Abubakar Siddique Muqaddas was born in Karachi (Pakistan) on 8th October 1990. He received his Bachelors Degree in Electrical (Telecommunications) Engineering from Military College of Signals, NUST, Rawalpindi Pakistan in September 2011. His Final Year Project was titled "Video Tagging".
He worked as a Network Engineer IP Core Operations in Multinet Pakistan Pvt. Ltd. from November 2011 to September 2013.
He graduated from Politecnico di Torino with 110/110 summa cum laude in Masters in Telecommunications Engineering in October 2015. His MS thesis was on "Evaluation of Distributed ONOS Controllers in Software Defined Networks" supervised by Prof. Paolo Giaccone, Prof. Andrea Bianco (Politecnico di Torino) and Prof. Guido Maier (Politecnico di Milano). Along with the Masters, he participated in the Alta Scuola Politecnica (ASP) program jointly conducted by Politecnico di Torino and Politecnico di Milano to develop multidisciplinary skills. During the ASP program, he was part of the Big Diamond (Big Data for Internet Monitoring) project under the supervision of Prof. Marco Mellia (Politecnico di Torino).
Since November 2015, he is working as a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Paolo Giaccone and Prof. Andrea Bianco.
He is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA-R&S) and a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP-R&S).
State management in SDN
SDN & Optical Network Operations
Distributed SDN Controllers
ISP Networks Routing and Switching