Prof. Ljiljana Pic
School of Engineering Science
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
M.Sc. Syracuse University
Dipl.Ing. University of Pristina, Yugoslavia

Associate Member
Centre for Scientific Computing
Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics

Simon Fraser University
School of Engineering Science
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
ASB 9811
Tel.: (778) 782-3998
FAX.: (778) 782-4951
ljilja at

Research Interests

  • Communication networks:

    • modeling and analysis of computer networks
    • characterization and modeling of network traffic
    • performance analysis of communication networks
    • simulation of protocols and network control algorithms
    • intelligent control of communication systems.

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  • Nonlinear circuits and systems:

    • analysis of complex systems and networks
    • theory of nonlinear circuits and systems
    • software tools for circuit simulation
    • homotopy methods for finding dc, steady-state,and transient solutions of transistor circuits.

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  • Honors and Awards

  • IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu, Eta Chapter, Professional Member, November 21, 2015
  • 2015 IEEE Canada E. F. Glass Western Canada Merit Award, May 4, 2015: For exemplary and long service to the Vancouver Section and Chapters.
  • Honorary Professor of Obuda University, September 1, 2014
  • 2013 IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Outstanding Contribution Award
  • 2012 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Meritorious Service Award
  • 2012 Centennial Volunteer Award, IEEE Vancouver Section
  • 2010 Outstanding Service Award, IEEE Vancouver Section
  • Nominee, YWCA Vancouver Women of Distinction Award, 2008
  • EIC Canadian Pacific Railway Medal, 2007
  • IEEE Fellow, 2005 - present
  • Research Fellow of the BC Advanced Systems Institute, 1999 - 2002
  • Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1998
  • NSF Visiting Professorship for Women Grant, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 - 1997
  • Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship, 1984 and 1985
  • UCLA Hortense Fishbaugh Memorial Scholarship, 1983
  • UCLA School of Engineering Fellowship, 1981 and 1982
  • IIE Fulbright Fellow, 1978 - 1979
  • City of Pristina Public Award for Contribution to Arts and Sciences, 1974
  • Mathematics competition: Elektrijada 1973 (3rd place); SUSEJ 1974 (2 - 3rd place)
  • Vuk Karadzic Diploma, Republic of Serbia, for perfect score achieved in all subjects, High School Ivo Lola Ribar, Pristina, Yugoslavia, 1969.
  • Mentoring

  • IAM-CSC-PIMS Senior Undergraduate Math Modelling Workshop: 2002 and 2003.
  • WICSE Seminar
  • Former affiliations

  • University of California, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department, Berkeley, California
  • Bell Communications Research
  • Bell Labs (currently part of Lucent Technologies, formerly part of AT&T)
  • University of California, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Los Angeles, California
  • Syracuse University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Syracuse, New York
  • University of Pristina, Electrical Engineering Department, Pristina, Yugoslavia.
  • My childhood memories: Prokletije, mountains in Yugoslavia on the border between Montenegro and Albania:

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    A very interesting startup on web security from a friend of mine:

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