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  • Associate Professor October 2002- Present

    NUST Institute of Information Technology, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.

    Responsibilities Included:

    • Teaching of distributed systems and software engineering, grid computing, and multi-agent systems to MS (computer science) and BS (computer science)
    • Collaborative research in Multi-agent Systems, Grid Computing, and Semantic Web Services with Comtec, Sendai, Japan.
    • Supervision of PhD and MS, Bachelors students in distributed computing and object oriented software engineering.
    • Curriculum revision and update for distributed systems and oriented software engineering.

    Specialist Engineer (Joint appointment) May 2002- Present

    Communication Technologies,

    2-15-28 Omachi Aoba-ku

    Sendai 980-0804 Japan.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Research and development of multi-agent systems for application in e-commerce and distributed control.
    • Research and development of autonomous semantic grid for application in e-business distributed control, and bioinformatics.
    • Responsible to contribute in the de facto standardization of multi-agents systems through international consortium IEEE-FIPA; the Foundation for Physical Intelligent Agents.
    • Liaison between NUST, Pakistan and Comtec, Japan

    Doctoral Student: April 1998- Mar.2002

    Department of Computer Science,

    Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering,

    Tokyo Institute of Technology,

    Meguro, Ookyayma, Tokyo, JAPAN.

    Responsibilities Included:

    • Research on new model for information service system based on software agents: proposed a model namely “Autonomous information service system using mobile agents” for e-commerce,
    • Design and implementation of Autonomous Information Service System Simulator (AIS3) in Java to evaluate proposed architecture and technology,
    • I have been leader of the group working on this project.

    Lecturer: January 1996- Mar. 1998

    Department of Computer Science,

    International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

    Responsibilities Included:

    • Teaching of data communications, computer network, computer architecture, and electronics courses at MSc (computer science) and BS (computer science)
    • Development of the curriculum for the department,
    • Supervision of MSc projects to design and develop software,
    • Management of Local Area Network (Novell Netware and Windows NT),
    • Hardware purchase for the department.

    Research Officer: May 1994- Dec. 1995

    Department of Electronics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

    Responsibilities Included:

    Worked in Laser and Quantum Electronics Group headed by Prof. M. Suhail Zubairy

    • Teaching MSc (Electronics) and MPhill (Electronics),
    • Guiding graduate students in their projects,
    • Research and development of fiber optics projects,
    • In-charge of Fiber Optics Laboratory.

    Research Scientist (Computer Networking):July 1993-April 1994

    Laboratory for Lasers and Optical Fibers,

    International Center for Science and High Technology,

    International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy

    Responsibilities Included:

    • Design and Realization of Fiber Optics Code Division Multiple Access Communication system For Local Area Network Applications. This was a joint project of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland and International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. I was responsible to design codes namely 'Optical Orthogonal Codes' based on Projective Geometry and Difference sets and their optical implementation. Also I designed and I implemented channel-encoding scheme for this communication system.

    Computer Executive (Lecturer): August 1992-June 1993

    Department of Computer Hardware and Electronics,

    Petroman Computer Training Institute, Blue Area, Islamabad ( Pakistan).

    Responsibilities Included:

    • Teaching of computer hardware and electronics courses at graduate level.
    • Research and development of Electronics projects.
    • Maintenance of personal computers.

    Teaching/Research Assistant: February 1990-July 1992

    Department of Electronics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

    Responsibilities Included:

    • Assist in teaching to Prof. M. Suhail Zubairy for M.Sc.(electronics),
    • Guiding graduate students in their fiber optics projects,
    • In-charge of Fiber Optics Laboratory,
    • Designing of fiber optics projects.