CONFERENCE PROGRAM


MEHRAN UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
INTERNATIONAL MULTITOPIC CONFERENCE (IMTIC) 2018 SCHEDULE

(Details at www.imtic.muet.edu.pk)

DAY 1 (25-APRIL-2018 WEDNESDAY)

S. NO.

TIME

EVENT

INAUGURAL SESSION

1

8:00 AM

REGISTRATIONS

2

9:00 AM

GUESTS TO BE SEATED

3

9:30 AM

ARRIVAL OF THE CHIEF GUEST

4

9:40 AM

RECITATION FROM HOLY QURAN

5

9:45 AM


IMTIC’18 OVERVIEW BY PROF. DR. B.S. CHOWDHRY
DEAN, FEECE & CHIEF ORGANIZER

6

10:00 AM

WELCOME ADDRESS BY THE VICE CHANCELLOR

7

10:15 AM

ADDRESS BY THE CHIEF GUEST

8

10:30 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR. HIROYUKI SATO, THE UNIVERSITY OF
TOKYO, JAPAN

9

11:00 AM

MOVING TOWARDS INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

10

11:15 AM

VOTE OF THANKS BY DR. FAISAL KARIM SHAIKH, TPC CHAIR

11

11:30 AM

CLOSING OF INAUGURAL SESSION + TEA BREAK

12

12:00 PM

LECTURE HALL

CONFERENCE ROOM

CLASSROOM 5

TUTORIALS

(AT DEPT. VENUES)

INVITED SPEAKER

DR. FAISAL AHMED KHAN

INVITED SPEAKER ENGR. IRFAN AHMED

INVITED SPEAKER

DR. YASIR QADRI

12:20 PM

TRACK 1

TRACK 2

TRACK 3

SESSION CHAIRS:

DR. FAISAL AHMED KHAN,

DR. NAEEM MAHOTO

 

SESSION CHAIRS: ENGR. IRFAN AHMED,

DR. ALI ASGHAR MEMON

SESSION CHAIRS:

DR. YASIR QADRI,

DR. NIGHAT ARBAB

13

12:20 PM

1

6

10

12:40 PM

2

7

11

1:00 PM

3

8

12

1:20 PM

4

9

13

1:40 PM

5

14

14

2:00

LUNCH / PRAYER BREAK

15

2:30 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY ROB REILLY, MIT, USA( VENUE: LECTURE HALL)

TUTORIALS

(AT DEPT. VENUES)

16

3:00 PM

LECTURE HALL

CONFERENCE ROOM

CLASSROOM 5

INVITED SPEAKER

DR. FOZIA IDRESS ABRO

INVITED SPEAKER

DR. ABDUL REHMAN MEMON

INVITED SPEAKER

DR. KASHIF NISAR

3:20 PM

TRACK 4

TRACK 5

TRACK 6

SESSION CHAIRS:

DR. FOZIA IDRESS ABRO

DR. MOHSIN MEMON

SESSION CHAIRS:

DR. ABDUL REHMAN MEMON,

DR. PERVEZ HAMEED SHAIKH

SESSION CHAIRS:

DR. KASHIF NISAR

DR. NOORZAMAN LAGHARI

17

3:20 PM

15

20

23

3:40 PM

16

21

24

4:00 PM

17

22

25

4:20 PM

18

4:40 PM

19

18

5:00 PM

TEA

 

DAY 2 (26-APRIL-2018 THURSDAY)

S. NO.

TIME

EVENT

1

9:00 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR. B M A RAHMAN, CITY UNIVERSITY,
LONDON

2

9:30 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR. SAMIR M. EL-GHAZALY, UNIVERSITY
OF ARKANSAS, USA

3

10:00 AM

LECTURE HALL

CONFERENCE ROOM

TUTORIALS (AT DEPT. VENUES)

INVITED TALK:
DR. NADIA NAWAZ

INVITED TALK:
DR. SAJID SHAIKH

10:20 AM

TRACK 7

TRACK 8

SESSION CHAIRS:
DR. NADIA NAWAZ QADRI

DR. FAHEEM Y. KHUHAWAR

SESSION CHAIRS:
DR. SAJID SHAIKH

DR. ABDUL SATTAR LARIK

4

10:20 AM

26

31

10:40 AM

27

32

11:00 AM

28

33

11:20 AM

29

34

11:40 AM

30

5

12:00 PM

TEA BREAK

6

12:00 PM

LECTURE HALL

CONFERENCE ROOM

CLASSROOM 5

INVITED TALK:
DR. MUHAMMAD M. ALI

INVITED TALK:
ENGR. IMAD MEMON

IEEE YP SESSION (IEEE MEMBERS ONLY)

12.20 PM

SHORT PAPERS

SHORT PAPERS

SESSION CHAIRS:
DR. MUHAMMAD M. ALI

DR. SANIA BHATTI

SESSION CHAIRS:
ENGR. IMAD MEMON

DR. SAJJAD ALI MEMON

7

1:30 PM

LUNCH/PRAYER BREAK

8

2:00 PM

LECTURE HALL

CENTRAL LIBRARY

CLASSROOM 6

CLASSROOM 5

DEPT. VENUES

PANEL DISCUSSION PAKCOM:

HOW
COMMUNICATION

NETWORKS CAN REVOLUTIONIZE PAKISTAN

Panelists:


Dr. Samir M. El-Ghazaly, Dr. Hiroyuki Sato,

Dr. Javier Poncela,

Engr. Imad Memon,

Dr. Syed Ali Hassan,

Dr. Usman Ghani

Moderator: Dr. Faisal K Shaikh

POSTER SESSION

PHD SYMPOSIUM

IEEE EXCOM MEETING

(CLOSED SESSION)

TUTORIALS

9

4.00 PM

TEA

10

8.00 PM

CONFERENCE BANQUET (SPECIAL INVITATION ONLY)

 

PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSION AT MUET ZAB CAMPUS
( 26TH APRIL 2018)

TIME

EVENT

9 AM – 11 AM

INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP SESSION

Speakers

1.  ENGR. RIAZ AHMED SHAIKH, IEC, MUET
2. MR. ABID ALI MAKWAL, CFC
3. AAMIR ALI, IEC MUET

11 AM – 11:30 AM

TEA

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

ICT TECHNICAL SESSION

Speakers

1. DR. MOHD SHAFRY BIN MOHD RAHIM, UTM, MALAYSIA.
2. DR. KASHIF NISAR , UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA SABAH, KOTA KINABALU SABAH, MALAYSIA.
3. DR BHAGWANDAS, PhD (UTHM) MALAYSIA

1:30 PM

LUNCH

 

DAY 3 (27-APRIL-2018 FRIDAY)

S. NO.

TIME

EVENT

1

9:00 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR. TARIQ MASOOD, QATAR PETROLEUM,
BAHRAIN.

2

9:30 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR. MOHD SHAFRY MOHD RAHIM, UTM,
MALAYSIA.

3

10:00 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS DR. LORENZO LUINI, POLITECNICO DI
MILANO, ITALY. 

4

10:20 AM

CONCLUDING SESSION

5

10:50 PM

APPRECIATION SHIELDS

6

11:20 PM

CONFERENCE RECOMMENDATIONS

7

12:20 PM

HIGH TEA

 


TUTORIALS
25th April 2018 - 11 am to 4 pm

S. NO.

SPEAKER

TITLE

VENUE

1

Dr. Tariq Masood,

Qatar Petroleum, Bahrain

“SMART SOLUTION: against the persisting problems to
maintain sustainable secure and efficient power
system operations at SELECTED Electric Power Grid”

Main Building

(Senate Hall)

2

Engr. Zeeshan Ali,

University of Naples, Italy

Satellite Communications and Global Navigation
Satellite Systems (GNSS) based Navigation 

Telecommunication Engineering Department

3

Dr. Isma Farah Siddiqui,
MUET

“Semantic Technologies and
Linked Data Meet Web of Things” 

Software Engineering Department

26th April 2018 - 10 am to 3 pm

S. NO.

SPEAKER

TITLE

VENUE

1

Dr. Muhammad Usman Ghani,

KICS, UET, Lahore

“Automatic Surveillance System for Video
Streams”

Computer Systems Engineering Department

2

Dr. Syed Ali Hassan,

NUST

“Cooperative communications for Wireless Sensor
and next Generation Networks


Telecommunication Engineering Department

3

Dr. Irfan Ahmed Halepoto,

MUET

“Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) based
SCADA System for sustainable future”

Electronic Engineering Department

4

Dr. Naeem Ahmed Mahoto / Samiullah Shah,

MUET

Python on Data Science and Machine Learning”

Software Engineering Department

TRACKS

TRACK 1: Big Data Management

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
1. 116 Muqaddas Gull, Arshi Pervaiz and Saira Moin U Din

Customer Behavior Analysis Towards Online Shopping
using Data Mining
2. 141 Muhammad Bux Alvi, Naeem Ahmed Mahoto, Majdah Alvi,
Mukhtiar A. Unar and M. Akram Shaikh

Hybrid Classification Model for Twitter Data – A
Recursive Preprocessing Approach
3. 151 Eman Javed, Naeem Ahmed Mahoto, Vijdan Khalique and
Mohsin Ali Memon

Exploring Role of Social Media Usage Towards Academic
Activities of Students
4. 153 Naeem Ahmed Mahoto, Sehar Gul Khan and Sadaquat Ali Ruk

A Lexicon-based Method to Determine Subjectivity of
Unstructured Data
5. 196 Abdul Rehman Azam , Gulraiz Khan Aiman SiddiqiHafiz Abdullah Khan
and Usman Ghani Khan

Modified Texture Features from Histogram and Gray Level
Co-occurence Matrix of Facial Data for Ethnicity
Detection

 

TRACK 2: Smart Grid

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
6. 64
Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh, Asif Raza Solangi, Aizaz Ali
Soomro, Kundan Kumar and Shubash Kumar

Short Circuit Analysis & Over current Relaying
Coordination of IEEE 9-Bus System
7. 101 Ubaid Ur Rehman and Muhammad Riaz
Feasibility of the Smart Grid Implementation for Better
Load Management in Pakistan
8. 159 Sundas Shafiq, Nadeem Javaid
and Sheraz Aslam
Optimal power flow control in a smart micro-grid using
bird swarm algorithm
9. 171 Muhammad Usman Khalid,
Nadeem Javaid and
Sheraz Aslam
A Game Theoretic-based Approach for Appliances
Scheduling with Real-time Co-ordination in Smart Grid

 

TRACK 3: Machine learning

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
10. 47
Mehwish Leghari, Shahzad Memon, Farhan Sahito, Asghar
Chandio and Mehjabeen Leghari

Biometric Verification Enhancement with Ensemble
Learning Classifiers
11. 145 Mirza Tahir Ahmad,
Dr. Muhammad Asif,  Joshua A. Marshall and Michael  Greenspan
Robust Apple Segmentation using Fuzzy Logic
12. 160 Aqib Jamil, Nadeem Javaid and Sheraz Aslam An Efficient Home Energy Optimization by Using
Meta-heuristic Techniques While Incorporating
Game-theoretic Approach for Real-time Coordination
Among Home Appliances
13. 85
Muhammad Ahmed Raza, Awais Rehman, Ijaz Mansoor Qureshi
and Muhammad Habib Mahmood
A Simplified approach to Visual Odometry using Graph
Cut RANSAC
14. 93 Rafey Rasheed Maher,
Attiya Baqai and Maria Jan
Cost Effective Frame Work for implementing Elementary
Education for Visually Impaired

 

TRACK 4: Software

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
15. 211 L.L. Dhirani, T. Newe, B.S. Chowdhry, S. Nizamani
Hybrid Cloud Computing Quality of Service Glitches
16. 113 Amna Shaikh, Naeem Ahmed Mahoto, Salahuddin Saddar and
Mutiullah Shaikh
A Technique for Detection of Violating Property among UML/OCL Class Diagram
17. 156 Areej Fatemah Meghji, Naeem Ahmed Mahoto, Mukhtiar Ali
Unar and Muhammad Akram Shaikh
Analysis of Student Performance using EDM Methods
18. 178 Aamir Wali, Zain Haider, Ali Faraz, Rabia Fazal and
Hammad Hussain
Enabling Programming for the Quadriplegic
19. 109 Sikandar Ali Hongqi Li,
Muhammad Faisal Abrar
and  Muhammad Yaseen
A Systematic Literature Review of Critical Barriers to
Software Outsourcing Partnership Formation

 

TRACK 5: Energy Management

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
20. 1 Saba EjazDr. Muhammad Aamir Engr. Muhammad Asif Khan and Babar Ashfaq Modeling and Analysis of CPEC Energy Power Projects
Using LEAP Model
21. 22 Mafaz Ahmad and Aqib Khan A Study of State Feedback controllers for Pole
Placement
22. 124 Ubaid Ur Rehman Design and Simulations of Backstepping Based Non-linear
Control for MPPT in PV Systems

 

TRACK 6: Robotics and UAVs

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
23. 114 Muhammad Uzair Hassan, Zeashan Khan, Hassam Iqbal and Inam Ullah
Real time Control of a Robot using Electrooculogram
based Eye Tracking System
24. 170 Asadullah Butt, Dr. Syed Irtiza Ali Shah and Qasim Zaheer
Weapon Launch System Design of Anti-Terrorist UAV
25. 209 Muhammad Khan On the Performance of Flying Ad Hoc Networks (FANETs)
with Directional Antennas

 

TRACK 7: PakCom

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
26. 9 Rabia Iftikhar, Dr. Mohsin Memon, Prof. Tahseen Hafiz
and Rabeea Jaffri
A Novel framework for location based messages
27. 12 Pireh Pirzada, Neil White
and Adriana Wilde
Sensors in Smart Homes for Independent Living of
Elderly
28. 33 Ali Akbar Shah, Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Intizar Tunio and Jawaid Daudpoto
Transient Structural health monitoring of The Test
Bridges Using Finite Element Method
29. 148 Asad Riaz, Muhammad Kamran Shereen and Shafaat Ullah
Design and SAR Analysis of a Compact Multiband Handset
Antenna for UMTS/HSPA+2100 MHz and 2.4 GHz ISM-Band
standards for Cellular Applications
30. 201 Manzoor Ali, Muhammad Shafi and Umar Farooq
Muslims Prayer Activity Recognition using Smartphones
Triaxial Accelerometer

 

TRACK 8: Power Electronics

S. No. Paper ID Authors Paper Title
31. 45 Abdul Majeed Khaskheli, Mukhtiar Ahmed Mahar, Abdul
Sattar Larik and Shafquat Hussain Bhellar
Power quality improvement in power system network using
unified power flow controller
32. 46 Rajesh Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Rooh Ul Amin Shaikh, Bhawani
Shankar Chowdhry and Bhagwan Das
Optimal Rotor Pole Study of Outward Rotor.Switched Flux
Permanent Magnet Machine for Downhole Application
33. 59 Samra Ishaq, Faisal Khan, Naseer Ahmad, Abdur Rashid
and Lutf Ur Rahman
Performance Comparison of Single Phase Wound Field Flux
Switching Machine
34. 207 Faraz Ahmad, Aziz Ahmad Haider, Muhammad Hassan Naveed, Atay Mustafa and Irshad Ahmad
Multiple Input Multiple Output DC to DC Converter