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Faryaneh Poursardar

Old Dominion University

portrait of Faryaneh Poursardar

Current University
Old Dominion University

Research Areas

Social computing, web and data science, natural language processing, digital libraries, human-computer interaction, and applied machine learning, identifying and countering deceptive information on online social platforms.


Poursardar is a research assistant professor at Old Dominion University’s Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC).

Previously, she was a faculty member at Christopher Newport University’s  Physics, Computer Science and Engineering Department (PCSE) and an adjunct instructional faculty at Virginia Tech’s Computer Science Department.

Alma Mater

Texas A&M University