College / Department

Teaching areas

Computer Networks; Operating Systems; Programming

Research areas

Computer Networks; Wireless Networks; Network Management; Fault-Tolerant Computer Architectures; System Testing


PhD, PhD in Electrical Engineering, Duke University, United States
MS, MS in Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
BS, BSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

Professional experience

Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2018 - Present)
Director, Cisco Academy at American University of Sharjah(2017 - Present)
Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2001 - 2018)
Visiting Professor at University of Ottawa, Canada(2007 - 2008)
Chair at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2004 - 2007)
Software Quality Assurance Specialist at Research In Motion (RIM) Lt, Canada(2001 - 2001)
Associate Professor (Tenure-track) at Lakehead University, Canada(1999 - 2000)
Software Designer at SpaceBridge Networks Corp, Canada(1998 - 1999)
Visiting Researcher at Queen's University, Canada(1998 - 1998)
Assistant / Associate Professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia(1992 - 1998)


Member, IEEE, 1992 - present
Pakistan Engineering Council, 1981 - present
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