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Dr Bilal Muhammad Khan
Assistant Professor
Department of Electronics and Power Engineering

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Habib Rahmatullah Road Karsaz Karachi
Tel : Mobile: +92-3322242701
Email : bmkhan@pnec.nust.edu.pk & bmkhan27@gmail.com & Skype: bilal.khan3804

Specialization
Wireless Communication Network

Education
PhD in Wireless Communication Network

Over 10 years of experience in research, design and development in the field of Electronics and Telecommunication. Proven track in advance research in the field of wireless and mobile communications focusing mainly on Wireless Sensor networks, Wireless Adhoc networks. Research expertise includes wireless technologies, optimisation techniques, mathematical modelling, simulation, system modelling and analysis and software development, networking, network management, MAC layer protocols, cross layer algorithms, radio resource management, energy efficiency, optimisation and distributed systems.

Possess an excellent understanding of communication systems and their implementation and impact on the business, problem solving skills, highly motivated and adaptable, dynamic team player, strong interpersonal and presentation skills, able to build internal and external relationships, work with minimal direction and make the difference to the bottom line.​

Post Doc (Research Fellow) (Wireless Sensor Networks), University of Sussex, UK, Dec 2011 – Feb 2012

Doctor of Philosophy (Wireless Sensor Networks), University of Sussex, UK, 2007- 4th Nov 2011

Masters in Telecommunications with specialisation in Electronics (CGPA: 4), Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan 2002 -2006 

BS in Electronic Engineering (CGPA: 3.83)Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan, 1998 -2002

​​Selected Projects:
Wireless Body Area Network
Designing and Development of Body Area Network 
The network is working on different data aggregation technique
Smart city concept 
Cross Layer Protocol for Flying Adhoc Network (FANET)
Designing and Development of Medium Access Control (MAC) for FANET
Designing and Development of Routing Protocol for FANET
A cross layer protocol approach to ensure reliability; robustness and less complex communication in FANET application
Wireless Sensor Network for Disaster Management System
Designing and Development of Early Warning Wireless Sensor network 
The network is working on different data aggregation technique
Provide alternative solution to conventional wired Early Warning Detection System
Wireless Sensor Network for Industrial Networks
Designing protocols for Industrial Wireless Networks
Overcoming the challenges of interference and fading in the Industrial Wireless Networks
Can be used for safety critical and Hazardous areas.

High QoS and Energy Efficient MAC Protocols for Static and Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks
Designed and Developed MAC protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks 
Designed Improve Backoff Algorithm for IEEE 802.15.4
Developed Collision Free Contention based MAC for Wireless Static Sensor Network
Designed Collision Free Mobility Adaptive MAC protocol for Mobile sensor Network
Proposed Mobility Adaptive CSMA/CA Protocol for Wireless Sensor Network  
Comparative analysis with other commercial off the shelf MAC protocols for wireless sensor networks

Speech synthesis & analysis by using Linear Predictive Coding Hardware Implementation of LPC codes over DSP (TMS C6711) series
Uses Matlab and Code Composer Studios
The Algorithm was transferred into DSP 
Real time analysis was carried out

Micro-controller based Power Scheduler System
Microcontroller board was developed
Real Time clock DS 12887 was interfaced with the controller
Relays and Contactor circuit was used
Practically implemented at Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology at Block C

SIGNIFICANT ACHEIVEMENTS
Awards
1. Best Paper Award “Techniques to Remove Vampire Attack from stateless Routing” SCONEST 2016, Hamdard University of Engineering and Technology;14th-15th Dec 2016, Karachi.
2. Designing Pakistan First Electrical CAR (Formula Electric Racing) FERN
3. Higher Achiever Award 2016 NUST
4. 1st Prize Innovator of the year 2016
5. Best Paper Award 2016
Funded Research Projects
1) Funding Body: U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E)                                                                                   
 Title:  “Development of Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Customer Side Systems”    3Millions/= PKR   
2) Formula Electric Racing Car (FERN) Bank Alfalah sponsorship Pak rupees  7Millions

Areas of Research 
 
1.FANETS
2.CrANs
3.BANETS
4.Wireless Cluster Head Selection Scheme
5.VANETS
6.D2D Communication Networks
7.Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
8.Software Define Networks
9.Self Organizing Networks
10.Network Coding
11.Chanel Estimation Techniques
12.Protocols for IoT and 6Lowpan
 
Strength of the group so far
 
18 Current Students
 
08 Alumni
 ​
​​Conferences:

1. Bilal Muhammad Khan, F. H. Ali, E. Stipidis, “Improved Backoff Algorithm for IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Network,” IFIP Wireless Days, Venice-Italy, 20-22 Oct, 2010. 
2. Bilal Muhammad Khan, F. H. Ali, “Mobility Adaptive CSMA/CA MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks,” The 11th International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA 2011), Santander, Spain, 19th – 23rd June, 2011.
3. Bilal Muhammad Khan, F. H. Ali, “Collision Minimise Energy Efficient Backoff Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks,” PGNET 2011, pp 161-166, Liverpool- UK 27th – 28th June, 2011.
4. Bilal Muhammad Khan, F. H. Ali, “Mobility Adaptive Energy Efficient and Low Latency MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks,” 5th International Conference, NGMAST, Cardiff-UK, 14th -16th September, 2011.
5. R Bilal, N Beqo, Bilal Muhammad Khan, R Young, W Wang, "Analysis ,fast method of detection and approach to reduce electrode contact artefacts in EIM",IEEE SCORED 2011,Malaysia,19-20 Dec,2011.
6. Wakee U Din , Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Improved Quality of Service in Wireless Sensor Network with Mobile Sink,” 17th IEEE International Multi topic conference 2014, Karachi,8-10 Dec,2014
7. Adil Mazhar Qureshi, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Comprehensive Simulation and Analysis of Routing protocols for MANTEs,” 17th IEEE International Multi topic conference 2014, Karachi,8-10 Dec,2014
8. Muhammad Khizar Abbas, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Performance Evaluation Of Wireless EEG Sensor Network”, International multi-topic conference IMTIC’15, Jamshoro, 11-13 Feb, 2015.
9. Syed Shabeeh Ul Husnain, Muhammad Mustaqim, Bilal Muhammad Khan and Bilal A. Khawaja, “SDR Design of Reconfigurable Transceiver for Rapid Implementation on DSP Platform”, International multi-topic conference IMTIC’15, Jamshoro, 11-13 Feb, 2015.
10. Wajiya Zafar, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “ Performance analysis of Cross Layer Protocols for Flying Ad-hoc Networks”, International multi-topic conference IMTIC’15, Jamshoro, 11-13 Feb, 2015.
11. Humaira Abdul Salam, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “High QoS Adaptive Cross Layer (AC) Protocol for Adhoc Networks”, International multi-topic conference IMTIC’15, Jamshoro, 11-13 Feb, 2015.
12. Wajiya Zafar, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “ Performance Analysis for mobility model for Flying Ad-hoc Networks (FANETS)”, IEEEP Multi-topic international symposium 2015, Karachi, 25-26 March, 2015. 
13. Humaira Abdul Salam, Bilal Muhammad. Khan,” Improved Adhoc protocol to increase network performance”, IEEEP Multi-topic international symposium 2015, Karachi, 25-26 March, 2015. 
14. Kinza Shafique, Muhammad Mustaqim, Bilal Muhammad Khan and Bilal A. Khawaja, “ A Thin and Flexible Ultra Wideband Antenna for  Wireless Body Area Networks with Reduced Ground  Plane Effect” ICET; International Conference on Emerging Technologies; Peshawar, 19-20 Dec, 2015.
15. Kinza Shafique, Asghar A. Razzaqi, Muhammad Mustaqim, Bilal Muhammad Khan and Bilal A. Khawaja, “ A 1x2 Circular Patch Antenna Array for Next Generation 802.11ac WLAN Applications” ICET; International Conference on Emerging Technologies; Peshawar, 19-20 Dec, 2015.
16. Syed Waqar Alam, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “ Implementation of VANETs using FPGA Based Hardware Test-Bed approach for Intelligent Transportation System”, 1st International Conference on Dependable Embedded Wireless and Sensing Networks; Hyderabad; 25th-26th Dec, 2015
17. Irfan Yousuf, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Human Factors In Aviation Safety: An Experiential Learning From Air Crash Investigations”, International Conference on Experiential Learning; IOBM; Karachi; 09th-10th April, 2016.
18. Muhammad Bilal Yasser, Sheikh Muhammad Yasir, Rabia Bilal, Seema Ansari, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “A Study over the Impacts of Lack of Planning in Construction Projects on Society ”, International Conference on Experiential Learning; IOBM; Karachi; 09th-10th April, 2016
19. Rabia Hassan, Saadullah Ansari, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “3R’s-Reduce, Reuse & Recycle “Go Green Movement-A Survey”, International Conference on Experiential Learning; IOBM; Karachi; 09th-10th April, 2016
20. Zahid Manzoor, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Role of Renewable Energy to Overcome the short fall of Power: Experience of 450kWp project”, International Conference on Experiential Learning; IOBM; Karachi; 09th-10th April, 2016
21. Javed A Samo, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Improving Pakistan’s rural school education through ICT infrastructure deployment. ”, International Conference on Experiential Learning; IOBM; Karachi; 09th-10th April, 2016.
22. Rabia Bilal, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Analysis of Mobility models and Routing Schemes for Flying Ad-hoc Networks (FANETs)”, International Symposium of Engineering Technologies 2016, Malaysia.
23. Rabia Bilal, Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin,” A Feasibility Study of Wireless Sussex MK4 System for Electrical Impedance Mammography”, International Symposium of Engineering Technologies 2016, Malaysia.
24. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal, “Adhoc Protocol to Enhance Wireless Network Performance” International Symposium of Engineering Technologies 2016, Malaysia.
25. Anees Ahmed Awan, Bilal Muhammad Khan,Farhan Tanvir, “Techniques to Remove Vampire Attack from stateless Routing” SCONEST 2016, Hamdard University of Engineering and Technology;14th-15th Dec 2016, Karachi.

Journals:

1. Bilal Muhammad Khan, F. H. Ali, “Collision Free Mobility Adaptive (CFMA) MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Springer Telecommunication Systems Journal, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 2459–2474, April 2013.
2. Bilal Muhammad Khan “A High capacity low latency Guaranteed Time slot allocation scheme for IEEE 802.15.4”, Sensor Letters; Vol 10; number (1-8); 2012 
3. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal,“Mobility Adaptive Energy Efficient and Low Latency MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks,” International Journal of handheld computing research, Vol 4; number 2; April-June 2013.   
4. Rabia Bilal, Rupert Young, Chris Chatwin, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “An Investigation of Planar Array System Artefacts Generated within an Electrical Impedance Mammography System Developed for Breast Cancer Detection,” Advances in Biomedical Engineering Research (ABER) Journal; Volume 2, 2014. 
5. Humaira Abdul Salam, Bilal Muhammad Khan,” Improved Adhoc protocol to increase network performance (Extended Paper),”Journal of The Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers of Pakistan, New Horizon (ISSN # 2226-3659), Vol 84-85, pp 03-08, Mar 2015.
6. Wajiya Zafar, Bilal Muhammad Khan,” Performance Analysis for mobility model for Flying Ad-hoc Networks (FANETS) (Extended Paper),”Journal of The Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers of Pakistan, New Horizon (ISSN # 2226-3659), Vol 84-85, pp 20-25, Mar 2015.
7. Humaira Abdul Salam, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “ Use of Wireless Systems in Health Care for Developing Countries”, Digital Communication and Networks, Elsevier, Vol 2, no 1, pp 35-46, Feb 2016.
8. Humaira Abdul Salam, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “IWSN Standards Challenges and Future,” IEEE Potentials., Vol: 35, No: 2; pp 9-16, March-April 2016.
9. Bilal Muhammad Khan, M. Mustaqim, Bilal A. Khawaja and S. Shabeeh Ul Husnain, “Spectrum Sensing in Satellite Cognitive Radios: Blind Signal Detection Technique”, Wiley Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 58, No. 6, pp. 1377-1384, Jun 2016
10. Kinza Shafique, Bilal A. Khawaja, Munir A. Tarar, Bilal Muhammad Khan, M. Mustaqim and Ali Raza, “Wearable Ultra Wideband Antenna for Wireless Body Area Networks”, Wiley Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 58, No. 7, pp. 1710-1715, Jul 2016
11. Wajiya Zafar, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “Flying AD-hoc Networks, Technological and Social Implications” IEEE Technology and Society, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 67—74, June 2016.
12. Wajiya Zafar, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “A reliable, delay bounded and less complex communication protocol for multicluster FANETs”, Digital Communication and Networks, Elsevier, online manuscript, June 2016.
13. Syed Waqar Alam, Bilal Muhammad Khan, ““ Implementation of VANETs using FPGA Based Hardware Test-Bed approach for Intelligent Transportation System” (Extended Paper) Bahria University Journal of Information and Communication Technology, Vol.9, Special Issue, pp. 30-34,September 2016.
14. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal, Rupert Young, “Fuzzy-TOPSIS based Cluster Head selection in mobile wireless sensor networks”, Elsevier Journal of Electrical Systems and Information Technology, Online Available, Jan 2017.
15. Humaira Abdul Salam, Bilal Muhammad Khan, “XLCI Protocol for High QoS in Industrial Wireless Network” Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, pp 1-19, online available 

Book Chapters:

1. Bilal Muhammad Khan, F. H. Ali, “Mobility Adaptive CSMA/CA MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks,” LNCS Springer, LNCS 6782, Part1, pp573-587, 2011.
2. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal, “Quality of Service Medium Access Control Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Book: Wireless Sensor Networks Current Status and Future Trends, CRC Press USA, Nov 2012.
3. Bilal Muhammad Khan, F. H. Ali, “Mobile Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks”,Book: Wireless Sensor Networks Current Status and Future Trends, CRC Press USA, Nov 2012.
4. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal “ High Quality of Service and Energy Efficient MAC protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks”, Springer Book series of :Studies in computational Intelligence; series number 0792; To be published early 2013.
5. Rabia Bilal, Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rupert Young, “ Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis”, Handbook of Research on Emerging Developments and Practices in Oncology; IGI Global; Nov 2015 (Accepted)
6. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal, “Cross Layer Cooperative Protocol for Industrial Wireless Sensor Network: Cross Layer Cooperative Protocol for IWSN”, Hand Book of Research on Recent Developments in Intelligent Communication Applications, Dec 2016.
7. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal, “Cross layer scheme for meeting QoS requirements of Flying Ad-hoc Networks: QoS requirements of Flying Ad-hoc Networks”, Hand Book of Research on Recent Developments in Intelligent Communication Applications, Dec 2016
8. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal, “Fuzzy-topsis based Cluster Head selection in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks: Cluster Head Selection in Mobile WSN”, Hand Book of Research on Recent Developments in Intelligent Communication Applications, Dec 2016
9. Bilal Muhammad Khan, Rabia Bilal, “Blind Signal Detection Techniques for Spectrum Sensing in Satellite Communication: Blind Signal Detection Techniques for Satellite Communication ”, Hand Book of Research on Recent Developments in Intelligent Communication Applications, Dec 2016
Book: 
1. Quality of Service issues and challenges of Mobile Sensor Networks: Lambert Academic Publication ;  ISBN# 978-3-659-28704-6
2. Implementation Of Speech Scrambling Using DSP TMS320c6711 And LabView: Lambert Academic Publication ;  ISBN# 978-365-958688-0

PNEC/NUST Karachi (April 2013 – Till date)
Assistant Professor
Major responsibilities include conducting lectures, developing lecture materials, lab sheets, conducting lab sessions, training lab demonstrators, assigning lab projects and marking of students.

University of Sussex ,UK (Aug2012 - July2013) Full Time Job 

Teaching Fellow
Conducting Lectures UG and PG, Seminars, Presentations, Supervising Labs, Supervising Hardware projects UG and PG, Supervising research projects PG, Maintaining attendance, Marking Lab reports, Setting final Exam papers, Marking Exam scripts PG and UG. Preparing and updating  the course materials , Inclusion of current state of the art development in the subject area, designing and developing Lab works. One to one student sessions, Feedback on the overall progress of the student, Guidance in selecting hardware projects which could be advantageous in getting jobs in Industries.

International Study Centre (ISC), University of Sussex, UK (18th April 2012- July 2013) Part Time Job 

Tutor Engineering and Computing
Major responsibilities include conducting lectures, preparing assignments, one to one session, preparing Pre Master students to a level so that they can admission at University of Sussex in Master classes, Evaluating students, Marking, Register. 

City College Brighton and Hove, UK (20th Oct 2011 – July 2012) Part Time Job 

Sessional Lecturer in Electronics
Major responsibilities include conducting lectures, developing lab materials, conducting practical lab work, evaluating students, assigning lab projects and marking.

University of Sussex ,UK (Jan 2008 – April 2013) Part Time

Associate Tutor(Dec 2011- April 2013)
Lab Supervisor (Jan 2011 – Nov 2011)
Teaching Assistant (Jan 2008 – Dec 2010)
Major responsibilities are conducting preparing lab sheets and workshops, conducting lab sessions and workshops, delivering some special lecture on Medium Access Control for Wireless Sensor Networks.

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (18th June 2002 – 30th  Sep 2007) Full Time Job 

Assistant Professor (22nd May 2006 – 30th Sep 2007)
Lecturer  (18th  Jun   2002 – 21st May 2006)
Major responsibilities include conducting lectures, developing lecture materials, lab sheets, conducting lab sessions, training lab demonstrators, assigning lab projects and marking of students.

AREAS OF EXPERTIES 
Software Skills : Opnet, Omnet NS2, EWB, ORCAD, PSPICE, ICAPS,, Code Composer Studio, Matlab, C , SEMANTIC S7 400u, S7 200u, S5 100u, LOGO, etc.
Hardware :Programmable Logic Control Systems, FPGA, Microcontroller, Micro Processors
Operating System: Windows 95/ 98/ 2000/ 2007/ XP/ VISTA/ NT Networking TCP/IP, Ethernet, SS7, LAN, Wan and Windows NT, WLAN, 802.11
Wireless communication architectures, protocols and network management 
IEEE 802.15.4,IEEE 802.11
MAC layer protocols for Wireless networks, Wireless sensor networks.
Power line Communication
Cross layer Algorithms
Wireless Networking and Networking 
Radio Resource Management
Energy Efficient Networks
Optimisation and distributed Systems
Mesh network protocols for routing and self Organisation
Wireless sensor and actuator networks
Smart systems for health care 
Project Management
General Management
Team Leadership
Trouble shooting/Problem solving
Communication Skills at all levels (verbal,written, electronics)
Analytical thinking 
Responsible and enthusiastic 
Analytical and Mathematical Modelling
 
SUBJECTS OF EXPERTIES  

Post Graduate Level 
 
Mobile Communication Systems 
Wireless Sensor and Mesh Networking
Computing with Matlab
Satellite Communication Systems
Communication Systems
Digital Signal Processing
Broad Band Communication
Wireless Communication
Telecom Switching
Optical Fiber Communication 

Under Graduate Level 
 
Engineering Circuit Design 
Integrated Circuit and VLSI Design
Industrial Control Electronics
Industrial Automation
Microprocessor and Interfacing
Linear Integrated Circuits
Electromagnetic Field Theory- I
Electromagnetic Field Theory- II
Basic Electrical Electronics Engineering
Introduction to Microprocessor
 

Technical Engineering Level 
 
Computer Applications 
Digital Logic Design

Courses Conducted for Professional Engineers under Industrial Training Programme 
 
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) 
The course include Hardware and Software installation of various PLC systems including (Siemens S7, S5, S7 200, LOGO and Wincc Software other brand includes Allen Bradely, GE Fanuc and Mitsubishi PLCs).
Participants affiliated from control system engineering departments of various industries including Pakistan Petroleum, Sui Southern Gas, Pakistan International Airlines, Agnus General, Novatexetc to name a few.  

 
Hardware Projects Designed 
 
PLC Based Elevator Control System 
PLC Based Heating Unit
PLC Based Generator System
PLC Based Unmanned Grid Station
PLC Based Traffic Control System
PLC based Star Delta 
Phone & Internet Remote System
Virtual Electronics Laboratory
Intelligent Remote Monitoring System
PC Based Audio Compression
Interactive Control System
Wireless Automation System
Electronic Score Board
Multi-function Industrial Controller
Intelligent Automation System
Automation & Remote Control Monitoring 
Building Automation Monitoring & Control System
Micro-controller Based Metal Detection System in Fabric Roller
Multiprocessor Data Fusion & Error Control System for Aerospace Telemetry 

Awards
Scholarship for two semesters in Bachelors of Electronics on the basis of highest CGPA
Gold Medalist in Bachelors of Electronic Engineer
Distinction in Masters in Telecommunication
PhD scholarship

Editorial Board
Member of Editorial board for International Journal on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems(IJIDCS)
Member of Editorial board for International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing (IJWMC)
Member of Editorial board for Journal of Selected Area in Telecommunication (JSAT)

Technical Program Committee 
The 4th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks. (EUSPN 2013).
2nd International Workshop on Cloud Computing and Future Internet in conjunction with the 6th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing.  (CCFI 2013).
Third International symposium on intelligence and informatics (ISI,14)
World Symposium on Mechatronics Engineering and Applied Physics. (WMEAP, 14)
IEEE Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences. (IECBES, 14)
Global Summit on Computer and Information Technology. (GSCIT, 14)
International conference on computer applications and aided diagnosis, (ICCAAD, 15)
International conference on Control Automation and Applied Mechanics, (ICCAAM, 15)
Fifth International Conference on Communication Systems and Network Technologies, (CSNT,15)

Reviewing Panel
SCORED 2010 Conference
PGNET 2011 Conference
Springer Telecommunication Systems Journal
International Journal of Communication 
Journal of Selected Area in Telecommunication
International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing
International Journal on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems
European Transaction in Telecommunication (ETT) Willey Publishers
Willey Journal of Computer Networks
IEEE Sensor Journal
IEEE Vehicular Communication Journal

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFIED COURSES
Programmable Logic & Design (PLC), Printed Circuit Board Designing, Micro-Controller & its Applications