Syed Ali Jafar


Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003, Electrical Engineering

Phone: (949) 824-1684
Email: syed@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
616E Engineering Tower
Mail Code: 2625
Irvine, CA 92697
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Publications
Syed A. Jafar, A. Goldsmith, "Adaptive multirate CDMA for uplink throughput maximization", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. March 2003, Vol.2, No. 2, Pages: 218-228.
 
Syed A. Jafar, G. Foschini, A. Goldsmith, "PhantomNet: Exploring optimal multicellular multiple antenna systems", EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing. (Invited Paper), May 2004, No.5, Special Issue on MIMO Communications and Signal Processing, Pages:591-605.
 
A. J. Goldsmith, Syed A. Jafar, N. Jindal, S. Vishwanath, "Capacity limits of MIMO channels", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications , Vol. 21, No. 5, June 2003, Pages: 684-702. (Invited Paper)
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, "Transmitter optimization and optimality of beamforming for multiple antenna systems with imperfect feedback", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, July 2004, Vol. 3, No. 4, Pages:1165-1175.
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, "Multiple-Antenna capacity in correlated Rayleigh fading with channel covariance information", To appear in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
 
S. Vishwanath and S. A. Jafar, "On the Capacity of Vector Gaussian Interference Channels", 2004 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, San Antonio, Texas, October 2004.
 
S. A. Jafar, "Too Much Mobility Limits the Capacity of Wireless Ad-hoc Networks", To appear in the Proceedings of Globecom 2004.
 
S. Srinivasa and S. A. Jafar, "Capacity region of the isotropic fading multiple antenna downlink with magnitude feedback", To appear in the Proceedings of VTC, Sep 2004, Los Angeles, USA.
 
S. A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, "On the capacity region of the vector fading broadcast channel with no CSIT", Proceedings of ICC, June 2004, Paris, France
 
S. A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, "On the capacity of vector Gaussian MAC and BC with feedback", Proceedings of 41st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, October, 2003.
 
S. A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, "Multiple-Antenna capacity in correlated Rayleigh fading with channel covariance information", Proceedings of ISIT 2003, Yokohoma, Japan.
 
N. Jindal, S. A. Jafar, S. Vishwanath and A. J. Goldsmith, "Iterative water-filling for vector broadcast channels", Proceedings of ISIT 2003, Yokohoma, Japan.
 
S. Vishwanath, G. Kramer, S. Shamai, Syed A. Jafar, A. Goldsmith, "Outer bounds for Gaussian multi-antenna broadcast channels", Proceedings of DIMACS workshop on Signal Processing for Wireless Transmissions, Oct. 20 2002, Rutgers, NJ, USA. (Invited Paper)
 
N. Jindal, S. Vishwanath, Syed A. Jafar, A. Goldsmith, "Duality, dirty paper coding, and capacity for multiuser wireless channels", Proceedings of DIMACS workshop on Signal Processing for Wireless Transmission, Oct. 20 2002, Rutgers, NJ, USA.. (Invited Paper)
 
Syed A. Jafar, G. J. Foschini, A. J. Goldsmith, "PhantomNet: Exploring optimal multicellular multiple antenna systems", Proceedings of Fall VTC 2002, Vancouver BC, Canada
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, "Optimal power allocation for multiuser multicellular multiple antenna systems", Proceedings of ISIT 2002, Lausanne, Switzerland.
 
N. Jindal, S. Vishwanath, A. Goldsmith, "Sum power iterative water-filling for vector broadcast channels", Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, 2002.(Invited Paper)
 
Syed A. Jafar, Sriram Vishwanath, A. Goldsmith, "Throughput maximization with multiple codes and partial outages", Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, 2001, San Antonio, USA.
 
S. Vishwanath, Syed A. Jafar, A. J. Goldsmith, Adaptive resource allocation in composite fading channels, Proceedings of Globecom 2001, San Antonio USA.
 
Syed A. Jafar, S. Vishwanath and A. J. Goldsmith, Channel Capacity and Beamforming for Multiple Transmit and Receive Antennas with Covariance Feedback, Proceedings of ICC2001, Helsinki, Finland.
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, On Optimality of Beamforming for Multiple Antenna systems with Imperfect Feedback, Proceedings of ISIT 2001, Washington D.C. USA.
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, Vector MAC Capacity Region with Covariance Feedback, Proceedings of International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) 2001, Washington D.C. USA.
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, Beamforming Capacity and SNR Maximization for Multiple Antenna Systems with Covariance Feedback, Proceedings of VTC 2001, Rhodes, Greece.
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, Adaptive multicode CDMA for uplink throughput maximization, Proceedings of VTC 2001, Rhodes Island, Greece.
 
S. Vishwanath, Syed A. Jafar, A. J. Goldsmith, Optimal Power and Rate Allocation Strategies for Multiple Access Fading Channels, Proceedings of VTC 2001, Rhodes, Greece.
 
Syed A. Jafar and A. J. Goldsmith, Optimal Rate and Power Adaptation for Multirate CDMA, Proceedings of VTC, September 2000, Boston, USA.
Professional Society
IEEE
Other Experience
Senior Engineer
Qualcomm 2003—2004

Summer Intern
Lucent, Bell Labs, Crawford Hill, NJ 2001—2001

Software Engineer
Hughes Software Systems 1997—1998

Research Assistant
Wireless Systems Lab, Stanford University 1999—2003

Last updated
09/14/2004