Waheed U. Bajwa

Assistant Professor

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Previous Affiliations
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Duke University, 2010 - 2011
Program in Applied & Computational Mathematics, Princeton University, 2009 - 2010

Education
PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
MS in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
BE in Electrical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan, 2001

Research Interests
High-dimensional inference and inverse problems, compressed sensing, statistical signal processing, wireless communications, and applications in biological sciences, complex networked systems, and radar & image processing


Honors and Awards

2018 Technical Co-Chair, 19th IEEE Intl. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC’18), Kalamata, Greece
2016 Best Student Paper Award, IEEE IVMSP 2016 Workshop (Student: T. Wu)
2016 Rutgers Engineering Governing Council ECE Professor of the Year Award
2016 Rutgers University’s Presidential Merit Award
2016 – 2018 Elected as a Member of the Machine Learning for Signal Processing Technical
Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society
2016 – 2018 Elected as a Member of the Signal Processing for Communications and Networking Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society
2016 – 2018 Elected as a Member of the Sensor Array and Multichannel Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society
2015 Publicity & Publications Chair, IEEE Intl. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP’15), Cancun, Mexico
2015 Selected as a Member of the Class of 2015 National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium
2015 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
2015 Rutgers Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Teaching Innovation Award
2014 Army Research Office Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award
2014 – present Associate Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters
2013 General Chair, IEEE GlobalSIP
2013 Symposium on New Sensing and Statistical Inference Methods, Austin, TX
2013 Best Student Paper Award Finalist, IEEE CAMSAP
2013 Workshop (Student: A. Harms)
2013 Elected to the grade of Senior Member of the IEEE
2013 General Chair, Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Sensor Networks, CPSWeek 2013,Philadelphia, PA
2012 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering Nominee, Rutgers University
2012 Guest Associate Editor, Special Issue of Elsevier Physical Communication on “Compressive Sensing in Communications”
2010 Best Student Paper Award Finalist, IEEE ISIT
2010 (Student: S. Jafarpour)
2010 Travel Award, Institute for Pure & Applied Math, Univ. of California at Los Angeles 2009 President, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Chapter of Golden Key Intl. Honor Society
2008 Dissertator Travel Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Travel Award, University of Colorado at Boulder 2008 Co-Vice President, Univ. of WI-Madison Chapter of Golden Key Intl. Honor Society
2008 Wisconsin Union Poker Series Champion, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
2007 Travel Award, Institute for Pure & Applied Math, Univ. of California at Los Angeles
2003 – 2004 University of Wisconsin-Madison Morgridge Distinguished Graduate Fellowship
2001 Best in Academics Gold Medal, National University of Sciences & Technology
2001 President’s Gold Medal in Electrical Engineering, Nat’l Univ. of Sciences & Technology
2000 College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering’s Junior NUST Student
1998 – 2001 National University of Sciences & Technology Merit Scholarship

Journal Publications

W.U. Bajwa and D. Mixon, “A multiple hypothesis testing approach to low-complexity subspace unmixing,” submitted to IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, Oct. 2016.

Z. Shakeri, W.U. Bajwa, and A.D. Sarwate, “Minimax lower bounds on dictionary learning for tensor data,” submitted to IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, Aug. 2016.

A.O. Alabbasi, R. Hamila, W.U. Bajwa, and N. Al-Dhahir, “Design and analysis of sparsifying dictionaries for FIR MIMO equalizers,” submitted to IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Jan. 2016.

S. Parlak, I. Marsic, A. Sarcevic, W.U. Bajwa, L. Waterhouse, and R. Burd, “Passive RFID for object and use detection during trauma resuscitation,”IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 924–937, Apr. 2016.

J.P. Dumas, M.A. Lodhi, W.U. Bajwa, and M.C. Pierce, “Computational imaging with a highly parallel image-plane-coded architecture: Challenges and solutions,”Optics Express, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 6145–6155, Mar. 2016.

H. Raja and W.U. Bajwa, “Cloud K-SVD: A collaborative dictionary learning algorithm for big, distributed data,”IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 173–188, Jan. 2016.

T. Wu and W.U. Bajwa, “Learning the nonlinear geometry of high-dimensional data: Models and algorithms,”IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 23, pp. 6229–6244, Dec. 2015.

W.U. Bajwa, M.F. Duarte, and R. Calderbank, “Conditioning of random block subdictionaries with applications to block-sparse recovery and regression,”IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 4060–4079, Jul. 2015.

S. Sun, W.U. Bajwa, and A.P. Petropulu, “MIMO-MC radar: A MIMO radar approach based on matrix completion,”IEEE Trans. Aerosp. Electron. Syst., vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 1839–1852, Jul. 2015.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Identification of linear time-varying systems through waveform diversity,”IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 8, pp. 2070–2084, Apr. 2015.

A. Armagan, D.B. Dunson, J. Lee, W.U. Bajwa, and N. Strawn, “Posterior consistency in linear models under shrinkage priors,”Biometrika, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 1011–1018, Dec. 2013.

K. Krishnamurthy, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Willett, “Level set estimation from projection measurements: Performance guarantees and fast computation,”SIAM J. Imaging Sciences, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 2047–2074, Oct. 2013.

M. Nokleby, W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and B. Aazhang, “Toward resource-optimal consensus over the wireless medium,”IEEE J. Sel. Topics Signal Processing, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 284–295, Apr. 2013.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “A constrained random demodulator for sub-Nyquist sampling,”IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 707–723, Feb. 2013. [J15] W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and D. Mixon, “Two are better than one: Fundamental parameters of frame coherence,”Appl. Comput. Harmon. Anal., vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 58–78, Jul. 2012.

L. Applebaum, W.U. Bajwa, M.F. Duarte, and R. Calderbank, “Asynchronous code-division random access using convex optimization,”Elsevier Phy. Commun., vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 129–147, Jun. 2012.

W.U. Bajwa, K. Gedalyahu, and Y.C. Eldar, “Identification of parametric underspread linear systems and super-resolution radar,”IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 2548–2561, Jun. 2011.

J. Haupt, W.U. Bajwa, G. Raz, and R. Nowak, “Toeplitz compressed sensing matrices with applications to sparse channel estimation,”IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 5862–5875, Nov. 2010.

W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and S. Jafarpour, “Why Gabor frames? Two fundamental measures of coherence and their role in model selection,”J. Commun. Netw., vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 289–307, Aug. 2010.

W.U. Bajwa, J. Haupt, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Compressed channel sensing: A new approach to estimating sparse multipath channels,”Proc. of the IEEE, vol. 98, no. 6, pp. 1058–1076, Jun. 2010.

J. Haupt, W.U. Bajwa, M. Rabbat, and R. Nowak, “Compressed sensing and network monitoring,”The Next Wave, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 16–25, 2010.

J. Haupt, W.U. Bajwa, M. Rabbat, and R. Nowak, “Compressed sensing for networked data,”IEEE Signal Processing Mag., vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 92–101, Mar. 2008.

W.U. Bajwa, J. Haupt, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Joint source–channel communication for distributed estimation in sensor networks,”IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 3629–3653, Oct. 2007.

Conference Publications

Z. Shakeri, W.U. Bajwa, and A.D. Sarwate, “Sample complexity bounds for dictionary learning of tensor data,” submitted to Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’17), New Orleans, LA, Mar. 5–9, 2017.

M. Mokhtar, R. Hamila, W.U. Bajwa, and N. Al-Dhahir, “Deterministic measurement procedures for diagnosis of massive uniform linear antenna arrays,” accepted for publication in Proc. 4thIEEE Global Conf. Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP’16), Symposium onSparse Signal Processing for Communications, Washington, DC, Dec. 7–9, 2016.

Z. Shakeri, W.U. Bajwa, and A.D. Sarwate, “Minimax lower bounds for Kronecker-structured dictionary learning,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Information Theory (ISIT’16), Barcelona, Spain, Jul. 10–15, 2016, pp. 1148–1152.

Z. Shakeri and W.U. Bajwa, “Revisiting maximal response-based local identification of overcomplete dictionaries,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Workshop on Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing (SAM’16), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jul. 10–13, 2016, pp. 1–5.

T. Wu, P. Gurram, R.M. Rao, and W.U. Bajwa, “Clustering-aware structure-constrained low-rank representation model for learning human action attributes,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Workshop on Image, Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing (IVMSP’16), Bordeaux, France, Jul. 11–12, 2016, pp. 1–5. (Winner of the Best Student Paper Award)

A.O. Alabbasi, R. Hamila, W.U. Bajwa, and N. Al-Dhahir, “Sparsifying dictionary analysis for FIR MIMO channel-shortening equalizers,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC’16), Edinburgh, UK, Jul. 3–6, 2016, pp. 1–6.

A.O. Alabbasi, R. Hamila, W.U. Bajwa, and N. Al-Dhahir, “Design and analysis framework for sparse FIR channel shortening,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Communications (ICC’16), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 23–27, 2016, pp. 1–7.

H. Raja, W.U. Bajwa, F. Ahmad, and M.G. Amin, “Parametric dictionary learning for TWRI using distributed particle swarm optimization,” in Proc. IEEE Radar Conf., Philadelphia, PA, May 2–6, 2016, pp. 1–5.

J.P. Dumas, M.C. Pierce, M.A. Lodhi, and W.U. Bajwa, “Design and characterization of a computational endomicroscopy platform for optical biopsy,” in Proc. Biomedical Optics 2016 (Clinical and Translational Biophotonics), Fort Lauderdale, FL, Apr. 25–28, 2016, p. JM3A.37.

M.A. Lodhi, S. Voronin, and W.U. Bajwa, “YAMPA: Yet another matching pursuit algorithm for compressive sensing,” in Proc. SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Conf. Compressive Sensing, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 17–21, 2016.

H. Raja and W.U. Bajwa, “Learning overcomplete representations from distributed data: A brief review,” in Proc. SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Conf. Compressive Sensing, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 17–21, 2016.

Z. Yang and W.U. Bajwa, “RD-SVM: A resilient distributed support vector machine,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’16), Shanghai, China, Mar. 20–25, 2016, pp. 2444–2448.

T. Wu, P. Gurram, R.M. Rao, andW.U. Bajwa, “Hierarchical union-of-subspaces model for human activity summarization,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Computer Vision, Workshop on Video Summarization for Large-Scale Analytics, Santiago, Chile, Dec. 11–18, 2015, pp. 1053–1061.

A.O. Alabbasi, R. Hamila, W.U. Bajwa, and N. Al-Dhahir, “A general framework for the design and analysis of sparse FIR linear equalizers,” in Proc. 3rd IEEE Global Conf. Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP’15), General Symposium, Orlando, FL, Dec. 14–16, 2015, pp. 834–838.

M. Mokhtar, W.U. Bajwa, M. Elgenedy, and N. Al-Dhahir, “Exploiting block sparsity for joint mitigation of asynchronous NBI and IN in hybrid powerline-wireless communications,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm’15), Miami, FL, Nov. 2–5, 2015, pp. 362–367.

H. Raja and W.U. Bajwa, “A convergence analysis of distributed dictionary learning based on the K-SVD algorithm,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Information Theory (ISIT’15), Hong Kong, Jun. 14–19, 2015, pp. 2186–2190.

T. Wu and W.U. Bajwa, “Metric-constrained kernel union of subspaces,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’15), Brisbane, Australia, Apr. 19–24, 2015, pp. 5778–5782.

Z. Shakeri and W.U. Bajwa, “Deterministic selection of pilot tones for compressive estimation of MIMO-OFDM channels,” in Proc. 48th Annu. Conf. Information Sciences and Systems (CISS’15), Baltimore, MD, Mar. 18–20, 2015, pp. 1–6.

T. Wu, A. Sarwate, and W.U. Bajwa, “Active dictionary learning for image representation,” in Proc. SPIE Unmanned Systems Technology XVII, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 21–23, 2015.

M. Mokhtar, W.U. Bajwa, and N. Al-Dhahir, “Sparsity-aware joint narrowband interference and impulse noise mitigation for hybrid powerline-wireless transmission,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conf. (WCNC’15), New Orleans, LA, Mar. 9–12, 2015, pp. 615–620.

T. Ahmed and W.U. Bajwa, “Geometric manifold approximation using union of tangent patches,” in Proc. 2nd IEEE Global Conf. Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP’14), Symposium on Information Processing for Big Data, Atlanta, GA, Dec. 3–5, 2014, pp. 458–462.

Z. Shakeri, H. Raja, and W.U. Bajwa, “Dictionary learning based nonlinear classifier training from distributed data,” in Proc. 2nd IEEE Global Conf. Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP’14), Symposium on Network Theory, Atlanta, GA, Dec. 3–5, 2014, pp. 759–763.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Efficient linear time-varying system identification using chirp waveforms,” in Proc. 48th Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2–5, 2014, pp. 854–858.

M. Tavan, R.D. Yates, and W.U. Bajwa, “Information in tweets: Analysis of a bufferless timing channel model,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Information Theory (ISIT’14), Honolulu, HI, Jun. 29–Jul. 4, 2014, pp. 826–830.

T. Ahmed and W.U. Bajwa, “A greedy, adaptive approach to learning geometry of nonlinear manifolds,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop Statistical Signal Processing (SSP’14), Gold Coast, Australia, Jun. 29–Jul. 2, 2014, pp. 133–136.

T. Wu and W.U. Bajwa, “Subspace detection in a kernel space: The missing data case,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop Statistical Signal Processing (SSP’14), Gold Coast, Australia, Jun. 29–Jul. 2, 2014, pp. 93–96.

T. Wu and W.U. Bajwa, “Revisiting robustness of the union-of-subspaces model for data-adaptive learning of nonlinear signal models,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’14), Florence, Italy, May 4–9, 2014, pp. 3390–3394.

W.U. Bajwa, M.F. Duarte, and R. Calderbank, “Average case analysis of high-dimensional block-sparse recovery and regression for arbitrary designs,” in Proc. 17th Intl. Conf. Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS’14), Reykjavik, Iceland, Apr. 22–25, 2014, pp. 57–67.

M. Tavan, R.D. Yates, and W.U. Bajwa, “Capacity analysis of a discrete-time bufferless timing channel,” in Proc. 48th Annu. Conf. Information Sciences and Systems (CISS’14), Princeton, NJ, Mar. 19–21, 2014, pp. 1–6.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Resource-efficient parametric recovery of linear time-varying systems,” in Proc. 5th Intl. Workshop Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP’13), Saint Martin, Dec. 15–18, 2013, pp. 200–203.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Shaping the power spectra of bipolar sequences with application to sub-Nyquist sampling,” in Proc. 5th Intl. Workshop Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP’13), Saint Martin, Dec. 15–18,2013, pp. 236–239.

M. Nokleby and W.U. Bajwa, “Resource tradeoffs in distributed subspace tracking over the
wireless medium,” in Proc. 1st IEEE Global Conf. Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP’13), Symposium on Network Theory, Austin, TX, Dec. 3–5, 2013, pp. 823–826.

H. Raja and W.U. Bajwa, “Cloud K-SVD: Computing data-adaptive representations in the cloud,” in Proc. 51st Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2–4, 2013, pp. 1474–1481.

M. Tavan, R.D. Yates, and W.U. Bajwa, “Bits through bufferless queues,” in Proc. 51st Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2–4, 2013, pp. 755–762.

S. Sun, A.P. Petropulu, and W.U. Bajwa, “High-resolution networked MIMO radar based on sub-Nyquist observations,” in Proc. Workshop Signal Processing with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS’13), Lausanne, Switzerland, July 8–11, 2013.

S. Sun, A.P. Petropulu, and W.U. Bajwa, “Target estimation in colocated MIMO radar via matrix completion,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’13), Vancouver, Canada, May 26–31, 2013, pp. 4144–4148.

M. Nokleby, W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and B. Aazhang, “Toward resource-optimal averaging consensus over the wireless medium,” in Proc. 46th Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 4–7, 2012, pp. 1197–1201.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Rapid sensing of underutilized, wideband spectrum using the random demodulator,” in Proc. 46th Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 4–7, 2012, pp. 1940–1944.

W.U. Bajwa and D.G. Mixon, “Group model selection using marginal correlations: The good, the bad and the ugly,” in Proc. 50th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 1–5, 2012, pp. 494–501.

W.U. Bajwa, “Geometry of random Toeplitz-block sensing matrices: Bounds and implications for sparse signal processing,” in Proc. SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Conf. Compressive Sensing, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 23–27, 2012, pp. 1–7.

M. Nokleby, W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and B. Aazhang, “Hierarchical averaging over wireless networks,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’12), Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 25–30, 2012, pp. 3121–3124.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Faster than Nyquist, slower than Tropp,” in Proc. 4th Intl. Workshop Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP’11), San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dec. 13–16, 2011, pp. 345–348.

M. Nokleby, W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and B. Aazhang, “Gossiping in groups: Distributed averaging over the wireless medium,” in Proc. 49th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 28–30, 2011, pp. 1242–1249.

L. Applebaum, W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and S. Howard, “Choir codes: Coding for full duplex interference management,” in Proc. 49th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 28–30, 2011, pp. 1–8.

D.G. Mixon, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Frame coherence and sparse signal processing,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Information Theory (ISIT’11), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Jul. 31–Aug. 5, 2011, pp. 663–667.

L. Applebaum, W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, J. Haupt, and R. Nowak, “Deterministic pilot sequences for sparse channel estimation in OFDM systems,” in Proc. 17th Intl. Conf. Digital Signal Processing (DSP’11), Corfu, Greece, Jul. 6–8, 2011.

. Krishnamurthy, W.U. Bajwa, R. Willett, and R. Calderbank, “Fast level set estimation from projection measurements,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop Statistical Signal Processing (SSP’11), Nice, France, Jun. 28–30, 2011, pp. 585–588.

A. Harms, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Beating Nyquist through correlations: A constrained random demodulator for sampling of sparse bandlimited signals,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’11), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22–27, 2011, pp. 5968–5971.

W.U. Bajwa, K. Gedalyahu, and Y.C. Eldar, “On the identification of parametric underspread linear systems,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’11), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22–27, 2011, pp. 4088–4091.

M.F. Duarte, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, “Regression performance of group lasso for arbitrary design matrices,” in Proc. Intl. Conf. Sampling Theory and Applications (SampTA’11), Singapore, May 2–6, 2011.

L. Balzano, R. Nowak, and W.U. Bajwa, “Column subset selection with missing data,” in Proc. NIPS Workshop on Low-rank Methods for Large-scale Machine Learning, Whistler, Canada, Dec. 11, 2010.

W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and S. Jafarpour, “Revisiting model selection and recovery of sparse signals using one-step thresholding,” in Proc. 48th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 29–Oct. 01, 2010, pp. 977–984.

L. Applebaum, W.U. Bajwa, M.F. Duarte, and R. Calderbank, “Multiuser detection in asynchronous on–off random access channels using lasso,” in Proc. 48th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 29–Oct. 01, 2010, pp. 130–137.

W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and S. Jafarpour, “Model selection: Two fundamental measures of coherence and their algorithmic significance,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Information Theory (ISIT’10), Austin, TX, Jun. 13–18, 2010, pp. 1568–1572.

W.U. Bajwa, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “A restricted isometry property for structurally-subsampled unitary matrices,” in Proc. 47th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 30–Oct. 02, 2009, pp. 1005–1012.

W.U. Bajwa, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Sparse multipath channels: Modeling and estimation,” in Proc. 13th IEEE Digital Signal Processing Workshop, Marco Island, FL, Jan. 4–7, 2009, pp. 320–325.

W.U. Bajwa, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Compressed sensing of wireless channels in time, frequency, and space,” in Proc. 42nd Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Oct. 26–29, 2008, pp. 2048–2052.

W.U. Bajwa, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Learning sparse doubly-selective channels,” in Proc. 46th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 23–26, 2008, pp. 575–582.

W.U. Bajwa, J. Haupt, G. Raz, and R. Nowak, “Compressed channel sensing,” in Proc. 42nd Annu. Conf. Information Sciences and Systems (CISS’08), Princeton, NJ, Mar. 19–21, 2008, pp. 5–10.

J.D. Wierer, W.U. Bajwa, N. Boston, and R. Nowak, “Characterizing decoding robustness under parametric channel uncertainty,” in Proc. 45th Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 26–28, 2007, pp. 935–939.

W.U. Bajwa, J. Haupt, G. Raz, S.J. Wright, and R. Nowak, “Toeplitz-structured compressed
sensing matrices,” in Proc. 14th IEEE/SP Workshop Statistical Signal Processing (SSP’07), Madison, WI, Aug. 26–29, 2007, pp. 294–298.

W.U. Bajwa, J. Haupt, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak,“A universal matched source-channel communication scheme for wireless sensor ensembles,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’06), Toulouse, France, May 14–19, 2006, vol. 5, pp. 1153–1156.

W.U. Bajwa, J. Haupt, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Compressive wireless sensing,” in Proc. 5th Intl. Conf. Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN’06), Nashville, TN, Apr. 19–21, 2006, pp. 134–142.

W.U. Bajwa, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Matched source-channel communication for field estimation in wireless sensor networks,” in Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN’05), Los Angeles, CA, Apr. 25–27, 2005, pp. 332–339.

W.U. Bajwa, A.M. Sayeed, and R. Nowak, “Efficient communication strategies for distributed signal field estimation,” in Proc. 38th Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 7–10, 2004, pp. 1371–1375.

W.U. Bajwa, S.A. Ahmed, A. Abbas, S. Zulfiqar, and A. Qayyum, “Mobile IP based mobility management for 3G wireless networks,” in Proc. Intl. Symp. Wireless Systems and Networks (ISWSN’03), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Mar. 24–26, 2003.

W.U. Bajwa, S.A. Ahmed, A. Abbas, and H.A. Qadeer, “A novel design of a generational garbage collector,” in Proc. IEEE Students Conf. (ISCON’02), Lahore, Pakistan, Aug. 16–17, 2002, vol. 1, pp. 85–88.

W.U. Bajwa, S.A. Ahmed, A. Abbas, and H.A. Qadeer, “Modeling of processor delay and overall reduction in network latencies for real time, interactive applications,” in Proc. IEEE Students Conf. (ISCON’02), Lahore, Pakistan, Aug. 16–17, 2002, vol. 1, pp. 76–79.

A. Abbas, A. Ahmed, S.A. Ahmed, W.U. Bajwa, A. Anwar, and S. Abbasi, “A retargetable tool-suite for the design of application specific instruction set processors using a machine description language,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’02), Scottsdale, AZ, May 26–29, 2002, vol. 1, pp. 425–428.

W.U. Bajwa, H.A. Qadeer, and M. Farooq, “Object-oriented design of a cycle accurate re-configurable simulator toolkit for DSP processors,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Multi-Topic Conf. (INMIC’01), Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 28–30, 2001, pp. 10–15

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