Nasir Saeed

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • ​Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Underwater Localization
  • Location awareness for 5G​

Selected Publications

​​Ph.D. Thesis

N. Saeed, “Multidimensional Scaling Based Localization for Cognitive Radio Networks,” Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, July. 2015.

Selected Journal Publications

1.       N. Saeed and H. Nam, "Robust Multidimensional Scaling for Cognitive Radio Network Localization," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 4056-4062, Sep., 2015.

2.       H. Nam, N. Saeed, M. B.-Ghorbel and M. -S. Alouini, "Primary user localisation and uplink resource allocation in orthogonal frequency division multiple access cognitive radio systems", IET Communications, vol. 9, no. 8, p. 1131-1137, May, 2015.

3.       N. Saeed and H. Nam, "Cluster Based Multidimensional Scaling for Irregular Cognitive Radio Networks Localization," in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 10, pp. 2649-2659, May., 2016.

4.       N. Saeed and H. Nam, "Energy Efficient Localization Algorithm with Improved Accuracy in Cognitive Radio Networks," in  IEEE Communications Letters, vol. PP, no.99, pp.2017-2020, June., 2017.

5.       M. A. Khan, N. Saeed, A. W. Ahmad and C. Lee "Location awareness in 5G Networks using RSS measurements for Public safety applications," IEEE Accessvol. 05, no. 05, pp. 21753-21762, Sep., 2017.

​6.       N. Saeed, Abdulkadir Celik, Tareq. Y-Al naffouri and M. -S. Alouini, "Energy Harvesting Hybrid Acoustic-Optical Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks Localization," in Sensors, vol. 18, no. 01, pp. 1-25,  Dec., 2017.

Conference Publications 

1.      N. Saeed and H. Nam, "MDS-LM for Wireless Sensor Networks Localization," IEEE 79th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), Seoul, 2014.

2.      N. Saeed, M. Haris and M. I. Ul Haq, "Jointly locating the primary and secondary users in cognitive radio networks," International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE), Islamabad, 2017.​

Complete publication list is available through Google Scholar and dblp.


  • ​Ph.D. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea (Sept 2012 – July 2015).
  • M.S. in Satellite Navigation Systems, Polytechnic University of Turin, Turin, Italy (Sept 2010 – Sept 2011).
  • B.S. in Telecommunication Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar, Pakistan (Sept 2005 - July 2009).​

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​IEEE Member. 
  • Reviewer of multiple IEEE journals and conferences.