DR. MOHAMAD YUSOFF BIN ALIAS (MR.) 

Last updated : 26 January 2011

During AFICT2009 at Nikko Hotel on 14th December 2009.

 

 

Designation:

Associate Professor,

Advisor for IEEE MMU Student Branch,

Coordinator for Masters of Engineering (Telecommunication) at PSDC,

Chairman of Centre for Broadband Communications (CBC),

Senior Member of IEEE.

 

Address:

Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University,

63100 Cyberjaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan,

MALAYSIA.
 

Room: CR4069, Block B, FOE Building

Tel: +60 (0)3-8312 5421       Fax: +60 (0)3-8318 3029
Email: yusoff [at] mmu.edu.my

 

Current Subjects:

MEng (Telecommunication) - Cyberjaya:

ETM7206 - Special Topics on Emerging Technology

MEng (Telecommunication) - PSDC:

ETM7106 - Network Security

Undergraduate level:

ETM3086 Mobile and Satellite Communications

EMM3026 Digital Audio Signal Processing

 

Previous subjects:

MEng (Telecommunication):

ETM7032 - Mobile and Personal Communications

ETM7082 - Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

ETM7136 - Digital Communications Systems and Design

ETM7206 - Special Topics on Emerging Technology

Undergraduate level:

ECP1016 - Computers and Program Design

ECP2182 - Java Technology

EHM3066 - Engineers and Society

ETM2022 - Digital Communication and Telephony

ETM2046 - Analog and Digital Communication

EMM3026 - Digital Audio Signal Processing

EMM3036 - Multimedia Management and Presentations

EMM4086 - Distributed Multimedia Systems

[ Timetable | Research | Career History | Education | Professional Memberships | Other Skills | Publications | Supervision | Training and Consultation ]

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Timetable 2011 (Valid February 2011 – December 2011)| »~ Back to top

NOTES:

1.   Please MAKE AN APPOINTMENT for time other than the consultation hours. E-mail would be the best way of communication.

 

Time\Day

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

08:00-08:55

 

 

 

 

 

09:00-09:55

         

10:00-10:55

         

11:00-11:55

         

12:00-12:55

         

13:00-13:55

         

14:00-14:55

         

15:00-15:55

         

16:00-16:55

         
17:00-17:55          
18:00-18:55          
  Notes:
 
Lectures
 
Tutorials
 
By Appointment Only
 
Laboratory
 
Consultation


Research | »~ Back to top

Interests

·          Wireless communications specifically in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), multiple access (CDMA, SDMA etc.), multiple antenna systems (MIMO, beamforming, space-time etc.), multiuser detection and ultra-wideband (UWB).

·          Genetic algorithm implementation in communication systems.

·          Wireless Security.

·          Multimedia applications.

·          Research Centre membership:

      ·          Centre for Multimedia Security & Signal Processing (CMSSP)

      ·         Centre for Broadband Communications (CBC)

 

Awards

·         Kulliyah of Engineering Research and Innovation Exhibition (KERIE) 5-6 December 2006, International Islamic University Malaysia

      Project Title: Asymmetric Turbo Code for Enhanced Performance of JPEG Coded Image Transmission over 3G Systems

      Researchers: Prof. Dr. Mohammad Umar Siddiqi, Dr. K. Ramasamy, Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      Award: SILVER Medal

 

Research Grants

1.         Project: Security Enhancement of IEEE 802.16 Wireless Broadband Standard - Completed

      Project leader: Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      Project members: Goi Bok Min

      Source of funding: E-Science MOSTI

      Project start date: 1 January 2008

      Expect completion: 31 December 2009

 

2.         Project: Design and Performance Analysis of OFDM based Radio-over-Fiber System - Completed

      Project leader: Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      Project members: Mohd Ridzuan Mokhtar, Zulfadzli Yusoff, Hafizal Mohamad, Wong Hin Yong, Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid

      Source of funding: E-Science MOSTI

      Project start date: 1 December 2006

      Expect completion: 31 May 2008

 

3.        Project: The Dynamics of the Technology Transfer Process: A Study of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC)
Flagships
- Completed

      Project leader: Kamarulzaman Abdul Aziz

      Project members: Mohamad Yusoff Alias, Mariati

      Source of funding: E-Science MOSTI

      Project start date: 1 December 2006

      Expect completion: 31 May 2008

 

4.        Project: A Novel Adaptive Genetic Algorithm Design for the Multi-objective Optimization of High-Level Synthesis - Completed

      Project leader: Florence Choong Chiao Mei

      Project members: Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk, Mohamad Yusoff Alias, Pang Wai Leong

      Source of funding: E-Science MOSTI

      Project start date: 1 September 2007

      Expect completion: 1 February 2009

 

5.        Project: A Study on Efficicent Algorithm for Time Domain Equalizer in Optical OFDM Communication Systems

      Project leader: Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      Project members: Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid, Lim Heng Siong, Tan Kim Geok

      Source of funding: TM R&D

      Project start date: 1 December 2010

      Expect completion: 30 November 2012

 

Research Contracts

·         Project: Scalable Streaming and Bandwidth Estimation for Multimedia Distribution - Completed

      Membership: Project member

      Source of funding: Telekom R&D

      Project start date: February 2007

      Expect completion: July 2008

 


Career History | »~ Back to top

December 2010 to present
Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Associate Professor (B)

 

May 2007 to December 2010
Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Senior Lecturer

 

January 2008 to December 2009
Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Deputy Dean (Student Affairs, Facilities and Lab Management)

 

January 2005 to May 2007
Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Lecturer

 

Semester 1 2001/02 and Semester 1 2003/04
School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Demonstrator

 

September 1998 to January 2001
Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Tutor

 

June 1998 and September 1998
Telekom Malaysia, Malaysia

Communication Engineer

·          Management Training Program (MTP-7) from 15 June 1998 until 15 July 1998.

 

Spring 1997 and Fall 1997
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, USA

Grader

·          Grader for EECS401: Probabilistic Methods in Engineering.

 


Education | »~ Back to top

Postgraduate

Ph.D., Awarded May 2005, Wireless Communication, School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton, UK (2001-2004) under the supervision of Professor Lajos Hanzo and Professor Sheng Chen.

Degree
Awarded May 1998, Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electrical Engineering), School of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science (EECS), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (1994-1998).


Pre-university
University of Tulsa, Tulsa, USA (Spring 1994).

Tulsa English Institute, Tulsa, USA (August-December 1994).

 

Secondary Education

Malay College Kuala Kangsar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. (1988-1992)

 

Primary Education

SRK King Edward VII (2), Taiping, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. (1982-1987)

 


Professional Memberships | »~ Back to top

·          IEEE – Senior Member (2010-Now), Member (2004-2010), Student member (2001-2004), Communication Society (ComSoc) Malaysian Chapter Membership Commitee 2005/06, Communication Society (ComSoc) Malaysian Chapter Programme Commitee 2006/07, MMU Student Branch Councilor.

·          The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) – Graduate member since October 2000.

·          Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) – Registered February 1999 (Ref. 30506A). Member of the BEM IT Committee.

·          Member of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), Beta Epsilon Chapter. (HKN is an Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society). Inducted as a member December 1997.

·          Member of the Malay College Old Boys Association (MCOBA).

 


Other Skills | »~ Back to top

·          Proficient in Malay and English.

·          Capable of operating Linux and Windows operating system (OS), and applying various softwares for both OS.

·          Knowledgeable in computer hardware and architecture.

·          Active in sports activities such as volleyball, tennis, football and badminton.

·          Enjoy adventurous outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and jungle tracking.

 


Publications | »~ Back to top

International Refereed Journals (Latest 5)

1.     M. Ghanbarisabagh, M. Y. Alias and H. A. Abdul-Rashid "Cyclic Prefix Reduction for 20.48 Gb/s Direct-Detection Optical OFDM Transmission Over 2560 Km of SSMF", International Journal of Communication Systems, accepted for publications.

2.     Mohd Hairi HALMI, Mohd Yusoff ALIAS, and Teong Chee CHUAH, “Semi-Blind Channel Covariance Estimation for MIMO Precoding,” accepted for publications in IEICE Transactions, 2010.

3.     Aminuddin Ahmad Kayani and Mohamad Yusoff Alias, "Performance of OFDM in the Variation of the Path Quantity in Power Line Communications", International Journal of Network and Mobile Technologies (IJNMT), Vol 2, No. 1, 2011, pp. 44-48. ISSN 2229-9114

4.    John Hong Kok Han, Mohamad Yusoff Alias, and Goi Bok Min, "Simulating Denial of Service Attack Using WiMAX Experimental Setup", International Journal of Network and Mobile Technologies (IJNMT), Vol 2, No. 1, 2011, pp. 30-34. ISSN 2229-9114

5.     M. Ghanbarisabagh, M. Y. Alias and H. A. Abdul-Rashid, “Cyclic Prefix Reduction Technique for OFDM System over Multipath Fading Channels”, International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), vol. 5, no. 4, July 2010, pp. 251-257.

 

Book Chapter

1.

Alias, M. Y., Chen, S. and Hanzo, L. (2006) Multi-user OFDM employing genetic algorithm aided minimum bit error rate multi-user detection, in Hanzo, L. and Keller, T., Eds. OFDM and MC-CDMA: A Primer, chapter 12, pp. 331-349. IEEE Press and John Wiley. ISBN: 0-470-03007-0

You can also download sample chapters from the book or other books by Lajos Hanzo from here.

 

Conferences (Latest 10)

1.  Chamal Sapumohotti, Mohamad Yusoff Alias, Ho Chiung Ching, Wee Kuok Kwee, “Low Cost Network Planning Tool Development using Google Maps, SRTM Data and MATLAB”, accepted in the International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN) 2011, 26-28, January 2011, Sunway Lagoon, Malaysia.

2.   M. Ghanbarisabagh, M. Y. Alias and H. A. Abdul-Rashid, "Cyclic Prefix Reduction in Long-Haul Direct-Detection Optical OFDM Transmission", accepted for publication in the 12th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology (ISMOT 2009), New Delhi, India, December 16-19, 2009.

3.  Aminuddin Ahmad Kayani and Mohamad Yusoff Alias, "Performance of OFDM in the Variation of the Branch Lengths in Power Line Communications", accepted for publication in The Ninth IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2009), Kuala Lumpur, December 15-17, 2009.

4.  Shahrizal Sahabuddin and Mohamad Yusoff Alias, "End-to End Delay Performance Analysis of Various Codecs on VoIP Quality of Service ", accepted for publication in The Ninth IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2009), Kuala Lumpur, December 15-17, 2009.

5.   M. Ghanbarisabagh, M. Y. Alias, H. A. Abdul-Rashid, "Performance Analysis of Least Mean Square Time-Domain Equalizer for 20.48 Gb/s Direct- Detection Optical OFDM Transmission Over 2560 km of SMF", accepted for publication in The Ninth IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2009), Kuala Lumpur, December 15-17, 2009.

6.   Aminuddin Ahmad Kayani and Mohamad Yusoff Alias, "Performance of OFDM in the Variation of the Path Quantity in Power Line Communications", accepted for publication in The International Conference on Recent and Emerging Advanced Technologies in Engineering (iCREATE 2009), Kuala Lumpur, November 23-24, 2009.

7.  John Hong Kok Han, Mohamad Yusoff Alias, and Goi Bok Min, "Simulating Denial of Service Attack Using WiMAX Experimental Setup", accepted for publication in The International Conference on Recent and Emerging Advanced Technologies in Engineering (iCREATE 2009), Kuala Lumpur, November 23-24, 2009.

8.  M. Ghanbarisabagh, M. Y. Alias, and H. A. Abdul-Rashid, "Performance Analysis of Least Mean Square Time-Domain Equalizer in Direct-Detection Optical OFDM High-Speed Transmission", accepted for publication in The International Conference on Recent and Emerging Advanced Technologies in Engineering (iCREATE 2009), Kuala Lumpur, November 23-24, 2009.

9.  Low Pik Jian, Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi, Mohamad Yusoff Alias, Khairil Annuar, and M Haris Lye, "Design and Implementation of Adaptive Scalable Streaming System Over Heterogeneous Network", accepted for publication in The International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications 2009 (ICSIPA09), Kuala Lumpur, November 17-18, 2009.

10.  Aminuddin Ahmad Kayani and Mohamad Yusoff Alias, "Effects of Permittivity of Insulating Materials on OFDM Performance in Power Line Communications", accepted for publication in The International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications 2009 (ICSIPA09), Kuala Lumpur, November 17-18, 2009.

 

Others

1.   M. Y. Alias, “Minimum Bit Error Rate Multiuser Detection for Multiple Antenna Aided Uplink OFDM”, PhD Thesis, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, December 2004.

 


Supervision | »~ Back to top

Completed

1.   K. Ramasamy (PhD Degree awarded 6 April 2006)
i.     Topic: “Turbo Codes for Error Control in JPEG Image Transmission”

      ii.    Main-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

2.   Siti Azlida Ibrahim - Thesis submitted and BOE completed. MEngSc awarded December 2010.
i.     Topic: “Joint Adaptive Beamforming Adaptive Modulation”

      ii.    Main-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Nurul Nadia Ahmad

3.   Chung Gwo Chin - Thesis submitted and BOE completed. MEngSc awarded February 2010.
i.     Topic: “Baseband Receiver Design for UWB Wireless Communication”
ii.    Main-supervisor: Dr. Chuah Teong Chee

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

 

Current students

PhD

1.   Mohd Hairi Halmi
i.     Topic: “MIMO-OFDM for Next Generation Wireless System”
ii.    Main-supervisor:
Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Chuah Teong Chee

2.   Au Yong Jun Hoong
i.     Topic: “Effective Mobile Ad Hoc Network Routing Protocol Design & Performance Evaluation and its Convergence with Cellular Network”
ii.    Main-supervisor: Dr. Hafizal Mohamad

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

3.   Florence Choong Chiao Mei - Thesis submitted and BOE completed.
i.     Topic: “Genetic Algorithm and Reconfigurable Hardware: Design and Analysis”
ii.    Main-supervisor: Dr. Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

4.   Nazrul Muhaimin Ahmad
i.     Topic: “Investigation of Multi-carrier Radio Transmission Techniques for Future Mobile Communication Systems”
ii.    Main-supervisor: Dr. Tan Kim Geok

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

5.   Mohammad Ghanbarisabagh
i.     Topic: “Time-Domain Equalizations in Optical OFDM Systems”
ii.    Main-supervisor: Dr. Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

 

Masters of Engineering Science (MEngSc) by research

1.   Mazni Amil - Thesis submitted and BOE completed.
i.     Topic: “Bandwidth Estimation”
ii.    Main-supervisor:
Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Khairil Annuar

2.   Azlina Abdul Aziz - Thesis submitted
i.     Topic: “Particle Swarm Optimisation for Wireless Sensor Network”
ii.   Main-supervisor: Dr. Ammar (External Consultation)

            iii.    Co-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

3.   John Hong Kok Han
i.     Topic: “WiMAX Security”
ii.    Main-supervisor:
Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Tan Su Wei

4.   Low Pik Jian
i.     Topic: “Bandwidth Management and Estimation”
ii.    Main-supervisor:
Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Muhammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi

5.   Chuah Eng Yew
i.     Topic: “Wireless System Coexistence in Extended C-Band”
ii.    Main-supervisor:
Dr. Chang Yoong Choon

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

6.   Chamal Sapumohotti
i.     Topic: “Adaptive Propagation Prediction for Cognitive Radio Networks”
ii.    Main-supervisor:
Dr. Mohamad Yusoff Alias

      iii.   Co-supervisor: Dr. Tan Su Wei

 

Masters of Engineering (Telecommunications) Project - Graduated

a.   Shahrizal Shahbuddin - August 2009

i.    Topic: “Analysis on the effects of various voice codecs on VOIP QoS”

b.   Aminuddin Ahmad Kayani – August 2009

i.    Topic: “Performance Analysis of OFDM for Power Line Communications Under Noise and Multipath Effects”

c.    Lim Jing Huey – May 2010

i.    Topic: “Performance Study in WCDMA system under various propagation conditions”

d.   Ang Seong Tee – May 2010

i.    Topic: “PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF MOBILE WIMAX SPACE-TIME CODING SYSTEM OVER ITU CHANNEL MODELS”

 


Training and Consultation | »~ Back to top

 

28 August 2008
Palm Garden, Putrajaya, Malaysia

National Conference on Telecommunication Technologies (NCTT) and Malaysia Conference on Photonics (MCP) 2008

·          Invited speaker for the Special Session on WiMAX Technology

 

25 & 26 August 2008
MCMC, Malaysia

"WiMAX: Overview and Fundamentals"

·          Short course on fundamentals of WiMAX Technology

 

13 & 14 August 2008
iKnowledge and Total Power Solutions, Malaysia

"WiMAX: Overview and Fundamentals"

·          Short course on fundamentals of WiMAX Technology

 

21 & 22 March 2007
MIS Technologies Centre, Malaysia

"WiMAX: Overview and Fundamentals"

·          Short course on fundamentals of WiMAX Technology

 

14 & 15 August 2006 and 27 & 28 September 2006
Bostonweb Academy, Malaysia

"Everything you always want to know about WiMAX Training"

·          Gave seminar on WiMAX Technology

 

28 & 30 June 2000
Multimedia University, Cyberjaya and Melaka Campus, Malaysia

"Home Page Design Training"

·          Gave an in-house training to MMU staff on creating personal websites.

 

If you are interested in Short Courses offered by MMU, you may visit the website of MMU Cynergy Sdn. Bhd.

 

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