faculty


  • King Saud University Award for Scientific Excellence (Inventions, Innovations, and Technology Licensing), 16 May 2016
  • Best Paper Award from the Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Elsevier), Awarded at IEEE Globecom'15, San Diego, USA, Dec. 2015
  • ​King Saud University Award for Scientific Excellence (Research Productivity), 19 May 2015

  • Awarded Bronze Medal at 41st International Exhibition of Inventions at Geneva, for the invention "Detecting Counterfeit Money using RFID-enabled Smart Phone", Geneva, Switzerland, 10-14 April 2013
  • Awarded Gold Medal at 10th Malaysia Technology Expo 2011, Feb. 2011, Kulala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the best invention & innovation award
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Elsevier Science for Successfully Guest Editing a Special Issue in Journal of Network & Computer Applications (vol. 33 Issue 3, 2010)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions in Biometrics & Information Security Research, AIT Conference 2010, June 2010, Japan
  • Inclusion of biography in '2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century - 2011', Cambridge, UK
  • Marquis Who is Who in the World, 2010 Edition, USA
  • Outstanding Leadership Award,  IEEE Network & Systems Security Conference, October 2009, Australia
  • Awarded the best Ph.D. dissertation award in Sichuan Province, China
  • Awarded the best Ph.D. dissertation award at Southwest Jiaotong University, China
  • Outstanding graduate student award at Southwest Jiaotong University, China
  • Record holder to become the first foreign engineering doctorate of Sichuan Province
  • Secured first class first position in 6 months Chinese Language certificate
  • ​​​Awarded Gold medal & title of ‘Magna Cum Laude’ in Masters degree

Media /Press Coverage: 

  • ​Live Interview on GEO TV Networks in a Program ‘Subah Say Geo’ on  the Subject ‘Biometrics and Security Research’, Program Duration: 40 Minutes, GEO TV is a Satellite Television and the Biggest TV Channel in Pakistan. http://www.geo.tv  
  • Interview on Pakistan Television (PTV) on my Research and Academic Achievements in Biometrics Research, Program Duration: 30 Minutes, PTV is a Satellite Television and the Govt/Public Channel in Pakistan. http://www.ptv.com.pk