Muhammad Saqib Sohail

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Email: mssohail (at) connect (dot) ust (dot) hk
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  • 2020: PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
               Thesis: A stochastic framework for inference of population genetics parameters from time-series genomic data
  • 2008: MS in Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabi

                     Thesis: Adaptive algorithms for channel estimation: Using a priori information for optimal design

  • 2005: BSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan



  • 7 Journal papers
  • 8 Conference papers
  • 2 Patents
  • 1 Book chapter

Selected Publications

M. S. Sohail, R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and J. P. Barton, ” Resolving genetic linkage reveals patterns of selection in HIV-1 evolution’, under review.
M. S. Sohail, A. A. Quadeer, M. R. McKay, ”How genetic sequence data can guide vaccine design”, IEEE Potentials, accepted.

Honors and awards

  • Sep. 2013 – Aug. 2017: Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), Hong Kong
  • Sep. 2006 – Aug. 2008: MSc Scholarship from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia