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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 00923005103916
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. 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

Software Defined Networks

Network Function Virtualisation

Information Centric Networks

Routing Protocols Optimisation

Cloud Systems - Compute & Networks

Machine Learning in Systems and Networks

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS [Journals]

  1. Cost-Based Energy Efficient Scheduling Technique for Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling System in Cloud Computing, Sustainable Energy Technologies And Assessments, Accepted: March 2021) (IF: 3.456)
  2. An IoT based network for smart urbanization (Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, April 2021) (IF: 1.819)
  3. Designing of Simulation tool for the performance analysis of Hybrid Data Center Networks (DCNs) (Complexity, April 2021) (IF: 2.591)
  4. GBLS (Genetic Based Leader Selection) Method for Efficient Task Execution in Datacenter (Jokull Journal, 2021 (71); issue 4) (IF: 0.533)
  5. Hybrid Ant Genetic Algorithm for Efficient Task Scheduling in Cloud Datacenters (Computers and Electrical Engineering, Accepted: February 2021) (IF: 2.663)
  6. 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)
  7. IMOC: Optimization Technique for Drone-Assisted VANET (DAV) Based on Moth Flame Optimization (Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, November 2020) (IF: 1.819)
  8. An Approach for Evaluating & Ranking Ontologies with Applications in Biomedical Domain (Technical Journal, UET Taxila, July 2020) [HEC Recognized: Y Category]
  9. 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)
  10. Traffic Load Balancing Using Software Defined Networking (SDN) Controller as Virtualized Network Function, (IEEE Access, April 2019) (IF: 3.557)
  11. Parental Prioritization Based Task Scheduling in Heterogeneous Systems, (Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, January 2019) (IF: 1.092)
  12. E-Assessment and Computer-Aided Prediction Methodology for Student Admission Test Score, (EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, July 2017) (IF: 0.903)
  13. A novel image retrieval based on visual words integration of SIFT and SURF, (PLoS ONE 11(6), June 2016) (IF: 3.057)
  14. 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)
  15. 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)
  16. 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)
  17. Network-Congestion Based Traffic Investigation for Estimating QoS in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks using Diverse Routing Protocols (JBASR, Vol. 4, No. 9, Sept. 2014)
  18. An Autonomous, Self-directed, Ant-optimized Adaptive Learning-based Intelligent Network Architecture (ASAALI). (JBASR, Vol. 3. No. 9, Sept. 2013)
  19. 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. 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
  2. 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.
  3. Network function virtualization: Challenges and prospects for modernization, International Conference on Engineering and Emerging Technologies (ICEET), Superior University, Lahore, PK, 2018
  4. Performance Analysis of VoIP over Wireless LAN USING RSVP, ICIIT, October 2010, Pakistan
  5. Implementing an NMS Based Integrable Environment in Multi-domain Networks, ICIIT, October 2010, Pakistan
  6. 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

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