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Negar Kiyavash

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Negar  Kiyavash
Negar Kiyavash
Assistant Professor
  • Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
128 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-2525

Affiliation

  • Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA 2006.
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA 2003.
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran 1999.

For more information

Negar Kiyavash's home page.

Research Interests

Statistical Signal Processing and Information Theory with Applications to Network Inference and Computer, Communication and Multimedia Security.

Research Areas

  • Coding theory and applications
  • Communications
  • Information theory
  • Machine learning and pattern recognition
  • Signal Processing
  • Watermarking and information forensics

Selected Articles in Journals

  • S. Kadloor, X. Gong, N. Kiyavash, and P. Venkitasubramaniam, "Designing Router Scheduling Policies: A Privacy Perspective," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, pages 2001-2012, Vol. 60, No. 4, 2012.
  • S. K. Gorantla, S. Kadloor, N. Kiyavash, T.P. Coleman, I. Moskowitz, and M. Kang, "Characterizing the Efficacy of the NRL Network Pump in Mitigating Covert Timing Channels," IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, pages 64-75, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2011.
  • C. Quinn, T. Coleman, N. Kiyavash, and N. Hatsopoulos, "Estimating the Directed Information to Infer Causal Relationships in Ensemble Neural Spike Train Recordings," Journal of Computational Neuroscience, pages. 1- 28, 2010.
  • D. Uhlig, N. Kiyavash, and N. Neogi, "Fault Tolerant Triangulation in Distributed Aircraft Networks with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B)," International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications (IJSCC) Special Issue on: "Information Processing and Decision Making in Distributed Control Systems," pages 298-324, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2010.
  • N. Kiyavash, P. Moulin, and T. Kalker, "Regular Simplex Fingerprints and Their Optimality Proper-ties," IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, pages 318-329, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009.
  • N. Kiyavash, P. Moulin, "Performance of Orthogonal Fingerprinting Codes under Worst-case Noise," IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, pages 293-301, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009.
  • I. Duursma, N. Kiyavash, "The Vector Decomposition Problem for Elliptic and Hyperelliptic Curves," Journal of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society, pages 59-76, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2005.

Honors

  • NSF Career Award (2011)
  • AFOSR YIP (2010)

Research Honors

Best Student Paper Award (ICASSP 2006).