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Shahram ShahbazPanahi

Shahram ShahbazPanahi
BSc, MSc, PhD (Sharif, Iran), PEng

Professor

Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ENG 2026

905.721.8668 ext. 2842
905.721.3370 (fax)

shahram.shahbazpanahi@uoit.ca
http://faculty.uoit.ca/shahbazpanahi/

Office hours:
Monday 10:00 - 11:00


Research topics

  • Array processing
  • Co-operative communications
  • Detection and estimation
  • Dynamic spectrum access
  • Smart antennas
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Wireless communications

Education

  • PhD (Electrical Engineering, majored in Statistical Signal Processing), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2001;
  • MSc (Electrical Engineering, majored in Signal Processing and Communication Systems), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1994; and
  • BSc (Electrical Engineering, majored in Communications), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1992.

Courses

  • Digital Signal Processing;
  • Signals and Systems;
  • Statistical Signal Processing; and
  • Stochastic Processes.

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Book chapters:

    • M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Recent advances in orthogonal space-time block coding,” chapter in the book Space-Time Processing for MIMO Communications, A. B. Gershman and N. D. Sidiropoulos, (Editors), John Wiley & Sons, April 2005, pp. 105-168; and
    • A. B. Gershman, Z.-Q. Luo, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Robust adaptive beamforming using worst-case performance optimization,” chapter in the book Robust Adaptive Beamforming, P. Stoica and J. Li (Editors), John Wiley & Sons, August 2005.

    Journal papers (published or accepted):

    1. A. Gavili and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal spectrum leasing and resource sharing in two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.5030-5045, Oct 2014.
    2. A. Minasian and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy harvesting cooperative communication systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, accepted 2014.
    3. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Sum-rate maximization for active channels with unequal subchannel noise powers,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.4187-4198, Aug. 2014.
    4. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “On achievable SNR region for multi-user multi-carrier asynchronous bi-directional relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, revised 2014.
    5. N. Mollemi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A distributed reflector localization approach to ultrasonic array imaging in non-destructive testing applications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.3863,3873, Aug. 2014.
    6. N. Mollemi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A new array spatial signature model for ultrasonic imaging of multi-layer Media," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, revised 2014.
    7. Y. Hao, Y. Jing, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy efficient network beamforming design using power-normalized SNR.” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, pp. 2756-2769, May 2014.
    8. R. Vahidnia, S. ShahbazPanahi, “Single-carrier equalization for asynchronous two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, accepted, 2014.
    9. S. Salari, S. ShahbazPanahi, and K. Ozdemir, “Mobility-aided wireless sensor network localization via semi-definite programming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, pp. 5966-5978, Dec. 2013.
    10. M.M. Naghsh, M. Modarres-Hashemi, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Soltanian, and P. Stoica, “Unified optimization framework for multi-static radar code design using information-theoretic Criteria,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, pp. 5401-5416, Nov. 2013.
    11. J. Mirzaee, S. ShahbazPanahi, and R. Vahidnia, “Sum-rate maximization for active channels,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 20, pp. 771-774, Aug. 2013.
    12. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Multi-carrier asynchronous bi-directional relay networks: Joint subcarrier power allocation and network beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, pp. 3796-3812, Aug. 2013.
    13. F.A. Alhumaidi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Two-way cooperative communications with statistical channel knowledge,” Signal Processing, vol. 93, pp. 3363-3370, June 2103.
    14. Y. Jing and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Max-min optimal joint power control and distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks under per-node power constraint,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 6576-6589, Dec. 2102.
    15. S. ShahbazPanahi and M. Dong, “Achievable rate region under joint distributed beamforming and power allocation for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, pp.4026-4037, Nov. 2012.
    16. M. Zaeri-Amirani, S. Shahbazpanahi, T. Mirfakhraie, K. Ozdemir, “Performance tradeoff in bidirectional network beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 4196-4209, Aug. 2012.
    17. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Filter-and-forward distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks in frequency selective channels,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 1927-1941, April 2012.
    18. S. Shahbazpanahi and M. Dong, “A semi-closed-form solution to optimal distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 1511-1516, March 2012.
    19. S. Talwar, Y. Jing, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Joint relay selection and power allocation for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 18, pp. 91-94, Feb. 2011.
    20. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Joint transmit-receive beamforming for multi-antenna relaying schemes,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 4966-4972, Sept.2010.
    21. A. B. Gershman, N. D. Sidiropoulos, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Bengtsson, and B. Ottersten, “Convex optimization-based beamforming: from receive to transmit and network designs,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 27, pp. 62-75, May 2010.
    22. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filter-and-forward distributed beamforming in relay networks with frequency selective fading,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 1251-1262, March 2010.
    23. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Optimal distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 1238 - 1250, March 2010.
    24. S. Fazeli-Dehkordy, S. ShahbazPanahi, and S. Gazor, “Multiple peer-to-peer communications using a network of relays,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, pp. 3053-3062, Aug. 2009.
    25. N. Sarmadi, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A.B. Gershman, “Blind channel estimation in orthogonally coded MIMO-OFDM systems: A semi-definite relaxation approach,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, pp. 2354-2364, June 2009.
    26. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Grami, and Z.-Q. Luo, “Distributed beamforming for relay networks based on second-order statistics of the channel state information,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, pp. 4306-4316, Sept. 2008.
    27. S. Valaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Detecting the number of signals in wireless DS-CDMA networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 56, pp. 1189-1197, July 2008.
    28. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Blind and semiblind channel and carrier frequency offset estimation in orthogonally space-time block coded MIMO systems,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, pp. 702-711, Feb. 2008.
    29. B. Balakumar, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “Joint MIMO channel tracking and symbol decoding using Kalman filtering,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, pp. 5873-5879, Dec. 2007.
    30. B. K. Chalise, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Czylwik, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink beamforming based on outage probability specifications,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, pp. 3498-3503, Oct. 2007.
    31. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semiblind multiuser MIMO channel estimation using Capon and MUSIC techniques,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 54, no. 9, pp. 3581-3591, Sept. 2006.
    32. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “Closed-form blind MIMO channel estimation for orthogonal space-time block codes,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 4506-4517, Dec. 2005.
    33. Y. Rong, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust linear receivers for space-time block coded multiple-access MIMO wireless systems with imperfect channel state information,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 3081-3090, Aug. 2005.
    34. 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.
    35. M. Biguesh, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink power control in wireless cellular systems,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2004, pp. 261-272, Dec. 2004.
    36. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, and K. M. Wong, “Minimum variance linear receivers for multi-access MIMO wireless systems with space-time block coding,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 3306-3313, Dec. 2004.
    37. S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust blind multiuser detection for synchronous CDMA systems using worst-case performance optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, pp. 2232-2245, Nov. 2004.
    38. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and A. B. Gershman, “A covariance fitting approach to parametric localization of multiple incoherently distributed sources,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 592-600, March 2004.
    39. A. Hassanien, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “A generalized Capon estimator for localization of multiple spread sources,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 280-283, Jan. 2004.
    40. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, Z.-Q. Luo, and K. M. Wong, “Robust adaptive beamforming for general-rank signal models,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 51, pp. 2257-2269, Sept. 2003.
    41. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Distributed source localization using ESPRIT algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, pp. 2169-2178, Oct. 2001.
    42. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Incoherently distributed source localization,” Scientia Iranica, vol. 7, no. 3&4, pp. 244-252, Oct. 2000.
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