Dr. Abdul Majid
Principal Scientist (Associate Professor)
Department of Computer and Information Sciences,
Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS)

 

Office Address

 

 Address

Room # 213, B-Block, PIEAS,
P. O. Box 45650 Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Telephone

+92-51-2207380-4  Ext : 3108, Fax: +92-51-2208070, Cell: 0336-5270716

 E-mail

abdulmajiid@pieas.edu.pk; abdulmajiid@gmail.com

Academic Qualifications

 

2008-2010:

Post-Doc Pattern Recognition, Gwangju Institute Science & Technology (GIST), South Korea

2003-2006:

PhD Computer Systems Engineering, GIK Institute, Topi, KPK, Pakistan

2001-2002:

MS Computer Systems Engineering, GIK Institute, Topi, KPK, Pakistan

1992-1993:

Special Technical Course of Laser & Optics, PIEAS, Islamabad, Pakistan

1990-1992:

MSc Electronics Degree, QAU, Islamabad, Pakistan

1986-1990:

BSc Degree with Math A & B, Physics, Punjab University, Pakistan

1983-1986:

FSc Pre-engineering, Sargodha Board, Pakistan

 

Awards & Scholarships

 

 

·        Best Researcher Award in Computer Science & I.T,  PAS-COMSTECH Prize 2014, Dec. 2014, by Pakistan Academy of Science

·        Best MS Thesis Project Supervised in DPAM, PIEAS in 2014

·        HEC Outstanding Research Awards 2010-2011, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, 2013

·        Research Productivity Award (RPA) 2012, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Islamabad, 2013

·        Best Paper Awards, 8th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET2012), Islamabad, 2012

·        Research Productivity Award (RPA) 2011, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Islamabad

·        Best Engineering University Ranking Award, Higher Education Commission, 2012

·        HEC Approved PhD Supervisor, 2010

·        Pos-Doc Award, Brain Korea Program, GIST, South Korea, 2008-10

·        Indigenous MS leading to PhD scholarship, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, 2001

·        Civil Award Tamgha-e-Baqa, 1998

·         Fellowship Award, from PAEC, 1992

Research Interest

 

 

 

Bioinformatics, Pattern Recognition/Classification, Machine Learning, Computational Intelligence, Computational Materials, Computer Vision and Image Processing

Research Publications

 

 

A. International Journals

 

 1

N.  Kausar and A. Majid, “Random Forest based scheme using feature and decision levels information for multi-focus image fusion, Springer”, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Jan. 2015,  (IF= 0.742), DOI: 10.1007/s10044-015-0448-4

 2

Safdar Ali and A. Majid, “Can-Evo-Ens: Classifier stacking based evolutionary ensemble system for prediction of human breast cancer using amino acid sequences”, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2015.01.004, Jan. 2015,   (IF= 2.482).

 3

A. Majid, S.B. Ahsan, and Naeem-ul H. Tariq, “Modeling the glass-forming ability of bulk metallic glasses using Computational intelligence Techniques”, Applied Soft Computing, (ISSN: 1568-4946), vol.28, pp 569-578 March 2015, (IF= 2.67).

 4

A. Majid, Safadr Ali, “HBC-Evo: Predicting human breast cancer by exploiting amino acid sequence based feature spaces and evolutionary ensemble”, Amino acids (ISSN: 0939-4451), vol. 47(1), pp. 217-221, Springer Wien, Nov. 2015, (IF= 3.914). DOI: 10.1007/s00726-014-1871-3

 5

Safdar Ali, A. Majid, and A. Khan, "IDM-PhyChm-Ens: Intelligent decision making ensemble methodology for classification of human breast cancer using physicochemical properties of amino acids ", Amino acids (ISSN: 0939-4451), vol. 46(4), pp. 977-993, 2014 (IF= 3.914)

 6

N.  Kausar and A. Majid, and M. Sattar “A Novel Ensemble Scheme for Multi-focus Image Fusion using Support Vector Machine”, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, (ISSN:0020-7160), Taylor & Francis, vol.91(9),  pp. 2072-2090, March 2014, (IF=0.742)

 7

A. Majid, Safadr Ali, M. Iqbal, and N. Kausar, "Prediction of human breast and colon cancers from imbalanced data using nearest neighbor and support vector machines”, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, ISSN:0169-2607, vol.113(3), pp. 792-808, March  2014, (IF=1.555).

 8

M.T. Mahmood, A. Majid, Jongwoo han, Y.-kyu choi, "Blind Image Deconvolution through Evolutionary Approach", Information-Tokyo (ISSN: 1343-4500), vol.16, No.9(B), pp.7137-7144, Sep. 2013, (IF=0.358).

 9

M. Tahir, A. Khan, A. Majid, and A. Lumini, "Subcellular Localization Using Fluorescence Imagery: Utilizing Ensemble Classification with Diverse Feature Extraction Strategies and Data Balancing", Applied soft computing (ISSN: 1568-4946), vol. 13(11), PP. 4231-4243, Nov. 2013, (IF=2.14).

 10

M.T. Mahmood, A. Majid, Tae-Sun Choi, "Image Focus Volume Enhancement in Shape from Focus Systems", Imaging Science Journal, Maney Publishing, online DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743131X12Y.0000000044, 2013, pp. 23-31, (IF=0.506).

 11

M. T. Mahmood, A. Majid, S.-H. Jeong, J. W. Han, Y.-K. Choi, "Genetic Programming based Blind Image Deconvolution for Surveillance Systems," Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 26 (3), pp. 1115-1123, 2013, (IF=1.598).

 12

M. Tahir, A. Khan, and A. Majid, "Protein Subcellular Localization of Fluorescence Imagery using Spatial and Transform domain Features," Bioinformatics, Oxford, vol. 28 (1), pp. 91-97, 2011, (IF=5.568)

 13

A. Khan, A. Majid, and M. Hayat, "CE-PLoc: an ensemble classifier for predicting protein subcellular locations by fusing different modes of pseudo amino acid composition", Computational Biology and Chemistry, (ISSN: 1476-9271), vol. 35(4), pp. 218-229, August 2011 (IF=1.837).

 14

A. Majid, C.-Hwan Lee, M.T. Mahmood, and T. -S. Choi, "Impulse Noise Filtering based on Noise-free pixels Using Genetic Programming", journal, Knowledge and Information Systems (ISSN: 0219-1377), Springer-Verlag London, vol. 32 (3), pp. 505-526, 2012, (IF=2.21)

 15

A. Majid, Asifullah Khan, and Tae-Sun Choi, "Predicting lattice constant of complex cubic perovskites using computational intelligent approaches", Computational Materials Science, Elsevier Science, (ISSN: 0927-0256), vol. 50, (6), pp. 1879-1888, April, 2011 (IF=1.552 ).

 16

M.T. Mahmood, A. Majid, and T.- S.  Choi ,"Optimal depth estimation by combining focus measures using genetic programming", Information Sciences (ISSN=0020-0255), Elsevier Science, vol. 181 (7), pp. 1249-1263, April 2011, (IF=2.833).

 17

A. Majid, A. Khan, S.G. Javed, and Anwar M. Majid "Lattice Constant Prediction of Cubic and Monoclinic Perovskites using Neural Networks and Support Vector Regression", Computational Materials Science, Elsevier Science, (ISSN: 0927-0256), vol. 50(2), pp. 363-372, Dec. 2010. (IF=1.552).

 18

A. Majid, Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, and Tae-Sun Choi "Optimal Composite Depth Function for 3D Shape Recovery of Microscopic Objects", Microscopy Research and Technique, ISSN:1059-910X, vol. 73, pp. 657-661, June 2010. (IF= 1.853).

 19

A. Khan, A. Majid, and Tae-Sun Choi, "Predicting protein subcellular location: exploiting amino acid based sequence of feature spaces and fusion of diverse classifiers", Amino acids (ISSN: 0939-4451), Springer Wien, vol. 38(1), pp. 347-350, Jan. 2010, (IF= 3.877).

 20

A. Khan, S. F. Tahir, A. Majid, and Tae-Sun Choi, "Machine Learning based Adaptive Watermark Decoding in View of an Anticipated Attack", Pattern Recognition, Elsevier Science, ISSN: 0031-3203, vol. 41 (8), pp. 2594-2610, 2008, (IF= 2.954)

 21

S.G. Javed, A. Khan, A. Majid, Anwar M. Majid, and J.Bashir, "Lattice Constant Prediction of orthorhombic ABO3 Perovskites using Support Vector Machines", Computational Materials Science, Elsevier Science, (ISSN: 0927-0256), vol. 39, (3), pp. 627-634, May 2007, (IF= 1.552)

 22

A. Majid and T-S Choi, "A new ensemble scheme for predicting human proteins subcellular locations", International Journal of Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (IJSIP), ISSN: 2005-4254, vol. 3 (2), pp. 1-8, June 2010.

 23

A. Majid, Muhammad Farooq and T-S Choi, "Lattice Constant Prediction of A2BB'O6 Type double Perovskites", journal of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743, Springer Berlin/ Heidelberg, vol. 5593, pp. 82-92, June 2009.

 24

Wook-Jin Choi, A. Majid, and T-S Choi, "Computerized Detection of Pulmonary Nodule based on Two-Dimensional PCA", Journal of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/ Heidelberg, ISSN: 0302-9743, vol. 5593, pp. 693-702, June 2009.

 25

A. Majid, Yeon Soo Lee," Correlating lattice constant of cubic perovskites to atomic parameters using support vector regression", International journal of Advances in Information Sciences and Service Sciences (ISSN:1976-3700), vol. 2, No. 3, pp.118-127, Sep. 2010.

 26

I. Usman, A.Khan, R.Chamlawi, and A. Majid, "Image Authenticity and Perceptual Optimization via Genetic Algorithm and a Dependence Neighborhood", International journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences ((IJAMCS)), ISSN:1305-5313, vol. 4 (1), pp. 615-620, 2007.

 27

A. Majid, A. Khan and Anwar M. Mirza, "Combining Support Vector Machines Using Genetic Programming," International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems, (ISSN: 1448-5869), vol. 3(2), pp. 109-125, 2006.

 28

A.Khan, Anwar M. Mirza and A. Majid, "Intelligent Perceptual Shaping of a Digital Watermark: Exploiting Characteristics of Human Visual System," International Journal of Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems (ISSN:1327-2314), vol. 10(3), pp. 213-223, 2006.

 29

S. F. Tahir, A. Khan, A. Majid, and Anwar M.Mirza, "Intelligent Decoding of a Watermark in View of an Anticipated Attack", Transactions on Engineering, Computing And Technology, ISSN: 1305-5313, vol. 15, pp. 175-180, 2006.

 30

S. F. Tahir, A. Khan, A. Majid, and Anwar M.Mirza, "Support Vector Machine based Intelligent Watermark Decoding for Anticipated Attack," International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences, vol. 1(1) pp. 1-7, 2005.

 31

A. Khan, A. Majid, and Anwar M. Mirza, "Combination and Optimization of Classifiers in Gender Classification Using Genetic Programming", International Journal of Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems, (ISSN: 1327-2314) vol. 9, pp.1-11, 2005.

 32

A. Khan, A. M. Mirza, A. Majid, "Optimizing Perceptual Shaping of a Digital Watermark Using Genetic Programming," Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE), (ISSN:1682-0053), vol. 3, pp. 144-150, 2004.

 

 B. International local conferences

 

 

 1

Awais Zahur A. Majid, and Nabeela Kausar “Novel ensemble predictor for Gram-positive bacterial protein sequences”, 12th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, (FIT 2014), Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec 17 - 19, 2014

 2

Sohaib Afzal, A. Majid and Nabeela Kausar, "A Novel Medical Image Fusion Scheme using Weighted Sum of Multi-scale Fusion Results", 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, (FIT 2013), Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec 16 - 18, 2013.

 3

Awais Zahur and A. Majid, "Gneg-CEF: Gram-negative bacterial protein prediction using ensemble approach for individual feature extraction strategies", 8th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET2012), Islamabad, Pakistan, October 8-9, 2012

 4

A. Majid and M. T. Mahmood, "A Novel Technique for Removal of High Density Impulse Noise from Digital Images", Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2010), FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences", Islamabad, Pakistan, pp. 139-143, Oct. 18-19, 2010.

 5

A. Majid, T. Javed, and Y. S. Lee, " Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm based Developing Audio Watermarking Technique", Proceedings of 13th IEEE International Multi-topic  Conference (INMIC 2009), MAJU, Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec. 14-15, 2009.

 6

Aqeel Mumtaz, T.-S.  Choi, A. Majid, and  Adeel Mumtaz, "Image Fusion Algorithm based on Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Transform and Support Vector Machine", Proceedings of International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, pp. 197-202, January 11-14, 2010.

 7

Aqeel Mumtaz, A. Majid, Adeel Mumtaz, "Genetic Algorithm and its Application to Image Fusion", Proceedings of 4th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET2008), NUST Rawalpindi, Pakistan. pp. 6-10, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2210-4, 18-19 Oct. 2008.

 8

A. Majid, Anwar M. Mirza and A. Khan, "Combination of Nearest Neighborhood Classifiers Using Genetic Programming", Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference International Multi-topic (INMIC 2005), Karachi University, pp. 59-64, Karachi, Pakistan, 24-25 Dec. 2005.

 9

A. Majid, A. Khan, and Anwar M. Mirza, "Gender Classification using Discrete Cosine Transformation: A Comparison of Different Classifiers", Proceedings of 7th International IEEE Conference (INMIC 2003), MAJU, pp. 59-64, Islamabad, Pakistan, 9-10 Dec. 2003.

 

 C. International foreign conferences

 

 

 1

M. Sarmad Mir, J. Z. Shah, A. Majid, "Developing LIDAR Pulse Code Detection System Using PRF," 2013 1st American Control Conference, proceedings of American Control Conference, Article number 6579855, Pages 307-312, Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.

 2

M. Kashif, M. T. Javed, A. Khan, A.Majid, Prediction of Thar coal combustion characteristics using Artificial Neural Network, 34th  International Symposium on Combustion, Warsaw, Poland, July 29-August 3, 2012

 3

A. Majid, Muhammad Tariq, and T-S, Choi, "A novel noise-free pixels based Impulse noise filtering", proceedings of International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2010), 17th IEEE Signal Processing Society, Hong Kong convention and exhibition centre, pp. 125-128, Hong Kong, Sep. 26-29, 2010.

 4

A. Majid, Tahir Javed, T-S Choi, "A novel scheme in audio watermarking using multi-objective genetic algorithm", SPIE, vol. 7500, pp. 1-6, Edited by Ryu, Jeha; Chong, Kil To; Ikeura, Ryojun; Han, Qingkai, ISBN:9780819478115, DOI:10.1117/12.858253, (Full Paper), Jan. 2010.

 5

A. Majid, Tahir Javed and T-S Choi, "A Novel Scheme In Audio Watermarking Using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm," Proceeding of the international conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT 2009), pp. 50-51, GIST Institute, Gwangju, S. Korea (short paper ), Dec. 3-5 2009.

 6

A. Majid and Yeon Soo Lee, "Predicting lattice constant of cubic perovskites using support vector regression," Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human ACM, vol. 403, pp. 175-183, SBN:978-1-60558-710-3, Seoul, S. Korea. Nov. 24-26, 2009.

 7

A. Majid, Muhammad Farooq and T-S Choi, "Lattice Constant Prediction of A2BB'O6 Type double Perovskites" International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA 2009), College of Electronics and Information, Kyung Hee University, S. Korea, 29-31 July, 2009.

 8

A. Majid and T-S Choi, A new ensemble scheme for predicating human proteins subcellular locations, international conference on signal processing, image processing, and pattern recognition(SIP 2009), Proceeding of Communication in Computer and Information Science, CCIS 61: pp.185-192, Springer verlog, ISSN:1865-0929, jeju, S. Korea, Dec. 10-12, 2009.

 9

M. S. Muhammad, H. Mutahira, A. Majid, and Tae-Sun Choi, "Recovering 3D Shape of Weak Textured Surfaces" International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA 2009), College of Electronics and Information, Kyung Hee University, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3701-6, pp.191-197, S. Korea, 29-July, 2009.

 10

I. Usman, A. Khan, R.Chamlawi, and A. Majid, Towards a Better Robustness-Imperceptibility Tradeoff in Digital Watermarking, IEEE International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CIS2E 07), University of Bridgeport, USA, Dec. 3-12, 2007.

 11

I.Usman, A.Khan, R.Chamlawi, and A. Majid, "Image Authenticity and Perceptual Optimization via Genetic Algorithm and a Dependence Neighborhood", International Conference on Computer, Information, and Systems Science, and Engineering, Barcelona, Spain, April 25-27, 2007.

 12

A. Majid, A. Khan and Anwar M. Mirza "Intelligent combination of Kernels information for improved classification", Proc. of 4th International conference on machine learning and its applications (ICMLA05), Los Angeles, CA, USA. ISBN: 0-7695-2495-8, pp. 16-21, 15-17 Dec. 2005.

 13

A. Majid, A.Khan, and Anwar M.Mirza, "Improving Performance of Nearest Neighborhood Classifier Using Genetic Programming," Proc. of 3rd International conference on machine learning and its applications (ICMLA04), pp. 469-475, KY, USA, 16-18 Dec. 2004.

 

 D. Book Chapters

 

 1

I. Usman, A. Khan, Rafiullah and A. Majid, "Towards a Better Robustness-Imperceptibility Tradeoff in Digital Watermarking", Innovations and Advanced Techniques in Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Computer Science, Springer Netherlands, ISBN 978-1-4020-8734-9 (Print), pp. 226-230, 2008

 2

A. Majid, A. Khan, " Lattice Constant Prediction of Perovskites using Machine Learning Approaches", Advances in Materials Science Research, Vol. 4, Nova Science Publishers, INC. NY 11788, ISBN: 978-1-61761-997-7, 2011 .

 

 PhD Thesis (Supervisor)

 

 1

Study of Composite Classification based Multimodality Image Fusion in Bioinformatics , Nableela Kauser, HEC scholar, PIEAS, reg. 2010

 2

Development of colon cancer and breast system using computational techniques, Safdar Ali, HEC scholar, PIEAS, reg. 2011

 3

Image Denoising using Computational Intelligent & Hybrid Techniques, S. Javed Gibran, HEC scholar, PIEAS, reg. 2011

 4

Development of decision support system for medical diseases using Intelligence approaches, Mohsin Sattar, HEC scholar, PIEAS, reg. 2014

 

 PhD Thesis (Co-supervisor)

 

 1

Protein Subcellular Classification using Machine Learning Approaches, Muhammad Tahir, HEC scholar, PIEAS, reg. 2010, completed.

 2

Digital Watermarking Using Machine Learning Approaches, Imran Usman, HEC scholar, PIEAS, 2006-2010, completed.

 3

Digital Watermarking for Image Authentication and Recovery, Muhammad Rafiullah, HEC scholar, PIEAS, 2006-2010, completed.

 

  MS Supervised

 

 

 1

Fuzzy nuclear repository Development of Fuzzy Inference System in the Application of Safety Assessment of Low Level Radioactive Waste Repository, Sardar Ali Shaw, Department of Physics & Applied Math (DPAM) PIEAS, 2013-14, sardarashah@gmail.com,

 2

Developing rock fracture image segmentation and recognition technique, MS thesis, Fahad Ali, Department of Nuclear Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13, shahzadaliprince@gmail.com

 3

Development of medical images fusion system using machine learning based approaches, Sohaib Afzal, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13, afzalsohaib@jahoo.com

 4

Developing rock fracture image segmentation and recognition technique, MS thesis, Shahzad Ali, Department of Nuclear Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13

 5

Development and testing of databases to predict combustions rate of Thaar coal, MS thesis, Muhamad Adan, Department of Chemical Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13

 6

Development of medical images fusion system using machine learning based approaches, Sohaib Afzal, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13

 7

Optimal Utilization of Wideband Spectrum Sensing For Cognitive Radio Using Machine Learning Techniques, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13

8

Development of Fuzzy Inference System in the Application of Safety Assessment of Low Level Radioactive Waste Repository, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13

9

Pulse code detection system for laser guided projectiles using microcontrollers, Sarmad Shahab Mir, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-12.

10

Video surveillance system: Human Identification and Tracking in Videos, Ghulam Mustafa, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-12.

11

Object position stabilization using electro-mechanical platform system, Zaeem-ul Haq, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-12.

12

GA based Optimal band selection in audio watermarking, Mohammad Tahir, MS Thesis, AIOU, Islamabad, 2007-10.

13

Lattice constant prediction of double cubic perovskites materials using machine learning techniques, Mohammad Farooq, MS Thesis, AIOU, Islamabad, 2007-10.

14

Classification of medical data using classification techniques, Kashif Mehmod, MS Thesis, AIOU, Islamabad, 2007-10.

 

 MS Co supervised

 

 1

Data-set development and ANN modeling of Pakistan coal and biomass combustion, Tahir Azam, Department of Chemical Engineering, PIEAS, 2013-14

 2

Development and testing of databases to predict combustions characteristics of Thar coal using ANN, MS thesis, Muhamad Adan, Department of Chemical Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13

 3

Optimization of wide band spectrum parameter For cognitive radio using swarm algorithm, Sardar Asif Rehman, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2012-13

 4

Thermal coal combustion rate using ANN, MS thesis, Muhammad Kashif, Material Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-12

 5

Optimal utilization of wide band spectrum for cognitive radio using machine learning techniques, Asadullah Omar, MS thesis, System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-12.

 6

Intelligent Decoding of A Watermark in View of an Anticipated Attack, Fahad Tahir, MS Thesis, GIK Institute, 2006-07.

7

Lattice Constant Prediction of orthorhombic types of Perovskites Materials Using Machine Learning Techniques, S. J. Javed, MS Thesis, GIK Institute, 2006-07.

 

 BS Thesis (Supervisor)

 

 1

Predicting protein subcellular location of bacteria using Machine Learning Techniques, Awais Zahur, DCIS, PIEAS, June 2011-12.

 2

Modeling the Glass-Forming Ability of Glass Alloys using Machine Learning Techniques, Sayyad Bilal, DCIS, PIEAS, June 2011-12.

 3

Predicting of human breast and colon cancer-related proteins using   genetic programming based ensemble classifiers, Mubashar Iqbal, DCIS, PIEAS, June 2011-12.

 4

Super-Resolution of CT-Scan Images using Frequency Domain Approach, Tariq Bashir, DCIS, PIEAS, June 2011-12.

 5

Facial Expression Recognition Using Ensemble classifiers Approaches, Adnan Asif, DCIS, PIEAS, June 2011-12.

6

Gender classification based on Human Facial Images, Sana Mujeeb, DCIS, PIEAS, August 2010-11.

7

Determination of women facial beauty parameters, Muhammad Tayyab, DCIS, PIEAS, 2010-11.

8

Virtual Character Guided Learning in Augmented Reality, Soban Mahmood, DCIS, PIEAS, 2010-11.

9

Classification of Crystal Structure of Perovskites Materials using Machine learning Techniques, Muhammad Tamoor, DCIS, PIEAS, August 2008-09.

10

Fusion of IR and visible region images using Support Vector Machines and Artificial Neural classifiers, Aqeel Mumtaz, DCIS, PIEAS, August 2008-09.

11

Genetic Algorithm Based Audio Watermarking, Waqas Arshad, DCIS, PIEAS, August 2008-09.

12

Classification of medical disease data using Machine learning Techniques, Numan Ali, DCIS, PIEAS, August 2008-09.

13

Ultimus-Auto-Messenger: A product for ULTIMUS, Muhammad Waqas Khan, DCIS, PIEAS, August 2008-09.

 

Thesis Review & Examiner

A. PhD Thesis

 

 1

Development and analysis of robust iris segmentation algorithms for non-ideal iris recognition system, Farmanullah Jan, Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSAT, Islamabad, 17 Jan., 2014.

 2

Classification of G-protein Coupled Receptors Using Machine Learning Approaches, Zia-Ur-Rehman, Computer and Information Science, PIEAS, May 2012.

 3

Study of the Intelligent Reversible Image Watermarking, Computer and Information Science, Sana Ambreen Malik, PIEAS, May 2012.

 4

Digital Watermarking for Image Authentication and Recovery, Maqsood Hayat, Department of Computer and Information Science, PIEAS, Feb. 2012.

 5

Jammer extension based on computational intelligence techniques, Imran Zaka, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering, Islamabad, Oct. 2011.

 6

Optimization of Route Planning for Dynamic Environments using Swarm Intelligence, Kashif Zafar, Department of Computer Science, FAST National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Sep. 19, 2011.

7

Digital Watermarking Using Machine Learning Approaches, Imran Usman, Department of Computer and Information Science, PIEAS, Nov. 2010.

8

Digital Watermarking for Image Authentication and Recovery, M. Rafiullah, Department of Computer and Information Science, PIEAS, Nov. 2010.

 

B. MS Thesis

 

 1

M-learning: Acceptability and usability in localized distance learning environment, Saira Hassan, Department of Computer Science, AIOU, Islamabad, 2014.

 2

An SVM based score fusion for accurate iris recognition, Sohail Younas, Department of Electronics Engineering, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Islamabad, July 2013.

 3

Developing optical fiber based solar panels system, Qudsia Bano, 02 Feb, 2013,COMSAT Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad

 4

 Study of smart grid system operation in Pakistan, Adnan Zafar, 02 Feb, 2013,COMSAT Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad

 5

Developing video tracking based system using computational intelligence techniques, Nusra Hussain, Department of System Engineering,  PIEAS, 2011-2012.

 6

Welding defect detection from radio images using statistical and transform a methods, Abdul Majid Afzal, Department of System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-2012.

 7

Fuzzy-RBFNN based carotid artery extraction from CT images, Jan Alam, Department of System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-2012.

8

Browsed back-post event analyzer, Azmat Tanveer, Department of System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-2012.

9

Enhancement of digital fluoroscope system for radiographic testing, Usman Hani, Department of System Engineering, PIEAS, 2011-2012.

10

 Pulse propagation behavior of different optical pulses through SMF in the presence of fiber non-linearity, Noureen Akhter, Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics, PIEAS, 2010-2011.

11

Mitigation of GVD and SPM effects in long over-haul fiber link using chirped Gaussian Pulse, Anila Riaz, Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics, PIEAS, 2010-2011.

12

Effect of interaction of Fiber dispersion and non-linearity on Gaussian Pulse through fiber optics, Azher Husain Malik, Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics, PIEAS, 2006-2007.

13

Pixel intensity based approach for Satellite image Segmentation, Farhatullah Mehmod, Department of Computer Science, FAST National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Dec. 2011.

14

Image Restoration using Fuzzy Mathematical Morphology and Optimization Technique, Muhammad Rahim, Department of Computer Science, FAST National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Feb., 2011.

15

Enabling Urdu E-learning environment by localization, Raja Moazzam Sabir, Department of Computer Science, AIOU, Islamabad, June 2011.

16

Urdu Nakh Typography Pattern Recognition of Type Foundation, Naila Fareen,  Department of Computer Science, AIOU, Islamabad, March 2012.

 C. BS Thesis

 

 

 1

Detection of brain tumor from MRI images, Fahad Ahmed, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, PIEAS, 2011-12.

 2

Prediction of Mitochondrial Proteins of Malaria Parasite using Machine Learning, M. Tayyab  Mirza,Department of Computer and Information Sciences, PIEAS, 2011-12.

 3

Welding defects detection in industrial radiography based digit images using segmentation techniques, Muhammad Talha.  Mirza, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, PIEAS, 2011-12.

 4

Localization of Optic Disc and Fovea in retinal images, K. Muhammad Asim, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, PIEAS, 2011-12.

 5

Image Registration Methods for Panorama, Shahzad Ali, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, PIEAS, 2011-12.

6

Optimized ECG Beat Classification, M. Umer Rasheed, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, PIEAS, 2011-12.

 

Appointments/Professional Experience

 

1992-2006:

 

 

 

 

 

2006-2008:

2008-Present

Research Scientist: Following industry/medical/military oriented projects were conducted as a research scientist.

·        Laser Target Designation: That system was developed for general purpose Airborne System (fighter airplanes). Its electronics section was designed and developed. After successful trial, documentation was done that was useful for the production and/ or assembly line.

·        Laser –Range Finder: Power Modules were development of that project was designed and production related issues of electro-optics interface was solved.

·        Power Modules developed for  Automatic Gunner Fire Control Project; He-Neon Laser Project;  Three-Phase Servo Motor;  Laser based Altimeter Project;  and Gunner night vision Project.

Senior Scientist (Assistant Prof.): PIEAS, Islamabad, Pakistan


Principal Scientist (Associate Prof.): PIEAS, Islamabad, Pakistan.

 

International Projects

 

 1

Developing GP based Optimization system for 3D Shape Recovery
Project number: D00404; Period: 2008~2010
Sponsor:  Korea Research Foundation, South Korea; Role: Post Doc Researcher

 2

Developing Optimization system 3D shape for microscopic objects
Project number: R01-2007-000-20227-0; Period 2008~2010
Sponsor: Korea Science and Engineering Foundation, South Korea; Role: Post Doc Researcher.

 3

Bio-optics image processing and DB search engine
Project number: K0164H; Period 2008~2010 (during post-doc).
Sponsor:  Bio Imaging Research Center at GIST, South Korea; Role: Post Doc Researcher.

 4

Developing Lattice Constant Prediction System of Perovskites Compounds
Period 2008~2010 (during post-doc); Sponsor: Signal & Image Processing Lab GIST, South Korea; Role: Post Doc Researcher.

 

Member of Review Committee (International Journals)

 

 

1.       International Journal of computer mathematics

2.       Applied Soft Computing (ASC)

3.       Pattern Recognition, Elsevier (PR)

4.       Bioinformatics, Oxford  journal

5.       Optics and Lasers in Engineering (OLE)

6.       Chinese Optics Letters

7.       Journal Digital Imaging (JDI)

8.       Multimedia Tools and Applications

9.       Imaging Science Journal (ISJ)

10.    International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP)

11.    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing

12.    International journal of physical sciences (IJPS)

13.    Journal of Computer and Engineering Research (JCER)

14.    International Journal of Modern Physics C

 

Member Technical Review Committee (Conferences)

 

 

1.       IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC)

2.       IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (ICMESA)

3.       International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2012)

4.       IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET)

5.        International Conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT)

6.        International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA)

 

Academic Research Thesis

 

 

1.        "Optimization of Classifiers using Genetic Programming", PhD thesis, GIK Institute, Pakistan, 2006

2.        "Developing Face Recognition and Gender Classification System Using Principal Component Analysis", during MS Thesis, GIK Institute, 2003

3.        "Designing a Multiplex Digital Signal Transmission through Optical Fiber ", M.Sc. Thesis, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1992

4.        "Study of electro-optics characteristics Optical Fiber for long distance", Technical report, PIEAS, 1993

 

Affiliation with Academic Bodies

 

 

1.       External Project Evaluator in National ICT R&D Fund, Islamabad

2.       Member , Board of study, PIEAS, 2010-11

3.       Curriculum Development for MS Program, Modeling and Simulation, DCIS, Dec. 2010

4.       Member , Board of faculties, PIEAS, since 2006

5.       Manger Research Operation and Development , PIEAS, since Sep. 2012

6.       Departmental Synopsis Committee for PhD Thesis Review, AIOU

 

Teaching Experience

 

 

o    Evolutionary Computation, Advanced Evolutionary Computation

o    Fuzzy Intelligence, Artificial Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence

o    Computational Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning

o    Digital Image Analysis and Processing , Image and Video Compression, Computer Vision

o    Digital signal Processing, Signal and system

o    Probability and Statistics, stochastic process

o    Multimedia Applications, Data Communication

o    Computer Architecture, Operating System

o    Digital electronic, Digital logic and design, Analog and digital circuit

 

Presentation in conference/Invited Talk/workshops

 

 

A.      Conference Paper Presentation

1.       6th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2010), FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, 18-19 Oct., 2010.

2.       International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA 2009), College of Electronics and Information, Kyung Hee University, South Korea, 29-30 July, 2009.

3.       International Conference on signal processing, image processing, and pattern recognition, (SIP 2009), jeju Ireland, South Korea, 10-12 Dec. 2009.

4.       2nd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human, Seoul, South Korea, 24-26 Dec., 2009.

5.       International Conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT 2009), Gwangju Institute Science & Technology (GIST), South Korea, 3-5 Dec., 2009.

6.       13th International Multi-topic, IEEE Conference, (INMIC 2009), Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Islamabad, Pakistan, 14-15 Dec., 2009.

7.       9th IEEE Conference International Multi-topic (INMIC 2005), Karachi University, Pakistan, 24-25 Dec. 2005.

8.       th International IEEE Conference (INMIC 2003), Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Islamabad, Pakistan, 9-10 Dec. 2003

B.      Seminar Presentations

1.       Future multimedia programming, applications & software, Brain Computer College, Peshawar, organizer: Head of Brain Computer College at Peshawar, Islamabad, March 05, 2005.

2.       Optimization of classifiers using genetic programming, PIEAS, organizer: Dr. Masoor Ikram, Islamabad May 25, 2006.

3.       Developing classification models for pattern recognition, PIEAS, organizer: Dr. Masoor Ikram, Islamabad, June 03, 2006.

4.       ANN, SVM, GA, and GP based computational intelligent techniques: future research topics, Department of Computer Sciences, organizer: Head DCS at AIOU, Daoud Khattack, Islamabad, May 23, 2007.

5.       Research topics in machine learning: SVM for classification and regression problems, organizer: Head DCIS at PIEAS, Islamabad, Feb. 20, 2008.

6.       Combining support vector machine based classifiers using genetic programming, Department of Mechatronics, GIST, S. Korea, organizer: Prof. Dr. TS Choi, Oct. 23, 2008.

7.       Protein subcellar prediction in bioinformatics, Department of Mechatronics, GIST, S. Korea, organizer: Prof. Dr. TS Choi, Jan.  12, 2009.

8.       achine learning approaches in bioinformatics, Department of Mechatronics, GIST, S. Korea, organizer: Prof. TS Choi, March 27, 2009.

C.      Workshops/Training Programs

1.        "School on Large Scale Problems in Machine Learning and Workshop on Common Concepts in Machine Learning and Statistical Physics" , AS-ICTP, Trieste, Italy,  20 - 31 August 2012

2.        "Professional Competency Enhancement Program (PCEPT) for University Teachers ", organized by Higher Education Commission (HEC), in PIEAS, Islamabad, Dec. 29th to Jan. 29th, 2011.

3.        "One-month workshop on FPGA based Digital System Design using Verlog ", organized by Pakistan Labor and Human Recourse Development centre, Islamabad, 1-30 Dec. 2007.

4.        "Workshop on computer vision using hyper-dimensional image representation", GIK Topi, Swabi, 12-20 Nov. 2007.

5.        "IEEE Students conference ISCON & international Workshop on 3G technologies", organized by OPSTeC, Lahore, Pakistan, 16-17 August 2002.

6.       "International Workshop on Computational Mathematics", COMSAT Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, 28-30, July 2002.

D.      Conferences Session Chaired

1.       8th KIIT based convergence service Workshop & Summer Conference, Korean institute of Information Technology, South Korea, 12-13 July 2009.

2.       International Conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT 2009) GIST, South Korea, 3-5 Dec. 2009.

Research Collaborators

 

 

 

1.       Dr. Asifullah Khan, Associate Professor, Department of computer Science, PIEAS, Islamabad Off. Ph.: +92-51-9290273-4, Fax : +92-51-2208070, asifullah@pieas.edu.pk.pk

2.       Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, Assistant Professor, Applied Soft Computing Lab. School of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education,  600 chungjeolno, Byeogchunmyun, 330-708, Cheonan, Chungnam, Republic of Korea, tariq@koreatech.ac.kr; mtariqm75@gmail.com Tel: 0082 415601483;cell:0082 10 8643 1874

3.       Dr. Tae-Sun Choi, Professor, Department of Mechatronics GIST, S. Korea, Email:  tschoi@gist.ac.kr   Off. Ph. +82-62-970-2392; Fax +82-62-970-2384

4.       Dr. Anwar Majid Mirza, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, P. O. Box 51178, Off. Ph: 00966-1-4697362, Email:  ammirza@ksu.edu.sa

5.       Dr. Yeon Soo Lee, Professor, Assistant Professor,  Department of Medical Engineering, College of Medical Science, Catholic University of Daegu, south Korea, Email:  biomechanics.yslee@gmail.com