Sohail Jabbar

Sohail Jabbar

Assistant Professor

Name:Sohail Jabbar
Date of birth:
Address:Department of Computer Science, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Phone:+92-300-7998847
Email:sjabbar.research@gmail.com
Sohail Jabbar (سہیل جبار) is Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science, and Director of Graduate Schools at Faculty of Sciences, National Textile University, Faisalabad Pakistan. He was Post-Doctoral Researcher at Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea. He also served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Sahiwal and also headed Networks and Communication Research Group at CIIT, Sahiwal. He received many awards and honors from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Bahria University, CIIT, and the Korean Government. Among those awards, Best Student Research Awards of the Year, Research Productivity Award, BK-21 Plus Post Doc. Fellowship are few. He received the Research Productivity Award from CIIT in 2014 and 2015. He has been engaged in many National and International Level Projects. He has authored 1 Book, 2 Book Chapters and 60+ research papers. His research work is published in various renowned journals and magazines of IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, MDPI, Old City Publication and Hindawi, and conference proceedings of IEEE, ACM, and IAENG. He has been the reviewer for leading journals (ACM TOSN, JoS, MTAP, AHSWN, ATECS, among many) and conferences (C-CODE 2017, ACM SAC 2016, ICACT 2016, among others). He is currently engaged as TPC member/chair in many conferences. He is guest editor of Sis in Concurrency and Computation Practice and Experience, (Wiley), Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (Springer), Journal of Information and Processing System (KIPS), and Cyber Physical System (Taylor & Francis). Sohail is on collaborative research with renowned research centers and institutes around the globe on various issues in the domains of Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks and Big Data.

Qualification

1. Certifications

  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified System Engineer)                      (Jan, 2001)
  • MCDBA (Microsoft Certified Database Administrator)  (Feb, 2001)

2. Education

  • Ph.D. (CS), Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan (2015)

Major Field: Wireless Communication and Networks

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Abid Ali Minhas

Thesis: Energy Efficient Multi-Layer Design of Wireless Sensor Networks

  • MS (Telecommunication and Networking), Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan (2009)

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Abid Ali Minhas

Thesis: Energy Aware Real Time Routing in Wireless Sensor Network

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Honors), Allam Iqbal Open University, Islamabad Pakistan (2003)

Supervisor: Mr. Zeeshan Goreja

Project: Inventory Control System

  • MBA (Marketing), Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, AJK (2005)

Supervisor: Mr. Babak Mehmood

Project: SWAT Analysis of Masood Textile Mills, Faisalabad

Professional Services

1. Invited Talks

Academia
  • Sohail Jabbar, “Application of Ant Colony Optimization in Network Routing”, Department of Computer Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea, 2016
  • Sohail Jabbar, “Internet of Things: An Emerging Concept for Smart Global Village”, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, March, 2017
  • Junaid Chaudhry, and Sohail Jabbar, “Cyber Physical Issues in Medical and Healthcare Infrastructure” National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, Nov. 2017
  • Kaleem Razzaq Malik, and Sohail Jabbar, “Understanding Transformation of Data Forms”,  National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, May, 2018
  • Muhammad Farhan, and Sohail Jabbar, “Data Science Tools”, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, Mar, 2018

 

2. Conference

Chair,Co-Chair
  • 2nd International Workshop on Communication and Networking Technologies for Cyber Physical System (CoNTeC’19) in association with MobiSPC’19, Helifaz , Canada, Aug. 19 – 21, 2019
  • 3rd International Workshop on Smart Technologies (WOSTech’19) in association with ICFNDS’19, Paris Sud, France, July 1 – 2, 2019
  • 1st International Workshop on Communication and Networking Technologies for Cyber Physical System (CoNTeC’18) in association with MobiSPC’18, Gran Canaria, Spain, Aug. 13 – 15, 2018
  • 2nd International Workshop on Smart Technologies (WOSTech’18) in association with ICFNDS’18, Amman, Jordon, June 26-27, 2018
  • 1st International Workshop on Enabling Communications and Networking for Future Internet (WECNet’17) in association with LCN’17, Singapore, Oct. 9 – 12, 2017
  • 1st International Workshop on Smart Technologies (WOSTech’17‘) in association with ICFNDS’17, Cambridge, UK, 9-20 July, 2017
TPC Member
  • International Workshop on Research Advancements in Future Networking Technologies (RAFNET), 85th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), June 4 – 7, Sydney, Australia, 2017
  • CICN 2017 – 9th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (CICN 2017) – Turkish Republich of Northern Cyprus, Kyrenia.
  • ACM International Conference on Future Networks and Distributed Systems (ICFNDS 2017) – Cambridge, UK
  • IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology (ICACT 2017) – South Korea
  • IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology (ICACT 2016) – South Korea
  • ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC 2017) – Marrakesh, Morocco
  • ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC  2016) – Pisa, Italy
  • ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC 2015) – Salamanca, Spain

3. Supervisor\Co-Supervisor

PH.D.
  • Bushra Zafar, (2018), “An Intelligent Image Classification Model Using Bag-of-Visual Words”, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan (Status: Synopsis approved)
  • Shahbaz Ahmad, (2018), “Web GIS Based Surveillance and Prediction System for Dengue Virus in Punjab, Pakistan”, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan (Status: Synopsis approved)
  • Muhammad Yasir, (2018), “An Efficient Technique to Mine Association Rules in Large Database”, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan (Status: Synopsis approved)
M.PHIL.
  • Zubair Aziz, (2009), “Novel Power Tuning Anchors Localization Algorithm for Mobile Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (TN) Dissertation, Bahia University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Awais Ahmed, (2010), “TS/TDMA Based Energy Efficient Congestion Control in Mobile Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (TN) Dissertation, Bahia University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Rabia Iram, (2011), “Energy Aware Simple Ant Routing Algorithm for Mobile Wireless Sensor Network” MS (TN) Dissertation, Bahia University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Majid Qayyum, (2011) “ACO-Based Stagnant Free Energy Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (CS) Dissertation, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Agriculture University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Atif, (2012), “Cluster Based Routing Using Energy Aware Technique for Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (TN) Dissertation, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Sajjad Hussain Shah, (2012), “Novel Data Aggregation Technique for Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (TN) Dissertation, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Wajid Ali, (2012), “EECD – Energy Efficient Cluster Designing Algorithm for Improved Performance Of Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (TN) Dissertation, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Kashif Naseer, (2013), “Trust Model for Service Layer of Cloud Computing for Educational Institutes”, MS (CS) Dissertation, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila.
  • Muhammad Tousif, (2016), “Light Weight Cryptography Solution for Internet of Things”, MS (CS) Dissertation, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Farhat Kanwar, (2016), “Energy Efficient Big Data Aggregation in Internet of Things”, MS (CS) Dissertation, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Osama Ahmad, (2016), “Energy Efficient Big Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (CS) Dissertation, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Zain-ul-Abidin, (2016), “Securing Cognitive Radio Network from Denial of Service Attack”, MS (CS) Dissertation, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Muhammad Nasir (2016), “Cluster Base Routing for Life Time Improvement of Linear Wireless Sensor Network”, MS (CS) Dissertation, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Laeeq Ur Rehman (2016), “Future of IoT in Pakistan: A Case Study from IT Industry”, MS (CS) Dissertation, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Rehman Shahid, “An Automated Machine Learning Classifier to Evaluate the Response of Arab World Towards KSA Vision 2030“, MS(CS) Dissertation, National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • Mudassar Sattar Salfi, “A Longitudinal Study on Personality Change of Undergraduate Students Through Social Media: A Descriptive Analytics Approach“, MS(CS) Dissertation, National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • Adeel Shehzad, “MEC Based 5G Internet-of-Vehicles Network to Address Latency and Resource Efficiency“, MS(CS) Dissertation, National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • Muhammad Umair, “An Improved Content-Based Recommender System for Computer Science Publications“, MS(CS) Dissertation, National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • Nabeela Ashraf, “The effect of Design Artifacts on Consumer Behavioral Intention through Emotions and Cognitive Absorption in M-commerce“, MS(CS) Dissertation, National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • Rida Shaheen, “Rating the most emergent educational technologies in 2014-2018: A prescriptive analytics-based approach“, MS(CS) Dissertation, National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • Fatima Shahid, “A Quantitative Study of Anchors’ Biases and Public Response Towards Recent Political Scenario of Pakistan“, MS(CS) Dissertation, National Textile University, Faisalabad
UNDERGRADUATE
  • Ayesha Ejaz Butt and Najm Us Sehr, (2010), “WSN Based Online Monitoring System”, Degree Project of BS (IT), Khan Institute of Science and Information Technology, Kahota, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Riaz, (2011), “LAN Monitoring System”, MSC(CS), Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Saadullah Siddiqui, Khawaja Adnan, (2012) “Temperature Monitoring of Ammunition Depot Using Wireless Sensor Network”, Degree Project of BS (CS), Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan (2nd Position in FYP Project Competition)
  • Hafiz Saad Shamsi, Ahsan Rasheed, Ahmad Amin, (2014), “IP Based Home Automation for Visually Impaired Person”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Muhammad Usman Nasir, Irfan Hassan, (2014), “CIIT Vehicle Tracking System Using GPS, GSM and Android System”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Muhammad Haseeb, (2014), “Voice Based Android Mobile Application for Visually Impaired People”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Muhammad Roman, Muhammad Ahmad, Umar Bukhari, (2014), “Secure Automatic Water Distribution System, (2014), Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Shamas Ur Rehman, Hassan Razzaq, Haseeb Tariq, Shahid Imam, (2014), “Unmanned Ariel Vehicle Control Over Internet“, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal
  • Muhammad Fahad, Muhammad Shehzad, (2015), “Visible Light based Communication System for High Date Rate Real Time Applications”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal (ICT R&D funded project)
  • Muhammad Waqas Nazar, Aamir Shehzad, Rubi Kiran (2015), “Design and Implementation of Miniature Passive Device to Enable Smart Phones/Devices for VLC”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information, Sahiwal
  • Mohsin Raza, Farhan Ahmad, Farhan Akhtar, (2016), “Smart Triage System Towards Catastrophic Resuscitation”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information, Sahiwal
  • Tasib Ali, Muhammad Kashif (2016), “Smart Dumpsters Monitoring and Garbage Collection”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information, Sahiwal
  • Naeem Farooq, Umar Ilyas, Muhammad Javed Iqbal, Rao Muhammad Waqas, (2016), “Intelligent Robot-Assisted Humanitarian Search and Rescue System”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information, Sahiwal
  • Zahra Siraj, Hafsa Khalid, (2016), “RFID TAGS based automated administration”, Degree Project of BS (T&N), COMSATS Institute of Information, Sahiwal

4. Journal

Guest Editor
  • “Future Communication Trends Towards Internet of Things Services and Applications”, IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE, (IF – 9.202)
  • “Real-time Behavioral Monitoring in IoT Applications using Big Data Analytics”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley, (IF – 1.133)
  • “Enabling Technologies for Social Internet of Things”, Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier, (IF-4.639)
  • “Software Defined Networking: Trends, Challenges and Prospective Smart Solutions”, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, Springer, (IF-1.514)
  • Current and Prospective Challenges in Cyber Physical Systems for Personalized U-Healthcare”, Cyber Physical Systems, Taylor & Francis Online, Scopus Indexed
  • Smart Standards, Algorithms and Frameworks for Interoperability in Internet of Things” Journal of Information Processing Systems, ISI Indexed

Achievements

1. Honors and Awards

 

  • Qualified for BK21 Plus project (SW Human Resource Development Program for Supporting Smart Life), S. Korea for Post-Doctorate Fellowship in 2016
  • Win ICT R&D funding for an undergraduate project as supervisor in 2015
  • Research Productivity Award by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in 2015
  • Best Student Researcher Award of the Year from Bahria University in 2014
  • Research Productivity Award by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in 2014
  • Member of best paper award committee for articles published in 2013 in IJACSA
  • Letter of Appreciation from Honorable Rector of Bahria University on Research Publication and its presentation in a conference at UCLA, Berkeley, 2011
  • Best paper nomination in World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011, San Francisco, USA.
  • Achieved 1st division throughout of my Academic Career
  • Completed MS (T&N) with the Magna Cum Laude honor (Silver Medalist), 2009
  • MS Leading to Ph.D. Scholarship from Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2007 – 2012