Mohsen Beheshti is the Chair and Professor of Computer Science Department at California
State University - Dominguez Hills. His research interests include Network Security,
Big Data, Data Conversion, Multidisciplinary research, and Curriculum Development.
He is the director of Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, Knowledge Management,
and Computational Science to promote research and education for the college. He is
also the director of Computer Science Research Lab (CSRL) conducting research in Intrusion
Detection System and Data Mining/Big Data in collaboration with other faculty members
and undergraduate/graduate students. He has developed new graduate and undergraduate
programs to better prepare students for the workforce, and their studies. He has extensive
experience in developing supervised/closed laboratories and has developed course and
lab manuals. Dr. Beheshti has received numerous grants to advance technology in education;
and he has hosted a series of workshops for high school teachers to further promote
computer science to high school students. He is also a member of IEEE, ACM, NCWIT,
PLTLIS, and a founding member of CAHSI (Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions)
and the lead for CAHSI INCLUDES West Region.