Associate Prof. Dr. Lenin Gopal

PhD., M.Eng., B.Eng., C.Eng.

Head of Department | Associate Professor | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 443939 Extn: 2485 Fax: +60 85 443837 Location: SK3-431 Email: lenin@curtin.edu.my

Dr. Lenin Gopal is working as an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering , Curtin Sarawak campus and he obtained his PhD degree from Curtin University, Australia. Prior to joining Curtin Sarawak Malaysia, he has had more than fifteen years of teaching experience in India and Malaysia. His recent position was Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicerry, India.

Academic History

  • PhD, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
  • Master of Engineering Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Multimedia University, Malaysia.
  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Madurai Kamaraj University, India.

Research Interests

  • MIMO Relay for Cooperative Wireless Communications.
  • FPGA Applications in Wireless Communications.
  • SNR Estimations in Wireless Communications.

Publications

Journal Papers

  • L. Bing, L. Gopal, Y. Rong, C. W. R. Chiong, and Z. Zang, “Robust Transceiver Design for Multihop AF MIMO Relay Multicasting from Multiple Sources”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., submitted, submitted, Jan. 2020.
  • Z. A. Sim, F. H. Juwono, R. Reiney, Z. Zang, and L. Gopal, “Performance of GFDM Systems using Quadratic Programming Pulse Shaping Filter Design,” IEEE Access., Accepted, Feb. 2020.
  • M. Biletic, F. H. Juwono, and L. Gopal, “Nano-networks and Molecular Communications for Biomedical Applications,” IEEE Potential, Magazine., Accepted, Jan. 2020.
  • L. Gopal, Y. Rong, and Z. Zang, “Robust MMSE Transceiver Design for Nonregenerative Multicasting MIMO Relay Systems”, IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 66, pp. 8979-8989, Oct. 2017.
  • L. Gopal, Y. Rong, and Z. Zang, “Tomlinson-Harashima Precoding Based Transceiver Design for MIMO Relay Systems With Channel Covariance Information”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 14, pp. 55135525, Oct. 2015.

Conference Papers

  • A. A. Liong, L. Gopal, F. H. Juwono, C. W. R. Chiong, Y. Rong, “A Channel Model for Three-node Two-way Relay-aided PLC Systems”, in Proc. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sep. 17-19 Sept 2019.
  • F. H. Juwono, R. Reine, J. Liu, L. Gopal, and Z. A. Sim, “A Channel Model for Three-node Two-way Relay-aided PLC Systems”, in Proc. 7th International Conference on Smart Computing & Communications (ICSCC), Miri, Malaysia, Jun. 28-30, 2019.
  • A. Janarthanan, H. W. Ho, L. Gopal, V. Shanmugam, and W. K. Wong,”An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Framework Design for Autonomous Flight Path”, in Proc. 7th International Conference on Smart Computing & Communications (ICSCC), Miri, Malaysia, Jun. 28-30, 2019.
  • Z. A. Sim, R. Reine, Z. Zang, F. H. Juwono, and L. Gopal, “Reducing the PAPR of GFDM Systems with Quadratic Programming Filter Design”, in Proc. IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2019-Spring), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28. Apr.-1.May, 2019.
  • B. Chan, K. H. Lim, L. Gopal, A. A. Gopalai, W. C. Chia, and W. J. Chew,”Marker-less Stereo-Vision Human Motion Tracking Using Hybrid Filter in Unconstrained Environment”, in Proc. IEEE TENCON 2018, Jeju Island, S. Korea, 28 – 31, Oct., 2018.
  • W. K. Wong, L. Gopal, T. Tan, C. Ali, “Euclidean Space Data Projection Classifier with Cartesian Genetic Programming (CGP)”, in Proc. Int. UNIMAS STEM 10th Engg. Conf. 2017 (EnCon2017), Kuching, Malaysia, Sep. 13 – 15, 2017.
  • Z. A. Sim, R. Reine, Z. Zang, L. Gopal,“PAPR and BER Reduction in MU-MIMO-OFDM Systems via a Set of Waveforms”, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Signal and Image Proc. App. (ICSIPA), Kuching, Malaysia, Sep. 12 – 14, 2017.
  • C. Z. Myint, L. Gopal, Y. L. Aung, “WSN-based reconfigurable water quality monitoring system in IoT environment”, in Proc. 2017 14th Int. Conf. Electrical Engineering/Electronics,  Computer, Telecomm. Information Technology, Phuket, Thailand, Jun. 27-30, 2017, pp. 741 – 744.
  • C. Z. Myint, L. Gopal, Y. L. Aung, “Reconfigurable smart water quality monitoring system in IoT environment”, in Proc. 2017 IEEE/ACIS 16th Int. Conf. Computer and Information Science, Wuhan, China, May 24-26, 2017, pp. 435 – 440.
  • C. S. Cheng, L. Gopal, A. S. Sidhu, A. K. Singh, “Design of low quantum cost reversible BCD adder, in Proc. 5th IEEE Int. Conf. Control System, Computing and Engineering, ICCSCE, George Town, Malaysia, Nov. 27-29, 2015.
  • A. K. Chowdhury, M. S. Razali, B. Madon, L. Gopal, A. K. Singh, “An analysis of MVL neural operators using feed forward back-propagation: Realization and application of logic synthesis”, in Proc. 2015 Int. Con. Smart Sensors and Application, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May. 26-28, 2015.
  • L. Gopal, Y. Rong, and Z. Zang, “Simplified robust design for nonrenerative multicasting MIMO relay systems”, in Proc. 22nd Int. Conf. Telecommun., Sydney, Australia, Apr. 27-29, 2015.
  • C. S. Cheng, A. K. Singh, L. Gopal, “Efficient Three Variables Reversible Logic Synthesis Using Mixed-polarity Toffoli Gate”, in Proc. Procedia Computer Science, Vol.70, PP.362-368, 2015.
  • L. Gopal, N. Raj, N. T. C. Tham, A. A. Gopalai, A. K. Singh, “Design of Reversible Multiplexer/De-multiplexer”, in Proc. 4th IEEE Int. Conf. Control System, Computing and Engineering, Penang, Malaysia, Nov. 28-30, 2014.
  • L. Gopal, A. K. Chowdhury, A. A. Gopalai, A. K. Singh, B. Madon, “Reversible Logic Gate Implementation as Switch Controlled Reversible Full Adder/Subtractor”, in Proc. 4th IEEE Int. Conf. Control System, Computing and Engineering, Penang, Malaysia, Nov. 28-30, 2014.
  • T. C. Tham , A. A. Gopalaiy, L. Gopal, A. K. Singh, “A Comparative Study on the Implementation of Reversible Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Adder Performance on Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)”, in Proc. 4th IEEE Int. Conf. Control System, Computing and Engineering, Penang, Malaysia, Nov. 28-30, 2014.
  • L. Gopal, M. M. N. Syahira, A. K. Chowdhury, A. A. Gopalai, A. K. Singh, “Design and Synthesis of Reversible Arithmetic and Logic Unit (ALU)”, in Proc. 2014 Int. Conf. Computer, Commun. Control Tech., Langkawi Island, Kedah, Malaysia, Sep. 2-4, 2014.
  • L. Gopal, Y. Rong, and Z. Zang, “MMSE based transceiver design for MIMO relay systems with mean and covariance feedback”, in Proc. 77th IEEE Veh. Tech. Conf., Dresden, Germany, Jun. 2-5, 2013.
  • L. Gopal, Y. Rong, and Z. Zang, “Channel covariance information based transceiver design for AF MIMO relay systems with direct Link”, in Proc. 18th Asia-Pacific Conf. Commun., Jeju Iceland, South Korea, Oct. 15-17, 2012.
  • L. Gopal, Y. Rong, Z. Zang, “Joint MMSE Transceiver Design in Non-Regenerative MIMO Relay Systems with Covariance Feedback, in Proc. 17th Asia-Pacific Conf. Commun., Malaysia, Oct. 2 – 5, 2011.
  • L. Gopal, D. W. S. Tze, I. N. Zawanah, “Design of an FPGA-Based OFDM Transceiver for DVB-T Standard”, inProc. 2011 IEEE Int. Conf. Computer Science and Automation Engineering, China, Jun. 10-12, 2011.
  • L. Gopal, A. W. W. Loong, “Designing and Implementing a Wi-Fi Enabled Mobile Robot”, in Proc. 2011 IEEE Int. Conf. Computer Science and Automation Engineering, China, Jun. 10-12, 2011.
  • L. Gopal, M. A. Yuso, V. Shamugam, “Using MATLAB and TIMS modules to Improve Learning Effectiveness and Quality in an Undergraduate course on Mobile Radio Communications”, in Proc. Enhancing Learning: Teaching and Learning Conference, 2011.
  • L. Gopal, V. Shamugam, Z. Oo, “Wi-Fi Enabled Robot for Engineering Education”, in Proc. Enhancing Learning: Teaching and Learning Conference, 2011.
  • V. Shamugam, Z. Oo, L. Gopal, “Enhance students learning with an aid of simulation software to understand Computer Networking Undergraduate courses”, in Proc. Enhancing Learning: Teaching and Learning Conference, 2011.
  • L. Gopal, Z. Zang, “Kalman Filtering for SNR Estimation in AWGN and Fading Channels”, in Proc. 9th IEEE Malaysia Int. Con. Commun., Malaysia, Dec. 13-17, 2009.
  • L. Gopal, V. Shanmugam, A. Sadiq Batcha, “Implementing Image Enhancement Filter on FPGA for remote sensing Process”, 2nd CUTSE Int. Conf., Malaysia, Nov. 24-25, 2009.
  • V. Shanmugam, L. Gopal, “Network Monitoring Tool”, in Proc. 1st CUTSE Int. Conf., Malaysia, Nov. 2008.
  • L. Gopal, M. L. Sim, “Performance Analysis of Signal-to-Noise Ratio Estimators in AWGN and Fading Channels”, in Proc. National Conf. Telecommun. Technologies and Malaysia Conf. Photonics, Malaysia, Aug. 2008.
  • L. Gopal, “Performance Analysis of Local Mean Power Estimators in Rayleigh Fading Channel”, in Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Tech. Telecommun. Control Engineering, Malaysia, Aug 2006.

Research Resource Funding

  • Digital Sarawak CoE (DSCoE), SMA, Malaysia (Chief-Investigator), 2018 – Ongoing:
    Project Title: IoT based Energy Efficient Solar Panel Tracking and Monitoring System<\em>, Allocated Fund: RM 250,000.
  • Digital Sarawak CoE (DSCoE), SMA, Malaysia (Co-Investigator), 2018 – Ongoing:
    Project Title: Development of Sarawak e-AgriFinance in Transforming Agricultural Sector<\em>, Allocated Fund: RM 300,000.
  • FRGS Grant, MOHE, Malaysia (Co-Investigator), 2017 – 2019:
    Project Title: Mathematical Modeling of optimal 5G Non-Orthogonal Waveforms for GFDM system., Allocated Fund: RM 51,200.
  • FRGS Grant, MOHE, Malaysia (Chief Investigator), 2016 – 2019:
    Project Title: Mathematical Modelling of Robust MIMO Relay System for Power Line Communication. Allocated Fund: RM 82,000.
  • eScience Fund, MOSTI, Malaysia (Chief Investigator), 2013 – 2014:
    Project Title: An efficient low power system on Chip Architectures, Allocated Fund: RM 137,000
  • CSCR Grant, Curtin University, Malaysia (Co-investigator), 2012 – 2014:
    Project Title: Ultra-Wideband MIMO Communication Signal Processing With Cost-Effective Optimization Methods, Allocated Fund: RM 25,000.
  • CSCR Grant, Curtin University, Malaysia (Co-investigator), 2011 – 2013:
    Project Title: Speech Intelligibility Enhancement Using Psychoacoustics Approaches, Allocated Fund: RM 25,000.
  • CSRF Grant, Curtin University, Malaysia (Chief Investigator), 2011 – 2013:
    Project Title: MMSE Based Transceiver Design for Non-Regenerative MIMO Relay Systems, Allocated Fund: RM 10,000.

Journal Reviewer

  • IEEE Signal Processing Letter.
  • Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing (CSSP).
  • IEEE Communication letter.
  • International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley Publisher.

Professional Associations

  • Charted Engineer in Electrical Engineering (India).
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (USA).
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers (India).
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education.

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