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Dr. Irfan Zafar       ( Assistant Professor )

Cell: 092-333-5127990      Email: drirfanzafar@gmail.com

The writer is a PhD in Information Technology, alumni of King’s College London and a social activist. He is life member of the Pakistan Engineering Council and senior international editor for IT Insight Magazine. He has authored two books titled Understanding Telecommunications and Living In The Grave and several research papers.

Educational Qualification:

Degree Specialization University Year
BCSE EE UET, Taxila 1991
PHD MIS PIMSAT, Karachi 2003
M.Sc Digital Electronic King's College, London 1992







Key Publications (Journals & Books):

S.No. Key Publications
1 Author of the Book “Understanding Telecommunications” (ISBN: 969-24-0080-8).
2 Author of the Book “Living in the Grave” (ISBN: 978-969-24-0081-7).
3 TF Pay Phones: A subsidiary of Telecom Foundation, The NEWS, Oct, 1995.
4 Internet: Challenges, Threats and Prospects, dawn, May 17, 2001 & Student News, May 18, 2001.
5 Paknet: Moving towards Excellence, DAWN, Dec 20, 2001.
6 Evolution of Internet. The NEWS, July8, 2002.
7 Wireless Internet: Connecting you to the Future. The NEWS, Aug 8, 2002.
8 Helping the World Communicate. The NEWS, May 5, 2003.
9 Vision of good Governance, The NEWS, May 19, 2003.
10 E-Banking: Revolutionizing the World. Pakistan Observer, Aug 30, 2003.
11 Bringing Telecom Revolution. Pakistan Observer. July 20, 2004.
12 Philosophical Approach to Technology. Pakistan Observer, Oct 7, 2004.
13 Effects of Telecommunications on Environment. Pakistan Observer, Oct 19, 2004.
14 PTCL/Paknet Contribution in Internet Revolution. Net Mag, page 59, Nov 2004 edition.
15 Technology affecting Cultures and Morality. Pakistan Observer, Dec 2, 2004.
16 Bringing Telecom Revolution through Broadband Policy. Pakistan Observer, Mar 21, 2005.
17 Bringing Telecom Revolution. Voice of Communication. Page 17, Jan 2005 edition.
18 Bringing Telecom Revolution, IT Insight, Page 8, Aug 2005 edition.
19 Philosophical approach to Technology, IT Insight, Page 9, Sept 2005 edition.
20 Life is Analog, not Digital. IT Insight, Page 14, Nov 2005 edition.
21 Chill out with Kool sights. IT Insight, Page 22, Nov 2005 edition.
22 2005: A year of Telecom Revolution in Pakistan. IT Insight, Page 12, Jan 2006 edition.
23 Hip Hop Culture of Mobiles. IT Insight, Page 12, Feb 2006 edition.
24 Going Nowhere: The Façade of Telecom Revolution. IT Insight, Page 10, Mar-Apr 2006 edition.
25 Infrared Data Communication An Under-Rated Technology. IT Insight, Page 15, Mar-Apr 2006 edition.
26 Automated Weapon System. Defence Journal. Pages: 69-71. February 2007 edition.
27 Information Technology (IT) Industry Trends and Adaptation of capability maturity model integration (CMMI) practices in Pakistan. (IEEE Catalog No: 07EX1795, ISBN: 1-4244-1246-3, Library of Congress: 2007925366)
28 Mobile Communications & Social Development: Pros and Cons. NUML Journal of Management & Technology. Volume – 4, October 2009. ISSN: 1997-4507. (http://www.numl.edu.pk/4.pdf)
29 Middle Graded Offices of an Organization and Internet Use. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 3, Issue 1, January-2012, ISSN 2229-5518. (http://www.ijser.org/onlineResearchPaperViewer.aspx?Middle-Graded-Offices-of-an-Organization-and-Internet-Use.pdf)
30 Low Profile Wide Band Balanced Antenna Design for Mobile Applications, International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 54– No.8, September 2012. http://research.ijcaonline.org/volume54/number8/pxc3882333.pdf
31 Benefits of Outsourcing the ICT Infrastructure, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER) - (ISSN 2229-5518). Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2015. http://www.ijser.org/onlineResearchPaperViewer.aspx?Benefits-of-Outsourcing-the-ICT-Infrastructure.pdf
32 Critical failure factors affecting Projects Performance of Multinational Project Teams in Telecom industry Author*: Muhammad Rafid Ilyas, Dr. Muhammad Khalil Shahid, Dr. Irfan Zafar. IJSER Volume 6, Issue 4, April 2015 Edition. http://www.ijser.org/onlineResearchPaperViewer.aspx?Critical-failure-factors-affecting-Projects-Performance-of-Multinational-Project-Teams-in-Telecom-industry.pdf
33 “A novel trust model for selection of Cloud Service Provider”. Date of Conference: 18-20 Jan. 2014. Print ISBN: 978-1-4799-2805-7, INSPEC Accession Number: 14650418, DOI: 10.1109/WSCAR.2014.6916772. Publisher: IEEE. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6916772
34 H. A. Khan, Syed Junaid Nawaz, I. Zafar, “3-D Ellipsoidal Model for Dense Urban Street Canyon Radio Propagation Environments,” in Proc. of 4th Valencia Global, vol. 1, Jun. 2014, pp. 340-353. http://www.arwic.com/research-publication.php http://vg2014.webs.upv.es/wp-content/uploads/2014/VG2014%20Proceedings-rev.pdf
35 “Design of Compact Printed Ultra Wideband antenna with notch band characteristic By Abdul Wahab Khan & Dr Irfan Zafar. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 6, June-2015. ISSN 2229 – 5518. http://www.ijser.org/researchpaper%5CDesign-of-Compact-Printed-Ultra-Wideband-antenna-with-notch-band-characteristic.pdf
36 “3G/4G Services Evolution in Pakistan (Mitigating Threats to Landline Business through a developed Services Model)” by Misbah Ur Rehman & Dr. Irfan Zafar. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 9, September – 2015, ISSN 2229 -5518. http://www.ijser.org/onlineResearchPaperViewer.aspx?3G-4G-Services-Evolution-in-Pakistan.pdf
37 Performance Analysis of MANET Routing Protocols for various Traffic Patterns by Qaisar Salamat & Dr Irfan Zafar. http://www.ijser.org/researchpaper%5CPerformance-Analysis-of-MANET-Routing-Protocols-for-various-Traffic-Patterns.pdf. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 11, November-2015. ISSN 2229-5518.
38 Integrating Risk & Knowledge Management For effectively Managing Projects By Muhammad Awais & Dr. Irfan Zafar. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.Volume 7, Issue 5,May 2016.http://www.ijser.org/onlineResearchPaperViewer.aspx?Integrating-Risk---Knowledge-Management-For-effectively-Managing-Projects.pdf
39 “Correlation Between Network KPIs and User Experience of GSM Networks in Pakistan”. Javed Akhtar Khan, Dr. Irfan Zafar. Innovative Systems Design and Engineering, ISSN 2222-1727, Vol.8, No.3, 2017. http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/ISDE/issue/view/2905
40 Peak Throughout for Femto Cells Deployment Scenarios for Future 5G Cellular Networks by Muhammad Farhan Khan , Farrukh Aziz Bhatti, Aamir Habib, Sobia Jangsher, Muhammad Imran Khan, Irfan Zafar, Syed Muslim Shah. ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL, VOL.1, NO.2, JUN, 2017. ISSN (e) 2520-7393 ISSN (P) 2521-5027.


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