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Nima ZahadatNima Zahadat

assistant professor
School of Criminal Justice

Additional Roles:

director, Forensic Science—High Technology Crime program at the Universities at Shady Grove

Contact Information:


Ph.D., M.S., George Washington University
B.S., George Mason University

Nima Zahadat is a professor of forensics, security and information systems. He has previously worked with the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and the National Guard. Zahadat has also worked extensively with U.S. government agencies and the public and private sectors throughout the years. Before joining UB, Zahadat was a professor at George Mason University and the George Washington University in the fields of information systems, engineering, data science, web development and security. He has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from George Mason, a graduate degree in Information Systems from the George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management from the George Washington University. Zahadat's research interests are mobile security with a focus on BYOD, information security, virtualization, data mining and information visualization and online education. Zahadat enjoys teaching, biking, photography, travel, skiing, reading and writing.