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Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory


* Administrative Director

Fady Alajaji
Mathematics and Engineering
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6

Phone: (613) 533-2423
Email: fady@mast.queensu.ca


* Research Faculty

* Fady Alajaji

* Steven D. Blostein (Cross-appointed, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

* L. Lorne Campbell (Emeritus)

* Navin Kashyap (Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Indian Institute of Science)

* Tamás Linder

* Glen Takahara

* David J. Thomson (Canada Research Chair in Statistics and Signal Processing)

* Serdar Yüksel


* Research Around the Lab

The Communications and Signal Processing Lab is affiliated with the Mathematics and Engineering program, Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen's University.

Ongoing research activities are in the following areas:

  • Information Theory

  • Source Coding Theory and Vector Quantization

  • Error Control Coding

  • Digital Transmission Theory

  • Joint Source-Channel Coding

  • Stochastic Control and Game Theory

  • Coding for Constrained Channels and Symbolic Dynamics

  • MIMO Channels and Space-Time Coding

  • Data Synchronization

  • Applications to Wireless Multimedia Communication

  • Statistical Communications and Signal Processing

  • Spread Spectrum Communications Systems

  • Stochastic Modeling of Communication Networks

  • Statistical Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

  • Applied Probability Theory

  • Time Series and Spectral Estimation

  • Environmental Effects on Communications Systems


  • * Postdoctoral Fellows

    * András Antos, NATO-NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow (September 2001 - July 2003)

    * Firouz Behnamfar, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow (September 2004 - August 2006)

    * Hamid Behroozi, Province of Ontario MRI Postdoctoral Fellow (August 2007 - March 2010)

    * Manish Gupta (September 2005 - August 2006)

    * Andras György, NATO-NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow (July 2003 - June 2004)

    * Balázs Kégl, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow (January 2000 - January 2001)

    * Azadeh Moghtaderi, MITACS Postdoctoral Fellow (September 2010 - December 2011)

    * Naci Saldi (September 2015 - December 2015)

    * Lin Song (September 2015 - present)

    * Guang-Chong Zhu (January 2003 - August 2003)


    * Current Graduate Students

    * Mohammad Akbari Varnousfaderani (M.Sc. 2015, Ph.D.)

    * Shahab Asoodeh (M.Sc. 2012, Ph.D.)

    * Claire Boteler (M.A.Sc.)

    * Mikhail Hayhoe (M.A.Sc.)

    * Alireza Jalaeian Bashirzadeh (Ph.D.)

    * Ali Kara (M.Sc.)

    * Al Mahdi Moufid (M.Sc.)

    * Akin Ogruk (M.Sc.)

    * Kiraseya Preusser (M.A.Sc.)

    * Pouya Rezaeinia (M.Sc.)

    * Seyed Sina Sanjari (M.Sc.)

    * Justin Slater (M.Sc.)

    * Emily Somerset (M.Sc.)

    * Aaron Springford (Ph.D.)

    * Sarah Spruin (M.Sc.)

    * Jian-Jia Weng (Ph.D.)

    * Bora Yongacoglu (M.Sc.)

    * Alumni

    * Ahmad Abou Saleh (M.A.Sc. 2011, Ph.D. 2015)

    * Saeed Akhavan-Astaneh (Ph.D. 2013)

    * Youness Aliyari Ghassabeh (Ph.D. 2013)

    * Haider Al-Lawati (M.Sc. Eng. 2007)

    * Razan Al-Nakhli (M.Sc. 2011)

    * Ghady Azar (M.A.Sc. 2013)

    * Seyed Parsa Beheshti (M.A.Sc. 2014)

    * Firouz Behnamfar (Ph.D. 2004)

    * Vladimir Bobko (M.Sc. Eng. 2005)

    * Wesley Burr (Ph.D. 2013)

    * Adam Cohen (M.Sc. Eng. 2008)

    * Julian Cheng (M.Sc. Eng. 1997)

    * Marcus Cleary (M.Sc. 1997)

    * Alex Condello (M.Sc. 2013)

    * Hamidreza Ebrahimzadeh Saffar (M.Sc. Eng. 2008)

    * Jing Gai (M.Sc. Eng. 2002)

    * Ben Gardiner (M.Sc. Eng. 2007)

    * Andrew Gibson (M.Sc. Eng. 2002)

    * Manuel Gil (M.Sc. 2011)

    * Andras György (M.Sc. Eng. 2000)

    * Eric Hart (M.Sc. 2008)

    * Huixia (Claire) He (Ph.D. 2008)

    * Andrew Johnston (M.Sc. 2012)

    * Patrick van Kooten (M.Sc. 2006)

    * Hongyan Kuai (M.Sc. 1999)

    * Christopher Leith (M.Sc. 1999, Ph.D. 2005)

    * Kyle LePage (Ph.D. 2009)

    * Jiayu Lin (M.Sc. 2016)

    * Richard A. Lodge (M.Sc. 1996)

    * Shan Lu (M.Sc. 2011)

    * Clifford Lui (M.Sc. Eng. 2001)

    * Akiko Manada (Ph.D. 2009)

    * Joanna Meadows (M.Sc. 1998)

    * Ya Meng (M.Sc. 2009)

    * Tyson Mitchell (M.Sc. 2014)

    * Azadeh Moghtaderi (M.Sc. Eng. 2004, Ph.D. 2009)

    * Brendan Moore (M.Sc. Eng. 2009)

    * Ian Moore (Ph.D. 2009)

    * Saeed Moradi (M.Sc. Eng. 2007)

    * Daniel Nagy (Ph.D. 2006)

    * Ali Nazer (M.Sc. Eng. 1997)

    * Christopher Nicola (M.Sc. Eng. 2005)

    * Ziad Rached (M.Sc. 1998, Ph.D. 2002)

    * Karim Rahim (Ph.D. 2014)

    * Timothy Ramsay (Ph.D. 2000)

    * Zahir Raza (M.Sc. Eng. 2002)

    * David Rolls (M.Sc. 1997, Ph.D. 2003)

    * Naci Saldi (Ph.D. 2015)

    * Shant Sethian (M.Sc. Eng. 2005)

    * Nevroz Sen (M.Sc. Eng. 2009, Ph.D. 2013)

    * Jay Shah (M.Sc. Eng. 2004)

    * Shervin Shahidi (M.A.Sc. 2011)

    * Aaron So (M.Sc. Eng. 2003)

    * Cynthia Thomas (M.Sc. Eng. 2005)

    * Ka Sin Tong (M.Sc. Eng. 2003)

    * Michael Verlazza (M.Sc. 2016)

    * Anda Vulpoui (M.Sc. 2006)

    * Benjamin Wallace (M.Sc. 2013)

    * Yadong Wang (Ph.D. 2007)

    * Alfred Weymouth (M.Sc. Eng. 2004)

    * Nick Whalen (M.Sc. Eng. 1998)

    * Richard Wood (M.A.Sc. 2015)

    * Steven Wu (M.A.Sc. 2013)

    * Xiaoyan Wu (M.Sc. 2008)

    * Jun Yang (M.Sc. 2014)

    * Libo Zhong (M.Sc. 2000, Ph.D. 2005)

    * Yangfan Zhong (M.Sc. Eng. 2003, Ph.D. 2008)

    * Guang-Chong Zhu (M.Sc. 1998, Ph.D. 2003)

    * Hanmei Zhu (M.Sc. 2002)

    * Ramiro Zurkowski (M.Sc. 2013)

    * International Visiting Research Students:

    * Johannes (Karlsson) Kron (Ph.D., visitor from Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2010)

    * Pedro Melo (M.Sc., visitor from Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 2011)

    * Eri Mikami (Ph.D., visitor from Tsuda College, Japan, 2004-05)

    * Ayca Ozcelikkale (Ph.D., visitor from Bilkent University, Turkey, 2010-11)

    * Shih-Wei Wang (Ph.D., visitor from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 2010)

    * Chia-Lung Wu (Ph.D., visitor from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 2005)

    * Ting-Yi Wu (Ph.D., visitor from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 2010)

    * Ali A. Zaidi (Ph.D., visitor from Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2010-2011)


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    * Publications Archive


    * Mathematics & Engineering Communications Group


    * Electrical Engineering Communications Group


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    Last modified in September 2016.