Emir Ceyani

Emir Ceyani

Ph.D. Student at the University of Southern California ECE Department

USC Ming Hsieh Department Electrical and Computer Engineering


I am a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Salman Avestimehr at the University of Southern California(USC) Electrical & Computer Engineering Department. My research aims to analyse machine learning systems through the lens of information theory and graph signal processing. During my masters, I was a R&D Engineer at Turkcell Technology under the supervision of Dr. Salih Ergut thanks to the 5G & Beyond Graduate Scholarship.


  • Distributed/Federated Learning
  • Transfer Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Information Theory
  • Graph Signal Processing
  • Convex Optimization


  • PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering, 2020 -

    University of Southern California

  • MSc in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, 2020

    Bilkent University

  • BSc in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, 2018

    Bilkent University



Research Assistant at vITAL Lab

University of Southern California

Aug 2020 – Present Los Angeles , California

Research Engineer

Turkcell Technology

Oct 2018 – Aug 2020 Istanbul, Turkey
Developed deep learnning algorithms for spatiotemporal traffic estimation from base station networks

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