|Invited to participate in a very competitive entrepreneurial training program named “Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut (ABCT)”.|
|Offered tenure-track faculty position in DTU Compute at Technical University of Denmark (DTU).|
|Won Accelerate UConn NSF Innovation Corps fellowship and training program for idea commercialization.|
Feb.‘21 - May'21
|Won (as a Joint Director) a mutually-collaborated (with NED University) research grants for the project entitled “Prototype Development of a Modern Aircraft Head-up Display Controller”, funded by Pakistan Air Force.|
(Worth PKR 4 million for 2 years ~ 26,000 USD).
Apr.‘19 - Dec.‘19
|Awarded funded doctoral research fellowship at Technical University of Denmark, Denmark.|
Aug.‘14 - Aug.‘17
|Offered NUST Faculty Development Program Scholarship, Pakistan.|
(Worth PKR 7.4 million for 4 years ~ USD 48,000).
|Offered fully funded PhD Research Fellowship at University of Oslo, Norway.|
|Awarded Korean Global IT scholarship for MS studies and research, South Korea.|
(Worth KRW 24 million ~ USD 19,500).
Sept.‘10 - Aug.‘12
|Awarded traveling grants, by Microsoft Research, to participate in ACM Student Research Competition (SRC), USA.|
June 3-7, 2012
|Awarded traveling and living grants (thrice), by bio-design automation (BDA) consortium, to give an oral talk in:|
IWBDA 2015 (USA), Aug. 19-21, 2015.
IWBDA 2016 (UK), Aug. 16-18, 2016.
IWBDA 2017 (USA), Aug. 8-11, 2017.
|Awarded traveling and living grants, by Chosun University , to give a project demonstration and poster presentation in ICFPT 2012, South Korea.|
Dec. 10-12, 2012
|Awarded traveling and living grants, by Chosun University, to give an oral talk in ICAR 2011, UAE.|
Dec. 1-2, 2011
|Given a letter of gratitude, by IEEE students’ branch at NEDUET, for conducting a voluntary workshop on LabVIEW, Pakistan.|
Mar. 07, 2009
Serving in Frontiers in High Performance Computing as Review Editor. Aug'22 - present
Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Mentor 2022 - Mentored an undergrad senior student to make contributions in Cloud-COPASI tool.
Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Mentor 2020 - Mentored an undergrad student to make extensions in GeneTech tool.
Served as an SBOL (Synthetic Biology Open Language) Editor. Apr'19 - Apr'21
Program committee member in INTELLECT (International Conference on Latest Trends in Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies) 2019
Review research papers for the following prestigious research journals
- Oxford Journal of Bioinformatics
- IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Sciences
- Microelectronics Reliability, Elsevier
- Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer
I also served as a reviewing committee member in CISTI 2012 (Spain), ICCCE'12 (Malaysia), and ICIAS12 (Malaysia). Beside this, I also reviewed papers for DATE conference.
Apart from all mentioned above, I also have undertaken the following nonprofit initiatives.