Head of Department & Associate Professor

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Dr. Husain Parvez
PhD, (Computer Science & Micro-Electronics), UPMC
MCS, (Architecture and Design of Integrated Systems), UPMC
BE, (Computer Software Engineering), NUST

Profile:
Husain Parvez received his Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science from National University of Sciences and Technology, Rawalpindi. He received MS and PhD in Electronics and Computer Science from University Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris-6), Paris. Before doing MS and PhD, he worked at the System-on-Chip tools department at Communications Enabling Technologies Islamabad, and at Video Decoder & Optimization department at Streaming Networks Islamabad. He has taught at University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, and at IQRA University, Karachi. He is associated with PAF-KIET since 2012. His current research interests include design and exploration of FPGA architectures and related CAD tools for FPGAs.

Dr. Parvez was the co-principal investigator of two ICTR&D funded projects, each worth 14 million rupees. He is also working on funded projects of mutual interest in collaboration with international partners. He has authored and co-authored 5 publications in high impact journals, and 15 papers in international conferences. He has also authored a book titled “Application-Specific Mesh-based Heterogeneous FPGA Architectures” published by Springer.

Research Interest:
Architectures and Tools for Reconfigurable Architectures, FPGA-based System design, Embedded real-time Systems

Associate Professor

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Dr. Imran Naseem
PhD, Electrical Electronics & Computer Engg.) UoWA
MS, Electrical Engineering, KFUPM
BE, Electrical Engineering, NEDUET

Profile:
Dr Imran Naseem received his B.E. (Electrical Engineering) degree in 2002 from the NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan. He did his M.S. (Electrical Engineering) in 2005 from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), KSA and PhD in 2010 from The University of Western Australia. He did his post doctorate at the Institute for Multi-sensor Processing and Content Analysis, Curtin University of Technology, Australia.

He joined the College of Engineering, KIET, Pakistan in 2011 where he is currently an Associate Professor. He is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at The University of Western Australia. His research interests include pattern classification and machine learning with a special emphasis on biometrics and bioinformatics applications. He has authored several publications in top journals and conferences including IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing etc. His benchmark work on face recognition has received more than 180 citations in less than four years.

Research Interest:
Signal Processing, Biometrics, Machine Learning, Pattern Classification

Assistant Professor

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Engr. Kamran Ali Khan
BE, (Computer System), NEDUET

Profile:
Mr. Kamran Ali Khan has a vast experience in the field of Digital Systems’ Design, Computer Architecture and Computer Networks. He has been into academics for the last 18 years and have extensively contributed in teaching and curriculum design of engineering courses. Mr. Khan is also engaged with Pakistan’s Electronic Media in the capacities of researcher and anchor person. Before joining PAF-KIET he has served in FAST – NUCES, Bahria University and Caltex Oil, Pak, Ltd

Research Interest:
Embedded Systems

Ejaz Tayyab

Engr. Muhammad Ejaz Tayab
MS, (Electrical Engineering), WMU
BE, (Computer Systems Engg), NEDUET

Profile:
Mr. Tayab has more than 20 years of combined industrial and teaching experience. He is pioneer in bringing AutoIDs and last-mile Supply Chain IT in Pakistan in 1998. Before joining PAFKIET, he has served Autobar as CTO and CEO. He is a member of MS/PhD research committee at SZABIST.

Research Interest:
RFID, IoT, Supply Chain IT and Mobility.

Sajjad Ahmed

Engr. Sajjad Hussain
MBA, AIOU
MSc, Electrical Engg, NEDUET
BE, Electrical Engg, NEDUET

Profile:
Mr. Sajjad Hussain did his BE & MS in Electrical Engineering from NED University and Project Management from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He has over 15 years professional experience with renowned organizations like K-Electric, Siemens Pakistan and DHA Cogen Ltd.
He has been associated as Visiting Faculty with higher education institutes since 2004 with NED University, Institute of Business Management (CBM), ZABIST, BIZTEK prior to joining PAF KIET as a full time Faculty member in 2012.

Research Interest:
Project Management and Professional Ethics.

Engr. Shoaib Idress
Ph.D, (In-Progress)
ME, (Industrial Control & Automation), HU
BE, (Electronics), Dawood College of Engineering

Profile:
Mr. Shoaib Idrees has six years of university level teaching experience. His expertise is in fields of Control Engineering, Power Electronics, Instrumentation and Electrical Machines. Before joining PAF-KIET he served in Bahria University and Indus Institute of Higher Education.

Research Interest:
Power Electronics

Saqib Riaz

Engr. Saqib Riaz
MSc Computer Control & Automation, NTU, Singapore
BE Electronics, NEDUET

Profile:
Mr. Saqib Riaz is currently working as an Assistant Professor in College of Engineering (CoE), PAF-KIET. He received his B.E. (Electronic Engineering) degree from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan and his M.Sc. (Computer Control & Automation) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
He has vast industrial exposure and has extensive experience in carrying out R&D activities in diverse working environments in USA, UK, Singapore and Pakistan, in renowned organizations like NESCOM, Halliburton, D’Crypt Pvt Ltd and Waters Corporation.

Research Interest:
System Design using FPGA’s and MCU/MPU/MPSoC, High-Performance Hardware Architectures, Intelligent Embedded Computing Systems, Real-Time Systems.

Mustufa Asghar

Engr. Mustafa Asgar Ali
MS, (Electrical), MSU, USA BE (Electrical), Dawood College of Engineering.

Profile:
Mr. Mustafa Asgar Ali has vast experience in Communication Industries and has design several projects related to Electronic Communication Systems. He has served as Assistant Professor in NED University and NUST and has developed expertise in teaching in modern Communication subjects.

Research Interest:
Micro strip Circuit Design.

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Engr. Saba Javed
MS, (Electronics), PAF-KIET
BE (Industrial Engg), IIEE

Profile:
Ms. Saba Javed is an Industrial Electronics Engineer with specialization in Automation and Control. She did here masters from PAF-KIET. She is still serving as an External Examiner at IIEE.

Research Interest:
Applied Powers and Controls.

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Engr. Engineer Mohammad Abbas
PhD [In progress], Electronic Engineering, NED Karachi.
M.E Telecommunications, NED Karachi.
B.E Telecommunications NED Karachi.

Profile:
Engineer Abbas is a Seasoned telecommunications engineer having a very valuable exposure to diversified dimensions of the technology. He Possesses comprehensive experience particularly in the domains of the, GSM Mobile Communications [Radio Access Network], Satellite Communications [VSATs], Microwave networks [DSSS and FHSS based nodes: Point to Point, Point to Multi-Point and Mesh networks] and Wimax Networks. He is very well versed with both the matrix and vertical style hierarchies and has exhibited strong dynamism both at team and independent assignments. He has successfully been leading and managing cross-functional, multi-cultural and pan-continental teams during his illustrious career .He possesses multi-vendor skills and is a very quick learner. He has had the fine honor to serve on the faculty of two reputable technical universities besides the industry exposure of grooming /counselling young engineers in industry.

Research Interest:
Cognitive Radios, Video Analytics, Energy Harvesting, MIMO Systems & Cryptography.

Lecturer

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Engr. Faizan Jawaid
Ph.D (In-Progess)
MS (Electronics), PAF-KIET
BE (Electronics), PAF-KIET

Profile:
Mr. Faizan Jawaid is working as lecturer at College of Engineering, PAF- KIET. Before joining PAF-KIET, he served as Junior Engineer – Electrical & Instrumentation in Pharmatec Pakistan Pvt Ltd. He has also been engaged in various industrial automation projects as consultant design engineer. He is also the Patron of KIET Robotics Club at College of Engineering, PAF-KIET.

Research Interest:
MPPT of Solar PV Systems, Robotics & Industrial Automation.

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Engr. Muhammad Aatif Shahbaz
ME, (Computer Architecture & System Design), (In-Progress)
BE (Computer Information System), NEDUET

Profile:
Mr. Aatif Shahbaz has started his career as a software developer at Master-key System. Later he joined PAF-KIET to pursue his R&D interests and still serving in the field of academia

Research Interest:
Digital Logic Designing, System Programming, Operating Systems

Kanwal Fatima

Engr. Kanwal Fatima
ME (Industrial Electronics), NED UET
BE (Industrial Electronics), NED UET

Profile:
Ms. Kanwal Fatima is an Industrial Electronics Engineer graduated from Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering. She got her master degree from NED University. Before joining PAF-KIET she worked at Saltec Powerlink as a Technical Service Engineer where she extensively worked on Electronics and Control Based Design Systems.

Research Interest:
Control Systems, Robotics, Power Electronics

Farrukh

Muhammad Farrukh
M.E (CSN), Mehran UET Jamshoro
B.E (Telecomm), Mehran UET Jamshoro

Profile:
Muhammad Farrukh has teaching experience of more than two years and research experience of three years. He is currently serving as a Lecturer in the College of Engineering. He has supervised eight under graduate projects. He is PAF-IEEE Student Branch Counselor.

Research Interest:
Software Defined Radios, Cognitive Radio, Spectrum agile modulation techniques, Reconfigurable antennas, Antenna Designing for 5G mobile communication, Neural Network techniques for adaptive modulations, 3D OFDM and 3D MC-CDMA modulation techniques.

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Ali Asghar
MS (Electronics), PAF-KIET
BE (Industrial Electronics), IIEE

Profile:
Ali Asghar is a Lecturer at PAF-KIET. He received his BE degree in Industrial Electronics from IIEE, and an MS degree in Electronics with specialization in embedded systems from PAF-KIET.

Research Interest:
FPGA CAD Tools & Analog Design.

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Muhammad Arif
PhD (Telecom), PAF KIET, (In-Progress)
M.S (Telecom), IU
M.Sc. (Physics), FUUAST

Profile:
Muhammad Arif  has over 8 years experience in academics. Currently he is pursuing his Ph.D in Telecommunication from PAF KIET University Pakistan and serves Electrical Engineering Department as Lecturer at the same university. He is also associated with the Centre of Excellence in Intelligent Engineering Systems (CEIES), King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia. He has two publications in international journals and several papers are in review and in process.

Research Interest:
Adaptive filters, Adaptive audio processing, Machine learning for signal processing and Image processing.

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Engr. Syed Safi Uddin Qadri
PhD (Electronics) In Progress, PAF-KIET
ME (Telecommunications Engineering), HU
BE (Telecommunications Engineering), HU

Profile:
Mr. Syed Safi Uddin Qadri is working as a Lecturer at College of Engineering, PAF- KIET. Before joining PAF-KIET, he served as a Lecturer and before as a Lab Engineer at Hamdard University Karachi. He has more than three years of teaching experience. He is also doing PhD in (Electronics) from PAF-KIET.

Research Interest:
Communications, Signal Processing, Image Processing and FPGA-based System design.

Waqar Ahmed

Engr. Waqar Ahmed
MS (Electronics), PAF-KIET
BE, (Electronics), PAF-KIET

Profile:
Mr. Waqar Ahmed is Lecturer and Research Assistant at PAF-KIET. He holds a BE in Electronics with specialization in Avionics and MS in Electronics from PAF-KIET. Before joining PAF-KIET he has worked at City Scale & Equipment and Universal UPS as technical support officer.

He has extensively contributed in development and improvement of Electronics Laboratory Experiments. Having enormous experience in design & development of digital system design, he has made significant contribution in two ICTR&D funded research projects.

Research Interest:
Reconfigurable Architectures, FPGA-based Systems design, Face Recognition System and Machine Learning.

Benazeer

Benazeer Bhellar
MSc RF & Microwave Engineering, NUST, Islamabad
B.Sc Telecommunication Engineering, NUCES, FAST

Profile:
Miss Benazeer is currently working as a Lecturer in College of Engineering (CoE) PAF-KIET. She has done her MSc from National University of Science & Technology (NUST) with a journal paper publication in well renowned journal of IET Microwaves Antenna & Propagation.
She was awarded the fully funded scholarship by ICT and R&D to avail BSc (Telecommunication Engineering) in NUECS-FAST. She has worked as a graduate researcher in NUST and as a Lab Engineer in NUCES-FAST. She also possesses industrial experience in Microwave Planning department of Zhongxing Telecom Pakistan (ZTE).

Research Interest:
Reconfigurable Architectures, FPGA-based Systems design, Face Recognition System and Machine Learning.

Asma Mahar

Engr. Asma Mahar
MS (Electronics) in progress, PAFKIET
BE (Electronics), NEDUET

Profile:
Graduate Teaching Fellow.

Research Interest:
Signal Processing and Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems.

Naveed

Engr. Naveed
M.S (Electronics) In-Progress, PAF-KIET.
BE (Industrial Electronics.), IIEE (NEDUET)

Profile:
Mr. Naveed is an Industrial Electronics Engineer. His master is In-Progress from PAF-KIET.

Research Interest:
Applied Control & IC design.

LAB Engineer

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Engr. M. Ameen Qureshi
MS (Electronics), PAF-KIET
BE, (Electronics), PAF-KIET

Profile:
Muhammad Amin Qureshi graduated with the degree of Electronic Engineering from PAF-KIET in 2011. After working for 1 year in industrial instrumentation and automation, he joined PAF-KIET as a Graduate Teaching Fellow in 2012. During his stay at PAF-KIET as a GTF, he has worked on a research project funded by ICTRnD for the exploration of reconfigurable architectures. With a conference paper on his credit, co-authored with Dr. Husain Parvez, he is on his way to complete MS in Electronic Engineering from GSSE at PAF-KIET. He has a vision of bridging the gaps between engineering industry and academia.

Research Interest: 
Reconfigurable Architectures, Robotics, Embedded Systems

Abdul Khalique

Engr. Abdul Khalique
MS Electronics Engineering (In progress), PAF-KIET
BS Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Lahore.

Profile:
Engr. Abdul Khalique is currently working as a Graduate Teaching Fellow in College of Engineering (CoE) PAF-KIET. He is doing MS Electronics Engineering from PAF-KIET. He was awarded fully funded scholarship for BS program from Department of Information Technology, Government of Pakistan (ICT&RDF Fund). He has teaching experience at Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Campus Dadu University of Sindh, where he taught variety of engineering courses including basic electronics and digital logic design.

Research Interest:
Electronics Devices, Circuits and Systems.

Asher Ali Qureshi

Ashar Ali Qureshi
BE (Electronics), PAF-KIET

Profile:
• Lab Engineer, PAF-KIET

Research Interest:
Networking and Control Systems.

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Ayesha Hassan
MS (Electronics) in progress, PAFKIET
BE (Electronics), NEDUET

Profile:
• Lab Engineer, PAF-KIET

Research Interest:
Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems Signal Processing

Hassan Mansoor Hashmi

Syed Hassan Mansoor Hashmi
BE, PAF-KIET

Profile:
• Lab Engineer, PAF-KIET

Research Interest:
Control System

Zeeshan Nazar

Muhammad Zeeshan Nazar
BE, PAF-KIET

Profile:
• Lab Engineer, PAF-KIET

Research Interest:
Embedded Systems