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Khan Iftekharuddin

  • Khan Iftekharuddin
  • Professor & Chair
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • 231 Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3741
  • kiftekha@odu.edu
  • Dr. Iftekharuddin obtained his B.Sc. degree from Bangladesh Institute of Technology in 1989. He received an M.S. and a Ph.D. both in electrical engineering from the University of Dayton in 1991 and 1995 respectively. Dr. Iftekharuddin was a principal research engineer at Timken Research, Canton, OH before joining to NDSU. There he was involved in research in signal and image processing, neural networks applications, time-frequency analysis, sensors and embedded system design. Prior to Timken, Dr. Iftekharuddin was a senior systems engineer at BDM Federal in Dayton, OH. There he was involved in software development, software process improvement, and automatic target recognition (ATR) research.
  • Education

    University of Dayton, 1995
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Dayton, 1991
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: M.S.
    Bangladesh Institute of Technology, 1989
    Major: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • Merit Scholarships
  • RECOGNITIONS & AFFILIATIONS, SPIE, IEEE INNS, OSA
  • Research in Optical Retinopathy
  • Star Award
  • 2011: Researcher of the Year
  • 2009: Charter Member, NIH BCHI panel
  • 2008: 2nd place winner, 20th Annual University of Memphis Student Research Forum
  • 2006: Who’s who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who's Who
  • 2004: Elected Fellow of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering
  • 2003: Who’s who in America, Marquis Who's Who, 57th Ed.
  • 2002: Biomedical Engineering Research Award, The Whitaker Foundation
  • 2002: IEEE Senior Member
  • 2000: Researcher of the Year Award, North Dakota State University's College of Engineering and Architecture
  • 1998: Best Paper Presentation Award, AeroSense’98
  • 1994: New Focus Grant
  • 1994: Research Fellowship
  • 1993: Research Fellowship
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    WInd River's Syste's University Partner Program: Vx works Developers Toolkit 2.2.1 Vx Works Edition
    Date: August, 2010 - August, 2013
    Multiresolution-Fractal Modeling of Brain Tumor
    Sponsoring Organization: NCI/NIH
    Date: July, 2010 - June, 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Analysis of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Data for Glaucoma Discrimination
    Sponsoring Organization: Southern College of Optometry (Assisi Foundation)
    Date: January, 2009 - October, 2011
    Integration of Radar Data with Various Sensory Modalities for Robust Identification and Decision Support
    Sponsoring Organization: Fed-Ex-FIT
    Date: July, 2010 - June, 2011
    Wind River's System's university Partner Program: Workbench Developers Toolkit 2.2.1, Vx Works Edition
    Date: August, 2007 - August, 2010
    Complex Warfare Systems
    Sponsoring Organization: Fed-Ex-FIT Center for Large-Scale Complex Systems (CLCS)
    Date: July, 2008 - June, 2010
    Visual Pattern Recognition for Biometric and Biomedical Applications
    Sponsoring Organization: UIC International Links Grant
    Date: August, 2008 - June, 2009
    Grid-to-grid neural networks for innovative pose invariant face regocnition
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: April, 2007 - September, 2008
    Improving Medical Utility of Fractal-Based Techniques in Detecting Small Cancerous and Hard-to-detect Abnormalities
    Sponsoring Organization: University of Memphis Research Foundation
    Date: July, 2007 - June, 2008
    Robot Vision: A Proposal for Object Characterization in Autonomous Tug Project
    Sponsoring Organization: Fed-Ex-FIT Center for Advanced Robotics
    Date: May, 2006 - June, 2008
    Improving sensitivity and specificity of fractal-based brain tumor and abnormality detection.
    Sponsoring Organization: Whitaker Foundation
    Date: July, 2005 - December, 2006
    A multiresolutionwavelet-fractal approach to abnormal tissue identification in brain MR images
    Sponsoring Organization: Whitaker Foundation
    Date: January, 2002 - June, 2005
    Developing Effective Strategies and Performance Metrics for Automatic Target Recognition
    Sponsoring Organization: ARO
    Date: October, 2001 - April, 2004
    Wind River's System's WindLink(TM) University Partner Program
    Date: January, 2001 - January, 2004
    Optics for Scientists and Engineer Laboratory Course
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement(CCLI)
    Date: April, 2001 - March, 2003
    Investigators:Swenson, O.; Campiglia, A.; Rogers, D.; Patterson, F.
    Virtual Computer Organisation Laboratory
    Sponsoring Organization: TAF Grant, University of Memphis
    Date: July, 2001 - June, 2002
    A biologicaln inspired model for distortion-invariant recognition
    Sponsoring Organization: New faculty research initiation grant, University of Memphis Research Foundation and College of Engineering & Technology
    Date: May, 2001 - June, 2002
    Infrastructure Development for Intelligent Image Recognition Research
    Sponsoring Organization: ND EPSCoR/NSF
    Date: April, 2000 - April, 2002
    Effect of parameter variations in synthetic radar imagery
    Sponsoring Organization: AFRL/AFOSR
    Date: July, 2001 - December, 2001
    Content based Image Alignment for x-ray Images
    Sponsoring Organization: St. Jude's Research Hospital
    Date: June, 2001 - December, 2001
    Applicability of digital watermarking for satellite imagery
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA (UMAC)
    Date: June, 2000 - February, 2001
    Data analysis and algorithm development for smart bearings - phase I
    Sponsoring Organization: Timken Research
    Date: January, 1999 - December, 2000
    Motorola PowerPC boards
    Date: October, 2000
    Data Analysis and Algorithm Development for Smart bearings - phase II
    Sponsoring Organization: Timken Research
    Date: January, 2000 - August, 2000
    Laboratory configuration for enhanced student learning
    Sponsoring Organization: NDSU office of the VP for Academic Affairs
    Date: January, 2000 - June, 2000
    A travel grant for research initiation on microsensor application in ice detection
    Sponsoring Organization: ND EPSCoR, NASA SEED grant
    Date: August, 1999 - April, 2000
    High temperature SiC pressure sensor research
    Sponsoring Organization: ND EPSCoR/NASA
    Date: March, 2000
    An unconventional non-invasive approach to cancerous tumor detection: 3-dimentional fractal geometry
    Sponsoring Organization: ND EPSCoR/NIH IDeA SEED Grant
    Date: February, 1999 - March, 2000
    Investigators:Marsh, R.
    Design and test of a Repeater for connecting 2 CAN network links
    Sponsoring Organization: Phoenix Intl.
    Date: January, 2000
    Project #0011611, Rolling mills sensorization
    Sponsoring Organization: Timken research internal research grant
    Date: 1998 - 1999
    Application of neural networks in traffic analysis - phase I
    Sponsoring Organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
    Date: April, 1999 - September, 1999
    A proposal for cross-compilation integration in improvement of the course: Computer Organization (COMP/EE 374)
    Sponsoring Organization: NDSU Office of the VP of Academic Affairs
    Date: January, 1999 - June, 1999
    A proposal for cross-compilation-based lab development
    Sponsoring Organization: NDSU President's funds for faculty development and software purchase
    Date: February, 1999
    Investigators:Marsh, R.
    Project #0010126, Data collection and prototype algorithm development for conditioning monitoring of automotive bearing - phase I
    Sponsoring Organization: Timken Research internal research grant
    Date: 1997 - 1998
    Serial-parallel interface bus monitor II
    Sponsoring Organization: Rosemount Inc..
    Date: February, 1998
    Investigators:Glower, J.
  • Intellectual Property

    Multi-Modal Sensor System Integrating COTS Technology for Surveillance and Tracking
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Kozma, R.
    Wang, L.
    Linnehan, R.
    Deming, R.
    Systems, methods and computer-readable media for detecting and predicting a progression of retinal pathologies
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Gunvant, P.
    Kim, Y. J.
    Bearing with wireless self-powered sensor unit
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Leeper, D. A.
    Hwang, W.
    Samy, R. P.
    French, M.