Dr Syed Atif Mehdi

Dr Syed Atif Mehdi

Assistant Professor

syed.atif@ucp.edu.pk
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Solid academic and research background depicted through publications in international journals and conferences.Author and co-author of more than 20 scientific publications in various journals, conferences and workshops.Reviewer of several national and international journals and conferences.Effective communication skills polished while teaching computer science courses

PhD Robotics University of Kaiserslautern, Germany 2014
MS Artificial Intelligence FAST-NU, Lahore 2003
BS Computer Science FAST-NU, Lahore 2001
Assistant Professor University of Central Punjab, Lahore Since July 2016
Manager Robotics and Embedded Systems AEDesign Pvt Ltd 2015 – 2016
1Musharraf Ahmed Hanif, Muhammad Sarwar Ehsan, Syed Atif Mehdi, Design and Development of an Omni Wheel Soccer Robot , IEEEP Journal New Horizons, 2018
2Syed Atif Mehdi, Shah Rukh Humayoun, Artem Avtandilov and Karsten Berns, “Handling of Emergency Situations with Elderly Patients using Autonomous Mobile Robot and Smart Tablets”, Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health, Volume 578 of the series Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, pp 126-142, December 2015. ISBN: 978-3-319-27694-6
3Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Behavior-based search of human by an autonomous indoor mobile robot in simulation”, Universal Access in the Information Society (UAIS), Special Issue on COGNITIVE SYSTEMS FOR ASSISTIVE ENVIRONMENTS, - Springer- pp. 45-58, March, 2014. ISSN: 1615-5289
4Jochen Hirth, Syed Atif Mehdi, Norbert Schmitz, Karsten Berns, “Development of a Simulated Environment for Human-Robot Interaction”, TELKOMNIKA Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering - Special Section on Robotics vol. 9(3), pp. 465-472, December 2011, ISSN: 1693-6930
5Christopher Armbrust, Syed Atif Mehdi, Max Reichardt, Jan Koch, Karsten Berns, “Using an Autonomous Robot to Maintain Privacy in Assistive Environments”, Security and Communications Networks: Special Issue on Privacy and Security in Pervasive e-Health and Assistive Environments, vol. 4(11), pp. 1275-1293, November 2011
6Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Ordering of Robotic Navigational Tasks in Home Environment”, Trends in Intelligent Robotics, vol. 103, Springer – pp. 242-249, 2010, ISBN: 978-3-642-15809-4
7Syed Atif Mehdi, “Using the Human Daily Routine for Optimizing Search Processes using a Service Robot in Elderly Care Applications”, Verlag Dr. Hut – 2014 , ISBN: 978-3-8439-1789-6
8Karsten Berns, Syed Atif Mehdi, Abubakr Muhammad, “Field and Assistive Robotics - Advances in Systems and Algorithms”, Shaker Verlag– 2014, ISBN: 978-3-8440-2753-2
9Amir Asghar Ali, Muhammad Zohaib, Syed Atif Mehdi, “An Autonomous Seeder for Maize Crop”, 5th International Conference on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, (ICRAI 2019), November 22-24, 2019, Singapore
10Lorik Mucolli, Szymon Krupinski, Syed Atif Mehdi, Suleman Mazhar, Francesco Maurelli, “Detecting cracks in underwater concrete structures: an unsupervised learning approach based on local feature clustering”, Oceans Conference and Exposition 2019, October 27-31, 2019, Seattle, USA
11Songlin Piao, Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, Uwe Vollmar and Kilian Wolff, “Safeguarding of Commercial Vehicle for Autonomous Mode”, Proceedings of the Commercial Vehicle Technology Symposium (CVT 2016), March 8-10, 2016, Kaiserslautern, Germany
12Syed Atif Mehdi, Artem Avtandilov, Shah Rukh Humayoun and Karsten Berns, “Towards Enhancing Communication between Caregiver Teams and Elderly Patients in Emergency Situations”. In the proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health (ICT4AgeingWell 2015), May 20-22, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal (Nominated for best paper award)
13Shah Rukh Humayoun, Artem Avtandilov, Syed Atif Mehdi, and Karsten Berns, “Live-Feedback Supported Collaborative Environment for Emergency Scenarios”.In the proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW ’15), March 14–18 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada
14Syed Atif Mehdi, Shah Rukh Humayoun, Karsten Berns, “LiFe-Support: An Environment to Get Live Feedback During Emergency Scenarios”, 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, (NordiCHI'14), October 26-30, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland
15Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “A Survey of Human Location Estimation in a Home Environment”, 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2014), August 25-29, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland
16Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Pro-Active Search of Elderly at Home by an Autonomous Mobile Robot”, Medical and Service Robotics (MESROB 2014) July 10-12, 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland
17Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Autonomous Determination of Locations for Observing Home Environment using a Mobile Robot”, 13th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-13), July 15-19, 2014, Padua, Italy
18Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Life-Long Learning of Daily Human Routine in Home Environments”, Workshop on Long Term Autonomy, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014) May 31 - June 7, 2014, Hong Kong
19Syed Muhammad Abbas, Abubakr Muhammad, Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Improvements in Accuracy of Single Camera Terrain Classification”, 16th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), November 25-29, 2013 - Montevideo, Uruguay
20Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Probabilistic Search of Human by Autonomous Mobile Robot”, 4th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) May 25-27, 2011, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
21Syed Atif Mehdi, Jens Wettach, Karsten Berns, “A Simulated Environment for Elderly Care Robot”, Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems (PECCS) – pp. 562-567, March 5-7, 2011, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal
22Syed Atif Mehdi, Karsten Berns, “Behaviour Based Searching of human using MDP”, The European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics (ECCE 2010) - 349-350 August 24-27, 2010 - Delft, The Netherlands
23Karsten Berns, Syed Atif Mehdi, “Use of an Autonomous Mobile Robot for Elderly Care”, IEEE Computer Society - Advanced Technologies for Enhancing Quality of Life (AT-EQUAL) - 121 -126, July 15-19, 2010, Iasi, Romania
24Syed Atif Mehdi, Christopher Armbrust, Jan Koch, Karsten Berns, “Methodology for Robot Mapping and Navigation in Assisted Living Environments”, The 2nd International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA '09), June 9-13, 2009 - Corfu, Greece
25Sonia Majid, Syed Atif Mehdi, Farhat Saleemi, “Evaluating Impact of Training Functions on Neural Network Model for Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers in Satellites”, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI’07), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
26Sonia Majid, Syed Atif Mehdi, Farhat Saleemi, “Neural Network Model for Nonlinear Memory-less Communication Channels in Satellites”, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI’06), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
27Maria Anjum, Muhammad Islam Zafar, Syed Atif Mehdi, “Establishing Guidelines for Management of Virtual Teams”, Software Engineering and Applications (SEA) 2006, IADIS Virtual Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2006)
28Mariam Rehman, Syed Atif Mehdi, “Comparison of Density-Based Clustering Algorithms”, Database Systems (DS) 2006, IADIS Virtual Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2006)
29Syed Atif Mehdi, A. Rauf Baig, “Automatic Generation and Optimization of Fuzzy Rules”, International Conference on Computational Intelligence (CI 2005), July 4-6, 2005, Calgary, Canada
30Syed Atif Mehdi, Yasir Niaz Khan, “Sign Language Recognition using Senor Gloves”, The 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, 2002. ICONIP '02. vol. 5, pp.2204-2206, Nov. 18-22, 2002, Singapore

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