Dr. Amir Mehmood [Associate Professor]

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Dr.Amir Mehmood


Dr Amir Mehmood is currently working as Associate Professor and the Director of High Performance Computing and Networking Lab (HPCNL), at Al-Khawarizmi Institute of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. Amir Mehmood is a subject matter expert in distributed systems, data science, artificial intelligence, social computing, systems engineering, and telecommunication with diverse experience in both industry and academia. He has obtained his Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Technical University Berlin / Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Berlin, Germany in 2012. He has done an internship at the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), University of California Los Angeles, USA. 


Research Interest

  • Distributed Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Social Computing
  • Health Informatics
  • Cyber Security
  • Network Performance Evaluation 


    • Operating System Concepts, Computer Networks, Big Data Analytics, RouterLab Praktikum, Advance and Next Generation Computer Networks, Multimedia Applications over Broadband Networks, Advance Computer Networks, Current and Next Generation Networks.


Research projects 
  • National Center in big data and Cloud Computing (HEC, Ministry of planning and development, Pakistan (2018-2023)
  • Urdu Search Engine - Humkinar Pakistan (ICT RDF, 2012-present, PKR 33.3 M) 
  •  Run time parallelization of sequential binary code through JVM ( HEC 2015-present, PKR 3.4 M)
  • Development of Type2 hypervisor for MIPS64 based systems (ICT RDF, 2013-15, PKR 15.25 M)
  • System Mode Emulation in QEMU (HEC, 2013-15, PKR 4.05 M)
  • Mobisense/Mobisense Video (T-Labs, Berlin Germany, 2007-12)
  • Benchmarking ATM backbone of Pakistan Internet Exchange in collaboration with LUMS (PTCL R&D Fund, 2005)


Professional activities

  • Reviewer for Journals IEEE Network, Elsevier Computer Communications, Springer Computing



  • Best paper at IEEE ICET Conference, 2005, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • Best paper at IEEE CQR Workshop, 2011, Florida USA.
  • First prize in 2nd IEEE annual final year project competition at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore Pakistan, 1996.




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ProSOUL: A Framework to Identify Propaganda from Online Urdu Content Soufia Kausar, Bilal Tahir, Muhammad Amir Mehmood IEEE ACCESS Journal, 2020 -- International Journal
Understanding User Search Behavior of Humkinar Urdu Search Engine Nazish Azam, Hafiz Shafiq, Muhammad Amir Mehmood 7th International Conference on Language and Technology (CLT), Lahore - Pakistan, February 19 - 21, 2020 - International Conference
NCL-Crawl: A Large Scale Language-specific Web Crawling System Hafiz Shafiq, Muhammad Amir Mehmood 7th International Conference on Language and Technology (CLT), Lahore - Pakistan, February 19 - 21, 2020 -- International Conference
Sentiment and Emotion Analysis of Text: A Survey on Approaches and Resources Nazish Azam, Bilal Tahir, Muhammad Amir Mehmood 7th International Conference on Language and Technology (CLT), Lahore - Pakistan, February 19 - 21, 2020 -- International Conference


Runtime Performance Evaluation and Optimization of Type-2 Hypervisor for MIPS64 Architecture Qurrat ul Ain, Muhammad Amir Mehmood Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences 2019. -- International Journal
Towards building a Urdu Language Corpus using Common Crawl Hafiz Muhammad Shafiq, Bilal Tahir, Muhammad Amir Mehmood LKE 2019 : 7th International Symposium on Language & Knowledge Engineering, Dublin, Ireland - October 29-31, 2019
Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (JIFS)
- International Journal
Domain Identification of Urdu News Text Syed Ali Hamza, Bilal Tahir, Muhammad Amir Mehmood 22nd IEEE International Multi Topic Conference 2019 (IEEE INMIC 2019), Islamabad Pakistan, November 29-30, 2019 - International Conference
Web-AM: An Efficient Boilerplate Removal Algorithm for Web Articles Hafiz Naser Aslam, Bilal Tahir, Hafiz M. Shafiq, Muhammad Amir Mehmood 17th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2019), Islamabad Pakistan, December 16-18, 2019 - International Conference


Public Health Surveillance System for Online Social Networks using One-Class Text Classification Bilal Tahir, Kamran Amjad, Samar Firdous, Muhammad Amir Mehmood 6th International Conference on Control Engineering & Information Technology. CEIT 2018, Istanbul Turkey, 25-27 October 2018 - International Conference
Internet Traffic Analysis of an Educational Network using Bro IDS Hafiz Muhammad Shafiq, Muhammad Amir Mehmood 16th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2018), Islamabad Pakistan, December 17-19, 2018 - Local Conference
Analysis of hotspot methods in JVM for best-effort run-time parallelization Qurrat Ul Ain, Saqib Ahmed, Abdullah Zafar, Muhammad Amir Mehmood and Abdul Waheed IC4E '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E-Management and E-Learning, San Diego, California — January 11 - 13, 2018 - International Conference


Exploring Twitter News Biases using Urdu Based Sentiment Lexicon Kamran Amjad, Maria Ishtiaq, Samar Firdous, Dr Amir Mehmood 11th IEEE International conference on Open-Source Systems and Technologies,2017, UET Lahore, December 18th-20th -- International Conference
Validity of GRACE Risk Score as a Prognostic Marker of In-hospital Mortality after Acute Coronary Syndrome Samar Firdous, Muhammad Amir Mehmood and Uzma Malik Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, Issue : No.10,October 2017 27 International Journal
Understanding Regional Context of World Wide Web using Common Crawl Corpus M. Amir Mehmood, Hafiz Muhammad Shafiq and Abdul Waheed Malaysia International Conference on Communications, 2017, Malaysia -- International Conference
Characterizing Urdu Language Web Content in the World Wide Web using Common Crawl Corpus Hafiz M. Shafiq, M. Amir Mehmood, Abdul Waheed 2nd International Conference of the Linguistic Association of Pakistan 2017, (ICLAP), Karachi -- International Conference


HTTM - Design and Implementation of a Type-2 Hypervisor for MIPS64 Based Systems Qurrat-ul- Ain, Usama Anwar, Muhammad Amir Mehmood, and Abdul Waheed International Conference on Virtualization Application, and Technology(ICVAT), Dubai, 2016 -- International Conference
Emulating an Octeon MIPS64 based Embedded System on X86 in QEMU M. A. Mehmood, Qurrat-ul-Ain, A. Akram, A. Qadeer and A. Waheed 19th IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC), 2016. International Conference


We are all treated equal, aren't we? Flow-level performance as a function of flow size Mehmood, Amir and Feldmann, Anja and Uhlig, Steve and Willinger, Walter Networking 2014, held in Trondheim, Norway, in the 13th event of the series of International Conferences on Networking sponsored by the IFIP Technical Committee on Communication Systems (TC6) -- International Journal


Impact of access bandwidth on packet loss: A flow-level Analysis Mehmood, Amir and Sarrar, Nadi and Uhlig, Steve and Feldmann, Anja 2013 IEEE 11th Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC) -- International Conference
Understanding Flow Performance in the Wild. Mehmood, Amir and Sarrar, Nadi and Uhlig, Steve and Feldmann, Anja IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM),2013,USA -- International Conference