Javad Haghighat received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Tehran, in 2000 and 2002, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, in 2007. He is currently with the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TED University, Ankara, Turkey, as an Associate Professor. His research interests include source coding, channel coding, cooperative communications, and wireless sensor networks.