Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz

Adjunct Research Professor

For work-related queries, email:

sz AT sce.carleton.ca

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Research Interests:



 Graduated Students (4), NSERC USRA Students (2), and Visitors (1)

Faraj Lagum (PhD – Nov 2018) – Stochastic Geometry-Based Tools for Spatial Modeling and Planning of Future Cellular Networks: Opportunistic Cell Switch-off and Strategic Deployment of Flying Base Stations. (nominated for Senate Medal)

Nima Palizban (MASc - Aug 2017) – Millimeter Wave Small Cell Network Planning for Outdoor Line-of-Sight Coverage.

Tamer Beitelmal (PhD – Dec 2016) – The Cell Switch-Off Approach for Energy Efficient Cellular Networks.

Ziwen Zhao (MASc – Sept 2016) – Spatial Clustering in Slotted ALOHA Two-Hop Random Access for Machine Type Communications. (nominated for Senate Medal)

Quoc-Nam Le-The (Undergraduate NSERC USRA Student – Summer 2016)

Furkan Alaca (Undergraduate NSERC USRA Student – Summer 2009)

Visiting Researcher: Margarita Gapeyenko (PhD student, TU Tampere, Finland – Summer 2016)



Funding Awards

2017                NSERC Discovery Grant (5 years) – 24000 CAD research funding per annum

2012                NSERC PDF (2 years)

2011                NSERC VF (1 year)

2009                OGSST (1 year)

2007                NSERC PGS-D (2 years)

2004                NSERC PGS-M (2 years)



Positions Held and Degrees

2016 –                         Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University.

2015 – 2017                Postdoctoral Researcher at Carleton University. Project funded by TELUS.

2013 – 2015                NSERC PDF Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Ottawa.

2011 – 2012                Visiting Fellow at Communications Research Centre, Canada.

Jan 2011                      PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering (Wireless Communications) – Carleton University (nominated for Senate Medal).

Jan 2007                      MASc Electrical Engineering (Wireless Communications) – Carleton University.

2004 – 2010                Graduate Teaching Assistant.

2003                            BASc Electircal Engineering (Specialization: Communications), Co-op.

Summer 2003              Co-op Student at University of Ottawa Heart Institute: Group of Prof. Tofy Mussivand. Embedded programmer for implanted heart-assist device (LVAD).

2001 – 2002                12 months total Co-op Student at Communications Research Centre, Canada. Embedded programmer for innovative wireless modems.



 Journal Publications (13 IEEE + 1 Medical):

Irem Bor-Yaliniz, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Environment-Aware Drone-Base-Station Placements in Modern Metropolitans”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, June 2018.

Tamer Beitelmal, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, David G. Gonzalez, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Sector and site switch-off regular patterns for energy saving in cellular networks”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, May 2018.

Quoc-Nam Le-The, Tamer Beitelmal, Faraj Lagum, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Cell switch-off algorithms for spatially irregular base station deployments”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, June 2017.

Faraj Lagum, Quoc-Nam Le-The, Tamer Beitelmal, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Cell switch-off for networks deployed with variable spatial regularity”,  IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Jan. 2017.

Nima Palizban, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Automation of millimeter wave network planning for outdoor coverage in dense urban areas using wall-mounted base stations”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Jan. 2017.

Dmitrii Solomitckii, Margarita Gapeyenko, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Sergey Andreev, Halim Yanikomeroglu, and Yevgeni Koucheryavy, “Towards massive ray-based simulations of mmWave small cells on open urban maps”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 2017.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Andres Lou, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Automated placement of individual millimeter-wave wall-mounted base stations for line-of-sight coverage of outdoor urban areas”, IEEE Wireless Communications Lettersvol. 5, no. 3, pp. 316-319, June 2016

Faraj Lagum, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “CoV-based metrics to quantify the regularity of hard-core point processes for modeling the locations of base stations”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 276-279, June 2016.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “A simple approximation to the interference from a large clustered wireless network with correlated shadowing”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 4415-4423, August 2014.

Arshdeep S. Kahlon, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Shalini Periyalwar, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Separating the effect of independent interference sources with Rayleigh faded signal link: Outage analysis and applications”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 409-411, October 2012. 

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Furkan Alaca, Halim Yanikomeroglu, and John S. Thompson, “Aggregate interference distribution from large wireless networks with correlated shadowing: An analytical-numerical-simulation approach”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 2752-2764, July 2011.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Halim Yanikomeroglu, and John S. Thompson, “On the feasibility of wireless shadowing correlation models”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 4222-4236, November 2010. [reached 100 citations on Google Scholar]

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Limit theorem on the sum of identically distributed equally and positively correlated joint lognormals”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, no. 12, pp. 3538-3542, December 2009. 

Kevin S. Holmes, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Tofy Mussivand, “Adhoc clinical monitoring of an LVAD using wireless Bluetooth technology”, American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) Journal, vol. 50, no. 2, p.145, March/April 2004. [link]

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings (11 IEEE + 1 Medical):

Ziwen Zhao, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Tamer Beitelmal, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Spatial clustering in slotted ALOHA two-hop random access for machine type communication”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), 4–8 December 2016, Washington, DC, USA.

Faraj Lagum, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Quantifying the regularity of perturbed triangular lattices using CoV-based metrics for modeling the locations of base stations in HetNets”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2016-Fall), 18–21 September 2016, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Tamer Beitelmal, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Regular and static sector-based cell switch-off patterns”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2016-Fall), 18–21 September 2016, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Meisam Mirahsan, Rainer Schoenen, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Spatial heterogeneity of users in wireless cellular networks based on open urban maps”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC2015, pp. 2834-2838, 8–12 June 2015, London, UK.

Arshdeep S. Kahlon, Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Shalini Periyalwar, and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Identification of spectrum sharing opportunities for a finite field secondary network through an exact outage expression under Rayleigh fading”, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), pp. 391-395, 11–14 September 2011, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Arshdeep S. Kahlon, Shalini Periyalwar, Halim Yanikomeroglu, and Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, “Outage in a cellular network overlaid with an ad hoc network: The uplink case”, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), pp. 588-592, 11–14 September 2011, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Furkan Alaca, Halim Yanikomeroglu, and John S. Thompson, “Efficient simulation using shadowing fields of many wireless interferers with correlated shadowing”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2010-Spring),  pp. 1-5, 16 – 19 May 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Fitting the modified power-lognormal to the sum of independent lognormals distribution”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), pp. 1-6, 30 November – 4 December 2009, Honolulu, HI, USA.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “Analysis of interference from large clusters as modeled by the sum of many correlated lognormals”, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pp. 741-745, 31 March – 3 April 2008, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz and Halim Yanikomeroglu, “On the tails of the distribution of the sum of lognormals”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2007, pp. 5324-5329, 24 – 28 June 2007, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz , Halim Yanikomeroglu, Eman Fituri, and Shalini Periyalwar, "Analytical modeling of interference in cellular fixed relay networks", IEEE Canadian Conf. on Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 1562-1565, 7-10 May 2006, Ottawa, Canada. 

K. S. Holmes, S. Szyszkowicz, and T. Mussivand, "Clinical monitoring of mechanical circulatory support devices using wireless Bluetooth technology", 13th Congress of the International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps, 14–16 September 2005, Tokyo, Japan.

 

 Seminars Given:

2016                Planning Points on the Plane with Geometric Constraints, CGLAB, Computer Science, Carleton University [abstract] [slides]

2016                Workshop on Literature Review, SCE Carleton

2012                Working Faster with MATLAB, CRC Canada

2010                Intermediate LaTeX for IEEE Publishing, SCE Carleton

2007 – 2009    8 Invited Talks on PhD Research: U Edinburgh, U Alberta, Delft UT, U Paderborn, U Bologna, U L’Aquila, U Edinburgh, CTTC Barcelona

 

IEEE Activities:

2012                Exemplary Reviewer (top 3%) of IEEE Communications Letters

2012                TPC member for ICC2013 (Budapest)

2010                Local Arrangement Co-Chair for VTC2010-Fall (Ottawa)   

2005 –             Regular Reviewer for IEEE (and Elsevier, etc.) journals and conferences