December 21-23, 2015, Islamabad

Steering Committee Chairs




Dr. M. Yasin Akhtar Raja
Prof. Physics & Optical Science
Optoelectronics & Optical Communication
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
raja@uncc.edu | +1 704-687-8156



Dr. Ian T. Ferguson, IEEE Fellow
Prof and Former Vice Provost & Dean COE & Computing
Missouri University of Sci. & Tech. Rolla, MO, USA
ianf@mst.edu | +1 573-341-4625

Dr. Aftab Maroof
Chairman
IEEE, Islamabad Section
   
       

General Chair



Dr. S M H Zaidi
Principal and Dean
NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan
drzaidi@seecs.edu.pk | +92 51 9085 2005

Conference Chairs



Dr. Ziya Arnavut
Prof. Computer Science Dept.,
SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA



Dr. Awad S. Gerges
Physics and Optical Sci.,
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Local Host Co-Chair


Ahmed Dr. Nadeem Ahmed
Head of Department of Computing
NUST School of EE&CS
H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan


   

TPC co-Chairs



Dr. Ahmed E. Kamal, IEEE Fellow
Prof., ECE
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA



Dr. Junaid Zubairi
Prof., Computer Science
SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

Finance Chairs




Dr. Abasifreke Ebong
EPIC Professor, ECE Department
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA


Dr. Sharifullah Khan
Dept. of Computing,
NUST School of EE&CS
H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan

Publication co-Chairs



Dr. Syed Ali Haider
NUST School of EE&CS
H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. Burak Kantarci
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA

Publicity co-Chairs



Dr. Jala Al-Azab,
NILES,
Cairo University, Giza, Egypt



Industry Expo Co-Chairs



Dr. Manshad Satti
CEO IT Butler
Dubai, UAE



Mr Fahad Ahmed Satti
NUST School of EE&CS
H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan

Advisory Board



Dr. Glenn D. Boreman
Prof. and Chair Physics & Optical Science
Dir., Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Commun.,
UNC Charlotte, USA



Dr. Arshad Ali
Rector
National Textile University
Faisalabad, Pakistan



Dr. Mirasd Hadzikadic
Prof. CCI
Director Complex Systems
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA



Dr. Salahuddin Qazi
Prof. Emeritus,
ECE SUNY, Utica, NY, USA



Dr. Kamal Alameh
Prof. & Dir.,
Electron Science Research Institute,
Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia



Dr. Johan Enslin
Prof. ECE and Director
EPIC (Energy Production Infrastructure Center)
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA



Dr. Hussein Mouftah
Distinguished Prof. and Director SITE
University of Ottawa, Canada



Dr. Sahar Idwan
Associate Dean, School of Engineering
American University of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE



Dr. Mahmood Nagrial
Prof. Electrical Engg.,
University of Western Sydney, Australia



Dr. Mohammad Ilyas
Prof. & Dean Electrical Engineering
Florida Atlantic University,
Boca Raton, FL, USA



Dr. Rafael Tsu
Distinguished Prof. ECE
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA



Dr. Manshad Satti
CEO IT Butler
Dubai, UAE



Dr. Khurram Kazi
NYIT, NY, USA



Dr. Badrul Choudhry
Prof. ECE and EPIC Implementation Member,
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA



Dr. Iqbal Choudhary
Qorvo, Greensboro, NC, USA



Dr. Arshad Mahmood
Project Director, NILOP-PIEAS
Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. Aykut Hocanin,
Dean & Professor, Electrical Eng.,
Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus



Engr. Shaftab Ahmed
Chair Computer and Software Engineering (CSE),
Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. Mohammad Aslam Khan
Prof. & Advisor, Physics Dept.,
COMSATS Institute of IT, Chak-Shahzad Campus,
Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. M. Ashraf Gondal
Distinguished Prof. Physics Department,
KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia



Dr. S M Javed Akhtar
Member Science,
PAEC, Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. Abdullah Aldawayyan
Prof and Associate Dean, Phys. and Nanosci.
KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



Dr. James M Conrad
Prof., ECE,
UNC Charlotte, USA



Dr. Shaukat Hameed Khan
Coordinator General
COMSTECH, Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. Ferat Sahin
Prof. Electrical Eng.,
Rochester Institute of Technology, USA



Dr. Huseyin Kocak,
Professor, Computer Science,
University of Miami, USA



Dr. Hasan Dag,
Chair & Professor, Electrical Eng.,
Kadir Has University, Turkey



Dr. M. Zafar Iqbal,
Prof. & Advisor, Physics Dept.,
COMSATS Institute of IT,
Islamabad, Pakistan

Local TPC Members

Dr. Salman Abdul Ghafoor, NUST SEECS
Dr. Syed Ali Hassan, NUST SEECS
Dr. Farooq Ahmad Tahir, NUST SEECS
Dr. Hassan Khaliq, NUST SEECS
Dr. Rizwan Ahmed, NUST SEECS
Dr. Sajid Saleem, NUST SEECS
Dr. Arsalan Ahmed, NUST SEECS
Dr. Fahd Ahmed, NUST SEECS
Dr. Shahzad Saleem, NUST SEECS
Dr. Farid Gul, NUST SEECS
Dr. S M Raza Kazmi, NUST SEECS
Dr. Hammad Sherazi, NUST SEECS
Dr. Hammad Cheema, NUST SEECS
Dr. M Shahzad Younis, NUST SEECS
Dr. Usman Ilyas, NUST SEECS
Dr. Usman Hasan, NUST SEECS
Dr. Asad W. Malik, NUST SEECS
Dr. Aamir Shafi, NUST SEECS
Dr. Mian Hamayun, NUST SEECS
Dr. Tahir Azem, NUST SEECS
Dr. Sohail Iqbal, NUST SEECS
Dr. Peter Bloodsworth, NUST SEECS
Dr. Zahid Anwar, NUST SEECS
Dr. Mudassar Aslam, CIIT Abbottabad
Dr. Awais Shibli, NUST SEECS
Dr. Abdul Ghafoor, NUST SEECS
Dr. Shahzad Saleem, NUST SEECS
Dr. Khurram Aziz, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Dr. Kashif Bilal, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan
Dr. Osman Khalid, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan
Dr. Saif Ur Rehman Malik, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Dr. Ali Hassan NUST College of EME, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

International TPC Members

Dr. Jamie Payton, College of Computing & Informatics, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Michael A. Fiddy, Phys & OSc. and ECE, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie, College of Engineering, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Abasifreke Ebong, ECE & EPIC, UNC Charlotte, USA
Dr. Thomas Suleski, Ctr. for Optoelectronics & Optical Comm., UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Patrick Moyer, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Vasily Astrotov, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Nathaniel Fried, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Hasan Demirel, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Erhan Ince, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Runyi Yu, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Osman Kukrer, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Huseyin Ozkaraman, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Hasan Demirel, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Erhan Ince, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Runyi Yu (Prof.), Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Osman Kukrer, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Huseyin Ozkaraman, Eastern Mediterranean Univ, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Nasir Ghani, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Dr. Burak Kantarci, SITE, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Dr. Khaled Harfoush, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Dr. Hakki Cankaya, Computer Sc. and Engineering, SMU Campus, Dallas, TX, USA
Dr. Filippo Cugini, (CNIT) Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and University of Pisa, Italy
Dr. Aykut Hocanin, Chair Electrical Engg. Dept., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Muhammed Salamah, Chair Computer Engg., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Dogu Arifler. Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Ahmet Unveren, Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Gurcu Oz, Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Jala El-Azab, NILES, Cairo University, Egypt
Dr. Habib Fathallah (Optical access network) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Koji Kamakura, Info & CS., Chiba Institute of Technology, Chiba, Japan
Dr. Ahmed Kamal, Iowa State University, Ames IA, USA
Dr. Zafar Taqvi, NASA, Houston, USA
Dr. Bulent Orencik, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Sema Oktug, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Murat Manguoglu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Deniz Dal, Ataturk University, Turkey
Dr. Taner Arsan, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. Tamer Dqg, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. M Ashraf Gondal, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Berk Canberk, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. A Coskun Sonmez, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Ali Gokhan Yavuz, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Fahrettin Yakuphanoglu, Prof. and Chair Physics Dept, Firat University Elizig, Turkey
Dr. Boon S. Ooi, KAUST, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Dr. Zeyad Alahmed (Photonics) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammed Alduraibi (Microelectronics & Nanofabrication) KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Saleh Alshobaili (Wireless & Sensor network) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammad Alsunaidi, KFUPM, Dhahran Saudi Arabia
Dr. Clara Dimas, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Mahmoud Rasras, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Hakan Bagci, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia
Dr. Yaping Zhang, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia
Dr. Ajay K. Sharma, NIT Jalandhar, India
Dr. Andre Girard, EXFO Optical Systems, Montreal, Canada
Dr. Admela Jukan, Technische Universitat Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
Dr. Mahmood H. Nagrial, Univ. of Western Sydney, Australia
Dr. Mostafa H. Aly, Prof., ECED, AAST, Alexandria, Egypt
Dr. William Liu, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Dr. Nikolas Tziritas, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr. Zhihui Du, Tsinghua University, China
Dr. Raihan-ur-Rasool, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Ibrahim Baggili, University of New Haven USA.
Dr. Andrew Marrington, Zayed University UAE.
Dr. Shahid Raza, The Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Sweden.
Dr. Quaiser Saleem, Department of Information Technology, Al-Baha University, KSA.