Zafar SHAHID was born in Shakargarh, Punjab (Pakistan). He got his BS (Electrical Engineering) degree with honors from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan in 2001. From Oct 2001 till June 2006, he worked as Senior Embedded System Engineer in Streaming Networks. He got a Master 2 by Research (M2R) degree in Informatics/Computer Science from the INSA de Lyon France in 2007. The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) of France honored him in 2008 by awarding a Scholarship for PhD in France which is valid till December 2010.