About Special Interest Group Session

The global IoT market is expected to reach a value of USD 1,386.06 billion by 2026 from USD 761.4 billion in 2020 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.53%, during the period 2021-2026. With the development of wireless networking technologies, the emergence of advanced data analytics, a reduction in the cost of connected devices, an increase in cloud platform adoption, the market is expected to grow at a positive rate.


  • Opening Remarks – Dr. Arshad Ali – 10 Min
  • IoT-Based Research Projects at Namal – Dr. Adnan Iqbal – 20 Min
  • Safety Helmet - An IoT Project – Muhammad Hamza – 20 Min
  • General Discussion – 10 Min


Dr. Adnan Iqbal

Associate Professor
Namal Institute, Mianwali

Adnan Iqbal completed his PhD from SEECS (NUST) in 2012. His PhD thesis revolved around modeling of reliable data delivery techniques in wireless sensor networks. Currently, he is serving Namal Institute, Mianwali as Associate Professor and Head of Computer Science Department. Prior to that, he has worked at SLAC (USA) and UBO (France). His current research interests include SDN, cloud gaming and Internet of Things.

Muhammad Hamza

Technical Team Lead
Software Productivity Strategists, Inc.

Experienced Software Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Internet of Things, Nodejs, SQL, Neo4j, Python and many other technologies. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Computer Science from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST).

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