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Welcome to Dr. Noman Naseer's website. Dr. Noman Naseer is originally a Mechatronics Engineer, who did his Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. all in Mechatronics Engineering. He did his PhD from the Department of Cogno-Mechatronics Engineering at Pusan National University, South Korea. His Ph.D. research was supported by the World Class University Program. Dr. Naseer has published 45 peer-reviewed papers and his papers have received around 600 citations from all around the globe. Reference to his contributions in the field of functional near-infrared spectroscopy-based brain-computer interfaces, his biography was featured in the 32nd edition of Who’s who in the world, Berkeley, USA as a notable international researcher. Dr. Naseer has an honor to be selected as a Marie-Curie Post-Doctorate fellow. Dr. Naseer has served as a reviewer for more than 36 ISI Indexed journals and is currently serving as the associate editor of three ISI Indexed journals. Currently, he is associated with the Department of Mechatronics Engineering at Air University, Islamabad where he is heading the Neurorobotics Research Group. His current research interests include: Brain-Robot interfacing, robotics, artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, non-linear control systems and machine vision.

***Recent news***
    3rd January 2018

    Traveled to Lahore to deliver my invited talk on Neurorobtics at 3rd National Workshop on Robotics and Industrial Automation at University of South Asia.

    8th-10th December 2017

    Delivered my invited talk at AirTech 2018. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman presented the souvenir. 

    12-14 October 2017

    Traveled to Lahore to deliver my invited talk at the 13th International Workshop on Field and Assistive Robotics combined with RoboMela held in Ali Institute, Lahore.

    6th October 2017

    Conducted a CPD activity at NUML, Islamabad as the resource person. Talked on brain-computer interfaces and its applications.

    8th-19th September 2017

    Traveled to South Korea to deliver my invited talks in Pusan National University, Busan and Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), Daugu.

    12th-15th July 2017

    Performed my duties as the Judge of Pakistan's largest Robotics Competition - National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC 2017)

    18th May 2017

    Keynote talk on "brain-computer interface and its applications" at IST students Conference 2017

    26th April 2017

    Conducted a CPD activity at NUML, Islamabad as the resource person

    12th-15th April 2017

    Performed my duties as judge of several events at IST youth Carnival 2017

    17th Feb 2017

    Conducted a hand-on workshop at FAST-Lahore on brio signal acquisition (EEG and EMG)

    19th October 2016

    Judge of IST Space Week Competitions 2016

    5-17 October 2016

    Travelled to Paris, France to attend: 
        
    1)  1st International Neuroergonomics Conference (6-7 Oct 2016) 
    2) The biennial meeting of the society of functional near-infrared spectroscopy (13-16 Oct 2016).

    16th September 2016

    Funding of 70,000 Pakistani rupees approved, by ICT R&D funds, for a Final Year Project that I am supervising. (Brain-Controlled Wheelchair) 

    24-27 August 2016

    Performed my duties as the Judge of Pakistan's largest Robotics Competition - National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC 2016)

    23rd June 2016

    Received the start-up research grant from Higher education Commission of Pakistan

    16th June 2016

    Invited paper accepted for publication in Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Impact factor 0.42

    13th May 2016

    Judge of stage 2 of Finding Innovative and Creative Solutions for Industry (FICS 2016) at NUST.

    5th May 2016

    Paper accepted in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Impact factor 3.63

    12th April 2016

    Guest lecture on brain-computer interfaces at CASE.

    5th April 2016

    Judge of stage 1 of Finding Innovative and Creative Solutions for Industry (FICS 2016) at NUST.

    17th March 2016

    Judge of Photography competition during sports week at Air University.

    9th March 2016

    Paper accepted in the 22nd meeting of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 26-30, June 2016

    20th February 2016

    Guest speech at Head Start Robotic Competition.

    7th January 2016

    Paper accepted in International Journal of Neural Systems. Impact Factor 6.5, rank 2/123 in artificial intelligence (Top 1.7%)

    5th December 2015

    Conducted a CPD activity at Sarhad University, Peshawar as the resource person.

    2nd December 2015

    Conducted a CPD activity at UET Taxila as a resource person.

    10-13th November 2015

    Participated int the IEEE Conference Global robotics Challenge Zonal Round at FAST-ISB


    31st Oct 2015
    • Delivered my invited talk at the 9th International Workshop on Field and Assistive Robotics held in Fast Lahore (31st Oct- 1st Nov 2015)
    10th to 13th September 2015
    • Performed my duties as the Judge of Pakistan's largest robotics competition, NERC 2015.
    3rd July 2015
      • The following two papers are accepted in ICCAS 2015 to be held in Busan, Korea in October 2015.

      N. Naseer, K.-S. Hong, M.J. Khan, M.R. Bhutta, "Comparison of Artificial Neural Network and Support Vector Machine Classifications for fNIRS-based BCI", The 15th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2015),  Busan, Korea,

      M.J. Khan, K.S. Hong, N.Naseer, M.R.Bhutta, "Drowsiness Detection in Dorsolateral-Prefrontal Cortex using fNIRS for a Passive-BCIThe 15th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2015),  Busan, Korea,

      24th June 2015
      • Travelled to Islamabad, Pakistan.
      29th May to 4th June 2015
      • Traveled to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to attend and present my work in the 10th Asian Control Conference 2015.
      15th May 2015
      • Our paper entitled "Online binary decision decoding using functional near-infrared spectroscopy for the development of brain-computer interface" is at the top (out of 474) in the number of citations for a paper published in Experimental Brain Research in the year 2014. (Source: ISI Web of Knowledge, SCOPUS)
      • Our paper entitled "Classification of functional near-infrared spectroscopy signals corresponding to right- and left-wrist motor imagery for development of a brain-computer interface" is 2nd (out of 805) in the number of citations for a paper published in Neuroscience Letters in the year 2013. (Source: ISI Web of Knowledge, SCOPUS)

      15th April 2015
      • The following two paper got accepted in the SICE 2015 conference to be held in Hangzhou, China in July 2015.

      M. J. Khan, K.-S. Hong, N. Naseer, and M. R. Bhutta, "Motor imagery performance evaluation using hybrid EEG-NIRS for BCI," The Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE), Hangzhou, China, July 28-30.

      M. J. Khan, K.-S. Hong, N. Naseer, and M. R. Bhutta, "Hybrid EEG-NIRS based BCI for quadcopter control," The Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE), Hangzhou, China, July 28-30.

      21st March 2015
      • The following paper got accepted for publication in Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy:
            N. Naseer, and K.-S. Hong, "Decoding answers to four-choice questions using functional near infrared spectroscopy," Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 23-31, March 2015. (SCIE, SCOPUS, Impact Factor 1.5). Doi: 10.1255/jnirs.1145

      3rd March 2015
      •  The following paper got accepted in the 21st Annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015) to be held in Honolulu Hawaii in Malaysia in June 2015.

      N. Naseer, K.-S. Hong, Y.-I., M.J. Khan and M.R. Bhutta, "Four-class classification of fNIRS signals for decoding answers to multiple-choice questions", the 21st Annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 14-18 June 2015.

      2nd March 2015
      •  The following two paper got accepted in the 10th ASIAN CONTROL CONFERENCE 2015 (ASCC 2015) conference to be held in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in June 2015.

      N. Naseer, K.-S. Hong, M. J. Khan and M.R.Bhutta, "Analysis of classification performance of fNIRS signals from prefrontal cortex using different temporal window", The 10th Asian Control Conference 2015 (ASCC 2015), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 31st May-3rd June, 2015.

              M.R. Bhutta, K.-S. Hong, N. Naseer and M.J. Khan, "Spontaneous lie detection using functional near-infrared spectroscopy in an interactive game" The 10th Asian Control Conference 2015 (ASCC 2015), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 31st May-3rd June, 2015.
      2nd January 2015
      • The following paper got published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience:
      N. Naseer, and K.-S. Hong, "fNIRS-based brain-computer interfaces: a review," Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Vol. 9, Article number 3, 2015. (SCI, SCIE, SCOPUS, Impact Factor 2.9) Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00003

      15th December 2014
      • The following paper got published in Neuroscience Letters.
      K.-S. Hong, N. Naseer, and Y,-H. Kim, "Classification of prefrontal and motor cortex signals for three-class fNIRS-BCI," Neuroscience Letters, Vol.  587, pp. 87-92, 2015. (SCI, SCIE, SCOPUS, Impact Factor 2.055) Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2014.12.029

      9th September 2014 to 13th September 2014
      • Traveled to Sapporo, Japan to attend the Society of Instruments and Control Engineers (SICE) Annual Conference 2014.
      26th August 2014
      • Based on the reference value of my achievements, Marquis Who's Who has selected my biographical profile for inclusion in the Who's Who in the World® 2015 (32nd Edition). 
      11th July 2014
      • The following paper got accepted in the ICCAS International conference to be held in Korea in October 2014.
      M.J. Khan, K.-S Hong, N. Naseer, M.R. Bhutta, "A hybrid brain-computer interface based on common EEG and NIRS resting state for BCI" 14th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2014), October 22-25, 2014 in KINTEX, Korea

      7th June 2014 to 14th June 2014
      • Traveled to Hamburg, Germany to attend the 
        20th annual meeting of the Organization
         of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2014).
      6th June 2014
      •  The following two paper got accepted in the SICE 2014 conference to be held in Japan in September 2014.

      M.J. Khan, K.-S Hong, N. Naseer, M.R. Bhutta, S.H. Yoon, "Hybrid EEG-NIRS BCI for rehabilitation using different brain signals," The Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)Sapporo, Japan, September 9-12, 2014.

      M.R. Bhutta, K.-S. Hong, N. Naseer, M.J. Khan, "Hemodynamic signals based lie detection using a new wireless NIRS system," The Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)Sapporo, Japan,   September 9-12, 2014.

      24th April 2014
      • Got the best paper award for our paper " Improving classification accuracy of covert yes/no response decoding using support vector machines: an fNIRS study" presented at the IEEE iCREATE 2014.
      11th April 2014 to 27th April 2014
      • I traveled to Pakistan to meet my family and friends and to present my work at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (IEEE iCREATE 2014)



        
         



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