Dr. Nizar Tayem

Dr. Nizar Tayem

Assistant Professor 

Department of  Engineering & Technology

Texas A&M University - Commerce
Commerce, Texas 75429 - 3011
Phone: 903-886-5705
Fax: 903-886-5650
Email: Nizar.Tayem@tamuc.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D., in Electrical Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS-US, (2001-2005) GPA: 3.95/4.0

MS in Physics and Electronics, Al-Najah National University, Palestine (1996- 1998)

BS in Physics and Electronics, Al-Najah National University, Palestine (1991-1995)

RESEARCH

MAJOR INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS

Smart Antenna for Future US Army Frequency-Hopping Communications Systems,” US Army Research under State of Kansas Defense Experimental Program to Simulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR)

DOA Estimation scheme for wireless communication, US Army Research Laboratory, USA  DOA Estimation and Downlink Beam Study for 3GPP,” Samsung Electronics Co., LTD, Information and Telecommunication R&D Center 

Developed algorithms for WCDMA TDD Mode for Samsung Electronics

Proposed and implemented Unitary Root Music and Unitary Music with real valued Rank Revealing Triangular factorization algorithm for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, USA 

Real time implementation for Direction of arrival estimation (DOA) Hardware implementation using FPGA for Direction of arrival estimation (DOA) proposed methods 

Developed an algorithm for Time of arrival estimation (TOA) 

Developed and proposed many algorithms in one dimensional and multidimensional array signal processing for parameter estimation

JOURNALS

Nizar Tayem, K Majeed, AA Hussain, “Propagator Method using PARAFAC Model for Two Dimensional Source Localization” accepted for publication at Radioengineering Journal July 2018

A. A. Hussain, N. Tayem, M. O. Butt, A. Soliman, A. Alhamed and S. Alshebeili, "FPGA Hardware Implementation of DOA Estimation Algorithm Employing LU Decomposition," in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 17666-17680, 2018.

Nizar Tayem, K Majeed, AA Hussain, “Parallel Factor-Based Model for Two-Dimensional Direction Estimation” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 1813497, 12 pages

Nizar Tayem “''Cholesky Factorization Based Parallel Factor for Azimuth and Elevation Angles Estimation'' accepted at Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, June 2017

A Alhamed, Nizar Tayem, T Alshawi, S Alshebeili, A Alsuwailem, A Hussain, “FPGA-based Real Time Implementation for Direction-of-Arrival Estimation,” The Journal of Engineering10.1049/joe.2017.0165 , May 2017

Nizar Tayem, “Azimuth/Elevation Directional Finding with Automatic Pair Matching” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5063450, 9 pages

Nizar Tayem, Syed Raza, Mohammed Omer, Ahmed Abul Hussain, “Joint Frequency and Time Estimation Algorithms" Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering September 2016, Volume 41, Issue 9, pp 3511–3519

Nizar Tayem, Khaqan Majeed, and Ahmed A. Hussain, “Two Dimensional DOA Estimation using Cross-correlation Matrix with L-shaped Array,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless propagation letters , October 2015

N. Tayem, “Real time implementation for DOA estimation methods on NI-PXI platform," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 59, 103-121, 2014.

M. Omer, N. Tayem, A Hussain,” Two Uniform Linear Arrays for Non-Coherent and Coherent Sources for Two Dimensional Source Localization,” Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letter , Vol. 47, 31-39, July 2014.

N. Tayem, M. Omer, M. El-Lakkis, S. A. Raza , J. Nayfeh,” Hardware Implementation of a Proposed QR-TLS DOA Estimation Method and Music, Esprit Algorithms on NI-PXI Platform, Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 45, 203-221, November 2013.

N. Tayem, M. Omer, H. Gami, S. A. Raza, J. Nayfeh, M. Al-Lakkis,” Joint Frequency and Angle Estimation Algorithms,” Journal of Selected Areas in Telecommunications (JSAT), October 2013

M. M. Qasaymeh, Tayem Nizar, and Ahmed Musa, “An Efficient Channel Estimator for Frequency Hopping System via Propagator Method”, The International Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks, Vol. 3, pp.23-27, May 2011.

Nizar Tayem and Gami Hiren, “Two Stages Time Delay and Frequency for multiple sinusoids, “Journal of Selected areas in Telecommunication (JSAT), pp. 59-63, April 2011.

Nizar Tayem, “QRC-ESPRIT method for wideband signals” ACEEE International Journal on communication, Vol.2, No.03, pp.1-5. Nov 2011

Nizar Tayem and Gami Hiren, “Two Stages Time Delay and Frequency for multiple sinusoids, “Journal of Selected areas in Telecommunication (JSAT), pp. 59-63, April 2011.

Qasaymeh M.M, Gami Hiren, Tayem Nizar, Ravi Pendse, and M. E. Sawan “Joint Time Delay and Frequency Estimation with Propagator Method” IEEE Signal Processing Letter March. Vol. 16, No. 5, pp.422-425, May 2009.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, “Reply to Comment on “L-Shape 2-Dimensional Arrival Angle Estimation with Propagator Methods,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 56, No. 5, pp. 1503-1506, May 2008.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, “Reply to Comment on “Conjugate ESPRIT (C-SPRIT),” IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 512 - 513, February 2007.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "Azimuth and Elevation Angle Estimation with No Failure and No Eigen Decomposition," Elsevier Signal Processing Journal, Volume 86, Issue 1, Pages 8-16, January 2006.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "L-Shape 2-Dimensional Arrival Angle Estimation with Propagator Method," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 1622- 1630, May 2005.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "Conjugate ESPRIT (C-SPRIT)," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 2618-2624, October 2004

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

N. Tayem, Nadar Sawalhi, Suri Ganriwala,” Harmonic Estimation Employing QR factorization and Power Spectral Density for fault detection in Induction Motor,” Machinery failure Prevention technology 2018, Virginia beach, Virginia

Ahmed A. Hussain, N. Tayem, Abdel-Hamid Soliman “LDL Decomposition-based Realtime FPGA Implementation of DOA Estimation." Accepted at IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2018.

N. Tayem, ”Partial Data Matrix DOA Estimation without Eigenvalue Decomposition”, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April 17-19, 2017

Nadar Sawalhi, N. Tayem, Suri Ganriwala,”Fault detection and health monitoring using motor current signature analysis Compared to Vibration Analysis ,” Machinery failure Prevention technology 2018, Virginia beach, Virginia

N. Tayem, M. Omer, A. Abul Hussain , “DOA Estimation Method using R Matrix of the QR Factorized Data and its Prototype Implementation on NI-PXI Platform,” IEEE MILCOM 2014, Baltimore, MD

N. Tayem, M. Omer, A. Abul Hussain , “Hardware Implementation of MUSIC and ESPRIT on NI-PXI Platform,” IEEE MILCOM 2014, Baltimore, MD

Syed A. Raza and Nizar Tayem, "Direct and Parallel QR Based Subspace Decomposition Methods for System Identification", International Conference on Industrial Automation, Information and Communications Technology, Bali, 28-30th August 2014.

N. Tayem, M. Omer, H. Gami, Jamal Nayfeh “QR-TLS ESPRIT for Source Localization and Frequency Estimations." IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2013.

N. Tayem, M. Omer , S. A. Raza, J. Nayfeh, Mohamed El-Lakkis, “ Parallel TSQR-TLS and QR-TLS factorization for Joint Time Delay and Frequency Estimation." IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2013

Nizar Tayem, “2 D DOA estimation for multiple coherent sources using a new antenna array configuration,” IEEE Military communication conference, Orlando, Florida, November. 2012

Nizar Tayem, “ QRC-ESPRIT for Wideband Signals, Second International Conference on Advances in Information and Communication Technologies, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dec 2011.

Nizar Tayem ,Champike attanaayake, and Ayodele Abatan, “ Range and Bearing Estimation for Near-Field Sources," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, Ottawa , Canada, September 2010.

Gami H., Qasaymeh M., Tayem N., R. Pendse, M. Sawan, “Efficient Structure-Based Carrier Offset Estimator for OFDM System,” IEEE Vehicular Tech. Conf., Barcelona, Spain, Apr 26- 29, 2009.

Qasaymeh M., Gami H., Tayem N., R. Pendse, M. Sawan, “Time Delay Estimator for Frequency Hopping System without Eigen Decomposition,” IEEE Vehicular Tech Conf, Barcelona, Spain, Apr 26-29, 2009.

Qasaymeh M., Gami H., Tayem N., R. Pendse, M. Sawan, “Rank Revealing QR Factorization for Jointly Time Delay and Frequency Estimation,” IEEE Vehicular Tech Conf, Barcelona, Spain, Apr 26-29, 2009.

Gami H., Qasaymeh M., Tayem N., R. Pendse, M. Sawan, “Subspace-Based Blind CFO Estimation for OFDM by Exploiting Used Carriers,” IEEE Sarnoff Sym., Princeton, NJ, Mar 30-Apr 1, 2009.

Shatnawi H., Gami H., Qasaymeh M., Tayem N., M. Sawan, R. Pendse, “High Resolution Joint Time Delay and Frequency Estimation,” IEEE Sarnoff Sym., Princeton, NJ, Mar 30-Apr 1, 2009.

Gami H., Qasaymeh M., Tayem N., R. Pendse, M. Sawan, “Semiblind Multiuser MIMO Channel Estimators using PM and RRQR methods,” IEEE Conf on Comm. Network & Services Research, New Brunswick, Canada, May 11-15, 2009.

Gami H., Qasaymeh M., Tayem N., R. Pendse, M. Sawan, “Carrier Frequency Offset Estimator for Multicarrier Systems using Matrix Pencil Method”, IEEE International conf. on Telecommunications, Marrakech, Morocco, May 25-27, 2009.

Qasaymeh M.M, Gami Hiren, Tayem Nizar, Ravi Pendse, and M. E. Sawan “Joint Time Delay and Frequency Estimation without Eigen-Decomposition” accepted in 42nd Annual Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems Computers, Pacific Grove, CA Oct. 2008

Kareem Al Jabr, Hyuck M. Kwon, and Nizar Tayem, “Modified UCA-ESPRIT for Estimating DOA of Coherent Signals Using One Snapshot,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, , Marina Bay, Singapore, 11–14 May 2008

Qasaymeh M., Gami H., Tayem N., M. Sawan, R. Pendse, “Propagator Method for Joint Time Delay and Frequency Estimation,” IEEE Conference on Signal, System & Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Oct. 2008.

N. Tayem and M. Naraghi-Pour, “ Unitary MUSIC algorithm for Source bearing estimation,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, 30 September 3 October 2007

N. Tayem and M. Naraghi-Pour, “ Unitary MUSIC algorithm for Source bearing estimation,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, 30 September 3 October 2007

N. Tayem and M. Naraghi-Pour, “Propagator Method and Triangular Factorization for Source Bearing Estimation,” IEEE Military Communications Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 29-31 2007.

N. Tayem and M. Naraghi-Pour, “Fast algorithm for source localization in multipath environments,” SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering) April 2007. 

Nizar Tayem and M. Naraghi-Pour, “Unitary Root MUSIC and Unitary MUSIC with RealValued Rank Revealing Triangular Factorization,” accepted at IEEE Military Communications Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 29-31 2007

A. Salameh and N. Tayem, “Conjugate MUSIC for non-circular signals” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing 2006, Toulouse, France 14-19 May 2006.

Nizar Tayem, A. Salameh, and Hyuck M. Kwon, “Toeplitz based matrix Pencil for NonCircular Signals” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2006, Montréal, Canada, 25 – 28 September 2006.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, “Covariance Matrix Differencing for Coherent Sources DOA Estimation under Unknown Noise Field ” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2006, Montréal, Canada, 25 – 28 September 2006.

N. Tayem and A. Salameh, “DOA Estimation for non-circular sources under correlated noise field,” ICT 13th International Conference on Telecommunications 2006, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, 9-12 May 2006.

A. Salameh and N. Tayem,“Angle of Arrival Estimation for Non-Circular Signals” IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2006, Princeton, New Jersey, 27-28 March 2006.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, Seunghyun Min and Donghee Kang, “Root MUSIC Transform Covariance Differencing for Correlated Sources under Unknown Symmetric Toeplitz Noise,” International ITG - IEEE Workshop on Smart Antennas 2006, Reisensburg near Ulm, 13-14 March 2006.

A. Salameh, Nizar Tayem, and Hyuck M. Kwon, “Improved 2-D Root MUSIC for Non-Circular Signals”Fourth IEEE Workshop on sensor array and multi-channel processing 2006, Waltham, Massachusetts, 12-14 July 2006.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, and Yong H. Lee, “DOA Estimation for Coherent Sources with Spatial Smoothing without Eigendecomposition under Unknown Noise Field," IEEE GLOBECOM Conference 2005, St Louis, MO, November 28-December 2, 2005.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, “Transform Covariance Differencing Method for Correlated Sources under Unknown Symmetric Toeplitz Noise," IEEE Military Communications Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 17-20, 2005.

Nizar Tayem, Hyuck M. Kwon, and Yong H. Lee, "2-D DOA Estimation with No Failure," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2005 Fall, Dallas, TX, September 25-28, 2005.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, Seunghyun Min and Donghee Kang, "FOA and 2-D DOA Estimation with Propagator Method," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2005 Fall, Dallas, TX, September 25-28, 2005.

Nizar Tayem, Hyuck M. Kwon, "Arrival Angle Estimation of Correlated Sources with Unknown, Spatially Uncorrelated and Nonstationary Noise," IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, paper number 2583, Washington, DC, USA on July 3-8, 2005.

Nizar Tayem, Hyuck M. Kwon, "Arrival Angle Estimation of Correlated Sources under Unknown Noise of Hermitian Covariance Matrix," IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, paper number 2905, Washington, DC, USA on July 3-8, 2005.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "Angle Estimation with Propagator Method for Correlated Sources under Unknown Symmetric Toeplitz Noise," The 18th Annual Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE05), Session TM22 Digital Signal Processing 3, Saskatoon Inn Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 1-4, 2005.   

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "2-D DOA Estimation with Propagator Method for Correlated Sources under Unknown Symmetric Toeplitz Noise," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2005-Spring, Stockholm, Sweden, May 30 -June 2, 2005.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "L-Shape 2-Dimmensional Arrival Angle Estimation with Propagator Method," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2005-Spring, Stockholm, Sweden, May 30 - June 2, 2005.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "2-D Directional of Arrival Angle Estimation Non-Based on the Eigen Structure Approach," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2004-Fall, Los Angeles, CA, September 26-29, 2004.

Nizar Tayem and Hyuck M. Kwon, "CONJUGATE ESPRIT (C-SPRIT)," IEEE Military Communications Conference, Boston, MA, pp. 1155 - 1160, Vol. 2, October 13-16, 2003

MEMBERSHIP

Senior member of institute of Doctors Engineering and Scientists (IDES)

IEEE member

Member of World Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Member of the institute of Electronics, Information, and Communication Engineers 

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal on Electrical and Power Engineering (ACEEE, USA).