Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Ph.D.

Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
301 Luther H. Foster Hall
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088, USA
Phone: +1-334-724-4855 (O), +1-334-439-9559 (M), +1-256-693-2320 (H)
Email: bhuiyans@mytu.tuskegee.edu
 

Education

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2009 
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of South Alabama, 2004
M.S., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2003
B.S., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1998 

Fields of Interest 

Broader Areas

Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Signal Processing, Computer Vision, Communications, Biomedical Engineering, Radar Technologies, Microelectronics, Energy Systems

Recent research works

Hyperspectral and multispectral image analysis for sea surface oil spill detection; Theory and applications of empirical mode decomposition (EMD) for signal and image processing; Joint transform correlators and matched filter based correlators (e.g. MACH and EMACH filters, DCCF, PDDCF) for pattern recognition and target tracking; Image enhancement, segmentation, edge detection, noise removal, and so on.

Potential/Future Additional Research Works

Medical image processing for automated and enhanced diagnostics (e.g. mammogram image analysis, MRI and CT scan image analysis); Multimedia signal/image processing, color image watermarking (for security, authentication, data encapsulation, and so on); hyper-spectral image analysis (fusion, compression, classification, feature extraction, object detection, and so on), remote sensing, radar technologies, radio frequency systems/technology, renewable energy and smart grid technologies.


Publications 

Refereed Journal Papers

Published/Accepted

  1. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan, Mohammd S. Alam, Reza R. Adhami, “Color image trend adjustment using a color bidimensional empirical mode decomposition method,” to appear in Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2012.
  2. Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Feature Points Extraction from the Local Frequency Map of an Image,” Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 2012, Article ID 182309, pp. 1-15, 2012.
  3. Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza R. Adhami, “Image segmentation and shape analysis for road sign detection,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 83-96, March 2011.
  4. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami, “A novel approach of edge detection via a fast and adaptive bidimensional empirical mode decomposition method,” Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 171-192, April 2010. 
  5. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Nii O. Attoh-Okine, Kenneth E. Barner, Albert Y. Ayenu-Prah, Reza R. Adhami, “Bidimensional empirical mode decomposition using various interpolation techniques,” Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 309-338, April 2009.
  6. Jesmin F. Khan, Mohammad S. Alam and Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Automatic Target Detection in FLIR Imagery via Probabilistic Neural Networks,” Applied Optics, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 464-476, 2009.
  7. Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami and Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “A Customized Gabor Filter for Unsupervised Color Image Segmentation,” Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 489-501, March 2009.
  8. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza R. Adhami, Jesmin F. Khan, “Fast and adaptive bidimensional empirical mode decomposition using order-statistics filter based envelope estimation,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol. 2008, Special Issue on the Empirical Mode Decomposition and the Hilbert-Huang Transform, Article ID 728356, pp. 1-18, 2008.
  9. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Mohammad S. Alam and Mohamed Alkanhal, “New two-stage correlation-based approach for target detection and tracking in forward-looking infrared imagery using filters based on extended maximum average correlation height and polynomial distance classifier correlation,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 086401: 1-14, August 2007.

10.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Mohammad S. Alam and S. Richard F. Sims, “Target detection, classification and tracking using a maximum average correlation height and polynomial distance classifier correlation filter combination,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 45, No. 11, pp. 116401: 1-13, November 2006.

11.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, M. Nazrul Islam and Mohammad S. Alam, “Distortion-invariant multiple target detection using class-associative joint transform correlation,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 44, No. 9, pp. 097201: 1-10, September 2005.

Submitted

  1. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Sherell Carey, Jesmin F. Khan, “Analysis of signal trend by a pseudo-EMD method with applications to weather and speech data,” submitted to Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis. 

Conference Papers

Published/Accepted

  1. Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan and M. Arline, “Embedded Zerotree Wavelet Based Data Compression for Smart Grid”, accepted in IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC) 2012, (London, Ontario, Canada), October 2012.
  2. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan and Mohammad S. Alam, “Spatial domain sharpening of color image employing bidmensional empirical mode decomposition,” Proc. of SPIE (Defense, Security and Sensing 2012: Optical Pattern Recognition XXIII), Vol. 8398, 2012, (Baltimore, Maryland, USA, April 2012).
  3. Paheding Sidike, Jesmin F. Khan, Mohammad S. Alam, Ravi Gollapalli, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Efficient classification of multispectral imagery for oil spill detection,” Proc. of International Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering (ICAEE, 2011), (December 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
  4. Jesmin. F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Evaluation of the Number of Segments using Weighted Entropy,” Proc. of 2011 Joint IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT) & 43rd Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST), (Auburn, Alabama, USA, March 2011).
  5. Jesmin. F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Kazi M. Rahman, “Voltage Enhancement of A Two-phase Inverter Using SVPWM,” Proc. of 2011 Joint IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT) & 43rd Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST), (Auburn, Alabama, USA, March 2011).
  6. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami, “A bidimensional empirical mode decomposition method for color image processing,” Proc. of 2010 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS), pp. 272-277, (October 2010, San Francisco, California, USA).
  7. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan, Mohammad S. Alam, “Trend adjustment in color images using bi-dimensional empirical mode decomposition,” Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 7696, pp. 76961R:1-12, (SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing; Optical Pattern Recognition XXI), (Orlando, Florida, USA, April 2010).
  8. Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza R. Adhami, “Empirical mode decomposition based interest points for road sign detection,” Proc. of 2010 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS), pp. 278-283, (October 2010, San Francisco, California, USA).
  9. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan, Nii O. Attoh-Okine, Reza R. Adhami, “Study of Bidimensional Empirical Mode Decomposition Method for Various Radial Basis Function Surface Interpolators,” Proc. of Eighth IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2009), pp. 18-24, 2009, (Miami, Florida, USA, December 2009).

10.  Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza R. Adhami, “Distortion invariant road sign detection,” Proc. of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2009), pp. 841-844, 2009, (Cairo, Egypt, November 2009).

11.  Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Image segmentation based road sign detection,” Proc. of IEEE SoutheastCon 2009, pp. 24-29, 2009, (Atlanta, Georgia, March 2009).

12.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza R. Adhami, Jesmin F. Khan, “Edge detection via a fast and adaptive bidimensional empirical mode decomposition,” Proc. of 2008 IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing, pp. 199-204, 2008 (Cancun, Mexico, October 2008).

13.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza R. Adhami, Jesmin F. Khan, “A novel approach of fast and adaptive bidimensional empirical mode decomposition,” Proc. of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal processing (ICASSP), pp. 1313-1316, 2008 (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA March-April 2008).

14.  Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Kenneth E. Barner, “Empirical mode decomposition based interest point detector,” Proc. of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal processing (ICASSP), pp. 1317-1320, 2008, (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March-April 2008).

15.  Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “'Unsupervised image segmentation utilizing penalized inverse expectation maximization algorithm,” Proc. of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal processing (ICASSP), pp. 937-940, 2008, (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March-April 2008).

16.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza R. Adhami, Heggere S. Ranganath, Jesmin F. Khan, “Aurora Image Denoising with a Modified Bidimensional Empirical Mode Decomposition Method,” Proc. of IEEE SoutheastCon 2008, pp. 527-532, 2008 (Huntsville, Alabama, USA, April 2008).

17.  Jesmin F. Khan, Reza. R. Adhami and Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Color Image Segmentation Utilizing a Customized Gabor Filter,” Proc. of IEEE SoutheastCon 2008, pp. 539-544, 2008 (Huntsville, Alabama, USA, April 2008).

18.  Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami and Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Interest Points Detection based on Local Frequency Information of an Image,” Proc. of IEEE SoutheastCon 2008, pp. 569-574, 2008 (Huntsville, Alabama, USA, April 2008).

19.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan, M. Nazrul Islam and Mohammad S. Alam, “Distortion invariant target detection using phase-only filter in fractional power optical joint transform correlator,” Proc. of ICEECE, pp. 68-73, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2003.

20.  Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Kazi M. Rahman, “Improvement of output phase voltage amplitude of a two-phase inverter by using space vector pulse width modulation,” Proc. of ICECE 2002, pp. 328-331, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2002.

21.  Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Gregory V. Murphy, Mohammad S. Alam, “Empirical mode decomposition of the ECG signal for noise removal,” Proc. of SPIE (Defense, Security and Sensing: Optical Pattern Recognition XXII), Vol. 8055, 2011, (Orlando, Florida, USA, April 2011).

22.  Jesmin F. Khan, Mohammad S. Alam, Reza R. Adhami, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, “Minimax distance transform correlation filter-based target detection in FLIR imagery,” Proc. of SPIE (Applications of Digital Image Processing XXVIII), Vol. 5909, pp. 62-73, August 2005, (50th SPIE Annual Meeting, Optics and Photonics, San Diego, California, 31 July- 4 August 2005).

23.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Mohammad S. Alam and S. Richard F. Sims, “Efficient pattern recognition and classification using a combination of maximum average correlation height and polynomial distance classifier correlation filters,” Proc. of SPIE (Optical Pattern Recognition XVI), Vol. 5816, pp. 96-107, March 2005, (Orlando, Florida, March-April 2005).

24.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Mohammad S. Alam and Mohamed Alkanhal, “Automatic target recognition and tracking in FLIR imagery using extended maximum average correlation height filter and polynomial distance classifier correlation filter,” Proc. of SPIE (Automatic Target Recognition XV), Vol. 5807, pp. 1-15, May 2005, (Orlando, Florida, March-April 2005).

25.  Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, M. Nazrul Islam and Mohammad S. Alam, “Distortion-invariant class-associative multiple target detection using fractional power fringe-adjusted joint transform correlator,” Proc. of SPIE (Automatic Target Recognition XIV), Vol. 5426, pp. 409-417, September 2004, (Orlando, Florida, April 2004).

Submitted

  1. Sherell Carey, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Jesmin F. Khan, “Trend Analysis of Sea Surface Temperature and Sea Level Pressure Employing a Pseudo-EMD method,” submitted to Eleventh International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications  2012 (ICMLA 2012), (Boca Raton, Florida, USA, December 12-15, 2012).
  2. Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, and Mohammd S. Alam, “Spectral unmixing of hyperspectral data for oil spill detection,” submitted to SPIE Optical Engineering and Applications 2012: Optics and Photonics for Information Processing VI (San Diego, California, USA, August 2012).

 

Thesis/Dissertation

  1. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Bidimensional Empirical Mode Decomposition For Image Processing Using Order-Statistics Filter Based Envelope Estimation, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA, May 2009. 
  2. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Pattern Recognition and Tracking in Forward Looking Infrared Imagery Using Correlation Filters, Master’s Thesis, University of South Alabama, USA, December 2004.
  3. Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Distortion Invariant Class-Associative Target Detection Using Joint Transform Correlation, Master’s Thesis, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, July 2003.

 

Work Experience

 

Assistant Professor (August 2012 to present)

Department of Electrical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA

Courses Taught: EENG 0334 – Electromagnetic Fields II, EENG 0380 – Principles of Electrical Engineering, EENG 0380L – Electrical Engineering Laboratory

Assistant Professor - Visiting (January 2012 to July 2012)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA

Courses Taught: EE 355 – Electromagnetics II, EE 356 – Electromagnetics Laboratory, EG 220 – Electrical Circuits.

Committees Served (Departmental): Graduate Affairs Committee, Publicity and Outreach Committee, ECE Open House Committee

Assistant Professor (August 2009 to January 2012)

Department of Electrical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA

Courses Taught: EENG 0221 – Linear Networks and Circuits I, EENG 0323 – Signals and Systems, EENG 0334 – Electromagnetic Fields II, EENG 0441 – EIT Review.

Research Fellow (June 01, 2011 to July 31, 2011)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA

Part-Time Instructor (Summer 2009 Semester)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Courses Taught: EE-426/EE-506 – Communication Theory, EE-213 – Electrical Circuit Analysis I.

Assistant Professor (January 11, 2004 to August 20, 2009, on leave)         

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Lecturer (February 09, 1999 to January 10, 2004, partly active and partly on leave)         

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 21, 2003 to January 10, 2004 (on leave), and February 9, 1999 to August 20, 2003 (active)

Courses/Subjects Taught (Undergraduate): Basic Electrical Technology (For non EE Students), Power Transmission and Distribution, Electronic Circuits II, Electrical Circuits Laboratory, Electronic Circuits Laboratory, Electrical Machines Laboratory, Computer Programming in C++ Laboratory, Power System Analysis Laboratory, Switchgear and Protection Laboratory, Telecommunication Engineering Laboratory.  

Teaching Assistant   

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, USA, January 2005 to August 2005 and August 2006 to May 2009.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA, September 2005 to December 2005 and February 2006 to May 2006.

Research Assistant   

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, USA, January 2006 and June 2006 to August 2006.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of South Alabama, USA, August 2003 to December 2005.

 

Other Professional Activities/Experiences

 

Advising MS Thesis as Committee Chair

  • Sherell Carey, Trend Analysis of One-Dimensional Signal or Data Employing a Modified EMD Method, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tuskegee University, July 2011.

 

Research/Grant Proposal Submission/Preparation 

Submitted as PI

  • “Acquisition of a complete hyperspectral imaging system”, Tuskegee University, Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) proposal, US$ 376,827.00, submitted to NSF, January 2011 (not funded).

Submitted as Co-PI

  • “Technology developments for improved response, mitigation, detection, characterization, and remediation associated with oil spills and accompanying release of gas”, Tuskegee University,  US$562,199.00, consortium proposal submitted to British Petroleum (BP) under GRI RFP I, July 2011 (not funded).

Prepared for others

  • “Petroleum Incident Detection and Monitoring via Imaging (PIDMI)”, University of South Alabama, submitted to British Petroleum (BP) under GRI RFP-II, March 2012.
  • “Arctic Surface Awareness via Remote Sensing (ASARS)”, University of South Alabama, submitted to DARPA under BAA-12-28, May 2012.

 

Peer Reviewer of the following journals

  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
  • IET Image Processing
  • EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
  • Signal Processing
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Optics Communications
  • Mathematical Problems in Engineering
  • Medical Engineering & Physics
  • Journal of Computers

Peer Reviewer of the following conferences

  • International Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering (ICAEE), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 19-21, 2011.
  • 5th International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation: IMETI 2012, Florida, USA, July 07-20, 2012.

NSF Panel Reviewer of the following solicitations

  • BRIGE 2011 

Professional Memberships/Recognitions

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Member, Tau-Beta-Pi Honor Society (Inducted in the University of South Alabama)
  • Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2012 Edition
  • Listed in Biltmore Who’s Who, 2011 Edition
  • Listed in Academic Keys Who’s Who in Engineering Academia, 2010

 

Workshop/Training Participation     

  • 2011 CAREER Award Regional Forum, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 7-9, 2011.
  • IEEE Smart Tech Metro Area Workshop (Wireless Communication, and Smart Grid), Huntsville, Alabama, November 4-5, 2011.  
  • Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Proposal Workshop, Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network, Atlanta, Georgia, November 12-13, 2010
  • Academic Advising Training: The Impact of Effective Advising on Student Learning Outcomes, Tuskegee University, November 13, 2009.
  • Teaching Generation Y Students, Continuing Education Program, Tuskegee University, September 24, 2009.
  • Teachers' Appreciation Workshop, Directorate of Continuing Education, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 14-15 September, 2001. 

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships 

  • Dean’s List Award: Senior Year of Undergraduate Studies, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.
  • Education Board Merit Scholarship: All four years of Undergraduate Studies, Offered by Dhaka Higher Secondary Education Board, Bangladesh
  • University Merit Scholarship: Seven semesters (out of eight) of Undergraduate Studies, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • University Technical Scholarship: All four years of Undergraduate Studies, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Primary Education Merit Scholarship: All three years of 6th, 7th and 8th Grades, Offered by Primary Education Division, Bangladesh
  • Assistantships:       Teaching or Research Assistantships, throughout the whole period of Graduate Studies in the USA.
  • Travel Grant: Travel grant award from Swedish-Bangladesh trust fund in 2004, Travel grant award from ICASSP 2008 in 2008.