Fatima M. Anwar [Alum]
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Electrical Engineering

Lab: 1762 Boelter Hall
UCLA Main Campus

Mail:
UCLA
EE Department
420 Westwood Plaza
MC# 951594
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594
ATTN: 56-125KK, EEIV
C/O: Fe Asuncion

Email:
fatimanwar@ucla.edu

Web Page

Education:

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, 2008.
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Ajou University, South Korea, 2011.
    Thesis: Spherical Mapping based load-aware Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks

Experience:

  • Advanced R&D Group, Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, March 2011 - December 2013, Software Engineer: Worked in Smart Health project (SHealth): pedometer, sensor service framework and communication of mobile devices with galaxy gear using Android APIs,  WiFi Direct and Location based WiFi auto-connection implementation,  Music Hub's albums display and music streaming, UX design implementation, software testing
  • EE department, University of Central Punjab, September 2008 - February 2009, Lecturer & Lab Instructor: Courses taught: Electric circuits, Control Systems, Analog Electronics and their associated labs

Research Interests:

  • System design and programming Embedded systems (ES), Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Security and Privacy in CPS
  • Resource-aware time synchronization protocols
  • Operating system design and optimizations
  • Time-aware applications in Robotics

Recent Publications:

  • Exploiting Smartphone Peripherals for Precise Time Synchronization
    Sandeep Singh Sandha, Joseph Noor, Fatima M. Anwar, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    International Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control, and Communication, September 2019. [ Details ]
  • Precision Time Protocol over LR-WPAN and 6LoWPAN
    Fatima M. Anwar, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control, and Communication (ISPCS), August 2017. [ Details ]
  • Cyclops: PRU Programming Framework for Precise Timing Applications
    Amr Alanwar, Fatima M. Anwar, Yi-Fan Zhang, Justin Pearson, Joao Hespanha, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    2017 IEEE International Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control, and Communication (ISPCS), August 2017. [ Details ]
  • Timeline: An Operating System Abstraction for Time-Aware Applications
    Fatima M. Anwar, Sandeep D. Souza, Andrew Symington, Adwait Dongare, Anthony Rowe, Raj Rajkumar, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    IEEE Real Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), December 2016. [ Details ]
  • Realizing Uncertainty-Aware Timing Stack in Embedded Operating System
    Amr Alanwar, Fatima M. Anwar, Joao Hespanha, and Mani B. Srivastava.
    EWiLi'16, the 6th Embedded Operating System Workshop held in conjunction with ESWEEK , October 2016. [ Details ]

Awards:

  • UCLA EE Departmental Fellowship, Fall 2014
  • Korean Govt. Scholarship, Brain Korea (BK21), 2009 - 2011
  • Second price in robotics engineering project competition in SOFTEC, 2008
  • HSSC Pakistan Government Bright Students scholarship, 2004