Rao Naveed Bin Rais

Rao Naveed Bin Rais

Associate Professor
Ext: 6617

Dr. Rais received his MS and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering with specialization in Networks and Distributed Systems from University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis, France in 2007 and 2011 respectively. Before that, he got BE in Computer Systems from National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan in 2002. He has experience of more than 15 years in teaching, research and industry R&D. Dr. Rais is author of several of publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His research interests include Network Protocols and Architectures, Information-Centric and Software-Defined Networks, Machine Learning Algorithms, Cloud Computing, Network Virtualization, and Internet Naming & Addressing issues.

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[NOTE]: In the publication list below, refer to the following:
[ J*] ==> Journal Paper
[C*] ==> Conference Paper
[B*] ==> Book
[BC*] ==> Book Chapter
[PP*] ==> Preprint
[R*] ==> Research Report

Education
  • Ph.D., University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2011
  • MS (Research), University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2007
  • BE (Computer Systems), National University of Science & Technology, Pakistan, 2002
Experience
  • Associate Professor (Electrical and Computer Engineering), College of Engineering and IT, Ajman University, Ajman, UAE, 2016 - Date
  • Associate Professor (Electrical Engineering), Capital University of Science & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2015 - 2016
  • Assistant Professor (Electrical Engineering), Capital University of Science & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2013 - 2014
  • Assistant Professor (Electrical & Computer Engineering), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 2011 - 2013
  • Research Associate, Planete Research Group, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2007 - 2011
  • Senior Design Engineer (Embedded Systems & Algorithms Design), CARE Pvt. Ltd., Islamabad Pakistan, 2005 - 2006
  • Design Engineer (Embedded Systems & Algorithms Design), CARE Pvt. Ltd., Islamabad Pakistan, 2003 - 2005
  • Design Engineer (Packet Processor Group), Communications Enabling Technologies, Islamabad Pakistan, 2002 - 2003
Teaching Area
  • Digital Design & Electronics
  • Microprocessor & Computer Architecture
  • Computer Networks
  • Algorithms, Computer and Network Programming
  • Data Structures & Object-Oriented Programming
  • Operating Systems
Research
  • Research Area
  • Network Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • Content-Centric and Software-Defined Networks
  • Content-Centric and Software-Defined Networks
  • Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networks
  • Network Protocols & Communication Architectures
  • Internet Naming & Addressing
  • Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Research Projects
  • Energy Aware Mobile Communication and Mobility Predictions using Machine Learning Techniques for Heterogenous Future Cellular Networks (2020-21), in collaboration of University of Glasgow, UK.
  • Artificial Intelligence Aided Radio Resource and Mobility Management for Future Cellular Networks (2019-20), in collaboration with University of Glasgow, UK
  • Network virtualization for Supporting Task Offloading across Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures (2018-19), in collaboration with Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST), Pakistan
  • Framework for control and monitoring of Wireless Mesh Networks using Software-Defined Networking (2014-17)
  • Communication in Heterogeneous Networks with Episodic Connectivity (2009-11)
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Reinforcement Learning Driven Energy Efficient Mobile Communication and Applications (2019), IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT) Conference, Ajman, UAE, December 2019
  • The Insights of Mobile Data Offloading: A Comparative Study (2019), IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN), Zagreb, Croatia, 2019.
  • Miracle: An Agile Colocation Platform for Enabling XaaS Cloud Architecture (2019), IEEE/ACM International Symposium in Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2019) Conference, pages 603-610, Cyprus, 2019.
  • Run-time Detection of Prime+Probe Side-Channel Attack on AES Encryption Algorithm, in Proceedings of IEEE Global Information Infrastructure and Networking Symposium (GIIS 2018), Thessaloniki, Greece, 2018.
  • Fog-Supported Internet of Things (IoTs) Architecture for Remote Patient Monitoring Systems using Wireless Body Area Sensor Networks, IEEE Cyber Science & Technology, Athens, Greece, 2018.
  • Smartphone-Controlled Localization and Management of Home Appliances using IoT, ICT/Bio Asia 2016 Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2016.
  • Multi-Attribute Caching: Towards Efficient Cache Management in Content-Centric Networks, IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking (CCNC) Conference, Las Vegas, USA, 2016.
  • A Multi-Attribute Routing Protocol for Opportunistic Network Environments, IEEE ICCCN Wireless Mesh and Ad-hoc Networks (WiMAN) Workshop, Shanghai, China, 2014.
  • Taxonomy of Information-Centric Networking: Categorization and Challenges, 23rd Wireless Optical and Communication Conference (WOCC), Newark, NJ, USA, 2014.
  • Analysis of TCP under Wireless Circumstances – A Performance Evaluation, IEEE International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT), December, Islamabad 2012.
  • Naming for Heterogeneous Networks Prone to Episodic Connectivity, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Mexico, March 2011.
  • Towards Truly Heterogeneous Internets: Bridging Infrastructure-based and Infrastructure-less Networks, 3rd IEEE/ACM COMSNETS Conference, India, January 2011.
  • Message Delivery in Heterogeneous Disruption-prone Networks, in ACM Mobicom, Chicago, USA, October 2010.
  • Message Delivery in Heterogeneous Disruption-prone Networks, demo presentation in ACM second Wireless S3 workshop, Chicago, USA, October 2010.
  • Coping with Episodic Connectivity in Heterogeneous Networks, 11th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), Canada, October 2008.
  • Coping with Episodic Connectivity in Heterogeneous Networks, Poster presentation at Rescom, France, June 2008.
  • Adaptive Thresholding Technique for Document Image Analysis, IEEE International Multi-topic Conference proceedings (INMIC), Lahore, 2004.
  • A New Algorithm of Stereo Matching using Epipolar Geometry, IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Islamabad, 2003.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Faculty Excellence in Research Award, 2018-19, Ajman University, UAE
  • Research Productivity Award, 2011
  • Employee of the Year, 2003-04
  • Professional Member, Pakistan Engineering Council
  • Member, SSR2 Review Team, ICANN
  • Member, Internet Society, USA
  • Member, Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) Caucus, ICANN
  • Member, Asia-Pacific Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO)
  • Member, Non-Commercial Users Constituency, ICANN
  • ISOC Fellowship, Internet Engineering Task Force Meeting (2015 & 2017)
  • ICANN Fellowship, ICANN Meetings (2014 - 2017)
  • Mentor, ICANN Fellowship Program