Dr. Waseem Shahzad | Associate Professor
  Department of Computer Science
  FAST-National University of Computer
  and Emerging Sciences,    Islamabad
  HEC approved PhD Supervisor
  Email: waseem.shahzad@nu.edu.pk
  Phone: +92 (051) 111 128 128 x 317


About

Shahzad is currently working as Assistant Professor at the department of computer science of FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad. He is interested in conducting research in areas related to Machine Learning, Data mining and Knowledge Discovery, Data Warehousing and Evolutionary Computing. Currently waseem is working on classification, associative classification and feature subset selection using Swarm Intelligence techniques. Additionally he is working on Bio-Informatics and Agro-Informatics.

Qualifications

Ph.D (Computer Science), 2010
FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
  
MS (Computer Science), 2007
FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

MIT (Information Technology), 2004
University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi 

Areas of Interests
Swarm Intelligence
Data Mining
Computational Intelligence
Machine Learning
Theory of Computing

Courses Taught
Data Mining
Computational Intelligence
Machine Learning
Swarm Intelligence
Database System
Theory of Automata
Theory Programming Languages

Publications

Conference Journal Chapter Impact Factor
9 14 1 9.50


Book Chapter

  1. Hamid Ali, Waseem Shahzad, and Farrukh Aslam, “Energy-efficient Clustering in Wireless Sensor Networks using Multi-objective Particle Swarm Optimization”, in Wireless Sensor Networks and Energy Efficiency: Protocols, Routing and Management. IGI Global, 2011.

Journal
  1. Zahid Iqbal, R. Ilyas, Waseem Shahzad, Z. Mahmood and J. Anjum, " Efficient Machine Learning Techniques for Stock Market Prediction," International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 855-867, 2013

  2. Mohsen Tabejamaat, and Waseem Shahzad, " Designing New Method for Palmprint a Recognition," Computer Science Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-7, April 2013.

  3. Waseem Shahzad, Salman Asad and Muhammad Asif Khan “Feature Subset Selection using Association Rules Mining and JRip Classifier”, International Journal of Physical Sciences, Vol. 8 No. 18, pp. 885-896, 2013, ISSN: 1992-1950.

  4. Syed Imran Ali and Waseem Shahzad “A Feature Subset Selection Method based on Conditional Mutual Information and Ant Colony Optimization”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 60 No. 11, pp. 5-10, 2012, ISSN: 0975 – 8887.

  5. Abdul Rauf Baig, Waseem Shahzad and Salabat Khan “Correlation as a Heuristic for an Accurate and Comprehensible Ant Colony Optimization Based Classifier”, Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 2012, IEEE: ISSN: 1089-778X. (ISI – SCI Impact Factor 2011: 3.341).

  6. Abdul Rauf Baig, Waseem Shahzad and Salabat Khan “A Novel Ant Colony Optimization based Single Path Hierarchical Classification Algorithm for Predicting Gene Ontology”, Applied Soft Computing, 2012, Elsevier: ISSN: 1568-4946. (ISI – SCI - Impact Factor 2011: 2.612).

  7. Zulfiqar Ali and Waseem Shahzad “Analysis of Routing Protocols in AD HOC and Sensor Wireless Networks Based on Swarm Intelligence” Journal of Wireless Networking and Communications, August 2012, ISSN: 2167-7336.

  8. Ramoza Ahsan, and Waseem Shahzad “Measuring Performance of Algorithms in Dynamic Environement,” International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management (IJCISIM), June 2012, ISSN: 2150-7988.

  9. Arif Jamal Malik, Waseem Shahzad, and Farrukh A. Khan "Hybrid Binary PSO and Random Forests algorithm for Network Intrusion Detection”, Security and Communication Networks Journal. Wiley: ISSN: 1939-0114. (ISI – SCI - Impact Factor 2011: 0.414).

  10. Abdul Rauf Baig, Waseem Shahzad, Salabat Khan and Fariha Altaf, “ACO Based Discovery of Comprehensible and Accurate Rules from Medical Datasets”, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control (IJICIC), Vol. 7 No. 11, pp. 6147-6160, November 2011. ISSN: 1349-4198. (ISI – SCI - Indexed).

  11. Hamid Ali, Waseem Shahzad, and Farrukh Aslam, “Energy-efficient clustering in mobile ad hoc networks using multi-objective particle swarm optimization,”, Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 12 No. 7, pp. 1913-1928, July 2012. Elsevier: ISSN: 1568-4946. (ISI – SCI - Impact Factor 2011: 2.612).

  12. Afzaal Ali, Athar Ali Khan, Israr Ahmed and Waseem Shahzad “Determinants of Pakistani Consumers’ Green Purchase Behavior: Some Insights from a Developing Country,” International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 2 No. 3, pp. 217-226, January 2011. ISSN: 2219-1933.

  13. Abdul Rauf Baig and Waseem Shahzad, “A Correlation based AntMiner for Classification Rule Discovery,” Neural Computing and Applications Journal, Vol. 21 No. 2, pp. 219-235 March 2012. Springer: ISSN: 0941-0643. (ISI-SCI-impact factor-2011: 0.699).

  14. Waseem Shahzad, and Abdul Rauf Baig, “Compatibility as a Heuristic for Construction of Rules by Artificial Ants,” Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol.19, No.1, pp. 297-306, February 2010. ISSN: 0218-1266. (ISI – SCI - Impact Factor 2011: 0.281).

  15. Waseem Shahzad and Abdul Rauf Baig, “Hybrid Associative Classification Algorithm using Ant Colony Optimization,” International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control (IJICIC), Vol. 7 No. 12, pp. 6815-6826, December 2011. ISSN: 1349-4198. (ISI – SCI - Indexed).

  16. Waseem Shahzad, Farrukh Aslam Khan and Abdul Basit Siddiqui, “A weighted Clustering Algorithm using Comprehensive Learning Particle Swarm Optimization in Mobile Adhoc Networks,” International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 61-70, March 2010. ISSN: 2233-7857.

  17. Safdar Ali, Farrukh Aslam. Khan and Waseem Shahzad, "Intrusion Detection using Bi-Classifier-based Genetic Algorithm," ICIC Express Letters, Vol. 7, No. 6(A), pp. 2147-2153, December 2010. 1881-803x. (Indexed by EI Compendex by Elsevier).

Conference

  1. Syed Imran Ali, and Waseem Shahzad “Feature Subset Selection Method Based on Symmetric Uncertainty and Ant Colony Optimization,” in IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), pp. 1-6, October 2012.

  2. Talha Ghaffar, Waseem Shahzad and Abdul Rauf Baig “Parallel Rule Generation for Making an Efficient Classification System,” in IEEE International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA), pp. 1-4, May 2012.

  3. Ramoza Ahsan, Waseem Shahzad and Abdul Rauf Baig “Trends and Challenges in Dynamic Optimization Problems,” in IEEE International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems (HIS), pp. 283-288, December 2011.

  4. Zulfiqar Ali and Waseem Shahzad “Critical Analysis of Swarm Intelligence based Routing Protocols in Adhoc and Sensor Wireless Networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology (ICCNIT), pp. 287-292, July 2011.

  5. Arif Jamal, Waseem Shahzad and Farrukh Aslam Khan “Binary PSO and Random Forests Algorithm for PROBE Attacks Detection in a Network,” in IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), pp. 662-668, June 2011.

  6. Safdar Ali, Farrukh Aslam Khan and Waseem Shahzad, “Remote-to-Local Intrusion Attacks Detection using an Incremental Genetic Algorithm,” in International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST), pp. 1-6, December 2010 .

  7. Salabat Khan, Waseem Shahzad and Farrukh Aslam Khan “Cryptanalysis of Four-Rounded DES using Ant Colony Optimization,” in International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA), pp. 1-7, June 2010.

  8. Waseem Shahzad, Farrukh Aslam Khan and Abdul Basit Siddiqui, “Clustering in Mobile Adhoc Networks using Comprehensive Learning Particle Swarm Optimization (CLPSO),” In Proceedings of International Conference, FGCN/CAN, pp. 342-349, January 2009.

  9. Waseem Shahzad, Abdul Basit Siddiqui and Farrukh Aslam Khan “Cryptanalysis of Four-Rounded DES using Binary Particle Swarm Optimization,” in Proceedings of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, pp. 2161-2166, September 2009.
     

Participation in Program Committees of Conferences/Symposia/Workshops

  1. IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), SEECS (NUST),Islamabad, Pakistan September 2011

  2. IEEEInternational Conference on Emerging Technologies, NUCES, Islamabad, PakistanOctober 2010

Reviewer of the Journals/Conferences

  • Neurocomputing Journal, Elsevier

  • International Journal of Physical Sciences

  • IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), SEECS (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan September 2011

  • IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET)

  • Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO)
     

MS Students

  1. Ahsan Yawar, “Drugs Design and Discovery Using Differential Evolution”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, October 2013.

  2. Bushra Almas, “Association Rules Mining of Relative Temporal Events”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2013.

  3. Aneeqa Sundas, “Learning More Comprehensible and Accurate Rule Model using Pittsburg Style Ant Miner”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2013.

  4. Hira Jaffer, “A Framework for Privacy Preserving and Efficient Classification Rule Generation in Distributed Environment”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2013.

  5. Jawad Rehman, “A Framework for Connection Establishment of Layer 3 of LTE(Long Term Evolution) at UE(User Equipment) Side”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2013.

  6. Saba Rasheed, “Anonymizing and Classifying Sequential Releases Using Privacy Preserving Techniques"”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2013.

  7. Syed Imran Ali, “Ensemble Based Hybrid Feature Subset Selection using Ant Colony Optimization”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2011.

  8. Bushra Zafar, “Gender Classification Based on Feature Selection by Genetic Algorithm with Information Gain and Gini Index”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, October 2011.

  9. Qamar Rehman, “Missing Data Imputation using Genetic Algorithm for Classification”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2011.

  10. Salman Asad, “Feature Subset Selection Using Association Rule Mining and JRip Classifier”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2011.

  11. Talha Ghaffar, “Parallel Rule Generation for an Efficient Classification System”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2011.

  12. Abdul Rahim, “Image Restoration using Fuzzy Morphology and Optimization Technique”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, Feb 2012.

  13. Ramoza Ahsan, “Multi-Modal Functions Optimization in Static and Dynamic Environment using PSO Model”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, March 2012.

  14. Imran Khan, “Temporal Data Classification using Ant Colony Optimization”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, May 2012.

  15. Hamid Hussain, “Ant Based Approach for Building Decision Tree Classifier”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, June 2012.

  16. Zahid Iqbal, “A Diverse Clustering Based PSO For Dynamic Environment: To Locate and Track Multiple Optima”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2012.

  17. Waqar Ali, “Four-Phase hybrid predictor for adaptive reversible watermarking”, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, November 2012.