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Shagufta Henna

Research Fellow

Shagufta Henna is working as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Telecommunication & Software Systems Group (TSSG), Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland.

She worked as an Assistant Professor for five years in the Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan. Prior to this position, she has taught several computer science courses both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level in UK. Further, she has also worked as a senior system analyst in the National Institute of Electronics under Ministry of Information & Technology, Islamabad.

She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Erlebach from the University of Leicester, UK in 2013, the MS degree in Computer Science degree COMSATs Institute of Technology, Islamabad in 2008, and the BS degree in Computer Science from the University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan in 2006.

She has received the PhD scholarship from Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. She received Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award by Bahria University, Islamabad in 2017. Till date she has successfully supervised 16 MS. Dissertations in diverse areas of wireless networks, wireless communication, and application of machine learning on different domains of networks. Further, she is currently supervising several MS and PhD students in different domains of networks including machine learning in Long Range Wide Area Networks, Machine learning in Virtualized Networks, and Machine learning in Wireless Body Area Networks.

Her main research interests include mobile ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks, wireless body area networks, 6LoWPAN, software defined networking, massive machine type access in future generation networks, low power wide area networks (LPWAN), Approximation Algorithms and NP-hard problems in wireless sensor networks, machine learning for wireless networks, deep learning in virtualization/cloud computing

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