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Muhammad Junaid Farooq


Phone: +9251-9085-2083


2013 - 2015 (expected)

Masters in Computer Science

King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)
Thuwal, Makkah
Saudi Arabia


2009 - 2013

Bachelors of Electrical Engineering
NUST School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (SEECS)
H-12, Islamabad

 CGPA: 3.93/4.00

2007 - 2009

A Level
Beaconhouse School System, Margalla Campus
H-8/4, Islamabad

6 A's

2004 - 2007

O Level
Beaconhouse School System, Margalla Campus
H-8/4, Islamabad


9 A's

Work Experience:

     July 2012 - Apr 2013
 Research Assistant |  Cognet Lab, NUST SEECS
  •  Developing algorithm for efficient channel assignment in Cognitive Radio Networks.
  • Performance evaluation of Cognitive Radio adhoc networks on testbed facilities (Emulab, Orbit, CORNET).

      Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
 Teaching Assistant | Microprocessor Systems, NUST SEECS
  • Marking of Assignments and Quizzes.
     Jun 2012 - July 2012
 Research Intern | Cognet Lab, NUST SEECS
  • Learned development on GNU Radio and operating network testbed facilities.

      Oct 2010 - July 2011
 Motor Controller Designer | Electric Wheel Chair Project, NUST Electronics Club
  • Designed Control Circuitry for an electric wheel chair.

      Sept 2010 - Jan 2011
 Teaching Assistant | Electrical Network Analysis, NUST SEECS
  • Supervised labs and marked Assignments & Quizzes.
      July 2010 - Sept 2010
 Internee | Electronics Club, NUST SEECS
  • Worked on hobby electronics projects.

Academic Projects:

 Distributed Spectrum Allocation in Cognitive Radio Networks ( Final Year Project )
 8th Semester
Digital Audio Equalizer in Matlab, implemented on FPGA
 6th semester
 Class A Audio Amplifier
 6th semester
 GSM based Home Security System
 5th semester
 Infrared Audio Transceiver
 3rd semester
 Parallel Port interfacing with DC motor and ADC
 3rd semester
 Entry Test management system in C++
 3rd semester
 Client database management in C
 2nd semester

Awards & Honours:

 Graduate Fellowship
 King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)
 World Distinction
 Cambridge O Level Mathematics
 Regional Distinction
 Cambridge A Level Mathematics
 Presidential Award for excellence
 Ministry of Education, Govt. of Pakistan
 Gold Medal
 Outstanding Academic Performance, A Level (Beaconhouse)
 Gold Medal
 Outstanding Academic Performance, O Level (Beaconhouse)
 Gold Medal
 World Distinction in O Level Mathematics
 100% Merit scholarship
 Beaconhouse A Level Program
 Merit Scholarship
 Beaconhouse A Level class of 2009
 All semesters of study at NUST