Professor Emdad is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Mathematics Division. She completed her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics with a concentration in Computational and Applied Mathematics at Colorado State University. Professor Emdad completed her postdoctoral degree with the University of Texas Medical Branch and Shriners Hospital for Children Burn Unit and taught at the University of Connecticut, as Assistant Professor in Residence. She is the recipient of the top-ranked student academic award from the President of Shiraz University. She is the author of the book High Dimensional Data Analysis and more than 20 journal and conference articles.