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Muhammad Faheem Awan

Education

MS Communication Systems Engineering

CGPA: 3.65

National Univeristy of Sciences & Technology (NUST)

BE Electrical Engineering(Communication)

CGPA: 3.37

NWFP University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan

Experience

  • Lecturer (BS Telecommunication), (Jan 2012 - till date)
    Department of Information Technology, Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan
    Duties & Responsibilities:
    * Delivering graduate level lectures of different subjects.
    * Projects supervision.
    * Course coordinator.
  • Research Assistant, (Sept 2013 - to date) (Remotely)
    CoNNekT Lab, NUST - SEECS, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Projects:
    * Project BISmark in collaboration with Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, USA.
    * Project “Internet censorship analysis of home users.” in collaboration with Georgia Tech University, USA and University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy.
    Duties & Responsibilities:
    * Distributing BISmark routers among users. * Deployment of measurement server at SEECS, Islamabad against which the measurements are performed. * Downloading of raw dumps from web servers. * Creating MySQL database for Project BISmark after extracting attributes. * Creating SQLite3 database for Project UBICA after extracting attributes. * Analyzing and plotting graphs from databases. * Maintenance of measurement server.
  • Assistant Manager Telecommunication, Sept 2011 - Jan 2012)
    National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM)
    Duties & Responsibilities:
    * RF planning
    * Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of computer and communication Networks.
    * Technical coordination
    * Data analysis and presentation
  • System Engineer, (Jan 2009 - April 2010)
    The Right Connections Pvt. Limited (TRC)
    Duties & Responsibilities:
    * System Engineer for Telenor O&M project 10.5GHz, 18GHz and 23GHz Backbone
    * Hands on experience on Planning tool (EDX signal Pro).
    * Terminal and Plan Investigation activities for links identified as problematic.
    * Troubleshooting of operational NEC equipment (M/W links & ADMs) as per the NOC analysis and escalation of any problem
    * Periodic Preventive Maintenance of NEC equipment (M/W & ADM).

Publications

  • Giuseppe Acceto, Alessio Botta, Antonio Pescape, Nick Feamster, M. Faheem Awan, Tahir Ahmad, Saad Qaisar, "Monitoring Internet Censorship with UBICA", in Proceedings of the 7th Traffic Measurement and Analysis Workshop, April, 2015, Barcelona Spain.

  • Technical Report

    • Measuring Broadband Access Network Performance in Pakistan: A comparative Study

    • Academic Projects (Graduate)

      • Project "BISMark (Broadband Internet Service Benchmark) in collaboration with Georgia Tech USA"
      • Project "Internet Censorship Analysis for Home Users" in collaboration with University of Napoli Federico II

      Academic Projects (Undergraduate)

      • "Remote Control of Electrical and Electronic Instruments using PSTN lines"
      • "Wireless ECG data monitoring system"
      • "Parking guidance and Information System"