NYU WIRELESS Directors


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Theodore Rappaport Theodore Rappaport
Director & Professor

Research Interests: Developing new methods for analyzing and implementing wireless broadband and portable internet access. My students and I have pursued the potential of mmWave wireless communications as a way to meet the growing global demand for bandwidth.


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Sundeep Rangan Sundeep Rangan
Associate Director & Professor

Research Interests: Wireless communications, cellular systems, signal processing


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Thomas L Marzetta Thomas L Marzetta
Associate Director & Distinguished Industry Professor, ECE

Research Interests: He received the PhD and SB in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978 and 1972, and the MS in Systems Engineering from University of Pennsylvania in 1973.


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John-Ross Rizzo John-Ross Rizzo
Associate Director & Professor

Research Interests: Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, Eye-Hand Coordination, Eye Movements, Ocular Motor Control, Manual Motor Control, Concussion, Biomechanics, Gait, Assistive Technology, Wearable Technology, Blindness and Visual Impairment (BVI), Sensory Augmentation, Electronic Travel Aids (ETAs) for BVI, Mobility in Low Vision


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Dennis Shasha Dennis Shasha
Associate Director & Professor

Research Interests: Biological computing, pattern recognition and querying in trees and graphs, pattern discovery in time series, cryptographic file systems, database tuning, and wireless.


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Faculty, Post-Docs, & Research Engineers


Henry Bertoni Henry Bertoni
Professor Emeritus, ECE

Research Interests: Electromagnetics and Acoustics


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Aditya Dhananjay Aditya Dhananjay
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Interests: Prototyping next-genenration mmWave systems. I am also the co-founder and president of MilliLabs, a startup dealing with mmWave channel sounding and measurement.


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Elza Erkip Elza Erkip
Professor

Research Interests: Cooperative Communications, Energy Efficient Communications, Joint Source and Channel Coding for Wireless Networks, Interference in Wireless Networks.


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Fraida Fund Fraida Fund
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless network economics


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Siddharth Garg Siddharth Garg
Assistant Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Computer architecture, Hardware security, VLSI for machine learning, edge computing


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David Goodman David Goodman
Communications, NYU Tandon

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Michael Knox Michael Knox
Industry Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Software Radio, RF and Microwave Components, Antenna Design, Analog Circuit Design


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Pei Liu Pei Liu
Research Scientist, ECE

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Yong Liu Yong Liu
Associate Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Design, Analysis and Simulation of Communication, NetworksModeling, Control and Optimization of Complex Systems


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Giuseppe Loianno Giuseppe Loianno
Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Agile Robotics and Perception Lab


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Marco Mezzavilla Marco Mezzavilla
Research Scientist

Research Interests: Post-doc leading various mmWave-related research projects, mainly focusing on 5G PHY/MAC design and network performance evaluation.


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Shivendra Panwar Shivendra Panwar
Professor & Department Chair, ECE

Research Interests: Wireless networks,Video over wireless,Switching


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Shaloo Rakheja Shaloo Rakheja
Assistant Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Modeling and simulating electron transport in nanoscale transistors. She is also interested in novel, beyond-CMOS devices using alternate state variables


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Ludovic Righetti Ludovic Righetti
Associate Professor, ECE and MAE

Research Interests: Planning and control for autonomous robots


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Davood Shahrjerdi Davood Shahrjerdi
Assistant Professor, ECE

Research Interests: The study of new electronic materials, device structures and circuits- often at extreme nanoscale limits.


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Farhad Shirani Farhad Shirani
Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: I received my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan in December 2016. My Ph.D. advisor was Sandeep Pradhan. I also received my M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics in 2016.


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Anirudh Sivaraman Anirudh Sivaraman
Assistant Professor: Comp Sci

Research Interests: He is broadly interested in computer networks, and his recent research work has focused on hardware and software for programmable high-speed routers. He has been actively involved in the design and evolution of the P4 language for programmable network devices.


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Lakshminarayan Subramanian Lakshminarayan Subramanian
Associate Professor, Courant

Research Interests: Wireless and Mobile SystemsConnectivity and Web access, Crowdsourcing, Mobile security, Big DataInference, Networks and Markets, Data privacy


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Yao Wang Yao Wang
Professor, ECE

Research Interests: Image and Video Processing, Video Compression and Transport, Medical Imaging


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Students


Talal Ahmad Talal Ahmad
PhD, Computer Science

Research Interests: Networking Systems, Mobile Systems


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Alp Aygar Alp Aygar
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Computer Vision, Image Compression, Machine Learning, Deep Learning


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Abdullah Alharbi Abdullah Alharbi
Supervising Prof: Davood Shahjerdi

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Ananth Balashankar Ananth Balashankar
PhD

Research Interests: machine learning, privacy, AI for society


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Nicolas Barati Nicolas Barati
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wirelss Networks, mmWave MAC


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Daisy Caniza Daisy Caniza
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Networks, Switching and Networking


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Andy Chiang Andy Chiang
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Jia Chuanmin Jia Chuanmin
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Tristan Clare Tristan Clare
M.S. Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: FPGA / SoC development, microcontrollers, PCB design, embedded software


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Haoyu Deng Haoyu Deng
M.S. Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Future Network, Eage-Caching Network


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Sourjya Dutta Sourjya Dutta
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Simulation and Modelling, MAC Layer Design


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Seyed Farzaneh Seyed Farzaneh
PhD Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Spintronics, Spin Dynamics in Semiconductors


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Zhipeng Fan Zhipeng Fan
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Prachi Gupta Prachi Gupta
PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Applications in Security and Privacy, Systems Machine Learning: Focus on Secure Mobile Edge Computation


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Amirhossein Khalilian-Gourtani Amirhossein Khalilian-Gourtani
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Parisa Hassanzadeh Parisa Hassanzadeh
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications and Information Theory with emphasis on caching for wireless video delivery, and low-resolution ADC architectures for millimeter wave communication systems


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Runchen Hu Runchen Hu
M.S. Computer Science

Research Interests: Applied Machine Learning method into time-sequence prediction, such as 5G network bandwidth for individual users.


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Zhujun Huang Zhujun Huang
Supervising Prof: Davood Shahjerdi

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Muhammad Affan Javed Muhammad Affan Javed
PhD

Research Interests: My research interests lie in enabling technologies for ultra low latency and high bandwidth 5G wireless systems. Currently I'm working on optimizing multi-user scheduling and resource allocation in 5G wireless networks.


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Shiva Iyer Shiva Iyer
PhD

Research Interests: mobile systems, IoT, AI for society


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Shihao Ju Shihao Ju
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: MmWave communications, MmWave channel sounder development, MmWave channel simulator NYUSIM


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Li Jun Li Jun
PhD

Research Interests: machine learning technology to leverage wireless communication.


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Ojas Kanhere Ojas Kanhere
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Millimeter-Wave Channel Sounder Development, Millimeter-Wave Channel Simulator (NYUSIM) Development


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Thanos Koutsaftis Thanos Koutsaftis
Supervising Prof: Shivendra Panwar

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Rajeev Kumar Rajeev Kumar
Supervising Prof: Shivendra Panwar

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Jack Langerman Jack Langerman
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Applied Deep Learning, Machine Learning, and Neural Networks. Passionate about putting research into practice. Most recent projects include semantic segmentation for medical images and hierarchical multiclass theme prediction for TV Programs.


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Chenge Li  Chenge Li 
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Guangyu Li  Guangyu Li 
PhD Electrical and Computer

Research Interests: recommender system, social networks and data mining in computer networks


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Kexin Li Kexin Li
PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: device physics, and electrothermal TCAD modeling


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Yuxi Luo Yuxi Luo
BS in Computer Science

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Tingting Lu Tingting Lu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

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Yixiang Mao Yixiang Mao
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Lifan Mei Lifan Mei
PhD ECE

Research Interests: Bandwidth Measurement and Prediction Video Streaming Recommendation System


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Nitin Nair Nitin Nair
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Abbas Khalili Olam Abbas Khalili Olam
Supervising Prof: Elza Erkip

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Mustafa Ozkoc Mustafa Ozkoc
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Networks


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Zhaoyi Liu Zhaoyi Liu
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Anurag Shivam Prasad Anurag Shivam Prasad
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Enhancing mm Wave Channel Simulator, mm Wave Propagation, Statistical Signal Processing, Channel Modelling


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Arun Parthasarathy Arun Parthasarathy
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: spin dynamics, voltage-controlled magnetism


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Lina Qiu Lina Qiu
Supervising Prof: Yong Liu

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Yiming Qiu Yiming Qiu
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Ziming Qiu Ziming Qiu
PhD, ECE department

Research Interests: Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Medical Image Analysis.


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RAMKUMAR RANJITHKUMAR RAMKUMAR RANJITHKUMAR
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: ASIC digital design engineer. Involved in designing digital blocks for biomedical ASIC and high speed ADC


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Nikhil Rangarajan Nikhil Rangarajan
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Spintronics based Magnetic Memories


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Jyotish Robin Jyotish Robin
Supervising Prof: Elza Erkip

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Sunit P. Sebastian Sunit P. Sebastian
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Biomedical Circuits, High-Speed Low Power Analog-to-Digital Converters


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Shahram Shahsavari Shahram Shahsavari
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: millimeter wave cellular networks, Resource Sharing in mmWave, Full-duplex cellular networks, Wireless Hospitals, Opportunistic Resource Allocation and Scheduling


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Manali Sharma Manali Sharma
Supervising Prof: Sundeep Rangan

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Cole Smith Cole Smith
Millimeter Wave Communications

Research Interests: Improving the reliability of millimeter wave communications using base station relays. Development of base station placement methodologies and optimization of signal coverage


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Chris Slezak Chris Slezak
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: phased arrays, dynamic channel measurements, 5G prototyping at 60 GHz


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SUMANTH SRINIVASAN SUMANTH SRINIVASAN
MS Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Adaptive streaming and decoding of 360 degree video over a network.


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Syed Hashim Ali Shah Syed Hashim Ali Shah
PhD

Research Interests: Synchronization and Detection during Initial Access in Terahertz(THz) communications. Currently working on power saving aspects of THz communications.


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Aditya Sundar Aditya Sundar
Supervising Prof: Sundeep Rangan

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Mukund Sudarshan Mukund Sudarshan
PhD

Research Interests: machine learning, computational health, AI for society


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Loris Soularue Loris Soularue
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: robotics


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Suyash Nachiket N Sule Suyash Nachiket N Sule
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Networks, Stochastic Geometry, 5G mmWave


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Liyang Sun Liyang Sun
PhD, Electrical Engineering Prof: Yong Liu

Research Interests: Video Streaming, Multipath Technology, Machine Learning


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Caglar Tunc Caglar Tunc
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Information theory and networking, caching networks, wireless communications.


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Siquan Wang Siquan Wang
Supervising Prof: Yong Liu

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Ran Wang Ran Wang
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Ting Wu Ting Wu
PhD ECE

Research Interests: Exploring physics of nanomaterials for applications in biotechnology


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Hui Wei Hui Wei
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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William Xia William Xia
PhD in Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: signal processing and wireless communications, specifically in the mmWave and Terahertz frequency bands


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Yunchou Xing Yunchou Xing
PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication, Channel Sounding, RF channel measurements


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Shenghe Xu Shenghe Xu
PhD

Research Interests: Wireless communication, Deep learning.


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Elahe Yarmoghaddam Elahe Yarmoghaddam
PhD electrical and computer engineering

Research Interests: Modeling and simulating electron transport in nanoscale transistors, Nonlinear optical properties of graphene


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Menglei Zhang Menglei Zhang
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modeling, and Cellular System Design


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Kae-Dyi You Kae-Dyi You
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Power and area efficient analog-to-digital converters and readout circuits design for heterogeneous CMOS bio-sensing system


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Tianyu Zhao Tianyu Zhao
Supervising Prof: Yao Wang

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Kai Zheng Kai Zheng
M.S. Computer Engineering

Research Interests: mmWave Communication, fully digital beamforming


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Tongyu Zong Tongyu Zong
Supervising Prof: Yong Liu

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Shiva Radhakrishnan Shiva Radhakrishnan
Supervising Prof: Lakshmi Subramanian

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Jingrui Yang Jingrui Yang
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Image & Video processing, machine learning


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Jiang Yu Jiang Yu
Supervising Prof: Yong Liu

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Jeff (Jun) Zhang Jeff (Jun) Zhang
PhD Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Computer Architecture, Energy Efficient and Reliable AI Silicon, Edge Computing, Reinforcement Learning


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Alumni


Parisa Amiri Eliasi Parisa Amiri Eliasi
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Convex Optimization, Wireless Communication, Compressed Sensing, Signal and Image Processing, and Machine Learning.


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Yuntian Mao Yuntian Mao
MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication, Estimation & Detection, DSP and FPGA


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Shervin Minaee Shervin Minaee
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning and Computer Vision, Video processing and Summarization


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Efe Onaran Efe Onaran
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: De-Anonymization of Social Networks with Community Structure


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Guanze Peng Guanze Peng
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Parameters estimation of wireless channel based on different methods, such as MUSIC, ESPRIT and etc.


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Mayank Gupta Mayank Gupta
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Designing the CMOS based Biosensor ASICs and Electronic Platforms for Verification of ASICs.


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Mustafa Anil Kocak Mustafa Anil Kocak
Research Assitant

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Information theory, and Machine Learning


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Jonathan Lu Jonathan Lu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Real-time performance simulation tools for various UHF SISO and MIMO outdoor wireless communication systems


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CHERYL MACWAN CHERYL MACWAN
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modelling, 5G mmWave


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Eymen Kurdoglu Eymen Kurdoglu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Real-time Video Communications, Networks, Video Encoding, Forecasting


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Ish Kumar Jain Ish Kumar Jain
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Network Design and Optimization, Scheduling, Distributed Systems, Cognitive Radio Networks.


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Qasim Idrees Qasim Idrees
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Information Theory, Internet of Things, Wireless Hospitals


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S. Amir Hosseini S. Amir Hosseini
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless communication and networking, video delivery in wireless networks, MAC layer design of millimeter wave cellular networks.


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Fanyi Duanmu Fanyi Duanmu
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: My current research focuses on video compression and delivery, screen content coding, 360 degree video processing and streaming and computer vision.


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George MacCartney, Jr. George MacCartney, Jr.
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Millimeter-wave channel sounder prototyping and development with a focus on 5G millimeter-wave channel modeling and coordinated multi-point


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Shu Sun Shu Sun
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Cellular mobile communications


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David Ramirez David Ramirez
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Interests: Communication theory, information theory, wireless networks, scheduling, and optimization algorithms.


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Bayan Nasri Bayan Nasri
Postdoctoral Associate

Research Interests: Analog/Mixed-signal Integrated Circuits, Front-end electronics, Analog-to- digital and digital-to- analog conversion, Bio/silicon interfaces and integrated sensors.


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Fatima Zarinni Fatima Zarinni
Research Scientist

Research Interests: Wireless Networking and Mobile Systems; improving performance of mobile web and video; energy-efficiency of mobile systems; next-generation high data rate WLANs and 5G networks, Internet-of-things; network measurement techniques and analysis.


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Ruichen Wang Ruichen Wang
MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research Interests: mmWave, 5G


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Zhengrui Fu Zhengrui Fu
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communication


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Abhi Shah Abhi Shah
PhD, Wireless Communications

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Varun Chandrasekaran Varun Chandrasekaran
MS, Computer Science

Research Interests: Systems, specifically Security & Privacy, Software Defined Networking, & Distributed Computing


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Jeton Koka Jeton Koka
BS, Computer Science & Engineering

Research Interests: Millimeter-wave propagation, 5G, artificial intelligence, algorithms, programming languages, software engineering


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Sijia Deng Sijia Deng
MS, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Channel Modeling


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Mathew Samimi Mathew Samimi
PhD, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless communications, RF channel measurements, mmWave ultrawideband channel modeling, data processing


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Rieko tsuji Rieko tsuji
Visiting PhD Student

Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Electromagnetic Wave Simulation, Visualization of EM Wave, Diffuse Scattering


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Marco Giordani Marco Giordani
University of Padua Graduate Reasearcher

Research Interests: 5G Mm-wave Cellular Networks Initial-access Algorithms, Overcoming LTE Limitations, Detection of Radio-link Failures In MMw Systems


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Mattia Rebato Mattia Rebato
University of Padua Graduate Reasearcher

Research Interests: Spectrum Sharing, Transmission Protocol to Coordinate BSS and UES in a 5G System


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Hansong Yan Hansong Yan
Former Student

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Dian Yu Dian Yu
Former Student

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Staff


Patricia Donohue Patricia Donohue
Administrative Director

Pat’s background also includes public relations and writing/editing.


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Adam Holsten Adam Holsten
Web Design & Development

I am a web designer and photographer with a background in producing websites with rich and vibrant content.


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Campbell Busfield Campbell Busfield
Office Administrator

Campbell Busfield is a University of Houston graduate.


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