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

Kiasaleh, “Scintillation index of a multi-wavelength beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Journal of Optical Society of America (JOSA) A, Volume 21, Issue 8, 1452-1454, August 2004. 2004 - Publication
M. Cole and K. Kiasaleh, "Signal estimators for p-i-n and APD-based free-space optical communication systems," in proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunication Conference (GLOBECOM 2004), (Dallas, TX), Vol. 2, pp. 1221-1224, Nov. 2004. 2004 - Publication
M. Simon and K. Kiasaleh, "Performance of computationally efficient multiple-symbol differential detection scheme in the presence of phase noise," in proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunication Conference (GLOBECOM 2004), (Dallas, TX), Vol. 1, pp. 304 – 307, Nov. 2004. 2004 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, “Performance analysis of free-space on-off-keying optical communication systems impaired by turbulence,” in proceedings of Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XIV, (San Jose, CA), vol. 4635, pp. 150-161, Jan. 2002. 2002 - Publication
G. Burnham, C. D. Cantrell, A. Farago, A. Fumagalli, K. Kiasaleh, W. O. Osborne, and R. Prakash, “The first Telecommunications Engineering program in the United States,” IEEE Journal of Engineering Education, pp. 653-657, Oct. 2001. 2001 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, "Channel-aided, decision-directed delay-locked loop for pilot symbol aided CDMA communications impaired by frequency-selective Rayleigh fading and user interference," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 1392-1407, July 2000.2000 2000 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, M. Srinivasan, T. Yan,"Trellis-coded pulse-position modulation for optical communication systems impaired by pulsewidth inaccuracies," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 1336-1346, Aug. 1999. 1999 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh and Tsun-Yee Yan, “T-PPM: a novel modulation scheme for optical communication systems impaired by pulse width inaccuracies,” Photonics West International Symposia (SPIE), (San Jose, California), Jan. 1999. 1999 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, “A post-detection strategy for the reduction of error floors of optical DPSK receivers impaired by laser phase noise,”  IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 165-170, Feb. 1999. 1999 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, "Turbo-coded optical PPM communication systems," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 18-26, Jan. 1998.  1998 - 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

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%