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Prof. Dr. Bilal Ahmad Alvi Dean Engineering Practices & Sciences
email: dean.feps@nhu.edu.pk phone: ++922136362046-54 www.nhu.edu.pk

INTRODUCTION

 

Prof. Dr. Bilal Ahmad Alvi has been appointed as Dean of Faculty of Engineering Practices & Sciences at the Nazeer Husain University. He is also visiting fellow at University of Malaga, Spain. He has over 30 years of extensive practical and academic experience at both national and International levels. He did his MS and PhD from the University of Salford, UK in the field of Optical Fiber Communication while B.E. in Electronic Engineering from NED University. He has worked on many important projects in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the USA. He has extensive theoretical and practical experience in optical network, optical fiber & devices, special fiber, optical fiber amplifier, optical fiber sensors, optical free space communication, satellite development (LEO), satellite integration and testing. Prior to joining NHU, Prof. Alvi was working as a Professor and Chairman of Electronic Engineering Department at Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology. He had also served at the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) as Senior Engineer for more than 15 years. Dr. Alvi has published a number of research papers and chaired many local and International Conferences. He has been selected as the Best University Teacher Award by the Higher Education Commission in January 2008. He is HEC approved PhD Supervisor. His research interest are Optical Communication, WSN, V2V Communication and small satellite development.



Teaching Assignment / Subjects:

Optical Fiber Communication, Optronics, Mobile Communication, Basic Electronics, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Amplifiers and Oscillators, Data Communication, Telecommunication Project Management, Teletraffic Engineering and etc.

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Achievements:

  • HEC approved PhD Supervisor.
  • Visiting fellow at University of Malaga, Spain.
  • HEC-Best Teacher Award for the year 2007.
  • Co-author, Outstanding Paper Award, 2005 Symposium on Technology Fusion of Optoelectronics and Communications (STFOC’05) held on May 17-22, 2005 in Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Scholarship: Ministry of Science and Technology, Pakistan.
  • Member of HEC’s National Curriculum Revision Committee.
  • Member of Pakistan Engineering Council Accreditation Visitation Team.
  • Member of statutory bodies of national universities and institutes.
  • Supervised number of research project both graduate and undergraduate for Pakistan student Satellite

Publication:
  1. Amber Israr, Veselin Rakocevic, Bilal Ahmad Alvi, Muhammad Asif “ Analysis of Greedy Decision Making for Geographic Routing for Randomly Moving Object”, IMTIC’15, 11-13 February, 2015, Mehran University, Jamshoro. Provisionally acceptedfor the publication in Mehran University Reseach Journal of Engineering and Technology.
  2. Waseem Ahmed Siddiqui,Faisal Rafique, Javier Poncela, Bilal Ahmad Alvi,Abdul Khaliq Khanzada, Muhammad Aamir” Framework for 3D Localization for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (UWASNs)” ”, IMTIC’15, 11-13 February, 2015, Mehran University, Jamshoro. Provisionally acceptedfor the publication in Mehran University Reseach Journal of Engineering and Technology
  3. Muhammad Rehan, Syed Waqad Ali Hashmi, Muhammad Aamir, Muhammad Safwan, Dr. Bilal A. Alvi "Design and Practical Implementation of Industrial Control System with Fuzzy PID using WSN". Provisionally accepted for publication in Springer Journal on Wireless Personal Communications.
  4. Bilal A. Alvi, Naeem Abbas, Amber Israr, Muhammad Asif, “Robust Controller Design for Satellite Attitude Determination, Stabilization and Control using LQG/LTR”.Provisionally accepted for publication in Springer Journal on Wireless Personal Communications.
  5. J. Poncela, J.M. Moreno, M. Aamir, B. A. Alvi, “M2M challenges and opportunities in 4G”. Provisionally accepted for publication in Springer Journal on Wireless Personal Communications.
  6. Bilal Alvi, B.A. ; Abbas, N. ; Israr, A. ; Asif, M. “Optimized Design of Sun Sensor and Centroid Algorithm for Small Satellite Mission”, Wireless Communications, Vehicular Technology, Information Theory and Aerospace & Electronic Systems (VITAE), 2014 4th International Conference on 11-14 May 2014, Aalborg, Denmark, IEEE Xpolre, DOI 10.1109/VITAE.2014.6934493
  7. Bilal Alvi, Muhammad Asif, Fahad Siddiqui, Muhammad Safwan, Jawad Ali Bhatti, Fast Steering Mirror Control Using Embedded SelefLearning Fuzzy Controller For Free Space .Optical Communication”, Springer International Journal on Wireless Personal Communications, 29 March, 2014, DOI :10.1007/s11277-014-1731-1
  8. Syed Waqad Ali Hashmi, Bilal A. Alvi, Muhammad. Rehan, M. Shujaat Kamal and M. YasirZaheen, Energy Efficient Vital Sign Monitoring System using Wireless Sensor Network, Springer International Journal on Wireless Personal Communications, 29 March 2014,(DOI) 10.1007/s11277-014-1720-4
  9. Bilal Alvi, MuhmmadAamir and Amber Israr, “Directional Coupler based on Twin Cored Fiber” presented at the International Conference on Mobility for life; Technology, Telecommunication and Problem Based Learning from 5th to 7th March 2012, Chiang Rai, Thailand.
  10. Bilal Alvi, Muhammad Asif and Amber Israr “Measurement of Complex Mode Amplitudes” Spie Proceeding, Photonics West 2012,January 21-25, 2012, San Francisco, USA
  11. Bilal Alvi, M.WasimQureshi and ShakirKarim “Importance of Information Availability, its effects on Business & the proposed Model” Sir Syed University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 1, 1uuue1, 2011.
  12. Syed Abrar Ali, Bilal Alvi, and Muhammad Asif, (2008) “OPGW – Our Experience in KESC” IEEE Electical Power Conference, EPEC 2008, Vancouver Canada, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2894-6
  13. Jameel Ahmed, Bilal A. Alvi, Zeeshan Ali Khan. ‘Blood Gluco-Insulin Regulation & Management Systems using MATLAB/SIMULINK”, IEEEICET 2008, International Conference held at Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 18th & 19th Oct 2008.
  14. Mahmood Alam, Bilal A Alvi, and Abid Karim “Thermal Diffusivity Measurement of Semiconductors using Transient Surface Grating”, International Conference on Optics and Optoelectronics (ICOL-2005), December 12-15, 2005,IRD, Dehradun, India.
  15. Syed Muhammad Rizvi, Bilal A. Alvi “Modeling of scheduling and sequencing protocols for variable length messages in a single hop WDM network” Proc,SPIE, Vol, 6011, P98-107, October 2005.
  16. Syed Muhammad Rizvi and B.A.Alvi ”Scheduling and Sequencing of Variable Length Messages in a Single Hop WDM Network” 2005 Symposium on Technology Fusion of Optoelectronics and Communications (STFOC '05) International Conference on Photonics May 18-May 22 International Conference Hall, NTNU, Taipei, Taiwan. (outstanding paper award).
  17. ‘Phase A Study for BADAR-B”, Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission and Satellite International Limited.
  18. B.A. Alvi “Special Optical Fiber” Asia-pacific Conference on multilateral corporation on Space Technology Application, Islamabad, 22nd - 26th April 1995.
  19. R.J. Potton, T.khurshid and B.A. Alvi ‘Laser Transverse Mode Noise” Applied Opto-electronics, Leeds, UK, 14th-17th September 1992.
  20. B.A. Alvi and R.J. Potton ‘Fabrication, Characterization and Applications of Special Optical Fiber” European Electronics Conference and tenth National Quantum Electronics Conference, Edinburgh, 27th-30th August 1991.
  21. B.A. Alvi and R.J. Potton ‘Fabrication, Characterization of Optical Fiber for Sensing Applications ”Applied Optics and Opto-electronics Conference, Nottingham, 17th-20th September 1990.

EXPERIENCE

  1. Professor & Chairman Electronic Engineering Departments at Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) Karachi.
  2. Professor & Head of Department, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering and Sciences, Institute of Business and Management, Karachi.
  3. Associate Professor & Project coordinator at Bahria University, Karachi.
  4. System Engineer at Softweb Corporation San Jose, USA
  5. Senior Optical Engineer, Tera Beam Kirkland, USA
  6. Fiber Optics Transmission System Expert, Network Development andProject, Saudi Telecom Company, Saudi Arab.
  7. Senior Engineer, Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Karachi, Pakistan.

EDUCATION

CompletedUniversity of Salford, U.K.Ph.D. (Optical Fiber Communication)

CompletedUniversity of Salford, U.K.M.S. (Optical Fiber Communication)

CompletedNED University, Karachi.B.E. (Electronics Engineering)