Principal Investigators:

Lara DolecekProf. Lara Dolecek  
Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
Intel Early Career Award, 2013
University of California Faculty Development Award, 2013
Okawa Research Grant, 2013
NSF CAREER Award, 2012

Research Group: LORIS   

Dr. Dolecek received her PhD in 2007 in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley and has been a post-doctoral scholar at MIT since then. She also received an M.A. in Statistics, M.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Berkeley. She was awarded the 2007 David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize for the most outstanding doctoral research from EECS at UC Berkeley.



Prof. Rick Wesel  

Okawa Foundation Award, 1999
NSF CAREER Award, 1998

Research Group: CSL 

Richard D. Wesel joined UCLA in 1996 after receiving his Ph.D.in electrical engineering from Stanford. His B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering are from MIT. After graduating from MIT in 1989 he was with AT&T Bell Laboratories until he left to attend Stanford in 1991.He received the 2000 TRW Excellence in Teaching Award from the UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science. Since 1999 he has been an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications in the area of coding. He has authored or co-authored over seventy conference and journal publications. Professor Wesel currently serves as Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.



Collaborators:


Prof. Dejan Markovic

NSF CAREER Award, 2009

Research Group: PDA

Dejan Markovic  completed the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2000 and 2006, respectively, as a member of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center. He joined the faculty of the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2006. He joined the faculty of the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2006, where he is currently an Assistant Professor.     




Prof. Dariush Divsalar

Senior Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1999
Fellow, IEEE, 1997
NASA Exceptional Engineering Achievement Medal, 1996

JPL

Dariush Divsalar received the Master, Engineer, and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), in 1975, 1977, and 1978 respectively. Since then, he has been with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, where he is a Principal Scientist. Since 1986, he has taught graduate courses in communications and coding at UCLA and Caltech. He has published more than 200 papers, coauthored a book, contributed to two other books, and holds 22 U.S. patents.






Postdocs and Graduate Students:
                                                         








                                                     
 
 



 Behzad Amiri  
Doctoral Student
Email: amiri@ucla.edu
Website

 





Nicolas Bitouzé   
Poatdoctoral Associate
 


 


 Ehsan Ebrahimzadeh
Doctoral Student
Email: 
ehsan.ebrahimzadeh@gmail.com
Website

 




 Ahmed Hareedy  
Doctoral Student
Email: 
eng_hareedy@yahoo.com

 

  


 
Sean Huang 
 
Doctoral Student
Email: 
Website

 

 


 
Amirhossein Reisizadeh
 
Doctoral Student
Email: 
reisizadeh@yahoo.com
 




 Sudarsan Srinivasan Ranganathan
Doctoral Student
Email: 
sudarsanvsr@g.ucla.edu


 



Frederic Sala 
Doctoral Student
Email: 
fredsala@ucla.edu
Website
 
 



Clayton Schoeny 
Doctoral Student
Email: 
cschoeny@gmail.com
Website
 



 Yuta Toriyama
Doctoral Student
Email: 
ytoriyama@ucla.edu
Website
 



 Kasra Vakilinia
Doctoral Student
Email: 
vakiliniak@ucla.edu
 




Haobo Wang

Doctoral Student 
Email: whb12@ucla.edu
 

      Adam Williamson
    
Doctoral Student
Email: 
adamroyce@ucla.edu
Website





                                 
                          
                                                                                   

Undergraduate Students:



 


Shadi Mohagheghi  
Email: 
shadi.mohagheghi@gmail.com
 


Manie Tadayon
Email: 
manitadayon@yahoo.com



Former Members: 
Tsung-Yi Chen ( PhD 2013, Now Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University )
Thomas Courtade ( PhD 2012, Now Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley )
Ryan Gabrys (Now with Spawar Systems Center Pacific )
Eric Goss (MS 2014)
Yao Li (Post-Doc 2014, Now with Akamai Technologies)




Seyed M. Sadegh Tabatabaei Yazdi ( Post-Doc 2012, Now with Qualcomm )
Yizeng Sun (MS 2013)
Jiadong Wang ( PhD 2012, Now with Qualcomm )