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Name Dr. Muhammad Majid
Designation Associate Professor
Department Computer Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD Engg. Sheffield, UK
Specialization Image and Video Coding, Multimedia Signal Processing, Biomedical Signal Processing, Emotion Recognition, Human Stress Analysis
Phone No +92 (0) 51 9047 581
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Email [email protected]

PhD in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, 2011

The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

MSc in Data Communications, 2007

The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

BSc in Computer Engineering, 2005

University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Multimedia Communication and Signal Processing

    • Image and Video Coding
    • Image and Video Quality Assessment
    • Multimedia Content Analysis
  • Biomedical Signal Processing

    • Brain Computer Interface
    • Physiological Signal Processing
    • Medical Imaging  
  • Machine Learning

    • Deep Learning
    • Emotion Classification
    • Health Recommendation Systems
    • Human Behavior Modeling

For detail visit my personal page https://sites.google.com/site/drmmajidq

Journals Articles

40

Citations

891

Book Chapters

01

h-index

13

Conference Papers

29

i10-index

22

Total Publications

70

Total Impact Factor

110.423

Journal Articles

  1. Sanay Muhammad Umar Saeed, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Humaria Khalid, Muhammad Majid, Ulas Bagci, “EEG based Classification of Long-term Stress using Psychological Labeling”, Sensors, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 1886, 2020. (IF=3.031)
  2. Amna Rauf Butt, Aamir Arsalan, Muhammad Majid, “Multimodal Personality Trait Recognition using Wearable Sensors in Response to Public Speaking”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. , No. ,pp. , 2020. (IF=3.076)
  3. Andleeb Sadiq, Imran Fareed Nizami, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “Blind Image Quality Assessment using Natural Scene Statistics of Stationary Wavelet Transform”, Optik – International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Vol. 205, pp. 164189, 2020. (IF=1.914)
  4. Imran Fareed Nizami, Muhammad Majid, Mobeen ur Rehman, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Ammara Nasim, Khawar Khurshid, “No-reference Image Quality Assessment Using Bag-of-features with Feature Selection”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. , No. , pp. , 2020. (IF=2.101)
  5. Anam Mustaqeem, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “A Modular Cluster based Collaborative Recommender System for Cardiac Patients”, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Vol. 102, pp. 101761, 2020. (IF=3.574)
  6. Huma Qayyum, Muhammad Majid, Ehatisham-ul-Haq, Syed Muhammad Anwar, “Generation of Personalized Video Summaries by Detecting Viewer’s Emotion using Electroencephalography”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 65, pp. 106272, 2019. (IF=2.259)
  7. Muhammad Zeeshan, Muhammad Majid, “High Efficiency Video Coding Compliant Perceptual Video Coding Using Entropy based Visual Saliency Model”, Entropy, Vol. 21, No. 10, pp. 964, 2019. (IF=2.419)
  8. Aasim Raheel, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, “A Study on the Effects of Traditional and Olfaction Enhanced Multimedia on Pleasnatness Classification based on Brain Activity Analysis”, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 114, pp. 103469, 2019. (IF=2.286)
  9. Aamir Arsalan, Muhammad Majid, Amna Rauf Butt, Syed Muhammad Anwar, “Classification of Perceived Mental Stress Using A Commercially Available EEG Headband”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 2257-2264, 2019. (IF=4.217)
  10. Afshan Jamil, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, “An Optimal Codebook for Content-Based Image Retrieval in JPEG Compressed Domain”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 44, No. 11, pp. 9755-9767, 2019. (IF=1.518)
  11. Aqsa Mehreen, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Haseeb, Muhammad Majid, Muhammad Obaid Ullah, “A Hybrid Scheme for Drowsiness Detection using Wearable Sensors”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 19, No. 13, pp. 5119-5126, 2019. (IF=3.076)
  12. Anum Asif, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, “Human Stress Classification using EEG Signals in Response to Music Tracks”, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 107, pp. 182-196, 2019. (IF=2.286)
  13. Madiha Liaqat, Sharifullah Khan, Muhammad Shahzad, Muhammad Majid, Kashif Rajpoot, “Applying Uncertain Frequent Pattern Mining to Improve Ranking of Retrieved Images”, Applied Intelligence, Vol. 49, No. 8, pp. 2982-3001, 2019. (IF=2.882)
  14. Imran Fareed Nizami, Muhammad Majid, Waleed Manzoor, Khawar Khrshid, Byeungwoo Jeon, “Distortion Specific Feature Selection Algorithm for Universal Blind Image Quality Assessment”, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, Vol. 2019, No. 19, pp. 1-13, 2019. (IF=1.534)
  15. Aasim Raheel, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “Emotion Recognition in Response to Traditional and Tactile Enhanced Multimedia”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 78, No. 10, pp. 13971-13985, 2019. (IF=2.101)
  16. Maham Khan, Imran Fareed Nizami, Muhammad Majid, “No-Reference Image Quality Assessment using Gradient Magnitude and Wiener Filtered Wavelet Features”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 78, No. 11, pp. 14485-14509, 2019. (IF=2.101)
  17. Sanay Muhammad Umar Saeed, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, Muhammad Awais, Majdi Alnowami, “Selection od Neural Oscillatory Features for Human Stress Classification with Single Channel EEG Headset”, BioMed Research International, Vol. 2018, Article ID 1049257, 2018. (IF=2.583)
  18. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Maheen Gul, Muhammad Majid, Majdi Alnowami, “Arrhythmia Classification of ECG Signals using Hybrid Features”, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Vol. 2018, Article ID 1380348, 2018. (IF=1.563)
  19. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, Adnan Qayyum, Muhammad Awais, Majdi Alnowami, Muhammad Khurram Khan, “Medical Image Analysis using Convolutional Neural Network: A Review”, Journal of Medical Systems, Vol. 42, No. 11, pp. 226:1-226:13, 2018. (IF=2.415)
  20. Imran Fareed Nizami, Muhammad Majid, Khawar Khrshid, “Feature Selection Algorithm for No-Reference Image Quality Assessment using Natural Scene Statistics”, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 2163-2177, 2018. (IF=0.625)
  21. Muhammad Zeeshan, Muhammad Majid, Imran Fareed Nizami, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Ikram Ud Din, Muhammad Khurram Khan, “A Newly Developed Ground Truth Dataset for Visual Saliency in Videos”, IEEE Access, Vol. 6, pp. 20855-20867, 2018. (IF=4.098)
  22. Tooba Altaf, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Nadia Gul, Muhammad Nadeem Majeed Muhammad Majid, “Multi-Class Alzheimer’s Disease Classification using Image and Clinical Features”, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Vol. 43, pp. 64-74, 2018. (IF=2.943)
  23. Anam Mustaqeem, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “Multi-Class Classification of Cardiac Arrhythmia using Improved Feature Selection and SVM Invariants”, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Vol. 2018, Article ID 7310496, 2018. (IF=1.563)
  24. Imran Fareed Nizami, Muhammad Majid, Khawar Khrshid, “New Feature Selection Algorithms for No-Reference Image Quality Assessment”, Applied Intelligence, Vol. 48, No. 10, pp. 3482-3501, 2018. (IF=2.882)
  25. Tehmina Kalsum, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, Bilal Khan, Sahibzad Muhammad Ali, “Emotion Recognition from Facial Expressions using Hybrid Feature Descriptors”, IET Image Processing, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 1004-1012, 2018. (IF=2.004)
  26. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Sanay Muhammad Umar Saeed, Muhammad Majid, Saeeda Usman, Chaudhry Arshad Mehmood, Wei Liu, “A Game Player Expertise Level Classification System using Electroencephalography (EEG)”, Applied Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 1-15, 2018. (IF=2.217)
  27. Saddam Hussain, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “Segmentation of Glioma Tumors in Brain Using Deep Convolutional Neural Network”, Neurocomputing, Vol. 282, pp. 248-261, 2018. (IF=4.072)
  28. Muhammad Majid, Muhammad Owais, Syed Muhammad Anwar, “Visual Saliency based Redundancy Allocation in HEVC Compatible Multiple Description Video Coding”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 77, No. 16, pp. 20955-20977, 2018. (IF=2.101)
  29. N. Shaukat, S. M. Ali, B. Khan, C. A. Mehmood, M. Jawad, Z. Ullah. S. M. Anwar, M. Majid, "A Survey on Consumers Empowerment, Communication Technologies, and Renewable Generation Penetration within Smart Grid", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 81, No. 1, pp. 1453-1475, 2018. (IF=10.556)
  30. N. Shaukat, B. Khan, S. M. Ali, C. A. Mehmood, J. Khan, U. Farid, M. Majid, M. Anwar, M. Jawad, Z. Ullah, "A Survey on Electric Vehicle Transportation within Smart Grid System", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 81, No. 1, pp. 1329-1349, 2018. (IF=10.556)
  31. Imran Fareed Nizami, Muhammad Majid, Hammad Afzal, Khawar Khrshid, “Impact of Feature Selection Algorithms on Blind Image Quality Assessment”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 4057-4070, 2018. (IF=1.518)
  32. Anam Mustaqeem, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Abdul Rashid Khan, Muhammad Majid, “A Statistical Analysis based Recommender Model for Heart Disease Patients”, International Journal of Medical Informatics, Vol. 108, pp. 134-145, 2017. (IF=2.957)
  33. Madiha Liaqat, Sharifullah Khan, Muhammad Majid, “Image Retrieval based on Fuzzy Ontology”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 76, pp. 22623-22645, 2017. (IF=1.541)
  34. Sanay Muhammad Umar Saeed, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “Quantification of Human Stress Using Commercially Available Single Channel EEG Headset”, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E100-D, No. 9, pp. 2241-2244, 2017. (IF=0.500)
  35. Adnan Qayyum, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Awais, Muhammad Majid, “Medical Image Retrieval using Deep Convolutional Neural Network”, Neurocomputing, Vol. 266, pp. 8-20, 2017. (IF=3.241)
  36. Huma Qayyum, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Bilal Khan, “Facial Expression Recognition using Stationary Wavelet Transform Features”, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2017, Article ID 9854050, 2017. (IF=1.145)
  37. Adnan Mehmood Bhatti, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Bilal Khan, “Human Emotion Recognition and Analysis in Response to Audio Music Using Brain Signals”, Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 65, pp. 267-275, 2016. (IF=3.435)
  38. S. M. Ali, C. A. Mehmood, B. Khan, M. Jawad, U. Farid, J. K. Jadoon, M. Ali, N. K. Tareen, S. Usman, M. Majid and S. M. Anwar, "Stochastic and statistical analysis of utility revenues and weather data analysis for consumer demand estimation in smart grid", PloS one 11, no. 6 (2016): e0156849. (IF=2.806)
  39. Waqar Uddin, Bilal Khan, Neelofar Shaukat, Muhammad Majid, Ghulam Mujtaba, Arshad Mehmood, S. M. Ali, U. Younas, Muhammad Anwar, and Abdullah M. Almeshal, "Biogas potential for electric power generation in Pakistan: A survey." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Vol. 54, pp. 25-33, 2016. (IF=8.05)
  40. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Redundancy controllable scalable unbalanced multiple description bitstream generation for peer-to-peer video streaming”, in Signal Processing: Image Communication Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 496-512, 2012. (IF=1.286)

Book Chapters

  1. Madiha Liaqat, Sharifullah Khan, and Muhammad Majid, "Fuzzy Ontology Based Model for Image Retrieval." in International Conference on Mobile Web and Information Systems, pp. 108-120. Springer International Publishing, 2016.

Conference Papers

  1. Aamir Arsalan, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, and Ulas Bagci, “Classification of Perceived Human Stress using Physiological Signals”, in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2019, pp. 1247-1250.
  2. Aasim Raheel, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, and Ulas Bagci, “Emotion Classification in Response to Tactile Enhanced Multimedia using Frequency Domain Features of Brain Signals”, in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2019, pp. 1201-1204.
  3. N. Ullah, S. M. Ali, B. Khan, C. A. Mehmood, S. M. Anwar, M. Majid, U. Farid, M. A. Nawaz, and Z. Ullah, “Energy Efficiency: Digital Signal Processing Interactions within Smart Grid”, in {Proc. International Conference on Engineering and Emerging Technologies (ICEET), 2019 pp. 1-6.
  4. Aasim Raheel, Muhammad Majid, Syed Muhammad Anwar, “Facial Expression Recognition based on Electroencephalography”, in Proc. International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET), 2019, pp. 1-5.
  5. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Tahira Batool, Muhammad Majid, “Event Related Potential (ERP) based Lie Detection using a Wearable EEG Headset”, in Proc. International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2019, pp. 543-547.
  6. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Shayan Awan, Sobia Yousaf, Muhammad Majid, “Segmentation of Liver Tumor for Computer Aided Diagnosis”, in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE in Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), 2018, pp. 366-370.
  7. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Sobia Yousaf, and Muhammad Majid, “Brain Tumor Segmentation on Multimodal Scans using EMAP Algorithm”, in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2018, pp. 550-553.
  8. Ehsan Ullah, Asim Dilawar Bakshi, Muhammad Majid, Sajid Bashir, “Empirical Mode Decomposition for Improved Least Square T-wave Alternans Estimation”, in Proc. International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2018, pp. 334-33
  9. Tooba Altaf, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Nadia Gul, Muhammad Majid, Muhammad Nadeem Majeed, “Multi-class Alzheimer Disease Classification using Hybrid Features”, in Proc. Future Technologies Conference (FTC), 2017, pp. 264-267.
  10. Maheen Gul, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “Electrocardiogram Signal Classification to Detect Arrhythmia with Improved Features”, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Imaging System and Techniques (IST), pp. 1-6, 2017.
  11. Saddam Hussain, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, “Brain Tumor Segmentation using Cascaded Deep Convolutional Neural Network”, in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2017, pp. 1998-2001.
  12. Anam Mustaqeem, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Abdul Rashid Khan, Muhammad Majid, “Wrapper Method for Feature Selection to Classify Cardiac Arrhythmia”, in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2017, pp. 3656-3659.
  13. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Fozia Arshad, Muhammad Majid, “Fast Wavelet based Image Characterization for Content based Medical Image Retrieval”, in Proc. International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE), 2017, pp. 351-356.
  14. Imran Fareed Nizami, Muhammad Majid, Khawar Khrshid, “Efficient Feature Selection for Blind Image Quality Assessment based on Natural Scene Statistics”, in Proc. International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2017, pp. 318-322.
  15. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Talha Shahzad, Zunaira Sattar, Rahma Khan, Muhammad Majid, “A Game Recommender System using Collaborative Filtering (GAMBIT)”, in Proc. International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2017, pp. 328-332.
  16. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Sanay Muhammad Umar Saeed, Muhammad Majid, “Classification of Expert-Novice Level of Mobile Game Players using Electroencephalography”, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, 2016, pp. 3135-318.
  17. Aasim Raheel, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, Bilal Khan and Ehtisham ul Haq “Real time Text Speller based on Eye Movement Classification using Wearable EEG Sensors”, in Proc. SAI Computing Conference, 2016, pp. 161-164.
  18. Aamir Arsalan, Muhammad Majid, and Syed Muhammad Anwar” Panoramic Video Stabilization based on Rotational Damping Filter”, in Proc. International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2016, pp. 286-290.
  19. Sanay Muhammad Umar Saeed, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid and Adnan Mehmood Bhatti” Psychological Stress Measurement using Low Cost Single Channel EEG Headset”, in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), 2015, pp. 581-585.
  20. Anum Abdul Salam, Muhammad Usman Akram, Kamran Wazir, Syed Muhammad Anwar and Muhammad Majid” Autonomous Glaucoma Detection from Fundus Image using Cup to Disc Ratio and Hybrid Features”, in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), 2015, pp. 370-374.
  21. Syed Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Majid, Muhammad Ehatisham-ul-Haq and Bilal Khan, ”Mapping Brain Activity using Wearable EEG Sensors for Mobile Applications”, in Proc. 2nd International Conference on Multimedia and Human Computer-Interaction (MHCI), 2014, pp. 127-1-127-7.
  22. Ruhma Sumbal, Muhammad Majid and Syed Muhammad Anwar, ” Region of Interest (ROI) based Scalable Multiple Description Image Coding using MDSQ-SR”, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), 2013.
  23. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Inter-description Motion Vector Redundancy Control for Scalable Multiple Description Video Coding”, in Proc. IET Image Processing Conference (IPR), 2012, 142. (2012).
  24. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Scalable Multiple Description Video Coding using Successive Refinement of Side Quantizers”, in Proc. Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), 2010, pp. 602-605.
  25. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Successive Refinement of Overlapped Cell Side Quantizer for Scalable Multiple Description Coding”, in Proc. Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), 2010, pp. 286-289.
  26. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Distributed Multiple Description Image Coding”, in Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2009, pp. 1-5.
  27. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Fully Scalable Multiple Description Image Coding”, in Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2009, pp. 1-6.
  28. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Multiple Description Scalar Quantization with Successive Refinement”, in Proc. EURASIP Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2009, pp. 2268-2272.
  29. Muhammad Majid and Charith Abhayaratne, ”Multiple Description Image Coding using Several Multiple Description Scalar Quantizers”, in Proc. SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing, Vol. 7257, 2009, p. 725711 (9 pages).

Current Research Projects

Project No.

Project Name

Funding Source

Amount

Starting Year

1

Brain Activity Analysis in Response to High Dynamic Range (HDR) Content Using Electroencephalography (EEG)

(Co-Principal Investigator)

Higher Education Commission

Rs. 4,70,000/-

2018

2

Scalable and Reliable Delivery of 3D Multi-view Video over Network

(Principal Investigator)

Faculty Research Grant

Rs. 10,00,000/-

2017

3

Structural Health Monitoring of the Civil Infrastructure Using Wireless Sensing Network

(Co-Principal Investigator)

Higher Education Commission

Rs. 48,34,800/-

2016

4

An Adaptive Classification and Recommendation Model For e-Health Systems

(Co-Principal Investigator)

Faculty Research Grant

Rs. 10,00,000/-

2015

 

Completed Research Projects

Project No.

Project Name

Funding Source

Amount

Completion Year

1.

Remote Health Monitoring of Cardiac Patients

(Co-Principal Investigator)

Higher Education Commission

Rs. 5,00,000/-

2016

2.

Video Summarization using Wearable and Non-wearable Sensors

(Principal Investigator)

Faculty Research Grant

Rs. 9,50,000/-

2015

3.

Automatic Summarization of Personalized Video based on Kinect

(Principal Investigator)

Faculty Research Grant

Rs. 2,75,000/-

2013

4.

Automatic Highlight Generation of Cricket Matches

(Principal Investigator)

National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative

Rs. 40,250/-

2013

5.

Brain Computer Interface (BCI) for Smart Phones

(Co-Principal Investigator)

Faculty Research Grant

Rs. 3,75,000/-

2013

  • Advisor Signal and Image Processing Specialization of MSc. Computer Engineering UET Taxila, (2014-)
  • Member, Board of Postgraduate Studies, Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila. (2012-)
  • Member, Board of Advance Studies Research and Technological Development UET Taxila (2013-2015)
  • Editor, The Nucleus Journal (2015-)
  • Reviewer, of The Nucleus and UET Taxila Technical Journals
  • Member, Pakistan Engineering Council (2006-)
  • External Examiner, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (2014-)
  • External Examiner, Military College of Signals (2012-2014)
  • Member of Graduate Evaluation Committees, SEECS NUST (2014-)
  • Member of Research Monitoring Committees, UET Taxila (2012-)
  • Director, Data Communication and Networking Laboratory, Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila. (2012-)
  • Focal Person for Open House and Job Fair UET Taxila (2012-)
  • Advisor, Taxalian Robot and Automation Club (TRAC) UET Taxila (2013-2014)
  • Associate Professor, May 2018 to date

           Department of Computer Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Assistant Professor, Jan 2012 to May 2018

           Department of Computer Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Teaching and Research Associate, Jul 2006 to Dec 2011

            Department of Computer Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.

Member Pakistan Engineering Coucil (COMP-3673)

Postgraduate Courses

  • Multimedia Communication System (Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018).
  • Advance Digital Signal Processing (Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019).

Graduate Courses

  • Signals and Systems (Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019).
  • Digital Signal Processing (Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019).
  • Digital Communication (Spring 2014, Fall 2016)
  • Wireless Networks (Spring 2012, 2013).
  • Computer Networks (Fall 2013).
  • Learned Society Fund Awarded by Faculty of Engineering, University of Sheffield, 2010.
  • Travel Grant for Multimedia Signal Processing Workshop by IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2009.
  • Distinction in Master of Science in Data Communication from University of Sheffield, 2007.
  • MSc Leading to PhD scholarship by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan under Faculty Development Program, (2006-10).
  • Talented Student Award by Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2006.
  • Honors in Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, 2005.
  • Merit Scholarship by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rawalpindi, (2002-2005).
  • First position in Admission Merit List of Department of Computer Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan 2001.
  • “16th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST)”, 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • “IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), 03-06 December, 2018, Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • “14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST)”, 2017, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • “13th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST)”, 12-16 January 2016, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  •  “IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET)”, 9-10 December 2013, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • “28th Picture Coding Symposium”, 07-10 December 2010, Nagoya, Japan.
  •  “IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing”, 05-07 October 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • “17th European Signal Processing Conference”, 24-28 August 2009, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

PhD. Thesis Completed

  1. Personalized Video Summarization based on Viewer’s Emotion by Huma Qayyum 2019.
  2. Visual Saliency Aware Content based Image and Video Retrieval in Compressed Domain by Afshan Jamil 2020

PhD. Thesis in Progress

  1. ECG Repolarization Complex Analysis for Risk Stratification of Sudden Cardiac Death by Ehsan Ullah
  2. Content Scalability and Reliability in Perceptual Video Coding with Subjective Evaluation by Muhammad Zeeshan
  3. Human Stress Assessment using Physiological Signals by Malik Aamir Arsalan Awan
  4. Emotion Recognition using EEG Signals in Response to Multiple Sensorial Media by Aasim Raheel

MSc. Thesis Completed

  1. Multimodal Personality Recognition using Physiological Signals by Amna Rauf Butt 2017-2019
  2. Emotion Recognition using Brain Signals in Response to Bilingual Music Tracks by Rida Zainab 2017-2019
  3. Human Stress Classification using Brain Signals in Response to Music by Anum Asif 2016-2018
  4. Feature Selection in Blind Video Quality Assessment by Momina Jabeen 2014-2018
  5. Quality Assessment of Multiple Distorted Images by Mehreen Akhtar 2014-2018
  6. No-Reference Image Quality Assessment using Stationary Wavelet Transform based Statistics by Andleeb Sadiq 2014-2018
  7. Multichannel EEG Signal Compression by Beenish Khalid 2015-2018
  8. Visual Saliency Model for Perceptual Video Coding by Urooj Qureshi 2015-2018
  9. Subjective Quality Evaluation of HEVC based Video Streams by Maham Khan 2014-2017
  10. Scalable Multiple Description Video Coding based on Visual Perception by Owais Malik 2015-2016
  11. Cricket Video Summarization based on Audio Visual Cues by Anam Iftikhar 2014-2016
  12. Human Emotion Classification in Response to Music Using EEG Signals by Adnan Mehmood Bhatti 2014-2016
  13. Personalized Video Summarization of Cricket Videos by Zeenat un Nisa 2013-2015
  14. Perception based Scalable Multiple Description Coding for 3D Video Using HEVC by Iram Shahzadi 2013-2015
  15. Internal Video Summarization of Cricket Video: A Comparative Study by Farah Malik, 2013-2014
  16. Perceptual Video Coding using HEVC by Mehak Arshad, 2013-2014
  17. Key Frame Extraction from Personalized Video using EEG Sensors by Ayesha Tahir, 2013-2014
  18. Transmission of 3D Video over Packet Networks by Nosheen Munir 2012-2013
  19. Region of Interest based Multiple Description Image Coding by Ruhma Sumbal 2012-2013

MSc. Thesis in Progress

  1. Emotion Recognition in Response to High Dynamic Range Videos using EEG by Majid Riaz
  2. Deep Learning based Non-intrusive Speech Quality Assessment by Shakeel Zafar
  • “16th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST)”, 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • “IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), 03-06 December, 2018, Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • “International Workshop in Outcome Based Education and Implementation”, 1-2 February 2017, UET Taxila, Pakistan.
  • “Symposium on Redesigning of Engineering Education in Pakistan”, 19 October 2015, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • “Seminar on Writing Winning Research Proposal for Competitive Grants”, 26 January 2015, UET Taxila, Pakistan.
  • “Teaching the Teachers: Wireless Communication”, 31 December 2012 to 3 January 2013, UET Taxila, Pakistan.
  • “2nd MUSCADE Workshop on 3D Multimedia”, 23-24 June 2011, London, United Kingdom.
  • “VISNET-II Summer School”, 15-19 June 2009, KOC University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Current PhD Students

Sr. No.

Student Name/ Reg. No.

Thesis Title

1.

Huma Qayyum

(11-UET/PhD-CP-22)

Personalized Video Summarization based on Viewer’s Emotion

2.

Afshan Jamil

(12-UET/PhD-CP-32)

Visual Saliency Aware Content based Image/Video Retrieval in Compressed Domain

3.

Ehsanullah

(13-UET/PhD-CP-39)

ECG Repolarization Complex Analysis for Risk Stratification of Sudden Cardiac Death

4.

Muhammad Zeeshan

(14-UET/PhD-CP-F-42)

Content Scalability and Reliability in Perceptual Video Coding with Subjective Evaluation

5.

Malik Aamir Arsalan Awan

(15-UET/PhD-CP-52)

Human Stress Assessment using Physiological Signals

6.

Malik Muhammad Asim

(16-UET/PhD-CP-56)

Multimedia Forensics using Deep Learning

 

Current MSc Students

Sr. No.

Student Name/ Reg. No.

Thesis Title

1.

Momina Jabeen

(14-MS-CP-06)

Impact of Feature Selection on Blind Video Quality Assessment

2.

Mehreen Akhtar

(14-MS-CP-11)

Impact of Feature Selection on Image Quality Assessment of Multiple Distorted Images

3.

Andleeb Sadiq

(14-MS-CP-14)

Blind Image Quality Assessment using Stationary Wavelet Transform

4.

Urooj Qureshi

(15F-MS-CP-06)

Perceptual Model for Images and Videos

5.

Anum Asif

(16F-MS-CP-02)

Human Stress Classification using Brain Signals in Response to Music

6.

Amna Rauf

(17F-MS-CP-04)

Image Quality Assessment using EEG Signals

7.

Rida Zainab

(17F-MS-CP-01)

Saliency Detection in Videos using Deep Convolutional Neural Network

 

Past MSc Students

Sr. No.

Student Name/ Reg. No.

Thesis Title

1.

Beenish Khalid

(15F-MS-CP-09)

Compression of Multichannel EEG Signals

2.

Urooj Qureshi

(15F-MS-CP-06)

Perceptual Model for Images and Videos

3.

Maham Khan

(14F-MS-CP-09)

Subjective Quality Evaluation of HEVC based Video Streams

4.

Muhammad Owais

(14F-MS-CP-02)

Scalable Multiple Description Video Coding based on Visual Perception

5.

Zeenat un Nisa

(13-MS-CP-06)

Personalized Video Summarization of Cricket Videos

6.

Adnan Mehmood

(13F-MS-CP-02)

Human Emotion Classification in Response to Music Using EEG Signals

7.

Anam Iftikhar

(13F-MS-CP-03)

Cricket Video Summarization based on Audio Visual Cues

8.

Iram Shehzadi

(12F-MS-CP-10)

Perception based Scalable Multiple Description Coding for 3D Video Using HEVC

9.

Farah Malik

(12-MS-CP-15)

Internal Video Summarization of Cricket Video: A Comparative Study

10.

Mehak Arshad

(12-MS-CP-02)

Perceptual Video Coding using HEVC

11.

Ayesha Tahir

(12F-MS-CP-08)

Key Frame Extraction from Personalized Video using EEG Sensors

12.

Nosheen Munir

(11F-MS-CP-06)

Transmission of 3D Video over Packet Networks

13.

Ruhma Sumbal

(11F-MS-CP-07)

Region of Interest based Multiple Description Image Coding

 

Signal Image Multimedia Processing and LEarning (SIMPLE) Research Group is jointly headed by Dr. Muhammad Majid. The group is actively involved in teaching and research in the field of signal, image, multimedia processing and machine learning. Research interests of the group are

  • Multimedia Communication and Signal Processing
    • Image and Video Coding
    • Multimedia Content Analysis
    • Multimedia Quality Assessment
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
    • Brain Computer Interface
    • Physiological Signal Processing
    • Medical Imaging
  • Machine Learning
    • Deep Learning
    • Emotion Classification
    • Health Recommendation Systems
    • Human Behavior Modeling
    • Regression Models for Quality Measures