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Signal Processing


The signal processing research group at military college of signals NUST focuses research activities related to design and implementation of signal processing algorithms. The group is working on concepts related to market based applications with aim to enhance undergraduate and postgraduate students design skills.​

Research Areas

  • ​Analogue Signal Processing
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Audio Signal Processing
  • Radio Signal Processing
  • Radar Signal Processing
  • Multidimensional Signal Processing​
  • Group Members

    ​Specialization ​​Contact Details
    Dr. Abdul Ghafoor
    ​Control Systems ​
    ​2. ​Dr. Imran Tauqir ​Digital Signals / Image Processing and Stochastic Process ​
    ​3. ​Dr. Adnan Rashdi ​​Multiuser Communication Systems ​
    Dr. Adil Masood
    ​Digital Signals Processing
    Dr. Attiq Ahmed
    Image / Signal processing
    Dr. Hasnat Khurshid
    Image / Signal processing ​
    Dr. Saeed Murtaza
    Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulations
    ​8. ​Muhammad Khan Minhas Signal Processing, Telecomm Systems, Cryptology
    9. Syed Javed Hussain
    Electronic Devices/ Communication Systems
    10. ​Umar Khalid ​Telecommunication Engineering ​
    ​11. ​Dr. Muhammad Imran ​Control Systems ​
    ​12. ​Dr. Abdul Wakeel ​Communications / Signal Processing ​
    ​13. ​Dr. Alina Mirza ​Digital Signal Processing/ Communication Systems ​
    ​14. ​Lab Engineer Sara Jamil ​Electrical Telecommunication ​

    Current PhD Students​

    S/No. ​Name ​Supervisor ​Research Topic ​Start Date ​Contact Details
    ​1. ​NS Faisal Akram ​Dr. Imr​​an Rashid ​Compressed Sensing ​23-2-2016 ​
    ​2. ​NS Nasrullah ​Dr. Imran Rashid ​Interference Mitigation in MIMO ​1-10-2016 ​

    Research Facilities Available

  • DSK 6713 Kits​
  • DSP Kits
  • Audio Daughter cards
  • High end computer systems with specialized software
  • Research Projects In Han

    Project Title
    ​Name of Students ​Name of Supervisor ​Sponsorship Start Date
    Multidimensional Model Reduction
    ​Dr. Abdul Ghafoor
    Interference Mitigation in Massive MIMO
    NS Nasrullah ​Dr. Imran Rashid June 2017
    Compressed Sensing in Modern Wireless System
    ​NS Faisal Akram ​Dr. Imran Rashid August 2017
    Signal Processing Algorithms of Cognitive Radios
    ​Dr. Adnan Rashidi

    Research Group Coordinator:

    Assistant Professor Dr. Alina Mirza




  • ​Iqbal, A. Ghafoor, S. Haider "PAPR based Spatial Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio Systems" Computers and Electrical Engineering 2017 ISSN: 0045-7906, IF: 1.084 Article ID: COMPELECENG_2017_110
  • M. Imran, A. Ghafoor, M. Imran, H. M. Kamboh "Decomposition of 2-D into 1-D Systems" Automatic,  2017 ISSN: 0005-1098, IF: 3.635 Article ID: 17-0123
  • S. Haider, A. Ghafoor, M. Imran and M. F. Mumtaz "Model Reduction of  Large Scale Descriptor Systems using Time Limited Gramians" Asian Journal of Control, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/asjc.1444, ISSN: 1561-8625, IF: 1.407
  • A. Ghafoor and M. Imran,  “Frequency Weighted Passivity Preserving Model Reduction Technique" IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information,  2017 ISSN: 0265-0754, IF: 1.156 (accepted) Article ID: IMAMCI-2016-008.R1
  • M. Imran, A. Ghafoor, M .Imran, “Frequency Limited Model Reduction Techniques with Error Bounds" IEEE Transaction on Circuit and Systems II, 2017. ISSN:1549-7747, IF: 1.136 (accepted with revision) Article ID: TCAS-II-01087-201
  • Ayesha Zeb, Alina Mirza, Qasim Umar Khan and Shahzad A. Sheikh,” New Active Noise Control algorithms for Impulsive Noise”, Applied Acoustics, 116, 364-374, 2017
  • Ayesha Saadia, Adnan Rashdi "Fractional order integration and fuzzy logic based filter for denoising of echocardiographic image" Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, ISSN:0169-2607, Volume 137, Pages 65-75, December 2016.
  • Conference Papers

  • ​M. Imran, M.J. Awan and A. Ghafoor,"Model Reduction Techniques with Error Bounds", 13th IEEE       Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Xian, Aug. 20-23, 2017.
  • Alina Mirza, Sumrin Mehak Kabir, and Shahzad Amin Sheikh, "Reduction of Impulsive Noise in OFDM Systems Using a Hybrid Method," Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 226-230, June 2016.
  • Javeria Habib, Ayesha Zeb, Alina Mirza, Shahzad Amin Sheikh, “Impulsive Noise Cancellation from ECG signal using SSLMS Algorithm”, International Conference of Multimedia Systems and Signal Processing (ICMSSP 2016), June 25, 2016.​