Neda Mohammadi

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Dr. Mohammadi's scholarly work spans from the theoretical foundations in artificial intelligence (AI), computational modeling, and analytics to practical applications, integrating cyberinfrastructure-enabled technologies for the advancement of city infrastructure systems.

Her research has made significant contributions to understanding the complexities of evolving interactions between humans and civil infrastructure systems, including energy, mobility, and communication, to characterize their far-reaching impacts on community life. Central to her work is the creation of Digital Twins, providing a platform to explore interdependencies, uncertainties, and evolving interoperability within complex human-infrastructure systems across time, space, and scales, thereby amplifying their transformative potential.

Leading research initiatives in 'Smart City Digital Twins,' she collaborates extensively with city authorities, governments, and diverse stakeholders to drive Smart City Initiatives toward sustainability, resilience, and digital transformation. Driven by a global vision, her research aims to advance engineering decision-making, leveraging Generative AI for advanced modeling of Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Systems, including contextual data synthesis and augmentation, and realistic scenario generation.

In her capacity as principal investigator, Dr. Mohammadi has led multiple research grants supported by leading funding organizations, including the National Science Foundation (NSF), resulting in high-impact journal publications.

  • Smart Cities
  • Digital Twins
  • Human-Infrastructure Dynamics
  • Generative AI in Cyber-Physical Systems
  • PhD           Virginia Tech
  • MSc           University of Surrey
  • BSc            Sharif University of Technology
Distinctions & Awards
  • Outstanding Faculty Achievement in Research, College of Engineering, 2022