Department of Computing
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Robotics, Fuzzy Controllers, Energy Management, Smart Grid
PhD - Computer Science - University of Paris Est - France - 2010
Dr. Sohail Iqbal is Head of Computer Science Department at School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), which is a constituent of National University of Sciences and Technology(NUST), Islamabad. He has completed his PhD in Surgical Robotics from University of Paris-Est, France. Having a mathematical background, his research interests are to apply the mathematical techniques to solve the real world problems. He works in continuum robotics, mathematical modeling, fuzzy controllers and artificial intelligence. Moreover, He is working in different robotics related projects. He has organised many robotics workshops and robotic competitions at NUST.
Reviewer/ Member Editorial Board:
IEEE Transactions on Robotics
International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
Currently, Dr. Sohail Iqbal is advisor in the following Final Year Projects of electrial engineering students:
- "Development of Low Cost, Haptic Feedback Device for Surgical Purpose"
- "Analysis and Filtering of Physiological Tremor for Surgical Robot"
- "Pipeline Inspection Robot"
Moreover, he is also working in the "Tele-Surgical Robotic Simulator" Project, lead by Dr. Osman Hassan and funded by Higher Education Commision of Pakistan. In this project, the aim to is to develop a robotic simulator to train the surgeons for robotic surgery. This project involves a team of surgeons, lead by Prof. Dr. Asif Zafar from Holy Family Hospital, Pakistan
Dr. Sohail Iqbal has special interest to apply mathematical techniques to difference areas of computer science and engineering with special focus on surgical robotics. His research interest includes robot modeling and control, interval analysis, and fuzzy logic.
September 2016 - Present
Dr. Sohail Iqbal has taught the following courses, previously:
- Discrete Mathematics
- Artificial Intelligence
- Theory of Computations
- Graph Algorithms
- Analysis of Algorithms
- Introduction to Programming.
Currently, in Fall-2015, he is teaching:
- Mathematical Methods for Computing to MS(CS)
Dr. Sohail Iqbal has worked in Experts Software House, Islamabad for one year from April 2002-March 2003 as scientific advisor. This was very interesting job, where he has to review the latest IEEE papers in the areas of automation and help to implement them in various running projects.