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

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%