Faculty Profile

Dr. Naveed Arshad

Associate Professor

Department Of Computer Science

Dr. Naveed Arshad is presently Associate Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department at Lahore University of Management Sciences. He is also the Director of Energy Informatics Group (EIG) at LUMS. His research interests include short, medium and long term forecasting of energy demand, renewable energy generation forecasting for wind and solar resources, demand side management in agricultural, residential and industrial sectors, energy efficiency, and renewable energy integration in existing building stock. Dr. Arshad holds MS and PhD in Computer Science from University of Colorado at Boulder.

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Investor focused placement and sizing of photovoltaic grid-connected systems in PakistanRenewable EnergyUllah H., Kamal I., Ali A., Arshad N.2018
Harvesting maximal PV energy with fine grained energy distribution: An alternative to traditional PV systems in buildingsEnergy and BuildingsKhalid Q., Ikram M.J., Arshad N.2017
A Collaborative Approach to Operate High Powered Devices on Small-scale PV systemsEnergy ProcediaKhalid Q., Ikram J., Arshad N.2017
An analysis of the effects of residential uninterpretable power supply systems on Pakistan's power sectorEnergy for Sustainable DevelopmentArshad N., Ali U.2017
An approach to operate high-powered legacy electrical appliances on small scale solar PV systemsRenewable EnergyTariq Z.B., Khalid Q., Ikram J., Arshad N.2017
A Strategy to Reduce Grid Stress through Priority-based Inverter ChargingEnergy ProcediaAhmad A., Subhani M.J., Arshad N.2017
Poster paper: Maximizing renewable energy usage in buildings using smart energy switching platformSenSys 2015 - Proceedings of the 13th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor SystemsKhalid Q., Arshad N., Ikram J.2015
Reflections on teaching refactoring: A tale of two projectsAnnual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ITiCSEAbid S., Basit H.A., Arshad N.2015
Enhanced LZMA and BZIP2 for improved energy data compressionSMARTGREENS 2015 - 4th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, ProceedingsTariq Z.B., Arshad N., Nabeel M.2015
CBSF: A Framework for Accurate Simulation of Appliance Data for Future Smart Grid ApplicationsEnergy ProcediaZaffar M., Javed F., Arshad N.2015
DeLi2P: A user centric, scalable demand side management strategy for smart gridsSMARTGREENS 2015 - 4th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, ProceedingsAli S.M., Naveed M., Javed F., Arshad N., Ikram J.2015
A low cost implementation of home area networks for home energy management systemsProceedings - 4th IEEE International Conference on Big Data and Cloud Computing, BDCloud 2014 with the 7th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking, SocialCom 2014 and the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications, SustainCom 2014Hussain S., Ikram M.J., Arshad N.2015
An empirical investigation of V-I trajectory based load signatures for non-intrusive load monitoringIEEE Transactions on Smart GridHassan T., Javed F., Arshad N.2014
SmartDSM: A layered model for development of demand side management in smart grids3rd International Workshop on Software Engineering Challenges for the Smart Grid, SE4SG 2014 - ProceedingsJaved F., Ali U., Nabeel M., Khalid Q., Arshad N., Ikram J.2014
Integrating renewables economic dispatch with demand side management in micro-grids: A genetic algorithm-based approachEnergy EfficiencyArif A., Javed F., Arshad N.2014
Towards a self-managing tool for optimizing energy usage in buildingsSmart Innovation, Systems and TechnologiesArshad N., Javed F., Liaqat M.D.2013
A highly configurable simulator for assessing energy usageEnergy ProcediaArshad N., Ali U., Javed F.2013
Self-calibration: Enabling self-management in autonomous systems by preserving model fidelityProceedings - 2012 IEEE 17th International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, ICECCS 2012Javed F., Hassan M.T., Junejo K.N., Arshad N., Karim A.2012
Forecasting for demand response in smart grids: An analysis on use of anthropologic and structural data and short term multiple loads forecastingApplied EnergyJaved F., Arshad N., Wallin F., Vassileva I., Dahlquist E.2012
Engineering optimization models at runtime for dynamically adaptive systemsProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, ICECCSJaved F., Arshad N., Wallin F., Vassileva I., Dahlquist E.2010
An adaptive optimization model for power conservation in the smart gridConference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and CyberneticsJaved F., Arshad N., Wallin F., Vassileva I., Dahlquist E.2010
Self-optimizing a clustering-based tag recommender for social bookmarking systemsProceedings - 9th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, ICMLA 2010Hassan M.T., Karim A., Javed F., Arshad N.2010
Software engineering for simulation systems in medical training - Some initial experiencesProceedings - International Conference on Software EngineeringArshad N., Akhtar A., Khan S., Durr-e-Sabih2010
Teaching programming and problem solving to CS2 students using think-aloudsSIGCSE'09 - Proceedings of the 40th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science EducationArshad N.2009
AdOpt: An adaptive optimization framework for large-scale power distribution systemsSASO 2009 - 3rd IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing SystemsJaved F., Arshad N.2009
Fall Semester 2018-19Master's Thesis1801
Fall Semester 2018-19Senior Project1801
Fall Semester 2018-19Doctoral Thesis Research1801
Fall Semester 2018-19Introduction to Programming1801
Fall Semester 2018-19Doctoral Thesis Research1801
Fall Semester 2018-19Databases1801
Summer Semester 2017-18Computational Problem Solving1703
Summer Semester 2017-18Doctoral Thesis Research1703
Spring Semester 2017-18Master's Thesis1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Master's Thesis1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Senior Project1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Software Engineering for Smart Grids1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Software Engineering for the Smart Grid1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Doctoral Thesis Research1702
Fall Semester 2017-18Master's Thesis1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Master's Thesis1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Master's Thesis1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Senior Project1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Introduction to Programming1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Doctoral Thesis Research1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Doctoral Thesis Research1701
Summer Semester 2016-17Doctoral Thesis Research1603
Summer Semester 2016-17Introduction to Programming1603
Summer Semester 2016-17Doctoral Thesis Research1603
Summer Semester 2016-17Master's Thesis II1603
Spring Semester 2016-17Software Engineering for Smart Grids1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Independent Study1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Software Engineering for the Smart Grid1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Master's Thesis II1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Master's Thesis I1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Senior Project II1602
Fall Semester 2016-17Introduction to Programming1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Independent Study1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Master's Thesis I1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Senior Project I1601
Summer Semester 2015-16Senior Project II1503
Spring Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis I1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Software Engineering for the Smart Grid1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Doctoral Thesis Research1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis II1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Senior Project II1502
Fall Semester 2015-16Introduction to Programming1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Doctoral Thesis Research1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis I1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Senior Project I1501
Summer Semester 2014-15Introduction to Programming1403
Summer Semester 2014-15Doctoral Thesis Research1403
Spring Semester 2014-15Technology Entrepreneurship1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Software Engineering for the Smart Grid1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Introduction to Programming1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Doctoral Thesis Research1402
Fall Semester 2014-15Reliable Software1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Topics in Computer and Network Security1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Computer Organization and Assembly Language1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Introduction to Programming1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Computational Problem Solving1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Computer Organization and Assembly Language Lab1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Computer Vision1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Design Patterns and Refactoring1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Independent Study1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Independent Study1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Doctoral Thesis Research1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Applied Probability1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Computer Networks:Principles & Practices1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Master's Thesis I1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Master's Project1401
Fall Semester 2014-15MS Independent Study1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Senior Project I1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Introduction to Computing1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Distributed Systems1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Operating Systems1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Computer Graphics1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Databases1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Machine Learning1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Computer Vision Fundamentals1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Introduction to Artificial Intelligence1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Discrete Mathematics1401
  • Past Courses
    Spring Semester 2013-14Directed Research Project1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Master's Project1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14Master's Thesis I1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Design Patterns and Refactoring1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Master's Thesis II1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Senior Project I1301
    Summer Semester 2012-13Master's Thesis II1203
    Spring Semester 2012-13Software Engineering for the Smart Grid1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Principles of Programming Languages1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Master's Thesis II1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Master's Thesis I1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Senior Project II1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Senior Project I1202
    Fall Semester 2012-13Master's Thesis I1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13Senior Project I1201
    Summer Semester 2010-11Master's Thesis II1003
    Spring Semester 2010-11Senior Project II1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11Introduction to Programming1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Doctoral Thesis Research1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Master's Thesis I1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Senior Project I1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Software Testing & Quality Assurance1001
    Summer Semester 2009-10Independent Study903
    Summer Semester 2009-10Independent Study903
    Summer Semester 2009-10Independent Study903
    Summer Semester 2009-10Doctoral Thesis Research903
    Spring Semester 2009-10Senior Project II902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Senior Project II902
    Fall Semester 2009-10Software Engineering901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Introduction to Programming901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Senior Project II901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Autonomic Systems901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Doctoral Thesis Research901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Master's Project901
    Fall Semester 2009-10MS Independent Study901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Senior Project I901
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Doctoral Thesis Research804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Master's Project804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Master's Thesis III804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Master's Project804
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Doctoral Thesis Research803
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Doctoral Thesis Research802
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Senior Project II802
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Senior Project I802
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Doctoral Thesis Research801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Master's Project801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Senior Project I801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Software Testing & Quality Assurance801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Software Engineering 1801
    Summer Qtr 2007-08Doctoral Thesis Research704
    Summer Qtr 2007-08Master's Project704
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Principle of Programing Languages703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Object Oriented Programming703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Principles of Programming Languages703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Senior Design Project: Construction & Maintenance703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Senior Project III703
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Senior Design Project: Implementation702
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Senior Project II702
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Software Engineering 1702
    Autumn Qtr 2007-08Senior Design Project: Inception701
    Autumn Qtr 2007-08Senior Project I701
    Autumn Qtr 2007-08Software Testing & Quality Assurance701
    Summer Qtr 2006-07MS Independent Study604
    Spring Qtr 2006-07Research Trends in Software Engineering603
    Spring Qtr 2006-07Senior Project III603
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Software Testing & Quality Assurance602
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Software Engineering 1602
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07Principle of Programing Languages601
    Spring Qtr 2005-06Research Trends in Software Engineering503