Majeed M. Hayat, Ph.D.


Dr. Majeed HayatProfessor and Department Chair
Fellow of IEEE, OSA, SPIE

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System Analytics for Communications and Energy (SACE) Lab

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Research Interests

  • Dynamical models for interdependent cyber-physical systems
  • Signal and image processing
  • Performance modeling of heterogeneous distributed computing systems
  • Statistical communication theory
  • Avalanche photodiodes
  • High-speed optical receivers
  • Probability and stochastic processes

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 1992, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., 1988, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., 1985, Electrical Engineering, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

Selected Recent Publications

Z. Wang, M. Rahnamay-Naeini, J. M. Abreu, R. A. Shuvro, P. Das, A. A. Mammoli, N. Ghani, and M. M. Hayat, “Impacts of operators’ behavior on reliability of power grids during cascading failures,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2018, accepted, DOI 10.1109/TPWRS.2018.2825348

J. B. Campbell, F. Perez, Q. Wang, B. Santhanam, R. Dunkel, A. Doerry, T. Atwood, and M. M. Hayat, “Remote vibration estimation using displaced phase center antenna SAR for strong clutter environment," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 56, pp. 2735 – 2747, 2018.

S. E. Godoy, M. M. Hayat, D. A. Ramirez, S. A. Myers, R. S. Padilla, and S. Krishna, “Detection theory for accurate and non-invasive skin cancer diagnosis using dynamic thermal imaging,” Biomedical Optics Express, vol. 8, pp. 2301-2323, 2017.

Z. Wang, M. M. Hayat, N. Ghani, and K. B. Shaban, “Optimizing cloud-service performance: efficient resource provisioning via optimal workload allocation,” IEEE Trans. Parallel & Distributed Systems, vol. 28, pp. 1689-1702, 2017.

J. Ghasemi, M. Bhattarai, G. R.C. Fiorante, P. Zarkesh-Ha, S. Krishna, and M. M. Hayat, “A CMOS approach to compressed-domain image acquisition,” Optics Express, vol. 25, pp. 4076-

4096, 2017.

M. Rahnamay-Naeini and M. M. Hayat, “Cascading failures in interdependent infrastructures: An interdependent Markov-chain approach,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid: Special Issue on Theory of Complex Systems with Applications to Smart Grid Operations, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 1997-2006, 2016.

M. M. Hayat, P. Zarkesh-Ha, G. El-Howayek, R. Efroymson, and J. C. Campbell, “Breaking the buildup-time limit of sensitivity in avalanche photodiodes by dynamic biasing,” Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 18, pp. 24035-24041, 2015.

G. El-Howayek and M. M. Hayat, “Error probabilities for optical receivers that employ dynamically biased avalanche photodiodes,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 39, pp. 3325-3335, 2015.

B. Paskaleva, S. E. Godoy, W-Y Jang, S. C. Bender, S. Krishna, and M M. Hayat, “Model-based Edge Detector for Spectral Imagery Using Sparse Spatio-spectral Masks,” IEEE Trans. Image Proc., vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 2315-2327, 2014.

M. Rahnamay-Naeini, Z. Wang , A. Mammoli, N. Ghani, and M. M. Hayat, “Stochastic analysis of cascading-failure dynamics in power grids,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 1767-1779, 2014.

16 issued US patents.


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