Martina Profile PhotoMartina Cardone

Assistant Professor
Keller Hall; 200 Union St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-625-1242


Research Interests

The primal goal of my research is two-fold: (i) develop theoretical frameworks that offer engineering guidelines and insights for the study of practically relevant problems and (ii) design of computationally feasible techniques aimed to achieve the fundamental theoretical performance limits as close as possible. Examples of topics that have been investigated include the design of: (i) high data rates transmission schemes for 5G heterogeneous/cognitive networks; (ii) low-complexity scheduling and selection algorithms for half-duplex relay networks; (iii) privacy-preserving data publishing techniques; (iv) secure communication strategies to limit network vulnerabilities; (v) distributed caching schemes that leverage probabilistic social interactions to realize bandwidth savings. The study of such topics touches upon properties and concepts from several research fields, such as information theory, optimization, network coding and algorithms. For more information about my research, please see my publications.


Note for Prospective Students: I am looking for motivated students to join my research group in the fall 2019. If you are interested in joining my research group, please send me an email along with your CV explaining your research interests and background.


May 12, 2020

Our paper "The Approximate Capacity of Half-Duplex Line Networks" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

April 12, 2020

New Papers at ISIT 2020: 

1) M. Jeong, A. Dytso, M. Cardone and H. V. Poor, "Recovering Structure of Noisy Data through Hypothesis Testing"

2) S. Jain, S. Mohajer and M. Cardone, "Best Relay Selection in Gaussian Half-Duplex Diamond Networks"

3) Y. H. Ezzeldin, M. Cardone, C. Fragouli and G. Caire, "Gaussian 1-2-1 Networks with Imperfect Beamforming''

March 6, 2020

Our paper "On Secure Network Coding for Multiple Unicast Traffic" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

February 4, 2020

Presentation at ITA 2020: “Estimating Noisy Order Statistics”.

November 26, 2019

I gave a talk on 1-2-1 networks at the University of Minnesota (ECE Colloquium – Wilson Lecture Series) hosted by Prof. Keshab Parhi, and at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) hosted by Prof. Gilad Lerman.