Current Research Interests

  • Machine Learning (Semi-supervised, Unsupervised and Neural Networks-based Learning)

  • Visible Light Positioning (VLP)

  • Indoor Localization

  • 2D Direction-of-Arrival (DOA) Estimation

  • Biomedical Signal Processing

Education

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Jun 2021)

Signal Processing and Machine Learning

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  • M.S. Electrical Engineering (May 2014)

Signal Processing and Machine Learning

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, KSA

  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (First Div. with Honors) (Aug 2009)

Electronics and Communications

University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore, Pakistan

Professional Experience

  • Teaching Assistant (Sep 2016 to Aug 2020)

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  • Lab Instructor (Sep 2014 to May 2016)

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

  • Trainee Engineer (May 2011 to Oct 2011)

Wärtsilä Pakistan Pvt. Ltd.

  • Lab Engineer cum Lecturer (Oct 2009 to Apr 2011)

University of Management and Technology (UMT) Lahore, Pakistan

Graduate Courses, Ph.D. (McMaster)

Graduate Courses, M.S. (KFUPM)

Achievements and Awards

  • Three Minute Thesis (3MT) / Seminar Series (Dec 4, 2018)

Declared 5th place winner out of 27+ graduate students in the first departmental 3MT®/Seminar series held at ECE, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  • Fully funded Graduate Student Scholarship (Feb 2012 to May 2014)

Offered by Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia

  • Merit Scholarship (Sep 2005 to Aug 2009)

Offered by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Faisalabad, Pakistan

  • Merit Scholarship (Sep 2003 to Jun 2005)

Offered by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Faisalabad, Pakistan

  • Matriculation or Grade 10 Achievement (Mar 2003)

Stood 1st in school (La Salle High School, Faisalabad, Pakistan) in Matriculation Examination