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Military College of Signals  (MCS)
Dr. Ayesha Maqbool
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Software Engineering

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Military College of Signals, Humayun Road, Rawalpindi Cantt
Tel : 051-9240952

Multi Agent Systems,Distributed Decision Making, Intelligent Planning

PhD, University of Sheffield, UK

​Dr. Ayesha Maqbool has done Ph.D in Automatic Control and System Engineering from The University of Sheffield, focusing on Agent-based mission planning for Multiple Unmanned Autonomous vehicles. Working mainly on the development of sophisticated smart distributed system, she has been investigating areas of stochastic models, distributed planning, rule based expert systems and Neural networks.​​

  • ​Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles
  • Distributed Decision Making
  • Intelligent Planning
  • GIS application for planning
  • Map-based mobile application
  • Stochastic Modelling
  • Multi-agent Systems
  • Evolutionary Methods
  • Machine learning, surveillance systems.
  • Mohsin S, Maqbool A, Khan WA. Optimization of Cylindrical Pin-Fin Heat Sinks Using Genetic Algorithms. IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies., 2009;32(1):44- 52.

  • Sheikh A, Dodd T. Prediction-Based Dynamic Target Interception Using Discrete Markov Chains. Analytical and Stochastic Modeling Techniques and Applications. vol. 6148: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2010, pp. 339-350. 
  • April 2017 - Present: Assistant Professor, Military College of Signals (MCS)
    • Spring 2017 Digital logic design (UG)
    • Summer 2017 Formal methods (PG)
    January 2012 – December 2016: Assistant Professor, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Peshawar.
    • Lecturer for undergraduate courses in Computer Science
    • Data Structures, Artificial Intelligence, Programming Fundamentals, Discrete Structures, and Web Development
    February 2008 – January 2012: Teaching Assistant, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    • Mathematics and Statistics support for engineering student
    • Teaching assistant for under- graduate courses in Control and System Engineering, including Systems Engineering Mathematics, Computing and system design, Modeling and Simulation.
    March 2006 – October 2007: Lecturer, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad.
    • Lecturer for undergraduate courses in computer science, including Data Structure and Algorithms, Automata Theory, Internet Technology, Web Engineering
    July 2010: SEAMS PMT, UK
    • Developed Performance Management Process Tool in Excel for SEAMS LTD Ecclesall, Sheffield , UK 
    March 2005 – February 2006: Design Engineer, RWR Pvt. Ltd. Islamabad, Islamabad
    • Part of research and development team for developing Radars Warning Receivers. Main responsibility included development and design communication serial communication protocol with flight recording unit, fixed point optimization, development of Threat Library Management System and simulation of the flight record. ​