General Chair

Workshop Chairs

Publicity Chair

Technical Program Committee

  • Abid Ali Minhas, Al-Yamama University, KSA
  • Shehzad Khalid, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Awais Ahmad, Yeungnum University, South Korea
  • Murad Khan, Sarhad University, Pakistan
  • Majid Hussain, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Muhammad Farhan, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal, Pakistan
  • Kashif Amjad, College of North Atlantic, Canada

Biography

MUHAMMAD IMRAN (محمد عمران) is working as Assistant Professor in the College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University (KSU) since 2011. He worked as a Postdoctoral Associate on joint research projects between KSU and University of Sydney, Australia. He is a Visiting Scientist with Iowa State University, USA. His research interest includes mobile ad hoc and sensor networks, WBANs, M2M, IoT, SDN, fault tolerant computing and Security and privacy. He has published number of research papers in refereed international conferences and journals. His research is financially supported by several grants. Recently, European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) has appointed him as an Editor in Chief for EAI Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology. He also serves as an associate editor for IEEE Access, IEEE Communications Magazine, Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing Journal (SCIE, Wiley), Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks Journal (SCIE), IET Wireless Sensor Systems, International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communication Systems (Inderscience) and International Journal of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. He served/serving as a guest editor for IEEE Communications Magazine (SCIE), Computer Networks (SCIE, Elsevier), Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), MDPI Sensors (SCIE), International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (SCIE, Hindawi), Journal of Internet Technology (SCIE), and International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems. He has been involved in more than fifty conferences and workshops in various capacities such as a chair, co-chair and technical program committee member. These include IEEE ICC, Globecom, AINA, LCN, IWCMC, IFIP WWIC and BWCCA. He has received number of awards such as Asia Pacific Advanced Network fellowship.

SOHAIL JABBAR (سہیل جبار) is a Post-Doctorate Fellow at Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea. He has been Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Sahiwal and also headed Networks and Communication Research Group at CIIT, Sahiwal. He received many awards and honors from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Bahria University, CIIT, and the Korean Government. He received the Research Productivity Award from CIIT in 2014 and 2015. He has been engaged in many National and International Level Projects. His research work is published in various renowned journals and magazines of IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, MDPI, Old City Publication and Hindawi, and conference proceedings of IEEE, ACM, and IAENG. He has been the reviewer for leading journals (ACM TOSN, JoS, MTAP, AHSWN, ATECS, among many) and conferences (C-CODE 2017, ACM SAC 2016, ICACT 2016, among others). He is currently engaged as TPC memberchair in many conferences. He is guest editor of Sis in Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (Springer), Journal of Information and Processing System (KIPS), Cyber Physical System (Taylor & Francis). His research interests include Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks and Software Defined Networking.

SYED HASSAN AHMAD (S'13-M'17) [سید حسان احمد] received his B.S in Computer Science from Kohat University of Science and Technology, Pakistan. Later, he joined School of Computer Science and Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Korea, where he completed his Masters combined Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at the Monet Lab. In 2015, he has been a visiting researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. Since 2012, he has published over 60 International Journal and Conference papers in the field of wireless communications. Along with several book chapters, he also authored 2 Springer brief books. For the three consecutive years, 2014-2016, he won the Best Research Contributor award in the workshop on Future Researches of Computer Science and Engineering, KNU, South Korea. In 2016, he also won the Qualcomm Innovation Award at KNU, South Korea. Moreover, he is the recipient of IEEE and ACM Travel Grants for prestigious conferences like IEEE CCNC 2016, ACM ICN 2016, and ACM SAC 2017. He is an active IEEE/ACM member and serving several reputed conferences/journals as a TPC and Reviewer respectively. His research interests include Wireless Sensors and Ad hoc Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, Vehicular Communications, and Future Internet.