Professor highlighted for exceptional citation count in the field of computer science
Hamid Jafarkhani, Ph.D., professor of electrical engineering and computer science, deputy director of the Center for Pervasive Communications and Computing, and a California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology academic affiliate at the
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Author of the book, “Space-Time Coding: Theory and Practice,” Jafarkhani is one of the inventors of space-time block coding, which is widely used to improve wireless transmission quality. He is currently concentrating on the theoretical and practical challenges of designing systems and networks that use multiple antennas.
He has also been involved in developing data compression algorithms, especially for image and video coding. His recent work in this field focuses on the transmission of multimedia information over wireless networks and the Internet.
Jafarkhani received a B.S. degree in electronics from
To learn more about Jafarkhani’s research, please visit: http://newport.eecs.uci.edu/~hamidj/index.html.