Ali Kashif Bashir
Professor of Information- and Communication Technology (ICT)
Faculty of Science and Technology
Telephone +298 292574
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Teaching
  • Internet Security (KTtrygd)

Research interests
  • Optimization issues of Wireless Networks
  • Network Virtualization
  • Network Function Virtualization
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing
  • Network Security
  • 5G.
Latest publications

Journals

  1. S. Anbalagan, D. Kumar, M. Faustina, G. Raja, W. Ejaz and A.K. Bashir. SDN-Assisted Efficient LTE-WiFi Aggregation in Next Generation IoT Networks. Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier, 2017. IF=3.997
  2. S.B.M. Baskaran, G. Raja, A.K. Bashir, M. Murata. QoS-Aware Frequency based 4G+Relative Authentication Model for LTE and LTE-Dependent Future Generation Networks. IEEE Access, 2017. IF= 3.24
  3. F. Siddiqui, A. Abbas, S.J. Lee, and A.K. Bashir. Optimizing Lifespan and Energy Resources of Smart Meter in a Green Cloud-based Smart Grid. IEEE Access, 2017. IF= 3.24
  4. S.A. Hussain, I. Raza, A. Ali, A. Saeed, H. Raza, A.K. Bashir, A. Baig and M. Iqbal. An Efficient Channel Access Scheme for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks. Mobile Information Systems, Hindwai. Vol. 2017, pp. 1-10, Jun. 2017, IF= 0.85
  5. M. Ahmad, A.K. Bashir, and A.M. Khan. Metric Similarity Regularizer to Enhance the Optimization Performance for Hyperspectral Unmixing. Optik –International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Elsevier. 2017. IF= 0.84

Conferences

  1. Abbas, H. Kim, I. F. Siddiqui, A.K. Bashir, S.U. Lee. Contextual Variability Management of IoT Applications Using Agent-Base Modeling with Software Product Line. ICCCA Aug. 2017, Saipan, USA.

Newsletters

  1. Protecting Internet Traffic – Challenges and Issues. IEEE Internet Policy, Nov. 2017.
  2. Climate Control Systems for Public Safety in Smart Cars. IEEE Internet Policy, Sept. 2017.
  3. Software Product Line for IoT Enabled Healthcare Application. IEEE Internet Policy, Sept. 2017.
Description of teaching

Teaching Positions

  • Internet Security, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands.
  • Professional Course Teaching, Korea Southern Power Co. Ltd, South Korea
  • Lecturer, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Japan.
  • Visiting Professor, National College of Technology, Nara, Japan.

Past Courses

  1. Internet Security, (CTC-7.5), University of the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands, 2017.
  2. High Speed Network Architecture, Osaka University, 2015.
  3. Gigabit Networks, Osaka University, Japan, 2015.
  4. Advanced Concepts in Computer Science, National College of Technology, Nara, Japan. 2015-16.
  5. Introduction to Computer Science, National College of Technology, Nara, Japan, 2015.
Finished projects
  1. “Analyzing Attacking Traffic by using deep learning in IoT”, Project of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT), Japan. 2016-2019, (Researcher/Co-supervisor)
  2. “Designing data center network topologies using optoelectronic routers”. National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT), Japan. 2013-2016 (Researcher)
  3. ICEE (International Collaboration Framework for Extreme Scale Experiments), Project of ITER (International Thermonuclear Energy Reactor), South Korea, Japan.
  4. SMBA Middleware, Project of Ministry of Small Business Administration, South Korea (Team Lead)
  5. UERCA: Project of Brain- Korea (BK), South Korea. (Team Lead)
  6. I- RFID (Integration of RFID with other technologies), Project of Korea University, South Korea (Team Lead)
  7. ITS: (Intelligent Transportation System), Project of Ministry of Science and Technology, Korea.  
  8.  U-Auto (Ubiquitous Auto), Project of Ubiquitous Center, Ajou University, Korea.      
Overview

Journal Papers

  1. Energy Optimization in Interference-Aware Device to Device Enabled 5G System for Internet of Things. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2018. (Accepted) IF= 6.764
  2. S. Anbalagan, D. Kumar, M. Faustina, G. Raja, W. Ejaz and A.K. Bashir. SDN-Assisted Efficient LTE-WiFi Aggregation in Next Generation IoT Networks. Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier, 2017. IF=3.997
  3. S.B.M. Baskaran, G. Raja, A.K. Bashir, M. Murata. QoS-Aware Frequency based 4G+Relative Authentication Model for LTE and LTE-Dependent Future Generation Networks. IEEE Access, 2017. IF= 3.24
  4. F. Siddiqui, A. Abbas, S.J. Lee, and A.K. Bashir. Optimizing Lifespan and Energy Resources of Smart Meter in a Green Cloud-based Smart Grid. IEEE Access, 2017. IF= 3.24
  5. S.A. Hussain, I. Raza, A. Ali, A. Saeed, H. Raza, A.K. Bashir, A. Baig and M. Iqbal. An Efficient Channel Access Scheme for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks. Mobile Information Systems, Hindwai. Vol. 2017, pp. 1-10, Jun. 2017, IF= 0.85
  6. M. Ahmad, A.K. Bashir, and A.M. Khan. Metric Similarity Regularizer to Enhance the Optimization Performance for Hyperspectral Unmixing. Optik –International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Elsevier. 2017. IF= 0.84
  7. Abbas, I.F. Siddiqui, S.K. Lee, and A.K. Bashir,. Binary Pattern for Nested Cardinality Constraints for Software Product Line of IoT-Based Feature Models. IEEE Access. 2017. IF= 3.24
  8. A.K. Bashir Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. Abstraction Layer Based Virtual Clusters Providing Low Network Update Costs in Virtualized Data Centers. International Journal on Advances in Software, pp.457-467, vol. 8, no. 3, 2015. Invited Paper
  9. A.K. Bashir. Virtualization of Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Sensor Networks and Data Communications. Aug. 2015. (Editorial)
  10. S. H. Chauhdary, A.K. Bashir, S.C. Shah, M.S. Park. A Collaboration Scheme for Boundary Detection and Tracking of Continuous Objects in WSNs. Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing. Taylor & Francis, Vol. 3, May. 2013. IF= 0.64
  11. S.C. Shah, A.K. Bashir, M.S. Park, W.S. Choi, S.H. Chauhdary, F.H. Chandio. An Adaptive and Distance-based Resource Allocation Scheme for Interdependent Tasks in Mobile Ad Hoc Computational Grids. Journal of Information Technology and Control, vol. 41, no. 4, Nov. 2012. IF=0.48
  12. A.K. Bashir, S.J. Lim, S.C. Chauhdary, and M.S. Park. Energy Efficient In-network RFID Data Filtering Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensor MDPI, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 7004- 7021, Jul. 2011. IF=  2.68
  13. A.K. Bashir, S.C. Chauhdary, S.C. Shah, M.S. Park. Mobile RFID and its Design Security Issues. Potentials, IEEE. Vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 34-38, Aug. 2011. IF= 0.34
  14. S. C. Shah, S. H. Chauhdary, A.K. Bashir and M. S. Park. A Centralized Location-based Job Scheduling Algorithm for Inter-dependent Jobs in Mobile Ad Hoc Computational Grids. Journal of Applied Science, vol. 10, no.3, pp. 174-181, 2010.
  15. S.H. Chauhdary, A.K. Bashir, S.C. Shah, and M.S. Park. EOATR: Energy Efficient Object Tracking by Auto Adjusting Transmission Range in Wireless Sensor Network. Journal of Applied Sciences, vol. 9, no. 24, pp. 4247-4252, 2009.
  16. C.S. Hussain, C.S. Ahmed, A.H. Akbar, A.K. Bashir, K.H. Kim, and W.S. Yoon. Ubiquitous Service Discovery in Pervasive Computing Environment. Information Technology Journal, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 533-536, 2008.

Selected Conference Publications

  1. Abbas, H. Kim, I. F. Siddiqui, A.K. Bashir, S.U. Lee. Contextual Variability Management of IoT Applications Using Agent-Base Modeling with Software Product Line. ICCCA Aug. 2017, Saipan, USA.
  2. A.K. Bashir, Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. A.K. Bashir, Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. Abstraction Layer Based Virtual Data Center Architecture for Network Function Chaining. ICDCS 2016, Nara, Japan. Invited Paper
  3. A.K. Bashir, Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. Orchestration of SDN/NFV Enabled Network Service Chains Using Optoelectronic Routers. IEICE General Conference, Kyushu, Japan, Mar. 2016.
  4. A.K. Bashir, Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. Virtual Clusters for Dynamic Network Service Chaining. ICIDB, pp. 235-239, Seoul, Korea, Nov. 2015. Invited Paper
  5. A.K. Bashir, Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. Abstraction Layer Based Distributed Architecture for Virtualized Data Centers. Sixth International Conference on Cloud Computing, Grids, and Virtualization, pp. 46-51, Nice, France, 22-27, Mar. 2015.
  6. A.K. Bashir, M.S. Park, S.I. Lee, J.S. Park, W.R. Lee, and S.C. Shah. In-network RFID Data Filtering Scheme in RFID-WSN for RFID Applications. Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8103, pp. 454-465, 2013.
  7. S.C.Shah, M.S. Park, A.K. Bashir, W.S. Choi, S.H. Chaudhary. Network Aware Resource Allocation Scheme for Mobile Ad Hoc Computational Grid. . Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8102, pp. 105-116, 2013.
  8. S.J. Lim, A.K. Bashir, S.Y. Rhee, and M.S. Park. Energy-Based Re-transmission Algorithm of the Leader Node’s Neighbor Node for Reliable Transmission in the PEGASIS. UCMA 2011, Daejeon, Korea, Apr. 2011.
  9. E.M. Lee, A.K. Bashir, D.H. Lee, I.T. Kim, M.S. Park. Location Based Multi-Queue Scheduler in Wireless Sensor Network. ICACT-12th, Phoenix Park, Korea, vol. 1, pp. 551-555, Feb. 2010.
  10. S.C. Shah, A.K. Bashir, S.C. Chauhdary, C.J. Hei, and M.S. Park. Mobile Ad Hoc Computational Grid for Low Constraint Devices. ICFCC 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 416-420, Apr. 2009. Best Paper Award.

Selected Technical Reports

  1. A.K. Bashir, Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. Orchestration of Network Service Chains for Network Function Virtualization Using Optoelectronic Routers. IEICE Tech. Rep., (NS2015-210) vol. 115, no. 483, pp. 243-248, Mar. 2016.
  2. A.K. Bashir, Y. Ohsita, and M. Murata. A Distributed Virtual Data Center Network Architecture for the Future Internet. IEICE Tech. Rep., (IN2014-165), pp. 261-266, Mar. 2015.

Whitepapers

  1. Options and Challenges in Providing Universal Access. Feb. 2017.

http://internetinitiative.ieee.org/images/files/resources/white_papers/universal_access_feb2017.pdf

  1. Protecting Internet Traffic: Security Challenges and Solutions. Feb. 2017

http://internetinitiative.ieee.org/images/files/resources/white_papers/internet_traffic_feb2017.pdf

  1. Internet of Things (IoT) Security Best Practices. Feb, 2017.

http://internetinitiative.ieee.org/images/files/resources/white_papers/internet_of_things_feb2017.pdf

Newsletters

  1. Protecting Internet Traffic – Challenges and Issues. IEEE Internet Policy, Nov. 2017.
  2. Climate Control Systems for Public Safety in Smart Cars. IEEE Internet Policy, Sept. 2017.
  3. Software Product Line for IoT Enabled Healthcare Application. IEEE Internet Policy, Sept. 2017.
  4. The Future Usage of Smart Phones. IEEE Internet Technology Policy, Mar. 2017.
  5. Internet of Threats and the Context Aware Security: Part Two. IEEE Future Directions, Mar, 2017.
  6. Internet of Threats and the Context Aware Security: Part One. IEEE Future Directions, Jan, 2017.
  7. Options and Challenges in Providing Universal Access to the Internet- Part 2. IEEE Internet Technology Policy, Mar. 2017.  
  8. Options and Challenges in Providing Universal Access to the Internet-Part 1. IEEE Internet Policy, 2016.  
  9. End-to-end Security and Privacy by Design for IoT. IEEE Future Directions, 2016.

In Submission

  1. Multi-Objective Optimum Solutions for IoT-based Feature Models of Software Product Line. IEEE Access. 2018
  2. Knowledge-based network path optimization strategy of smart grid in cognitive network environment. IEEE Infocom 2018.
  3. An Aggregate Map Reduce Data Block Placement strategy for Wireless IoT Edge Nodes in Smart Grid. Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, 2018. Invited paper
  4. Stuck-at Fault Analytics of IoT devices using Knowledge-based Data Processing strategy in Smart Grid Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, 2018. Invited paper
  5. Interference Mitigation Based on Radio Aware Channel Assignment for Wireless Mesh Networks. Wireless Personal Communication, Elsevier, 2018-
  6. A Survey on Resource Management in IoT Operating Systems. IEEE Access. 2018
Personal data

ALI KASHIF BASHIR is working as an Associate Professor in Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands. He received his Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from Korea University, South Korea. In the past, he held appointments with Osaka University, Japan; Nara National College of Technology, Japan; the National Fusion Research Institute, South Korea; Southern Power Company Ltd., South Korea, and the Seoul Metropolitan Government, South Korea. He is also attached to Advanced Network Architecture Lab as a joint researcher. He is supervising/co-supervising several graduate (MS and PhD) students. His research interests include: cloud computing, NFV/SDN, network virtualization, network security, IoT, computer networks, RFID, sensor networks, wireless networks, and distributed computing. He is serving as the Editor-in-chief of the IEEE INTERNET TECHNOLOGY POLICY NEWSLETTER and the IEEE FUTURE DIRECTIONS NEWSLETTER. He is an Editorial Board Member of journals, such as the IEEE ACCESS, the Journal of Sensor Networks, and the Data Communications. He has also served/serving as guest editor on several special issues in IEEE, Elsevier, and Springer Journals. He is actively involved in organizing workshops and conferences. He has chaired several conference sessions, gave several invited and keynote talks, and reviewed the technology leading articles for journals, such as the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, the IEEE Communication Magazine, the IEEE COMMUNICATION LETTERS, IEEE Internet of Things, and the IEICE Journals, and conferences, such as the IEEE Infocom, the IEEE ICC, the IEEE Globecom, and the IEEE Cloud of Things.

Education
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Radio Communication, Engineering, Korea University, South Korea, 2012
  • M.S. Electronics Engineering, Ajou University, South Korea, 2006 
  • B.S. Computer Science, University of Management and Technology, Pakistan, 2003
Positions

 

  • 2017-date - Associate Professors, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands
  • 2013-2016 - Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan                                                                                                                      
  • 2014-2016 - Visiting Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology, Nara, Japan                    
  • 2012-2013 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Fusion Research Institute, South Korea
  • 2011-2012 - Consultant, Korea Southern Power Co & Ltd. South Korea
  • 2006-2007 - Project Engineer, Consistel Telecom, Singapore           

 

Talks
  1. Prospects and Challenges of Future Internet: Optical/Electronic/Optical (O/E/O) Conversion in Hybrid Data Centers. International Symposium on Advances in Computer and Information Sciences (ISACIS).
  2. Prospects and Challenges of Future Internet. 9th International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC 2017) to be delivered on 14-16 Dec.
  3. At 2nd International Business Conference and Exhibition, IBCE 2017, Lahore, Pakistan
  4. Webinar: Protecting Internet Traffic: Security Challenges and Solutions, IEEE, 2017.
  5. Future of the Internet. IEEE Annual General Meeting, 2016, Lahore, Pakistan.
  6. Education as a tool for Social Innovation and Prosperity. International Business Conference and Expo, 2016, Lahore, Pakistan.
  7. Cloud Computing, wireless chain and sneak peak, International Summit on IoT, Big Data and Cloud Computing, Pakistan, 2016
  8. Challenges of Cloud Computing to Enable IoT. International Conference and Business Expo on Wireless Communication & Network, Baltimore, USA, 2015. 
  9. Standardization Requirements for Cloud/Services, Cloud Computing, Nice, France, 2015.
  10. Future Internet Challenges, ICIDB, Seoul, South Korea, 2015.
  11. Cloud Computing, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 2015.

 

Panelist

  1. On Standardization for Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing, Nice, France, 2015.  http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/filesCLOUDCOMPUTING15/CLOUDCOMPUTING2015_EXPERT_PANEL.pdf
  2. On Computing Challenges for Pakistan, IEEE PSCSC, 2015.
Resarch grants
  1.  “Analyzing Attacking Traffic by using deep learning in IoT”, National Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Japan. 2016-2019, (Researcher/Co-supervisor)
  2. “Designing data center network topologies using optoelectronic routers”. National Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Japan. 2013-2016 (Researcher)
  3. ICEE (International Collaboration Framework for Extreme Scale Experiments), National Fusion Research Institute, South Korea, 2012-2013 (Researcher)
  4. I-RFID (Integration of RFID with other technologies),  BK (Brain-Korea), South Korea, 2008-2009 (Team Leader)
  5. U-Advertising for SK Network, SK (South Korean) Telecom, South Korea, 2009, (Principal Investigator)
  6. URECA, Project of Brain- Korea (BK), South Korea, 2008-2010 (Team Leader).

Editorial Services

Editor in Chief, IEEE Internet Technology Policy Newsletter- http://internetinitiative.ieee.org/newsletter

Editor in Chief, IEEE Future Directions Newsletter- http://sites.ieee.org/futuredirections/tech-policy-ethics/

Associate Editor, IEEE Access.

Guest Editorials

  1. Special Issue on Emerging Technologies for Connected Vehicles and ITS Networks. Computer and Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, 2017
  2. Special Issue on Intelligent and Connected Transportation Systems. Computer Networks, Elsevier, 2017.
  3. Special Issue on Evolution of Information and Communication Technology towards 5G: New Emerging Areas, Technologies, Protocols and Applications. Digital Communications and Networks, Elsevier, 2017
  4. Special Issue on Cyber Threats against Critical Infrastructure and their Countermeasures, Journal of Supercomputing, Springer, 2017

Selected Journal Referee Services

  1. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
  2. IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  3. IEEE Communication Magazine
  4. IEEE Communication Letters
  5. IEEE Access
  6. Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier
  7. Computer Networks (COMNET), Elsevier
  8. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier
  9. International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley.

Selected Recent International Program Committee/Technical Program Committee

  1. IEEE COT: Cloud of Things, 2016.
  2. Cloud Computing 2016 and 2015: Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization
  3. SEIA’ 2016: 2nd International Conference on Sensors and Electronic Instrumental Advances, Barcelona, Spain.
  4. ICCC 2015: International Conference on Cloud Computing and Cryptography, 2015.
  5. INFOCOM 2015: IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, Hong Kong, 2015.
  6. NoF 2015: International Conference on Network of the Future, Montreal, Canada, 2015.
  7. ICC 2015: IEEE International Conference on Communications, UK, 2015.
  8. World Symposium on Computer Applications & Research (WSCAR), Rome, Italy, 2015.
  9. NBiS 2014: Network Based Information Systems, Salerno, Italy, 2014.

Memberships

  • Senior Member, IEEE.
  • Young Professionals, IEEE.
  • Senior member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology.

Collaborations

External Advisor/Facilitator, NGN Labs, Department of Computer Technology, Anna University,
Chennai, India 2016-date

Joint Researcher, Advanced Network Architecture Lab, Graduate School of Information Science and
technology, Osaka University, Japan. 2016- date

PhD Thesis Evaluations​​​​​

1- Instant Diacritics Restoration: A Sindhi Accent Prediction System Using Automatic Predictive
Approach. Shah Abdul Latif University, Sindh, Pakistan, 2017
2- Augmented Software Architecture Knowledge Area Support for Personal Software Process and its
Adoption to Current Local Perspective. Faculty of Computer Science, Preston University, Islamabad,
Pakistan, 2017
3- SDN based ZEDH Security for Data Offloading in 5G Networks. Anna University, Chennai, India,
2017.
4- Development and Performance Analysis of Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms and their
Applications in Communication Networks. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences,
FAST, Pakistan, 2018. (Under Evaluation)
5- Game Theoretic Approach in Optimal Power Allocation and Anti-Jamming Support in Cognitive
Radio Networks. Anna University, Chennai, India, 2018. (Under Evaluation)