Dr. Asis Nasipuri

Electrical and Computer Engineering

 


Professor (July 2012 - date)
            Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

            The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2015 to date.

  • Interim Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, August 2014 to June 2015.

  • Associate Chair and Undergraduate Coordinator of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2013 to August 2014.

  • Graduate Program Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 2006 to June 2013.

  • National Science Foundation grant “NeTS:GOALI: Towards Adaptability to Variations of Renewable Energy in Large Scale Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Networks”, $300,017, A. Nasipuri (PI), J. Conrad, R. Cox, L. Van der Zel, A. Phillips. September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2016.

  • Research contract from Burkert Contromatic Corporation, "Wireless Sensor Networ for Valve Monitoring", $131,448, A. Nasipuri (PI), J. Conrad, R. Cox, and B. Rodriguez-Medina. February 13, 2015 to December 31, 2016.

  • Research contract from Center for Advanced Power Engineering Research (CAPER), "Critical Infrastructure of the Distribution Grid", $48,450, B. Chowdhury (PI), A. Nasipuri, K. R. Subramanian, and C. Lim. Jan. 1, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2016.

 

Associate Professor (July 2006 - June 2012)
            Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

            The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Graduate Program Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • Research contract from Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) "Wireless Mesh Sensor Network for Power Systems Monitoring", $178,490, A. Nasipuri (PI), I. L .Howitt, and J. Conrad. September 1, 2006 to December 31, 2008.

  • Research contract from Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) "Wireless Mesh Sensor Network for Fossil Plants Monitoring", $56,779, A. Nasipuri (PI), J. Conrad and R. Cox. February 25, 2008 to January 31, 2009.

  • Research contract from Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) "Scalability and Sustainability Issues of Wireless Mesh Sensor Network for Substation Monitoring", $120,354, A. Nasipuri (PI), J. Conrad and R. Cox. September 15, 2008 to June 30, 2012.

 

Assistant Professor (August 2000 - June 2006)
         
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
           
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Maxheim Fellowship Award, 2004 – 2005, $5,000, William States Lee College of Engineering

  • Junior Faculty Grant, 2004 – 2005,$6,000, on the “Development of a Wireless Sensor Network Prototype for Supervision and Control of Bioreactor Landfills”.

  • National Science Foundation grant “CISE Research Resources: Experimental Testbed for Mobile Network Protocols”, $100,000, T. Dahlberg (PI), A. Nasipuri, E. El-Kwae, and G. Ahn, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Sept. 2001 to February 2005.

  • National Science Foundation grant “Collaborative Proposal: Protocols for Mobile, Ad Hoc Networks”, S. R. Das (PI) and A. Nasipuri, University of Texas at San Antonio, $157,772, Oct. 1999 to Sept. 2003 (a sub-award of $54,784 was made out to UNC Charlotte from this grant under the title “Multi-channel CSMA Protocols”, A. Nasipuri (PI) in August 2000).

  • National Science Foundation supplement to “Collaborative Proposal: Protocols for Mobile, Ad Hoc Networks” under the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scheme, $14,250, July 2001 to Sept. 2002.(a sub-award of $14,250 was made out to UNC Charlotte from this grant under the title “Supplement to Multi-channel CSMA Protocols”, A. Nasipuri (PI), July 2001 to Sept. 2002.)

  • Nominated for Graduate Teaching Excellent Award, William States Lee College of Engineering, 2003.

  • Teaching: Graduate courses on wireless communications, communication theory, sensor networks, and data communications and undergraduate courses on signals and systems, data communications and networking, and electronics.

 

Visiting Researcher (May 1998 - August 2000)
          
Division of Computer Science
           
The University of Texas at San Antonio

  • Research on mobile ad hoc networks supported by grant from Air Force Office of Scientific Research, “Telecommunication Networks for Mobile and Distributed Communications/Computing”, Sumit Roy (PI), R. Hiromoto, Samir Das, Raj Boppana, GVS Raju, and Weiming Li.

  • Graduate student supervision: supervised two MS theses on mobile ad hoc networks.

  • Teaching: taught an undergraduate communication systems course.

 

Assistant Professor/Visiting Lecturer (Jan 1996 - May 1998/Nov 1993 - Dec 1995)
          
Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering  
           
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
           

  • Research grant from the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Bangalore, India, on “Studies of the Interplay of Source & Channel Coder Parameters for use in Digital Satellite Communications", INR 500,000, March 1998 to Feb 2000, Asis Nasipuri (PI), Saswat Chakrabarti and Ranjan Gangopadhyay, at I.I.T. Kharagpur, India.

  • Research grant from the European Community, Brussels, research grant on “Design of Advanced Wavelength-Routed Optical Networks", 100,000 ECU, August 1996 to July 1998, Ranjan Gangopadhyay (PI), Asis Nasipuri, and Debashis Datta, at I.I.T., Kharagpur, India.

  • Research grant from NORTEL Technologies, Canada, on “Development of Tools for Telecommunications Network Planning", INR 30,000, July 1996 to June 1997, Debashis Datta (PI), Prabir K. Biswas, and Asis Nasipuri, at I.I.T., Kharagpur, India.

  • Research grant from All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, on “Advanced Radio & Multimedia Communications", INR 1,400,000, Feb. 1996 to Jan. 1999, R. V. Rajakumar (PI), Asis Nasipuri, and others, at I.I.T., Kharagpur, India.

  • Research grant from Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO), New Delhi, India, on “System Using Digital FM Linear Modulation with Discriminator Detection", INR 812,400, June 1994 – December 1996, Ranjan Gangopadhyay (PI), and Asis Nasipuri, I.I.T., Kharagpur, India.

  • Funding from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, for conducting short-term summer courses on wireless communications, personal communication systems, and wavelength routed optical networks (1994 – 1997).

  • Teaching: graduate courses on mobile communications and information theory, and undergraduate courses and laboratories on electronics, digital signal processing, optical communications, analog and digital communications.

 

Research Associate (January 1993 - May 1993)
            Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
            University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

  • Teaching: Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering, offered to non-ECE seniors in engineering.

 

Research Assistant (June 1988 - December 1992)
            Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
            University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

  • Research on the following topics and issues:
    • Signal detection using distributed sensors
    • Multistage and sequential detector design
    • Nonparametric detection
    • Software development for symbolic integration to obtain order statistics.