Capital University of Science & Technology

Dr. Muhammad Azhar Iqbal


Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Phone : +92-51-111-555-666 Ext: 109
Address : Kahuta Road, Sihal, Zone V, Islamabad Expressway, Islamabad (Pakistan)
Profile Summary
Dr. Muhammad Azhar Iqbal received PhD degree in Communication and Information Systems from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, P.R. China. His area of specialization is “Wireless Ad hoc Networks”. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad. Moreover, he is also a member of Parallel Computing and Networks (PCN) research group at CUST. Dr. Iqbal has published his research work in International Journals and Conferences. Under his supervision, PhD and MS students are pursuing their research related to the domain of Ad hoc Networks.
PhD Communication and Information Systems Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, P.R. China 2012
MS Computer Software Engineering National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Rawalpindi, Pakistan 2007
MSc Computer Science University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 2003
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology 2015 - 2015
Assistant Professor Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2012 - 2015
Lecturer Government College University, Faisalabad 2007 - 2008
Honors & Awards
Reviewer IEEE 9th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), 2013
China Scholarship Council (CSC) PhD Scholarship Award, 2008—2012.
Student travel grant for presenting the paper at 2nd International Conference on Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT'07), Gyeongju, Korea. (November 2007)
HEC Approved Supervisor
Research Areas / Interests
Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, development and evaluation of Network Coding Aware and Network Coding Based routing protocols suitable to highly dynamic and delay tolerant networks
Research SUPERVISion
PhD SIM-Cumulus: An Academic Cloud to Provide Network-Simulation-As-A-Service
MS Adapive Routing for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks
MS Analysis of DTN Routing Protocol using ETX Metric for Forwarding
    Journal Papers
  • Sana Aurangzeb, Muhammad Aleem, Muhammad Azhar Iqbal and Muhammad Arshad Islam, "Ransomware: A Survey and Trends", Journal of Information Assurance and Security (ESCI - Thomson Reuters Indexed), Vol: 2, Pages: 48-58, 2017
  • Shagufta, Muhammad Aleem, Muhammad Arshad Islam and Muhammad Azhar Iqbal, "A Comparative Study of Heterogeneous Processor Simulators", International Journal of Computer Applications (HEC recognized Y-category, Ulrich Periodical Directory), Vol: 12, Pages: 5-12, 2016
  • Ahmed Hassan Mohammed, Bin Dai, Benxiong Huang, Muhammad Azhar, Guan Xu, Peng Qin, Shui Yu, "A survey and tutorial of wireless relay network protocols based on network coding", Journal of Network and Computer Applications , (Article in Press)No: 2, Pages: 593–610, 2013
    Conference Papers
  • M. A. Islam, M. A. Iqbal, M. Aleem and Z. Halim, "Analysing connectivity patterns and centrality metrics for opportunistic networks", International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE), Pages: 64-70, 2017
  • M. Mateen, M. A. Iqbal, M. Aleem and M. A. Islam, "A hybrid approach for spam detection for Twitter", 14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), Islamabad, Pages: 466-471, 2017
  • Uzair Bin Nisar, Muhammad Aleem, Muhammad Azhar Iqbal, Nguyen-Son Vo, "Jumbler: A lock-contention aware thread scheduler for multi-core parallel machines", 2017 International Conference on Recent Advances in Signal Processing, Telecommunications & Computing (SigTelCom), Pages: 77-81, ISSBN/ISSN: 978-1-5090-2291-5, 2017
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