I am a DAAD Deutscher Akdamischer Austausch Dienst scholar at the Databases and Distributed Systems Group. In addition to that, I have also been taking part in the activities of the Research Training Group Cooperative, Adaptive and Responsive Monitoring in Mixed Mode Environments.
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Current Projects & Research Interests
I am the lead developer and represent my group (DVS) in the project. We team up with the following academic and industry partners for this project:
- Entwerfen und Energieeffizientes Bauen, Fachbereich Architektur, Technische Universität Darmstadt.
- Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung
Anything that falls within any of the following areas interests me:
- Middleware for Wireless Sensor Networks
- Multiagent based Systems in resource constrained environments
- Energy efficient and Channel-aware Hierarchical Routing Techniques for Wireless Sensor Networks
- Event based Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks
- Complex Event Processing in Sensor Networks
- Software Size and Effort Estimation & Prediction Techniques
Functions & Memberships
- SS10: Seminar on Wireless Sensor Networks
- WS09/10: Lab (Praktikum) on Wireless Sensor Networks
- SS09: Seminar on Wireless Sensor Networks
- WS08/09: Lab (Praktikum) on Wireless Sensor Networks
- SS08: Lab (Praktikum) on Wireless Sensor Networks
- WS07/08: Seminar on Wireless Sensor Networks
- SS07: Lab (Praktikum) on Wireless Sensor Networks
Prior to joining DVS, I worked as an Assistant Professor at : University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
There I taught the following courses:
- Software Engineering-I
- Software Engineering-II
- Advanced Software Engineering (For CS grad students)
- Object Oriented Design
- Systems Analysis and Design (For Business Major undergraduate students)
- Database Systems
During my Masters studies at the department of Computer Science at: Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan,
I worked as a Teaching Assistant for the following courses:
- Software Engineering
- Software Development: Tools and Processes
- Software Quality
Towards Declarative Query Scoping in Sensor Networks|
Daniel Jacobi, Pablo Ezequiel Guerrero, Khalid Nawaz, Christian Seeger, Arthur Herzog, Kristof Van Laerhoven, Ilia Petrov
In Kai Sachs, Ilia Petrov, Pablo Guerrero: From Active Data Management to Event-Based Systems and More, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6462, ISBN 978-3-642-17225-0, Springer, November 2010
ACDMCP: An Adaptive and Completely Distributed Multi-hop Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks|
Khalid Nawaz, Alejandro Buchmann
International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks (IJWMN), No. ISSN:0975-3834, 0975-4679, AIRCC, August 2010
Wohnwert-Barometer: Erfassungs- und Bewertungssystem nachhaltiger Wohnqualität|
Michael Keller Nikola Mahal Khalid Nawaz Ilia Petrov Katrin Spitzner Lutz Dammaschk Sebastian El khouli
ISBN 978-3-8167-8135-6, Fraunhofer IRB Verlag, Fraunhofer Informationszentrum Raum und Bau IRB Postfach 80 04 69, 70504 Stuttgart, Germany, 2010
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Towards a FIPA Compliant Multiagent based Middleware Architecture for Sensor Networks|
Khalid Nawaz, Pablo Guerrero, Alejandro P. Buchmann
Proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC 2008), IEEE, May 2008
Building a Case for FIPA Compliant Multi- agent Based Approaches for Wireless Sensor Networks|
Khalid Nawaz, Alejandro P. Buchmann
Proceedings of 1st ICST Int. Conf. on Ambient Media and Systems. Software Organization and Monitoring of Ambient Systems Workshop, ACM, Feb. 2008
Conferences/Academic Events Attended
Embedded Software Engineering Kongress (ESE) 2012, Sindelfingen, Germany.
SPS IPC Drives 2012, Nürnberg, Germany.
Workshop "Oracle Technology Day: Geschäftsorientiertes IT-Management, Testverfahren für Anwendungen, SOA-Dienste und Datenbanken" organized by Oracle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Workshop "Next Generation Datacenter: Optimize with Oracle, Improve Application Performance & Scale, Cloud Evolution-IaaS, PaaS and Applications" organized by Oracle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Workshop "Oracle Database Infrastructure Technology Day" jointly organized by Oracle and Intel, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks and Cooperating Objects at Fraunhofer Institute of Computer Graphics Research IGD, Darmstadt, Germany.
GKmM Summer School on "Monitoring and Coordination Across Networked Autonomous Entities" in Ebernburg, Germany.
Third IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC 2008), Santorini, Greece.
First ICST International Conference on Ambient Media and Systems (Ambi-Sys '08) in Quebec, Canada.
AmI'07: European Conference on Ambient Intelligence at TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.
Senzations'07: Summer School on Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks at Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland.