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Yasir Faheem
Associate Professor
Department of Computing

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel: 1
Email: yasir.faheem@seecs.edu.pk
Web: http://www.yasirfaheem.com

Specialization:
Cyber Security, IoTs, Cloud Computing, Mobile Ad hoc Networks (VANs, WSNs, DTNs), Applied Game Theory

Education:
Ph.D. - Networks and Information Technologies - Université Paris Nord - France - 2012

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science [October, 2020 - till date]
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, COMSATS University Islamabad [March, 2013 - September, 2020]
  • Lecturer (ATER in French), Université Paris Nord, France [September, 2011 - August, 2012]

Education:

  • Ph.D. (Computer Science), Université Paris Nord, France [2012]
  • MS (Networks and Distributed Systems), Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France [2008]
  • BS (Computer Science), FAST NUCES [2006] (Silver Medalist) 
Publications

 Research Interests:

Routing, medium access control, resource allocation and security related issues in:

  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Delay Tolerant Networks
  • Vehicular Ad hoc Networks
  • Smart Grids

    Moreover, I am interested in the applications of algorithmic game theory to various research domains.

Expertise in Network Simulation Tools:

  • Network Simulator 2
  • Opportunistic Networking Environment (ONE) simulator
  • WSNET
  • Cooja for IoTs 

MS Theses and Final Year Projects Supervised:

Details available on my personal page.


Publications:

Edited Books

 

Journal Articles (Total Impact Factor: 67.2)

 

Book Chapters

 

 Conferences and Workshops

  • [C4] Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit, TABA: A Traffic-Aware Channel Selection Protocol for 802.15.4 Based Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proceedings of the twelfth ACM international symposium on Mobile ad hoc networking and computing (MOBIHOC), Paris, 2011 (short paper)
  • [W1] Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit, Traffic-aware Adaptive-Bandwidth Channel Selection Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks, IWSOS workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2011
  • [C3] Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit, & K. Chen, Dynamic Sink Location Update Scope Control Mechanism for Mobile Sink Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proceedings of Wireless On-Demand Networks Conference (WONS), Italy, 2011
  • [C2] Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit & K. Chen, Data Dissemination Strategies in Mobile Sink Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey, in Proceedings of IFIP Wireless Days Conference , Paris, France, 2009
  • [C1] Y. Faheem, J. L. Rougier, Loop avoidance for fish-eye OLSR in Sparse Wireless Mesh Networks, in Proceedings of the Sixth international conference on Wireless On-Demand Network Systems and Services (WONS), IEEE Press, 2009, 215-218

 

Journal

(1.) M. M. Qirtas, Y. Faheem, M. H. Rehmani , "A Cooperative Mobile Throwbox-Based Routing Protocol for Social-Aware Delay Tolerant Networks", Wireless Networks, Vol. 26 , No. 6, Mar, 2020. IF: 2.66
(2.) S. Ali, A. Ahmad, Y. Faheem, M. Altaf, H. Ullah , "Energy-efficient RRH-association and resource allocation in D2D enabled multi-tier 5G C-RAN", Telecommunication Systems, Vol. 74 , No. 2, Dec, 2019. IF: 1.7
(3.) A. Haq, Y. Faheem , "A Peer-to-Peer Communication based Content Distribution Protocol for Incentive-Aware Delay Tolerant Networks", Wireless Networks, Vol. 26 , No. 1, Oct, 2019. IF: 2.66
(4.) M. Fahimullah, Y. Faheem, N. Ahmad , "A Bi-Objective Game-Theoretic Model for Collaboration Formation Between Software Development Firms", PLOS ONE, Vol. 14 , No. 7, Jul, 2019. IF: 2.77
(5.) R. Niazi, Y. Faheem , "A Bayesian Game-Theoretic Intrusion Detection System for Hypervisor-Based Software Defined Networks in Smart Grids", IEEE ACCESS, Vol. 7 , No. 0, Jun, 2019. IF: 4.09
(6.) N. Islam, Y. Faheem, I. U. Din, M. Talha, M. Guizani, M. Khalil , "A Blockchain-based Fog Computing Framework for Activity Recognition as an Application to e-Healthcare Services", Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 100 , No. -, May, 2019. IF: 5.7
(7.) M. Fahimullah, Y. Faheem, N. Ahmad , " Collaboration Formation and Profit Sharing Between Software Development Firms: A Shapely Value Based Cooperative Game", IEEE ACCESS, Vol. 7 , No. -, Apr, 2019. IF: 4.09
(8.) S. Khan, N. Islam, Z. Jan, I. Din, A. Khan, Y. Faheem , " An e-Health Care Services Framework for the Detection and Classification of Breast Cancer in Breast Cytology Images as an IoMT Application", Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 98 , No. -, Mar, 2019. IF: 5.7
(9.) H. Khelifi, S. Luo, B. Nour, H. Moungla, Y. Faheem, R. Hussain, A. Ksentini , "Named Data Networking in Vehicular Ad hoc Networks: State of the Art and Challenges", Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Vol. 22 , No. 1, Jan, 2019. IF: 22.97
(10.) M. U. Hassan, M. H. Rehmani, Y Faheem , "Performance Evaluation of Broadcasting Strategies in Cognitive Radio Networks", Springer Wireless Networks, Vol. 25 , No. 3, Dec, 2017. IF: 1.98
(11.) M. Qirtas, Y. Faheem, M. H. Rehmani , "Throwboxes in Delay Tolerant Networks: A Survey of Placement Strategies, Buffering Capacity, and Mobility Models", Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 91 , No. -, Aug, 2017. IF: 3.5
(12.) R. Ullah, Y. Faheem, B. S. Kim , "Energy and Congestion-Aware Routing Metric for Smart Grid AMI Networks in Smart City", IEEE ACCESS, Vol. 5 , No. -, Jul, 2017. IF: 3.24
(13.) Y. Faheem. S. Boudjit , " Duty-Cycle SN-MPR Algorithm for Mobile Sink Wireless Sensor Networks", Wireless Sensor Systems, Vol. 5 , No. 5, Oct, 2015.
(14.) Z. A. Khan, Y. Faheem , "Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks: Smart Communication for Smart Grids - A Case Study of Pakistan", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 40 , No. -, Dec, 2014. IF: 5.62
(15.) M. A. Qureshi, M. I. Khan, Y. Faheem, M. I. Tamimy, N. S. Malik, A. Khan, M. Ahmed , " Reactive GTS Allocation Protocol for Sporadic Events Using the IEEE 802.15.4", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2014 , No. -, Aug, 2014. IF: 1.08

Conference

(1.) Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit , "TABA: A Traffic-Aware Channel Selection Protocol for 802.15.4 Based Wireless Sensor Networks", Proceedings of the ACM International symposium on Mobile ad hoc networking and computing (MOBIHOC), May, 2011, Paris , France.
(2.) Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit , " Traffic-aware Adaptive-Bandwidth Channel Selection Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks", Proceedings of the IWSOS 2011 Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems, Feb, 2011, Karlsruhe , Germany.
(3.) Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit, K. Chen , "Dynamic Sink Location Update Scope Control Mechanism for Mobile Sink Wireless Sensor Networks", Proceedings of the Wireless On-Demand Networks Conference , Jan, 2011, Bardonecchia , Italy.
(4.) Y. Faheem, S. Boudjit, K. Chen , "Data Dissemination Strategies in Mobile Sink Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey", Proceedings of the IFIP Wireless Days Conference, Dec, 2009, Paris , France.
(5.) Y. Faheem, J. L. Rougier , "Loop avoidance for fish-eye OLSR in Sparse Wireless Mesh Networks", Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless On-Demand Network Systems and Services (WONS), Feb, 2009, Snowbird, Utah , USA.

Book/Chapter

(1.) [Book] M. H. Rehmani, Y. Faheem , " Data Dissemination and Channel Selection in Cognitive Radio Networks", IGI Global, USA , ISBSN ,Jul, 2013.

Teaching Activities

Video Lectures and tutorials on my Youtube Channel:

A Tutorial for Teachers to Record Video Lectures
Data Structures & Algorithms (Second half of the course taught during COVID-19 lockdown) 

Courses Taught:

SEECS-NUST (October, 2020 -):
 Graduate Courses:
  • Algorithmic Game Theory (CS897 - Advanced Topics in Computing) - MS (IT, CS), Ph.D. (CS & IT) - [SP21]
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms - BSCS-9A [SP21]
  • Algorithms and Data Structures - BSCS (9A & 9B) [FA20]
 COMSATS University Islamabad (March, 2013 - September, 2020):
Masters and Doctoral Courses:
  • Computer Forensics - MS(Information Security) [SP20]
  • Algorithmic Game Theory - MS(Comp. Science, Info. Security, Soft. Eng.), Ph.D (CS) [SP16, FA16, FA17, FA18, SP19, FA19]
  • Advanced Topics in Wireless Networks  [SP14, FA14, SP15]
  • Advanced Topics in Social Networks - Ph.D. (CS) [SP15]
  • Special Topics in Mathematical Modelling - Ph.D. (CS)
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Algorithms and Data Structures - [SP13, FA13, SP14, FA14, SP15, FA15, SP16, FA16, SP17, FA17, SP18, FA18, SP19, FA19, SP20]
  • Computer Communication Networks [SP17]
 University Paris Nord, France (Academic year 2011-2012):
Graduate Courses:
  • Network Protocols - MS (Networks & Image Processing)
  • Networks - MS (CS)
  • Networks & Data Communications - MS (Networks & Image Processing)
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Network Maintenance - BS (Telecom. Eng.)
  • Networks & Data Communications - BS (Comp. Eng.)
  • Local Area Networks - BS (Informatics)

 

Useful Resources for Graduate Students:

Assistant Professor , COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad Campus
March 2013 - September 2020

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Associate Professor , NUST-SEECS
October 2020 - Present

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Lecturer , Université Paris 13
September 2011 - August 2012

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