Dr. Imran Naseem was invited to give a talk at Center for Intelligent Signal and Imaging Research (CISIR), at University of Technology Petronas (UTP) Malaysia on 14th March, 2017. Title of the talk was “Localized Feature Extraction for Biomedical and Biometric Applications”. The talk was attended by faculty members and graduate students.
- Students securing term GPA between 3.00 – 3.49 will be awarded scholarship of 30% relaxation in next semester fee, whereas students securing term GPA of 3.5 or above shall be given a relaxation of 50% in next semester fee.
- Award of scholarship in first semester will be decided on the basis of GSSE Entrance Test Performance. Students securing a score between 70% to 79.9%, and 80% or above shall be awarded scholarship of 30% and 50% relaxation in first semester fee respectively.
- List of eligible students with the requisite details will be forwarded to Finance department at the beginning of each semester.
iTrust hosted in SUTD is the leading research center in the region for research in securing cyber physical system. SUTD was setup as research and academic collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and serves as MIT's most active and vibrant collaboration in the Asia.
Under this collaboration, the two institutes would foster a friendly relationship through mutual cooperation in following areas of interest, subject to mutual agreement:
a) Joint research activities
b) Participation in seminars and academic meetings
c) Exchange of academic materials and other information; and
d) Student exchange for research.
The understanding came into effect after signing a letter of intent by Director iTrust, Professor Aditya Mathur, and Dean Academics, PAF-KIET, Dr. Muzzaffar Mahmood. Dr. Jonathan Goh, and Dr. Khurram Nazir Junejo will be the two corresponding persons from iTrust and PAF-KIET, respectively.
ISI Indexed Journal Published by EDCAS Research Group – Oct 2016: The research article by EDCAS (Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems), research group of GSSE, has been accepted in an ISI Indexed Journal having impact factor of 0.25. The paper titled "60 GHz-Band Low Noise Amplifier" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers. The manuscript will be published in JCSC Vol. 26, No.5 (May 2017).
International Conference publications by IMR Research Group – Oct 2016: The following research articles by IMR (Intelligent Mobile Robotics), research group of GSSE, have been accepted for publication in ICSPC 2016 to be held in Melaka, Malaysia in December 2016.
A Simulation Framework for Decentralized Formation Control of Non-holonomic Differential Drive Robots
Sensor Fusion of INS, Odometer and GPS for Robot Localization
First time a conference paper from a Pakistani University accepted at ICFPT – September 2016: It is for the first time that a conference paper from a Pakistani University has been accepted at International Conference on Field Programmable Technology. ICFPT (along with FPL, FCCM and ACM-FPGA) is one of the best conferences related to the domain of Reconfigurable Computing. The conference paper titled “Exploring Shared SRAM Tables Among NPN Equivalent Large LUTs in SRAM-Based FPGAs”, has been accepted for publication by Embedded Systems Research group at GSSE, KIET.
ISI Indexed Journal Published by Dr. Khurram Junejo – August 2016: The research article titled "Terms-based Discriminative Information Space for Robust Text Classification" by Dr. Khurram Junejo has been accepted for publication in Journal of Information Sciences having impact factor of 4.03.
ISI Indexed Journal Published by Signal Processing Research Group – August 2016: The research article by EDCAS Signal Processing research group of GSSE, has been accepted in an ISI Indexed Journal having impact factor of 1.178. The paper titled " A Novel Adaptive Kernel for the RBF Neural Networks" has been accepted for publication in “Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing” by Springer.
International Conference and Workshop publications by Dr. Khurram Junejo – August 2016: The following research articles by Dr. Khurram Junejo have been accepted for publication in International Conferences and Workshops.
“Data Driven Physical Modelling for Intrusion Detection in Cyber Physical Systems”, Singapore Cybersecurity Conference 2016, Singapore
“Behavior-Based Attack Detection and Classification in Cyber Physical Systems Using Machine Learning”, ACM Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop, (ASIACCS) 2016, China. A* in CORE ranking.
“A Dataset to Support Research in the Design of Secure Water Treatment Systems”, (CRITIS), 2016, France.
“Predicting Daily Mean Solar Power Using Machine Learning Regression Techniques”, INTECH, 2016, Ireland/Pakistan
“Dynamic Gesture Recognition using Machine Learning Techniques and Factors Affecting its Accuracy”, (INTECH) 2016, Ireland/Pakistan.
“Grade Prediction Using Supervised Machine Learning”, 4th Global Summit on Education, 2016, Malaysia.
International Conference publications by Signal Processing Research Group – August 2016: Two research papers from the SP research group have also been accepted in the 6th International Conference on Intelligent & Advance System (ICIAS 2016), Malaysia. These are mainly contributed by our PhD student Mr Arif as a part of his PhD research. The titles of the papers are the following:
Design of Optimum Error Nonlinearity for Channel Estimation in the Presence of Class-A Impulsive Noise.
The q-Normalized Least Mean Square Algorithm.
International Conference publications by IMR Research Group – August 2016: The following research articles by IMR (Intelligent Mobile Robotics), research group of GSSE, have been accepted for publication in INTECH 2016 to be held in Islamabad in September, 2016..
Fuzzy based tuning of a Sensor Fusion based Low Cost Attitude Estimator
Machine Speed Control Using Fuzzy PID for Hydro Power Plant
Inverse Fuzzy Modeling for the Cancellation of Nonlinearity in Unknown Hammerstein Model
Prestigious International PhD Scholarship for a Graduate of the SP Research Group – July 2016: Shujaat Khan of the SP research group has secured a prestigious fully funded PhD scholarship in the Brain Bio-Engineering Department of the Korean Advance Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). The department is known for its esteemed research activities and is ranked 26th in the international ranking for the engineering discipline (2015). Shujaat won this competent scholarship on the basis of his excellent MS thesis with the SP research group resulting in three high quality ISI indexed publications.
Conference Publications by the SP Research Group – July 2016: Two research papers from the SP research group have been accepted in the 6th International Conference on Intelligent & Advance System (ICIAS 2016), Malaysia. These are mainly contributed by our PhD student Mr Arif as a part of his PhD research. The titles of the papers are the following:
1. Design of Optimum Error Nonlinearity for Channel Estimation in the Presence of Class-A Impulsive Noise.
2. The q-Normalized Least Mean Square Algorithm.
Further details can be found at the conference website: http://usite.utp.edu.my/icias2016/
IROI is a world renowned institute, directly funded by the Chinese Ministry of Education. The institute has been given the status of a National Key Laboratory and is headed by Prof. Dr. Ing. Wang ZhiGong. Research collaboration with IROI will enhance research capabilities considerably along with access to state-of-the-art circuit and system design technologies.
ISI Indexed Journal Paper acceptance by EDCAS – May 2016: EDCAS paper on Customized IO Design for Through-Silicon-Interposer 2.5D Integration Topology in 28nm accepted in Wiley's Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications.
ISI Indexed Journal Paper acceptance by DM & VA – April 2016: GSSE’s Data Mining and Visual Analystics group’s journal paper focusing on a literature review of intelligent software product lines has been accepted for publication in Elsevier Computer Standards and Interfaces, having impact factor of 0.9.
Successful filing of two patents to the US Patent Office by EDCAS – April 2016: GSSE EDCAS (Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems) research group successfully filed two patents to the US Patent and Trademark Office. These patents are based on EDCAS's collaboration with KACST-KSA, which is being going on for last two years. Titles of the disclosed inventions are PRECISION CURRENT REFERENCE GENERATOR CIRCUIT and LOW-POWER HIGH-SPEED LVDS TRANSCEIVER.
ISI Indexed Journal Paper acceptance by SP – March 2016: Signal Processing group’s journal paper concerning Complex Hadamard Transforms has been accepted for publication in IET Electronics Letters, having impact factor of 0.93.
ISI Indexed Journal Paper acceptance by ES student – March 2016: Embedded Systems PhD student, Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal’s paper has been accepted in Journal of Circuits Systems and Computers (JCSC), having impact factor of 0.25.
EDCAS students’ recognition at national conference – March 2016: EDCAS student's project on Multi-Spectral Imaging Readout IC awarded recognition and cash-reward in a National Conference on Emerging Trends and Innovation in Computing and Technology at Bahria University, Karachi.
EDCAS students’ recognition at IEEEP Student Seminar – February 2016: Four of EDCAS student projects accepted and rated among top-10 in IEEEP Student Seminar held at PNEC, Karachi.
Sponsorship for EDCAS students – January 2016: EDCAS student project on Obstacle Detection for Blind recognized by the Pakistan Blind Association for a sponsorship.
Research associate position for EDCAS student – January 2016: EDCAS Masters Student Yasir Siddiqi qualified as a research associate for a project of Standard-Cell Library Development in deep submicron processes at United Arab Emirates University.
ISI Indexed Journal Paper acceptance by SP – December 2015: Signal Processing group’s members, Shujaat Khan and Imran Naseem’s journal paper has been accepted for publication in Current Bioinformatics journal, having impact factor of 0.921. The research was conducted in collaboration with University of Western Australia.
ISI Indexed Journal Paper acceptance by ES – November 2015: Embedded Systems members, Ali Asghar and Husain Parvez have published a paper is International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing (IJRC), having impact factor of 0.28.