Yar Muhammad

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Academic Biography

Dr. Yar Muhammad works as a Senior Lecturer - Computer Science. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Communication Technology (ICT), double master’s degrees, M.Sc in Computer Engineering, M.S in Information Technology, and a Bachelor’s degree B.S in Computer Science.

He has 16+ years of full-time work experience in the areas of teaching, research, administrative (Head of Program BS/MS computing), programming, student affairs, and arranging/organized research conferences, seminars, workshops, events.

He has several research publications in well-known international journals and conferences. He wrote a book which is published by Springer - A Parametric Framework for Modelling of Bioelectrical Signals.

He received a Young Investigator Award (YIA), which was awarded by Springer and IFMBE at 16th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering & Medical Physics and Medicinteknikdagarna 2014, Sweden and he was runner-up for the Best Paper Award (BPA) in the 26th ISSC 2015, Ireland.

He has also been engaged to create the linkage between industry and academia and received Erasmus + International Credit Mobility grant. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. He is a founding member of IEEE TUT/UT student branches, Ex-Chair and Counsellor, and worked as Vice-Chair of IEEE IM/ED/EMB Joint Chapter and IEEE Student Activities Officer at IEEE Estonian Section.

Summary of Research Interests

The research interest is on development of Brain Computer Interface (BCI) application mainly for health domain using the Artificial Intelligence (AI) especially Machine Learning.

PhD and Research Opportunities

Willing to supervise doctoral students

I am accepting Ph.D. students in the development of Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) application mainly for the health domain using Artificial Intelligence (AI) especially Machine Learning.

Currently, co-supervise the following Ph.D. students:

  • Mahir Gulzar, PhD student, 2020, Context-aware behaviour modelling for autonomous driving
  • Nimra Memon, PhD student, 2017, Implementation and Analysis of Fault-Tolerance Mechanisms in Web Services Protocols

Academic Achievements


  • Young Investigator Award (YIA) at 16th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering & Medical Physics and Medicinteknikdagarna 2014, Stockholm, Sweden. YIA was given by Springer and IFMBE.
  • Best Paper Award (BPA), he received runner-up in the Best Paper Award (BPA) category at the 26th Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2015), Ireland.

External Roles and Professional Activities

  • 2021 - todate Editorial Board Members of Elsevier - Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine

  • 2019 - todate Senior Member of IEEE
  • 2012 - todate Member of IEEE
  • 2016 - 2018 Vice-Chair, IM/ED/EMB Joint Chapter, IEEE Estonian Section
  • 2015 - 2018 Student Activities Officer, IEEE Estonian Section
  • 2013 - 2015 Chairperson IEEE TUT Student Branch
  • 2013/2015 Foundering member of IEEE TUT/UT Student Branch

External Research Collaborations

Dr Naveed Muhammad at the University of Tartu

Dr Saleem Vighio at the QUEST 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Tallinn University of Technology

Award Date: 5 Jun 2015

Master, Mid Sweden University

Award Date: 14 Apr 2009


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