Research and Development

Selected Research Publications

  1. Khakoo Mal, Imtiaz Kalwar, Khuram Shaikh, BS Chowdhry, “A New Estimation of Nonlinear Contact Forces of Railway Vehicle” Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, April 2021, 28(3):823-841, DOI:  10.32604/iasc.2021.016990
  2. Sarang Karim, Faisal Karim Shaikh, BS Chowdhry, Khursheed, Musaed Alhussein, “Anchor Nodes Assisted Cluster-Based Routing Protocol for Reliable Data Transfer in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks” March 2021IEEE Access PP(99):DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3063295
  3. Sunny Katyara, Ashfaq Hashmani, BS Chowdhry, “Wireless Networks for Voltage Stability Analysis and Anti-islanding Protection of Smart Grid System”. Wireless Personal Communications 116(3), Jan 2021, 10.1007/s11277-020-07432-w
  4. A. Shah, N. A. Bhatti, K. Dev and BS Chowdhry, "MUHAFIZ: IoT-based Track Recording Vehicle for the Damage Analysis of the Railway Track," in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Feb 2021, doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2021.3057835.
  5. Qureshi, N.M.F., Siddiqui, I.F., Abbas, BS Chowdhry,  “ Stream-Based Authentication Strategy Using IoT Sensor Data in Multi-homing Sub-aqueous Big Data Network”. Wireless Pers Commun (2020).
  6. Fauzia I. Abro, Mobeen-ur-Rehman, BS Chowdhry, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, “Towards Security of GSM Voice Communication”, Wireless Personal Communications May 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-019-06502-y
  7. Raja M. Imran, D. M. Akbar Hussain, BS Chowdhry, “Parameterized Disturbance Observer Based Controller to Reduce Cyclic Loads of Wind Turbine”, Energies 2018, 11(5), 1296;
  8. SF Memon, MM Ali, JT Pembroke, BS Chowdhry, E Lewis, "Measurement of Ultralow Level Bioethanol Concentration for Production Using Evanescent Wave Based Optical Fiber Sensor", IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Oct  2017, DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2017.2761618
  9. NMF Qureshi, DR Shin, IF Siddiqui, BS Chowdhry, "Storage-Tag-Aware Scheduler for Hadoop Cluster", IEEE Access 5, 13742-13755, 2017
  10. B.S Chowdhry , Faisal Karim Shaikh, Shamshad Ali, E Felemban, , “Experimental Evaluation of Vibration Response Based Bridge Damage Detection Using Wireless Sensor Networks”, Wireless Personal Communications, November 2015, Volume 85, Issue 2, pp 499-510 [ISSN: 0929-6212]
  11. Piyar Ali Jatoi , Aftab A. Memon, B. S. Chowdhry, M. GhazanfarUllah, Shiraz Latif “An Efficient Hybrid Cryptographic Algorithm, Consuming Less Time for Exchanging Information in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Wireless Personal Communications November 2015, Volume 85, Issue 2, pp 449-46
  12. Musavi, S.H.A., Chowdhry, B.S., Kumar, T., Pandey, B., and Mumar, W., “IoTs Enable Active Contour Modeling Based Energy Efficient and Thermal Aware Object Tracking on FPGA”, Wireless Personal Communication, 2015 [DOI 10.1007/s 11277-015-2753-z]
  13. Aamir, M., Uqaili, M.A., Khan, N.A., Poncela, J., and Chowdhry, B.S., “Hardware Implementation and Testing of Reconfigurable RTU for Wireless SCADA”, Wireless Personal Communication, 2015 [DOI 10.1007/s 11277-015-2752-0]
  14. Memon, I., Kumar, P., Memon, N.A., and Chowdhry, B.S., “Secure Coverage Tree Construction Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks”, An International Journal of Wireless Personal Communication, Volume 82, No. 1, Springer, May, 2015 [ISSN: 0929-6212]
  15. Chowdhry, B.S., Shah, S.M.Z.S., and Shah, S.M.S.A., “An Implementation Framework for Tutorial Based Learning”, Transactions on Advances in Engineering Education, 2015 [E-ISSN: 2224-3410]
  16. Kumar, T., Pandey, B., Das, T., & Chowdhry, B. S., “Mobile DDR IO Standard Based High Performance Energy Efficient Portable ALU Design on FPGA”, Wireless Personal Communications, 76(3), 569- 578(2014)
  17. MG Ullah, BS Chowdhry, AQ Rajput, AK Baloch, AA Ursani, S Latif, “Wireless Body Area Sensor Network Authentication Using Voronoi Diagram of Retinal Vascular Pattern Wireless Personal Communications 76 (3), 579-589, (2014)
  18. BS Chowdhry, “Successful Transformation of ICT Graduate Program: A Role Model for Developing Countries, Springer Wireless Pers. Communication (2013) 69:1013–1023

Papers Presented (Mostly Keynote) in National & International Conferences and Forums (Most Recent First)

  • Green ICT is changing the Nature of 21st Century Research and Innovation, 1st International Conference on Social Sciences and Information & Communication Technologies (ICSSICT – 2018) February 20-21, 2018 at Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, Pakistan.
  • Improving Biomedical Engineering Education to Brighten up Career Prospectus: A Multidimensional Approach, 1st International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Sciences, SSUET, 24-25 Oct 2017
  • Vertical Integrated Projects (VIP) for Developing Countries: Implementation, Challenges and Benefits, Delivered Guest Lecture at National Instruments NIDays Conference, Beirut 17 May, 2014.
  • Moving Towards Collaborative Vertically Integrated Projects (CVIPs): Benefits and Challenges, UTM, Malaysia, 25 Nov, 2014.
  • “Improving Communication Reliability in Smart Grid Applications Using WSN Technology”, delivered Guest Lecture at General Electric, Bahrain, 30th March, 2014.
  • “Opportunities for Computer Science graduates in Wireless Sensors Networks Technology”, delivered Guest Lecture, SZABIST Dubai at 4 March, 2014.
  • “Maximize the Role of Universities in Society Using Innovation through Vertical Integrated Projects”, Keynote speaker, 1sT International Conference on Modern Communication and Computing Technologies (MMT’14), QUEST, 26-28 Feb, 2014.
  • “Challenges in the Reliability of WSN Communications in Smart Grid Applications”,Invited Speaker to the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICICT), 2013 (, 15-16 Dec, 2013.
  • “How Problem and Project Based Learning Enhances Innovation in Engineering Education?”, Invited keynote speaker at Consultative Workshop on University-Industry-Government Linkages in Pakistan, Ramada Plaza Karachi Airport Hotel, Karachi, August 22, 2013.
  • Wireless Sensor Networks: A Journey from Laboratory to Industry for All Time to Come, Invited Keynote Speaker, 1st international Conference on Sensing for Industry, Control, Communication and Security Technologies (ICSICCST-2013), Dr Saeed-uz-zaman Auditorium Karachi, June 24-26,2014.
  • “Standardization of Engineering Education in Pakistan”, Key note presentation at Joint ITU-GISFI-DS-CTIF Standards Education Workshop (Aalborg-Denmark, 08-09 Oct 12).  
  • “Successful Transformation of ICT Graduate Program: A Role Model for Developing Countries”, key note speaker in 1st International Conference on: 'Mobility for Life: Technology, Telecommunication and Problem Based Learning', 05-07 March 2012, Thailand.
  • “Smart Structural Health Monitoring: WSN Based Bridge Monitoring as an Example”, Key note presentation in IEEE INMIC11Conference 22nd - 24th December 2011, SSUET, Karachi.
  • “Innovation for Engineering Education: Problem and Project Based Learning”, National Instruments USA Seminar on “Project Based learning with graphical System design, Hotel Sheraton, 18 April 2011.
  • “Network Security Quantification in Wireless Sensor networks”, International Awareness Conference on Wireless Technologies for Environmental Monitoring, Organized by ITU/ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 10-11 March 2011.
  • Analysis of Multimedia Applications in WiMaxfemtocell Environment, Wireless VITAE 2011, Organized by IEEE/CTIF, 28 march-30 March 2011.
  • Human resource: A Vital factor of economic Development”, Keynote Speakeron the occasion of xxth Star awards Ceremony, Organized by South Asia Publication, Jinnah Convention centre Islamabad, 25th Dec 2011.
  • “Human Resource Development Need of the Hour”,Keynote Speaker,XIXth Star Awards, South Asia Publications, Aiwan-e-Iqbal, Lahore, 08 Nov 2009.
  • “Self-Employment in ICT: Issues and opportunities”, National Seminar on “Policies and Strategies for Successful Implementation of Employment Generating Programs in Renewable Energies, Biotechnology, Agricultures, & ICT, COMSATS, ISLAMABAD, 11-12 August 2009.
  • “Towards Human Resource Development”, Keynote Speaker, “XIXth Star Awards, South Asia Publications, Aiwan-e-Iqbal, Lahore, 08 Nov 2009.
  • “Major Challenges and Opportunities in the Practice of Research & Development in the area of Bioinformatics”, Invited Guest speaker at“5th Annual Conference “Role of Medical Universities in Promotion of Research”, LUMHS, 24-26 Feb, 2007.
  • “Intelligent Buildings and Smart Civil Structures”, Keynote speaker at IEEEP International Multi-topic Symposium, PC Hotel, Karachi, April 14-15, 2006.
  • “ A CORBA Based Approach for Conducting Trusted e-Commerce Transactions”, Invited Speaker, World Engineering Convention (WEC 04), Shanghai, China, Nov 2004.
  • “Exploring Future Technology”, Keynote Invited Speaker on the occasion of 19th All Pakistan Electrical & Electronic Seminar, organized by IEEEP at Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi, 16th Feb 2004.
  • Radio Resource Management Strategies in 3G UMTS Network,ACM/IEEE National Conference on Emerging Technologies, Organized by CAM/IEEE, SZABIST Karachi, Dec 2004.
  • “Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Global Village”, Invited Guest Speaker, Information Technology Convention 2004, Organized by Junior Chamber International (JCI), MumtazMirza Auditorium, 22nd Feb, 2004.
  • A Novel Image Processor for Real-Time Low-level Image Processing Operations, International Multi-topic Conference INMIC 2002, 27-28 Dec 2002, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Performance Evaluation of a Multiprocessor Systems Using Hardware Simulation, IASTED International Conference on Parallel & Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS01), Anaheim, CA, USA, Aug 21-24, 2001.
  • Fourier Transforming Sensors: a recondite source of major error, in XII EUROSENORS, Sep 13-16, 1998,UK.
  • Design of Virtual Modem for Efficient Communication, International Wireless and Telecommunications Symposium (IWTS’98) 1998, KL, Malaysia, 11-15 May 1998.
  • Design and Development of PC-based Programmable Peripheral I/O devices Trainer, 16th International Multitopic Symposium, Organised by IEEEP at Karachi, Pakistan, 6th-7th March 1998.
  • Embedded Systems for small Real Time Applications, Keynote speaker, 14th International Multitopic Symposium, organised by Institute of Electrical Engineers Pakistan (IEEP) at Karachi, Pakistan 17-18 Jan, 1996.
  • PC-Based Railway Signalling System to avoid Railway Disasters, Invited speaker, 13th International Multitopic Symposium, organised by Institute of Electrical Engineers Pakistan (IEEP) at Karachi, Pakistan 27-28 Feb, 1994.
  • “On-line Measurement of Dielectric Relaxation Using Unorthodox Stimuli”, IEE Conference on Dielectric Materials Measurements and Applications, University of Kent, UK, 1988.

Funded Projects

PKR 40 Million under the project Robotics and Automation, Funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan

National Center for Robotics and Automation, Conditioning Monitoring System Lab

Funded by Pakistan Science Foundation, PKR1.3 Million

Design & Implementation of Intelligent Energy Efficient Industrial Process Control System using Conveyor Belts via Robotic Arm

PKR 1.4 Million, Funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan

Challenges on FSO Wireless Broadband Network for HealthCare Monitoring and Disaster Recovery