Nouman Ashraf

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Nouman Ashraf

Postdoctoral Researcher
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Nouman Ashraf received the B.S. degree in electrical (telecommunication) engineering and M.S. degree in electrical (control systems) engineering from COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2012 and 2015, respectively. He has completed his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus, under Erasmus Mundus Scholarship
His research interests include application of control theory for algorithms designing in emerging intelligent networks.

– Ashraf N., Lestas M., Saeed T., Taghvaee H., Abadal S., Liaskos C., Pitsillides A., “Extremum Seeking Control for Beam Steering using Hypersurfaces”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2020), Workshop on Terahertz Communications, Dublin, Ireland, June 2020.

– Mohsin S. M., Ashraf N., Aslam S., Qureshi H. K., Mustafa I., Cheema M. A., Qureshi M. B., ” A Cost Efficient Fair Pricing Scheme for Low Energy Consumers of Networked Smart Cities”, In Proc. IEEE 91st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2020-Spring), Antwerp, Belgium, May 2020.

– Ansari R. I., Ashraf N., Politis C., “An energy-aware distributed open market model for UAV-assisted communications”, In Proc. IEEE 91st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2020-Spring), Antwerp, Belgium, May 2020.

– Mehmood F., Ashraf N., Alvarez L., Malik T. N., Qureshi H. K., Kamal T.,” Grid integrated photovoltaic system with fuzzy based maximum power point tracking control along with harmonic elimination”. Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, 2020, .

– Ashraf N., Saeed T., Ansari R. I., Lestas M., Liaskos C., Pitsillides A., “Feedback Based Beam Steering using Intelligent Metasurfaces”, In Proc.  IEEE Middle East & North Africa COMMunications Conference, MenaComm, Manama, Bahrain, November 2019.

– Ashraf N., Hassan A., Hassaan K., Lestas M., “Combined Data Rate and Energy Management in Harvesting Enabled Tactile IoT Sensing Devices”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Volume 15 , Issue 5, Pages 3006-3015, 2019.

– Ashraf N., Faizan M., Waqar A., Hassaan K., Iqbal A., Lestas M., “Energy Management in Harvesting Enabled Sensing Nodes: Prediction and Control” Elsevier- Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Volume 132, Pages 104-117, 2019.

– Masood A. B., Lestas M., Qureshi H. Q., Christofides N., Ashraf N., Mehmood F., “Closing the Loop in Cyber-Physical Systems using Blockchain: Microgrid Frequency Control Example”, In Proc. IEEE Middle East & North Africa COMMunications Conference, MenaComm, Manama, Bahrain, November 2019.

– Zahid M. N., Jiang J., Ashraf N., Nazir S., “Tri Band Circularly Polarized Micro-strip Patch Antenna for GPS and DVB-H Applications”, In Proc. IEEE 16th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), Islamabad, Pakistan, January 2019.

– Ashraf N., Christofides N., Lestas M., “Combined Data Rate and Energy Management in Wireless Sensor Networks with Energy Harvesting Capability” In Proc. IEEE 57th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2018), FL, USA, December 2018.

– Ashraf N., Javaid S., Lestas M., “Logarithmic Utilities for Aggregator Based Demand Response” In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm 2018), Aalborg, Denmark, October 2018.

– Ashraf N., Polycarpou A., Ioannides Y., Michael M., Lestas M., “Linear Static Parametric Models for Online Parameter Identification of Power Load Models, In Proc. IEEE Powertech 2017, Manchester U.K., June 2017.

– Ashraf N., Waqar A., Hassaan K., Lestas M., “Energy Management in Harvesting Enabled Sensor Networks”, In Proc. IEEE 13th Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services Conference (WONS2017), pp. 57-60, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA, February 2017.

– Nazir S., Ashraf N., Ahmad I., “Backstepping based control of heave-induced pressure deviations in managed pressure drilling”, In Proc. 11th International Conference on Control (CONTROL) (IEEE UKACC), pp. 1-6, Belfast, UK, September 2016.

– Ashraf N., Ijaz B., Alimgeer K. S., “Compact microstrip triangular patch antenna with meandered ground plane for GPS and CNSS applications” In Proc. 6th International Symposium on Microwave, Antenna, Propagation, and EMC Technologies (IEEE MAPE), Shanghai, pp. 36 – 39, China, October 2015.