Associate Professor Dr. Sabira Khatun is presently working at the Department of Computer & Communication Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She is head of Electronics and Communications Laboratory and Research Advisor of Networks Research Group in the department. She received her PhD in communications and Networking from University Putra Malaysia (UPM) in 2003.
She directs research activities within the Wireless Communications and Networks (WCN) group and her work in Mobile IPv6 (MIPv6) is gaining importance in Internet-based applications so as to offer secure uninterrupted on-line experience in interactive network applications such as in entertainment, games, video conferencing or video streaming while on the move and has had worldwide publicity. She currently leads a few research projects on WCN for mobile internet, medical and 3G/4G applications including UWB, Combined C-SDMA and SDR. She was the proud recipient of Best Inventor of the Asia Pacific Rim 2006, Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA) Special Award 2006 for commending excellent efforts to create micro-mobility related MIPv6 invention and Excellent Research Award 2006 from Ministry of Higher Research, Malaysia. With all her contributions, Dr. Sabira was awarded the Excellent Service Award of UPM in 2006.
She is an active researcher of TEMAN project and MyREN Research Community. She is a member of IEEE and her research interest spans Broadband and Wireless Communications including Cognitive Radio, Software Defined Radio (SDR), MIMO, UWB and IPv6.