Fayaz Akhtar, PhD Student

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Fayaz Akhtar
PhD Student
Ph: +353 (0)51
Email: fakhtar@tssg.org

Personal Summary

Fayaz Akhtar has recently joined the Programmable and Autonomous Systems research group at TSSG as a PhD candidate. He will be working on a SFI funded CONNECT research centre project having CISCO as the industrial partner. He has a diverse background of electronics, networking and telecommunications. Before joining TSSG he worked as a Python developer.

Current Activities / Research Interests

  • Software Defined Networking
  • Internet of Things
  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Distributed Sensor Networks
  • Network Function Virtualization


Fayaz Akhtar and Mubashir Husain Rehmani. “Energy Harvesting for Self-Sustainable Wireless Body Area Networks: Review and Current Challenges”, IEEE IT Professional, 2017.

Fayaz Akhtar, Mubashir Husain Rehmani, and Martin Reisslein. “White Space: Definitional Perspectives and their Role in Exploiting Spectrum Opportunities”, Elsevier Telecommunications Policy, Vol 40, Pages 319-331, 2016.

Fayaz Akhtar and Mubashir Husain Rehmani. “Energy Replenishment using Renewable and Traditional Energy Resources for Sustainable Wireless Sensor Networks: A Review”, Elsevier Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review, Vol 45, Pages 769-784, 2015.


MSc in Electrical Engineering
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Cantt, Pakistan, 2015.

BSc in Electronics & Communication
The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan, 2012