Professional Activities


Selected Presentations
  1. "Distance Distributions and Boundary Effects in Finite Uniformly Random Networks", AusCTW, Adelaide, Feb. 2013. [Slides]
  2. "Distance Distributions in a Square Region", Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Seminar, Queen's University, Canada, Sep. 2012.
  3. "Distance Distributions and Border Effects in a Unit Square", ASP Seminar Series, ANU, May 2012.
  4. "Blind Timing and Carrier Synchronization in Decode and Forward Cooperative Systems", Statistical Signal Processing Laboratory Seminar, The University of British Columbia, Canada, Sep. 2010.
  5. "Blind Timing and Carrier Synchronization in Decode and Forward Cooperative Systems", BCWS Seminar Series, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, Sep. 2010.
  6. "Blind Timing and Carrier Synchronization in Distributed MIMO Communication Systems", ASP Seminar Series, The Australian National University, August 2010.
  7. "Connectivity of Wireless Ad hoc Networks", Workshop on Wireless Communications (invited talk), The University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 2009. [Slides]
  8. "Analysing Connectivity of Wireless Ad hoc Networks with Beamforming", InfoEng Seminar Series, The Australian National University, June 2009. [Video]
  9. "Parametric Channel Modelling for Wireless Systems", InfoEng Seminar Series, The Australian National University, May 2008. [Video]
  10. "Statistical Properties of a Parametric Channel Model for Multiple Antenna Systems", Presented at IEEE PIMRC, Sep. 2007. [Slides (382K)]
  11. "Channel Modelling for Beamforming in Cellular Systems", Department of Engineering Research Forum (DERF), June 2006. [Slides (300K)]
  12. "A Parametric Channel Model for Smart Antennas Incorporating Mobile Station Mobility", Presented at IEEE VTC, May 2006.
  13. "Smart Antennas for Wireless Communications", Department of Electrical
    Engineering Seminar
    , The University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, Jan. 2006.
  14. " Performance of sensor arrays for wireless CDMA systems", Workshop on Sensor Networks (invited talk), The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, Nov. 2004.
  15. "Analysis of the error performance of adaptive array antennas for CDMA with noncoherent M-ary orthogonal modulation in Nakagami fading", EMI Seminar, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Oct. 2004.

Professional Activities
  • Member Technical Program Committee:
    • 2012 IEEE ICC, Ottawa, Canada.
    • 2011 IEEE PIMRC, Toronto, Canada.
    • 2011 AusCTW, Wellington, New Zealand.
    • 2010 AusCTW, Canberra.
  • Examiner for two external PhD thesis (2009: QUT, 2008: Monash University) and three external MPhil thesis (2011: QUT, 2009: Victoria University, 2008: University of Queensland).
  • Session Chair at IEEE PIMRC 2007 (Session 36: Smart Antennas I & Session 62: Self-organization of wireless networks).
  • Member local organising committee, 2005 Australian Communications Theory Workshop, The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Technical Reviewer
  • Journals
    • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
    • IEEE Transactions on Communications
    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    • IEEE Communications Letters
    • IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
    • Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
    • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
    • International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
  • Conferences
    • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC): Spring 2010,2009,2007,2006 and Fall 2011,2010,2008.
    • International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS): 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.
    • IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT): 2011.
    • International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT) 2007.
    • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom): 2006.
    • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC): 2006,2005,2004.
    • Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW): 2010,2008,2007,2006.

Student Mentoring

  • PhD Student Advisor, College of Engineering and Computer Science, ANU, 2006-present.
  • Program Advisor (supporting to Associate Dean Undergraduate), Department of Engineering, ANU, 2005-2008.
  • Student Mentor, Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) degree program, Department of Engineering, ANU, 2007-present.

Professional Memberships
  • Senior Member Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, USA (Sí01-Mí05-SM'10).
  • Member of IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society.
  • Member Institution of Engineers, Australia (MIEAust, Professional Engineer).


Author: Salman Durrani.
Last Updated: 6 Sep., 2012.