Speaker: Hassan Yaghoobi
Bio: Hassan Yaghoobi received a B.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1989 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, in 1993 and 2000, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. His academic research interests include Nonlinear Control Theory, Communications Theory, and Digital Signal Processing. Hassans industrial experience includes communications systems engineering, silicon design/specification, and standards development in the area of broadband communications. Since 2000, he has been working at Intel Corporation. As a senior systems architect for Intels Broadband Product Group, he worked on silicon design specifications, algorithm design, system design verification, and validation of various cable modem products. He represented Intel at the DOCSIS standard committees at Cablelabs. Hassan is currently working as a Principal Wireless Systems Architect for Intels Mobile Wireless Standard and Advance Technology. He is a member of the ETSI BRAN and IEEE 802.16 and 802.20 working groups and a senior member of IEEE Standard Association. He also serves as WiMAX Forum Technical Working Group vice-chair, an industry group focused on interoperability of systems that conform to the IEEE 802.16 standard. Prior to Intel, he worked on design and modeling of wireless terrestrial and satellite receivers for Stanford Telecom and on RF network design of mobile wireless systems for LCC International.