Dr. Majeed Hayat
Dr. Majeed HayatMarquette University

Olin Engineering, 260B

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6820Website
Curriculum Vitae

Chair and Professor (Fellow - IEEE, SPIE, OSA)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

System Analytics for Communications and Energy (SACE) Lab

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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

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

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.

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 2014
  • Fellow, Optical Society of America (OSA), 2013; and International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), 2012
  • NSF CAREER Award, 1998

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Dr. Majeed M. Hayat
Chair and Professor
(414) 288-6820

Ms. Katie Tarara
Office Associate
(414) 288-3518

Fax: (414) 288-3951

Marquette University
EECE Department
Haggerty Hall Room 289
1515 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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