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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Nasir Rashid
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechatronics Engineering

CE&ME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Peshawar Road Rawalpindi
Tel : +92-51-9278050-4408

Specialization
Mobile Robotics

Education
PhD (Mechatronics Engineering), 2019, Pakistan.

​Dr. Nasir Rashid received his PhD Mechatronics Engineering. from National University of Science & Technology (NUST) Islamabad in 2019. Now he is serving as an Assistant Professor in NUST College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering.

Mobile Robotics​

International Journal

1.    Ghazal, S., Khan, U., Saleem, M., Rashid, N., & Iqbal, J. (2019). Human Activity Recognition using 2D Skeleton Data and Supervised Machine Learning. IET Image Processing, (impact factor 2.004) online ISSN 1751-9667, print ISSN 1751-9659, DOI: 10.1049/iet-ipr.2019.0030, Published 04 Sep 19.

2.    Nasir Rashid, Javaid Iqbal, Mahmood, F., Abid, A., Khan, U. S., & Tiwana, M. I. (2018). Artificial Immune System-Negative Selection Classification Algorithm (NSCA) for Four Class Electroencephalogram (EEG) Signals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12, 439, (impact factor 2.871)

3.    Nasir Rashid, Javaid Iqbal, Amna Javed, Mohsin I. Tiwana, and Umar Shahbaz Khan. "Design of Embedded System for Multivariate Classification of Finger and Thumb Movements Using EEG Signals for Control of Upper Limb Prosthesis." BioMed Research International 2018 (2018), (impact factor 2.583)

4.    Ghani Usman, Muhammad Wasim, Umar Shahbaz Khan, Muhammad Mubasher Saleem, Ali Hassan, Nasir Rashid, Mohsin Islam Tiwana, Amir Hamza, and Amir Kashif. "Efficient FIR Filter Implementations for Multichannel BCIs Using Xilinx System Generator." BioMed Research International 2018 (2018), (impact factor 2.583)

5.    A.Javed, Mohsin I Tiwana, Moazzam I Tiwana, Nasir Rashid, Javaid Iqbal and Umar Shahbaz Khan “Recognition of Finger Movements using EEG Signals for Control of Upper Limb Prosthesis using Logistic Regression”, Journal of Biomedical Research 2017; 28(17): 7361- 7369, ISSN: 0970-938X, (impact factor 0.219)

6.    Muhammad Arif, Javaid Iqbal, Nasir Rashid and Umar Izhar “Kinematic And Energy Analysis Of Single Axis Solar Panel Tracker System(A Comparative Study)”,  Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 4 Number 1 (JETEAS) 4(1):24 – 29, 2013  ISSN: 2141-7016

Submitted in International Journals   

Conference Publications

1.    Nasir Rashid, Fahad Mahmood, and Javaid Iqbal. "Unorthodox Approach to Classify EEG Signals for Upper Limb Prosthesis Application." 2018 18th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS). IEEE, 2018.

2.    Javaid, H. A., Rashid, N., Tiwana, M. I., & Anwar, M. W. (2018, February). Comparative Analysis of EMG Signal Features in Time-domain and Frequency-domain using MYO Gesture Control. In Proceedings of the 2018 4th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering (pp. 157-162). ACM.

3.    Masood, M. U., Mujtaba, M., Sami, M. A., Rashid, N., & Iqbal, J. (2018, July). Design and Experimental Testing of an In-Parallel Actuated 3 DOF Serial Robotic Manipulator for Unmanned Ground Vehicle. In 2018 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on Intelligent Robot Systems (ACIRS) (pp. 45-49). IEEE.

4.    Masood, Muhammad Umar, Muhammad Ahsan Sami, Haris Sohail, Muhammad Mujtaba, Muhammad Abubakar Siddique, Hashir Akram, Nasir Rashid, Mohsin I. Tiwana, and Javaid Iqbal. "Design and development of a semi-autonomous stair climbing robotic platform for rough terrains." In Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), 2017 17th International Conference on, pp. 212-217. IEEE, 2017.

5.    Sami, Muhammad Ahsan, Muhammad Umar Masood, Muhammad Waqar, Muhammad Mujtaba, Abrahim Ali Shah, Adnan Shujah, Nasir Rashid, Mohsin I. Tiwana, and Javaid Iqbal. "Object tracking with a robotic manipulator mounted on ground vehicle using Image Based Visual Servoing." In Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), 2017 17th International Conference on, pp. 206-211. IEEE, 2017.

6.    Ahmad, Afzaal, Mohsin I. Tiwana, Javaid Iqbal, Nasir Rashid, and Asad Ullah Awan. "Design of a novel Simulink model for surface electromyographic (SEMG) sensor design for prosthesis control." In 2015 IEEE Student Symposium in Biomedical Engineering & Sciences (ISSBES), pp. 70-75. IEEE, 2015.

7.    Ahmed M.; Afaq A.; Kamal A.; Masood U.; Shahzaib M.; Nasir Rashid.; Tiwana M.I.; Iqbal J.; Awan A.;, "Development of FPGA based system for control of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle with 5-DOF Robotic Arm," in proceedings of 15th International Conference Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), 2015

8.    Hussain, R.; Ijaz, R.; Mughal, R.A.; Qureshi, A.; Nasir Rashid.; Tiwana, M.I.; Iqbal, J., " Inverse Kinematics Control of Redundant Planar Manipulator with Joint Using Numerical Method," in Innovations in proceedings of 15th International Conference Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), 2015

9.    Hussain, R.; Ijaz, R.; Mughal, R.A.; Qureshi, A.; Nasir Rashid.; Tiwana, M.I.; Iqbal, J., "Articulated design architecture and open-loop command and control system for tele-operated Versatile Terrain Mobility Platform," in Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications (INISTA), 2015 International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1-72-4 Sept. 2015

10.    Hussain, R.; Shahid, M.A.; Khan, J.A.; Tiwana, M.I.; Iqbal, J.; Nasir Rashid., "Development of a low-cost anthropomorphic manipulator for commercial usage," in Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications (INISTA), 2015 International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1-6, 2-4 Sept. 2015

11.    Qureshi, Asim, Raabid Hussain, Rasheeq Ali, Raafay Ijaz, Nasir Rashid, Javaid Iqbal, and Mohsin I. Tiwana. "Stair case perception using monoscopic vision for a teleoperated vehicle." In 2015 Signal Processing: Algorithms, Architectures, Arrangements, and Applications (SPA), pp. 174-178. IEEE, 2015.

12.    Fateh Muhammad, Nasir Rashid, Hafsah Akhtar, Zarmina Muhammad, Syed Omer Gilani and Umar Ansari “Evaluation of LDA, QDA and Decision Trees for Multifunctional Controlled below Elbow Prosthetic Limb using EMG Signals”,  International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCREATE) Islamabad, Pakistan, April 22-24, 2014

13.    Asif Ishfaque, Nasir Rashid, Ahsan Javed Awan, Javaid Iqbal “Evaluation of ANN, LDA and Decision Trees for EEG Based Brain Computer Interface” 9th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET2013) to be held in Islamabad, Pakistan on December 9-10, 2013

14.    M Awais Khan Niazi, Anique Nayyar, Ali Raza, Asad Ullah Awan, Muhammad Hamid Ali, Nasir Rashid, Javaid Iqbal “Development of an On-board Diagnostic (OBD) Kit for Troubleshooting of Compliant Vehicles” 9th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET2013) to be held in Islamabad, Pakistan on December 9-10, 2013

15.    Ali Salman, J. Iqbal, Umer Izhar, Umar, S. Khan, Nasir Rashid “Optimized Circuit for EMG Signal Processing” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, October 22-23, 2012, Islamabad, Pakistan

16.    Sohail Anjum, Nabeel Kamal, Umar Shahbaz Khan, Javaid Iqbal, Umar Izhar, Nasir Rashid, M.A.Khan “Design of Non-Conventional Chain Drive Mechanism for Mini-Robot” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, October 22-23, 2012, Islamabad, Pakistan

17.    Khan, M. Hamza, Ali Wajdan, Muhammad Khan, Haider Ali, Javaid Iqbal, Umar Shahbaz, and Nasir Rashid. "Design of low cost and portable EMG circuitry for use in active prosthesis applications." In 2012 International Conference of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, pp. 204-207. IEEE, 2012.

DESIGNATION​ ​FROM​ TO​​ University / Institute​​
​Assistant Professor ​2009 ​Date ​​Deptt of Mechatronics Engineering, NUST College of EME
​​Instructor Class “C” 1999 ​2002 ​​Deptt of Mechatronics Engineering, NUST College of EME

COURSES TAUGHT
COURSE COD​E COURSE TITLE​
ME-112 Engineering Statics
ME-223 Engineering Dynamics
EM-415​ IC Engines (Special Topics in Mechatronics)
EM-416​ Introduction to Robotics​
ME-417​ ​Manufacturing Processes and Automation