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In the name of God


Dr. Ali Kuhestani

 Assistant Professor
 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
.Qom University of Technology, Qom, Iran

.Invited professor at Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

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  :Contact info: Kuhestani@qut.ac.ir & Kuhestani@sharif.edu

 

:Educational Background

PostDoc researcher in Electrical Engineering (Communication Systems), Department of Electrical Engineering,  Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (Sept 2018- Apr 2020)

Project: Physical Layer Security in Internet of Things (IoT)


Supervisor
:
Prof. Hamid Behroozi
                                                          

PhD. in Electrical Engineering (Communication Systems), Department of Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (Sept 2013-Nov 2017)

Thesis: Physical Layer Security in Untrusted Relaying Networks


Supervisor:
Prof. Abbas Mohammadi


MSc. in Electrical Engineering (Communication Systems), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran (Sept 2010- Sept 20)

Thesis: Design of Linear Disoersion Space-Time Codes Using Genetic Algorithm

Supervisor
: Prof. Paeiz Azmi
        


:Research Interests

* Wireless and Mobile communications
* Physical layer security in wireless communications
* Deep learning for wireless communications
* MIMO systems


Selected Journal Papers:
 
1. V. Shahiri, A. Kuhestani, and L. Hanzo, “Short-Packet Amplify-and-Forward Relaying for the Internet-of-Things in the Face of Imperfect Channel Estimation and Hardware Impairments,” IEEE Trans. Green Communications and Networking, June 2021. (Invited Paper)

2. M. Ragheb, S. M. Safavi, A. Kuhestani, D. K. W. Ng, and L Hanzo, “On the physical layer security of untrusted millimeter wave relaying networks: A stochastic geometry approach”, IEEE Trans. Inf. Forens & Security, Oct. 2021 (IF=7.2)

3. M. Letafati, A. Kuhestani, K.-K. Wong “On the Secret Key Rate and Secrecy Rate of the Internet-of-Things in the Presence of a Passive Eavesdropper and a Hostile Jammer,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 4373-4388, Mar. 2021. (IF=9.5)

4. M. Forouzesh, P. Azmi, and A. Kuhestani, and P. L. Yeoh, “Joint Information Theoretic Secrecy and Covert Communication in the Presence of an Untrusted User and Warden,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal. vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 7170-7181, May, 2021. (IF=9.5)

5. M. Letafati, A. Kuhestani and H. Behroozi, “Three-Hop Untrusted Relay Networks with Hardware Imperfections and Channel Estimation Errors for Internet of Things,” IEEE Trans. Inf. Foren. Sec., Mar. 2020. (IF=7.2)

6. M. Letafati, A. Kuhestani, H. Behroozi, and D. K. W. Ng, “Jamming-Resilient Frequency Hopping Aided Secure Communication for Internet of Things in the Presence of an Untrusted Relay,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., June 2020. (IF=7.1)

7. A. Kuhestani, A. Mohammadi, K.-K. Wong, P. L. Yeoh, M. Moradikia, and M. R. Khandaker “Optimal power allocation by imperfect hardware analysis in untrusted relaying networks,” IEEE Trans. Wireless. Commun., vol. 17, no. 7, pp. 4302-4314, July 2018. (IF=7.1)

8. A. Kuhestani, A. Mohammadi, and P. L. Yeoh, “Optimal power allocation and secrecy sum rate performance in untrusted relaying networks with an external jammer,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 2671-2684, June 2018. (IF=5.1)

9. A. Kuhestani, A. Mohammadi, and M. Mohammadi, “Joint relay selection and power allocation in large-scale MIMO systems with untrusted relays and passive eavesdroppers,” IEEE Trans. Information Forensics & Security, vol 13, no. 2, pp. 341-355, Feb. 2018. (IF=7.2)


Selected Conference Papers:

1. M. Letafati, A. Kuhestani, and D. W. K. Ng, and M. R. Ahmadi Beshkani, “Physical Layer Secrecy and Transmission Resiliency of Device-to-Device Communications,” in Proc. IEEE Globecom 2020, Taiwan, Dec. 2020.

2. M. Letafati, A. Kuhestani, D. W. K. Ng, and H. Behroozi, “A New Frequency Hopping-Aided Secure Communication in the Presence of an Adversary Jammer and an Untrusted Relay,” IEEE ICC'20 Workshop–“IoT-Health Session”, May 2020.

3. Kuhestani, A. Mohammadi, and P. L. Yeoh, “Security-Reliability Trade-off in Cyber-Physical Cooperative Systems with Non-Ideal Untrusted Relaying,” in Proc. IEEE WF-IoT conf. Singapore, Feb. 2018.


4. Kuhestani, P. L. Yeoh, and A. Mohammadi, “Optimal Power Allocation and Secrecy Sum Rate Performance in Untrusted Relaying Networks”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom 2017, Singapore, Dec. 2017.

5. Tatar Mamaghani, A. Mohammadi, P. L. Yeoh, and A. Kuhestani, “Secure Two-way Communication via a Wireless powered Untrusted Relay and Friendly Jammer”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom 2017, Singapore, Dec. 2017.


:Awards and Honors
Received the scholarship for 2019 and 2020 Overseas Young Scientist Forum organized by PCL, in Shenzhen, China *

* Top University Researcher, Qom University of Technology, May 2022.

.Received the Postdoc position at Sharif University of Technology *
.Member of Iran’s National Elites Foundation (INEF) *
.Outstanding student during the PhD period *


:Selected Projects

* Secure image transmission based on physical layer security using artificial neural network, spported by INSF, Jun 2021 - Now
* Physical layer security with practical requirements,” supported by INSF, Aug. 2020 – Now
* RC3: Robust cognitive cooperative communications,” supported by EPSRC (Cooperation with Prof. Kai-Kit Wong), Spring 2016 – Dec. 2020
* Physical layer security for Internet of Things (IoT),” supported by INSF, Fall 2018 – Fall 2019
* Physical layer security for 5G communication,” supported by INSF, Fall 2016 – Fall 2017


Activities:
* Associate Editor in “EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking”, May 2022-Now.
* Guest Editor of a special issue on “Physical layer security: From theory to practice” in journal of Frontiers in Signal Processing.
* Member of “Microwave/mmWave wireless communications Lab” at Amikabir University of Technology, Aug. 2014 - Now.
* Member of “Communication Systems Lab” at Tarbiat Modares University, Aug. 2010 - Now.
* Member of IEEE; Jan 2017-Now.
* Worksop secretary of "Information Security of Emerging Wireless Networks", Supported by MCI, Aug. 2021.
* Advisor of several PhD students at Amirkabir University, Tarbiat Modares University and Iran University of Science & Technology.
* Head of a research and industrial core (Martyr Chamran) in Telecommunication research center, Jan. 2017 - Now.

References:
• Prof. Lajos Hanzo, University of Southampton, England, Email: lh@ecs.soton.ac.uk
• Prof. Paeiz Azmi, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, Email: Pazmi@modares.ac.ir 
• Prof. Kai-Kit Wong, University of College London (UCL), England, Email: kai-kt.wong@ucl.ac.uk
• Prof. Derrick Wing Kwan Ng, University of New South Wales, Email: w.k.ng@unsw.edu.au
• Prof. Phee Lep Yeoh, The university of Sydney, NSW, Australia, Email: Phee.yeoh@sydney.edu.au
• Prof. Hamid Behroozi, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: behroozi@sharif.edu 
• Prof. Abbas Mohammadi, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: abm125@aut.ac.ir 
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