Abubakr Muhammad

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== Contact Information ==
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===Affiliations===
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Director, Center for Water Informatics & Technology (WIT)
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Director, Laboratory for Cyber-Physical Networks and Systems ([[CYPHYNETS|CYPHYNETS]])
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Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, [http://www.lums.edu.pk LUMS] Pakistan
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Jr Associate Fellow, Abdul Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics ([http://www.ictp.trieste.it ICTP]), Italy
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Dr Abubakr Muhammad  
Dr Abubakr Muhammad  
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Director, Laboratory for Cyber-Physical Networks and Systems
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Dept of Electrical Engineering
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[[LUMS|LUMS]] [[SSE|School of Science & Engineering]], Opp Sector U, DHA, Lahore, Pakistan, 54792
[[LUMS|LUMS]] [[SSE|School of Science & Engineering]], Opp Sector U, DHA, Lahore, Pakistan, 54792
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Tel : +92 (42) 572 2670 ext 8132
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Email: abubakr [at] lums [dot] edu [dot] pk
Email: abubakr [at] lums [dot] edu [dot] pk
=== Short Bio ===
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Dr Abubakr Muhammad leads the [[CYPHYNETS|CYPHYNETS]] group at [[LUMS|LUMS]] [[SSE|SSE]]. He is an assistant professor of electrical engineering at LUMS, a Jr Associate Fellow of the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy and a visiting assistant professor of mechanical engineering at KAUST, Saudi Arabia.  
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Dr Abubakr Muhammad is the founding director of [[CYPHYNETS|CYPHYNETS]] Lab and the Center for Water Informatics & Technology (WIT) at [[LUMS|LUMS]]. He is a tenured associate professor of electrical engineering at LUMS, a Jr Associate Fellow of the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy (2011-2016). In the recent past, he has worked as a visiting assistant professor of mechanical engineering at KAUST, Saudi Arabia (2011) and as secretary NMO in Pakistan for the Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria (2012-15).  
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Abubakr Muhammad received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from [http://www.gatech.edu Georgia Insitute of Technology] (2005). As a graduate student, he also got a masters degree in Mathematics (2005) and a masters degree in Electrical Engineering (2002) from Georgia Tech. Before that, he completed his BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan (2000).
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He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2005 from [http://www.gatech.edu Georgia Insitute of Technology] where his [http://etd.gatech.edu/theses/available/etd-11152005-171405/ PhD thesis] won the Sigma Xi Best PhD Dissertation Award. As a graduate student, he also obtained two masters degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. Before that, he completed his BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan. He was a postdoctoral researcher first at the [http://www.upenn.edu University of Pennsylvania] and then at [http://www.mcgill.ca McGill University].
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Abubakr does fundamental research in robotics, feedback control, cyber physical systems, hydro-systems and quantum information sciences. He is developing some novel analytical techniques at the interface of computational topology, spectral geometry, distributed algorithms and control theory for these applications.   
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In 2008, he established [[CYPHYNETS|CYPHYNETS]], the Laboratory for Cyber Physical Networks and Systems at LUMS. He does fundamental research in robotics, cyber physical systems and hydro-systems engineering. His group is developing both analytical techniques and experimental systems related to these disciplines.   
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His [http://etd.gatech.edu/theses/available/etd-11152005-171405/ PhD thesis] Graphs, Simplicial Complexes and Beyond: Topological Tools for Multi-agent Coordination won the Georgia Tech Sigma Xi Best PhD Dissertation Award for the year 2006. Nominations for this award are received from all departments of science and engineering at Georgia Tech. The thesis has appeared in [http://www.amazon.com/Graphs-Simplicial-Complexes-Beyond-Coordination/dp/3836491869 book] form in 2008.
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During his research career, he has spent time as an invited visiting researcher at UIUC, Stanford, ETH Zurich, KAUST, TU Kaiserslautern and University of Melbourne. He has also briefly worked in the industry on applications related to air traffic control, bio-medical instrumentation and embedded systems.
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Before joining LUMS School of Science & Engineering, he was a postdoctoral researcher first at the [http://www.upenn.edu University of Pennsylvania] and then at [http://www.mcgill.ca McGill University]. He has also spent brief periods of collaboration and research at the Mathematics departments of UIUC, Stanford, ETH Zurich and most recently at KAUST.  
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Before starting his gradute studies, he worked in the industry on problems related to target tracking, statistical estimation, radar & sonar systems, biomedical instrumentation and pattern recognition.
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=== Curriculum Vita ===
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* [[Media:Abubakr_CV_08_2015.pdf|Curriculum Vita]]
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* [[Media:Muhammad_Research_Statement.pdf|Research Statement]]
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* [[Media:Muhammad_teaching_statement.pdf|Teaching statement]]
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* [[Media:Abubakr_CV.pdf|Curriculum Vita]]
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== Profile in Urdu ==  
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ڈاکٹر محمد ابوبکر لاہور یونیورسٹی آف مینیجمنٹ سائنسز، میں تدریس و تحقیق کے شعبے سے وابستہ ہیں۔ان کی علمی اور تحقیقی سرگرمیاں بالعموم الیکٹریکل انجینیرنگ اور ریاضی میں ہیں۔ بالخصوص وہ روبالیات ، مقداریہ طبیعات ، علم ہندسہ، نیٹ ورکس، اور انجینئرنگ کےدیگر شعبوں میں درپیش آنے والے ریاضیاتی مسئلوں پر تحقیق کررہے ہیں۔ انہوں نے 2005 میں امریکہ کی ریاست جارجیا میں قائم جارجیا انسٹیٹیوٹ آف ٹیکنالوجی سے الیکٹریکل انجینیرنگ کے شعبے میں پی۔ایچ۔ڈی کی ڈگری حاصل کی۔ اس سے پہلے انہوں نے جارجیا انسٹیٹیوٹ آف ٹیکنالوجی سے ہی ریاضی اور الیکٹریکل انجینیرنگ کے شعبوں میں ماسٹرز کی سندیں حاصل کیں۔ محمد ابوبکر نے ابتدائی تعلیم لاہور کی درس گاہوں بشمول کریسنٹ ماڈل سکول (1992)، گورنمنٹ کالج (1994) اور یونیورسٹی آف انجینئرنگ اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی (2000) سے حاصل کی۔ تعلیم مکمل کرنے کا بعد وہ میکگل یونیورسٹی کینیڈا، یونیورسٹی آف پنسلوانیا، ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکہ، لاہور یونیورسٹی آف مینیجمنٹ سائنسز، اور گورنمنٹ کالج لاہور میں درس و تحقیق کا کام کر چکے ہیں۔
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== Trivia ==
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* [[Abubakr_Name|Abubakr Muhammad or Muhammad Abubakr?]]
* [[Abubakr_Name|Abubakr Muhammad or Muhammad Abubakr?]]

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Contact Information

Affiliations

Director, Center for Water Informatics & Technology (WIT)

Director, Laboratory for Cyber-Physical Networks and Systems (CYPHYNETS)

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, LUMS Pakistan

Jr Associate Fellow, Abdul Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy

Mailing address

Dr Abubakr Muhammad

Dept of Electrical Engineering

LUMS School of Science & Engineering, Opp Sector U, DHA, Lahore, Pakistan, 54792

Tel: +92 (42) 3560-8132

Email: abubakr [at] lums [dot] edu [dot] pk

Short Bio

Dr Abubakr Muhammad is the founding director of CYPHYNETS Lab and the Center for Water Informatics & Technology (WIT) at LUMS. He is a tenured associate professor of electrical engineering at LUMS, a Jr Associate Fellow of the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy (2011-2016). In the recent past, he has worked as a visiting assistant professor of mechanical engineering at KAUST, Saudi Arabia (2011) and as secretary NMO in Pakistan for the Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria (2012-15).

He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2005 from Georgia Insitute of Technology where his PhD thesis won the Sigma Xi Best PhD Dissertation Award. As a graduate student, he also obtained two masters degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. Before that, he completed his BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan. He was a postdoctoral researcher first at the University of Pennsylvania and then at McGill University.

In 2008, he established CYPHYNETS, the Laboratory for Cyber Physical Networks and Systems at LUMS. He does fundamental research in robotics, cyber physical systems and hydro-systems engineering. His group is developing both analytical techniques and experimental systems related to these disciplines.

During his research career, he has spent time as an invited visiting researcher at UIUC, Stanford, ETH Zurich, KAUST, TU Kaiserslautern and University of Melbourne. He has also briefly worked in the industry on applications related to air traffic control, bio-medical instrumentation and embedded systems.

Curriculum Vita

Trivia

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