Dr.Razavizadeh
S. Mohammad Razavizadeh, Ph.D., SMIEEE
 
Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
Narmak, Tehran 1684613114, Iran
 
Phone: +98-21-7322-5736
Fax: +98-21-7322-5777
 
Email: smrazavi@iust.ac.ir or smrazavi@ieee.org
webpages.iust.ac.ir/smrazavi/
www.mobilebroadband.ir
Current Position:

Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, IUST

Director of Mobile Broadband Networks Research Group (MBNRG)
Research interests:

Wireless Communications Systems and Networks
Mobile Cellular Technologies (3G, 4G & 5G)
Communication Theory
Multiple Antenna Techniques



Professional Experiences
Jan. 2011- present Assistant Prof., School of Electrical Engineering, IUST, Tehran, Iran
Jan. 2006-2011 Research Assistant Prof., Iran Telecomm. Research (ITRC), Tehran, Iran
July - Aug. 2015 Visiting Prof., Dep. of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University, Sweden
July - Aug. 2013 Visiting Prof., Wireless Comm. Lab., Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
2004 - 2005 Visiting Scholar, Coding & Signal Transmission Lab., University of Waterloo, Canada
2007-2011 Director of the Radio Communications Group, ITRC
2006-2007 Deputy Director of the Radio Communications Group, ITRC
2002-2006 Research Associate, Mobile and Radio Communications Group, ITRC
Teaching
Graduate Level:

Celluar (Mobile) Communication Networks
Multi-Input Multi-Output (MIMO) Systems
Advanced Digital Communications
Convex Optimization in Wirless Communications
Undergraduate Level:

Communications Systems I
Communications Systems II
Education
Sept. 2000 - Jan. 2006 Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
Sept. 1997 - Jan. 2000 M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
Sept. 1993 - Sept.1997 B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
Students Supervised
PhD Students:

Since 2013 Mahdi BianiFar (Massive MIMO-Millimeter wave Networks)
Since 2015 Hossein Akhlaghpasand (5G-Massive MIMO-Jamming)
Since 2015 Amir-Hossein Khalili (5G-Wireless Security)
Since 2014 Ameneh Habibzadeh (Co-supervised, SRU - Mobility Management in Cognitive HetNet)
2010-2012 Mina Dashti (Co-supervised, IAU - Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio Networks)
2009-2011 Poya Drakhshan (Co-supervised, IAU - Spectrum Managenent in Cognitive Radio Networks)
MSc Students:

Since 2015 Zahra Goli (Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer -SWIPT)
Since 2015 Mohammad Ali Hosseini-Nasab (Pilot Decontamination in Massive MIMO)
Since 2015 Mona Ahmad-Abadian (Interference Cancellation in Small Cell Networks)
Since 2015 Donya Sadat Hormozi (Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access-NOMA)
Since 2014 Hadis Abarghouei (QoE Enhancement in Heterogeneous cellular networks )
Since 2014 Jaafar Banar (Full-Duplex relay Communications)
2013-2016 Soheil Khavari (Three Dimensional Beamforming for Multi-user Multi-cell networks)
2013-2015 Hesam Pirzadeh (Power allocation and Jamming in Massive MIMO Systems)
2012-2015 Farzaneh Askarian (Lattice Codes for Gaussian Two-way Relay Channels)
2012-2015 Javaneh Rostampour (Energy Efficiency Enhancement in Two-Way Relay Networks)
2012-2015 Parsa Omidi (Cooperative Communications in Satellite Networks)
2012-2015 Ali Rahmanpour (Physical Layer Security Enhancement in MIMO Systems) Co-supervisor
2011-2014 Mohammad Peiravi (Power Allocation in Multi-user AF Relay Networks )
2011-2013 Mostafa Raeisi (Distributed Space-Time Coding for Two-Way Relay networks)
2011-2013 Javad Sayevand (Antenna Selection for Two-Way Relay networks)
2010-2012 Saeideh Mohammadkhani - Co-supervised (Cooperative Beamforming in Cognitive Radio Relay Net.)
2010-2012 Morteza Khaleghi - Co-supervised (THP Precoding in MIMO Systems with Imperfect CSI)
2010-2011 Zohreh Mohades - Co-supervised (Fractional Frequency Reuse in WiMAX Systems)
2009-2010 Mahamoud Eftekharian Jahromi - Co-supervised (Relay Selec. & Power Alloc. in Coop. Comm. Sys.)
2009-2010 Ahmad Ghaznavi - Co-supervised (Antenna Selection in MIMO Systems)
2008-2009 Ali Jafarnia Jahromi - Co-supervised (Multi-user Detection in CDMA Based Cooperative Networks)
2007-2008 Hasan Ansari - Co-supervised (Multi-user Detection in MC-CDMA Systems)
Publications
Journal Papers:

H. Pirzadeh, S. M. Razavizadeh and Emil Bjornson, "Subverting Massive MIMO by Smart Jamming", IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 20-23, Feb. 2016.

S. M. Razavizadeh, Minki Ahn, and Inkyu Lee, "Three Dimensional Beamforming: New Enabling Technology for Fifth Generation Wireless Networks", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Nov. 2014.

S. Mohammadkhani, M. H. Kahaei, and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Robust Beamforming and Power Allocation in Cognitive Radio Relay Networks with Imperfect Channel State Information", IET Communications, vol.8, no.8, Feb. 2014.

F. Askarian, S. M. Razavizadeh and F. Haddadi, "On the Achievable Rate- Regions for the Gaussian Two-way Diamond Channel," Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IJEE), Vol. 11, No 4, pp:287-293, Dec. 2015.

M. Khaleghi, H. Khaleghi and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Tilted-THP over Correlated Time-Varying MIMO Channels", Mobile Computing, vol. 3, iss. 1, February 2014.

P. Drakhshan, GR. Dadashzadeh, F. Razzazi and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Power and Time Slot Allocation in Cognitive Relay Networks Using Particle Swarm Optimization", The Scientific World Journal (Hindawi), Aug. 2013.

M. Khaleghi, H. Khaleghi and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Power Optimization of Tilted Tomlinson-Harashima Precoder in MIMO Channels with Imperfect Channel State Information", Journal of Optimization (Hindawi), 2013.

S. Mohammadkhani, H. Kahaei and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Cooperative Filter-and-Forward Beamforming in Cognitive Radio Relay Networks", International Journal of Information & Communication Technology (IJICT), Vol.5, No.2, pp.11-17, Spring 2013.

M. Dashti, P. Azmi, K. Navaie and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Ergodic Sum Rate Maximization for Underlay Spectrum Sharing with Heterogeneous Traffic", Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), Vol. 71, Issue 1, pp. 589-610, Sep. 2012.

Z. Mohades, V. Tabataba-Vakili , S. M. Razavizadeh and D. A. Moghadam, "Dynamic Fractional Frequency Reuse (DFFR) with AMC and Random Access in WiMAX System", Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), March 2012.

Z. Mohades, V. Tabataba-Vakili, S. M. Razavizadeh, "Enhanced Dynamic Fractional Frequency Reuse in WiMAX Systems Using AMC and Power Control", International Journal on Communications Antenna and Propagation (IRECAP), Vol. 1. n. 4, pp. 338-341, Aug. 2011.

P. Derakhshan, GR. Dadashzadeh, F. Razzazi and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Bio-Inspired Distributed Beamforming for Cognitive Radio Networks in Non-Stationary Environment", IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 8, No. 6. 2011.

P. Derakhshan, GR. Dadashzadeh, F. Razzazi and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Minimum Power Transmission Design for Cognitive Radio Networks in Non-Stationary Environment", IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 8, No. 3. Feb. 2011.

M. Farmahini-Farahani, A. Ghasemi and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Sequential Interference-Aware Admission Control in Underlay Cognitive Radio Networks", International Journal of Information & Communication Technology (IJICT), Sep. 2010.

N. Noori, S. M. Razavizadeh and Alireza Attar, "Joint beamforming and power control in MIMO cognitive radio networks," IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 7, No.3,pp. 203-208, Feb. 2010.

A. Ghasemi and S. M. Razavizadeh, "A Simple MAC Protocol for Cognitive Wireless Networks ", IEICE Transactions on Communications, Vol.E92-B, No.12, Dec. 2009.

.M. Razavizadeh, Amir K. Khandani, V.Tabataba-Vakili and W. Tong, "Space-Time Precoding for Downlink Transmission in Multiple Antenna CDMA Systems", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 56, issue 5, pp. 2590 - 2602, Sept. 2007.

S.M. Razavizadeh, V. Tabataba-Vakili and P. Azmi, "A New Modified Viterbo-Boutros Sphere Decoding Algorithm," Iranian Journal of Science and Technology (IJST), vol. 30, no. B2, pp.285-290, April 2006.

V.T. Vakili, S.M. Razavizadeh and P. Azmi, "Comparison of Multiuser Detectors in Multiple Antenna CDMA Systems", International Journal of Engineering ,vol. 3, issue 18, pp. 11-22, Oct. 2007 (in Persian).

Conference Papers:

J. Banar and S. M. Razavizadeh, "On the Uplink Spectral Efficiency of Full-duplex Cooperative OFDMA Systems", accpeted in the 8th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2016), Tehran, Iran, Sep. 2016.

A. Habibzadeh, S. S. Moghaddam, S. M. Razavizadeh and M. Shirvanimoghaddam, "Spectrum Handover Mechanism for Secondary Users in Cognitive Femtocell HetNets" in Proc. of the 24th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, ICEE 2016, Shiraz, Iran, May. 2016.

A. Habibzadeh, Sh. Shirvani and S. M. Razavizadeh, "A Novel Handover Decision-Making Algorithm for HetNets" in proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), Dec. 2015.

A. Habibzadeh, S. S. Moghaddam, S. M. Razavizadeh and M. Shirvanimoghaddam, "Spectrum Handover Mechanism for Secondary Users in Cognitive Femtocell HetNets" accepted in the 24th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, ICEE 2016, Shiraz, Iran, May 2016.

A. Habibzadeh, S. S. Moghaddam, S. M. Razavizadeh and M. Shirvanimoghaddam, "A Novel Handover Decision-Making Algorithm for HetNets", in Proc. of 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), pp: 438 - 442, Abu Dhabi, Dec. 2015.

J. Rostampoor and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Energy Efficiency and Sum-Rate Maximization in MIMO Two-Way Relay Networks", in Proc. Of the 23th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, ICEE 2015, Tehran, Iran, May 2015.

J. Sayehvand and S. M. Razavizadeh, "An Antenna Selection Method for Two-way Relay Networks", in Proc. the 21th IEEE SCVT'14, Delft, Netherlands, Nov. 2014.

M. Raeisi, S. M. Razavizadeh, and I. Lee, "Distributed Space-Time Coding for Two-way Relay Networks", in Proc. the 79th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2014 spring), Seoul, Korea, May. 2014.

S. Mohammadkhani, S. M. Razavizadeh, and I. Lee, "Robust Filter and Forward Relay Beamforming with Spherical Channel State Information Uncertainties", in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2014), Sydney, Australia, June 2014.

S. Mohammadkhani, H. Kahaei and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Cooperative Filter-and-Forward Beamforming in Cognitive Radio for Interference Management", In Proc. The Sixth International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST 2012), Tehran, Iran, Nov. 2012.

M. Khaleghi, H. Khaleghi and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Transmit Power Reduction in MIMO-THP Using Tilted Constellation", in Proc. the 20th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE'12) , Tehran, Iran, May 2012.

O. Javidbakht, N. Nederi-Alizadeh and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Dynamic Relay Selection and Resource Allocation in Cooperative Networks Based on OFDM", in Proc. European Wireless 2011, Vienna, Austria, April 27-29, 2011.

P. Derakhshan, GR. Dadashzadeh, F. Razzazi and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Comparison of Radiometry and Modified Periodogram Spectrum Detection in Wireless Radio Networks" In Proc. The IEEE International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCIA), Tianjin, China, 2010.

N. Noori and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Cognitive Beamforming Using Genetic Algorithm," in Proc. The IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, AP-S, Toronto, Canada, July 2010.

M.A. Beygi and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Cooperative Beamforming in Cognitive Radio Networks", in Proc. The IFIP Wireless Days'09, Paris, France, Dec., 15-17, 2009.

N. Noori and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Limiting Harmful Interference to the Primary Users Through Joint Power Allocation and Beamforming in the Uplink of Cognitive Radio Networks", in Proc. The 20th Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications Symposium 2009 (PIMRC'09) , Tokyo, Japan, Sep. 2009.

A. Ghaznavi and S.M. Razavizadeh, "A Precoding Technique for Joint Relaying and Broadcasting in Cognitive Radio Networks" in proc. the IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM'09), Victoria, B.C., Canada, Aug. 2009.

N. Noori and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Minimum SINR Maximization in the Downlink of Cognitive Radio Networks" in proc. the IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM'09),Victoria, B.C., Canada, Aug. 2009.

A. Jafarnia, H. Aghaeinia, S. Daneshmand and S.M. Razavizadeh, "On Multi-user Detection in CDMA Based Cooperative Networks" in Proc. IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, Princeton, USA, 30 March- 1 April, 2009.

S.M. Razavizadeh, "Cooperative Diversity in Downlink of Cellular CDMA Systems Using Maximum Ratio Precoding", in proc. The 14th Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, APCC 2008, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2008.

M. Majidi, H. Aghaeinia and S.M. Razavizadeh, "On the Receiver Design for Downlink of MIMO MC-CDMA Systems over Frequency Selective Rayleigh Fading Channels", in Proc. the 13th Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology, SCVT 2006, Liege, Belgium, Nov. 2006.

S.M. Razavizadeh, P. Azmi and V.T.Vakili, "Group Transmission in Downlink of Overloaded CDMA Systems", in Proc. the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2006, Helsinki, Finland, Sep. 2006.

S.M. Razavizadeh, M. Fardis and N. Noori, "Joint Transmit Precoding in Downlink of MISO MC-CDMA Systems", in Proc. IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, Princeton, USA, March 2006.

S.M. Razavizadeh, V.T. Vakili, P. Azmi and M. Fardis, "On Space-Time Block Coding in Downlink of Multiuser CDMA Systems," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, ISSPIT 2005, Athens, Greece, December 2005.

S.M. Razavizadeh, V.T. Vakili, A.K. Khandani and M. Fardis, " A New Precoding Scheme for CDMA Systems Over Frequency Selective Fading Channels", in Proc. International Symposium on Communication, IST2005, Shiraz, Iran, Sept. 2005.

N. Noori, H. Oraizi and S.M. Razavizadeh, " Evaluation of Multiple Antenna System Capacity in Subway Tunnels", in Proc. International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, ISAP'05, Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 2005.

S.M. Razavizadeh, A.K. Khandani and V. T. Vakili, "Linear Precoding in Multi-Antenna CDMA Systems using Space-Time Spreading Codes", in Proc. the 39th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2005, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, March 2005.

S.M. Razavizadeh, V.T. Vakili, and P. Azmi, "A New Faster Sphere Decoder for MIMO systems" in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, ISSPIT 2003, Darmstadt, Germany, Dec. 2003.

S.M. Razavizadeh , V.T.Vakili, Paiez Azmi, "A New Modified Sphere Multiuser Detector for DS-CDMA Systems", In Proc. the 10th Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology, SCVT 2003, Rindhoven, Netherlands, Nov. 2003

S.M. Razavizadeh , V.T.Vakili, Paeiz Azmi, "Comparison of Several Multiple Antenna Multiuser Detectors in Wireless CDMA Systems", In Proc. the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Mobile and Wireless Communications Networks 2003, MWCN 2003 , Singapore, Sep. 2003.

M. Soleymani and S.M. Razavizadeh, "LEO Satellite Channel Modeling", In Proc. the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Multilateral Cooperation in Space Technology and Application, AP-MCSTA'99, Tehran, Iran, Dec. 1999.

National Conference Papers (in Persian) :

S.M. Mortazavi and S. M. Razavizadeh, "LTE-B Technology : Features and Applications", 17th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering (ISCEE), Kish Island, Iran, Dec. 2014. (in Persian)

P. Forghani and S. M. Razavizadeh, "Carrier Aggregation in 4G Cellular Networks", 17th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering (ISCEE), Kish Island, Iran, Dec. 2014. (in Persian)

M. Hatami and S. M. Razavizadeh, "A survey on Cooperative Communication in Wireless Networks", 17th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering (ISCEE), Kish Island, Iran, Dec. 2014. (in Persian)

M. Hatami and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Wireless Sensor Networks in Railway Transportation Networks," in Proc. The third International Conference on Recent Advances in Railway Engineering (ICRARE 13), Tehran, Iran, 30 April-1 May 2013. (in Persian)

S. Rahbari and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Effect of Modulation Type on the Power transmission in RFID Passive Tags", In Proc. 15th Iranian Students Conference on Electrical Engineering (ISCEE 12), Kashan, Iran, Aug. 2012. (in Persian)

S.M. Razavizadeh, "Cognitive Radios and Their Relation with TV Broadcast Networks", in Proc. of third Broadcast Engineering Conference (BEC 2009), Tehran, Iran, Dec. 2009 (in Persian).

M. Majidi, H. Aghaeinia and S.M. Razavizadeh," Symbol Transmission Ordering for Detection Improvement in Downlink Transmission of MC-CDMA Systems", in Proc. of the Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, (ICEE 2007), Tehran, May 2007 (in Persian).

S.M. Razavizadeh and V.T. Vakili, " Interference Cancellation in CDMA systems using Transmit Pre-processing" , in Proc. of the Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, (ICEE 2005),Zanjan, Iran, May 2005. (in Persian)

M. Soleymani and S.M. Razavizadeh, "Design and Implementation of a Channel Coder for telemetry System of a LEO satellite", In Proc. the first Iranian Aerospace Conference, Tehran, Iran, Jul. 2001 (in Persian).

Selected Tutorials and Talks

"Massive MIMO in 5G wireless Networks", invited by Communication chapter of IEEE Iran Section, presented at Amirkabir University, April 2016.

"Future Multiple Antenna Technologies For Next Generation Wireless Systems" a tutorial presented at IST2014, Sept. 2014. (Jointly by Prof. Inkyu Lee)

"4G Mobile Networks and LTE Technology", a tutorial presented at 22th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE2014), Tehran, Iran, May. 2014.

"An Introduction to Third Generation Mobile Systems", a tutorial presented at the second seminar on Wireless Mobile Communications Networks (MWCN), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 2011.

"WiMAX Technology and its Capabilities" a tutorial presented at 18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE2010), Esfahan, Iran, May. 2011.

"Fourth Generation Mobile Systems" a tutorial presented at the First series of IEEE Iran Section Workshops, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 2010.

And more than 5 other talks and Tutorials in Iranian major conferences and workshops

Honors and Awards

2013- Senior Member of the IEEE

2012 Nationwide Outstanding Research Award from Iran's Ministry of ICT

Professional Activities

2015- IEEE Iran Section Treasurer

2012- IEEE IUST student branch Counselor

Conferences Technical Committee Membership

8th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2016)

23th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE2015)

7th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2014)

6th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2012)

5th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2010)

19th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE2011)

18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE2010)

4th Iranian Biennial Broadcast Engineering Conference (BEC2011)

The International Conference on Communications Engineering, 2010

Reviewing Activities

IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

IEEE Transactions on Communications

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems

IET Communications

IEEE GLOBECOM Conference

IEEE PIMRC Conference

IEEE VTC conference

Selected Research Projects
2011-2012 Principal Investigator, "Interference Management in LTE Networks", Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
2008-2009 Project Manager, "Optimal Resource Management in Cognitive Radio Networks", Iran Telecommunications Research Center (ITRC)
2010-2011 Project Manager, "Transition Strategies to Mobile Broadband Networks", Iran Telecommunications Research Center (ITRC)
2009-2010 Design and Implementation of a Hybrid RFID/WLAN Positioning System Iran Telecommunications Research Center (ITRC)
2007-2009 The First 3G pilot Networks in IRAN Iran Telecommunications Research Center (ITRC)
2007-2010 National Type Approval Test Laboratory for WiMAX Equipments Iran Telecommunications Research Center (ITRC)
2009-2010 Milimeter-wave radios Iran Telecommunications Research Center (ITRC)