Room ECED-1 : 305
Email sameer@nitc.ac.in
Office Phone 0495-2286720
Areas Of Interest Wireless Communications, Estimation Theory

Ph. D (Thesis-Efficient Estimation Methods for Carrier Frequency Offset in OFDM, MIMO-OFDM and OFDMA Systems -IIT Kharagpur)

M.Tech. in Telecommunication Systems Engineering (IIT Kharagpur)

B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering(TKM College of Engineering, University of Kerala)

1. Digital Communication

2. Error Control Coding

3. Wireless Communications.

4. Estimation and Detection Theory

1. Multicarrier Communication Systems based on OFDM and MIMO-OFDM, and OFDMA

2. Carrier Frequency Synchronization and Channel Estimation Issues

3. Cooperative Wireless Communications

4. Applications of Estimation Theory

5. Secure Communications

International Journals

1. Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,"Iterative Joint Carrier Frequency Offset and Doubly Selective Channel Estimation in High Mobility MIMO-OFDMA Uplink Using Oblique Projection", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1 doi: 10.1109/TVT.2015.2497741[Impact Factor: 2.642 ]
2. Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M., "A Novel Joint Method for Frequency Offset Estimation and Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction in OFDM Systems Using Null Subcarriers ," Telecom munication Systems (Springer) DOI 10.1007/s11235-015-0119-1 [Impact Factor: 0.705 ]
3. Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,"Joint ML Estimation of CFO and Channel, and a Low Complexity Turbo Equalization Technique for High Mobility OFDMA Uplinks", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 3642-3654, July 2015. [Impact Factor: 2.762 ]
4. Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M., "A Novel Joint Method for Frequency Offset Estimation and Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction in OFDM Systems Using Null Subcarriers ," Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), vol. 79, no. 1, pp. 565-580, June 2014. [Impact Factor: 0.979 ]
5. Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,“Pilot-Aided Joint Estimation of Doubly Selective Channel and Carrier Frequency Offsets in OFDMA Uplink with High Mobility Users”, IEEE Trans. On Vehicular Technology vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 411 - 417, Jan. 2015[Impact Factor: 2.642 ]
6. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,"Terrain Based System Design and SNR Variability Prediction in Multi-hop Transparent Relay Transmission Systems", Physical Communication (Elsevier), vol. 13-C, pp. 12017132, Dec. 2014.
7. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,“Analysis and Modeling of Realistic Compound Channels in Transparent Relay Transmissions”, The Scientific World Journal. vol. 2014, Article ID 538578, 10 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/538578[Impact Factor: 1.73 ]
8. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,“Low Complexity Metaheuristics for Joint ML Estimation Problems”, Applied Mathematics and Computation (Elsevier), vol. 230, pp. 342-358, Mar. 2014 [Impact Factor: 1.454 ]
9. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,\A Hybrid Joint ML Technique for CFO, Timing Offset,
and Channel Estimations in an OFDMA Uplink", International Journal on Communication
Systems (Wiley), vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 1093171104, Aug. 2014. [Impact Factor: 1.106 ]
10. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,“Terrain Dependant Hop Count Selection for Transparent Relay Transmissions”, The Journal of Engineering (IET), 2013. DOI: 10.1049/joe.2013.0153.
11. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,“A Unified Approach for the Fading Statistics of Heterogeneous Compound Channels in Transparent Relay Transmissions”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2013:274, DOI: 10.1186/10.1186/1687-1499-2013-274 [Impact Factor: 0.54]
12. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,“A New Cramr-Rao Bound for Joint Estimation Problems”, Electronics Letters (IET), vol. 49, no. 6, Mar. 2013, Impact Factor: 0.96
13. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,“A Hybrid Joint ML Technique for CFO, Timing Offset, and Channel Estimations in an OFDMA Uplink”, International Journal on Communication Systems (Wiley), doi: 10.1002/dac.2396, Jul., 2012. Impact Factor: 0.712
14. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “An Efficient Maximum Likelihood Carrier Frequency Offset Estimator for OFDM using Null Subcarriers and Cyclic Prefix," Int. Journal on Wireless Personal Communications(Springer), vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 259-279, Feb. 2011. Impact Factor: 0.428
15. Sameer S. M. and R. V. Raja Kumar, “An efficient technique for the integer frequency offset estimation in OFDM systems, " Signal Processing(Elsevier), vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 252-256, Feb. 2009. Impact Factor: 1.851

International/National Conferences

1. Sanoopkumar P. S., Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,"Bandwidth Efficient Joint Estimation Technique for CFO and Doubly Selective Channel in OFDM Based Cognitive Radio", Proc. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies (CONECCT), Bangalore, India, 10-11 July, 2015
2. Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M.,"Joint PAPR and Sidelobe Reduction in Non-contiguous OFDM Based Cognitive Radio Systems", Proc.2015 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES), NIT Calicut, India, 19-21 February 2015
3. Jofina J. and Sameer S. M.,"A New Unequal Error Protection Technique for Scalable Video Transmission over Multimedia Wireless Networks", Proc.2015 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES), NIT Calicut, India, 19-21 February 2015
4. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,"A Reduced-Complexity Bat Algorithm for Joint CFO Estimation in OFDMA Uplink", Proc.2015 IEEE International Conference on Signal Process ing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES), NIT Calicut, India, 19-21 February 2015
5. Chouhan T., Panse. A., Voona, A.K., and Sameer S.M., "Smart Glove with Gesture Recognition Ability for the Hearing and Speech Impaired", in Proc. 2014 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference - South Asia Satellite (GHTC-SAS), Trivandrum, India, 26-27 September 2014,
6. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,"ML Estimation Using Low Complexity Metaheuristic Algorithms", Proc.IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM 2014), IISc Bangalore, India, 22-25 July 2014
7. Anuradha P., Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,"Two Level Precoding Scheme for Out of Band Radiation Reduction in Multiuser OFDM Based Cognitive Radio", Proc.IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM 2014), IISc Bangalore, India, 22-25 July 2014
8. Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M.,"An Improved Technique to Reduce Peak to Average Power Ratio in OFDM Systems Using Gold/Hadamard Codes with Selective Mapping", Proc.IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM 2014), IISc Bangalore, India, 22-25 July 2014

9. Najlah C. P., Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,“Joint Estimation of Carrier Frequency Offsets and Doubly Selective Channels for OFDMA Uplink using Line Search”, Proc. IEEE Second International Conference on Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems (RAICS 2013), Dec. 2013
10. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,“A Novel Joint ML Technique for Estimation of Timing, CFO and Channel in OFDMA Uplink”, Proc. IEEE Region-10 International Conference 2013,TENCON Spring, Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2013.
11. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,“On the Receiver Characterization Of Transparent Multi hop Relay Transmission Systems”, Proc. IEEE Region-10 International Conference 2013 TENCON Spring, Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2013.
12. Najlah C. P., Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,“A Novel Joint Estimation Technique for Doubly Selective Channel and Carrier Frequency Offset in High Mobility OFDMA Uplink”, Proc. IEEE Region-10 International Conference 2013 TENCON Spring, Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2013.
13. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,“A Firefly Technique for Estimation of Carrier Frequency Offsets in OFDMA Uplink”, Proc. IEEE Region-10 International Conference 2013 TENCON Spring, Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2013.
14. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,“A New Method for the Computation of Exact Moments and Its Applications in Multihop Transparent Weibull Relay Channels”, Proc. 19th National Conference on Communications (NCC 2013), IIT Delhi, India, Feb. 2013.
15. Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,“Pilot Aided Joint Estimation of Doubly Selective Channel and Carrier Frequency Offset in High Mobility OFDMA Uplink”, Proc. 19th National Conference on Communications (NCC 2013), IIT Delhi, India, Feb. 2013.
16. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,“A Robust Channel Equaliser with Noise Correlation Subtraction for AF Relay Cooperative Networks”, Proc. IEEE INDICON-2012, Kochi, India, pp. 476-480, Dec. 2012.
17. Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,“Doubly-selective Channel Estimation for OFDM Systems Using Bernstein Basis Polynomials and Kalman-tracking”, Proc. IEEE INDICON-2012, Kochi, India, pp. 603-607, Dec. 2012.
18. Finto Raphel and Sameer S. M.,“A Novel Modeling and Interim Channel Estimation Method for AF Cooperative Relay Systems”, Proc. IEEE INDICON-2012, Kochi, India, pp. 476-480, Dec. 2012.
19. Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,“Exploiting Second Order Statistics of the Received Signals in AF Relay Cooperative Network for Compound Channel Estimation”, Proc. ACM International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), pp. 667-672, Aug. 2012.
20. Rajyavardhan Reddy. P, Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M., “A Conjugate Direction Search Algorithm for ML Estimation of Frequency Offsets in OFDMA Uplink”, Proc. 18th National Conference on Communications (NCC 2012), IIT Kharagpur, India, Feb. 2012.
21. Finto Raphel and Sameer S. M.,“A Novel Interim Channel Estimation Technique for MIMO Mimicking AF Cooperative Relay Systems”, Proc. 18th National Conference on Communications (NCC 2012), IIT Kharagpur, India, Feb. 2012.
22. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M., “Joint Maximum Likelihood Synchronization and Channel Estimation for Uplink OFDMA Systems”, International Conference on Communications and Signal Processing (ICCSP 2011), India, Vol-1, pp: 284-288, 2011
23. Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M., “A Joint ML Estimation Technique for Timing, CFO and Channel for OFDMA Uplink Transmissions”, National Conference on Communications (NCC 2011), India, Vol-1, pp: 1-5, 2011.
24. S. M. Sameer and R. V. Raja Kumar,”An effcient maximum likelihood CFO estimation technique for OFDMA uplink transmissions," in 3-rd IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2008), IIT Kharagpur, India, Dec. 2008
25. S. M. Sameer and R. V. Raja Kumar, “An efficient maximum likelihood CFO estimation scheme for MIMO-OFDM systems," in IEEE Region-10 International Conference, TENCON 2008, Hyderabad, India, Nov. 2008.
26. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “An Efficient Near Blind Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation Scheme for MIMO-OFDM System," in Proc IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2008), LA, USA, Nov-Dec. 2008.
27. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “An Efficient Maximum Likelihood Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation Technique for OFDM Systems," in Proc 13th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, (ISCC-2008), Morocco, July 2008.
28. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “A Low Complexity Null Subcarrier Aided Frequency Offset Estimation Technique for OFDM," in Proc 67th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2008-Spring), Singapore, May 2008.
29. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “A Bandwidth Efficient Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation Technique for OFDM," in Proc. International Conference on RF and Signal Processing (RSPS 2008), Vijayawada, India, Feb. 2008.
30. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “A Near Blind Low complexity Carrier Frequency Offset Estimator for OFDM," in Proc. IET International Conference on Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, Mumbai, India, Jan. 2008
31. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “A Low Complex Scheme for the Integer Frequency Offset Estimation in OFDM Systems," in Proc. 10th International symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC- 2007), Jaipur, India, Dec. 2007
32. Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “A Hybrid Synchronization Technique for the Frequency Offset Correction in OFDM," in Proc. National Communications Conference (NCC- 2007), IIT Kanpur, India, Jan. 2007
33. Y. R. Dixit and Sameer S. M, “Performance Trade-offs of a Software Defined Radio for 2G and 3G Cellular Mobile Communication Standards", IEEE International Conference on Communication System Software and Middleware, COMSWARE-2006, New-Delhi, India, January 2006.

Ongoing:

Co-investigator: Design and implementation of a secure Communication System for Reduced
Complexity, DIT, Govt. of India: Rs. 38.9 Lakhs- From May 2013

Completed:
FPGA based Wavelet Transform Analyzer( jointly with
Dr.P. C.Subramaniam
Sri .Suresh Rangan)
Sponsoring Agency: MHRD

Ph.D:

1.Thafasal Ijyas V. P: Efficient Synchronization and Channel Estimation Techniques for OFDMA and MIMO-OFDMA Uplink Systems
2. Cibile K. K.: Modeling and Statistical Analysis of Compound Fading Channels in Amplify and Forward (AaF) Cooperative Wireless Communication Systems
3. Muneer P: Joint Estimation of Carrier Frequency Offset and Doubly Selective Channels in High Mobility OFDMA and MIMO-OFDMA Uplink Systems

M.Tech: 

1. Channel Estimation in Cooperative MIMO Communication System

2. Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation in OFDMA Uplink Communication System

3. Estimation of time and frequency selective Channels for mobile wireless communication systems

4. Underwater acoustic modem implementation using OFDM

5. Evolutionary algorithm assisted multiuser detection for MIMO-OFDM systems

6. Performance comparison of 3G wireless  receiver architectures

7. Physical layer performance evaluation of Wireless MAN based on IEEE 802.16 standard.

8. Performance Comparison of 3G Wireless Receiver Architectures


B.Tech:

1. QoS provisioning in cooperative communication systems

2. Self navigating autonomous bot

3. Simulation and enhancement of OFDM systems

4. Implementation of a DS-CDMA based Communication system with a RAKE receiver

5. Implementation of a wireless communication system based on IS-95 cellular standard (jointly with Dr. Babu A.V) 

6. Filter bank design for the computation of wavelet transforms (jointly with Sri. Suresh.R)

Granted Patents

1.Sameer S. M. and R. V. Raja Kumar, “An Efficient System and Method for Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation and Correction for MIMO-OFDM System,” US Patent No: US8520778 B2, August 27, 2013.

2. Sameer S. M. and R. V. Raja Kumar, “A Low Complexity Bandwidth Efficient Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation Technique for OFDMA Uplink Transmissions,” US Patent No: US8040790 B2, October 18, 2011. 

Patent Applications

1. Sameer S. M. and Thafasal Ijyas V. P., “A Method for Determining Jointly the Carrier Frequency Offset (CFO), Timing Offset, and Channel Co-efficients in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) Uplink Wireless Communication System”. Indian Patent Application No.2819/CHE/2011 dated 18-08-2011.

2. Sameer S. M. and R. V. Raja Kumar, "A low complexity bandwidth efficient carrier frequency offset estimation technique for OFDMA uplink transmissions," Indian Patent Application No.1503/KOL/2008 dated 29 August 2008.

3. S. M. Sameer and R. V. Raja Kumar, "An efficient system and method for carrier frequency offset estimation and correction for MIMO-OFDM system," Indian Patent Application No. 762/KOL/2008 dated 23 April 2008.

 

1. Programme Coordinator- M.Tech (Telecommunications)

2. Purchase Coordinator, ECED

3. Member of 20+ Doctoral Committees

 

Ph.D Scholars

1. Namitha A. S., Area: PAPR Issues in Multicarrier Systems

2. Finto Raphel, Area: QoS Issues in Multimedia Transmission over Wirteless Networks

3. Sanoop Kumar P. S.: Cognitive Radio

4. Nishanth N: Security in MANETs

5. Najlah C. P: Cognitive Radio

M.Tech Students

1. Megha M. Gandha

2. Prashant Kumar

3. Akhil S Nath

 

 

1 EC3022: INFORMATION THEORY AND CODING

2. EC6307: ESTIMATION AND DETECTION THEORY

Official Positions

1. Vice Chairman, IEEE Kerala Section 

2. Vice Chairman, Educational Activities, IEEE India Council

Memberships

1. Senior Member, IEEE

2. Life Member, ISTE

Review Assignments

NCC-2007, WPMC-2007, VTC Spring-2008, RSPS-2008, ISCC-2008, VTC 2009-Fall, ICCSP-2011,WICT-2011, Globecom-2011, SPCOM-2012, VTC-2012-Fall, INDICON-2012, NCC 2013, RAICS 2013, SPCOM 2014, RAICS 2015, VTC-2015

 

 

Best Paper Award in Communications – 17-th National Conference on Communications (NCC 2011) held at IISc Bangalore, Jan-2011

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