• Namal University, Mianwali
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  • rector@namal.edu.pk

23+ years’ versatile experience of Information Communication Technology (ICT) domain in academia, industry, and Government. 12+ years’ experience of academic managements and Research & Development Management; as Head of Engineering Department, Dean – Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Head (Principal Investigator) of Research Lab, and Rector of Higher Education Institute. Vast experience of working with government, international organizations and regulatory bodies for programs’ accreditation, curriculum development, academic management, quality assurance and international events’ organization. Head of Research Lab (35+ Professionals) and Research Groups in the domains of Information Security, Embedded Systems and Wireless Communications; having 90+ publications in referred journals and conferences, and PKR 130 Million research funding during the last 5 years. Launched 04 products, organized 12 trainings and workshops with 300+ participants including professionals from LEAs, Public & Corporate Sector, and academia. https://crc.bahria.edu.pk/ Passionate teacher in the domain of Computing and Electrical Engineering. A strong proponent of adopting modern learning techniques and usage of IT in the academics. Focus on ‘learn how to learn’ and ‘student centric learning’ in the classroom.

Academic Background
Ph.D ( Electronics & Communications) Telecom Paris, France 2010
Masters by (Research in Information & Communication) Ecole Polytechnique, University of Nice – Sophia Antipolis, France 2006
M.S. (Computer Science) Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan 2005
B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering ) University of Engineering and Technology (U.E.T.) Lahore, Pakistan 1998
Rector Namal University, Mianwali, Pakistan 01-Sep-2022 - continue
Professor Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan 01-Jan-2011 - 01-Sep-2022
RF Planning & Optimization Consultant Smart Cube Technologies, Pakistan 01-Oct-2010 - 01-Jan-2011
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Integrated Signal Processing Systems (ISS) RWTH, Aachen, Germany 01-Jan-2009 - 01-Sep-2010
Research Engineer, Mobile Communications Department Eurecom, Sophia Antipolis, France 01-Oct-2006 - 01-Sep-2010
Radio Network Planning & Optimization Engineer Huaxin Consulting Pakistan 01-Jan-2005 - 01-Jul-2005
Adjunct Faculty, Computer Sciences Department LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan 01-Jan-2003 - 01-Dec-2004
Assistant Manager (Technical) NDC [NESCOM], Islamabad, Govt. of Pakistan 01-May-1999 - 01-Dec-2004
Electrical Engineer MASCOT Engineering Services of Pakistan 01-Nov-1998 - 01-May-1999
Journal Publications
Auto implementation of parallel hardware architecture for Aho-Corasick algorithm 23-Jan-2022 Design Automation for Embed Systems 26, 29–53
Nonlinear postural control paradigm for larger perturbations in the presence of neural delays 09-Aug-2021 Biological Cybernetics 2021 Aug; 115(4):397-414.
A systematic review of scalable hardware architectures for pattern matching in network security 08-Jun-2021 Computers & Electrical Engineering, Volume 92, 2021.
Deep learning-based feature extraction and optimizing pattern matching for intrusion detection using finite state machine 01-Jun-2021 Computers & Electrical Engineering, Volume 92, 2021, 107094, ISSN 0045-7906.
Average convergence for directed & undirected graphs in distributed systems 08-Mar-2021 Computer Systems Science and Engineering, vol. 37, no.3, pp. 399–413, 2021.
Hardware Implementation of Overlap-Save-Based Fading Channel Emulator 01-Sep-2020 IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 918-922, March 2021
Cartesian Control of Sit-to-Stand Motion Using Head Position Feedback" 21-Aug-2020 Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, vol. 2020, Article ID 1979342, 13 pages, 2020.
Neuro-fuzzy control of sit-to-stand motion using head position tracking 15-Jul-2020 Measurement and Control. 2020;53(7-8):1342-1353.
Security Protocol Using Elliptic Curve Cryptography Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks 30-Apr-2020 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, April 2020.
A Decentralized System for Green Energy Distribution in a Smart Grid 06-Dec-2019 Journal of Energy Engineering, Volume 146 Issue 1 - February 2020.
Smart Methodology for Safe Life on Roads with Active Drivers Based on Real-Time Risk and Behavioral Monitoring 07-Nov-2019 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 2019.
Ultralightweight RFID Authentication Protocols for Low-Cost Passive RFID Tags 21-Jul-2019 Security and Communication Networks, 2019.
Sit to Stand Motion Control using Head Position Feedback to CNS 16-Apr-2019 Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Vol. 124, Issue S3, April 2019.
Performance Evaluation and Design Considerations for a Split Air-Conditioner with Built-In Thermal Energy Storage 06-Dec-2018 Building Services Engineering Research and Technology (2018).
FPGA Implementation of UFMC based Baseband Transmitter: Case Study for LTE 10MHz Channelization 10-Jul-2018 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Wiley and Hindawi), Pages1-12, Issue 2018(5).
ACryp-Proc: Flexible Asymmetric Crypto Processor for Point Multiplication 18-Apr-2018 IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 22778-22793, 2018.
Asynchronous Communication under Reliable and Unreliable Network Topologies in Distributed Multi Agent Systems: A Robust Technique for Computing Average Consensus 11-Mar-2018 Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Advanced Control Methods for Systems with Fast-Varying Disturbances and Applications (ACMS), 2018.
Unreliable Communication in High Performance Distributed Multi Agent Systems: A Ingenious Scheme in High Computing 16-Feb-2018 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Volume: 14 issue: 2, 2018.
A Novel Approach for Fast Average Consensus under Unreliable Communication in Distributed Multi Agent Networks 17-Jan-2018 Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, Vol. 99, Issue. 4, pp. 1423-1441, 2018.
Refractivity Variations and Propagation at Ultra High Frequency 28-Sep-2017 Results in Physics, Vol 7, Pages 3732-3737, 2017.
Efficient Hardware Implementation of KMAP+: An Ultralightweight Mutual Authentication Protocol 07-Jul-2017 Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, Vol 27, Issue 2, 2018.
Towards an Optimized Architecture for Unified Binary Huff Curves, Journal of Circuits 20-Apr-2017 Systems, and Computers, vol. 26, Issue 11, Pages 1750178-1 to 1750178-14, April 2017.
Wireless-Powered Cooperative Energy Aware Anycast Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks 23-Nov-2016 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 12, issue 11, 2016.
Probabilistic Recursive Cryptanalysis of Ultralightweight Mutual Authentication Protocols For Passive RFID Systems 05-Aug-2016 Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Aug 2016, ISSN 2415-¬0584.
Heterogeneous Multi-ASIP and NoC Based Architecture for Adaptive Parallel TBICM-ID-SSD 15-Apr-2016 IEEE Transaction on Circuit and System II, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 259-263, March 2017.
A New Ultralightweight RFID Mutual Authentication Protocol: SASI using Recursive Hash 21-Feb-2016 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 12, issue 2, 2016.
Pitfalls in Ultralightweight RFID Authentication Protocol 10-Dec-2015 International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security (IJCNIS), vol. 7, no. 3, December 2015.
RCIA: A New Ultralightweight RFID Authentication Protocol Using Recursive Hash, 26-Jan-2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 11, issue 1, 2015.
Performance Trade-Offs Among Optimized Beamforming Techniques for Smart Antenna System 01-Dec-2014 Bahria University Journal of Information and Communication Technologies (BUJICT), vol. 7, issue 1, December 2014.
Performance Analysis of Proactive and Reactive Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 01-Dec-2014 Sci. Int., 26(4), 1539-1544, 2014
Ultralightweight cryptography for passive RFID systems 20-Aug-2014 International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security (IJCNIS), vol. 6, no. 3, 2014.
Low-complexity synchronization algorithms for orthogonally modulated IR-UWB systems 23-Jul-2013 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (Springer) 2013, 199(2013).
Cryptanalysis of RFID Ultra-lightweight Protocols and Comparison of Solution Approaches 01-Jan-2012 Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technology (BUJICT), vol. 5, Issue 1, 2012.
Performance Evaluation of TCP and UDP over Destination Sequence Distance Vector (DSDV) for Random Waypoint Mobility Model 01-Jan-2012 World Applied Sciences Journal 20 (7): 910-916, 2012.
  • Advanced Crypt-Analysis Models for IoTs
  • Digital Communication Systems
  • Mobile Communications and Networking
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Organization & Assembly Language
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Programming Fundamentals
Head & Principal Investigator (PI) of Cyber Reconnaissance & Combat Lab 100.58 Million PKR funding by Higher Education Commission (HEC) & Planning Commission (Govt. of Pakistan). Design & Development of Intrusion Detection System (IDS), 4 years.
Principal Investigator Open Source Intelligence Tool (OSINT) 18 months, Recon, Exploit, Discovery, and Analytics 12.322 Million PKR by Govt. of Pakistan.
Co-Investigator (Co-PI) of ‘Smart Methodology for Safe Life on Roads with Active Drivers’ 1.5 years joint research project with Computer Engineering Department, Al-Yamamah University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
Principal Investigator (PI) of ‘Cyber-attacks Correlation Engine Development’ 12-months design and development project with NESCOM, Govt. of Pakistan.
Principal Investigator (PI) of ‘IP Flows Monitoring System’ 12-months joint research project with NESCOM, Govt. of Pakistan.
Co-Investigator (Co-PI) for National Research Project for Universities (NRPU) Govt. of Pakistan Project: Reconfigurable Processor for Lightweight RFID Mutual Authentication Protocol
Team Member - IDROMel French National Research Project Flexible Baseband Architecture for Software Defined Radio (SDR)
NEWCOM++ Represented EURECOM in the joint European Research Project Performance Evaluation and Guidelines for Future Flexible Radio Architectures