Dr. Seema Ansari

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Associate Dean (CES), Head of Electrical Engineering Department & Associate Professor

seema.ansari@iobm.edu.pk
(+92-21)111-002-004

Dr. Seema Ansari earned her PhD in Telecommunication Engineering, University of Malaga, Spain, First Class, Grade A (Spanish Grading system) in September 2018. Her PhD research work was funded by the University of Malaga in 2015. She stayed in Malaga to complete the initial phase of her PhD work. Before this she did her MS-CS/Telecommunication from University of Missouri Kansas City, USA and B.E. in Electronics from NED-UET Karachi, Pakistan. Currently, she is the Head of Electrical Engineering Department at Institute of Business Management. Her PhD research includes three publications in JCR Journals with Impact Factor 1.200. She also contributed in international journals & Conferences and book chapters. She contributed chapters in books titled: ‘‘Wireless Sensor Networks and Energy Efficiency: Protocols, Routing and Management’’ and ‘‘Handbook of Research on Trends and Future Directions in Big Data and Web Intelligence,’’ both published by IGI GLOBAL, USA in Jan. 2011 and 2015 respectively. She is associated with the research group, ETSI Telecommunication, University of Malaga Spain. Her research area is Underwater Communications, Analysis of MAC strategies for Underwater Acoustic Wireless Sensor Networks.

Her ORCID is: 0000-0002-0108-7481, and the link to the ORCID page: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0108-7481.

  • 2018: PhD in Telecommunication Engineering, University of Malaga, Spain, First Class, Grade A (Spanish Grading system).
    Research Title: Analysis of MAC Strategies for Underwater Acoustic Networks
    Area of Research: MAC protocols for underwater acoustic wireless sensor networks.
  • Ph.D.(Telecomm. Engg), Hamdard University; Completed Course work with CGPA 4.0. Cleared Comprehensive part-I & II. Qualified for PhD Research Scholar, 2005-2010
  • 1991-1993: MS-CS/Telecommunication, UMKC-USA
  • 1974-1979: B.E. Electronic Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology

Institute of Business Management (IoBM)

  • Head of Electrical Engineering (Electronics & Telecommunication) & Management Dept. College of Engineering & Sciences: Aug. 2012-to date.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering: August 27, 2012- present.
  • Visiting Faculty, MBA Telecom Management Jan: 2011- Jun 2012.

Pakistan Air Force Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology (PAFKIET)

  • Associate Professor, & Head of Curriculum Review : College of Engineering, Dept. of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering,: April 2006-Dec. 31, 2011
  • Head of Department, CCSIS & MS Telecom Engg, City Campus, PAF-KIET. Sep. 2005—Apr. 2009
  • Associate Professor, & Head of Curriculum Review, College of Engineering, Dept. of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Korangi Campus.

Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, a joint venture with APIIT-MALAYSIA & affiliated with the Staffordshire University, U.K.

  • Director of APIIT: Feb. 2002- Aug. 2005
  • Director BSc(Hons) Program & Dean of Student Affairs : Dec. 1998— Feb. 2002

Dawood College of Engineering & Technology, Karachi

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics: Oct. 1982-Dec. 1998
  • Industrial Projects ExperienceProject Supervisor: “Wi-Fi Controlled Power Generation by Combined Cycle”, International Conference on Experiential Learning-2017 at Institute of Business Management, October 21- 22, 2017.Course Projects Made By Students (Spring-2018)– Automated Electromagnetic Crane.
    – The home automation system.
    – Robotic Arm.
    – Radar System.
    – Automated water filling system.

    • Industrial visit of Electrical Engineering students to K. Electric Power Plant: March 06, 2017.
    • Industrial Linkages for students in MS-Engineering Management: Thesis/Projects.
Research Interest:
  • She is associated with the R & D research groups, TIC102 and TIC128, ETSI Telecommunication, University of Malaga Spain. Her research area is Underwater Communications, Analytical Analysis of MAC protocols for Underwater Acoustic Wireless Sensor Networks.
  • Diversified areas of research are:  Optical Communication, Electromagnetic Fields & Waves, Signals & Systems and Digital Signal Processing.Other areas include the Energy & Fuel alternatives in Pakistan.
Teaching Interest:
Undergraduate Courses Taught
Signals and Systems Amplifiers & Oscillators
Digital Signal Processing Communication Systems
Electromagnetic Fields & Waves Data Communications
Optical Communication Computer Networks
Telecomm. Transmission & Switching Information Systems
Circuit Analysis Introduction to Computers
Graduate Courses Taught
Optical Communications & Networks Advanced Digital Signal Processing
Advanced Data Communications & Networks Cryptography
Cryptography and Network Security Mathematical Economics
Wireless and Mobile Communications Advanced Business Maths
Satellite Communication Management Information Systems
    • Awarded scholarship for PhD, research by University of Malaga, Spain in 2014/2015.
    • Member Program Committee & Reviewer Research papers for International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (IEEE ICCSIT ICCSIT-2011).

    Paper “CONSIDERING NEW FEEDSTOCKS FOR DIMETHYL ETHER PRODUCTION” published in Hydrocarbon Processing Journal USA, May 2009, it was selected for the best Innovator award, 2008-2009 by HEC, Islamabad.2

    • Received Merit Scholarship from the HSC Board for being amongst the top 50 candidates in the merit list of Karachi Pre- Engineering Students.
    • Awarded Merit Scholarship throughout the four years of Engineering program, by the NED University of Engineering and Technology. 1974-1979.
    • Awarded Scholarship for MS/PhD training program from USA by the Ministry of Education, Islamabad, 1991.
    • Appointed as Reviewer Research papers, for Journal of Systems & Software Engineering (JSS), registered by an Editor, for the Elsevier Editorial System – the online submission    and peer review tracking system for Journal of Systems and Software

    New Programs Developed And Launched At IoBM

    Date Program Status
    Fall-2014 MS Engineering Management First batch graduated in Dec. 2017 Convocation
    Fall-2018 MS Electrical Engineering Admissions in process
    Spring-2019—Expected PhD Electrical Engineering Approval from HEC awaited
    Fall-2019—Expected PhD Engineering Management Approved by Statutory body
    Awaited B.E. Mechatronics PEC visit awaited

    Journals

    Reviewer & Editorship
    Reviewer Reviewed Research papers submitted in conferences GCWOC-16, GCWOC-17 and GCWOC-18 at University of Malaga, SpainPapers reviewed for Ingeniería e Investigación Journal, Oficina de Publicaciones. Bogotá-Colombia.

    Reviewer Research papers, Journal of Systems & Software Engineering (JSS). Registered by an Editor, for the Elsevier Editorial System – the online submission and peer review tracking system for Journal of Systems and Software.

    Reviewer research paper in the 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (IEEE ICCSIT 2011) sponsored by IEEE Beijing Section.

    • Member Technical Program Committee, Global Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications, GCWOC-16, GCWOC-17 and GCWOC-18.
    • Member: IEEE membership#: 91294033
    • Member: Pakistan Engineering Council Registration #: ELECTRO/4323
    • Member of Academic Committee Institute of Business Management, Karachi, Pakistan
    • Member of Board of Advance Studies, Institute of Business Management, Karachi, Pakistan
    • Member of Curriculum Review Committee, Pakistan Engineering Council. Appointed as Expert for finalizing curriculum of Telecomm. Engineering for Engineering Practice Examination (EPE)-2009.
    • Head Curriculum Review, College Of Engineering, PAF-Karachi Institute Of Economics and Technology, 2007- 2011.
    • Chairperson Women Advisory Committee, PAF-Karachi Institute Of Economics and Technology, 2007- 2011.
    Graduate Students Postdocs Undergraduate Students Honor Students
    • Final Year Engineering Project supervisor of BE students, College of Engineering, Institute of Business Management, 2012-to-date.
    • Supervised 11 MS students from 2007-2011 at PAFKIET. The MS program involved developing a thesis with original research results.
    • Final Year Engineering Project  supervisor of BE students, College of Engineering, PAF-Karachi Institute Of Economics and Technology, 2006-To 2011.
    Service Activity
    • Member of Management Committee, Institute of Business Management, Karachi, Pakistan
    • Reviewer Research papers, Journal of Systems & Software Engineering (JSS), registered by an Editor, for the Elsevier Editorial System – the online submission    and peer review tracking system for Journal of Systems and Software.
    • Thesis & Research supervisor of Masters students, PAF-Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, 2007-2011.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  1. PEB-CPD-WORKSHOP AT NED UNIVERSIY, ORGANIZED BY PEC…..July 25, 2019.
  2. “Future Trends of Wireless Sensor Network Applications in Underwater Communication”, 2nd International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE), Bahria University, Islamabad-Pakistan, 6-7 March 2019.
  3. Book Chapter: IOT Based Health Care Applications for the book titled: IoT Architectures, Models, and Platforms for Smart City Applications, publisher: IGI Global, proposal accepted on March 6, 2019
  4. Seminar: Analysis of MAC strategies for Underwater Acoustic Wireless Sensor networks, Jan. 9, 2019.
  5. Organized OBE Workshop by Dr. Faisal Karim Shaikh, MUET…Jan. 26, 2019
  6. 4th International Conference on Experiential Learning 2019… Nov. 16-17, 2019
  7. 3rd Global Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications (GCWOC-2018) Conference at University of Malaga, Spain,. Member of the Technical Program Committee, author and reviewer, Oct. 1-3, 2018
  8. Cleared PhD in Telecomm. Engg. Exam from Univ. of Malaga, Spain, Sept. 28, 2018
  9. 3rd International Conference on Experiential Learning 2018… Oct. 20-21, 2018
  10. Arduino Workshop: April 8, 2018
  11. 6th Student project Exhibition: April 24, 2018
  12. Organized a two-day Mega event “WHY-PHY-2.0” Inter University Gaming Competition, at CES-IoBM, April 4-5, 2018.
  13. 5th Student project Exhibition: December 12, 2017
  14. Organized Seminar on “Mind Sparks”: where entrepreneurs related with the field of technology were invited, Dec.02, 2017
  15. 2nd International Conference on Experiential Learning 2017… Oct. 21-22, 2017
  16. Organized Workshop on ”Outcome Based Education (OBE)”, May 13, 2017, CES-IOBM
  17. Organized “International Conference on Multidisciplinary Engineering Research & Technology: Harnessing the Power of R&D” March 6, 2017, CES-IOBM.
  18. University: Catalyst for Change”, Guest Speaker session, January 2017.
  19. 1st International Conference on Experiential Learning 2016, …April 9-10, 2016
  20. 2nd Global Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications, (GCWOC-2017) Conference at University of Malaga, Spain, Sept. 18-20, 2017. Member of the Technical Program Committee, author and reviewer.
  21. 1st Global Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications (GCWOC-2016) Conference at University of Malaga, Spain, Sept. 5-7, 2016. Member of the Technical Program Committee, author and reviewer.
  22. 13th International Conference on Wired & Wireless Internet Communications, at University of Malaga, Spain: May 25-27, 2015.
  23. “Addressing Spectrum Scarcity through Optical Wireless Communications” by     Mohamed-Slim Alouini, IEEE fellow, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science & Engineering(CEMSE) Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), at University of Malaga, Spain. June 02, 2015, At 10:30 Hrs.
  24. “Emerging Mathematical Tools and Transmission Technologies for 5G Wireless Networks: The Stochastic Geometry and Spatial Modulation Saga” by Prof. Marco Di Renzo, IEEE Fellow. Laboratory of Signals & Systems (L2S), French      National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), at University of Malaga, Spain. June 02, 2015, At 17:00 Hrs.
  25. “A new low-complexity and energy-efficient multiple-antenna transmission technology known as Spatial Modulation” by Prof. Marco Di Renzo, IEEE Fellow. Laboratory of Signals & Systems (L2S), French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), at University of Malaga, Spain. June 03, 2015, at 11:00 Hrs
  26. “Virtual Acoustic Reality-Auralization” by Prof. Dr. Michael Vorlander, Director, Institute for Technische Akustik, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, Conference at University of Malaga, Spain, on June 08, 2015.