Work Experience

Project Scientist @MeitY & NEHU

NOV 2015- till date

Currently working on a project titled "QoS provisioning in Internet of Things (IoT)". Design of a scalable MAC protocol for IoT is the task

Network Engineer @Trans Technologies Solution

FEB 2015 - SEP 2015

JRF @DeitY & NEHU

AUG 2013 - JAN 2015

Worked in a project titled "QoS provisioning in WiF-based Long Distance Wireless networks for Hilly Terrain Areas". Designed MAC protocol for Atheros driver to support long distance communication

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) @NEHU

AUG 2016 - till date

Topic- Desgning IEEE802.11ah-based scalable network for Internet of Things

M. Tech (IT) @NEHU

JUL 2014 - AUG 2016

with an aggregate of 79.4% (CGPA: 8.44 out of 10)

B. Tech (IT) @NEHU

JUL 2009 - AUG 2013

with an aggregate of 70% (CGPA: 6.5 out of 9)

H.S (Science) @Dakshin Kamrup College, Mirza

JUL 2006 - AUG 2018

with an aggregate of 71.3% in 2008.

10th @Padupara Ancholik Madrassa High School, Goalpara

MAY 2006

with an aggregate of 78.2%

Publications

Conferences


N. Ahmed, D. De, and Md. I. Hussain, “ A QoS-aware MAC protocol for IEEE 802.11ah-based Internet of Things “, accepted for publication in 15th International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), IEEE, 2018, Kolkata, India

A. Kalita, N. Ahmed, H. Rahman, and Md. I. Hussain, “ A QoS-aware MAC protocol for large-scale networks in Internet of Things “, accepted for publication in 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS), 2017, India

N. Ahmed, and Md. I. Hussain, “ Relay-based IEEE 802.11ah network: A Smart City Solution “, IEEE International Conference on Cloudification of Internet of Things (CIoT), 2016, (IEEE), Paris, France

H. Rahman, N. Ahmed, and Md. I. Hussain, “A hybrid data aggregation scheme for provisioning Quality of Service (QoS) in Internet of Things (IoT)” , IEEE International Conference on Cloudification of Internet of Things (CIoT), 2016, (IEEE),Paris, France

N. Ahmed, and I. Hussain, “A Distributed Channel Access Mechanism for IEEE 802.11ah" , IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 2016, (IEEE), Reston, VA, USA.

H. Rahman, N. Ahmed, and I. Hussain, “A hybrid data aggregation scheme for Internet of Things (IoT)" , 2016 IEEE Annual India Conference (INDICON), Bangalore, 2016, pp. 1-6.

H. Rahman, N. Ahmed, and I. Hussain, "Comparison of Data Aggregation Techniques in Internet of Things (IoT)" , accepted for publication in International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), March 23-25, 2016, Chennai, India (IEEE)

I. Hussain, D. K. Saikia, N. Sarma, N. Ahmed “A Fine-tuned Packet Scheduling for WiFi-based Long Distance Networks” in IEEE conference on Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing (AIMoC ) held on January 2014 in Kolkata, West Bengal.

I. Hussain, N. Ahmed, D. K. Saikia, N. Sarma “A QoS-aware Multipath Routing Protocol for WiFi-based Long Distance Mesh Networks” in 2nd IEEE conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Electronics, Communication and Networking (ET2ECN) held on December 2014 in NIT Surat, Gujrat.

N. Ahmed, Z. I. Ahmed, S. I. Saikia, and I. Hussain “Augmentation of Directional and Sector Antenna support in NS-2” in IEEE sponsored International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Networks (CINE) held on January 2015 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orisha.

Syed Sazzad Ahmed, I. Hussain, N. Ahmed, and I. Hussain “Driver Level Implementation of TDMA MAC in Long Distance WiFi” in IEEE sponsored International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Networks (CINE) held on January 2015 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orisha.

H. Rahman, N. Ahmed, and I. Hussain “Internet of Things (IoT): Advances and Research Challenges” in International conference on Computing and Communication Systems (I3CS), pp. 89-96, held on April 2015 in NEHU, Shillong.

I. Hussain, S. K. Dutta, N. Ahmed, I. Hussain “A Multi-gateway based Reliable Low Cost Network Architecture for Rural Region” in National Conference on Emerging Global Trends in Engineering & Technology (EGTET), 2014, Don Bosco University, Assam.

Journals


I. Hussain, S. K. Dutta, N. Ahmed, I. Hussain “A WiFi-based Reliable Network Architecture for Rural Regions” ADBU-Journal of Engineering Technology (AJET), vol. 3, ISSN. 2348-7305, 2015.

N. Ahmed, H. Rahman, I. Hussain “A Comparison of 802.11ah and 802.15.4 for IoT” Information & Communications Technology Express (ICT Express), Elsevier, 2016.

Md. I. Hussain, N. Ahmed, "A Performance Analysis of E-Learning over WiFi-based Long Distance Networks" , Journal of Wireless Networking and Communications, Vol. 6 No. 4, 2016, pp. 85-93.

Book chapter


N. Ahmed, H. Rahman, M. I. Hussain, "Scalability Analysis of Medium Access Control Protocols for Internet of Things" In: Modi N., Verma P., Trivedi B. (eds) Proceedings of International Conference on Communication and Networks. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 508, 2017 (Springer)

Technical Skills

Driver Programming

Developed protocol on open source Atheros and contiki os based WiFi and 802.15.4 driver protocol stack package such as “mac80211” or "cc2650"

Router Configuration

Have done the configuration of Mikrotik based routerOS and OpenWrt

Network Simulator

Worked on MAC and Routing Protocol implementation and simulation using NS-2 and NS-3

Liferay and Laravel platform

Worked on Laravel and liferay platform for developing web applications using PHP and JAVA respectively

Computer Skills

OS platforms

Linux/Unix (Debian, Red Hat, Fedora etc.), Windows,

Programming

C/C++, Objective C, C#, Java, TCL, PHP, JSP, Asp.net

IDE

Netbeans, Dev C++, Eclipse, Xcode, Visual Studio 10

Documentation

HTML & CSS, XML, Tex

Typography

Latex, Open Office, Microsoft Office, Open Office

M. Tech. Project

Designing a MAC protocol for Internet of Things (IoT)

Considering the IoT metric such as scalability and power consumtion, a new MAC protocol is designed. The simulation result of the proposed MAC protocol achieve better performance over IoT

B. Tech. Projects

Major Project

Design and implementation of a TDMA MAC protocol for Wi-Fi based Long Distance Networks

Duration: FEB 13 – JUL 13, Team size: 4, Platform: Ath9k

Minor Project

Extension of NS-2 for Long Distance Wi-Fi support

Duration: AUG 2012 - NOV 2012, Team size: 4, Language: C++, TCL

Lectures Delivered

Delivered a lecture on “Implementation of IoT ecosystem using 6LoWPAN” in the MeitY sponsored National workshop on Internet of Things: It's Inside out, Conducted by Department of IT, NEHU, Shillong.

Delivered a lecture on “Protocol Implementation in open source Wireless Local Area (WLAN) driver” in the DeitY sponsored National workshop on Trends in Wireless Networks - Protocols and Practice, Conducted by Department of IT, NEHU, Shillong.

Delivered a lecture on “Protocol Implementation and Simulation using Network Simulator 2 (NS2)” in the DeitY sponsored National workshop on Trends in Wireless Networks - Protocols and Practice, Conducted by Department of IT, NEHU, Shillong.

Paper Presented

Presented the paper with title “A QoS-aware Multipath Routing Protocol for WiFi-based Long Distance Mesh Networks” in 2nd IEEE conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Electronics, Communication and Networking (ET2ECN) held on December 2014 in NIT Surat, Gujrat.

Presented the paper with title “Augmentation of Directional and Sector Antenna support in NS-2” in IEEE sponsored International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Networks (CINE) held on January 2015 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orisha

Presented the paper with title “Driver Level Implementation of TDMA MAC in Long Distance WiFi” in IEEE sponsored International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Networks (CINE) held on January 2015 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orisha

Workshop Attended

Attended workshop on C programming organized by CIPHER (a forum under Department of IT, NEHU)

Undergone an internship programme on “IP addressing” at Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Noonmati, Guwahati, Assam

Participated in the Bhuwan workshop organized by North Eastern Space Applications Center, Umiam, Shillong

Personal Traits

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Self directed and self motivated.

Ability to work independently on complex problems and collaborate across cross-functional teams

Personal Details

Father’s Name: Late Mokbul Hussain

Date of Birth: 1st Jan 1990

Nationality: Indian

Sex: Male

Permanent Address: Vill- Padupara, Po- Dhupdhara, Dist- Goalpara-783123, Assam

Present Address: Dept. of Information Technology, Nehu, Shillong-22, Meghalaya

Declaration

I hereby declare that the information furnished above is correct to the best of my knowledge and I bear the responsibility for the correctness.

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