Professor – HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
Ph.D. (Griffith University, Australia)
MS (CS) (PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Pakistan)
Email: musman at qau dot edu dot pk
- Computer Networks –
Distributed Systems, Grid Computing, Mobile Agent-based distributed
systems, routing protocols, peer-to-peer computing
- Security and Privacy –
Intrusion and Anomaly Detection Systems, Data Leakage Prevention, Key
Management Schemes, Trust Management
- Internet of Things -
Smart Homes and Smart Cities, pervasive computing, wireless sensor
- Cloud Computing - Architectural, efficiency, security
and privacy issues
- Distributed Web
Services –Security & privacy issues in web 2.0, Performance Issues
in Web Services, Trust in Learning Management Systems
- Formal Modeling and
Analysis – statistical modeling, structural and behavior modeling and
analysis of distributed protocols and systems
- MPhil (CS)
- CS-761: Grid Computing
- MS (IST)
- IST-832: Information Security
Information Privacy and Access Control
- IST-780: Project/Thesis
- BS (CS)
- CS-462: Introduction
To Cyber Security
- CS-454: Introduction
To Web Services
- CS-223: Operating
- Mutual Authentication
in Cloud Systems – Maryam Mehmood (2017 -
- Learning Object
Selection Model Using Game Theory – Asad Zia
(2017 - 2018)
- Trust framework for
web services in cloud-based e-learning environment – Kanwal Mahmud (2016 - 2017)
- Design and analysis
of trustworthy web service selection algorithm – Noor Alam (2016 - 2017)
- Analysis of
disease-disease association using network modeling – Zahra Batool (2016 - 2017)
- Employee Tracker
(S2017) – Waheed Ahmed
- Taste Skewer (S2017)
– Nadia Liaqat
- Friends Band (S2017)
- Mahvish Ghazi
- Calendar Analyzer
(S2017) – Bisma Tariq
- Student Learning
Experience (S2017) - Iqra Shabeer
- Visualization of Real
World Applications using Distributed Synchronization and Scheduling
Algorithms (F2016) - Saba Bashir
- Family Tree (F2016) -
- Transport Management
System: Quaid-I-Azam University (S2016) -
- BS (CS)
- Cricket Club Hub
(F2016, S2017) - Abdul Rahman
- Academic Staff Association
Hub (F2016, S2017) - Hassan Farooqi & Azmatullah
- Quaid-I-Azam University Community Guild (F2016, S2017) - Luqman Anjum & Shahroz Jamil
- Computer Science
Teacher Association (CSTA) endorsed by ACM Publishers, USA
- Juniper Networks, USA
Specialist (Enterprise Routing Track)
- Internetworking Specialist
(JUNOS Security Track)
Associate (Enterprise Switching Track)
Associate (Enterprise Routing Track)
- Institute for
Integrated and Intelligent Systems (IIIS), Griffith University,
- An improved
lightweight multi-server authentication scheme", Azeem Irshad, Shehzad Ashraf Chaudhary, Saru
Kumari, Muhammad Usman, Khalid Mahmood,
Muhammad Shahzad Faisal, International
Journal of Communication Systems, May 2017. (accepted)
- Mobile Agent-based
Cross Layer Anomaly Detection in Smart Home Sensor Networks, M. Usman,
V. Muthukkumarasamy, and X.-W. Wu, IEEE
Transactions on Consumer Electronics, May 2015.
- Specifications and
Validation of Agent-based Anomaly Detection and Verification System for
Resource Constrained Networks, M. Usman, V. Muthukkumarasamy,
and X.-W. Wu, Journal of Networks, July 2015.
- A Resource-Efficient
System for Mobile Agent-based Anomaly Detection and Verification in
Wireless Sensor Networks, M. Usman, V. Muthukkumarasamy,
and X.-W. Wu, Journal of Networks, Vol. 9, No. 12, pp. 3427-3444, Dec.
- Mobile Agent Based
Hierarchical Intrusion Detection System in Wireless Sensor Networks S. Khanum, M. Usman, and A. Alwabel,
International Journal of Computer Science Issues (IJCSI), vol. 9, iss. 1, January 2012.
Evaluation of Group Mobility in Mobile Ad hoc Networks, E. Irshad, W. Noshairwan, M.
Shafiq, S. Khurram,
A. Irshad, and M. Usman, International
Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking, pp. 13-22,
vol. 4, iss. 1, 2011.
- Security Enhancement
in MANET Authentication by checking the CRL Status of Servers, A. Irshad, W. Noshairwan, M.
Shafiq, S. Khurram,
E. Irshad, and M. Usman, International
Journal of Advanced Science & Technology (IJAST), Korea, 2008.
- Conference/ Book
- Dynamic Trust
Evaluation of Learning Objects. Kanwal
Mehmood and M. Usman, International Conference on
Communications Technologies (ComTech
- 2017), Rawalpindi, Pakistan, April 2017. (Best Paper Award)
- Anomaly Detection in
Wireless Sensor Network: Challenges and Future Trends, M. Usman, V. Muthukkumarasamy, X-W. Wu, S. Khanum,
Book chapter, Security for Multihop Wireless
Networks, Auerbach publications, Taylor &
Francis Group, pp. 273-304, USA, 2014.
- Agent-enabled Anomaly
Detection in Resource Constrained Wireless Sensor Networks, M. Usman,
in proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on a World of
Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM),
pp. 1-2, Sydney, Australia, June 2014.
- Formal Verification
of Mobile Agent Based Anomaly Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks, M.
Usman, V. Muthukkumarasamy, X-W. Wu, in
proceedings of the IEEE 38th conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN
Workshops), pp. 1001-1009, Sydney, Australia, October, 2013.
- Efficient Clique Based
Clustering and Routing Mechanism in Wireless Sensor Networks, K.
Biswas, V. Muthukkumarasamy, E. Sithirasenan, and M. Usman, in proceedings of the
9th IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
Conference, (IWCMC), pp. 171-176, Sardinia, Italy, July, 2013.
- Securing Mobile Agent
Based Wireless Sensor Network Applications on Middleware, M Usman, V Muthukkumarasamy, X.-W. Wu, and S. Khanum, IEEE 12th International Symposium on
Communication and Information Technology (ISCIT), Gold Coast,
Australia, October 2012.
- Wireless Smart Home
Sensor Networks: Mobile Agent Based Anomaly Detection, M Usman, V Muthukkumarasamy, X.-W. Wu, and S. Khanum, in proceedings of the IEEE 9th conference
on Ubiquitous intelligence and Computing (UIC), pp. 322-329, Japan,
- An Optimal Mutual
Authentication Scheme in GSM Networks, A. Haleem and M. Usman, in
proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information and
Communication Technologies (ICICT), pp. 1-5, Karachi, Pakistan, July,
- Hash-chain based
peer-peer key management and establishment of Security Associations in
MANETS, A. Irshad, S. M. Gilani, S. Khurram, M. Shafiq, A. W.
Khan, M. Usman, in proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on
Information and Emerging Technologies (ICIET), pp. 1-6, Karachi,
Evaluation of Authentication Certificate Based Seamless Vertical
Handoff in GPRS-WLAN, M. Usman, S. Khanum, W.
Noshairwan, E. Irshad,
and A. Irshad High Performance Computing and
Applications (HPCA), LNCS, Springer-Verlag,
pp. 384-389, 2010.
Intrusion Detection System for Wireless Sensor Network Based on MUSK
Architecture, S. Khanum, M. Usman, K Hussain,
R Zafar, and M Sher, High Performance Computing and Applications
(HPCA), LNCS, Springer-Verlag, pp. 212–217,
- Security Enhancement
for Authentication of nodes in MANET by checking the CRL status of
Servers, A. Irshad, W. Noshairwan,
M. Shafiq, S. Khurram,
E. Irshad, and M. Usman, in proceedings of
the first international conference Security-Enriched Urban Computing
and Smart Grid, LNCS, Springer-Verlag, pp.
86-95, Daejeon, Korea, 2010.
- Certificate Chain
based Authentication in MANETS using 4th generation Technologies, A. Irshad, W. Noshairwan, M.
Shafiq, A. W. Khan, M. Usman, and E. Irshad, in proceedings of the IEEE 2nd
International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology
(ICCSIT), pp. 518-523, Beijing, China, August 2009.
- Authentication of
Nodes among Different Symmetric Key Groups in MANETs using 4G Technologies,
A. Irshad, W. Noshairwan,
M. Rashid, S. M. Gilani, E. Irshad, and M.
Usman, in proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer
Engineering and Technology (ICCET), pp. 261-265, Singapore, Jan 2009.
- A Secure interaction
among nodes from different MANET Groups using 4G technologies, A. Irshad, M. Shafiq, A.
Rahman, S. Khurram, M. Usman, and E. Irshad, Oct 2009, In proceedings of the IEEE
International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), pp. 476-481,
Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 2009.
- Seamless vertical
handoff using Authentication Certificate in GPRS-WLAN tightly coupled
integrated networks, M. Usman, W. Noshairwan,
M. Gilani, A. Irshad, and E. Irshad, in proceedings of the 4th IEEE
International Conference on Emerging Technologies, pp. 199-204,
- Group Mobility in
Mobile Ad hoc Networks, E. Irshad, W. Noshairwan, M. Usman, A. Irshad,
M. Gilani WWW/Internet, IADIS, pp. 1-5, Germany, 13-15 Oct, 2008.