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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Saad Rehman
Associate Head of Department
Department of Computer & Software Engineering

CE&ME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
College of EME, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi
Tel : +92-51-9278050-4104

Specialization
Computer Engineering

Education
Ph.D. (Computer Engineering), UK

Dr. Saad Rehman is currently serving as Assistant Professor at NUST College of EME. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer System Engineering from NUST College of EME in 2004. After graduation he joined leading industrial company and worked on projects of national importance. He was then selected to pursue MS and PhD at Sussex University UK on faculty development program. He completed in PhD in 2009 and joined NUST College of EME as a faculty member. 

His research interests include Correlation Pattern Recognition, Digital Image Processing, Digital System Design. Dr Saad has supervised 14 MS students and supervising 4 PhD students. He has more than 60 international publications to his credit.

​Research Areas

  • Correlation Pattern Recognition

  • Digital Image Processing

  • Digital System Design

​ Publications

2017

  1. -    Survey and Taxonomy of Multichannel MAC Protocols for Wireless Network, M Malik, U Farooq, S Rehman, R Young, 20th International Conference On Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT)

  2. -    A Novel Technique for Recognition and Tracking of Moving Objects based on E-MACH and Proximate Gradient (PG) Filters, H Masood, S Rehman, A Hassan, Q Chaudry, M Alam, R Young, 20th International Conference On Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT)

  3. -    Analysis of the Influence of Climate Variables on Real Time Short Term Load Forecasting, K Sheikh, S Rehman, R Young, 20th International Conference On Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT)

  4. -    Self-Organizing Hierarchical Particle Swarm Optimization of Correlation Filters for Object Recognition S Tehsin, S Rehman, MOB Saeed, F Riaz, A Hassan, M Abbas, R Young, IEEE Access

  5. -    Improvising requirement engineering processes: one step ahead methodologies via multi-cyclic approach, M Gillani, S Rehman, International Conference on Information Technologies, Systems and Networks

  6. -    Software quality rich products vs successful products: a comparative analysis, M Gillani, S Rehman International Conference on Information Technologies, Systems and Networks

  7. -    A Review on Security Risk Detection Algorithms in Artificial Immune Systems, K Sheikh, S Rehman International Conference on Information Technologies, Systems and Networks.

  8. -    A Comparative Study on Types, Tools and Techniques of Solar Irradiance Forecasting, K Sheikh, S Rehman, International Conference on Information Technologies, Systems and Networks

  9. -    Automatic Tracking of Cervical Spine using Fluoroscopic Sequences, IKN Muhammad Nauman, Ali Hassan, Farhan Riaz,Saad Rehman, Rasmus Wiberg, Intelligent Systems Conference

  10. -    Dataset Designing of Software Architectures Styles for Analysis Through Data Mining Clustering Algorithms, SR Qadeem Khan, Usman Qamar, Wasi Haider Butt, Intelligent Systems Conference

  11. -    Trajectory based vehicle counting and anomalous event visualization in smart cities, F Mehboob, M Abbas, R Jiang, A Rauf, SA Khan, S Rehman, Cluster Computing, 1-10

  12. -    Management of road lights system using vehicular ad-hoc networks, MA Ahmed, I Ahsan, MA Khan, S Rahman, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communications (ICCC), 2016

  13. -    Implementation and Analysis of Novel Clustering Algorithm Without Initial Value Selection for Software Architectural Styles Data Set, SR Qadeem Khan, Usman Qamar, Wasi Haider Butt, 4th IEEE International Workshop on Big Data Management for the Internet of …

  14. -    Fully invariant wavelet enhanced minimum average correlation energy filter for object recognition in cluttered and occluded environments, S Tehsin, S Rehman, F Riaz, O Saeed, A Hassan, M Khan, MS Alam, Pattern Recognition and Tracking XXVIII 10203, 1020307

  15. -    Comparative analysis of zero aliasing logarithmic mapped optimal trade-off correlation filter, S Tehsin, S Rehman, A Bilal, Q Chaudry, O Saeed, M Abbas, R Young, Pattern Recognition and Tracking XXVIII 10203, 1020305

  16. -    Internet of Medical Things (IOMT): Applications, Benefits and Future Challenges in Healthcare Domain, GJ Joyia, RM Liaqat, A Farooq, S Rehman, Journal of Communications 12 (4)

  17. -    RFID technology: Beyond cash-based methods in vending machine, A Ramzan, S Rehman, A Perwaiz Control and Robotics Engineering (ICCRE), 2017 2nd International Conference

  18. -    Saliency Based Object Detection and Enhancements in Static Images, RM Yousaf, S Rehman, H Dawood, G Ping, Z Mehmood, S Azam, International Conference on Information Science and Applications, 114-123

  19. -    Glyph-based Video Visualization on Google map for Surveillance in Smart Cities, F Malik, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing

  20. -    AMVR: A multicast routing protocol for autonomous military vehicles communication in VANET, W Farooq, MA Khan, S Rehman, Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2017 14th International Bhurban

  21. -    A Survey of Routing Protocols for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks, SR Samera Batool, Muazzam A Khan, Nazar Abbas, Future Technologies Conference (FTC)

  22. -    Implementation and Evaluation of Optimized Algorithm for Software Architectures Analysis Through Unsupervised Learning, SR Qadeem Khan, Usman Akram, Wasi Haider Butt

 2016

  1. SW Akhtar, S Rehman, M Akhtar, MA Khan, F Riaz, Q Chaudry, R Young, "Improving the robustness of neural networks using K-support norm based adversarial training" IEEE Access 2016

  2. F Shahzad, MA Khan, SA Khan, S Rehman, M Akhlaq "AutoDrop: Automatic DDoS Detection and Its Mitigation with Combination of OpenFlow and sFlow" International Conference on Future Intelligent Vehicular Technologies, 112-122, 2016

  3. S Tehsin, S Rehman, AB Awan, Q Chaudry, M Abbas, R Young, A Asif, "Improved maximum average correlation height filter with adaptive log base selection for object recognition", SPIE Defense+ Security, 984506-984506-13, 2016

  4. W Farooq, MA Khan, S Rehman, "A cluster based multicast routing protocol for Autonomous Unmanned Military Vehicles (AUMVs) communication in VANET", Computing, Electronic and Electrical Engineering (ICE Cube), 2016

  5. SG Khawaja, usman akram, SA Khan, A Shaukat, S Rehman, "Network-on-Chip based MPSoC Architecture for K-Mean Clustering Algorithm", Microprocessors and Microsystems, 2016

  6. M. O. Bin Saeed, A. Zerguine, M. S. Sohail, S. Rehman, "A variable step-size strategy for distributed estimation of compressible systems in wireless sensor networks" WEAA 21st IEEE International Workshop on Computer Aided Modelling and Design, 2016

  7. SR Waqar Farooq, Muazzam Ali Khan, " A Cluster based Multicast routing protocol for Autonomous Unmanned Military Vehicles (AUMVs) communication in VANET", IEEE conference on computing,electronic and electrical engineering, 2016

  8. W Farooq, MA Khan, S Rehman, "A Novel Real Time Framework for Cluster-based Multicast Communication in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks", International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2016

  9. S Ayyaz, S Rehman, "The Most Secure Smartphone Operating System: A Survey", World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal, 2016

2015

  1. S Arif, S Rehman, F Riaz, "Design of a modulus based Round Robin scheduling algorithm", Software Engineering Conference (MySEC), 2015 9th Malaysian, 230-235, 2015

  2. D Sabir, S Rehman, A Hassan, "Fully invariant quaternion based filter for target recognition", Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA), 2015 IEEE International, 2015

  3. F Riaz, A Hassan, S Rehman, IK Niazi, K Dremstrup, "EMD based temporal and spectral features for the classification of EEG signals using supervised learning", TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING (TNSRE), 2015

  4. KD Ali Hassan, Farhan Riaz, Saad Rehman, Mads Jochumsen, Imran Niazi, "An Empirical Study to Remove Noise from Single-Trial MRCP for Movement Intention Detection", 28th annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2015

  5. R Khalid, S Rehman, F Riaz, A Hassan, "Enhanced dynamic quadrant histogram equalization plateau limit for image contrast enhancement", Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications, 2015

  6. S Rehman, F Riaz, A Hassan, M Liaquat, R Young, "Human detection in sensitive security areas through recognition of omega shapes using MACH filters", SPIE Defense+ Security, 947708-947708-9, 2015

  7. Hassan, U. Ghani, F. Riaz, S. Rehman, "Using ONLINE Single Trial MRCP Detection and Classification System on a Portable Device", IN 15th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering, 2015

  8. FR Salman Arif, Saad Rehman, "Design of A Modulus Based Round Robin Scheduling Algorithm", 9th IEEE Malaysian Software Engineering Conference, 2015

  9. SR Arfa Yasin, Ahmed Faraz, "Prioritized Fair Round Robin Algorithm with Variable Time Quantum", 13th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2015).

  10. A Hassan, U Ghani, F Riaz, S Rehman, M Jochumsen, D Taylor, IK Niazi, "Using a portable device for online single-trial MRCP detection and classification", International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated, 2015

  11. W Farooq, MA Khan, S Rehman, NA Saqib, "A Survey of Multicast Routing Protocols for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks", International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2015

  12. S Ayyaz, S Rehman, U Qamar, "A Four Method Framework for Fighting Software Architecture Erosion, International Journal of Computer, Information, Systems and Control, 2015

2014

  1. Awan, A. B., Rehman, S., &Latif, S. (2014, November). Synthesis of an adaptive CPR filter for identification of vehicle make & type. In Software Engineering Conference (NSEC), 2014 National (pp. 25-29). IEEE.

  2. Riaz, F., Hassan, A., Rehman, S., Niazi, I., Jochumsen, M., &Dremstrup, K. (2014, August). Processing movement related cortical potentials in EEG signals for identification of slow and fast movements. In Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE (pp. 4908-4911). IEEE.

  3. Hassan, A., Riaz, F., &Rehman, S. (2014). Rotation and scale invariant texture classification by compensating for distribution changes using covariate shift in uniform local binary patterns. Electronics Letters, 50(1), 27-29.

2013

  1. Riaz, F., Hassan, A., Rehman, S., &Qamar, U. (2013). Texture classification using rotation-and scale-invariant gabor texture features. Signal Processing Letters, IEEE, 20(6), 607-610.

  2. Rehman, S., Bilal, A., Javed, Y., Amin, S., & Young, R. (2013). Logarithmically Pre-processed EMACH Filter for Enhanced Performance in Target Recognition. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 38(11), 3005-3017.

2010

  1. Iqbal, U., Javed, Y., Rehman, S., &Khanum, A. (2010). SIP-based QoS management framework for IMS multimedia services. International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 10(5), 181-188.

  2. Birch, P., Mitra, B., Bangalore, N. M., Rehman, S., Young, R., &Chatwin, C. (2010). Approximate bandpass and frequency response models of the difference of Gaussian filter. Optics communications, 283(24), 4942-4948.

2009

  1. Rehman, S. (2009). Pattern Recognition Algorithms and the Design of Hardware Accelerators to Permit Their Real-Time Operation (Doctoral dissertation, University of Sussex).

  2. Rehman, S., Young, R., Chatwin, C., & Birch, P. (2009). An FPGA based generic framework for high speed sum of absolute difference implementation.European Journal of Scientific Research, 33(1), 629.

  3. Rehman, S., Bone, P., Banglaore, N., Young, R., &Chatwin, C. (2009). Object detection and recognition in cluttered scenes using fully scale and in-plane invariant synthetic discriminant function filters. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 5(2), 232-241.

  4. SaadRehman, Rupert Young, Phil Birch, Chris Chatwin, IoannisKypraios, “Fully Scale and In-Plane Invariant Synthetic Discriminant Function Bandpass Difference of Gaussian Composite Filter for Object Recognition and Detection in Still Images” Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol 5, No 2, pages 232-241, 2009. 

  5. SaadRehman, Almas Anjum, Rafi-ud-Din, “A High Speed Sum of Absolute Difference FPGA based Implementation”, Journal of Computer and Information Sciences, 2009. SaadRehman, Rupert Young, Phil Birch, Chris Chatwin, “An FPGA Based Generic Framework for High Speed Sum of Absolute Difference Implementation”, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol 33, No 1, Pages 6-29, 2009. 

2008

  1. SaadRehman, Phil Birch, Rupert Young and Chris Chatwin, " Design of a Verilog Cross-compiler for Image Recognition Using a Sum of Absolute Differences Processor",  Journal of Computer and information Sciences, Vol 2, No 1, pages 17-22, 2008. 

  2. SaadRehman, Phil Birch, Rupert Young and Chris Chatwin, “A Comparative Study between Correlation and Non-Correlation Based Technique for Object Detection and  Recognition in Still Images,” Journal of Computer and Information Sciences, Vol 2, No 1, 2008.

2007

  1. SaadRehman, Peter Bone, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin, “Object Detection and Recognition in Cluttered Scenes Using Fully Scale and In-Plane Invariant Synthetic Discriminant Function Filters”, Journal of Computer and Information Sciences, Vol 1, No  1, pages 15-18, 2007.

2006

  1. Saadrehman, “REAL TIME VOICE PROCESSING AND CORRELATION USING TI C6713 DSP BOARD”, MSc Thesis, Sussex University, 2006.

2005

  1. Rehman, S., Young, R., Birch, P., Chatwin, C., &Kypraios, I. (2005). Fully scale and in-plane invariant synthetic discriminant function bandpass difference of gaussian composite filter for object recognition and detection in still images.


 

DESIGNATION​ ​FROM​ TO​​ University / Institute​​
Assistant Professor ​September 2009 ​Date ​​Deptt of Computer Engineering, NUST College of EME

 

COURSES TAUGHT

COURSE COD​E COURSE TITLE​
EC-410 Digital System Design
EC-220 Computer System Architecture
​EC-221 ​Operating Systems
​HU-222 ​Professional Ethics
​HU-212 ​Professional Business Writing
​EC-313 ​Digital Signal Processing
​EC-105 ​Introduction to Programming
​CE-820 ​Advanced Computer Architecture
​CE-812 ​Advanced Operating Systems
​CE-822 ​Parallel Processing Computer Systems
​RM-896 ​Research Methodologies
​CE-835 ​Digital Image Processing
​CE-866 ​Advanced Digital Signal Processing

 

​Designation ​From ​To ​Company
​Design Engineer ​2004 ​2005 ​CARE Pvt. Ltd