Ramtin Pedarsani.

Ramtin Pedarsani

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California Berkeley

Contact Information
373 Cory Hall

Email: ramtin [at] eecs [dot] berkeley [dot] edu

About Me

I am a third year graduate student being advised by Jean Walrand . Prior to joining Berkeley, I obtained my masters degree from EPFL , Switzerland, where I worked on Polar coding and Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff (DMT) of relay channels. My current research emphasis is on robust scheduling of queueing networks and resource allocation in data centers. I was an intern in Bell labs in summer 2013 working with Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali and Urs Niesen on online caching.


R. Pedarsani, J. Walrand, and Y. Zhong, "Robust Scheduling in a Flexible Fork-Join Network", submitted to IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2014.

R. Pedarsani, M. Maddah-Ali, and U. Niesen, "Online Coded Caching", accepted in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun. 2014.

R. Pedarsani, J. Walrand, and Y. Zhong, "Robust Scheduling and Congestion Control for Flexible Queueing Networks", accepted in IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), Feb. 2014.

R. Pedarsani and J. Walrand, "Stability of Lu-Kumar Networks under Longest-Queue and Longest-Dominating-Queue Scheduling", submitted to Journal of Applied Probability, Dec. 2012.

R. Pedarsani, S. H. Hassani, I. Tal, and E. Telatar, "On the Construction of Polar Codes", Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory , Saint-Petersburg, Russia, July 31 - August 5, 2011.

R. Pedarsani, O. Leveque, and S. Yang, "On the DMT Optimality of the Rotate-and-Forward Scheme in a Two-Hop MIMO Relay Channel", Proceedings of Forty-Eighth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, September 29 - October 1, 2010.

R. Pedarsani, O. Leveque, and S. Yang, "Flip-and-forward Achieves the Optimal Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff for the Two-Hop MIMO Relay Channel, with Two Relay Antennas", Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Network and Communications (CROWNCOM), Cannes, France, June 2010.

R. Pedarsani, "Polar Codes: Construction and Performance Analysis", M.Sc. Dissertation, EPFL, July 2011.


EECS126: Probability and Random Processes, Graduate Student Instructor (Fall 2013).

EECS70: Discrete Math and Probability, Graduate Student Instructor (Spring 2013)

Analysis II, EPFL, Teaching Assistant (Fall 2010)

Engineering Mathematics, University of Tehran, Teaching Assistant (Fall 2007, Fall 2008)

Probability and Statistics, University of Tehran, Teaching Assistant (Spring 2007)

Honors and Awards