Dr. Hassan Malik

  • PhD (Communication Networks), University of Surrey, UK, 2018
  • MSc (Wireless Communication Engineering), University of Oulu, Finland, 2012
  • BE (Information and Communication Systems), National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan, 2009
Hassan Malik 

Research Contact Teaching

Wireless Communication, Internet of Things, Edge/Fog Computing, Decentralized IoT, AI for Wireless Network, Embedded systems.

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Dr. Hassan Malik
Department of Computer Science
Edge Hill University
L39 4QP

Phone: 01695 65
Email: Dr Hassan Malik
Office: THG10

  • Computer Networks
  • Introduction to Software Quality Assurance Testing


Hassan Malik is a senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Edge Hill University, UK. Previously, he was employed as a researcher at the Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics, Tallinn University of Technology. Before that, Hassan has worked as a postgraduate Researcher at 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey, UK and as a Researcher Assistant at Centre for Wireless Communication, University of Oulu, Finland.

Hassan holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK, an MSc in Wireless Communication Engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland and BE in Information and Communication Systems from the National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan. Hassan also holds “Researcher to Innovator” diploma from SETsquared Partnership, UK.

His research interests are Wireless Networking and Communications, including Energy-Efficient Green Networking, Cognitive Radio Networks, Full-duplex Communication, Broadband Wireless, Context- & User- Aware Networks, Internet of Things, Interference and Resource Management, NB-IoT, URLLC, Decentralized IoT Network, Edge/Fog Computing, AI for wireless Networks, Vehicular Networks and Mobile Positioning.

External Academic Activites

Invited Talks:

  1. The 2019 Advanced ICT Tools and Methods for Cyber-Physical Systems and Biomedical Applications, Conference, Esztergom, Hungary
  2. Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

Technology transfer Workshop:

Narrowband Internet of Things, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, 2018.

Conference Programme Committees:

  1. Technical Program Committee: IEEE Globecomm Workshop on URLLC 2018
  2. Organizer and publicity Chair: Workshop on Recent Advances in Cellular Technologies and 5G for IoT Environments, in conjunction with ANT 2018 and ANT 2019
  3. Co-chair, Special Session on Emerging Solutions, Protocols and Technologies for Reliable, Scalable, and Energy-Efficient 5G / B5G Networks, in IEEE CAMAD 2019

Research Publications

Journal Articles:
  • S. R. Malik, H. Akram, S. S. Gill, H. Pervaiz and H. Malik, “Energy-Efficient Framework for Offload Communication in Mobile Cloud Computing” in Software: Practice and Experience, 2020. (Accepted for Publication)
  • O. Elgarhy, L. Reggiani, H. Malik, M. M. Alam and A. M. Imran, “Rate-latency optimization for NB-IoT with adaptive resource unit configuration in uplink transmission”, in IEEE Sensors Journal, 2020. (Accepted for Publication)
  • O. A. Khan, S. R. Malik, F. M. Baig, S. Islam, H. Pervaiz, H. Malik and S. H. Ahmed, “A cache‐based approach toward improved scheduling in fog computing”, in Software: Practice and Experience, pp. 1-13, 2020. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/spe.2824)
  • Saleem, A. Khan, S. R. Malik, H. Pervaiz, H. Malik, M. Alam and A. Jindal, “FESDA: Fog-Enabled Secure Data Aggregation in Smart Grid IoT Network”, in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2019 (Early Access). (DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2019.2957314)
  • H. Malik, M. M. Alam, H. Pervaiz, Y. Le Moullec, A. Al-Dulaimi, S. Parand and L. Reggiani, “Radio Resource Management in NB-IoT Systems: Empowered by Interference Prediction and Flexible Duplexing”, in IEEE Network, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 144-151, 2020. (DOI: 10.1109/MNET.001.1900087)
  • C.B. Mwakwata, H. Malik, M. M. Alam, Y. Le Moullec, S. Parand and S. Mumtaz, “Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT): From Physical (PHY) and Media Access Control (MAC) Layers Perspectives”, in Sensors 2019, 19, 2613. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19112613)
  • M. M. Alam, H. Malik, M. I. Khan, T. Pardy, A. Kuusik and Y. Le Moullec, “A Survey on the Roles of Communication Technologies in IoT-Based Personalized Healthcare Applications”, in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 36611-36631, 2018. (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2853148)
  • H. Malik, H. Pervaiz, M. M. Alam, Y. Le Moullec, A. Kuusik and M. A. Imran, “Radio Resource Management Scheme in NB-IoT Systems”, in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 15051-15064, 2018. (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2812299)
Peer reviewed Book Chapters:
  • H. Malik, M. M. Alam, A. Kuusik, Y. Le Moullec S. and Pärand, “Narrowband Internet of Things (NB‐IoT) for Industrial Automation”, In Wireless Automation as an Enabler for the Next Industrial Revolution (eds M.A. Imran, S. Hussain and Q.H. Abbasi). (DOI:10.1002/9781119552635.ch4)
Conference and Workshop Articles:
  • H. Malik, J. L. R. Sarmiento, M. M. Alam and M. A. Imran, “Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT): Performance Evaluation in 5G Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”, IEEE 24th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), Limassol, Cyprus, 2019, pp. 1-6. (DOI: 10.1109/CAMAD.2019.8858461)
  • H. Malik, S. Z. Khan, J. L. R. Sarmiento, A. Kuusik, M. M. Alam, Y. Le Moullec and S. Parand “NB-IoT Network Field Trial: Indoor, Outdoor and Underground Coverage Campaign”, 15th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Tangier, Morocco, 2019, pp. 537-542. (DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2019.8766568)
  • S. Z. Khan, H. Malik, J. L. R. Sarmiento, M. M. Alam and Y. Le Moullec, “DORM: Narrowband IoT Development Platform and Indoor Deployment Coverage Analysis”, Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 151, 2019, pp.1084-1091. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.04.154)
  • N. Sharma, M. M. Alam, Y. Le Moullec, H. Malik, M. Bennis and S. Pärand, “Dynamic Radio Frame Configuration by Exploiting Uplink Control Channel for URLLC”, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Workshop (WCNCW), Marrakech, Morocco, 2019, pp. 1-6. (DOI: 10.1109/WCNCW.2019.8902898)
  • H. Malik, M. M. Alam, Y. Le Moullec and Q. Ni, “Interference-Aware Radio Resource Allocation for 5G Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communication”, IEEE Globecom Workshops, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018, pp. 1-6. (DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2018.8644301)
  • H. Malik, N. Kandler, M. M. Alam, I. Annus, Y. Le Moullec and A. Kuusik, “Evaluation of low power wide area network technologies for smart urban drainage systems”, IEEE International Conference on Environmental Engineering (EE), Milan, 2018, pp. 1-5. (DOI: 10.1109/EE1.2018.8385262)
  • H. Malik, M. M. Alam, Y. Le Moullec and A.Kuusik, “NB-IoT Performance Analysis for Healthcare Applications”, Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 130, 2018, pp. 1077-1083. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2018.04.156)
  • H. Malik, M. Ghoraishi and R. Tafazolli, “Suboptimal radio resource management for full-duplex enabled small cells”, IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops), Paris, 2017, pp. 942-947. (DOI: 10.1109/ICCW.2017.7962780)
  • H. Malik, M. Ghoraishi and R. Tafazolli, “Cross-layer approach for asymmetric traffic accommodation in full-duplex wireless network”, European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Paris, 2015, pp. 265-269. (DOI: 10.1109/EuCNC.2015.7194081)

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