Behnaz Merikhi

Assistant Teaching Professor


Dr. Behnaz Merikhi is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Master of Professional Studies in Informatics program at Northeastern University Toronto. Behnaz holds a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Concordia University, where she has made significant contributions as a Teaching and Research Assistant. Dr. Merikhi co-supervised and mentored graduate students and led innovative research in optimizing content delivery networks, 5G wireless networks and information theory, leading to contributions in top-tier journals and conferences. 

Behnaz's professional path beyond academia includes her expertise in computer networking, IoT networks and applications, and cloud computing across various technology-focused roles as a Network Engineer and Cloud & Communication Network Analyst. Her skills in AI, machine learning, and advanced statistical methods reflect her dedication to actively integrating emerging technological trends into her research and industry collaborations.