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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr Muhammad Zeeshan
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering

CE&ME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Islamabad
Tel : +9251-54444242

Specialization
Wireless Communication, Software Defined Radio, Digital Design of Signal Processing Systems

Education
Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering), Pakistan

Dr Muhammad Zeeshan completed his MSc and PhD degrees, both in Electrical Engineering with specialisation in wireless communications, from CEME, NUST, in 2010 and 2015, respectively. From July 2010 to March 2016, he was with the Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE), Pakistan, first as a Senior Design Engineer, and then as a Member Technical Staff starting July 1, 2014. Since 2010, he has been actively involved in research and development in the field of Software Defined Radio (SDR), wideband waveform design, time/frequency synchronization algorithms and radar signal processing. In March 2016, he joined the faculty of the College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, where he is currently an Assistant Professor of wireless communications in the Department of Electrical Engineering. At this department, he is also heading the Cognitive Radio & Wireless Communications (CoRWiC) research group. His research interests include SDR waveform development, physical layer design, synchronisation techniques and digital design of wireless communication systems. He is recipient of Silver Merit Award of Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards, 2012. He has a number of international journal and conference publications. He is a reviewer of the IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Access, and Wireless Personal Communications.​​

  1. Wireless Communication

  2. Software Defined Radio & Cognitive Radio

  3. Digital Design of Signal Processing Systems

  4. Radar Signal Processing

Journal Publications

1. M. Waqas Khan, and Muhammad Zeeshan, “QoS-based Dynamic Channel Selection Algorithm for Cognitive Radio based Smart Grid Communication Network”, Ad Hoc Networks, 2019

2. M. Jawad, and M. Zeeshan, “A Novel Algorithm for Frequency De-Hopping in Radars using Agile Bandpass Sampling for Electonic Support Measurement”, Telecommunication Systems, 2019.

3. K. Shahzad, S. Gulzar, M. Zeeshan, and S. A. Khan, “A novel hybrid narrowband/ wideband networking waveform physical layer for multiuser multiband transmission and reception in software defined radio”, Physical Communications, 2019.

4. N. A. Baig, M. B. Malik, M. Zeeshan, and M. A. Baig, “High resolution target localization using rotating linear array radar”, Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, 2019, pp.1-21.

5. M. Waqas Khan, and Muhammad Zeeshan, “Fuzzy inference based adaptive channel allocation for IEEE 802.22 compliant smart grid network”, Telecommunication Systems, pp. 1-15, 2019.

6. M. Waqas Khan, and Muhammad Zeeshan, “QoS-based dynamic channel selection algorithm for cognitive radio based smart grid communication network”, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 87, pp. 61-75, 2018.

7. Muhammad Zeeshan, Syed Ali Jabir and Waqar Ahmed, “Joint Algorithm for Burst Detection and AGC Improvement in High Throughput Software Defined Radio Waveform”, Microprocessor and Microsystems, Vol. 60, pp. 77-85, 2018.

8. Furqan H. Qureshi, Qasim U. Khan, Shahzad A. Sheikh, Muhammad Zeeshan, "Symbol Error Probability Performance of Rectangular QAM with MRC Reception over Generalized α-µ Fading Channels", IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communication and Computer Sciences, Vol. E101-A, No. 3, pp. 577-584, 2018.

9. Nauman Anwar Baig, Mohammad Bilal Malik, Muhammad Zeeshan, “Frequency Diversity Array for DOA Estimation”, Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 797-806, 2017.

10. Nauman Anwar Baig, Mohammad Bilal Malik, Muhammad Zeeshan, Muhammad Zafar Ullah and Muhammad Asim, “Efficient Target Detection and Joint Estimation of Target Parameters with a two element rotating antenna”, IEEE Access, Vol. 4, pp. 4442-4451, 2016. 

11. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “A novel fuzzy inference based technique for dynamic link adaptation in SDR wideband waveform”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 64, No. 6, pp. 2602-2609, June 2016. 

12. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “A novel algorithm for link adaptation using fuzzy rule based system for wideband networking waveform of SDR”, AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Vol. 69, No. 9, pp. 1366-1373, 2015. 

13. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “A Novel Algorithm for Burst Detection in Wideband Networking Waveform of Software Defined Radio”, IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, Vol. E98-A, No. 6, pp. 1225-1233, 2015. 

14. Muhammad Waqas Khan, Mohammad Ahmad Choudhry, Muhammad Zeeshan and Ahsan Ali, “Adaptive Fuzzy Multivariable Controller Design based on Genetic Algorithm for an Air Handling Unit”, Energy (Elsevier), Vol. 81, pp. 477-488, March 2015. 

15. Muhammad Zeeshan, Shoab A. Khan and Ibtsam Haq, “A Two Stage Algorithm for Carrier Frequency Offset Recovery with DSP Implementation on SDR Platform”, IEICE Transactions on Communications, Vol. E97-B, No. 11, pp. 2449-2458, 2014. 

16. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “Robust Sampling Clock Recovery Algorithm for Wideband Networking Waveform of SDR”, International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 10-18, Apr. 2013. 

17. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “A Robust Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation Algorithm in Burst Mode Multicarrier CDMA based Ad Hoc Networks”, International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 174-181, Dec. 2012.

18. Muhammad Zeeshan and Ihsan Ullah, “Comparative Analysis of SSRLS and SSRLS with Adaptive Memory for Wireless Channel Equalization”, International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 604-607, Dec. 2013.

Conference Papers

1. Bilal Ahmed, M. Zeeshan, S. Gulzar, “An Efficient Algorithm for CFO Estimation in FBMC and GFDM under SUI Channel Models”, in Proc. 11th IEEE Latin American Conference on Communications, Brazil, 2019.

2. M. N. Shahid, S. A. Sheikh, F. H. Qureshi, Q. U. Khan, and M. Zeeshan, “Performance Analysis of XQAM in Log-Normal Turbulence with Pointing Error and Non-zero Boresight”, in Proc. 8th International Conference on Networks, Communication and Computing, China, 2019

3. A. Mehmood, and M. Zeeshan, “Power Allocation and Performance Analysis of Multiuser NOMA under NYUSIM Channel Model”, in Proc. 14th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Sri Lanka, 2019.

4. S. Shehzadi, M. Zeeshan, S. A. Sheikh, and Q. U. Khan, “Multimode Wideband waveform for Software Defined Radio based on hybrid CPM-CDMA concept”, in Proc. 22nd IEEE International Multi-topic Conference, Pakistan, 2019.

5. S. Khan, K. Khurshid, and M. Zeeshan, “EMG data acquisition and flight control of quadcopter of different EMG signals”, in Proc. 14th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Portugal, 2019.

6. M. W. Khan, M. Zeeshan, and M. Usman, “Traffic scheduling optimization in cognitive radio based smart grid network using mini-batch gradient descent method”, in Proc. 14th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Portugal, 2019.

7. M. A. Mumtaz, M. Zeeshan, and A. Hasan, “Analysis of timing synchronization techniques in FBMC for SDR waveform: Performance comparison”, in Proc. 14th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Portugal, 2019.

8. Hamid I. Toor, M. Imran, A. Ghafoor, M. Zeeshan and A. Rauf, “Improved Frequency Limited Model Reduction”, in Proc. 6th IEEE International Conference on Systems, Process and Control, Malaysia, 2018.

9. M. Zeeshan, A. Asim, U. Ahmed, M. W. Khan, N. Amjad, W. Ahmed, “Automation of RF Characterization Process for the Development of Feedforward AGC of Software Defined Radio”, in Proc. IEEE 9th Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference, New York, USA, 2018.

10. M. A. Mumtaz, M. Zeeshan, A. Hassan, and Q. U. Khan, “Analysis of Timing Synchronization Techniques in OFDM for SDR waveform: Performance Comparison”, in Proc. 21st International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, Thailand, 2018.

11. M. Bilal, and M. Zeeshan, “Effect of Carrier Frequency Offset on the Performance of FBMC and GFDM under Multipath Fading Channels”, in Proc. 21st International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, Thailand, 2018.

12. S. Khan, and M. Zeeshan, “Performance and Throughput Analysis of IEEE 802.11ah for Multiband Multimode Operation”, in Proc. 21st International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, Thailand, 2018.

13. S. Sherien, and M. Zeeshan, "On the Performance of Multiuser CDMA System using Separate Channel Streams", 18th International Conference on Communication Technology, Chongqing, China, 2018.

14. M. W. Khan, and M. Zeeshan, "On Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.22 PHY for Cognitive Radio based Smart Grid Communications", 4th IEEE International Smart Cities Conference, Kansas City, USA, 2018.

15. H. Sadia, M. Zeeshan, and S. A. Sheikh, "Performance Analysis of Power Domain NOMA under Fading Channels", 12th IEEE International ELEKTRO Conference, Mikulov, Czech Republic, 2018.

16. A. Hasan, M. Zeeshan, M. A. Mumtaz, M. W. Khan, "PAPR Reduction of FBMC-OQAM using A-law and Mu-law Companding", 12th IEEE International ELEKTRO Conference, Mikulov, Czech Republic, 2018.

17. M. Jawad, and M. Zeeshan, "Common Frequency Extraction for Bandpass Sampling based Frequency De-hopper", 12th IEEE International ELEKTRO Conference, Mikulov, Czech Republic, 2018.

18. H. Sadia, S. Sherien, H. Iqbal, M. Zeeshan, A. Khan and S. Rehman, "Range Estimation in Radar using Maximum Likelihood Estimator", 20th International Conference of Computer and Information Technology, Bangladesh, 2017.

19. Muhammad Zeeshan and M. Waqas Khan, “Adaptive Equalization in Hybrid DS-TH CDMA System using State-Space RLS with Adaptive Memory”, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Opto-Electronic Information Processing, Singapore, pp. 11-15, 2017.

20. Sumbul Gulzar, Shoab A. Khan and Muhammad Zeeshan, “Digital Hopping of Narrowband Waveform using Wideband Frontend”, 19th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, Phoenix Park, South Korea, pp. 811-816, 2017.

21. Muhammad Zeeshan, Zain Mehab and Muhammad Waqas Khan, “A Fast Convergence Feed-forward Automatic Gain Control Algorithm based on RF Characterization of Software Defined Radio”, International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Putrajaya, Malaysia, pp. 100-104, 2016.

22. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “A Novel Digital Frequency De-hopper using Bandpass Sampling Technique”, 9th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Turkey, 2015.

23. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, Zain Mehtab, “Data Aided Algorithm for Burst Detection in Wideband Networking Waveform with FPGA Implementation on SDR Platform”, 11th HONET – Photons for Electronics (PfE) Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, 2014.

24. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “An Efficient Burst Detection Algorithm for CDMA/Adaptive TDMA based Wideband Networking SDR Waveform”, 33rd IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), Austin, Texas, USA, 2014.

25. Muhammad Waqas Khan, M. A. Choudhry and Muhammad Zeeshan, “Multivariable Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Controller Design based on Genetic Algorithm applied to HVAC Systems”, 3rd International Conference on Computer, Control and Communication (IC4), Karachi, Pakistan, Sep 2013.

26. Muhammad Waqas Khan, M. A. Choudhry and Muhammad Zeeshan, “An Efficient Design of Genetic Algorithm based Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Controller for Multivariable Control of HVAC Systems”, 5th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC), Colchester, UK, 2013.

27. Muhammad Zeeshan, Shoab A. Khan, M. Waqas Khan and Sabahat A. Malik, “An Efficient Capacity Improvement Technique for Multiuser DS-CDMA based Fixed Wireless Applications”, International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies (ICOSST), Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 2012.

28. Muhammad Zeeshan, Shoab A. Khan and M. Yasir Malik, “A Secure DS-CDMA based Technique with Capacity Enhancement for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks”, 2nd International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS), South Korea, 2012.

29. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “A Modified FFT and Biquadratic Interpolation based Algorithm for Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation in MC-CDMA based Ad Hoc Networks”, 8th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2012.

30. M. Shahzad Anwar, Muhammad Zeeshan, Saira Aslam, M. Asim Ajaz and M. Salman, “Comparative Performance Evaluation of LDPC coded and Turbo Coded OFDM systems in SUI Multipath Channel Models”, International Conference on Computer Applications & Industrial Electronics (ICCAIE), Malaysia, 2010.

31. Muhammad Zeeshan and Ihsan Ullah, “Comparative analysis of SSRLS and SSRLS with Adaptive Memory for Wireless Channel Equalization”, International Conference on Intelligence and Information Technology (ICIIT), Lahore, Pakistan, 2010.

32. Nauman A. Baig, M. B. Malik and Muhammad Zeeshan, “Analysis of Various Configurations of Jammer and Transmitter”, International Colloquium on Computing, Communications, Control and Management (CCCM), China, Aug. 2010.

33. Muhammad Zeeshan and Shoab A. Khan, “Power Optimization of Multiuser CDMA based Mobile Ad Hoc Network in tactical Setting”, International Colloquium on Computing, Communications, Control and Management (CCCM), China, Aug. 2010.


​Designation ​From ​To ​University / Institute
​Assistant Professor Mar 2016​ ​Date ​College of EME, NUST
​Teaching Assistant ​Sep 2009 Mar 2012​ College of EME, NUST​
 

Designation Duration​ ​Institute
​Member Technical Staff July 2014 – Mar 2016 Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE), Islamabad – Pakistan
Senior Design Engineer
July 2010 – Jun 2014 Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE), Islamabad – Pakistan