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Name Dr. Zeshan Iqbal
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Computer Science (Taxila)
Highest Qualification Ph.D. Computer Engg. UET Taxila
Specialization Computer Networks
Phone No 0092519047850
Cell No 00923215163916
Fax No 0092519047420
Email [email protected]

PhD Computer Engg, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan, 2014

  • Thesis Topic: AN AUTONOMOUS AND SELF-DIRECTED NETWORK MANAGEMENT PLATFORM USING PREDICTIVE NETWORK TECHNIQUES

MS Computer Engg, Center for Advance Studies in Engineering, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2006

  • Area of Specialization: COMPUTER NETWORKS

M.Sc. (Computer Science)  University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 2001

Current Supervision

Supervising 04 PhD Students and 04 MS Students

PhD Students

  1. Rehan Tariq (Completed 2021)
  2. Samira Kanwal (Completed 2022)
  • In progress
  1. Ali Raza
  2. Rehan Khan
  3. Muhammad Shahzad Arif
  4. Zahid Iqbal

MS Students

Sr. No.

Student name

Title

Completion year

Institution

Role

1

Faisal M. Cheema

Evaluation of Header vs. Payload based Network Anomaly Detectors

2009

UET Taxila

Supervisor

2

Munaza Razzaq

Performance Analysis of VoIP over Wireless LAN USING RSVP

2010

UET Taxila

Supervisor

3

Jawad Ahsan Tanvir

Implementing an NMS Based Integrable Environment in Multi-domain Networks

2010

UET Taxila

Supervisor

4

Ghulam Abbas Hussain

Optimization of link reliability in VANET using Evolutionary Algorithms

2017

UET Taxila

Supervisor

5

Momina Masood

Traffic congestion detection in flexible hybrid architectures of Data Center Networks

2018

UET Taxila

Supervisor

6

Muhammad Shahzad Arif

QOS-aware task scheduling in heterogenous cloud computing environment

2018

UET Taxila

Supervisor

7

Sikandar Ejaz

Traffic load management using SDN controller as virtualized network function

2018

UET Taxila

Supervisor

8

Muhammad Shahzaib Baig

Use of evolutionary algorithm to optimize road traffic flow

2020

Bahria University, Islamabad

Supervisor

9

Sohaib Ajmal

Energy Efficient Algorithm in Heterogenous Cloud Computing Environment

2020

UET Taxila

Supervisor

10

Muhammad Basit Umair

Traffic Classification using Machine Learning in Software Defined Networks.

2020

UET Taxila

Supervisor

11

Syed Saqlain Hassan

An image Encryption scheme for secure communication over public network

2021

UET Taxila

Supervisor

12

Qadeer Yasin

Link Failure Recovery in SDN using Reliability value of Primary Path

2021

UET Taxila

Supervisor

13

Asiya Ashraf

Scalable Offloading using Machine Learning Methods for Distributed Multi-Controller Architecture of SDN Networks

2022

UET Taxila

Supervisor

14

Muhammad Adeel Abbas

Bidding Strategy for Double Auction in Cloud Computing Based on Artificial Intelligence

2022

UET TAXILA

Supervisor

15

Shahid Salim

Emotion classification through product consumer reviews

2022

UET TAXILA

Supervisor

16

Hamza Safwan

DDOS Attack and Mitigation in SDN Environment using Machine Learning and Statistical Techniques

2022

UET TAXILA

Supervisor

17

Arqam Awais

Performance optimization of large IoT Systems using NFV

2022

UET TAXILA

Supervisor

18

Syed Shahzad Hassan

Classification of Social Media Sentiments using Machine Learning

2022

UET TAXILA

Supervisor

Inprogress

  1. Muhammad Zahid
  2. Syed Shahzad Hassan

Software Defined Networks

Network Function Virtualisation

Information Centric Networks

Routing Protocols Optimisation

Cloud Virtualization - Compute & Networks

Machine Learning in Systems and Networks

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS [Journals]

  1. Double Auction used Artificial Neural Network in Cloud Computing, (International Journal of Innovations in Science & Technology, Vol. 4 No. 5, 2022) [HEC Recognized: Y Category]
  2. Investigating the efficiency of deep learning based security system in a real-time environment using YOLOv5, (Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Vol 53, Part B, October 2022) (IF: 3.456) (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2022.102603)
  3. A Network Intrusion Detection System Using Hybrid Multilayer Deep Learning Model, (Big Data, June 2022) (IF: 2.128) (https://doi.org/10.1089/big.2021.0268)
  4. An ANN based bidding strategy for resource allocation in cloud computing using IoT double auction algorithm (Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Volume 52, Part D, June 2022) (IF: 3.456) (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2022.102358)
  5. Henon chaotic map based image encryption scheme using bit-level circular shift (Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, vol. 100, no. 6, 31st March 2022) (http://www.jatit.org/volumes/Vol100No6/31Vol100No6.pdf)
  6. Reliable Multipath Flow for Link Failure Recovery in 5G Networks Using SDN Paradigm (Journal of Information Technology and Control, Vol. 51 No. 1, 2022, March 2022) (IF: 1.228) (https://doi.org/10.5755/j01.itc.51.1.29408)
  7. Classification of COVID-19 and Influenza Patients Using Deep Learning. (Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging, vol. 2022, Article ID 8549707, 11 pages, 2022) (IF:3.161) (https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/8549707)
  8. IoT Devices, User Authentication, and Data Management in a Secure, Validated Manner through the Blockchain System Optimization (Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, February 2022) (IF: 1.819) (https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/8570064)
  9. Scalable offloading using machine learning methods for distributed multi-controller architecture of SDN networks. (Journal of Supercomputing, Jan 2022) (IF: 2.474). (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11227-022-04313-w)
  10. An Efficient Internet Traffic Classification System Using Deep Learning for IoT, (Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.71, No.1, 2022, pp.407-422, November 2021) (IF: 3.772) (https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2022.020727)
  11. Emotion Classification through Product Consumer Reviews, (PakJET, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 35-40, Dec. 2021) [HEC Recognized: Y Category]
  12. A Deep Learning Based Method for Network Application Classification in Software-Defined IoT (International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol. 30, No. 03, pp. 463-477 (2022)) (IF: 1.518) (https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218488522400165)
  13. Hybrid Ant Genetic Algorithm for Efficient Task Scheduling in Cloud Datacenters (Computers and Electrical Engineering, Volume 95, October 2021, 107419) (IF: 3.818) (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2021.107419)
  14. Multiphase Fault Tolerance Genetic Algorithm for VM and Task Scheduling in Datacenter, (Information Processing and Management, Vol 58, Issue 5, September 2021) (IF: 6.222) (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2021.102676)
  15. Head Node Selection Algorithm in Cloud Computing Datacenter (Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol 2021, 12 Pages, July 2021) (IF: 1.305) (https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/3418483)
  16. An UAV assisted VANET Architecture for Intelligent Transportation System in Smart Cities (International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 10th June 2021) (IF: 1.614) (https://doi.org/10.1177/15501477211031750)
  17. Cost-Based Energy Efficient Scheduling Technique for Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling System in Cloud Computing (Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, June 2021) (IF: 3.456) (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101210)
  18. An Optimized and Efficient Routing Protocol Application for IoV (Mathematical Problems in Engineering: May 2021) (IF: 1.305) (https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9977252)
  19. Designing of a Simulation Tool for the Performance Analysis of Hybrid Data Center Networks (DCNs), (Complexity, vol. 2021, Article ID 5520324, 13 pages, April 2021) (IF: 2.591) (https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5520324)
  20. A Genetic Based Leader Election Algorithm for IoT Cloud Data Processing, (Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 68, no.2, pp. 2469–2486, April 2021) (IF: 4.89) (https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2021.014709)
  21. Genetic Based Leader Selection (GBLS) Algorithm in Cloud Datacenter for Efficient Task Execution (Jokull, Vol 71, No. 4, April 2021) (IF: 0.533)
  22. An IoT based network for smart urbanization (Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, April 2021) (IF: 1.819) (https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5584667)
  23. IMOC: Optimization Technique for Drone-Assisted VANET (DAV) Based on Moth Flame Optimization (Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, November 2020) (IF: 1.819) (https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8860646)
  24. An Approach for Evaluating & Ranking Ontologies with Applications in Biomedical Domain (Technical Journal, UET Taxila, July 2020) [HEC Recognized: Y Category]
  25. Offline signature verification system: a novel technique of fusion of GLCM and geometric features using SVM, (Multimedia Tools and Applications, April 2020) (IF: 2.101) (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-020-08851-4)
  26. Traffic Load Balancing Using Software Defined Networking (SDN) Controller as Virtualized Network Function, (IEEE Access, April 2019) (IF: 3.557) (https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2909356)
  27. Parental Prioritization Based Task Scheduling in Heterogeneous Systems, (Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, January 2019) (IF: 1.092) (https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-018-03698-2)
  28. E-Assessment and Computer-Aided Prediction Methodology for Student Admission Test Score, (EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, July 2017) (Scopus Index, IF: 0.903) (https://doi.org/10.12973/eurasia.2017.00939a)
  29. A novel image retrieval based on visual words integration of SIFT and SURF, (PLoS ONE 11(6), June 2016)
    (IF: 3.057) (https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157428)
  30. A Cloud based GIS Application framework to Analyze Road Accidents using windows azure (International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security (IJCSIS), 14 (1), pg 38, 2016)
  31. Content-Based Image Retrieval Based on Late Fusion of Binary and Local Descriptors (International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security (IJCSIS), 14 (11), Nov 2016)
  32. A Novel Approach for Optimal Rule Creation and Classification in Autonomous, Self-directed, Ant-optimized Adaptive Learning-based Intelligent Network Architecture (Global Journal on Technology 2015 (8), 159-166, 2015)
  33. Network-Congestion Based Traffic Investigation for Estimating QoS in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks using Diverse Routing Protocols (JBASR, Vol. 4, No. 9, Sept. 2014)
  34. An Autonomous, Self-directed, Ant-optimized Adaptive Learning-based Intelligent Network Architecture (ASAALI). (JBASR, Vol. 3. No. 9, Sept. 2013)
  35. Implementation of VANET-based Warning Generation System using Cellular Networks, GPS, and Passive RFID Tags (Smart Computing Review 2 (6), 2012) [https://doi.org/10.6029/smartcr.2012.06.002]

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS [Conferences]

  1. Machine Learning based Intrusion Detection System in SDN Environment, 3rd International Conference on Computational Science & Technologies, INCCST, MUET, Jamshoro, 17-19, Feb 2022.
  2. Flexible Genetic Algorithm Operators for Task Scheduling in Cloud Datacenters, 14th International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies, ICOSST, KICS, Lahore, PK, Dec-2020
  3. Network Application Classification Using Deep Learning Algorithm in Software Defined Networks, 3rd Pak-Turk International Conference on Emerging Technologies in the field of Sciences and Engineering, 9-10, June, 2020 GIKI, PK.
  4. Network function virtualization: Challenges and prospects for modernization, International Conference on Engineering and Emerging Technologies (ICEET), Superior University, Lahore, PK, 2018
  5. Performance Analysis of VoIP over Wireless LAN USING RSVP, ICIIT, October 2010, Pakistan
  6. Implementing an NMS Based Integrable Environment in Multi-domain Networks, ICIIT, October 2010, Pakistan
  7. Comparative Evaluation of Header vs. Payload based Network Anomaly Detector, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2009 Vol-1, WCE 2009, July 1 - 3, 2009, London, U.K

Establishment of Huawei Lab at Computer Science Department

Establishement of Local Cloud at Computer Sceince Department

  1. Focal Person, Huawei Lab, Department of Computer Science
  2. Director, Post-Graduate Studies, Department of Computer Science
  3. Administrator, Official UET Taxila- Department of Computer Science Facebook page
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, TAXILA, PAKISTAN - At Present
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT, COMSATS INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ATTOCK, PAKISTAN, NOV. 2010 – APRIL 2015
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTUNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, TAXILA, PAKISTAN, NOV. 2006 - OCT. 2010
  • SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR, NETWORK ADMINISTRATION AND RESEARCH CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, TAXILA, PAKISTAN, JUNE 2003 -OCT 2006
  • NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, BARANI INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN, OCT. 2001 - MAY 2003
  • Technical Reviewer, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (MJCS)
  • Technical Reviewer, Network Protocols and Algorithm Journal (NPA)
  • Technical Reviewer, FIT Islamabad
  • Member, Internet Society (ISOC) [Member ID: 62697]
  • Member, ACM [Membership No.: 6397023]
  • Member, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA [Member # 90932735]
  • Member, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK [Membership # 70729597]
  • Member, Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), USA
  • Member, International Association of Computer Science & Information Technology (IACSIT), Singapore

Current Courses:

  • Distributed Computing (UG Level)
  • Cloud Computing (PG Level)
  • Advance Distributed System (PG Level)

Previously Taught:

  • Grid and Cloud Computing
  • Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Network Management and Virtualization
  • Network Performance Evaluation
  • Advance Networking
  • Topics in Computer Networking
  • Distributed Computing
  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Data Communications
  • Telecom Network Design
  • Management Information System
  • Advance Database Management System
  • Database Management System
  • Wireless Networks

Assistant Professor

Huawei ICT Global Academy Award 2018

Huawei ICT Academy Award - Middle East 2020

Optimization of Link Reliability in VANET using evolutionary algorithms

(Student Name: Ghulam Abbas)

  • 15-days TTT workshop on Huawei HNCA(R&S) at HEC Islamabad, Pakistan

July 2017

  • 5-days training workshop on Huawei Fusion Cloud at HEC Islamabad, Pakistan.

May 2017

  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote - 2013 (Certified)

June 2016

  • 5 Days Training Workshop on MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist)

June 2016

  • Test of Professional Knowledge for ELT (TPK™) – ELTeach (Certified)

Dec 2014

  • 5-day workshop on “Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Teachers”

July 2011

  • Workshop on “Network Security and Penetration Testing”

May 2011

  • Training on Allied Telesyn Core Switch and Triple Play Solution

Aug 2005

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (Certified)

Dec 2004

PhD Students

  1. Samira Kanwal (Completed 2021)
  2. Rehan Tariq (Completed 2021)
  3. Ali Raza
  4. Tehseen Nawaz
  5. Rehan Khan

MS Students

  1. Munaza Razzaq (Completed 2010)
  2. Jawad Ahsan Tanvir (Completed 2010)
  3. M. Rizwan Ismail (Completed 2010)
  4. Ghulam Abbas (Completed 2016)
  5. Momina Masood (Completed 2017)
  6. Sikandar Ejaz (Completed 2019)
  7. Muhammad Shehzad (Completed 2019)
  8. Muhammad Sohaib Ajmal (Completed 2021)
  9. Umair Basit (Completed 2020)
  10. Saqlain Hassan (Completed 2021)
  11. Asiya Ashraf
  12. Muhammad Adeel Abbas
  13. Qadeer Yasin

SDN Group