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Name Fawad Hussain
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Computer Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD Engg. UET Taxila
Specialization Audio & Speech Processing, Computer Vision, Digital Image Processing, Network-on-Chip(NoC) Design (application mapping)
Phone No +92-51-9047578
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Fax No +92-51-9047420
Email [email protected]

 

  • PhD Computer Engineering (Audio & Speech Processing), 2015

          University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.

  • MSc Electrical Engineering (Electronics), 2009

          University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, 2005

            University of Engineering & Technology, TaxilaPakistan.  

Research Thesis (MS) Supervision:

  1. Audio Segmentation Algorithm for Low-Quality Audio Signals (Completed-2014).
  2. 3D Segmentation and Reconstruction Algorithm for Brain Tumor Detection (Completed-2014).
  3. Detection and Classification of Vehicles in Urban Environments (Completed-2016).
  4. Video Retrieval System Based on Human Activity Recognition for Surveillance (Completed-2017).
  5. Activity-Aware Fall Detection and Recognition based on Wearable Sensors. (Completed 2019)
  6. Vehicle make and model recognition (Completed 2020).
  7. Improving Linguistic Mispronunciation Detection for Non-Native Learners using Deep Convolutional Neural Network Features(In progress 2020).
  8. Automatic Recognition of daily life spoken words (Completed 2020).
  9. Speech-based emotion recognition (2019 in progress)

1. Speech and Audio Processing

2. Image Processing & Computer Vision

Journals

  1. Shamila Akhtar, Fawad Hussain, Fawad Riasat Raja, Ehatisham ul-Haq, Naveed Khan Baloch, Farruh Ishmanov, Yousaf Bin Zikria,” Improving Mispronunciation Detection of Arabic Words for Non-Native Learners using Deep Convolutional Neural Network Features.” Electronics 2020, 9, 963 (IF: 1.764)
  2. Ayesha Pervaiz, Fawad Hussain, Huma Israr, Muhammad Ali Tahir, Fawad Riasat Raja, Naveed Khan Baloch, Farruh Ishmanov, Yousaf Bin Zikria,” Incorporating noise robustness in speech command recognition by noise augmentation of training data.” Sensors 2020, 20(8), 2326 (IF:3.031).
  3. Waqar Amin, Fawad Hussain, Sheraz Anjum, Sarzamin Khan, Naveed Khan Baloch, Zulqarnain, Sung Won Kim,” Performance Evaluation of Application Mapping Approaches for Network-on-Chip Designs.” IEEE ACCESS 2020 (IF: 4.098)
  4. Muhammad Akmal Shafique, Naveed Khan Baloch, Muhammad Iram Baig, Fawad Hussain, Yousaf Bin Zikria, Sung Won Kim,”NoCGuard: The Reliable Network-on-Chip Router Architecture”. Electronics 2020, 9, 342 (IF: 1.764)
  5. Adeel Ahmed Jami, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Ammar Mohsin Butt, Sergio A. Valistin,” Vehicle Make and Model Recognition using Bag of Expressions”. Sensors 2020, 20, 1033 (IF: 3.031)
  6. Muhammad Asif Khan, Umar Ajaib Khan, Asim Ali, Fawad Hussain, Wasif Nisar, “A Robust Color Image Watermarking Scheme Using Chaos for Copyright Protection”. Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (HEC X Cat, Emerging SCI), Vol 38, No. 2 (28-03-2019). 2019.
  7. Faisal Hussain, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Ehatisham-ul-Haq, Muhammad Awais Azam,” Activity-Aware Fall Detection and Recognition based on Wearable Sensors”. IEEE Sensors. 2019 (IF: 3.076)
  8. Hassan Ahmed Sial, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Rashid,” Spatio-Temporal RGBD Cuboids Features in Human Activity Recognition”. The Nucleus Vol 55, No 3 (2018). (HEC Y Cat)
  9. Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Kanza Azhar, Fiza Murtaza, Fawad Hussain,” Visual Analysis of Asphalt Pavement for Detection and Localization of Potholes”. Advanced Engineering Informatics. 2018. (IF: 3.772)
  10. Farrah Aslam, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf,” Human Activity-Based Retrieval Using Optical Flow and Local Binary Patterns”. NED University Journal of Research (HEC X Cat), Vol XV No. 4. 2018.
  11. Sundus Farooq, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Fawad Hussain,” A Generic Passive Image Forgery Detection Scheme”. Elsevier’s Computer and Electrical Engineering. 2017 (IF: 2.189)
  12. Hadia Bashir, Fawad Hussain, Dr. M. Haroon Yousaf, “Algorithm for 3D Reconstruction and Segmentation of Brain Tumor from MRI using Slice Selection Mechanism”. Smart Computing Review, vol. 5, no. 3, June 2015.
  13. Saadia Zahid, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Rashid, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Dr. Hafiz Adnan Habib,” Optimized Audio Classification and Segmentation Algorithm by Using Ensemble Methods”. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2015 (2015). (IF: 1.179)
  14. Fawad Hussain, Hafiz Adnan Habib, Muhammad Jamil Khan,”A Framework for Music-Speech Segregation using Music Fingerprinting and Acoustic Echo Cancellation Principle”. The Nucleus 51, No. 1 (2015).
  15. Kamran Javed, Naveed Khan Baloch, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Iram Baig,” Design and FPGA Implementation of Microprogram FIR Filter”. “New Horizons” Journal of The Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineer Pakistan. VOL # 81-82, June (2014)
  16. Usman Hayat, Naveed Khan Baloch, Fawad Hussain, Malik Muhammad Asim,” Improved Dynamic Frame Size with Grouping Slotted Aloha (IDFSG)”. “New Horizons” Journal of The Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineer Pakistan. VOL # 81-82, June (2014).
  17. Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Hafiz Adnan Habib, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Rizwan, “Visual Gesture-Based Augmented Virtual Keyboard System”. The Nucleus 50, No. 4 (2013).
  18. Umair Ullah Tariq, Daud A. Asif, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Fawad Hussain, “A Review of Vision-Based Perceptive Interfaces: A Mouse Alternative”. The Nucleus 50, No. 4 (2013).
  19. Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Hafiz Adnan Habib, Kanza Azhar, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Rizwan, Malik M. Asim, “Towards the Development of Virtual Keyboard: An Activity Recognition Approach”. Life Science Journal 10 (10s), 2013. PP: 275:282.

Conferences:

  1. Maryam Naseer Malik, Tehmina Hafeez, Fawad Hussain,” Emotion Perception in Artificially Created Noisy Environment Utilizing Nonsense Speech”. Published in proceedings of International Conference on Communication, Electrical and Computer Networks (ICCECN). Feb 1-2 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  2. W. Ahmad, N. Khan Baloch, F. Hussain, M. Asif Khan, M. Martina, “3D-HEVC Neighboring Block-Based Disparity Vector (NBDV) Derivation Architecture: Complexity and Implementation Analysis.ApplePies International conference(Application in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment, and Society), Pisa Italy, 11-13 Sept 2019. To be published in Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering.
  3. Ammar Mohsin Butt, Yusra Khalid Bhatti, Fawad Hussain,” Emotion Speech Recognition Using SMILE Features and Random Forest Tree”. Published In Proceedings of SAI Intelligent Systems Conference, pp. 10-17. Springer, Cham, 2019.
  4. Muhammad Hanif, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Sergio A. Valestin, Zezhi Chen,” Shadow Detection for Vehicle Classification in Urban Environments”. Published in proceedings of 14th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition. 5-7th July 2017, Montreal Canada.
  5. Arslan Mubashar Khan, Waqas Umar, Taimoor Choudhary, Fawad Hussain, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, “A New Algorithmic Approach for Fingers Detection and Identification”. Published in Proc. SPIE 8768: International Conference on Graphics and Image Processing; 03/2013.
  6. F. Hussain, A. Akram, and M. Zafrullah, “EATSAL: An Energy-Aware Task Scheduling Algorithm for Hybrid Networks” Published In the proceedings of International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN’09), July 2009.

PROJECTS OFFERED FOR FINAL YEAR(13-CP) COMPUTER ENGINEERING

  1. Speaker Identification in a Meeting Environment.
  2. Music identification Application development based on Echoprint.
  3. Speech based emotion detection system
  • Director Postgraduate Studies Computer Engg Dept (Nov 2019-Present)
  • Incharge departmental academic cell (2006-2014)
  • Head of the departmental program team (PT) for self-assessment report (SAR)
  • Member Postgraduate Admission Committee (2012- to date)
  • Member examination result (undergraduate) scrutiny committee (2006-2017)
  • Member examination result (Postgraduate) scrutiny committee (2017-to date)
  1. Working as Assistant Professor, Computer Engg Dept. UET Taxila from July 14th, 2011 to date.
  2. Worked as a Lecturer at UET Taxila from DEC 05th, 2005 to July 13th, 2011
  1. Member IEEE
  2. Professional Member, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  3. Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG)

Courses Taught At Undergraduate and Graduate Level:

  •            Undergraduate Level
  1. Computer Applications in Engineering Design
  2. Database Management Systems
  3. Digital Logic Design
  4. Software Engineering I
  5. Software Engineering II
  6. Discrete Structures
  7. Introduction to Computers
  8. Engineering Management
  9. Numerical Methods
  10. Management Information Systems
  11. Project Management
  •         Postgraduate Level
  1. Speech and Audio Processing
  2. Software Engineering Methodology
  3. Human-Computer Interaction
  4. Research Methodologies
  1. Lecturer December 05, 2005 - July, 13th 2011
  2. Assistant Professor July, 14th - Date
  1. Presented my article in International Conference on Communication, Electrical and Computer Networks (ICCECN). Feb 1-2 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  2. Attended International Conference of Optical Communication and Networks (ICOCN) August-2007, Margalla Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan.
  1. Participated in International Symposium on Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Incubation. 19-20th August 2016 at the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad, Pakistan. Jointly organized by IBA Karachi and ICT R&D fund.

PhD

Currently, there are 3 Ph.D. students enrolled in my supervision. Coursework is in progress.

MSc

  1. Audio Segmentation Algorithm for Low-Quality Audio Signals (Completed-2014).
  2. 3D Segmentation and Reconstruction Algorithm for Brain Tumor Detection (Completed-2014).
  3. Detection and classification of Vehicles in urban environments (Completed-2017).
  4. Video Retrieval System Based on Human Activity Recognition for Surveillance (Completed-2017).
  5. Automatic Speech Recognition Using Deep Neural Networks (In Progress 2018 onwards)
  1. OBE workshop 2018.

Current Ph.D. Students:

1. Engr. Waqar Amin (Implementation work in progress after successful proposal defense)

2. Engr. Sobia Hayee (Course work completed, research proposal presentation preparation in progress)

3. Engr. Sharoon Saleem (Course work completed, Doctoral Qualifying Exam (DQE) is up as next task)