Department of Electrical Engineering

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Dr. Muhammad Tariq
Associate Professor


Dr. Tariq is Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering at National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Peshawar. He held position of Assistant Professor at the same department from 2012 to 2017. In 2016, he completed his Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship of the US Department of States under the supervision of Prof. H. Vincent Poor at the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan approved PhD supervisor, Dr. Tariq research interests are in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), Internet of Things (IoT) and smart grids. He has co-authored a book on smart grids with leading researchers (including a Nobel Laureate), published by John Wiley & Sons in April 2015. He has rendered his Technical Committees services in IEEE Globecom (2017), IEEE CISS (2016) IEEE AFRICON(2015), SENSORCOMM(2011-2015), IEEE ISADS(2014) and ICET (2015). He is a regular technical reviewer of the leading journals such as IEEE transactions on comm., smart grids, industrial electronics, and sensors. He is the author/co-author of 40+ research papers, including book chapters, high impact journals and conferences. He has presented his work in conferences held in USA, Canada, Italy, France, Turkey, China, Malaysia, Macau, South Korea, Japan and New Zealand.

He has won Chinese government award of inviting High End Foreign Expert (2017), Fulbright Fellowship (2015), MEXT scholarship (2009), Brain Korea 21 (BK21) research grant (2008), HEC scholarship (2007), student paper award in 72nd IEEE VTC 2010 held in Ottawa, and outstanding presentation award in JSST 2011, held in Tokyo. He has delivered research talks at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, North China Electric Power University, NUCES Islamabad, UET Peshawar, Ummul Qura University, Saudi Arabia and University of Peshawar. He is a member of the IEEE and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). He is among youngest Program Evaluators (PEV) of PEC.

Field of Interest/Research
  • Smart Power Grids
  • Internet of Things
  • Wireless Sensor Networks


  • Postdoc(Electrical Engineering), Princeton University, USA (2016)
  • Ph.D(Information & Telecommunication Engineering), GITS Waseda University, Japan (2012)
  • M.Sc(Electronics & Computer Engineering), Hanyang University, South Korea (2009)
  • B.Sc(Computer System Engineering), UET, Peshawar, Pakistan (2006)