Prof. Dr. BS Chowdhry
Renowned Scientist and ICT expert, Prof. Dr. BS Chowdhry is a Dean, Faculty of Electrical, Electronics, & Computer Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) Jamshoro. He has varied experience in diversified fields such as Electronics, Telecommunication, Microprocessor Technology, Internet of Things, Telemedicine, Wireless sensor networks etc. After completing his first degree in Electronic engineering discipline in 1983, he did PhD in the field of Microprocessor Based Intelligent Instrumentation from the school of Electronics and Computer Science University of Southampton, UK in 1990.
He supervised/co-supervised 7 PhD’s and more than 50 MPhil/Master’s Thesis in the area of ICT. His list of research publication crosses to over 60 in national and international journals, IEEE and ACM proceedings. He has also have credit of becoming one of the editor of books “Wireless Networks, Information Processing and Systems”, CCIS 20, and “Emerging Trends and Applications in Information Communication Technologies”, CCIS 281, and “Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries”, CCIS 366 published by Springer Verlag, Germany in addition to more than dozen books published nationally. He is recipient of Higher Education Commission (HEC) University Best Teacher Award 2001 (Awarded by Federal Minister of Education) and National Cultural Award-2002 in recognition of achievements in the field of Engineering Profession (Awarded by Federal Minister of Culture, Tourism, Minorities affairs, 23 Sep 2002) and Presidential Highest Academic Distinction Award (Izaz-e-Fazeelat) in 2009.
He is also actively serving national and international professional and scientific bodies in various capacities including: Chairman IEEE Communication Society (COMSOC), Karachi Chapter, Region10 Asia/Pacific, Fellow IEP, Senior Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Inc. (USA), SENIOR Member, Association of Computer Machinery (ACM), USA, Member IEEE Industrial Electrical Society, Member IEEE Communication Society, Member IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, Member IEEE Education Society, Member IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society, Member, The International Society for Telemedicine & e-Health (ISfTeH), Switzerland, Member, World Federation of Engineering Organization (WFEO), France, Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Member Engineering Accreditation Committee PEC, Member Governing Body PEC (2012-2014), Expert reviewer ICTR&D, and various HEC reviewers/experts Committees, Honorary Consulting Editor “Engineering Review” and “Wire and Wireless” Magazine. He has organized many International conferences in Pakistan including IMTIC08, IEEE SCONEST, IMTIC12, IEEE PSGWC 13, WSN4DC13and IMTIC13 and proceedings of these conferences have been published by Springer Germany.
Also he was trusted responsibilities of Lead person for four European Commission Erasmus Mundus exchange programs “Mobility for Life”, “STRoNG-TiES” (Strengthening Training and Research through Networking and Globalisation of Teaching in Engineering Studies), INTACT (It's Time for CollaboratioNTowArds Close CooperaTion) and LEADERS (Leading mobility between Europe and Asia in Developing Engineering educations and ReSearch).