Prof. Sayed served as a 2005 IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Signal Processing Society. During his one-year term, Professor Sayed was invited to deliver 32 distinguished lectures worldwide across the US (1-2), Canada (3), Denmark (1), England (3), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (2), Hong Kong (2), Spain (2), Sweden (3), and Turkey (2). His distinguished lectures covered the topics:
- Energy Conservation in Adaptive Filtering.
- Adaptive MIMO OFDM Receivers.
- Signal Processing Challenges in Wireless Location.
- Estimation and Control with Modeling Uncertainties.