Dr. Shahab Tayeb

( University of Nevada, Las Vegas )

  • Institution:University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Departments: Electrical And Computer Engineering, Computer Science
  • Research Fields: Cybersecurity, Internet Of Things, Networks
  • Disciplines: Computer Engineering, Education, Engineering, Higher Education/Higher Education Administration, Telecommunications Engineering
  • Location:Clark County
  • Funding:UNLV - University of Nevada, Las Vegas


My past mentoring experience includes: Rebel Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Summer 2017, Graduate College; Summer Undergraduate Research Funding program (SURF) Summer 2017, Office of Undergraduate Research; Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Summer 2017, Dept. of Computer Science. (mentored 12 Clark Country High School teachers); Research & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP) Summer 2017, Dept. of Computer Science (mentored 2 students); McNair and AANAPISI Summer Research Institute Summer 2016, Dept. of Computer Science; Brazilian Exchange Program Summer 2016, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


My research interests span communications, complex networks, and network security. I particularly plan to investigate network protocols (e.g. emerging wireless communications standards), big data analytics, the security and privacy of the Internet of Things and Cyber Physical Systems (e.g. Smart City).