Farah Arabian

Farah Arabian

Cellular Interoperability Engineer, EE PhD

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Farah Arabian is working as a Cellular Interoperability Engineer at the headquarter of Apple Inc., and she has a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Brigham Young University (BYU), and a master’s degree in telecommunications engineering (ICT) from the top second university of Iran (Tehran Polytechnic). She also has 4 years experience as UMTS/LTE RF planning and optimization engineer in Huawei and Nokia Companies. She is a member of the IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc), and also a memeber of engineering honors societies Eta Kappa Nu, and Phi Kappa Phi.

  • 5G mobile networks
  • Digital communications theory
  • Digital signal processing
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2022

    Brigham Young University

  • MSc., Communication Engineering, 2013

    Amir Kabir University of Technology

  • BSc., Eletrical Engineering, 2010

    Sadjad University of Technology


Wireless Network

LTE/5G Cellular networks



Digital communication theory



Cellular Interoperability Engineer
Nov 2021 – Present California
Working with cellular infrastructure vendors on algorithm development and features improvement
Graduate Research Assistant
Jan 2017 – Present Utah
RA/TA with the emphasis on digital communications thoery and singal processing in mobile systems and aeronautical telemetry applicatios.
RF Planning and Optimization Engineer
Jul 2016 – Jul 2017 IRAN

Responsibilities include:

  • Network troubleshooting
  • UMTS/LTE Networks evaluation and Analysis
  • KPI (Key Performance Indicator) Optimization
  • Strong contribution in Nokia NPO (Network Performance Optimization) project-responsible of region one, which is included of five big provinces of Iran, contributed to achieve more than 10 percent coverage and quality improvement in LTE network
RF Planning and Optimization Engineer
Jun 2014 – Jul 2016 IRAN

Responsibilities include:

  • Network troubleshooting
  • UMTS/LTE Networks evaluation and Analysis
  • KPI (Key Performance Indicator) Optimization
  • ASP(Accurate Site Planning) and ACP(Automatic Cell Planning)
Project Manager and Project Management Assistant in Rollout Management (ROM) Project
Apr 2013 – Jun 2014 IRAN

Responsibilities include:

  • Led planning and implementation of MTN-Irancell rollout projects in Tehran, Ahvaz, Esfahan and Alborz provinces
  • PManaged subcontractors to consistent on-time and on-budget project delivery

Honors and Awards

Student engineering paper award
iREDEFINE professional development award
Myron Hiram Nichols award
Best graduate student paper award
Outstanding Engineer
Outstanding Engineer


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(2020). Performance Evaluation of Wireless data traffic in Mm wave massive MIMO communication. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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(2020). Who's On First In 5G Mobile Networks: Equalizers or Polarization Diversity Combiners?. Intermountain Engineering, Technology and Computing (IETC).

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(2020). On Polarization Dependent Equalization in 5G mmWave Systems. International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC).

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(2019). Polarization diversity and equalization of frequency selective channels in telemetry environment for 16APSK. International telemetry conference (ITC).

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