Engr. Dr. Shahzad Hassan
Category: Faculty
Published on: January 3, 2015
Last updated on April 6th, 2022

Engr. Dr. Shahzad Hassan

Associate Professor / HoD

Computer Engineering Department
Email shassan.buic@bahria.edu.pk
Phone Direct : 9259488 – Ext 3255

PhD. Information and Communication Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Specialization Wireless Sensor Networks

Dr. Shahzad Hassan is working as a HOD/Associate Professor in Bahira University Islamabad Since Nov 2016. He has completed BS. Computer Engineering  from SSUET Karachi in 2007, MS Telecommunication Engineering from The University of Melbourne Australia and Ph.D. in Information and Communication Engineering degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. His research interests are Ad-Hoc Networks, Cloud Computing, VLC and IOT. He has more than ten years of teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate levels.

 HEC Start-Up Research Grant Program, Grant No.21-1286/SGRP/R&D/HEC/2017 amount Rs. 409200
Network Engineer DEC 06 – JULY 07
Teller Communications Co., Ltd., Islamabad, Pakistan
I was responsible for,
1.     Implementation, monitoring and maintenance of local area network
2.     Managing assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives.
3.    Responding to inquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, site personnel and outside vendors to provide technical assistance and support

Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless and Mobile Communication
Cloud Computing
Visible Light Communication and SDN

Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan

Associate Professor           Jan 2022- Present

Senior Assistant Professor       Nov 2016- Dec 2021

PGP Coordinator                Nov 2016 -September 2019

Computer Engineering Department

Networked And Communication Systems Research Group, Hust, Wuhan, China

PhD Research Scholar            September 2013-June 2016

The University Of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Lecturer                                    August 2011- October 2012

Comsats Institute Of It, (Wah Campus), Pakistan

Lecturer                                   Sept 2009 – Jun 2010

Baluchistan University Of It, Engineering And Management Sciences, Quetta, Pakistan

Assistant Professor                April 2009 – September 2009

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses
(Computing Fundamentals, Engineering Ethics, Distributed Computing, Computer Networks, Computer Architecture and Organization, Microprocessor & Interfacing, Wireless and Mobile Communication, Wireless Communication, Operating Systems, Real Time Embedded Systems and Design, Satellite Communication and Mobile Communication, CAD Wireless Networks, Satellite Communication, Routing & Switching Principles, Data-communication and Networks, IP Telephony, Intro to Telecommunication)

Graduate Courses
(Research Methodology, Advanced Digital Signal Processing, Advance Computer Networks, Wireless Communication Techniques,  Advance Computer Architecture).



  1. Shahzad Hassan, Ashraf Energy Efficient Dynamic Channel Allocation Algorithm in Wireless Body Area Network”, Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2022 F 3.219
  2. Shahzad Hassan, Noshaba Tariq, Rizwan Ali Naqvi, Ateeq Ur Rehman, and Mohammed K. A. Kaabar” Performance Evaluation of Machine Learning-Based Channel Equalization Techniques”, Journal of Sensors,2022. I.F 2.137
  3. Osamah Ibrahim Khalaf, Carlos Andrés Tavera Romero, Shahzad Hassan and Rana Taimoor
  4. “Mitigating Hotspot Issues in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks Based On Distinct Cluster Sizes”, Journal of Sensors, 2022. I.F, 2.137
  5. Shahzad Hassan, Maria Ahmad Analysis of Energy-aware Heterogeneous Clustering Protocols, The International Arab Journal of Information Technology,2022, I.F. 0.66
  6. Kifayat Ullah, Naseer Amin, Shahzad Hassan, “Fog-based Energy-efficient Dijkstra Algorithm for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Network” , International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems
  7. Shahzad Hassan, Tausif Zahid, Aaqif afzaal abbasi, Muhammad Zahid, Muhammad Yaseen, ” Time Critical Threshold Sensitive Protocol For HWSN”, International Journal Of Scientific & Technology Research Volume 10, Issue 06, June 2021
  8. Shahzad Hassan, Shahida Khanam, Maria Ahmad, Imtiaz Alam, “Energy Efficient Node Deployment for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks “, Journal of Applied and Emerging Sciences Vol (11), Issue (1),2021.
  9. Salman Saadat, Waleed Ejaz, Shahzad Hassan, Inam Bari, Tariq Hussain, Enhanced network sensitive access control scheme for LTE–LAA/WiFi coexistence : Modeling and performance analysis, Communications, Volume 172,2021, Pages 45-53. I.F. 2.8
  10. Qazi Zia Ullah, Gul Muhammad Khan, Shahzad Hassan, Asif Iqbal, Farman Ullah and Kyung Sup Kwak, “A Cartesian Genetic Programming Based Parallel Neuro evolutionary Model for Cloud Server’s CPU Usage Prediction”, Electronics 2021, 10(1), 67 I.F. 2.4
  11. Qazi Zia Ullah, Shahzad Hassan, Gul Muhammad Khan “Cloud Infrastructure Estimation and Auto-scaling using Recurrent Cartesian Genetic Programming based ANN”, IEEE ACCESS Vol (8)17965 – 17985. I.F. 4.098
  12. Umm-e-Laila, Najeed AhmedKhan, Asad Arfeen, Shahzad Hassan, “Trends Of Open Source Software In Mission critical Its services Infrastructures Adoption In Local Environment” Journal Of Mechanics Of Continua And Mathematical Sciences, Vol.-15, No.-8, August (2020) pp 706-726.
  13. Shahzad Hassan, Maria Ahmad, “Systematic Review of Stable Election Protocols Variants”, Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Robotic Applications, 10(1)PP-19-34,2019.
  14. Afshan Alam, Uzma Jamil, Shahzad Hassan, Muhammad Zeeshan Asaf, Theoretical Model To Analyze Lean Process Model For Time-Bound Projects, Sci.Int.(Lahore),31(1), 115-121,2019.
  15. Ahmed Qaddus, Shahzad Hassan and Abid Ali Minhas, An Efficient Radio Frequency Channel Distribution in 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks for Avoiding Cross-Tier Interference in Macro and Small Cells, Electrical, Control and Communication Engineering, RTU Journal.
  16. Naila; Haroon, .S., Hassan, S.; Amin, S.; Sajjad, I.A.; Waqar, A.; Aamir, M.; Yaqoob, M.; Alam, I. Multiple Fuel Machines Power Economic Dispatch Using Stud Differential Evolution. Energies 2018, 11, 1393. I.F: 2.7
  17. Imtiaz Alam, Asad Waqar, Muhammad Aamir, Shahzad Hassan, Syed Asim Ali Shah, Anomalous waves propagating at very high frequency in the atmosphere and their disturbances due to changes in refractivity profiles, Results in Physics, Vol 8, pp. 496-501,2018. I.F: 4.0
  18. Shahzad Hassan, Kamran Saeed, Li-Fi Technology : Data Transmission Through Visible Light, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal Of Electrical, Computer, Energetic, Electronic And Communication Engineering Vol:11, No:7, 2017.
  19. Qazi Zia Ullah, Shahzad Hassan, Gul Muhammad Khan, Adaptive Resource Utilization Prediction System for Infrastructure as a Service Cloud, Journal of Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Hindawi, Vol 2017 (2017), Article ID 4873459, 12 pages. I.F: 3.633
  20. Shahzad Hassan, Muhammad S.Nisar, And Hongbo Jiang, Energy Preservation In Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks Through Zone Partitioning, Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2016, 2(2):390- 395.


  1. Qazi Zia Ullah, Farman Ullah, Fazal Wahab Karam, Shahzad Hassan, Sungchang Lee, A MOGA-Markov Chain Optimized Ranking Algorithm for Wireless Access Networks in Heterogeneous Environment, The Ninth International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, 2017 (ICUFN),2017, PP-332-337: DOI: 10.1109/ICUFN.2017.7993804
  2. Shahzad Hassan, Muhammad S.Nisar, And Hongbo Jiang, Dtre-Sep: A Direct Transmission And Residual Energy Based Stable Election Protocol For Clustering Techniques In HWSN, International Conference On Communication Software And Networks (ICCSN), 2015, PP. – 266 – 271, (EI).

Book Chapters

  1. Shahzad Hassan, Muhammad S.Nisar, And Hongbo Jiang, Multi-Level Sleep Scheduling For Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks, Computer Science, Technology and Application, December 2016, ISBN: 978-981-3200-45-6
  2. Shahzad Hassan, Muhammad S.Nisar, And Hongbo Jiang, Mobile Multi-Node Recharging In Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks, Computer Science, Technology and Application, December 2016, ISBN: 978-981-3200-45-6