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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.

Honors

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

  • Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher 2017.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2017.

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

  • IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award 2016.

  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2016.

  • New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik National Laureate in Physical Sciences and Engineering 2015.

  • UCI Academic Senate Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Research 2015.

  • School of Engineering Mid-Career Excellence in Research Award for 2015.

  • 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)

  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2015

  • IEEE Fellow 2014.

  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2014

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

  • IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award 2014.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2014.

  • IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer 2013-2014.

  • IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award 2013.

  • IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award 2012.

  • CPCC Best Dissertation Award (Tiangao Gou, 2012)

  • Engineering School Teaching Excellence Award 2012.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2012.

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2011.

  • CPCC Best Dissertation Award (Viveck Cadambe, 2011)

  • University of Canterbury Erskine Fellow 2010.

  • Engineering School Maseeh Outstanding Research Award 2010.

  • ONR Young Investigator Award 2008.

  • NSF CAREER award 2006.

  • Information Theory Society Paper Award 2009.

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

  • EECS Professor of the Year 2009.

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

  • Engineering School Faculty of the Year 2006.