Sadaf Zahedi (sadaf) [Alum]
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University of Colorado, Boulder

Email:
szahedi@ee.ucla.edu

Education:

  • B.S. in lectrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2004.
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Field: Communications), UCLA, 2006.
    (done at NESL)
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Area: Signals and Systems), UCLA, 2010.
    Thesis: Application Performance-Driven Design and Management of Sensor Network
    (done at NESL)

Research Interests: Wireless and embedded networks, data integrity in sensor network, MAC/Link Layer Protocol design, cognitive and software defined radio, energy efficient wireless communication

Recent Publications:

  • Variability-Aware Duty Cycle Scheduling in Long Running Embedded Sensing Systems
    Lucas F. Wanner, Rahul Balani, Sadaf Zahedi, Charwak Apte, Puneet Gupta, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test in Europe 2011 (DATE), March 2011. [ Details ]
  • Quality Tradeoffs in Object Tracking with Duty-Cycled Sensor Networks [Best Paper Award]
    Sadaf Zahedi, Mani B. Srivastava, Chatschik Bisdikian, and Lance Kaplan.
    Proceedings the 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, November 2010. [ Details ]
  • Compressive Oversampling for Robust Data Transmission in Sensor Networks
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, Supriyo Chakraborty, Sadaf Zahedi, Younghun Kim, Ting He, Chatschik Bisdikian, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    The 29th Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), March 2010. [ Details ]
  • Recovering Lost Sensor Data through Compressed Sensing
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, Supriyo Chakraborty, Sadaf Zahedi, Younghun Kim, Ting He, Chatschik Bisdikian, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    CENS Technical Seminar, January 2010. [ Details ]
  • Improving Data Integrity with Randomness -- A Compressive Sensing Approach
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, Sadaf Zahedi, Younghun Kim, Supriyo Chakraborty, Chatschik Bisdikian, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    Annual Conference of the ITA, September 2009. [ Details ]
  • Energy Efficient Sampling for Event Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, Younghun Kim, Sadaf Zahedi, Jonathan Friedman, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2009. [ Details ]
  • Compressive Oversampling for Robust Data Transmission in Sensor Networks
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, Supriyo Chakraborty, Sadaf Zahedi, Younghun Kim, Mani B. Srivastava, Chatschik Bisdikian, and Ting He.
    Under submission, July 2009. [ Details ]
  • Weighted l-1 Minimization for Event Detection in Sensor Networks
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, Younghun Kim, Sadaf Zahedi, Rahul Balani, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    May 2009. [ Details ]
  • Toward Quality of Information Aware Rate Control for Sensor Networks
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, Sadaf Zahedi, Younghun Kim, Young H. Cho, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    Fourth International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems and Networks, April 2009. [ Details ]
  • Compressive Sensing: A Tool for NESL
    Zainul M. Charbiwala, and Sadaf Zahedi.
    NESL group meeting, February 2009. [ Details ]