Zahir M. Hussain
Zahir M. Hussain took the first rank in Iraq in the General Baccalaureate Examinations 1979 with an average of 99%. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Baghdad in 1983 and 1989, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, in 2002. From 1989 to 1998 he lectured on electrical engineering and mathematics. In 2001 he joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, as a researcher then lecturer of signal processing and academic leader of a 3G commercial communications project. In 2002 he was promoted to Senior Lecturer. He has been the senior supervisor for nine Ph.D. students at RMIT. Dr. Hussain has over 120 technical publications on signal processing, communications, electronics, and mathematics. His joint work with Dr. Peter O'Shea on single-bit processing has recently led to an ARC Discovery grant. In 2005 he was promoted to Associate Professor and got RMIT 2005 Publications Award. He is currently the Head of the Communication Engineering Discipline at RMIT. Dr. Hussain is a member of Engineers Australia, IEE, and a senior member of IEEE. He is a reviewer for many IEEE and Elsevier Journals.
Biography Updated on 10 September 2006