Dr Muddesar Iqbal

Muddesar Iqbar, LSBU

Senior Lecturer, Mobile Computing

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    Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics

Dr Iqbal is Senior Lecturer in Mobile Computing in the Division of Computer Science and Informatics, School of  Engineering. He is an established researcher and expert in the fields of: mobile cloud computing and open-based networking for applications in disaster management and healthcare; community networks; and smart cities.

Dr Iqbal won an EPSRC Doctoral Training Award in 2007 and completed his PhD from Kingston University in 2010 with a dissertation titled “Design, development, and implementation of a high-performance wireless mesh network for application in emergency and disaster recovery”. He has been a principal investigator, co-investigator, project manager, coordinator and focal person of more than 10 internationally teamed research and development, capacity building and training projects, with total funding of approximately over a million pounds from different international organisations.

His research interests include 5G networking technologies, multimedia cloud computing, mobile edge computing, fog computing,Internet of Things, software-defined networking, network function virtualisation, quality of experience, and cloud infrastructures and services. He has contributed to 35 research publications  (including 24 journals, 11 conference proceedings, and 2 book chapters). His research has received 99 citations by researchers (Google Scholar, 24 August 2016).

Dr Iqbal has more than 10 years of professional experience of working both with industry and academia in the UK, and more than 5 years in South East Asia and the EU. He also co-founded a start-up called SwanMesh Networks Ltd in the UK to commercialise his PhD project, which has been successfully operating for the last six years. He has also won the tutoring Prize Winner Award twice from Association of Business Executives UK, and has recently co-invented a cloud-based interoperable multi-protocol communication system and method (for which a patent is filed in China).

Most recent publications

Ghosh, S and Ugwuanyi, E and Dagiuklas, A and Iqbal, M BlueArch – An implementation of 5G Testbed. Journal of Communication,

Cao, J and Yang, Y and Cao, B and Xue, L and Li, S and Iqbal, M and Mumtaz, S Local Experts Finding using User Comments in Location-based Social Networks. Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, DOI 10.1002/ett.3600

Feng, L and Ali, A and Iqbal, M and Bashir, A K and Hussain, S A and Pack, S Optimal Haptic Communications over Nanonetworks for E-Health Systems. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, DOI 10.1109/TII.2019.2902604

Safyan, M and Ul Qayyum, Z and Sarwar, S and Iqbal, M and Castro, R G and Al-Dulaimi, A Ontology Evolution for Personalized and Adaptive Activity Recognition. IET Wireless Sensor Systems, DOI 10.1049/iet-wss.2018.5209

Rasool, S and Iqbal, M and Dagiuklas, T and Ul Qayyum, Z and Shancang, L Reliable Data Analysis through Blockchain based Crowdsourcing in Mobile Ad-hoc Cloud. Mobile Networks and Applications,

Rasool, S and Iqbal, M and Dagiuklas, T and Ul Qayyum, Z and Noor Mian, A Towards Reliable Computation Offloading in Mobile Ad-Hoc Clouds Using Blockchain. In: Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 263). Springer International Publishing, pp. 180-188. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-05195-2_18

Bulkan, U and Dagiuklas, T and Iqbal, M and Saidul Huq, M and Al-Dulaimi, A and Rodriguez, J On the Load Balancing of Edge Computing resources for on-line video delivery. IEEE Access, 6. 73916-73927. DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2883319

Ali, A and Feng, L and Bashir, AK and Shaker, SH and Ahmed, SH and Iqbal, M and Raja, G Quality of Service Provisioning for Heterogeneous Services in Cognitive Radio-enabled Internet of Things. IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, DOI 10.1109/TNSE.2018.2877646

Ugwuanyi, EE and Ghosh, S and Iqbal, M and Dagiuklas, T Reliable Resource Provisioning using Bankers’ Deadlock Avoidance Algorithm in MEC for Industrial IoT. IEEE Access, 6. DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2857726

Bulkan, U and Dagiuklas, T and Iqbal, M On the Modelling of CDNaaS Deployment. Multimedia Tools and Applications, DOI 10.1007/s11042-018-6441-3

More publications at LSBU Research Open

Dr Iqbal is a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. In September 2008, he acquired the Status of Foreign Expert from the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, People’s Republic of China.

He is also serving as a Member Board of Governor for United Nation’s Independent Monitoring Association for Child Labour (IMAC), which was set up by the International Labour Organisation’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) from the Sailkot’s soccer ball industry in Pakistan.

Dr Iqbal is also a British Council’s Active Citizen for the implementation of British Council Social Action Projects under Youth, Education and Society.

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