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Dr.Waqar Mahmood

Biography

Dr. Waqar Mahmood received his bachelors degree from University of Engineering and Technology in 1989. Master and PhD degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1992 and 1996, respectively.

Research Interest

 Modeling, Control and Optimization

Discrete Event Systems

Communication Systems

Digital Signal Processing

Integrating Technology and Business Planning

Power Electronics


Patents and Publications
     
      Jaurnal Publications:

 

  • SheerazAkhtar, Bilal Afzal, Ghalib A. Shah, Luigi Atzori, WaqarMahmood, "Internet of Multimedia Things: Vision and Challenges", Ad hoc Networks, Elsevier, 2015.

  • SajidIqbal, WasifAltaf, Muhammad Aslam, WaqarMahmood, Muhammad UsmanGhani Khan, "Application of intelligent agents in health-care: review" accepted for publication in Artificial Intelligence Review, (), 1-30.

  • A.Ali, W. Mahmood, I. Javed and I. Ur Rehman, “Time Synchronization for MIMO OFDM WLAN” International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 5, September 2013.

  • A. Ghaffar, M. Shahbaz and W. Mahmood, “Optimal Sampling Strategy For Data Mining”, The Nucleus, August 29, 2013.

  • AsifRaza, WaqarMahmood, “Hybrid Control and Reservation Architecture for Multi-Domain Burst Switched Network," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, July 2008.

  • Chia-Chen Chang, Zuyuan He, George Senft, NasirAhemd, Erin Sahinci, and WaqarMahmood ,” Evaluation on fiber boot of optical component by the nbend radius measurement in side pull test”, IEICE Electronic Express, Vol 2, No. 6, 205-210, Mar. 2005.

  • Elena Avram, WaqarMahmood, Murat Ozer, “Quantification of Scattering From Fiber Surface Irregularities”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology. Vol 20, No 4, April 2002.

  • M. A. Raza, W. Mahmood and A. Ali, “ Hybrid Control Architecture for Optical Burst Switching Networks”, WSEAS Transactions on Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 8, August 2006.

  • WaqarMahmood, SaroshHashmi, “Modeling Robotic Swarm Behavior with Collision Avoidance: A Discrete Event System Perspective”, WSEAS Transactions on Systems Issue 5, Volume 5, May 2006.

  • FahadSamad, WaqarMahmood, Arshad Ali, Umar Kalim, “Improved Security in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs”, WSEAS Transactions on Communications, Issue 12, vol. 5, December 2006.

  • M. I. Afzal, WaqarMahmood, Sheikh Muhammad Sajid and Shin Seoyong “Optical Wireless Communication and Recharging Mechanism of Wireless Sensor Network by Using CCRs” International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Volume 13, Page 49-60, December, 2009.

  • I. Javed, A. Loan and W. Mahmood “An Engergy-efficient anti-jam cognitive system for wireless OFDM communication”, International Journal of Communication Systems, 2013.

  • Y. Yang, E. Sahinci, WaqarMahmood, “A New Algorithm on PMD Pulse Width Modulation”, International Journal on Light and Electron Optics (Optik), 2032170 optik, August 2003.

  • Zuyuan He, Chia-Chen Chang, Jun Bao, WenxinZheng, Erin Sahinci, WaqarMahmood, “Measurement and modeling of spectral transmission tilt in WDM systems due to stimulated Raman scattering”, IEIEC Electronic Express, Sep 2004.

  • Zuyuan He, WaqarMahmood, Erin Sahinci, Nasir Ahmed and Yves Pradieu, “Analysis on the Effects of Fiber End Face Scratches on Return Loss Performance of Optical Fiber”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol 22. No. 12, pp 2749-2754, Dec 2004.

  • MN Ayyaz, I Javed, W Mahmood, Handwritten Character Recognition Using Multiclass SVM Classification with Hybrid Feature Extraction, Pak. J. Engg. & Appl. Sci. Vol, 2012.

    Patents:     

  • Applied: Polishing Fixture Assembly for a Fiber Optic Cable Connector Polishing Apparatus.
  • Method of simultaneously polishing a plurality of diverse fiber optic cable connectors.
  • Method and System for Controlling Splice Attenuation.
  • Polishing Pad Assembly for Fiber Optic Cable Connector Polishing Apparatus.
  • System for Controlling a Process for Interconnection of Optical Fibers Including a Fuzzy Logic Control and Optimization Architecture.
  • Attenuating Splice System and Method there for using Estimation Algorithm and Closed Loop Intelligent Control.
  • Attenuation Splice System and Method Therefore.
  • Apparatus for Comparing Tensile or Compressive Stresses Imposed on Different Parts of Optical Fiber.
  • Apparatus for Integrating Steps of a Process for Interconnecting Optical Fiber.
  • Apparatus and method for calibrating pressure existing between optical fibers and a polishing pad during a polishing process .
  • Fiber Bragg Gratings Based Strain Measurement Apparatus, System and Method.
  • Automated Apparatus for Counting Pilings in Textile Fabric.
Selected Publications:
     Reaserch Publications:

  • Waqas Khalid, Imran Ali Shah, Qurat-ul-AinMehfooz, NarmeenIrshad, Dr. WaqarMahmood, "Reduction in Building Energy Requirements by Modern Energy Conservation Techniques", presented in 2nd International Conference on " Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies- 2015".

  • Sheeraz A. Alvi, Ghalib A. Shah, WaqarMahmood, "Energy Efficient Green Routing Protocol for Internet of Multimedia Things", accepted for publication in proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (IEEE ISSNIP-EWSN 2015), Singapore, Apr. 2015.

  • Imran Javed, Asim Loan, WaqarMahmood, “An Energy Efficient Anti-Jam Cognitive System for Wireless OFDM Communication”, International Journal of Communication System (Submitted).

  • QuratulainTaj, Ali Hammad Akbar, WaqarMehmood “A Framework to Manage Application-centric Groups in Selective Code Update Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks” (Submitted).

  • Shahid M. Awan, Zubair. A. Khan M. Aslam, WaqarMahmood, AffanAhsan, “Application of NARX based FFNN, SVR and ANN Fitting models for long term industrial load forecasting and their comparison” Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2012 IEEE International Symposium,  28-31 May 2012.

  • Shahid M. Awan, Zubair. A. Khan, AbdurRehman, WaqarMahmood “A Multi-Agent system for data collection from power generators and weather stations in heterogeneous environments” IECON 2012 - 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 25-28 Oct. 2012.

  • MN Ayyaz, I Javed, W Mahmood, Handwritten Character Recognition Using Multiclass SVM Classification with Hybrid Feature Extraction, Pak. J. Engg. & Appl. Sci. Vol, 2012.

  • Imran Javed, WaqarMahmood, Asim Loan, “Cognitive System for Adaptation of Wi-Max Physical Layer” International Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR), 2011 (324-329).

  • Qanita Ahmed, WaqarMahmood, Imran Sarwar “Middle Ware as a Service (MaaS): Taming RFID Devices” 3rd  International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing (ICMLC 2011) Singapore on February 26–28, 2011.

  • Qanita Ahmed, WaqarMahmood, Imran Sarwar “Smart Device Service Execution Environment: Integrating Smart Devices into Semantic Services Environment” 3rd  International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing (ICMLC 2011) Singapore on February 26–28, 2011.

  • Qanita Ahmed, IramShahzadi, WaqarMahmood, Imran Sarwar “A Technology Road Map for Knowledge Engineering, 3rd  International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing (ICMLC 2011) Singapore on February 26–28, 2011.

  • Sohaib Malik, WaqarMahmood. "A Comparative Study of Receiver Design for MIMO-OFDM Systems". International Conference on Data Engineering, 2011.

  • IramShahzadi, WaqarMahmood, “UMagic! The UML Modeler for Text Documents” 3rd International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (IEEE ICIME 2011) to be held in Zhengzhou, China on May 21–22, 2011.

  • G. Mustafa, A. Waheed, W. Mahmood, “SeekBin: An Automated Tool for Analyzing Thread Level Speculative Parallelization Potential” 7th IEEE International Conference on Emerging, Technologies (ICET), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2011, pp. 196-201.

  • Abdul Qadeer, WaqarMahmood, and Abdul Waheed “The Website Census” Internet Technology and Secured Transactions. ICITST 2009., 1 – 6, 2010.

  • M. I. Afzal, WaqarMahmood, Sheikh Muhammad Sajid and Shin Seoyong “Optical Wireless Communication and Recharging Mechanism of Wireless Sensor Network by Using CCRs” International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Volume 13, Page 49-60, December, 2009.

  • M. H. Jamal, G. Mustafa, W. Mahmood, and A. Waheed, “An Extensible Infrastructure for Benchmarking Multi-Core Processor based Systems,” Accepted to appear in SPECTS'09, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2009. 

  • M. H. Jamal, A. Qadeer, A. Waheed, J. Ding, and W. Mahmood, “Virtual Machine Scalability on Multi-Core Processor based Servers for Cloud Computing Workloads,” Accepted to appear in NAS' 09, Hunan, China, July 2009.

  • M. Raza, A. Akbar, W. Mahmood “Optimal cluster head election for efficient resource discovery mechanism in wireless sensor networks”, IEEE 34th Conference on Local Computer Networks, 2009. LCN 2009. (328 – 331) 2009, Switzerland .

  • M. I. Afzal , Shin Seoyong , WaqarMahmood, S. M. Sajid “Optical wireless recharging model for wireless sensor nodes by using Corner Cube Retroreflectors (CCRs)” 2009 International Conference on Hybrid Information Technology, 626-631 , 2009.

  • M. H. Jamal, G. Mustafa, W. Mahmood, and A. Waheed, “An Extensible Infrastructure for Benchmarking Multi-Core Processor based Systems,” SPECTS'09, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2009.

  • M. Hassan, U. Saeed,  W. Mahmood, “A multipath fading channel simulator based on time series generated by Lorenz chaotic attractor” Third International Conference on Electrical Engineering, 2009 ICEE '09  (1–5), April 2009. 

  • M. H. Jamal, and A. Waheed, “Precise Measurement of Execution Time of Concurrent, Symmetric, and Short Tasks,” in the Proceedings of CMG’08, Las Vegas, Nevada, 7-12 December, 2008, pp. 149-160.

  • M. Imran Afzal, WaqarMahmood, Ali Hammad Akbar, “A Battery Recharge Model for WSNs using Free-Space Optics (FSO)” Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Multitopic Conference, December 23-24, 2008, Karachi, pages (272–277), 2008.

  • M. Imran Sarwar, WasifTanveer, Imran Sarwar, WaqarMahmood, “A Comparative Study of MI Tools: Defining the Roadmap to MI Tools Standardization” Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Multitopic Conference, December 23-24, 2008, Karachi, pages (379–385), 2008.

  • Shahid Islam Wains, WaqarMahmood, “Integrating m-learning with e-learning”, Proceedings of the 9th ACM SIGITE conference on Information technology education. October 2008. Cincinnati Ohio. 

  • Javed, I.   Ayyaz, M.N.   Mehmood, W. , “Efficient Training Data Reduction for SVM based Handwritten Digits Recognition” in Electrical Engineering, 2007. ICEE '07. International Conference on 11-12 April 2007 On page(s): 1-4 ISBN: 1-4244-0893-8.

  • Muzammil M. Baig, WaqarMahmood, MianSaleem, “DRM Enabled P2P File Sharing Architecture: Compensation to Owner, Satisfaction to User” 6th Annual symposium on Learning & Technology "Cyber Citizenship: Vistas and Visions" to be held on 26-27 April 2008 at the Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

  • AsifRaza, WaqarMahmood, “Hybrid Control and Reservation Architecture for Multi-Domain Burst Switched Network," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, July 2008.

  • M. A. Raza and W. Mahmood “Dynamic Resource Management in Hybrid Architecture for OBS Control Plane”  International Conference on Electrical Engineering 2007, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan April 11-12 , 2007.

  • MuzammilBaig, WaqarMahmood, “A Robust Technique of Anti Key-Logging using Key-Logging Mechanism, IEEE International Digital Eco System and Technologies Conference DEST 2007, Cairns, Australia, February 2007.

  • M. Hasan Jamal, WaheedRehman, WaqarMahmood, “Manifold: A Benchmark for Multicore Processor based System”, First International Conference on Open Source Technologies, ICOST-2006, Lahore, Pakistan.

  • FahadSamad, WaqarMahmood, Arshad Ali, Umar Kalim, “Improved Security in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs”, WSEAS Transactions on Communications, Issue 12, vol. 5, December 2006.

  • SaroshHashmi, WaqarMahmood, “A Matrix based Approach for Modelling robotic Swarm Behavior”, 433-438, ICAI 2006, Las Vegas, USA. 

  • WaqarMahmood, SaroshHashmi, “Modeling Complex Emergent Discrete Event Systems: A Case Study in Robotic Swarm Motion”, 8th WSEAS International Conference on Automatic Control, Modeling and Simulation, ACMOS 06, Czech Republic, March 2006 pp. 117-122.

  • Rehman H. Mahmood W.,"A Fuzzy Model Reference Learning Controller Based Direct Field Oriented Control of Induction Machine" Engineering of Intelligent Systems, 2006 IEEE International Conference on .

  • WaqarMahmood, SaroshHashmi, “Modeling Robotic Swarm Behavior with Collision Avoidance: A Discrete Event System Perspective”, WSEAS Transactions on Systems Issue 5, Volume 5, May 2006.

  • M. A. Raza, W. Mahmood and A. Ali, “ Hybrid Control Architecture for Optical Burst Switching Networks”, WSEAS Transactions on Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 8, August 2006.

  • Muhammad AsifRaza, WaqarMahmood, “New Control Architecture for Optical Burst Switching Networks”, 10th WSEAS Conference on Communications and Computers, July 2006,  534-326.
  • WaqarMahmood, “Optical Interconnect Process Technologies” , Invited talk , HONET 2005, Islamabad, Pakistan .
  • Ejaz Ahmed, KashanSamad, WaqarMahmood, “Cluster-based Intrusion Detection (CBID) Architecture for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, AusCERT2006 R&D Stream Program, Information Technology Security Conference, May 2006, Australia.
  • WaqarMahmood, Murat Ozer, Elena Avram, “Surface Scratch and Pit Analysis on Optical Interfaces”, SPIE International Symposium on Convergence of IT and Communications. Denver Colarado, August, 2001.
  • Zuyuan He, WaqarMahmood, Erin Sahinci, Nasir Ahmed and Yves Pradieu, “Analysis on the Effects of Fiber End Face Scratches on Return Loss Performance of Optical Fiber”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol 22. No. 12, pp 2749-2754, Dec 2004.
  • AfnanUllah Khan, Shahzad Khan, WaqarMahmood: “MRST: A New Technique For Information Summarization”. 249-252,The Third World Enformatika Conference, WEC'05, April 27-29, 2005, Istanbul, Turkey ISSN 1305-5313.
  • WaqarMahmood, Yves Pradieu, Elena Avram, Andrei Csipkes, “ Level 2 Optical Interface Standard”. IEC SC86B, Work Group 6, optical interconnecting devices and passive components, Niece France, 2000.
  • Elena Avram, WaqarMahmood, Murat Ozer, “Quantification of Scattering From Fiber Surface Irregularities”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology. Vol 20, No 4, April 2002.
  • Zuyuan He, Chia-Chen Chang, Jun Bao, WenxinZheng, Erin Sahinci, WaqarMahmood, “Measurement and modeling of spectral transmission tilt in WDM systems due to stimulated Raman scattering”,IEIEC Electronic Express, Sep 2004. 
  • Chia-Chen Chang, Zuyuan He, George Senft, NasirAhemd, Erin Sahinci, and WaqarMahmood ,” Evaluation on fiber boot of optical component by the nbend radius measurement in side pull test”, IEICE Electronic Express, Vol 2, No. 6, 205-210, Mar. 2005.
  • KashanSamad, Ejaz Ahmed, WaqarMahmood, “Multi-layer Custer-based Intrusion Detection Architecture for Mobile Adhoc Networks using Mobile Agents”, HONET 2004, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Hafiz Fahad, Shahzad Khan, WaqarMahmood, “ Decentralized Intelligent Traffic Control Systems using Peer-Peer Model”, 2nd International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents 2004 at Massey University, New Zealand.
  • Ahmed A. Iqbal, Ejaz Ahmed, WaqarMahmood, “Transport Layer Performance: Improvement in Infrastructure based Wireless Networks”, HONET 2004, Islamabd, Pakistan.
  • Ahmad Ali Iqbal, WaqarMahmood, Ejaz Ahmed, KashanSamad, “Evaluation of Distributed Control Signaling Protocols in GMPLS”, The 4th International Conference on the Optical Internet (COIN 2005), Chongqing, China, May 29 - June 2, 2005
  • Ahmad Ali Iqbal, WaqarMahmood, Ejaz Ahmed, “TCP-DR a effective Protocol for Infrastructure Based Wireless Networks”, The 2005 International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN'05) ISBN: 1-932415-48-3, pp ICWN3055, Las Vegas, USA, June 27-30, 2005
  • KashanSamad, Ejaz Ahmed, WaqarMehmood,”Simplified Clustering Approach for Intrusion Detection in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, 13th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2005), Split, Croatia, September 15-17, 2005
  • M. Ibrahim Channa, WaqarMahmood, Ahsan Ahmad Chaudhry,Noor Mustafa "A Multi-Priority Application Framework for Heterogeneous Ad Hoc Networks" In the proceedings of First IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies, Islamabad, Paksitan, September 2005.
  • Muhammad Adeel, WaqarMahmood, Ahsan Ahmad Chaudhry, “Mitigating Effects of Routing Inconsistencies on QoS in CDMA 2000 Packet Data Networks”, In the proceedings of 13th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, SoftCOM 2005, Split, Croatia, September 2005. 
  • M. H. Zaidi, WaqarMahmood, Ahmad Ali Muhammad Adeel, SaqibJaved, Ahsan Ahmad Chaudhry Iqbal, “A Comparative Analysis of Routing Protocols in GMPLS”, To Appear In The First IEEE IFIP International Conference in Central Asia on Internet, Next Generation of Mobile, Wireless and Optical Communications Networks, Bishkik, Kyrgyz Republic, September 2005.
  • Noor Mustafa, WaqarMahmood, Ahsan Ahmad Chaudhry, M. Ibrahim,"Pre-Scanning and Dynamic Caching for Fast Handoff at MAC layer in 802.11 Wireless LANs", IEEE International Workshop on Heterogeneous Multi-Hop Wireless and Mobile Networks 2005, Washington, DC, November 2005
  • Muhammad Adeel, WaqarMahmood, Ahsan Ahmad Chaudhry, Rizwan Ahmad, "Multi-Layer Call Admission Architecture for Assured QoS in CDMA 2000 Packet Data Networks", To Appear inThird IASTED International Conference on Communication and Computer Networks, CCN 2005, Los Angeles USA, October 2005.
  • Arshad Ali, Modood Ahmad Khan, S. Azam H. Bukhari and WaqarMahmood, “ADAM: A Practical Approach for Detecting Network Anomalies Using PCA”, NCET 2004, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • SaiyedAzam H. Bukhari, HammadQureshi, WaqarMahmood, Arshad Ali, FawadNazir," Extensions to the Principal Component Analysis based Network Anomaly Detection using Neural Networks"; High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies 2004, Hotel Marriot-Islamabad, December 28-31, 2004. 
  • Y. Yang, E. Sahinci, WaqarMahmood, “A New Optimization Algorithm on Pulse-Width Compression Using Polirization Controls”, Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Atlanta, GA USA, March 2003
  • Y. Yang, E. Sahinci, WaqarMahmood, “A New Algorithm on PMD Pulse Width Modulation”, International Journal on Light and Electron Optics (Optik), 2032170 optik, August 2003.
  • C, Chang, G. Senft, Sahinci E, W. Mahmood., “Evaluation on Fiber Boot of Optical Component by Bead Radius Measurement in Side Pull Test”, OFC, March 2003, pp. 295-296
  • Zuyuan He, WaqarMahmood, Erin Sahinci, Nasir Ahmed, and Yves Pradieu, “Effects of Fiber Endface Scratches on Return Loss Performance of optical Interfaces”, Proceedings of  SPIE, Boston MA, August 2002. 
  • WaqarMahmood, “ Level 2 Optical Interface Standard”. IEC SC86B, Work Group 6, optical interconnecting devices and passive components, Annapolis USA, March 2001
  • Yaguang Yang, Erin Sahinci, WaqarMahmood, “A New Optimization Algorithm on Pulse-Width Compression Using Polarization Controls”, IEEE OSA Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) Conference, Atlanta Georgia, 2003.
     
  • WaqarMahmood and George Vachtsevanos, ``Intelligent Reconfiguration of Manufacturing Systems based on Fuzzy Objectives”, 9th IFAC Symposium on Information Control in Manufacturing, Nancy - Metz, France, 1998.
  • Chia Chen Chang, Erin Sahinci, Zuyuan He, Yaguang Yang, WaqarMahmood, “A Novel Approach to Determine Long Term Performance of Fiber Fusion Splice Protector”, The 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol XX, Orlando Florida, July 2002. 
  • Yaguang Yang, WaqarMahmood, Erin Sahinci, Chia Chen Chang, Zuyuan He, “An Optimal Filtering Method, for Fast Fiber Processes” The 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol XX, Orlando, Florida July 2002
  • Zuyuan He, Erin Sahinci, Chia Chen Chang, Yaguang Yang, WaqarMahmood,” Troubleshooting of Fiber Optic Assembly Modules with Optical Reflectometries”, The 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol X, Orlando, Florida July 2002
  • WaqarMahmood, “ Level 2 Optical Interface Standard”. IEC SC86B, Work Group 6, optical interconnecting devices and passive components, Florence Italy , October 2001
  • WaqarMahmood, “ Level 2 Optical Interface Standard”. IEC SC86B, Work Group 6, optical interconnecting devices and passive components, London, UK March 2002.
  • WaqarMahmood and George Vachtsevanos, ``Fuzzy Linguistic Modeling and Control of Manufacturing Systems", 4th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, Paris, France, 1995
  • G. Vachtsevanos, W. Mahmood, P. Wang, “Combined Cutting Stock and Assignment Optimization Based on Genetic Algorithms”, 7Th IEEE conference on Emerging Technologies and Facotory Automation”, Oct 1999, Vol. 1, pp 775-748.
  • Iqbal M. Dar,  WaqarMahmood, George Vachtsevanos, ``Automated Piling Detection and Classification of Textile Fabrics",  IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronics Imaging (EI,97), San Jose CA, 1997
  • S. Kim, WaqarMahmood and George Vachtsevanos, ``An Operator's Model for Control and Optimization of  Industrial Processes", IEEE International Conference on Control Application, Dearborn, Michigan, 1996.
  • G. Vachtsevanos, S. Kim and W. Mahmood, “A Neuro-Fuzzy Implementation of an Operator’s Model”, Proceedings of the International Multidisciplinary Conference on Intelligent Systems: A Semiotic Perspective, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, October 20-23, 1996.
  • WaqarMahmood and George Vachtsevanos, “An Intelligent Approach to Modeling and Reconfigurable Control of Manufacturing Systems” 5th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, Kauai, Hawaii, 1996.
  • E. W. Kamen, G. Vachtsevanos, A. Doustmohammadi and WaqarMahmood, “A Hybrid Analytical/Intelligent Approach to Modeling and Control of DEDS”, IEEE Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design, Tucson, Arizona, March 1994.

   

       Honors and awards:

  • Chair IEEE Computer Society Lahore Section since 2012.
      
  • Chaired ICOSST for last ten years 2006-2016. 
     
  • Won nomination to HEC mentor group detailed for developing plans for establishment of 4 institutes of higher learning in Pakistan 2005.
     
  • Won nomination to the Standard’s Council of Canada as Canadian Expert, a voting member and as Canadian delegate to the IEC SC86B committee, 2003.
  • Won US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) membership and US Expert nomination for the IEC SC86B committee on standardization of optical interconnects and passive components, 2000.
  • Won nomination by International Society of Optical Engineers as one of the top 100 global optical experts.
  • Won nomination as Executive Officer for the Washington / Northern Virginia Chapter of the IEEE Laser and Electro-Optical Society (LEOS). 2002
  • Nominated as Chair for session on Optical Components and Systems Process Technologies at the 6th World Multi-conference on Systematics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Florida USA, July 2002
  • Hosted IEC technical forum on global telecommunications standardization in Annapolis, MD USA, 2000
  • B.Sc. Engineering with Honors securing top 1% position at the University of Engineering and Technology, 1989.
  • Won nomination for the “Summer School in Science for Talented Students”  by the Lahore Board of Intermediate education 1981.  
  • Position holder and Merit Scholarship winner during F.Sc. and Matriculation examinations
  • Gold Medal winner Matriculation Examination, Govt. High School Chauburji Gardens, Lahore, 1980.

   PhD Thesis Supervised

Sr.

Name of students

Discipline

Thesis Area

Status

1.             

Ghulam Mustafa

PhD, CS

Multi-core processor bench marking

On going

2.             

AbidGhaffar

PhD, CS

Data mining and visualization

On going

3.             

M.WaseemBhalli

PhD, CS

Behavioral model development through social media

Ongoing

4.             

SajidIqbal

PhD, CS

Data Mining Machine Learning

On going

5.             

M. Imran Sarwar

PhD, CS

Wireless Security

On going

6.             

Muhammad AsifRaza

PhD, CS

Optical Networking

Proceeded to Australia on scholarship 

7.             

M.MuzammilBaig

PhD, CS

Digital Rights Management

Proceeded to Australia on scholarship

8.             

Imran Afzal

PhD, CS

Free Space Optics

Proceeded to Korea on scholarship

   MSc Student’s supervised

S#

Name of students

Thesis Title

Ending date

1.                    

Ehsan Ul Haq

Prediction of WiMax Network Performance Using Intelligent Techniques

Completed in 2014

2.                    

Wasif Tanveer

Multimedia Over Wireless

Completed in 2012

3.                    

Muhammad Wassem Bhali

Social Multimedia

Completed in 2012

4.                    

Muhammad Imran Sarwar

EDMS

Completed in 2011

5.                    

Madiha Manzoor

Broadband Wireless

Completed in 2011

6.                    

Nadia Shams

Short term demand forecast

Completed in 2011

7.                    

Quratul-Ain Butt

Code Update in wireless sensor Networks

Completed in 2010

8.                    

Arafat Eid

OBS over MPLS

Completed in 2009

9.                    

Muhammad Hasan Jamal

Multi-core processor bench marking

Completed in 2009

10.                

Farzeen Abbas

Web Crawling

Completed in 2008

11.                

Imran Javed

Image Processing (Character Recognition)

Completed in 2008

12.                

Sarah Salim

Wireless Sensor Networks

Completed in 2008

13.                

Mirza Muzammil Baig

Digital Rights Managements

Completed in 2007

14.                

Kashan Samad

Multilayer Cluster-based Intrusion Detection

Completed in 2006

15.                

Hafiz Fahad

Traffic control system using intelligent agents

Completed in 2006

16.                

Ahmed A. Iqbal

Transport Layer Performance Improvement in Infrastructure based Wireless Networks

Completed in 2006

17.                

M. Ibrahim Channa

Reducing the MAC layer Handoff Latency in IEEE 802.1 wireless LANs

Completed in 2006

18.                

Muhammad Adeel

Mitigating Effects of Routing Inconsistencies on QoS on CDMA 2000 Packet Data network

Completed in 2006

19.                

Noor Mustafa

Bandwidth Constrained QoS Routing with Mobility

Completed in 2006

20.                

Adnan Iqbal

Anomaly detection in WANs

Completed in 2006

21.                

Kashan Samad

Intrusion detection in mobile Networking

Completed in 2006

22.                

Muhammad Asif Raza

Optical burst switching

Completed in 2006

23.                

Sarosh Hashmi

Robotic Swarm Modeling

Completed in 2006

24.                

Saiyed Azam H. Bukhari

Trafic anomaly detection using Intrusion

Completed in 2005

25.                

Fahad Samad

Security in Wireless LANs

Completed in 2005

 

    Courses Taught:

 Graduate

Under Graduate

Wireless and Mobile Communication

Optical Communication

Optical Networks

Control System Design

Research Methodology

 

Electronics I, Electronics II and Electronics III

Digital System Design

Signal and Systems

Microwave and Antenna Design

Electromagnetic Theory