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Dr. Junaid Qadir
Chairperson Electrical Engineering and Professor
PhD – University of New South Wales
RESEARCH INTERESTS

His primary research interests are in the areas of computer systems and networking and using ICT for development (ICT4D). His research is multi-disciplinary and spans the diverse areas of algorithms, artificial intelligence, formal-methods, data mining, big-data, cognitive radio networks, cloud computing, software defined networking, internet-of-things, pedagogy and learning, and using ICT for development (ICT4D). He has published a number of peer-reviewed papers in top quality journals and magazines—including publications in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (CST), IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), and IEEE Communication Magazine. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, Springer Nature Big Data Analytics journal, Springer Human-Centric Computing and Information Sciences, and the IEEE Communications Magazine.

biography

Junaid Qadir completed Ph.D. from University of New South Wales, Australia in 2008 and his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from UET, Lahore, Pakistan in 2000. He is an Associate Professor at the Information Technology University (ITU)—Punjab, Lahore since December 2015. He is the Director of the IHSAN (ICTD; Human Development; Systems; Big Data Analytics; Networks Lab) Research Lab at ITU (http://ihsanlab.itu.edu.pk/). Previously, he has served as an Assistant Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), from 2008 to 2015. His primary research interests are in the areas of computer systems and networking and using ICT for development (ICT4D). He has served on the program committee of a number of international conferences and reviews regularly for various high-quality journals. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, Springer Nature Central’s Big Data Analytics journal, Springer Human-Centric Computing and Information Sciences, and the IEEE Communications Magazine. He is an award-winning teacher who has been awarded the highest national teaching award in Pakistan—the higher education commission’s (HEC) best university teacher award—for the year 2012-2013. He has considerable teaching experience and a wide portfolio of taught courses in the disciplines of systems & networking; signal processing; and wireless communications and networking. He is a member of ACM, and a senior member of IEEE.

Journal Papers

  1. “Retrospective Motion Correction in Multishot MRI Using Generative Adversarial Network, M. Us- man, S. Latif, M. Asim, B Lee, and J. Qadir, accepted in Nature Scientific Reports, Feb 2020. Impact Factor (2018) 4.525.
  2. “Securing Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: Challenges Posed by Adversarial Machine Learn- ing and The Way Forward”, A. Qayyum, M. Usama, J. Qadir, A. Al-Fuqaha, accepted in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorial, February 2020. Impact Factor (2018) 22.973.
  3. “Computational Intelligence for Internet of Things in the Big Data Era (Part II)”, C. Wu, G. Xue, J. Li, K. L. Yau; J. Qadir, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (CIM) [Guest Editorial], Volume 15, Number 1, 2020.
  4. “Deep Learning Based Rumor Detection on Microblogging Platforms: A Systematic Review”, M. Al- Sarem, W. Boulila, M. Al-Harby, J. Qadir, and A. Alsaeedi, IEEE Access, October 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 4.098.
  5. “Computational Intelligence for Internet of Things in the Big Data Era (Part I)”, C. Wu, G. Xue, J. Li, K. L. Yau; J. Qadir, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (CIM) [Guest Editorial], Volume 14, Number 4, 2019.
  6. “Five Decades of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communications (SIGCOMM): A Bibliometric Perspective”, W. Iqbal, J. Qadir, S. Ul Hassan, R. T. Javed, A. N. Mian, J. Crowcroft, G. Tyson, in ACM Computer Communications Review, (Editorial), Volume 49, Issue 5, October 2019. Impact Factor (2018): 3.577.
  7. “The Adversarial Machine Learning Conundrum: Can The Insecurity of ML Become The Achilles’ Heel of Cognitive Networks?”, M. Usama, J. Qadir, A. Al-Fuqaha, M. Hamdi, accepted in IEEE Network Magazine, 2019. Impact Factor (2018): 7.503
  8. “Caveat Emptor: The Risks of Using Big Data for Human Development”, S. Latif, A. Qayyum, M. Usama, J. Qadir, A. Zwitter, M. Shahzad, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, September 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 1.022.
  9. “Leveraging Machine Learning and Big Data for Smart Buildings: A Comprehensive Survey”, B. Qolomany, A. Al-Fuqaha, A. Gupta, D Benhaddou, S. Khalil, J. Qadir, A. Fong, accepted in IEEE Access, June 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 4.098.
  10. “Soft Computing Techniques for Dependable Cyber-Physical Systems”, A. Rana, S. Latif, R. Ahmad, A. Khalid, J. Qadir, A. Baig, H. Ishibuchi, W. Abbas, accepted in IEEE Access, May 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 4.098.
  11. “Unsupervised Machine Learning for Networking: Techniques, Applications and Research Challenges”, M. Usama, A. Raza, H. Arif, J. Qadir, K. L. Yau, Y. Elkhatib, A. Hussain, A. Al-Fuqaha, accepted in IEEE Access, April 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 4.098.
  12. “Using Phase Shift Fingerprints and Inertial Measurements in Support of Precise Localization in Urban Areas”, M. Elbes, A. Al-Fuqaha, J. Qadir, Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, accepted in April 2019. Impact Factor (2017) 1.924.
  13. “Maritime Networking: Bringing Internet to the Sea”, K. A. Yau, A. Raza, W. Hashim, J. Qadir, C. Wu, N. Hassan, accepted in IEEE Access, April 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 4.098.
  14. “Using Blockchain to Rein in The New Post-Truth World and Check The Spread of Fake News”, A. Qayyum, J. Qadir, U. Janjua, F. Sher, IT Professional’s Special Issue on Blockchain/Fintech, July–August 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 1.618
  15. “A Bibliometric Analysis of Publications in Computer Networking Research”, W. Iqbal, J. Qadir, G. Tyson, A. N. Mian, S. U. Hassan, J. Crowcroft, accepted in Scientometrics, March 2019. Impact Factor (2018) 2.173.
  1. “Socially-Aware Congestion Control in Ad-Hoc Networks: Current Status and The Way Forward”, H. B. Liaqat, A. Ali, J. Qadir, A. K. Bashir, M. Bilal, and F. Majeed, accepted in Elsevier, Future Generation Computer Systems, February 2019. Impact Factor (2017) 4.639.
  2. “A Reinforcement Learning-based Trust Model for Cluster Size Adjustment Scheme in Distributed Cognitive Radio Networks”, M. H. Ling, Y. K. Lim, J. Qadir, Q. Ni, accepted in IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking (TCCN), Volume 5, Issue 1, https://doi.org/10. 1109/TCCN.2018.2881135, March 2019.
  3. “Wireless Technologies for Emergency Response: A Comprehensive Review and Some Guidelines”, F. Pervez, M. Khalil, T. Yaqoob, J. Qadir, U. Ashraf, M. Shahzad, IEEE Access, accepted in October 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 3.557.
  4. “SDN Flow Entry Management Using Reinforcement Learning”, T. Mu, A. Al-Fuqaha, K. Shuaib, F. M. Sallabi, J. Qadir in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, accepted in September 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 2.133.
  5. “Phonocardiographic Sensing using Deep Learning for Abnormal Heartbeat Detection”, S. Latif, M. Usman, R. Rana, J. Qadir, IEEE Sensors, accepted in September 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 2.617.
  6. “Towards enhancement of communication systems, networks and applications for smart environment”, K. A. Yau, D. Chieng, J. Qadir, Q. Ni, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-018-1060-4, accepted in August 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 1.423.
  7. “Impersonation Detection in Line-of-Sight Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks”, W. Aman, M. U. Rehman, J. Qadir, H. Pervaiz, Q. Ni, IEEE Access, accepted in July 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 3.557.
  8. “Cognition-inspired 5G cellular networks: a review and the road ahead”, K. A. Yau, J. Qadir, C. Wu, M. A. Imran, M. H. Ling, IEEE Access, accepted in June 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 3.557.
  9. “Memory-Based User-Centric Backhaul-Aware User Cell Association Scheme”, F. Pervez, M. Jaber, J. Qadir, M. Shahzad, M. Imran, IEEE Access, accepted in June 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 3.557.
  10. “Shedding Light on the Dark Corners of the Internet: A Survey of Tor Research”, S. Saleh, J. Qadir, U. Ilyas, Elsevier Journal of Network Computer Applications (JNCA), accepted in April 2018, Impact Factor (2017) 3.991.
  11. “Community Detection in Networks: A Multidisciplinary Review”, M. A. Javed, M. S. Younis, S. Latif, J. Qadir, A. Baig, Elsevier Journal of Network Computer Applications (JNCA), accepted in February 2018, Impact Factor (2017) 3.991.
  12. “Computational Intelligence For Mobile Network Optimization”, Special Issue Editorial, J. Qadir, A. Hussain, K. A. Yau, M. A. Imran, A. Wolisz, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, February 2018. Impact Factor (2017) 6.611.
  13. “Big Data Analytics Enhanced Healthcare Systems: A Review”, S. Shafqat, S. Abbasi, R. Rasool, J. Qadir, T. Amjad, H. F. Ahmad, accepted in Journal of Supercomputing, Special Issue on Cloud computing, Big data and IoT, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11227-017-2222-4, February 2018. Impact Factor (2017): 1.532.
  14. “Persuasive Technology for Human Development: Review and Case Study”, A. Harris, S. Islam, J. Qadir, U. A. Khan, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Serious Games 17(12): e4, http://dx.doi.org/ 10.4108/eai.8-12-2017.153401, December 2017.
  15. “How 5G Wireless (And Concomitant Technologies) Will Revolutionize Healthcare?”, S. Latif, J. Qadir, S. Farooq, M. A. Imran, Special Issue on Communications and Computing for Sustain- able Development Goals, MDPI Future Internet Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fi9040093, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) indexed, accepted in November 2017.
  16. “Approximate Networking for Universal Internet Access”, J. Qadir, A. Sathiaseelan, U. B. Farooq, M. Usama, M. A. Imran, M. Shafique, Special Issue on Communications and Computing for Sustain- able Development Goals, MDPI Future Internet Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fi9040094, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) indexed, accepted in November 2017.
  1. “Computational Intelligence For Mobile Network Optimization”, Special Issue Editorial, J. Qadir, A. Hussain, K. A. Yau, M. A. Imran, A. Wolisz, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, February 2018. Impact Factor (2016) 6.343.
  2. “RL-Budget: A cluster size adjustment scheme for cognitive radio networks”, Z. Javed, K. A. Yau, H. Mohamad, N. Ramli, J. Qadir, and Q. Ni, IEEE Access, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS. 2017.2777867, November 2017. Impact Factor (2016) 3.224.
  3. “Healthcare Informatics for the Developing World”, J. Qadir, M Rehman, M. Rehmani, A Pathan, M. A. Imran, A. Hussain, R. Rana, B. Luo, Special Section Editorial, IEEE Access, 10.1109/ACCESS. 2017.2783118, December 2017. Impact Factor (2016) 3.224.
  4. “Learning 101: The Untaught Basics”, J. Qadir, M. A. Imran, (February 13, 2017), accepted for publication in IEEE Potentials, available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2916505, August 2017.
  5. “Mobile Health in the Developing World: Review of Literature and Lessons from A Case Study”, S. Latif, R. Rana, J. Qadir, M. Imran, S. Younis, accepted in IEEE Access, May 2017. Impact Factor (2016) 3.224.
  6. “On Using Micro-Clouds to Deliver the Fog”, Y. Elkhatib, B. Porter, H. Ribeiro, M. F. Zhani, J. Qadir, and E. Riviere, accepted in IEEE Internet Computing, Special Issue on Fog Computing, https://doi.org/10.1109/MIC.2017.35, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 8-15, March-April 2017. Impact Factor (2016) 1.521.
  7. “Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Communication Networks”, W. Ahmed, U. Pervez, J. Qadir, O. Hasan, accepted in Elsevier Journal of Network Computer Applications (JNCA), http://dxdoi.org/10.1016/j.jnca.2016.11.008, Volume 78, Pages 191–215, January 2017, Impact Factor (2016) 3.500.
  8. “Machine Learning based Optimized Live Virtual Machine Migration over WAN Links”, M. Arif, A. Kiani, J. Qadir, Springer Telecommunication Systems, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11235-016-0173-3, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp 245–257, February 2017, Impact Factor (2016) 1.542.
  9. “Reinforcement Learning for Traffic Signal Control: Models and Algorithms”, K. A. Yau, J. Qadir, H. L. Khoo, M. H. Ling, P. Komisarczuk, accepted for publication in the ACM Computing Surveys, https://doi.org/10.1145/3068287, June 2017. Impact Factor (2015) 5.243
  10. “A Measurement Study of Open Source SDN Layers in OpenStack under Network Perturbation”, A. Malik, J. Ahmed, J. Qadir, M. U. Ilyas, accepted in Elsevier Computer Communications (COM- COM), January 2017. Impact Factor (2016) 3.338.
  11. “Crisis Analytics: Big Data Driven Crisis Response”, J. Qadir, A. Ali, R. Rasool, A. Zwitter, A. Sathiaseelan, J. Crowcroft, Journal of International Humanitarian Action, http://dx.doi.org/10. 1186/s41018-016-0013-9, pages 1–12, December 2016.
  12. “Low-cost Sustainable Wireless Internet Service For Rural Areas”, A. Hameed, A. N. Mian, and J. Qadir, Springer Wireless Networks (WINET), https://doi.org/10.1007/s11276-016-1415-8, November 2016, Impact Factor (2015) 1.006.
  13. “Resource Pooling for Wireless Networks: Solutions for the Developing World”, J. Qadir, A. Sathiaseelan, L. Wang, J. Crowcroft, Editorial Note published in ACM Computer Communication Review (CCR), October, 2016.
  14. “Intrusion Detection Systems in Cloud Computing: A Contemporary Review of Techniques and Solutions”, A. Riaz, H. F. Ahmad, A. K. Kiani, J. Qadir, R. Rasool, U. Younis, accepted in Journal of Information Science and Engineering: Special Issue on Cloud Computing and Security, October 2016. Impact Factor (2015): 0.61.
  15. “Comparing Oversampling Techniques To Handle The Class Imbalance Problem: A Customer Churn Prediction Case Study”, A. Amin, S. Anwar, A. Adnan, M. Nawaz, N. Howard, J. Qadir, A. Hawalah, A. Hussain, IEEE Access, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2619719, October 2016. Impact Factor (2016) 3.224.
  1. “The Past, Present, and Future of Transport-Layer Multipath”, S. Habib, J. Qadir, A. Ali, D. Habib, M. Li, A. Sathiaseelan, accepted at Elsevier Journal of Network Computer Applications (JNCA), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnca.2016.09.005, September 2016. Impact Factor (2015) 2.331.
  2. “Route Selection for Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks using Reinforcement Learning: An Experimental Study”, S. A. Raza, K. A. Yau, J. Qadir, H. Mohamad, N. Ramli, S. L. Keoh, IEEE Access, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2613122, September 2016. Impact Factor (2016) 3.224.
  3. “IEEE Communication Magazine Feature Topic Editorial: Wireless Technologies for Development”, J. Qadir, A. Sathiaseelan, M. Zennaro, S. Bhatti, A. Wolisz, K. Govindan, IEEE Communication Magazine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MCOM.2016.7509373, July 2016. Impact Factor (2015): 5.125.
  4. “Big Data in the Construction Industry: A Review of Present Status, Opportunities, and Future Trends” by M. Bilal, L. Oyedele, J. Qadir, K. Munir, O. Akinade, S. Ajayi, H. Owolabi, and M. Pasha, Elsevier Advanced Engineering Informatics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.AEI.2016.07. 001, July 2016. Impact Factor (2015) 2.000.
  5. “Genetic Algorithms in Wireless Networking: Techniques, Applications, and Issues”, U. Mehboob, J. Qadir, S. Ali, A. Vasilakos, Springer Soft Computing (SOCO), http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/ s00500-016-2070-9, Volume 20, Issue 6, Pages 2467-2501, June 2016, Impact Factor (2015) 1.630.
  6. “Neural Networks in Wireless Networking: Techniques, Applications and Guidelines”, N. Ahad, J. Qadir, N. Ahsan, Elsevier Journal of Network Computer Applications (JNCA), http://dx.doi. org/10.1016/j.jnca.2016.04.006, April 2016. Impact Factor (2015) 2.331.
  7. “Big Data For Development: Applications and Techniques”, Anwaar Ali, J. Qadir, R. Rasool, A. Sathiaseelan, A. Zwitter, Springer Nature/ BioMed Central’s Big Data Analytics Journal (BDAN), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41044-016-0002-4, March 2016.
  8. “Big Data Architecture for Construction Waste Analytics (CWA): A Conceptual Framework”, M. Bilal; L. Oyedele, O. Akindae, S. Ajayi, H. Alaka, H. Owolabi, J. Qadir, M. Pasha, S. Bello, Elsevier Journal of Building Engineering (SCOPUS indexed), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2016. 03.002, March 2016.
  9. “Analysis of Critical Features and Evaluation of BIM Software: Towards a Plugin for Construction Waste Minimisation”, by M. Bilal, L. Oyedele, J. Qadir, K. Munir, O. Akinade, S. Ajayi, H. Alaka, H. Owolabi, Taylor & Francis Journal of Sustainable Building Technology & Urban Development (SCOPUS indexed), http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2093761X.2015.1116415, January 2016.

Conference & Workshop Papers

  1. “Opportunistic Selection of Vehicular Data Brokers as Relay Nodes to the Cloud”, S. Tabatabai, I. Mohammed, A. Al-Fuqaha, J. Qadir, the Proceedings of IEEE IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), January 2020
  2. “A Deep Reinforcement Learning Based Intrusion Detection System (DRL-IDS) For Securing Wire- less Sensor Networks and Internet of Things”, H. Benaddi, K. Ibrahimi, A. Benslimane, J. Qadir, accepted in 12th EAI International Wireless Internet Conference (WICON), 2019. [Best Paper Award].
  3. “Unsupervised Adversarial Domain Adaptation for Cross-Lingual Speech Emotion Recognition”, S. Latif, J. Qadir, M. Bilal, 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), September 2019.
  4. “Opportunistic Algorithm for Data Ferrying in Smart Communities with Limited Communications Infrastructure”, I. Mohammad, S. Tabatabai, A. Al-Fuqaha, J. Qadir, accepted in IEEE VTC2019- Fall, Hawaii, USA, September 2019.
  5. “Adversarial Machine Learning Attack on Modulation Classification”, M. Usama, M. Asim, J. Qadir, A. Al-Fuqaha, M. A. Imran, 4th International UK-China Emerging Technology (UCET) Conference, Glasgow, August 2019.
  6. “Adversarial ML Attack on Self Organizing Cellular Networks”, S. Farooq, M. Usama, J. Qadir, M. A. Imran, 4th International UK-China Emerging Technology (UCET) Conference, Glasgow, August 2019.
  7. “Black-box Adversarial ML Attack on Modulation Classification”, M. Usama, J. Qadir, A. Al- Fuqaha, The 15th Asian Internet Engineering Conference (AINTEC), Poster Paper, August 2019.
  1. “Generative Adversarial Networks For Launching and Thwarting Adversarial Attacks on Network Intrusion Detection Systems”, M. Usama, M. Asim, S. Latif, J. Qadir, A. Al-Fuqaha, accepted in IWCMC2019 Security Symposium, June 2019.
  2. “Black-box Adversarial Machine Learning Attack on Network Traffic Classification”, M. Usama, A. Qayyum, J. Qadir, A. Al-Fuqaha, accepted in IWCMC2019 Security Symposium, June 2019.
  3. “Early Student Grade Prediction: An Empirical Study”, Z. Iqbal, A. Qayyum, S. Latif, and J. Qadir, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Advancements in Computational Sciences (ICACS’19), February 2019. [Best Paper Award].
  4. “Online Interactivity Tools to Support Student Centered Learning in Large Classes”, S. Hussain, Q. H. Abbasi, S. I. Ansari, J. Qadir, M. A. Imran, 12th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2-3 Apr 2019. (Accepted for Publication)
  5. “Exploring Media Bias and Toxicity in South Asian Political Discourse”, A. Qayyum, Z. Gilani, S. Latif, J. Qadir, J. Singh, 12th IEEE International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies (ICOSST), December 2018.
  6. “FAdeML: Understanding the Impact of Pre-Processing Noise Filtering on Adversarial Machine Learning”, F. Khalid, M. A. Hanif, S. Rehman, J. Qadir, and Muhammad Shafique, 22nd Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), March 2019.
  7. “Automating Motion Correction in Multishot MRI Using Generative Adversarial Networks”, S. Latif, M. Usman, M. Asim, J. Qadir, Medical Imaging meets NIPS workshop (MED-NIPS), December 2018.
  8. “Cross Lingual Speech Emotion Recognition: Urdu vs. Western Languages”, S. Latif, A. Qayyum, M. Usman, and J Qadir, accepted in ACM International Conference on Frontiers of Information (FIT), Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2018.
  9. “Iterative Design of an Urdu Language Based Information Dissemination System for Low-Literate Farmers”, F. Idrees, J. Qadir, H. Mehmood, S. U. Hassan, A. Batool, accepted as a poster paper in the Tenth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), January 2019.
  10. “Teaching Ethics, (Islamic) Values and Technology: Musings on Course Design and Experience”, J. Qadir, M. Suleman, accepted in International Conference on. Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE), September 2018.
  11. “Quran Reciter Identification: A Deep Learning Approach”, A. Qayyum, S. Latif, J. Qadir, International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE), September 2018. [Recipient of the Best Paper Award].
  12. “User Transmit Power Minimization through Uplink Resource Allocation and User Association in HetNets”, U. B. Farooq, U. S. Hashmi, J. Qadir, A. Imran, A. N. Mian, IEEE Global Communi- cations Conference (Globecom), Green Communication Systems and Networks Symposium (GCSN), December 2018.
  13. “Adversarial Attacks on Cognitive Self-Organizing Networks: The Challenge and the Way Forward”, M. Usama, J. Qadir, A. Al-Fuqaha, Workshop on Cognitive Networks (CogniNets’18), Proceedings of IEEE Local Computer Networks (LCN), October 2018.
  14. “Variational Autoencoders for Learning Latent Representations of Speech Emotion: A Preliminary Study”, S. Latif, R. Rana, J. Qadir, and J. Epps, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH, September 2018.
  15. “Transfer Learning for Improving Speech Emotion Classification Accuracy”, S. Latif, R. Rana, S. Younis, J. Qadir, and J. Epps, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH, September 2018.
  16. “On Analyzing Self-Driven Networking: A Systems Thinking Approach”, T. Yaqoob, M. Usama, J. Qadir, G. Tyson, accepted in ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Self-Driving Networks, August 2018.
  17. “A Sustainable Connectivity Model of the Internet Access Technologies in Rural and Low-Income Areas”, M. E. Villapol, W. Liu, J. Gutierrez, J. Qadir, S. Gordon, J. Tan, L. Chiaraviglio, J. Wu, W. Zhang, 3rd EAI International Conference on Smart Grid and Innovative Frontiers in Telecommunications (SmartGIFT’18), April 2018.
  1. “A Sustainable Marriage of Telcos and Transport in the Era of Big Data: Are We Ready?”, S. Naseer, W. Liu, N. Sarkar, P. H. Joo Chong, E. Lai, M. Ma, R. Prasad, S. S. Rizavi, T. C. Danh, L. Chiaraviglio, J. Qadir, Y. Cao, J. Wu, R. Lutui, S. Manzoor, 3rd EAI International Conference on Smart Grid and Innovative Frontiers in Telecommunications (SmartGIFT’18), April 2018.
  2. “Using Deep Autoencoders for Facial Expression Recognition”, S. Latif, M. Usman, J. Qadir, 13th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET’2017), December 2017.
  3. “Connecting the Unconnected 10% of New Zealanders by 2025: Is a MahiTahi Approach Possible?”, M. Villapol, W. Liu, J. A. Gutierrez, L. Chiaraviglio, A. Sathiaseelan, J. Wu, A. Bagula, J. Qadir, J. Song, W. Zhang, M. A. Gregory, J. Wu, Second International Workshop on Data Intensive Computing and Communications for Sustainable Development, International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC’2017), December 2017.
  4. “Weather Forecast Information Dissemination Design For Low-Literate Farmers: A Preliminary Exploratory Study”, F. Idrees, A. Batool, J. Qadir, accepted as a note in 9th International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD 2017), August 2017.
  5. “Fuzzy Q-Learning-Based User-Centric Backhaul-Aware User Cell Association Scheme”, F. Pervez, M. Jaber, J. Qadir, M. S. Younis, M. A. Imran, accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 13th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), June 2017.
  6. “Feasibility, Architecture and Cost Considerations of Using TVWS for Rural Internet Access in 5G”, M. Khalil, J. Qadir, O. Onireti, M. A. Imran, M. S. Younis, accepted in the 5G Universal Access workshop in conjunction with the 18th IEEE International Conference on Intelligence in Next Generation Networks (ICIN), March 2017.
  7. “Admission Criteria in Pakistani Universities: A Case Study”, Z. Iqbal, J. Qadir, A. N. Mian, accepted at the 14th International Conference on Frontiers of Information (FIT), Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2016.
  8. “Sentiment analysis of controversial topics on Pakistan’s Twitter user-base”, S. Zafar, U. Sarwar, Z. Gilani, J. Qadir, accepted at Seventh ACM Symposium on Computing and Development (DEV), Nairobi, Kenya, November 2016.
  9. “MP-ALM: Exploring Reliable Multipath Multicast Streaming with Multipath TCP”, A. Ali, J. Qadir, A. Sathiaseelan, J. Crowcroft, Proceedings of the 41st Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Dubai, UAE, November 2016.
  10. “5G Solution for Universal Internet Access”, O. Onireti, J. Qadir, M. A. Imran, A. Sathiaseelan, ACM SIGCOMM Global Access to the Internet for All (GAIA) Workshop, http://dx.doi.org/ 2940157.2940158, August, 2016.
  11. “Taming LIMITS with approximate networking”, J. Qadir, A. Sathiaseelan, L. Wang, J. Crowcroft, ACM LIMITS Workshop, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2926676.2926678, June, 2016.

Book Chapters

  1. “Mobile Technologies for Managing Non-Communicable-Diseases in the Developing Countries”, S. Latif, M. Y. Khan, A. Qayyum, J. Qadir, M. Usman, S. M. Ali, Q. H. Abbasi, and M. A. Imran, in “Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion”, IGI-Global, 2018.
  2. “5G For Universal Access: Challenges and Opportunities for Urban/Rural Coverage”, S. A. Hassan, M. Shahmeer Omar, M. A. Imran, N. K. Jayakody, J. Qadir in 5G Networks: Fundamental Requirements, Enabling Technologies, and Operations Management, IEEE Wiley, 2017.

  • 2014 IEEE Senior Member. (This membership grade recognizes “significant professional technical accom- plishment” and is conferred to less than 8% of the IEEE’s 400,000 members.)
  • 2012- 2013 Awarded the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan’s best teacher award. This is the highest national teaching award in Pakistan.
  • 2011, 2012-2013 Nominated for the HEC best teacher award twice. In both these cases, I was among two best teacher nominations from NUST from more than 15 colleges of NUST.
  • 2012 Nominated for the best teacher award from the ‘Communication and Networks’ knowledge group at SEECS, NUST.
  • 2008 Paper short-listed for the best-paper award in IEEE WoWMoM.
  • 2006 to 2008 Recipient of the the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) PhD scholarship.
  • 2002 Recipient of the the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Split PhD scholarship.
 

  1. – Member of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC); – Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan’s Approved PhD Supervisor;
  2. – Member of ACM; –IEEE Senior Member.
  3. - Affiliate Researcher, Network For Development (N4D) Lab, University of Cambridge, UK.
   
  • Professional Services
 
  • Editorial Services:
    • –  Associate Technical Editor: IEEE Communication Magazine (2015- present);
    • –  Lead Editor of Feature Topic on ‘Wireless Technologies for Development’ in IEEE Communications Magazine, 2015.
    • –  Lead Editor of Special Section on ‘Artificial Intelligence Enabled Networking’ in IEEE Access, 2015.
    • –  Associate Editor: IEEE Access (2014- present);
    • –  Editorial Board Member: Big Data Analytics (2015- present);
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC) member:
    • –  1st International Workshop on Future Internet Architecture for Developing Regions (FI4D), co-
located with IEEE CCNC 2016;
  • –  1st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication and the Internet (ICCCI 2016);
  • –  12th International Conference on High-capacity Optical Networks and Emerging/Enabling Technolo- gies (HONET), 2015;
  • –  40th IEEE Local Computer Networks Conference (LCN), 2015;
  • –  2ndInternationalConferenceonSoftware-DefinedandVirtualizedFutureWirelessNetworks(SDWN),
co-located with the IOT360 Summit, 2015;
  • –  12th ACM Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT), 2014;
  • –  17th IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC), 2014;
  • –  8th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), 2012.
  • Reviewer(Selected): Journals/ Magazines:
  • – IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC);
  • – IEEE Wireless Transactions;
  • – IEEE Communication Letters;
  • – IEEE Communication Magazine;
  • – IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (COMST);
  • – IEEE Wireless Letters;
  • – IEEE Access;
  • – Springer Telecommunication Systems (TELS);
  • – InderScience International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC); – Hindawi International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN);
  • – Elsevier Energy,
  • – Taylor & Francis International Journal of Computer Mathematics (IJCM);
 
  • Conferences/ Workshops:
  • – IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC);
  • – IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC);
  • – IEEE Local Computer Networks Conference (LCN);
  • – IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC);
  • – EAI Software-Defined and Virtualized Future Wireless Networks (SDWN).
  • - IEEE/IFIP Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS);