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Adnan Iqbal joined Namal College in 2013 after completing his PhD in IT from NUST in 2012. Prior to that, he has served Hazara University (Mansehra), Iqra University (Islamabad Campus) and FGCC (Islamabad). His research interests include Cloud Computing, Networking and Cloud Gaming. Besides serving Namal College as a Head of Computer Science Department, he is also heading Parallel and Distributed Systems Research Group (PDRG).

Professional Experience
Feb 2013 – Present Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science,
Namal College, Mianwali, Pakistan
2011 – Feb 2013 Assistant Professor
Iqra University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Feb 2010 – Feb 2011 Software Developer
Apr 2010 – Dec 2010 Senior Design Engineer
Oct 2009 – Feb 2010 Research Assistant
Systems and Architecture Group (UBO), France
Feb 2007 – Sep 2009 Research Assistant
WiSNet Lab
Dec 2005 – Nov 2006 Research Assistant
Stanford Linear Accelerator Centre
Education Summary
2005 – 2010 National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
Ph.D (Computer Science) – Computer Networking
2001 – 2004 International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
M.S. (Computer Science)
Journal Publications
  • Qureshi, Hassaan Khaliq, Adnan Iqbal, and Waqar Asif. “Topology control for harvesting enabled wireless sensor networks: A design approach.” Wireless Personal Communications 82, no. 1 (2015): 81-101.
  • Junaid Ahmed Khan, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi, Adnan Iqbal, “Energy management in Wireless Sensor Networks: A survey.” Elsevier Computers & Electrical Engineering, Available online 11 July 2014, ISSN 0045-7906. [Download]
  • Waqar Asif, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi, Adnan Iqbal, and Muttukrishnan Rajarajan. ”On the Complexity of Average Path length for Biological Networks and Patterns.” International Journal of Biomathematics (2014).
  • Adnan Iqbal and Syed Ali Khayam, “Accurate Residual Wireless Channel Simulation using a 2-Tier Markov Model”, SIMULATION: Transactions of Society for Modeling and Simulation International. Volume 88, issue 8,August 2012, pp 1011 1019.
  • Adnan Iqbal and Syed Ali Khayam, “An Energy-Efficient Link Layer Protocol for Reliable Transmission over Wireless Networks”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking. Volume 2009. Pages 10.
Conference Publications
  • Muhammad Usman, Adnan Iqbal, Mariam Kiran, “A Bandwidth Friendly Cloud Gaming Architecture”,31st ICOIN 2017. [Download]
  • Sania Zara, Umar Hameed, Adnan Iqbal, Noman Javed, Saqib Ilyas, “Performance Debugging in SDN Controllers—A Case Study (Short Paper)” In Cloud Networking (Cloudnet), 2016 5th IEEE International Conference on (pp. 230-233). IEEE. [Download]
  • Muhammad Usman, Adnan Iqbal, Mariam Kiran,”Breaking Bricks: Evaluation of Games Delivered via Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Poster)” ACM SoCC 2016.
  • Zuhran Khan Khattak, Muhammad Awais, Adnan Iqbal, “Performance evaluation of OpenDaylight SDN Controller”, 20th IEEE ICPADS December 2014, Taiwan. [Download]
  • Muhammad Faizan Ghuman, Adnan Iqbal, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi, and Marios Lestas “ASIM: Solar Energy Availability Model for Wireless Sensor Networks” in ENSsys 2015 (Workshop of SenSys.) [Download]
  • Rehan Qayyum, Adnan Iqbal, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi “Performance Analysis of Data Delivery Reliability Schemes in Underwater Sensor Networks”in the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), Larnaca, Cyprus.
  • Junaid Ahmed Khan, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi, Adnan Iqbal, “TRW: An Energy Storage Capacity Model for Energy Harvesting Sensors in Wireless Sensor Networks,” 25th IEEE PIMRC September 2014, Washington DC. [Download]
  • Rehan Qayyum, Junaid Ahmed Khan and Adnan Iqbal, “Improving Multipath Data Delivery and Energy Efficiency in Few Disjoint Path Scenario”.IEEE/IFIP Wireless Days.Nov 2012, Ireland.
  • Adnan Iqbal and Bernard Pottier, “Meta-Simulation of Large WSN over Multi-core Computers”, SpringSim 2010, Orlando, Florida.
  • Adnan Iqbal, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi,Muhammad Saleem and Syed Ali Khayam, ”On the Tradeoff between Reliability and Frame Length in Wireless Networks”, IEEE NGMAST, 2009.
  • Adnan Iqbal, M. Khurram Shahzad, and Syed Ali Khayam, “SRVF: An Energy-Efficient Link Layer Protocol for Reliable Transmission over Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), May 2008.
Code Profiling of Open Daylight SDN Controller and Addition of Metrics Collection in LBaaS in OPenStack (Co PI)
Status: In Progress
Funding: PKR 32,40,000/-
Funded By: Namal College, Mianwali, Pakistan.
Benchmarking of SDN Controllers and Open Daylight Funding Agency
Status: Completed
Funding: PKR 1,20,000/-
Funded By: Namal College, Mianwali, Pakistan.
Overhead Estimation in ARQ and FEC over WSN Funding Agency
Status: Completed
Funding: PKR 58,000/-
Funded By: ICT R&D Fund under FYP Support Program.
Bandwidth Friendly Cloud Gaming Architecture
Disater Recovery in Cloud Management Systems
SDN Controllers Benshmarking
Computer Communications & Networks (CCN)
Computer Architecture & System Software (CASS)-II
Software Development (SD)-I
Stochastic Systems