SAHRA SEDIGH



Associate Professor

135 Emerson Electric Co. Hall
Rolla, MO 65409-0040
Phone: 573-341-7505
sedighs@mst.edu

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Dr. Sahra Sedigh is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Research Investigator with the Intelligent Systems Center at the Missouri University of Science & Technology. She received the B.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue University, all in electrical engineering. Her current research centers on development and modeling of dependable networks and systems, with focus on critical infrastructure. Her projects include research on dependability of the electric power grid, large-scale water distribution networks, and transportation infrastructures, including an instrumented bridge test bed funded by the US and Missouri Departments of Transportation. Her prior experience includes the development of models and optimization techniques for component-based software, with a focus on the tradeoff between cost and reliability; modeling of the coverage achieved by testing of mission-critical defense systems; and research and development of models and techniques for highly available and dependable internetworking, while employed at Cisco Systems. She was a Purdue Research Foundation Fellow from 1996 to 2000, and is a member of HKN, IEEE, ACM, and ISIS.