Dr. Shahbaz Akhtar Abid
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Area of Interest: Communication in Wireless self-organized Networks
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007  
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

Dr. Shahbaz Akhtar Abid received his MS(CS) degree in Data Communication Networks and Distributed Systems from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan and PhD degree with distinction in Computer Networks (Computer Sciences) from University of Malaya, Malaysia. He enjoyed the fully funded performance based scholarship during his MS(CS) from COMSATS and fully funded scholarship during his Ph.D. under Bright Spark Scholarship Program (BSP) from University of Malaya. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. He is HEC approved Supervisor. His research interests include communication and security issues in self-organized networks and distributed systems.


Journal Papers:
1. Muhammad Ibrar, Lei Wang, Aamir Akbar, Mian Ahmad Jan, Nadir Shah, Shahbaz Akhtar Abid, Michael Segal (2021), "3-D-SIS: a 3-D-social identifier structure for collaborative edge computing based social IoT", IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems   
2. Rukhsana Kousar, Majed Alhaisoni, Shahbaz Abid Akhtar, Nadir Shah, Aamir Qamar, Ahmad Karim (2020), "A Secure Data Dissemination in a DHT-Based Routing Paradigm for Wireless Ad Hoc Network", Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Impact Factor: 1.39   
3. Jan Badshah, Nadir Shah, Muhammad Kamran, S. A. Abid (2019), "An improved method to deploy Cache Servers in Software Defined Network-based Information Centric Networking for Big Data", Journal of Grid Computing, Vol: Accepted for Publication, Impact Factor: 2.8   
4. Rab Nawaz Jadoon, WuYang Zhou, Iftikhar Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Amir Khan, Shahbaz Akhtar Abid, and Nauman Ali Khan (2019), "Performance Evaluation of Zone-Based Routing with Hierarchical Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks", Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, pp: 10, Vol: 2019, Impact Factor: 1.39   
5. Saleem Zahid, S.A. Abid, Nadir Shah, S. Hussnain A.N, and Waqar Mehmood (2018), "Distributed Partition Detection with Dynamic Replication Management in a DHT-based MANET", IEEE Access, Vol: Accepted for Publication, Impact Factor: 3.244   
6. Sana Moin, Ahmad Karim, Kalsoom Safdar, Iqra Iqbal, Zanab Safdar, V. Vijayakumar, K. T. Ahmed, and S. A. Abid (2018), "GREEN SDN — An enhanced paradigm of SDN: Review, taxonomy, and future directions", Concurrency and Computation Practice and Experience, Vol: https://doi.org/10.1002/cpe.5086, Impact Factor: 1.114    (External URL)
7. A. Tahir, S. A. Abid, Nadir Shah (2017), "Logical clusters in a DHT-Paradigm for scalable routing in MANETs", Computer Networks (Elsevier), Impact Factor: 2.516    (External URL)
8. Nadir Shah, S.A. Abid (2016), "A survey of P2P content sharing in MANETs", Computers and Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, Vol: 57, Impact Factor: 1.08    (External URL)
9. SA Abid et al. (2015), "Merging of DHT-based logical networks in MANETs", Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (WILEY Blackwell), pp: 1-20, Standard: 2161-3915, Impact Factor: 1.35    (External URL)
10. A.R. Khan, M. Othman, A.N. Khan, S.A. Abid, S.A. Madani (2015), "MobiByte: An Application Development Model for Mobile Cloud Computing", Journal of Grid Computing (Springer), pp: 1-24, Impact Factor: 1.67    (External URL)
11. S.A. Abid, Mazliza Othman, and Nadir Shah (2014), "3D P2P overlay over MANETs. Computer Networks", Computer Networks, Elsevier, pp: 89-111, Vol: 64, Impact Factor: 1.27   
12. S.A. Abid, Mazliza Othman, Nadir Shah, Mazhar Ali, and A.R. Khan (2014), "3D-RP: A DHTBased Routing Protocol for MANETs", Computer Journal, Oxford Journals, pp: 258-279, Vol: 58, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 0.88   
13. S.A. Abid, Mazliza Othman, and Nadir Shah (2014), "A Survey on DHT-based Routing for Large Scale Mobile Ad hoc Networks", Computing Surveys, ACM, Vol: 47, Impact Factor: 4.04   
14. S.A. Abid, M. Othman, and N. Shah. (2013), "Exploiting 3D Structure for Scalable Routing in MANETs", IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE, pp: 2056-2059, Vol: 17, Issue: 11, Impact Factor: 1.47   
15. Raza, I., Hussain, S.A., Abid, S.A. (2012), "Optimized priority assignment mechanism for biomedical wireless sensor networks", Wireless Sensor Systems, IET, pp: 92-102, Vol: 2, Issue: 2   
Conference Papers:
1. Rab Nawaz, Syed Asad Hussain, Shahbaz Akhtar Abid, Jawad Shafi (2011) "Beaconless Multihop Routing protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE ICCCD 2011   
2. Rab Nawaz, Mehtab Afzal, Shahbaz Akhtar Abid (2010) "An Enhanced Vehicular Ad hoc Routing Protocol for City Environment", 2010 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Information Technology (ICIIT 2010)   


PhD in Computer Sciences with honor of Distinction
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Sep 2011 to Sep 2014
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Sep 2007 to Jun 2009
Bahuddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
Sep 2003 to Dec 2005


Assistant Professor
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Jan 2015 to Date
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
Feb 2010 to 2014
F.G. Degree College for Boys, Multan
Aug 2009 to Jan 2010
Incharge IT
Bank Alfalah Limited
Jun 2006 to Oct 2007

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