Rizwan Ashfaq

PhD student

rizwan.ashfaq at autonoma.cat
+34 93 586 8473
Dpt. Telecommunications and Systems Engineering
UAB – School of Engineering
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Bellaterra 08193 - Barcelona (Spain)


Engr. Rizwan Ashfaq was born in Mouri, located in Tehsil Kotli Sattian, Rawalpindi, Pakistan in 1988. He received his B.Sc. in Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering from Hamdard University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2013 and his M.Sc. in Aerospace (GNSS) Engineering from the Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2019. From May 2013 to Feb 2015 he served as a manager technical operations at ANIX Electronics North Zone. He also served as a site engineer in Pak China Silk Road Pvt. Ltd. construction company from May 2019 to Feb 2021, where his main duties were to lead the surveying team. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering at UAB, within the Signal Processing for Communications and Navigation (SPCOMNAV) research group, financed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, under the Overseas Scholarship Program Phase III, Batch III.

Research interests

His research interests include jamming and spoofing mitigation techniques for GNSS receivers, GNSS SDR, and the use of LEO-PNT for positioning in urban environments.