Mohammad Fanaei

Mohammad Fanaei

Assistant Professor

Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Engineering
Room: 327
Phone: 313-993-1173
Areas of Expertise:
Random Variables and Processes
Digital Communication
Computer Networking
Network Security


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 2016
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering-Communications, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2008
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering-Electronics, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2005


Mohammad Fanaei joined the College of Engineering & Science at University of Detroit Mercy in 2016.

His research interests are in the broad areas of the applications of stochastic signal processing in wireless communication systems and sensor networks, as well as the design, analysis and evaluation of machine learning and deep learning technologies enabling connected, automated and autonomous driving systems. His teaching interests include communication systems, stochastic signal processing, digital signal processing and wireless networks.

Prior to joining Detroit Mercy, Fanaei was an assistant professor of Electrical Engineering at Bucknell University and in the Iron Range Engineering Program in the Department of Integrated Engineering at Minnesota State University Mankato.


    Areas of Research

    • Cyber-physical systems, with applications in automated and autonomous driving
    • Distributed signal processing, with applications in distributed detection, classification and estimation in wireless sensor networks
    • Machine learning and convolutional deep neural networks, with applications in automated driving systems
    • Wireless communication systems (MIMO and cooperative, SDR, LTE and 5G wireless systems)
    • Wireless networks (ad hoc, sensor and vehicular networks)