About

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I received my M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University working with Professor Salman Avestimehr. I am a postdoctoral research scientist at Information Initiative at Duke (iiD) working with Professor Robert Calderbank. My research interests include network information theory, wireless communications, coding theory, and data storage.

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Research

I work on projects in information theory, the theory of communications, and data storage. Below is a list of my active projects.

Wireless Communications:

  • Information flow with limited feedback bandwidth
  • Information flow with delayed channel knowledge
  • Informational bottlenecks in multi-hop wireless networks

Memory Systems and Data Storage:

  • Tolerating shift errors in racetrack memory
  • Coding for lifetime
  • Coding for reliability and performance optimization
  • DNA archival storage

Awards

  • Outstanding PhD Thesis Research Award, Cornell University, 2015.
  • Qualcomm Innovation Award Winner (Innovation Title: Collaborative Interference Management), 2013.
  • Director's PhD Teaching Assistant Award, Cornell University, 2011.
  • Jacobs Scholar Fellowship, School of ECE, Cornell University, 2009.
  • Ranked 2nd among over 360,000 participants in Iranian National University Entrance Exam, 2004.
  • Silver medal, Iranian National Physics Olympiad, 2003.

Students

If you are interested in working with, send me an email describing your research interests and background.

Contact

Office:
304 Gross Hall – Duke University
Email:
firstname (dot) lastname (at) duke (dot) edu

Teaching

Data+ Project, Duke University

  • Big Data Analytics mentor. Watch the video for our work here.
  • Visit the Data+ website here.

Random Signals in Communication and Signal Processing, Cornell University

  • Winner of the Director's PhD Best Teaching Award

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