Invited Papers

• Peter He, Lian Zhao, Xavier Fernando, ‘Transmission Time Minimization of an Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio System’ IEEE Symposium on Signal and Information Processing for Smart Grid Infrastructures, IEEE GlobalSIP’16, Greater Washington DC, December 7-9, 2016
• Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘A Novel Strategy for Cognitive Radio Networks with Diversity and Non-Identical Fading Channels’, 2013 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, July 7-10, 2013, Toronto, Canada
• Xavier Fernando and K. Thambu, ‘Cross-Layer Coding Improves Quality and Security in Wireless Video Sensor Networks’ International Conference on Security of Internet of Things (SecurIT 2012) August 17 – 19, 2012 at Amrita University in Kerala, India, Paper ID 121,, sponsored by ACM/SIGSAC
• Amir Sepasi Zahmati and Xavier Fernando, ‘A New Perspective on Spectrum Sensing for
Cognitive Sensor Networks’ Proc. of the International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology. 18-20 April 2012, Chennai, India
• Xavier N. Fernando, Sajjadul Latif and Vaidehi Vijayakumr, ‘Information and Communication Technologies for a Greener World’ Proc. Third International Conference on Advanced Computing, 14-16 December 2011, Chennai, India
• Umasankar, B. and Fernando, X., 'OFDM Impairment Mitigation Techniques' invited paper, Second International Conference on Access Networks & Workshops, pp: 622-24, Aug. 2007
• Roland Yuen and Xavier Fernando, 'Multimedia Hotspots Supporting Wireless LAN and Cellular CDMA Access' invited paper, International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2006); Sri Lanka, August 2006
• Xavier Fernando, 'Radio over Fiber in Multimedia Access Networks' invited paper, International Conference on Access Networks (, Athens, Greece, September 2006 (NSERC)

Expert Panel Member
• Panelist, Workshop - Technology & Market Challenges, part of the Beyond Lighting Conference and Workshops organized by the Smart Sustainable Lighting Network at University of Toronto, Mississauga, Campus May 02, 2017
• Panel Member, ‘Green Energy Efficient Methods for Wireless Sensor Networks used in 24X7 Monitoring Applications. What are the solutions available? How can we improve them?’ part of the First IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Networks for Intelligence Gathering and Monitoring, May 2011, Niagara Falls
• Panel Member, ‘Approaching Disaster Management in Engineering Education and Research’ part of the workshop on Connecting Engineering Applications and Disaster Management, May 2011, Niagara Falls
• Panel Member, ‘Impact of 3G Wireless Networks in India’ International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Networking, Anna University, India, January 2008

Research Fellowships
• Visiting Scholar, Institute of Advanced Telecommunications (IAT), Swansea University, UK, January-July 2008.
• MAPNET Fellow under Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholarship assignment, Aston University, Birmingham, UK, August 2014