Miscellaneous

Technical Affiliations

  • Senior Member IEEE
  • Member IEEE Communications Society
  • Member IEEE Cloud Computing Community
  • Member IEEE Internet of Things Community
  • Member IEEE Smart Cities
  • Member IETF
  • Member ISOC
  • Member ISOC APAN (Asia-Pacific Advanced Network)
  • Member KIPS (Korea Information Processing Society)
  • Member (alumni) RmCRC, ICNS Lab., KHU, Korea
  • Member (alumni) CoReNeT (Center of Research in Networks and Telecom), MAJU, Pakistan
  • National Testing Service (NTS) – for test questions development

Certifications and Short Courses

  • IELTS
  • TOPIK-1
  • NTS-GAT
  • Two-day Short Course on “Network Simulation and Patch Development”, 11-12 May, 2012
    • organized and certificate awarded by Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad
  • Two-day Short Course on “IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Architecture and Services”, 11-12 December, 2009
    • organized and certificate awarded by Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad
  • Two-day Short Course on “Leveraging MPLS to Enhance User Experience and to Offer New Services”, 16-17 June, 2009
    • with Cisco Systems Inc., USA
    • organized and certificate awarded by Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad
  • Two-day Short Course on “Emerging Wireless Network Technologies”, 14-15 January, 2009
    • organized and certificate awarded by Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad

Awards

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship on NSERC grant, Carleton University, Canada
  • Banting candidate 2015
  • IEEE AIYEHUM 2016 – among top 20 projects worldwide (also received cash award from IEEE)
  • President’s Scholarship
    • Fully funded scholarship for Ph.D. study at Kyung Hee University, South Korea
  • Travel Grant-Asian Council Science Editors (ACSE) Annual Meeting 2015, 13-14 August, 2015, Dubai, UAE
  • ISOC-APAN Fellowship and Travel Grant
  • Erasmus Mundus Scholar
    • Was selected by EU eLINK for Post Graduate Research scholarship, in 2009, at University of Bradford, UK
  • Best Ph.D. Thesis nomination
  • Best Paper Award (Runner Up)
    • 6th IEEE CloudCom 2014, Singapore, AR: 17%
  • Outstanding Submission Award (Runner Up)
    • 29th IEEE AINA, Korea, AR: 29%
  • Awarded during Ph.D. for Best Research Output and Most Number of Publications in year 2015 (up to June), by RmCRC, Computer Engineering department, Kyung Hee University, Korea
    • Noteworthy contribution:
      • 21 total research publications (16 of them as lead author)
        • 1 Ph.D. thesis
        • 6 refereed journals (including 5 SCI/E journals. 4 as lead author)
        • 11 International conferences (9 of them as lead author)
        • 1 domestic conference (as co-author)
        • 1 book chapter (as lead author)
        • 1 IETF I-D (as lead author)
      • worked on several R&D funded projects
  • Awarded during Ph.D. for Best Research Output and Most Number of Publications in year 2014, by RmCRC, Computer Engineering department, Kyung Hee University, Korea
    • Noteworthy contribution:
      • 37 total research publications (32 of them as lead author)
        • 3 refereed journals (including 2 SCI/E journals. 1 as lead author)
        • 26 International conferences (23 of them as lead author)
        • 4 domestic conferences (all 4 as lead author)
        • 3 book chapters (all 3 as lead author)
        • 1 IETF I-D (with 2 versions. As lead author)
      • worked on several R&D funded projects
  • Awarded during Ph.D. for Best Research Output and Most Number of Publications in year 2013, by RmCRC, Computer Engineering department, Kyung Hee University, Korea
    • Noteworthy contribution:
      • 2 refereed journals (including 1 SCI journal)
      • 6 international conferences
      • 10 domestic conferences
      • contribution in 3 R&D funded projects’ proposals
      • worked on several R&D funded projects
      • 1 seminar, as Speaker, on Mobile Cloud Computing
      • Contributed for Cloud Computing Reference Architecture of ITU-T SG13/WP2
  • 2nd position in Software Competition during BSCS
    • Developed dynamic website of our institution

Chair/Co-Chair/Invited Speaker of Peer Reviewed Conferences and Workshops

  • Invited Speaker
    • International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, 7-9 July, 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
  • Invited Speaker
    • International Conference on Wireless Communication and Network, 21-23 September, 2015, Baltimore, MD., USA
  • Invited Session Chair (multiple sessions)
    • 13th IEEE International Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 09-12 January, 2016, Las Vegas, USA
  • Invited Session Chair
    • 27th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS), 27 June – 2 July, 2015, New York, USA
  • Invited Session Chair
    • 22nd IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 8-12 June, 2015, London, UK
  • Invited Session Chair
    • 33rd IEEE GLOBECOM, 8-12 December, 2014, Austin, Texas, USA
  • General Chair
  • Track Chair

Students’ Supervision/Co-Supervision

  • Alexandra Forteau (Carleton University, Canada) 2016-
  • Deni Saunders (Carleton University, Canada) 2016-
  • Steven El-Guebaly (Carleton University, Canada) 2016-
  • Christian Moreau (Carleton University, Canada) 2016-
  • Will Vail (Carleton University, Canada) 2016-
  • Sarabjeet Singh (Carleton University, Canada) 2016-
  • Qi Hu (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-2016
  • Mohammad Etemad (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-2016
  • Laura Mutu (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-
  • Huu Dinh (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-2016
  • Alexander Dworkin (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-2016
  • Christopher O’Neill (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-2016
  • Scott Savage (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-2016
  • Jimmy Leak (Carleton University, Canada) 2015-2016
  • M Adeel Manzoor (Federal Urdu University, Pakistan) 2012
  • Syed Atif Hussain Shah (SZABIST, Pakistan) 2011-2012
  • Shafiqur Rehman (Mohiuddin Islamic University, Pakistan) 2009-11
  • Muhammad Rizwan (Mohiuddin Islamic University, Pakistan) 2009-2010
  • M Kashif Junaid Hashmi (Mohiuddin Islamic University, Pakistan) 2009

Key tools worked on

  • CloudSim
  • Java 2 (J2SE)
  • VMware
  • NS2/3
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox
  • Asterisk
  • Hadoop
  • MapReduce

R&D Funded Projects and/or Proposals

  • Regarding IoT-Fog-Cloud communication-(in progress)
    • [Ericsson Canada]
  • IoT Modeling and interoperability
    • [Communications Research Center (CRC), Canada]
  • Resource Allocation and QoS Control in Evolving Cloud Computing Systems
    • [Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Development (CRD), in collaboration with Huawei and Telus, Canada]
  • Brain Korea 21st Century Plus (BK 21 Plus)
    • [Government of Korea]
  • Media Cloud and Inter-cloud Computing standardization
    • [Multi-party collaboration: Govt. of Korea, ITU-T, Cisco Systems Inc., Orange Telecom France]
  • Real-time Mobile Cloud Computing
    • [Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), Information Technology Research Center (ITRC), National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA), Korea]
  • Development of Modularized In-Memory Virtual Desktop System Technology for High Speed Cloud Service
    • [IT R&D program of MSIP, Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion (IITP), Korea]
  • Cloud brokerage – Basic Science Research Program
    • [National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea, Ministry of Education, Korea]
  • Virtualization of Core Technology for Integrated Object Cloud System
    • [NRF of Korea]
  • Design & Development of QoS Enabled Multicast Video Streaming Application over Hybrid IPv6-IPv4 Network
    • [National ICT R&D Fund, Ministry of Information Technology, Pakistan]
  • Internet State in Next 10 Years
    • [Cisco URP]
  • EduScope-II – A New Learning System
    • [ISOC]
  • Centralized Environmental Network Management and Reporting System – CENMaRS
    • [Ufone Telecom]

Editorial Board / TPC/ Reviewer Board Member

Journals

  • Editor: Sensors and Transducers Journal
  • Guest Editor: Elsevier Digital Communications and Networks, Special Issue on “Cloud of Things
  • Associate Editor: IEEE Communications Magazine (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Communications Magazine (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Networks Magazine (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Communications Letters (SCI)
  • Reviewer: IEEE Wireless Communications (SCI)
  • Reviewer: ETRI Journal (SCI)
  • Reviewer: Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems (SCI)
  • Reviewer: Springer Journal of Grid Computing (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: Elsevier Computer Networks – COMNET (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications
  • Reviewer: Elsevier Egyptian Informatics Journal
  • Reviewer: Sensors Journal (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: PLOS ONE (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (SCIE)
  • Reviewer: Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (SCIE)
  • TPC Member: International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems
  • TPC Member: International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)

Conferences

 

  •  21st IEEE ICC, 10-14 June, 2014, Sydney, Australia
  • IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems and Network Technologies 2014, Bhopal, India, [Acceptance Rate <20%]
  • ACM ICUIMC-IMCOM, 2015, Indonesia [Acceptance Rate < 30%]
  • ACM ICUIMC-IMCOM, 2014, Cambodia [Acceptance Rate < 30%]
  • ACM ICUIMC-IMCOM, 2013, Malaysia [Acceptance Rate < 30%]
  • IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications 2012, Bandung, Indonesia
  • IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technologies and Applications 2012, 2013, Malaysia
  • IEEE Symposium on Computers and Informatics 2011, 2012, 2013, Malaysia
  • IEEE 14th International Multitopic Conference, 2011, Pakistan
  • 9th IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD) , 2011, Malaysia
  • IEEE International Conference on Computer Applications and Industrial Electronics (ICCAIE), 2011, Malaysia
  • 1st International Workshop on Cognitive-inspired Networks, Systems and Applications 2011 (Congnitive 2011), China
  • IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications 2011, Malaysia
  • IEEE International Conference on Open Systems 2011, Malaysia