Ahmed Elshafiy

Education

Ahmed ElShafiy received his MSc degree from electrical electronics and computer engineering department at Cairo University, Egypt in 2016. His master thesis investigated design and implementation of a low-complexity fast fourier transform architecture. He obtained his MSc degree with cumulative GPA of 4.0/4.0. He earned his BSc degree at Cairo University, Egypt in 2014 with cumulative GPA of 3.9/4.0. 

Awards

  1. Ahmed Elshafiy awarded outstanding teaching assistant award from ECE department in 2018.
  2. Ahmed Elshafiy awarded outstanding teaching assistant award again from ECE department in 2019.
  3. Ahmed Elshafiy awarded outstanding teaching assistant award again from ECE department in 2020.

Contact Information

Email: a_elshafiy [at] ucsb [dot] edu

Bio

Ahmed ElShafiy is a PhD student in ECE department at UCSB. He works under supervision of professor Kenneth Rose. His research interests includes information theory, rate-distortion theory, non-convex optimization, signal compression, wireless communications, and machine learning.

Publications:

  1. A. Elshafiy, M. Namazi, R. Zamir, K. Rose, "Stochastic Codebook Regeneration for Sequential Compression of Continuous Alphabet Sources", accepted in IEEE ISIT 2021.
  2. A. Elshafiy, M. Namazi, R. Zamir, K. Rose, "On-The-Fly Stochastic Codebook Re-generation for Sources with Memory", accepted in IEEE ITW 2021.
  3. A. Elshafiy, A. Sampath, K. Rose, "A Clustering Approach to Optimizing Beam Steering Directions in Wireless Systems", accepted in IEEE WCNC 2021
  4. A. Elshafiy M. Namazi, K. Rose "On Effective Stochastic Mechanisms for On-The-Fly Codebook Regeneration", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), 2020. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9174348
  5. A. Elshafiy, K. Rose, A. Sampath, "On Optimal Beam Steering Directions in Millimeter Wave Systems," IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2019. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8683467.
  6. A. ElShafiy, A. Sampath, "Beam Broadening for 5G Millimeter Wave Systems," in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2019. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8885825
  7. A. Elshafiy, A. Sampath, "System Performance of Indoor Office Millimeter Wave Communications," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2019. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8885917
  8. A. Elshafiy et al., "On Optimization of Mixed-Radix FFT: A Signal Processing Approach," in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2019. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8885635
  9. A. Elshafiy, T. Nanjundaswamy, S. Zamani, K. Rose, "On Error Resilient Design of Predictive Scalable Coding Systems," IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2018. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8462199
  10. A. Elshafiy, M. Farag, M. ElMotaz, O. Nasr and H. Fahmy, "Two-Stage Optimization of CORDIC-Friendly FFT," IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, Dec 2015. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7440335
  11. M. ElMotaz, A. ElShafiy, M. Farag, O. Nasr and H. Fahmy, "Speeding-Up Fast Fourier Transform," in the Masters and PhD Forum Demonstration session at IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, Dec 2015. URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7440365
  12. A. ElShafiy, F. C. Broncano, A. Ahrens, "Bit and Power Allocation Strategies in SVD-equalized Broadband MIMO Systems," in XV Int. PhD Workshop, Oct 2013. URL: http://mechatronika.polsl.pl/owd/pdf2013/262.pdf