Dr. Razi Iqbal

P.O. Box: 503000, Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971 XX XXXXXX
Email: [email protected]
Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=VlDRQU8AAAAJ&hl=en
Research gate:

Area of Research Interest

  • Short Range Wireless Technologies
  • Demand Responsive Transits
  • Mobile Networks
  • Near Field Communication / RFID / ZigBee
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Computer Networks
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Network and Information Security
  • Wearable Computing
  • Security Intelligence


  • Study on the design and impact of irregular shaped antenna using NFC for Wearable Items (12 months). Funding Amount: AED 24,500 (USD 6,670). Funded by American University in the Emirates Internal Research Grant Program, UAE.
  • A study on NFC for simple and fast communication (9 months). Funding Amount: PKR. 500,000 (USD 5,000). Funded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.
  • Inter-Device communication based on Near Field Communication (12 months). Funding Amount: PKR. 400,000 (USD 4,000). Funded by: COMSTECH-TWAS Joint Research Grants Program, Italy.
  • Smart Billing System for WASA using NFC Technology (9 months). Funding Amount: PKR. 2,456,000 (USD 23,845). Funded by Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), Pakistan.


Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Saeed D., Iqbal R.: “An efficient technique to retrieve information from damaged near field communication tag”, International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics, 10(1), 41-51, 2017.
  2. Khelifi A., Iqbal R., Sherazi H., & Ahmad W.: “Evaluation of Dijkstra’s algorithm in Demand Responsive Transit based on Smart Devices”, Science International, 28(5), pp. 4345-4562, 2016.
  3. Iqbal R., Arif S., Sherazi H.H.R.: “Proficient car parking system based on cluster head routing protocol utilizing IEEE 802.15.4”, International Journal of Online Engineering, 12(6), 58-61, 2016.
  4. Sherazi H. H. R., Iqbal R., Hassan S., Chaudary M.H., Gilani A.: “ZigBee’s Received Signal Strength and Latency evaluation under varying environments”, Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, 2016(2016), 1-8, 2016.
  5. Iqbal R., Sherazi H.H.R., Gilani A., Ahmad B., Hassan B., Farooq M.S.: “Evaluation of Low Power Mobile Devices in Intelligent Transportation Systems”, Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences, 6(3S), 152-158, 2016.
  6. Hayat U., Iqbal R., Diab J.: “Eliminating Broadcast Storming in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks”, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 7(1), 348-354, 2016.
  7. Iqbal R., Saeed D., Gilani A., Sherazi H. H. R.: “Design of Near Field Communication passive antenna for circular shaped wearable items”, Pakistan Journal of Science, 67(4), 393-398, 2015.
  8. Iqbal R., Sherazi H., Sharif A., Demir A.: “Design of an algorithm for optimum route selection for buses in demand responsive transit systems”, Science International, 27(4), 3213-3216, 2015.
  9. Ahmad A., Iqbal R., Saeed D.: “Emulation of Multi-Application Contactless Smartcard in Near Field Communication Enabled Smart Phones”, International Journal of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, 5(1), 11-17, 2015.
  10. Iqbal R., Saeed D.: “A proposed design of ANPR System utilizing short-range wireless technologies”, International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Review, 3(5), 31-39, 2015.
  11. Iqbal R., Ahmad A., Ghani U.: “Custom made NFC tags for newly born babies at hospital”, Science International, 27(1),1463-1468, 2015
  12. Ghani U., Amanat S., Nasir A., Iqbal R., Idrees M.: “A Computational Framework for Unified Biological Databank to Overcome Heterogeneity of Biological Data Format”, Pakistan Academy of Sciences Journal, 52(2), 91–102, 2015.
  13. Ahmad B., Gilani A., Iqbal R., Shirazi H., Iranmanesh V.: “Deployment of VoIP Communications in B&A Spy Agency: Design and Implementation”, International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications Security, 3(11), 424–431, 2015.
  14. Iqbal R., Shirazi H.: “Comparative analysis of p-persistent and 1-persistent techniques for avoiding broadcast storming in Vehicular Ad-hoc networks”, MAGNT research report, 3(2), 407-412, 2015.
  15. Iqbal R., Ghani U.: “Intelligent bus stops in the Flexible Bus Systems”, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review, 7(4), 59-65, 2014.
  16. Iqbal R., Ahmad A., Gilani A.: “NFC based inventory control system for secure and efficient communication”, Computer Engineering and Applications Journal, 3(1), 23-33, 2014.
  17. Masud Q., Fatima M., Iqbal R., Ahmad A.: “NFC tags based notification system for medical appointments”, International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology, 4(4), 191-195, 2014.


  1. Iqbal R., Yukimatsu K., Ichikawa T.: “The flexible bus systems using ZigBee as a communication medium”, International Journal of Online Engineering, 7(3), 9-14, 2011.
  2. Iqbal R., Yukimatsu K.: “Intelligent Transportation Systems using short range wireless technologies”, Journal of Transportation Technologies, 1(4), 1-6, 2011.

Books/Book Chapters

  1. Razi Iqbal, Dawer Saeed, “Near Field Communication wearable antennas”, Flexible and Wearable Electronics: Design and Fabrication Techniques, United Scholars Publications, ISBN 10:

Conference Preceedings

  1. Iqbal R., Saeed D.: “Safe Railway crossing system based on ZigBee communication”, Proceedings of the IEEE SAI Computing Conference 2017, London, UK, July 2017.
  2. Saeed D., Iqbal R.: “NFC and Wi-Fi enabled Smart Clock for smart communication”, Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies at Lahore, Pakistan, 30-35, December 2015.
  3. Iqbal R., Hussnain S., Gilani A., Ahmad B., Hassan B.: “Evaluation of Low power mobile devices in Intelligent Transportation Systems”, Accepted in: 3rd International Conference on Computational and Social Sciences at Johru Baharu, Malaysia, August 2015.
  4. Iqbal R., Saeed D., Sherazi H.: “Low cost and power efficient automated traffic control system using IEEE 802.15.4”, Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Computing Communication and Networking Technologies at Dallas, USA, 1-5, July 2015.
  5. Sherazi H., Iqbal R., Rehman A., Chaudry M., Gilani A.: “Energy efficient Femtocell based architecture for low coverage areas in WiMax”, Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Computing Communication and Networking Technologies at Dallas, USA, 1-6, July 2015.
  6. Iqbal R., Ahmad A., Ahmad D.: “Wearable Near Field Communication ring antenna for mobile communication”, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies, Lahore, Pakistan, 146-150, 2014.
  7. Iqbal R., Ahmad A.: “Wrist band based on custom made antenna for passive NFC tag”, Proceedings of the 20th European Wireless (EW) Conference at Barcelona, Spain, 1-6, 2014.
  8. Iqbal R., Yukimatsu K., Ichikawa T.: “A research on flexible bus systems using ZigBee as a communication medium”, Proceedings of the 4th IPFP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security, Paris, France, 1-5, 2011.
  9. Iqbal R., Utsumi T., Yukimatsu K.: “A research on flexible bus systems”, Proceedings of the IEICE Society Conference, Niigata, Japan, 2009. (Proceedings available in Japanese Language.)
  10. Iqbal R., Yukimatsu K.: “A research on Intelligent Transportation Systems”, Proceedings of Tohoku Information Technology Conference, Akita, Japan, 2007. (Proceedings available in Japanese Language.)

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