Farah Arabian

Farah Arabian

Cellular Software Engineer, EE PhD

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Farah has been a Cellular Software Engineer at Apple Inc. since 2021, leveraging her expertise in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a Ph.D. from Brigham Young University (BYU). Her dissertation, “Multipath Mitigation in Frequency Selective Channels with an Emphasis on 5G Cellular Mobile Networks and Aeronautical Mobile Telemetry Applications,” underscores her specialized knowledge.

During her doctoral studies, Farah contributed as a research and teaching assistant, focusing on signal processing and digital communications. With four years of prior professional experience as a UMTS/LTE RF planning and optimization engineer at Huawei and Nokia, she demonstrated her proficiency in the field.

Farah remains engaged in her professional community, actively participating in the IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) and holding memberships in esteemed engineering honors societies like Eta Kappa Nu and Phi Kappa Phi.e IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) and holds memberships in engineering honors societies Eta Kappa Nu, and Phi Kappa Phi.

  • 5G mobile networks
  • Digital communications theory
  • Digital signal processing
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2022

    Brigham Young University

  • MSc., Communication Engineering, 2013

    Amir Kabir University of Technology

  • BSc., Electrical Engineering, 2010

    Sadjad University of Technology


Wireless Network

LTE/5G Cellular networks



Digital communication theory



Cellular Interoperability Engineer
Nov 2021 – Present California
Working with cellular infrastructure vendors on algorithm development and features improvement
Graduate Research Assistant
Jan 2017 – Present Utah
RA/TA with the emphasis on digital communications thoery and singal processing in mobile systems and aeronautical telemetry applicatios.
RF Planning and Optimization Engineer
Jul 2016 – Jul 2017 IRAN

Responsibilities include:

  • Network troubleshooting
  • UMTS/LTE Networks evaluation and Analysis
  • KPI (Key Performance Indicator) Optimization
  • Strong contribution in Nokia NPO (Network Performance Optimization) project-responsible of region one, which is included of five big provinces of Iran, contributed to achieve more than 10 percent coverage and quality improvement in LTE network
RF Planning and Optimization Engineer
Jun 2014 – Jul 2016 IRAN

Responsibilities include:

  • Network troubleshooting
  • UMTS/LTE Networks evaluation and Analysis
  • KPI (Key Performance Indicator) Optimization
  • ASP(Accurate Site Planning) and ACP(Automatic Cell Planning)
Project Manager and Project Management Assistant in Rollout Management (ROM) Project
Apr 2013 – Jun 2014 IRAN

Responsibilities include:

  • Led planning and implementation of MTN-Irancell rollout projects in Tehran, Ahvaz, Esfahan and Alborz provinces
  • PManaged subcontractors to consistent on-time and on-budget project delivery

Honors and Awards

Student engineering paper award
iREDEFINE professional development award
Myron Hiram Nichols award
Best graduate student paper award
Outstanding Engineer
Outstanding Engineer


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(2021). Post-Quantum Cryptography Based on Codes: A Game Changer for Secrecy in Aeronautical Mobile Telemetry. International Telemetry Conference (ITC).

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(2020). Performance Evaluation of Wireless data traffic in Mm wave massive MIMO communication. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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(2020). Who's On First In 5G Mobile Networks: Equalizers or Polarization Diversity Combiners?. Intermountain Engineering, Technology and Computing (IETC).

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(2020). On Polarization Dependent Equalization in 5G mmWave Systems. International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC).

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