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Welcome to the Webpage of Dr. Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Information Science and Engineering

Central South University
Changsha, Hunan, P. R. China, 410083
Contact: (+86) 13637485643

 zakirulalam@gmail.com,

 zakirul_yahoo@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Work Unit:
Trusted Computing Institute
Computer Building #204
Central South University
Lushan Nanlu, Changsha

Office Tel: +86-731-88877711
Office Fax: +86-731-88877711


 

                                                             Shanghai Bund

Biography ↑TOP

Dr. Alam is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the school of Information Science and Engineering at Central South University, China. He received a PhD degree and a M. Eng. degree in Computer Science and Technology from Central South University (CSU), China, in 2013 and 2009 respectively. He received a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh. He is a key member of the Trusted Computing Institute of CSU, where his research interests focus on designing Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), Fault-tolerance and Deployment issues in Wireless Sensor Networks, and Sensor-Cloud Computing. He was a Research Assistant at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2010-2011 and a Software Engineer at Recursion Communication and Information Ltd. He was a recipient of the “2012 Top-notch PhD Student Award”, and a recipient of the “2012 Hunan Province Innovative Engineering Research Fund Award” from Hunan Province and CSU, and a recipient of the “Outstanding Master Degree Dissertation Award” from Hunan Province Science Foundation. His papers have appeared in the prestigious journals/conferences in the domain, including ACM TOSN, IEEE TC, IEEE TPDS, IEEE SECON, IEEE/IFIP DSN, IEEE SRDS, IEEE DCOSS, and so on. He was the recipient of the “Best Paper Award” at IEEE ISPA 2013, Melbourne, Australia, and the recipient of the “Best Academic Paper Award” 2012. He is a member of IEEE, and a member of ACM.


Education Background ↑TOP

2009.9―2013.12 

PhD

Computer Science and Technology

Central South University, China

  • GPA [course work]: 4.0/4.0

  • PhD with 18 papers (6 SCI/EI and 12 EI), including papers in TOP venues (TOSN, TPDS, TC, SECON, SRDS, DSN, DCOSS)

  • Two best paper awards, a number of academic awards

Supervisor: Prof. Guojun Wang
2006.9―2009.7 M. Eng.

Computer Science and Technology

Central South University, China

Supervisor: Prof. Guojun Wang
2001.2―2005.2 B.Sc.

Computer Science and Engineering

International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh

Supervisor: Mr. Tanveer 

                           Hossain


Research/Work Experience ↑TOP

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

             School of Information Science and Engineering, School of Software 

             Central South University, China

2014. 01–Current

  • Graduate Student Researcher  (GSR)

             Department of Computer Science, Central South University, China

             (GSR to Prof. Guojun Wang)

2011–2013

  • Research Assistant (RA)

             Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong 

             Hong  (RA to Prof. Jiannong Cao)

2010–2011

  • Software Engineer  (Offshore)

             Recursion Communication & Information System Ltd, Bangladesh

2006–2009

  • Asst. Software Engineer    

             Jan International Ltd., and Alpha Soft System Ltd., Bangladesh

2005–2006


Research Interest  ↑TOP

  • Real-time Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)

  • Fault Tolerant and Energy-Efficient Event Monitoring in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)

  • Distributed Target Tracking, Structural Health monitoring (SHM) System in WSNs.

  • Sensor-Cloud Computing


Publications  ↑TOP

Papers in Journals
TC

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, and Jie Wu

Deploying Wireless Sensor Networks with Fault-Tolerance for Structural Health Monitoring

Accepted to appear in IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2014. (SCI & EI)

Available Online: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TC.2013.195

TOSN

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, and Jie Wu

Sensor Placement with Multiple Objectives for Structural Health Monitoring

Accepted to appear in ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 2014. (SCI & EI)

TPDS

Guojun Wang, Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Jiannong Cao, and Jie Wu

Detecting Movements of a Target Using Face Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2013. (SCI & EI) 

Available Online: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TPDS.2013.91

FGCS

J. Zheng, M. Z. A. Bhuiyan, S. Liang, X. Xing, G. Wang

Auction-Based Adaptive Sensor  Activation  Algorithm  for  Target  Tracking  in  Wireless  Sensor  Networks

 Accepted to appear in Future Generation Computer Systems

Available Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2013.12.014

CCPE

Guojun Wang, Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, and Li Zhang

Two-Level Cooperative and Energy-Efficient Tracking Algorithm in Wireless Sensor Networks

Wiley’s Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, 22(4): 518-537, February 2010. (SCI & EI)

JCSUT

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Li Zhang, and Yong Peng

Prediction Based Energy-Efficient Target Tracking Protocol Using Wireless Sensor Networks

Journal of Central South University of Technology, 17(2): 340-348, April 2010. (SCI & EI)

JTMT

Guo Shaoming, Zheng Jin, Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Wang Guojun, and LV Pengpeng

Grey Markov model-based target tracking algorithm in wireless sensor networks

Journal of Transducer and Microsystem Technologies, 2013 (in Chinese)

Papers in Refereed Conferences

SECON   2013

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, and Jie Wu

Energy and Bandwidth-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks for Monitoring High-Frequency Events

in Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON 2013), 9 Pages, Jun 24-27, 2013, New Orleans, USA.

ISPA  2013

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, and Jie Wu

Local Monitoring and Maintenance for Operational Wireless Sensor Networks

 in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA'13), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013. [Best Paper Award] [国际学术会议最佳论文奖]

SRDS 2012

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Jiannong Cao, Guojun Wang, and Xuefeng Liu

Energy-Efficient and Fault-Tolerant Structural Health Monitoring in Wireless Sensor Networks

in Proceeding of the 31st International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS’12), pp. 310-310, 8th-11th October 2012, Irvine, California.

HPCC 2012

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, and Jiannong Cao

Sensor Placement with Multiple Objectives for Structural Health Monitoring in WSNs

in Proceeding of the IEEE 14th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC’12), pp. 699-706, 2012.

DCOSS 2012

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Jiannong Cao, and Guojun Wang

Deploying Wireless Sensor Networks with Fault Tolerance for Structural Health Monitoring

in Proceedings of the IEEE 8th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS’12), pp.194-202, 2012, Hangzhou, China.

ICESS 2011

Shaohua Liang, Md. Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, and Guojun Wang

Auction-Based Adaptive Sensor Activation Algorithm for Target Tracking in WSNs

in Proceedings of the 2011 International Joint Conference of IEEE TrustCom-11/IEEE ICESS-11/FCST-11 (TrustCom 2011), pp. 1217-1223, Nov. 16-18, 2011, Changsha, China.

   DSN    2011

X. Liu, J. Cao, M. Z. A Bhuiyan, S. Lai, H. Wu, and G. Wang

Fault Tolerant WSN-based Structural Health Monitoring

in Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP 41st International Conference on Dependable Systems & Networks (DSN'11), pp. 37-48, 2011, Hong Kong, China, June 27-30, 2011.

BJ-HK PHD FORUM 

M. Z. A. Bhuiyan, J. Cao, and G. Wang

Backup Sensor Placement with Guaranteed Fault Tolerance for Structural Health Monitoring

in the Sixth Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctoral Forum, Shenzhen, China, Aug. 1-4, 2011.

ICPADS 2009

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, and Jie Wu

Polygon-Based Tracking Framework in Surveillance Wireless Sensor Networks

in Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2009), pp. 174-181, Shenzhen, P. R. China, December 2009.

ICCCN 2009

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, and Jie Wu

Target Tracking with Monitor and Backup Sensors in Wireless Sensor Networks

in Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN'09), San Francisco, California, USA, Aug. 3-6, 2009.

NSWCTC 2010

C. Li, Md. Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, and Y. Liu

Impact of Pursuer Speed on the Performance of Distributed Surveillance Sensor Network

in Proceedings of the 2010 Second International Conference on Networks Security, Wireless Communications and Trusted Computing (NSWCTC '10), pp. 121-124.2010.

 

Other Papers
Technical Report

M. Z. A. Bhuiyan, G. Wang, and J. CAO, and J. Wu, “Localized Decision Making in Wireless Sensor Network for Online Structural Event Monitoring,” Technical Report, Central South University, 2013.  (A short version is under review in IEEE ICDCS 2014).

Technical Report Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, and Jie Wu, "Resource-Efficient Data Collection and Monitoring in Wireless Vibration Sensor Networks," Technical Report, Central South University, 2013. (A short version is under review in IEEE SECON 2014).
Master Degree Thesis Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, “Cooperative and Energy-Efficient Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Master Degree Thesis, Central South University, 2009. Supervisor: Prof. Guojun Wang (Awarded the “Excellent Thesis Award” at the university level, and “Excellent Thesis Award” at the Provincial Level, China)
BIFE 2009 Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, “An Algorithm for Determining Neural Network Architecture Using Differential Evolution,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 2009 International Conference on Business Intelligence and Financial Engineering (IEEE BIFE), pp. 3-7, 2009. China. (EI, ISTP & DBLP)

 


Honors and Awards  ↑TOP

  • Excellent Master Degree Dissertation Award            (国际学术会议最佳论文奖)

    Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, Jiannong Cao, Jie Wu, “Local Monitoring and Maintenance for Operational Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA'13), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013.

  • Top-notch Innovative PhD Student Fellowship (2012-2013)

    Awarded by Central South University and the Hunan Provincial Science Foundation, China

         (2012-2013 学年度拔尖创新博士生奖学金).

     

  • 2012 Hunan Province PhD Research and Innovation Research Grant

    Awarded by the Hunan Provincial Science Foundation, China (2012年度湖南省研究生教育创新工程项目经费).

  • Best Paper Award

    Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Guojun Wang, and Jiannong Cao, "Resource-Efficient Vibration Data Collection in Cyber-Physical   Systems,"  the 2012 14th Annual Academic Conference of School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University (信息科学与工程学院第十四届研究生学术年会优秀论文奖).

  • Outstanding Master Degree Dissertation Award

    Awarded by Hunan province, China (2010-11) (湖南省优秀研究生学位论文 奖).

     

  • Excellent Master Degree Dissertation Award  

    Awarded by the Central South University, China (2010) (中南大学优秀研究生学位论文奖).

  • Distinguished International Student Award

    Awarded by Chinese Government Scholarship Council (CSC), 2009. (2009 年优秀外国留学生 奖)

  • Full PhD Scholarship   (2009)

    Sponsored by Chinese Government Scholarship Council (CSC) (中 国政府奖学金对于博士学位)

  • Full Master Degree Scholarship   (2006)

     Awarded by Asia Foreign Scholarship under ‘Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC)’(中 国政府奖学金对于硕士学位)

     

  • One-Year Diploma Scholarship

     Recipient of the diploma in Computer Application sponsored by the IDB-BISEW IT  Scholarship Project  (3rd round).   http://www.idb-bisew.org/

  • Academic Financial Assistance

     Recipient of it for the duration 2002-2003, 2003-2004 on BSc. degree studies.

  • IT Internship

     Honored by the Alpha Soft System Ltd., Bangladesh, in 2005.

  • Certificate Course on Advance Programming (VB. Net, C#)

     Selected for the course offered by the Bangladesh Computer Council  (BCC), Bangladesh, 2004

  • Industrial Training

    Selected for the training offered by the Grameen Phone Ltd (Leading Telecommunication Company in Bangladesh), 2003.


Selected Talks ↑TOP

  • “Local Monitoring and Maintenance for Operational Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA'13), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013.

  • “HIWL: An Unsupervised Learning Algorithm for Indoor Wireless Localization,” in Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013.

  • “Deploying Wireless Sensor Networks with Fault Tolerance for Structural Health Monitoring,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 8th International Conference on  Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS’12), 2012.

  • “Backup Sensor Placement for WSN-Based SHM system,” in the 6th Beijing-Hong Kong (BJ-HK) International Doctoral Forum, Aug. 1-4, 2011.

  •  “Polygon-Based Tracking Framework in Surveillance Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proceedings the Fifteenth International Conference on  Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'09), Dec. 8-11, Shenzhen, China.


Scientific Events /Community Activities ↑TOP

  • Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member

o   GLOBECOM 2014: The 2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GlobeCom), Austin, Texas, USA

o   GC-AHSN 2014: The 2014 IEEE GLOBECOM - Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium (AHSN)

  ICC-AHSN 2014:  IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'14) Ad Hoc and Sensor

                                       Networking  Symposium (AHSN), Sidney, Australia, June 2014

  IWCMC 2014: The International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference.

o   ICC-AHSN 2014: IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'14) Ad Hoc and Sensor

                                     Networking Symposium (AHSN), Sidney, Australia, June 2014.

o   IC3 2013:  The 6th International Conference on Contemporary Computing (IC3), India, 2013

o   SCS 2013:  The 2013 International Symposium on Sensor-Cloud Systems (SCS-13), Dec. 11-13, 2013

                          Dalian, China (in conjunction with 9th International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and

                          Sensor Networks (MSN 2013)

  • Conference Session Chair

o   IEEE HPCC 2013: The  15th IEEE International Conference on  High  Performance Computing  and

                                       Communications

                   Session- Distributed Systems and Applications

                   Session- Distributed Systems and Applications

                   Session- Computer Network

 

o   IEEE/IFIP EUC 2013:  The 11th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on  Embedded and Ubiquitous

                                                Computing (IEEE/IFIP EUC-13);

                         Session: Pervasive Computing and Communications

o   DMIoT 2013: The 2013 International Workshop on Data Mining in Internet of Things

                         Session: Data Mining in Internet of Things

o   IEEE TrustCom 2013: The 12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in

                                              Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-13)

                         Session: ISSR/SPIoT (Security in e-Science and e-Research / Security and Privacy in Internet of Things)

o   BJ-HK PhD Forum 2011: At the 6th Beijing-Hong Kong (BJ-HK) International Doctoral Forum

                                                    Aug. 1-4, Shenzhen, China, 2011.

  • Attended Conference/Scientific Events

  IEEE ICPADS 2009   IDF 2011  IEEE FCST-11  
  IEEE TrustCom-11   IEEE ICESS-11 IEEE EUC 2011
  IEEE DCOSS 2012  WNM 2013 IEEE ISPA 2013
  IEEE TrustCom 2013  IEEE HPCC 2013  EUC 2013
  CSS 2013    
  • Professional Organization Member

o   ACM professional member

o   IEEE professional member

 

    Paper Reviewer /Secondary-Reviewer

For Journals:

  • TC:   IEEE Transactions on Computer

  • TR:   IEEE Transactions on Reliability

  • TPDS:   IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

  • JCST:   Journal of Computer Science and Technology

  • AHSWN:   Journal of Adhoc & Sensor Wireless Networks

  • IJAHUC:   International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing

For Conferences:

  • SoftCOM 2013:  The 21st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks

  • HPCC 2012:   The 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications.

  • FCST 2012:  The 7th International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology

  • ICPADS:   IEEE 17th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems.

  • ICC 2012:   The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)

  • ICPP 2012:   The International Conference on Parallel Processing 

  • ICDCS 2011:  The 31st Int'l Conference on Distributed Computing Systems

  • ICNP 2011:   The nineteenth IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols

  • PERCOM 2011 The 9th Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications

  • CHINACOM 2011:  The 6th International ICST Conference on Communications and Networking in China

  • WCNC 2011:   The IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference

  • ICESS 2011:   The 8th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems

  • RTSS 2011:   The 32nd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium

  • TrustCom 2011: The 10th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing

                                          and Communications

  • SENSORS 2011:   IEEE SENSORS

  • WSN 2011:   International Conference on Wireless Sensor Network

  • BJ-HKPhD Forum 2011:   The 6th Beijing-Hong Kong (BJ-HK) International Doctoral Forum

 Teaching:

  • Courses Taught

    • Introduction to Computers

    • Computer Algorithms

    • Computer Networks

    • Software Engineering

    • Computer Communication and Networking

 


 Projects Involved  ↑TOP

  • The National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 61272151, Group Key Management in Multi-Privileged Group Communications, January 2013-December 2016. (国家自然科学基金面上项目)

  • The Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry, Target Tracking with Node Sensitivity Model, July 2010-July 2012.

  • 2012 Central South University "Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Support Fund"  PI  (2012年中南大学“优秀博士学位论文扶植基金,”项目负责人)

  • 2012 Hunan Province Doctoral Research and Scientific Research Fund PI (2012年湖南省“优秀博士学位论文培育支持计划”项目,项目负责人)

  • A Versatile Wireless Sensor Network Platform for Structural Health Monitoring, Hong Kong PolyU Niche Area.

  • Structural Health Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Network 2007-2011, Hong Kong PolyU Niche Area.

  • Dynamic Collaborative Event Processing in Distributed Systems, 2010-2012 HK RGC France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme.

  • The sensitivity of the wireless sensor network node model and target tracking algorithm, $ 200,000 in 2013, National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No.: 61272496) (国家自然科学基金面上项目(批准号:61272496),项目名称:无线传感器网络节点感应度模型及目标跟踪算法研究,20万元,2013年1月-2013年12月。项目主持人).


Travel History

Australia (2013),    Hong Kong (2010-2011),   China (2006-- current)
 

Useful Links ↑TOP


Updated Dec 28, 2013.