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 116.176. He has completed his Postdoctorate research from Inha University, Incheon, South Korea and Korea University, Seoul, South Korea which is one of the most reputed university in South Korea and Asia. He has received two Excellent Research Awards from South Korea in 2018 and 2019, respectively 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
  • Cloud Computing
  • 5G & 6G Cellular Communication Networks
  • Machine learning and its applications
  • Wireless Ad-Hoc & Sensor Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • 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. 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   
2. 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   
3. 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   
4. 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   
5. 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   
6. Amjad Ali, L. Abbas, M. Shafi q, 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   
7. Amjad 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), Standard: 0733-8716, Impact Factor: 9.302    
8. 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   
9. M. Shafi q, 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   
10. F. Majeed, M. Sha fiq, Amjad 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, Standard: 2169-3536 , Impact Factor: 4.098   
11. 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   
12. 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   
13. 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   
14. 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   
15. 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   
16. 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   
17. Amjad Ali, I. Yaqoob, E. Ahmed, M. Imran, K. S. Kwak, A. Ahmad, S. A. Hussain, and Z. Ali (2018), "Channel Clustering and QoS Levels Identi cation Scheme for Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Communications Magazine, pp: 164-171, Vol: 56, Issue: 4, Standard: 0163-6804, Impact Factor: 10.356   
18. 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   
19. 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   
20. Amjad 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   
21. Amjad 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: DOI: 10.1109/TNSE.2018.2877646, Standard: 2327-4697.   
22. Amjad 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   
23. Syed Asad Hussain, Muddesar Iqbal, Atif Saeed, Imran Raza, Hassan Raza, Amjad Ali, Ali Kashif Bashir, and Adeel Baig (2017), "An Efficient Channel Access Scheme for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks", Mobile Information Systems, pp: 1-11, Vol: 2017, Impact Factor: 1.462    
24. 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    
25. 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   
26. 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   
27. 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   
28. 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   
29. 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   
30. 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   
31. 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   
32. 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   
33. 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 Identifi cation", 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 Feb 2012
   
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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