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ghufran.ahmed@nu.edu.pk

Department of Computer Science

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Dr Ghufran Ahmed
Associate Professor

Introduction

Ghufran Ahmed has been serving as Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, FAST NUCES since Jan 2020. Before joining FAST, he served as Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan. He completed PostDoc in 2016 from Department of Computer Science and Digital Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. He received his Ph.D. in 2013 from Department of Computer Science, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (renamed to Capital University of Science and Technology), Islamabad, Pakistan. Prior to transferring along his supervisor at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, he initially started his Ph.D. in 2006 from Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, GIK Institute of Engineering & Technology, Topi, Swabi, KPK, Pakistan. He also worked as a visiting scholar at the CReWMaN Lab, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington in 2008–09. His areas of interest are Internet of Things (IoT), Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN), Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and Cloud Computing. He has published several research articles in highly reputed journals and conference proceedings. He has served as a Lead Guest Editor for the special sections of International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), Hindawi Journal of Sensors and Hindawi Journal of Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing. He is also working as an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, Hindawi J. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, and Academic Editor for Hindawi J. Sensors. He is also serving as an Editorial Board Member of J. Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks (AHSWN). ORCID and Google Scholar links are given below:
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0077-9638
https://scholar.google.com.pk/citations?user=MH1gddwAAAAJ&hl=en

Education

  • Post Doctorate(Wireless Body Area Networks), Northumbria University at Newcastle, U.K. (2015)
  • Ph.D(Wireless Body Area Networks), Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Islamabad (2013)
  • M.S(Computer Sci​ence), Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Karachi (2004)
  • MCS, University of Karachi (UoK), Karachi (2000)