Kamran Kiasaleh

Professor - Electrical Engineering
Tags: Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering
University of Southern California - 1986
M.S. - Electrical Engineering
University of Southern California - 1982
B.S. - Electrical Engineering
University of Southern California - 1981

Research Areas

Research Areas
Software-Define Radios
Cognitive Radios
RF and Optical Wave Interaction with Biological Systems
Free Space Optical Communication Systems
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Novel Multiple Access Schemes for Wireless Communications
Channel Estimation and Synchronization for Wireless Channels
Network Synchronization      

Publications

D. Cao, A. Modiri, G. Sureka, K. Kiasaleh, "DSP Implementation of the Particle Swarm and Genetic Algorithms for Real-Time Design of Thinned Array Antennas," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 11, 2012. 2012 - Publication
Ali Montazeri, Allen Web, and Kamran Kiasaleh, "Low-Power Spectral-Line Clock Recovery Algorithm for SDR Applications, IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems II, vol. 58, no. 11, pp. 773-777, 2011. 2011 - Publication
Modiri and K. Kiasaleh, "Modification of Real-Number and Binary PSO Algorithms for Accelerated Convergence," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 214-224, 2011. 2011 - Publication
M. Abaz and K. Kiasaleh, "Erratum to "Performance of APD-Based, PPM Free-Space Optical Communication Systems in Atmospheric Turbulence," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 2638-2639, 2011. 2011 - Publication
Modiri and K. Kiasaleh, "Efficient Design of Microscript Antennas for SDR Applications Using Modified PSO Algorithm," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 1278-1281, 2011. 2011 - Publication
Kamran Kiasaleh, "Hybrid ARQ for FSO Communication Through Turbulent Atmosphere," IEEE Communications letters vol. 14, No. 9, pp. 866-868, 2010. 2010 - Publication
Ali Montazeri and Kamran Kiasaleh, "Design and Performance Analysis of a Low Complexity Digital Clock Recovery Algorithm for Software-Defined Radio Applications, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 1258-1263, 2010. 2010 - Publication
Beilei Zhang and Kamran Kiasaleh, "Partially-Coherent Receiver Architectures for QAM Communications in the Presence of Non-constant Phase Estimation Error," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 2, pp 568-573, Feb. 2009. 2009 - Publication
Michael Cole and Kamran Kiasaleh, “Receiver Architectures for Free-Space Optical Communications Systems with APD Detector Arrays," Journal of Optical Engineering, vol 47, no. 2, pp 025088-(1-15), Feb. 2008. 2008 - Publication
Beilei Zhang and Kamran Kiasaleh, “Partially-Coherent Receiver Architectures for QAM Communications in the Presence of Non-constant Phase Estimation Error,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, accepted for publication Jan. 2008. 2008 - Publication

Appointments

Communications Engineer
Teknekron Communication Systems [1986–1987]

Additional Information

Patents
  • Channel-aided, decision-directed delay-locked loop (USPTO:6,373,862)
  • Synchronization and clock recovery (USPTO:6,324,234)
  • Interferometric, self-homodyne optical receiver and method and optical transmission system incorporating same (USPTO:5,319,438)
  • A low complexity CDMA receiver (pending, with Mahant Shett)
Funded Projects
  • A Software-Defined Emergency Radio, National Institute of Justice, $245,705 (requested), $250,000 (granted for the second year), start date: Sep. 2007, 12 months. PI: Kamran Kiasaleh, Co-PI: Poras Balsara and Dinesh Bhatai. Percentage of time 18%.
  • Multiple Layer Overlay (MLO) Modulation/Multiple Access, Texas Emerging Technology Fund RCIC, $338,287, start date: August 2007, duration: 6 months. Percentage of time 9%
Grants Awarded
  • A Software-Defined Emergency Radio Kamran Kiasaleh (PI), Poras Balsara (Co-PI), Dinesh Bhatia (Co-PI) National Institute of Justice, $250,000, (2007-2008) Percentage of time 18%
  • Multiple Layer Overlay (MLO) Modulation/Multiple Access Kamran Kiasaleh (PI) Texas Emerging Technology Fund RCIC, $338,287, (2007-2008) Percentage of time 9%