Mohsen Ghaffari will join the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in April 2022. He received his BSc from the Sharif University of Technology, and his MSc and PhD in EECS from MIT. His research focuses on distributed and parallel algorithms for large graphs. Ghaffari received ACM Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award, the ACM-EATCS Principles of Distributed Computing Doctoral Dissertation Award, and the George M. Sprowls Award for Best Computer Science PhD thesis at MIT. Before coming to MIT, he was on the faculty at ETH Zurich, where he received a prestigious European Research Council Starting Grant.