Dr. Muhammad Saadi

Dr. Muhammad Saadi

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Dr. Saadi obtained his Ph.D degree from Department of Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. During his Ph.D., he was associated with National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand and Aimagin. Pvt Ltd, Thailand. Dr. Saadi received his Bachelor’s Degree from National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST-NU), Pakistan in year 2007. Before pursuing his Master’s Degree from National University of Malaysia (UKM) in year 2009, he worked as Network Operation Engineer in Mobilink, Pakistan. He has also worked in University of Management and Technology for two years as a Lecturer.

  • Digital Logic Design
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Telecommunication Networks & Tele-Traffic Engineering (M.Sc.)
  • Satellite Communication Systems (M.Sc.)

Education

Ph.D

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Master’s Degree

National University of Malaysia (UKM) (2009)

Bachelor’s Degree

National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST-NU), Pakistan (2007)

Research

Research Projects
1. An LED based Indoor Localization method using Regression
Student: Zeeshan Saeed
Collaborators: Dr. Touqeer Ahmad
Description: Visible light communication (VLC) is gaining a lot of attention these days because of it’s unregulated, unlicensed and virtually unlimited bandwidth available for use. One interesting application of VLC is to estimate the position of receiver i.e. localization as radio frequency (RF) based localization systems fail to provide enough accuracy because of multipath, attenuation, line of sight issues and so on. In this project, we will developing a novel technique for indoor localization utilizing visible light communication. Received signal strength (RSS) will be used as a measure to create a database, which will be used for the training of a k-means clustering system. Furthermore, regression will be applied to further enhance the accuracy of the system.
2. Electo-Stochastic Model for High Drain Battery
Student: Rabia Saeed
Collaborators: Dr. Oumair Naseer
Description: High drain batteries have attracted researchers due to their very nature of delivering high output power by maintaining the high constant discharging current. Lithium being the lightest and most electropositive metal possess great importance in large family of batteries regarding its use as anode in making lithium-ion based rechargeable batteries due to their high-energy density. In this research work, we will be combining the electrical model with the stochastic modeling approach (electro- stochastic model) to measure high discharging current characterctics of high drain lithium-ion batteries.
3. LDPC Channel Coding for Visible Light Communication
Collaborators: Dr. Ambar Bajpai
Description: R. Gallagar introduced Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) codes in 1962. During the last decade, Non-binary-LDPC codes were investigated rigorously by the researchers, which is evolved from binary LDPC over Galois field. Most of the work done in the literature is for RF communication link and the potential of LDPC codes has been not thoroughly investigated over visible light communication channel. In this project, we will be investigating LDPC codes for VLC link.
4. An Early Wild Fire Detection using SIFT/SURF/MSER
Student: Arooj Mobasher
Collaborators: Dr. Touqeer Ahmad
Description: Forest fire detection is a very important issue in the pre-suppression process. Timely detection allows the suppression units to reach the fire in its initial stages and this will reduce the suppression costs considerably. In this project, we will be using advanced image processing and machine learning techniques for early detection of fire.
5. Gain Enhancement Microstrip Patch Antenna
Students: Huma Rehman
Collaborators: Dr. Kamran Saleem
Description: Microstrip patch antennas are becoming increasingly useful because of their various advantages such as low profile, low cost, easy manufacturing and the capability of being embedded within other devices. However, the major challenge associated with this type of antenna is the low gain. We are working on various techniques that can enhance the performance (in terms of gain) of patch antennas.
6. Recognition of Brain Tumor through Image Processing
Collaborators: Dr. Oumair Naseer
Description: Brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or central spine that can disrupt brain functionality and is known as brain cancer. The incidences of brain cancer has increased dramatically as evident from the report of National Cancer Institute (NCI) and American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA). The aim of this project is to contribute to this domain, by proposing a novel method, which can automatically detects brain tumor, its location, size, depth, and type.

List of Publications

Books/Chapters

  1. Muhammad Saadi, “Development of TEC map over equatorial anomaly using GPS data“. LAMBART Academic Publishing. ISSN 978-3-659-20275-9. 2012.
  2. Suvit Nakpeerayuth, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, Pisit Vanichchanunt, Warakorn Srichavengsup, Norrarat Wattanamongkhol, Robithoh Annur, Muhammad Saadi, Kamalas Wannakong and Siwaruk Siwamogsatham. “Efficient medium access control protocols for broadband wireless communications”, Advanced Trends in Wireless Communications, Mutamed Khatib (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-183-1, InTech, Publishing date: February 2011.

Journals

  1. Muhammad Saadi, Zeeshan Saeed, Touqeer Ahmad, M. Kamran Saleem, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, “Visible light based indoor localization using k-means clustering and linear regression” in Transactions on Emerging Telecommunication Technologies DOI: 10.1002/ett.3480 (Impact factor 1.61).
  2. Muhammad Saadi, Touqeer Ahmad, M. Kamran Saleem, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, “Visible light communication – an architectural perspective on the applications and data improvement strategies” in Transactions on Emerging Telecommunication Technologies DOI: 10.1002/ett.3436 (Impact factor 1.61).
  3. Kamran Saleem, Muhammad Saadi, “Gain Enhancement of Membrane Antenna Utilizing Dielectric Lens for Millimeter Wave Applications”, IEEEP-New Horizons, Vol. 91-96 (Page: 52 – 56) 2018.
  4. Urapree Prapasawasdi, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, Chaleeda Borompichaichartkul, Laphasrada Changkaew and Muhammad Saadi, “Cultural Tourism Behaviors: Enhancing the Influence of Tourists’ Perceptions on Local Thai Food and Culture” in The Open Psychology Journal 2018(11) DOI: 10.2174/1874350101811010184 (Scopus Indexed).
  5. Muhammad Saadi, Ali Nasir, “Beam scanning based secure communication using visible light” in Bahria University Journal of Information and Communication Technologies 10 (2), 2017
  6. Muhammad Saadi, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, “Visible light communication – the journey so far” in Journal of Optical Communications DOI: 10.1515/joc-2017-0107 (ISI Indexed).
  7. Muhammad Saadi, Oumair Naseer, Yan Zhao, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, “A beam scanning-based indoor localization system using light emitting diodes” in Engineering Journal 20 (3), 2016.  DOI:10.4186/ej.2016.20.3.197 (ISI Indexed).
  8. Muhammad Saadi, Yan Zhao, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, Muhammad Tahir Abbas Khan. “A heuristic approach for indoor localization using light emitting diodes” in Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology.84 (3), 332-338 (Scopus Indexed).
  9. Muhammad Saadi, Ambar Bajpai, Yan Zhao, Paramin Sangwongngam, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij. “Design and implementation of secure and reliable communication using optical wireless communication” in Frequenz 68 (11-12), 501-509. DOI: 1515/freq-2014-0027 (ISI Indexed, impact factor 0.4).
  10. Muhammad Saadi, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, Yan Zhao, Paramin Sangwongngam; “Visible light communication: opportunities, challenges and channel models”. In International Journal of Electronics and Informatics (IJEI) 2(1), 1-11, 2013.
  11. Muhammad Saadi, Abdullah. Development of TEC map over equatorial anomaly using GPS data. In International Journal of College Science in India. Vol 3:2 July 09.

Conference Papers

  1. Saadi, W. Srichavengsup, S.K. Wijayasekara, R. Anuur, S. Nakpeerayuth and L. Wuttisittikulkij. “Applying Schoute’s Estimation for Dynamic Frame Slotted ALOHA with k-ary Feedback Information” in 33rd International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications (ITC-CSCC), Bangkok, Thailand, 2018.
  2. Chaosangket, P Sasithong, S.K. Wijayasekara, W. Asdornwised, L. Wuttisittikulkij, P. Vanichchanunt, M. Saadi. “A simulation tool for vertical transportation system using Python” in 5th International Conference on Business and Industrial Research, Bangkok, Thailand, 2018. DOI: 10.1109/ICBIR.2018.8391205
  3. Juthavantana, S. Nakpeerayuth, W. Phakphisut, L. Wuttisittikulkij, and M. Saadi. “Development of a teaching tool for learning spinal codes” in 32nd International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications (ITC-CSCC), Busan, South Korea, 2017.
  4. Le, P. Sasithong, P. Vanichchanunt, P. Saengudomlert, M. Saadi, L. Wuttisittikulkij. “A Survey on Multi-Domain Network Survivability” in Regional Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering (RCEEE), Surabaya, Indonesia, 2017.
  5. Wijayasekara, P. Sasithong, C. Phongphanphanee, A. Robithoh, W. Srichavengsup, M. Saadi, P. Vanichchanunt, S. Nakpeerayuth and L. Wuttisittikulkij “Evaluating the maximum throughput of adaptive tree protocol for an anti-collision protocol in RFID” in Regional Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering (RCEEE), Surabaya, Indonesia, 2017.
  6. Saadi et al., “An LED based indoor localization system using k-means clustering” In 15th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications”, Anaheim, California, USA 2016.DOI 10.1109/ICMLA.2016.0048
  7. Saadi et al., “Neural networks based visible light positioning system employing received signal strength” In 30th International Technical Conference on Circuit/System, Computers and Communication, Seoul, Korea 2015 (Best Paper Award).
  8. Saadi, et al., “A novel two dimensional visible light positioning system based on received signal strength and bi-literation In 29th International Technical Conference on Circuit/System, Computers and Communication, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014.
  9. Saadi, et al., “Transmitter placement planning for visible light communication” In 29th International Technical Conference on Circuit/System, Computers and Communication, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014
  10. Vongkulbhisal, M. Saadi, Y. Zhao. “An RFID based indoor localization using antenna beam scanning” In 29th International Technical Conference on Circuit/System, Computers and Communication, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014 (Best Paper Award)
  11. Saadi, et al., “Performance analysis of optical wireless communication system using pulse width modulation.” In 10th International Conference on Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ECTI-CON), 2013, pp. 1-5. IEEE, Krabi, Thailand, 2013DOI: 10.1109/ECTICon.2013.6559627
  12. Saadi, Thiti Sittivangkul, Yan Zhao, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, and Paramin Sangwongngam. “System demonstration for visible light communication using adaptive threshold detection for low data rate applications.” In IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid State Circuit (EDSSC), 2012, pp. 1-3. IEEE, Bangkok, Thailand, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/EDSSC.2012.6482814
  13. Saadi, et al.,”E-Governance in Libya – where we are and where to go”. In The International Libyan Conference on Electronic Government, Tripoli, Libya, 14-15 July 2012
  14. Saadi, et al.,”Proposal for Low Cost GSM based Electric Meter for Efficient and Automated Meter Reading for Developing Countries.” In Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering, vol. 2, London, UK, 2012.
  15. Saadi, et al., “Global Efforts in Realizing Visible Light Communication Systems and its Comparison with other Short Range Wireless Communication Networks“. In National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Committee (NTBC) end year conference 2011, December 15-16, Bangkok, Thailand, 2011.
  16. Wuttisittikulkij, R. Annur, J. Takada and M. Saadi. A Study on Energy Efficient MAC Protocols for Wireless Body Area Networks”. In 34th Electrical Engineering Conference, November 30-31, Pattaya, Thailand, 2011
  17. Saadi, et al., “Indigenous Development of Fuzzy Logic Based Smart Laundry System”. In 5th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X2011, 03-06 July 2011, Algarve, Portugal) for poster presentation.
  18. M. Saadi, et al., TEC mapping for the Determination of Seismo-Ionospheric Anomaly Behavior”. In International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (ICEES 2011), Islamabad, Pakistan, ISBN: 978-969-8535-06-3, 25-26 April, 2011.

muhammad.saadi@ucp.edu.pk
University of Central Punjab Faculty of Electrical Engineering

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