Received his BS and MS degrees (with Great Distinction) in Electrical Engineering from CSULB, USA, his EEE degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from USC, USA, and his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA in 1996. From 1993 to 1996 he was a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories. From 1996 to 1999 he worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Intel Corporation. He was also with PSU, OGI and OSU universities as an adjunct professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 1996-2000. Since September 2000, he has joined Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. He is the founder of Sharif University Advanced Information and Communication Technology Research Center (AICTC), Sharif University Advanced Technologies Incubator (SATI), and Sharif Digital Media Laboratory (DML). He is currently a Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering , Sharif University of Technology, an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at UNB, Canad, and the Director of AICTC and DML Research Centers. He has been the initiator and director of national and international level projects in the context of UNDP International Open Source Network (IOSN) and Iran’s National ICT Development Plan. Dr. Rabiee has received numerous awards and honors for his Industrial, scientific and academic contributions. He has acted as chairman in a number of national and international conferences, and holds three patents. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE.