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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 of Informatics(Assistant Professor) in University of Tartu. He has 14+ 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 is IEEE Senior Member. 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 of Informatics(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





  • Computer Programming (Python)
  • Software Engineering (Java)
  • Visual Programming (C#)
  • Programming in C++
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Software Testing
  • Advanced Database Systems (PL/SQL-programming)
  • Introduce to Database (SQL)
  • Database Fundamentals (SQL)
  • Software Project (Supervise Industrial Projects)
  • Software Project Management
  • Project Management Practice (Supervise Industrial Projects)
  • Information Systems Projects and Project Management
  • Project Management Practice (Supervise Industrial Projects)
  • Enterprise Practice
  • University of Tartu

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Database
  • Institute of Business and Technology

  • Web Engineering
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • System Programming
  • Database System
  • SZABIST Institute


    • Young Investigator Award (YIA) at 16th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering &
      Medical Physics and Medicinteknikdagarna 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.
      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.

    • Young Researcher Grant from Estonian Research Council (Eesti Teadusagentuur)
      Daniil Vaino received the research grant. I was Supervisor in the research project Jan - Dec 2017


    • 2019 - todate Senior Member of IEEE

    • 2016 - 2018 Vice Chair, IM/ED/EMB Joint Chapter, IEEE Estonian Section

    • 2015 - 2018 Student Activities Officer, IEEE Estonian Section

    • 2013 - 2015 Chairperson IEEE TUT Student Branch

    • 2013 - 2015 Founder IEEE TUT/UT Student Branch