Honors & Awards

Honors

  • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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