Current Research Interests

  • Indoor Localization
  • Visible Light Positioning (VLP)
  • Machine Learning - Semi-supervised and Unsupervised
  • 2D Direction-of-Arrival (DOA) Estimation


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Sep, 2016 to present)

Signal Processing and Communications

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  • M.S. Electrical Engineering (May, 2014)

Signal Processing and Communications

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 Present)

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)

Wartsila Pakistan Pvt. Ltd.

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

University of Management and Technology Lahore, Pakistan

  • Intern (Jun, 2008 to Aug, 2008)

Warid Telecom (Pvt.) Ltd., Pakistan

Graduate Courses, Ph.D. (McMaster)

Graduate Courses, M.S. (KFUPM)


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

5th place winner in the departmental 3MT/Seminar series held at ECE, McMaster, 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