Department of Computer Sciences
Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

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Our research paper titled as "Dynamic Trust Evaluation of Learning objects", authored by Dr. Muhammad Usman and Ms. Kanwal Mehmood has won the best paper award in the IEEE ComTech 2017 conference!; A research Paper Title: Automating Change Detection in Use Case Diagrams and Descriptions, Authored by: Dr. Muddassar Azam Sindhu and Shahid Javaid has been accepted in Conference: 22nd World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2018 Date: July 08-11, 2018 Location: Orlando, Florida, USA; One of our MPhil students (Maryam Imtiaz Malik, supervised by Dr. Muddassar Azam Sindhu) scored 3rd position in 3 Minute Thesis Seminar Competition held in SZABIST among graduates of several universities; A book titled as, "Mobile Agent-Based Anomaly Detection and Verification System for Smart Home Sensor Networks", authored by Dr. Muhammad Usman (Quaid-I-Azam University), Dr. Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy (Griffith University, Australia), Dr. Xin-Wen Wu (Griffith University, Australia), and Ms. Surraya Khanum (Quaid-I-Azam University), published by Springer, is expected to appear in March 2018; We are pleased to announce that Dr. Umer Rasheed, supervised by Dr. Afzal Bhatti, has been awarded with his PhD degree as a first PhD graduate of the department; A reasearch paper titled as, "Disease-Disease Association Using Network Modeling: Challenges and Opportunities", authored by Ms. Zahra Batool, Dr. Muhammad Usman, Dr. Khalid Saleem, et al. has been accepted and expected to appear in the 8th volume of Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics in 2018; A research paper titled as, "Sum-of-the-Parts Valuation-based Scheduling of Parallel Applications over Global Grid", authored by Ms. Aroosa Hameed and Dr. Muhammad Usman has been accepted to appear in the proceedings of 15th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2017; IET Image Processing Journal (ISI Indexed) accepted a paper co-authored by Muhammad Aasim Rafique under the title, "Background subtraction with Gaussian Bernoulli Restricted Boltzmann Machine"; Computing and Informatics Journal (ISI indexed) accepted a paper authored by Muhammad Aasim Rafique under the title, "Deformable Object Tracking using Clustering and Particle Filter"; A paper co-authored by Muhammad Aasim Rafique is accepted for poster presentation at Intelligent Vehicle Symposium to be held in June 2018 at China under the title, "Object Modeling from 3D Point Cloud Data for Self-Driving Vehicles"


The Department of Computer Sciences was established at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad in 1976. The main objective of establishment of the department is to produce Computer Scientists in order to meet the growing demand for computer professionals in the country.

The M.Sc. and MPhil Programs have been highly successful. Our graduates have attained higher degrees from developed countries and are working in national and international organizations.

The department offers PhD, MPhil, MS (Information Science & Technology), BS and M.Sc. degrees.

Each degree program has a specific objective and focus. The course of study and syllabus for each degree is updated and is inline with its objectives.


Human Information Interaction

Investigates all aspects of information usage by humans. Research focus varies for information seeking behavior, Information Interaction Techniques, Storage and Retrieval models/frameworks for structured and unstructured information, and information services for human information needs

Knowledge Engineering

Focuses on analyze of data, metadata and knowledge using supervised and unsupervised mining algorithms. The target areas will be software architecture, web services and overlay networks. The main goal is to process related and uncorrelated facts and extract meaningful contextual knowledge for quality decision making.

Networking and Communication

This group investigates the applied aspects in the domains of networking, communication, security and privacy. The research group focuses on a number of areas including but not limited to computer networks, distributed systems, mobile Agent-based distributed systems, routing protocols, peer-to-peer computing, security and privacy.