Prof. Dr. Usman Ali Shah

PROF. DR. SYED MUHAMMAD USMAN ALI

PhD (Electronic Engg.), M.Sc. (Electrical  Engg.), BE (Electronic Engg.) 

Professor & Chairman, Department of Electronic Engineering, NED University.

Head of Emerging Technologies Research Group

100+ Research Publications, Cumulative Impact factor=76.803,

Total Citations: 1516, h-index: 21, i10-index: 27

Designation Chairman, Department of Electronic Engineering.
E-mail  uashah68@neduet.edu.pk
Online Link Publications for Prof. Dr. Syed Usman Ali Shah
Objective To contribute towards Electronic and Nanoelectronics Engineering education and academic research activities in the department of Electronic Engineering.
Academic Carrier Ph.D (Electronic Engineering) Linkoping University, Sweden
MSc (Electrical Engineering) From NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
B.E. (Electronic Engineering) From NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
Expertise Fabrications of Nano Devices for Sensing, Photonics & Wireless Sensing Applications, Alternate Renewable Energy, Power Electronics (Electrical Drives & Power Converters) & Industrial Automation Systems
Industrial Experience Worked as an Assistant Executive Engineer in Pakistan Steel from 1993 to 2001 as a Head of Automation and Control sections of Finishing Mill Area of Hot Rolling Mill (HSM) department. This Section is most important part of a Mill & consists on Seven Largest DC drives (5.6 MW to 7.3 MW) of Pak-Steel. The HSM is the largest industrial unit as for as electrical load is concerned i.e. ~ 103 MW
Teaching Experience

I joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at NED University of Engineering & Tech. Karachi in July 2001. From July 2001, I am working in a capacity of Assistant Professor and imparting Electronic Engineering education and practical exposure to young Engineers in the NED University. 

B.E.(Undergraduate) Programme Courses 

I have been teaching various courses in Under-Graduate Electronic Engineering Programme

1. Power Electronics
2. Industrial Electronics 
3. Electronics 

Master of Electronic Engineering (M Engg.) in Electronic Engineering Department 

I have been teaching various courses in M. Engineering program from 2005 to 2008

1. Power Electronics 
2. Advanced Power Electronics 
3. Solid state DC drives 
4. Industrial Control systems

PHD THESIS Fabrication and characterization of ZnO nanostructures for sensing and photonic device applications.
Professional Memberships PEC Registration No. Electro / 3322
Teaching Interest Nano Electronics, Power Electronic, Industrial Electronic, Electronic and Microprocessor & Microcontroller Applications.
Research Interest  Electronic Engineering and Nano Technology, Power Electronics,Industrial controls and MEMS
Technical Interest  Development of hobby Circuits & Electronic Projects.
Honors & Awards

I have won two international Journal’s Best paper awards in the year 2013 whose details are given below:

Paper- I

1st Prize (Premium Awards for Journals)

The IET’s dynamic and expanding journals publishing program includes 26 Research Journals, the internationally renowned Electronics Letters and Micro & Nano Letters. The portfolio covers the entire interdisciplinary field of electronic and electrical engineering and related subjects and all the journals are available online through the IET Digital Library, with most also available in print. An individual Premium Award is available for the best paper published within the previous two years in each journal. Nominations are received by the journal’s editors and editorial boards, with the winning paper decided by the individual journal’s Editor-in-chief. Each award carries a value of £500.

Paper- II 

2nd Prize Sensors Journal Best Paper Award 2013 Since 2011, Sensors has instituted an annual award to recognize outstanding papers that are related to sensing technologies and applications and meet the aims, scope and high standards of this journal. This year, nominations were made by the Section Editor-in-Chiefs of Sensors from among all the Papers published in 2009. Reviews and full research articles were considered separately. We are pleased to announce that the following eight papers have won the Sensors Best Paper Award in 2013.


Published more than 50 Publications during 4 years of PhD studies abroad and written a book chapter with the title "Portable chemical sensors" published by springer in 2012.

Other Activities  Reading Engineering books, Scientific Journals, Newspapers, Listening Music, outdoor re-creation and playing computing games.
Book Chapter I have written a book chapter with my Ph.D. supervisor for a book with the title "Portable chemical sensors" published by springer in 2012.  http://www.springerlink.com/content/x17717m285343377/
Letter of Recommendation / Appreciation from renowned Professors & Ph.D Supervisor
  1. Letter of recommendation from Co-supervisor Dr. Omer Nur.
  2. Letter of recommendation from Dr. QingXiang Zhao
  3. Letter of recommendation from PhD supervisor
  4. Letter of recommendation from Professor Igor.
  5. LOR from Prof Shaofang Gong Head of Communication Department.
  6. Nomination of Dr. Usman Ali Shah in the American Biographical Institute, Inc. (Great Minds of the 21st Century)
  7. Usman Final Progress Report 2011
  8. Nomination of Dr. Usman Ali Shah as Technical expert during his Industrial services in Pakistan Steel (1993-2001).
  9. Letter of Intent for Dr. Usman Ali Shah to start Collaboration in the Field of Radio Frequency (RF) and Communication Electronics
  10. HEC news regarding achievements of Dr. Usman Ali Shah in HEC magazine July 2012.
  11. Letter of recommendation from Dr. Uda-Bin-Hashim
  12. HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
  13. Office order after ASRB Evaluation
  14. MDPI Announcements
  15. The IET Premium Awards 2013
List of journal and conference publications with complete references;
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Syed M. Usman Ali, O. Nur, M. Willander, B.Danielsson, fast and sensitive potentiometric glucose microsensor based on glucose oxidase coated ZnOnanowires grown on a thin silver wire, Sensors and Actuators B 145 (2010) 869-874. (IF=4.097)
2. Syed M. Usman Ali, Omer Nur, Magnus Willander, and Bengt Danielsson, Glucose detection with a commercial MOSFET using a ZnO nanowiresextended gate, Nanotechnology, IEEE Transaction on 8 (2009) 678-683. (IF=1.825)
3. Syed M. Usman Ali, Tasuif Aijazi, Kent Axelsson, Omer Nur, Magnus Willander, Wireless remote monitoring of glucose using functionalized ZnO nanowire arrays based sensor, Sensors 2011, 11, 8485-8496;doi:10.3390/s110908485. (IF= 2.245)
4. Syed M. Usman Ali, N.H. Alvi, Zafar Ibupoto, Omer Nur, Magnus Willander, Bengt Danielsson , Selective potentiometric determination of uric acid with uricase immobilized on ZnO nanowires, Sensors & Actuators: Chem. B 2 (2011) 241-247. (IF=4.097)
5. Syed M. Usman Ali, Muhammad H. Asif , Alimujiang Fulati , Omer Nur, Magnus Willander, Cecilia Brännmark, Peter Strålfors, Ulrika H. Englund, Fredrik Elinder and Bengt Danielsson, Intracellular K+ determination with a potentiometric microelectrode based on ZnO nanowires, IEEE Transaction on Nanotechnology, volume 10, Issue 4, pp. 913-919. (IF=1.825)
6. Syed  M.  Usman  Ali,  Zafar  H.  Ibupoto,  Salah  Salman,  Omer  Nur,  Magnus  Willander,  Bengt. Danielsson, Selective determination of urea using urease immobilized on ZnO nanowires, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chem. 160 (2011) pp. 637-643.( IF=4.097)
7. Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Kashif , Zafar Hussain Ibupoto, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, Functionalized ZnO nanotubes arrays as electrochemical sensor for the selective determination of glucose, Micro & Nano Letters, 2011, Vol. 6, issue. 8, pp. 609-613. (IF= .853)
8. Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. H.Ibupoto, M, Kashif, U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, A Potentiometric Indirect Uric Acid Sensor Based on ZnO Nanoflakes and Immobilized Uricase, Sensors 2012, 12,2787-2797. (IF= 2.245)
9. Syed M. Usman Ali, Zafar Hussain Ibupoto, C. O. Chey, Omer Nur, Magnus Willander, Bengt Danielsson, Functionalized ZnO nanotube arrays for the selective determination of uric acid with immobilized uricase, Chemical Sensors 2011, 1: 19.
10. Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Z.Wazir,M.Kashif, M. Atif , Magnus Willander and W. A. Syed, Cytotoxic Effects of Zinc Oxide Nanoflakes(ZNO NFS) in Human Muscle Carcinoma, International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 2(1), pp. 053-058.
11. M. H. Asif, Syed M. Usman Ali, O. Nur, M. Willander, Cecilia Brännmark, Peter Strålfors , Ulrika Englund , Fredrik Elinder and B. Danielsson, Functionalized ZnO nanorod based intracellular glucose sensor, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 25 (2010) 2205-2211. (IF=6.409)
12. N. H. Alvi, Syed M. Usman Ali, S. Hussain, O. Nur, and M. Willander,Fabrication and comparative optical characterization of n-ZnO nanostructures (nanowalls,nanorods, nanoflowers and nanotubes)/p-GaN whitelight emitting diodes, Scripta Materialia 64(2011) 697-700. (IF=3.224)
13. Alimujiang Fulati, Syed M. Usman Ali, Muhammad Riaz, Gul Amin, Omer Nur and Magnus Willander. Miniaturized pH sensors based on zinc oxide nanotubes/nanorods. Sensors 2009, 9(11), 8911-892. (Won 2013 Best Paper Award 2nd  Prize announced by Sensor Journal ) (IF= 2.245)
14. M. Willander, L. L. Yang, A. Wadeasa, Syed M. Usman Ali, M. H. Asif, Q. X. Zhao and O. Nur, Zinc oxide nanowires: controlled low temperature growth and some electrochemical and optical nano-devices, J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 1006-1018. (IF= 7.443)
15. Alimujiang Fulati, Syed M. Usman Ali, Muhammad H. Asif, Naveed ul Hassan Alvi , Magnus Willander, Cecilia Brännmark, Peter Strålfors , Sara I. Börjesson, Fredrik Elinder, Bengt Danielsson, An intracellular glucose biosensor based on nanoflake ZnO, Sensors and Actuators, Chem. B 150 (2010) 673-680. (IF=4.097)
16. Muhammad H. Asif , Syed M. Usman Ali, Omer Nur , Magnus Willander, Ulrika H. Englund, Fredrik Elinder, Functionalized ZnO nanorod-based selective magnesium ion sensor for intracellular measurements, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 26 (2010) 1118-1123. (IF=6.409)
17. Th. S. Dhahi, U. Hashim, T. Nazwa, M. Kashif, Syed M. Usman Ali, pH measurement using micro gap structure, International journal of mechanical and materials engineering, 6(2) p.189-193.
18. Faraz Mahmood, Imran Mohsin, Syed M. Usman Ali, Abid Karim, Design of an ultra-wideband monopole antenna for handheld devices, Asian journal of engineering, sciences and technology Vol. 1 issue 1(2011).
19. M. Kashif, Syed M. Usman Ali, M.E. Ali, H. I. Abdul gafour, U. Hashim M. Willander and Z. Hassan, Morphological, optical and raman characterization of ZnO nanoflakes prepared via sol-gel method, Phys.Status Solidi A, 1-5 (2011) / DOI 10.1002/pssa.201127357. (IF= 1.616)
20. C. O. Chey, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. Ibupoto, K. Khun, O. Nur, M. Willander, Potentiometric creatinine biosensor based on immobilization of creatinine deiminase (CD) on ZnO nanowires, J. Nanosci. Lett. 2012, 2: 24.
21. Z. H. Ibupoto, Syed M. Usman Ali, C.O. Chey, K. Kimleang, O. Nur, Magnus Willander, Functionalized ZnO nanorods coated with selective ionophore for the potentiometric determination of Zn+2 ions, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 2011(110) pp. 104702-104706. (IF= 2.183)
22. Z. H. Ibupoto, Syed M. Usman Ali, K. Kimleang, C.O. Chey, O. Nur, Magnus Willander, ZnO nanorods based enzymatic biosensor for the selective determination of Penicillin, Biosensors 2011, 1(4), 153-163.
23. K. Khun, Z. H. Ibupoto, Syed M. Usman Ali, C. O. Chey, O. Nur, M. Willander, The selective iron (Fe3+) ion sensor based on functionalized ZnO nanorods with selective ionophore, journal of Electroanalysis 2011(22) pp. 1-8. (IF= 2.138)
24. Z. H. Ibupoto, Syed M. Usman Ali, K. Kimleang, M. Willander, L-Ascorbic acid biosensor based on immobilized enzyme on ZnO nanorods, J Biosens Bioelectron, 2011 2(3) pp.607-614.
25. Z. H. Ibupoto, K. Khun, Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Willander, Electrochemical L-Lactic Acid Sensor Based on Immobilized ZnO Nanorods with Lactate Oxidasease, Sensors 2012, 12,2456- 2466. (IF= 2.245) 
26. M. Fakhar e Alam, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. H. Ibupoto, M. Atif, and M. Willander, Phototoxic Effects of Zinc Oxide Nanowires (ZnO NWs) Complexed with 5 ALA in RD Cell Line1, Laser Physics, 2011, Vol. 21, No. 11, pp. 1–6. (IF= 1.032)
27. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. H. Ibupoto, K. Kimleang, M. Atif, M. Kashif, F. K Loong, U. Hashim and M. Willander, Sensitivity of A-549 human lung cancer cells to nanoporous zinc oxide conjugated with Photofrin, Lasers Med Sci, 27(3) 2012 p-607-614. (IF= 2.49)
28. M. Kashif, Y. Al-Douri1, U. Hashim , M. E. Ali, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. M. Willander, Characterization, analysis and properties studies of nanostructure ZnO using sol-gel method, Micro & Nano Letters, 2012, 7(2) pp. 163-167. (IF= .853)
29. M. Kashif, U. Hashim, Syed M. Usman Ali, Ala’eddin A. Saif , Magnus Willander, Md. EaqubAli , Structural and impedancespectroscopy study of Al-doped ZnO nanorods grown by sol-gel method, 2012, Vol. 29 Iss: 3p- 131-135 Microelectronics International(IF=.658)
30. M. Kashif, Syed M. Usman Ali, M. E. Ali, U. Hashim , Effect of UV on impedance spectroscopy of Sn doped ZnO Nanorods, Journal of Ovonic Research, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2012, p. 91 - 96. (IF= .537)
31. Z. H. Ibupoto, Syed M. Usman Ali, K, Khun and M. Willander, "Thallium (I) ion sensor based on functionalized ZnO nanorods", Journal of Nanotechnology, Vol. 2012, Artical ID 619062, pp. 1-6, doi:10.1155/2012/619062.
32. M. Kashif, U. Hashim, M. E. Ali, Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Rusopd, Z. H. Ibupoto and Magnus Willander, "Effect of different seed solutions on the morphology and electro-optical properties of ZnO nanorods", Journal of Nanomaterial, Vol. 2012, Article ID 452407, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1155/2012/452407. (IF= 1.664)
33. M. Kashif, U. Hashim, M. E. Ali, K. L. Foo, Syed M. Usman Ali, Effect of UV exposure time on the current to voltage (I-V) characteristics of ZnO Nanorods, (Submitted).
34. M.Kashif, M.E.Ali, Syed M. Usman Ali, K.L. Foo1, U.Hashim, Magnus Willander “Sol-Gel Synthesis of ZnO Nanorods for Ultrasensitive Detection of Acetone”, Accepted in Advanced Science Letters.
35. M .Kashif, M.E.Ali, Syed M. Usman Ali, U. Hashim, “Sol-gel Synthesis of Pd doped ZnO Nanorods for Room Temperature Hydrogen Sensing”, Ceramics International 8(1) 2013 p- 1-9 (Impact Factor 2.605).
36. M. Kashif, M. E. Ali, Syed M. Usman Ali, U. Hashim, and S.B. Abd Hamid, “ Impact of Hydrogen Concentrations on the Impedance Spectroscopic Behavior of Pd Sensitized ZnO Nanorods’’ Nanoscale Research Letters, 39(6)     2013   p- 6461-6466. (Impact Factor 2.779)
37. Kashif, M. Ali, M. E. Ali, Syed M. Usman Ali, Foo, K.L. Hashim, U. Willander, Magnus “ Sol–Gel Synthesis of ZnO Nanorods for Ultrasensitive Detection of Acetone’’ Advanced Science Letters, Volume 19, Number 12, 2013 , pp. 3560-3563(4).
38. Ghani, Arfan, See, Chan H, Syed M. Usman Ali, “ 'Step forward to map fully parallel energy efficient cortical columns on field programmable gate arrays’’ IET Science, Measurement & Technology, 2014, Vol. 8, Issue 6, p432-440. 9p (ISI impact factor: 0.592).
39. Syed M. Taha Saquib, Syed M. Usman Ali, Raza Jafri, Imran Amin, Sarmad Hameed, “ Portable Handheld Control System for Multipurpose Automation’’ Pensee Journal, Vol 76, No. 4;Apr 2014..
40. Ashraf Yahya, Nusrat Husain, Syed M. Usman Ali,“ Multilevel Inverter-a survey for MV and HV applications, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research’’ Volume 6, Issue 1, January-2015, (1453 ISSN 2229-5518).
41. khter Saeed, Irfan Ahmed, Muhamad I. Aslam, Syed M. Usman Ali, “ Improving energy efficiency of Wireless Sensor Network through optimum selection of cluster heads’’ China Communication, Submitted.[ISI impact factor:0.42].
42. Sana Aijaz, Irfan Ahmed, Muhammad I. Aslam and Syed M. Usman Ali,“ Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radios - Techniques, Issues and Challenges’’ International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Trends.
43. Immad Girach, Muhammad I. Aslam, Irfan Ahmed, Syed M. Usman Ali and Muhammad Khalid, “ Photonic Band Gap Materials- Theory, Techniques and Application’’ Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technologies, accepted for publication.
44. Tahniyat Aslam, Irfan Ahmed, Muhammad I. Aslam, Syed M. Usman Ali, Tahir Malik, “Direction of Arrival Estimation in the presence of Scatterer in noisy environment”, Advanced Electromagnetics, Vol. 6, no. 3, pp.33-40, 2017.
45. Ashraf Yahya, Talha Waqar, Nusrat Husain, Dr Syed M Usman Ali, ‘Hybrid Multilevel Topology Based High Power Quality Inverter’ Journal Of Engineering Science and Technology Volume 2, Issue 9, pp 2428 -2431, ISSN: 3159-0040, September 2015, http://www.jmest.org/
46. Nusrat Husain, Ashraf Yahya, Syed M Usman Ali, Naqash Khan,’ Wind Energy and HVDC Systems-Promising Technologies,’ Technocrat, PNEC-NUST, Volume VII, pp 36-39, ISSN: 1728-5690, December 2017.
47. Saleha Bano, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo, S.M. Usman Ali Shah,’Low Power Fully Differential Folded Cascode OTA with CMFB Circuit, Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology (JMEST) ISSN: 2458-9403, 2017.
48. Saleha Bano, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo, Syed Muhammad Usman Ali Shah, ‘Power Efficient Fully Differential Bulk Driven OTA for Portable Biomedical Application’, Electronics 7 (3), MDPI, 41, March, 2018.
49. Saleha Bano, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo, Syed Muhammad Usman Ali Shah, Low Voltage Low Power Single Ended Operational Transconductance Amplifier for Low Frequency Applications, Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, April 2018.
50. Saleha Bano, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo and Syed Muhammad Usman Ali, ‘Nanopower Sub-threshold Biquadratic Cells and Its Application to Portable ECG System’, International journal of Electronics and communications. (JCR Indexed IF: 2.115, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeue.2019.05.001 )
51. Saleha Bano, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo and Syed Muhammad Usman Ali, ‘Flipped voltage follower based fourth order filter and its application to portable for ECG acquisition system’, Microelectronics Journal, (under review). (JCR Indexed IF: 1.34)
52. Fawad Azeem, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo, Syed Muhammad Usman Ali Shah, Integration of renewable distributed generation with storage and demand side load management in rural islanded microgrid, Energy Efficiency, Springer, October, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12053-018-9747-0 (ISI-Indexed, JCR), (IF.1.634)
53. Raj Kumar, Sirajuddin, Amber Rehana Solangi, Sidra Amin, Ali Muhammad Mahar,Muhammad Ishaque Abro, Tayyaba Shaikh, Syed Muhammad Usman Ali Shah, AneelaTahira, and Zafar Hussain Ibupoto “Synthesis of Sheet Like Morphology of NiO for Sensitive and Selective Determination of Urea”
54. Fawad Azeem, Dr. Ghous Bakhsh Narejo, Dr. Usman Ali Shah, A Fuzzy based parametric smart distinctive load controlling algorithm for residential loads to enhance the stability in Rural Islanded Microgrids , Elesvier International Journal of  Electrical Power and Energy Systems  2018, (ISI-Indexed), IF.3.6 (submitted & under review).
55. Fawad Azeem, Dr. Ghous Bakhsh Narejo and Dr. Usman Ali Shah, Human Activities Tracking System for Load Profiling and Optimized Load Reduction in Rural Islanded Microgrids, Journal of Electrical Systems (JES), (ISI-Indexed) (submitted & under review)
56. Ashraf Yahya, Syed M. Usman Ali, Arfan Ghani " New level doubling architecture of cascaded Multilevel inverter ", IET Power Electr., https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-pel.2018.5512    (JCR IF 2017:2.267)
57. Ashraf Yahya, Syed M. Usman Ali, "A new Asymmetric Cascaded Multilevel Inverter with less number of variety ", European Power Electronics and Drives Jr, (under review). (JCR IF 2017:0.167)
58. Ashraf Yahya, Syed M. Usman Ali, "New configurations of Asymmetric Multilevel Inverter with minimum variety", Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, (under review)
CONFERENCE PAPERS
1. Syed M. Usman Ali, U. Hashim, Zafar Ibupoto, M, Kashif, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Magnus Willander, ZnO nanoporous arrays based biosensor for highly sensitive and selective determination of uric acid using immobilized uricase,  INSC 2011 4th to 5th July, 2011 Seri Kembangan Selangor, Malaysia
2. Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Kashif, Faraz Mahmood, Aamir H. Khan, Uda Hashim, Magnus Willander, SMS based remote monitoring of glucose using ZnO nanotubes based nanosensor, 22-23 October, IPEC 2011, international Conference in Malaysia.
3. Syed M. Usman Ali, C. O .Chey, Z. H. Ibupoto,  M. Kashif,  U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, Selective determination of cholesterol using functionalized ZnO nanotubes based sensorCLV-02, Vinh city, 11-15 October Cambodia 2011.
4. Syed M. Usman Ali, C. O. Chey, Z. H. Ibupoto, O. Nur, M. Willander, Fabrication and characterization of hetro-junction light emitting diode based on n-ZnO nanoporous structure grown on p-GaN, CLV-02, Vinh city, 11-15 October  2011,  Cambodia.
5. Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Kashif, Z. H Ibupoto, C. O. Chey, U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, Sensing and optical characteristics of ZnO nanotubes fabricated through two step aqueous chemical route, 22-23 October, IPEC 2011, International conference in Malaysia.
6. Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. H. Ibupoto, M. Kashif, Mojtaba Nasr-Esfahani, U. Hashim, M. Willander, Synthesis and electro-optical characterization of n-ZnO nanoflakes/p-GaN heterojunction light emitting diode7 to 9 Feb 2012, Nanotech 2012, International conference in Iran.
7. Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Kashif, Z. H Ibupoto, Mojtaba Nasr-Esfahani, U. Hashim.  Magnus Willander, Optical and electrochemical sensing characterization of ZnO nanoflakes, 7 to 9 Feb 2012,  Nanotech 2012, International conference in Iran.
8. Kashif, Syed M. Usman Ali, K. L. Foo, U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, ZnO nanoporous structure growth, optical and structural characterization by aqueous solution route, enabling science and nanotechnology: 2010 International conference on enabling science and nanotechnology Escinano 2010. AIP Conference proceedings, volume 1341, pp. 92-95 (2011).
9. Muhammad H. Asif , Syed M. Usman Ali , Omer Nur, Magnus Willander , Ulrika H. Englund, Fredrik Elinder, Functionalized ZnO nanorod-based selective magnesium ion sensor for intracellular measurementsBiosensor world congress 2010, Glasgow UK, 26-28 May.
10. M, Kashif, U. Hashim, Syed M. Usman Ali , Magnus Willander, Effect of Sn doping on crystal structure and optical properties of ZnO thin films, 22-24 Dec. 2011, Multitopic Conference (INMIC), 2011 IEEE 14th International, pp. 188 - 190.
11. M. Kashif, Syed M. Usman Ali, U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, Fabrication of n-ZnO-NPs/p Si heterojunction and its electro-optical characterization, INSC 2011 4th to 5th   July, 2011, Seri Kembangan Selangor, Malaysia.
12. M. Kashif, Syed M. Usman Ali, U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, Structural and electrical study of ZnO: Al nanorods, IPEC 2011, international Conference in Malaysia.
13. Faraz Mahmood, Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Kashif, U. Hashim, Magnus Karlsson and Magnus Willander, Design of a Broadband Monopole Antenna for Handheld Applications, 22-23 October, IPEC 2011, international Conference in Malaysia.
14. K.L. Foo, M. Kashif, U. Hashim, Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Willander,  Growth of ZnO thin film on silicon substrate for optical application by using sol–gel spin coating method, ICOBE 2012 International Conference, 27th to 28th February 2012, Malaysia.
15. Faraz Mahmood, Syed M Usman Ali, C. O. Chey, H. Ing, Magnus Willander, Design of a broadband monopole antenna for mobile handsets, CLV-02, Vinh city, 11-15 October  2011,  Cambodia.
16. Faraz Mahmood, Syed M Usman Ali, Mahmood Alam and  Magnus Willander, Design of WLAN patch and UWB monopole antenna, IMTIC ’12 (international multi-topic conference), 28-30 March 2012, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
17. C. O. Chey, Syed M. Usman Ali,  Z. H. Ibupoto, C. Sann, Kimleang Khun, K. Meak, O. Nur, M. Willander, Fabrication and characterization of light emitting diodes based on n-ZnO nanotubes grown by a low temperature aqueous chemical method on p-GaN,  CLV-02, Vinh City, 11-15 October 2011, Cambodia.
18. M. Kashif, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z .H Ibupoto, Mojtaba Nasr-Esfahani, U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, Growth of ZnO nanorods and effect of seed layer on interdigitated electrode (IDE) impedance, 7 to 9 Feb 2012,  Nanotech 2012, International conference in Iran
19. Magnus Willander, O. Nur , M. Fakhar-e-Alam, J. R. Sadaf, M. Q. Israr , K. Sultana, Syed M. Usman Ali , M. H. Asif, Applications of zinc oxide nanowires for bio-photonics and bio-electronics, Proc. of SPIE 7940, 79400F (2011); doi:10.1117/12.879497.
20. M.Kashif M.E.Ali , Syed M. Usman Ali,  Foo K.L., U.Hashim ,  Magnus Willander,  Sol-Gel Synthesis of ZnO Nanorods for Ultrasensitive Detection of AcetoneThe 2012 International Conference (ICAFBE 2012)  in Guangzhou, China, May 11-13, 2012
21. M. Kashif, U.Hashim , M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z.H. Ibupoto, M. Willander, S. Ali, S. Firdous, M. Atif, Photodynamic damage in liver carcinoma HepG2 cells, Biomedical Engineering (ICoBE), 2012 International Conference on, 27th to 28th February 2012, Malaysia, pp. 237 - 241.
22. M. Kashif, K.L. FOO, U. Hashim, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. H. Ibupoto, Magnus Willander, "Effect of temperature on the electrical transport properties of Al- doped ZnO nanorods grown by Sol-Gel method"presented in IPCE 2011.
23. M.Kashif, U.Hashim, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. H. Ibupoto, and Magnus Willander , "Study of frequency dependent electrical properties of ZnO Nanorods”, Presented in IMIEJS 2012 conference (Poster).
24. Syed M. Taha Saquib, Sarmad Hameed, Syed M. Usman Ali, Raza Jafri, Imran Amin. "Wireless Control of Miniaturized Mobile Vehicle for Indoor Surveillance", Submitted in International conference on Sensing for industry, Control, Communications and Security Technologies (ICSICCST 2013) from 24th to 26th June 2013.
25. Rizwan Asalm Butt , Syed M. Usman Ali, "Semantic Mapping and Motion Planning with Turtlebot Roomba, Accepted in International conference on Sensing for industry", Control, Communications and Security Technologies (ICSICCST 2013) from 24th to 26th June 2013.
26. Syed M. Usman Ali, Sajid Hussain, Ali Akber Siddiqui, Jawad Ali Arshad, Anjum Durkhshan,"FPGA Based Smart Wireless MIMO control system", Accepted in International conference on Sensing for industry, Control, Communications and Security Technologies (ICSICCST 2013) from 24th to 26th June 2013.
27. Waheed Ahmed, Syed M. Usman Ali"Comparative Study of SVPWM (Space Vector PWM) & SPWM (Sinusoidal PWM) Based Three Phase Voltage Source Inverters for Variable Speed Drive", Accepted in International conference on Sensing for industry, Control, Communications and Security Technologies (ICSICCST 2013) from 24th to 26th June 2013.
28. Hafiz Muhammad Nabeel, Anum Azher, Syed M. Usman Ali, Abdul Wahab Mughal, "Designing, Fabrication and Controlling of Multipurpose 3-DOF Robotic Arm", Accepted in International conference on Sensing for industry, Control, Communications and Security Technologies (ICSICCST 2013) from 24th to 26th June 2013.
29. Syed Asad Ali Shah, Muhammad Imran Aslam, Irfan Ahmed, Syed M. Usman Ali, “Near-Perfect Metamaterial Absorber for the Visible Spectrum”, International Conference on Advanced Materials and Process Engineering, 14-15 December 2015, Karachi.
30. S. Raza A. Jafri, M. Fahad Ghouri, Dr. Usman Ali Shah, Farrukh Ahmed and Sammam Mughees, “Electro- Pneumatic Multilevel suspension system for all Terrain Vehicles”, 1st International Electrical Engineering Congress,Institution of Engineers Pakistan & NED University of Engineering & Technology held on 13-14th May, 2016 at IEP Karachi.
31. Dr. Usman Ali Shah, Faraz Ali, Sana Sohail, Haris Khan,” Intelligent Robotic Waiter with Menu ordering System”, 1st International Electrical Engineering Congress (IEEC 2016), May. 13-14, 2016 in IEP Centre, Karachi, Pakistan.
32. Erum Malik, Ahmed Hassan, Dr. S. M. Usman Ali, Mohammad Faizan, Kundan Kumar,” Design and development of Electric Speed & Direction Controller for Brushless DC Motor, SCONEST 2016, 14-15 December 2016.Hamdard university main campus Karachi.
33. Nusrat Husain, Ashraf Yahya, S. M Usman Ali,” Modular Multilevel Converters – An Emerging Trend in Advanced HVDC Systems”, 4th International conference on Energy, environment, and sustainable development (EESD-2016), 1-3 Nov 16, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology.
34. Ashraf Yahya and Syed M. Usman Ali,” A novel Topology of Symmetric Multilevel Inverter”, 2016 1st International Electrical Engineering Congress (IEEC 2016), May. 13-14, 2016 in IEP Centre, Karachi, Pakistan.
35. Saleha Bano, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo and S.M. Usman Ali, ‘Single CDBA Based Bilinear Current Mode Canonic Universal Filter’, IEEE Computing, Electronic and Electrical Engineering (ICE Cube), 2016, 11-12 April, Quetta, Pakistan. DOI: 10.1109/ICECUBE.2016.7495250.
36. Saleha Bano, Ghous Bakhsh Narejo and S.M. Usman Ali, ‘Power efficient highly linear negative current feedback OTA for portable biomedical applications’,(ICE (TE)2, 28-29 February, Electronic Department, NEDUET, Pakistan, 2016.
37. Aqeel Haider,  S. M. Usman Ali Shah, Irfan Ahmed, “Hand Geometry Biometric - Using NIR Hand Images”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Technologies ,NED University Karachi, Pakistan, February 2018.
38. Rizwan Asalm butt, Waqar Ashraf, Muhammad Usman Ali Shah, M. Anwar, “An Energy Efficient Dynamic Bandwidth Assignment Scheme For ITU Compliant PON”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Technologies , NED University Karachi, Pakistan, February 2018.
39. Fawad Azeem, Ghous Bakhsh, S. M. Usman Ali Shah, “Design And Analysis Of Load Switching Mechanism For Islanded Micro- Grids”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Technologies , NED University Karachi, Pakistan, February 2018.
40. Shahroz Shabbir, Naqash khan, M. Usama Umer, S.M Usman Ali Shah,” Automation of Single DC Electric Drive using 3 Phase Supply”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Technologies Automation of Single DC Electric Drive using 3 Phase Supply, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Technologies , NED University Karachi, Pakistan, February 2018.
41. Naqash Khan, Ashraf Yahya, M. Usman Ali, Nusrat Husain,” High Gain DC-DC Converter for Integration of Renewable Sources to Multilevel Inverter”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Technologies , NED University Karachi, Pakistan, February 2018.
42. Raza Abbas Jafri, S. M. Usman Ali Shah, Suleman Anthony, M. Hassan, Syed Taihmoor, Rabia Ikram,” Unmanned Fuel Dispensing System, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Technologies , NED University Karachi, Pakistan, February 2018
43. Path Planning And Navigation Of Mobile Robot Using Fuzzy Logic For Dynamic Environment, Arham Iqbal  ,Ariba Andleeb Siddiqui, S.M. Usman Ali Shah, 26-27 March  International Conference on Computing & Information Sciences (ICCIS-2018) .
44. Optimal Path Planning for Mobile Robots Modified Particle Swarm Optimization, Ariba Andleeb Siddiqui ,Arham Iqbal, S.M. Usman Ali Shah, 26-27 March  International Conference on Computing & Information Sciences (ICCIS-2018).