Services

ACADEMIC SERVICES

Curriculum Development

  • Co-Convener Expert Member of the National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) Meeting of the National Technology Council (NTC) to draft the curriculum for B.Sc. Computer Engineering Technology Program in Pakistan. The preliminary meeting was held at the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University of Technology and Skill Development (BBSUTSD), Khairpur Mirs, Sindh, on November 15-17, 2021. The final meeting was held at HEC Regional Regional Center, Karachi, on January 17-19, 2022.
  • Secretary Expert Member of the National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) Meeting of the National Technology Council (NTC) to draft the curriculum for B.Sc. Software Engineering Technology Program in Pakistan. The preliminary meeting was held at Kohsar University Murree (KUM) on August 24-26, 2022. The final meeting was held at National Skills University (NSU), Islamabad, December 14-16, 2022.
  • Member Nominated as an expert member by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to attend the consultative meeting to review and approve the curricula developed by the National Technology Council (NTC) for 15 disciplines at Zifan Hotel & Suites (29-B, P.E.C.H.S Block-6, Shahrah-e-Faisal) Karachi on February 23-24, 2023.
  • Attended the four-day training workshop for newly approved Program Evaluators (PEVs) of the Punjab region on “Outcome Based Accreditation For Program Evaluators” organized by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) at the University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore, on January 24-27, 2023. The Resource Person (Master Trainer) was Engr. Prof. Dr. Baber Saeed, Air University, Islamabad.
  • Attended the one-day training workshop for Program Evaluators (PEVs) of the South Punjab region on “Outcome Based Accreditation For Program Evaluators” organized by the National Technology Council (NTC) at the Institute of Southern, Punjab (ISP), Multan, on June 16, 2023. The Resource person was Prof. Dr. Anwar Khitab, Dean, MUST, AJ&K.

Program Accreditation Visits

  • Expert NTC Zero Accreditation Visit of the Punjab Tianjin University of Technology (PTUT), Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan for BSc Software Engineering Technology Program on September 18-19, 2023.
  • Expert NTC Re-Accreditation Visit of the University of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University of Technology and Skill Development (BBSUTSD), Khairpur Mirs, Sindh, Pakistan for BSc Electronics Engineering Technology Program on June 7-8, 2023.
  • Convener and Expert NTC Zero Accreditation Visit at Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), Mirpur, Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) for BSc Information Engineering Technology Program on August 1-2, 2022.
  • Expert NTC Zero Accreditation Visit at National Skill University (NSU), Islamabad for BSc Information Engineering Technology Program on February 17-18, 2022.
  • Expert Zero Accreditation Visit at Usman Institute of Technology University, Karachi for BSc Computer Engineering Technology Programs on December 3-4, 2021.

Membership of Academic Bodies

  • Member of the Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB), The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (2023-till date)
  • Member of the Academic Council, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (2021-till date)
  • Member of the Board Studies, Department of Telecommunication Engineering, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan since 2008-2012.
  • Convener of the Board of Studies, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan, since 2021 – till date.
  • Member of the Synopsis Evaluation committee of the Department of PhD Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Editorial Activity

  • Academic Editor of Plos One (from March 2023 – )
  • Review Editor of Frontiers in Signal Processing: Image Processing (from January 2023 – )
  • Associate Editor of International Journal on Information and Communication Technology (IJOICT) (from March 2020 – present)

International Journal Reviewer

  • IEEE Access (Impact Factor: 3.987)
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (Impact Factor: 4.332)
  • IEEE Sensors Journal (Impact Factor: 2.512)
  • Digital Signal Processing, Elsevier (Impact Factor: 2.337)
  • Signal Processing: Image Communication, Elsevier (Impact Factor: 2.244)
  • Eurasip Journal on Image and Video Processing, Springer (Impact Factor: 1.742)
  • Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer (Impact Factor: 1.352)
  • IET Image Processing (Impact Factor: 1.401)
  • IET Signal Processing (Impact Factor: 1.250)
  • IET Electronic Letter (Impact Factor: 1.155)
  • Computing and Informatics
  • MDPI (Information)
  • Engineering Science & Technology, an International Journal, Elsevier
  • Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Image Processing (speciality section of Frontiers in Signal Processing and Frontiers in Imaging)

International Conference Reviewer

  • International Symposium on Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications (ISTA)
  • International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA)
  • 2019 Eleventh International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), Berlin, Germany, June 5-7, 2019.
  • The 11th European Workshop on Visual Information Processing, September 11-14, 2023, Gjøvik, Norway.

Conference Organizing Committees

  • Member, Scientific Program Committee, International Conference of Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA), IEEE, Orleans, France, 10-13 Nov. 2015.
  • Organizer Special Session on “Perceptual visual information quality enhancement evaluation: challenges and opportunities”, in 11th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX 2019), June 5-7, 2019, Berlin, Germany
  • Organizer Special Session on “Underwater Image/Video Processing and analysis”, in: 10th tenth International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA 2020), July 7-10, 2020, Paris, France
  • Chair Special Session on “Signal Processing and Applications” in: 17th IEEE International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals & Devices (SSD2020), July 20-23, 2020, Sfax, Tunisia
  • Organizer and Chair 2020 IEEE 23rd International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), November 5-7, 2020, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Organizer and General Chair 2022 IEEE SPS Seasonal School on Video Surveillance Application and Monitoring, 2022, Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Organizer and General Chair 2022 IEEE R10 Mini Panel of Conference Workshop (POCO), 2022, IEEE Bahawalpur Subsection, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Organizer and General Chair 2023 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science & Technology (ICES&T), January 9-11, 2023, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Publication Chair The 11th European Workshop on Visual Information Processing, September 11-14, 2023, Gjøvik, Norway.

Fellowships and Visiting Appointments

  • Visiting Lecturer at L2TI, University Paris 13, France (21 July – 02 August 2018)
  • Member Doctoral Thesis Examination (04 times as a member of the Thesis Defense Jury)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Chair, IEEE Bahawalpur Subsection GEO Code: R000302
  • Branch Counselor, IEEE Student Branch at University College of Engineering and Technology Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan (Student Branch code: 05611, School code: 60047544) from April 2010 to September 2012.
  • Advisor, IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Student Chapter Unit SBC05611E – UCET -The
    Islamia University of Bahawalpur, SP01.