I have more than 16 years of working experience in renowned national and international institutions, including seven years of research and more than nine years of teaching. In addition, my role as a member of the board of studies in the GIFT University and the University of Gujrat was significant in design and approval of curriculums for bachelor and master degrees of computer science. I have completed Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (major in Digital Speech and Image Processing) from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia. I obtained MS and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore. I have a strong background in mathematics as I completed M.Sc. Mathematics in 2001 from the University of the Punjab, Lahore. Since 2010 as a researcher in King Saud University, I am doing research in the area of speech/speaker recognition, biomedical signal processing, cloud and multimedia for healthcare, security and privacy, watermarking, steganography, and multimedia forensics. I have numerous publications in journals and conferences of international repute and have a very active research profile. The total impact factor of my international journal publications according to 2016 journal citation report is 42.34. I have been involved in various scientific research projects funded by National Science Technology and Innovation Plan (NSTIP), King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia, and Deanship of Scientific Research, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. Under the scope of the projects, two speech databases have been recorded, and Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC), University of Pennsylvania, USA, published one of the databases.
Biomedical Signal Processing