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Page last updated on 2013 February 26

This page contains various lists that detail Professor Parhami's involvement in, and contributions to, his profession. In all but two of the categories, appointments and responsibilities are listed by date, in reverse chronological order of the starting years. Lists of refereeing and reviewing activities include only the names of organizations and entities served.

Editorial Roles in Technical Publications
Volunteer Positions in Professional Organizations
Conference Committee Service
Memberships in Professional Organizations
Technical Refereeing Activities
Technical Reviewing Activities
Lectures and Presentations (Appendix L to the CV)

Editorial Roles in Technical Publications

2009-xx  Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Computers
2006-12  Member of Editorial Board, J. Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems (Taylor & Francis)
2006-10  Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Parallel and Distributed Systems
1999-xx  Member of Editorial Advisory Board, J. Computer Science and Engineering (CSI)
1984-86  Member of Editorial Board, Iranian J. Engineering
1980-86  Computer Science and Engineering Editorial Advisor, Iran University Press
1979-84  Editor-in-Chief, Computer Report. As founding editor of this Persian-language journal, Dr. Parhami set up the policies and production formats and guided it through the initial formative years.
1978-79  Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Mideast Computer
1977-78  Honorary Advisory Board Member, Bull. Iranian Mathematical Society
1977-77  Editorial Advisor, Computer Science Series, SHUT Press
1976-85  Editor, IEEE Iran Section News
1975-75  Editor, SHUT Computing Newsletter, Sharif University of Technology

Volunteer Positions in Professional Organizations

1983-85  Chairman, Education Committee, Informatics Society of Iran
1983-85  Chairman, Scientific and Technical Activities Committee, Informatics Society of Iran
1982-83  Member, National Planning Committee for Postgraduate Engineering Programs, Iran
1982-83  Member, National Recruiting Committee for Computer Science and Engineering Faculty
1980-83  Leading Member, National Planning Committee for Computing Education, Iran
1979-84  President, Informatics Society of Iran
1979-84  Chairman of Publications Committee, Informatics Society of Iran
1978-80  Leading Member, Standardization Committee for Persian Information Representation Code
1977-85  Chairman, IEEE Iran Section
1977-79  Founding Member and Chairman of the Interim Executive Committee, ISI
1977-78  Member, Iranian Math. Society Task Force on Establishing a Nat'l Math. Research Center
1976-77  Vice-Chairman, IEEE Iran Section

Conference Committee Service

2013  Member of Program Committee, 17th CSI Int'l Symp. Computer Architecture & Digital Systems (CADS), Tehran, Iran, October 30-31
2010  Member of Program Committee, 15th CSI Int'l Symp. Computer Architecture & Digital Systems (CADS), Tehran, Iran, September 23-24
2008  Member of Program Committee, 22nd Int'l Conf. Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-08), Okinawa, Japan, March 25-28
2008  Co-Chair of Program Committee, 13th CSI Int'l Computer Conf. (CSICC'08), Kish Island, Iran, March 9-11
2008  Co-Chair of Program Track on Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Engineering, 13th CSI Int'l Computer Conf. (CSICC'08), Kish Island, Iran, March 9-11
2007  Member of Program Committee, 21st Int'l Conf. Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-07), Niagara Falls, Canada, May 21-23
2006  Member of Program Committee, 2nd Int'l Workshop Performance Evaluation of Networks for Parallel, Cluster and Grid Computing Systems, Columbus, OH, August 14-18
2005  Member of Steering Committee, 6th Int'l Conf. Communications in Computing (CIC 2005), Las Vegas, NV, June 27-30
2005  Member of Program Committee, 1st Int'l Workshop Performance Evaluation of Networks for Parallel, Cluster and Grid Computing Systems, Oslo, Norway, June 14-17
2004  Member of Program Committee, 16th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (IASTED PDCS), MIT, Cambridge, MA, November 8-11
2004  Member of Program Committee, 5th Int'l Conf. Communications in Computing (CIC 2004), Las Vegas, NV, June 21-24
2003  Member of Program Committee, 15th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (IASTED PDCS), Marina del Rey, CA, November 3-5
2003  Member of Program Committee, 4th Int'l Conf. Communications in Computing (CIC 2003), Las Vegas, NV, June 23-26
2003  Member of Program Committee, 16th IEEE Symp. Computer Arithmetic (ARITH-16), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 15-18
2002  Member of Program Committee, 14th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (IASTED PDCS), Cambridge, MA, November 4-6
2002  Member of Program Committee, 3rd Int'l Conf. Communications in Computing (CIC 2002), Las Vegas, NV, June 24-27
2002  Member of Program Committee, 6th Int'l Symp. Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Networks (I-SPAN), Manila, Philippines, May 23-25
2001  Member of Program Committee, 13th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (IASTED PDCS), Anaheim, CA, August 21-24
2001  Member of Program Committee, 2nd Int'l Conf. Communications in Computing (CIC 2001), Las Vegas, NV, June 25-28
2001  Member of Program Committee, 15th IEEE Symp. Computer Arithmetic (ARITH-15), Vail, CO, June 11-13
2000  Member of Program Committee, 12th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (IASTED PDCS), Las Vegas, NV, November 6-9
2000  Member of Program Committee, 13th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (ISCA PDCS), Las Vegas, NV, August 8-10
2000  Member of Program Committee, Int'l Conf. Communications in Computing (CIC 2000), Las Vegas, NV, June 26-29
2000  Member of Program Committee, Int'l Symp. Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Las Vegas, NV, March 27-29
1999  Session Chair (#11, Interconnection Networks II, December 4), 11th Int'l Conf. PDCS, Boston
1999  Member of Program Committee, 11th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (IASTED PDCS), Cambridge, Boston, MA, November 3-6
1999  Member of Program Committee, Int'l Symp. Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Networks (I-SPAN), Fremantle, Western Australia, June 23-25
1998  Member of Program Committee, 5th Int'l Conf. High-Performance Computing, Madras, India, December 17-20
1998  Member of Program Committee, 10th Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS), Las Vegas, NV, October 28-31
1998  Session Chair (#7B, Routing, October 30), 10th Int'l Conf. PDCS, Las Vegas, October
1998  Session Chair (#11, DSP II, October 30), Int'l Conf. Signal & Image Processing, Las Vegas, October
1998  Member of Program Committee, 3rd IAA Annual Conf.: Computers and Communications, The City Univ. of New York, September 19-20
1998  Session Chair (#8, March 31), Int'l Parallel Processing Symp. & Symp. Parallel and Distributed Processing, Orlando, March
1997  Session Chair (#2-3, August 5), Midwest Symp. Circuits & Systems, Sacramento, CA
1996  Member of Scientific Committee, 2nd Annual CSI Computer Conf., Tehran, December
1996  Session Chair (#4-A, October 24), IEEE Int'l Symp. Parallel and Distributed Processing, New Orleans
1996  Session Chair (#12, August 9, and #18, August 10), Int'l Conf. Parallel & Distributed Processing: Techniques & Applications, Sunnyvale, CA
1996  Session Chair (#WEE13, July 10), Int'l Conf. Systems Engineering, Las Vegas, NV
1995  Member of Scientific Committee, 1st Annual CSI Computer Conf., Tehran, December 25-28
1995  Session Chair (#7b, February 3), Int'l Conf. Modeling, Anal. & Simulation of Computers & Telecomm. Systems, San Jose
1994  Member of Program Committee, Associative Processing & Appl's Workshop, Syracuse
1994  Member of Advisory Committee, Iranian Conf. Electrical Engineering, May 17-20
1993  Session Chair (#TP2-10, August 17), 36th Midwest Symp. Circuits & Systems, Detroit
1993  Member of Program Committee, Associative Processing & Appl's Workshop, Syracuse, July 21-23
1991  Member of Program Committee, IEEE Int'l Symp. Parallel and Distributed Processing
1982  Organizer and Chair, ISI's National Symp. Present State and Future of Informatics in Iran, Tehran, October 17-18
1981  Corresp. Memb. Prog. Comm., Int'l Symp. Fault-Toler. Comp., Portland, ME, June 24-26
1980  Corresp. Memb. Prog. Comm., Int'l Symp. Fault-Tolerant Computing, Kyoto, October 1-3
1979  Organizer and Chair, ISI's National Symp. Evaluation of Past Programs and Planning for the Future of Informatics in Iran, Tehran, October 17-18
1978  Member of Program Committee, 3rd Jerusalem Conf. Info. Technology, August 6-9
1978  Corresp. Memb. Prog. Comm., Int'l Symp. Fault-Tolerant Comput., Toulouse, June 21-23
1978  Session Chair, 9th National Mathematics Conf., Esfahan, Iran, March 30
1975  Organizer, Chair, and Proceedings Editor, Sem. Educational Programs and Teaching Methods for a First Course in Computing, Tehran, October 21-22

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2013-xx  Life Fellow, IEEE
2010-xx  Member, American Society for Engineering Education
2010-xx  Fellow, Institution of Engineering and Technology
2004-xx  Chartered Fellow, British Computer Society
1997-xx  Fellow, IEEE
1995-xx  Fellow, British Computer Society
1990-xx  Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council of UK
1990-xx  Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Software Engineering
1985-xx  Distinguished Member, Informatics Society of Iran
1985-xx  Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Architecture
1979-85  Founding Member, Informatics Society of Iran (advanced to Distinguished Member grade)
1978-96  Senior Member, IEEE (advanced to Fellow grade)
1977-95  Member, British Computer Society (advanced to Fellow grade)
1976-86  Member, Iranian Mathematical Society
1973-xx  Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Fault-Tolerant Computing
1972-xx  Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
1971-78  Member, IEEE and several of its societies such as Computer, Reliability, Signal Processing (advanced to Senior Member grade)

Technical Refereeing Activities

Acta Informatica
Ars Combinatoria
Computer J.
Computer Science and Engineering (ICS)
Computers & Electrical Engineering
Computers & Mathematics with Applications
Discovery
Discrete Applied Mathematics
Distributed Computing
ETRI J.
IEE Proc. Circuits, Devices, and Systems
IEE Proc. Computers and Digital Techniques
IEEE Computer
IEEE Computer Architecture Letters
IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits
IEEE Signal Processing Letters
IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems I
IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems II
IEEE Trans. Computers
IEEE Trans. Parallel and Distributed Systems
IEEE Trans. Reliability
IEEE Trans. Software Engineering
IEEE Trans. Systems, Mans, and Cybernetics
IEEE Trans. VLSI Systems
IET Circuits, Devices & Systems
Information Processing Letters
Information Sciences
Integration, the VLSI J.
J. Circuits, Systems, and Computers
J. Computer and Software Engineering
J. Computer Mathematics
J. Computers and Applications
J. Distributed Sensor Networks
J. Information Science and Engineering
J. Interconnection Networks
J. Parallel and Distributed Computing
J. Systems and Software
J. VLSI Signal Processing
Parallel Computing
Parallel Processing Letters
Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Scientia Iranica
Theoretical Computer Science

US National Science Foundation (proposal evaluation, review panels)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (proposal evaluation)
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Republic of Korea
University Grants Committee, People's Republic of China

Computer Society of Iran Computer Conf.
Int'l Conf. Advanced Information Networking and Applications
Int'l Conf. Circuits and Systems
Int'l Conf. Communications in Computing
Int'l Conf. Computer-Aided Design
Int'l Conf. High-Performance Computing
Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (ISCA)
Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (IASTED)
Int'l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Systems
Int'l Conf. Parallel Processing
Int'l Conf. Principles of Database Systems
Int'l CSI Computer Conf.
Int'l Parallel Processing Symp.
Int'l Symp. Circuits and Systems
Int'l Symp. Computer Arithmetic (ARITH)
Int'l Symp. Fault-Tolerant Computing
Int'l Symp. High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA)
Int'l Symp. Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Networks (I-SPAN)
Int'l Symp. Parallel and Distributed Processing
Int'l Symp. Software Reliability Engineering
... and numerous other conferences & workshops

Technical Reviewing Activities

Mathematical Reviews, regular reviewer
Academic Press
Addison-Wesley
Morgan Kaufmann
Prentice Hall
... and numerous academic/industrial promotion, merit advancement, and tenure cases