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Dr Azhar Iqbal

Position Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Email azhar.iqbal@adelaide.edu.au
Building Ingkarni Wardli
Floor/Room 3 49
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Biography/ Background

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide

  • Feb 2013-Present: Adjunct Senior Lecturer
  • Jan 2012-Dec 2012: Senior Research Associate, Australian Research Council (ARC)'s grant funded
  • Dec 2007-Dec 2011: ARC Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Mathematics & Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

  • Jan 2013-May 2014: Assistant Professor

Graduate School, Kochi University of Technology, Tosayamada, Kochi, Japan

  • Nov 2006-Dec 2007: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)'s Postdoctoral Research Fellow & Visiting Associate Professor

Qualifications

  • PhD (Applied Mathematics), University of Hull, UK, 2006
  • BSc Honours (Physics), University of Sheffield, UK, 1995

Awards & Achievements

  • 2007-2011, ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, ARC Discovery Grant DP0771453
  • 2006-2007, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers, Research Grant P06330
  • 2002-2005, University's PhD Research Scholarship, University of Hull, UK
  • 1992-1995, Merit Scholarship for Studying Abroad (University of Sheffield, UK), Government of Pakistan
  • 1985, Silver Medal & Certificate of Honour, Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Multan, Pakistan

Teaching Interests

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide

  • Aug-Sep, 2014: Avionics Sensors & Systems
  • April 2012: Communications
  • April 2011: Communications

Department of Mathematics & Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

  • Jan 2013-May 2014: Methods of Applied Mathematics
  • Sep 2013-May 2014: Elements of Differential Equations

School Natural Sciences, National University of Sciences & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

  • July 2006-Nov 2006: Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Quantum Theory
  • Game Theory
  • Geometric Algebra
  • Electromagnetics
  • Laser Physics
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics

Research Funding

  • 2007-2011: ARC Discovery Project, Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Principal Investigator)
  • 2006-2007: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers (Principal Investigator)

Publications

Citation Metrics (updated on July 30, 2015)

Source: Thomson Reuters

  • Total Articles in Publication List: 44
  • Articles With Citation Data: 38
  • Sum of the Times Citated: 461
  • Average Citations per Article: 12.13
  • h-index: 12

Source: Google Scholar

  • Citations: 906
  • h-index: 16
  • i-10 index: 22

Publications & preprints

Book Chapter

[1] A. Iqbal and T. Cheon, Evolutionary stability in quantum games, Chapter 13 in Quantum Aspects of Life, edited by D. Abbott, P.C.W. Davies and A.K. Pati, foreword by Sir Roger Penrose, Imperial College Press (2008). ISBN 978-1-84816-267-9. pdf

Refereed journal publications

[38] A. Iqbal, J.M. Chappell, and D. Abbott, Social optimality in quantum Bayesian games, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Vol. 436, pp 798-805 (2015), pdf

[37] J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, L.J. Gunn, and D. Abbott, Functions of multivector variables, PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116943 (2015). pdf

[36] A. Iqbal, J.M. Chappell, Q. Li, Charles E.M. Pearce, and D. Abbott, A probabilistic approach to quantum Bayesian games of incomplete information, Quantum Information Processing, Vol. 13, pp 2783-2800 (2014). pdf

[35] J.M. Chappell, S.P. Drake, C.L. Seidel, L.J. Gunn, A. Iqbal, A. Allison, and D. Abbott, Geometric algebra for electrical and electronic engineers, Proceedings of IEEE, Vol. 102, Issue 9, pp 1340-13631340-1363 (2014). pdf

[34] Q. Li, M. Chen, M. Perc, A. Iqbal, and D. Abbott, Effects of adaptive degrees of trust on coevolution of quantum strategies on scale-free networks, Scientific Reports, Vol. 3, Art. No. 2949 (2013). pdf

[33] Q. Li, A. Iqbal, M. Perc, M. Chen, and D. Abbott, Coevolution of quantum and classical strategies on evolving random networks, PLOS ONE, Vol. 8, No. 7, Art. No. e68423 (2013). pdf

[32] J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, M.A. Lohe, L. von Smekal, and D. Abbott, An improved formalism for quantum computation based on geometric algebra---case study: Grover's search algorithm, Quantum Information Processing, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp 1719-1735 (2013). pdf

[31] J.M. Chappell, M.J. Chappell, A. Iqbal, and D. Abbott, The gravity field of a cube, Physics International, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp 50-57 (2012). pdf

[30] J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, N. Iannella, and D. Abbott, Revisiting special relativity: A natural algebraic alternative to Minkowski spacetime, PLOS ONE, Vol. 7, No. 12, Art. No. e51756 (2012). pdf

[29] Q. Li, A. Iqbal, M. Chen, and D. Abbott, Evolution of quantum strategies on a small-world network, European Physical Journal B, Vol. 85, Art. No. 376 (2012). pdf

[28] Q. Li, A. Iqbal, M. Chen, and D. Abbott, Evolution of quantum and classical strategies on networks by group interactions, New Journal of Physics, Vol. 14, Art. No. 103034 (2012). pdf 

[27] J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, and D. Abbott, N-player quantum games in an EPR setting, PLOS ONE, Vol. 7, No. 5, Art. No. e36404 (2012). pdf

[26] K. Eshraghian, O. Kavehei, K.-R. Cho, J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, S.F. Al-Sarawi, and D. Abbott, Memristive device fundamentals and modelling: Applications to circuits and systems simulation, invited paper, Proceedings of IEEE, Vol. 100, No. 6, pp 1991-2007 (2012). pdf

[25] Q. Li, A. Iqbal, D. Abbott, and M. Chen, Quantum strategies win in a defector-dominated population, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Vol. 391, No. 11, pp 3316-3322 (2012). pdf

[24] J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, and D. Abbott, Analysis of two-player quantum games in an EPR setting using Clifford's geometric algebra, PLOS ONE, Vol. 7, No. 1, Art. No. e29015 (2012). pdf

[23] J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, and D. Abbott, Analyzing three-player quantum games in an EPR type setup, PLOS ONE, Vol. 6, No. 7, Art. No. e21623 (2011). pdf

[22] J.M. Chappell, M.A. Lohe, L. von Smekal, A. Iqbal, and D. Abbott, A precise error bound for quantum phase estimation, PLOS ONE, Vol. 6, No. 5, Art. No. e19663 (2011). pdf

[21] O. Kavehei, A. Iqbal, Y.S. Kim, K. Eshraghian, S.F. Al-Sarawi, and D. Abbott, The fourth element: characteristics, modelling, and electromagnetic theory of the memristor, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Vol. 466, No. 2120, pp 2175-2202 (2010). pdf

[20] A. Iqbal and D. Abbott, Constructing quantum games from a system of Bell's inequalities, Physics Letters A, Vol. 374, No. 31-32, pp 3155-3163 (2010). pdf

[19] J.M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, and D. Abbott, Constructing quantum games from symmetric non-factorizable joint probabilities, Physics Letters A, Vol. 374, No. 40, pp 4104-4111 (2010). pdf

[18] A. Iqbal and D. Abbott, Non-factorizable joint probabilities and evolutionarily stable strategies in the quantum prisoner's dilemma game, Physics Letters A, Vol. 373, No. 30, pp 2537-2541 (2009). pdf

[17] J. M. Chappell, A. Iqbal, M.A. Lohe, and L. von Smekal, An analysis of the quantum penny flip game using geometric algebra, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, Vol. 78, Art. No. 054801 (2009). pdf

[16] A. Iqbal and D. Abbott, Quantum matching pennies game, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, Vol. 78, Art. No. 014803 (2009). pdf

[15] T. Cheon and A. Iqbal, Bayesian Nash equilibria and Bell inequalities, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, Vol. 77, Art. No. 024801 (2008). pdf

[14] A. Iqbal, T. Cheon, and D. Abbott, Probabilistic analysis of three-player symmetric quantum games played using EPR setting, Physics Letters A, Vol. 372, No. 44, pp 6564-6577 (2008). pdf

[13] A. Iqbal and T. Cheon, Constructing quantum games from non-factorizable joint probabilities, Physical Review E, Vol. 76, Art. No. 061122 (2007). pdf

[12] A. Iqbal, Playing games with EPR-type experiments, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical & Theoretical, Vol. 38, No. 43, pp 9551-9564 (2005). pdf

[11] A. Iqbal, Quantum correlations and Nash equilibria of a bi-matrix game, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical & Theoretical, Vol. 37, No. 29, L353-L359 (2004). pdf

[10] A. Iqbal and S. Weigert, Quantum correlation games, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical & General, Vol. 37, pp 5873-5885 (2004). pdf

[9] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Stability of mixed Nash equilibria in a symmetric quantum game, Communications in Theoretical Physics, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp 335-338 (2004). pdf

[8] A. Iqbal, Quantum games with a multi-slit electron diffraction set-up, Nuovo Cimento B, Vol. 118, No. 5, pp 463-468 (2003). pdf

[7] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Backwards-induction outcome in a quantum game, Physical Review A, Vol. 65, Art. No. 052328 (2002). pdf

[6] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Darwinism in quantum systems? Physics Letters A, Vol. 294, No. 5-6, pp 261-270 (2002). pdf

[5] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Quantum repeated games, Physics Letters A, Vol. 300, No. 6, pp 537-542 (2002). pdf

[4] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Quantum cooperative games, Physics Letters A, Vol. 293, No. 3-4, pp 103-108 (2002). pdf

[3] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Quantum mechanics gives stability to a Nash equilibrium, Physical Review A, Vol. 65, Art. No. 022306 (2002). pdf

[2] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Entanglement and dynamic stability of Nash equilibria in a symmetric quantum game, Physics Letters A, Vol. 286, No. 4, pp 245-250 (2001). pdf

[1] A. Iqbal and A.H. Toor, Evolutionarily stable strategies in quantum games, Physics Letters A, Vol. 280, No. 5-6, pp 249-256 (2001). pdf

Refereed conference publications

[3] P. Bruza, A. Iqbal, and K. Kitto, The role of non-factorizability in determining "pseudo-classical" non-separability, AAAI-Fall 2010 Symposium on Quantum Informatics for Cognitive, Social, and Semantic Processes, Washington DC, November 11-13 (2010). pdf

[2] O. Kavehei, Y.-S. Kim, A. Iqbal, K. Eshraghian, S.F. Al-Sarawi, and D. Abbott, The fourth element: Insights into the Memristor, Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems, pp 921-927 (2009). pdf

[1] A. Iqbal and T. Cheon, Constructing multi-player quantum games from non-factorizable joint probabilities, SPIE Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology: Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 6802, Art. No. 68020A (2008). pdf

Conference presentations & posters

[5] A. Iqbal, A unifying framework for classical and quantum games, presentation in Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical Methods, Models and Applications, Centre for Advanced Studies in Mathematics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan (2009).

[4] A. Iqbal and D. Abbott, Quantum matching pennies game, poster presentation in 18th Biennial Australian Institute of Physics Congress, University of Adelaide (2008).

[3] A. Iqbal and T. Cheon, Constructing quantum games from non-factorizable probabilities, poster presentation in Asian Conference on Quantum Information, Shiran Kaikan, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (2007).

[2] A. Iqbal, Anisotropy and coercive fields in thin magnetic films, poster presentation in Second National Seminar on Engineering Materials and Metallurgy, Karachi, Pakistan (1998).

[1] A. Iqbal, M.M. Gualini, M.M. Ashraf, S. Shahdin, and M.A. Atta, Mathematical modelling of slow flow diffusion-cooled CO2 laser, presentation in National Workshop on Mathematical Models: Their Development and Use, Islamabad, Pakistan (1998).

Professional Associations

  • Australian Institute of Physics
  • COSNet-Complex Open Systems Research Network
  • Australian Nanotechnology Network

Community Engagement

Journal Reviewer

  • Nature Scientific Reports
  • Quantum Information and Computation
  • Physics Letters A
  • Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Journal of Physics A: Mathematical & Theoretical
  • International Journal of Quantum Information
  • Quantum Information Processing

Research Seminars

  • 2014, 2013: Department of Mathematics & Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011: School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide
  • 2010: Quantum Interaction Group, Faculty of Science & Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia (invited)
  • 2009: Department of Mathematics & Statistics (in Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium Series), Portland State University, Oregon, USA (invited)
  • 2009: Department of Physics, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan (invited)
  • 2009, 2008: Quantum Computing Group, School of Physical Sciences, University of Adelaide
  • 2007: Graduate School, Kochi University of Technology, Tosayamada, Kochi, Japan
  • 2007: Theory Division, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Tsukuba, Japan (invited)

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