Dr. Amjad Ali
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Area of Interest: Communications and Networks
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (119)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

Dr. Amjad Ali is currently doing research and development in the field of Wireless Communications and Networks. He has published highly reputed IEEE Journals and Transactions papers with cumulative Impact factor of 171.70. He has completed his PhD from Kyung Hee University South Korea in 2015 and Postdoctorate research from Inha University and Korea University, South Korea, respectively in 2019. He has received two Excellent Research Awards from South Korea in 2018 and 2019 in recognition of his quality research and productivity. He is looking for highly motivated and hardworking students for MS/PhD research

Research Interests

  • Cyber Security/Network & Information Security
  • Machine learning and its applications
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing
  • 5G & Beyond Communication Networks
  • Wireless Ad-Hoc & Sensor Networks
  • Smart Cities 
  • Haptic Communications & Tactile Internet
  • Device-to-device Communication
  • Image/Video Processing  
  • Cognitive Radio Networks (Multimedia transmissions, interference modeling, dynamic spectrum access,
    power and admission control, spectrum management, spectrum trading, cognitive MAC protocols, per-
    formance modeling and optimization

Funded Projects 

  • Efficient Resource Allocation Framework for Cloud-enabled Multimedia Vehicular Networks funded by
    Jouf University, Sakaka, Aljouf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the registration no. 40/359, project
    budget, Rs/- 10,24,800.
  • Level set-based Active Contours for Human Body Segmentation with Application on Activity Recognition
    funded by Jouf University, Sakaka, Aljouf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, registration no. 40/341, project
    budget, Rs/- 14,44,800.

Research Projects 

  • Frequency Domain Equalization and Interference Cancellation for Time Variant Component in Time
    Varying Channels, Funded by Qualcomm.
  • CLO technology study for improving mobile video QoS, Funded by Korea Electronics and Telecom-
    munications Research Institute (ETRI).
  • Improvement of multimedia service through CLO, Funded by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • IITP-ezbaro: Spectrum and radio technology for smart frequency use

Scholarships and Honors 

  • Excellent Research Award 2019 from Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Excellent Research Award 2018 from Inha University, Incheon, South Korea
  • Fully Funded Post-Doctoral Fellowship, by Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Fully Funded Post-Doctoral Fellowship, by Inha University, Incheon, South Korea
  • Fully Funded President Scholarship for PhD Study, by Kyung Hee University, South Korea
  • Merit Scholarship Award for M.S. Study from COMSATS, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Fully Funded Ministry of Science and Technology, Pakistan Scholarship Award for B.S. Study from COMSATS, Lahore, Pakistan

 Technical Program Committee

  • Member Technical Program committee CCNC 2019
  • Member Technical Program committee IWCMC-AI-IoT 2019
  • Member Technical Program committee ICGHIT2019
  • Member Technical Program committee VTC2019-Spring: Kuala Lumpur
  • Member Technical Program committee IWCMC 2019 IoT Symposium 2019
  • Member Technical Program committee ICTC 2018
  • Member Technical Program committee FIT 2018
  • Member Technical Program committee IWCMC 2017 M2M&IoT Symposium 2018
  • Member Technical Program committee IWCMC 2017 M2M&IoT Symposium 2017
  • Member Technical Program committee FIT 2017
  • Member Technical Program committee ICEET 2017
  • Member Technical Program committee FIT 2016

Journal Associate Editor

  • IEEE Access with Impact factor 4.098

Journal reviewer

  • IEEE Communications Magazine
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
    IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • IET Communications
  • IEEE Access
  • IEEE Communications Letter
  • Journal of Supercomputing
  • Computer Networks

Publications:

Journal Papers:
1. U. Sikandar, M. Talha, S. Sarwar, M. Safyan, Z.U. Qayyum, A. Ali, and M. Iqbal (2020), "A Context-aware and Intelligent Framework for the Secure Mission Critical Systems", Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Impact Factor: 1.258   
2. F. Ali, S. E. Sappagh, S. M. Riazul Islam, D. Kwak, A. Ali, M. Imran, K.S. Kwak (2020), "A Smart Healthcare Monitoring System for Heart Disease Prediction Based On Ensemble Deep Learning and Feature Fusion", Information Fusion , pp: 208-222, Vol: 63, Impact Factor: 13.667   
3. A. Ali, S. Tariq, L. Feng, M. Iqbal, Imran Raza, M. H. Saddiqi, and A.K. Bashir (2020), "Adaptive Bitrate Video Transmission over Cognitive Radio Networks Using Cross Layer Routing Approach", IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking   
4. F. Ali, S.E. El-Sappagh, S.M. Islam, A. Ali, M. Attique, M. Imran, K. S. Kwak, (2020), "An Intelligent Health-care Monitoring Framework Using Wearable Sensors and Social Networking Data", Future Generation Computer Systems, pp: 23-43 , Vol: 114 , Impact Factor: 6.1   
5. G. Ali, A. Ali, F. Ali, U. Draz, F. Majeed, S. Yasin, T. Ali, N. Haider (2020), "Artificial Neural Network-based Ensemble Approach for Multicultural Facial Expressions Analysis", IEEE Access, pp: 134950- 34963, Vol: 8, Impact Factor: 3.745   
6. L. Hussain, I.A. Awan, W. Aziz, S. Saeed, A. Ali, F. Zeeshan, and K.S. Kwak (2020), "Detecting Congestive Heart Failure by extracting Multimodal Features and employing Machine Learning Techniques", BioMed Research International, Impact Factor: 2.197   
7. L. Feng, A. Ali, M. H. Siddiqi, M.Iqbal, F. Ali, M. Shafiq, and S.A. Hussian (2020), "Dynamic Wireless Information and Power Transfer Scheme for Nano-Empowered Vehicular Networks", IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Impact Factor: 5.744   
8. M. H. Siddiqi, A. Al-Dulaimi, A. Ali, S. F. Haider, F. Ali, and M. Iqbal (2020), "Efficient Resource Allocation and Computation Framework for Cloud Enabled Multimedia Vehicular Networks", IEEE Access, Impact Factor: 4.098   
9. Umar Draz, Tariq Ali, Zafar Iqbal, Irfan ahmad, Sana Yaseen, Amjad Ali, and Muazzam Khattak (2020), "Energy Efficient Watchman Based Flooding Algorithm for IoT-Enabled Underwater Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks", ETRI Journal, Impact Factor: 1.094   
10. A. Ahmed, F. Zeeshan, R. Marriam, A. Ali, and A. Samreen (2020), "Impact of Gamification on Learning Outcome of Computer Science Majors", ACM Transactions on Computing Education, Impact Factor: 1.356   
11. W. Ejaz, M. Naeem, S. Sharma, A. M. Khattak, M.R. Ramzan, A. Ali, and A. Anpalagan (2020), "IoV-based Deployment and Scheduling of Charging Infrastructure in Intelligent Transportation Systems", IEEE Sensors Journal, Impact Factor: 3.073   
12. M. H. Siddiqi, M. Alruwaili, and A. Ali (2019), "A Novel Feature Selection Method for Video-Based Human Activity Recognition Systems", IEEE Access, pp: 119593-119602, Vol: 7, Issue: 1, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
13. F. Zeshan, R. Mohamad, M.N. Ahmad, M.B. Othman, A.A.M. Elhag, S.A. Hussain, A. Ahmad, A. Ali, M. Ashraf, I. babar (2019), "Context-Aware Ontology And Web Services Discovery For Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems", Malaysian journal of Computer Science, pp: 186-208, Vol: 32, Issue: 3, Standard: 0127-9084, Impact Factor: 0.625   
14. M. Shafiq, M. Ahmad, M. K. Afzal, A. Ali, A. Irshad, and Jin-Ghoo Choi (2019), "Handshake Sense Multiple Access Control for Cognitive Radio-Based IoT Networks", Sensors, pp: 1-21, Vol: 19, Issue: 2, Standard: 1424-8220, Impact Factor: 3.031   
15. M. H. Siddiqi, M. Alruwaili, Amjad Ali, S. Alanazi, and F. Zeshan (2019), "Human Activity Recognition using Gaussian Mixture Hidden Conditional Random Fields", Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, pp: 1-15, Vol: 2019, Standard: 1687-5265, Impact Factor: 2.154   
16. A. Ali, L. Abbas, M. Shafiq, A.K. Bashir, M.K. Afzal, H.B. Liaqat, M.H. Siddiqi, and K. S. Kwak (2019), "Hybrid Fuzzy Logic Scheme for Efficient Channel Utilization in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Access, pp: 24463-24476, Vol: 7, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
17. A. Ali, M. E. Ahmed, F. Ali, N. H. Tran, D. Niyato, and S. Pack (2019), "NOn-parametric Bayesian channEls cLustering (NOBEL) Scheme for Wireless Multimedia Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (IEEE-JSAC), pp: 2293-2305, Vol: 37, Issue: 10, Standard: 0733-8716, Impact Factor: 11.42   
18. L. Feng, Amjad Ali, M. Iqbal, A. K. Bashir, S. A. Hussain, and S. Pack (2019), "Optimal Haptic Communications over Nanonetworks for E-Health Systems", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, pp: 3016-3027, Vol: 15, Issue: 5, Standard: 1551-3203, Impact Factor: 7.377   
19. M. Shafiq, P. Singh, I. Ashraf, M. Ahmad, Amjad Ali, A. Irshad, M. K. Afzal, and J-G. Choi (2019), "Ranked Sense Multiple Access Control Protocol for Multichannel Cognitive Radio-Based IoT Networks", Sensors, pp: 1-22, Vol: 19, Issue: 7, Standard: 1424-8220, Impact Factor: 3.031   
20. F. Majeed, M. Shafiq, A. Ali, M. A. Hassan, S.A. Abbas, M. E. Alzahrani, M.Q. Saleem, H.B. Liaqat, A. Garezi, A. Irshad (2019), "Self-citation Analysis on Google Scholar Dataset for H-Index Corrections", IEEE Access, pp: 126025-126036, Vol: 7, Issue: 1, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
21. H. B. Liaqat, Amjad Ali, J. Qadir, A. K. Bahir, M. Bilal, and F. Majeed (2019), "Socially-Aware Congestion Control in Ad-Hoc Networks: Current Status and The Way Forward", Future Generation Computer Systems, pp: 634-660, Vol: 97, Standard: 0167-739X, Impact Factor: 5.768   
22. L. Feng, Amjad Ali, H. B. Liaqat, M. A. Iftikhar, A.K. Bashir, and S. Pack (2019), "Stochastic Game-based Dynamic Information Delivery System for Wireless Cooperative Networks", Future Generation Computer Systems, pp: 277-291, Vol: 95, Standard: 0167-739X, Impact Factor: 5.768   
23. F. Ali, D. Kwak, P. Khan, S. El-Sappagh, Amjad Ali, S. Ullah, K. H. Kim, K-S. Kwak, (2019), "Transportation Sentiment Analysis Using Word Embedding and Ontology-based Topic Modeling", Knowledge-Based Systems, pp: 27-42, Vol: 174, Standard: 0950-7051, Impact Factor: 5.101   
24. R. kumar, R. Gunasekaran, A.K. Bashir, C. Junaid, and Amjad. Ali (2018), "A Console GRID Leveraged Authenti- cation and Key Agreement Mechanism for LTE/SAE", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, pp: 2677-2689, Vol: 14 , Issue: 6 , Standard: 1551-3203 , Impact Factor: 7.377   
25. S. El-Sappagh, J. M. Alonso, F. Ali, Amjad Ali, J-H. Jang, and K.S. Kwak (2018), "An Ontology-Based Interpretable Fuzzy Decision Support System for Diabetes Diagnosis", IEEE Access, pp: 37371-37394, Vol: 6, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
26. L. Hussain, Amjad Ali, S. Rathore, S. Saeed, A. Idris, M. U. Usman, M. A. Iftikhar, and D. Y. Suh (2018), "Applying Bayesian Network Approach to Determine the Association Between Morphological Features Extracted from Prostate Cancer Images", IEEE Access, pp: 1586-1601, Vol: 7, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
27. A. Ali, I. Yaqoob, E. Ahmed, M. Imran, K. S. Kwak, A. Ahmad, S. A. Hussain, and Z. Ali (2018), "Channel Clustering and QoS Levels Identification Scheme for Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Communications Magazine, pp: 164-171, Vol: 56, Issue: 4, Standard: 0163-6804, Impact Factor: 10.356   
28. S. El-Sappagh, F. Ali, Amjad Ali, A. Hendawi, F. A. Badria, and D. Y. Suh (2018), "Clinical Decision Support System for Liver Fibrosis Prediction in Hepatitis Patients: A Case Comparison of Two Soft Computing Techniques", IEEE Access, pp: 52911-52929, Vol: 6, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
29. S. El-Sappagh, F. Ali, S. El-Masri, K. Kim, Amjad Ali, and K. S. Kwak (2018), "Mobile Health Technologies for Diabetes Mellitus: Current State and Future Challenges", IEEE Access, pp: 1917-21947, Vol: 7, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
30. A. Ali, H. Liu, A. K. Bashir, S. El-Sappagh, F. Ali, A. Baig, D. Park, and K. S. Kwak (2018), "Priority-Based Cloud Computing Architecture for Multimedia-Enabled Heterogeneous Vehicular Users", Journal of Advanced Transportation, pp: 1-12, Vol: 2018, Standard: 0197-6729, Impact Factor: 1.993   
31. A. Ali, L. Feng, A. K. Bashir, S. El-Sappagh, S. H. Ahmed, M. Iqbal, and G. Raja (2018), "Quality of Service Provisioning for Heterogeneous Services in Cognitive Radio-enabled Internet of Things", IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, pp: 328-342, Vol: 7, Issue: 1, Standard: 2327-4697., Impact Factor: 5.213   
32. A. Ali, K. S. Kwak, N. H. Tran, Z. Han, D. Niyato, F. Zeshan, M. T. Gul, and D. Y. Suh (2018), "RaptorQ-Based Efficient Multimedia Transmission Over Cooperative Cellular Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, pp: 7275-7289, Vol: 67, Issue: 8, Standard: 0018-9545, Impact Factor: 5.339   
33. S. A. Hussain, M. Iqbal, A. Saeed, I. Raza, H. Raza, A. Ali, A.K Bashir, and A. Baig (2017), "An Efficient Channel Access Scheme for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks", Mobile Information Systems, pp: 1-11, Vol: 2017, Impact Factor: 1.462    
34. Muhammad Talha Gul, Amjad Ali, Deepak Kumar Singh, Umera Imtinan, Imran Raza, Syed Asad Hussain, Doug Young Suh, Jong-wook Lee (2016), "Merge-and-forward: a cooperative multimedia transmissions protocol using RaptorQ codes", IET Communications, pp: 1884-1895, Vol: 10, Issue: 15, Impact Factor: 1.061    
35. Syed Fawad Haider, Laraib Abbas, Amjad Ali, Muddesar Iqbal, Imran Raza, Syed Asad Hussain, and Doug Young Suh (2016), "Taxonomy and issues for antifragile-based multimedia cloud computing", Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments, Springer, pp: 1-13, Vol: 2, Issue: 1   
36. Md. Jalil Piran, Amjad Ali, and Doug Young Suh (2015), "A Fuzzy-based Sensor Fusion Technique for Cognitive Radio-based Vehicular Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (CRVASNET)", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, pp: 1-9, Vol: 2015, Standard: 1563-5147, Impact Factor: 0.802   
37. Mohammad Jalil Piran, Mohammed Ejaz Ahmed, Amjad Ali, Doug Young Suh, and Ju Bin Song (2015), "Channel Allocation Based on Content Characteristics for Video Transmission in Time-Domainbased Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks", Mobile Information Systems, pp: 1-8, Vol: 2015, Impact Factor: 1.462   
38. Usama Ahmed, Imran Raza, Syed Asad Hussain, Amjad Ali, Muddesar Iqbal, Xinheng Wang (2015), "Modelling Cyber Security for Software Defined Networks Those Grow Strong When Exposed to Threats", Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments, Springer, pp: 123-146, Vol: 1, Issue: 2, Standard: 2199-4668   
39. Amir Raza Khan, Muddesar Iqbal , Junaid Muza ar, Amir Nisar, Amjad Ali, Imran Raza, Syed Asad Hussain (2015), "Optimized Congestion Aware and Rate-Adaptive Multimedia Communication for Application in Fragile Environment during Disaster Management and Recovery", Journal of Reliable Intelligent Envi- ronments, Springer, pp: 147-158, Vol: 1, Issue: 2, Standard: 2199-4668   
40. Amjad Ali, Md. Jalil Piran, Hansoo Kim, Jihyeok Yun, and Doug Young Suh (2015), "PADMAC: Primary User Activity-aware Distributed MAC for Multi-channel Cognitive Radio Networks", Sensors, pp: 7658-7690, Vol: 15, Issue: 4, Standard: 1424-8220, Impact Factor: 2.677   
41. Md. Jalil Piran, Yongwoo Cho, Jihyeok Yun, Amjad Ali, and Doug Young Suh (2014), "Cognitive Radio- Based Vehicular Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks", International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, pp: 1-11, Vol: 2014, Impact Factor: 1.239   
42. Amjad Ali, Muhammad Ejaz Ahmed, Md. Jalil Piran, and Doug Young Suh (2014), "Resource Optimization Scheme for Multimedia-Enabled Wireless Mesh Networks", Sensors, pp: 14500-14525, Vol: 14, Issue: 8, Standard: 1424-8220, Impact Factor: 2.677   
43. Amjad Ali, Muddesar Iqbal, Adeel Baig, and Xingheng Wang (2011), "Routing Techniques in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Survey", International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks (IJWMN), pp: 96-110, Vol: 3, Issue: 3, Standard: 0975 - 4679   
Conference Papers:
1. M. Ahmad, A. M. Khan, M. Mazzara, S. Distefano, Amjad Ali, and A. Tufail (2019) "Extended Sammon Projection and Wavelet Kernel Extreme Learning Machine for Gait-based Legitimate User Identification", 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC'19)   
2. Amjad Ali, M. Sakhare, F. Ali, K. S. Kwak (2018) "Efficient Cooperative Caching Scheme for Mobile Multimedia Content Centric Networks", Korean Institute of Communication Sciences Conference, pp: 1309-1310   
3. Amjad Ali, F. Ali, K.S. Kwak (2018) "Quality-of-Service Based Channel Labeling Scheme for Cognitive Radio Networks", 6th International Conference on Green and Human Information Technology    
4. F. Ali, S. El-Sappagh, Amjad Ali, K. S. Kwak, and D. Kwak (2018) "Sentiment Analysis of Transportation Using Word Embedding and LDA Approaches", Symposium of the KICS , pp: 1111-1112.   
5. Amjad Ali, Madhuri Sakhare, Kyojin Hwang, and Doug Young Suh (2016) "A novel channel indexing-based channel selection algorithm for cognitive radio networks", IEEE International Conference on ICT Convergence (ICTC), pp: 682-687   
6. Md Jalil Piran, Amjad Ali, D. H. Lee, and D. Y. Suh (2014) "Evaluation of available channel quality for secondary usage in cognitive radio networks", In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Convergence (ICTC), pp: 852-853   
7. Md. Jalil Piran, Yongwoo Cho, Jihyeok Yun, Amjad Ali, Doug Young Suh (2014) "Scalable video streaming over TV white spaces using Cognitive Radio technology", 18th IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE 2014), pp: 1-2   
8. Amjad Ali, M Jalil Piran, Doug Young Suh (2013) "Fuzzy Logic-Based Throughput Enhancement for Cognitive Radio Networks", In Proceedings of the Institute of Electronics Engineers, pp: 257-260   
9. M Jalil Piran, Amjad Ali, and Doug Young Suh (2013) "Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing over Cognitive Radio Technology", In Proceedings of the Institute of Electronics Engineers, pp: 285-288   
10. Amjad Ali, Jihyeok Yun, Daehee Won, Jichan Lee, and Doug Young Suh (2013) "TCP-CR: A TCP for Heterogeneous Cognitive Radio Networks", In Proceedings Korea Communications Society General Conference, pp: 1065-1067   
11. Amjad Ali, Muddesar Iqbal, Saba Saifullah, Ju Bin Song (2012) "QoS-Based Channel and Radio Assignment Algorithm for Mesh Cognitive Radio Networks Intended for Health-Care", The Fifth International Conference on Advances in Mesh Networks, pp: 25-40   
12. Azeem Irshad, Muddesar Iqbal, Amjad Ali, and Muhammad Shafiq (2011) "An Algorithm for Prediction of Overhead Messages in Client-Server Based Wireless Networks", In Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications(ICCSA 2011), pp: 412-423   
13. Imran Raza, S. A. Hussain, Amjad Ali, and M. H. Raza (2010) "Persistent Packet Reordering Attack in TCP-Based Ad Hoc Wireless Networks", In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information and Emerging Technologies (ICIET), pp: 1-6   

Qualification

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mobile Network and Communications Lab at the School of Electrical Engineering Korea University, Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
Sep 2018 to Mar 2019
   
Post-Doctoral Fellow
UWB Wireless Communications Research Center at Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Inha University, Incheon , South Korea
Feb 2018 to Aug 2018
   
PhD
Kyung Hee University, South Korea
2012 to 2015
   
MS(CS)
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
2006 to 2008
   
BS(CS)
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
2002 to 2006
   

Experience

Assistant Professor
COMSATS, Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Jul 2015 to Date
   
Research Professor
School of Electrical Engineering Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
Sep 2018 to Mar 2019
   
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Inha University, Incheon, South Korea
Feb 2018 to Aug 2018
   
Lecturer
University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan
Nov 2010 to Jun 2015
   
Software Engineer
Rolustech, Lahore, Pakistan,
Sep 2008 to Apr 2009
   
System Software Engineer
4MWireless, Lahore, Pakistan
Sep 2007 to Feb 2008
   

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