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Muhammad Usman Ilyas

Ph.D. Electrical Engg
Michigan State University

Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering

M.S. Electrical Engg
Michigan State University

Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering

M.S. Computer Engg (Dean's List)
Lahore University
of Management & Sciences
Dept of Computer Science & Engineering

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

ilyasmuh at egr dot msu dot edu

 

 

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My broader research interests include;

  • Graph theory, social networks, network science.
  • Wireless (sensor) networks: Network lifetime problem, Cross-layer optimization, Network capacity
  • Research issues in IEEE 802.15.4.
  • Mobility models for MANETs.
  • High Performance Computing.
  • Computer Architecture.

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Patents & Technologies

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and  Hayder Radha, "Principal Component Centrality: A KLT-inspired Transform for Identifying Influential Neighborhoods in Social Network Graphs," (provisional patent filed).

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and  Hayder Radha, "A Fast Method to Maximize a Statistical Measure of Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Dynamic Programming," (provisional patent filed).

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, Moonseong Kim, and  Hayder Radha, "A Software Based Approach for Enabling Cooperative Communication and Diversity Combining in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Using Off-the-shelf Sensor Motes," (provisional patent filed).

Journal Papers

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and  Hayder Radha, "A Dynamic Programming Approach to Maximize a Statistical Measure of Lifetime of Sensor Networks," ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (ACM ToSN) [accepted].
  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, Moonseong Kim, and  Hayder Radha, "On Enabling Cooperative Communication and Diversity Combination in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Using Off-the-shelf Sensor Motes," ACM/Springer Wireless Networks (WiNet) [accepted].

  • Syed A. Khayam, Shirish Karande, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and  Hayder Radha, "Header Detection to Improve Multimedia Quality Over Wireless Networks," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 377 -385 , February 2007.

Conference Papers

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas and Hayder Radha , "Identifying Influential Nodes in Online Social Networks Using Principal Component Centrality," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'11), Kyoto, Japan, June 5-9, 2011.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, M. Zubair Shafiq, Alex X. Liu, and Hayder Radha , "A Distributed and Privacy-Preserving Algorithm for Identifying Information Hubs in Social Networks," Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'11), Shanghai, China, April 10 - 15, 2011.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha , "A KLT-inspired Node Centrality for Identifying Influential Neighborhoods in Graphs," Proceedings of the 44th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS'10), Princeton, NJ, United States, March 17 - 19, 2010.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, Moonseong Kim, and Hayder Radha , "Reducing Packet Losses in Networks of Commodity IEEE 802.15.4 Sensor Motes Using Cooperative Communication and Diversity Combination," Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'09), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 19 - 25, 2009.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha , "Estimating and Predicting the Packet-level Bit Error Rate Process in IEEE 802.15.4 LR-WPANs Using Hidden Markov Models," Proceedings of the 43rd Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS'09), Baltimore, MD, United States, March 18 - 20, 2009.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "On Measuring Memory Length of the Error Rate Process in Wireless Channels,"  Proceedings of the 42nd Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'08), Princeton, NJ, United States, March 19 - 21, 2008.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Measuring Packet-level Memory Length of 802.15.4 Wireless Channels with Relative Mutual Information," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'08), Beijing, China, May 19 - 23, 2008.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Long Range Dependence of IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Channels," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'08), Beijing, China, May 19 - 23, 2008.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "A Channel Model for the Bit Error Rate Process in 802.15.4 LR-WPAN Wireless Channels," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'08), Beijing, China, May 19 - 23, 2008.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Measurement Based Analysis and Modeling of the Error Process in IEEE 802.15.4 LR-WPANs," Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'08), Phoenix, AZ, United States, April 15 - 17, 2008.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Bounding A Statistical Measure Of Network Lifetime For Wireless Sensor Networks," Proceedings of the 41st Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'07), Baltimore, MD, United States, March 14 - 16, 2007.

  • Shirish Karande, Kiran Misra, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Hayder Radha, "Adaptive Network Coding With Noisy Packets," Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'07), Baltimore, MD, United States, March 14 - 16, 2007.

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "End-to-End Channel Capacity of a Wireless Sensor Network Under Reachback," Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Information Sciences & Systems (CISS'06), Princeton, NJ, United States, March 22 - 24, 2006. (pdf, ppt)

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "Increasing Network Lifetime Of An IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Network By Energy Efficient Routing," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'06), Istanbul, Turkey, June 11-15, 2006. (pdf)

  • Syed A. Khayam, Shirish Karande, Muhammad U. Ilyas, and Hayder Radha, "mproving Wireless Multimedia Quality using Header Detection with Priors," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'06), Istanbul, Turkey, June 11-15, 2006.

  • Syed A. Khayam, Muhammad U. Ilyas, Klaus Poersch, Shirish Karande, and Hayder Radha, "A Statistical Receiver-based Approach for Improved Throughput of Multimedia Communications over Wireless LANs," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'05), Seoul, South Korea, May 16-20, 2005. (pdf, ppt)

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas and Hayder Radha, "The Influence Mobility Model: A Novel Hierarchical Mobility Modeling Framework," Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC'05), New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2005. (pdf)

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, Syed A. Khayam, Muhammad O. Suleman, and Shahid Masud, "A Flexible Approach to High Level Simulation of Complex System-on-Chip," Proceedings of the International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technologies (IBCAST'03), Bhurban, Pakistan, June, 2003. (invited) (pdf, ppt)

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, "A Comparison of Wireless Local Loop Technologies with Reference to their Application in Rural Areas of Pakistan," IEEE Newsletter - Lahore Section, 2003. (pdf)

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas, Syed A. Khayam, Muhammad O. Suleman, and Shahid Masud, "A Configurable Platform for Simulating Multiprocessor Based SOCs," Proceedings of the International Symposium Wireless Systems & Networks 2003 (ISWSN'03), King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, March 24-26, 2003. (pdf)

  • Muhammad U. Ilyas and Shoab A. Khan,"A Clustering Heuristic Algorithm for Scheduling Periodic and Deterministic Tasks on a Multiprocessor System,"IEEE Proceedings of the IEEE International Multitopic Conference 2001 (INMIC'01), Lahore, Pakistan, December 28-30, 2001. (pdf)

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Engineering College Advisory Committee (ECAC), College of Engineering, Michigan State University

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Work Experience


  • Michigan State University - Research Assistant (Jan 2004-to date)
  • Quartics LLC - Embedded Software Engineer (May-Aug 2006)
  • Communications Enabling Technologies - Design Engineer (Dec 2000-Aug 2002)
  • Engro Chemical Pakistan Ltd. - Systems Engineer (Information Systems) (Dec 1999-Dec 2000)
  • East-West Infiniti (Pvt.), Ltd. - Electronics Engineer (Aug 1999-Dec 1999)

Teaching Experience

  • MSU - Teaching Assistant (Jan - May 2009)
    • ECE 366-Introduction to Signal Processing
  • MSU - Grader (Aug - Dec 2004)
    • ECE 202-Circuits & Systems II)
  • LUMS - Research Assistant (Sep 2003 - Feb 2004)
  • LUMS - Teaching Assistant (Dec 2002 - May 2003)
    • CMPE 221/CS 223-Computer Organization & Assembly Language
    • CMPE 424-Digital System Design
  • Comsats Institute of Information Technology - Lecturer (Feb - Mar 2002)
    • Unix Server & TCP/IP Services Administration

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