Dr. Kashif Zafar | Associate Professor
  Department of Computer Science
  FAST-National University of Computer
  and Emerging Sciences, Lahore

  HEC approved PhD Supervisor
  Email: kashif.zafar@nu.edu.pk
  Phone: +92 (042) 111 128 128 x 294
  Mob: +92(333)4467493

About

Kahif Zafar is working as an Associate Professor in the Computer Science department at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore. Prior to this he was with the Islamabad campus of the same university. Before joining FAST-NU, he has worked at GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology Topi, as Research Associate/Lecturer in the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering.  Zafar has a total of 15+ years of experience both in industry and academia.

Qualifications

Ph.D. (Computer Science) National Uni. of Comp. and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad (2010)
M.S. (Computer Science) The City University of New York (2002) 
BE University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore (1999)

Research Interests

Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Computational Intelligence
Multi Agent Systems
 

Experience

1. Associate Professor,
FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore. October 2010 --- to date.

2. Assistant Professor,
FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad. 1st January 2006 --- October 2010  [4 Years]

3. Lecturer,
FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad.
29th July 2004 to 31st December 2005 [1.5 Year]

4. Research Associate, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering. 10th November 2002 to 11th June 2004 [1.8 Year]
 

Publications

  • K. Zafar, and A. R. Baig, "Optimization of Route Planning and Exploration Using Multi Agent System", Multimedia Tools and Applications; Springer. (ISSN: 1380-7501; SCI-E, Impact Factor 2009: 0.885).

  • K. Zafar, and A. R. Baig, “Multiple Route Generation Using Simulated Niche Based Particle Swarm Optimization”, Computing and Informatics. (ISSN: 1335-9150; SCI-E, Impact Factor 2009: 0.356).

  • K. Zafar, A. R. Baig, Z. Halim, and N. Bukhari, “Route Planning and Optimization of Route Using Simulated Ant Agent System”, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, (SCI-E, Impact Factor 2009: 0.215).

  • Z. Halim, A. R. Baig, K. Zafar, “Evolutionary Search in the Space of Rules for Creation of New Two-Player Board Games”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, (SCI-E, Impact Factor 2012: 0.25)

  • K. Zafar, A. R. Baig, A. Khan and N. Bukhari, “Optimization of Route Planning Using Simulated Ant Agent System”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 4, No. 8, Aug. 2010.

  • K. Zafar, A. R. Baig, and A. Khan, “Collaborative Evolutionary Planning Framework (EPF) for Route Planning”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 4, No. 8, Aug. 2010.

  • K. Zafar, Z. Anwar, M. Anwar, W. Ahmad, Z. Halim, S. Rehman, “Clinical Decision Support System for the Diagnosis of Migraine and Headache”, Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, (ISSN: 2090-4304; SCI-E, ISI-indexed)

  • K. Zafar, Q. S. Haq, J. Kansi, and F. A. Shah, “Learning Framework with Load balancing and Fault Tolerance Using Cache-based Architecture”, International Journal of Applied Information Systems, (ISSN: 2249-0868)

  • K. Zafar, A. Khan, and A. R. Baig, “Voice Controlled Cellular Communication System for Special Citizens”, International Journal of Computer Applications, (ISSB: 0975-8887) Vol. 25, No. 3, 2011.

  • M. Mubeen, S. A. M. Gilani, K. Zafar, “Robust Image Watermarking in Contourlet Domain using Multi Objective Genetic Algorithm” Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Digital Information Management IEEE-ICDIM, Islamabad, 2013.

  • A. Ahmed, K. Zafar, U. Abdullah, “Data Warehouse Design for Knowledge Discovery From Healthcare Data” Proceedings of The World Congress on Engineering 2013, July 3 – 5, 2013. pp 1589-1594, ICDMKE, London, UK, 2013

  • K. Zafar, A. R. Baig and H. Naveed, “Mine Detection and Route Planning using Learning Real Time A*Algorithm” Proceedings of the Conference on Computers and its Applications IEEE-CSA, 2009 Korea

  • M. Rashid, A. R. Baig and K. Zafar, “Niching Sub-swarm based Particle Swarm Optimization” Proceedings of IEEE-ICITE, 2009 Malaysia

  • K. Zafar, A. R. Baig and S. Badar, “Mine Detection and Route Planning in Military Warfare using Multi Agent System” Proceedings of IEEE-ESAS 2006 USA

  • K. Zafar, N. Ahmad and A. R. Baig, “Neural Based Rule Extraction for Medical Diagnosis using TREPAN Algorithm” Proceedings of IPSI 2006 Montreal, Canada

  • K. Zafar, A. R. Baig, “An Intelligent Fingerprint Verification System using Minutiae Based Technique” Proceedings of IPS 2006 Boston, USA
     

Graduate Students

  1. Shawana Jameel (Ph.D)

  2. Arshad Khan (Ph.D)

  3. Muhammad Asad Ilyas (MS)

  4. Shahan Arshad (MS)

  5. Nabiha Iqbal (MS)

  6. Naila Chaudhary (MS)

  7. Maryam Shahid (MS)

  8. Waqas Manzoor (MS)

  9. Sofeem Naseem (MS)