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Keyvan Zarifi

training

  • 04.2005-05.2007: Dr.-Ing. (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering, TU Darmstadt. "Blind Signature Waveform Estimation and Linear Multiuser Detection in Direct Sequence Code Division Multiple Access Systems"
  • 03.2002-04.2005: PhD student in Electrical Engineering and member of the Telecommunications Systems department *
  • 09.2002-03.2003: Visiting Scientist, Communication Research Laboratory, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 09.1997-09.2000: Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran. "Robust Control of Nonlinear Systems Using Nonlinear H- (infinity) Method"
  • 09.1993-09.1997: Student thesis in Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

* The university was changed in order to stay with the supervisor of the doctoral thesis, Prof. Alex Gershman.

Publications

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  • K. Zarifi and A.B. Gershman, "Asymptotic performance analysis of blind minimum output energy receivers for large DS-CDMA systems," accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (14 pages).
  • K. Zarifi and A. B. Gershman, `` Blind subspace-based signature estimation in DS-CDMA systems with unknown wide-sense stationary interference, '' accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, to appear in July 2007.
  • K. Zarifi and A. B. Gershman, `` Performance analysis of blind subspace-based signature estimation algorithms for DS-CDMA systems with unknown correlated noise, '' EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2007, Article ID 83863, 14 pages, 2007. doi: 10.1155 / 2007/83863
  • K. Zarifi and A. B. Gershman, `` Blind subspace-based signature waveform estimation in BPSK-modulated DS-CDMA systems with circular noise, '' IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 54, pp. 3592-3602, Sep. 2006.
  • K. Zarifi, S. Shahbazpanahi, A. B. Gershman, and Z.-Q. Luo, `` Robust blind multiuser detection based on the worst-case performance optimization of the MMSE receiver, '' IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 295-305, Jan. 2005.
  • K. Zarifi and A. B. Gershman, "High SNR performance analysis of blind minimum output energy receivers for large DS-CDMA systems", submitted to IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  • K. Zarifi and A. B. Gershman, "Generalized correlation decomposition based blind channel estimation in DS-CDMA systems with unknown wide-sense stationary noise", submitted to IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.

Conference contributions

  • K. Zarifi and A. B. Gershman, "Large system performance analysis of minimum output energy receivers for DS-CDMA systems", IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), June 2007, Helsinki, Finland.
  • K. Zarifi and A.B. Gershman, "High SNR performance analysis of blind minimum output energy receivers in large DS-CDMA systems", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), April 2007, Honolulu, USA.
  • K. Zarifi and AB Gershman, `` Subspace-based blind channel estimation in DS-CDMA systems with unknown wide-sense stationary interference, '' IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2006, Toulouse, France. (This paper was nominated as one of the finalists in the Student Paper Contest.)
  • K. Zarifi and AB Gershman, `` Performance analysis of subspace-based signature waveform estimation algorithms for DS-CDMA systems with unknown correlated noise, '' IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), June 2005, New York , UNITED STATES.
  • K. Zarifi and A. B. Gershman, `` Enhanced blind subspace-based signature waveform estimation in CDMA systems with circular noise, '' IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), March 2005, Philadelphia, USA.
  • K. Zarifi, S. Shahbazpanahi, A. B. Gershman, and Z.-Q. Luo, "Robust blind multiuser detection based on worst-case MMSE performance," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2004, Montreal, Canada.
  • K. Zarifi and M. J. Yazdanpanah, `` Two approximate solutions to HJI equation via state dependent Riccati equation, '' European Control Conference (ECC), Sep. 2001, Porto, Portugal.

Aid and Awards

  • Doctorate in engineering with distinction
  • Industrial R&D Fellowship (IRDF): Supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, CAD 30,000 / year for two years starting in 2007
  • Finalist in the Student Paper Contest: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2006, Toulouse, France
  • DFG grant for congress trips: Supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Bonn, 800 euros to guarantee participation in the ICASSP 2006

Professional activities

Supervisor of diploma theses

  • V.T. Tran, “Robust multiuser detection for multi-antenna DS-CDMA systems”, TUD, 2007
  • A. Gantumur, "Blind robust multiuser receiver design for mult-antenna DS-CDMA systems", Institute for Telecommunications, TUD, 2006
  • C. Hohendorf, "An angular diversity scheme for multi-antenna transmission system", Institute for Telecommunications, University of Duisburg-Essen, 2003

Reviewer for the following articles:

  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, EURASIP Journal on Wireless communications and Networking, Signal Processing-Elsevier, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Signal Processing
  • Chair: 2nd Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 1999
  • Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Teaching experience

  • Teacher Assistant: "Communication technology III: Signal and Information Theory", Darmstadt University of Technology, 2005-2006
  • Teacher: Teaching Calculus to the pre-university students preparing to attend in Iranian National Entrance Exam for study in University, 1994-2001
  • Instructor: Special courses on "Advanced Mathematics for Engineers" and "Diffential Equations" held by the ECE Student Council for the B.Sc. students preparing to attend in Iranian National Entrance Exam for Graduate Study, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, 1998-1999.
  • Teacher Assistant: "Advanced Mathematics for Engineers", Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, 1996.

credentials

Dr. Sergiy Vorobyov, Senior member IEEE

Department or Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Alberta, Canada

Tel .: ++ 1 780 4o92 9702

E-mail: [email protected]

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