Keynote Speakers

Dr. Tauseef Jamal is Professor at PIEAS University. He received PhD degree in Telecommunications in 2013 from University of Aveiro, Portugal, MS degree in Computer System Engineering in 2006 from Halmstad University, Sweden. His affiliations includes Univerisity Nova Lisboa, Portugal (2017-18), Grenoble Alp University France (2018), University Lusofona Lisbon, Portugal (2010-2014), Universoty of Porto, Portugal (2009) and PolyTechnic University Bucharest, Romania (2006). His research interests are IoT, smar systems, adhoc networks, Ehealth and cyber security.

Dr. Sobia Baig is a Chartered Engineer and Senior Member, IEEE. She is currently Vice-Chair and Conference Chair at IEEE Lahore Section. She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore, Pakistan. She is an HEC approved PhD supervisor, currently supervising a PhD thesis, and has supervised several Final Year Projects and MS Thesis at COMSATS, Lahore. She has been Head of Department at the Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan from 2013 till 2016. She holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Taxila, Pakistan and M.S. and Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Pakistan.

Dr. Sobia Baig was awarded the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU ) Titular fellowship, for research work in Smart Grid communication in 2016. Her research interests include work on non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) techniques, Smart Grid Communication techniques, multicarrier modulation techniques and application of wavelet based modulation techniques in the wireline Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), power line communication (PLC) networks and in 5G wireless communication networks and voltage and frequency control for Micro-Grids, etc.

Dr. Bo Zhao is currently an applied AI researcher at BMO AI, based in Toronto, Canada. Prior to that, he worked at the University of British Columbia as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Prof. Leonid Sigal. He received his Ph.D. and B.Sc. degree from Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China. He also spent the last two years of his Ph.D. in the Learn­ing and Vi­sion Re­search Group at National University of Singapore as a visiting student with Prof. Jiashi Feng and Prof. Shuicheng Yan. His research interests include multimedia, computer vision, and machine learning.