Dr. Mohammad Akbar

Dean ,'Department of Electrical/Telecom Engineering '
Phone No:051 9265100 Ext: 2060
Email ID:Dean-IT@numl.edu.pk

Education:
PhD
in Electrical/ Computer Engg, Mich. State Univ., USA, 1992
MS  in Computer Engg, Mich. State Univ., USA, 1984
BE in Telecomm Engg, UET Lahore, Pakistan, 1980
  1. Professor/ Dean Faculty of Engg & IT, NUML, Islamabad - Oct 08 to date
  2. Professor, Military College of Signals, NUST, Islamabad. - Sep 07 toSep 08
  3. Dean/Chief Instructor, Military College of Signals, NUST, Islamabad.- Aug 2001 to Aug 07
  4. Head, Signals Research and Development Establishment, Military College of Signals, NUST, Islamabad. - Oct 99 to Aug 01
  5. Head of Computer Science Department, Military College of Signals, NUST, Islamabad. - Sep 95 to Sep 99
  6. Principal Research Officer, Signals Research & Development Establishment, Military College of Signals, NUST, Islamabad. - Nov 93 Sep 95
  7. Assistant Professor,Military College of Signals, NUST, Islamabad. - Mar 92 to Oct 93
  8. PhD at MSU, USA (included approx 3 years of teaching) - Jun 86 to Feb 92
  9. Assistant Professor, Military College of Signals, UET, Lahore. - Jan 85 to Jun 86
  10. MS at MSU, USA. - Jan 83 to Dec 84
      1. Digital Systems,
      2. Computer Architecture,
      3. Parallel Processing
        Refereed Journals
        1.  M. Akbar and M.A Shanblatt, “A New Temperature Compensation Technique for Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement Technology, Vol. 42, No. 3, June 1993, pp 771-775.
        2. M. Akbar and M. A Shanblatt, “Temperature Compensation of Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors”, International Journal of Sensors and Actuators (Switzerland), Vol. 33, No. 2,  1992, ISSN 0924-4247, pp155-162.
        3. M. R. Parwez, M. Akbar, S. Haider and S. Javed, “ DNS Propagation Delay: An Effective and Robust Solution using Authoritative Response from Non-authoritative Server,” NUML Journal of Management & Technology, Vol-3, 2009, pp.25-31, ISSN: 1997-4507.
        4. S. Rehman, M. Akbar and S. Rehman, “Human Powered Wearable Battery Charger, “NUML Journal of Management & Technology, Vol-4, 2009, pp.11-20, ISSN: 1997-4507.
        5. R. Ashraf, M, Akbar and M.N. Jafri, “Adaptive Architecture Neural Nets for Medical Image Compression”, Kuwait Journal of Scientific and Engineering, No. 2B, Vol. 34, Dec 2007, pp 73-84, ISSN: 1024-8684.
        6. F. Arif and M. Akbar and An-Ming Wu, “ Optimization of Geo-refrencing Based on GCPs for Correction of Geometric Errors”, International Journal of Imaging Sciences and Technology, 20 Apr 2006.
        7. M. Zahid,  M. Akbar, S. Malik, U. Ahsan and Z. Sultan, “Wavelet based Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Detection System,”  International Journal of Medical Sciences (ISSN-1909), Vol. 4, Aug 2006.
        8. S.M.A. Raza, M. Akbar and F. Kamran, “An Abstract Approach for Control of Complex Distributed  Power System Networks, International Journal of Information  and System Sciences, Special Issue on Intelligent Monitoring and Control of Industrial Systems, 1st issue, 2007, ISNN 1708-296X.
        9. R. Ashraf, M, Akbar and M.N. Jafri, “Diagnostically Lossless Compression of Medical Images”, International Journal of Scientific Research (IJSRU), Vol. 16 (2006), pp 89-95.
        10. J. Ahmed, M.N. Jafri, M. Shah and M. Akbar, “Real-Time Edge-Enhanced Dynamic Correlation and Predictive Open-Loop Car-Following Control for Robust Tracking,” Machine Vision and Applications Journal, (2008) 19:1-25, ISSN: 0932-8092 (print): 1432-1769 (on-line), Vol. DOI: 10.1007/s00138-007-0072-4, Springer Heidelberg, Germany, May 2007. (http://www.springerlink.com/contents/y377506871xg6k12/).
        11. K. Khan and M. Akbar, “Authentication in Multi-hop Wireless Mesh Networks,” 16th Intl Conference on Computer Science and Engineering (CISE 2006), Venice, Italy, 24-26 Nov 2006. Published in Trans. On Engineering, Computing and Technology, Enforrmatika Quarterly, Vol 16, (ISBN 975-00803-6-X, ISSN 1305-5313), Nov 2006, pp. 178-183.
        12. M.A. Chaudhry, M.N. Jafri, M. Mufti and M. Akbar, “Design of Appropriate Wavelet Bases for Texture Discrimination,” Kuwait Journal of Science and Engineering, No. 2B, Vol. 34, ISSN: 1024-8684, Dec 2007, pp.87-104.
        13. M. Akbar, “ Log Periodic Antenna”, Journal of the IEE Pakistan, Jul-Sep 1980, Vol.IX, pp 2-13.

         Refereed Conferences

        1.   M. Akbar and M.A Shanblatt, “Compensating Interfaces for Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors”, 23rd Pittsburgh Conf on Modeling and Simulation , May 1992.
        2. M. Akbar and M.A Shanblatt, “Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor Models for Temperature Compensation”, Proc 21st Pittsburgh Conf on Modeling and Simulation, May 3-4, 1990,  pp 1721-1726.
        3. M.S. Alam, Q.Javed, M. Akbar, M.R. Rehman and M.B. Anwer, “Adaptive Load Balancing Architecture for SNORT”, Proc. of IEEE International Networking and Communications Conf (INCC 2004), ISBN 0-7803-8325-7 , Lahore, Pakistan, 11-13 June 2004, pp 48-52.
        4. F. Arif and M. Akbar, “Empowering Spatial Domain Filters of Digital Image Processing with IFE Tool”, Proc of 8th Internatonal Multitopic Conf (INMIC 2004),  NUCES, Lahore, Pakistan, 24-26 Dec 2004, pp 36-40.
        5. R. Ashraf and M, Akbar, “Diagnostically Lossless Compression of Medical Images II” , 8th International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, 28-31 August 2005, Sydney Australia.
        6. F. Arif and M. Akbar, “Re-sampling Air-borne Sensed Data using Bilinear Interpolation Algorithm”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics (ICM 2005), ISBN 0-7803-8998-0, Taipei, Taiwan, 10-12 July 2005.
        7. F. Arif and M. Akbar, “A New Approach for Anti-aliasing Raster Data in Air-borne Imagery”,  SPIE Photonics North Symposium , Toronto, Canada, 12-14 Sept 2005.
        8. F. Arif and M. Akbar and An-Ming Wu, “ Most Favourable Automatic Georefrencing Based on GCPs Selection using Least Square Method Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Digital Earth, Chinese Cultural University, Taipei, Taiwan, 25-26 May 2006.
        9. R. Ashraf and M, Akbar, “Diagnostically Lossless Compression of Medical Images”, The First UAE International Conf on  Biological and Medical Physics, Al-Ain, UAE,  27-30 March 2005.
        10. R. Ashraf and M, Akbar, “Absolutely Lossless Compression of Medical Images,” Proc. of 27th Annual International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBC’05), ISBN 0-7803-8740-6, Shanghai, China, 1-4 Sept 2005.
        11. R. Ashraf , M, Akbar and N. Jafri, “Diagnostically Lossless Compression-2 of Medical Images” , Proceedings of 1st Transdisciplinary Conference on Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare (D2H2 2006), ISBN 1-4244-0058-9, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 2-4 April 2006, pp 28-32.
        12. R. Ashraf and M, Akbar, “Adaptive Architecture Neural Nets for Medical Image Compression”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Intelligent Systems (ICEIS 2006),  Islamabad, Pakistan, 22-23 April 2006, pp. 403-406.
        13. S.M.A. Raza, M. Akbar and F. Kamran, “Object Model of Genetic Algorithms of Agents for Control of Distributed Renewable Energy Resources,” Proc. of IEEE PES Conference and Exposition in Africa,  ISBN 0-7803-9327-9, Durban, South Africa, 11-15 July 2005, pp 282-285.
        14. S.M.A. Raza, M. Akbar and F. Kamran, “State Machine Model of Evolutionary Programs of Multi-agent Systems for Control of Distributed Renewable Energy Networks, Cairo Satellite Meeting -15th Biophysics Congress, Cairo, Egypt, 4-5 Sep 2005.
        15. S.M.A. Raza, M. Akbar and F. Kamran, “Use Case Model of Genetic Algorithms of Agents-An Abstract Approach for Control of Complex Distributed Power System Networks,”  North American Technology & Business Conference (NATB’ 2005), ISSN 1557-699X, Montreal, Canada, 22-23 Sept 2005, Ser. 102, pp 1-12.
        16. S.M.A. Raza, M. Akbar and F. Kamran, “Use Case Model of Genetic Algorithms of Agents for Control of Distributed Power System Networks,” Proc. of IEEE 2005 International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2005), ISBN 0-7803-9247-7, Islamabad, Pakistan, 17-18 Sep 2005, pp 405-411.
        17. S.M.A. Raza, M. Akbar and F. Kamran, “State and Event Loop Model of Evolutionary Programs of Multi-agent Systems for Control of Distributed Renewable Energy Networks,” Proc. of  the 17th IEEE International Conf. on Microelectronics (ICM) 2005, ISBN 0-7803-9262-0, Islamabad, 13-15 Dec 2005, pp148-154.
        18. S.M.A. Raza, M. Akbar and F. Kamran, “Use Case, State Machine and Event Loop Model of Genetic Agorithms of Agents for Control of Distributed Power System Networks,”  International Conf. on Self-Organization and Adaptation of Multi-agent and Grid Systems (SOAS 2005), ISBN 1-903978-27-0, University of Paisley, Glasgow, UK, 11-13 December 2005.
        19. S.M.A. Raza, F. Kamran and M.Akbar, “State and Event Loop Model of Evolutionary Programs of Multi-agent Systems for Control of Distributed Renewable Energy Networks,”  Proc of 9th IEEE Internatonal Multitopic Conf  (INMIC 2005),  NUCES, Karachi, Pakistan, 23-25 Dec 2005.
        20. M.A. Chaudhry, M.N. Jafri, M. Mufti and M. Akbar, “Optimization of Wavelet Bases for Texture Analysis,” 5th International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Dec. 18-21, 2005, Athens, Greece.
        21. M.A. Chaudhry, M.N. Jafri, M. Mufti and M. Akbar, “Optimal Design of Bi-Orthogonal Wavelet System for Texture Discrimination using Genetic Algorithms,” 3rd International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA 2006), Innsbruck, Austria, 15-17 Feb 2006.
        22. M. Zahid,  M. Akbar, S. Malik, U. Ahsan, I. Majeed and Z. Sultan, “A Wavelet based Algorithm for Detecting Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia,” Rhythm for Life – 3rd International Conference on Cardiac Electrophysiology, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 24-26 Feb, 2006.
        23. M. Zahid,  M. Akbar, S. Malik, U. Ahsan and Z. Sultan, “A Wavelet based VT Detection System,” to appear in WEAS Journal and Proc. of 2006 International Congress of Cellular and Molecular Biology-Biophysics and Bioengineering (BIO’06), Vouilagmeni Beach, Athens, Greece, July 14-16, 2006.
        24. M. Zahid,  M. Akbar, S. Malik, U. Ahsan, I. Majeed and Z. Sultan, “A Wavelet based Algorithm for Detecting Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia,” World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2006 (WC 2006), Seoul, South Korea, 27 Aug - 1 Sep 2006.
        25. F. Arif, M. Akbar and An-Ming Wu, “Geometric Correction of High Resolution Satellite Imagery and its Residual Analysis,” 1st Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Space Technologies (ICAST 2006), ISBN: 1-4244-0514-9, IEEE Catalog No. 06EX1482, Islamabad, 2-3 Sep 2006, pp. 162-166.
        26. F. Arif, M. Akbar and An-Ming Wu, “Projection Method for Geometric Modeling of High Resolution Satellite Images Applying Different Approximations,” 2006 IEEE Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT’06), National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu,  Taiwan,  11-13 Dec 2006.
        27. R. Ashraf, M, Akbar and M.N. Jafri, “Statistical Analysis of Difference Image for Absolutely Lossless Compression of Medical Images,” Proc. of 28th Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), ISBN 14244-0033-3, ISSN: 1557-170X, IEEE Catalog No. 06CH37748C, New York City, USA, 30 Aug-3 Sept 2006, pp. 4767-70.
        28. M. Junaid , M. Akbar and Muid Mufti, “Per Packet Authentication of IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN,” 12th IEEE – International Multitopic Conference (IEEE INMIC) Bahria University, Karachi, 23-24 December 2008, pp.207-212.
        29. M. Raza Parwez, M. Akbar, S. Haider and M.S. Javaid, “DNS Propagation Delay: An Effective and Robust Solution using Authoritative Response from Non-Authoritative Server, “ IEEE International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (IEEE ICIME 2010), ISBN: 978-1-4244-5264-4, IEEE Catalog No. CFP1041G-PRT, 16-18 April 2010, Chengdu, China, Vol. 5, pp150-53.

        International Technical Reports


        1.  M: Akbar and M.A Shanblatt, “Interface Circuit for Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors”, MSU-ENGR-92-002, Michigan State University, Jan 1992.
        2. M. Akbar, M.D Chuey and M.A Shanblatt, “Techniccal Review of Silicon Based  Micro-sensors”, MSU-ENGR-88-023, Michigan State University, Dec 1988.
        3. M. Junaid Hussain, M. Akbar, Muid Mufti and Salil Kanhere, “Piggyback Challenge based Security Mechanism for IEEE 802.111 Wireless LAN CCMP Protocol,” UNSW-CSE-TR-0606, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia., May 2006.
          1. Member Governing Body, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
          2. Member of IEEE USA
          3. Member, Eta Kappa Nu, The Electrical Engineering Honour Society of USA