Dr. Marwan Bikdash

Professor and Department Chair

 Contact: 310 Fort IRC 
              Email: bikdash@ncat.edu
              Ph: (336) 334-7437 or (336) 285-3250
              Fax: (336) 256-1247
Education

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech University
M.S. in Electrical Engineering,  Virginia Tech University
B.E. in Electrical Engineering, American University of Beirut

Teaching Interest  

CSE 702 Numerical Methods 
CSE  Advanced Numerical Methods 
CSE 806 Computational System Theory 

Research Areas

Complex and Cooperative Systems, Numerical methods and efficient algorithms, Network Survivability and resilience, Control theory, Robotics

Selected Publications

  1. H. Qabaja and M. Bikdash, “Use of GIS Data to Model the Vulnerability of the Emergency System to Attacks”, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE SouthEastCon, Jacksonville, FL, April 4-7, 2013.
  2. Chopade, P., and Bikdash, M., “Analyzing smart power grid and SCADA network robustness using the node degree distribution and algebraic connectivity under vulnerability and WMD attacks”, 2012 IEEE Conference on Technologies for  Homeland Security (HST),  Boston, 13-15 November, 2012, pp. 365-372.
  3. Teshome Feyessa, and M. Bikdash, “Geographically-sensitive network centrality and survivability assessment”, 2011 IEEE 43rd Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST), pp.18-23, 14-16 March 2011.
  4. Teshome Feyessa and Marwan Bikdash, “Dependence of network survivability on fault distance from shortest path”,  accepted, Journal of Network and Spatial Economics.
  5. Cetin, B., M. Bikdash, and McInerney, M., “Automated Electric Utility Pole Detection from Aerial Images,” IEEE SoutheastCon 2009, Atlanta, GA, March 5-8, 2009.
  6. Bikdash, M. "A highly interpretable form of the Sugeno Approximation System," IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 7, No. 6, Dec. 1999, pp. 686-696.
  7. Teshome Feyessa, M. Bikdash, and G. Lebby, “Node-pair feature extraction for link prediction,” 1st International Workshop on Social Object Networks (SocialObjects 2011), MIT, Boston, MS, USA, October 9-11, 2011.
  8. Pravin Chopade and Marwan Bikdash, “Critical infrastructure interdependency modeling: using graph models to assess the vulnerability of smart power grid and SCADA networks,” IEEE  8th International Conference & Expo on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter  World  (CEWIT 2011), New York, http://www.cewit.org/conference2011/
  9. Ploen, S.R., Scharf, D. P., Hadaegh, F. Y., and Bikdash, M., "Initialization of Distributed Spacecraft Formations," Journal of Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 52, No. 4, 2004-2005.
  10. Bikdash, M., Y. Pang, E. Scott, and K. Thole, “Generation of Equivalent Circuit Models From Simulation Data of a Thermal System”, 2002 IMECE, New Orleans, November 17-22, 2002.
  11. Charifa, M.S., Suliman, A., and Bikdash, M. “Face Recognition Using A Hybrid General Back-propagation Neural Network”, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, Nov. 2-4, 2007, pp. 510-515. 
  12. Cetin, B., M. Bikdash, and McInerney, M., “Automated Electric Utility Pole Detection from Aerial Images,” IEEE SoutheastCon 2009, Atlanta, GA, March 5-8, 2009.
  13. Bikdash, M. "A highly interpretable form of the Sugeno Approximation System," IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 7, No. 6, Dec. 1999, pp. 686-696.
  14. Teshome Feyessa, M. Bikdash, and G. Lebby, “Node-pair feature extraction for link prediction,” 1st International Workshop on Social Object Networks (SocialObjects 2011), MIT, Boston, MS, USA, October 9-11, 2011.
  15. Pravin Chopade and Marwan Bikdash, “Critical infrastructure interdependency modeling: using graph models to assess the vulnerability of smart power grid and SCADA networks,” IEEE  8th International Conference & Expo on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter  World  (CEWIT 2011), New York, http://www.cewit.org/conference2011/