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Name Engr. Abu Bakar Waqas
Designation Lecturer
Department Electrical Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification
Specialization Speech/Audio Signal Processing, Energy Management and Power Quality
Phone No +92-51-9047555
Cell No on request
Fax No
Email [email protected]
  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering - 2013

            University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila. (Pakistan)

  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering - 2011

            University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila. (Pakistan)

  • Quantum Communication Technologies
  • Meta-materials and their Applications
  • Advanced Signal Processing
  • Evolutionary Algorithms and their Applications


Publications in International / National Journals

  1. Abu Bakar Waqas, Muhammad Mansoor Ashraf, and Yasir Saifullah, “A Hybrid Quantum Inspired Particle Swarm Optimization and Least Square Framework for Real-time Harmonic Estimation.” Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 1548-1556, 2021.
  2. Saifullah, Yasir, Abu Bakar Waqas, Guo-Min Yang, and Feng Xu. "Multi-bit Dielectric Coding Metasurface for EM Wave Manipulation and Anomalous Reflection." Optics Express, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 1139-1149, 2020.
  3. Saifullah, Yasir, Abu Bakar Waqas, Guo-Min Yang, Fuheng Zhang, and Feng Xu. "4-bit Optimized Coding Metasurface for Wideband RCS Reduction." IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 122378-122386, 2019.
  4. Zaheer, Muhammad, Yichen Cai, Abu Bakar Waqas, Saadullah Farooq Abbasi, Guodong Zhu, Chunxiao Cong, Zhi-Jun Qiu et al. "Liquid‐Metal‐Induced Memristor Behavior in Polymer Insulators." physica status solidi (RRL)–Rapid Research Letters, vol. 14, no. 5, 2000050, 2020.
  5. Saifullah, Yasir, Qinzhuo Chen, Guo-Min Yang, Abu Bakar Waqas, and Feng Xu. "Dual-band Multi-bit Programmable Reflective Metasurface Unit Cell: Design and Experiment." Optics Express vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 2658-2668, 2021.
  6. Weng, Weiqiang, Xiaolin Zhou, Jun Zhang, Pengfei Tian, Yongkang Chen, Abu Bakar Waqas, and Zhichao Dong. "A Poisson-Gaussian Noise Limited Quantum Iterative Multi-User System With Non-Ideal Photon-Counting Receiver." IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 1-6, 2021.
  7. Abbasi, S.F., Ahmad, J., Tahir, A., Awais, M., Chen, C., Irfan, M., Siddiqa, H.A., Waqas, Abu Bakar, Long, X., Yin, B. and Akbarzadeh, S., "EEG-Based Neonatal Sleep-Wake Classification Using Multilayer Perceptron Neural Network." IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp.183025-183034, 2020.
  8. Waqas, A., T. Muhammad, and H. Jamal. "Simulation of Modified Hybrid Noise Reduction Algorithm to Enhance the Speech Quality." The Nucleus, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 155-163, 2013.
  9. Ashraf, M. M., M. Obaid Ullah, T. N. Malik, A. B. Waqas, M. Iqbal, and F. Siddiq. "A Hybrid Water Cycle Algorithm-Least Square based Framework for Robust Estimation of Harmonics." The Nucleus, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 47-60, 2018.
  10. Ashraf, M. M., M. Obaid Ullah, T. N. Malik, A. B. Waqas, M. Iqbal, and F. Siddiq. "Robust Extraction of Harmonics Using Heuristic Advanced Gravitational Search Algorithm-Based Least Square Estimator." The Nucleus, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 219-231, 2018.
  11. Waqas, Abu Bakar. "Grid connected wind energy conversion system for peak load sharing using fuzzy logic controller." International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), vol. 7, no. 4, pp.1767-1778, 2017.

Publications in International / National Conferences

  1. Abu Bakar Waqas, Muhammad Mansoor Ashraf, Yasir Saifullah, and Tahir Nadeem Malik. "Biogas Energy Conversion System for Peak Load Sharing in the Presence of Utility Supply." In 2019 IEEE Conference on Energy Conversion (CENCON), pp. 69-74. IEEE, 2019.
  2. Waseem, Muhammad, Abu Bakar Waqas, Yaaoob Ali, Danish Khan, Zaid Bin Faheem, Abdul Manan, and Umair Shabbir. "Home Energy Management Strategy for DR Accomplishment Considering PV Uncertainties and Battery Energy Storage System." In 2021 International Conference on Emerging Power Technologies (ICEPT), pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2021.
  3. Waseem, Muhammad, Farzana Kouser, Abu Bakar Waqas, Naveed Imran, Sana Hameed, Zaid Bin Faheem, Rehan Liaqat, and Umair Shabbir. "CSOA-Based Residential Energy Management System in Smart Grid Considering DGs for Demand Response." In 2021 International Conference on Digital Futures and Transformative Technologies (ICoDT2), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2021.

Current Responsibilities:

  1. Member, Directorate of Post Graduate Studies (PGS), EED (Nov, 2021 - Present).
  2. Member, Community Services, EED (Mar, 2022 - Present).

Previous Admin Responsibilities Performed:

  1. Member, Outcome Based Education (OBE) Committee, EED (Feb, 2017 - Sep, 2018).
  2. Member, Time Table Committee, EED (2014 - 2018).
  3. Member, PEC Re-Accreditation Committee, EED (Year 2016).
  4. Scrutinizer, B.Sc. Examinations, EED (2017 - 2018).
  5. Member, Departmental Store Audit Committee, EED (Year 2015).
  • More than 9 years of Teaching and Research Experience
  • Member, Pakistan Engineering Council (Pak)

Taught Courses:

  • Electromagnetic Field Theory (EMT)
  • Electronic Devices & Circuits (EDC)
  • Advanced Programming Languages (APL)
  • Digital Logic Design (DLD)
  • Communication Systems (CS)
  • Electrical Engineering (Mechanical Engineering Students)
  • Lecturer, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan.

           December 30, 2013 - Present.

  • Lecturer, Govt. College University Faisalabad (GCUF).

           October 29, 2013 to December 27, 2013.

  • Lecturer, Wah Engineering College, Wah Cantt.

           April 29, 2013 to October 29, 2013.

  • Research Assistant, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan.

           August 15, 2011 - February 15, 2013.

  1. M.Sc. Full Time Scholarship awarded by U.E.T. Taxila (15-08-2011 to 15-02-2013).
  1. 4th IEEE Conference on Energy Conversion (CENCON), Indonesia, 2019.
  2. 8th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Pakistan, 2013.
  3. 9th IEEE International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), Pakistan, 2012.