PhD Student

​Ali is a PhD student at the Boston University (BU). At BU, his advisor is Prof. Ibrahim Matta. Before joining BU, he was working as a research assistant at the New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in Design Technology Lab headed by Dr. Jay Chen. Ali completed his Bachelor degree in Computer Science from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan, where he worked with Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi. His primary area of research is computer networks.


Selected Publications

“Virtual Function Placement and Traffic Steering over 5G Multi-Technology Networks” [PDF]
Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta, Ali Raza, Torsten Braun, Leonardo Goratti, Flavio Esposito
IEEE NetSoft 2018, Montreal, Canada

“EL-SEC: ELastic Management of SECurity Application on Virtualized Infrastructure” [PDF]
Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta, Ali Raza, Yuefeng Wang
IEEE INFOCOM Workshop CNERT 2018, Hawaii, USA

“xCache: Rethinking Edge Caching for Developing Regions” [PDF]
Ali Raza, Yasir Zaki, T‘omas Potsch, Jay Chen, Lakshmi Subramanian
ACM ICTD 2017, Lahore, Pakistan

“Low-Carb: Reducing Energy Consumption in Operational Cellular Networks” [PDF]
M. S. Ilyas , G. Baig, M. A. Qureshi, Q. U. A. Nadeem, A. Raza, M. A. Qazi, B. Rassool
IEEE GLOBECOM 2013, Atlanta, USA