Profile Information
Name Adeel Akram
Designation Professor
Department Department of Telecommunication Engineering
Phone No +92-51-9047-566
Cell No +92-323-5030-712
Fax No +92-51-9047-420
Email adeel.akram@uettaxila.edu.pk
Education

07/07  Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering, UET Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Thesis: Dynamic Task Scheduling and Routing Algorithms for Heterogeneous Mobile Ad-hoc Computing Clusters. 
  • 27 Publications including 25 International and 2 National Conference Publications are credited to this research. 
  • There were 4 Journal Publications during this work.

03/00  M. Sc. Computer Engineering, NUST, College of E&ME, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

  • Thesis: LAN Designer Pro, Development of Network Design and Simulation Software Package.

11/95  B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, UET Lahore, CE&ME (Campus), Rawalpindi,             Pakistan.

  • Project: Implementation of PC based High Frequency Digital Storage Oscilloscope.
Research Work

No.

Paper Title

Publication Type

Published Date

Conference Name

1

Optimal Antenna Placement Algorithm in wireless Ad hoc Networks by using minimal number of Antennas

Conference Proceedings

05/12/2004

2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (ICICT 2004)

2

Extending Ad hoc Network range using CSMA/CD parameter optimization

Refereed Journal

15/06/2005

Science International Journal (ISSN 1013-5316)

3

Resource Aware Media Framework for Mobile Ad hoc Networks

Refereed Journal

25/06/2005

Science International Journal (ISSN 1013-5316)

4

Resource Management in Cellular Networks

Conference Proceedings

10/12/2005

International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CIS2E '05)

5

Multimedia Task Scheduling on OLSR enabled Ad hoc Networks

Refereed Journal

15/02/2006

Electronic, Hardware, Wireless & Optical Communications (EHAC '06)

6

Duplicate Sequence Detection and Removal from Biological Databases

Refereed Journal

15/02/2006

5th International Conference on Software Engineering, Parallel and Distributed Systems (SEPADS '06)

7

A Recursive Algorithm for Global Alignment with Gap Consideration in a pair of Sequences

Conference Proceedings

15/02/2006

5th International Conference on Software Engineering, Parallel and Distributed Systems (SEPADS '06)

8

Consistent Two-phase commit in distributed database

Conference Proceedings

15/02/2006

5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering, Databases (AIKED '06)

9

A Comparative Analysis of Artificial Neural Network Technologies in Intrusion Detection

Conference Proceedings

13/06/2006

International Conference on Automation & Information (ICAI '06), Cavtat, Croatia

10

Extending Ad hoc Network range using CSMA/CD parameter optimization

Conference Proceedings

04/12/2006

International Conference on Telecommunications and Networking (TeNe 2006)

11

Resource Aware Media Framework for Mobile Ad hoc Networks

Conference Proceedings

04/12/2006

International Conference on Telecommunications and Networking (TeNe 2006)

12

WiMAX Security Vulnerabilities: The state of affairs

Conference Proceedings

30/05/2007

7th IASTED International Conferences on Wireless and Optical Communications
(WOC 2007)

13

MMAODV: A Reactive routing protocol for Multimedia Ad hoc Networks

Conference Proceedings

09/06/2007

National Conference on Information Technology and Communication (NCITC)

14

FiduTracker: A Hybrid path tracking algorithm for autonomous navigation in mobile industrial robots

Conference Proceedings

09/06/2007

National Conference on Information Technology and Communication (NCITC)

15

Performance Evaluation of TCP and UDP in VANETs using 802.11e

Conference Proceedings

18/11/2007

4th International Symposium on ‘High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies’ (HONET’07)

16

PSNR Improvement for Multimedia Transmission in Hybrid Wireless Networks

Conference Proceedings

27/05/2009

UCP-IEEEP Multi-Topic Conference, 2009

17

Comparative Evaluation of Header vs. Payload based Network Anomaly Detectors

Conference Proceedings

01/07/2009

World Congress on Engineering WCE 2009, IAENG (ISBN: 978-988-17012-5-1)

18

MUSIC A Streaming Multimedia Architecture for Bandwidth Constrained Networks‎

Conference Proceedings

26/07/2009

13th WSEAS International Conference on Communications, (ICCOM 2009)

19

Performance Analysis of Low Density Parity Check codes for Cognitive Radio

Conference Proceedings

14/11/2009

2009 International Conference on Computer Technology and Development (ICCTD 2009)

20

Handover Control for Heterogeneous Wireless Access Systems

Refereed Journal

20/10/2009

International Journal of Video & Image Processing and Network Security (IJVIPNS) ISSN: 2077-1207 Volume 09 issue 09

21

Opportunistic Spectrum Access in OFDMA Systems

Conference Proceedings

23/04/2010

2nd International Conference on Computer and Network Technology (ICCNT 2010)

22

Cognitive ALE for HF Radios

Conference Proceedings

19/03/2010

2nd International Conference on Computer Engineering and Applications (ICCEA 2010)

23

Radio Access Network Audit & Optimization in GSM

Refereed Journal

10/02/2010

International Journal of Engineering & Technology (IJET) ISSN: 2077-1185 Volume 10 issue 01

24

Implementation of Optimized AODV for Mesh Networks in OMnet++

Conference Proceedings

20/04/2010

9th International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN'10,USA)

25

Battery and Frequency Optimized AODV for Wireless Mesh Networks

Conference Proceedings

12/07/2010

9th International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN'10,USA)

26

Compact Leakywave Cavity Antenna With Broad Impedance Bandwidth

Refereed Journal

26/09/2010

Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers. (JCIE) Vol. 34

27

Performance Evaluation of FAST TCP Traffic-flows in Multihomed MANETs

Conference Proceedings

11/12/2010

The 2010 International Conference on Future Generation Communication and Networking / MANET 2010

Research Interests
Publications
Projects

PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS AND QUALIFICATION

  • MAN & TEL TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT TRAINER
    1. RFID/USN Trainer
    2. Bluetooth Telecom Trainer
    3. Cellular and Mobile Communication Trainer
    4. Ubiquitous Home Networking Trainer
    5. Embedded Router Trainer Academic
    6. Antenna Training System
  • CISCO CERTIFIED ACADEMIC INSTRUCTOR
    1. IT Essentials
    2. CCNA
    3. Wireless Networks
  • INTEL CLUSTER TRAINING
    1. Intel High Performance Compute Cluster Training
    2. Intel Storage Servers Training
  • ALLIED TELESYN CORE SWITCHING TRAINING
    1. ATI Blade Switching Technology Training
    2. ATI AT-View Management Solution Training
  • WATCHGUARD FIREWALL AND SECURITY APPLIANCES TRAINING
    1. Training on Securing Local Network using WatchGuard Appliances
    2. Training on use of WatchGuard Security Appliances for Connectivity of Remote Offices using VPN
  • FLUKE AND LANTEK HIGH PRECISION MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT TRAINING
    1. Training on Fluke DTX 1800 Series Cable Testers
    2. Training on IDEAL LANTek 7G Cable Testers
Admin Work

DEAN Faculty of Telecommunication and Information Engineering (FT&IE)

  • Overall Administration of Faculty of Telecommunication and Information Engineering Department
  • Development and planning of academic infrastructure and Processes for improvement of stadard of education in the FT&IE
  • Coordination and synchronization of policies among all the departments of faculty
  • Monitoring and quality assurance of academic and professional activities of students, faculty members and staff 
  • Provide opportunities for professional development of staff and faculty members by imparting proper trainings to them
  • Improve research culture in the faculty
  • Establish linkage with Industries related to the departments

 

Development Work

Director, University Computerization and Network Enhancement Program (UCNEP)

  • Technical proposal development for grant worth Rs. 30.968 millions from Higher Education Commission (HEC).
  • Grant approval worth Rs. 27.27 million from HEC.
  • Comparative studies for selection of Networking equipment.
  • 100% accomplishment of purchase of equipment.
  • Design and Establishment of UET Network Infrastructure.
  • Commissioning of 16Mbit Internet bandwidth from PERN project.
  • Hiring of suitable Networking Staff for University Network Support.

 

Experience

DEAN                                                                                          Nov/09 - to Date
Faculty of Telecommunication and Engineering, UET Taxila

Chairman                                                                                    01/Oct/07 – Aug/10
Telecommunication Engineering Department, UET Taxila

Director Networks                                                                     16/Apr/08 – to Date
Network Administration and Research Center, UET Taxila

Professor                                                                                   Feb/08 – to Date  
Telecommunication Engineering Department, UET Taxila

Associate Professor                                                                   28/Sep/07 – 2/Apr/08
Telecommunication
Engineering Department, UET Taxila

Assistant Professor                                                                   13/Aug/02 – 27/Sep/07
Computer Engineering Department, UET Taxila

• Director, University Computerization and Network Enhancement Program (UCNEP):
• Technical proposal development for grant worth Rs. 30.968 millions from Higher Education Commission (HEC).
• Grant approval worth Rs. 27.27 million from HEC.
• Comparative studies for selection of Networking equipment.
• 100% accomplishment of purchase of equipment.
• Design and Establishment of UET Network Infrastructure.
• Commissioning of 4Mbit Internet bandwidth from PERN project.
• Hiring of suitable Networking Staff for University Network Support.
 Supervision of Final Year Projects:
• DNFSS – Distributed Network File System Software.
• BlueNet – Extending Range of Bluetooth Network using Wired and Wi-Fi backbone.
• VoIP PBX and Monitor – Development and Implementation of Asterisk based VoIP PBX at UET Taxila.
• Establishment of UET Taxila GRID at NARC.
• Implementation of SCADA on wireless.
• Accessing NARC Servers using Bluetooth/GPRS Mobile Phones
• Implementation of Secured Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector Routing Protocol on OMNeT++
• Development of Finger Print Recognition based Attendance and Access Control System
• Supervision of Master’s Thesis.
• Wireless Security Audit of WiMAX Technology
• Implementation of MMAODV (Multimedia Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector Routing   Protocol) a Novel Routing protocol for Multimedia Transmission over Ad hoc networks using OMNet++
• Implementation and Simulation of Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks using NS2
• Security Vulnerabilities in 802.16 MAC Layer
• Wireless Network Performance Enhancement using Multiple Virtual Interfaces
• Implementation of a novel On-Demand MANETS Routing Protocol
• Implementation of VoIP over multi-hop Ad hoc Networks
• Investigating the Effects of Active Queue Management on the Performance of Wireless Networks
• Collaborative Wireless Traffic Analysis and Intrusion Protection System
• Automated Meter Reading & Billing System Exploiting Cellular Networks
• Supervision of PhD Thesis.
• Distributed Computing Framework for Task Scheduling over Heterogeneous Ad hoc Networks 
• Proposal development for Advanced Networking and Wireless Communication Center at UET Taxila.
• Proposal development for Students Project Lab at UET Taxila.
• Member PPC for conduction of purchase of equipment for establishment of 14   laboratories at Computer Engineering Department which worth Rs. 50 million.

Network Manager/System Integration Engr.                            09/Aug/95 – 12/Aug/02
Expert Systems (Pvt) Ltd.

• Provided Consultancy Services in National ID Card Project on NADRA
• Provided Consultancy in Design and Procurement of Networking Infrastructure for NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority)
• Consultancy in design and procurement of ID Card Production technology
• Provided Project Management Support on Primavera Project Planner Software
• Palm OS and PDA system programming in C/C++ IDE (Falch.NET).
• Palm Visor Device Programming.
• Palm Pilot IV Device Programming.
• Commercial Software Development through Handango Inc.
• Development of PDB Browser Software for Palm OS 4.x released as Free Source Software for Development Community
• Development of SitePlan Project Management Software for Palm OS 4.x platform
• Professional Development in Visual Basic for Offshore software development.
• Developed Web Enabled software for US based Firms
• Converted Expert Systems General Ledger (ESGL) from Dbase III for DOS to Windows
• Development of Client Server Applications on MS SQL and VB
• Professional Training Courses for different organizations.
• Conducted Training courses on Rapid Software Development using Microsoft Access
• Conducted Training courses on Palm Software Development using Falch.Net IDE
• Conducted Training courses on using Primavera Project Planner (P3)
• Training on Astaro Security Linux Firewalls
• Training on Kerio Winroute Firewalls

EXPERIENCE IN DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF WIRED AND WIRELESS NETWORKS AND THE FOLOWING:

OPERATING SYSTEMS

  • MS-WINDOWS VISTA, 2003, 2000, XP, NT4, CE, ME, 98, 95, 3.11, 3.1, 1.0, MS DOS, PC-DOS, Caldera Dr. DOS, SUN Solaris 8 & 9, Red Hat Linux 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3,8 & 9, Fedora, Novel Netware 4.0, SUSE Linux, Cisco IOS, ATI OS, Juniper JunOS,  Newdeal GeoWorks, BeOS, Palm OS, Familiar Linux/Windows CE/Pocket PC for PDAs

SOFTWARE

  • PDC/BDC servers, NIS/NIS+ Servers, Web Servers, FTP Servers, Mail Servers, DNS Servers, DHCP Servers, RAS Server, RADIUS server, CVS Server, VSS Server, SCCS server, Exchange server, Sendmail server, Proxy servers and Firewall servers, Network Monitoring software, Novel Enterprise Linux, Windows CE, Windows Pocket PC 2002

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

  • BASIC Language, BASICA, Turbo Basic, Quick Basic, QBasic,  Turbo Pascal, Turbo C, Borland C++,  Visual Basic 6.0, MS Visual C 6.0, Falch.Net Developer Studio, Prolog, Javascript, VBScript, ASP, HTML

HARDWARE EQUIPMENT

  • Intel Blade Servers, Intel SAN, HP NetServer LC series servers, Dell Power Edge Series Servers, SUN Ultra 80 series servers, SUN Enterprise 450 series, Allied Telesyn layer 2/3/4 Switches, Allied Telesyn Routers, Cisco 2900 series switches, Cisco 2500, 2600, 3600 series Routers, Junipar Routers, WatchGuard Firewalls, Astaro Firewall, AstroFlowGuard bandwidth Management Appliance

NETWORK EQUIPMENT

  • Structured LAN cabling, Advanced Level 3 cable testing (Fluke & LANtek), Different Optical Fiber connector termination, Optical Fiber: Mechanical and Fusion Splicing, configuration of VLANs and NMS application. RIP, OSPF, xDSL modems, E1/ISDN NTUs, DXX equipment, DRS, DVB equipment, Security and Surveillance Systems configurations
Services
Memberships
Teaching

Teaching of following subjects at Graduate and Undergraduate levels:

  • Satellite Communication. (MS)
  • Artificial Intelligence. (BS)
  • Network Security.
  • Software Engineering.
  • Computer Networks.
  • Computer Systems Engineering.
  • Parallel Processing.
  • Advanced Operating Systems.
  • Wireless Networks.
  • Wireless and Mobile Communication.
  • Network Management.
  • IP Telephony and Voice over IP.
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