Department of Electrical Engineering
B.S., University of Tehran, Iran, 1961; M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana, 1965; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1969
Digital control; Image processing; Circuit design; Also interested in robotics and digital signal processing
Research and engineering are the sources of great innovations. Engineers are the architects of the present and future generations. The SMU Engineering experience can be rewarding, enjoyable, and challenging, provided the student is truly dedicated to education and serious about studying.
Network Analysis: With Computer Application to Problem Solving, (co-authored), International Textbook, Co., Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1972. Second edition published by Matrix Publishing Company, Portland, Oregon, 1977.
Fundamentals of Network Analysis and Synthesis, Prentice-Hall Publishing Company, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1974. Second edition published by Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida, 1982. Third edition printed by Jaico Publishing of India, 2005
Instructor’s Manual for the Fundamentals of Network Analysis and Synthesis, 177 pages, Prentice-Hall, 1974.
Papers published in refereed journals
“Design of Linear Time-Varying and Nonlinear Time-Invariant Network,” (with C.A. Desoer), IEEE Trans. On Circuit Theory, Vol. CT-17, No. 2, pp. 232-240, May 1970.
“The ‘Frozen Operating Point’ Method of Small-Signal Analysis,” (with C.A. Desoer), IEEE Trans. On Circuit Theory, Vol. CT-17, No. 2, pp. 259-261, May 1970.
“On the Design of Nonlinear Time-Invariant Networks,” IEEE Trans. On Circuit Theory, Vol. CT-17, No. 4, pp. 657-659, November 1970.
“Design of Nonlinear Networks for a Prescribed Small-Signal Behavior,” IEEE Trans. On Circuit Theory, Vol. CT-19, No. 4, pp. 389-391, July 1972.
“Comments on the Design of Nonlinear Networks for a Prescribed Small-Signal Behavior” (with J.V. White), IEEE Trans. On Circuit Theory, Vol. CT-20, No. 5, pp. 611-612, September 1973.
“Computer-Aided Design of Filters with Variable Bandwidth,” International Journal of Computers and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1974.
“Synthesis of Non-Strictly Unicursal Driving Point Characteristics,” Int. Journal of Electronics 1977, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 495-503.
“Digital Design of General LC Structures,” IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems, Vol. CAS-25, No. 5, May 1978.
“Iterative Design of Nonlinear Memoryless System,” J. of Computers and Electrical Eng., Vol. 5, No. 4, 1978.
“Variable Cutoff Digital Ladder Filters,” Int. Journal of Electronics, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 535-549, October 1978.
“Digital Design of Two-Dimensional LC Structures” (with S. Erfani), IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems, Vol. CAS-28, No. 1, January 1981.
“Functional Approximation of Planar Curves via Adaptive Segmentation” (with F. Badi’i), Int. J. Systems Sciences., Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 667-674, June 1982.
“Approximation of Multipath Planar Shapes in Pattern Analysis” (with F. Badi’i), Int. J. of Computers and Information Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 99-110, April 1983.
“A Formant Estimating Equation Useful in a Graphically Controlled Speech Synthesizer” (with C.D. Covington), IEEE Trans. On ASSP, Vol. ASSP-31, No. 3, pp. 736-738, June 1983.
“A Note on Digital Simulation of RLC Structures” (with S. Erfani), IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems, Vol. CAS-32, No. 6, pp. 600-603, June 1985.