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Dr. Urooj Ainuddin

Contact Information

Phone:                         Off:     +922199261261          Ext:      2237




Pakistan Engineering Council

Registration No:         COMP/2004

Postgraduate Education

NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi

Ph.D. Computer Systems Engineering Major:    Systems Biology

Thesis title:                 Creating Silicon Mimetics of Genetic Circuits

Year of completion:    2021

Graduate Education

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi

M.S. Computer Engineering

Major:                        Network Engineering

Thesis title:                 Comparative Analysis of Routing Strategies in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Year of completion:    2009

Undergraduate Education

NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi

B.E. Computer Systems Engineering

Final year elective:     Parallel Processing

Final year project:      Design of intranet facility for the laboratories and staff offices of the Department of Computer and Information Systems Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi

Year of completion:    2003

Employment Experience

I have been in service since 27th January 2003 at the Department of Computer and Information Systems Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi.

I currently serve as Assistant Professor (Regular BPS-19).

Teaching Assignments


Computer Engineering Workshop (Visual Basic Programming) Computer System Modeling (Lab work only)

Data Structures and Algorithms Digital Communication Systems Discrete Structures

Fundamentals of Computer Engineering Introduction to Computers

Logic Design and Switching Theory Operating Systems

Parallel Processing Parallel Programming

Software Engineering (Lab work only)

Administrative Assignments

At the Department of Computer & Information Systems Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, I currently serve as:

Member Departmental OBE Committee, Undergraduate Coordinator.

Previously, I have served the department as:

Class Advisor (in numerous semesters for first, second and third years of B.E. Computer Systems Engineering),

Area Coordinator,

In-charge Literary and Publications Society.

Areas of Interest

Systems Biology Bioinformatics Communications & Networking Parallel Processing

Operating Systems


Urooj Ainuddin and Maria Waqas, “Finite state machine and Markovian equivalents of the lac Operon in E. coli bacterium,” AIMS Bioengineering, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 400-419, 2022


Maria Waqas, Urooj Ainuddin and Umar Iftikhar, “An analog electronic circuit model for cAMP-dependent pathway—towards creation of Silicon life,” AIMS Bioengineering, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 145-162, 2022


U. Ainuddin, M. Khurram, and S. M. R. Hasan, “Cloning the λ Switch: Digital and Markov Representations,” IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 428- 436, July 2019


Urooj Ainuddin and Muhammad Khurram, “From cell to silicon: Translation of a genetic circuit to finite state machine implementation,” in Sixth International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology (INTECH), 2016. Dublin, Ireland: IEEE, Aug. 2016, pp.376-380

Contributions to HEC

I have served as expert reviewer for proposals submitted to Higher Education Commission under National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) and Local Challenge Fund


Social Media Contributions

I have a channel on YouTube containing lecture videos on Data Structures and Algorithms and Operating Systems.

Channel name:            Urooj Ainuddin

Channel Handle:         @uroojain

Channel link:    


I have contributed a website containing lecture videos to the companion website of an Operating Systems textbook.

Book name:                 Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles

Author:                       William Stallings

Book website link:

My website:      


I have contributed many answers to Quora and earned the Top Writer badge in 2018. Profile name:    Urooj Ainuddin

Quora link:       


Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Coordinator