Mir, Nader

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Professor Nader MIr

Nader F. Mir

Professor

 

 

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering
Electrical Engineering Department
San Jose State University


One Washington Square
San Jose, California 95192-0084
Office: Engineering E251
Telephone: (408) 924-3986
Fax: (408) 924-3925
E-mail:nader.mir@sjsu.edu
www.sjsu.edu/people/nader.mir/

  

Education

  • Ph.D Degree: May 1995, Electrical Engineering, Washington University.
    Dissertation: Analysis & Design of High-Speed Switching Systems (for Computer Networks).
  • M.Sc. Degree: Dec.1990, Electrical Engineering, Washington University
    Specialization: Design and Analysis of Computer and Communication Networks and Protocols.
  • B.Sc. Degree: May1985, Electrical Engineering, Rank: top 5%
    Concentration: Electronic Circuits.

 

Bio

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Nader F. Mir is currently a Professor, and served as the Associate Chair, at the Electrical Engineering Department of San Jose State University, California. He also serves as the Director of University off-campus Master’s Program in several companies in Silicon Valley such as the Lockheed-Martin Space Systems Corporation. He is also an expert in intellectual property development and a consultant for patent litigation cases in the areas of communications, telecommunications and computer networks at both the protocol and hardware levels.

Professor Mir is internationally known through his research, scholarly work, and his published book. He has had a number of invited talks at international conferences.

He has published more than 100 refereed technical journal and conference papers all in the field of communications and computer networking. Dr. Mir has published a successful book through Pearson Prentice Hall Publisher which is now a world-wide adopted university text-book and translated to several languages. The book is entitled “Computer and Communication Networks” (ISBN: 0133814742).The 2nd Edition of this book has been published in 2015.

He was granted a successful U.S. Patent (Patent 7,012,895 B1), claiming an invention related to hardware/protocol for use in high-speed computer communication networks.

Dr. Mir has received a number of prestigious national and university awards and research grants. He is also the recipient of a university teaching recognition award and a research excellence award. He is also the recipient of a number of outstanding presentation awards from leading international conferences.

He has several journal editorial positions such as: the technical Editor of IEEE Communication Magazine, the Editor of Journal of Computing and Information Technology, a Guest Editor for Computer Networking at CIT Journal, and the Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions. He is a senior member of the IEEE and has also served as the member of technical program committee and steering committee for a number of major IEEE communications and networking conferences such as WCNC, GLOBECOM, and ICC and ICCCN conferences.

The areas of his research are: Computer and Communication Networks, TCP/IP Internet, Client-Server, WEB, Traffic Load Balancing, VoIP, Video and Streaming over IP, Multimedia Networks, Design of Networking Equipments, Modems, Switches and Routers, Telephone, SS7, Wireless and Mobile Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks.

Prior to his current position, he was an associate professor at his current school, and assistant professor at University of Kentucky in Lexington. From 1994 to 1996, he was a research scientist at the Advanced Telecommunications Institute, Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey working on design of advanced communication systems and high-speed computer networks. From 1990 to 1994 he was with the Computer and Communications Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis and worked as a research assistant on design and analysis of high-speed switching systems project. From 1985 to 1988, he was with Telecommunication Research & Development Center (TRDC), Surrey, and as a telecommunications system research & development engineer, participated in design of a high-speed digital telephone Private Branch Exchange" (PBX), and received the best “design/idea” award.

He received the B.Sc. degree (with honors) in electrical engineering in 1985, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees both in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, in 1990 and 1995 respectively.

Professional Career

  1. August 2005 to Present:
    • Professor (and the Department Associate Chair, 2006 - 2008), Department of Electrical Engineering, San Jose State University, California.
    • Director of University's graduate programs (since 2006): offered to several Silicon Valley Companies.
    • Patent Litigation Consultant: experience in patent infringement and invalidity including expert-report preparation, deposition, and court testimony.
  2. August 2001 to July 2005: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, San Jose State University, CA.
  3. August 1996 to July 2001: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
  4. January 1995 to June 1996: Research Scientist Engineer (in charge of engineering projects in communication engineering and high-speed computer networks), Advanced Telecommunications Institute, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey.
  5. Sep. 1989 to January 1995: Research Assistant, Computer & Communications Research Center, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
  6. May 1985 to December 1988: Telecomm R&D Engineer (in charge of engineering projects in telecommunication engineering), Telecommunication Research & Development Center (TRDC), Surrey

 

Teaching

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Teaching Interest
EE110 Network Analysis
EE160 Digital Communications
EE181 Fundamentals of Computer Networks and Internetworking (See Textbook)
EE250 Probability and Stochastic Processes (Graduate Course)
EE281 Internetworking (Graduate Course)
EE283 Broadband Communication Networks (Graduate Course) (See Textbook)
EE284 Convergent Voice over IP Networks (VoIP)

 

Thesis/Project Supervision and Student Advising
· Supervised Thesis/Project/Independent Research: 106.
· Served as the Member of other Master’s and PhD Thesis Defense Committees: 24
· Graduate Student Advising (Computer Communication Networking): Approx. 25 per year.
· Supervised Undergraduate Senior Design Projects: 19.
· Undergraduate Student Advising: Approximately 30 per year.

 

Teaching Awards and Honors:

  1. Honor, Outstanding Performance Tutorial Award, “VoIP, and Multimedia over IP Networks,” The 9th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN’10), Innsbruck, Austria, February 16-18, 2010.

  2. Honor, Accomplished Tutorial Award, “Wireless Networks, Mesh Networks, Mobile IP, and WiMAX Technology,” International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN 2008), Langkawi, Malaysia, April 2-4, 2008.

  3. Honor, Outstanding Tutorial Performance Award, “Wireless Mobile Ad-Hoc Network Technology,’’ Invited Tutorial Talk, International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT 2005), Cambridge, Massachusetts, Oct30-November 3, 2005.

  4. Honor, Outstanding Tutorial Performance Award, “Wireless Sensor Network Technology,’’ International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT 2004), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, November 22-24, 2004.

  5. Honor, Most Effective Professor Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)-SJSU Society, San Jose State University, May 14, 2004.

  6. Honor, Golden-Key International Honor Society, San Jose State University, Outstanding Faculty Member Award, April 6, 2004.

  7. Award, College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award (College Instructional Recognition Grant) , Agency: College of Engineering, SJSU, January 2003.

 

Research & Publications

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Books Published:

N. F. Mir, "Computer and Communication Networks” a worldwide adopted textbook, Pearson Prentice-Hall Publisher, with instructor’s supplements including: a Solution Manual and Power Points: 

Computer and Communication Networks, 2/E
    • Also available for purchase at most online book stores such as: Barnes&Nobles.com or Amazon.com. ISBNs and prints: 2nd Edition textbook, Pearson Prentice-Hall Publisher.

    • 2nd Edition: 874 pages, published in 2015, ISBN 0133814742

    • 1st Edition: 656 pages, published in 2006, ISBN 0131389106 (reprinted three times)

    • Translated to several languages by Pearson Prentice-Hall Publishing Company

    • Numerous adoptions by US and International Universities.

 

U.S. Patent:

  1. US Patent 7,012,895 B1, Inventor: N. F. Mir, "Packet-Switching Network with Symmetrical Topology and Method of Routing Packets" Petitioner: Intellectual Properties Office, application no. 09/715,693, disclosure no. 907, invention approved: March 15, 2006.

 

Journal Editorial Position

  1. 2005 to present, Technical Editor, IEEE Communication Magazine

  2. 2012 to present, Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Computing and Information Technology

  3. 2004 to 2012, Technical Editor, Journal of Computing and Information Technology

  4. 2008, Guest Editor, Special Issue of CIT Journal, “Recent Advances in Computer and Communication Networks Technology”

  5. 2005. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions

 

Journal Publications, Refereed:

  1. N. F. Mir, Richard Torres, Sudha Swamy, M. Sarhan, “Evaluation of Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) and CBT Multicast Protocol on Fault-Tolerance” International Journal of Computing and DS (IJCDS), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 59-64, May 2014.

  2. N. F. Mir, S. M. Musa, H. Gao, C. Shivakumar, “Performance Analysis of IMS Signaling in Multimedia Networks,” Journal of Information Engineering (JIE), Reference ID Number: IE004, Vol. 1, No. 1, December 2012.

  3. S. M. Musa and N. F. Mir, “An Analytical Approach for Mobility Load Balancing in Wireless Networks,” Journal of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), Reference Number 1848-1931, Vol. 19, No. 3, p.p. 169-178, December 2011.

  4. S. M. Musa and N. F. Mir, “Handoff Management of Mobile Agents in High-Speed Wireless Networks,” International Journal of Communication Networks and Internet Security (IJCNIS), Reference Number 6409-24864, Volume 2, No. 3, December 2010.

  5. G. Singh, S. Prabhu, N. F. Mir, S. M. Musa, “Architectural Improvement on a Channel Aware QoS Scheduler for 802.16 WiMAX Base Stations,” Journal of Open Problems in Science and Engineering, Manuscript Id: MJOPSE010212, Volume 1, Issue. 2, November 2009.

  6. S. M. Musa, M. N. Sadiku, and N. F. Mir, “Blocking and Clipping Estimations for TDM in Satellite Communication Technology,” Technology Interface Journal, Reference No. 1523-9926, No. 1, Volume 9, October 2008.

  7. N. F. Mir, “Recent Advances in Computer and Communication Networks Technology,” Guest Editor Column, Journal of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), Special Topics in Computer Networks, Volume 2, pp 1-3, June 2008.

  8. S. M. Musa, C. M. Akujoubi, and N. F. Mir, “Voice over DSL (VoDSL) Information Management for Broadband Communication Network Access,” Journal of Computing and Information Technology (CIT),Reference No. 802, Volume 1, pp 1-8, March 2007.

  9. S. M. Musa, E. Opara, C. M. Akujuobi, and N. F. Mir, “Utilization of Buffers for Performance Evaluation of Local Area Network Protocols,” Communications Journal of the International Information Management Association (CJ-IIMA), Volume 6, Issue 4, pp. 19-32, September 2006.

  10. M. Veyseh, B. W. Wei, and N. F. Mir, “A Protocol for Clustering and Node Synchronization in Sensor Networks, “wseas Transactions on Communications, Ref. No.129, Issue 6, Volume 5, pp 1093-1100, June 2006.

  11. M. Veyseh, B. W. Wei, and N. F. Mir, “An Information Management Protocol to Control Routing and Clustering in Sensor Networks,” Journal of Computing and Information Technology, Reference: No.587, No. 1, Volume 1, pp 53-68, March 2005.

  12. N. F. Mir, Performance Analysis of Efficient Multi-path Crossbars,” Journal of Computer Communications, Reference: COMCOM2420, Volume 27/3, pp 306-314, February 2004.

  13. N. F. Mir, “An Efficient Switching System for Next-Generation Large-Scale Computer Networking,” Journal of Computer Networks, Volume 40, Issue 2, Page 305-315, October 2002.

  14. N. F. Mir, “Analysis of A High-Speed Interconnection Network,” Journal of Interconnection Networks (JOIN), Volume 3, No. 1&2, Page 49-65, June 2002.

  15. N. F. Mir, “Architectures of Fast Internet Switches for SoC Technology,” IEEE Can Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Invited Article, Vol. 26, No. 3/4, p.p. 147-151, December 2001.

  16. N. F. Mir, K. D. Donohue, and Y. M. Matcheswala, “Efficient Architectures and Algorithms for Multicasting Data in Computer Communication Networks,” Journal of Computer Communications, Vol. 24/15-16, p.p. 1618-1625, Sep. 2001.

  17. N. F. Mir, “Data Multicast Techniques, Architectures and Algorithms,” IEEE Communications Magazine, Volume 39, Number 9, p.p. 164-170, Sep. 2001.

  18. J. Lu and N. F. Mir, “Applications of a New ABR Traffic Controller in Communication Systems,” International Journal of Communication Systems, Vol. 3, No. 2001:14633- 642, DOI: 10.1002/Dac.493, June 2001.

  19. N. F. Mir, “MPLS Technology for IP Voice Communications,” Journal of Communication Systems Design, Vol. 14, No.2, pp. 16-19, Feb 2001.

  20. C.-K. Mok and N. F. Mir, “An Efficient Interconnection Network for Large-Scale Computer Communications Applications,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 23, no. 2, p.p. 59-75, July 2000.

  21. N. F. Mir, “Evaluation of an ATM LAN Constructed With a Cyclic Deflection Network,” Journal of Computer Communications, Vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 661-669, June 1998.

  22. N. F. Mir, “Efficient Multicast Approach in an ATM Switching Network for Multimedia Applications,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 21, pp. 31-39, January 1998.

  23. N. F. Mir, “ATM Switching Architectures for Wafer-Scale Integration,” IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, Vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 465-471, Dec. 1996.

  24. N. F. Mir, “Design of a CMOS Buffered Switch for a Gigabit ATM Switching Network,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 11-18, Jan. 1995.

 

Conference Papers: Refereed & Invited Talks:

  1. N. F. Mir. N. Kotte, and G. Pokuri, “Implementation of Virtualization in Software Defined Networking (SDN) for Data Center Networks,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization (SOFTNETWORKING2016),  Paper Reference: 37014, Lisbon, Portugal, February 21-25, 2016
  2. V. Vatsavai, S. Suravarapu and N. F. Mir, “Implementation of P2P File Sharing Using Bi-directional Chord Protocol Algorithm,” Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICoCoE’15), Paper Reference: 1570081459, June 9-11, 2015.

  3. N. F. Mir, S. Chandran, and H. K. Vijay, “Packet Size Optimization in Peer-to-Peer IPTV Networking Schemes,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Automation, Information and Communications Technology (IEEE /IAICT’14), Paper Reference: 1569957661, Bali Island, Aug. 28-30, 2014.

  4. L. Wesley, N. F. Mir, A. Patel and R. Sondur, “Evidence-Based Power Management In Distributed Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 8thInternational Conference on Advances in Computer Science (ACS’13), Acceptance Paper Reference: 801-033, Phuket, Thailand, April 10-12, 2013.

  5. N. F. Mir, D. Doshi, and M. Gandhi, “Comparison of Routing in VPN-Base Packet-Switching Network and Label-Switching Network,” Proceedings of the 8thInternational Conference on Advances in Computer Science (ACS’13), Acceptance Paper Reference: 801-006, Phuket, Thailand, April 10-12, 2013.

  6. N. F. Mir, “A Short Contribution on Efficient Modeling of Parallel Queues,” Proceedings of the31st International Conference on Modeling, Identification and Control (AsiaMIC’12), Acceptance Paper Reference: 769-004, Phuket, Thailand, April 1-4, 2012.

  7. N. F. Mir, M. Vashisht and S. Agarwal, “Analysis of IPTV Traffic over Computer Communication Networks,” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Advances in Computer Science and Engineering (AsiaMIC’12), Acceptance Paper Reference: 770-002, Phuket, Thailand, April 1-4, 2012.

  8. N. F. Mir, M. Nataraja, and S. Ravikrishnan, “A Performance Evaluation Study of Video-On-Demand Traffic over IP Networks,” the 5thIEEE International Symposium on Security and Multimodality in Pervasive Environments (SMPE’11), Acceptance Paper Reference: SPME003, Singapore, March 22-25, 2011.

  9. N. F. Mir, “VoIP, and Multimedia over Broadband IP Networks,” a tutorial presentation, Proceedings ofthe 10th International Conference on Networks (ICN’11), St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles, January 23-28, 2011.

  10. N. F. Mir, S. Ravikrishnan and M. Nataraja, “An Analysis of Reliable and Scalable Video-On-Demand Networks,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Networks (ICN’11), Paper Reference: 10011, St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles, January23-28, 2011.

  11. SN. F. Mir, S. Pumpichet, and H. Chan, “An Efficient Inter-Domain Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks,” Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN’10), Paper Reference 676-012, Innsbruck, Austria, February 16-18, 2010.

  12. N. F. Mir, “Overview of VoIP, and Multimedia over IP Networks,” Invited Tutorial Talk, The 9th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN’10), Innsbruck, Austria, February 16-18, 2010.

  13. N. F. Mir, “Mobile IP and Computing, and WiMAX Technology,” Invited Tutorial Talk, The 20th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS’08), Orlando, Florida, November 16-18, 2008.

  14. G. Singh, S. Prabhu, and N. F. Mir, “A High-Performance Parallel Scheduling Architecture for WiMAX Base-Stations,” The 20th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS’08), Paper Reference 631-073, Orlando, Florida, November 16-18, 2008.

  15. N. F. Mir, “Wireless Networks, Mesh Networks, Mobile IP, and WiMAX Technology,” Invited Tutorial Talk, International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN’08), Langkawi, Malaysia, April 2-4, 2008.

  16. N. F. Mir, “Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks,” Invited Talk, SJSU, College of Engineering, San Jose, CA, March 14, 2008.

  17. S. M. Musa, M. N.O. Sadiku, C. M. Akujuobi, and N. F. Mir, “Performance of Integrated Digital Loop Carrier in Network Convergence Technology,” Proceedings of IEEE Symposium for Space Applications of Wireless & RFID 2007 (SWIRF’07), Houston, Texas, May 8-9, 2007.

  18. N. F. Mir, “Design of an Optical Internet Switch Fabric,” Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA’07), Ref. number 577-066, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 20-22, 2007.

  19. S. M. Musa, and N. F. Mir, “Analysis of Blocking and Clipping for TDM in Satellite Communication Systems,” Proceedings of International Conference on Information, Communications, and Energy Systems and Technologies (ICEST’07),” Ohrid, Macedonia, June 24-25, 2007.

  20. N. F. Mir, “A Large Scale Optical Burst Switch Architecture,” International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS’07), Athens, Greece, June 19-23, 2007.

  21. S. M. Musa, E. U. Opara, C. Akujuobi, and N. F. Mir, “Utilization of Buffers for Performance Evaluation of Local Area Network Protocols,”17th Annual Conference of International Information Management Association, New Rochelle, New York, October 4-7, 2006.

  22. M. Veyseh, B. W. Wei and N. F. Mir, “An Energy-Efficient Decentralized Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks,’’ Proceedings of the 5thInternational Conference on Tele-Communications and Informatics (TELE-INFO’06), Ref. number 520-129, pp. 293-298, Istanbul, Turkey, May 27-29, 2006.

  23. N. F. Mir, “Wireless Mobile Ad-Hoc Network Technology,’’ Invited Tutorial Talk, International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT’05), Cambridge, Massachusetts, Oct30-November 3, 2005.

  24. M. Veyseh, B. W. Wei and N. F. Mir, “A Decentralized Energy Efficient Cluster Formation Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE 10th IFIP International Conference on Personal Wireless Communication, (PWC’05), manuscript#66, Colmar, France, August 25-27, 2005.

  25. N. F. Mir, “A Wireless Sensor Network to Protect Water Reservoirs,’’ Proceedings of International Conference on Networks and Communication Systems (NCS’05), Paper # 464-170, Krabi, Thailand, April 18-20, 2005.

  26. N. F. Mir, “Routing in a Wireless Sensor Network,’’ Proceedings of International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT’04), Paper # 433-113, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, November 22-24, 2004.

  27. N. F. Mir, “Wireless Sensor Network Technology,’’ Invited Tutorial Talk, International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT’04), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, November 22-24, 2004.

  28. N. F. Mir, “A Self-Organizing Wireless Sensor-Actuator Network,” Proceedings of International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications, Focused Session: Sensor-Actuator Networks for Engineering (ESA’04), Paper # ESA2480 , Las Vegas, Nevada, June 21-24, 2004.

  29. N. F. Mir and Chwei K. Mok, “Performance of a Parallel-Plane Switching Network,” Proceedings of IEEE 7th International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Networks (ISPN’04), Hong Kong, China, May 8-10, 2004.

  30. N. F. Mir, “Analysis of Fault-Tolerant Multi-Path Crossbars,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM’03), Paper # 1568908427, San Francisco, CA, December 1-5, 2003.

  31. N. F. Mir, “Multicast Management in Presence of Node/Link Failures,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCom'03), Paper # 3752, Venice, Italy, Oct. 7-10, 2003.

  32. N. F. Mir, “Performance of Protocol Independent Multicasting Technique with Node/Link Failures in High-Speed Networks,” IEEE Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 27-30, 2003.

  33. N. F. Mir, “A Performance Model of Regional and Cellular Handoff for Multimedia Mobile Users in Wireless Networks”, IEEE Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 27-30, 2003.

  34. N. F. Mir, “A 3-D Interconnection Network and Comparison with Hyper-Cubes,” IEEE Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 27-30, 2003.

  35. N. F. Mir and A. Chien, “Simulation of Converging Voice over IP in High-Speed Networks”, Abstract of OPNETWORK Conference, Washington, D.C., August 26 - August 30, 2002.

  36. N. F. Mir, “Performance Evaluation of Multi-path Crossbars,” Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS’02), Singapore, November 24-27, 2002.

  37. N. F. Mir, “An Efficient Switch System for Next-Generation Large-Scale Computer Networking,” Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS’02), Singapore, November 24-27, 2002.

  38. N. F. Mir and A. Chien, “Simulation of Voice over MPLS Communication Networks,” Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS’02), Singapore, November 24-27, 2002.

  39. N. F. Mir and I. Habib, “Architecture of a Fast Internet Switch on Chip,” joint meeting of IEEE 5th World Multi-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics and 7th Int'l Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS'01), Invited, Orlando, Florida, July 22-25, 2001.

  40. M. Y. Choy and N. F. Mir, “Performance Modeling of Multimedia Traffic in Mobile Wireless Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM'2000), Los Angeles, CA, October 22-25, 2000.

  41. N. F. Mir, “Stochastic Evaluation of Multimedia Traffic Hand-off in Wireless Mobile Networks,” IEEE 4th World Multi-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (SCI'00), Invited, Orlando, Florida, July 23, 2000.

  42. J. Lu and N. F. Mir, “Simulation of a High-Quality ABR Traffic Control Mechanism,” Proceedings of IEEE OPNETWORK'99 Conference (poster session), Washington, DC, Aug. 30 - Sep. 2, 1999.

  43. J. Lu and N. F. Mir, “Combining CAPC and Weighted Traffic Scheduling to Achieve High Quality ABR Traffic Control," Proceedings of IEEE ATM Workshop'99, Kochi-City, Japan, May 24-27, 1999.

  44. N. F. Mir, “Traffic Performance Evaluation of High-Speed Communication Networks,” Proceedings of INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST'99) Cincinnati, Ohio, May 2-5, 1999.

  45. N. F. Mir, “Analysis of Non-uniform Traffic in a Switching Network,” Proceedings of IEEE 7th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN'98), Lafayette, Louisiana, Vol. 1, pp. 668-673, Oct. 12-15, 1998.

  46. N. F. Mir, A New Method to Guarantee Quality-of-Service in ATM Networks,” City University of New York, Invited, New York, NY, Feb. 23, 1998.

  47. Z. Zhang, I. Habib, N. F. Mir, “Supporting Multimedia Traffic over Microcellular Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBCOM'97), Phoenix, Arizona, Vol. 1, pp. 145-149, Nov. 3-8, 1997.

  48. N. F. Mir, “Evaluation of a Multistage Switching Network with Broadcast Traffic,” Proceedings of IEEE Electronics Industries Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, May 6-8, 1997.

  49. N. F. Mir, “Comparison of Switching Networks on Performance and Complexity,” IEEE Electronics Industries Conference, (presentation only), Boston, Massachusetts, May 6-8, 1997.

  50. N. F. Mir, “High-performance Multicast Switching Systems: Two Architectures for ATM,” City University of New York, (Invited), New York, NY, Dec.18, 1997.

  51. N. F. Mir and Y. Tang, “Performance Evaluation of Benes Networks under Non-uniform Traffic,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'96), Dallas, Texas, June 17-22, 1996.

  52. N. F. Mir, J. Bose, and D. R. Vaman, “Modeling and Traffic Evaluation of an Integrated Wireless-ATM Network,” Proceedings of IEEE ELECTRO '96 Conference Somerset, New Jersey, April 30 - May 2, 1996.

  53. N. F. Mir, “Bandwidth Allocation in a Deflection Routing Network,” IEEE ELECTRO '96 Conference (presentation only), Somerset, New Jersey, April 30 - May 2, 1996.

  54. N. F. Mir, J. Bose, and D. R. Vaman, “Simulation Study of End-to-End Communications in a Wireless Network,” Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communication Systems Symposium (WCSS'95), (invited paper), New York, N.Y., Nov. 28 - Dec. 2, 1995.

  55. N. F. Mir, “Performance Analysis of an ATM Local Computer Network,” Proceedings of IEEE 20th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN'95) Minneapolis, Minnesota, no. 20, Oct. 15-18, 1995.

  56. N. F. Mir, “Evaluation of an ATM Local Computer Network,” Publication of the North Jersey Section of IEEE, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Invited, Newark, New Jersey, Oct. 27, 1995.

  57. N. F. Mir, J. Bose, and D. R. Vaman, “Performance Evaluation of an Integrated Wireless-ATM Network,” Proceedings of IEEE ATM Workshop, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 1995.

  58. S. Ghosh, P. Morreale, N. F. Mir, “An Identification Technique for Agent Mobility in ATM Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE ATM Workshop, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 1995.

  59. N. F. Mir, “Simulation of a Manhattan-Street Network for High-Speed ATM Applications,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'95), Seattle, Washington, Vol. 3, pp. 1937 - 1942, June 18-22, 1995.

  60. N. F. Mir, “A Wafer-Scale ATM Switching System Based on the Manhattan-Street Network,” Proceedings of IEEE 7th International Conference on Wafer-Scale Integration (ICWSI'95) San Francisco, CA, no. 7, pp. 182-190, Jan. 19-21, 1995.

  61. N. F. Mir, “Comparison and Performance Analysis of a Deflection-Routing Networks,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Communication Systems, Stockholm, Sweden, no. 12, Oct. 13-17, 1994.

  62. N. F. Mir, “Traffic Evaluation of High-Speed Multiplexing Switches Using Deterministic Queueing Analysis,” Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (presentation only), Tokyo, Japan, Vol. 2, pp. 1002-1008, August 24-28, 1994.

  63. N. F. Mir, “Wafer-Scale ATM Systems,” IEEE Data Acquisition Conference Poster, Invited, Fermi-lab, Illinois, Oct. 26-28, 1994.

  64. N. F. Mir, Performance, “Analysis of a Large-Scale Switching System for High-Speed ATM Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBCOM'94), San Francisco, Calif., Vol. 1, pp. 145-149, Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 1994.

  65. N. F. Mir, “Wafer-Scale Integration as a Technology Choice for High-Speed ATM Switching Systems,” Proceedings of IEEE 6th International Conference on Wafer-Scale Integration (ICWSI'94), San Francisco, CA, no. 6, pp. 282-292, Jan. 19-21, 1994.

  66. N. F. Mir, “VLSI Design of a Gigabit ATM Switch,” Proceedings of IEEE 8th Workshop on VLSI in Communications, Lake Tahoe, CA, no. 8, Sep. 14-16, 1993.

  67. N. F. Mir, “Complexity evaluation of a large communication networks,” Industrial Partnership Program Seminar (IPP '93), Washington University, St.Louis, MO, no. 9, Dec. 14-15, 1993.

  68. N. F. Mir and S. T. Jaquille, “Available Bit-Rate Traffic Flow Control in High-Speed Communication Networks,” Proceedings of International Symposium on High Speed Switching Systems, Paris, France, April 12-14, 1993.

  69. N. F. Mir, “Analysis and Bandwidth Allocation in Broadband Communication Networks with VBR Traffic,” Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Broadband Communication Network, London, England, Vol. 1, pp. 132-138, Jan. 23-27, 1992.

 

Conference Organizing Chair, Member of Organizing or Steering Committees, and Member of Technical Program Committees (TPC)

  1. Conference TPC Member, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)- ICTs for a Sustainable World Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, November 14-16 2016
  2. Conference Organizing Chair, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN 2016) ContextQoS16, Waikoloa, Hawaii, August 1 - 4, 2016.
  3. Conference TPC Member, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - Trust in the Information Society Conference, Barcelona, Spain, December 9-11 2015.

  4. Conference Organizing Chair, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN 2015) ContextQoS15, Las Vegas, August 3 - 6, 2015.

  5. Conference TPC Member, Annual International Conference on ICT: Big Data, Cloud and Security,(ICT-BDCS 2015), Singapore, July 12 - 14th, 2015.

  6. Conference TPC Member, The International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications,” (FutComp 2015) Nice, France, March 22 - 25th, 2015.

  7. Conference TPC Member, the 6th FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA-14) , Guam, USA, December 17 - 19th , 2014.

  8. Conference Chair, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Automation, Information and Communications Technology (IEEE /IAICT’14), session IPTV technology, Bali Island, Aug. 28-30, 2014.

  9. Conference Organizing Chair, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN 2014) ContextQoS14, Shanghai, China, August 3 - 7, 2014.

  10. Conference TPC Member, “The 2nd International Conference on Security in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (SNDS’14),” Thiruvan, India, March 12-13, 2014

  11. Conference TPC Member, “The 5th FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA’13),” Danang, Vietnam, December 18 - 21, 2013

  12. Conference TPC Member, IADIS International Conference on Theory and Practice in Modern Computing (TPMC), Prague, Czech, July 22-24, 2013.

  13. Conference Organizing Chair, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN 2013) ContextQoS13,” Nassau, Bahamas, July 30 - August 2, 2013.

  14. Conference TPC Member, The 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies (CGAT 2013) – MobiCONA’13, Singapore, April 22-29, 2013.

  15. Conference Organizing Chair, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN 2012) ContextQoS12,”Munich, Germany, July 30 - August 2, 2012.

  16. Conference TPC Member, IADIS Conference on Theory and Practice in Modern Computing (TPMC), Lisbon Portugal,July 17-19, 2012.

  17. Conference Organizing Chair, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN’ 2011) ContextQoS11”, Maui, Hawaii, August 1-4, 2011.

  18. Conference TPC Chair and Conference Editor-in-Chief, International Conference on Mobile Communications, Networking and Applications (MobiCONA’11), June27-28, 2011.

  19. Conference Chairing Position, the 10th International Conference on Networks (ICN’11), Peer-to-Peer and Overlay Networking session, St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles, January 23-28, 2011.

  20. Conference TPC Member, The International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA’11), Jeju Island, South Korea, April 27-29, 2011.

  21. Conference TPC Member, The International Conference on Communications Systems and Technologies (ICCST’10), San Francisco, CA, October, 20-22, 2010.

  22. Conference TPC Member, The International Conference on Models of Information and Communication Systems(MICS’10),November 2-4, 2010

  23. Conference TPC Member, The International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia (TEMU’10), Chania, Crete, Greece, 14-16 July 2010

  24. Conference TPC Member, The 4th International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT’09) Colmar, France, July 19-24, 2009

  25. Conference TPC Member, The 2nd International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT’07) Silicon Valley, CA, July 1-6, 2007

  26. Conference TPC Member, IEEE Workshop on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR’07), Brooklyn, NY, May 30-June 1 2007

  27. Conference TPC Member, IEEE Workshop on Wireless and Sensor Networks (WSNET) under ICPP, Xian, China, Sep. 2007

  28. Conference TPC Member, IEEE Sarnoff Symposium (SARNOFF’07), Princeton, NJ, 2-6 April 30-May 2, 2007.

  29. Conference TPC Member, IEEE International Conference in Communications (ICC'07), Wireless Comm. Symposium, June 12-16, 2007.

  30. Conference TPC Member, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems (WINSYS07), Barcelona, Spain, July 28-31, 2007.

  31. Conference TPC Member, IEEE Global Communication Conference (GLOBECOM’06), Symposium: World Class Solutions: Networking the Globe, San Francisco, CA, 27 November - 1 December, 2006.

  32. Conference TPC Member, IEEE Sarnoff Symposium (SARNOFF’06), Princeton, NJ, 2-6 March 27-28 2006.

  33. Conference TPC Member, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’06), Las Vegas, NA, 2-6 Apr 2006.

  34. Conference TPC Member, IEEE International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 06), Miami, Florida, USA, 7-10 August 2006.

  35. Conference TPC Member, International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 5-7 July 2006,

  36. Conference TPC Member, IEEE International Conference on E-business and Telecommunication Networks (ICETE'05), Reading, UK, October 3-7 2006.

  37. Conference TPC Member, IEEE Workshop on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR’05), Hong Kong, May 12-14, 2005.

  38. Conference TPC Member, IASTED Telecommunication Conferences, all conference during2004-2007.

  39. Conference Chair, IEEE Global Communication Conference (GLOBECOM’05), Wireless Internet II (R4.2) Session, Sat. Louis, MO, Nov. 2005.

  40. Conference Chair, IASTED International Conf. on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT 2004), Mobile & Wireless Communication session, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Nov. 22-24, 2004.

  41. Conference Chair, CIIT 2004 conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 21-24, 2004.

  42. Conference Chairing Position, International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications, 4-ESA: Code Generation & Optimization of Embedded session, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 21-24, 2004.

  43. Conference Chairing Position, IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS’02) High-Speed Networks Session,, Singapore, November 24-28, 2002.

  44. Conference TPC Member, IEEE International Conference in Communications (ICC'02), New York, NY, June 12-16, 2002.

  45. Conference General Session Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS & WeSino Expo’02), Computer and Telecom Networks, Chengdu, China, July 2002.

  46. Conference Steering Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS & WeSino Expo’02), Computer and Telecom Networks, Chengdu, China, July 2002.

  47. Conference Chairing Position, IEEE Global Communication Conference (GLOBECOM’01), QoS for Multimedia Applications (QOS06), Services, and Networks Session, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 2001.

  48. Conference Chairing Position, IEEE Global Communication Conference (GLOBECOM’01), Mobility Management (WCS12) Session, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 2001.

  49. Conference Chairing Position, IEEE International Conference in Communications (ICC'01), Ad-Hoc Mobile Networking Session, Helsinki, Finland, June 11-15, 2001.

  50. Conference Chairing Position, Computer Networking, IEEE Southeastcon Conference, Session 1, Lexington, KY, March 26, 1999.

  51. Conference Chairing Position, ATM Networking IEEE Workshop on VLSI in Communications, Switch Design Session, Lake Tahoe, California, Sep. 19-21 1993.

 

Awards, Honors & Research Grants:

Received more than 30 different State, National and International grants, research excellence awards, and honors all in the fields of:

  1. Telecommunication Systems

  2. Computer Networking and TCP/IP

  3. Wireless Communication Networks


Sample Awards Received:

  1. Award, Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering, Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship, April 30, 2015

  2. Author Award, SJSU Annual Author Award, October 27, 2014.

  3. Honor, Performance Tutorial Award, “Cloud Computing and Applications in VoIP and Media Networks,” the 8th International Conference on Advances in Computer Science (ACS’13), April 10-13, 2013.

 

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