Dr. Masroor Ahemd – CS

Dr. Mohammad Masroor Ahmed (PhD UTM, Malaysia)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Masroor Ahmed is working as an Associate Professor in the department of Computer Science, Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST) Islamabad. He earned his PhD degree from University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia. He has more than ten years of post PhD teaching and research experience. He authored and coauthored in various International conferences and well reputed scientific journals. His main research area is digital image processing and speech processing. Presently he is supervising MS-PhD Students.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Image Segmentation Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia 2009
MSc Speech Processing Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia 2006
MSc Software Engineering Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan 2001
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2020
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad 2018 – 2020
Assistant Professor University of Management & Technology (UMT), Lahore 2015 – 2018
Assistant Professor Jubail University College, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2013 – 2015
Assistant Professor University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia 2010 – 2013
Assistant Professor (Visiting) University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia 2010 – 2010
Lecturer (Part Time) University Technology Malaysia 2009 – 2009
Teaching Assistant University Technology Malaysia 2008 – 2008
Teaching Assistant GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology,Pakistan 2003 – 2004
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Chair Scheduling Committee ICIC, UMT, Lahore 2016
Chair Session in ICIC, UMT, Lahore 2017
Director FYP Department of CS, UMT, Lahore 2017
Chair Track on Image Processing in International Conference on Software Engineering & Computer Systems 2011 (ICSECS’ 11). 2011
Chair Post Graduate Annual Research Seminar (PARS) 2007 hosted by University Technology Malaysia (UTM). 2007
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Reviewer Arabian Journal of Science & Engineering
Reviewer International Journal for Advances in Soft Computing and its Applications (IJASCA)
IAEng International Association of Engineers
SAIS Swedish Artificial Intelligence Society
Academic Council Capital University of Science & Technology, CUST
Secretary Board of Studies, CUST
HONORS & AWARDS
1. Chaired a track on Image Processing in International Conference on Software Engineering & Computer Systems 2011 (ICSECS’ 11).
2. Chaired Post Graduate Annual Research Seminar (PARS) 2007 hosted by University Technology Malaysia (UTM).
3. Three Days Workshop on Post Grad Supervision, Organized By University Malaysia Pahang. 26 – 28 July, 2011.
4. Two Days Workshop on Outcome Based Education (OBE), Organized By University Malaysia Pahang. 21 – 22 June, 2011.
5. Two Days Workshop on ‘Annual Academic Planning’, Organized by University Malaysia Pahang, 15 – 16 January, 2011.
6. Three Days Workshop on MATLAB, Organized by University Malaysia Pahang.
7. Attended Workshop on How to Write a Good Journal paper, Organized by Faculty of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, 2010.
8. Post Graduate Annual Research Seminars (PARS), 2005-2010, organized by Faculty of Computer Science and Information System (FSKSM) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
9. Chaired a track on Image Processing in International Conference on Software Engineering & Computer Systems 2011 (ICSECS’ 11).
10. Chaired Post Graduate Annual Research Seminar (PARS) 2007 hosted by University Technology Malaysia (UTM).
11. Reviewer for the Arabian Journal of Science & Engineering. Published by Springer.
12. Reviewer for International Journal for Advances in Soft Computing and its Applications (IJASCA).
13. Proposed WSCFMM for segmentation of brain MRIs.
14. Proposed novel method for digital image water marking using

  • Wavelet-based particle swarm optimization algorithm
  • Learning Vector Quantization and hyper analytic wavelet packet transform
  • Hybrid particle swarm optimization
  • 15. Proposed a new method for enhancing contrast for medical images
    16. Evaluation of Histogram Equalization as a Contrast Enhancing Technique
    17. Team Leader, Development of a New Algorithm to Precisely Segment Brain Structures from MR Images (2012 – 13), Grant Number: RDU120313, Amount: RM 17,000.00
    18. Team Member, Development of new Evolutionary Grammars Framework for Design and Analysis in Structural Steelworks (2012 – 13), Grant Number: RDU120386, Amount: RM 14,000.00
    19. Research Assistant, Fundamental Research Grant awarded by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (2007-2009)
    20. Research Assistant, IRPA grant awarded by Ministry of Science & Technology Malaysia(2004 – 2005)
    RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
    1. Medical Image Processing;
    2. Biometric Systems;
    3. Pattern Recognition;
    4. Computational Optimization and Scientific Visualization
    RESEARCH SUPERVISION
    1. PhD Co-Supervised One PhD Student in the area of Digital Image Watermarking
    2. MS Co-Supervised two Master students in the area of Medical Image Processing and 3D Modeling and Simulation
    3. MS Contrast Optimization By Region Adaptation (COBRA)
    4. MS Transition from Traditional to Modern Cryptography: Quantum Key Distribution
    JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
    1. Mehrban, Sobia, Muhammad Waqas Nadeem, Muzammil Hussain, Mohammad Masroor Ahmed, Owais Hakeem, Shazia Saqib, ML Mat Kiah, Fakhar Abbas, Mujtaba Hassan, and Muhammad Adnan Khan. “Towards Secure FinTech: A Survey, Taxonomy, and Open Research Challenges.” IEEE Access 8 (2020): 23391-23406.
    2. Hussain, Muzammil, A. A. Zaidan, B. B. Zidan, Salman Iqbal, M. M. Ahmed, O. S. Albahri, and A. S. Albahri. “Conceptual framework for the security of mobile health applications on android platform.” Telematics and Informatics 35, no. 5 (2018): 1335-1354.
    3. M. Masroor Ahmed, M. Saboor Ahmed. “An Innovative Approach for Digital Image Contrast Optimization”, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. (Under Review) , 2017
    4. M. Masroor Ahmed. Weighted Spatially Constrained Finite Mixture Model for Segmenting T1-Weighted Simulated Brain MRIs, Malaysia Journal of Computer Science, (Under Review) , 2017
    5. M. Masroor Ahmed, Jasni Mohammad Zain, M. Mahmood Ahmed, “Contrast Optimization by Region Adaptation (COBRA)” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (Under Review), 2017
    6. M. Masroor Ahmed, “Extracting True Number of Clusters for Segmenting Grayscale Images”, Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (AJSE), (Under Review), 2017
    7. Hai Taoa, Jasni Mohamad Zaina, , M. Masroor Ahmed, Ahmed N. Abdalla and Wang Jing “A wavelet-based particle swarm optimization algorithm for digital image watermarking” Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering 19 (2012) 81–91
    8. Hai Tao1, Jasni Mohamad Zain, M. Masroor Ahmed and Ahmed N. Abdalla “Digital image watermarking using Learning Vector Quantization and hyperanalytic wavelet packet transform” Scientific Research and Essays Vol. 7(14), pp. 1531-1543, 16 April, 2012
    9. Hai Tao, Jasni Mohamad Zain, Ahmed N. Abdalla and M. Masroor Ahmed “Hybrid particle swarm optimization for robust digital image watermarking” International Journal of the Physical Sciences Vol. 6(31), pp. 7222 – 7232, 30 November, 2011
    12. M. Masroor Ahmed, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad, “Segmentation of Brain MRIs: A Review” International Journal of Advances in Soft Computing and Its Applications (IJASCA) 2011.
    13. M. Masroor Ahmed, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad, “Segmentation of Brain MR Images for Tumor Extraction by Combining KMeans Clustering and Peronal-Malik Anisotropic Diffusion Model ” International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP) Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2008.
    CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
    1. M. Masroor Ahmed, Jasni Mohamad Zain, M. Mehmood Ahmed, MTA Rana “Context Independent Expectation Maximization Algorithm for Segmentation of Brain MR Images” International Conference on Advanced Computer Science Applications and Technologies (ACSAT) 2012.
    2. Ahmed, M. Mahmood, Zain, Jasni. Mohammd, Ahmed, M. Masroor. Nov 26-28, 2012“A study on the validation of HE as a contrast enhancement technique.” International Conference on Advanced Computer Science Applications and Technologies (ACSAT 2012 ) article 130
    3. Ahmed, M. Mahmood, Zain, Jasni. Mohammd, Ahmed, M. Masroor. Dec 03-05, 2012“Image partitioning methods in spatial and frequency domain.” International conference on computational science and information management (ICoCSIM 2012) 1:152-157
    4. Hai T., Jasni M. Z., Mohammad M. A., A. Abdalla, “Geometrically Invariant Watermarking Based on Local Generalized Orthogonalized Complex Moments”, The ICSECS2011 “Communications in Computer and Information Science” (CCIS) Series of Springer LNCS,CCIS 179, p. 600 ff.
    5. S. Khatun, K.F. Rabbi, C.Y. Yaakub, M.F.J. Klaib, and M. Masroor Ahmed “PS2Way: An Efficient Pairwise Search Approach for Test Data Generation” The ICSECS2011 “Communications in Computer and Information Science” (CCIS) Series of Springer LNCS, CCIS 181, p. 99 ff.
    6. M. Masroor Ahmed, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad, Mohammad S. Khalil “Segmentation and Validation of Anatomical Structures in T1-Weighted Normal Brain MR Images by Calculating Area of the Segmented Regions” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology and Systems. ICTS August 3, 2009 , Surabaya – Indonesia.
    7. M. Masroor Ahmed, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad, Mohammad S. Khalil “A Hybrid Approach for Segmenting and Validating T1-Weighted Normal Brain MR Images By Employing ACM and ANN” SocPar 2009, Melaka, Dec 2- 4, 2009.
    8. M. Masroor Ahmed, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad, “Tissues Segmentation of Brain MR Images by Utilizing Artificial Neural Network” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology and Systems. ICTS August 5, 2008, Surabaya – Indonesia. Volume 1, Number 1.
    9. Mohammad S. Khalil, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad ,M. Masroor Ahmed, “Extracting Fingerprint Local Feature” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology and Systems. ICTS August 5, 2008, Surabaya – Indonesia. Volume 1, Number 1.
    10. M. Masroor Ahmed, Abdul Manan Bin Ahmed, “Speech Recognition for Physically Disabled”, 2nd National Conference on Computer Graphics and Multimedia, ESSET, Selangor, Malaysia 8 – 10 Dec, 2004.
    11. M. Masroor Ahmed, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad “A Statistical Method for Segmentation of Brain MR Images” Post Graduate Annual Research Seminar (PARS), 2009. Faculty of Computer Science & Information System, University Technology Malaysia.
    12. M. Masroor Ahmed, Dzulkifli Bin Mohamad “An Un-Supervised Segmentation Technique for Brain MR Images” Post Graduate Annual Research Seminar (PARS), 2008. Faculty of Computer Science & Information System, University Technology Malaysia.
    13. M. Masroor Ahmed, Abdul Manan Bin Ahmed “A Survey on State of the Art Speech Processing Techniques” Post Graduate Annual Research Seminar (PARS), 2005. Faculty of Computer Science & Information System, University Technology Malaysia

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