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==Focus Areas==
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=Themes=
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{{IconLink|RoboticsAT|Robotics @ cyphynets|nirobo2.jpg|Algorithmic and experimental robotics for humanitarian applications}}
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{{IconLink|HydrosystemsAT|Hydrosystems @ cyphynets|waterdrop1.jpg|Control and estimation of water networks in Pakistan}}
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==Topics==
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===Systems Engineering===
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====Systems Engineering====
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* Cyber physical systems for development, infrastructure and welfare
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* Modeling, control and optimization of Hydro-systems
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* Modeling, control and optimization of large-scale irrigation networks
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* Experimental robotics with applications to agriculture and humanitarian demining
* Experimental robotics with applications to agriculture and humanitarian demining
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* Cyber physical systems for sustainable development
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===Applied Mathematics and Computation===
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====Applied Mathematics====
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* Computational methods in algebraic topology and differential geometry
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* Computational methods in algebraic topology and geometric mechanics
* Spectral graph theory and spectral geometry methods  
* Spectral graph theory and spectral geometry methods  
* Robot motion planning algorithms
* Robot motion planning algorithms
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* Control of partial differential equations
 
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* Variational inequalities, optimization and distributed algorithms
 
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===Applied Physics===
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====Applied Physics====
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* Quantum information theory
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* Quantum information theory and quantum control
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* Acoustic, optical and visual sensing
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* Physics of information
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* Feedback control of quantum systems
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* Optical and Acousting sensors
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* Energetics of information processing.
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==Partners and Publications==
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=Showcase Projects=
 
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{{IconLink|ProjectBhulan|Project Bhulan|dolphin1.png|Bio-acoustic tracking of Indus dolphin}}
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{{IconLink|Publications|Publications|publicationsicon.png|Paper pre-prints and presentation slides}}
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{{IconLink|ProjectMerve|Project Merve|nirobo2.jpg|Unmanned ground robotics for humanitarian applications}}
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{{IconLink|Collaborations|Links|linksicon.png|Links to our sister research groups and collaborators}}
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{{IconLink|SmartCanals|Smart Canals|waterdrop1.jpg|Control and optimization of irrigation canal networks}}
 
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{{IconLink|realPCR|Cheap Bio-instrumentation|DNA_strand.jpg|Real-time PCR for detection of genetic diseases}}
 
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=Partnerships/Funding=
 
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[[links|Collaborators/Partners]]
 
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==In Previous Life==
 
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* One of the main architects of a multi-radar air traffic control system. Still in operation and used by many organizations/countries. [2000-2001]
 
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* Designed a low cost PCR and electrophoresis machine. Still in use by some labs in the country. [1999-2001]
 
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* Designed a sonar signal processing system. Did not go beyond simulation phase. [2002]
 
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* Designed and successfully simulated a face recognition solution for a possible toy application. Was probably a few years ahead of its time and never made it to the market. [1997-1998]
 

Current revision

Focus Areas

Robotics @ cyphynets
Algorithmic and experimental robotics for humanitarian applications
Hydrosystems @ cyphynets
Control and estimation of water networks in Pakistan

Topics

Systems Engineering

  • Modeling, control and optimization of Hydro-systems
  • Experimental robotics with applications to agriculture and humanitarian demining
  • Cyber physical systems for sustainable development

Applied Mathematics

  • Computational methods in algebraic topology and geometric mechanics
  • Spectral graph theory and spectral geometry methods
  • Robot motion planning algorithms

Applied Physics

  • Quantum information theory and quantum control
  • Physics of information
  • Optical and Acousting sensors

Partners and Publications

Publications
Paper pre-prints and presentation slides
Links
Links to our sister research groups and collaborators
Personal tools