Soheil Mohajer

Professor Soheil Mohajer

Soheil Mohajer

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact

Kenneth H. Keller Hall
Room 6-165
200 Union Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Education

Communications Systems, Ph.D. 2010, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Communication Systems, M.Sc. 2005, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Electrical Engineering, B.S. 2004, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Professional Background

Wireless communications, multi-user information therapy, bioinformatics, distributed storage, video transmission

Research Interests


Mohajer Research Group Site

My research interests include: 

  • Information Theory and Wireless Networks
  • Distributed Storage systems
  • Bioinformatics
  • Dynamic systems
Teaching Subjects
EE 8500 Communications Seminar
EE 5581 Information Theory and Coding
EE 5505 Wireless Communication
EE 3025 Statistical Methods in Electrical and Computer Engineering
EE 3015 Signals and Systems
Honors and Awards

2019-2021 McKnight Land-Grant Professor, University of Minnesota
2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
2010 Swiss National Science Foundation Prospective Researcher (Post-Doctoral) Fellowship
2010 Finalist for the best student paper award at IEEE ISIT

Selected Publications

• Compressed Sensing
[J11] A. Hormati, A. Karbasi, S. Mohajer, and M. Vetterli, “An Estimation Theoretic Approach for Sparsity Pattern Recovery in the Noisy Setting,” submitted to IEEE Signal Processing Letters, May 2011.

• Smart Grid
[C19] S. R. Rajagopalan, L. Sankar, S. Mohajer, H. V. Poor, “Smart Meter Privacy: A Utility-Privacy Framework”, in Proc. of IEEE SmartGridComm, Belgium, Oct. 2011.
[J10] L. Sankar,  S. R. Rajagopalan,  S. Mohajer, H. V. Poor, “Smart Meter Privacy: A Theoretical Frame- work”,  accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, July 2012.

• Source Transmission on Networks
[C26] R. Tandon, S. Mohajer and H. V. Poor, “ Cascade Source Coding with Erased Side Information,” in Proc. of IEEE International  Symposium on Information Theory, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 2011.

• Huffman Coding
[J14] S. Mohajer, P. Pakzad, and A. Kakhbod, “Tight  Bounds on the Redundancy of Huffman Codes,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 6737–6746, Nov. 2012.
[J15] S. Mohajer, A. Kakhbod, “Anti-Uniform Huffman Codes”, IET Communications, pp.  1213–1219, vol. 5, no. 9, June 2011.

• Search in Non-metric Space
[C22] D. Tschopp, S. Diggavi, P. Delgosha, and S.  Mohajer, “Randomized Algorithms for Comparison- based Search,” in Proc. of Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS),  Spain, Sep. 2011.
[J13] D. Tschopp, S. Diggavi, P. Delgosha, and S. Mohajer, “Randomized Algorithms  for Comparison- based Search”, to be submitted to Journal of Machine Learning Research.

• Network Tomography and Group Testing
[C21] M. Cheraghchi, A. Karbasi, S. Mohajer, and V. Saligrama, “Graph-Constrained Group Testing”, in Proc. of IEEE International  Symposium on Information Theory, Austin, USA, June 2010.
[J12] M. Cheraghchi, A. Karbasi, S. Mohajer, and V. Saligrama, “Graph-Constrained Group Testing”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 248–262, Jan. 2012.

• Dynamic Systems
[C17] S. Mohajer and B. Touri, “On Convergence Rate of Scalar Hegselmann-Krause Dynamics,” sub- mitted to ” American  Control  Conference, 2012.

• Network Coding
C16] M. Jafari,  S. Mohajer, C. Fragouli, and S. N. Diggavi, “On the Capacity of Non-Coherent Network Coding”, in Proc. of IEEE International  Symposium on Information Theory, Seoul, South Korea, July 2009.
[J9] M. Jafari, S. Mohajer, C. Fragouli, and S. N. Diggavi, “On the Capacity of Non-Coherent Network Coding”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no 2, pp. 1046–1066, Feb. 2011.

• Reliability and Secrecy in Wireless Networks
[C14] S. Mohajer, S. Diggavi, H. V. Poor, and S. Shamai (Shitz), “On the Parallel Relay Wire-tap Net- work,”  in Proc.  of 49th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,  Illinois, USA, Sep. 2011.
[J8] S. Mohajer, S. Diggavi, H. V. Poor, and S. Shamai  (Shitz). “On the MIMO Diamond Wire-tap Net- work,”  to be submitted to IEEE Transaction on Information Theory.

• Bioinformatics
[J7] S. Mohajer, A. S. Motahari, and D. N. C. Tse, “Reference based DNA sequencing: Fundamental limits and optimum algorithms” under preparation.

• Relay-Interference Network
[J3] S. Mohajer, S. N. Diggavi, C. Fragouli and D. N. C. Tse, “Approximate Capacity of a Class of Relay- Interference Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Information  Theory, vol.  57, no 5, pp.  2837–2864, May 2011.

• Approximation of Multiple Description Problem
[J2] S. Mohajer, C. Tian, and S. N. Diggavi, “Asymmetric  Gaussian Multiple Descriptions and Asym- metric Multilevel Diversity Coding”, IEEE Transactions on Information  Theory, vol. 56, no 9, pp. 4367–4387, Sep. 2010.

• Multi-level Source Coding
[C1] S. Mohajer, C. Tian, and S. N. Diggavi, “Asymmetric  Multi-level Diversity  Coding,”  in Proc.  Of IEEE Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, Utah, USA, Mar. 2008.

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