Mahdi Imani received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX in 2019. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. Prior to Northeastern, for two years, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the George Washington University. His research interests include Machine Learning, Bayesian Statistics, and Decision Theory, with a wide range of applications from computational biology to cyber-physical systems. He is the recipient of the Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research-Doctoral in 2019, the Best Ph.D. Student Award in ECE department at Texas A&M University in 2015, and a single finalist nominee of ECE department for the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the college of engineering at Texas A&M University in 2018. He is also a recipient of the best paper finalist award from the 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2015.