Dr. Asim Imdad Wagan

Dr. Asim Imdad Wagan

Associate Professor, Associate Dean (Faculty of Computing & Engineering)

Engr. Dr. Asim Imdad Wagan is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Dean Academics at the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Karachi, where he teaches graduate courses in Computer Science. He is a member of IEEE, and member of the Pakistan Engineering Council. He has earned both his PhD and MS in Computer Science at the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA de Lyon, France). He is an expert in various areas of Computer Science. His research interests include Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Vision, Image Processing and Soft Computing.

Qualification

Ph.D, INSA de Lyon, Rhone, France

M.S, INSA de Lyon, Rhone, France

M.S (Computer Science), SZABIST

B.E (Computer System Engineering), Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

  • Simulation and Modeling

Conferences:  

  1. Afzal Godil, Zhouhui Lian, and Asim Wagan. 2013. Exploring Local Features and the Bag-of-Visual-Words Approach for Bioimage Classification. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (BCB’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Pages 694, 2 pages. DOI=10.1145/2506583.2512370 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2506583.2512370
  2. Asim Imdad, Stephane Bres, Hubert Emptoz, Veronique Eglin and Carlos Rivera, “Writer Identification using Steered Hermite Features and SVM”, International Conference on Document Analysis and recognition (ICDAR2007), Sept 23- 26, 2007 , Brazil,  ISBN 978-0-7695-2822-9.
  3. Asim Wagan, Stephane Bres and Hubert Emptoz. “Word Spotting in Alice’s Adventures Underground using Multi Scale Integral Orientation Features”, International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems June 9th-11th, 2010, Boston, MA, USA.
  4. Asim Wagan, Stephane Bres and Hubert Emptoz. “Writer clustering using Multi Scale Integral Orientation Features”, International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems June 9th-11th, 2010, Boston, MA, USA.
  5. Asim Wagan, Stephane Bres, Hubert Emptoz, Afzal Godil, “3D shape retrieval using Multiscale Integral Orientations”, 3rd Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval May 2, 2010, Norrkoping, Sweden, co-event of EuroGraphics 2010.
  6. Afzal Godil, Talapady N. Bhat and Asim Wagan, “3D Retrieval and Classification for structural Bio-Informatics with Implications to Biological Image databases”, Workshop on Bio-Image Informatics: Biological Imaging, Computer Vision and Data Mining, 2008, Santa Barbara, CA, Jan. 2008.
  7. Asim Wagan, Afzal Godil and Xiaolan Li , “3D shape searching using object partitioning”, IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications, 2008 (SMI08), June 4-6, 2008, Stony Brook University, New York, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2260-9.
  8. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil and Asim Wagan, “3D Shape retrieval based on Fourier-Mellin Transform”, IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications, 2008 (SMI08), June 4-6, 2008, Stony Brook University, New York, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2260-9.
  9. Asim Wagan, Afzal Godil and Xiaolan Li, “Map Quality Assessment”, Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, 2008 (PerMIS08), August 19-21, 2008, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, ISBN: 978-1-60558-293-1.
  10. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil and Asim Wagan, “3D Part Identification based on Local Shape Descriptors”, Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, 2008 (PerMIS08), August 19-21, 2008, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, ISBN: 978-1-60558-293-1.
  11. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil and Asim Wagan, “Identifying objects in range data based on similarity transformation invariant shape signatures”, Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, 2008 (PerMIS08), August 19-21, 2008, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, ISBN: 978-1-60558-293-1.
  12. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil, Asim Wagan, “Spatially Enhanced Bags of Words for 3D Shape Retrieval”, Proc. of 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), December 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5358. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 349-358, ISBN: 978-3-540-89638-8.
  13. Rui Fang, Afzal Godil, Xiaolan Li, Asim Wagan, “A New Shape Benchmark for 3D Object Retrieval”, Proc. of 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), December 2008. Lecture Notes In Computer Science, vol. 5358. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 381-392, ISBN: 978-3-540-89638-8.
  14. Godil, A., Cheung, B., Wagan, A., and Li, X., “Bio-imaging Toolkit for Indexing, Searching, Navigation, Discovery and Annotation”, In Proceedings of the 4th international Symposium on Advances in Visual Computing, Part II (Las Vegas, NV, December 01 – 03, 2008). Lecture Notes In Computer Science, vol. 5359. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 381-392, ISBN: 978-3-540-89645-6.
  15. Wagan, A. I., Godil, A.,   Bres, S., “3D shape retrieval by visual parts similarity” in IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPRW), 2009, Washington DC, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-5146-3.
  16. Godil, A., Wagan, A. I, ”Salient Local 3D Features for 3D Shape Retrieval” IS&IT SPIE, in 3D Image Processing (3DIP) and applications 11, Jan 2011.

Publications:  

  1. Muhammad Mujtaba Shaikh, Shafiq-ur-Rehman Massan and Asim Imdad Wagan, “A new explicit approximation to Colebrook’s friction factor in rough pipes under highly turbulent cases”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 2.52). 09/2015; 88. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.05.006.
  2. Massan, Shafiq, Wagan, Asim Imdad, Muhammad Mujtaba Shaikh, and Riazuddin Abro. “Wind turbine micrositing by using the firefly algorithm.” Applied Soft Computing (Impact Factor: 2.55) 27 (2015): 450-456.
  3. Shah, M.S.; Wagan, A.I.; and Unar, M.A. “Support Vector Machine (SVM) based Active Queue (AQ) Management”, in Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, January 2014.
  4. Shah, M.S.; Wagan, A.I.; and Unar, M.A. “Impact of delay on the performance of AQM Controllers”, in Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, 2014.
  5. Muhammad Zain-ul-abdein, Daniel Nélias, Jean-François Jullien and Asim Imdad Wagan, “Thermo-mechanical characterisation of AA 6056-T4 and estimation of its material properties using Genetic Algorithm “, in Materials & Design(Impact Factor: 3.5), Elsevier, 31-03-2010.
  6. Saadia iftikhar, Andrew Bond, Asim Wagan, Peter Weinberg, Anil bharath, “Segmentation of Endothelial Cell Boundaries of Rabbit Aortic Images using a Machine Learning Approach”, International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, Hindawi, ISSN: 1687-4188.
  7. Adnan Ahmed, Asim Imdad Wagan, Zahid Hussain, “Grid based Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN)”, Quest Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  8. Ali Raza Bhangwar, Asim Imdad Wagan, Zahid Hussain,
    “Penetration Testing: A Survey of Web Vulnerabilities”, Quest Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  9. Zahid Hussain, Aijaz Ahmed Arain, Asim Imdad Wagan, “An Assessment of the Usefulness of E-Government Websites through Usability Testing”, QUEST Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  10. Aijaz Ahmed Arain, Zahid Hussain, Asim Imdad Wagan, “Applying Heuristic Evaluation on Public Service Commission Websites”, QUEST Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  11. Ayaz A. Qureshi, Saleem Vighio, Zahid Hussain, Asim I. Wagan, ‘Performance Analysis of Network Coding using OPNET’, Sindh University research journal, Jamshoro, Pakistan, December 2012.
  12. Adnan M. Rajper, Saleem Vighio, Zahid Hussain, Asim I. Wagan, ‘Sentiment Analysis of enterprise mashups using Scikit and NLTK ’, Sindh University research journal, Jamshoro, Pakistan, December 2012.
  13. Asim Wagan, Afzal Godil, “Quantitative Assessment of Robot-Generated Maps” in “Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Intelligent Systems”, Editors: Raj Madhavan, Edward Tunstel, and Elena Messina, September 2009, LNCS 2009, ISBN: 978-1-4419-0491-1.

+ Biography

Engr. Dr. Asim Imdad Wagan is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Dean Academics at the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Karachi, where he teaches graduate courses in Computer Science. He is a member of IEEE, and member of the Pakistan Engineering Council. He has earned both his PhD and MS in Computer Science at the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA de Lyon, France). He is an expert in various areas of Computer Science. His research interests include Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Vision, Image Processing and Soft Computing.

Qualification

Ph.D, INSA de Lyon, Rhone, France

M.S, INSA de Lyon, Rhone, France

M.S (Computer Science), SZABIST

B.E (Computer System Engineering), Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

+ Teaching Courses

  • Simulation and Modeling

+ Research

Conferences:  

  1. Afzal Godil, Zhouhui Lian, and Asim Wagan. 2013. Exploring Local Features and the Bag-of-Visual-Words Approach for Bioimage Classification. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (BCB’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Pages 694, 2 pages. DOI=10.1145/2506583.2512370 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2506583.2512370
  2. Asim Imdad, Stephane Bres, Hubert Emptoz, Veronique Eglin and Carlos Rivera, “Writer Identification using Steered Hermite Features and SVM”, International Conference on Document Analysis and recognition (ICDAR2007), Sept 23- 26, 2007 , Brazil,  ISBN 978-0-7695-2822-9.
  3. Asim Wagan, Stephane Bres and Hubert Emptoz. “Word Spotting in Alice’s Adventures Underground using Multi Scale Integral Orientation Features”, International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems June 9th-11th, 2010, Boston, MA, USA.
  4. Asim Wagan, Stephane Bres and Hubert Emptoz. “Writer clustering using Multi Scale Integral Orientation Features”, International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems June 9th-11th, 2010, Boston, MA, USA.
  5. Asim Wagan, Stephane Bres, Hubert Emptoz, Afzal Godil, “3D shape retrieval using Multiscale Integral Orientations”, 3rd Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval May 2, 2010, Norrkoping, Sweden, co-event of EuroGraphics 2010.
  6. Afzal Godil, Talapady N. Bhat and Asim Wagan, “3D Retrieval and Classification for structural Bio-Informatics with Implications to Biological Image databases”, Workshop on Bio-Image Informatics: Biological Imaging, Computer Vision and Data Mining, 2008, Santa Barbara, CA, Jan. 2008.
  7. Asim Wagan, Afzal Godil and Xiaolan Li , “3D shape searching using object partitioning”, IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications, 2008 (SMI08), June 4-6, 2008, Stony Brook University, New York, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2260-9.
  8. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil and Asim Wagan, “3D Shape retrieval based on Fourier-Mellin Transform”, IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications, 2008 (SMI08), June 4-6, 2008, Stony Brook University, New York, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2260-9.
  9. Asim Wagan, Afzal Godil and Xiaolan Li, “Map Quality Assessment”, Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, 2008 (PerMIS08), August 19-21, 2008, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, ISBN: 978-1-60558-293-1.
  10. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil and Asim Wagan, “3D Part Identification based on Local Shape Descriptors”, Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, 2008 (PerMIS08), August 19-21, 2008, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, ISBN: 978-1-60558-293-1.
  11. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil and Asim Wagan, “Identifying objects in range data based on similarity transformation invariant shape signatures”, Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, 2008 (PerMIS08), August 19-21, 2008, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, ISBN: 978-1-60558-293-1.
  12. Xiaolan Li, Afzal Godil, Asim Wagan, “Spatially Enhanced Bags of Words for 3D Shape Retrieval”, Proc. of 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), December 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5358. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 349-358, ISBN: 978-3-540-89638-8.
  13. Rui Fang, Afzal Godil, Xiaolan Li, Asim Wagan, “A New Shape Benchmark for 3D Object Retrieval”, Proc. of 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), December 2008. Lecture Notes In Computer Science, vol. 5358. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 381-392, ISBN: 978-3-540-89638-8.
  14. Godil, A., Cheung, B., Wagan, A., and Li, X., “Bio-imaging Toolkit for Indexing, Searching, Navigation, Discovery and Annotation”, In Proceedings of the 4th international Symposium on Advances in Visual Computing, Part II (Las Vegas, NV, December 01 – 03, 2008). Lecture Notes In Computer Science, vol. 5359. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 381-392, ISBN: 978-3-540-89645-6.
  15. Wagan, A. I., Godil, A.,   Bres, S., “3D shape retrieval by visual parts similarity” in IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPRW), 2009, Washington DC, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-5146-3.
  16. Godil, A., Wagan, A. I, ”Salient Local 3D Features for 3D Shape Retrieval” IS&IT SPIE, in 3D Image Processing (3DIP) and applications 11, Jan 2011.

Publications:  

  1. Muhammad Mujtaba Shaikh, Shafiq-ur-Rehman Massan and Asim Imdad Wagan, “A new explicit approximation to Colebrook’s friction factor in rough pipes under highly turbulent cases”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 2.52). 09/2015; 88. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.05.006.
  2. Massan, Shafiq, Wagan, Asim Imdad, Muhammad Mujtaba Shaikh, and Riazuddin Abro. “Wind turbine micrositing by using the firefly algorithm.” Applied Soft Computing (Impact Factor: 2.55) 27 (2015): 450-456.
  3. Shah, M.S.; Wagan, A.I.; and Unar, M.A. “Support Vector Machine (SVM) based Active Queue (AQ) Management”, in Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, January 2014.
  4. Shah, M.S.; Wagan, A.I.; and Unar, M.A. “Impact of delay on the performance of AQM Controllers”, in Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, 2014.
  5. Muhammad Zain-ul-abdein, Daniel Nélias, Jean-François Jullien and Asim Imdad Wagan, “Thermo-mechanical characterisation of AA 6056-T4 and estimation of its material properties using Genetic Algorithm “, in Materials & Design(Impact Factor: 3.5), Elsevier, 31-03-2010.
  6. Saadia iftikhar, Andrew Bond, Asim Wagan, Peter Weinberg, Anil bharath, “Segmentation of Endothelial Cell Boundaries of Rabbit Aortic Images using a Machine Learning Approach”, International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, Hindawi, ISSN: 1687-4188.
  7. Adnan Ahmed, Asim Imdad Wagan, Zahid Hussain, “Grid based Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN)”, Quest Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  8. Ali Raza Bhangwar, Asim Imdad Wagan, Zahid Hussain,
    “Penetration Testing: A Survey of Web Vulnerabilities”, Quest Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  9. Zahid Hussain, Aijaz Ahmed Arain, Asim Imdad Wagan, “An Assessment of the Usefulness of E-Government Websites through Usability Testing”, QUEST Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  10. Aijaz Ahmed Arain, Zahid Hussain, Asim Imdad Wagan, “Applying Heuristic Evaluation on Public Service Commission Websites”, QUEST Research Journal, Pakistan, 2011.
  11. Ayaz A. Qureshi, Saleem Vighio, Zahid Hussain, Asim I. Wagan, ‘Performance Analysis of Network Coding using OPNET’, Sindh University research journal, Jamshoro, Pakistan, December 2012.
  12. Adnan M. Rajper, Saleem Vighio, Zahid Hussain, Asim I. Wagan, ‘Sentiment Analysis of enterprise mashups using Scikit and NLTK ’, Sindh University research journal, Jamshoro, Pakistan, December 2012.
  13. Asim Wagan, Afzal Godil, “Quantitative Assessment of Robot-Generated Maps” in “Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Intelligent Systems”, Editors: Raj Madhavan, Edward Tunstel, and Elena Messina, September 2009, LNCS 2009, ISBN: 978-1-4419-0491-1.

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