Amin Mobasher

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Amin Mobasher

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Amin Mobasher, Ph.D., SM'IEEE
Wireless Architecture Lead, Sr. Staff
Samsung Display America Lab
Samsung Semiconductor
San Jose, CA, 95134

Research Interests

  • Coding Theory
  • Communication Networks
  • Communications
  • Detection and Estimation


Amin Mobasher is currently a Wireless Architecture Lead in Samsung Semiconductor. Before that he was with Broadcom Corp. as a Senior Staff Scientist and in BlackBerry as a Member of Technical Staff in the Advanced Technology Lab. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Tehran, Iran, in 2000 and 2002, respectively. He earned his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada in Dec. 2007. In 2009, he was with Smart Antenna Research Group (SARG) in Stanford University as a visiting scholar/Post-doc.

His research interests are multi user MIMO systems, interference mitigation & interference alignment, physical and MAC layer of 3GPP LTE, LTE-Advanced, 5G and IEEE WiFi 11ad/ax/ay Standards, cross layer optimization, Network Coding & Relay. He has more than 50 patents and 40+ referred journal and conference papers. He served as the editor of "Fourth-Generation Wireless Networks: Applications and Innovations" book. He is the recipient of several awards including Ontario Graduate Scholarship and University of Waterloo Presidential Award in 2006. He also received an NSERC Industrial R&D Fellowship and an NSERC post-doctoral Fellowship in 2007 and 2008, respectively.

He served as IEEE Information Theory Society Online Committee Member, IEEE Kitchener-Waterloo Section Vice-Chair, and IEEE Kitchener-Waterloo Information Theory Chapter Chair. He has served as Webmaster and Student Committee Member for IEEE Information Theory Student Resources between Sept. 2005 and Feb. 2008, reviewer for several conference and journal papers, and technical program chair of several conferences.

Participation & Positions:

Online Committee (Member, 01/01/09 until 12/31/14)
Student and Outreach Subcommittee (Website coordinator, 09/01/05 until 12/31/07)