Books Authored
B1. Xavier Fernando, ‘Radio over Fiber for Wireless Access – From Fundamentals to Advanced Topics’, http://ca.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-111879706X.html, 275 pages, available for purchase, 2014.

Books Edited
E1. G. Giannattasio, J. Erfanian, P. Wills, H. Nguyen, T.Croda, K. Rauscher, X. Fernando, N. Pavlidou and D. Wong, “A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge”, this book serves as the text for the worldwide wireless certification program by IEEE COMSOC, (WCET) ISBN: 978-0-470-4336-9, 2009 http://www.ieee-wcet.org/
E2. Sean Dunn, Xavier Fernando, ‘Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering’ consist of 260 technical papers and editorial totaling 1220 pages http://www.ccece2014.org,
E3. Robert Allison and Xavier Fernando, ‘Proceedings of the IEEE Toronto International Conference on Science and Technology’ consist of 180 technical papers and editorial totaling 910 pages, http://toronto.ieee.ca/tic-sth2009/

Book Chapters
CH4. S. M. Kamruzzaman, Xavier Fernando, Muhammad Jaseemuddin, and Wisam Farjow, ‘Reliable Communication Network for Emergency Response and Disaster Management in Underground Mines’ part of the IGI book "Smart Technologies for Emergency Response and Disaster Management"
CH3. Xavier Fernando, ‘Electric Vehicles – The Mobile Portion of the Smart Grid’, Chapter of the book ‘Smart Grid: Networking, Data Management and Business Models’ Edited by: Prof. Hussain Mouftah and Dr. Melike Erol-Kantarci
CH2. Ala’ Khalifeh, Hasan Farahneh and Xavier Fernando, ‘Visible Light Communications: Numerous Applications’ part of the book Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th Edition, IGI Global E-Editorial Discovery System
CH1. X. Fernando and, N. Pavlidou, ‘Fundamental Knowledge’ Part of the book A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge”, ISBN: 978-0-470-4336-9, 2009 http://www.ieee-wcet.org/


Patents and Non Disclosure Agreements
P7. Xavier Fernando, Jennifer MacInnis (Ryerson) and Shawn Zhou (Nautic Devices Inc), ‘Range Extension of Wireless Handheld Devices’, NDA signed June 2016
P6. Peyman Moeini and Xavier Fernando, ‘System and Method for Real-Time Asset Localization’ US patent filed November 12, 2015, #14/939,191
P5. Wisam Farjow and Xavier Fernando, ‘System and Method to Control Amplifier Gain in a Radiating Line Communication System’ Canadian Patent pending, serial number 2789768, Ref # P45412, filing date of September 14, 2012
P4. Xavier Fernando and Abu B. Sesay, ' An Optical Fiber-Based Wireless Scheme for Wideband Multimedia Access', United States patent (20030078074), 2003
P3: Xavier Fernando and Way Leong, ‘Smart Environment Sensing and Controlling System (SESAC)’ Non Disclosure Agreement signed in 2006
P2. Xavier Fernando and W. Xing, ‘Radio over Fiber based Gigabit Wireless Access to High-Speed Trains in China’ NDA signed March 2008, Inst of Advanced Telecommunications, UK
P1. Xavier Fernando and Hassan Kojori, ‘Remote Gate Control in Aircrafts’ NDA signed in 2009, Honeywell Inc.

Refereed Journal Papers
[J40] Dan Song, Ratnasingam Tharmarasa. Thiagalingam Kirubarajan and Xavier Fernando, ‘Multi-vehicle Tracking with Road Maps and Car-Following Models’ under review, IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation, 2017
[J39] Gregory Taylor, Catherine Middleton and Xavier Fernando, ‘A Question of Scarcity: Spectrum and Canada's Urban Core’ accepted Journal of Information Policy, E-ISSN: 2158-3897
[J38] Noha Abd Hassan and Xavier Fernando, ‘Minimization of Pilot Sequence Length for Optimum Channel Parameters in Massive MIMO Systems’ under review, IEEE Transactions of Wireless Communications
[J36] S. M. Kamruzzaman, M. Jaseemuddin and Xavier Fernando, ‘Energy Aware Multipath Routing Protocol for Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks’ accepted for International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security (IJCNIS), Vol. 8, No. 3, December 2016 http://ijcnis.org/index.php/ijcnis/article/viewFile/1420/197
[J35] Asha R. S., Jayasree V. K., Sofien Mhatli and Xavier Fernando, ‘Group Velocity Dispersion and Third Order Dispersion in External and Direct Intensity Modulated Radio over Fiber link’ submitted to Kluwer journal on Optoelectronics.
[J34] Noha Hassan, Wisam Farjow and Xavier Fernando, ‘Optimization of Leaky Feeder Slot Spacing for Better Beam Forming in Mines and Tunnels’ International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences (IJCNS), 2016, Paper ID: 9702080
[J33] Ajmery Sultana, Xavier Fernando, Lian Zhao, ‘An Overview of Medium Access Control Strategies for Opportunistic Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radio Networks’ Springer Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12083-016-0465-0 20, May 2016, pp:1-20
[J32] Hooman Samani and Xavier Fernando, ‘Battery Current’s Fluctuations Removal in Hybrid Energy Storage System Based on Optimized Control of Super-Capacitor Voltage’ IEEE Embedded Systems Letters, Issue: 99, ISSN: 1943-0663, DOI: 10.1109/LES.2016.2578929, pp: 53-56, June 2016
[J31] V. Vaidehi, Ravi Pathak, R. Bhargavi, Kirupa Ganapathy, C. Sweetlin Hemalatha, A. Annis Fathima, P. T. V. Bhuvaneswari, Xavier Fernando, ‘Complex Event Processing Wireless Sensor Framework for Healthcare’ International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Elsevier, March 2015
[J30] Wisam Farjow, Kaamran Raahemifar and Xavier Fernando, ‘Novel Wireless Channels Characterization Model for Underground Mines’ Applied Mathematical Modeling, ISSN 0307-904X, 2015 available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0307904X15000463
[J29] Salam Al-Juboori, Sattar J. Hussain, and Xavier Fernando, ‘Cognitive Spectrum Sensing with Multiple Primary Users in Rayleigh Fading Channels’, MDPI journal electronics, special issue on Cognitive Radio, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Pages 553-563, September 2014
[J28] Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, "Performance Analysis of Relay-Based Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks over Non-Identical Nakagami-m Channels" IEEE Transactions on Communications, Volume: 62, Issue: 8, year 2014 , Page(s): 2733- 2746
[J27] Sajjadul Latif and Xavier Fernando, ‘QPP MAC Protocol with Dynamic Cycle Length for Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks, under review, IEEE Systems Journal, 2014
[J26] Amir Sepasi, Ali Grami and Xavier Fernando, ‘Energy-Aware Secondary User Selection in Cognitive Sensor Networks’ IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Volume: 4, Issue: 2, DOI: 10.1049/iet-wss.2013.0057, 2014, Page(s): 86-96 DOI: 10.1049/iet-wss.2013.0057
[J25]Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘Closed-Form Analysis of Relay-Based Cognitive Radio Networks over Nakagami-m Fading Channels’ IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 63, Number 03, pages: 1193-1203, March 2014
[J24] A. Sepasi Zahmati, X. Fernando, and A. Grami, “A Hybrid Spectrum Sensing Method for Cognitive Sensor Networks,” Springer Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 953-968, January 2014
[J23] Amir Sepasi Zahmati, Xavier Fernando and Ali Grami, ‘Application-Specific Spectrum Sensing Method for Cognitive Sensor Networks'’ IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Volume: 3, Issue: 3, DOI: 10.1049/iet wss.2013.0006, 2013, Page(s): 193 - 204
[J22] Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks: New Approach for Detection Accuracy Analysis under Impaired Channels’ Wireless Personal Communications-Springer, doi: 10.1007/s11277-012-0908-8, Volume 71, Issue 3 (2013), Page 1755-1775
[J21] Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘Approach for Cluster-Based Spectrum Sensing over Band-Limited Reporting Channels’ IET Communications, volume 6, issue 11, pp 1466-1474, July 2012
[J20] Sathish Viswanathan, Srikanth Subramanian, and Xavier Fernando "Low Complexity Timing Synchronization for High Speed Wireless Local Area Networks" International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems (IJCNDS), Vol. 09, No. ¾, pg: 328-341, 2012
[J19] S. Srikanth, P. A. Murugesa Pandian and Xavier Fernando, ‘Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access in WiMAX and LTE – A Comparison’ IEEE Communications Magazine, Volume: 50, Issue: 9, September 2012, Page(s): 153 - 161
[J18] Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘On the Throughput Performance of Cluster-based Cognitive Radio Networks’ International Journal of Communication Networks and Distribution Systems, Vol. 8, Nos. 3/4, pp. 307-331, 2012
[J17] A. S. Zahmati, X. Fernando, and A. Grami, “A continuous-time Markov chain model and analysis for cognitive radio networks,” International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, pp. 195-212, 2012
[J16] Udari Basnayake, Xavier Fernando and Xijia Gu, ‘Single Step Generation of Micro and Radio Wave Signals in a Short Cavity Fiber Laser’ IEEE Photonic Technology Letters, Volume: 23, Issue: 20, Page(s): 1445 – 1447, October 15, 2011
[J15] S. Indira Gandhi, V. Vaidehi and Xavier Fernando, ‘Routing in Automatically Switched Optical Networks Using HOP Routing Algorithm’ CIIT International Journal of Networking and Communication Engineering, Print: ISSN 0974 – 9713 & Online: ISSN 0974 – 9616, 2011, January http://www.ciitresearch.org/ncejanuary2011.html#
[J14] S. Indira Gandhi, V. Vaidehi and Xavier Fernando, ‘Modified Dynamic Online Routing Algorithm and Regenerator Placement in WDM Networks’, ICTACT Journal on Communication Technology, March 2011, Vol: 02, Issue: 01, pages 246-254
[J13] S. Z. Pinter and X. N. Fernando, "Estimation and equalization of fiber-wireless uplink for multiuser CDMA 4G networks," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 58, no. 6, pp.1803-1813, June 2010
[J12] M. Daoud and X. Fernando, ‘On the Communication Requirements for the Smart Grid’ Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, ISSN: 1949-243X, 2010
[J11] Lloyd Emmanuel and X. N. Fernando, “Wavelet based Spectral Shaping of UWB Radio Signal for Multisystem Coexistence” International Journal of Computers and Electrical Engineering, 36 (2010) 261–268
[J10] H. Kosek, Yifeng He, X. Gu and X. N. Fernando “All Optical De-multiplexing of Closely Spaced Multimedia Radio Signals” IEEE OSA Journal of Light Wave Technology, Vol. 25, Issue 6, pp. 1401 – 1409, June 2007
[J9] S. Pinter and X. N. Fernando, “Concatenated Fiber-Wireless Channel Identification in a Multiuser CDMA Environment” IET Proceedings in communications, Vol. 1, Issue 05, pp. 937-944, October 2007
[J8] S. Pinter and X. N. Fernando, “Equalization of Multiuser CDMA Downlink Considering Transmitter Nonlinearity using Walsh Codes” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Vol. 2007, pp. 1-9, Article ID 49525, March 2007, (NSERC)
[J7] H. Kosek and X. N. Fernando, “Improved Expression for Intensity Noise in Multimedia over Fiber Networks” Int. Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology, Vol. 1, pp. 153-161, January 2007, (CPFR)
[J6] R. Yuen and X. N. Fernando, “Analysis of Sub-Carrier Multiplexed Radio over Fiber Link for the Simultaneous Support of WLAN and WCDMA Systems”, Kluwer Wireless Personal Communications Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1-20, April 2005
[J5] X. N. Fernando and B. Balakanthan, “Adaptive Denoising and Equalization of an Infrared Wireless CDMA System” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, special issue on Optical Wireless Communications, Vol. 2005:1, pages 20-29, March 2005.
[J4] X. N. Fernando and A. B. Sesay, “A Hammerstein-Type Equalizer for Concatenated Fiber-Wireless Uplink” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Vol. 54, No. 6, pp. 1980-1991, November 2005
[J3] X. N. Fernando and A. B. Sesay, “Adaptive Asymmetric Linearization of Microwave Fiber Optic Links for Wireless Access” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 1576-1596, November 2002, (NSERC)
[J2] Xavier N. Fernando and A. B. Sesay, 'Fiber-Wireless Channel Estimation using Correlation Properties of PN Sequences', invited paper, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 2, pages 43-44, April 2001
[J1] X. N. Fernando and A. O. Fapojuwo, “A Viterbi-like Algorithm with Adaptive Clustering for Dynamic Channel Assignment in Cellular Radio Networks” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 73-87, January 2002


Other Journal/Magazine Papers
[M9] Wisam Farjow and Xavier Fernando, ‘Wireless Networking’ WORLD COAL, United Mining Equipment Journal, Vol. 21, No. 02, pp: 28-36, February 2012
[M8] Mohamed Daoud, Xavier Fernando and Vaidehi Vijayakumar, ‘On the Communication Requirements of the Smart Grid’ IEEE Canadian Review, pp. 6-11, Summer 2011
[M7] Xavier Fernando, on behalf of the IEEE Communications Society Education Board, ‘Five-Day Virtual Intensive Course on Wireless Communications Engineering’ Global Communications Newsletter, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol.49, no.1, pp.1-4, January 2011, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5681009&isnumber=5681003
[M6] Amir Sepasi, Xavier Fernando and Hassan Kojori, ‘Emerging Wireless Applications in Aerospace: Benefits and Challenges’ Exponent, the Honeywell Technical Journal, April 2011
[M5] Udari M. Basnayaka, Xijia Gu and Xavier Fernando, ‘Dual Mode Fiber Laser for Micro and Radio Frequency Generation' PHOTONS, Canadian Institute of Photonic Innovations (CIPI) Newsletter, pg. 33-36, 2011
[M4] M. I. Khan, X. Fernando and X. Gu, ‘Fiber Bragg Grating for All Optical De-multiplexing’ PHOTONS, Canadian Institute of Photonic Innovations (CIPI) Newsletter, Vol.7, No. 1, pages 34-37, Spring 2009
[M3] S. Ziaee and X. Fernando, ‘Broadband over Power Lines’ IEEE Canadian Review, No. 54, pp. 13-15, Spring 2007.
[M2] S. Z. Pinter and X. Fernando, ‘Fiber-Wireless Solution for Broadband Multimedia Access’ IEEE Canadian Review, No. 48, pp. 6-9, Summer 2005.
[M1] S. Pinter and Xavier Fernando, ‘Radio over Fiber Systems for Broadband Wireless Access’ PHOTONS, Canadian Institute of Photonic Innovations (CIPI) Newsletter, pp. 24-26, November 2004

Refereed Conference Papers
[98] Mohammad Aazam and Xavier Fernando, ‘Fog Assisted Driver Behavior Monitoring for Intelligent Transportation System’ Proc of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Fall 2017, Toronto
[97] Abdul Salam Mahmood, Essa Jafer, Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘Wireless Body Area Network Development for Remote Patient Health Observing’ Proc. of IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2017, Canada
[96] S. M. Kamruzzaman, Xavier Fernando and Muhammad Jaseemuddin, ‘Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensors for Smart Cities’ Proc. of IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2017, Canada

[95] Hasan Farahneh, Fatima Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘A New Alarming System for an Underground Mining Environment Using Visible Light Communications’ Proc. of IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2017, Canada.

[94] Dewan Ishtiaque Ahmed and Xavier Fernando, ‘Solar-powered Drip-Irrigation for Rural Bangladesh’ Proc. of IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2017, Canada.

[93] Arif Obaid and Xavier Fernando, ‘Wireless Energy Harvesting from Ambient Sources for Cognitive Networks in Rural Communities’ Proc. of IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2017, Canada.

[92] Maryam Rastgar-Jazi, Xavier Fernando and Vino Shan, ‘Detection of Heart Abnormalities via Artificial Neural Network: An Application of Self Learning Algorithms’ Proc. of IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2017, Canada.
[91] Sattar Hussain, Predrag Pesikan and Xavier Fernando, ‘Towards a Robust Rescue Network: Wireless Communication is the Choice’ Proc. of IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2017, Canada.
[90] Hasan Farahneh, Fatima Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘VLC Enabled Foglets Assisted Road Asset Reporting’, accepted for IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, CONTEST workshop, Spring-2017
[88] Al-Juboori and Xavier Fernando, ‘Correlated Multichannel Spectrum Sensing Cognitive Radio System with Selection Combining’, Proc of 2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)
[87] Xavier Fernando and, MK Dutta ‘Single FBG All Optical De-Multiplexer for SCM ROF Links’ Proc. of International Conference on Signal Processing & Advanced Communication '16, Aug. 10-11, 2016, Kochi, India
[86] Noha Hassan, Kaamran Raahemifar and Xavier Fernando, ‘Least Square Optimization of Pilot Sequence Length for Massive MIMO Systems’ Proc. IEEE 21st International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design (CAMAD 2016), Toronto, Canada
[85] Ajmery Sultana, Xavier Fernando and Lian Zhao, ‘Power Allocation using Geometric Water Filling for OFDM-based Cognitive Radio Networks’ accepted for IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2016-Fall in Montréal, Canada
[84] Frank Levstek, Xavier Fernando and Muhammad Jasseemudin, ‘Localization for Mobile Sensor Networks in Mines’ IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2016-Fall in Montréal, Canada
[83] Hasan Farahne, Ala Khalifeh, Christopher Mekhiel, Wisam Farjow and Xavier Fernando, ‘Shadowing Effects on Visible Light Communication Channels,’ CCECE 2016, May 15-18, Vancouver
[82] Nima Alibabaei, Alan S. Fung, Kaamran Raahemifar and Xavier Fernando, ‘HVAC Control and Demand Management Development using Smart Predictive Operational Strategies’ Proc eSim Conference 2016 May 3 - 6, 2016, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
[81] Hesam Akbari and Xavier Fernando, ‘Futuristic Model of Electric Vehicle Charging Queues’ Proc. Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN2016), Amity University, India
[80] W. Farjow, X. Fernando, K. Raahemifar “Reliable Communication Networks in Tunnels”, Proceedings of 3rd Arabian Tunneling Conference, Dubai, UAE, December 2015
[79] S. Al-Juboori, X. Fernando, "Unified approach for performance analysis of Cognitive Radio Spectrum Sensing over correlated multipath fading channels," Proc. IEEE 16th International Symposium on in World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), 2015, pp.1-6, 14-17 June 2015
[78] Noha Hassan and Xavier Fernando, "Reduced Side Lobe MM-Wave Leaky Feeder Transceiver by Slot Space Optimization" proc. IEEE 8th Global Symposium on Millimeter-Waves, GSMM 2015, May 25-27, Montreal
[77] Hasan Farahneh and Xavier Fernando, ‘Leaky Feeder, a New Linear Array Transceiver for Micro/Pico Cells’ Proc of CCECE 2015, Halifax, pages: 98 - 102, DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2015.7129167, May 2015
[76] Hesam Akbari and Xavier Fernando, ‘Modeling and Optimization of PHEV Charging Queues’ Proc of CCECE 2015, Halifax, pages: 81 - 86, DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2015.7129164, May 2015
[75] Gregory Taylor, Catherine Middleton and, Xavier Fernando, ‘Spectrum Scarcity? New Approaches to Spectrum Management’ 20th Biennial Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS RIO 2014), 30th Nov - 03 Dec 2014 - Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
[74] Noha Hassan, Khalid Elkhazeen, Kaarman Rahemafar, and Xavier Fernando, ‘Optimization of Control Parameters Using Averaging of Handover Indicator and Received Power for Minimizing Ping-Pong Handover in LTE’ CCECE 2015, pp: 92-97
[73] Jason Ernst and Xavier Fernando, ‘Heterogeneous Wireless Networks and Cross-Layer Routing’ Proc. of International Conference on Science Engineering and Management Research (ICSEMR 2014), Chennai, India; 978-1-4799-7613-3/14/$31.00 ©2014 IEEE, November 2014
[72] Asif Akbar, M. Jaseemuddin, X. Fernando and W. Farjow, ‘Energy-Efficient Scheduled Directional Medium Access Control Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks' Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015), Pages: 6258-6264, DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2015.7249321, London, UK
[71] Abdul Afram, Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi, Alan Fung and Xavier Fernando, ‘Grey-Box Modeling of a Residential Multi-Zone Air Handling Unit (AHU) through Comprehensive Monitoring’, Proc. of the Symposium on Thermal Energy & Networks, International Conference of Smart Grid Engineering (SEGE 2014), UOIT, Canada (Received the Best Paper Award)
[70] Danny Porthiyas, Raymon Atienza, Stephanie Iossifidis and, Xavier Fernando, ‘intelliChair: Assistive Technology for Powered Wheelchair Users’ Proc. IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference, Montreal, June 2014
[69] Hasan Farahneh and Xavier Fernando, ‘Modeling the Leaky Feeder as a Multi Antenna Array’ Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering IEEE (CCECE) 2014, May 07, Vol. 01, pages:1-5, DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2014.6901150, Toronto, Canada
[68] Sagar Kar, Sattar Hussain and Xavier Fernando, ‘Wavelet based OFDM for Power line Communication’ Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering IEEE (CCECE) 2014, May 07, Vol. 01, pages: 1-4, DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2014.6901147, Toronto, Canada
[67] Sajjadul Latif and Xavier Fernando, 'A Greener MAC Layer Protocol for Smart Home Wireless Sensor Networks' 2013 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications, October 2013 DOI: 10.1109/OnlineGreenCom.2013.6731047, Page(s): 169 - 174
[66] W. Farjow, A. Chehri, H. T. Mouftah and Xavier Fernando, "An Energy-Efficient Routing Protocol for wireless sensor networks through nonlinear optimization," 2012 International Conference on Wireless Communications in Unusual and Confined Areas (ICWCUCA), DOI: 10.1109/ICWCUCA.2012.6402497 pp.1-4, 28-30 Aug. 2012
[65] K. Thambu, X. N. Fernando, and L. Guan, "Transmit Rate Reduction of Wyner-Ziv Video Coding (WZVC) using Multiple Uncorrelated Wireless Receivers", Proceeding of 26th Biennial Symposium on Communications (QBSC 2012), May 27-29, Canada. pp. 174-177, 2012
[64] Xin Chen, R. Tharmarasa, T. Kirubarajan, X. Fernando and M. Pelletier, ‘Track Initialization for TOMHT Using Auxiliary CPHD Filter’ 2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Montana, March 3-10, 2012 (http://www.aeroconf.org/), pg: 1-10
[63] A. S. Zahmati, X. Fernando, and H. Kojori,, "Transmission delay in wireless sensing, command and control applications for aircraft," Fly by Wireless Workshop (FBW), 2011 4th Annual Caneus, pp.1-4, 14-17 June 2011
[62] A. S. Zahmati, X. Fernando, and H. Kojori,, "Emerging wireless applications in aerospace: Benefits, challenges, and existing methods," Fly by Wireless Workshop (FBW), 2011 4th Annual Caneus , pp.1-4, 14-17, June 2011
[61] M. Daoud, Wisam Farjow and Xavier Fernando, ‘Advanced Mine Monitoring System with Ventilation on Demand’ accepted for the IEEE Industrial Application Society Annual Meeting, 9-13 October 2011
[60] Abdellah Chehri, Wissam Farjow, Hussein. T. Mouftah and Xavier Fernando, ‘Design of Wireless Sensor Network for Mine Safety Monitoring’ Proceedings of the First IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Networks for Intelligence Gathering and Monitoring, part of CCECE, pp. 1532-1535, 81-11 May 2011
[59] K. Thambu, X. N. Fernando, and L. Guan, “Channel Noise and Correlation Noise of Video Sources in Distributed Video Coding” Proc. 21st International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (ICNF 2011), pp.254-257, 12-16 June 2011
[58] Wisam Farjow and Xavier Fernando, “Post Disaster Underground Communications”, Third International Tunnel Safety Forum 4 – 6 April 2011, Nice, France
[57] Mohamed Daoud, Wisam Farjow, and X. Fernando, “A Novel Diagnostic System for Adding Reliability to Communication Networks in Underground Mines" Proc. of the 24th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineers (CCECE), pp: 1342-1346, 8-11 May 2011
[56] A. Chehri, W. Farjow, H. Mouftah. X. Fernando, "Link-Quality Measurement and Reporting in Wireless Sensor Networks", The 2nd International ICST Conference on Sensor Systems, Sensor Systems and Software December 13-14, 2010 - Miami, FL. USA.
[55] W. Farjow, A. Chehri, H. Mouftah. X. Fernando, "Support Vector Machines for Indoor Sensor Node Localization", IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC), Cancun, Mexico, pp. 779-783, 28-31 March 2011
[54] Xijia Gu and Xavier Fernando, ‘High Finesse Fiber Bragg Grating Cavity and Its Applications in Temperature-invariable Strain Sensing’, Proc. of OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, Optical Sensors Symposium, June 12-16 2011, Toronto, Canada
[53] Wisam Farjow, Mohamed Daoud, and X. Fernando, “Advanced Diagnostic System with Ventilation on Demand for Underground Mines" Proceedings of the 34th IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, pp. 1 – 6, Vol. 1, Princeton, NJ, 3-4 May 2011
[52] W. Farjow , X. Fernando, “Transmitting Radio Signals through the Earth,” Proceedings of the World Tunnel Conference - 36 General Assembly , Vancouver, Canada, May 2010
[51] Wisam Farjow and Xavier Fernando, ‘Advanced Safety Systems for Underground Mines’ 3rd International Conference on Wireless Communications in Underground and Confined Areas, Val-d’Or - Québec – Canada, August 23-24, 2010
[50] Kuganeswaran Thambu, X. Fernando and L. Guan, “Dynamic Algorithm for Correlation Noise Estimation in Distributed Video Coding’ Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7543, Visual Information Processing and Communication, January 18, 2010
[49] Mohamed Daoud, Udari, Tahrima and X. Fernando, ‘Radio-over-Fiber Link Optimization by Modulator Bias Control’ Proceedings of the Queens University Biennial Symposium, pages: 234-237, 12-14 May 2010
[48] M. I. Khan, X. N. Fernando, and M. Cada, "A performance comparison between Cartesian optical network and a conventional network," Proceedings of the Queens University Biennial Symposium, pp.246-250, 12-14 May 2010
[47] A. S. Zahmati, X. N. Fernando and A. Grami, "Steady-state Markov chain analysis for heterogeneous cognitive radio networks," Sarnoff Symposium 2010, Princeton University, IEEE, pp.1-5, 12-14 April 2010
[46] W. Farjow, X. Fernando, “Technological Advancements for Safety in Confined Spaces,” Proceedings of the Mining Magazine Congress, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada, October 2009
[45] A. S. Zahmati, S. Hussain, X. N. Fernando and A. Grami, "Cognitive Wireless Sensor Networks: Emerging topics and recent challenges," Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH), 2009 IEEE Toronto International Conference, vol., no., pp.593-596, 26-27, Sept. 2009 (50% acceptance rate)
[44] S. Hussain, and X. N. Fernando "Spectrum sensing in cognitive radio networks: Up-to-date techniques and future challenges," Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH), 2009 IEEE Toronto International Conference, vol., no., pp.736-741, 26-27 Sept. 2009 (50% acceptance rate)
[43] T. Kuganeswaran, X. N. Fernando, and L. Guan, "Distributed video coding over MIMO wireless fading channels," Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH), 2009 IEEE Toronto International Conference, vol., no., pp.681-684, 26-27 Sept. 2009 (50% acceptance rate)
[42] T. Kuganeswaran, X. Fernando and L. Guan, 'A pixel based dynamic algorithm for correlation noise estimation in distributed video coding' Sarnoff Symposium 2009, Princeton University, New Jersey USA, March 2009, won the second prize in the student paper competition
[41] S. Hussain, A. Sepasi and X. Fernando, ‘LASA: Low-Energy Adaptive Slot Allocation Scheduling Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks’ Proceedings of the Sarnoff Symposium, Princeton University, IEEE, pp.1-6, March 30 2009-April 1, 2009
[40] S. Beheshti, N. Nikvand and X. N. Fernando, ‘Soft Thresholding by Noise Invalidation’ 24th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Page(s):235 - 238, 24-26 June 2008
[39] S. Hussain and X. Fernando, ‘EPON: An extensive review for up-to-date dynamic bandwidth allocation schemes’ Proceeding of Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE 2008, Page(s):000511 – 000516, 4-7 May 2008
[38] T. Kuganeswaran, X. Fernando, and L. Guan, ‘Distributed video coding and transmission over wireless fading channel’ Proceeding of Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE 2008, Page(s):001513 – 001516, 4-7 May 2008
[37] X. Fernando, ‘Broadband Access Networks’, Invited Plenary Article, International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Networking, ICSCN '08, Page(s):380 – 383, 4-6 Jan. 2008
[36] B. Dhivagar, Ganesh Madhan and X. Fernando ‘Analysis of OFDM signal through optical fiber for radio-over-fiber transmission’ Proceedings of the Access Nets 2007 - Second International Conference on Access Networks and Workshops, 2007
[35] B. Umasankar and X. Fernando, 'OFDM Impairment Mitigation Techniques' invited paper, Second International Conference on Access Networks & Workshops, Pg: 1 – 6, 22-24 Aug. 2007
[34] B. Umasankar, A. D. S. Jayalath, and X. Fernando, ‘Adaptive Performance Improvement of OFDM Radio over Fiber Systems’ International Symposium on Signals, Systems and Electronics, (ISSSE '07), Page(s):611 – 614, July 30-Aug, 2, 2007
[33] Xavier Fernando, 'Radio over Fiber in Multimedia Access Networks' invited paper, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, v 267, International Conference on Access Networks, Athens, Greece, September, 4-6 2006
[32] R. Yuen and X. N. Fernando, ‘Multimedia Hotspots Supporting Wireless LAN and Cellular CDMA Access’ Industrial and Information Systems, First International Conference on. (ICIIS’06), Page(s): 372 - 377, 8-11 Aug. 2006
[31] Xavier Fernando, ‘Improved Expression for Intensity Noise in Multimedia over Fiber Networks’ invited paper, First International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS’06), Page(s): 425 – 429, 8-11 Aug. 2006
[30] R. Yuen and X. N. Fernando, ‘Enhanced Wireless Hotspot Downlink Supporting IEEE802.11 and WCDMA’, Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2006 IEEE 17th International Symposium (PIMRC), Page(s): 1 – 6, Sept. 2006
[29] Lloyd Emmanuel and Xavier Fernando, 'Coexistence of Transmitted-Reference UWB System and IEEE 802.11a WLAN' Proceeding of the 23rd Queen's University Biennial Symposium, pages 194-197, May 29-30, 2006.
[28] R. Yuen and Xavier Fernando, 'Simultaneous Delivery of WLAN and Cellular Radio Signals over Optical Fiber' Proceedings of the Third IEEE GCC Conference on Electronic Communications, 19-22 March 2006, Manama, Bahrain
[27] Hatice Kosek and Xavier Fernando, ‘Fiber Bragg Grating for Radio over Fiber Systems’ Proceeding of the ICUE, International Conference for Upcoming Engineers, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 2005, third price for ICUE 2005
[26] Faizal Karim, Alagan Anpalagan and Xavier Fernando, ‘Design and Evaluations of a Fiber Based CDMA Wireless Link’ Proc. of ICUE, International Conference for Upcoming Engineers, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 2005
[25]. H. Moon, R. Sedaghat and X. Fernando, ‘Complex Gain based Adaptive Digital Predistortion for Restoring Dynamic Range in ROF Link’ Proc. of International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems. Computers and Communications, Juju, Korea, pp: 31-33, July4-7, 2005
[24] Stephen Pinter and Xavier Fernando, ‘Estimation of Radio-Over-Fiber Uplink in a Multiuser CDMA Environment using PN Spreading Codes' Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, Vol. 1, pages: 1-4, May 2005,
[23] Xavier Fernando, Hatice Kosek, Yifeng He and Xijia Gu, ‘Optical Domain Demultiplexing of Subcarrier Multiplexed Cellular and Wireless LAN Radio Signals’ Proceedings of the SPIE Conference Photonic North, September, Vol. 5971, 59711S, pages: 59711S1-59711S10, 2005
[22] Xijia Gu, Yifeng He, Hatice Kosek and Xavier Fernando, ‘Transmission Efficiency Improvement in Microwave Fiber-optic Link Using Sub-Pico meter Optic Bandpass Filter’ Proceedings of the SPIE Conference Photonic North, September Vol. 5971, pages: 597123-1-6, 2005.
[ 21] Fardeen A Haji, Shaowen Song and Xavier N Fernando, ‘Optical Ethernet in Broadband Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood Multi-service Access Network Architecture, Proc. of CCECE 2004
[20] Xavier Fernando and Alagan Anpalagan ‘On the Design of Optical Fiber based Wireless Access’ proceedings of the International Conference on Communications, ICC2004, Page(s): 3550 – 3555, Vol.6, June 2004.
[19] Balakanthan Balendran and Xavier Fernando ‘Adaptive Cancellation of Periodic Noise and Multipath Dispersion in an Infrared Wireless CDMA System’ proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2004), Niagara Falls, Canada, Vol. 1, pp. 0199-0202, Session TM 02.08, May, 2004
[18] Xavier Fernando, Stephen Pinter and, Jean Jiang ‘A Dynamic Multi Wavelength Simulink Model For EDFA’ proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2004), Niagara Falls, Canada, Vol. 4, pp. 2077-2080, May, 2004
[17] Xavier Fernando and Abu Sesay ‘Characteristics of Directly Modulated ROF Links for Wireless Access’ proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2004), Niagara Falls, Canada, Vol. 4, pp. 2167-2170, May, 2004
[16] Roland Yuen, Xavier Fernando and Sridhar Krishnan ‘Radio Over Multimode Fiber for Wireless Access’ proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2004), Niagara Falls, Canada, Vol. 3, pp. 1715-1718, May, 2004
[15] Kamyar Hazaveh and Xavier Fernando, `Adaptive Modeling of Laser Diode Non-linearity with Memory' Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2003), Montreal, Canada May 5-7, 2003
[14] S. Nadarajah, Xavier N. Fernando and Reza Sedaghat, `Adaptive Digital Predistortion of Laser Diode Nonlinearity for Wireless Applications' Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2003), Montreal, Canada May 5-7, 2003
[13] Sridhar Krishnan, Xavier N. Fernando and K Hongbo Sun, 'Non-stationary noise cancellation in infrared wireless receivers' Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2003), Montreal, Canada May 5-7, 2003.
[12] Xavier N. Fernando, `Performance of an Infrared Wireless CDMA System' Proceedings of the Digital Wireless Communications Conference V at SPIE's 17th Annual Aero Sense Symposium, April 22 2003.
[11] T. Schaer, R. Rusnov, S. Eagle, J. Jastrebski, A. Albanese and X. N. Fernando, 'Dynamic Simulation Model for Semiconductor Laser Diodes' Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Volume 1, Page(s):293 – 297, 4-7 May 2003
[10] Xavier N. Fernando, Sridhar Krishnan and Hongbo Sun `Adaptive denoising of infrared wireless receivers' Proceedings of the Infrared Technology and Applications XXIX conference at SPIE's 17th Annual Aero Sense Symposium April 22 2003.
[9] Xavier Fernando and Abu Sesay, 'Signal Processing for Optical Fiber based Wireless Access' Proceeding of Opto-Canada, SPIE conference on optical engineering, Vol. TD01, pp. 164-166, Ottawa, Canada, May 9-10, 2002,
[8] Xavier N. Fernando and Abraham Fapojuwo, 'Cellular Radio Channel Assignment Using a Sequential Trellis Search Algorithm', Proceeding of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTS 53rd), pp. 872-876, Greece, spring, 2001
[7] Xavier N. Fernando and A. B. Sesay, 'A Hammerstein type DFE for Wiener type fiber-wireless channels' Proceedings of the Pacific Rim Conference of Computers, Communications and Signal Processing (PACRIM'01), pp 546-549, Vol. 1, Victoria, August 2001
[6] Xavier N. Fernando and A. B. Sesay, 'A Hammerstein type Decision Feedback Equalizer for the Fiber Wireless Uplink', Proceedings of Wireless'2001, 12th international conference on Wireless communications, pp. 318-325, Calgary, July 2001
[5] Xavier N. Fernando and A. B. Sesay, 'Nonlinear Channel Estimation using Correlation Properties of PN Sequences', Proceedings of Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'2001), pp. 496-474, Toronto, ON, May 2001, Won the best paper award.
[4] Xavier N. Fernando and Abu B. Sesay, 'Higher order Adaptive Filter Characterization of Microwave Fiber Optic Link Nonlinearity', Proceedings of the SPIE, Photonic west 2000, Vol. 3927-06, pp. 39-49, San Jose, CA, Jan 2000.
[3] Xavier N. Fernando and Abu B. Sesay, 'Higher order Adaptive Filter based Predistortion for Nonlinear Distortion Compensation of Radio over Fiber links' Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications (ICC 2000), Vol. 1/3, pp. 367-71, New Orleans, LA, June 2000.
[2] Xavier N. Fernando and Abu B. Sesay, 'Nonlinear Distortion Compensation of Microwave Fiber Optic Links With Asymmetric Adaptive Filters' Proceedings of the International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2000), Vol. 3/3, pp. 1821-24, Boston, MA, June 13-17, 2000.
[1] Xavier N. Fernando and Abu B. Sesay, 'Look-up Table based Adaptive Predistortion for Dynamic Range Enhancement in Radio over Fiber Links', Proceedings of the Pacific Rim Conference of Computers, Communications and Signal Processing (PACRIM'99), pp. 26-29, Vol. 1, Victoria, August 1999

Other Conference Papers/Abstracts, Posters
[19] Christopher Mekhiel and Xavier Fernando, ‘Free-Space Optical Beam steering for High Speed Mobile Communications’ Abstract and Presentation, Photonics North, May 2016, Quebec City
[18] Hasan Farahneh, Ala Khalifeh and Xavier Fernando, ‘An Outdoor Multi Path Channel Model for Vehicular Visible Light Communication’ Abstract and Presentation, Photonics North, May 2016, Quebec City
[17] Ali Ariburnu, J. Thevaril, J. Lukose, J. Velupillai, N. Sahi and X. N. Fernando, 'Signal to Interference and Noise Ratio of an Infrared CDMA System' first prize in the student poster competition at Opto-Canada, the SPIE Conference, Ottawa, Canada, May, 2002
[16] M. S. Rashid, S. Osuntokun, S. Patel, E. Bozoghlan, R. Bishundeo D. McIntosh and X. N. Fernando 'A Dynamic Computer Model for Fibre Optic Link Evaluation' second prize in the student poster competition at Opto-Canada, the SPIE Conference, Ottawa, Canada, May, 2002
[15] Mohamad El-Hage, X. N. Fernando and F. Yuan, 'A Wideband CMOS Optical Receiver' student poster presentation at Opto-Canada, the SPIE Conference, Ottawa, Canada, May, 2002 [15] Omar Falou and Xavier Fernando, 'Clipping Distortion in Optical Wireless Communication Systems: Model, Simulation and Statistics' proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2004, Marconi Session, Vol. 1, Toronto, Canada
[14] Hatice Kosek and Xavier Fernando 'Noise behaviour in Radio over Fiber Optic Systems' proceedings of the CCECE 2004
[13] Hyunsuk Moon, Xavier Fernando and Reza Sedaghat, 'Comparison of Adaptive Predistortion Algorithms based on Step Size' proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2004, Vol. 1, Fourier Session, Toronto, Canada
[12] Stephen Pinter, Jean Jiang and Xavier Fernando, ‘A Dynamic Multi Wavelength Simulink Model For EDFA’ proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2004, Vol. 1, Fourier Session, Toronto, Canada
[11]Bala Balasingam, Charles Lim, G. Wignarajah, J. Nesarajah, S. Selvaratnam and Xavier Fernando 'Practical Issues of Wideband Indoor Optical Wireless Access' proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2003, Vol. 1, Raman Session, Toronto, Canada, Won the First Prize in the Raman Session
[10] Lihao Chen and X. Fernando 'New Techniques using Multi Stage MZI in WDM Multiplexers' proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2003, Vol. 1, Raman Session, Toronto, Canada
[9] Larry Lindsay, Fardeen Haji and X. Fernando 'Conceptual Framework for a DWDM Access Network' proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2003, Vol. 1, Raman Session, Toronto, Canada
[8] Jean Jiang and Xavier Fernando 'Simulink Model for EDFA Dynamics in a WDM System' proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2003, Vol. 1, Raman Session, Toronto, Canada
[7] Ky Le, Sylvia Liu, Phi Tran, Roland Yuen and X. Fernando, 'Stochastic Simulation Model for the Avalanche and PIN Photodetectors', proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2004, Vol. 1, Newman Session, Toronto, Canada
[6] Kim Nguyen, Timothy H., Can Ning He and Xavier Fernando 'Solid State Lights with Energy Efficient Lighting with Advanced Features', proceedings of the ICUE, 2003, Vol. 1, Toronto, Canada
[5] Balakanthan Balendran and Xavier Fernando, 'Signal to Interference and Noise Ratio of an Infrared System' proceedings of the ICUE, the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers 2003, Vol. 1, Gauss Session, Toronto, Canada
[4] A. Ariburnu, J. Thevaril, J. Veluppillai, J. Lukose, N. Sahi and X. N. Fernando, 'Signal to Interference and Noise Ratio of an Infrared System' Proceedings of the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers (ICUE), Toronto, Canada Vol.1, pp. 28-34, May 2-3, 2002
[3] T. Schaer, R. Rusnov, S. Eagle, J. Jastrebski, A. Albanese and X. N. Fernando, 'A Dynamic Simulation Model for Semiconductor Laser Diodes' Proceedings of the International Conference for Upcoming Engineers (ICUE), Toronto, Canada Vol.1, pp. 28-34, May 2-3, 2002
[2] Xavier N. Fernando and K. M. Ahmed, 'A High-Speed Indoor Wireless Link with Infrared CDMA', Proceedings of the Western Canadian Exposition (Wescanex 99), Calgary, pp. 412-417, Canada, October, 1999
[1] Xavier N. Fernando and P.R.P. Hoole, `Computer and microelectronics equipment to monitor the environment with tropical lightning observation as a case study', Proceedings of the International Environmental Forum 92, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Sponsors: NAREP/IRG USA and IWEM (London), 1992