Education Profile

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Southampton,  Southampton, UK (October 2005–September 2009).
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, LA, USA (August 2003–May 2005).
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan (May 1997–December 2000).

Qasim Zeeshan Ahmednow is a lecturer in University of Kent , Medway and Tonbridge, UK.

Selected Publications

Ph.D. Thesis:

  • Q. Z. Ahmed, "Adaptive Detection in Ultrawide Bandwidth Wireless Communication Systems,"  Communications, Signal Processing and Control Group (CSPC), University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, Jun. 2009.

Journal Publications:

  • Q. Z. Ahmed, M. -S. Alouini, and S. Aissa, “Bit error-rate minimizing detector for amplify and forward relaying systems using generalized Gaussian kernel,” To appear in IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed and L. -L. Yang, “Reduced-rank adaptive multiuser detection in hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping ultrawide bandwidth systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,  vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 156–167, Jan. 2010.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed, L. -L. Yang, and S. Cheng, “Reduced-rank adaptive least bit-error-rate detection in hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping ultrawide bandwidth systems,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,  vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 849–857, Feb. 2011.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed, A. Rehman, and S. Karim, “Performance of fast frequency hopping system in AWGN,” International Journal of Computer Applications,  vol. 46, no. 20, pp. 14-22, May 2012.

Conference Publications:

  • Q. Z. Ahmed, M. -S. Alouini, and S. Aissa, “Low complexity detectors for cooperative wireless sensor networks,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall 2012), Quebec City, QC, Canada, Oct. 2012.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed, M. -S. Alouini, and S. Aissa, “ A minimum bit error-rate detector for amplify and forward relaying systems,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2012), Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed, L. -L. Yang, and S. Cheng, “Reduced-rank adaptive least bit error-rate detection in hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping UWB systems,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference in Communications (ICC 2009), Dresden, Germany, May 2009.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed and L. -L. Yang, “Low-complexity reduced-rank adaptive detection in hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping ultrawide bandwidth system,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2009), Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2009.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed and L. -L. Yang, “Reduced-rank detection for hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping UWB systems in Nakagami-m fading channels,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall 2008), Calgary, AB, Canada, Sep. 2008.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed and L. -L. Yang, “Normalised least mean-square aided decision-directed adaptive detection in hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping UWB systems,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall 2008), Calgary, AB, Canada, Sep. 2008.
  • R. A. Riaz, M. El-Hajjar, Q. Z. Ahmed, S. Cheng, and L. Hanzo, “EXIT chart aided design of DS-CDMA ultrawideband systems using iterative decoding,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall 2008), Calgary, AB, Canada, Sep. 2008.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed, W. Liu, and L. -L. Yang, “Least mean square aided adaptive detection in hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping ultrawide bandwidth systems,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2008), Marina Bay, Singapore, May 2008.
  • R. A. Riaz, M. El-Hajjar, Q. Z. Ahmed, S. Cheng, and L. Hanzo, “Convergence analysis of iteratively detected time-hopping and DS-CDMA ultrawide bandwidth systems by EXIT charts,” in Proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring 2008), Marina Bay, Singapore, May 2008.
  • Q. Z. Ahmed and L. -L. Yang, “Performance of hybrid direct-sequence time-hopping ultrawide bandwidth systems in Nakagami-m fading channels,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2007), Athens, Greece, Sep. 2007.