Dr. Farrukh Zeshan
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Area of Interest: Semantic Web, Knowledge Based Systems, Self-Organizing Systems, Software Project Management and Software Engineering
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (177)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus, Pakistan. I received my Ph.D. degree from the Department of Software Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). My research interests include Service-Oriented Computing, Embedded and Real-Time Computing, Software Engineering, Software Project Management, Knowledge Management, and Self-Organizing Systems. I am a reviewer, technical committee, and editorial member of many reputed national and international conferences and Journals. 

E-mail: drzfurkh@cuilahore.edu.pk

 

Google Scholar:  https://scholar.google.com.pk/citations?user=ovLj3RcAAAAJ&hl=en

 

Teaching Resources:      https://sites.google.com/view/drfarrukhzeshan/home?authuser=1 

 

Personal Website:      https://dr-farrukh-zeshan.business.site/

 

Undergraduate Project Ideas:   https://dr-farrukh-zeshan.business.site/

 

Research Projects:

  • Service Composition Framework for Self Organizing Ubiquitous Systems,  No:21-169SRGP/R&D/HEC/2014; R&D-Division/Higher Education Commission/Sector H-9/lslamabad-Pakistan.  (completed)

 

Professional Trainings: 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP-PMI)
  • Agile Certified Professional (ACP-PMI)
  • Project Monitoring Evaluation and Controlling
  • Statistical Techniques for Effective Decision Making
  • Data Analysis With Python

 

Program / Reviewer Committee Member

  • TPC member for International Conference on Data Analytics for Business and Industry 2020. 26 to 27 October, 2020, Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • TPC member for the Conference on Innovation and Intelligence for Informatics, Computing, and Technologies (3ICT 2020).
  • TPC member for The International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Applications (DASA’2020). 
    TPC member for The International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Applications (DASA’2020).
  • IVIC19: 6th International Visual Informatics Conference. Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, November 19-21, 2019. 
  • ICACS19: International Conference on Advancements in Computational Sciences. The University of Lahore, Pakistan, February 18-20, 2019.
  • International Conference on Open Source Systems & Technologies (ICOSST 2018), KICS-UET Lahore, Dec. 19-21, 2018.
  • ICACS18: International Conference on Advancements in Computational Sciences. The University of Lahore, Pakistan, February 19-21, 2018.
  • 12th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2014). December 17-19, 2014.
  • SoMeT_2015; The 14th International Conference on Intelligent Software Methodologies Tools, and Techniques. September 15-17, 2015 in Naples, Italy.
  • SoMeT_2016; The 15th International Conference on Intelligent Software Methodologies tools and Techniques 12-14 September, Larnaca, Cyprus.
  • More detail:    https://dr-farrukh-zeshan.business.site/

 

Memberships: 

  • International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Membership Number 128390.
  • ACM Membership Number 3991333.
  • Pakistan Institute of Management

 

Honor: 

  • Higher Education Commission (HEC) Approved Superviso.
  • Selection Board Member of University of the Punjab Lahore.
  • Selection Board Member of University of Education (Township Campus)
  • Selection Board Member of Government College Women University Sialkot.
  • Member of Board of Studies, Government College Women University Sialkot.
  • Member of Board of Studies, University of Education (Township Campus).
  • Judge for the Intel Punjab Provincial Science Fair (SKMHRC- Nov. 4, 2015)
  • International Doctoral Fellowship Award, UTM, Malaysia 2011.
  • International Doctoral Fellowship Award, UTM, Malaysia 2013.
  • Session Chair, In the Postgraduate Annual Research Seminar, Faculty of Computing, UTM, Malaysia, November 2012.

 

Management / Academic Responsibilities:

  • Head of Web Semantics and Services Research Group.
  • Convener Industrial Liaison Committee.
  • Convener of Departmental Disciplinary Committee (Served)
  • Convener Printing Committee for DICE-Information & Enabling Technologies (IET) Innovation, 2020
  • Convener of Departmental infrastructure Committee (Served)
  • Associate Head of Department for Software Engineering Program (Served).
  • More detail:    https://dr-farrukh-zeshan.business.site/

 

Supervision / Co-Supervision:

  • Muhammad Hamid (PhD Student). “Intelligent Recommender and Decision Support System for Effective Management of Software Projects.” (Completed)
  • Amber Sarfraz (PhD Student) “Cloud Federation Architectures for Dynamic Systems” (On going)

  • Nouman Ahmad (Master Student). “Delegation model for federated cloud” (Completed 2016-17)

  • Muhammad Tahir “Rights Sharing in Social Networks” (Completed 2016-17)

  • Alia Samreen “Content validation in OSN” (Completed)Amber Sarfraz “Fake profile identification” (Completed)

  • Ushna Khalil “A trust model for delegation in IoT” (Completed)

  • Nouman Ahmad (Master Student). “Delegation model for federated cloud” (Completed 2016-17)
  • Zainab Dar “A Context-Aware Encryption Protocol Suite in 6LoWPAN for IoT” (Completed)

  • Hira Shahid (MS Student). “Software Project Time and Cost Estimation Using Semantic Web Technolgies.” (Completed 2020)

  • Ghulam Mustafa “Game theory based trust evaluation for IoT” (Completed 2020)

  • Fareeha Sarfraz “A graph based validation of identity theft” (Completed 2020)

  • Ghulam Mohayyud Din. “Customized Web Scrapping for Information Authenticity” (Completed 2020)

  • Rida Fatima “Requirement Change Prediction Model for Small Software Systems” (Completed 2020) 

     

Publications:

Book Chapters:
1. Furkh Zeshan, Radziah Mohamad, Mohammad Nazir Ahmad (2014), "Service Discovery Framework for Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems", Emerging Advancements and Technologies in Software Engineering, published by: IGI-Global, pp: 126-147   
2. FURKH ZESHAN, RADZIAH MOHAMAD, MOHAMMAD NAZIR AHMAD, SYED ASAD HUSSAIN (2014), "Ontology for Autonomous Mobile Robot System", New Trends in Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques, published by: IOS Press, pp: 1073 - 1085   
3. Furkh Zeshan, Radziah Mohamad, Mohammad Nazir Ahmad (2013), "Quality of Service Ontology Languages for Web Services Discovery: An Overview and Limitations", LNCS: Human Interface and the Management of Information. Information and Interaction Design., published by: Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, pp: 400-407, Standard: 978-3-642-39208-5   
4. Furkh Zeshan and Radziah Mohamad (2011), "Comparative Evaluation of Semantic Web Service Composition Approaches", Software Engineering and Computer Systems, published by: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp: 283-290, Standard: 978-3-642-22202-3   
Journal Papers:
1. Ushna Khalil, Adnan Ahmad, Furkh Zeshan, Abdel-Haleem Abdel-Aty (2021), "Identification of Trusted IoT Devices for Secure Delegation", Computers and Electrical Engineering, Impact Factor: 2.66   
2. Alia Samreen; Adnan Ahmad; Furkh Zeshan; Farooq Ahmad; Sohaib Ahmed (2020), "A Collaborative Method for Protecting Teens against Online Predators over Social Networks: A Behavioral Analysis", IEEE Access, Impact Factor: 4.09   
3. Furkh Zeshan, Adnan Ahmad, Abdel-Haleem Abdel-Aty, Fahd Algarni and Ashfaq Ahmad (2020), "A Hybrid Semantic Knowledge Integration and Sharing Approach for Distributed Smart Environments.", Sensors, Impact Factor: 3.275   
4. Muhammad Hamid; Furkh Zeshan; Adnan Ahmad; Farooq Ahmad; Ali Hamza (2020), "An Intelligent Recommender and Decision Support System (IRDSS) for Effective Management of Software Projects", IEEE Access, Impact Factor: 4.09   
5. Adnan Ahmad, Furkh Zeshan et, al. (2020), "Does one size fit all? Investigating the Effect of Group Size and Gamification on Learners’ Behaviors in Higher Education", Journal of Computing in Higher Education, Impact Factor: 2.63   
6. Adnan Ahmad, Furkh Zeshan, Salman Khan, Amjad Ali, Alia Samreen (2020), "Impact of Gamification on Learning Outcome of Computer Science Majors", ACM Transactions on Computing Education, Impact Factor: 1.36   
7. Zaineb Dar, Adnan Ahmad, Furkh Zeshan, Razi Iqbal, Hafiz Husnain Raza Sherazi (2019), "A context-aware encryption protocol suite for edge computing-based IoT devices", The Journal of Supercomputing, Impact Factor: 2.157   
8. Adnan Ahmad, Anique Azhar, Sajid Naqvi, Asif Nawaz, Samia Arshad, Furkh Zeshan, Mohammed Yousif and Ali O. M. Saleh (2019), "A methodology for sender-oriented anti-spamming", Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Impact Factor: 1.637   
9. Adnan Ahmad, Brian Whitworth, Furkh Zeshan, Lech Janczewski, Munwar Alid, Muhammad Hasanain Chaudary and Robert Friedman (2019), "A relation-aware multiparty access control", Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, Impact Factor: 1.43   
10. Mohamed Jaward Bah, Hongzhi Wang, Mohamed Hammad, Furkh Zeshan and Hanan Aljuaid. (2019), "An Effective Minimal Probing Approach with Micro-Cluster for Distance-based Outlier Detection in Data streams.", IEEE Access, Impact Factor: 4.09   
11. Muhammad Hamid, Furkh Zeshan, Adnan Ahmad,Saima Munawar, Esma Aimeur (2019), "An intelligent decision support system for effective handling of IT projects", Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, Impact Factor: 1.637   
12. Furkh Zeshan, Radziah Mohamad, Mohammad Nazir Ahmad, Marini Bte Othman, Amad Mohammed Saleh Jubrail, Syed Asad Hussain, Adnan Ahmad, Amjad Ali, Mehmood Ashraf, Imran Babar (2019), "Context-Aware Ontology and Web Services Discovery for Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems", Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (MJCS), Impact Factor: 0.65   
13. Imtiaz Ahmed Awan, Wajid Aziz, Lal Hussain, Sharjil Saeed, Amjad Ali, Farukh Zeeshan and Kyung Sup Kwak (2019), "Detecting Congestive Heart Failure by extracting Multimodal Features and employing Machine Learning Techniques", BioMed Research International, Impact Factor: 2.20   
14. Muhammad Hamid, Furkh Zeshan, Adnan Ahmad, and Esma Aimeur (2019), "Factors Contributing in Failures of Software Projects (Accepted).", International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security (ESCI)   
15. Muhammad Hameed Siddiqi, Madallah Alruwaili, Amjad Ali, Saad Alanazi and Furkh Zeshan (2019), "Human Activity Recognition using Gaussian Mixture Hidden Conditional Random Fields", Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Impact Factor: 2.15   
16. Munir Ahmad, Hafiz Muhammad Tanveer and Furkh Zeshan (2018), "A Penalized-Likelihood Image Recontrcuction Algorithm For PET Exploiting Root Image Size", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol: Volume 9, Issue: No 4 (ESCI)   
17. Mahmood Ashraf, Sehrish Majeed, Thabit Sabbah, Mohammad Abrar, Furkh Zeshan (2018), "Comparative Analysis of Mobile Phone Usability for Younger and Older Adults", Indian Journal of Science & Technology (ISI), pp: 1-6, Vol: 11, Issue: 23   
18. Amjad Ali, Kyung-sup Kwak, Nguyen H. Tran, Zhu Han, Dusit Niyato, Farukh Zeshan, Muhammad Talha Gul ; (2018), "RaptorQ-Based Efficient Multimedia Transmission over Cooperative Cellular Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Impact Factor: 4.06   
19. Haneen Anjum, Muhammad Imran Babar, Muhammad Jehanzeb, Furkh Zeshan, Maham Khan (2017), "A Comparative Analysis of Quality Assurance of Mobile Applications using Automated Testing Tools", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, pp: 249-255, Vol: 8, Issue: 7   
20. Adnan Ahmad, Brian Whitworth, Furkh Zeshan, Elisa Bertino, Robert Friedman (2017), "Extending social networks with delegation", Computers & Security, pp: 546-564, Vol: 70, Impact Factor: 2.85   
21. Furkh Zeshan, Radziah Mohamad, Mohammad Nazir Ahmad, Syed Asad Hussain, Adnan Ahmad, Imran Raza (2017), "Ontology Based Service Discovery Framework for Dynamic Systems", IET Software, Vol: 11, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 0.73   
22. Elhag AAM, Mohamad R, Aziz MW, Zeshan F (2015), "Systematic Composite Service Design Modeling Method Using Graph-Based Theory", LoS ONE , pp: 1-26, Vol: 10, Issue: 4, Impact Factor: 3.53  Abstract  (External URL)
23. Furkh Zeshan, Radziah Mohamad (2012), "Medical Ontology in the Dynamic Healthcare Environment", Procedia Computer Science, pp: 340-348, Vol: 10   
24. Furkh Zeshan and Radziah Mohamad (2011), "Semantic Web Service Composition Approaches: Overview and Limitations", International Journal on New Computer Architectures and Their Applications, pp: 640-651, Standard: 2220-9085   
Conference Papers:
1. Alia Samreen, Adnan Ahmad and Furkh Zeshan (2020) "Searching for Truth in the Post-Truth Age", (Accepted) IEEE: 3rd International Conference on Advancements in Computational Sciences (ICACS’20)   
2. Abid Mehmood and Furkh Zeshan (2019) "An Approach for Mapping the Aspect State Models to Aspect-Oriented Code", International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies 2019-ICEET   
3. Furkh Zeshan; Mohamad, Radziah; Ahmad, Mohammad Nazir (2013) "Services Discovery Frameworks for Dynamic Environments: An Overview and Limitations", Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2013, WCE 2013, July 3 - 5, 2013, London, U.K., Vol: Vol III, Standard: ISBN: 978-988-19252-9-9    
4. Furkh Zeshan and Radziah Mohamad (2011) "Methodology of Automatic Web Services Composition for Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems", 3rd Software Engineering Postgraduates Co-Located Workshop in the 5th Malaysian Software Engineering Conference, 12 December 2011   
5. Furkh Zeshan, Radziah Mohamad (2011) "Software Architecture Reliability Prediction Models: An Overview", IEEE: 5th Malaysian Conference in Software Engineering (MySEC), Standard: 978-1-4577-1530-3   

Qualification

PhD
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
2010 to 2013
   

Experience

Assistant Professor
COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus.
Feb 2014 to Date
   
Teaching Assistant
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
Jul 2012 to Jul 2013
   
Lecturer
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
May 2005 to Sep 2010
   
Software Engineer
CraniumSoft (pvt.) Ltd, Lahore, Pakistan.
Nov 2004 to Apr 2005
   

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