Positions

Assistant Professor, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.
Sep 2019 - present

Postdoctoral Researcher, Telecommunications Circuits Laboratory, EPFL, Switzerland.
Feb 2018 - Aug 2019

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, CERN, Switzerland.
Feb 2017 - Jan 2018

Graduate Technical Intern, Intel Labs, Hillsboro, USA.
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Graduate Researcher, Telecommunications Circuits Laboratory, EPFL, Switzerland.
Jul 2012 - Jan 2017

Graduate Researcher, Telecommunications Laboratory, Technical University of Crete, Greece.
Mar 2010 - Jun 2012


Research Visits

Cornell University
Feb.-Mar. 2019

VLSI Information Processing Group (hosted by Christoph Studer)
University of California, Irvine
Nov. 2018

Wireless Systems and Circuits Laboratory (hosted by Ahmed Eltawil)

Funding

Main Author
"Machine Learning for Communications," Swiss NSF #182621 (PI: Andreas Burg)
2018-2022

"Gbps Decoders for Polar Codes in 5G Networks," Swiss NSF #169443 (PI: Andreas Burg)
2016-2017


Contributing Author
"Efficient ASICs for Decoding Polar Codes," Swiss NSF #149447 (PI: Andreas Burg)
2014-2016

"Full-Duplex Radio, Theory and Experiments," Swiss NSF #146753 (PI: Andreas Burg)
2013-2017


Other Funding
Swiss NSF grant for a research visit to Cornell University
2018

NVIDIA Titan Xp GPU Grant
2018

Hasler Foundation travel funding to attend the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers
2017


Teaching Experience

Guest Lecturer
Intelligent Architectures (MSc course, TU/e)
2019


Teaching Assistant
Wireless Receivers: Algorithms and Architectures (MSc course, EPFL)
2012-2016 & 2018

Advanced Wireless Receivers: Algorithms and Architectures (MSc course, EPFL)
2013-2016

Introduction to Optimization Theory (MSc course, TUC)
2011

Wireless Communications (BSc course, TUC)
2011

Digital Telecommunication Systems I (BSc course, TUC)
2010 & 2011

Digital Telecommunication Systems II (BSc course, TUC)
2010

Sound and Music Processing (BSc course, TUC)
2010 & 2012


Student Supervision

Mr. Orion Afisiadis, PhD student at EPFL
2017-2019

Thesis: Full-duplex wireless communications: Leveraging self-interference suppression for applications beyond point-to-point communications systems
Mr. Reza Ghanaatian, PhD student at EPFL
2017-2019

Thesis: Energy-effcient wireless communications circuits through approximate computing
Ms. Heshani Niyagama Gamage, visiting PhD student (from University of Oulu, Finland)
2019

Mr. Mohammad Rowshan, visiting PhD student (from Monash University, Australia)
2019


Mr. Ning Xu, research intern (from the China Academy of Space Technology, Xi'an)
2018-2019

Project: Neural networks for joint detection and decoding
Mr. Andreas Kristensen, MSc exchange student (from Technical University of Denmark)
2018-2019

Thesis: A flexible hardware accelerator for neural networks
Mr. Yann Kurzo, MSc student at EPFL
2018

Thesis: FPGA implementation of a neural network self-interference canceller
Ms. Tijana Stojkovic, MSc student at EPFL
2018

Project: Hardware implementation of an LSTM neural network
Mr. Michiel Van Beirendonck, MSc exchange student (from KU Leuven) at EPFL
2018

Project: FPGA implementation of a Vertcoin miner
Mr. Guillaume Jaume & Mr. Matthieu Cotting, MSc students at EPFL
2016

Project: LoRa PHY implementation & analysis
Ms. Cristina Teodorescu, MSc student at EPFL
2016

Project: A low-power look-up table based LDPC decoder
Mr. Johannes Wüthrich, BSc student at EPFL
2015

Project: An FPGA-based accelerator for rapid simulation of SC polar decoders
Mr. Orion Afisiadis, MSc student at EPFL
2014

Thesis: A low-complexity improved successive cancellation decoder for polar codes
Ms. Hamedeh Jafari, MSc student at EPFL
2013

Project: Exploiting the error-resilience of polar decoders under unreliable silicon

Professional Service

Editorial Service
Lead Editor for the IEEE COMSOC Best Readings in Polar Coding
2019

Guest Editor for the IEEE COMSOC Best Readings in Machine Learning in Communications
2019


Special Session Organizer
"Machine Learning for Channel Coding," Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers
2019

"Practical Machine-Learning-Aided Communications Systems," IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS)
2019


Program Committee Member
IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS)
2017, 2019

IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)
2019

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC): Full-Duplex Communications Workshop
2018, 2019

IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM): Workshop on ML for Wireless Communications
2019

IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP)
2019

IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring)
2020

IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI)
2018

European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)
2015-2018


Journal Reviewer
IEEE Transactions on Communications
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
IEEE Communications Letters
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs
IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems
IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems
IEEE Access
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
Springer Journal of Signal Processing Systems

Conference Reviewer
IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
2012, 2017-2019

IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)
2018

IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP)
2018

IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC)
2019

IEEE International Conference on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
2015-2017

IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)
2015, 2019

IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW)
2018, 2019

International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Iterative Information Processing (ISTC)
2018

IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)
2017-2018

IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM)
2014

IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)
Fall 2018

International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS)
2019


Web Chair
IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on Video Everywhere (VidEv)
2012-2015

Public Outreach
Tour guide at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN)
2017-2018