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Dr. Muhammad Khurram

Massey University, New Zealand 
PhD (Science) – IC Design (2012) Thesis Advisor: Dr. S. M. Rezaul Hasan.
Thesis Title: Design, Fabrication and Testing of an UWB Low Noise Amplifier Using Advanced Nanometric CMOS Technology.

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan
M. E (By Research) – CS (2006)
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Shahid Hafeez Mirza.  Thesis Title: Wireless Transceiver Design Based on Software Defined Radio Techology.

B.E. – CS (2002)

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan Department of Computer and Information Systems Engineering Professor – BPS 21 Experience – 18+ Years

Director Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
- RCAI was established in CIS Department in 2016 with the focus to applied research to create its impact at local and global levels. Several projects related to intelligent cyber physical systems & IoT, machine learning, haptics, virtual reality and gaming etc. are underway.
Focal Person National Center of Artificial Intelligence at NED UET and Head of Smart City Lab
- NCAI was established by HEC-Pakistan and two of its affiliated labs are established at NEDUET. Smart City Lab at NED UET is one of these two labs focusing on applications of Computer Vision and Internet of Things.
Founder of AI Agritech Startup Company – Crop2x (Pvt) Ltd.
- Crop2X combines Artificial Intelligence and Ag-specific tools for providing data-driven insights on soil, land and weather conditions to increase yields and reduce operational costs. The company provides real-time monitoring and consultation services regarding soil, fertilizer content, water management, pest prediction and control using IoT and AI technologies.
Research interests
- Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Smart Cities, RF IC Design, VLSI Systems Design, Digital Signal Processing, On-chip Bio-systems, Embedded Systems and Internet-of-Things (IoT), 5G Networks

Doctoral Supervision
- Produced two Phd graduates and currently Supervising Four (04) PhD Students in the field of On-chip biological system modeling, neuromorphic hardware design and 5G Networks.
Maters Thesis Supervision
- Supervising various research based projects of postgraduate students.
- Leading RCAI working on different AI and IoT based projects.

- Won funding worth Rs. 75Million as CoPI under Center of Excellence Grant Higher Education of Pakistan titled ‘Crop Scouting using IoT for Agricuture’ 2022-2025
- Won funding worth Euros 80000/- for the project “Autonomous Weed Detection Robot Design for Agriculture” from DAAD – Germany under ‘German-Pakistani Research Collaboration Programme’
- Won funding of Rs. 170Million for establishing two affiliated labs of National Center of Artificial Intelligence at NED UET
- Won funding of Rs. 5Million, a Technology Development Funding Grant from HEC
- Won funding worth Rs500000/- for the project “Entrepreneurship Awareness and Leadership Development Programme for School children” under Social Integration and Outreach Programm of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
- Won funding worth Euros 100000/- for the project “Water Resource Management for Agricultural Areas of Pakistan” from DAAD – Germany under ‘German-Pakistani Research Collaboration Programme’
- Won funding worth Rs375000/- for the project “Pakistan Student Satellite Programme” from SUPARCO

Founder Crop2x(Pvt) Ltd