|Academic position:||PhD Student|
|Roles in IT:||PhD Student|
|Thematic Line:||Networks and Services|
|Group:||Telecommunications and Networking – Av|
Asad Ur Rehman received the bachelor’s degree (Hons.) in telecommunications engineering from Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan, in 2009, and the master’s degree (Hons.) in telecommunications engineering from The University of Sunderland, U.K., in 2011. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in telecommunications with MAP-tele (a joint Doctoral Program of the Universidade do Porto, the Universidade de Aveiro, and the Universidade do Minho, Portugal, three universities with a strong tradition in the area of telecommunications engineering). He was a Visiting Instructor with Telecom Foundation, Pakistan. He was a Teaching Assistant with Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, for several years. He is currently involved in the research areas of telecommunications and Internet with the Instituto de Telecomunicaçoes, 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 the Communication Society (ComSoc) and the Software Defined Networks Community, IEEE.