Alireza Vahid

MS/PhD Student

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cornell University

av292 at cornell dot edu

 


Research

I joined Cornell University in August 2009. I am a PhD candidate working with Professor Salman Avestimehr . I am a member of Foundations of Infromation Engineering (FoIE) at Cornell University.

 


Research Interests

  • Information Theory and Wireless Communications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Real Estate and Finance

 


Favorite Quotes

  • "What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof" - Christopher Hitchens
  • "Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true." - Bertrand Russell

 


Honors

  • Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Winner, 2013.
  • Best TA award, school of ECE, Cornell University, 2010.
  • Jacobs Scholar Fellowship, 2009.
  • Rank 2nd / 450000 in the National University entrance exam, Iran, 2004.
  • Silver medal, 16th National Physics Olympiad, Iran, 2003.

 


Publications

 

1.      Alireza Vahid, Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali, and A. Salman Avestimehr, “Communication Through Collisions: Opportunistic Utilization of Past Receptions”, INFOCOM 2014.

 

2.      Alireza Vahid, Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali, and A. Salman Avestimehr, “Approximate Capacity of the Two-User MISO Broadcast Channel with Delayed CSIT”, 2013 Annual Allerton Conference.

 

3.      Alireza Vahid, Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali, and A. Salman Avestimehr, “Capacity Results for Binary Fading Interference Channels with Delayed CSIT”, accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, submission: January, 2013.

 

4.      Alireza Vahid, Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali, and A. Salman Avestimehr, “Binary fading interference channel with delayed feedback”, ISIT 2012.

 

5.      Alireza Vahid, Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali, and A. Salman Avestimehr, “Interference Channel with Binary Fading: Effect of Delayed Network State Information”, 2011 Annual Allerton Conference.

 

6.      Alireza Vahid, Vaneet Aggarwal, A. Salman Avestimehr and Ashutosh Sabharwal, “Wireless Network Coding with Local Network Views: Coded Layer Scheduling”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, June, 2011.

 

7.      Alireza Vahid, Changho Suh and A. Salman Avestimehr, “Interference Channels with Rate-Limited Feedback”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 2788-2812, 2012.

 

8.      Alireza Vahid, Vaneet Aggarwal, A. Salman Avestimehr and Ashutosh Sabharwal, “On the Capacity of Multi-Hop Wireless Networks with Partial Network Knowledge”, 2010 Annual Allerton Conference.

 

9.      Alireza Vahid and A. Salman Avestimehr, “The Two-User Deterministic Interference Channel with Rate-Limited Feedback”, ISIT 2010.