Junaid has done his BS in Computer Science from COMSATS and his MS from NUST with distinction. During his BS Computer Science, he received Prime Minister’s ICT R&D Fund Scholarship worth approximately 1 million rupees. He has more than three years of research and development experience at top organizations like NUST, FAST NUCES Islamabad and InCreate Technologies Rawalpindi. During his Masters, He has worked on efficient resource utilization in cloud-fog environment integrated with smart grids. His research interests include blockchains, natural language processing, cloud computing, machine learning and high performance computing. He has seven publications in these areas in prestigious international conferences like HONET-ICT of University of North Carolina at Charlotte (USA), ICAC’18 at Newcastle (UK), NBiS 2018 at Bratislava (Slovakia), and FIT at Islamabad. He has also served as a reviewer for 34th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing, Limassol, Cyprus. Junaid Akram is currently the Technical Team Lead of Embedded Computing Laboratory at Information Technology University, Lahore.