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Smart Intelligence Lab

The Smart Intelligence Research Group has goals to contribute to the state of the art through research, development, and innovation in the scope of information and communication technologies for Internet of Things (IoT) and Next Generation Networks and Applications. The topics extremely relevant in telecommunications, digital health and intelligent solutions for live stocks. It intends to perform innovative research aiming to explore an increasing available amount of data in a growing connected world. It focuses on developing new technologies, solutions, and approaches exploring data from their generation and knowledge creation, including their storage, treatment, and analysis. Machine learning and data driven solutions with the nexus of IoT devices is going to bring a new wave of innovation in multiple sectors including health care, industrial automation, urban planning and smart cities.


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  1. Ghufran Ahmed, Danish Mehmood and Saiful Islam. “Thermal and energy aware routing in wireless body area networks,” in International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), volume: 15, issue: 6, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1177/1550147719854974 [IF. 1.7]
  2. Mohsin Javed, Ghufran Ahmed, Danish Mahmood, Mohsin Raza, Kamran Ali, Masood Ur-Rehman. “A Thermal Aware & Energy Optimized Routing Protocol for Wireless Body Area Networks,” MDPI Sensors 2019, 19(15), 3275; https://doi.org/10.3390/s19153275 [IF. 3.031]
  3. Hasan Ali Khattak, Hafsa Arshad, Saif Ul Islam, Ghufran Ahmed, Sohail Jabbar, Abdullahi Sharif, Shehzad Khalid. “Utilization and Load Balancing in Fog Servers for Health Applications,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2019:91. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13638-019-1395-3. [IF. 2.407]
  4. Asfa Toor, Saif Ul Islam, Ghufran Ahmed, Sohail Jabbar, Abdullahi Sharif, Shehzad Khalid. “Energy Efficient Edge-of-Things,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (2019) 2019: 82. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13638-019-1394-4 [IF. 2.407]
  5. Shehzad, M. N., Bashir, Q., Ahmad, G., Anjum, A., Awais, M. N., Manzoor, U., … Saba, T. (2019). “Thermal-aware resource allocation in earliest deadline first using fluid scheduling,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks Volume: 15 issue: 3 https://doi.org/10.1177/1550147719834417 [IF: 1.787]
  6. Aqeb Yahya, Saif ul Islam, Adnan Akhunzada, Ghufran Ahmed et Al. “Towards Energy and Performance Aware Sink Mobility in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks,” in MDPI Energies 2018, 11, 1471. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11061471 [IF: 2.676]
  7. Ghufran Ahmed, Saif Ul Islam, Maham Shahid et Al. “Rigorous Analysis and Evaluation of Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) for Mobile Multimedia Healthcare,” in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 29602 - 29610. 23 rd May 2018. Electronic ISSN: 2169-3536. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2839909 [IF: 4.098]
  8. Hasan Ali Khattak, Mariam Muzammal, Munam Ali Shah, Sohail Jabbar, Ghufran Ahmed et al. "Counter Measuring Conceivable Security Threats on Smart Healthcare Devices," in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 20722 - 20733. 12 th April 2018. Electronic ISSN: 2169-3536. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2826225 [IF: 4.098]
  9. Chowdhury, Chandreyee, Aslam, Nauman, Ahmed, Ghufran et Al. (2018) “Novel Algorithms for Reliability Evaluation of Remotely Deployed Wireless Sensor Networks,” Wireless Personal Communications, 98 (1). pp. 1331-1360. ISSN 0929-6212. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-017-4921-9. [IF: 1.2]
  10. Muhammad Kamran Khan, Muhammad Shiraz, Suleman Khan, Kayhan Z. Ghafoor, Ali Safa Sadiq and Ghufran Ahmed. EE-MRP: Energy Efficient Multistage Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks, in Hindawi Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Volume 2018, Article ID 6839671, 13 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/6839671 [IF: 0.869]
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