Cognitive Radio and TV White Spaces Technology 2012
25 June 2012 | IET London: Savoy Place
Reza Karimi, Technical Policy Director, UK communications regulator, Ofcom
Reza Karimi is a Technical Policy Director at the UK communications regulator, Ofcom, with responsibilities in a range of spectrum management initiatives, including the auction of the “4G/3G-expansion” spectrum for mobile communications at 2.6 GHz, the auction of the cleared TV bands (so-called “Digital Dividend” spectrum) for mobile communications at 800 MHz, and the application of geo-location databases for the use of UHF TV broadcasting bands by white-space devices.
Reza is also visiting professor at Imperial College, London-UK
Previously, Reza was with Bell Laboratories at Lucent Technologies for eight years, where he researched in the field of advanced space-time coding, modulation and signal processing, medium access control, and radio resource management for cellular and WLAN systems. Prior to that, he was with the research group of Motorola GSM Products Division, active in the fields of software-definable radios, wideband digital radio transceivers, and advanced detection algorithms for GSM and 3G cellular systems.
Reza received a first class honours degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK. He also holds a MSc/DIC degree in Digital Communications, and a PhD in Adaptive Array Signal Processing, both from Imperial College, UK. Reza is the author of over fifty publications in international conferences and peer-reviewed journals, and is co-inventor in over thirty patents.