Adnan Iqbal

Dr. Adnan Iqbal

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science

Areas of Interest

Computer Networking, Cloud Computing



Adnan Iqbal joined Namal College in 2013 after completing his PhD in IT from NUST in 2012. Prior to that, he has served Hazara University (Mansehra), Iqra University (Islamabad Campus) and FGCC (Islamabad). His research interests include Cloud Computing, Networking and Cloud Gaming.



  • 2005 – 2012

    Ph.D (Computer Science)

    National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan

  • 2001 – 2004

    M.S. (Computer Science)

    International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

  • Feb 2013 – Present

    Associate Professor

    Department of Computer Science
    Namal College, Mianwali, Pakistan

  • 2011 – Feb 2013

    Assistant Professor

    Iqra University, Islamabad, Pakistan

  • Feb 2010 – Feb 2011

    Software Developer


  • Apr 2010 – Dec 2010

    Senior Design Engineer


  • Oct 2009 – Feb 2010

    Research Assistant

    Systems and Architecture Group (UBO), France

  • Feb 2007 – Sep 2009

    Research Assistant

    WiSNet Lab

  • Dec 2005 – Nov 2006

    Research Assistant

    Stanford Linear Accelerator Centre



    • Muhammad Usman, Adnan Iqbal, Mariam Kiran, “A Bandwidth Friendly Cloud Gaming Architecture”,31st ICOIN 2017.[Download]
    • Sania Zara, Umar Hameed, Adnan Iqbal, Noman Javed, Saqib Ilyas, “Performance Debugging in SDN Controllers—A Case Study (Short Paper)” In Cloud Networking (Cloudnet), 2016 5th IEEE International Conference on (pp. 230-233). IEEE. [Download]
    • Muhammad Usman, Adnan Iqbal, Mariam Kiran,”Breaking Bricks: Evaluation of Games Delivered via Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Poster)” ACM SoCC 2016.
    • Zuhran Khan Khattak, Muhammad Awais, Adnan Iqbal, “Performance evaluation of OpenDaylight SDN Controller”, 20th IEEE ICPADS December 2014, Taiwan. [Download]
    • Muhammad Faizan Ghuman, Adnan Iqbal, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi, and Marios Lestas “ASIM: Solar Energy Availability Model for Wireless Sensor Networks” in ENSsys 2015 (Workshop of SenSys.) [Download]
    • Rehan Qayyum, Adnan Iqbal, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi “Performance Analysis of Data Delivery Reliability Schemes in Underwater Sensor Networks”in the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), Larnaca, Cyprus.
    • Junaid Ahmed Khan, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi, Adnan Iqbal, “TRW: An Energy Storage Capacity Model for Energy Harvesting Sensors in Wireless Sensor Networks,” 25th IEEE PIMRC September 2014, Washington DC. [Download]
    • Rehan Qayyum, Junaid Ahmed Khan and Adnan Iqbal, “Improving Multipath Data Delivery and Energy Efficiency in Few Disjoint Path Scenario”.IEEE/IFIP Wireless Days.Nov 2012, Ireland.
    • Adnan Iqbal and Bernard Pottier, “Meta-Simulation of Large WSN over Multi-core Computers”, SpringSim 2010, Orlando, Florida.
    • Adnan Iqbal, Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi,Muhammad Saleem and Syed Ali Khayam, ”On the Tradeoff between Reliability and Frame Length in Wireless Networks”, IEEE NGMAST, 2009.
    • Adnan Iqbal, M. Khurram Shahzad, and Syed Ali Khayam, “SRVF: An Energy-Efficient Link Layer Protocol for Reliable Transmission over Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), May 2008.
Research Grants

Research Grants

    • Project Title: Code Profiling of Open Daylight SDN Controller and Addition of Metrics Collection in LBaaS in OPenStack (Co PI)
    • Funding: PKR 3.24 million
    • Status: In Progress


  • Bandwidth Friendly Cloud Gaming Architecture
  • Disater Recovery in Cloud Management Systems
  • SDN Controllers Benshmarking


  • Computer Communications & Networks (CCN)
  • Computer Architecture & System Software (CASS)-II
  • Software Development (SD)
  • Stochastic Systems