Dr. M. Siraj Rathore

Assistant Professor

Dr. Siraj has blend of experience both from academia and IT industry. He completed his Master of Computer Science in 2001 from University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi. Then he started his professional career and served as a software engineer at Pakistan International Computer Limited (PICL). He contributed in various software development projects at PICL. Meanwhile he also enrolled in MS Computer Engineering program at Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE, UET Taxila) and completed degree in 2005. After that, Dr. Rathore started his academic career as a faculty member at UET Taxila. Later he joined KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden as a PhD student. At KTH, he worked at networked systems laboratory and actively participated in international ICT research projects. He also served as a consultant at Ericsson Stockholm. He came back to Pakistan in 2019 and joined Barani Institute of Information Technology Rawalpindi as an Assistant Professor. Currently he is working as an Assistant Professor at Capital University of Science and Technology. He is the member of Advanced Network and Security research group and published several research articles in the prestigious international journals and conferences.

PhD Information Communication & Technology KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden 2017
MS Computer Networks Center for Advance Studies in Engineering (CASE), UET Taxila, Pakistan 2005
MSc Computer Science University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi, Pakistan 2001
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2021
Assistant Professor Barani Institute of Information Technology (BIIT), Rawalpindi 2019 – 2020
Assistant Professor University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Taxila 2006 – 2007
1. Network Function Virtualization
2. High Performance Networking
3. Software Defined networking
4. Network Security
1. MS Analysis of OpenCL Application on CPU and GPU
Hayat, Asad, Yasir Noman Khalid, Muhammad Siraj Rathore, and Muhammad Nadeem Nadir. “A machine learning-based resource-efficient task scheduler for heterogeneous computer systems.” The Journal of Supercomputing (2023): 1-29.
Ahmed, Naveed, Kamalrulnizam Abu Bakar, Fatima Tul Zuhra, Tanzila Kehkashan, Muhammad Akram Mujahid, Muhammad Siraj Rathore, Muhammad Dawood, and Babangida Isyaku. “Security & Privacy in Software Defined Networks, Issues, Challenges and Cost of Developed Solutions: A Systematic Literature Review.” International Journal of Wireless Information Networks (2022): 1-27.
Ahmed, Naveed, Asri bin Ngadi, Johan Mohamad Sharif, Saddam Hussain, Mueen Uddin, Muhammad Siraj Rathore, Jawaid Iqbal et al. “Network Threat Detection Using Machine/Deep Learning in SDN-Based Platforms: A Comprehensive Analysis of State-of-the-Art Solutions, Discussion, Challenges, and Future Research Direction.” Sensors 22, no. 20 (2022): 7896.
Farhan Sabir Ujager, Azhar Mahmood, Muhammad Usman, and Muhammad Siraj Rathore. “A Hierarchical Energy Conservation Framework (HECF) of Wireless Sensor Networks by Temporal Association Rule Mining for Smart Buildings.” Egyptian Informatics Journal 23, no. 1 (2022): 137-147.
Muhammad Siraj Rathore, Naveed Ahmad et al., “In the Direction of Service Guarantees for Virtualized Network Functions.” Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing 2022 (2022).
M. Siraj. Rathore, M. Hidell, P. Sjödin, “KVM vs. LXC: comparing performance and isolation of hardware-assisted virtual routers,” American Journal of Networks and Communications (Science publishing group), vol. 2, no. 4, pages 88-96, 2013.
V. Tanyingyong, M. Siraj Rathore, M. Hidell, and P. Sjödin, “Resilient Communication through Multihoming for Remote Healthcare Applications”, In Proceedings Of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), pp. 1357-1363, Atlanta, GA, December 2013.
V. Tanyingyong, M. Siraj Rathore, M. Hidell, and P. Sjödin, “Carenet: An Architecture for Home-based Healthcare Services”, In Proceedings Of 9th Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop SNCNW, Lund, Sweden, June 2013.
M. Siraj. Rathore, M. Hidell, P. Sjödin, “PC-based Router Virtualization with Hardware Support,” In Proceedings Of IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Fukuoka, Japan, March 2012.
M. Siraj. Rathore, M. Hidell, P. Sjödin, “Data Plane Optimization in OpenVirtual Routers,” In Proceedings Of IFIP Networking, Valencia Spain, May 2011.
M. Siraj. Rathore, M. Hidell, P. Sjödin, “Performance Evaluation of Open Virtual Routers,” In Proceedings Of IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Future Internet, Miami, Florida, December 2010.
A. Razzaq, M. Siraj Rathore, M. Hidell, and P. Sjödin, “An Approach towards Resource Efficient Virtual Network Embedding”, In Proceedings Of IEEE International Conference on Evolving Internet, Valencia, Spain, September 2010.
M. Siraj Rathore, A. Razzaq, M. Hidell, P. Sjödin and B. Pehrson, “Site-to-Site VPN Technologies: A Survey”, In Proceedings Of Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop SNCNW, Uppsala, Sweden, May 2009.

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