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MAGE Faculty

Etemad, Kamran

Etemad, Kamran

Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering

Kamran Etemad is a principal wireless technology and standards expert and executive telecommunications advisor. He is currently a senior technical advisor at Federal Communications Commission and also a lecturer at the University of Maryland. Previously he has held leading positions as director of technology standards at Intel Corporation, as executive technology consultant with Sprint-Nextel and Vice President of Advanced technology and Strategy at WFI.

Kamran received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1996. He has conducted many industry workshops and seminars and published numerous technical papers in 3G/4G /5G systems as well as two books on cdma2000 and WiMAX evolution. He holds more than 85 issued patents all in 3G/4G/5G wireless systems.

Dr. Etemad’s current area of focus is on novel dynamic spectrum sharing both from regulatory and technical perspectives. His most recent research has been on advanced development of mobile broadband technologies based on 3GPP-LTE Advanced, 5G-NR, WiFi and their cooperation in CRAN and small cells deployment enabling optimized offloading, spectrum aggregation, local group communication and interference management.

  • “Carrier Aggregation Framework in 3GPP LTE-Advanced”, IEEE Communication Magazine August 2010.
  • “Location Based services in Mobile WiMAX”, IEEE Communication Magazine, October 2009.
  • “Multicast and Broadcast Multimedia Services in Mobile WiMAX Networks”, IEEE Communications Magazine, October 2009.
  • “WiMAX Femtocell: Requirements, Challenges and Solutions” IEEE Communication Magazine, September 2009.
  • “Overview of WiMAX Technology and Evolution”, IEEE Communications Magazine, October 2008
  • “All-IP Network Architecture for Mobile WiMAX”,   IEEE Mobile WiMAX Symposium 2007.
  • “Enhanced Random and Reservation Schemes in CDMA2000”, in IEEE Personal Communications, Magazine April 2001.
  •  “Multi-code ISMA for Short Data Burst Service in Wireless CDMA Networks”, Co-Authors W. Chung Chan and A. Geraniotis, Proceeding IEEE (VTC 99) Houston TX.
  •  Separability based basis selection for signal and image classification, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Co-author: R. Chellappa, 1995
  • Multiscale Segmentation of Complex Document Pages Using Soft Decision Integration, IEEE Trans. on  PAMI, Co-authors: R. Chellappa and D. Doermann, 1996
  • Multiscale Discriminant Analysis and recognition of Human Faces, Journal of Optical Society of America, Co- author: R. Chellappa. 1996
  • ``Analysis and Pruning of Temporally Dynamic Neural Networks'', ICNN 94.
  • ``Phoneme Recognition Based on Multi-resolution and Non-causal Context'', NNSP93.