Muhammad Hashir Syed

Ph.D. candidate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Hashir’s research focuses on the application of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the next generation wireless networks. He has worked on empirically characterizing the wireless channels between UAV-UAV nodes, UAV-ground nodes and UAV-underground nodes. Hashir aims to develop channel models for UAVs that could be utilized to improve wireless communication performance. 
Hashir received a B.E. degree in electronics engineering in 2015 from the Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Pakistan. Then, he received an M.S. degree in electrical-electronics engineering in 2018 from Istanbul Medipol University, Turkiye. Before joining SMU as a Ph.D. student in 2019, he worked as a special scientist (research assistant) at the University of Cyprus, Cyprus. In his free time, he loves playing guitar, cooking and spending time with his wife and son.