Funded Research

Total Research Volume ~ $15M

  1. “Cloud computing, data storage and network management system,” Agency: Alabama Innovation Fund and Nfina Technologies, Duration: 2015-2017. (PI/PD)
  2. “Extracting target signatures from vibrometric data,” Agency: AFRL, Duration: 2015. (PI/PD)
  3. “Performance evaluation of optimal filters for target detection and tracking,” Agency: AFRL, Duration: 2012 - 2014. (PI/PD)
  4. “Hyperspectral imaging based estimation of physical distribution, dispersion and dilution of oil polluted contaminants,” Agency: BP, Duration: 2010 - 2011. (PI/PD)
  5. “Feasibility study of applying multi-spectral acoustical imaging techniques to estimate physical distribution of oil-derived substances,” Agency: BP, Duration: 2010- 2011. (Co-PI)
  6. “High peak power plasmoid thruster for space propulsion applications,” Agency: NASA, Duration: 2006 - 2010. (PI/PD)
  7. “Smart energy management and control of fuel cell powered applications,” Agency: DoE, Duration 2005 - 2007. (PI/PD)
  8. “Joint wavelet transform based hyperspectral image processing,” Agency: SMDC, Duration: 2004 - 2006. (PI/PD)
  9. “Smart energy management and control system for fuel cell operated microgrid connected neighborhoods,” Agency: DoE, Duration: 2004 - 2006. (PI/PD)
  10. “Fuel cell operated smart microgrid community,” Agency: DoE, Duration: 2003 - 2005. (PI/PD)
  11. “Grid independent fuel cell operated smart home,” Agency: DoE, Duration: 2002 - 2003. (PI/PD)
  12. “Cooperative micro-satellite experiment,” Agency: NSSTC, Duration: 2002 - 2002. (Co-PI)
  13. “Real time target detection and tracking,” Agency: ARO, Duration: 2002 - 2005. (PI/PD)
  14. “Developing effective strategies and performance metrics for automatic target recognition,” Agency: ARO, PI/PD
  15. “Integrated MEMS photonics for computer and communication systems,” Agency: NSF, (Co-PI)
  16. “Real time pattern recognition,” Agency: NSF, Date: 2001 - 2005. (PI/PD)
  17. “Low cost precision gyroscope for general aviation,” Agency: FAA, Duration: 2000 - 2001. (Co-PI)
  18. “VHDL laboratory,” Agency: Altera Corporation, Date: 1998. (PI/PD)
  19. “Fractional power fringe-adjusted filter based joint transform correlation,” Agency: NSF, Duration: 1997-1999. (PI/PD)
  20. “Advanced weather satellite instrumentation,” Agency: NSF, Duration: 1997 - 1999. (Co-PI)
  21. “Advanced weather satellite instrumentation,” Agency: ITT Industry, Duration: 1997 - 1999. (Co-PI)
  22. “Infrared image registration and high resolution reconstruction using rotationally translated video sequences,” Agency: AFOSR, Duration: January - December 1997. (PI/PD)
  23. “Fast FLIR image registration and high resolution reconstruction using multiple, rotationally translated, aliased frames,” Agency: WPAFB, Duration: September - December 1996. (PI/PD)
  24. “Fast infrared image registration and high resolution reconstruction for real time applications,” Agency: AFOSR, Duration: May 1996 - August 1996. (PI/PD)


  1. M. S. Alam, “Improvements in electronic fan speed regulator and light dimmer,” Bangladesh Patent No. 1002052, August 1989.
  2. M. Mazen Al-Khatib and M. S. Alam, “Novel Coding/Encoding Subsystems for Enhancing the Performance of Communication Systems in the Presence of Intersymbol Interference,” Patent # 8,036,258 B2.

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