Arman Sargolzaei

Assistant Professor

Dr. Arman Sargolzaei's expertise is in applying linear and nonlinear control methods, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to the field of networked control systems. His mission is to enhance the quality of life for people by assuring safety, security, and privacy concerns through extensive collaboration among multi-disciplinary fields. He received his second doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida and his first doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University. He is currently an assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF). Before joining USF, he was an assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Technological University for two years and an assistant professor of Electrical Engineering at Florida Polytechnic University for four years. He holds three years of industrial experience as a system development engineer at PLC International Inc., a multinational corporation specializing in telecommunications for electrical substations and smart grid applications. In this position, he was working on a product called Rugged Smart Machine-to-Machine platform, which received the best of show innovation award at ITEXPO for two years in a row. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award for his research on testing and verifying the security of connected and autonomous vehicles. He was recognized with the honor of the "Faculty Research Excellence Award" for two consecutive years. Dr. Sargolzaei has two active patents for his research efforts on the security of control systems. He has presented extensively at international and national conferences and workshops, chaired industrial and research workshops and training events, received research awards, grants, and reviewed top-quality journal papers. Dr. Sargolzaei's peer-reviewed research on the theory and applications of cyber-physical systems, control systems, and autonomous vehicles has been published in more than 70 articles [H index = 26].  

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