Imran Hayee's research areas of interest are communication systems, signal processing, and intelligent transportation systems. He holds 18 US patents and has published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
Hayee is an IEEE senior member and is recipient of UMD's distinguished research award. He has been a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth since 2004. Before joining the University of Minnesota Duluth, he worked in industry including Tyco Submarine Systems (formerly known as Bell Laboratories) and a start-up company for almost six years.
Hayee received his BSEE from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan in 1992, and his MSEE and PhD degrees from the University of Southern California in 1994 and 1998, respectively.
Hayee completed his Ph.D. at the University of Southern California. Before joining the University of Minnesota, Hayee performed research on techniques to improve the system performance of trans-oceanic optical fiber communications systems.