Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Department of Computer Science
 
QAU CS Academics Research Faculty Admission  
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Dr. Muazzam A. Khan Khattak  

Tenured Associate Professor

Senior Member IEEE|HEC Approved Supervisor

Associate Editor IEEE Access Journal


Post Doc:
University of Missouri KC, USA.

PhD: International Islamic University Islamabad & University of Missouri KC, USA.

MS: International Islamic University Islamabad.

 



Research Interests:

 

·    Internet of Things & Vehicles

·    Next Generation Networks

·    Block Chain Based Info/Network Security

·    Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks

·    Image Encryption and Compression

 

Teaching

 

PhD/MS/MPhill

 

·      Next Generation Networks

·      Selected Topics in Networks

·      Network Switching and Routing

·      Wireless Ad-hoc & Senor Networks

·      Network Architecture

·      Network Security

·      Advanced Operating System

·      Research Methods

 

BS/ MSc

 

·      Mobile Networks

·      Computer & Communication Networks

·      Operating Systems

·      Computer Architecture

·      Information and Communication Technologies

·      Wireless Networks

 

Research Work:

 

Patent Filed

1.      Muhammad U. Akram, S. G. Khawaja, A. Saeed, Asad Mansoor Khan, Muazzam A. Khan,  “Vibration Therapy device, Industrial Design filed in Pakistan IPO” Filed in 2019. 

 

Book Published & Book Chapters

 

1.    Tariq Qayyum, Asad W Mailk, Muazzam A. Khan, Samee U Khan, “Modeling and Simulation of Distributed Fog Environment Using FogNetSim++”, Chapter 11, Book Fog Computing: Theory and Practice, Published by John Wiley & Sons, May 5, 2020.

2.    Samera Batool, N. A. Saqib, Muazzam A. Khan, Ali Hassan “Identification of Remote IoT Users Using Sensor Data Analytics” Springer Book Advances in Information and Communication, Vol-1, PP 328-337, Feb, 2019.

3.    M. Waseen Anawr, Farooque Azam, Muazzam A. Khan, Wasi H. Butt “The Applications of Model Driven Architecture (MDA) in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) - Techniques and Tools” Book Advances in Information and Communication, Vol-1, PP 14-27, Feb, 2019.

4.    Nousheen Akhtar, Muazzam A. Khan, Atta Ullah, M Younus Javed Congestion Aware and Adaptive Routing Protocols for MANETs - A SurveySpringer  Recent Trends and Advances in Wireless and IoT-enabled Networks, pp 159-169, 23rd Jan 2019.

5.    Saad ullah, Jawad Ahmad, Jan Sher Khan, Muazzam A. Khan,  Shehzad Amin Sheikh “Visual Meaningful Encryption Scheme Using Intertwinning Logistic Map” Book Intelligent Computing, pp 764-773, Nov, 2018.

6.    Umair Shafiq Khan, Nazar A. Saqib, Muazzam A. Khan “Energy Efficient Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Based on NS-2” Book Smart Trends in Systems, Security and Sustainability. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, PP 21-31 vol 18. Springer, Singapore, Jan 2018.

7.    Farhana Nazir, Wasi H. Butt, Waseem Anwar, Muazzam A. Khan “The Applications of Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Software Requirement Engineering - A Systematic Literature Review” Published Volume 424, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering series, Mar 2017.

8.    Afza Kazmi, Muazzam A. Khan, Faisal Bashir, et al “Model Driven Architecture for Decentralized Software Defined VANETs” Springer Book Future Intelligent Vehicular Technologies, Published by Springer Publications, Jan 2017.

9.    Faisal Shahzad, Muazzam A. Khan, Shoab A. Khan, et al “Automatic DDoS Detection and its Mitigation with combination of OpenFlow and sFlow” Springer Book Future Intelligent Vehicular Technologies, Published by Springer Publications, Jan 2017.

10. Wajeeha Aslam, Muazzam A. Khan, Usman Akram, et al “Energy Efficient Image Compression and Transmission in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)” Emerging Innovations in Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologies, Published by IGI Global Publications, 2016.

11. Muazzam A. Khan, “Multicast Communication in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks” Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing, 27th Nov 2014.

 

 

Post Graduate Students Supervision

 

PhD Student

 

1.    Waqar Farooq “A QoS Based Multicast Communication Framework for Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANET)” 2013-2017 (Completed).

2.    Sufian Badawi “Segmentation, classification and morphometric analysis of retinal vasculature” Completed Aug 2020.

3.    Sidra Ejaz “Knowledge Management-Enabled Enterprise Healthcare Management System: Architecture and Decision Support Capabilities” 2021.

4.    Bilawal Shabbir “Secure and Reliable Communication Framework for IOT Networks” Sep 2021.      

 

MS Students

 

1.    Abeer Ahmad “Modeling and simulation of Cyber Attacks Using Agent-Based Approach” Aug 2020. Completed

2.    Shoukat Ali “Detection and Prevention of Black Hole Attacks in IOT and Wireless Sensor Networks” Aug 2020. Completed

3.    Danish Ali, MSIS “Forensic Analysis of Android Based Mobile Banking Applications” Aug 2020. Completed

4.    Abdul Samad “Detection and Prevention of Replay Attacks in LoRaWAN using Machine Learning Techniques” June 2020. Completed

5.    Ahmad Ahsan “Forensic Analysis of Sybil Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks” June 2020. Completed

6.    Syed Shahbaz Naqvi, “Security and Traceability of information in IOMT Network Through Block chain” May 2020. Completed

7.    Muhammad Irtaza Nawaz Tarar “Automated Summarizing of Bug Report to Speed up Software Development/Maintenance Process” Feb 2020. Completed

8.    Rida Sajjad “Enhancing student's Learning Process in Virtual Classroom Using Video Conferencing Tools” Nov 2019. Completed

9.    Musfira Khan “Energy Efficient Clustering Framework For Reliable Communication in Wireless Sensor & Actor Networks” Aug 2019. Completed

10. Muhammad Imran “Efficient Communication and Coordination Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks” June 2019. Completed

11. Adeel Mustafa “Optimal Clustering using Genetic Algorithm in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks” May 2019. Completed

12. Bakhtawar Elahi, “An HLA-based framework for simulation of geographically Distributed Data centers” May 2019. Completed

13. Muneeb A. Khan “Prediction Based Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks” 31st Jan 2019. Completed

14. Sohaib Karim “Detection and Prevention of BOTNET Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Machine Learning Techniques” Aug 2018. Completed

15. Saadullah Farooq “Transformation of Image into a Visually Meaningful Encrypted Image” Nov 2017. Completed

16. Hira Zahid “Analysis of big data in unified cloud for distributed data banks” Nov 2017.

17. Wahid Hussain “Botnet Traffic Analysis Using Flow Graphs in VANETs” Oct 2017. (Completed)

18. Ali Athar “An Improved Ensemble Based Feature Selection Approach for Sentiment Classification” Sep 2017. (Completed)

19. Nousheen Akhter “Efficient Routing Strategy for Congestion Avoidance in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks” 11th Sep 2017. (Completed)

20. Umair Shafiq Khan “Energy Efficient Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Based on NS-2” Sep 2016. (Completed)

21. Nazish Rafique “Black Hole Attack Prevention and Detection in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks” Sep 2016. (Completed)

22. Munazza Shabbir “Detection & Prevention of DDoS Attack in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks” 8th June 2016. (Completed)

23. Afza Kazmi “De-Centralized Software Defined Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs)” 25th May 2016. (Completed)

24. Zainab Nayyer “Two Tire Clustering in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks” 29th Jan 2016. (Completed)

25. Malik Haris “QoS Based Efficient Bandwidth Utilization Mechanism for Cellular Networks” 23rd Dec 2015. (Completed)

26. Amna Pir Muhammad, “An Architectural Framework for HMIS Based on Internet of Things” 13th Aug 2015. (Completed)

27. Madiha Naveed, Intelligent System for Analysis of Microscopic Liver Images for Detection of Hepatic Failure, 24th July 2015 (Completed)

28. Najam Dar, DWT and HRV Based ECG Biometric Identification for Healthy and Cardiac Patients , 15th July, 2015 (Completed)

29. Faisal Shahzad “AutoDrop Automatic DDoS Detection and its Mitigation with Combination of sFLow and OpenFlow” 8th July, 2015. (Completed)  

30. Muhammad Sohail “Route Discovery for Multiple Physical Interfaces based communication devices in Ad-hoc Wireless Network”. 3rd June, 2015. (Completed)

31. Saqib Ejaz: Analysis of EEG signal for detection of epileptic seizure. 16th Feb 2015. (Completed)

32. Sarmad Abbas “Macula, Haemorrhages and Exudates detection along with Illumination Equalization of Fundus Images” 16th Feb 2015. (Completed)

 

Administrative Activities

 

·      Deputy Incharge Computer Network Cell                                    May 2020 – Till Date

Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad.

·      Head HR Committee NUST SEECS                                                May 2018- Jan 2020                                   

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad.

·      Associate Dean (Senior-Head of Department)                             Apr 2017- May 2018

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad.

·      Head Admission Committee                                                      Apr 2017- Jan 2020

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad.

·      Member Graduate Evaluation Committee                                  Jan 2014- Jan 2020

 National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad.

·      Associate Senior Head of Department                                       Sep 2017- May 2018

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad.

·      Post Graduate (PG) Head                                                      Sep 2013- Apr 2017

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad.

·      Chairman Computer Science/Director IT                                  Mar 2012- Sep 2013

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

 

Conferences Organized/Participated

 

1.    16th IEEE International Conference on Smart Cities: Improving Quality of Life Using ICT, IoT & AI UNC Charlotte, NC, USA October 06-09, 2019.

2.    E-Society-2019, International Conference at Utrecht, Netherlands, 11-13, April 2019.

3.    Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC) 2019, 14-15 Mar, 2019.

4.    9th IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (IEEE UEMCON-2018), Columbia University, NewYork, USA, 8-10th Nov 2018. 

5.    IEEE International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing 
(FMEC 2018), Barcelona, Spain. April 23-26, 2018. 

6.    2018 International Conference on Information and Computer Technologies (ICICT 2018), at Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA, Mar 23-25, 2018.

7.    IBCAST 2018, 15th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan, 9-13th 2018.

8.    15th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2017) Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan from December 18-20 2017.

9.    2017 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI'17), Las Vegas, USA, December 14-16, 2017.

10. International Conference on Fog & Mobile edge Computing (FMEC 2017), at Valencia Spain, 8-11 May 2017.

11. 2017 International Conference on Information and Network Technologies (ICINT 2017), Jakarta, Indonesia, May 24-26, 2017.

12. International Conference on IT & Computer Science (ICITCS) Holiday Inn, Oxford, United Kingdom, 21-23 Dec 2016.

13. The 2016 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI'16), LV, United States , Dec 15-17, 2016.

14. 45th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP2016), Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 16-19, 2016.

15. International Conference on Wireless Networks, Navada, ICWN'16 USA, 25-28th July 2016.

16. 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Software Defined Systems (SDS), Berlin, Germany, April 4-8, 2016.

17. IEEE 17th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), Boston USA, 14-17 Oct 2015.

18. International Conference on Wireless Networks, Navada, ICWN'15 United States of America, 27-30th July 2015.

19. International Conference on Advances in Big Data Analytics | ABDA'14 | LV, USA, 23-25th July 2014.

20. 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) Islamabad Pak, 16-18th Dec, 2013.

21. International Conference on Electrical and Communication Engineering, Paris, France, 24-26 Aug 2011.

22. International Conference on Electrical, Computer, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Penang Malaysia, 21-24 Feb, 2011.

23. IEEE International Symposium on Circuit and System, Washington USA, 4-6 Aug 2010.

24. International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (CCN-10) Orlando, Florida, USA July 12-14, 2010.               

25. 11th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2010), Kansas City, Missouri, USA. From May 23-26th May, 2010.

26. International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing in Malaysia 2008.

 

 

Editorial Activities

 

            Member Technical Review Committee.  (Serving on the review committees)

 

1.    Member HEC Accreditation and Attestation Division for establishment of New Universities.

2.    Member NCEAC National Computing Education Accreditation Council.

3.    Associate Editor IEEE Access Journal.

4.    Reviewer IEEE Journal of Sensors.

5.    Reviewer Elsevier Journal Pervasive and Mobile Computing.

6.    Member Asian Council of Science Editor (ACSE) for 2016-2018.

7.    Reviewer International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks by Hindawi Publishers.

8.    Reviewer International Journal of Wireless Networks (WINET) by Springer.

9.    Reviewer International Journal Multimedia Tools and Applications, by Springer.

10. Reviewer IEEE International Conferences (ICCSIT).

11. Reviewer IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communication,

12. Member Technical Program Committee in several international conferences.

13. Member TPC HONET-ICT IEEE International Conference on Smart Cities: Improving Quality of Life Using ICT.

 

 

Projects:

                          

1.    IOT Based Data Analytics for User Authentication& Activity Recognition, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 2020.

2.    IoT Based Water Quality Monitoring, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 2020.

3.    EKKO (A Wave Therapeutic Device)

National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan. 2019.

4.    Smart and Efficient Census System for Pakistan.

National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad, 2016-17.

5.    Patient Monitoring System (in Smart Hospitals)

National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad, 2016-17.

6.    Closing The Loop on Medical Errors

National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad, 2016-17.

7.    Secure Cluster Formation in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks.    

Institute of Distributed Systems, Universitat Ulm, Germany. 2012-2013

8.    Secure Multicast Communication in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks.

Institute of Distributed Systems, Universitat Ulm, Germany. 2014-2015

9.    Energy Efficient Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor& Actor Networks (WSANs).

School of Computing and Engineering University of Missouri Kansas City Missouri, United States of America (USA) 2010-2011.

10. Sensor Nodes Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs).

School of Computing and Engineering University of Missouri Kansas City Missouri, United   States of America (USA) 2010-2011.

6.  Multicast Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs).

Department of Computer Science, International Islamic University Islamabad 2008-09.

7.  Evaluation of Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs).

Department of Computer Science, International Islamic University Islamabad 2008-09.

8. An Analysis of Educational and Research Networks(PERNs) in Modern World.

Higher Education Commission Islamabad Pakistan 2006.

9. Voice over Frame Relay Network

Department of Computer Science, Agri University of Peshawar Pakistan, 2005.

10. Market Research of Lever Brother’s Products

Department of Computer Science, Agri University of Peshawar Pakistan, 2004.

 

 

 

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