Yasir Faheem (Ph.D.)

Associate Professor,

NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
Islamabad, Pakistan
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Research Lab: Machine Vision & Intelligent Systems
firstname "dot" lastname "at" seecs"dot"edu"dot"pk

Office: Room 205-A, SEECS-NUST, Sector H-12, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan

Professional Experience:


  • 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)

Funded Projects:

  • Co-Principal Investigator

Project Title: An AI enabled quasi-real-time water quality monitoring for early chemical and/or bio-contamination detection

Funding Body: TEINN Asi@Connect Grant: 150,000 Euros

Project Duration: March 2022 - February 2023

  • Co-Principal Investigator

Project Title: PEEOS: Phenology Estimation of Rice and Wheat in Pakistan using Earth Observation Satellite Images

Funding Body: HEC-NRPU Grant: PKR 13 Million

Project Duration: 3 years starting from March, 2022

Research Interests:

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

  • Internet of Things

  • Cloud Computing

  • Mobile Ad hoc Networks (vehicular networks, opportunistic networks, sensor networks)

  • Smart Grids

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


Google Scholar Profile


Book Chapters

Journals (Total Impact Factor: 67.2)

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

Technical Program Committee Member:

Reviewing Activities

Departmental Services:

Department of Computing, SEECS-NUST (Since October, 2020)

    • Revision of the curriculum of BSCS degree program as per guidelines of National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC).

    • Mapped the BSCS program as per the requirements of:

      • Undergraduate Education Policy, 2020 of HEC and

      • National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)

    • Team lead of the committee to prepare self assessment reports of the following four post graduate degree programs:

      • MS(IT)

      • Ph.D. (IT)

      • MS (Information Security)

      • Ph.D. (Information Security)

Computer Science Department, COMSATS University Islamabad (2013-2020):

    • Convener of the Course Mentors Committee

    • Member of ABET Continuous Assessment and Improvement Committee

    • Member of Graduate Thesis Committee

    • Member of Departmental Academic Review Committee

    • Member of Undergraduate Final Year Projects Committee

    • Member of class counselors committee

Contact Details:

Email: firstname.lastname "at_the_rate_of" seecs.edu.pk

Office: A-205, Faculty Block, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Sciences and Technology, Sector H-12, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan.