|Academic position:||PhD Student|
|Roles in IT:||PhD Student|
|Scientific Area:||Networks and Multimedia|
|Group:||Telecommunications and Networking – Av|
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).