Kresge Faculty Fellows

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Hamid R Sadjadpour
  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Professor
  • Division Baskin School of Engineering
  • Department
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Engineering Building 2, 245B
    • Engineering 2, Room 245B
  • Office Hours By appointment
  • Mail Stop SOE2
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High street, Engineering 2
    • Santa Cruz CA 95065
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Electrical Engineering

Summary of Expertise

Communication and Information Theory, Analysis of large scale Networks, Performance Analysis of Communication Networks, Information theoretic Security, Machine learning based communication system design.

Research Interests

  • Wireless communications
  • Analysis of networks and protocols
  • Network coding
  • Interaction between social and communication networks
  • Information theoretic security
  • Machine learning based communication system design

Biography, Education and Training

  • Hamid Sadjadpour received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on communication theory from University of Southern California (USC) in 1996. During his Ph.D., he worked part-time at Lincom corporations between February 1994 and July 1995 as a member of technical staff. During this period, he worked on the design of communication systems for satellite applications. Since December 1995, he was with AT&T Shannon research Lab as a senior technical staff member. He was promoted to Principal technical staff member in 2000. In the fall of 2001, he joined the department of Electrical Engineering at University of California, Santa Cruz as an assistant professor where he is currently employed.

Honors, Awards and Grants

IEEE 2017 Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing best paper award.

IEEE European Wireless 2010 conference best student paper award,

IEEE Fred W. Ellersick Award for Best Unclassified Paper at the 2008 Milcom conference,

Best Paper Award at SPECTS 2007 conference,

Senior Member of IEEE.