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, 2009)

M.Tech. in Telecommunication Systems Engineering (IIT Kharagpur, 2003)

B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering(TKM College of Engineering, University of Kerala, 1994)

1. Digital Communication

2. Information Theory & Coding

3. Wireless Communications

4. Estimation and Detection Theory

1. Next Generation Wireless Technologies

2. Problems on Wireless Receiver Design

3. Machine Learning/Deep Learning Applications for Wireless Communications

4. Applications of Estimation Theory for Communication Problems

5. Secure Communications

International Journals

  • D. Jose and Sameer S. M., “Low complexity detector for amplitude phase shift keying-based differential spatial modulation ", IET Communications, vol.14, no. 20, 3669 – 3675, Dec. 2020
  • Sanoop kumar P. S., and Sameer S. M. “Joint Estimation of RF Impairments, Channel, and Low Complexity Iterative Equalization Technique for High Mobility SC-FDMA/OFDMA Up-link Systems", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 4276-4289, June 2020
  • Sanoop kumar P.S., Muneer P., Sameer S.M., “A Low Complexity Iterative Equalization Technique for OFDMA and SC-FDMA Uplink Systems with Tx-Rx IQ Imbalance and CFO Under Doubly Selective Channels”, Physical Communication, vol. 42, Oct.2020
  • Najlah C. P., and Sameer S. M., “Interference Cancellation in HetNet Uplink With and Without MU-CSIR: A Subspace-Based Approach", IET Communications, vol.14, no. 7, Apr. 2020
  • Finto Raphel and Sameer S. M., “Speed Adaptive Joint Subcarrier and Power Allocation Technique for Downlink OFDMA Video Transmission Over Doubly Selective Channels", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no.2, pp. 1879-1887-7121, Feb.2020
  • D. Jose and Sameer S. M., “Compressive sensing-based low-complexity detector for differential spatial modulation", IET Communications, vol.13, no. 19, 3229 – 3234, Dec. 2019
  • Finto Raphel and Sameer S. M., “A joint subcarrier and power allocation technique with prorata fairness and unequal error protection for video transmission over OFDMA downlink", Computer Communications (Elsevier),vol.114,pp. 1003V21, Dec. 2017.
  • Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M., “A Bandwidth E_cient Selective Mapping Technique for the PAPR Reduction in Spatial Multiplexing MIMO-OFDM Wireless Communication Systems", Physical Communication (Elsevier),vol.25,pp. 12803V138, Dec. 2017.
  • Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M. “Pilot-based Joint ML estimation of Timing Offset, CFO and Channel for OFDMA Uplink Using Minimum Residue Decomposition Technique", Telecommunication Systems (Springer), vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 649-661, June 2017.
  • Muneer P. and Sameer S. M., “Joint Estimation of Doubly Selective Channels and Carrier Frequency Offsets in High Mobility MIMO-OFDMA Uplink", Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), Wireless Personal Communication, vo. 95, no. 7, pp. 4113–4130, Aug. 2017
  • Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M., “An Improved Selective Mapping Technique to Reduce Peak-to-Average Power Ratio in SISO and SIMO OFDM Systems Without Side Information," Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing (Springer), vo. 36, no. 10, pp. 4181–4206, Oct. 2017
  • Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M., “A Combined Technique for Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation and Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction in OFDM Systems Using Null Subcarriers and Cuckoo Search Algorithm," Telecommunication Systems (Springer),vol: 63, no: 2,pp. 275-285, Oct. 2016.
  • 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. 65, no.9, pp. 7110-7121, Sept.2016
  • Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M., “A Joint Technique for Sidelobe Suppression and Peak to Average Power Ratio Reduction in Noncontiguous OFDM Based Cognitive Radio Networks," International Journal of Electronics (Taylor & Francis), vo.104, no.2, pp. 190-203, Jul.2016
  • Namitha A. S. and Sameer S. M., “A Combined Technique for Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation and Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction in OFDM Systems Using Null Subcarriers and Cuckoo Search Algorithm," Telecommunication Systems (Springer), vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 275-285, Aug. 2016.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 411 - 417, Jan. 2015
  • 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. 120-132, Dec. 2014.
  • Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,”A Firey Algorithm for Joint Estimation of Frequency Offsets and Channel in OFDMA Uplink", Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 343-359, June 2015.
  • 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. 1093-1104, Aug. 2014.
  • Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,”Analysis and Modeling of Realistic Compound Channels in Transparent Relay Transmissions", Scientific World Journal,  doi:10.1155/2014/538578, Feb.2014
  • 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
  • Cible K. K., Sameer S. M., and Lillykutty Jacob,”Terrain Dependant Hop Count Selection for Transparent Relay Transmissions", The Journal of Engineering (IET), vo.2013, no. 12, pp. 80-82, Dec.2013
  • 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
  • Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,”A New Cramer-Rao Bound for Joint Estimation Problems", Electronics Letters (IET), vol. 49, no. 6, Mar. 2013
  • Fahad M. A., Rahoof P. P. and Sameer S. M., “PSO and ABC Based Novel Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation Techniques for Wi-MAX Uplink Transmissions," International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications, vol. 5, pp. 597-605, 2013.
  • Sameer S. M and R. V. Raja Kumar, “An Efficient Maximum Likelihood Carrier Frequency Offset Estimator for OFDM using Null Subcarriers and Cyclic Prefix," Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 259-279, May 2011
  • 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.

 

International and National Conferences

 

  • H. R. Chaudhari, C. P. Najlah and S. M. Sameer, "A ResNet Based End-to-End Wireless Communication System under Rayleigh Fading and Bursty Noise Channels," 2020 IEEE 3rd 5G World Forum (5GWF), Bangalore, India, 2020, pp. 53-58, Sep. 2020
  • D. Jose and S. M. Sameer, “A Low Complexity Detector with Near-ML Performance for Generalized Differential Spatial Modulation”, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM) in Bangalore, India, July 2020, pp. 1-5
  • Najlah C.P. and S. M. Sameer, “A Novel NOMA Scheme for Uplink Heterogeneous Network Using QR Decomposition Based Projection” in Proc. IEEE Nat. Conf. Commun.(NCC), IIT Kharagpur, India, Feb. 2020, pp. 1-5.
  • Nithya K. V., Najlah C. P., and Sameer S. M.,”Bit Error Probability Analysis of UFMC Systems with Carrier Frequency Offset", in Proc. IEEE TENCON 2019, Kochi, Kerala, October 17-20, 2019.
  • Najlah C. P., and Sameer S. M.,”A GEVD Based Interference Alignment Method for Uplink Heterogeneous Network Under imperfect CSIT", in Proc. IEEE TENCON 2019, Kochi, Kerala, October 17-20, 2019.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES), NIT Calicut, India, 19-21, February 2015
  • 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
  • Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,”ML Estimation Using Low Complexity Metaheuristic Algorithms", Proc.IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (SPCOM 2014), IISc Bangalore, India, 22-25 July 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Najlah C. P., Muneer P. and Sameer S. M.,”A Novel Joint Estimation Technique for Doubly Selective Channel and Carrier Frequency O_set in High Mobility OFDMA Uplink", Proc. IEEE Region-10 International Conference 2013 TENCON Spring, Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2013.
  • Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,”A Firey Technique for Estimation of Carrier Frequency Offsets in OFDMA Uplink", Proc. IEEE Region-10 International Conference 2013 TENCON Spring, Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2013.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rajyavardhan Reddy. P, Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M., “A Conjugate Direction Search Algorithm for ML Estimation of Frequency O_sets in OFDMA Uplink", Proc. 18th National Conference on Communications (NCC 2012), IIT Kharagpur, India, Feb. 2012.
  • 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.
  • Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,”Joint Maximum Likelihood Synchronization and Channel Estimation for Uplink OFDMA Systems", Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICCSP 2011), NIT Calicut, India, pp 284-288., Feb. 2011.
  • Thafasal Ijyas V. P and Sameer S. M.,”A Joint ML Estimation Technique for Timing, CFO and Channel for OFDMA Uplink Transmissions", Proc. 17th National Conference on Communications (NCC 2011), IISc, Bangalore, India, pp 1-5., Jan.2011. (Received the Best Paper Award)
  • Sameer S. M. 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.
  • Sameer S. M. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Y. R. Dixit and Sameer S. M, “Performance Trade-offs of a Software De_ned Radio for 2G and 3G Cellular Mobile Communication Standards", IEEE International Conference on Communication System Software and Middleware, COMSWARE-2006, New-Delhi, India, Jan. 2006.

Principal Investigator-DST FIST-Level-1 Project For Setting-up Advanced Wireless Communication Testbed and Signal Processing Laboratory: -216 Lakhs (2018-2023)

Co-investigator: VLSI Implementation of Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) Encoder/Decoder for On-Board/Ground Satellite Applications, RESPOND, ISRO- 30.12 Lakhs (2019-2022)

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)

Co-investigator: Development of FPGA based Wavelet Transform Analyzer, MHRD, Govt. of India: Rs. 5 Lakhs (completed)

 

Ph.D:

1.Thafasal Ijyas V. P: Efficient Synchronization and Channel Estimation Techniques for OFDMA and MIMO-OFDMA Uplink Systems (2014)

2. Cibile K. K.: Modeling and Statistical Analysis of Compound Fading Channels in Amplify and Forward (AaF) Cooperative Wireless Communication Systems (2014)

3. Muneer P: Joint Estimation of Carrier Frequency Offset and Doubly Selective Channels in High Mobility OFDMA and MIMO-OFDMA Uplink Systems (2015)

4. Namitha A. S.: Synchronization, Side-lobe Power Suppression and Peak to Average Power Ratio Reduction Techniques for OFDM Based High Data Rate Wireless Communication Systems (2018)

5. Finto Raphel: Downlink Resource Allocation Techniques for Video Transmission in OFDMA Based Wireless Communication Systems (2019)

6. Sanoopkumar P. S.: Mitigaion of Receiver Impairments in next generation receivers based on OFDMA/SC-FDMA (Ongoing)

7. Najlah C. P.: Interference Mitigation Techniques for NOMA Enabled HetNets for 5G (Ongoing)

8. Deepak Jose: Spatial Modulation for Next Generation Wireless Communications (Ongoing)

9. Muralikrishna A. G.: 6G Wireless Communication Systems (Ongoing)

M.Tech: 

22 Completed, 2 (ongoing)

B.Tech:

9 Completed

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.

Professor & Head, Centre for Training & Placement, NIT Calicut (2018-2020)

Professor & Head, Department of ECE, NIT Calicut (2016-18)

Senate Nominee to BoG, NIT Calicut (2013-15)

Member, Building  & Works Committee, NIT Calicut (2013-15)

Associate Dean - Planning & Development (2013-14)

Warden- A Hostel (2009-2012)

Ph.D Scholars

Sanoopkumar P. S.

Najlah C. P.

Deepak Jose

Muralikrishna A. G.

M.Tech Students

Arya Viswanath

G. Sairam

 

 

1 EC6303D: WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

2. EC6304d: ESTIMATION AND DETECTION THEORY

Secretary, IEEE Region-10 (Asia-Pacific): 2021-22 (https://www.ieeer10.org/2021-executive-committee/)

Member, BoG, APJ Abdulkalam Kerala Technological University (2019 Onwards)

Chairman, IEEE Kerala Section: January 2018- December 2019

Treasurer, IEEE India Council: January 2017- December 2018

Vice-Chairman, IEEE Kerala Section: January 2015- December 2017

Treasurer, IEEE Kerala Section: January 2013- December 2014

Founding Secretary, IEEE Malabar Subsection: November 2010- December 2012

Memberships

1. Senior Member, IEEE

2. Life Member, ISTE

 

2020 IEEE Region-10 Outstanding Volunteer Award

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

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