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Dr Azhar Iqbal

Position Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Email azhar.iqbal@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4360
Mobile +61 4 2766 1661
Building Ingkarni Wardli
Floor/Room 3 26
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Biography/ Background

 

  • Feb 2013-present: Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Jan 2013-present: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia
  • Jan 2012-Dec 2012: Senior Research Associate (grant-funded position), University of Adelaide
  • Dec 2007-Dec 2011: ARC Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Adelaide
  • Nov 2006-Dec 2007: JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow & Visiting Associate Professor, Kochi University of Technology, Japan
  • July 2006-Nov 2006: Assistant Professor, Centre for Advanced Mathematics & PhysicsNational University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan
  • Online profiles: ResearcherID, Google Scholar, ResearchGate, LinkedIn
  • CV

Qualifications

  • PhD, Department of Mathematics, University of Hull, UK, 2002-2006, awarded in July 2006
  • PhD, Department of Electronics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan, 1999-2002, awarded in April 2006
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Research Training, University of Hull, 2002-2006, awarded in July 2006
  • BSc Honours in Physics, University of Sheffield, UK, 1992-1995, awarded in July 1995
  • BSc in Mathematics & Physics, University of the Punjab, Pakistan, 1989-1991, awarded in November 1991

Teaching Interests

  • Elements of Differential Equations (level 2 undergraduate course). Taught this course 2 times at the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, KFUPM
  • Methods of Applied Mathematics (level 3 undergraduate course). Taught this course 4 times at the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, KFUPM
  • Communications (level 4 undergraduate course), School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide, April 2011 and April 2012, appeared as a Guest Lecturer
  • Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (graduate course), Centre for Advanced Mathematics & Physics, National University of Sciences & Technology, Sep 2006 to Nov 2006

Research Interests

  • Quantum game theory
  • Geometric algebra
  • Quantum information/computation
  • Foundations of quantum mechanics
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Lasers

Research Funding

  • ARC Discovery Project, Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Dec 2007 to Dec 2011
  • JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Nov 2006 to Dec 2007
  • University Research Scholarship, University of Hull, Sep 2002 to Aug 2005

Publications

Most of my research publications are available from the ResearchGate and ResearcherID.

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.

Refereed Journal Publications:

[36] J.M. Chappell, S.P. Drake, C.L. Seidel, L.J. Gunn, A. Iqbal, A. Allison, D. Abbott, Geometric algebra for electrical and electronic engineers, accepted for publication in Proceedings of IEEE (2014).

[35] A. Iqbal, J.M. Chappell, Q. Li, and D. Abbott, A probabilistic approach to the quantum Bayesian games of incomplete information, submitted (2014).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

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

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

[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).

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

[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).

[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).

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

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

[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).

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

[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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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).

[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).

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).

[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).

[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).

Professional Associations

  • Member, Australian Institute of Physics
  • Member, Australian Research Council Complex Open Systems Research Network
  • Member, Australian Research Council Nanotechnology Network

Contact

Room 3.26 Ingkarni Wardli building, North Terrace Campus, the University of Adelaide. Email: iqbal[at]eleceng[dot]adelaide[dot]edu[dot]au

Entry last updated: Friday, 25 Jul 2014

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