6th Floor,

Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore

P (92) 42 35880062

Dr. Suleman Mazhar
Assistant Professor
PhD (The University of Tokyo, 2009),
Postdoctorate (Georgetown University, D.C., 2010)

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Experimental & Computational Neuroscience, Signal & Image Processing (Audio/Video Processing, Sonar/Bio-Acoustics), Wireless Sensor Networks (Environmental & Oceanographic applications)


Dr. Suleman did his PhD from Tokyo University and postdoctorate from Georgetown University. He has a vast portfolio of research projects as principle investigator of BiSMiL Lab(Laboratory for Bio-inspired Simulation & Modeling of intelligent Life). He is HEC approved PhD supervisor and IEEE senior member (SPS, CS, OES, RAS, SMC-Soft Computing). He is member of Acoustical Society of America and World Commission on Protected Area/International Union for Conservation and has rendered Technical Committees services in IEEE SMC (2014), iCREATE (2014), WFAR (2014), IBCAST (2011-2014) and FIT (2012,2013). He is member of MAAP (Alumni association of Japanese Monbokagakusho Scholarhip) and State Alumni (Alumni association of U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs).

Lab Page: BiSMiL Lab

Big Data for Sensors & Robotic Networks
  • Hadia Hameed, Suleman Mazhar, Naufil Hassan, “Real-time road anomaly detection using an on-board data logger”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-2018, Porto, Portugal, 3-6 June, 2018 (H-Index=40)
  • H. Tariq, S. Mazhar, H. Hameed, "Road quality classification for road repair authorities and regular drivers, using an on-board data-logger", International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), Portugal, 2018 (H-Index=30)
  • Mazhar, S., Gul, J., Mueen, F., and Hussain, M. “ Design of a memory-card based low-cost GPS data-logger for livestock monitoring”, IEEE Sensors, Busan, Korea, 1-4 November, 2015 (H-Index=17)
  • Gul, J., Mazhar, S., Mueen, F., Ismail, M., Murthy, MSR., Ning, W., and Bari, F. “Design and performance comparison of a power-optimized GPS data-logger for terrestrial animal tracking”, 9th International Conference on Ecological Informatics, 20-24 October, 2014
  • Kazi, S., Sikander, S., Yousafzai, S. and Mazhar, S.,“Fall detection Using a Single Tri-Axial Accelerometer”, American Society for Engineering Education(ASEE), Bridgeport, CT, USA, 3-5 April 2014
Bio-inspired Learning & Biomedical Imaging
  • Z. Ishfaq, S. Mazhar, A. Gilani, "Comparison of Fuzzy C-Means and Random Forest Based Nuclei Segmentation in Histology Images of Endometrial Hyperplasia", IEEE EMBS International Symposium for Biomedical Imaging (IEEE ISBI), Washington D.C., USA, 2018 (H-Index=30)
  • Noto C., Mazhar S., Gnadt J. and Kanwal J., "A flexible user-interface for audiovisual presentation and interactive control in neurobehavioral experiments", F1000 Journal, Vol:, 2013
  • A Naushad, A Rashid, S Mazhar, Analysing the performance of EIT images using the point spread function, International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), 36-41, 2014
  • Brad Randall, Mazhar, S., and Kanwal J. S., “Extracting emotive value from social calls: a realistic spiking neural network model of the amygdala”, Proceedings of Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CoSyNe), Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2011
  • Queenan, B.N., Zhang, Z., Ma, J., Naumann, R.T., Mazhar, S., and Kanwal, J.S., "Multifunctional cortical neurons exhibit response enhancement during rapid switching from echolocation to communication sound processing", Neuroscience 2010, 40th Annual Meeting, Nov. 13-17, 2010
  • A. Shakeel, M. S. Navid, M. N. Anwar, S. Mazhar, M. Jochumsen and I. K. Niazi, "A review of techniques for detection of movement intention using movement-related cortical potentials", Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2015 (IF: 0.935)
Parallel/GPU Processing
  • SU Ansari, M. Hussain, Ahmar Rashid, S. Mazhar, SM Ahmad and KJ Siddiqui, “Validating numerical solution of transient Darcy flow using the stabilized mixed finite element method”, Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, 1–11, 2017
  • SU Ansari, M. Hussain, S. Mazhar, T. Manzoor, KJ Siddiqui, M. Abid, H. Jamal, Mesh Partitioning and Efficient Equation Solving Techniques by Distributed Finite Element Methods: A Survey, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, 1-16, 2017 (IF: 5.061)
  • S. U. Ansari, M. Hussain, A. Rashid, S. Mazhar, S. M. Ahmad, "Numerical Solution and Analysis of Three-Dimensional Transient Darcy Flow", Journal of Transport in Porous Media, 123(2), 289-305, 10.1007/s11242-018-1041-2
  • S. U. Ansari, M. Hussain, S. Mazhar, A. Rashid, S. M. Ahmad, Three-Dimensional Stabilized Mixed Galerkin Method for Darcy Flow, 13th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, 2015
Machine Learning for Speech/Acoustics
  • Mazhar, S., Ura, T. and Bahl, R., “An analysis of Humpback whale songs for individual classification”, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, June 29-July 4, 2008
  • Mazhar, S., Ura, T., Sugimatsu, H., Hiryu, S., Kojima J., Shimura, H., Fujioka, E., Watanabe, Y., Maejima, K., Kato, K., Tabara, Y. and Takahashi A., “Preliminary results on individual classification of bottlenose dolphins using clicks recorded during target-touch experiments”, the 5th Animal Sonar Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, September 14-18, 2009
  • Mazhar, S., Ura, T. and Bahl, R., “Searching for a lost humpback whale”, European Cetacean Conference, The Netherlands, March 10-12, 2008
  • Mazhar, S., Ura, T., and Bahl, R., "Vocalization based Individual Classification of Humpback Whales using Support Vector Machine", IEEE Proceedings, OCEANS 2007-Vancouver, Canada, September 29-October 04, 2007. (H-Index=15)

  1. Monbukagakusho Scholarship 2006, Japanese Government (Grantee)
  2. Fulbright Scholarship 2005, USA (Awardee)
  3. State Alumni (NIH Postdoc. Fellowship 2010, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA)
  4. ICT for Mountain Development Award 2014 - ICIMOD