Dr. Ali Nawaz Khan
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering
Area of Interest: Mobile Cellular Networks, WSNs, WBAN, Healthcare Applications of PANs
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (169)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor


A project entitled "MyNeuroHealth - Implementation of Human Activity Recognition in Mobile Healthcare Application to Detect Neurological Disorders" had been shortlisted for Final Round in BITA2018 (http://ww3.comsats.edu.pk/bita2018/)


Ongoing Funded Projects:

1. HEC NRPU 2017-18 Detection of Seizures in Epileptic Patients to Avoid Sudden Deaths through Wearable Sensors (ID: 8355/Balochistan/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2017)

2. ICT NGIRI 2018 Non-invasive Blood Glucose Detection

Supervised Research:

Graduate students:

G1 A Research in WSN Partitioning Strategies and Optimal Cluster Head selection based on Sensor Energy, Tanweer Arshad  Spring 2012 MSCS
G2 Energy Efficient Clustering Hierarchies for Multi-hop Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks, Khan Afsar Spring 2012 MSTE
G3 Design of an Efficient Routing Protocol for Self-Powered Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs), Mariam Bashir Fall 2014 MSEE
G4 Wearable Body Area Network Antenna Design for Efficient and Long-term ECG Monitoring System, Mr. Muhammad Nadeem Spring 2015 MSEE
G5 Enhanced Medium Access Control Protocol for Low-Power Duty-Cycle based Wireless Sensor Networks with Asymmetric Links, Mr. Mehtab Ejaz Qureshi Spring 2016 MSEE
G6 Design and Development of an Efficient MAC layer Protocol for Health Care Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks, Ms. Hafsah Chaudhry Spring 2016 MSEE
G7 A Research on Feasibility of Intra- Vehicle Communication using Bluetooth Low Energy, Mr. Naeem Mirza Fall 2016 MSEE
G8 Security and Energy Framework Against Denial of Sleep Attacks in Wireless Sensor and Body Area Networks, Ms. Mayyda Mukhtar Fall 2016 MSEE
G9 A Research on Clock-Synchronous Sleep and Wake Scheduling Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks, Mr. Usama Masood Spring 2017 MSEE
G10 A Multiple Object Tracking Security Framework for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks, Ms. Hira Rasab Spring 2017 MSEE
G11 Medium Access Control Protocol for Re-Chargeable Sensor Networks, Mr. Suneel Kumar Fall 2017 MSEE
G12 Monitoring and Profiling of Behavioral Disorders for Early Disease Detection using Human Activity Recognition, Mr. Abrar Ahmed Spring 2018 MSEE

G13 A Hybrid MAC Layer Protocol for Heterogeneous Wireless Body Area Networks, Ms. Hina Khan Fall 2018* MSEE

G14 Indoor Localization and Tracking System Based on Received Signal Strength Characteristics, Mr. Ali Nawaz Fall 2018* MSEE

G15 TBD, Mr. Aftab Paul Fall 2018* MSEE

Under Graduate FYPs:

UG1 Decentralized Vehicle Security and Tracking through Integrated GPS (Winner, DICE Chair Award at DICE2009) Fall 2009 BS ETE
UG2 Analysis of Prioritized and non-Prioritized Resource Allocation Next Generation Cellular Networks Fall 2009 BS ETE
UG3 Development of Database for Mobile Infotainment Fall 2009 BS ETE
UG4 Industrial Automation & Control System for Cold Storage and Warehouse Fall 2010 BS ETE
UG5 Weighted Energy Efficient Clustering Scheme for Multihop Wireless Sensor Networks Spring 2011 BS ETE
UG6 Performance Analysis of Handover & Latency in Mobile WiMAX Networks (Winner, All Pakistan Technical Project Exhibition and Competition, 2011) Spring 2011 BS ETE
UG7 Radio Resource Management in Relay Enhanced OFDMA Based Networks Spring 2011 BS ETE
UG8 Energy Efficient Multihop Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks Fall 2011 BS ETE
UG9 Design & Development of Wireless Sensor Network for Security, Healthcare and Group Monitoring Fall 2012 BS ETE
UG10 Communication Strategies for Practical Wireless Sensor Network Applications Fall 2012 BS ETE
UG11 Design and Development of Sensor Motes for Video Sensor Networks Fall 2013 BS ETE
UG12 Comparative Study of Wireless Sensor Network Protocols w.r.t Lifetime Fall 2013 BS ETE
UG13 WSN Nodes for Health Monitoring of Players on Football Field through Collaborative Communication
Funded by ICT NGRI 2014-15 Spring 2015 BS ETE
UG14 Micro Vibrations to Electricity Convertor Spring 2015 BS ETE
UG15 End to End Framework for Monitoring of Players on Football Field Fall 2015 BS ETE
UG16 Indoor Localization and Tracking System for Elderly Through Wireless Sensor Networks Spring 2016 BS ETE
UG17 Detecting Illegal Bowling Actions in Cricket Through Wearable Sensors in a Body Area Network
1st Position in IEEE FYP Competition 2016 Spring 2016 BS ETE
UG18 Realtime Non-Invasive Sensing and Monitoring of Blood Sugar Level Through WSN Fall 2016 BS ETE
UG19 Non-Invasive Testing and Monitoring of Uric Acid for Remote Health Care Applications Fall 2016 BS ETE
UG20 Waste Management System Using Programmable Logic Controller for Recovery of Recyclable Materials
Funded by ICT NGRI 2015-16 Fall 2016 BS EE
UG21 Implementation and Testing of WSN Routing Protocols for Health Care Applications on Tiny OS Fall 2016 BS ETE
UG22 Investigation of NIR Spectroscopy for Non-invasive Blood Glucose Detection Through Wireless Sensor Networks Fall 2017 BS ETE Won Rs. 400,000/- funding at DICE Sharks 2017
UG23 A Cloud Based System for Detection and Monitoring of Epilepsy Patients Using Non-Invasive Sensors Spring 2018 BS ETE
* signifies expected completion date

Courses Taught:

Wireless Sensor Networks 3(3,0) MSEE, PhD EE http://sites.google.com/a/ciitlahore.edu.pk/etn686-wsn/
Emerging Wireless Networks 3(3,0) MSEE, PhD EE
Data Networks and Communication 3(3,0) MSEE, PhD EE
Mobile Cellular Systems and Standards 3(3,0) MSEE, PhD EE http://sites.google.com/a/ciitlahore.edu.pk/mcns/
Mobile Networking 3(3,0) MSEE, PhD EE
Data Communication and Computer Networks 4(3,1) BS ETE http://sites.google.com/a/ciitlahore.edu.pk/eee314/
Broadband Technologies 3(3,0) BS ETE http://sites.google.com/a/ciitlahore.edu.pk/bbt/
Wireless Communication Systems 3(3,0) BS ETE
Telecommunication System Engineering 3(3,0) BS ETE
Electric Circuit Analysis I 4(3,1) BS CE
Digital Logic Design 4(3,1) BS CS
Electronic Devices and Circuits 4(3,1) BS CE
Principles of Communication Systems (0,1)  BS CE

Managed Final Year Projects as Convener and Co-Convener from 2009-2016 http://sites.google.com/a/ciitlahore.edu.pk/ee-fyp/


Journal Papers:
1. Nadeem M, Khan AN, Ali Khan A, Azim T (2018), "Low profile CPW fed slotted planar inverted cone ultra-wide band antenna for WBAN applications", Microw Opt Technol Lett., pp: 870-876, Vol: 60, Issue: 2018, Standard: 1098-2760, Impact Factor: 0.948    (External URL)
2. Ehsan Munir, Saima Ijaz, Sheraz Anjum, Ali Nawaz Khan, Waqas Anwar, and Wasif Nisar (2015), "Novel Approaches for Scheduling Task Graphs in Heterogeneous Distributed Computing Environment", The International Arab Journal of Information Technology , pp: 270-277, Vol: 12, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: 0.724    (External URL)
Conference Papers:
1. Naeem Mirza, Ali Nawaz Khan (Jan 2017) "Bluetooth Low Energy based Communication Framework for Intra Vehicle Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of 15th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, Pakistan, pp: 1-5, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, Standard: 0-7695-6347-3/17    (External URL)
2. Salman Khan, Ali Nawaz Khan, Saleem Akhtar (Apr 2011) "Multichannel Cognitive MAC Protocol for Efficient Utilization of Wireless Spectrum", Proc. of CMC 2011, China, pp: 1-6, Vol: 1, Issue: 1    (External URL)
3. Usman Sharif, Mansoor Awan, Waqas Anwar, Abid Khan, Ali Nawaz Khan (Dec 2009) "CLUSMA: A Mobile Agent based clustering middleware for Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of ACM FIT 09, pp: 1-6, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, Standard: 978-1-60558-642-7    (External URL)
4. Abid Khan, Mansoor Awan, Waqas Anwar, Ali Nawaz Khan (Dec 2009) "Mobile Agent Watermarking: Security Properties and Attacks revisited", Proc. of ACM FIT 09, pp: 1-6, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, Standard: 978-1-60558-642-7    (External URL)
5. Ali Nawaz Khan, Xue-Jun Sha, Waqas Anwar and Abid K (Dec 2009) "Performance Analysis of Prioritized and Non Prioritized Handoff Call Queuing Schemes in Mobile Cellular Networks", Proc. of ACM FIT 09, pp: 1-6, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, Standard: 978-1-60558-642-7    (External URL)
6. Ali Nawaz Khan, Xue-Jun Sha and Xin-Yu Zhang (May 2008) "An Efficient Handoff Call Handling and Queuing Scheme using Location Information", Proceedings of IASTED WOC 2008, Canada, pp: 107-111, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, Standard: 978-0-88986-744-4    (External URL)
7. Ali Nawaz Khan and Xue-Jun Sha (Sep 2006) "A New Handoff Ordering and Reduction Scheme using Road Topology Informatio", Proceedings of IEEE WICOM, pp: 1-4, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, Standard: 1-4244-0517-3    (External URL)


PhD Information and Communication Engineering
Harbin Institute of Technology, China
BSc Electrical Engineering
University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan


Assistant Professor
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
2008 to Date
Research Assistant
Communication Research Center, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
2004 to 2008
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
2003 to 2004

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