Negar Kiyavash

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Negar Kiyavash

Contact Information

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Eng. (ISE)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
117 Transportation Building
104 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801, USA 
Tel: (217) 244-2525
Fax: (217) 244-570

Research Interests

  • Coding Theory
  • Communication Networks
  • Complexity and Cryptography
  • Statistical Learning and Inference


Negar Kiyavash (S’06–M’06) is an assistant pro- fessor in the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Illi- nois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. She received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006. Her research interests include information theory and statistical signal processing with applica- tions to security and network inference.

Dr. Kiyavash is a recipient of the NSF CAREER and AFOSR YIP awards.

Participation & Positions:

Awards Committee (Member, 01/01/18 until 12/31/19)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Pattern Recognition, Statistical Learning, and Inference, 08/01/16 until 07/31/19)
Membership Committee (Member, 01/01/13 until 12/31/15)
WITHITS Officers (Chair, 01/01/13 until 12/31/15)