Abid Ali Minhas, PhD

Professor
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Areas of Expertise
  • Phd in Electrical Engineering, TUG, Austria
  • IEEE Senior Member
Department
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • College of Engineering and Architecture
  • Al Yamamah University

Biography

Dr. Abid Ali Minhas, did his Phd in the field of “Wireless Sensor Networks” from Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, in 2007. Currently he is Professor in Department of Computer Engineering (DoCE) in College of Engineering and Architecture (CoEA), Al-Yamamah University (YU), Riyadh since January 19, 2013. He remained Chair of DoCE from 2016 to 2018. He is recognized Professional Engineer by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). He is member of University Council for Post Graduate Studies and Academic Research. He has worked for many years for Quality at Higher Education. He is also acting as liaison officer of Quality of DoCE and chair of Quality Assurance Committee of DoCE, and working as member of Quality Steering Committee. He worked as member of two task forces of Quality Assurance at University level in order to get institutional accreditation from National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA), Saudi Arabia. He has been awarded “Commitment to Excellence Certificate” for “outstanding performance and Exceptional Commitment to Quality during the NCAAA’s Institutional Accreditation Project” by President of Al Yamamah University along with handsome cash prize.

He remained chair/member of many committees at department/ university level in Al Yamamah University.

He is program Coordinator of “Bachelor of Engineering in Network Engineering and Security”. He led the team in order to develop whole program/ curriculum of “Bachelor of Engineering in Network Engineering and Security”, as per guidelines of American "Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology" (ABET) which was appreciated by external reviewers from USA.

He had been working in Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan for about 13 years from 1999 to 2013. He was Head, Department of Graduate Studies and Applied Sciences, Bahria University, Islamabad Campus for about two years from Fall 2010 to Summer 2012 semester.

Before working in Bahria University he worked in Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission as Senior Scientist from 1992 to 2001, thus having about 27 years of experience including 18 years University teaching experience and 9 years industry experience. He was awarded the “Best University Teacher Award” at country level for the year 2008, by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in 2009. He was also awarded “Distinguished Faculty Award” on 25th of March 2019 by President of Al Yamamah University, Riyadh, KSA. He was awarded letter of appreciation from Rector, Bahria University, Islamabad on January 08, 2011 for research contributions in Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

He had successfully completed different types of teacher training courses/workshops including teacher training from Bradford University, UK, from ABET, USA, from NCAAA, Saudi Arabia and from Pakistan. He has experience of working in funded research projects and currently working on two funded research projects as Principal Investigator.

He won PhD scholarship from Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and went to Austria. He did his PhD with Highest Honour. His topic of research was, “Power Aware Routing Protocols for Wireless ad hoc Micro Sensor Networks”. He has also published book chapters in two books with international publishers.

He is author of a book, "Wireless Ad Hoc Micro Sensor Networks: Applications, Power Aware Design and Routing" with ISBN-10: 3639033388, ISBN-13: 978-3639033380, June 04, 2008. 

He has published total 72 research papers, in International/ National/ HEC&PEC recognized Journals and international Conferences.

He had been heading a research group Bahria University Wireless Research Center (BUWRC). This group included the activities related to wireless mobile communications/ Networks. A special interest group with name, “Wireless ad hoc Sensor Networks” was also working under his supervision.

He is Approved Supervisor to supervise PhD students, by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.

He launched Phd Program in the fields of Computer Sciences/ Computer Engineering/ Software Engineering/ Electrical Engineering in Bahria University Islamabad Campus. His two PhD students successfully completed their PhD.

He has conducted many trainings on the topic of "Writing analysis out of Assessments of CLOs and area of improvements in course reports", “Using Tool for the Assessment of Course Learning Outcomes for Quality Assurance in Higher Education” and “How to Do Research at PhD Level”

He remained Editor of "Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technology". He remained member of Higher Educational Research Council (HERC).

He is member (expert – Electrical (Telecommunications/ Networking) of accreditation team proposed by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and acting as an expert.

He was Chairman of Plagiarism Standing Committee of Bahria University

He was Member of Committee who prepared First Research Policy for Bahria University.

I remained chair/member of many committees at department/ university level in Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Publications

Following are journal publications.

  1. Muhammad Yasir Faheem, Shunan Zhong, Abid Ali Minhas and Muhammad Basit Azeem, “Ultra-Low Power Small Size 5.8 GHz RF Transceiver Design for WiMAX / 4G Applications”, Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology, Vol 28. No. 1. March 2019, Article ID: 1004-0579(2019)01-0103-06,
  2. Muhammad Yasir Faheem, Shun'an Zhong, Abid Ali Minhas, Muhammad Basit Azeem. “Ultra-Low Power 1 Volt Small Size 2.4 GHz CMOS RF Transceiver Design for Wireless Sensor Node”, Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology,2018,(4):584~591, DOI:10.15918/j.jbit1004-0579.17099,
  3. Irfan Uddin, Adeel Baig, Abid Ali Minhas, “A Controlled Environment Model for Dealing with Smart Phone Addiction”, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), U.S ISSN : 2156-5570(Online), U.S ISSN : 2158-107X(Print), Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2018.090973, Volume 9 Issue No 9 August 2018
  4. Ahmed Qaddus, Saleem Aslam, Abid Ali Minhas, “An Efficient Channel Distribution in 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks For Eluding Cross-Tier Interference in Macro and Small Cells”, The Scientific Journal “Electrical, Control and Communication Engineering” of Riga Technical University – Semi-annual ISSN: 2255-9140, DE GRUYTER POLAND SP ZOO, BOGUMILA ZUGA 32A STR., WARSAW, POLAND, 01-811,
  5. Sohail Jabbar ,Muhammad Asif Habib, Abid Ali Minhas, Mudassar Ahmad, Rehan Ashraf, Shehzad Khalid , Kijun Han, "Analysis of Factors Affecting Energy Aware Routing in Wireless Sensor Network", Hindawi Journal of "Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing",  Volume 2018, Article ID 9087269,[DOI: Digital object identifier]. Impact factor 1.899
  6. Muhammad Munawar Iqbal, Muhammad Ali, Mai Alfawair, Ahsan Latif, Abid Ali Minhas, Abdulaziz Almazyad and Kashif Naseer, "Augmenting High-Performance Mobile Cloud Computations for Big data in AMBER" submitted on 30 August 2017 to Hindawi Journal of "Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing", Volume 2018, Article ID 4796535, Impact factor 1.899.
  7. Muhammad Saeed Khan, Muhammad Amin, Muhammad Saleem Awan, Abid Ali Minhas, Jawad Saleem, Rahimdad Khan, "Statistical modeling of optical attenuation measurements in continental fog conditions", Journal of "Optical Engineering" 56(3), 036113 (2017), doi: 10.1117/1.OE.56.3.036113. March 2017, ISSN: 0091-3286, impact factor 1.082 .
  8. Fazle Hadi, Sheeraz Ahmed, Abid Ali Minhas, Atif Naseer, "Modeling and Analyzing Anycast and Geocast Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks", (IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol. 7, No. 9, 2016
  9. Fazle Hadi, Sheeraz Ahmed, Abid Ali Minhas, Abdulaziz Al Mazyad,Najam ul Islam, Imran Ahmed, Nadeem Javaid, "Wireless-powered cooperative energy aware anycast routing in wireless sensor networks", International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, September 2016, Vol. 12(11), 2016, DOI: 10.1177/1550147716676494, SAGE Journal, impact factor 1.239.
  10. Abid Ali Minhas, Ahmed Qaddus, Saeed Khan, Mohsin Iftikhar, Tanveer A Zia, Abdulaziz Almazyad  , and Naveen Chilamkurti,  “Towards the elimination of white spots in Mobile WiMAX (a predominant 4G standard) grids through time efficient cognitive vertical handoff algorithm”,  Hindawi Journal, “Mobile Information Systems”  special issue "Wireless and Mobile Technologies for the Internet of Things", 29 March 2016, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6254028, 17 pages
  11. Momina Moetesum, Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, Muhammad Imran, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, “An Adaptive and Efficient Buffer Management Scheme for Resource-constrained Delay Tolerant Networks”, Wireless Networks Journal, Oct, 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s11276-015-1085-y, Print ISSN 1022-0038, Online ISSN: 1572-8196, Web
  12. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, Muhammad Imran, Shehzad Khalid, “Energy Efficient Strategy for throughput Improvement in Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks”, Manuscript ID: sensors-66037, Sensors, ISSN: 1424-8220, (Section: Sensor Networks) Manuscript ID: sensors-62178, [indexed and abstracted in Science Citation Index Expanded by ISI Thomson Reuters].[ Science Citation Index Expanded], Switzerland
  13. Sohail Jabbar, Rabia Iram, Muhammad Imran, Awais Ahmad, Anand Paul, Abid Ali Minhas and Mohsin Iftikhar, "Energy Aware Simple Ant Routing Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks" submitted to Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Mathematical Problems in Engineering [in the special issue for, "Recent Trends in Bio-inspired Computational algorithms: Theory, Methodology and Application"], Bimonthly ISSN: 1024-123X
  14. Hilal Jan, Anand Paul, Abid Ali Minhas, Awais Ahmad, Sohail Jabbar, Mucheoul Kim “Dependability And Reliability Analysis Of Intra Cluster Routing Technique”, Journal of Peer to Peer Networking and Applications, Special Issue: SI is: Cloud, Grid, P2P and Internet Computing: Recent Trends and Future Directions, ISSN: 1936-6442 (print version), ISSN: 1936-6450 (electronic version), Date of Publication: 03 Oct 2014, SPRINGER, 233 SPRING ST, NEW YORK, USA.  
  15. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, Moneeb Gohar, Anand Paul and Seungmin Rho “Extended - Multilayer Cluster Designing Algorithm for Network Lifetime Improvement of Homogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks”, Reference number 902581, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, special issue " Advanced Service Technology and Application in Smart Sensor Networks" ISSN: 1550-1329, , NEW YORK, USA,
  16. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, “Heuristic Approach for Stagnation Free Energy Aware Routing in Wireless Sensor Network”, Journal of Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, ISSN: 1551-9899, PHILADELPHIA, USA, PA, 19123,
  17. Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, Atif Naseer and Abdulaziz Almazyad, "Secure anycast routing in wireless mesh networks", Scientific Research and Essays Vol. 9(10), pp. 414-420, 30 May 2014, ISSN 1992-2248, impact factor 0.32, JCR2010
  18. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, Anand Paul, Seungmin Rho, “Multilayer cluster designing algorithm for lifetime improvement of wireless sensor networks”, Journal of Supercomputing, (Springer), ISSN: 0920-8542, DOI 10.1007/s11227-014-1108-y , 09 Feb 2014, SPRINGER, Netherlands., Thomson Reuters (ISI) indexed [Thomson Reuters (ISI) indexed]
  19. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, Imran Shafi, Shehzad Khalid and Rabia Iram, "Intelligent Optimization of Wireless Sensor Network through Bio-Inspired Computing: Survey and Future Directions", International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, special issue "Recent Advances in Energy-Efficient Sensor Networks" ISSN: 1550-1329, Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 421084, NEW YORK, USA,
  20. Muhammad Faisal Siddiqi, Muhammad Kamran Bhatti, Sana Shuja, Shaista Jabeen , Saeed Ahmad, Adeel Iqbal, Ghufran Shafiq, Ahmad Naseem Alvi, Azhar Yaseen, Abid Ali Minhas,Shahzad A. Malik, Shahid A. Khan, Raja Ali Riaz, “ASIC Design Implementation of Memory Efficient Infinite Impulse Response UWB Equalizer”, Przegląd Elektrotechniczny, Number 03b/2012, pp: 223 - 227, March 2012, ISSN: 0033-2097, Poland.
  21. Fahad T. Bin Muhaya, Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, “On the development of comprehensive information security policies for organizations”, International Journal of Academic Research, ISSN: 2075-4124, E-ISSN: 2075-7107, pp: 16-22, Vol. 4. No. 1. January, 2012, Baku, Azerbaijan.
  22. Abid Ali Minhas, Fazl-e-Hadi, Shakir Ullah Shah “A Novel Cost-Based Framework for Communication in Computational Grid using Anycast Routing”, International Journal of the Physical Sciences, ISSN: 1992-1950, VICTORIA ISLAND, NIGERIA,
  23. Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, Nadir Shah and M. Yasin, “A Novel Forwarding Scheme for Adaptive Anycasting in Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networks”, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN: 0974- 6846, India.  Vol. 3 Issue No. 12 (Dec 2010), pp: 1165-1172,
  24. Naima Rehmani, Abid Ali Minhas, “A Novel Handover Algorithm for Mobile WiMax”, Journal of Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan, 2010, Pages: 107-118, ISSN # 1992-3082,
  25. Abid Ali Minhas, Fazl-e-Hadi, “EAA:Energy Aware anycast Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (JEAS), Peshawar, Vol: 30 No. (1), January-June 2011, ISSN # 1023-962X.
  26. Mansoor Naseer, Waiser Mehmood, Abid Ali Minhas, "Virtex-4 FPGA Forms Foundation for Secure GSM Standards", Xcelljournal, Issue 73, Fourth Quarter 2010, Page 20-23, Xilinx, Inc., 2100 Logic Drive, San Jose, CA 95124-3400, California, United States of America.
  27. Murtaza Naveed, Abid Ali Minhas, Jehanzeb Ahmad, “A Novel Security Algorithm for Universal Mobile Telecommunication System”, International Journal of  Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (IJMUE) Vol.5, No.1, January 2010, (Publisher SERSC), Pages: 1-18, ISSN: 1975-0080, Korea.
  28. Adeel Akhtar, Abid Ali Minhas, Sohail Jabbar, “Energy Aware Intra Cluster Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology (IJHIT2010), Vol.3, No.1, January, 2010, (Publisher SERSC), Pages: 29-48, ISSN: 1738-9968, Korea.
  29. Muhammad Imran Razzak, S. A. Hussain, Abid Ali Minhas and Muhammad Sher, “Collaborative Image Compression in Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Computational Cognition, Vol. 8, NO. 1, P:24-29, March 2010, USA (ISSN: 1542-8060).
  30. S.A.Hussain , M.I. Razzak , A. A. Minhas, M. Sher, G.R Tahir, “Energy Efficient Image Compression in Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol. 2, Number 1, November 2009, P: 117-120, Academy Publisher, Oulu, Finland. ( ISSN 1797-9617)
  31. A. Ali Minhas, T. Trathnigg, C. Steger, R. Weiß, ” Improved Virtual Circuit Routing Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks Under the Aspect of Power Awareness”, Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences (JIOS) 2006, Vol. 30/1, Pages 137 - 154, ISSN 1846-9418 (online), ISSN 1846-3312 (print), Croatia.
  32. A. Janek, A. A. Minhas, Ch. Steger, T. Trathnigg, R. Weiss, “Power Aware Ad hoc Sensor Networks – Experimental Results Based on a Mote Network“, e&i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, ÖVE Verbandszeitschrift, 2006, Journal of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Vienna, Austria, June 2006, Pages a27 – a33, ISSN: 0932-383X EIEIEE.

Research Interests

Wireless Sensor Network

Routing in IoT and next generation Wireless/ wired networks/ communications

Security in IoT and next generation Wireless/ wired networks/ communications

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Faculty Award” for the Academic Year 2018-19, awarded by President of Al Yamamah university on 25th March, 2019 with cash prize, in recognition of ‘Superior Academic performance in Teaching, Research and Administrative service’
  • Awarded “Commitment to Excellence Certificate” for “outstanding performance and Exceptional Commitment to Quality during the NCAAA’s Institutional Accreditation Project” by President of Al Yamamah University along with cash prize on 28 January 2016.
  • Best University Teacher Award for the year 2008”, by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.
  • Awarded “Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing” by Springer journal “Telecommunications Systems” in 2015
  • Letter of Appreciation awarded by registrar of Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan on 30th April, 2012 of getting Cash Award of Pakistani Rupees 150,000/= for ISI research publications.
  • Letter of Appreciation awarded by registrar of Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan on 10th May, 2011 of getting Cash Award of Pakistani Rupees 50,000/= for ISI research publication.
  • Letter of Appreciation from Rector, Bahria University, Islamabad on January 08, 2011 for research contributions in Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Awarded Scholarship for PhD by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.
  • PhD with highest honour on 29 March 2007.
  • Awarded fellowship of two years (1990-1992) for my MPhil Degree, by PIEAS, Nilore, Islamabad.

Conferences

Conference Proceeding Articles

  1. Javeria Mehboob, Sahail Jabbar and Abid Ali Minhas, “An Automated Machine Learning Classifier to Evaluate the Economic response of KSA Vision 2030", Al Yamamah University Engineering Forum 2019 (YUENG2019),10-11 March 2019, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  2. Muhammad Rehman Shahid, Sohail Jabbar and Abid Ali Minhas, “An Automated Machine Learning Classifier to Evaluate the Response of Arab World Toward KSA Vision 2030”, Al Yamamah University Engineering Forum 2019 (YUENG2019),10-11 March 2019, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  3. Nadia Tabassum, Muhammad Saeed Khan, Abid Ali Minhas, Shagufta Henna, Sagheer Abbas, “Switchover mechanism of Hybrid RF/FSO link using fuzzy inference system for Smart Cities”, Al Yamamah University Engineering Forum 2019 (YUENG2019),10-11 March 2019, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  4. Ahmed Qaddus, Abid Ali Minhas, Hammad Anwar Syed, "Tactical Data Link (TDL): A Resilient Long Haul Wired Medium For Tactical Armed Forces Communications", IEEE Sponsored, 8th International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE18, Amman, Jordan during 2-3 December 2018.
  5. Farhan Ahmad, Abid Ali Minhas, Sohail Jabbar, "Smart Resource Allocation and Information System for Victims of Catastrophic Disasters", Al Yamamah Information and Communication Technology Forum (YUICT), “Challenges and Opportunities Towards Realizing Vision 2030”, 4-5 March 2018, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  6. Sohail Jabbar, Mudassar Ahmad, Abid Ali Minhas, Syed Hassan Ahmad, "A Novel Energy Aware Design for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks", EAI ((European Alliance for Innovation) International Conference on Future Intelligent Vehicular Technologies, Future 5V 2017, OCTOBER 17–19, 2017 | ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN.
  7. Ahmed Qaddus, Saleem Aslam, Abid Ali Minhas , Abdulaziz Almazyad , " 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks A Viable Mode For Implementing Future Smart Grid Networks", International Conference on Future Networks, and Distributed Systems (ICFNDS) 2017, July 19-20,2017, Cambridge, UK.
  8. Sarker S. Rahman Shuvo, Mohammad Asswad , Faisal Mujahed Ali, Abid Ali Minhas, "The Next Generation Cloud Services for Universities in Saudi Arabia" 9th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition (GCCCE), 08 May - 11 May 2017. Bahrain. [https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8448102/]
  9. Ahmed Qaddus, Abid Ali Minhas, "Wireless Communication a Sustainable Solution For Future Smart Grid Networks", 10th IEEE International Conference on Open Source Systems & Technologies (ICOSST-2016), 15TH - 17TH DECEMBER, 2016, KICS, UET, Lahore, Pakistan
  10. Kamran Bhatti, Abid Ali Minhas, “Hands on training on surface mount technology (SMT) assembly line for development of LED based lights”,17th ICL conference part of the 2014 World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF2014), 03-06 December 2014, Dubai. [http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/abstractAuthors.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6908299&queryText%3Dkamran+bhatti ]
  11. Abid Ali Minhas, Kashif Shabir, Imran Mehmood, Abdulaziz Al Mazyad, “Layers Ordered Multiple Feedback Successive Interference Cancellation in MU-MIMO”, IEEE, 10th International Conference on High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET-CNS), December 11-13, 2013, Magosa, Cyprus, Page(s): 214 - 218.
  12. Muhammad Kamran Bhatti, Zahoor Ul Haque, M.Najam-ul-Islam, Abid Ali Minhas, Muhammad Adnan Bhatti, Abdul Hadi, Shahid Ahmed Khan, Naseer M Qureshi, “Hands on training on Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Assembly Line for development of LED Based Lights", IEEE, 5th conference on Engineering Education (ICEED2013) Dorsett Grand Subang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 4-5 December 2013.
  13. Muhammad Kamran Bhatti, Abid Ali Minhas , Zahoor Ul Haque, Najam Ul Islam ,Muhammad Adnan Bhatti, Shahid Ahmed Khan, “Curriculum Design Using Mentor Graphics Higher Education Program (HEP) for ASIC Designing from Synthesizable HDL to GDSII”, IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering 2012(TALE2012), 20-23 August 2012, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. , Page(s): W1D-1 - W1D-6.
  14. Sajjad Hussain Shah, Wajid Ali, Israr Ahmad, Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas “Performance Analysis of Queuing Mechanism in Voice Applications”, ICWN_74 World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2012 (WCECS 2012)  London, U.K., 4-6 July, 2012
  15. Abid Ali Minhas, Ahmed Qaddus, Naima Rehmani, “Removal of White Spots in WiMAX Using Cognitive Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”, 8th IEEE International Conference HONET 2011, King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh December 19-21, 2011, Page(s): 99 - 105.
  16. Abid Ai Minhas, Fazal-e-Hadi, Danish Sattar, Shahe Mardan, “Energy Efficient Multicast Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks”, “World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2011)”, London, UK on November 7-10, 2011, Page(s): 178 - 181.
  17. Abdullah, Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, Shaf Alam, “Location Prediction of Sensor Nodes for Improvement of Communication Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks: Considerations and Future Directions”, International Conference on Communications Systems and Technologies, 2011 (ICCST’11), World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011 (WCECS 2011), 19-21 October 2011, San Francisco, USA, ISBN: 978-988-19251-7-6, ISSN: 2078-0958, Pages: 901-906
  18. Sajjad Hussain Shah, Kashif Naseer, Wajid Ali, Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, “Prolonging the Network Life Time in WSN through Computational Intelligence”, International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Technologies 2011 (ICIMT’11), World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011 (WCECS 2011), 19-21 October 2011, San Francisco, USA, ISBN: 978-988-19251-7-6, ISSN: 2078-0958, Pages: 400 - 405.
  19. Rabia Iram, Muhammad Irfan Sheikh, Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, “Computational intelligence based Optimization of energy aware routing in WSN”, International Conference on Soft Computing and Applications (ICSCA'11), World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011 (WCECS 2011), 19-21 October 2011, San Francisco, USA, ISBN: 978-988-19251-7-6, ISSN: 2078-0958, Pages: 457 - 462.
  20. Rabia Iram, Muhammad Irfan Sheikh, Abid Ali Minhas, “Computational Intelligence Based Optimization in Wireless Sensor Network”, 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies, July 23-24, 2011, Karachi, Pakistan
  21. Abid Ali Minhas, Muhammad Yasir Faheem, Muhammad Basit Azeem, “Ultra Low Power Small Size RF Transceiver Design for Wireless Sensor Network”, IEEE Proceedings of The 2011 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2011), May 23-27, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-61284-636-1, Pages: 290-295, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  22. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, "TLPER: Threshold Based Load Balancing Protocol for Energy Efficient Routing in WSN" 13th International Conference on Advanced Communication Communication Technologies, 13 - 16 Feb. 2011, Phoenix Park, Gangwon-Do, Korea Korea
  23. Sohail Jabbar, Muhammad Zubair Aziz, Abid Ali Minhas, Danial Hussain, “A Novel Power Tuning Anchors Localization Algorithm for Mobile Wireless Sensor Nodes”, Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2010), P:2441-2446, Bradford, UK.
  24. Abid Ali Minhas, Sohail Jabbar, Raja Adeel Akhtar, Waiser Mehmood, “QERT: Query-based Energy-aware protocol for Real-time Rotuing in wireless sensor network”, Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on “Scalable Computing and Communications (ScalCom2010)”, P:2861-2866, 29 June - 1 July, 2010, Bradford, UK.
  25. Abid Ali Minhas,Saima Jawad, “Wireless Sensor Networks in Chemical Industry”, 3rd Symposium on Engineering Sciences, Proceedings SES2010, Page 239-243, March 10, 2010, Lahore, Pakistan.
  26. Abid Ali Minhas, Waiser Mehmood, Ali Ijaz, “A Novel Security Algorithm For GSM Mobile”, 3rd Symposium on Engineering Sciences, Proceedings SES2010, Page 233-237, March 10, 2010, Lahore, Pakistan
  27. Adeel Akhtar, Abid Ali Minhas, “Impact of Adaptive Cluster Routing on Energy Efficiency”, 3rd Symposium on Engineering Sciences, Proceedings SES2010, Page 201-206, March 10, 2010, Lahore, Pakistan.
  28. Abid Ali Minhas, Naima Rehmani, “A Novel Handover Algorithm For Mobile Wimax”, 3rd Symposium on Engineering Sciences, Proceedings SES2010, Page 245-25, March 10, 2010, Lahore, Pakistan.
  29. Adeel Akhtar, Abid Ali Minhas, Sohail Jabbar, "Adaptive Intra Cluster Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks", Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Convergence and Hybrid Information Technology (ICHIT 2009), P118-123, August 27th-29th, 2009, Daejeon, Korea.
  30. Munazza Younus, Abid Ali Minhas, M. Younus Javed, Atif Naseer, "EEAR: Efficient Energy Aware Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks", in IEEE 7th International Conference on ICT and Knowledge Engineering, Bangkok, Thailand,1-2 Dec 2009. Page(s): 57 – 62, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4513-4.
  31. Murtaza Naveeed, Abid Ali Minhas, Jehanzeb Ahmad, “Improved Authentication Algorithm For UMTS”, ACM International Conference on Convergence and Hybrid Information Technology (ICHIT 2009), August 27th-29th, 2009, Daejeon, Korea.
  32. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, Raja Adeel Akhtar,"SPERT: A Stateless Protocol For Energy-Sensitive Real-Time Routing For Wireless Sensor Network", Proceedings of Third International IEEE Conference on Information & Communication Technologies ICICT2009, 15-16 August 2009, Karachi, Pakistan. Page(s): 117 – 124, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4608-7.
  33. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, “Rear: Real-Time Energy-Aware Routing For Wireless Sensor Network”, PICom09, Proceedings of Eighth IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, P- 825-830, December 12-14, 2009, Chengdu, China. ISBN: 978-0-7695-3929-4.
  34. Sohail Jabbar, Abid Ali Minhas, “Energy-Aware Real-Time Communication In Wireless Ad-Hoc Micro Sensors Network”, ACM Ph.D. Symposium, COMSATS, FIT2009, Abottabad, Pakistan.
  35. Shakir Ullah Shah, Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, “New Factor of Authentication: Something You Process”, International Conference on Future Computer and Communication (ICFCC 2009), April 3 - 5, 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 102-106, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3591-3.
  36. Muhammad Salam, Fazl-e-Hadi, Abid Ali Minhas, “Strengthening security complexity of stream ciphering algorithm by adding an additional layer of natural languages”, International Conference on Wireless Networks & Embedded Systems (Wecon-2008), 18th-19th October, 2008, pages 193-195.
  37. Muhammad Imran Razzak, Sheraz Ahmad, Abid Ali Minhas, “Tracking Secured Zone on Mobile”, ICCDIT 2008, India.
  38. Abid Ali Minhas, T. Trathnigg, C. Steger, R. Weiß, ”Energy saving in pervasive wireless sensor networks“, Proceedings of 2nd IET (IEE) International Conference on Intelligent Environments, Athens, Greece, July 5 - 6 2006, Pages 381 – 389, ISBN: 0-86341-663-2.
  39. Abid Ali Minhas, C. Steger, R. Weiß, M. Sarwar Ehsan, “Node Failure Detection and Path Repairing Scheme in Virtual Circuit Routing Algorithm for Wireless ad hoc Micro Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of  IEEE International  Conference on Emerging Technologies, Pakistan, September 17 - 18, 2005, Pages 86 - 91, ISBN: 0-7803-9247-7.
  40. Abid Ali Minhas, T. Trathnigg, C. Steger, R. Weiß, “MultiHopRouter and VCRA Routing Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks Under the Aspect of Power Awareness”, Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems, Croatia, September 21 - 23, 2005, Pages 357 - 365, ISBN: 953-6071-25-8.
  41. Abid Ali Minhas, C. Steger, R. Weiß, “Overview of Power Aware Protocols for Wireless ad hoc Sensor Networks”, International workshop on “Telecommunication and Mobile Computing”, Austria, March 8 - 9, 2005

Teaching

Current Teaching

  1. Wireless and Mobile Computing
  2. Digital Communications
  3. Network Security with laboratory
  4. Digital Logic and Design with laboratory
  5. Physics with laboratory

Graduate Teaching

  1. Research Methodology (To PhD Students)
  2. Advance System Modelling and Simulation (To PhD Students)
  3. Special Topics in Distributed Computing (To PhD Students)
  4. Wireless Communications (To MS Students)
  5. Mobile Computing/ Communications (To MS Students)
  6. Network Management (To MS Students)
  7. Digital Communications Systems (To MS Students)
  8. Information System Security (To MS Students)

Undergraduate Teaching

  1. Computer Networks (with lab)
  2. Enterprise Networking
  3. Digital Communications
  4. Data Communications
  5. Network Security (with lab)
  6. Wireless & Mobile Computing
  7. Digital Logic and Design (with lab)
  8. Digital Communication Systems
  9. Security Policies and Procedures
  10. Forensics and Incident Response
  11. Information security
  12. Information System Security
  13. Cyber Security
  14. Ethical Hacking and Intrusion Detection
  15. Information Assurance
  16. Cloud Computing
  17. Physics - I (Mechanics) (with lab)
  18. Physics - II (EM + Electronics) (with lab)
  19. Introduction to Physical Science
  20. Data Communications and Computer Networks
  21. Digital Logic Design
  22. Circuit Analysis
  23. Electronics-II
  24. Electronics-I
  25. Physics

Services

Service and Administrative Experience

  1. IEEE Senior Member
  2. Member of “IEEE Student Branch at YU”
  3. Life Member (as Professional Engineer) of Pakistan Engineering Council
  4. Life member of Pakistan Nuclear Society
  5. Program Coordinator of “Bachelor of Engineering in Network Engineering and Security
  6. ABET Coordinator for the Program of “Bachelor of Engineering in Network Engineering and Security
  7. IBM Coordinator for the Program of “Bachelor of Engineering in Network Engineering and Security
  8. Chair of Department of Computer Engineering, YU from 2016 to 2018.
  9. Member of University Council for Post Graduate Studies and Academic Research.
  10. Member of YU Quality Steering Committee
  11. Member of two task forces of Quality Assurance at University level (YU) in order to write down SSR and to get institutional accreditation from National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA), Saudi Arabia.
  12. Remained chair/member of many committees at department/ university level in Al Yamamah University
  13. Head, Department of Graduate Studies and Applied Sciences, Bahria University, Islamabad Campus, Pakistan for two years from Fall 2010 to Summer 2012 semester
  14. Member of University council, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  15. Remained chair/member of many committees at department/ university level in Bahria University , Islamabad, Pakistan
  16. Senior Scientist, Chashma Nuclear Power Project, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Pakistan
  17. Member, Scientific Committee, of YUENG, March 2019
  18. Member, Scientific Committee, of YUICT, March 2018
  19. Chaired the Session of YUICT, March 2018
  20. Technical Chair, IEEE CAMAD 2016, Canada [http://nextconlab.academy/CAMAD2016/IEEE/Special%20Session%20IEEE%20CAMAD_CFP_lifi.pdf]
  21. Member Technical Committee, GCWOC’16, Global Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications, September 5-7, 2016 [http://gcwoc16.ic.uma.es/technical-comittee/]
  22. Member Technical Program Committee, Reviewer, 18th International conference on Advanced Communications Technology, Jan-Feb, 2016, Korea [http://www.icact.org/common/committee.asp]
  23. Program Committee Member, 10th international conference on broadband and wireless computing, communication and applications November 4-6, 2015, Krakow, Poland, 2015 [http://www.cs.upc.edu/~net4all/BWCCA-2015/committees.html]
  24. Member Program Committee FIT 2014, [http://fit2014.fit.edu.pk/technical-program-committee]
  25. Member Technical Program Committee, First International conference on "WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES” 2013 [http://wsn4dc.muet.edu.pk/committees]
  26. Reviewer, Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries, First International Conference, WSN4DC 2013, Jamshoro, Pakistan, April 24-26, 2013
  27. Add more about reviewing papers 2013, 2014
  28. Session chair, International Conference on Engineering Sciences (ICES-2012), [http://www.pu.edu.pk/ices/files/FINAL%20ICES%20PROGRAM.pdf]
  29. Member Technical Committee,ITSim'10 4th International Symposium on Information Technology, 2010, [http://docslide.us/documents/itsim-final-approved.html]
  30. Member Technical Program Committee FIT, 2009 Pakistan. [ http://committees.comsoc.org/tccc/mailing_list/tccc/2009-May/019926.html]
  31. Member Program Committee [http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=5561313]
  32. Approved Supervisor to supervise PhD students, by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and currently supervising two PhD students.
  33. Established state of the art laboratory at BU to do research in the field of Wireless Sensor Networks (Hardware has been imported from USA).
  34. Member of Editorial and Management Board of Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technology.
  35. Member of accreditation team proposed by Pakistan Engineering Council
  36. Generated and submitted a report on the topic ,”Scope of Higher Education Research Council (HERC)” at Bahria University, Islamabad
  37. Member of a“Judging Panel” for “National ICT Grassroots Research Initiative” for the year 2012-13.
  38. Chaired the PhD Symposium, in IEEE sponsored conference FIT 2012, December 17-19, 2012 held in Islamabad, Pakistan
  39. Invited talk in the International conference on the topic “Wireless Networks and Applications” in “International Conference on Engineering Sciences (ICES-2012)”, Punjab University, Lahore from 27-02-2012 to 29-02- 2012.
  40. Chaired a session of Electrical Engineering in “International Conference on Engineering Sciences (ICES-2012)”, Punjab University, Lahore from 27-02-2012 to 29-02- 2012
  41. Participated in Video Conferencing Session on QS Quality Ranking Proforma arranged by HEC on June 28, 2011 at Bahria University, Islamabad.
  42. Participated in one day workshop arranged by Pakistan Engineering Council Headquarter, G-5/2, Islamabad, on January 18, 2010 on topic, "Re-Building Life through Self-motivation".
  43. Arranged a PhD symposium (http://fit.edu.pk/symposium.aspx) in an international conference on Frontier of Information Technology, December 16-18, 2009.
  44. Chaired a session in an international conference on Frontier of Information Technology, December 16-18, 2009.
  45. Attended “Teacher Training Workshop” arranged by Bahria University with resource personnel from CMA Education UK.
  46. Successfully completed the course, “Stochastic Modeling & Simulation” conducted by Research Center for Modeling & Simulation, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) from 30th July 2009 to 31st July 2009.
  47. Successfully completed the course, “Modeling & Simulation Techniques” conducted by Research Center for Modeling & Simulation, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) from 27th July 2009 to 29th July 2009.
  48. Conducted a successful four weeks (January 22 to February 22, 2008) training workshop for faculty development program scholars at Bahria University on the topic, “How to do research/PhD”. It was so fruitful that all the scholars were able to produce their first PhD proposal.
  49. Gave invited talk on,”Applications of wireless sensor network in industry” in an international symposium at Punjab University Lahore on April 05, 2008.
  50. Arranged an international seminar on April 03, 2008, on Wireless Sensor Networks by inviting Mr. Muhammad Ikram Ashraf, as a guest speaker from a research institute at University of Oulu, Finland.
  51. Attended a four weeks course on “Wireless Channel Modeling & Simulations”, conducted by Military College of Signals, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) from 30th July to 24th August 2008.
  52. Two months certificate course on “Network Security”, International Islamic University, Islamabad, summer 2008
  53. I have been appointed as book evaluator by the HEC. I have evaluated one book with title, “Wireless Sensor Networks, Simulation and Deployment of Sensor Networks” given to me by HEC, successfully on April 09, 2008.
  54. Chaired a session at IEEE international Symposium ISBAST2007 on April 23, 2008.
  55. Member, Program Committee, IMTIC08
  56. Member, Program Committee, Frontiers of Information Technology, FIT 2008

Countries Visited

  1. Austria
  2. USA
  3. Ireland
  4. UK
  5. Greece
  6. Switzerland
  7. Italy
  8. France
  9. China
  10. UAE
  11. Saudi Arabia
  12. Turkey
  13. Cyprus
  14. Bahrain
  15. Jordan