Ramtin Pedarsani

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Ramtin Pedarsani

Assistant Professor

Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara

Home page: https://www.ece.ucsb.edu/~ramtin/

Contact Information

Harold Frank Hall, ECE Department, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9560

Phone number: 805-893-4166

Biography:

Ramtin Pedarsani is an assistant professor in the ECE department at UCSB. He obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from UC Berkeley in 2015. He received his M.Sc. degree at EPFL in 2011 and his B.Sc. degree at the University of Tehran in 2009. His research interests include machine learning, optimization, information and coding theory, and stochastic networks. He is the recipient of the Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award in 2020, the best paper award in the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in 2014, and the NSF CRII award in 2017.

Author Of:

K. Lee , M. Lam , R. Pedarsani , D. Papailiopoulos , K. Ramchandran , "Speeding up Distributed Machine Learning Using Codes", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Mar. 2018