Education Profile

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (February 2010 - December 2012).
  • M.S. in Telecommunications, NED University of Engineering and Technology (NEDUET), Karachi, Pakistan  (January 2007 - June 2009).
  • B.S. in Electronics Engineering,  NED University of Engineering and Technology (NEDUET), Karachi, Pakistan  (December 1999 - December 2003).

Introduction

Hina joined the University of Manitoba as a Postdoctoral Fellow after graduation from KAUST, then she is at York University, Toronto, Canada, as an Assistant Professor.

Education and Early Career

Hina got her B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering,  NED University of Engineering and Technology (NEDUET), Karachi, Pakistan in 2003.
She studied an M.S. degree in Telecommunications in the same university during January 2007 - June 2009. After her graduation, she joined King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia as a Ph.D.  student in Electrical Engineering which she finished in December 2012.

Research Interests

  • LTE resource management, interference management issues
  • Performance analysis of heterogeneous networks
  • LTE power control mechanisms
  • Spectral and energy efficient design of wireless networks

Selected Publications

​​​H. Tabassum, Z. Dawy, E. Hossain, and M. -S. Alouini, “ Interference Statistics and Capacity Analysis for Uplink Transmission in Two-Tier Small-Cell Networks: A Geometric Probability Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 3837 - 3852, July 2014.
H. Tabassum, Z. Dawy, M. -S. Alouini and F. Yilmaz, “A generic interference model for uplink OFDMA networks with fractional frequency reuse,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 1491 - 1497, Oct. 2013
H. Tabassum, F. Yilmaz, Z. Dawy and M. -S. Alouini, “A statistical model of uplink inter-cell interference with slow and fast power control mechanisms,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 3953 - 3966, Sep. 2013.
H. Tabassum, F. Yilmaz, Z. Dawy, and M. -S. Alouini, “A framework for uplink intercell interference modeling with channel-based scheduling,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 206 217, Jan. 2013.​
H. Tabassum, Z. Shakir, and M. -S. Alouini, "On the area green efficiency (age) of heterogeneous cellular networks,'' in Proc. of IEEE Workshop on Heterogeneous and Small Cell Networks (HetSNets) in conjunction with IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2012), Anaheim, CA, USA, Dec. 2012.
H. Tabassum, Z. Dawy, F. Yilmaz, and M. -S. Alouini, "A statistical model of uplink inter-cell interference with power adaptation and greedy scheduling," in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, (VTC-Fall 2012), Quebec City, QC, Canada, Sep. 2012.
F. Yilmaz, H. Tabassum, and M. -S. Alouini, "On the higher order capacity statistics of multi-hop transmission systems,'' in Proc. of IEEE Mediterranean Electro-technical Conference (MELECON 2012), Medina Yasmeen Hammamet, Tunisia, Mar. 2012.
H. Tabassum, F. Yilmaz, Z. Dawy, and M. -S. Alouini, "On the modeling of uplink inter-cell interference based on proportional fair scheduling," in Proc. of IEEE Workshop on 4G Mobile Radio Access Networks in conjunction with IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012), Paris, France, Apr. 2012.
H. Tabassum, F. Yilmaz, Z. Dawy, and M. -S. Alouini, “On the statistics of uplink inter-cell interference with greedy resource allocation,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2011), Aachen, Germany, Nov. 2011.
H. Tabassum, Z. Dawy and M. -S. Alouini, ''Sum rate maximization in the uplink of multi-cell OFDMA networks,'' in Proc. of International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2011), Istanbul, Turkey, Jul. 2011.
H. Tabassum and K. Bashir, ''Robust in-orbit MTF evaluation and validation techniques," in Proc. of International Workshop on Small Satellites, New Missions & New Technologies (SSW 2008), Istanbul, Turkey, Jun. 2008.
M. Anis and H. Tabassum, ''Design of X-band SAR receiver & its power link budgeting working in strip map mode,'' in Proc. of International Workshop on Small Satellites, New Missions & New Technologies (SSW 2008), Istanbul, Turkey Jun. 2008.
H. Tabassum, M. Anis, and M. A. Shah, ''Design of motion compensated focal plane assembly for a space-borne Electro-Optical system,'' in Proc. of International Workshop on Small Satellites, New Missions & New Technologies (SSW 2008), Istanbul, Turkey, Jun. 2008.