Waheed U. Bajwa

Associate Professor

ECE

Phone:(848) 445-8541
Fax:
Email:waheed.bajwa@rutgers.edu
Office:CoRE 723
Website: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~wub1/

Education

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

Honors

  • Co-organizer and guest associate editor of a special issue of Elsevier Physical Communication Journal on Compressive Sensing in Communications, 2010 - present
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Morgridge Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, 2003 -2004
  • Best in Academics Gold Medal, National University of Sciences & Technology, 2001

Research Interests

  • High-dimensional inference and inverse problems
  • Compressed sensing
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Wireless communications
  • Applications in biological sciences
  • Complex networked systems
  • Radar & image processing

Selected Publications

  1. A. Armagan, D.B. Dunson, J. Lee, and W.U. Bajwa "Posterior consistency in linear models under shrinkage priors," submitted for journal publication, Apr. 2011
  2. W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and D.G. Mixon, "Two are better than one: Fundamental parameters of frame coherence," submitted for journal publication, Mar. 2011
  3. L. Applebaum, W.U. Bajwa, M.F. Duarte, and R. Calderbank, "Asynchronous code-division random access using convex optimization," submitted for journal publication, Jan. 2011; revised: Jun. 2011
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Recent Conference Publications
  12. D.G. Mixon, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, "Frame coherence and sparse signal processing," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Information Theory (ISIT'11), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Jul. 31-Aug. 5, 2011.
  13. 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 Int. Conf. Digital Signal Processing (DSP'11), Corfu, Greece, Jul. 6-8, 2011.
  14. K. 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.
  15. M.F. Duarte, W.U. Bajwa, and R. Calderbank, "Regression performance of group lasso for arbitrary design matrices," in Proc. Int. Conf. Sampling Theory and Applications (SampTA'11), Singapore, May 2-6, 2011.
  16. 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 Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP'11), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011, pp. 5968-5971.
  17. W.U. Bajwa, K. Gedalyahu, and Y.C. Eldar, "On the identification of parametric underspread linear systems," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP'11), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011, pp. 4088-4091.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. W.U. Bajwa, R. Calderbank, and S. Jafarpour, "Model selection: Two fundamental measures of coherence and their algorithmic significance," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Information Theory (ISIT'10), Austin, TX, Jun. 13-18, 2010, pp. 1568-1572.

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