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Dr. Yar Muhammad (Yar M. Mughal) holds Ph.D in Information Communication Technology (ICT) from Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, double master’s degrees, M.Sc in Computer Engineering from Mid Sweden University, Sweden, M.S in Information Technology and a Bachelor’s degree B.S in Computer Science.

Currently, he works as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in University of Tartu. He has 12+ years of full time work experience in the areas of teaching, research, administrative (Head of Program BSMS computing), programming, student’s affairs and arranging/organized research conferences, seminars, workshops, events.

He has several research publications in well-known international Journals and conferences. He wrote a book which is published by Springer.

He received a Young Investigator Award (YIA), which was awarded by Springer and IFMBE at 16th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering & Medical Physics and Medicinteknikdagarna 2014, Sweden and he was runner-up for the Best Paper Award (BPA) in the 26th ISSC 2015, Ireland.

He has also been engaged to create linkage between industry and academia. He associates with IEEE. He is one of founding member of IEEE TUT/UT student branches, Ex-Chair and Counsellor and currently work as Vice Chair IEEE IM/ED/EMB Joint Chapter and IEEE Student Activities Officer at IEEE Estonian Section, Estonia.


Ph.D in Information Communication Technology (ICT)      2011 – 2015
Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia.
Dissertation title: A Pragmatic Framework for Modelling Bioelectrical Signals.
Supervisor: Prof. Toomas Rang
Co-supervisors: Dr. Paul Annus, Dr. Yannick Le Moullec.

M.Sc in Computer Engineering       2006 – 2009
Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden.
Dissertation: Development of Web Application for Managing Consultants- which help consultant companies to manage the consultants.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr Oliver Popov, External Supervisor: Mr. Michael Sarabi

Work Experience

University of Tartu, Estonia
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Aug 2015 – todate

Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Research Engineer/Ph.D Student

Sept 2011 – July 2015

Institute of Business and Technology (IBT)
Assistant Professor & Head of Program (BS & MS) Computing

Jan 2011 – Sept 2011

SZABIST Institute
Lecturer & Researcher (Computer Science)

Dec 2009 – Jan 2011

Efficient AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Software Engineer

Jan 2008 – May 2009

Sabiha Quddus Coal Mines
Computer Programmer

Mar 2004 – Jul 2006

Marie Adelaide Leprosy center (MALC)
Trainee Developer

Jan 2002 – Jul 2002





  • Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL-programming
  • Information Systems Projects and Project Management
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Project Management Practice
  • Spring 2017

    University of Tartu

  • Programming in C#
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Autumn 2016

    University of Tartu

  • Software Testing
  • Database
  • Programming in C++
  • Spring 2016

    University of Tartu

  • Software Engineering
  • Software Project
  • Autumn 2015

    University of Tartu

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Database
  • Spring 2011

    Institute of Business and Technology

  • Web Engineering
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Autumn 2010

    SZABIST Institute

  • System Programming
  • Database System
  • Spring 2010

    SZABIST Institute


    • Young Researcher Grant received for a year from Estonian Research Council (Eesti Teadusagentuur)
      to Daniil Vaino on the topic "Measure, Monitor and Analyse the Electroencephalogram (EEG) Brain Electrical
      Activity and use the knowledge to Control Devices/Computer through Brain Signals", Jan - Dec 2017.

    • Young Investigator Award (YIA) at 16th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering &
      Medical Physics and Medicinteknikdagarna 2014. YIA was given by Springer and IFMBE.

    • Best Paper Award (BPA), he received runner-up in the Best Paper Award (BPA) category at the
      26th Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2015), Ireland.


    • 2016 - … Vice Chair, IM/ED/EMB Joint Chapter, IEEE Estonian Section

    • 2015 - ... Student Activities Officer, IEEE Estonian Section

    • 2013 - 2015 Chairperson IEEE TUT Student Branch

    • 2013 - 2015 Founder IEEE TUT/UT Student Branch