Seyed H. Mousavinezhad, Ph. D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Western Michigan University
h.mousavinezhad@wmich.edu

 (269) 276-3153; Fax: (269) 276-3151

EDUCATION

 

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - College of Engineering, East Lansing, MI

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1977

 

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - College of Engineering

M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1973

 

NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY - College of Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan

B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1972

 

SPECIALIZATIONS:


Digital Signal Processing

Electromagnetics & Antennas

Biological Effects of EM Fields

 

Communication Systems

Circuits & Systems

Engineering Education and Accreditation


EXPERIENCE

2004-present            Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

1995-2004             Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Western Michigan University

 

1990-94                 Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Western Michigan University

 

1982-90                 Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Western Michigan University

 

1980-82                 Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Department of Engineering, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana

 

1979-80                 Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois

 

1977-79                 Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran

 

1973-77                 Research/Teaching Assistant, College of Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Senior Member

 

Winner of the Third Millennium Medal (2000)

 

Education Society Membership Development Chair

 

Region 4 Educational Activities Chair

 

General Chair, IEEE Electro/IT (eit) Conferences

 

Also served as Newsletter Editor, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chair of the West Michigan Section (2003-04)

 

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

 

Chair, ASEE ECE Division (2002/2003)

 

Organized ASEE Regional Spring Conferences (2004)

 

Session chair for ASEE Annual Conferences held in:

 


Charlotte (1999)

St. Louis (2000)

Albuquerque (2001)

Montreal (2002)

Nashville (2003)

Salt Lake City (2004)


      Portland (2005)

 

Also served as Vice Chair, Secretary and Newsletter Editor of the North Central Section

 

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

 

Phi, Kappa, Phi, Member

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

 

Co-PI, An UG Instructional Digital Signal Processing Laboratory, National Science Foundation, Award No. DUE-9952512, March 15, 2000 – February 28, 2003, Approximately $100,000 (with matching).

Co-PI, Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship (CSEMS) Program, National Science Foundation, $426,248, July 2000 – July 2004.

Texas Instruments Equipment Grants for DSP Lab.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators, $5000; September 1998 – April 1999 and $5000, August 1999-April 2000.


HONORS AND AWARDS

 

Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Governor's Innovation Forums, Innovations Roundtable, State of Michigan (1998-2003)

 

Outstanding Campus Representative, ASEE (1994)

 

Sino-Iranian Cultural Exchange Fellowship/Scholarship Award (1967-72)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

1995-2004:  Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Western Michigan University.

 

Summer 1990: Acting Chair, Electrical Engineering Department, Western Michigan University.

 

1987-94: Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Electrical Engineering, Western Michigan University.

 

‘84, ‘87, and ’93: Led departmental efforts in the accreditation of Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems Engineering Programs by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

 

1983-95:Member of the WMU EE Department Executive Committee, serving as its Chair on several occasions. In addition, has served as Faculty Senator, EE Group Representative. Member of Search Committees for the selection of Faculty, Department Chair and Dean of the College of Engineering. Served in numerous departmental, college and university committees, ABET/ASEE coordinator for the Fall '93 ABET visit. Member of Research Policies Council (1994-97) and Graduate Studies Council (1997-2004) of the WMU Faculty Senate.

 

JOURNAL/BOOK REVIEWS

 

Reviewer for IEEE Transactions: Information Theory, Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Education, ASEE Annual Conferences. Book Reviews include:

“Signal Processing First,” McClellan, Schafer, Yoder, (Prentice Hall, 2003);

"Digital Signal Processing", Thomas J. Cavicchi, (John Wiley, 2000);

"An Introduction to Digital Communications", Jack Kurzweil, (John Wiley, 2000);

"DSP First, A Multimedia Approach", McClellan, Schafer, Yoder (Prentice-Hall, 1998);

"Electric Machinery & Transformers", Guru & Hiziroglu, second edition (Oxford, 1995);

"Digital and Analog Communications", Gibson, second edition (Prentice-Hall, 1993);

"Introduction to Communication Systems", Stremler, third edition (Addison-Wesley, 1990).


PUBLICATIONS

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad and John L. Mason, “ELECTROMAGNETICS: Transmission Lines First?,” ASEE/NCS Spring Conference,  Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, April 7-8, 2005.

 

I. M. Abdel-Qader, B. J. Bazuin, H. Mousavinezhad, and J.K. Patrick, “Real-Time Digital Signal Processing in the Undergraduate Curriculum,” IEEE Transactions on Education, February, 2003.

 

I. Abdel-Qader, B. Bazuin, and H. Mousavinezhad, “Teaching Real-Time Digital Signal Processing: Challenges and Opportunities,” ASEE Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, June 16-19, 2002.

 

D. Johnson, H. Mousavinezhad, and John Beuege, “Differential/Difference Equations Modeling and DSP, ASEE/NCS Conference, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, April 5-6, 2002.

 

H. Mousavinezhad and I. Abdel-Qader, “Digital Signal Processing in Theory and Practice,” Frontiers in Education Conference, Reno, Nevada, October 10-13, 2001.

 

I. Abdel-Qader and H. Mousavinezhad, “DSP Laboratory Experiences at the Undergraduate Level,” ASEE Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 24-27, 2001.

 

H. Mousavinezhad, I. Abdel-Qader, N. Kosaraju, and S. Jeyachandran, “Theory and Applications of Digital Signal Processing,” ASEE/NCS Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, April 6-7, 2001.

 

M. Atashbar, F. Severance, H. Mousavinezhad, "Simulation of a Surface Acoustic Wave Oxygen Sensor," First IEEE Electro/Information Technology Conference, Chicago, June 9, 2000.

 

H. Mousavinezhad, V. Jagannathan, L. Tobos, “Digital Signal Processing: Theory & Practice”, accepted for presentation at the ASEE/NCS Spring 2000 Conference, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, Michigan, March 31.

 

H. Mousavinezhad, A. Anguelov, “Implementation of Digital Filters,” ASEE 1999 Spring Conference, Penn State University, Erie, April 9, 1999.

 

H. Mousavinezhad, D. Johnson, "Algorithms and Computer Methods in Digital Signal Processing," Computers in Education Journal, Vol. VIII, No. 2, April-June 1998.

 

H. Mousavinezhad, “Computer Aided Design of Digital Filters,” to be presented at 1998 ASEE Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, July 1.

 

H. Mousavinezhad and D. Johnson, “Algorithms and Computer Methods in Digital Signal Processing,” 1997 ASEE Annual Conference, June 18, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

H. Mousavinezhad, “Computerized Tools in Digital Signal Processing,” 1996 ASEE Annual Conference, June 24, Washington, D.C.

 

H. Mousavinezhad, "Computerized Mathematical Tools in EE Courses, 1995 ASEE Annual Conference, Anaheim, California.

 

H. Mousavinezhad and B. Guru, "Computer-Aided Analysis in Circuits and Systems," ASEE NCS 1994 Spring Conference, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 8, 1994.

 

E. Ernst, H. Mousavinezhad and F. Splitt, "Technical Requirements of the Engineer in the Year 2000," 1993 Eastern Communications Forum, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1993.

 

H. J. Sybesma and S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Root Extraction Algorithm," presented at the ASEE N. Central Section Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2, 1993.

 

T. M. Srinivasan and S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Infrared Tomographic Reconstruction for Industrial and Biomedical Applications," ASEE North Central Section Conference, University of Dayton, April 10, 1992. Paper published in the conference Proceedings.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Signals and Systems Course," ASEE North Central Section Conference, University of Dayton, April 10, 1992. Paper published in the conference Proceedings.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Undergraduate Communications System Course," paper presented at the 1991 ASEE North Central Section Conference, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, Michigan, April 5, 1991. Also published in the proceedings.

 

N. M. Blachman and S. H. Mousavinezhad, "The Spectrum of the Square of a Synchronous Random Pulse Train," IEEE Transactions on Communications, January, 1990.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad and Sami A. Esmail, "Updating Hardware/Software in a Digital Signal Processing Laboratory," presented at the 1990 ASEE N. Central Section Meeting, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, April 6, 1990. Also published in the conference proceedings.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "International Engineering Education -- An Example," presented at the ASEE 1990 Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 26, 1990. Also published in the conference proceedings.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Implantable Microwave Radiator in Finite Biological Body," 2nd International Symposium on Recent Advances in Microwave Technology, Beijing, China, September 4-8, 1989. (Paper accepted for presentation, but unable to attend.)

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad and S. A. Esmail, "Development of a Digital Signal Proceeding Laboratory Workstation," presented at the 1989 ASEE North Central Spring Section Meeting at the LIT, Southfield, Michigan, September, 1988. (Published in the Proceedings.)

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Power Frequency Electromagnetic Field Interaction with Humans," presented at the 1988 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Beijing/Shenyang, P. R. China, August 8-12, 1988. The paper was published in the Conference Proceedings.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "New Graduate Engineering Programs at WMU", ASEE Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 20-24, 1988. The paper was published in the Conference Proceedings.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields Interaction with Biological Systems: A Faculty Research Fellowship", ASEE North Central Section Meeting, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, April 9-11, 1987.

 

N. M. Blachman and S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Trigonometric Approximations for Bessel Functions", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-22, No. 1, Jan. '86.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, et al., "Multimicroprocessor-Based Robotic Vision System", Conference on Intelligent Systems and Machines, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, April 23-24, 1985.

 

N. M. Blachman and S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Carrier-Tracking Loop Performance for Quaternary and Binary PSK Signals", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-19, #2, March, 1983.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, et al., "Response of Insulated Electric Field Probes in Finite Heterogeneous Biological Bodies", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-26, No. 8, August 1978.

 

K. M. Chen, S. H. Mousavinezhad, et al., "Induced EM Fields in Human Bodies and Heads", International Symposium on the Biological Effects of EM Waves, Airlie, Virginia, Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 1977.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, et al., "Response of Insulated Electric Field Probes in Models of Finite Heterogeneous Biological Bodies", International Symposium on the Biological Effects of EM Waves, Airlie, Virginia, Oct. 30 - Nov. 4, 1977.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, "Implantable Electromagnetic Field Probe in Finite Biological Bodies", Ph.D. Dissertation, Electrical Engineering Department, Michigan State University, June, 1977.

 

S. H. Mousavinezhad, K. M. Chen, and D. P. Nyquist, "Implantable EM Field Probes in Finite Biological Bodies", International IEEE/AP-S Symposium and USNC/URSI Meeting, Oct. 11-15, 1976.