Omid Abari
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
UCLA

Email: omid@cs.ucla.edu
Office: ENG VI - Room 497B



Publications:

mmTag: a Millimeter Wave Backscatter Network
Mohammad Mazaheri, Alex Chen, and Omid Abari
ACM SIGCOMM'21, Online
Acceptance Rate: 22%
[PAPER]

Can WiFi Backscatter Replace RFID?
Farzan Dehbashi, Ali Abedi, Tim Brecht, and Omid Abari
ACM MobiCom'21, New Orleans USA
Acceptance Rate: 17%
[PAPER]

PocketView: Through-Fabric Information Displays
Antony Irudayaraj, Rishav Agarwal, Nikhita Joshi, Aakar Gupta, Omid Abari, and Daniel Vogel
ACM UIST'21, Online
Acceptance Rate: 25%
[PAPER]

Can WiFi Backscatter Achieve the Range of RFID? Nulling to the Rescue
Ali Abedi, and Omid Abari
ACM HotNets'21, Cambridge UK
Acceptance Rate: 30%
[PAPER]

mmWall: A Reconfigurable Metamaterial Surface for mmWave Networks
Kun Woo Cho, Mohammad Mazaheri, Jeremy Gummeson, Omid Abari, and Kyle Jamieson
ACM HotMobile'21, Online
Acceptance Rate: 36%
[PAPER]

Demystifying Frame Aggregation in 802.11 Networks: Understanding and Approximating Optimality
Ali Abedi, Tim Brecht, and Omid Abari
Computer Communications'21, Journal
[PAPER]

WiTAG: Seamless WiFi Backscatter Communications
Ali Abedi, Farzan Dehbashi, Mohamamd Mazaheri, Omid Abari, and Tim Brecht
ACM SIGCOMM'20, New York USA
Acceptance Rate: 21%
[PAPER]

Soil Moisture Sensing with Commodity RFID Systems
Ju Wang, Liqiong Chang, Shourya Aggarwal, Omid Abari, and Srinivasan Keshav
ACM MobiSys'20, Toronto Canada
Acceptance Rate: 19%
[PAPER]

Sensing Finger Input Using An RFID Transmission Line
Ju Wang, Jianyan Li, Mohammad Mazaheri, Keiko Katsuragawa, Daniel Vogel, and Omid Abari
ACM SenSys'20, Yokohama Japan
Acceptance Rate: 20%
[PAPER]

WiFi Says “Hi!” Back to Strangers!
Ali Abedi, and Omid Abari
ACM HotNets'20, Chicago USA
Acceptance Rate: 25%
[PAPER]

Millimeter Wave Backscatter: Toward Batteryless Wireless Networking at Gigabit Speeds
Mohammad Mazaheri, Alex Chen, and Omid Abari
ACM HotNets'20, Chicago USA
Acceptance Rate: 25%
[PAPER]

PNOFA: Practical, Near-Optimal Frame Aggregation for Modern 802.11 Networks
Ali Abedi, Tim Brecht, and Omid Abari
ACM MSWiM '20, Alicante Spain
Acceptance Rate: 25%
[PAPER]

ID-Clicker: A Battery-Free In-Class Response System Using RFID Tags
Liqiong Chang, Ju Wang, Omid Abari, and Srinivasan Keshav
IEEE/ACM IoTDI'20, Sydney Australia
Acceptance Rate: 35%
[PAPER]

A Millimeter Wave Network for Billions of Things
Mohamamd Mazaheri, Soroush Ameli, Ali Abedi, and Omid Abari
ACM SIGCOMM'19, Beijing China
Acceptance Rate: 14%
Featured in GetMobile
[PAPER]

Are RFID Sensing Systems Ready for the Real World?
Ju Wang, Liqiong Chang, Omid Abari, and Srinivasan Keshav
ACM MobiSys'19, Seoul South Korea
Acceptance Rate: 23%
[PAPER]

Tip-Tap: Battery-free Discrete 2D Fingertip Input
Keiko Katsuragawa, Ju Wang, Ziyang Shan, Ningshan Ouyang, Omid Abari, and Daniel Vogel
ACM UIST'19, New Orleans USA
Acceptance Rate: 24%
[PAPER]

Wi-LE: Can WiFi Replace Bluetooth?
Ali Abedi, Omid Abari and Tim Brecht
ACM HotNets'19, Princeton USA
Acceptance Rate: 20%
[PAPER]

RFID Hacking for Fun and Profit
Ju Wang, Omid Abari, and Srinivasan Keshav
ACM MobiCom'18, Delhi India
Acceptance Rate: 22%
Featured in GetMobile
[PAPER]

WiTAG: Rethinking Backscatter Communication for WiFi Networks
Ali Abedi, Mohamamd Mazaheri, Omid Abari and Tim Brecht
ACM HotNets'18, Seattle USA
Acceptance Rate: 20%
[PAPER]

In-body Backscatter Communication and Localization
Deepak Vasisht, Gue Zhang, Omid Abari, Hsiao Lu, Jacob Flanz, and Dina Katabi
ACM SIGCOMM'18, Budapest Hungary
Acceptance Rate: 18%
[PAPER]

Fast Millimeter Wave Beam Alignment
Haitham Hassanieh, Omid Abari, Michael Rodriguez, Mohamed Abdelghany, Dina Katabi, and Piotr Indyk
ACM SIGCOMM'18, Budapest Hungary
Acceptance Rate: 18%
[PAPER]

Enabling High-Quality Untethered Virtual Reality
Omid Abari, Dinesh Bharadia, Austin Duffield and Dina Katabi
USENIX NSDI'17, Boston USA
Acceptance Rate: 18%
[PAPER]

Millimeter Wave Communications: from Point-to-Point Links to Agile Network Connections
Omid Abari, Haitham Hassanieh, Michael Rodriguez and Dina Katabi
ACM HotNets'16, Atlanta USA
Acceptance Rate: 28%
[PAPER]

Cutting the Cord in Virtual Reality
Omid Abari, Dinesh Bharadia, Austin Duffield and Dina Katabi
ACM HotNets'16, Atlanta USA
Acceptance Rate: 28%
[PAPER]

Caraoke: An E-Toll Transponder Network for Smart Cities
Omid Abari, Deepak Vasisht, Dina Katabi and Anantha Chandrakasan
ACM SIGCOMM'15, London UK
Acceptance Rate: 15%
[PAPER]

AirShare: Distributed Coherent Transmission Made Seamless
Omid Abari, Hariharan Rahul, Dina Katabi and Mandi Pant
IEEE INFOCOM'15, Hong Kong
Acceptance Rate: 19%
[PAPER]

GHz-Wide Sensing and Decoding Using the Sparse Fourier Transform
Haitham Hassanieh , Lixin Shi, Omid Abari, Ezz Hamed and Dina Katabi
IEEE INFOCOM'14, Toronto Canada
Acceptance Rate: 19%
[PAPER]

A 0.75 Million-Point Fourier Transform Chip for Frequency-Sparse Signals
Omid Abari, Ezz Hamed, Haitham Hassanieh, Abhinav Agarwal, Dina Katabi, Anantha Chandrakasan and Vladimir Stojanovic
IEEE ISSCC'14, San Francisco USA
Acceptance Rate: 30%
[PAPER]

High-Throughput Implementation of a Million-Point Sparse Fourier Transform
Abhinav Agarwal, Haitham Hassanieh, Omid Abari, Ezz Hamed, Dina Katabi and Arvind
IEEE FPL'14, Munich Germany
Acceptance Rate: 23%
[PAPER]

Why Analog-to-Information Converters Suffer in High-Bandwidth Sparse Signal Applications
Omid Abari, Fabian Lim, Fred Chen and Vladimir Stojanovic
IEEE TCAS'13, vol.60, no.9
[PAPER]

Energy Aware Design of Compressed Sensing Systems for Wireless Sensors under Performance and Reliability Constraints
Fred Chen, Fabian Lim, Omid Abari, Anantha Chandrakasan and Vladimir Stojanovic
IEEE TCAS'13, vol.60, no.3
[PAPER]

Performance Trade-offs and Design Limitations of Analog-To-Information Converter Front-Ends
Omid Abari, Fred Chen, Fabian Lim and Vladimir Stojanovic
IEEE ICASSP'12, Kyoto Japan
[PAPER]


Posters:

Poster: Bringing mmWave Communications to Raspberry Pi
Mohammad Mazaheri, Ali Abedi, and Omid Abari
ACM MobiCom'18, Delhi India
ACM Student Research Competition Winner, Gold Medal
[PAPER] [POSTER]

Poster: A Millimeter Wave Software Defined Radio Platform with Phased Arrays
Omid Abari, Haitham Hassanieh, Michael Rodriguez and Dina Katabi
ACM MobiCom'16, NewYork USA
ACM Student Research Competition Winner, Gold Medal
[PAPER] [POSTER]

Poster: Clock Synchronization for Distributed Wireless Protocols at the Physical Layer
Omid Abari, Hariharan Rahul and Dina Katabi
ACM MobiCom'14, Maui USA
ACM Student Research Competition Winner, Gold Medal
[PAPER] [POSTER]