Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Asad Ur Rehman

PhD Student

Asad Rehman

Academic position: PhD Student
Joining date: 16-06-2016
Roles in IT: PhD Student
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Telecommunications and Networking – Av

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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Campus Universitário de Santiago
Tel: +351 234 377 900
Fax: +351 234 377 901


Asad Ur Rehman received a bachelor’s degree from Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan, in 2009 and a master’s degree from the University of Sunderland, United Kingdom, in 2011, both degrees in telecommunications engineering and with distinction. He also held the position of visiting instructor at the Telecom Foundation Pakistan and was a teaching assistant at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University for several years. He is currently involved in the research area of telecommunications and internet at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal, where he is an active member of the Network Application and Services Group. His research interests include software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and the reliability, and resilience of future networks. He is also a member of IEEE Software Defined Networks Community. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in telecommunications with MAP-tele (a joint doctoral program of the University of Porto, the University of Aveiro, and the University of Minho Portugal, three universities with a strong tradition in the area of telecommunications engineering).

Scientific Achievements

  • MSc, University of Sunderland, UK, 15-06-2011
  • Licenciatura, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (M.A.J.U), 17-03-2009
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Future Reliable and Resilient Networking
  • Next Generation Software Driven and Virtualized Networks