Srinagar: Bringing laurels to Kashmir, senior Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronics, University of Kashmir has earned a very rare distinction by figuring in top 2 per cent scientists of the world.
Dr. Shabir Ahmad Parah, a resident of Zazna in the Lar belt of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district has been listed among two per cent scientists by Stanford University.
Talking exclusively with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Dr Shabir said there is no substitute to hard work to achieve any goal in life.
“Through hard work, focus and dedication, any dream can be achieved,” he said.
Dr. Shabir has authored more than 120 research papers so far in SCI journals and conferences. His work has been published by very reputed publishers like IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, Wiley etc. He has bagged four IEEE awards which include three best technical paper awards and one best Algorithmica award.
Dr. Shabir has also edited one book on Multimedia Security and has contributed around 15 chapters in various edited books, besides he has been successful in obtaining a research grant of more than Rs1.2 crore from Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi and University Grants Commission.
Dr. Shabir is the first student of Kashmir division who qualified JRF/NET in Electronic Sciences subject in 2008.
In addition, he has topped in entrance examinations of M. Sc. Electronics, and M. Phil. Electronics, which he pursued from the University of Kashmir.
He received Ph.D. degree in Electronics from the department of Electronics and Instrumentation Technology, Kashmir University, in the year 2013, and is presently serving the same department incapacity of senior Assistant Professor.
Dr. Shabir is jointly leading Signal Processing and Communication Engineering Research Group (SPACE- Research Group) at the department of Electronics, Kashmir University.
His research interests include Multimedia Security, Cryptography, Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, bio-medical imaging and smart health.
He has been listed in the top two per cent scientists in the field of Networking and Telecommunications and sub-field of Artificial intelligence and image processing—(KNO)