Dr. Majid Khonji
Dr. Majid Khonji Assistant Professor
Bio
Education
Technical Areas
Research Interests
Bio

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Majid Khonji is an Assistant Professor at the Masdar Institute, Khalifa University. He received his M.Sc. degree in Security, Cryptology, and Coding of Information Systems from Ensimag, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France, and his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Engineering from Masdar Institute in collaboration with MIT in 2016.

Previously, he was a visiting assistant professor at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT, a senior R&D technologist in Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and an information security researcher at the Emirates Advanced Investment Group (EAIG).

Dr. Khonji’s research interests are in algorithms, optimization, artificial intelligence, robotics, and smart grid.

Education
  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinar​y Engineering, Masdar Institute in collaboration with MIT (USA), 2016
  • M.Sc., Security, Cryptology, and Coding of Information Systems, Grenoble Institute of Technology (France) 
Technical Areas
  • Distributed Computer Systems Engineering
  • Topics in Intelligent Vehicles
  • Sustainability and Computing
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Research Interests
  • Algorithms
  • Optimization
  • Smart grid
  • AI
  • Robotics
  • Autonomous vehicles