Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2011
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Advisors: Prof. Warren J. Gross and Prof. Shie Mannor
Dissertation:  Stochastic Decoding of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes

Visiting Scholar, January-June 2010 
Center for Magnetic Recording Research
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California, United States

Advisor: Prof. Paul H. Siegel
Research: Joint Stochastic Decoding of LDPC Codes and Partial Response Channels


M.Sc. in  Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005
VLSI Design and Test Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Advisors: Prof. Bruce Cockburn and Prof. Stephen Bates
Dissertation: Performance Evaluation of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes in 
the Presence of Inter-Symbol-Interference, Colored Noise and 1/f noise



B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, 2002
Department of Computer Engineering
Sharif University of Technology 
Tehran, Iran

B.Sc. Project: Benchmarking Implementations of Voice Activity Detection