Lee Center for Advanced Networking

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
MS 136-93, California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran, 1989; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1993; Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1996.


Babak Hassibi received the B.S. degree from the University of Tehran in 1989, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1993 and 1996, respectively, all in electrical engineering. From October 1996 to October 1998 he was a research associate at the Information Systems Laboratory, Stanford University, and from November 1998 to December 2000 he was a Member of the Technical Staff in the Mathematical Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ. Since January 2001 he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA., where he is currently an Associate Professor.

He has also held short-tem appointments at Ricoh California Research Center, the Indian Institute of Science, and Linkoping University, Sweden. His research interests include wireless communications, robust estimation and control, adaptive signal processing and linear algebra. He is the coauthor of the books "Indefinite Quadratic Estimation and Control: A Unified Approach to H2 and H Theories" (New York: SIAM, 1999) and "Linear Estimation" (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2000). He is a recipient of an Alborz Foundation Fellowship, the 1999 O. Hugo Schuck best paper award of the American Automatic Control Council, the 2002 National Science Foundation Career Award, the 2002 Okawa Foundation Research Grant for Information and Telecommunications, the 2003 David and Lucille Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering and e 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).