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Name Dr. Naveed Khan Baloch
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Computer Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD Computer Engineering, UET, Taxila
Specialization Digital Design, Embedded Systems
Phone No +92-51-9047586
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Email [email protected]
  • PhD Computer Enginnering, 2020               University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila Pakistan
  • MSc Computer Engineering, 2010               University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.
  • BSc in Computer Engineering, 2007           University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.

Fault Tolerant Network on Chip Design

Optimized architectures for Digital Systems Design

Natural Language Processing

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Embedded Systems and Internet of Things

Embedded System and Internet of Things

Fault Tolerant Architectures

Digital System Design

on-Chip Communication Architectures for Many Cores System on Chip

Natural Language Processing, 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Journal Publications

  1. Waqar Amin, Fawad Hussain, Sheraz Anjum, Sharoon Saleem, Naveed Khan Baloch, Yousaf Bin Zikria, Heejung Yu," Efficient Application Mapping Approach based on Grey Wolf Optimization for Network-on-Chip. Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 2023. [IF:8.7]

  2. Muhammad Muzamal Shahzad, Zubair Saeed, Asima Akhter, Hammad Munawar, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Naveed Khan Baloch, Fawad Hussain, " A Review of A Swarm Robotics in a Nutshell." Drones 2023, 7(4), 269 [IF: 5.532]

  3. Meesha Urooj Khan, Sana Samer, Mohammed Dahman Alsheri, Naveed Khan Baloch, Hareem Khan, Fawad Hussain, Sung Won Kim, Yousaf Bin Zikria," Artificial Neural Network-based Cardiovascular Disease prediction using spectral features." Computers and ElectricalEngineering, Vol 101, 108094. 2022. [IF: 4.152]

  4. Farrukh Mehmood, Naveed Khan Baloch, Fawad Hussain, Waqar Amin, M. Shamim Hossain, Yousaf Bin Zikria, and Heejung Yu, "An Efficient and Cost-Effective Application Mapping for Network-on-Chip Using Andean Condor Algorithm." Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 2022. [IF:8.7]

  5. M. J. Mohiz, N. K. Baloch, F. Hussain, S. Saleem, Y. B. Zikria and H. Yu, “Application mapping using cuckoo search optimization with levy flight for NOC based system”, IEEE Access, vol. 0, pp. 0-0, October 2021. [IF=3.745]

  6. S. Sikandar, N. K. Baloch, F. Hussain, W. Amin, Y. B. Zikria and H. Yu, "An optimized nature-inspired metaheuristic algorithm for application mapping in 2d-Noc", MDPI Sensors, vol. 21 (15), pp. 1-21, 2021, July 2021. [IF=3.275]

  7. Ayaz Hussain, Muhammad Irfan, Naveed Khan Baloch, Tariq Ali *, Umar Draz *, Adam Glowacz *, Larisa Dunai, Jose Antonino-Daviu, “Savior: A Reliable Fault Resilient Router Architecture for Network-on-Chip”, MDPI Electronics, vol. 11(9), pp. 1783, October 2020, [IF=2.412]

  8. M. Farooq, F. Hussain, N.K. Baloch, F.R. Raja, H. Yu, and Y. B. Zikria "Impact of Feature Selection Algorithm on Speech Emotion Recognition Using Deep Convolutional Neural Network", MDPI Sensors, vol. 20 (21), pp. 1-18, October 2020. [IF=3.275]

  9. M. Rashid, N.K. Baloch, M. A. Shafique, F. Hussain, S. Saleem, Y. B. Zikria, and H. Yu, "Fault-Tolerant Network-On-Chip Router Architecture Design for Heterogeneous Computing Systems in the Context of Internet of Things", MDPI Sensors, vol. 20 (18), pp. 1-20, September 2020. [IF=3.275]

  10. S. Akhtar, F. Hussain, F.R. Raja, M. Ehatisham-ul-haq, N. K. Baloch, and Y. B. Zikria, “Improving Mispronunciation Detection of Arabic Words for Non-Native Learners Using Deep Convolutional Neural Network Features,” MDPI Electronics, vol. 9(6), pp. 1-17, June 2020. [IF=2.412]

  11. A. Pervaiz, F. Hussain, H. Israr, MA Tahir, FR Raja, NK Baloch, F. Ishmanov and Y. B. Zikria, "Incorporating Noise Robustness in Speech Command Recognition by Noise Augmentation of Training Data", MDPI Sensors, vol. 20 (8), pp. 1-19, April 2020. [IF =3.27]

  12. Amin, Waqar, Fawad Hussain, Sheraz Anjum, Sarzamin Khan, Naveed Khan Baloch, Zulqar Nain, and Sung Won Kim. "Performance Evaluation of Application Mapping Approaches for Network-on-Chip Designs." IEEE Access 8 (2020): 63607-63631. [IF = 4]

  13. M. A. Shafique, N. K. Baloch, M. I. Baig, F. Hussain, Y. B. Zikria, and S. W. Kim, “NoCGuard: The reliable network-on-chip router architecture,” MDPI Electronics, vol. 9(2), pp. 1-22, February 2020. [IF = 2.41]

  14. M. Ibrahim, N. K. Baloch, S. Anjum, Y. B. Zikria, and S. W. Kim, “An energy efficient and low overhead fault mitigation technique for internet of thing edge devices reliable on- chip communication”, Wiley Software: Practice and Experience, Early Access. [IF=1.78]

  15. Baloch, N.K., Baig, M.I. and Daneshtalab, M., 2019. Defender: A low overhead and efficient fault-tolerant mechanism for reliable on-chip router. IEEE Access, 7, pp.142843-142854. Aug 2019. [IF = 4.098]

  16. BALOCH, Naveed Khan; HUSSAIN, Ayaz; IRAM BAIG, Muhammad. Protector: A Permanent Fault Resilient Router Architecture for Network on Chip. Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, [S.l.], v. 39, n. 4, p. 686-704, oct. 2020.

  17. Naveed Khan Baloch, Ayaz Hussain, Ayesha, Iram Baig, “Algorithm for Hardware Trojan Avoidance in Network-on-Chip”,BUJICT Vol 10 (2017) Issue II

  18. F. Habib, N. K. Baloch, A. Hussain, H. Jamal “Adaptive Error Control Mechanism for Near Threshold Computing based on Network-on-Chip”, Technical Journal, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan Vol. 22 No. 3-2017

  19. Abo Bakar, Naveed Khan Baloch, Jawad Ali Khan, Muhammad Iram Baig, “High Performance and Connection-retaining Fault-Tolerant Routing Algorithm for NoC- based Many-Core Systems” BUJICT Vol 8(December 2015) Issue 2

  20. Waqar Amin, Naveed Khan Baloch, Jawad Ali Khan, Muhammad Iram Baig, “Fault Aware Dual-Layer Adaptive Error Control Technique for NOC” Smart Computing Review, (Vol 5, No. 6) December 2015

  21. Kamran Javed, Naveed Khan Baloch, Fawad Hussain, Iram Baig, “Design and FPGA Implementation of compositional micro programmed FIR Filter” New Horizons, IEEEP (Vol # 81, 82) 2014

  22. Usman Hayat, Naveed Khan Baloch, Fawad Hussain, Asim Malik, “Improved Dynamic Frame size with grouping slotted aloha” New Horizons, IEEEP (Vol# 81,82) 2014

  23. Naveed Khan Baloch, Muhammad Haroon Yousaf, Waqar Ahmad, M. Iram Baig, Algorithm for Efficient Attendance Management: Face Recognition based approach, International Journal of Computer Science Issues (IJCSI), (2012),

Peer-Reviewed Conference/Symposium Publications

  1. Khan, Misha Urooj, Hareem Khan, Muhammad Muneeb, Zeeshan Abbasi, Usman Babar Abbasi, and Naveed Khan Baloch. "Supervised Machine Learning based Fast Hand Gesture Recognition and Classification Using Electromyography (EMG) Signals." In International Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematics (ICAEM), pp. 81- 86. IEEE, 2021.

  2. Ahmad, W., Baloch, N.K., Hussain, F., Khan, M.A. and Martina, M. 3D-HEVC Neighboring Block Based Disparity Vector (NBDV) Derivation Architecture: Complexity and Implementation Analysis. In International Conference on Applications in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment and Society (pp. 549-558). Springer, Cham. Sept. 2019

  1. Naveed Khan Baloch, Waqar Ahmed, Ayaz Hussain, Waqar Ahmad, M. Iram Baig, “Multi-bit Error Correction Technique for NTC based Network on Chip “(IC4E’2017) Dubai (UAE) Dec. 21-22, 2017

  2. Jawwad Latif, Naveed Khan Baloch, Sadia Azam, Hassan Nazeer Chaudhry,“Design Trade off and Performance Analysis of Router Architectures in Network-on-Chip” The 10th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC 2015)

  3. Nousheen Munir, Javeria Khan, Qurat-ul-ain, Naveed Khan Baloch, “Fingerprint verification over the network and its application in attendance management”, 2011 International Conference on Electronics and Information Engineering (ICEIE 2011)

1- Intelligent Interviewer

2- Smart Door Bell

3- Efficient Router Design for Network on Chip

2- Remote Patient Monitoring System 

3- Human Pose classification for NIHSS

4- Radiology Report Summarization

5- Multiplayer Strategy Game Development in Unity 3D

6- Efficient Hybrid Adder Design for DSP Systems

7- RISC Processor Design Datapath and Control Unit

8- Smart Mirror 

9- Smart Cart 

10- Children Tracking Scheme in Schools

Focal Person Open house and Job Fair Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila (2011, 2012)

Advisor BSc. 3rd Year Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila (2016- onwards)

Director DS Lab Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila (2011 to 2015)

Member, Pakistan Engineering Council (2007- onwards)

Ex-Incharge Store Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila (2012, 2014)

Incharge Trips and tour affairs Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila (2010- onwards)

Member Purchase committee Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila (2012- 2014)

Member, Departmental Committee for the Implementation of OBE Model

External Examiner, Software Engineering Department Fatima Jinnah Women University (2013- )

Advisor Taxalian Robotics and Automation Club (TRAC) UET Taxila (2015 - onwards)

Member Program Team SAR Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila (2013- 2015)


1- RFID based Attendance Systems for classrooms 

2- Fingerprint based access control system

3- Smart Mirror 

4- PiWall 2x2 using RaspberryPi

5- Smart Home 

6- LED based Video streaming system

7- E-Health for Clinical Care

8- Netwok on Chip router design in Verilog HDL

9- RISC processor design in Verilog HDL

10- RFID based theft control system for Smart Library


Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila      Dec/12 – to date

Lecturer, Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila                          Mar/09 – Dec /12

Senior Engineer, 3H Systems, Canada                                                        Sep/08 – to Mar/09

Design Engineer, ID Technologies Canada                                                 Jan/08 – to May/08

Lab Engineer, Computer Engineering Department UET Taxila                 Oct/07 – to Dec/08

  • Member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • Member of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)
  • Member of Journal of Independent Studies and Research (JISR)
  • Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG)

Postgraduate Courses

  • Advance Digital Design 
  • Advance Computer Architecture
  • RISC & DSP Processor Design
  • Advance Topics in Computer Engineering
  • Embedded System Design

Graduate Courses

  • Digital Logic Design
  • Computer Organization
  • Microprocessor System Design
  • Embedded System Design
  • Microcomputer System Design
  • Computer Architecture
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Computer Programming