.
Gaurav Panwar, Reza Tourani, Travis Mick, Abderrahmen Mtibaa, and Satyajayant Misra. “DICE: Dynamic Multi-RAT Selection in the ICN-enabled Wireless Edge”. In: Computer Communication Review 47.5 (2017), pp. 67–72. doi: 10.1145/3155055.3155066. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3155055.3155066.
Gaurav Panwar, Reza Tourani, Travis Mick, Abderrahmen Mtibaa, and Satyajayant Misra. “DICE: Dynamic Multi-RAT Selection in the ICN-enabled Wireless Edge”. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Mobility in the Evolving Internet Architecture, MobiArch@SIGCOMM 2017, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 25, 2017. 2017, pp. 31–36. doi: 10.1145/3097620.3097626. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3097620.3097626.
Atena M. Tabakhi, Reza Tourani, Francisco Natividad, William Yeoh, and Satyajayant Misra. “Pseudo-Tree Construction Heuristics for DCOPs and Evaluations on the ns-2 Network Simulator”. In: 29th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI 2017, Boston, MA, USA, November 6-8, 2017. 2017, pp. 1105–1112. doi: 10.1109/ICTAI.2017.00169. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTAI.2017.00169.
Gaurav Panwar, Reza Tourani, Satyajayant Misra, and Abderrahmen Mtibaa. “Request aggregation: the good, the bad, and the ugly”. In: Proceedings of the 4th ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking, ICN 2017, Berlin, Germany, September 26-28, 2017. 2017, pp. 198–199. doi: 10.1145/3125719.3132110. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3125719.3132110.
Reza Tourani, Travis Mick, Satyajayant Misra, and Gaurav Panwar. “Security, Privacy, and Access Control in Information-Centric Networking: A Survey”. In: CoRR abs/1603.03409 (2016). arXiv: 1603.03409. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1603.03409.
Satyajayant Misra, Reza Tourani, F. Natividad, Travis Mick, Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, and Hong Huang. “AccConF: An Access Control Framework for Leveraging In-Network Cached Data in ICNs”. In: CoRR abs/1603.03501 (2016). arXiv: 1603.03501. url: http://arxiv.org/abs/1603.03501.
Reza Tourani, Satyajayant Misra, and Travis Mick. “IC-MCN: An architecture for an information-centric mobile converged network”. In: IEEE Communications Magazine 54.9 (2016), pp. 43–49. doi: 10.1109/MCOM.2016.7565186. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/MCOM.2016.7565186.
Reza Tourani, Satyajayant Misra, Travis Mick, Sukumar Brahma, Milan Biswal, and Dan Ameme. “iCenS: An information-centric smart grid network architecture”. In: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, SmartGridComm 2016, Sydney, Australia, November 6-9, 2016. 2016, pp. 417–422. doi: 10.1109/SmartGridComm.2016.7778797. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/SmartGridComm.2016.7778797.
Reza Tourani, Satyajayant Misra, and Travis Mick. “Application-Specific Secure Gathering of Consumer Preferences and Feedback in ICNs”. In: Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking, ICN ’16, Kyoto, Japan, September 26-28, 2016. 2016, pp. 65–70. doi: 10.1145/2984356.2984367. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2984356.2984367.
Travis Mick, Reza Tourani, and Satyajayant Misra. “MuNCC: Multi-hop Neighborhood Collaborative Caching in Information Centric Networks”. In: Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking, ICN ’16, Kyoto, Japan, September 26-28, 2016. 2016, pp. 93–101. doi: 10.1145/2984356.2984375. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2984356.2984375.
Reza Tourani, Satyajayant Misra, J?rg Kliewer, Scott Ortegel, and Travis Mick. “Catch Me If You Can: A Practical Framework to Evade Censorship in Information-Centric Networks”. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information-Centric Networking, ICN ’15, San Francisco, California, USA, September 30 - October 2, 2015. 2015, pp. 167–176. doi: 10.1145/2810156.2810171. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2810156.2810171.
Hong Huang, Yousef Jaradat, Satyajayant Misra, and Reza Tourani. “Towards Achieving Linear Capacity Scaling in Wireless Networks through Directed Energy Links”. In: IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications 13.4 (2014), pp. 1806–1814. doi: 10.1109/TWC.2014.030614.130330. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/TWC.2014.030614.130330.
Nahid Ebrahimi Majd, Satyajayant Misra, and Reza Tourani. “Split-Cache: A holistic caching framework for improved network performance in wireless ad hoc networks”. In: IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2014, Austin, TX, USA, December 8-12, 2014. 2014, pp. 137–142. doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7036797. url: https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7036797.
Satyajayant Misra, Reza Tourani, and Nahid Ebrahimi Majd. “Secure content delivery in information-centric networks: design, implementation, and analyses”. In: ICN’13, Proceedings of the 3rd, 2013 ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Information-Centric Networking, August 12, 2013, Hong Kong, China. 2013, pp. 73–78. doi: 10.1145/2491224.2491228. url: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2491224.2491228.

Courses

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Spring 2019CSCI 2100 Data StructuresMTWF 9:00am-9:50am
Fall 2018CSCI 2100 Data StructuresMTWF 2:10pm-3:00pm
Fall 2018CSCI 4650 Computer SecurityMWF 1:10pm-2:00pm
Fall 2018CSCI 5650 Computer SecurityMWF 1:10pm-2:00pm