** Email**: ashtianimt@sharif.edu

** Tel.**: 6616-5924

*Address***:** No. 607, Dept. of Electrical Eng., Sharif
University of Technology, Azadi Ave., Tehran, Iran

*Academic Experiences*

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üAssistant Professor at Sharif University of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, From 2003 to 2011.

üAssociate Professor at Sharif University of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Since 2011.

*Teaching Courses*

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üProbability and Statistics

üDigital Communications

ü Signals and Systems

ü Theory of Electrical Circuits

üQueueing Theory (graduate course)

üStochastic Modeling in Communication Networks (graduate course)

üGame Theory (graduate course)

ü Digital Communications Lab.

*Professional Experiences*

n Membership at Advanced Communications Research Institute (ACRI), http://acri.sharif.ir

n Membership at Signal Processing & Multimedia Research Group at ITRC (Iranian Telecommunication Research Center)

n Membership at Advanced Communications Research Lab. at ITRC

n Membership at Mobile Communication Study Group at ITRC

n Project Executive at NRI (Niroo Research Institute)

n Project Executive at MATN (Power Research Center)

*Fields of Interest *

Ø Analysis of Stable Throughput and Delay for Wireless Communication Networks

Ø Energy Harvesting

Ø Data Offloading; Design of New Algorithms based on Game theory

Ø Heterogonous Networks; Resource Allocation

Ø Full-Duplex Communications, MAC Layer Design and Analysis

Ø Analytical Modeling of Cellular Networks, MANETs, VANETs, WMNs, Cognitive Networks, etc.

Ø Traffic Analysis of CDMA and OFDMA Mobile Communication Networks

Ø Cross-Layer Design of Wireless Communication Links

Ø Multimedia Traffic Modeling

Ø Mobility Modeling

Ø Network Coding

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*Publications*

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*Journal Papers:*

[1]
F. Ashtiani, J. A. Salehi, and M. R. Aref, " flexible dynamic traffic
model for reverse link CDMA cellular networks," *IEEE Transaction
on Wireless Commun.,* vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 159-164, Jan. 2004.

[2]
F. Ashtiani, J. A. Salehi, and M. R. Aref, "Mobility modeling and
analytical solution for spatial traffic distribution in wireless multimedia
networks," *IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun..*vol. 21, no. 10, pp.
1699-1709, Dec. 2003.

[3]
F. Ashtiani, M. R. Aref, and J. A. Salehi, "Performance comparison of
admission control policies for new calls in soft-handoff regions for CDMA
cellular networks," * J. Scientia Iranica, *vol. 11, no. 3, pp.
193-202, Summer 2004.

[4]
E. Karamad and F. Ashtiani, "A modified 802.11-based MAC scheme to assure
fair access for vehicle-to-roadside communications," *Elsevier Computer
Communications*, vol. 31, Iss. 12, pp. 2898-2906, 2008.

[5]
G. Mohimani, F. Ashtiani, A. Javanmard, and M. Hamdi, "Mobility modeling,
spatial traffic distribution, and probability of connectivity for sparse and
dense vehicular ad hoc networks," *IEEE Trans. Vehicul. Tech, *Vol.
58, No. 4, pp. 1998-2007, May 2009.

[6]
A. Javanmard and F. Ashtiani, "Analytical evaluation of average delay and
maximum stable throughput along a typical two-way street for vehicular ad hoc
networks in sparse situations," *Elsevier Computer Communications*,
Vol. 32, Iss. 16, pp. 1768-1780, Oct. 2009.

[7]
E. Karamad and F. Ashtiani, "Performance analysis of IEEE 802.11 DCF and
802.11e EDCA based on queueing networks," *IET Commun*., Vol. 3, Iss.
5, pp. 871-881, 2009.

[8]
N. Etemadi-Rad and F. Ashtiani, "Throughput analysis of IEEE 802.11 based
vehicular ad hoc networks," *IET Commun.,* Vol. 5, Iss. 14, pp.
1954-1963 , 2011.

[9]
A. Sharif-Nassab and F. Ashtiani, "Connectivity analysis of
one-dimensional ad hoc networks with arbitrary spatial distribution for
variable and fixed number of nodes," *IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing,*
Vol. 11, No. 10, pp. 1425-1435, Oct. 2012.

[10]
M. Moradian and F. Ashtiani, "Analytical modeling of a cognitive IEEE
802.11 WLAN overlaid on a cellular network," *IET Communications*,
Vol.6, Iss. 15, pp. 2455-2464, 2012.

[11]
A. A. Sharifi, F. Ashtiani, H. Keshavarz, and M. Nasiri-Kenari, "Impact of
cognition and cooperation on MAC layer performance metrica, part I: maximum
stable throughput," *IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun.*, Vol. 11, No.
12, pp. 4252-4263 , Dec. 2012

[12] M. H.
Amerimehr, F. Ashtiani, and S.
Valaee, "Maximum
Stable Throughput of Network-Coded Multiple Broadcast Sessions for Wireless
Tandem Random Access Networks," *IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing*** .
**Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 1256-1267, Jun. 2014.

[13] M. H.
Amerimehr and F. Ashtiani, "Delay
and Throughput Analysis of a Two-Way Opportunistic Network Coding-Based Relay
Network," *IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., *
Vol. 13, No. 5, pp.
2863-2873, May 2014.* *

[14] M. H.
Amerimehr and F. Ashtiani,
" Performance analysis of network coding-based
content distribution in vehicular ad-hoc networks," *IET Communications, *
Vol. 8, No. 9, Jun. 2014.

[15] F. Sheikholeslami, M.
Nasiri-Kenari, and F. Ashtiani, "Optimal Probabilistic Initial and Target
Channel Selection for Spectrum Handoff in Cognitive Radio Networks," *IEEE
Trans. Wireless Commun.*, pp. 570-584, Jan. 2015.

[16] M. Moradian and F.
Ashtiani, "Optimal
Relaying in a Slotted Aloha Wireless Network With Energy Harvesting Nodes,"
*IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun.*, pp. 1680-1692, Aug. 2015.* *

[17] P. Rahimzadeh and F.
Ashtiani, "Analytical
Evaluation of Saturation Throughput of a Cognitive WLAN Overlaid on a
Time-Scheduled OFDMA Network*,"
*To be published *
IEEE Trans. Mobile Comp.*

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*Conference Papers:*

[1] F. Ashtiani, J. A. Salehi, M. R.
Aref, and M. Nasiri-Kenari, "A new soft-handoff management algorithm with
two decision boundaries," in *Proc. IEEE PIMRC'01,* San Diego, CA,
Sep. 2001, pp. D54-D58.

[2] F. Ashtiani, J. A. Salehi, and M.
R. Aref, "An algorithm for new originating calls in soft-handoff regions
in CDMA cellular networks," in *Proc. Intern. Sympos. Telecommun., IST'01,*
Tehran, Sep. 2001.

[3] F. Ashtiani, J. A. Salehi, and M.
R. Aref, "Analytical computation of spatial traffic distribution in a
typical region of a cellular network by proposing a general mobility
model," in *Proc. IEEE ICT'03,* Tahiti, Fr, Mar. 2003, pp. 295-301.

[4] F. Ashtiani, J. A. Salehi, and M.
R. Aref, "An approximate upper bound for power-control exchange rate in
CDMA cellular networks," in *Proc. Intern. Sympos. Telecommun., IST'03,*
Isfahan, Aug. 2003.

[5]
A. Seyfi and F. Ashtiani, "Effect of Leaky-Bucket-Based Traffic Shaping on
Capacity Enhancement for VSG-CDMA Cellular Networks," in *Proc.* *IEEE
WCNC'07, *Hong Kong, Mar. 2007, pp. 3695-3699.

[6]
M. R. Faghih-Imani and F. Ashtiani, "Interference modeling and generalized
static capacity for uplink CDMA cellular networks," in *Proc.* *IEEE
ICT'07*, Penang, Malaysia, May 2007, pp. 17-22.

[7]
A. Seyfi and F. Ashtiani, "Effect of Data Traffic Shaping on Throughput
and Delay for VSG-CDMA Cellular Networks," in *Proc.* *IEEE ICT'07*,
Penang, Malaysia, May 2007 pp. 6-11.

[8]
F. Ashtiani, M. Hamdi, and K. Shafiee, "An analytical framework for
computation of throughput capacity in multi-hop mobile ad hoc networks,"
in *Proc. IEEE PIMRC'07*, Athens, Greece, Sep. 2007, pp. 1-5.

[9].
S. H. Hassani, F. Ashtiani, and P. Tehrani, "Non-saturated mode analysis
of IEEE 802.11 MAC protocol," in *Proc. IEEE PIMRC'07*, Athens,
Greece, Sep. 2007, pp. 1-5.

[10] S. Feizi-Khankandi, F. Ashtiani,
and S. H. Hassani, "Modeling the behavior of contending opportunistic
cognitive radios," in *Proc.* *IEEE ICSPC07, *pp. 720-723*.*

[11]
Abouzar Ghavami and Farid Ashtiani, "A new cross layer design of adaptive
modulation and coding in finite buffer wireless links," in *Proc.
IEEE FGCN'07*, Jeju-Island Korea 2007, pp. 498-503.

[12] Soheil Feizi-Khankandi and F.
Ashtiani, "Lower and upper bounds for throughput capacity of a cognitive
ad hoc network overlaid on a cellular network," in *Proc. IEEE WCNC'08*,
pp.2759-2764 .

[13] Abouzar Ghavami and Farid
Ashtiani, "Cross-layer optimization of queuing with adaptive modulation
and coding preserving packet average delay time," in *Proc.* *IEEE
Globecom' 08, *pp.1-5.

[14] Hamed Nasrabadi and Farid
Ashtiani, "Improving coverage-capacity tradeoff and power consumption of
TDMA-CDMA by coverage-dependent timeslot allocation," in *Proc.* *IEEE
WiMob' 08*, pp. 266-271.

[15] Fatemeh Hamidi-Sepehr and Farid
Ashtiani, "An
analytical model for evaluation of wireless mesh networks," in *Proc.
IST'08*, Tehran, 2008, pp. 295-300.__ __

[16]
M. B. Iraji, M. H. Amerimehr and F. Ashtiani, "A queueing model for
wireless tandem network coding," in *Proc.IEEE WCNC'09*, Budapest,
Mar. 2009, pp. 1-6.

[17]
M. Ghaffari and F. Ashtiani, "A new routing algorithm for sparse vehicular
ad-hoc networks with moving destinations," in *Proc. IEEE WCNC'09*,
Budapest, Mar. 2009, pp. 1-6.

[18]
M. H. Amerimehr, M. B. Iraji, and F. Ashtiani, "An analytical approach for
throughput evaluation of wireless network coding," in *Proc.* *IEEE
ICC'09*, Dresden, Jun. 2009, pp. 1-5.

[19]
S. Sahraei and F. Ashtiani, "Effect of power randomization on saturation
throughput of IEEE 802.11 WLAN," in *Proc.* *IEEE ICC'10*, Cape
Town, May 2010, pp. 1-5*.*

[20]
A. Kazerooni and F. Ashtiani, "Effect of the traffic-load dependent vehicle routing
algorithm on the connectivity in VANETs," in *Proc. IEEE VTC'11*,
Budapest, May 2011, pp 1-5.

[21] A. Kenarsari-Anhari and F. Ashtiani, "Throughput
enhancement of IEEE 802.11e WLAN by transmission power randomization," in *Proc. IEEE VTC'11*,
Budapest, May 2011, pp 1-5.

[22] M. Moradian and F. Ashtiani, "Throughput
analysis of a cognitive IEEE 802.11 WLAN sharing the downlink band of a
cellular network," in
*Proc. IEEE ICC'11*, Kyoto, June 2011.

[23] F. Farhadi and F. Ashtiani,
"Throughput enhancement of a random access WLAN by
combination of digital and analog network coding," in *Proc. IEEE ICC'11*, Kyoto,
June 2011.

[24] H.
Soleimani and F. Ashtiani, "Throughput analysis of a cognitive multi-hop
IEEE 802.11-based WLAN overlaid on a cellular network," in *Proc. IEEE
SoftCom'11*, Split, Croatia, 2011.

[25] M. Moradian and F. Ashtiani,
"Throughput analysis of a slotted Aloha-based network energy harvesting nodes,"
in* Proc IEEE PIMRC, *Sydney, 2012, pp. 351-356.

[26] P. Rahimzadeh, M. Moradian,
and F. Ashtiani, "Saturation throughput analysis of a cognitive IEEE
802.11-based WLAN overlaid on an IEEE 802.16e WiMAX," in* Proc.IEEE
PIMRC, *Sydney, 2012, pp. 1515-1520.

[27] M.A. Nazari and F. Ashtiani,
"Stable throughput analysis for a cooperative WLAN with primary and
secondary users," in *Proc.* *IST'2012*, Tehran, 2012, pp.
535-540.

[28] F.
Farhadi and F. Ashtiani,** "**A
Network Coding-Based Packet Forwarding Schemefor
Unicast Random Access Networks with Exponential Backoff**,"
**in *Proc.***
***IWCIT'13*, Tehran, May 2013.

[29]** **M.
Moradian, and F. Ashtiani,
"Sum Throughput Maximization in a Slotted Aloha Network with Energy Harvesting
Nodes," in *Proc. IEEE WCNC'2014, *Istanbul, pp. 1608-1613.

[30] H.
Omidvar, F. Ashtiani, T.
Javidi, M. Nasiri-Kenasi, and B.
Vosoughi-Vahdat, "An Energy-Efficient Multi-Sensor
Scheduling Mechanism with QoS Support for WBANs,"
in *Proc. IEEE WCNC'2014, *Istanbul, pp. 1726-1731.

[31] M. Soleymani, B. Maham,
and F. Ashtiani, "Analysis of the Downlink Saturation Throughput of an
Asymmetric IEEE 802.11n-based WLAN," in *Proc. IEEE ICC'16*, May 2016,
Kuala lumpur, pp. 1-6.

[32] S. Goshtasbpour, F.
Ashtiani, and M. Mirmohseni, " Enhancement of Full-Duplex Efficiency in an
Asymmetric IEEE 802.11-Based WLAN," in *Proc. IEEE PIMRC'16*, Valencia,
Sep. 2016, pp. 1658-1663.

[33] A. M. Hatami, M.
Mirmohseni, and F. Ashtiani, " New Data Offloading Algorithm by Considering
Interactive Preferences," in *Proc. IEEE PIMRC'16*, Valencia, Sep. 2016,
pp. 1930-1935.