About Me

I am currently a Postdoctoral researcher at the INRIA AGORA team, CITI Lab, INSA-Lyon, France since October 2016. I am working on energy-efficient Self-organization in Internet of Things (IoTs).

Prior to this, i was a visiting research fellow at Computer Engineering Departement Baskin School of Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, CA, USA. I completed my Ph.D in Computer Science from University Paris-Est, France in November 2016. I obtained a BS degree in Telecommunication Engineering from National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Islamabad, Pakistan in June 2009. In May 2013, I received a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Sciences and Technology (SEECS, NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.

My current research interests are content caching and distribution in Information/Content Centric Networks (ICNs/CCNs), Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs), Fog/Edge Networking and Internet of Things (IoTs).

Further details can be found in my resume English and French below.

News

Accepted Paper

Paper titled "A Content-based Centrality Metric for Collaborative Caching in Information-Centric Fogs" with Cedric Westphal and Yacine Ghamri-Doudane accepted in IFIP Networking 2017, Workshop on Information Centric Fog Computing (ICFC), Stockholm, Sweden June 12, 2017

Seminar Invitation

Invited talk on "Large Scale Data Collection And Storage Using Smart Vehicles : An Information-centric Approach" in EVA-MIMOVE-RITS Seminar at INRIA, Paris, France May 30, 2017

1st Rescom workshop on Communications in Smart Cities

Invited talk on "STRIVE: Socially-aware Three-tier Rouing in Vehicular Environment" in 1st Rescom workshop on Communications in Smart Cities at INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France January 11, 2017

2017 Rescom workshop: journées non-thematique

Invited talk on "SAVING: Socially Aware Vehicular Information-centric NetworkinG" in Rescom Workshop (non-thematique) at INRIA, Sophia, Antipolis, France