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

Michael Cole and K. Kiasaleh, “Signal Intensity Estimators for Free-Space Optical Communication with Array Detectors,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 2341-2350, Dec. 2007. 2007 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, "Erlang Capacity of Time-Hopping /TDMA Multiple-Access Scheme for Wireless Communications," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 320-329, Jan. 2007. 2007 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, “On the Scintillation Index of a Multiwavelength Gaussian Beam in Turbulent Free-Space Optical Communications Channel,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 557-566, March 2006. 2006 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, “Performance of Coherent DPSK Free-Space Optical Communication Systems in K-distributed Turbulence,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 604-607, April 2006. 2006 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, “Impact of Turbulence on Multi-Wavelength Coherent Optical Communications,” in proceedings of the SPIE Symposium on Optics & Photonics,(San Diego, CA), August 2005. 2005 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, “Performance of APD-based, PPM Free-space Optical Communication Systems in Atmospheric Turbulence,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 53, No. 9, pp. 1455-1461, Sep. 2005. 2005 - Publication
M. Cole and K. Kiasaleh, “Receiver Architectures for On-Off-Keying, Free-Space Optical Communications with Avalanche Photodiode Arrays,” in proceedings of Frontier in Optics, the 89th OSA Annual Meeting, Laser Sciences XXI, (Tucson, AZ), Oct. 2005. 2005 - Publication
Teng and K. Kiasaleh, “A Joint Pre-coding and Scheduling Technique for Multi-user MIMO Systems,” 39th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers,  (Monterey, CA), Nov. 2005.  2005 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, “Performance of APD-based binary PPM FSO Systems,” in proceedings of the SPIE Symposium on Optics & Photonics, (San Diego, CA), August 2005. 2005 - Publication
M. Cole and Kamran Kiasaleh, “Signal intensity estimators for free-space optical communications through turbulent atmosphere,” IEEE/JOSA Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 16, No. 10, 2395-2397, Oct. 2004. 2004 - Publication

Appointments

Associate Department Head
University of Texas at Dallas [2006–Present]
Full Professor
[2003–2004]
Full Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1999–2000]
Communications Engineer/Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory [1998–1999]
Senior Communications Engineer
"Texas Instruments, Inc" [1996–1997]
Digital Signal Processing R&D Center
Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1992–1999]
Communications Engineer/Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory [1992–1992]
Lecturer
University of Southern California [1987–1987]
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1987–1992]
Lecturer
San Francisco State University [1986–1987]

Additional Information

Awards
NASA Group Achievement Award in 1993 for contribution to the success of Galileo Optical Experiment (GOPEX) demonstration (first successful demonstration of an optical communications link between a ground-based transmitter and a deep-space vehicle) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Invited Talks

"Time transfer technique for global positioning in master-slave systems," presented at The Center for Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, Oct. 1987.

"Galileo Optical Experiment," Laser and Electro-Optical Society (LEOS) Meeting, The University at Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, Jan. 13, 1993.

"On the Statistics of Signal Intensity in Free-Space Optical Communications System Impaired by Pointing Jitter and Turbulence," IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTTS) Chapter Meeting, Hewlette Packard, Richardson, TX , Dec. 1994.

"Spectral Efficiency: A Key Performance Measure in Wireless  Communications," IEEE/ACM Computer Society Meeting, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, TX, Oct. 1996.

Kiasaleh, A Robust Multi-hop Virtual topology for WDM Communications in the Presence of Link Failures, DIMACS Workshop on Network Switching, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, July 7-9, 1997.

Kiasaleh, T-PPM: A novel modulation scheme for Optical PPM Communications Systems Impaired by Pulse width Inaccuracies, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Aug. 3, 1998.