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Professor Irfan Awan

Professor Irfan Awan

BIOGRAPHY +

Irfan Awan is a Professor of Computer Science and Head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) at the University of Bradford. He received his PhD degree in Performance Modelling of Communication Networks from the University of Bradford, UK in 2007. He joined the University of Bradford as a Lecturer in Computing in 1999 and then promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2004, Reader in 2007 and became Professor of Computer Science in 2009.

Professor Awan was partly seconded to Namal College, an associate college of the University of Bradford between 2008 - 2011 to act as its Vice-Chancellor.

His research focuses on performance modeling of communication networks and network security. His research work won Best Paper Awards from 24th IEEE AINA 2010, Australia and 8th BWCCA 2013, France. His research work has been published in IEEE Transactions, IEE Proceedings, IEEE Computer Magazine, among others. He is a member of editorial board of the Elsevier journal of Simulation, Modeling and Practice and served as a guest editor for various special issues. Professor Awan organised and chaired several international conference and workshops and edited proceedings. He has successfully supervised 23 PhD students and 13 students are currently registered for PhD under his supervision. Professor Awan is a fellow of HEA, member of BCS and IEEE.

GRANTS +

Future plans

EPSRC 120K, "Performance Analysis of Congestion Control mechanisms for Mobile and
Wireless Networks"

Current, and significant recent, funded projects

EPSRC 116K, "Stochastic Analysis of Congestion Control for Internet Traffic with
Quality of Service Constraints"

ILThe 1000, "Development of Virtual Learning Environment"

Royal Society: International travel grant to attend 11th IEEE ICPADS 2006, USA.

Royal Academy of Engineering: International travel grant to attend 21st IEEE AINA 2007, Niagra Falls, Canada 21-23 May 2007.

Royal Society: International travel grant to attend 22nd IEEE AINA 2008, Japan.

Royal Academy of Engineering to attend 17th IEEE ICCCN, USA, 2008

EPSRC for AINA Conference 2009

C3K 2009

Innovation Voucher 'to make a difference' Metricell Ltd 2012

European Network of Excellence (NoE), FP6, Design and Engineering of the Next Generation Internet: Towards the Convergence of Multi-Service Heterogeneous Networks, (Team member, 01/2004 – 12/2006). £87K Euro, Principle investigator: Prof. Demetres Kouvatsos.

INTERNATIONAL PROFILE +


International Conference Organisation

Programme Committee member: 3rd IEEE WAMIS, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2007.

Programme Committee member: 1st International Workshop on Advanced Distributed and Parallel Network Applications (ADPNA 2007) in conjunction with the 37th ICPP-07, 2007, China

Member Steering Committee for UK Performance Engineering Workshop series (established for the last 24 years) as a leading research forum

General chair for the 23rd IEEE AINA conference 2009, Bradford, UK.

The 2007 International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC)Houston, USA, September 26-28, 2007

Programme Committee member: 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Environment IE'07, Germany

Programme Committee member: The 9th International Workshop on Multimedia Network Systems and Applications (MNSA'07), in conjunction with 27th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, 2007, Toronto, Canada.

Programme Committee member: 1st International Workshop on Interactive Multimedia & Intelligent Services in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing 2007 (IMIS'07), 2007, Korea

Programme Committee member: 40th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS'2007), Norfolk, VA

Programme Committee member: 4th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations IEEE (ITNG 2007), USA

Programme Committee member: 1st IEEE International Workshop on Cooperative Distributed Systems (CDS'07) in conjunction with 27th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, 2007, Toronto, Canada.

Programme Committee member: 23rd UKPEW 2007, Liverpool.

Programme Committee member: 21st IEEE AINA 2007, Canada

Programme Committee member: 6th International Workshop on PMEO-PDS in conjunction with IEEE/ACM IPDPS, March 26-30, Long Beach, California USA, 2007

Programme Committee member: The 5th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing and Applications (ISPA07) Niagara Falls, Canada, 2007.

Member Steering Committee of IEEE AINA conference series

Coordinator for International journals special issues for FGCN 2008, Hainan Island, China
[2008]

Co-chair of the First IEEE workshop on WiSAN in conjunction with 37th IEEE ICPP 2008, Portland, Oregon, USA
[2008]

Co-chair of the Second IEEE workshop on PMECT in conjunction with 17th IEEE ICCCN 2008, St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands, USA
[2008]

Track chair for "Wireless Platforms: Applications and Testbeds", 17th IEEE ICCCN, 2008, St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands, USA
[2008]

Technical Program Committees for 5th International conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing (ATC-08), 23-25 June, 2008, Norway
[2008]

Track chair for "Performance Engineering of Computer and Communication Systems" of the 2nd Asian Modelling Symposium (AMS'08) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13-15 May, 2008
[2008]

Technical Program Committees for 41st Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS'2008), Ottawa, Canada
[2008]

Coordinator for International journals special issues for 22nd IEEE AINA2008, Okinawa, Japan.
[2008]

Program co-chair for the 22nd IEEE AINA conference 2008, Okinawa, Japan.
[2008]

Co-chair of the Third IEEE workshop on PAEWN08 in conjunction with 22nd IEEE AINA 2008, 2008, Okinawa, Japan
[2008]

Track chair for "Performance modeling and Evaluation" of the 13th CSI International Computer Conference, Kish Island, Persian Gulf, Iran.
[2008]

Coordinator for International journals special issues for 13th CSICC, Kish Island, Persian Gulf, Iran.
[2008]

Technical Program Committees for The 3rd IFIP International Symposium on Network Centric Ubiquitous Systems (NCUS'2007) in conjunction with (EUC'2007), December 17-20, 2007, Taipei, Taiwan
[2007]

Technical Program Committees for 2nd International Workshop on Smart Home (SH-07), 2007, in Jeju Island, Korea
[2007]

Co-chair of the Third workshop on PMAC-2WN in conjunction with ICPAD 2007, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
[2007]

Technical Program Committees for 2nd ACM workshop on PM2HW2N' 2007 in conjunction with ACM MSWiM'2007, Chania, Crete Island, Greece
[2007]

Co-chair of the First IEEE workshop on PMECT in conjunction with IEEE ICCCN 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
[2007]

Programme Committee member: 10th Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
[2007]

Technical Program Committees for 14th International Conference on Analytical and Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Applications (ASMT'07), 4-6 June, 2007, Prague, Czech Republic
[2007]

Coordinator for International journals special issues of 21st IEEE AINA 2007 Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada
[2007]

Co-chair of the Second IEEE workshop on PAEWN07 in conjunction with IEEE AINA 2007, Niagara Falls, Canada.
[2007]

Track chair for "Performance Engineering of Computer and Communication Systems" of the 1st Asian Modelling Symposium (AMS'07) Pukhet Thailand, 2007.
[2007]


International Plenary Lectures, Conference Keynote

Invited seminar on "Analytical modelling of complex queueing systems" University of Keel, UK
[2007]


Membership of Research Council Peer Review College

Memeber EPSRC Peer Review College

RESEARCH STUDENTS +

Graduated Research Students:
1. Lin Guan, July 2005 (currently Senior Lecturer in Loughborough University, UK)
2. Yue Li, December 2005 (currently research assistant in Wales)
3. Asfand-e-Yar, July 2006 (currently GM PTCL Pakistan)
4. Abdullah Alhaj, November 2007 (Lecturer in Jordon)
5. Rafe Al, December 2007 (Lecturer in Saudi Arabia)
6. Nauman Israr, January, 2008, (currently, Lecturer, Tee side University, UK).
7. M Mansoor, Feb 2008 (Lecturer in Saudi Arabia).
8. Lan Wang, 2011
9. A Hanashi, 2009
10. Raed Al-Jafere, 2010
11. S Yang, 2012
12. Ellyas El Mabrouk, 2010
13. Rasha Fares, 2010
14. Rasha Osman, 2010
15. Amina Alsawaai, 2010
16. Fuad G. Bajaber, 2011
17. Ibtehal Nafea, 2012
18. M. Jimma Alnas, 2010
19. Monis Akhlaq, 2011
20. Faeiz Alserhani, 2011
21. M Abdulbasit, 2010
22. Raheel Ali Baloch, (Completed MPhil January 2008)
23. Sultan Almotiri (2013)
24. Saleh Zaid (Jan 2014)

Current PhD Students:
1. Anita Patience
2. Ibrahim Musbah
3. Adeeb Almalhoud
4. Rashid Munir
5. Orabi Shurab
6. Shumaila Amin
7. Humaira Afzal
8. Abdulaziz Aljouhani
9. Mohammed Alrowili
10. Antesar Shubat
11. Harmeet Singh
12. Hatem Ibrahim
13. Nosheen Najjari

PUBLICATIONS

Published Books +

  • (2004): "Proceedings of the 20th Annual UK Performance Engineering Workshop", I.Awan (ed.), Bradford ISBN: 0-9541000-3-4.

Journal Publications +

  • Afzal H, Awan I, Mufti R and Sheriff R (2016): "Performance analysis of contending customer equipment in wireless networks" . Journal of Systems and Software, 117 357-365.
  • Afzal H, Awan I, Mufti M and Sheriff R (2015): "Modeling of initial contention window size for successful initial ranging process in IEEE 802.22 WRAN cell" Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 51 135-148.
  • Shabut A, Dahal K, Bista S and Awan I (2015): "Recommendation Based Trust Model with an Effective Defence Scheme for MANETs" IEEE Trans. Mob. Comput, 14 (10): 2101-2115.
  • Afzal H, Awan I, Mufti M and Sheriff R (2014): "Modeling and analysis of customer premise equipments registration process in IEEE 802.22 WRAN cell" Journal of Systems and Software, 98 107-116.
  • Zahed S, Awan I and Cullen A (2013): "Analytical modeling for spectrum handoff decision in cognitive radio networks" Elsevier: Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory , Elsevier, 38 98-114.
  • Butt Q, Bhatti A, Mufti M, Rizvi M and Awan I (2013): "Modeling and online parameter estimation of intake manifold in gasoline engines using sliding mode observer" Elsevier: Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier, 32 138-154.
  • Alhomoud A, Awan I, Disso J and Younas M (2013): "A Next-Generation Approach to Combating Botnets" IEEE Computer Magazine, 46 (4): 26-30.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6459493
  • Younas M and Awan I (2012): "Mobility Management Scheme for Context-aware Transactions in Pervasive and Mobile Cyberspace" IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 60 (3).
  • Lee L, Guan L, Grigg A, Phillips I and Awan I (2011): "Controlling mean queuing delay under multi-class bursty and correlated traffic" Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier, 77 (5): 898-916.
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  • Khan M, Awais M, Shamail S and Awan I (2011): "An empirical study of modeling self-management capabilities in autonomic systems using case-based reasoning" Elsevier: Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory , Elsevier, 19 2256-2275.
  • Rafiq M, Rehman S, Rehman F, Butt Q and Awan I (2011): "A second order sliding mode control design of a switched reluctance motor using super twisting algorithm" Elsevier: Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory , Elsevier, 25 106-117.
  • Bajaber F and Awan I (2011): "Adaptive decentralized re-clustering protocol for wireless sensor networks" Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier, 77 (2): 282-292.
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  • Wang J, Guan L, Lim B, Wang X and Awan X (2011): "QoS enhancements and performance analysis for delay sensitive applications" Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier, 77 (4): 665-676.
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  • Alnas M, Awan I and Holton R (2010): "Performance Evaluation of Fast Handover in Mobile IPv6 Based on Link-Layer Information" Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, 83 (10): 1644-1650.
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  • Laias E and Awan I (2010): "An interactive QoS framework for fixed WiMAX networks" Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory , Elsevier, 18 (3): 291-303.
  • Hanashi A, Siddiqui A, Awan I and Woodward M M(2009): "Performance Evaluation of Dynamic Probabilistic Broadcasting for Flooding in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks" Modelling Simulation Practice and Theory, Elsevier, 17 (2): 364-375.
  • Guan L, Awan I, Phillips I, Grigg A and Dargie W (2009): "Performance analysis of a threshold-based discrete-time queue using maximum entropy" Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier, 17 558-568.
  • Hanashi A, Awan I and Woodward M (2009): "Performance evaluation with different mobility models for dynamic probabilistic flooding in MANETs" Mobile Information Systems , 5 (1): 65-80.
  • Xhafa F and Awan I (2008): "On Routing, Scheduling & Load Balancing In Networking Systems " Journal of Interconnection Networks.
  • Awan I (2008): "Specification, Standards and Information Management for Distributed Systems" Computer Standards & Interfaces, Elsevier.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2008): "Multilayer Cluster based energy efficient routing protocol for wireless sensor network " International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Taylor and Francis.
  • Younas M, Awan I and Yang L (2008): "Service Oriented Computing: A New Horizon for Internet Applications" Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2008): "Coverage based inter cluster communication for load balancing in heterogeneous wireless sensor networks" Telecommunication Systems 38:3-4 August 2008, Springer Netherlands, Netherlands, 38 (3-4).
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/5425073612q2800g/
  • Awan I, Jin Q and Chao K-M (2008): "Specification, Standards and Information Management for Distributed Systems" Computer Standards and Interfaces, Elsevier.
  • Awan I, Shih T and Durresi A (2008): "Advances in Modelling and Evaluation of Communication Systems" Telecommunication Systems, Springer.
  • Awan I, Ahmad S and Ahmad B (2008): "Performance analysis of multimedia based web traffic with QoS constraints" Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier, 74 (2): 232-242.
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  • Holton R, Nafea I, Younas M and Awan I I(2008): "A Class-based Scheme for E-Commerce Web Servers: Formal Specification and Performance Evaluation" Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier, 32 (2): 455-460.
  • Awan I, Ahmad S and Ahmad B (2008): "Performance analysis of multimedia based web traffic with QoS constraints " Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier, 74 (2): 232-242.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2007): "Stochastic Modeling And Analysis Of An Active Congestion Control Protocol Under Differentiated Bursty Traffic" Journal of Interconnection Networks, 8 (4): 369-385.
  • Awan I and Min G (2007): "Performance Analysis and Enhancements of Wireless Networks" International journal of Computation and Concurrency: Practice and Experience, John Wiley, 19 (8): 1115-1118.
  • Awan I and Shahrabi A (2007): "Performance modelling and analysis of communication systems" Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier Science, 15 (4): 363-365.
  • Awan I, Younas M and Takizawa M (2007): "Advanced Networking and Web Technologies", Springer, 10 (1): 1-2.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2007): "Performance Analysis of Buffer Allocation Schemes under MMPP and Poisson Traffic with Individual Thresholds" International journal of Cluster Computing, Springer, 10 (1): 17-31.
  • Ahmad W and Awan I (2007): "Performance Evaluation of CAC Schemes for Multi-Service Traffic Environment in 3G Network" SCS Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modelling and Simulation International.
  • Yan S, Min G and Awan I (2007): "Effective Admission and Congestion Control for Interconnection Networks in Cluster Computing Systems" International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2007): "Multihop clustering Algorithm for load balancing in Wireless Sensor Networks" International Journal of Simulation, Systems, Science and Technology.
  • Awan I, Ahmad S and Ahmad B (2007): "Performance Analysis of Multimedia based Web Traffic with QoS Constraints" Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier.
  • Younas M, Awan I and Chao K-M (2007): "Priority Scheduling Service for E-Commerce Web Servers" Journal of Information Systems and E-Business Management, Springer.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2007): "Modelling and Evaluation of Priority Congestion Control Mechanism for Different Classes of Traffic" International journal of Computation and Concurrency: Practice and Experience, John Wiley 1141-1156.
  • Awan I, Ahmad B and Ahmad S (2007): "Performance analysis of networks of queues under active queue management scheme" International Journal of Simulation Modelling Practice and Theor, Elsevier, 15 (4): 416-425.
  • Awan I (2006): "Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Computer Systems" Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Elsevier, 72 (7): 119-120.
  • Yar A, Awan I and Woodward M (2006): "Performance modelling of a multiple Threshold red mechanism for bursty And correlated internet traffic with MMPP arrival process" International Journal on Simulation; Systems, Science and Technology.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2006): "Modeling and Analysis of Active Queue Management Schemes under Bursty Traffic " International Journal of Wireless Information Networks,, Springer, 13 (2): 161-171.
  • Yar A, Awan I and Woodward M (2006): "Performance Modelling of Traffic Congestion in Wireless Networks" Journal of Interconnection Networks, 7 (1): 163-178.
  • Singh S and Awan I (2006): "Performance evaluation of E-commerce requests in wireless cellular networks" International Journal of Information and Software Technology, Elsevier, 48 (6): 393-401.
  • Younas M, Awan I and Duce D (2006): "An Efficient Composition of Web Services with Active Network Support" International Journal of Expert Systems and Applications, Elsevier, 31 (4): 859-869.
  • Awan I (2006): "Mobility management for m-commrce requests in wireless cellular networks" Information Systems Frontiers, Springer, 8 285-295.
  • Min G, .Ould-Khaoua M, Kouvatsos D and Awan I (2006): "Stochastic Analysis of Deterministic Routing Algorithms in the Presence of Self-Similar Traffic" Journal of Supercomputing, Springer.
  • Yan S, Min G and Awan I (2006): "Performance Analysis of Credit-Based Flow Control in InfiniBand Interconnection Networks" Journal of Interconnection Networks , 7 (4): 535-548.
  • Awan I (2005): "Performance Engineering of Computer and Communication Systems" International Journal of Simulation , 6 (3-4).
  • Awan I and Younas M (2005): "Differentiated Scheduling to Improve Web Services Performance" Int. J. of Simulation, 6 (3-4): 82-89.
  • Kouvatsos D, Mkwawa I and Awan I (2004): "One-to-All Broadcasting Scheme for Arbitrary Static Interconnection Network with Bursty Background Traffic" Journal of Concurrency: Practice and Experience, John Wiley, 16 1365-1383.
  • Awan I and Fretwell R (2004): "Analytical Models and Applications" International Journal of Simulation, 4 (5-6): 1-3.
  • Awan I (2004): "Performance Engineering" IEE Proceedings , IEE, 151 (5).
  • Younas M, Awan I and Chao K (2004): "Network Centric Strategy for Mobile Transactions" Journal of Interconnection Networks, 5 (3): 329-350.
  • Al-Begain K, Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2003): "Performance Analysis of GSM/GPRS Mobile Networks" International Journal on Wireless Personnal Communication, Kluwer Academic, 25 42-57.
  • Kouvatsos D, Awan I and Al-Begain K (2003): "Performance Modelling of GPRS with Bursty Multiclass Traffic, " IEE Proceeding - Computer and Digital Techniques - special issue on Performance Engineering of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, , 150 (2): 75-85.
  • Kouvatsos D, Mkwawa I and Awan I (2003): "One-to-All Broadcasting Scheme for Arbitrary Static Interconnection Network with Bursty Background Traffic" Journal of Concurrency: Practice and Experience, John Wiley.
  • Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2003): "Approximate Analysis of Complex Networks of Queues with Blocking " European Journal of Operations Research, (submitted)..
  • Kouvatsos D, Awan I, Al-Begain K and Tantos S K(2002): "Queueing Models for Multi-layer Re-use partitioning in Wireless Networks" International Journal on Simulation, 3 (1-2).
  • Kouvatsos D and Awan I (2002): "Analytical Approximation of Arbitrary Queueing Networks with Blocking and Priorities" Performance Evaluation.
  • Awan I, Al-Begain K and Kouvatsos D (2002): "Analysis of a Wireless Cell with Multiple Service Classes under an Aggregate Sharing Scheme" International Journal on Simulation, 3 (3-4): 59-66.
  • Kouvatsos D.D., Awan I.U., Fretwell R. and Dimakopoulos G. (2000): "A Cost-Effective Approximation for SRD Traffic in Arbitrary Multi-Buffered Networks" Computer Network, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 34 (1): 97-113.
  • Kouvatsos D.D. and Awan I.U. (1998): "MEM for Arbitrary Closed Queuing Networks with RS-Blocking and Multiple Job Classes" Annals of Operations Research , 79 231-269.

Chapters in Books +

  • Osman R, Awan I and Woodward M (2008): "Application of Queueing Network Models in the Performance Evaluation of Database Designs", Elsevier's ENTCS (Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier's ENTCS (.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2007): "Distributed Multihop Clustering Approach for Wireless Sensor Networks", Recent Advances in Modeling and Simulation Tools for Communication Networks and Services , A. Nejat Ince and Arnold Bragg (eds.), Springer Publisher, US ISBN: 978-0-387-73907-6, pp. 181-201.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2007): "Effects of Bursty and Correlated Traffic on the Performance of Active Management Schemes", Recent Advances in Modeling and Simulation Tools for Communication Networks and Services, A. Nejat Ince and Arnold Bragg (eds.), Springer Publisher, US ISBN: 978-0-387-73907-6, pp. 349-366 .
  • Awan I and Younas M (2006): "Investigation into Mobility Management Mechanisms in Wireless Networks", Mobile Multimedia: Communication Engineering Perspective, Nova Science ISBN: 1-60021-207-7, 2006.
  • Kouvatsos D, Al-Begain K and Awan I (2002): "Queueing Network Model for GSM/GPRS Cell with Multiple Service Classes", Lecture Notes.
  • Awan I.U. and Kouvatsos D.D. (1999): "Approximate Analysis of Arbitrary QNMs with Space and Service Priorities", Performance Analysis of ATM Networks, D.D. Kouvatsos (ed.), Kluwer Academic , pp. 497-521.
  • Kouvatsos D.D. and Awan I.U. (1996): "MEM for Closed Exponential Queuing Networks with RS-Blocking and Multiple Job Classes", Performance Engineering of Computer and Telecommunications Systems, Proc. of UKPEW '95, M. Merabti, M. Carew and F. Ball (eds.), Springer ISBN: 3-540-76008-3, pp. 168-184.

Conference Contributions +

  • Baloch R, Awan I and Min G (2008): "Analytical Models for Complete and Partial Channel Allocation Schemes", IEEE PMECT Proceedings, Virgin Island, USA.
  • Yan S, Awan I and Min G (2008): "Performance Analysis of an Efficient Flow Control Mechanism with Job Threshold in InfiniBand Networks", The 22nd IEEE AINA2008, IEEE CS press, Okinawa, Japan.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2008): "An Analytical Model for Priority-Based AQM in the Presence of Heterogeneous Network Traffic", The 22nd IEEE AINA2008, IEEE CS press, Okinawa, Japan.
  • Hanashi A, Siddiqui A, Awan I and Woodward M (2008): "Dynamic Probabilistic Flooding Performance Evaluation of On-Demand Routing Protocols in MANETs", 2nd CISIS, IEEE CS press, , Barcelona, Spain.
  • Hanashi A, Siddiqui A, Awan I and Woodward M (2007): "Performance Evaluation of Dynamic Probabilistic Flooding under Different Mobility Models in MANETs", 3rd PMAC-2WN in conjunction with 13th ICPAD, Taiwan.
  • Alasem R, Hossain A and Awan I (2007): "Intelligent Active Queue Management Predictive Controller using Neural Networks", The 2007 International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies, IEEE CS Press, Cardiff, UK.
  • Ahmad W and Awan I (2007): "An Adaptive Call Admission Control Approach for Multimedia 3G Network", NBiS Conference, Springer: Lecture Notes, Germany.
  • Siddiqui A, Hanashi A, Awan I and Woodward M (2007): "Performance Analysis of Dynamic Probabilistic flooding in On-Demand Routing Protocols for MANETs", NBiS, Springer: Lecture Notes, Germany.
  • Al-Sawaai A, Fretwell R and Awan I (2007): "Stationary Queue Length Distribution for M/M/1/K Queue with Pre-emptive Priorities", 23rd UKPEW, Liverpool, UK.
  • Osman R, Awan I and Woodward M (2007): "A Framework for Performance Evaluation of Database Designs", 23rd UKPEW, Liverpool, UK.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2007): "Lower bound for a hierarchal grid based wireless sensor networks ", 23rd UKPEW, Liverpool, UK.
  • Younas M, Awan I, Holton R and Duce D (2007): "A P2P Network Protocol for Efficient Choreography of Web Services", 21st IEEE AINA conference, IEEE CS proceedings, Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2007): "Coverage Based Intercluster Communication for Load Balancing in Wireless Sensor Networks", 21st IEEE AINA, IEEE CS proceedings, Niagra Falls, Canada.
  • Yan S, Awan I and Min G (2007): "Performance Analysis of an Active Flow Control Mechanism with Entry Threshold in InfiniBand Network", 21st IEEE AINA, IEEE CS proceedings, Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2007): "Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of GRED-I Congestion Control for Differentiated Bursty Traffic", 21st IEEE AINA, IEEE CS proceedings, Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2007): "Effects of Bursty and Correlated Traffic on the Performance of Active Management Schemes", Proc. COST ACTION 285 Final Symposium on Recent Advances for Modeling and Simulation Tools for Communications Networks and Services, Surrey, UK.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2007): "Distributed Multihop Clustering Approach for Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. COST ACTION 285 Final Symposium on Recent Advances for Modeling and Simulation Tools for Communications Networks and Services, Surrey, UK.
  • Alasem R, Hossain A and Awan I (2007): "Active Queue Management Controller using Smith Predictor for Time Delay Networks", IEEE ICNSC , London, UK.
  • Ahmad S, Awan I and Ahamd B (2007): "Performance Modelling of Finite Capacity Queues with Complete Buffer Partitioning Scheme for Bursty Traffic", 1st AMS IEEE CS Press, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Ball F, Awan I and Priera R (2007): "An Architectural Approach for Integrating Performance Evaluation into the Systems Design Process", 1st AMS, IEEE CS Press, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Younas M, Awan I and Chao K (2006): "Efficient scheduling of vital e-commerce requests", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on E-Business Engineering, Shanghai, China.
  • Awan I, Yar A and Woodward M (2006): "Analysis of Queueing Networks with Blocking under Active Queue Management Scheme", 2nd IEEE PMAC-2WN Workshop in conjunction with 12th IEEE ICPAD’06, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Mansaur M, Mellor J and Awan I (2006): "IPv6 Mobility", Proceedings of Het-Nets 2006, Ilkely, Bradford, UK.
  • Osman R, Awan I and Woodward M (2006): "Queueing Networks for the Performance Evaluation of Database Designs", Workshop Proceedings, London, UK.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2006): "Energy Efficient Intra Cluster Head Communication Protocol", Proceedings of The 6th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on "The Convergence of Telecommunications,Networking And Broadcasting, Liverpool, UK.
  • Israr N and Awan I (2006): "Multihop Rotuing Algorithm for Inter Cluster head communication", 22nd UK Performance Engineering Workshop , Bournemouth, UK.
  • Fretwell R and Awan I (2006): "Stochastic Performance Bounds for Some Queues under RED", 22nd UKPEW, Bournemouth, UK.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2006): "Performance Analysis of Buffer Allocation Schemes under Heterogeneous Traffic with Individual Thresholds", Proc. 20th IEEE Int. Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA'2006) IEEE CS Press, Vienna, Austria.
  • Yan S, Min G and Awan I (2006): "An Enhanced Congestion Notification Mechanism in InfiniBand Networks", Proc. of The 20th IEEE International Conference on Advanced information Networking and Applications (AINA2006).
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2006): "Modelling Active Queue Management with Different Traffic Classes", Proc. Int. Workshop on Performance Analysis and Enhancement of Wireless Networks (PAEWN’06 in conjunction with IEEE AINA'2006, Vienna, Austria.
  • Yar A, Awan I and Woodward M (2005): "Analysis of Threshold Based Queue with MMPP Arrival Process", Proc. of Systems Communications 2005 IEEE CS, Montreal, Canada.
  • Wan L, Min G and Awan I (2005): "Analysis of Active Queue Management under Two Classes of Traffic", Proc. 21st UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW'2005), Newcastle, UK.
  • Yan S, Min G and Awan I (2005): "Effective Admission and Congestion Control for Interconnection Networks in Cluster Computing Systems", Proc. 21st UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW'2005), Newcastle, UK.
  • Li Y, Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2005): "Performance Modeling of Hand Off calls in 4G Networks", PMWMNC’05 in conjunction with ICPAD, IEEE CS Proceedings, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Awan I and Fretwell R (2005): "Analysis of Discrete-Time Queues with Space and Service Priorities for Arbitrary Arrival Processes", PMWMNC’05 in conjunction with ICPAD, IEEE CS Proceedings, , Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Li Y, Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2005): "Performance Analysis of Mobility Management in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks", WAMIS’05 in conjunction with AINA’2005, IEEE CS Proceedings.
  • Wang L, Min G and Awan I (2005): "Analytical Modeling and Comparison of AQM-Based Congestion Control Mechanisms", Proc. Int. Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC'2005, Springer LNCS, Sorrento, Italy.
  • Kouvatsos D, Li Y and Awan I (2005): "Performance Modelling of a Wireless 4G Cell, Under a GPS Scheme with Hand Off", Proceedings of the Euro-NGI 2005 IEEE CS.
  • Awan I and Younas M (2005): "Differential Treatment of Web Services-based Collaborative Applications", Proc. CSCWD’05, Coventry, UK.
  • Kouvatsos D, Awan I and Li Y (2005): "Performance modeling of a wireless 4G cell under a GPS scheme with hand off", Proceedings of the SAINT2005 Workshop on Modelling and Performance Evaluation for Quality of Service in Next Generation Internet, Trento, Italy.
  • Yar A, Awan I and Woodward M (2005): "RED Based Congestion Control Mechanism for Internet Traffic at Routers", (ICOIN’05) International Conference on Information Networking, Springer LNCS, Jeju, Republic of Korea.
  • Yar A, Awan I and Woodward (2004): "RED - Active Queue Management (AQM) Scheme for Internet Traffic Congestion Control: An Overview", Proc. of the 20th Annual UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Bradford, UK.
  • Awan I and Younas M (2004): "Analytical Modelling of Priority Commit Protocol for Reliable Web Applications", The 19th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing,, Cyprus.
  • Min G, Oul-Khaoua M, Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2004): "Communication Delay in Hypercubic Networks with LRD Traffic", Proc. The 19th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Cyprus.
  • Kouvatsos D, Li Y and Awan I (2004): "Performance Modelling of a Wireless GSM/GPRS Cell under Partial Sharing Scheme", IFIP NETWORKING 2004, Springer LNCS, Greece.
  • Yar A, Awan I and Woodward M (2004): "Stochastic Analysis of Internet Traffic Congestion Control using Active Queue Management (AQM) Scheme", Proc. of HET-NETs ’04, Ilkely, Bradford, UK.
  • Younas M, Chao K, Griffiths N, Anane R and Awan I (2004): "Quality Driven Web Services in Mobile Computing", Proc. Multimedia Network Systems and Applications (MNSA2004), IEEE CS, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Chao K, Younas M, Griffiths N, Awan I and Anane R (2004): "Analysis of Grid Service Composition with BPEL4WS", Proc. The 18th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2004, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Younas M, Awan I and Chao K (2004): "Performance Analysis of Pre-emptive Resume Scheduling in Mobile Transactions", Proc. The 18th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2004), Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Kouvatsos D, Mkwawa I and Awan I (2002): "One-to-All Broadcasting Scheme for Weighted Hypercube Interconnection Network", Proceeding of 18th UKPEW, ISBN: 0-9541000-1-8, pp. 59-66, University of Glasgow, UK.
  • Kouvatsos D, Awan I and Al-Begain K (2002): "Performance Modelling of a Wireless GSM/GPR Cell with Multiple Service Classes", Proceeding of 18th UKPEW, ISBN: 0-9541000-1-8, pp. 117-127, University of Glasgow, UK.
  • Kouvatsos D, Awan I, Tantos S and Al-Begain K (2002): "Performance Analysis of GSM Cells with Re-Use Partitioning", SCS2002, Germany.
  • Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2002): "Approximate Analysis of Arbitrary QNMs with HOL Priorities, CBS Buffer Management Scheme and RS-RD Blocking", Proceeding of 18th UKPEW, ISBN: 0-9541000-1-8, pp. 15-26, University of Glasgow, UK.
  • Al-Begain K, Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2001): "Queueing Model for Wireless Cell with Multiple Service Classes ", Proceeding of MESM'2001, pp. 5-10, ISBN: 1-56555-230-X, Amman, Jordan.
  • Awan I and Kouvatsos D (2001): "Performance Implications of SRD Traffic on Arbitrary Queueing Networks with Priorities", Proceeding of 17th UKPEW, pp. 35-46, ISBN: 0-9541000-0-X., University of Leeds, UK.
  • Kouvatsos D and Awan I (2001): "Arbitrary Queueing Networks with External SRD Traffic and Space and Service Priorities ", ESM2001, pp. 725-735, ISBN: 1-56555-225-3., CTU Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Awan I.U. and Kouvatsos D.D. (2000): "An Investigation into the Effects of SRD Traffic on the Performance of Multi-Buffered Networks", PGNet, Liverpool John Moores Universi, UK, pp. 247-251.
  • Kouvatsos D.D. and Awan I.U. (2000): "An Investigation into the Effects of SRD Traffic on the Performance of Networks with Space and Service Priorities", 8th IFIP ATM & IP Workshop, Ilkely, Bradford, UK, pp. 42/1-42/13.
  • Kouvatsos D.D. and Awan I.U. (2000): "Arbitrary Queueing Networks with External SRD Traffic and RS-RD Blocking", 16th UKPEW, University of Durham, UK, pp. 83-94.
  • Kouvatsos D.D. and Awan I.U. (1998): "Arbitrary Discrete Time Queuing Networks with Correlated Arrivals and Blocking", 6th IFIP ATM Workshop, Ilkely, Bradford, UK, pp. 109/1-109/11.
  • Kouvatsos D.D. and Awan I.U. (1998): "Approximate Analysis of Arbitrary Open Networks with HOL Priorities and PBS Scheme", ESM '98, Manchester, UK, pp. 741-746.
  • Kouvatsos D.D. and Awan I.U. (1997): "Arbitrary Open Queuing Network with Service Priorities and Blocking", 13th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Ilkely, Bradford, UK, pp 12/1-12/14.
  • Kouvatsos D.D., Awan I.U. and Denazis S.G. (1996): "A prioprity G/G/1/N censored Queue with Complete Buffer Sharing, J. Hillston and R. Pooley (eds.)", 12th UK Computer and Communication PEW, Scotland, UK, .
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