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Syed A. Jafar

Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California Irvine (UCI)
4223 Engineering Hall
Irvine CA 92697-2625
Phone: (949) 824 1684
E-mail: syed [at] uci [.] edu

Google Scholar Profile.
Research Interests: Network information theory, Wireless Communication, Network Coding.

Miscellaneous Honors

Best Paper Awards

  • IEEE Communication Society and Information Theory Society Joint Best Paper Award 2018 (J72).

  • IEEE Communications Society Heinrich Hertz Prize Paper Award 2015.

  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Paper Award 2015 (C. Wang and T. Gou for J39)

  • IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award 2013.

  • IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Award 2009.

  • IEEE Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award 2016 (Hua Sun for C123).

  • IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award 2016.

  • IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award 2014.

  • IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award 2012.

  • UCI EECS best student paper award 2009 (Viveck Cadambe, J20)

  • UCI EECS best student paper award 2007 (Krishna Gomadam, J11)

  • CPCC Best Dissertation Award (Tiangao Gou, 2012)

  • CPCC Best Dissertation Award (Viveck Cadambe, 2011)

Citation Honors

  • Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher 2018.

  • Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher 2017.

  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2016.

  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2015

  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2014

  • Sciencewatch Magazine World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Teaching Honors

  • School of Engineering Senior Career Award for Innovation in Teaching 2018.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2017.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2014.

  • Engineering School Teaching Excellence Award 2012.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2012.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2011.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2009.

  • Engineering School Faculty of the Year 2006.