Publications 
Book Chapters:
1. M. GharaviAlkhansari, A. B. Gershman, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Recent advances in orthogonal spacetime block coding,” chapter in the book SpaceTime Processing for MIMO Communications, A. B. Gershman and N. D. Sidiropoulos, (Editors), John Wiley & Sons, April 2005, pp. 105168. 2. A. B. Gershman, Z.Q. Luo, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Robust adaptive beamforming using worstcase performance optimization,” chapter in the book Robust Adaptive Beamforming, P. Stoica and J. Li (Editors), John Wiley & Sons, August 2005.
Journal Papers (published or accepted):
1. A. Gavili and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal spectrum leasing and resource sharing in twoway relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.50305045, Oct 2014. 2. A. Minasian and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy harvesting cooperative communication systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, accepted 2014. 3. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Sumrate maximization for active channels with unequal subchannel noise powers,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.41874198, Aug. 2014. 4. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “On achievable SNR region for multiuser multicarrier asynchronous bidirectional relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, revised 2014. 5. N. Mollemi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A distributed reflector localization approach to ultrasonic array imaging in nondestructive testing applications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.3863,3873, Aug. 2014. 6. N. Mollemi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A new array spatial signature model for ultrasonic imaging of multilayer Media," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, revised 2014. 7. Y. Hao, Y. Jing, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy efficient network beamforming design using powernormalized SNR.” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, pp. 27562769, May 2014. 8. R. Vahidnia, S. ShahbazPanahi, “Singlecarrier equalization for asynchronous twoway relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, accepted, 2014. 9. S. Salari, S. ShahbazPanahi, and K. Ozdemir, “Mobilityaided wireless sensor network localization via semidefinite programming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, pp. 59665978, Dec. 2013. 10. M. M. Naghsh, M. ModarresHashemi, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Soltanian, and P. Stoica, “Unified optimization framework for multistatic radar code design using informationtheoretic Criteria,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, pp. 54015416, Nov. 2013. 11. J. Mirzaee, S. ShahbazPanahi, and R. Vahidnia, “Sumrate maximization for active channels,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 20, pp. 771774, Aug. 2013. 12. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Multicarrier asynchronous bidirectional relay networks: Joint subcarrier power allocation and network beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, pp. 37963812, Aug. 2013. 13. F.A. Alhumaidi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Twoway cooperative communications with statistical channel knowledge,” Signal Processing, vol. 93, pp. 33633370, June 2103. 14. Y. Jing and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Maxmin optimal joint power control and distributed beamforming for twoway relay networks under pernode power constraint,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 65766589, Dec. 2102. 15. S. ShahbazPanahi and M. Dong, “Achievable rate region under joint distributed beamforming and power allocation for twoway relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, pp.40264037, Nov. 2012. 16. M. ZaeriAmirani, S. Shahbazpanahi, T. Mirfakhraie, and K. Ozdemir, “Performance tradeoff in bidirectional network beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 41964209, Aug. 2012. 17. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Filterandforward distributed beamforming for twoway relay networks in frequency selective channels,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 19271941, April 2012. 18. S. Shahbazpanahi and M. Dong, “A semiclosedform solution to optimal distributed beamforming for twoway relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 15111516, March 2012. 19. S. Talwar, Y. Jing, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Joint relay selection and power allocation for twoway relay networks,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 18, pp. 9194, Feb. 2011. 20. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Joint transmitreceive beamforming for multiantenna relaying schemes,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 49664972, Sept.2010. 21. A. B. Gershman, N. D. Sidiropoulos, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Bengtsson, and B. Ottersten, “Convex optimizationbased beamforming: from receive to transmit and network designs,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 27, pp. 6275, May 2010. 22. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filterandforward distributed beamforming in relay networks with frequency selective fading,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 12511262, March 2010. 23. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Optimal distributed beamforming for twoway relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 1238  1250, March 2010. 24. S. FazeliDehkordy, S. ShahbazPanahi, and S. Gazor, “Multiple peertopeer communications using a network of relays,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, pp. 30533062, Aug. 2009. 25. N. Sarmadi, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A.B. Gershman, “Blind channel estimation in orthogonally coded MIMOOFDM systems: A semidefinite relaxation approach,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, pp. 23542364, June 2009. 26. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Grami, and Z.Q. Luo, “Distributed beamforming for relay networks based on secondorder statistics of the channel state information,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, pp. 43064316, Sept. 2008. 27. S. Valaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Detecting the number of signals in wireless DSCDMA networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 56, pp. 11891197, July 2008. 28. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Blind and semiblind channel and carrier frequency offset estimation in orthogonally spacetime block coded MIMO systems,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, pp. 702711, Feb. 2008. 29. B. Balakumar, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “Joint MIMO channel tracking and symbol decoding using Kalman filtering,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, pp. 58735879, Dec. 2007. 30. B. K. Chalise, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Czylwik, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink beamforming based on outage probability specifications,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, pp. 34983503, Oct. 2007. 31. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semiblind multiuser MIMO channel estimation using Capon and MUSIC techniques,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 54, no. 9, pp. 35813591, Sept. 2006. 32. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “Closedform blind MIMO channel estimation for orthogonal spacetime block codes,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 45064517, Dec. 2005. 33. Y. Rong, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust linear receivers for spacetime block coded multipleaccess MIMO wireless systems with imperfect channel state information,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 30813090, Aug. 2005. 34. K. Zarifi, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and Z.Q. Luo, “Robust blind multiuser detection based on the worstcase performance optimization of the MMSE receiver,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 295305, Jan. 2005. 35. M. Biguesh, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink power control in wireless cellular systems,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2004, pp. 261272, Dec. 2004. 36. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. GharaviAlkhansari, and K. M. Wong, “Minimum variance linear receivers for multiaccess MIMO wireless systems with spacetime block coding,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 33063313, Dec. 2004. 37. S. ShahbazPanahi and A. B. Gershman, “Robust blind multiuser detection for synchronous CDMA systems using worstcase performance optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, pp. 22322245, Nov. 2004. 38. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and A. B. Gershman, “A covariance fitting approach to parametric localization of multiple incoherently distributed sources,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 592600, March 2004. 39. A. Hassanien, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “A generalized Capon estimator for localization of multiple spread sources,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 280283, Jan. 2004. 40. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, Z.Q. Luo, and K. M. Wong, “Robust adaptive beamforming for generalrank signal models,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 51, pp. 22572269, Sept. 2003. 41. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Distributed source localization using ESPRIT algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, pp. 21692178, Oct. 2001. 42. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Incoherently distributed source localization,” Scientia Iranica, vol. 7, no. 3&4, pp. 244252, Oct. 2000.
Conference papers
1. N. Moallemi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Immersion ultrasonic array imaging using a new array spatial signature in different imaging algorithms,” Asilomar conference on signals, system, and computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2014. 2. N. Moallemi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Multilayer ultrasonic imaging for nondestructive testing applications,” IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), Chicago, IL, Sept. 2014. 3. N. Moallemi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Ultrasonic array imaging for immersion nondestructive testing,” IEEE International workshop on Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing (SAM), A Coruna, Spain, June 2014, pp. 185188. 4. A. Gavili and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal spectrum leasing and network beamforming for twoway relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 75907593. 5. A. Minasian, R. Adve, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy harvesting for relayassisted communications,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 47634767. 6. R. AliHemmati, S. ShahbazPanahi, and M. Dong, “Optimal power allocation and network beamforming for OFDMbased relay networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 60576061. 7. V. HavaryNassab, S. Valaee, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Mobile distributed compressive sensing for spectrum sensing,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 72737277. 8. Y. Hao, Y. Jing, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Multirelay network design using powernormalized SNR,” in IEEE 5th International Workshop on Computational Advances in MultiSensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Saint Martin, Dec. 1518, 2013, pp. 500503. 9. A. Azimipanah and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Experimental results of compressive sensing based imaging in ultrasonic nondestructive testing,” in IEEE 5th International Workshop on Computational Advances in MultiSensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Saint Matrin, Dec. 1518, 2013, pp. 336339. 10. A. Minasian, R. Adve, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal resource allocation in energy harvesting amplifyandforward relay networks,” in IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Austin, TX, Dec. 35, 2013, pp. 363366. 11. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Sumrate maximization for active channels: Unequal noise power over different cubchannels,” in The FortySeventh Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 36, 2013, pp. 871875. 12. M.M. Naghsh, M.ModarresHashemi, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Soltanalian, P. Stoica, “Majorizationminorization technique for multistatic radar code design,” in European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 913, 2013, pp. 15. 13. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Singlecarrier equalization and distributed beamforming for asynchronous twoway relay networks,” European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 913, 2013, pp. 15. 14. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Decentralized beamforming for multicarrier asynchronous bidirectional relaying networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2631, 2013, pp. 42024206. 15. Y. Hao, Y. Jing, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “SNRperunitpower optimization in relay networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, May 2631, 2013, pp. 49534957. 16. S. Talwar and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A total power minimization approach to relay selection for twoway relay networks,” in The FortySixth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 47, 2012, pp. 20012005. 17. S. ShahbazPanahi and Y. Jing, “Beamforming design for twoway relay networks under pernode power constraint,” in The FortySixth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 47, 2012, pp. 547551. 18. F. Foroozan and S. ShahbazPanahi, “MUSICbased array imaging in multimodal ultrasonic nondestructive testing,” in IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Array and MultiChannel Processing (SAM), New Jersey, NJ, June 2012, pp. 529532. 19. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Distributed beamforming and subcarrier power allocation for OFDMbased asynchronous twoway relay networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012, pp. 41224126. 20. M. ZaeriAmirani, S. ShahbazPanahi, and M. Dong, “On the design and performance of TDBCbased bidirectional network beamforming,” in The Third IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in MultiSensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Puerto Rico, December 2011, pp. 173176. 21. H. Chen, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A.B. Gershman, “Filterandforward distributed beamforming for twoway relay networks with frequency selective channels”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, March 2530, 2012, pp. 24892492. 22. R. Vahidnia, S. ShahbazPanahi, “Asynchronous bidirectional relayassisted communications”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, March 2530, 2012, pp. 26932696. 23. F. Foroozan, S. ShahbazPanahi, N. Moallemi, and S. Shokrallah, “Time reversal Bayesian ultrasonic array imaging for nondestructive testing,” The FortyFifth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 69, 2011, pp. 10771080. 24. F. AlHumaidi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A relay selection approach to bidirectional collaborative communications with imperfect CSI,” The FortyFifth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 69, 2011, pp. 12271231 (invited). 25. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and S. Valaee, “Mobility diversity in mobile wireless networks,” IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Toronto, Canada, Sept. 1114, 2011, pp. 10931097. 26. K. Law, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi,“Distributed network beamforming with a multiantenna receiver,” IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), San Francisco, CA, June 2629, 2011, pp. 561565. 27. A. Schad, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Capacity maximization for distributed beamforming in one and bidirectional relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, May 2227, 2010, pp. 28042807. 28. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filterandforward distributed beamforming for twoway relay networks in frequency selective fading channels,” IEEE Globcomm. Conference, Miami, FL, Dec. 610, 2010, pp. 15. 29. M. Dong and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal spectrum sharing and power allocation for OFDMbased twoway relaying,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 33103313. 30. S. ShahbazPanahi and M. Dong, “Achievable rate region and sumrate maximization for network beamforming for bidirectional relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 25102513. 31. S. ShahbazPanahi and M. Dong, “A semiclosedform solution to the SNR balancing problem of twoway relay network beamforming,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 25142517. 32. N. Sarmadi, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Closedform blind channel estimation in orthogonally coded MIMOOFDM systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 33063309. 33. B. Balasingam, M. Bolic, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “Performance analysis of blind adaptive MIMO receivers,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 34383441. 34. A. Schad, H. Chen, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filterandforward multiple peertopeer beamforming in relay networks with frequency selective channels,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 32463249. 35. A. Abdelkader, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Joint subcarrier power loading and distributed beamforming in OFDMbased asynchronous relay networks,” invited to The Third IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in MultiSensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Aruba, Dec. 1316, 2009, pp. 105108. 36. S. ShahbazPanahi, “A semiclosedform solution to optimal decentralized beamforming for twoway relay networks,” invited to The Third IEEE International Workshop on computational Advances in MultiSensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Aruba, Dec. 1316, 2009, pp. 101104. 37. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “An SNR balancing approach to twoway relaying,” IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Perugia, Italy, June 21–24, 2009, pp. 250254. 38. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Generalrank beamforming for multiantenna relaying schemes,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 14–18, 2009, pp. 15. 39. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Optimal network beamforming for bidirectional relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr. 19–24, 2009, pp. 22772280. 40. H. Chen, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Distributed peertopeer beamforming for multiuser relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr. 19–24, 2009, pp. 22652268. 41. H. Chen, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filterandforward distributed beamforming for relay networks in frequency selective fading channels,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr. 19–24, 2009, pp. 22692272. 42. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Grami, and A.B. Gershman, “Experimental performance evaluation of blind channel estimation for orthogonal spacetime block codes,” IEEE Conference on Sensor Array and Multichannel (SAM) Signal Processing Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany, July 21–23, 2008, pp. 4548. 43. V. HavaryNassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Grami, and Z.Q. Luo, “Network beamforming based on second order statistics of the channel state information,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 30–April 4, 2008, pp. 26052608. 44. S. FazeliDehkordy, S. Gazor, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Distributed peertopeer multiplexing using ad hoc relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 30–April 4, 2008, pp. 23732376. 45. N. Sarmadi, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Blind channel estimation in MIMOOFDM systems using semidefinite relaxation,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 30–April 4, 2008, pp. 23812384. 46. S. ShahbazPanahi and S. Valaee, “A new approach to spatial power spectral density estimation for multiple incoherently distributed sources,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Honolulu, Hawaii, April 1520, 2007, pp. 11331136. 47. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semiblind channel and carrier frequencyoffset estimation for orthogonally spacetime block coded MIMO systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Honolulu, Hawaii, April 1520, 2007, pp. II869872. 48. B. Balakumar, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “Joint MIMO channel tracking and symbol decoding for orthogonal spacetime block codes,” European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Florence, Italy, Sept. 58, 2006. 49. B. Balakumar, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “A Kalman filtering approach to joint MIMO channel tracking and symbol decoding for orthogonal spacetime block codes,” IEEE Fourth Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Boston, MA, July 1214, 2006, pp. 244248. 50. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Joint blind channel and carrier frequency offset estimation in orthogonally spacetime block coded MIMO systems,” The Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications, New York, NY, June 58, 2005, pp. 363367. 51. M. Pesavento, S. ShahbazPanahi, J. F. B¨ohme, and A. B. Gershman, “Exploiting multiple shift invariances in multidimensional harmonic retrieval of damped exponentials,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 1923, 2005, pp. IV–10171020. 52. Y. Rong, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Exploiting the structure of OSTBC’s to improve the robustness of worstcase optimization based linear multiuser MIMO receivers,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 1923, 2005, pp. IV–781784. 53. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semiblind multiuser MIMO channel estimation based on Capon and MUSIC techniques,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 1923, 2005, pp. IV–773776. 54. C. K. Y. Wong, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and K. M. Wong, “Robust downlink power control using worstcase performance optimization,” 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 2004. 55. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. GharaviAlkhansari, and K. M. Wong, “Linear receivers for joint spacetime decoding and interference rejection in multiuser uplink MIMO communication systems,” ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas, Munich, Germany, March 2004, pp. 182188. 56. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semiblind MIMO channel estimation for spacetime coded multiaccess systems,” IEEE Third Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, July 1821, 2004, pp. 392396. 57. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “A linear precoding approach to resolve ambiguity of blind decoding of orthogonal spacetime block codes in slowly fading channels,” IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, SPAWC 2004, Lisbon, Portugal, July 1114, 2004, pp. 228232. 58. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “Closedform blind decoding of orthogonal spacetime block codes,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Montreal, Canada, May 1721, 2004, pp. IV–473476. 59. K. Zarifi, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and Z.Q. Luo, “Robust blind multiuser detection based on worstcase MMSE performance optimization,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Montreal, Canada, May 1721, 2004, pp. IV–897900. 60. Y. Rong, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust linear receivers for spacetime block coded multipleaccess MIMO wireless systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Montreal, Canada, May 1721, 2004, pp. II–912. 61. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “A relaxed maximum likelihood approach to blind channel estimation and symbol detection in MIMO systems with orthogonal spacetime block codes,” IEEE Conference on Vehicular Technology, Spring 2004 (VTC’04), Milan, Italy, May 1719, 2004, pp. 289293. 62. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “Closedform channel estimation for blind decoding of orthogonal spacetime block codes,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’04), Paris, France, June 2024, 2004, pp. 603607. 63. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. GharaviAlkhansari, K. M. Wong, “Linear receivers for multipleaccess MIMO systems with spacetime block coding,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’04), Paris, France, June 2024, 2004,pp. 608612. 64. A. B. Gershman, Z.Q. Luo, S. ShahbazPanahi and S. Vorobyov, “Robust adaptive beamforming using worstcase performance optimization,” The ThirtySeventh Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 912, 2003, pp. 13531357 (invited paper). 65. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. GharaviAlkhansari, and K. M. Wong, “Minimum variance linear receiver for multiaccess interference rejection in spacetime block coded MIMO communication systems,” The ThirtySeventh Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 912, 2003, pp. 10171021. 66. S. ShahbazPanahi and A. B. Gershman, “Robust multiuser CDMA receivers based on the worstcase performance optimization,” IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Rome, Italy, June 2003, pp. 537541. 67. M. Biguesh, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink power adjustment in cellular communication systems with antenna arrays at base stations,” IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, (SPAWC), Rome, Italy, June 2003, pp. 634638. 68. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, Z.Q. Luo, and K. M. Wong, “Robust adaptive beamforming using worstcase SINR optimization: a new diagonal loadingtype solution for generalrank signal models,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Hong Kong, April 2003, pp. V–333336. 69. A. B. Gershman and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Robust blind multiuser detection for synchronous CDMA systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP), Hong Kong, April 2003, pp. IV–5356. 70. M. Biguesh, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust power adjustment for transmit beamforming in cellular communication systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP), Hong Kong, April 2003, pp. V–105108. 71. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and A. B. Gershman, “Parametric localization of multiple incoherently distributed sources using covariance fitting,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Washington, D.C., August 2002, , pp. 332336. 72. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, Z.Q. Luo, and K. M. Wong, “Robust adaptive beamforming for generalrank signal models using worstcase performance optimization,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Washington, DC, August 2002, pp. 1317. 73. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Array calibration and DOA estimation in the ESPRIT algorithm,” The 6th Iranian Conference in Electrical Engineering, pp. 4123 4128, May 1214, 1998, Khajeh Nasiraldin University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. 74. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, B. Champagne, and P. Kabal, “Extended source localization using the ESPRIT algorithm,” International Conference on Telecommunications, pp. 10331037, Melbourne, Australia, April 25, 1997. 75. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. M. Nayebi, “Parameter estimation of distributed source,” The 5th Iranian Conference in Electrical Engineering, pp. 6304  6311, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 79, 1997. 76. S. ShahbazPanahi and H. Fahimi, “A new method for Gabor transform implementation,” The 3rd Iranian Conference in Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1995.
