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Dr. Yasir Niaz

Dr. Yasir Niaz





Assistant Professor
DCS - Academic Staff
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Biography:


​ Dr. Yasir Niaz Khan obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Tubingen in 2013. During his Ph.D. he conducted research on detection of terrain (ground surfaces) using a camera mounted on a flying and a ground robot. Upon completing his graduate studies, Dr. Khan started teaching robotics at FAST-NU, Lahore, Pakistan. He started a new robotics Lab at FAST-NU for students to promote robotics in Pakistan. Dr. Khan organized many national and international level robotic events held in Lahore where professors and students from different universities presented their works in robotics field. Dr. Khan joined The University of Lahore in 2017, and has started to extend his work further. He is now Director of Research Group on Robotics and IoT that he established at the university. He is also involved in a project on Agricultural Automation for the 3 years funded by DAAD Germany. The project includes visits to and from Germany of Pakistani and German researchers every year.​ ​ He has worked as a consultant with Engro Corp. For more information on Prof. Khan's work visit www.yasirniaz.com