Work Experience

  • Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systemes (LAAS), Toulouse, France (Dec. 2015 - to date)
    • Designation: CNRS Researcher in team MAC.
  • University of Kaiserslautern, Germany (Sep. 2014- Nov. 2015)
    • Designation: Postdoc in group Techno Mathematics.
    • Description: State estimation and control of Switched DAEs -- DFG Grant
  • Gipsa-Lab, Grenoble, France (Sep. 2013 - Aug. 2014)
    • Designation: Postdoc in team SysCo.
    • Description: Control of Dynamial Systems with Limited Information -- ANR Project LimICoS
  • Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), Grenoble, France (Jan. 2012 - Aug. 2013)
    • Designation: Post-doctoral fellow in team BIPOP.
    • Description: Stability and observer design for nonsmooth dynamical systems.

Editorial Services

  • Associate Editor: Automatica, an Elsevier Journal.
  • Associate Editor: IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board, since 2016.
  • Outstanding Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Jan 2017.


  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA (2006 - 2011)
    • PhD in Electrical Engineering
    • MS in Mathematics
    • MS in Electrical Engineering
    • Adviser: Daniel Liberzon
  • Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG), France (2005 - 2006)
    • Research Masters (DEA) in Automatique - Productique at LAG.
  • National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan (2001 - 2005)
    • BE in Mechatronics Engineering at College of EME.

Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholarship for MS at UIUC (2006-2008).
  • 2nd Prize in IEEE Region 10 contest of Research Papers by Undergraduate Students.
  • Gold Medal for best CGPA in the graduating batch of Mechatronics, 2005.
  • Gold Medal for the best final year project in Mechatronics department, 2005.

Additional Skills

  • Programming skills in C/C++, Visual Basic, Matlab, and Microcontroller Assembly.
  • Mechanical designing in Pro-Engineer Wildfire, AutoCAD2000.
  • Considerable experience with Circuit Maker, PSpice, EWB (Electronics Work Bench), Orcad.
  • Strong research, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English, and intermediate in French language.