Dr Hassan Ali

Hassan obtained his B.Eng degree (with First Class First position) in electrical engineering, and a Gold and a Silver medal for his meritorious academic achievements from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Pakistan. For the next five years, he served in the energy sector of Pakistan on the project development, management and implementation of independent power projects (IPPs). In 2003, he received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia under the Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship (OPRS) and Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIRS). From 2002 to 2003, he was a Lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia. He also held the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, where he also served in the capacity of Communications Strand Lead and member of Faculty Research Committee. In 2008, he joined UON Singapore as a Lecturer (Electrical Engineering), and served as an Academic Coordinator (Engineering) from 2013 to 2018. He is currently Senior Lecturer (Electrical Engineering) and Program Coordinator (Electrical Engineering).

Hassan’s research interests include: embedded systems, signal processing, wireless communications, Internet of Things (IoT), biomedical engineering, automation, energy and emissions modelling. He is open to research collaborations and is looking for potential PhD students to work under his supervision.

Hassan is a Senior Member of Institute of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE), USA and has been actively contributing to Technical Committees of international conferences and as well as a reviewer for several reputed engineering journals.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • B.E. Electrical Engineering, First Position, MUET, Pakistan
  • TEHE (Teaching in Higher Education): Principles and Practice of Higher Education, UON, Australia
  • Advanced Certificate in University Teaching, UON, Australia
  • Certificate in University Teaching, UON, Australia

Specialisation:

  • Mobile and Wireless Communications

Research Areas:

  • Wireless Communications
  • Embedded Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Internet of Things
  • Biomedical Electronics/Engineering
  • Industrial Automation
  • Energy & Emissions Modelling

Topics Covered:

  • Channel estimation, equalization, and PAR reduction in OFDM systems
  • SAR ADC converters
  • Brain machine interface, computer arithmetic and algorithms
  • Smart energy monitoring
  • Design and development of biomedical assistive devices and systems, carbon capture and storage, carbon emissions

Ph.D. Supervision:

YearDetails
2007Li Li Lim (MPhil leading to PhD), Sphere Decoding in MIMO-OFDM Systems, Nottingham, Malaysia
2007Desmond Kok (PhD), Source Number Estimation and Subspace Tracking, Nottingham, Malaysia
2006Pooh Ling E (PhD), Adaptive Channel Estimation in MIMO-OFDM Systems, Nottingham, Malaysia
2004Faisal Al-Ayyan (PhD), Channel Identification in OFDM systems, Curtin University of Technology, Perth WA
2003Mashury Wahab (PhD), Multiuser Detection for Multicarrier CDMA System, Curtin University of Technology, Perth WA
2003Adhi Purwoko (PhD), Performance improvement of Multicarrier (MC) CDMA, Curtin University of Technology, Perth WA

Awards:

YearDetails
2018IES Certificate of Appreciation from the IES President Prof. Yeoh Lean Weng, in recognition of services as Judge in the NED 2018
2018Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES) Certificate of Achievement 2018 – for mentoring School/Polytechnic students under IES Energy innovation Challenge 2018
2017Excellent Oral Presentation award, 2017 the 5th IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE), August 2017, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Oshawa, Canada
2016Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES) Certificate of Achievement 2016 – for mentoring School/Polytechnic students under IES Energy innovation Challenge 2016
2016IES Certificate of Achievement 2016 – for mentoring School/Polytechnic students under IES Energy innovation Challenge 2016
2016Best  oral presentation  award,  International Conference  on  Power &  Energy  Storage (ICPES), November 2016, Paris [by American society for Research (ASR), USA]
2000Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship (OPRS) award by the   Australian Government
2000University of Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIRS), University of Melbourne, Australia
2000ADB-Japan Scholarship by the University of Auckland, New Zealand
2001Special Postgraduate Research Studentship 2000-2001, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia
2001Faculty Top Graduate Gold Medallist, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan
2001Silver Medallist (Top Ranking Student in BEng (Electrical) Final Year), Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan

Honours/Distinctions:

YearDetails
1994First position in final year BEng exam (with 96% of marks)
1993First position in 3rd year BEng exam
1992First position in 2nd year BEng exam