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

T. He and K. Kiasaleh, Error performance of binary DPSK communications systems in the presence of timing error, mixer imbalance, and Rayleigh fading, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 44, no. 11, pp.1399-1403, Nov. 1996. 1996 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, Performance of packet-switched fiber-optic-frequency-hopping multiple-access networks, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 2241-2253, July 1995. 1995 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, Correction to joint maximum likelihood symbol and slot synchronization for optical OPPM channels, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 43, pp. 2896, Dec. 1995. 1995 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, An all optical coherent receiver for self-homodyne detection of digitally phase modulated optical signals, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1496--1500, April 1994. 1994 - Publication
Lixin Lin and K. Kiasaleh, Performance of PLL-based optical OPPM communication systems, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1528--1532, April 1994. 1994 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, On the probability density function of signal intensity in free-space optical communications systems impaired by pointing jitter and turbulence Journal of Optical Engineering, vol. 33, no. 11, pp.3448-3757, Nov. 1994. 1994 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, Delay-and-multiply clock regeneration in APD-based direct-detection optical OOK communication systems, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 1448--1462, September 1992. 1992 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, Joint maximum likelihood symbol and slot synchronization for optical OPPM channels, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. no. 5, pp. 632--635, May 1991. 1991 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, On false lock in suppressed carrier MPSK tracking loops, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 1683-- 1697, Nov. 1991. 1991 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, Upper bounds on the performance of the MPSK and differentially encoded MPSK coherent optical systems impaired by laser phase noise, Journal of Optical Communications, vol. 12, no. 4, pp.138-146, Dec. 1991. 1991 - 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%