Dr. Sohail Iqbal
Assistant Professor (NUST-SEECS, Islamabad)
Ph.D. (Surgical Robotics), Univeristy of Paris-Est, France
M. Phil. (Computational Mathematics), Quaid-i-Azam University.
M.Sc. (Mathematics), Quaid-i-Azam Univesity, Islamabad.
Academic and Professional Experience:
Dr. Iqbal has 10 years of experience in academia with special interest to research and development. Before joining NUST-SEECS, he has worked as a scientific advisor in Experts software house, visiting faculty at University of Paris-Est, France, and assistant professors at Comsats, Wah. He worked with various European projects. His research works are published in various international journals and conferences. He is associate member of IEEE and served in the program committees of IEEE conferences.
|Research and Teaching Interests|
Main interest of Dr. Iqbal is 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.
|Conference Research Papers:|
| M. Yaqoob, S. R. Qaisrani, M. Waqas, Y. Ayaz, and S. Iqbal, "Low Cost Tactile, Force and Size Feedback System for Surgical Robotics," presented at the International Conference on Innovative Engineering Systems (IEEE-RAS ICIES2012) Alexandria, Egypt, 2012.
 K. Sattar and S. Iqbal, "Multiple Leaf Nodes based Parse Trees for News Fetching Systems," presented at the 15th International Multitopic Conference (INMIC 2012), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2012.
 S. Iqbal, S. Mohammed, Y. Amirat, and G. Fried, "Uncertainty Analysis in Continuum Robot Kinematics," in 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Workshop, Anchorage, AL, USA, 2010, pp. 30-32.
 S. Iqbal, S. Mohammed and Y. Amirat, “A Guaranteed Approach for Kinematic Analysis of Continuum Robot Based Catheter”, in IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics, Guilin, China, December 18-22, 2009, pp. 576-1578.
 N. Boumella and K. Djouani and S. Iqbal, “A New Design of Fuzzy Logic Controller Based on Generalized Orthogonality Principle”, in IEEE Int. Conf. on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, Daejeon, Korea, December 15-18, 2009, pp. 497-502.
 L. Fryziel, G. Fried, K. Djouani, S. Iqbal and Y. Amirat, “Kinematic analysis for a hybrid continuum active catheter”, in Proc. Of MECATRONICS 2008 7th France-Japan congress 5th Europe-Asia congress, Le Grand Bornand, France. May 21-23, 2008.
 G. Fried, K. Djouani, D. Borojeni, and S. Iqbal, "Jacobian Factorization of a C5 Joint Parallel Robot. Analysis of Singular Configurations," in Proceedings of the 6th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Robotics, Control and Manufacturing Technology, Hangzhou, China, 2006, pp. 224-231.
|International Journal Articles (HEC approved)|
| N. Boumella, M. Boulemden, K. Djouani, and S. Iqbal, "A New Approach for Enhancing Forecaster Performance for Chaotic Time Series," International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, vol. 17, pp. 41-46, June 2012.
 G. Fried, K. Djouani, D. Borojeni, and S. Iqbal “An Inverse Dynamic Model of Gough-Stewart Platform,” WSEAS Transaction on Systems, Issue 3, Volume 7, pp. 88-99, March 2008.
 G. Fried, K. Djouani, D. Borojeni and S. Iqbal, “Determination of 3−RPR Planar Parallel Robot Assembly Modes by Jacobian Matrix Factorization” WSEAS Transaction on Systems, Issue 2, Volume 7, pp. 41-48, February 2008.
 Y. Touati, Y. Amirat, S. Iqbal, “An Adaptive Fuzzy Approach for Position/Force Control of Robotic Systems”, revised and submitted to IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems.
 G. Fried, K. Djouani, D. Borojeni, and S. Iqbal “Jacobian matrix factorization and singularity analysis of a parallel robot,” WSEAS Transaction on Systems, vol. 5/6, pp. 1482–1489, June 2006.
[Book] S. Iqbal, N. Boumella,J. Garcia, "Fuzzy Controllers- Recent Advances in Theory and Applications", InTech, ISBN 978-953-51-0759-0, Sep, 2012.
[Chapter] N. Boumella,J. Gracia,S. Iqbal, "Enhancing Fuzzy Controllers Using Generalized Orthogonality Principle", In Fuzzy Controllers- Recent Advances in Theory and Applications, ISBN 978-953-51-0759-0, .
- Scientific coordinator at CROUS under French Ministry of Higher Education and Research to help PhD students in all scientific fields. 2008-10.
- Teaching a course of ‘Medical Robotics’ to MS students and their project supervision at University of Paris-Est, 2006-07.
- Volunteer for the organization of Robotics Competitions at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010, Anchorage, AL, USA.
- Internship of Robotic Surgery by Da Vinci Surgical System at Hospital Henri Mondor, France, June 2007.
- Internship in the field of “Algorithms and Security” at PRiSM lab of UVSQ during Feb 2005-Sept 2005, France.
- Organizer of the First Lego League Competitions at NUST.
- Gold Medal in Bachelor of Science (Securing record marks).
- PhD Scholarship awarded by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan 2004-08.
- Certificate of Appreciation from Quaid-e-Azam University for voluntary teaching 2001.