Abdi’s areas of interest include digital communication; propagation modeling in wireless underwater and terrestrial channels; channel and parameter estimation techniques; space-time processing and interference cancellation; systems biology; molecular networks; and cell signaling.
Among his awards and recognitions are the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovators Award (2008) and IEEE Region 1 Award (2009) for contributions to underwater acoustic communication; and the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovators Award (2009) for a novel cross-disciplinary engineering-biology invention. He is a senior member of IEEE.
Abdi holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota (2001).
With more than 600 citations to-date, his most cited paper is “Survey of automatic modulation classification techniques: classical approaches and new trends,” published in IET Communications (Vol. 1, No. 2) and co-authored by Octavia A Dobre, Yeheskel Bar-Ness and Wei Su.
Among other topics, he published original studies on multi-cell multiple-input-multiple-output cooperation in wireless networks, spectrum leasing and cognitive radio. Among his recognitions are the 2015 IEEE Communication Society Best Tutorial Paper Award and the Best Paper Awards at IEEE SPAWC 2007 and IEEE WRECOM 2007. He is a fellow of the IEEE.
Simeone holds a Ph.D. degree from Politecnico di Milano (2005).
His most cited paper to date (more than 1100 citations) is “Multi-Cell MIMO Cooperative Networks: A New Look at Interference,” published in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (Vol. 28, No. 9) and co-authored by David Gesbert, Stephen Hanly, Howard Huang, Shlomo Shamai and Wei Yu.
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