Dr. M. Omair Shafiq,
Carleton School of Information Technology,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Email: email@example.com (x = omair,y = shafiq)
Note: I am currently looking for motivated students with similar research interests.
Awards and Honors:
- NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, 2015-2016 competition.
- MITACS Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, 2015-2016 competition.
- Travel Award by Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary, 2015.
- Travel Award by Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2014.
- NSERC Vanier CGS: Canada’s one of the most prestigious PhD Awards, 2012-2015.
- Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (iCore) Graduate Student Award (PhD), 2011.
- J. B. Hynes Research Innovation Award, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2011-2012.
- Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (iCore), Graduate Student Award (Masters), 2010.
- Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2010.
- Department Research Excellence Award, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada, 2009.
- First prize in STI (Semantic Technology Institute) on-the-spot challenge to demonstrate the usefulness of Semantic technologies, at 2nd STI (Semantic Technology Institute) International Off-site Meeting, May 2009, Crete, Greece.
- Won Gold Medal Award for Best Project/Thesis on graduation from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Rawalpindi Pakistan.
- Presented application demonstration of my research and development work which was selected among top 3 best demonstrations at Demo Session of 4th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi Agent Systems (AAMAS 2005), 25-29 July 2005, held at Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
- Selected among top 8 participants for invited talk in Student Session of 7th European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS 2005), Utrecht University, July 2005, Utrecht, Netherlands.
- Won Best Project Award in All Pakistan Software Competition (COMPPEC 2005) held at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, May 2005.
- Best Research and Development Contribution Award from Communication Technologies Sendai, Japan in the area of Semantic Grid - 29th November 2004.
- 2nd position in All Pakistan On-the-spot Programming Competition held by University of Central Punjab and Pakistan Software Export Board at Lahore Pakistan, October 2004.
- 3rd position in "Inter University On-the-spot Programming Competition" held by ACM local chapter NIIT/NUST Rawalpindi, April 2002.
- Talent/merit scholarship holder of the university for undergraduate studies, 2001-2005.