Dr. Awais Yasin

Designation                        Associate Professor                                                       

Email ID(s)                          [email protected]

Contact #                             –                                                     NUTECH ext.                      051-5476768      

Profile Summary

Dr. Awais Yasin received the B.S. degree from the University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the field of robotics from the Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, in 2013. He has a rich industrial experience of more than 16 years serving different research organizations of Pakistan. His research and teaching interests include robotics, machine learning, virtual reality, drive simulation, and intelligent transportation systems. He was honored to win the World Cup Award in the field VR Cloud Programming held in Tokyo, Japan, in 2018. 

Sr. NoDegreeUniversityYear
1P.hDBeijing Institute of Technology (BIT), Beijing, China2013
2MSBeijing Institute of Technology (BIT), Beijing, China2010
3BSUniversity of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan2004
4Any other1 Year Technical Chinese Language Course2008

Teaching Experience

Sr. NoDesignationUniversityYear
Associate ProfessorNational University of Technology (NUTECH), Islamabad2020date
1Visiting Faculty MemberUniversity of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila20132015
2Wah Engineering College, Wah Cantt20132019
3Lab DirectorUniversity of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila20152019
4CPD TrainerPEC’s Continuing Professional Development Program (CPD)20132020

Industrial Experience

Sr. NoDesignationIndustryYear
1Assistant Manager (Tech)National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), Islamabad20042009
2Manager (Tech)National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), Islamabad20092016
3General Manager (Tech)National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), Islamabad20162020
4DirectorVirtual Reality and Motion Simulation Center, NESCOM, Islamabad20142019

Professional Memberships

Sr. NoMembership TypeMembership Body
1Industrial Advisory Board (IAB)University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila
2National University of Technology (NUTECH), Islamabad (2018)
3Wah Engineering College, Wah Cantt
4Board of Undergraduate and Postgraduate StudiesUniversity of engineering and technology, Taxila
5Regular MemberPakistan Engineering Council

Honors and Awards

Sr. NoAwardYear
1WINNER World Cup Award for Virtual Reality Cloud Programming Competition, Japan2018
21st Prize - University Level Competition - “Virtual Reality Based Shooting Training Simulator”2016
31st Prize - University Level Competition “Autonomous Loader Truck Using Open CV and Deep Learning”2019
41st Prize - University Level Competition “Development of Motion Base Entertainment Simulator”2019
52nd Prize - University Level Competition Project: “VR based Driving Simulator”2019
6Nomination Prize - National Level Competition, Microsoft Imagine Cup, “Virtual House Modelling Software”2019
72nd Prize - University Level Competition Project: Virtual House Modelling Software2019
8Extraordinary International Student Award, Beijing Institute of Technology, China2011
9Excellent Student Award, Beijing Institute of Technology, China2012
10Beijing Municipal Scholarship Award, Chinese Government2013
112nd Prize – Chinese Character Handwriting Competition2011
122nd Prize – Foreign Students in China Photography Contest2009
13Award of Excellence – Beijing in the Eyes of Foreigners Photo Contest2009
14Award of Excellence – Love Beijing - Capture Beijing Photo Contest2011
15Award of Excellence – Green Beijing Photo Contest2012
16Award of Excellence – Beijing Spirit in the Eyes of Foreign Friends2012
17WINNER – Interdepartmental Table Tennis Competition at CESAT Islamabad2017
18RUNNER UP – BIT Table Tennis Championship2013

Research Areas/Interests

Sr. NoAreaDescription
1RoboticsMobile Robots, Humanoid Robots, ZMP Control of Humanoid Robots, Industrial Manipulators
2Virtual RealityVR Based Training Systems, Driving Training Simulators
3Embedded Systems8051/PIC/AVR and ARM Series Micorontrollers, Programmers and Debuggers

Journal Publications

Sr. NoJournal NamePublication Title with I.FYear
1IEEE AccessA Vision-Based Path Planning and Object Tracking Framework for 6-DOF Robotic Manipulator2021
2Applied Sciences (MDPI)Real-Time Hand Gesture Recognition Based on Deep Learning YOLOv3 Model2021
3Ilkogretim Online (EEO)Sentiment Analysis of Online Food Reviews using Big DataAnalytics
4Electronics (MDPI)A Recommendation Engine for Predicting Movie Ratings using Big Data Approach2021
5International Journal on Emerging TechnologiesFake News Classification Bimodal using Convolutional Neural Network and Long Short-Term Memory2020
6Intelligent Automation and Soft ComputingSocial Media and Stock Market Prediction: A Big Data Approach2020
7Intelligent Automation and Soft ComputingA Big Data Approach to Black Friday Sales2020
8International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems“A Robust Vision Module for Humanoid Robotic Ping-Pong Game”2017

Conference Publications

Sr. NoConferrence NamePublication TitleYear
1Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, SpringerDesign of a 23 DOF Small Humanoid Robot with ZMP Force Sensors2011
2IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA)Biped Robot Push Detection and Recovery2011
3IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA)Humanoid Robot Push Recovery through Foot Placement2012
4IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetic (ROBIO),Stepping to Recover: A 3D-LIPM Based Push Recovery and Fall Management Scheme for Biped Robots2012
5IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetic (ROBIO)Teleoperation of Humanoid Motion using 3G Communication Network2012