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Researchers

Samar Abdi
Assistant professor
  • Embedded System Design
  • Multi-core Systems
  • System-on-Chip Modeling
  • Formal Methods
Anjali Agarwal
Professor
  • Communication protocols
  • Issues of real-time and multimedia communication over internet
Amir G. Aghdam
Professor
  • Decentralized large-scale systems
  • Digital control
  • Adaptive control
  • DSL communication networks
M. Omair Ahmad
Professor and Tier I Concordia Research Chair
  • Algorithms and architectures for image processing
  • Digital signal processing
  • VLSI circuit design
Otmane Ait Mohamed
Associate Professor
  • Hardware specification and verification
  • Formal methods
  • VLSI design automation
Aishy Amer   
Associate Professor
  • Video and image processing
  • Multimedia
  • Video quality enhancement
  • Noise estimation and reduction
  • Video representation
  • Video segmentation, object segmentation, object tracking
  • Motion estimation
  • Video surveillance
  • Advanced TV-systems and other real-time video applications
Amir Asif
Professor, Dean of ENCS
  • Signal Processing and Communications
  • Array Signal Processing
  • Distributed Estimation in Sensor Networks
  • Robust detection and imaging with Time Reversal
  • Error-resilient transcoding for mobile HD video streaming datasets
  • Multimedia communications
  • State Estimation in Microgrids
Habib Benali  
Professor
  • Multimodal imaging and computational modelling
Glenn Cowan   
Associate Professor
  • Analog & Mixed-signal VLSI circuit design for signal processing and communication
  • Device variability
  • Circuit design in presence of device variability
  • Design of adaptive VLSI circuits
Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj   
Associate Professor
  • Object-oriented Software Engineering
  • Software Maintenance; Reverse Engineering
  • Program Comprehension
  • Software Visualization
Walaa Hamouda   
Professor and Tier II Concordia Research Chair
  • Digital communications
  • Satellite and wireless communications
  • Adaptive antennas
  • Channel coding
Shahin Hashtrudi Zad   
Associate Professor
  • Control systems
  • Discrete-event systems
  • Fault diagnosis
M. Zahangir Kabir   
Associate Professor
  • Electronic materials and devices; X-ray imaging detectors
  • Thin-film and nano-structured solar cells
  • Amorphous and polycrystalline semiconductors
Mojtaba Kahrizi   
Professor
  • MEMS
  • Micro/Nano systems
  • Photonic devices
  • VLSI technology
Nawwaf Kharma   
Associate Professor
  • Artificial Intelligence: Pattern recognition and machine learning
  • Artificial Life: Evolutionary computation and nature inspired computing
  • Real-World Application: Evolution of pattern and image processing software systems
Ferhat Khendek   
Professor and NSERC/Ericsson Senior Industrial Research Chair
  • Real-time Software Engineering: Modelling, Design and Validation
  • Service Engineering for Next Generation Networks
Kash Khorasani   
Professor and Tier I Concordia Research Chair
  • Nonlinear, adaptive and robust control
  • Flexible joint and link robot manipulators
  • Modelling and control of large scale systems
  • Neural networks
  • Real-time systems
  • Singular perturbation analysis
  • Virtual reality and haptic interfaces
Ahmed A. Kishk   
Professor and Tier I Canada Research Chair
  • Dielectric resonator antennas, microstrip antennas, small antennas, microwave sensors, RFID antennas for readers and tags
  • Multi-function antennas, microwave cicuits, EBG, artificial magnetic conductors, soft and hard surfaces, phased array antennas, and computer aided design for antennas. 
  • Design of millimeter frequency antennas
  • Feeds for parabolic reflectors
Yan Liu
Associate Professor
  • Cloud Computing
  • Distributed Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Web-Enabled Applications
Luiz A.C. Lopes
Professor
  • Power electronics
  • High power converters
  • Distributed generation
William E. Lynch
Professor and Chair
  • Image compression
  • Image processing
  • Signal processing
  • Video compression
Mustafa K. Mehmet Ali
Professor
  • Network architectures for wireless and wired communication networks and their performance modelling.
Robert Paknys   
Professor
  • Antennas, electromagnetic scattering and diffraction.
Pragasen Pillay   
Professor and NSERC/Hydro-Québec Senior Industrial Research Chair
  • Interests are in modeling, analysis, design and control of electric machines, electric motor drive systems, traction motors for electric and hybrid electric vehicles, renewable energy including wind, biomass and solar energy, energy storage, energy efficiency and conservation, sustainability issues in power and energy engineering
Dongyu Qiu   
Associate Professor
  • Peer to peer networks
  • Network performance analysis
  • Wireless networks
Venkat Ramachandran   
Professor
  • Multidimensional signal processing
  • Two-dimensional analog and digital filters
Akshay Kumar Rathore    
Associate Professor
  • Power Electronics,
  • Pulsewidth Modulation Techniques,
  • Soft-switching Techniques,
  • Electrical Drives,
  • Renewable Energy, Microgrid,
  • Transportation Electrification,
  • Marine Applications,
  • Optimal Control of Medium Voltage Drives,
  • Multilevel Inverters, Current-fed Circuit Topologies,
  • Wireless Power Transfer, V2G and S2V systems,
  • High-frequency Power Conversion
Rabin Raut    
Professor
  • VLSI/Analog VLSI
Hassan Rivaz   
Assistant Professor
  • Medical image processing
  • Ultrasound elastography
  • Image registration
  • Image fusion
  • Machine learning
  • Pattern recognition
  • Computer vision
Luis Rodrigues   
Associate Professor
  • Control systems
  • Avionics
  • Aerospace
Abdel R. Sebak   
Professor
  • Phased array antennas
  • Applied electromagnetics
  • EM scattering
  • RCS, EMC/EMI, EM Theory
  • Antennas; Computational electromagnetics
Selmic, Rastko  
Professor
  • Wireless sensor networks, deployment and localization
  • Control of Micro-Aerial Vehicles (MAVs) and sensor networks
  • Gesture detection and classification, gesture-based control
  • Fault detection in sensor networks and nonlinear systems
Yousef R. Shayan   
Professor
  • Digital communications
  • Error control coding
  • Wireless communication systems
Steve Shih   
Assistant Professor
  • Microfluidics
  • Micro/Nano Systems and Electronics
  • Synthetic systems and biology
  • Control and Feedback systems
Chris Skonieczny   
Assistant Professor
  • Polymers (plastics, adhesives, sealants etc)
  • Composites based on synthetic fibres
  • Polymers and organic compounds for energy conservation
M. Reza Soleymani   
Professor
  • Communications networks
  • Digital communications
  • Information theory and coding
  • Wireless and satellite communications
M.N.S. Swamy   
Research Professor and Tier I Concordia Research Chair
  • Signal processing
  • Image processing
Sofiène Tahar   
Professor and Tier I Concordia Research Chair
  • Hardware specification and verification
  • Formal methods
  • VLSI design automation
  • Communications hardware and protocols
Jelena Trajkovic   
Assistant Professor
  • Optical Network-on-Chip
  • Application Specific Processor
  • Mutli-core System-on-Chip
  • Digital Design and Synthesis
  • Design Automation
  • Embedded Systems
  • Computer Architecture
Christopher W. Trueman  
Professor
  • Aircraft and ship antennas
  • Broadcast antennas
  • Cellular phone antennas
  • Computational electromagnetics
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Finite difference time-domain method
  • Handset and human head interactions
  • Radar cross-section of aircraft and ships
Pouya Valizadeh   
Associate Professor
  • Solid state microwave devices
  • Micro/nano-electronics
  • III-V electronics
  • Noise in semiconductor devices
  • Polarization in semiconductor devices
  • Reliability of electronic devices
  • MEMS technology
Chunyan Wang   
Professor
  • Analog-mixed VLSI design and implementation
  • Large scale CMOS optical sensor integration
  • Digital image processing
(John) Xiupu Zhang   
Professor
  • Photonics
  • Fiber-optic communications
  • Wireless communications and Quantum dot semiconductor lasers, high-power and broadband photodiodes and broadband optical receivers
Wei-Ping Zhu   
Professor
  • Speech and audio processing
  • Advanced signal processing for wireless communications
  • OFDM/MIMO systems
  • MIMO relay networks, cooperative communication.
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