Shafqat R

Dr. Shafqat received his PhD (Computer Science) from INRIA / University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis, France in 2012. He received his MS (Computer Engineering) from Jeju National University, South Korea in 2008. He is currently working as Associate Professor at the Dept. of Computer Engineering, Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey. He received his BS (Computer Science) degree from FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences,IslamabadPakistan. He has 5+ years of teaching, 7+ years of industry and 10+ years of research experience. 

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  Research Interests: 

  • Internet architecture and protocols, software defined networking (SDN), cloud networking, network security
  • Wireless Networks (WiFi, Cellular, MANETs, WSANs), Internet of Things (IoT), smart environments
  • Large scale web/distributed systems,  big data systems
  • High performance distributed/cloud/edge computing
  • Realistic and easy evaluation of networks and networked systems
  • Machine Learning

PhD thesis manuscript: <<Benchmarking in Wireless Networks>> << slides >> 

Areas of Expertise

  • Internet Architecture and Protocols
  • Network performance evaluation using simulations and real-world experiments
  • Wireless Testbed design, experiment orchestration and life-cycle management
  • Distributed computing, Virtualization, Hadoop framework, OpenStack cloud OS
  • Software Defined Networks (SDN) and SDN-enabled networked systems
  • Network analysis using sFlow, OpenFlow, TCPDump, wireshark, etc
  • Wireless Networks, Spectrum Sensing and Analysis
  • Service oriented architectures and RESTful web services
  • Excellent software engineering and C++/Java/Python/Assembly programming skills
  • Software development life-cycle, such as source control, debugging, workflows, testing
  • Agile Programming, Systems’ Re-modeling/Re-Engineering
  • Data modeling, database design and big data analytics
  • Extensive experience in Linux operating systems and shell scripting