Academic and Professional Activities
2 Oct – 20 Oct-1995International Centre of Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
International Workshop on TELEMATICS (Telecommunication & Information Technology)
15 Sep – 04 Oct 1997International Centre of Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste
International workshop on TELECOMMUNICATION: Science, Technology, Applications
1994Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (USA)
Workshop on “Total Quality Management”
12 Oct – 06 Nov 1998UNU and Microprocessor laboratory, The Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy
International College on “Microprocessor-based Real Time Applications in Physics”
09 Nov- 04 Dec. 1998UNU and Microprocessor laboratory, The Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy
International Workshop “VLSI Design Techniques"
3-28 September 2001The Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy
International Summer School on “Mathematical Control Theory”
Oct 2003IEE UK in collaboration with University of Southampton, UK
International Workshop on “E-Learning”
March 2004INTEL Corp Inc. USA, CERT Technology Park, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Workshop on “High Performance Computing”
June 2005Leybold Dedatic, Germany
Training on “Leybold Electronics & Telecommunication Equipment”
05 – 09 March 2007ICTP, Trieste, Italy.
Advance School in High Performance Computing Tools for e-Science
May-June 2010e-Learning Lab, and UNESCO PBL Chair, Aalborg University, Denmark
Postdoctoral Research Programme under Erasmus Mundus external Cooperation Window Project “Mobility for Life"
28 Feb to 09 March 2011ICTP and International Telecommunication Union, Marconi Laboratory, Trieste, Italy
ITU-ICTP Workshop on Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks for Environmental Monitoring in Developing Countries
Sep-Oct 2013University of Limerick, Ireland
Erasmus Mundus Fellowship under EU STRoNG-TiES (Strengthening Training and Research through Networking and Globalisation of Teaching in Engineering Studies) Program
July-Aug, 2017City University London, UK
Erasmus Mundus Fellowship under EU LEADERS Program
Organizer, TECHNO -91 (highly scientific and technological event Organized under the aegis of Mehran University Science Society (MUSS) in collaboration with Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro, Pakistan, 28th-29th December 1991.
Organizer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th, 7th, 8th,9th Professor M.D. Makhdoom Memorial Lectures, every year from 1994 to 2002 (Guest speakers from corporate sector /Multinational CEOs were invited in the past).
Convener, Mehran University ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD 1994-95.
Member, Committee for Policy support and Curriculum Development, Province of Sindh, Government of Pakistan, 1994- 1997.
Co-ordinator, Mehran University Science Society, MUET, Jamshoro, 1991 – 1996.
Presided technical session of 10th INTERNATIONAL MULTITOPIC SYMPOSIUM Organized by Institute of Electrical Engineers Pakistan (IEEP) at Karachi Pakistan 12,13 Feb. 1992.
Chief Organizer, workshop on INTERNET & INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY, in collaboration with Intel Corporation (Pakistan), June 1997.
Member, Qualification Equivalence Committee (QEC) of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), 1997-2002.
Honorary Secretary, Mehran University Alumni Association (MUAA) MUET, Jamshoro, 1997-2001.
Member, Sindh Board of Technical Education from 1997- 2001.
Organizer, Workshop on ISO-9000, MUET, Jamshoro, April 1998.
Member, Board of Directors, Agha Taj Mohammed Institute of IT (ATITM), 1999- 2005.
Organizer, Workshop on "USING INTERNET FOR EDUCATION PURPOSE", at MUET, Dec 6-8 1999.
Co-ordinator, workshop on ONLINE LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE MUET, 2000.
Chief Organizer, INTERNET OPEN DAY & ROADSHOW in joint collaboration with Intel (Pakistan) and MUET on 5th April 2K.
Session Chair, “International Conference on “Parallel and Distributed Computing & Systems”, Anaheim, California, USA, 21-24 Aug 2001.
Member, Organizing Committee, IEEE Conference on “Information and Communication Technologies”, Organized by IEEE Karachi Section, Hotel Sheraton, 15 June 2002.
Member, Accreditation Committee (AC) of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), 2000-2002.
Chief Organizer, World Telecommunication Day, 17 May 2002 to 2015 every year at MUET Jamshoro.
Invited Guest Speaker, Arena Multimedia conference “Multimedia: application & Prospectus, Organized by Arena Multimedia Hyderabad, 2002.
Chief Organizer, Workshop on “Microprocessor Technology and Real-time Systems”, in collaboration with RIMS, Karachi, Jan 2003.
Organizer, Workshop on “Data Ware Housing & Data Marts”, IIT, MUET, April 2003.
Guest Speaker, Jaycees Hyderabad community lecture on “Microchip revolution”, Feb 2004.
Chief Organizer, International Workshop on “Telecommunication Technology”, organized in joint collaboration with Electronica Veneta & IN.EL. SPA Italy, 13-14 Feb 2004.
Chairman, Organizing Committee, moot on “World Telecom Day”, organized by the Dept. of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, MUET, 17th May 2004.
Keynote Invited Speaker, “Exploring Future Technology” on the occasion of 19th All Pakistan Electrical & Electronic Seminar, organized by IEEEP at Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi, 16th Feb 2004.
Keynote Speaker, Delivered a lecture ”How microprocessor Technology has revolutionized the world of Information Technology” Organized Higher Education Commission (Karachi)- A series of public awareness lectures, 29 June 2004.
Session Chair, ACM/IEEE National Conference on Emerging Technologies, Organized by CAM/IEEE Karachi Chapter, SZABIST Karachi, Dec 2004.
Chief Guest, “Future Technologies Road Show”, organized by Intel Corporation Pakistan, 20 Dec 2004.
Member, Faculty Board, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, 2004-2007.
Member, Board of Studies, Baluchistan University of Information Technology and Management (BUITM), Quetta, 2004-2007.
Organizer “On-Line Transaction Processing System”, Organized by IIT, MUET, 25th Jan 2005.
Chief Coordinator, Training on “Radio Networking Tool for GSM”, MUET Jamshoro, 16th April 2005.
Chief Organizer, “Fibre Optics Systems Specialist Training”, Telematics Labs, MUET, 4th – 7th July 2005.
Editor, MUET Convocation 2004 Magazine, Published on the occasion of 7th Convocation, 28th December 2004.
Senior Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), 2005-at present.
Member, Advisory/Technical Committee, National Conference on “Information Technology and Applications” (NCITA-2005), Organized by BUITM, April 2005.
Chartered President, New Mehran Lions Club Hyderabad, Lions International, April 2005.
Active Member, The New York Academy of Science (Founded 1817), 2005.
Faculty Advisor, IEP-MUET Chapter 2005-2008.
Honorary Consulting Editor, Wire and Wireless Magazine (ABC Certified Monthly Independent Science and Technology Magazine of Pakistan), 2005- at present.
Member, BOS PAF-KEIT, 2005-2012.
Co-Chair, Program Committee, 9th IEEE INMIC 2005 Conference, organized by Fast NU & IEEE (Karachi Section), 23-25 Dec. 2005.
Session Chair, 9th IEEE INMIC 2005 Conference, organized by Fast NU & IEEE (Karachi Section), 23-25 Dec. 2005.
Organizer, seminar on “Optical Cross Connect-Device for Next-Generation Optical Networks”. Optical Cross-connect”, Organized by IIT, MUET, 25th Jan 2005.
Member, Organizing Committee Workshop on “ICT Policy: Bridging the Gap Among Academia, Industry, and Government”, Organized by MUISTD, Sep 16, 2006.
Honorary Consulting Editor (Education) Engineering Review, September 2006 at present.
Co-Chair, Program Committee, International Multi-topic Conference (IMTIC2008), organized in collaboration with Aalborg University Esbjerg, Denmark, Sponsored by HEC, April 11-12-2008.
Convener, Workshop on “Biomedical Engineering Curriculum Development”, Organized by Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad, 08-09 Jan 2009.
Session Chair, National Research Conference on Computing, Management, and Social Science, SZABIST, Karachi, 2009.
Chairman, Technical Committee Electronics Division, Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA), 2009.
Member, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Think-tank Committee on Engineering Education, 2008-2010.
Lead Person, at MUET for Erasmus Mundus Cooperation Window Project “Mobility for Life”, A European Union-funded Human Resource Development Project (2009-2011).
Ambassador, Organizing Committee, XIXth Star Awards, South Asia Publications, Aiwan-e-Iqbal, Lahore, 08 Nov 2009.
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Software Engineering & Technology (ISSN 0975-6159) published by International Science Press, since 2010.
Session Chair, “First International e-Health Conference: Better Health for All through e-Health”, Organized by eHealth Association of Pakistan (eHAP) held at Agha Khan University, Karachi, Jan 23-24, 2010.
Member, Board of Studies (BOS) of Department of Telecommunication Engineering, BUITM, Quetta, 2010-2013.
Expert Member, Charter, Inspection, and Evaluation Committee (CIEC), Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, 2010- at present.
Chief Organizer, “IEEE Students Conference on Engineering, Sciences and Technology (SCONEST 11), IEEE-MUET Chapter, Oct 2011.
Member, BOS, Mechatronics Engineering, SZABIST, Karachi, 2012 – at present.
Chief Organizer, International Multi-topic Conference (IMTIC2012) jointly organized in collaboration with Erasmus Mundus StrongTies, Sponsored by HEC, 28-30 March 2012.
Lead Person, at MUET for Erasmus Mundus Cooperation Window Project STRoNG-TiES” (Strengthening Training and Research through Networking and Globalisation of Teaching in Engineering Studies)”, A European Union-funded Human Resource Development Project (2011-2014).
Chief Organizer, 1st International Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries, 24-26 April 2013, MUET, Jamshoro.
Lead Person, at MUET for Erasmus Mundus Cooperation Window Project STRoNG-TiES” (Strengthening Training and Research through Networking and Globalisation of Teaching in Engineering Studies)”, A European Union funded Human Resource Development Project (2011-2014).
Lead Person, at MUET for Erasmus Mundus Cooperation Window Project INTACT (It's Time for CollaboratioNTowArds Close CooperaTion), A European Union-funded Human Resource Development Project (2013-2015).
Chief Organizer, 1st International Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries, 24-26 April, 2013, MUET, Jamshoro.
Chief Organizer, International Multi-topic Conference (IMTIC’13) jointly organized in collaboration with Erasmus Mundus INTACT program, Sponsored by HEC, 18-20 Dec, 2013.
Chief Organizer, IEEE Pakistan Students GOLD/WIE Congress 2013 (PSGWC’13), held at MUET on 22nd Oct 2013.
Lead Person, at MUET for Erasmus Mundus Cooperation Window Project LEADERS (Leading mobility between Europe and Asia in Developing Engineering educations and ReSearch), A European Union-funded Human Resource Development Project (2014-2017).
Chief Coordinator,29th IEEEP All Pakistan Students’ Seminar 2014 at MUET Jamshoro held on 22nd February 2014.
Co-Chair, International Symposium on Emerging Technologies in Optical Communications
and Semiconductor Devices, in collaboration with MUET and NUST on 25-26 August 2014, SEECS Auditorium, NUST H-12 Campus, Islamabad
Chief Coordinator, Cloud Computing workshop in Collaboration with IEEE COMSOC Karachi Chapter and XFlow Research Organization USA, held at MUET, 15-16 Oct 2014
Chief Patron,1ST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON EMBEDDED SYSTEMS AND ITS APPLICATIONS (IWEMSA’15), 3RD – 5TH MARCH, 2015
Chief Organizer, International Multi-topic Conference (IMTIC’15) jointly organized in collaboration with Erasmus Mundus LEADERS, Sponsored by HEC, 15-17 March 2015.
Chief Coordinator, World Telecommunication Day, 17 May 2015
Chief Organizer, IEEE Day and IM’MUET Event, 07 Oct 2015.
Director, Asian Regional School on FPGA Design for Scientific Instrumentation, Organized by ICTP, Trieste, Italy.
Chief Organizer, IEEE DIALOGUE 2016 ((Discovering Abilities &Lifetime Opportunities for GradUating Engineers), at MUET Auditorium, 27 Jan 2016.
Chief Organizer, Global Conference on Wireless Optical communication (GCWOC’16) at the University of Malaga UMA), Spain, Sep 05-07, 2016 and GCWOC17 at UMA Spain in Sep 2017.
Chief Organizer, All Pakistan IEEEP students seminar and competition, 08 Feb 2018.
Chief Organizer, Global Conference on Wireless Optical communication (GCWOC’18) at University of Malaga UMA), Spain, 01-03, 2018 and GCWOC18 at UMA Spain in Oct 2018.