Shirin Saeedi Bidokhti
I am an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer and Information Systems. I am an affiliate of the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences. I received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer and Communication Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL). Before joining UPenn, I was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University and Technical University of Munich. I have also held visiting researcher positions at Pennsylvania State University, ETH Zurich, and University of California at Los Angeles.
My research interests include information theory, networking, Internet of Things, and machine learning.
(January 2021) NSF CAREER Award
(October 2020) Check out our new paper on Tracing and testing the COVID-19 contact chain: cost-benefit tradeoffs
(August 2020) Teaching Stochastic Systems Analysis and Simulations in Fall 2020.
(July 2020) Check out our new paper on Remote estimation in Random Access Channels (going beyond Age of Information).
(January 2020) Teaching Information Theory in Spring 2020.
(December 2019) Check out our new paper on Age of Information in Random Access Channels.
(August 2019) Teaching Information Freshness in Networks in Fall 2019.
(June 2019) Collaborative research project "Attaining the New Frontier of Spectral Efficiency with Tradeoffs in Computation Through Cloud Radio Access Networks" funded by NSF-CNS.
(December 2018) Received the NSF-CCF CISE Research Initiative (NSF-CRII) award for the project "Practical and Timely Coded Caching for Dynamic. and Volatile Networks".
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