Fatemeh Afghah

Fatemah Afghah

Clemson University
IEEE Region
Region 03 (Southeastern U.S.)
Technical Area
Wireless networks, Cooperative communication and green communication, Autonomous vehicles and intelligent transportation, 5G/B5G/6G and cellular systems

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Fatemeh Afghah is an Associate Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Clemson University and the director of the Intelligent Systems and Wireless Networking (IS-WiN) Laboratory. Prior to joining Clemson University, she was an Associate Professor with the School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems, at Northern Arizona University. Her research interests include wireless communication networks, decision-making in multi-agent systems, UAV networks, security, and artificial intelligence in healthcare. Her recent project involves autonomous decision-making in uncertain environments, using autonomous vehicles for disaster management and IoT security. She is the recipient of several awards including the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award in 2019, NSF CAREER Award in 2020, NAU's Most Promising New Scholar Award in 2020, and NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award in 2017. She is the author/co-author of over 120 peer-reviewed publications, 6 US patents and served as the associate editor for several journals including Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Ad hoc networks, Computer Networks, Springer Neural Processing Letters. She served as the organizer and TPC chair for several international IEEE workshops in the field of UAV communications and AI, including IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Wireless Sensor, Robot, and UAV Networks (WiSRAN’19), IEEE WOWMOM Workshop on Wireless Networking, Planning, and Computing for UAV Swarms (SwarmNet’20,21&22), and 2021 NSF Smart Health PI workshop on “Smart Health in the AI and COVID Era”.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Position History:
  • 2022-Present   Committee on Drones Member (Committee on Drones)
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