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Ahsan Mahmood

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Ahsan Mahmood was born in Faisalabad (Pakistan), on 29 October, 1986. In September 2010 he received his Bachelor's degree(with honours) in Electrical(Telecommunications) Engineering from MCS, National University of Science and Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 

From October 2010 to July 2012 he worked as Network Specialist in NESCOM Islamabad, Pakistan. 

He completed his Master's degree(summa cum laude) from KTH Royal Institute of Technology(Sweden) and Politecnico di Torino(Italy) on Erasmus Mundus MERIT(Master of Research in Information and Communication Technologies) program. His MS thesis was on "Scalability of OpenDaylight controller in software defined networking" under the supervision of Prof. Paolo Giaccone and Prof. Andrea Bianco. 

Since January 2015, he has been a PhD Student, working with the Telecommunication Networks Group of Politecnico di Torino, under the supervision of Prof.ssa Carla Chiasserini and Prof. Paolo Giaccone on a scholarship grant funded by Eurecom, France.

Current areas of interest: 

Software Defined Networking(SDN) in next generation cellular networks

Scalability of software defined networks

Former areas of interest: 

Indoor positioning techniques

Wireless sensor networks