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Military College of Signals  (MCS)
Dr. Mehmood Alam
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering

MCS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Military College of Signals, Humayun Road, Rawalpindi.
Tel : +92 313 9535154

Specialization
Wireless communication

Education
PhD, Aarhus University, Denmark

Dr. Mehmood Alam received his Bachelors degree in Information and Communication Systems Engineering from School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST, MS in Electrical (Telecom) Engineering from Military College of Signals, NUST, and PhD from Aarhus University, Denmark, in 2011, 2014 and 2019, respectively. Dr. Mehmood served as an Assistant Executive Engineer at National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation, Haripur, Pakistan from 2011 to 2013. His research interests include wireless communication, non-orthogonal multiple access schemes, compressive sensing based multiuser detection and massive machine type communication.​​

Research interests

  • ​Wireless communication
  • Non-orthogonal multiple access schemes
  • Compressive sensing based multiuser detection
  • Massive machine type communication​
  • Journal Publications

  • ​M. Alam and Q. Zhang, "Non-Orthogon​​​​al Multiple Access With Sequence Block Compressed Sensing Multiuser Detection for 5G," in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 63058-63070, 2018.​

  • G.Rizzelli, D.Siracusa , G. Maier, M. Magarini, M. Alam and A. Melloni “Optical Backplane Based on Ring-Resonators: Scalability and Performance Analysis for 10 Gb/s OOK-NRZ” vol. 1, pp. 131-145, Photonics (Special Issue), May 2014.

  • Conference Publications

  • ​Mehmood Alam and Qi Zhang, "Performance Study of SCMA Codebook Design, " IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), San Francisco, CA, 2017, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1109.

  • Mehmood Alam and Qi Zhang, "Designing optimum mother constellation and codebooks for SCMA," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109.

  • Mehmood Alam and Qi Zhang, "Enhanced compressed sensing based multiuser detection for machine type communication," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Barcelona, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109.

  • Mehmood Alam and Qi Zhang, “Sequence Block based Compressed Sensing Multiuser Detection for 5G”, IEEE GlobeCom, Abu Dhabi, Dec. 2018.

  • Mehmood Alam and Qi Zhang, “Novel Codebook-based MC-CDMA with Compressive Sensing Multiuser Detection for Sporadic mMTC”, IEEE GlobeCom workshop, Abu Dhabi, Dec. 2018.​

  • Mehmood Alam and Qi Zhang, “QoS-Aware NOMA with Sequence Block Compressed Sensing Multiuser Detection”, IEEE WCNC, 2019.

  • M. Magarini, G. Maier, Mehmood Alam, “Performance Analysis of Ring-Resonator based Optical Backplane for DPSK transmission at 10 Gb/s”, ICTON, Austria, 2014

  • W. Mazhar, S. Hassan, Mehmood Alam, “A low profile UWB vertical strip monocone antenna” IEEE 9th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Islamabad, Pakistan,2013​
  • Analog Communication Systems
  • Digital Signals Processing
  • Electrical Machines​