Qualifications

  • 3 inventions (patents)
  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering
  • 80+ publications during Ph.D.
  • 3 years of postdoctoral experience
  • Educated/mentored in 10 different universities, in 6 different countries (USA, Canada, Pakistan, Korea, UK, Qatar)

Postdoc 3


Carnegie Mellon University, USA (Qatar campus)

Department of Computer Science
July 2017 - Present
Carnegie Mellon University,  USA (Qatar campus)
  • Research on middleware technologies (fog, edge, femto cloud) and task offloading in a cloud-fog-IoT environment

Postdoc 2


Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
March 2017 - Present
Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada
  • Research on fog and IoT based intelligent transportation system

Postdoc Collaborator


University of Kentucky, USA

College of Communication and Information
December 2016 - Present
University of Kentucky, USA
  • Research on fog computing

Postdoc Collaborator


University of Ontario Institute of Technology,Canada

College of Business and Information Technology
November 2016 - Present
University of Ontario Institute of Technology,Canada
  • Research on fog computing and energy efficiency in wireless sensor networks

Postdoc 1


Carleton University, Canada

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
July 2015 - July 2017
Carleton University, Canada
  • Worked on several R&D projects, including proposals
  • Co-supervised several Ph.D., masters, and undergrad students
  • Research on resource management and QoS/QoE related problems in cloud, fog, and IoT

Ph.D. Computer Engineering


Kyung Hee University (KHU), Korea

Department of Computer Engineering at Kyung Hee. The University is ranked no. 1 in Korea
September 2012 – May 2015
Kyung Hee University (KHU), Korea
  • Thesis title: Historical Record Based Cloud Resource Management Framework
  • CGPA: 4.0/4.3 (92%) – 14 courses and 4 qualifying exams

MS Computer Science


Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Pakistan

Department of Computer Science
Complete in 2011
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Pakistan
  • CGPA 3.54/4.0
  • Thesis title: Performance Evaluation of Recent IPv6 Tunneling Techniques
  • Thesis GPA: 3.67/4.0

BS Computer Science


Gomal University, Pakistan

Department of Computer Science
Completed in 2006
Gomal University, Pakistan
  • Percentage: 72 (1st Division)
  • Final Project title: Layer 7 (L-7) Cryptography
  • LAN Messenger with multi-level cryptography using Java Security API, MD5, and DES.

Internet of Things (IoT) – MOOC


King’s College London, UK

June 2016 – July 2016
King’s College London, UK
  • Instructors:
    • Prof. Mischa Dohler, Professor of Wireless Communications, King’s College London
    • Prof Karen O’Brien, Vice-Principal, King’s College London

Data Science with R – MOOC


Harvard University, USA

September 2017 – November 2017
Harvard University, USA
  • Case study: Murder rate in USA
  • Score obtained: 100%
  • Instructor: Prof. Rafael Irizarry

Certifications and Short Courses

  • IELTS
  • TOPIK-1
  • 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
  • NTS-GAT
  • 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
  • organized and certificate awarded by Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad
  • Two-day Short Course on “Network Simulation and Patch Development”, 11-12 May, 2012
  • Two-day Short Course on “Emerging Wireless Network Technologies”, 14-15 January, 2009. Organized and certificate awarded by Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad