Karachi, Pakistan (Hybrid) | October 11-13, 2021

patron in-chief

Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi, Prof. and Vice Chancellor,
NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan

steering committee co-chairs

M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, Senior Member IEEE/OSA/SPIE, Prof. Physics & Optical Science,
Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
[raja (at) uncc.edu | +1 704-687-8156]

Muhammad Tufail, Prof. and and Pro-Vice Chancellor,
NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

Glenn D. Boreman, Prof. and Chair Physics & Optical Science,
Dir. Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, UNC Charlotte, USA
[+1 704-687-8173]

Ian T. Ferguson, Prof. and Dean SPCEET, Fellow of IEEE, IOP and SPIE,
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA
[ianf (at) kennesaw.edu | +1 470-578-7540]

Syed M. H. Zaidi, Prof., Former Principal and Dean,
NUST-SEECS, Islamabad, Pakistan
[drzaidi (at) seecs.edu.pk]

general chairs

Saad Ahmed Qazi, Prof. & Dean, ECE, NED UET, Karachi, Pakistan
[saadqazi (at) neduet.edu.pk]

Jim Conrad, Prof. & Assoc. Chair ECE, UNC Charlotte, USA
[jmconrad (at) uncc.edu]

conference chairs

M. Ali Ismail, Prof. & Chair, Computer & Information Systems, NED UET, Karachi, Pakistan.
[alibaluja (at) gmail.com]

Junaid A. Zubairi, Prof. & Chair, Computer & Information Sciences, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA.
[junaid.zubairi (at) fredonia.edu]

host chair

Muhammad Khurram, Professor CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan
[mkhurram (at) neduet.edu.pk]

tpc chairs

Syed A. Haider, CIS, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

Ahmed E. Kamal, Prof. ECE, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA

Charles Lord, Chair, IEEE North Carolina Council, NC, USA

Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Prof. and Chair, IEEE Karachi Section / Emeritus MUET, Jamshoro, Pakistan

finance chairs

Abasifreke Ebong, EPIC Professor, ECE Department, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Maria Waqas, CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

publication chairs

M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, Senior Member IEEE/OSA/SPIE, Prof. Physics & Optical Science,
Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Syed A. Haider, CIS, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

Majida Kazmi, CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

Mohammad Shahid Shaikh, Associate Dean, Habib University

PhD dissertation & poster session chairs

Fareena Saqib, ECE, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA

Urooj Ainuddin, CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

publicity chairs

Hassan Syed, Founder, ideagist.com

Syed Abbas Ali, Prof. CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

Muazzam Ali Khan Khattal, CS, Quiad-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Asim Ur Rehman, Prof. and Secretary, IEEE Karachi Section, Indus University, Karachi, Pakistan

web chairs

Syed A. Haider, CIS, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

Muhammad Asad Afreen, CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

Parkash Lohana, Chair SIGHT Katachi Sections, Chair, IEEE R10 Professional Activities Committee, Chair CS, UIT

workshop chairs

Shehzad Hasan, CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

Tarqi Rahim Soomro, Vice Chair, IEEE Karachi Section / Acting Rector IOBM

industry liaison

Manshad Satti, CEO, IT Butler, Dubai, UAE

Hassan Syed, Founder, ideagist.com

Umar Iftikhar, CIS, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan

advisory board


S. M. Hasan Zaidi, Prof., Former Principal and Dean, NUST-SEECS, Islamabad Pakistan
Richard A. Tankersley, VC for Research & Economic Development, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Mohammad Shahidehpour,Prof., & IEEE Fellow, IIT Chicago, IL, USA
Muhammad Ilyas, Prof., Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Badrul Chowdhury, Prof., UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Ziya Arnavut, Prof., Computer & Information Science, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA
Asis Nasipuri, Prof. & ECE Chair, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Shaukat Hameed Khan, Coordinator General, COMSTECH, Islamabad, Pakistan
Min Shin, Prof. & Associate Dean, CCI, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Arshad Ali, Former Executive Director, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Kamal Alameh, Prof. & Dir., Electron Science Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
Hussein Mouftah, Distinguished Prof. and Director SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada
Khurram Kazi, Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, USA
M. Ashraf Gondal, Distinguished Prof. Physics Department, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Shaftab Ahmed, Chair, Computer and Software Engg. (CSE), Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Salahuddin Qazi, Prof. Emeritus, ECE SUNY, Utica, NY, USA
Arshad M. Janjua, Project Dir, Nanodevices Labs, NILOP, Islamabad, Pakistan
Najmi Ghani Haider, Prof. and Chair, Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, NEDUET
Atta Ullah Khawaja, Prof. and Chair, Electrical Engineering Department, NEDUET
Syed Muhammad Usman Ali, Prof. and Chair Electronic Engineering Department, NEDUET
Ali Raza, Prof. and Chair, Biomedical Engineering Department, NEDUET
Muhammad Atif Tahir, Prof., National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Computer Science Department
Jawwad Ahmed Shamsi, Prof., National university of computer and emerging sciences, computer science department
Aqeel-ur-Rehman, Prof., Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology
Shahnawaz Talpur, Prof., Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Computer Engineering Department
Usman Qamar, Prof. and Head Department of Computer & Software Engineering , College of EME Peshawar road, Rawalpindi, NUST
Muhammad Shahab Siddiqui, Chair, Membership Development Karachi Section/ Professor JUW

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