Ali Abdi, PhD is an associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. His current research interests include digital communication in underwater and terrestrial channels, estimation and characterization of wireless channels, blind modulation recognition, and molecular networks.
Abdi served as associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
from 2002 to 2007. He was the co-chair of the Communication and Information Theory Track of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN). He is a Senior Member of IEEE.
His awards include the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovators Award (2008) and the NJIT Excellence in Teaching Award in the category of Excellence in Team, Interdepartmental, Multidisciplinary, or Non-Traditional Teaching (2006).
He received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota.
Topics: digitial communication, terrestrial channels, wireless channels, blind modulation recognition, molecular networks