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Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer

Assistant Professor Decision Sciences

Rizwan.tanweer@ksbl.edu.pk
Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer

Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer is an Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences at KSBL. He has over 13 years of experience in research and academia. He has several years of administrative experience as Program Coordinator, Head of the department and Chairman of Postgraduate studies at Hamdard University and DHA Suffa University.

In his academia experience, Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students at Hamdard University and DHA Suffa University, where he taught Programming, Algorithm Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematical and Logical courses, Data Structures, Research Methodology, Modeling and Simulation and Numerical Analysis. He has also taught at Iqra University as a visiting faculty member. He is a recipient of Best university teacher award in 2012 at Hamdard University.

Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer has served as member of Academic Council, Board of Faculty and Board of Studies at renowned universities in Karachi. He is also a member of review panel for National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC). He is affiliated with several top quality renowned journals like Information Sciences, Evolving Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation as reviewer. He also serves as a reviewer in the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation every year since 2016.

During his Ph.D., Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer remained affiliated with the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and worked towards the development of human learning principles inspired variants of the Particle Swarm Optimization algorithm. He has published 21 peer-reviewed research articles in top quality journals and conferences. He was awarded the outstanding student paper travel grant by IEEE Computational Intelligence Society in 2015 for presenting his research work at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computing.

Education

PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Development of Human Learning Principles inspired Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithms
2017

MSc in Computer Control and Automation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2010

BE in Computer Systems Engineering, Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan
2008

Professional Trainings

  • Certificate of Training in University teaching for teaching assistants.
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Certificate of Training in Professional graduate student research workshop. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Certificate of Participation in NCEAC 6th Program Evaluators Regional training workshop.
    Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Professional Development Program
    06 hours training organized by Hamdard University, Karachi.

Experience in Consulting & Teaching

  • Department of Decision Sciences, Karachi School of Business and Leadership Karachi, Pakistan.
    Assistant Professor
    2022-Present
  • Department of Computer Science, DHA Suffa University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Assistant Professor and Head of the Department
    2020-2021
  • Department of Computer Engineering, Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan.
    Associate Professor and Chairman Postgraduate Studies
    2017-2020
  • Department of Computer Engineering, Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan.
    Assistant Professor
    2015-2020
  • School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
    PhD Research Scholar
    2012-2016
  • Department of Computer Engineering, Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan.
    Assistant Professor
    2011-2012
  • Department of Computer Engineering, Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan.
    Lecturer
    2010-2011

Details of Keynote Speeches, Panelist and Chair

  • Conference Secretary and Session Chair, 21st IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC 2018), Karachi, Pakistan, Nov 1-2, 2018.
  • Session Chair in IEEE conference on Multi-sensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Sep 28-29, 2014.
  • Talk on “Research and Projects” – HIET, Hamdard University, Karachi (Mar & Nov 2018, Oct 2017)
  • CPD Seminar- Human Cognition Inspired Learning Strategies for Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm-Indus University, Karachi (October 2015)

Journal Articles (Combined IF = 21.308):

  • R. Tanweer, S. Suresh and N. Sundararajan, “Self Regulating particle swarm optimization algorithm.” Information Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 294, 2015, pp. 182–202. (IF: 6.795)
  • R. Tanweer, S. Suresh and N. Sundararajan, “Dynamic Mentoring and Self-Regulation based Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for solving Complex Real-world Optimization Problems.” Information Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 326, 2016, pp. 1–24. (IF: 6.795)
  • R. Tanweer, R. Auditya, S. Suresh, N. Sundararajan and N. Srikanth, “Directionally Driven Self Regulating particle swarm optimization algorithm.” Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Elsevier, Vol. 28, 2016 : pp. 98-116. (IF: 7.177)
  • Tariq, A. H. Memon, M. R. Tanveer, and A. Hussain, “Comparative Analysis on Renewable Energy Penetration in Pakistan for Sustainable Development: Case Study Energy System Pakistan”, Mehran University Research Journal, 2019 (Accepted) (HEC Recognized X-Category).
  • Tayyab Ahmed Shaikh, Syed Sajjad Hussain M. Rizwan Tanweer, Manzoor Ahmed Hashmani. “Broadening Selection Competitive Constraint Handling Algorithm for Faster Convergence” Journal of Information Science and Engineering, Vol. 36 No. 6, 2020. (IF: 0.541)
  • S Tariq, MR Tanweer, U Zafar, “Solar Energy and Its Thermal Application: A Case Study of Pakistan” Journal of Gas, Vol. 27, 2020.
  • Dilshad, M. R. Tanweer and S. Vohra. “Integrated manufacturing solutions for upgrading the manufacturing units of medium and large scale organizations in underdeveloped Asian countries.” International Journal of Academic Research, vol. 3 no. 2, 2011.
  • Azhar Dilshad, Vali Uddin, Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer and Tariq Javid. “A Low Cost SSVEP-EEG based Human-Computer-Interaction System for Completely Locked-in Patients”, Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics (BEEI), Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 2245-2253, 2021. (HEC Recognized X-Category).
  • Azhar Dilshad, Anwaar Manzar, Muhammad Rizwan Tanweer, Tariq Javid and Muhammad Asad Ullah Khan, “User Specific Efficiency Parameters for Brain Computer Interface (BCI) based Upper Limb Stroke Rehabilitation System”, International Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering Research, Vol. 9 No. 4, pp. 524-528, 2021.
  • Tayyab A. Shaikh, Syed Sajjad Hussain, M. Rizwan Tanweer, “Constrained Self Regulating Particle Swarm Optimization algorithm”, Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics (BEEI), Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 955-964, 2022.

Peer Reviewed International Conferences

  • R. Tanweer and S. Suresh, “Human cognition inspired particle swarm optimization algorithm.” In IEEE 9th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, pages 1–6, 2014.
  • R. Tanweer, S. Suresh, and N. Sundararajan, “Improved SRPSO algorithm for solving CEC2015 computationally expensive numerical optimization problems,” In IEEE Cong. on Evol. Comp., 2015, pp. 1–8. (Rank A conference)
  • R. Tanweer, S. Suresh, and N. Sundararajan, “Mentoring based Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm,” In IEEE Cong. on Evol. Comp., 2015, pp. 1–8. (Rank A conference)
  • R. Tanweer, S. Suresh, and N. Sundararajan. Human meta-cognition inspired collaborative search algorithm for optimization. In IEEE Int. Conf. on MFI Integration for Intelligent Systems, pages 1–6, 2014.
  • R. Tanweer,Abdullah Al-Dujaili and S. Suresh. “Empirical Assessment of human learning principles inspired particle swarm optimization algorithms on Continuous Black-Box optimization testbed.” In 6th International Conference on Swarm, Evolutionary and Memtic Computing (SEMCCO 2015).
  • Abdullah Al-Dujaili, M. R. Tanweer and S. Suresh. “On the performance of Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithms in Solving Cheap Problems.” In Computational Intelligence, 2015 IEEE Symposium Series on, pp. 1318-1325. IEEE, 2015.
  • Abdullah Al-Dujaili, M. R. Tanweer and S. Suresh. “DE vs. PSO: A Performance Assessment for Expensive Problems.” InComputational Intelligence, 2015 IEEE Symposium Series on, pp. 1318-1325. IEEE, 2015.
  • R. Tanweer, Abdullah Al-Dujaili and S. Suresh. “Multi-Objective Self Regulating Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for BMOBench Platform.” InComputational Intelligence, 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on. pp. 1–6, 2016.
  • R. Tanweer, S. Suresh, and N. Sundararajan, “Development of a Higher Order Cognitive Optimization Algorithm,” In IEEE Cong. on Evol. Comp., 2017, pp. 2752-2758. (Rank A conference)
  • Rashid Ali, M. R. Tanweer, A. Ali Kamboh. “Simulation based Vehicle to Vehicle and base station communication.” In 2019 Intl Conf. on Infor. Sci. and Comm. Tech. (ICISCT), pp. 1-6, 2019.