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

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Dr. Ali Nawaz Khan MIEEE
Chief Executive Officer,
Tech4Life Private Limited,
853 R1, Johar Town Lahore, Pakistan
Mobile: +923334388058 and +923499240430 
Email: alikhan@ieee.org
Web: www.tech4lifeltd.com

It had been an honor to receive CUI Lahore Campus Best Teacher Award in March 2019 (link)

A project entitled "MyNeuroHealth - Implementation of Human Activity Recognition in Mobile Healthcare Application to Detect Neurological Disorders" secured first position at DICE-IET 2019 and won a cash award of Rs. 100,000. The project was also shortlisted for the country finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup 2019. (https://www.facebook.com/MyNeuroHealth)

"MyNeuroHealth" 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 2020 Detection and Classification of Activities of Daily Living Through EEG

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 Spring 2019 MSEE

G14 Automated Detection of Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures and Falls through Accelerometers, Nida Chaudhry Spring 2020 MSEE

G15 HAR System for Long Term Health Profiling using Machine Learning Techniques,  Shan E Ali Fall 2020 MSEE

G16 Application of Machine Learning Classifiers for Accurate Detection of Epileptic Seizures, Shafaq Zia Fall 2020 MSEE

G17 A 3D Accelerometer Based Human Activity Classification for Daily Living, Aftab Paul Spring 2021 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. Funded by ICT Ignite NGRI 2018.
UG23 A Cloud Based System for Detection and Monitoring of Epilepsy Patients Using Non-Invasive Sensors Spring 2018 BS ETE (Won DICE 2019, finalist BITA 2018, Microsoft Imagine Cup 2019)
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Courses Taught:

  1. Internet of Things 3(3,0) MS PhD EE
  2. Wireless Networks 3(3,0) MS PhD EE


Book Chapters:
1. Shan E Ali, Ali Nawaz Khan, Shafaq Zia (2021), "Human Activity Recognition for Long term Health Monitoring using Machine Learning Techniques (Proposal for Book Chapter Accepted)", Healthcare Technology Solutions for Pandemics – A Roadmap, published by: Springer    (External URL)
Journal Papers:
1. M. U. Iqbal, E. A. Ansari, S. Akhtar and A. N. Khan (2022), "Improving the QoS in 5G HetNets Through Cooperative Q-Learning", IEEE Access, pp: 19654-19676, Vol: 10, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3151090, Impact Factor: 3.367    (External URL)
2. Khurram Shabih Zaidi ,Sadaf Hina ,Muhammad Jawad, Ali Nawaz Khan, Muhammad Usman Shahid Khan, Haris Bin Pervaiz, Raheel Nawaz (2021), "Beyond the Horizon, Backhaul Connectivity for Offshore IoT Devices", Energies, pp: 6918, Vol: 14, Issue: 21, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14216918, Impact Factor: 3.004    (External URL)
3. Shafaq Zia, Ali Nawaz Khan, Khurram Shabih Zaidi, Shan E Ali (2021), "Detection of Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures and Falls in Unconstraint Environment using Smartphone Accelerometer", IEEE Access, ISSN: 2169-3536, Impact Factor: 3.367    (External URL)
4. 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, ISSN: 1098-2760, Impact Factor: 1.392    (External URL)
5. 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. Shafaq Zia, Ali Nawaz Khan, Mayyda Mukhtar, Shan E Ali (2021) "Human Activity Recognition using Portable EEG Sensor and Support Vector Machine", International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2021) Accepted    (External URL)
2. Shafaq Zia, Ali Nawaz Khan, Mayyda Mukhtar, Shan E Ali (2021) "Human Activity Recognition Using Portable EEG Sensor and Support Vector Machine", 7th International Conference on Engineering and Emerging Technologies (ICEET 2021)   
3. Suneel Kumar, Shafaq Zia, Ali Nawaz Khan, Sandeep Pirbhulal (2021) "Position based Optimization of RF MAC Protocol for Sensing Technology Enabled Applications", 2021 IEEE 93rd Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2021-Spring    (External URL)
4. S. Zia, A. N. Khan, M. Mukhtar, S. E. Ali, J. Shahid and M. Sohail (2020) "Detection of Motor Seizures and Falls in Mobile Application using Machine Learning Classifiers", 2020 IEEE International Conference on Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence, and Communications Technology (IAICT), pp: 62-68, Standard: doi: 10.1109/IAICT50021.2020.9172028    (External URL)
5. Mayyda Mukhtar, Ali Nawaz Khan and Shafaq Zia (2020) "EEDoS - Secure and Energy Efficient Framework against DoS Attacks in Wireless Body Area Networks", IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, 2020    (External URL)
6. S. E. Ali, A. N. Khan, S. Zia and M. Mukhtar (2020) "Human Activity Recognition System using Smart Phone based Accelerometer and Machine Learning", 2020 IEEE International Conference on Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence, and Communications Technology (IAICT), pp: 69-74, Standard: doi: 10.1109/IAICT50021.2020.9172037    (External URL)
7. Shafaq Zia, Ali Nawaz Khan MIEEE, Mayyda Mukhtar, Mehmood Ahmad, Jibran Shahid and Mobeen Sohail (2020) "MyNeuroHealth: A Healthcare Application for the Detection of Motor Seizures", IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, 2020    (External URL)
8. Naeem Mirza, Ali Nawaz Khan (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, ISSN: 0-7695-6347-3/17    (External URL)
9. Salman Khan, Ali Nawaz Khan, Saleem Akhtar (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)
10. Usman Sharif, Mansoor Awan, Waqas Anwar, Abid Khan, Ali Nawaz Khan (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)
11. Abid Khan, Mansoor Awan, Waqas Anwar, Ali Nawaz Khan (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)
12. Ali Nawaz Khan, Xue-Jun Sha, Waqas Anwar and Abid K (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)
13. Ali Nawaz Khan, Xue-Jun Sha and Xin-Yu Zhang (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)
14. Ali Nawaz Khan and Xue-Jun Sha (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 Jun 2022
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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