Prof. Dr. Amir Qayyum

Designation

Professor

Contact Information
Phone : +92-51-111878787 Ext: 301
www.corenet.org.pk
Address : Kahuta Road, Islamabad Expressway, Islamabad
Profile Summary
Self motivated and ambitious, having both management and technical expertise with leadership skills to effectively lead a team; creative and visionary thought leader, numerous publications and co-author of an RFC in IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) about mobile ad hoc networks; Fifteen years of teaching experience at Masters and Ph.D. level, including professional trainings, seminars and conferences in the area of networking; also supervising many MS and Ph.D students in their research; Ten years of administration and management experience as Dean Faculty of Engineering, Head of Electronic Engineering Department and Chairman of Computer Engineering department; plus more than eight years of experience as Project Director of many R&D projects, managing all activities including project planning, budget planning and management, HR management and development and other technical activities; Seven years of industry experience, including four years as technical team lead, in networks and data communications, protocol stack development and system design; Actively involved with IEEE Islamabad Section (since 2005); Chair IEEE Computer Society Islamabad Chapter (since June 2009), Secretary and Treasurer IEEE Islamabad Section (2011 - 2013); Chair Executive Council Internet Society (ISOC) Islamabad Chapter; Expertise in network routing protocols, IPv4 and IPv6, Wireless and Mobile networking, IEEE 802.11 and 802.16, QoS, VoIP, IPSec and Network Security; good understanding of project management, HR development with personal leadership, finance, industrial psychology, organizational leadership, professional ethics, etc.; Multi-cultural personality with understanding of many languages and having done extensive tourism all around the world
Qualification
M.Sc. Engineering Management University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila 2007
Ph.D. Mobile Wireless Networks Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France 2000
D.E.A. (M.Phil.) Parallel Computer Architectures Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France 1996
Masters Computer Engineering Ecole Supérieur d'Ingenieurs de Marseille (ESIM), France 1995
B.Sc. Electrical Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore 1991
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Engineering Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) 2015 - 2015
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Engineering Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2011 - 2015
Professor and HoD Electronic Engineering Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2010 - 2011
Professor Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2007 - 2010
Chairman, Computer Engineering Department CASE (Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering), Islamabad 2004 - 2007
Visiting faculty member CASE, Islamabad; MCS, NUST, Rawalpindi; Bahria University, Islamabad, etc. 2001 - 2004
Industrial EXPERIENCE
Project Director (R&D Projects) Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) 2015 - 2015
Project Director (R&D Projects) Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2007 - 2015
Senior Member Technical Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE), Pvt. Ltd. 2003 - 2005
Senior Member Technical Staff Communications Enabling Technologies, Islamabad 2001 - 2003
Expert Engineer Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), Rocquencourt, France 1999 - 2001
Assistant Engineer CWO, Rawalpindi 1991 - 2000
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Project Director Several Funded R&D Projects at CUST 2015 - 2015
Dean, Faculty of Engineering Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) 2015 - 2015
Local Coordinator European Union's Erasmus Mundus SmartLink Project for Academic Collaboration 2014 - 2015
Local Coordinator European Union's Erasmus Mundus LEADER Project for Academic Collaboration 2014 - 2015
Local Coordinator European Union's Erasmus Mundus FUSION Project for Academic Collaboration 2013 - 2015
Local Coordinator European Union's Erasmus Mundus CLINK Project for Academic Collaboration 2012 - 2015
Founder and Director Center of Research in Networks and Telecom CoReNeT 2007 - 2015
Project Director Several funded R&D projects at M. A. Jinnah University 2007 - 2015
Dean, Faculty of Engineering Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2011 - 2015
Head of Electronic Engineering Department Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2011 - 2010
Chairman, Computer Engineering Department Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE) 2004 - 2007
Senior Member Technical CARE Pvt Ltd, Islamabad 2003 - 2004
Senior Member Technical Staff Communications Enabling Technologies, Islamabad 2001 - 2003
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Nominating Committee (NomCom) Member
Internet Corp for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN)
ALS Coordinator
Internet Corp for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN)
Member Board of Directors and Vice President
Pak France Alumni Network (PFAN)
Member, and Chair Executive Council
Internet Society (ISOC) Islamabad Chapter
Member
IEEE Communications Society
Senior Member
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers IEEE
Chair
IEEE Computer Society Islamabad Chapter
Professional Engineer
Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
Regular Participant and RFC Co-Author
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Member
Institute of Engineers Pakistan (IEP)
Senior Member
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
Honors & Awards
1. 
Received Gold Medal in M.Sc. Engineering Management, 2007
2. 
Received Talent Certi cate for academic performance in M.Sc. Engineering Management, 2006
3. 
Received Best Research Paper Award in the IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC 2001) held on December 28-30, 2001 at Lahore, Pakistan
4. 
Received INRIA scholarship, for development on HiperLAN project, April to September 1996
5. 
Received INRIA research fellowship, for Doctorate research and studies, by Praxitele and Prima projects;1996 to 2000
6. 
Won Ministry of Science and Technology Scholarship for M.Sc. and D.E.A. studies in France, 1994 to 1996
Research Areas / Interests
Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Wireless Mesh Networks and Body Area Networks Delay Tolerant Networks (DTNs) Software Defined Networking (SDN) IPv6 and QoS in Voice and Video over IP
Research Projects
Design and Implementation of Core Components of 4G Telecom Infrastructure National ICT R&D Fund Rs 14.88 Million 2007 - 2009
EduScope: A New Learning System Internet Society (ISOC), USA US$ 10,000 2010 - 2010
End-to-end Mobility Management Framework for Multi-homed Mobile Devices National ICT R&D Fund Rs 14.89 Million 2008 - 2010
Network based P2P Flow Recognition NayaTel Pvt. Ltd. 2010 - 2012
Vehicle Based Road/Environment Condition Warning System using Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs) ICT Asia Program, Govt. of France In Collaboration with Telecom Sud Paris, France and Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia 2010 - 2014
Design and Development of Hybrid IPv4 and IPv6 Network for QoS Enabled Video Streaming Multicast Application National ICT R&D Fund Rs 14.202 Million 2013 - 2014
Framework for Control and Monitoring of Wireless Mesh Networks (WMN) using Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Govt. of France and HEC under PHC Peridot Program Rs 1 million and Euro 10,000 2015 - 2015
Research SUPERVISion
1. 
PhD A Novel End-to-End Architecture for Exploiting Multihoming in Mobile Devices for Mobility Management and Bandwidth Aggregation
2. 
PhD Adaptive Routing Update Approach for VANET using Local Neighbourhood Change Information
3. 
MS Performance Evaluation of Adhoc Routing Protocols for Vehicular Adhoc Networks
4. 
MS Investigation of IEEE 802.21 Media Independent Handover’ Service Suitability for TCP Based Flows In Heterogeneous Mobile Environment
5. 
MS Performance Evaluation of Multicast Protocols for Multimedia Traffic
6. 
MS Performance Evaluation of End-to-End Mobility Management Solutions for TCP
7. 
MS Performance Evaluation Of Adaptive Real Time Video Streaming Using Multicast Techniques
8. 
MS Comparative Study of QoS Performance Metrics for Transmitted Multimedia
9. 
MS Evaluation and Comparison of IEEE 802.11p and IEEE 802.11b as VANET MAC Schemes
10. 
MS Performance Evaluation of Recent IPv6 Tuneling Techniques
11. 
MS Evaluation of Congestion Control Algorithm of IEEE 802.11s Wireless Mesh Network
Publications
    Journal Papers
  • Asim Rasheed, Sana Ajmal, Amir Qayyum, "Classification of VANET Routing Approaches, A Detailed Survey", Journal of Universal Computer Science, Vol: 2014, 2014
  • Asim Rasheed, Sana Ajmal, and Amir Qayyum, "Protocol Independent Adaptive Route Update for VANET", The Scientific World Journal, Article ID 403918, Vol: 2014, 2014
  • Peer Azmat Shah, Muhammad Yousaf, Amir Qayyum and Halabi. B. Hasbullah, "Performance Comparison of End-to-End Mobility Management Protocols for TCP", Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), May 31, 2012, Vol: 2012, 2012
    Conference Papers
  • Sheneela Naz, Tariq Saraj, Muhammad Sajjad Akbar, Muhammad Yousaf, Amir Qayyum, Mudassir Tufail, "Performance Analysis of IPv6 QoS for Multimedia Applications using Real Testbed", 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT 2014), June 2-5, 2014, 2014
  • Muhammad Sajjad Akbar, Muhammad Saleem Khan, Kishwer Abdul Khaliq, Amir Qayyum, Muhammad Yousaf, "Evaluation OF IEEE 802.11n for Multimedia Application in VANET", 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Ambient and Mobile Systems (FAMS-2014), June 2-5, 2014, 2014
  • Kishwer Abdul Khaliq, Muhammad Sajjad Akbar, Amir Qayyum, Ehsan Elahi, Amer Zaheer, "Congestion Avoidance Hybrid Wireless Mesh Protocol (CA-HWMP) for IEEE 802.11s", 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT 2014), June 2-5, 2014, 2014
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