Control and Signal Processing Research Group (CASPR)

Department: Electrical Engineering

Dr. Aamer Qayyum

Designation: Head/Supervisor

Research group head Profile

Dr. Amir Qayyum is 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 about mobile ad hoc networks. He is actively involved with professional organizations and is Chair IEEE Islamabad Section (2017 to date), Chair Professional Activities IEEE Islamabad Section (2014-2017); Chair IEEE Computer Society Islamabad Chapter (2009-2014), Secretary/Treasurer IEEE Islamabad Section (2011-2013), Founding member & Chair Board of Directors ISOC Islamabad Chapter (2014-2017); Member NomCom at ICANN (2015-2017); Founding Member Board of Directors Pak-France Alumni Network-PFAN (2009 to date), President PFAN (2011-2013), Vice President PFAN (2014-2017).

Dr. Amir Qayyum have  21 years of R&D experience; including 10 years of experience as Project Director of many funded R&D projects (national and international), managing all activities including project planning, budget, HR management and coordination of technical activities; plus 5 years of research and academic work leading towards D.E.A. and Doctorate. Founding Director of Center of Research in Networks and Telecom (CoReNeT-www.corenet.org.pk); supervised many MS and Ph.D. research thesis. He has 17 years of teaching experience, including professional trainings and seminars in the area of networking and leadership along with 10 years of management experience, including Dean Quality Enhancement Cell, Dean Faculty of Engineering, Head of Electronic Engineering Dept. and Chairman of Computer Engineering dept.

Dr. Amir Qayyum also possess 7 years of industry experience including four years as technical team lead in networks and data communications, with background in protocol stack development and system design.

Introduction of the group

CoReNeT at Capital University of Science & Technology, Islamabad aims to foster the research and development activity in the rapidly growing field of networks and telecommunications. It initiates innovative ideas in networking and endeavors to contribute in the area of behind the scene technology, which is making today’s information revolution possible. At Capital University of Science & Technology, CoReNeT team is working on many R&D projects in collaboration with various organizations and was also able to obtain significant research funding which shows a confidence in expertise and dedication of the team.

Members

S. No Name Email Designation
1 Prof. Dr. Amir Qayyum aq@cust.edu.pk Head/Supervisor
2 Amer Zaheer Member
3 Shahneela Naz Member
4 Syed Sharjil Gillani Member
5 Mukhtiar Bano Member
6 Sharjil Farooqi Member
7 Umar Ahmad Member
8 Zahida Walayat Member

 

Research Areas

  1. Computer Networks: Wired, Wireless and Mobile
  2. Mobility Management in Heterogeneous Networks
  3. Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANETs)
  4. IPv6 and Next Generation Networks (NGN)
  5. QoS in Core and Access Networks for Multimedia Applications
  6. Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs)
  7. Wireless Mesh Networks (WMN)
  8. Disruption/Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN) and Network Coding
  9. IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and IPTV
  10. Ubiquitous Networks and Sensor Networks
  11. Network Security

R & D Projects

S. No Title Year Cost Funding Agency Status
1 Vehicle based road/environment condition warning system using vehicular Ad hoc networks (VANETs) PKR 11.96 Million Government of France In Progress
2 Design and development of hybrid IPV4 and IPV6 networks for QoS enabled video streaming multicast application 2013-2014 PKR 14.02 Million ICT R&D Fund Completed
3 End to End Mobility Management Framework (EMF) for multihomed mobile devices 2008-2009 PKR 14.89 Million ICT R&D Completed
4 Network based P2P flow recognition 2010-2012 PKR 0.2 Million NayaTel Pvt. Ltd. Completed
5 EduScope: A new learning system 2010 PKR 1.8 Million ISOC Washington, USA Completed
6 Core components of 4th generation telecom infrastructure (IMS) 2007 – 2009 PKR 2.86 Million ICT R & D Completed
7 3GPP IMS complaint E2E mobile IPTV solution for 4G/LTE networks 2017-2019 PKR 31 Million EMI Networks Pvt. Ltd. In progress
8 Framework for control and monitoring of Wireless mesh networks (WMN) using Software Defined Networks (SDN) 2015-2018 PKR 2.3 Million Govt. of France and HEC, Pakistan In progress