About Me

I am second year PhD student working with Dr. Waheed Bajwa, my research interests lie in the area of distributed signal processing. Prior to joining Rutgers I did my Masters and Bachelors from NUST, Pakistan, both in Electrical Engineering.


  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

    PhD Electrical Engineering, (2013-)
  • National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

    MS Electrical Engineering, (2009 - 2012)
    B.E Electrical (Telecom) Engg, (2005-2009)


  • H. Raja and W.U. Bajwa, “Cloud K-SVD: Computing data-adaptive representations in the cloud,” in Proc. 51st Annu. Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2-4, 2013.
  • H. Raja and S.B. Qaisar, "Rate-Distortion optimized transcoder selection for multimedia transmission in heterogeneous networks", Computational Science and Its Applications--ICCSA 2012, p. 407--418, 2012.
  • H.S. Kazmi and H. Raja, "Throughput enhancement by cross-layer header compression in WLANs" in Proc. of 16th Asia-Pacific Conference on , vol., no., pp.329-333, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2010