Biography and CV

Homa Esfahanizadeh is currently with Nokia Bell Labs, as a part of Radio Systems Research Group. She was previously a postdoctoral researcher at the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her research focus is on building reliable, fast, and adaptable solutions for data communication, processing, and learning over large-scale distributed information systems. Homa received her Ph.D. degree in Signals and Systems from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2019. She received her M.Sc and B.Sc degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tehran in 2015 and 2012, respectively.  Her research interests include information and coding theory, communication networks, machine learning, data privacy, and distributed computation. Homa received the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department fellowship from UCLA in 2015 for her academic achievements. In 2018 and 2021, she won the Memorable Paper Award at the Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW), in the area of devices, coding, and information theory. In 2018, she won the 2018-2019 Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) at UCLA. In 2022, her paper was elected as one of the two best short papers at the International Conference on Cloud Networking (Cloudnet).

Link to the CV -- March 2024