Research Assistantship:

Research Assistant at the University of British Columbia (Sep. 2007-present)

Visiting Researcher at Qatar University (Sep. 2009-Aug. 2010)

Visiting Researcher at Qatar University (Jun. 2008-May 2009)


Research Interests:

Energy and Bandwidth Efficient Collaborative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio.

Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio.

Power Optimization and Lifetime Maximization of Wireless Relay Networks.

Numerical Analysis and Minimization of Outage in Wireless Relay Networks.

Relaying Strategies to Maximize the Lifetime of WSN and Wireless Relay Networks.




[C] S. A. Mousavifar and C. Leung , Transient Analysis in Cognitive Radio Collaborative Spectrum Sensing, In Proc. IEEE WCNC 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, Apr. 2014- Accepted


[C] S. A. Mousavifar and C. Leung, Energy Efficient Collaborative Spectrum Sensing Based on Trust Management in Cognitive Radio Networks, in Proc. IEEE VTC Fall 2013, Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A., Sep 2013.


[J] S. A. Mousavifar and C. Leung, Lifetime Analysis of a Two-Hop Amplify-and-Forward Opportunistic Wireless Relay Network, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 1186-1195, Mar. 2013.


[C] S. A. Mousavifar, T. Khattab, and M. Hasna, Sequential Random Selection Relaying for Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM, Miami, FL, U.S.A., December 2010.


[C] S. A. Mousavifar, T. Khattab, and C. Leung, Lifetime maximization with predictive power management in selective relay networks. in Proc. of the Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications Symposium (PIMRC), Tokyo, Japan, September 2009.


[C] Seyed A. Mousavifar, Tamer M. Khattab, Cyril Leung, "A Predictive Strategy for Lifetime Maximization in Selective Relay Networks," in Proc. 2009 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, Air-Interface Resource Management, Princeton New Jersey, April 2009.


[C] Seyed A. Mousavifar, Cyril Leung, Tamer M. Khattab, "Lifetime Maximization for Greedy Selective Relay Strategies," in Proc. IEEE-2009 GCC Wireless Communications and Signal Processing, March 2009.