Faculty Profile

Dr. Shahid Masud


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Shahid Masud received BSc Electrical Engineering from EME College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan in 1990, MEngSc in Electronics from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1992 and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University, Belfast, UK in 1999. He has been a receipient of prestigious AIDAB EMSS scholarship (Australia) and Commonwealth scholarship (UK). He was a Senior Design Engineer at Amphion Semiconductor Ltd. (later Conexant / NXP Semicondutor) before joining LUMS in 2002. His research interests include design and implementation of DSP Systems and computer architecture. He has published over fifty refereed papers in major international journals and conferences and holds three patents in VLSI design. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, Member of IET and a Chartered Engineer.

    • Article
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Implementation of wavelet functions in hardware . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Efficient block size selection in H. 264 video coding standard . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Selection of variable block sizes in H. 264 . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Reusable silicon IP cores for discrete wavelet transform applications . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Design and implementation of the symmetrically extended 2-D wavelet transform . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Efficient sample rate conversion for multi-standard software defined radios . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Finding a suitable wavelet for image compression applications . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). A variable block size motion estimation algorithm for real-time H. 264 video encoding . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Harmonic power detection in wideband cognitive radios . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Rapid design of biorthogonal wavelet transforms . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). On vowels segmentation and identification using formant transitions in continuous recitation of Quranic Arabic . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Sample rate conversion filter design for multi-standard software radios . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). VLSI systems for discrete wavelet transforms. . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Efficient color space conversion using custom instruction in a risc processor . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Automatic arabic speech segmentation system . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Low complexity recursive search based motion estimation algorithm for video coding applications . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). An efficient architecture for the 2-D biorthogonal discrete wavelet transform . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). A novel approach to increase the robustness of speaker independent Arabic speech recognition . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Rapid software power estimation of embedded pipelined processor through instruction level power model . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Application of concurrent generalized regression neural networks for arabic speech recognition. . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Semiconductor IP core for ultra low power MPEG-4 video decode in system-on-silicon . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Support vector machine based voice activity detection . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Multilevel optimization of speech coding algorithms for modern DSP architectures . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Simulation of Arabic phoneme identification through spectrographic analysis . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Design of silicon IP cores for biorthogonal wavelet transforms . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Improved factorization for sample rate conversion in software defined radios . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Design and FPGA implementation of a 2nd order adaptive delta sigma modulator with one bit quantization . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Advanced Intelligent Computing Theories and Application, with Aspects of Theoretical and Methodological Issue . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Continuous Arabic speech segmentation using fft spectrogram . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Performance improvement in motion estimation of Dirac wavelet based video codec . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Efficient scheme for motion estimation and block size mode selection in H. 264 . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). FPGA design for statistics-inspired approximate sum-of-squared-error computation in multimedia applications . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Architectural optimizations for software-based MPEG4 video encoder . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Wavelet packet transforms for system-on-chip applications . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Rapid design of discrete orthonormal wavelet transforms using silicon IP components . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Efficient computation of correlation coefficient using negative reference in template matching applications . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). FPGA based bandwidth adjustable all digital direct frequency synthesizer . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Arabic phoneme identification using conventional and concurrent neural networks in non native speakers . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Design and implementation of a hardware divider in finite field . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Web Based Portal for Capacity Building of Development Sector Enterprises in Pakistan . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Rapid VLSI design of biorthogonal wavelet transform cores . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). FPGA-based Implementation of Efficient Sample Rate Conversion for Software Defined Radios . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Superscalar architecture design for high performance DSP operations . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Programmable IF architecture for multi-standard software defined radios . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). A hybrid multi-layered speaker independent Arabic phoneme identification system . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Architecture component and method for performing discrete wavelet transforms . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Design and implementation of an ML decoder for tail-biting convolutional codes . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). High performance fine grained dynamic power estimation technique for multilevel caches using architectural simulator-Imperas . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Teaching and research in FPGA based Digital Signal Processing using Xilinx System Generator . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Survey of Dirac: A Wavelet Based Video Codec for Multiparty Video Conferencing and Broadcasting . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Open source wavelet based video conferencing system using SIP . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Architecture level design space exploration of superscalar processor for multimedia applications . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Memory Efficient VLSI Architecture for QCIF to VGA Resolution Conversion . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Power aware design of superscalar architecture for high performance DSP operations . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). DSP implementation of concurrent GSM and CDMA modems for software defined radios . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Chip design for high-performance DSP . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Stochastic model based dynamic power estimation of microprocessor using Imperas simulator . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Improved low power scheduler for OSS-7: An open source DASH7 stack . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Pipelined phase accumulator using han carlson adders and reduced pre-skewing flip-flops for DDFS . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). I-LEACH: energy-efficient routing protocol for monitoring of irrigation canals . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). FIR filter implementation through Speculative Sub-Expression Sharing in image data . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Framework for performance analysis of RTOS-enabled embedded systems on FPGA . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Memory and architectural optimizations for soft video encoders . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Virtual classroom environment using low bandwidth PSTN . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Akiyoshi, Masanori 203 Andrade, Javier 183 Ares, Juan 183 Awais, Mian Muhammad 155 . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Computationally efficient fine grained scalability for low bit rate video coding . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Intelligent Computing in Signal Processing-Arabic Phoneme Identification Using Conventional and Concurrent Neural Networks in Non Native Speakers . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Reconfigurable SOC Platforms . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Real-time Implementation of G. 729A Speech Codec on Media Processor Architectures . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Performance evaluation of advanced features of H. 26L video coding standard . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). VLSI design and implementation of 2-D Inverse Discrete Wavelet Transform . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Rapid silicon design of discrete orthonormal wavelet transforms based algorithms . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Rapid design of discrete orthonormal wavelet transforms . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Akiyoshi, Masanori 203 Andrade, Javier 183 Ares, Juan 183 . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Shahab M Baqai . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). LUMS School of Science and Engineering . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Sadaf N awaz . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). A Flexible Approach to High Level Simulation of Complex System-on-Chip . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). A Configurable Platform for Simulating Multiprocessor Based System-on-Chip . ,
      • Masud, S. .(1999). Signal Processing Corrections to `Area-and Power-Efficient Design of Daubechies Wavelet Transforms Using Folded AIQ Mapping´................................................................. S.-C. Lai, Y.-P. Yeh, and S.-F. Lei 511 Nonlinear Circuits and Systems On Sampled-Data Control for Master-Slave Synchronization of Chaotic Lur´e Systems... W.-H. Chen, Z. Wang, and X. Lu 515 . ,
    • Journal Articles
      • Masud, S. A Framework for Code-Level Power Estimation of Embedded Soft-Core Processors . IET Journal Computers and Digital Techniques , IET, UK
      • Masud, S. I-LEACH: Energy Efficient Routing Protocol for Monitoring of Irrigation Canals . Computers and Electronics in Agriculture , Elsevier
    • Conference Papers
      • Masud, S. .(2014). System-level Power Estimation for Embedded Processors . German Embedded Systems Symposium , Forum Funktionale Sicherheit
Spring Semester 2016-17Master's Thesis II1602
Fall Semester 2016-17Master's Thesis II1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Master's Thesis I1601
Spring Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis II1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Senior Project II1502
Fall Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis I1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Digital System Design Lab1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Digital System Design1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Senior Project I1501
Spring Semester 2014-15Advance Digital Signal Processing1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Independent Study1402
Spring Semester 2014-15VLSI Design1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Senior Project II1402
Fall Semester 2014-15Master's Thesis II1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Digital System Design Lab1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Digital System Design1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Senior Project I1401
  • Past Courses
    Summer Semester 2013-14Engineering Laboratory1303
    Spring Semester 2013-14Engineering Laboratory1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Master's Thesis I1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Independent Study1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14VLSI Design1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Senior Project II1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14Engineering Laboratory1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Digital System Design Lab1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Independent Study1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Digital System Design1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Senior Project I1301
    Summer Semester 2012-13Senior Project II1203
    Summer Semester 2012-13Senior Project I1203
    Spring Semester 2012-13Independent Study1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Electrical Workshop1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13VLSI Design1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Master's Thesis II1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Senior Project II1202
    Fall Semester 2012-13Digital System Design Lab1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13Electrical Workshop1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13MS Thesis I1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13Digital System Design1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13Senior Project I1201
    Spring Semester 2011-12VLSI Design1102
    Spring Semester 2011-12Senior Project II1102
    Fall Semester 2011-12Electrical Workshop1101
    Fall Semester 2011-12Master's Project1101
    Fall Semester 2011-12Digital System Design1101
    Fall Semester 2011-12Senior Project I1101
    Summer Semester 2010-11Senior Project II1003
    Spring Semester 2010-11Electrical Workshop1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Embedded Systems1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Independent Study1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Senior Project II1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Senior Project I1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11Electrical Workshop1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Doctoral Thesis Research1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Digital System Design1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Senior Project I1001
    Summer Semester 2009-10Independent Study903
    Summer Semester 2009-10Doctoral Thesis Research903
    Summer Semester 2009-10Doctoral Thesis Research903
    Summer Semester 2009-10Master's Project903
    Summer Semester 2009-10MS Independent Study903
    Summer Semester 2009-10Advanced Computer Architecture903
    Spring Semester 2009-10Embedded Systems902
    Spring Semester 2009-10VLSI Design902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Doctoral Thesis Research902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Master's Project902
    Fall Semester 2009-10Senior Project I901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Circuits 1901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Doctoral Thesis Research901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Digital System Design901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Master's Project901
    Fall Semester 2009-10MS Independent Study901
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Doctoral Thesis Research804
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    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Independent Study803
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    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Doctoral Thesis Research803
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    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Master's Thesis I803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Master's Project803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009MS Independent Study803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Advanced Computer Architecture803
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Doctoral Thesis Research802
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    Winter Qtr 2008-09Master's Project802
    Winter Qtr 2008-09MS Independent Study802
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Digital Signal Processing802
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Doctoral Thesis Research801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Master's Project801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09VLSI Implementation of DSP Algorithms801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Digital System Design801
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    Summer Qtr 2007-08Independent Study I704
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Advanced Computer Architecture703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Electronic Systems703
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    Winter Qtr 2007-08Digital Signal Processing702
    Autumn Qtr 2007-08VSLI Design701
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    Summer Qtr 2006-07Electronic Systems604
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    Winter Qtr 2006-07Digital System Design602
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Digital Signal Processing602
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07VLSI Implementation of DSP Algorithms601
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07Doctoral Research Thesis601
    Summer Qtr 2005-06Real-time DSP Laboratory504
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    Winter Qtr 2005-06Doctoral Research Thesis502
    Winter Qtr 2005-06Electronic Systems502
    Winter Qtr 2005-06Digital Logic502
    Autumn Qtr 2005-06Digital System Design501
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