Department of Computer Science

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Dr. Sufian Hameed
Associate Professor


Dr Sufian Hameed is an Associate Professor and leads IT Security Labs at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Karachi. The research lab studies and teaches security problems and solutions for different types of Information and Communication paradigms. The research Lab is concerned with all aspects of applied Computer Security, with an emphasis on network security, web security, mobile security and secure architectures and protocols for Cloud and IoTs. In past seven years Dr. Hameed has supervised 21 MS theses, 20 FYPs and two PhD students (on going in the area of software defined IoT security), all in the information security domain. He has produced 11 conference papers, 11 Journal papers and 1 book chapters along with his teaching engagements at NUCES in seven and half years. During this time, Dr. Hameed has been granted three travel grants by HEC to attend IEEE TrustCom (Beijing, China) in 2014, IEEE NOMS (Istanbul, Turkey) in 2016 and NetSys (Göttingen, Germany) in 2017. During his stay at University of Göttingen, Dr. Hameed filed a patent application with University of Göttingen and co- partner with German Telekom (titled: Method and system for forming a network for spam free communication, in particular e-mail communication, Publication No. DE112010005508T5). Back in June 2017, the patent received its first commercial exploitation.


  • Ph.D(Info Security), RWTH-Aachen, Germany (2012)
  • M.Sc(Media Information), RWTH-Aachen, Germany (2008)
  • B.S(Computer Science), Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan (2005)