Day – 1, Friday 17-Oct-2014

Time Presenter Topic

8:30am to 9:30am



9:30am to 9:35am



9:35am to 9:50am

Address by Rector


9:50am to 10:05am

Welcome by Dr. Yasir Niaz, FAST


10:05am to 10:40am

Dr. Karsten Berns, Germany

Robots in Agriculture

10:40am to 11:20am

Tea + Poster session


11:20am to 11:45am

Novaira Noor, FAST-NU

Weed Detection in Wheat Fields using Computer Vision

11:45am to 12:15pm

Dr. Syed Atif Mehdi, Germany

A Framework for Aerial Coverage for Flying Robot

12:15pm to 12:40pm

M. Mudassir Khan, LUMS

Coverage and Path Planning of Unknown Grid Environments

12:45pm to 2:00pm

Lunch + prayer break


2:00pm to 2:40pm

Dr. Ali Raza, UET Lahore

Immuno-inspired Robotic Applications

2:45pm to 3:10pm

Ayesha Salahuddin, FAST-NU

Traffic Congestion Estimation Based on Multiple Vehicle Parameters

3:15pm to 4:00pm

Tea + Poster session


4:00pm to 4:30pm

Dr. Asim Baig, Scifactorz

Robotic Development Platform demo

4:30pm to 5:10pm

Dr. Junaid Haroon, LUMS

Verification of Robotic and Automation platforms

Day – 2, Saturday 18-Oct-2014

Time Presenter Topic

9:30am to 10:15am

Dr. Muhammad Awais, LUMS

Recognition and Tracking of Kitchen Activities for Assistive Robots

10:20am to 11:00am

Dr. Haider Ali, Germany

3D Range Sensing

11:00am to 11:45am

Tea + Poster session


11:45am to 12:20pm

Dr. Abubakr Muhd., LUMS

Profiling canals and rivers by aerial robots: challenges and prospects

12:20pm to 12:45pm

Muhammad Tanveer Iqbal

Software In-loop Simulation of Autopilots for study Level Flight of UAVs

12:45pm to 2:00pm

Lunch + prayer break


2:00pm to 2:35pm

Dr. Yasar Ayaz, NUST

Enhanced RRT* for Motion Planning in Complex Environments

2:35pm to 3:00pm

Saleha Javed, FAST-NU

Optimized Path Planning for UAVs in Weed Detection

3:00pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Asim Baig, Scifactorz

Inertial-Vision Sensor Fusion

3:30pm to 4:00pm

Tea + Poster session


4:00pm to 4:40pm

Dr. Suleman Mazhar, GIKI

Indigenous solutions for indigenous problems: Robotics at BiSMiL lab

4:40pm to 5:20pm

Dr. Masroor Hussain, GIKI

High Performance Computing for Robots

5:20pm to 5:30pm