Farah Arabian

Farah Arabian

Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant

Brigham Young University

Biography

Farah Arabian is working as a graduate research/teaching assistant at Brigham Young University (BYU), while she is a full-time Ph.D. student at electrical and computer enginnering department, since Fall 2017. She has a master’s degree in telecommunications engineering (ICT) from the top second university of Iran (Tehran Polytechnic), and 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.

Interests
  • 5G mobile networks
  • Digital communications theory
  • Digital signal processing
Education
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Present

    Brigham Young University

  • MSc., Communication Engineering, 2013

    Amir Kabir University of Technology

  • BSc., Eletrical Engineering, 2010

    Sadjad University of Technology

Skills

Wireless Network

LTE/5G Cellular networks

Programming

C++/Python/Matlab

Digital communication theory

Coding

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
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

Publications

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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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Contact

  • UT 84602