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

K. Kiasaleh, PN code aided ranging for optical satellite communication systems, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 1832-1844, Dec. 1991. 1991 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh and Lakshman S. Tamil, On the Statistics of mode partition noise in nearly single-mode cw lasers, Optics Communications, vol. 82, no. 1,2, pp. 41--44, April 1991. 1991 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, Fiber optic frequency hopping multiple access communication system, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 173--176, Feb. 1991. 1991 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh, PN code acquisition for the spread-spectrum optical on-off-keying communication system, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 38, no. 10. pp. 1879--1885, Oct. 1990. 1990 - Publication
K. Kiasaleh and W. C. Lindsey, Time and frequency transfer between master and slave clocks, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 38, no. 10, pp. 1900--1912, Oct. 1990. 1990 - 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%