About LCWN Lab

Nazanin Rahnavard

 Director: Dr. Nazanin Rahnavard

At the Learning, Communications, and Wireless Networks Lab (LCWN lab), our passion is to significantly advance telecommunication, networking, and sensing systems by devising novel frameworks, schemes, and applications. Our research effort bridges several areas such as telecommunications, modern wireless networking, signal processing, and machine learning. Our research interests include:

  • Deep learning: theory and applications
  • Machine/Deep Learning Applications in Communication Systems
  • High-dimensional and Big data analysis
  • Compressive Sensing
  • Cognitive Radio Networks and RF Spectrum Cartography
  • Wireless Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks

LCWNLab is located at: 331 and 365 Harris Corp. Engineering Center (HEC), UCF

About Dr. Rahnavard

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Central Florida
Office: Harris Corp. Engineering Center (HEC) 335, University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, FL, 32816
Phone: (407) 823-1762
Email: nazanin.rahnavard at ucf.edu

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2007)
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (2001)
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (1998)

Academic Distinctions

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • UCF Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Postdoctoral Scholars Award (2023)
  • Research Incentive Award (RIA) (2023)
  • UCF Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students Award (2022)
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) Excellence in Research Award (2020)
  • UCF Women’s History Month Honoree (2020)