Navid Najafabadi

Assistant Professor

Office Location
Innovation Science, and Technology Building, Room 2069, 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805-8531


Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2017
M.S. in Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2016
M.S. in Computer Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2012
B.S. in Computer Engineering, Sepahan Sci. and Tech. Institute of Higher Education, 2009


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Dr. Navid Khoshavi has been a full-time faculty member at the Florida Polytechnic University since 2017.

His research interests are in secure fault-tolerant/hardware architectures, energy-aware sub-memory system design, and energy- and bandwidth- efficient data movement across novel memory architecture.

His research papers have been recognized in top-venues in the computer architecture field, such as feature paper of month in IEEE Transactions on Computers, and the best paper nomination in 18 International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design.

He served as technical program committee of International Conference on Computer Science and Technology, and the reviewer of well-known conferences and journals such as IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, IEEE Transactions on Computers, and IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI. He was awarded multiple prestigious awards recognizing his research initiative and academic success.



  • Emerging computer architecture for deep learning and machine learning algorithms
  • Fault-tolerant and dependable architectures
  • Energy-aware and high-performance memory systems
  • Hardware/software security and trustworthiness


Professional Activities

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)


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