Welcome to my personal web site!
Since August 2018, I am an Assistant Professor in Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
My main research interests focus on applied artificial intelligence in various engineering applications such as Smart Grids, Smart Cities, Nuclear Power, and Nuclear Security. Please visit my research page for more details
Should you feel interested in working with me, please do not hesitate to contact me.
- October 12, 2021: Paper accepted in Intelligent Decision Technologies Journal
- October 7, 2021: Paper accepted in Energies Journal
- October 2, 2021: Paper accepted in Electric Power Systems Research Journal
- September 1, 2021: Paper accepted in IEEE ICTAI 2021
- August 16, 2021: Collaborative paper with the Dept. of Construction Science was accepted at ASCE Construction Research Congress 2022
- August 13, 2021: Two papers were accepted in American Nuclear Winter Meeting on Topics of Explainable AI and Reinforcement Learning in Nuclear Security
- August 6, 2021: Paper accepted in Nuclear Technology and Radiation Protection on the topic of cybersecurity for nuclear facilities
- July 20, 2021: Two papers were accepted in IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies-Europe Conference (ISGT-Europe)
- July 12, 2021: Two papers were accepted in IEEE Nuclear Symposium.
- June 1, 2021: Two papers were accepted in IISA 2021 Conference (one paper in Nuclear security and the second in use of Neural nets in automobile applications).
- May 15, 2021: Journal Paper accepted in Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools
- May 12, 2021: Collaborative paper with the UTSA Dept. of Architecture was accepted in Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES) Conference.
- March 26, 2021: Student Adam Hooker received the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship for his work on IoT Radiation Sensor Security
- March 25, 2021: 2 Papers accepted in ANS Instrumentation Conference (one paper in Quantum Communications, and the other on Molten Salt Reactors and Machine Learning)
- February 28, 2021: Paper accepted at IEEE PowerTech 2021 Conference
- February 25, 2021: Paper accepted at ANS Annual Conference
- February 20, 2021: Paper in ANS student Conference coauthored with undergraduate student Adam Hooker was accepted.
- February 18, 2021: Paper in ASCE Transporation Conference coauthored with Ph.D. student Y. Munian and Dr. Molina (Dept of Architecture) was accepted.
- February 4, 2021: Paper in Neural Computation and Applications Journal was accepted
- August 27, 2020: Collaboration grant with ANL funded by DOE/NEUP
- August 27, 2020: Paper accepted at Nuclear Technology
- August 1, 2020: 2 Papers accepted at ANS Winter Meeting
- July 19, 2020: Paper accepted at Sustainability Journal
- July 1, 2020: Special Issue in Int. J. on Artificial Intelligence Tools that I was the guest editor is published online
- June 30, 2020: Chapter published in Book “Artificial Intelligence Techniques for a Scalable Energy Transition.
- June 27, 2020: Paper on animal detection accepted at IISA conference
- June 25, 2020: Paper accepted in IEEE Access
- June 10, 2020: Prestigious Presidential award grant received by UTH-SA
- October 1, 2019: Awarded $3,000,000 grant from DOE/NNSA