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  • Dr Abubakr is a panelist at an event launching the SarSabz LUMS initiative. (April 2012)
  • New openings for lab engineers, software developers, numerical analysts, lab technicians and student assistantships in new water projects. (April 2012)
  • We have won funding from Punjab Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to build a data assimilation system for monitoring surface and ground water contamination. (March 2012)
  • We have won funding from International Water Management Institute (IWMI) to build smart water meters to study water distribution efficiency in canal networks. (March 2012)
  • A paper discussing distributed algorithms for homological networks has been accepted to MTNS 2012. (March 2012)
  • Lab veteran Mhequb Hayat joins CASE, Islamabad as director of robotics group. (Feb 2012)
  • Paper with Georgia Tech Embedded Systems Lab on domain specific languages for irrigation networks accepted to ICCPS 2012. (Jan 2012)
  • Two papers on our NI landmine robotics effort accepted for publication to Robotik 2012. (Jan 2012)
  • Dr Abubakr gives a talk on compressive sensing at the CIMPA-KAUST workshop on Uncertainty Quantification. (Jan 2012)
  • Dr Abubakr and Hasan Nasir visit KAUST, Saudia Arabia for collaboration. (Jan 2012)
  • LUMS grants us another competitive FIF grant to build a smart water grid test bed. This makes it two in a row. Only nine grants awarded from entire LUMS. (Jan 2012)
  • Talha Manzoor and Syed Muhammad Abbas spend two months at TU-Kaiserslautern as part of DAAD exchange for project ALVeDA. (Dec 2011)
  • Dr Karsten Berns, Daniel Schmidt and Syed Atif Mehdi visit CYPHYNETS from TU-Kaiserslautern for 3 weeks. (Nov 2011)
  • We have won a funding from DAAD (German Academic Exchange) to develop agricultural robots with TU Kaiserslautern. (Aug 2011)
  • Graduate student, Hasan Nasir awarded the LUMS NMF Silver Medal for attaining highest CGPA amongst the MS Computer Engineering Graduating Class of 2011. (June 2011)
  • Dr Abubakr to spend summer at KAUST as a visiting assistant professor of mechanical engineering. He will teach a course on Probabilistic Robotics and conduct research on hydro-systems. (June-Aug, 2011)
  • Dr Abubakr presents joint work with Mhequb Hayat on robot motion planning at ICRA 2011 in Shanghai, China. (May 2011)
  • Ideas for Sr projects announced at CYPHYNETS. (May 2011)
  • Dr Abubakr has been selected as a Jr Associate Member at the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, ICTP, Trieste Italy for the period 2011-2016. (April 2011)
  • Paper on feedback control of irrigation networks by graduate student, Hasan Nasir has been accepted to IFAC World Congress 2011. (Feb 2011)
  • We have received funding from Development Policy Research Center DPRC to write a policy paper on water rights in the Indus river basin. (Feb 2011)
  • IEEE Control Systems Society Outreach fund approves funding for CPS^d workshop. (Jan 2011)
  • Dr Abubakr visits KAUST for developing research collaborations. (Jan 2011)
  • 1 year postdoctoral research fellowship available at CYPHYNETS on underwater acoustic signal processing. (Dec 2010)
  • Graduate student, Mhequb Hayat has won a travel grant to present research at Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR 2010) in Singapore. (Nov 2010)
  • We have entered into a partnership with WWF-Pakistan to track the Indus river dolphins. (Sept, 2010)
  • Together with RICE at LUMS-CS, we have won a LUMS FIF research grant for developing unmanned ground vehicles. (Sept, 2010)
  • Together with Dr Mumtaz Sheikh's group in Physics, we have won a LUMS FIF research grant for developing 3D sensors for robotics applications. (Sept, 2010)
  • Our robot design for mine-detection is one of five international finalists for the National Instruments robotics competition. (Aug, 2010)
  • Our paper on quantum information theory gets published in AIP Journal of mathematical physics. (July 2010)
  • Dr Abubakr visits ETH Zurich and TU Munich for building research collaborations. (July, 2010)
  • Paper on optimizing electrical power distribution presented at Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, MTNS 2010, Budapest, Hungary. (July 2010)
  • Deadline[April 09, 2010] for applying to MS/PhD programs in CS/CMPE approaching fast.
  • Dr Abubakr gives an invited talk at International Scientific Spring (ISS-2010) in National Center of Physics, Islamabad in a session on quantum information and quantum optics. (March 1-6, 2010)
  • Dr Saad Saleem visits CYPHYNETS as an honorary research fellow. (Feb-March 2010)
  • Faculty positions at LUMS electrical engineering department announced! (Feb 2010)
  • Dr Abubakr gives an invited talk at MAJU's Control and Signal Processing research group in Islamabad. (Feb 19, 2010)
  • Dr Shahid Masud appointed Head of Electrical Engineering department at LUMS-SSE. Dr Abubakr's responsibilities as acting HoD have terminated. (Feb 11, 2010)
  • Openings for 2010-11 at CYPHYNETS announced. (Feb, 2010)
  • CYPHYNETS members attend IBCAST 2010 in Islamabad. (Jan 2010)
  • Dr Abubakr is teaching signals and systems, feedback control systems and modules on spectral graph theory and systems biology in Spring 2010.
  • Paper on quantum information theory has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Mathematical Physics. (Dec 2009)
  • EE-241 student project exhibition held on Dec 16, 2009.
  • First supervised work at CYPHYNETS on robotic motion planning has been accepted to ACM SAC 2010.
  • CYPHYNETS website is launched. (Jan, 2010)
  • Lab Engineer, Suleman Sami Qazi wins Fulbright scholarship!
  • Lab Engineer, Ishtiaq Maqsood moves to MASDAR Institute, UAE.
  • Development Engineer, Hassan Mohy-ud-Din moves to Johns Hopkins for graduate studies.
  • Reading group on advanced topics in information theory. (Aug, 2009)
  • Research assistant, Shehzad Bhatti, moves to UIUC for graduate studies.
  • Laboratory for Cyber Physical Networks and Systems (CYPHYNETS) has been established at LUMS SSE. (May 2009)
  • Reading group meets weekly to discuss feedback control systems. (Spring, Summer 2009)
  • Openings for research assistants, lab engineers, graduate students. (Dec 2008)
  • Dr Abubakr Muhammad has moved to LUMS School of Science & Engineering. (Nov 2008)
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