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Saad B. Qaisar

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Ph.D. Electrical Engg
Michigan State University

Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering

M.S. Electrical Engg (CGPA 3.81)
Michigan State University

Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering

B.E. Electrical Engg (CGPA 3.86)
National University
of Sciences and Technology
Dept of Electrical Engineering

qaisarsa at egr dot msu dot edu

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  • Channel and Source Coding for Wireless Networks
  • Coding and Communication
  • Cooperative Communication
  • Network Embedded Forward Error correction
  • Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless Local Area, Mesh, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Real-Time Multimedia Communication
  • Low Density Parity Check Codes

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Journal

"An Optimal Bit Allocation Framework Using Low Density Parity Check Codes for Scalable Video Coding" (submitted)

"Progressive Low Complexity Error Recovery for Wireless Sensor Networks" (submitted)

Conference

Saad B. Qaisar and Hayder Radha, "A Reliability Framework for Visual Sensor Networks", accepted to 27th Picture Coding Symposium, Chicago, IL, USA. May, 2009

 Yong Liu, Saad B. Qaisar,Hayder Radha and Aidong Men, "An Optimal Bit Allocation Framework for Error Resilient Scalable Video Coding", accepted to 27th Picture Coding Symposium, Chicago, IL, USA. May, 2009

Saad B. Qaisar and Hayder Radha, "Multipath Multi-stream Distributed Reliable Video Delivery in Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, John Hopkins University, MD, USA. March, 2009

Yong Liu, Saad B. Qaisar,Hayder Radha and Aidong Men, "On Unequal Error Protection with Low Density Parity Check Codes in Scalable Video Coding", in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, John Hopkins University, MD, USA. March, 2009

Saad B. Qaisar and Hayder Radha, "Multipath Distributed Reliability for Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of  IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany. June, 2009

Saad B. Qaisar and Hayder Radha, "Low Complexity Distributed Reliability for Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton University, NJ, USA. March, 2008

Saad B. Qaisar and Hayder Radha, "OPERA, An Optimal Progressive Error Recovery Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proceedings of Fourth IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor,Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON), California, 2007 (acceptance rate: 20%)

Saad B. Qaisar and Hayder Radha, "Optimal Progressive Error Recovery for Wireless Sensor Networks using Irregular LDPC Codes", in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, John Hopkins University, MD, USA. March, 2007

Saad B. Qaisar, Shirish Karande, Kiran Misra, Hayder Radha, "Optimally Mapping an Iterative Channel Decoding Algorithm to a Wireless Sensor Network", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communciations (ICC), Glasgow, UK. June 2007.

Saad B. Qaisar, Salman M. Aslam, Muhammad Bilal Malik, "Detection of Continous Pulse with Unknown Arrival Time under Low Sampling Rates", Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information and Communciation Technologies (ISCIT), Sapporo, Japan. October 2004.

Magazine Articles

Saad B. Qaisar, "Outsourcing: Trends, Players and Strategies", LUMS Business Recorder, 2005 (invited).

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Upcoming and Recent Submission Deadlines

Journal on Selected Areas in Communication: Special Issue on Wireless Video

Conference on Information Sciences and Systems 2009 (CISS'09 JHU)

IEEE SECON 2009 (SECON'09)

IEEE International Conference on Communications 2009 (ICC'09)

IEEE INFOCOM 2010

ACM Sensys 2009

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circle07_blue.gifProfessional Affiliations and Services

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circle07_blue.gifExperience

Michigan State University, (Fall 2008 - Spring 2009),

Teaching Assistant, Computing Concepts & Competencies

Michigan State University, (Spring 2006 - Fall 2007),

Computer Engineer, Level IV, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Michigan State University, (Spring, 2005)

Grader for Communication Systems (ECE 457) Class

Pakistan Mobile Company Limited, Mobilink, (June-July, 2003),

RF Planning Engineer

Siemens Carrier Telephone Industries, (SCTI) (June 2002)

Internee, Research and Development Department

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circle07_blue.gifHonors / Awards

  • Michigan State University Graduate School Research Enhancement Fellowship Award, 2009 ($1000).

  • Silver Award for Highest Section GPA course Lead (Web Designing Track), Computing Concepts and Competencies, 2009.

  • Michigan State University Graduate School Travel Funding Award, 2009 ($350).

  • Michigan State University International Student Photo Contest, Honorable Mention, From Darkness to Light, 2008.
  • Recipient, LATTICE International Graduate Fellowship Award, MSU, 2006-07 ($1000).

  • Recipient, Phi Beta Delta Honors Society Medallion for Scholarly Achievemnt in International Education, 2007.

  • Recipient, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan Split PhD Fellowship, 2006-08 (upto $72,000).

  • Finalist, Fulbright Fellowship Award for PhD Studies in USA, 2005 (Not Availed on Technical Grounds)

  • Recipient, NUST Split PhD Scholarship to pursue Ph.D. studies at MSU, 2004 (upto $60,000).

  • Winner, Korean Government IT Scholarship, 2004.

  • Winner, French - Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan Scholarship for PhD Studies in France, 2004.

  • Winner, NUST Endowment Fund Scholarship, 2003.

  • Recipient, Rector's Gold Medal for Best Engineering Design Project, NUST, 2003.

  • Recipient of Pakistan Ministry of Science and Technology Scholarship for B.E studies at NUST, 2000-03 ($3500).

  • Recipient of NUST Merit Scholarship on performance basis throughout B.E 1999-2003 ($3000).

  • Recipient, four golden and three silver stars on performance during B.E 1999-2003.

  • Appointed to Command a Cadets Wing for one year during stay at Cadet College Hasan Abdal (CCH), 1998-99.

  • President, College Arts Club, during Stay at Cadet College Hasan Abdal, 1998-99.

  • Vice Captain, College Riding team during stay at Cadet College, Hasan Abdal ,1998-99.

  • Recipient, Quaid e Azam Medal & Scholarship for 9th/70,000 Position in Rawalpindi Division Board Examinations, 1997 ($100).

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"Engineering Optimization as a Problem Solving Tool", PR-ECE802-604, November, 2006 (pdf)

"Low Density Parity Check Codes Based on Finite Geometries and Balanced Incomplete Block Design", PR-MTH880, December, 2005 (pdf)

"Design and Implementation of an Optimum Quantizer for a Video Source", PR-ECE802 (606), May, 2005.

"Design of a Generalized Reed Solomon (GRS) Decoder using Euclidean Algorithm", PR-MTH810, May, 2005.

"A Scalable Security Framework for Wireless Multicast Adhoc Networks", PR-CSE824, December, 2004.

"Modeling Incentives for Security Scalars in Multicast Adhoc Wireless Networks", PR-CSE891, December, 2004.

"Detection of Pulse with Unknown Arrival Time under Low Sampling Rates for Radar Applications", PR-ECE864, March, 2004

"Design of a two-dimensional Zero Phase Circularly Symmetric Infinite Impulse Response Filter for grayscale image enhancement", PR-ECE966B, March, 2004

"Channel Estimation and Equalization for ADSL Modem", TR-EE499, 2003

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