Dr. Nayyer Masood


Nayyer Masood has been teaching at university level for more than 25 years. He started his career from Bahauddin Zakariay Unviersity, Multan and is among the pioneer teachers of the department. He played pivotal role in initiating different programs in the Department of Computer Science at the BZU Multan. Later he did his PhD from University of Bradford, UK and rejoined BZU Multan. Meanwhile he also served at different universities or degree awarding institutes like Barani Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi and COMSATS Wah. Later he served at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad as Associate Professor and Head of Computer Science Department. for more than eight years. Currently he is serving as HoD Computer Science at Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad. He is mainly involved in teaching Database related courses.

PhD Computer Science University of Bradford, UK 1999
MSc Computer Science Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 1988
BSc Maths A & B, Stat Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan 1985
Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2015
Associate Professor Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2007 – 2015
Associate Professor Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan 2005 – 2007
Associate Professor COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Campus 2003 – 2005
Assistant Professor Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan 2000 – 2003
Associate Professor Barani Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi 1999 – 2000
Lecturer/Assistant Professor Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan 1988 – 1999
Head of Department Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since 2015
Head of Department Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2007 – 2015
Head of Department COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Campus 2003 – 2005
Director COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Campus 2005 – 2005
Head of Department Barani Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi 2000 – 2001
Professional Member ACM (No:1645200)

1. Multidatabase Systems
2. Schema Translation
3. Schema Evolution
4. Schema Integration
5. Data Integration
6. Data Mining

1. PhD A Framework for Mining Emerging Trends in Web Clickstreams with Particle Swarm Optimization
2. PhD Predicting Scientific Impact of Authors
3. PhD Significance of Trend in Scientific Research (under progress)
4. PhD Twitter Sentiment Analysis using Machine Learning based Approach with PoS Features (under progress)
5. PhD Offensive language detection framework for Urdu language using textual and graph-based approaches (under progress)
6. MS Handling Class Imbalance Data using Class Label Prediction
7. MS Student Performance Prediction By Using Cluster Analysis
8. MS An Analysis of Students’ Response on Virtual Learning Environment Adopted due to COVID-19 (under progress)
9. MS Schema Extraction and Integration of Tabular Data from Multiple Web Sources
10. MS Schema Merging based on Contextual Schema Matching
11. MS Student Retention in Higher Learning Institutions
12. MS Schema Extraction of Linked Web Tables
13. MS Student Performance Prediction and Teacher Recommender System
14. MS Schema Extraction and Integration of List Data from Multiple Web Sources
1. Zafar, L., Masood, N., “Impact of Field of Study Trend on Scientific Articles”, IEEE Access, July 2020 (IF = 4.6)
2. Ayyaz, S., Masood, N., ”Comparison of Researchers’ Impact Indices”, PLoS ONE 15(5): e0233765. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233765, May, 2020 (IF=2.77)
3. Maqsood, S., Islam. M.A., Afzal, T.A., Masood, N., ” A comprehensive author ranking evaluation of network and bibliographic indices”, Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, ISSN 1394-6234, 25(1), pp 31-45, April 2020. (IF = 0.85)
4. Shaukat, K., Masood, N., Khushi, M., “A Novel Approach of Data Extraction on Hyperlinked Webpages”, Appl. Sci., 9(23), November 2019, (IF = 2.22)
5. Jabeen, G., Masood, N., Ping, L., “Implementation of tuned schema merging (TuSMe) approach”, Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (HEC Recognized in ‘X’ Category), 37(4), October 2018
6. Munir, A., Elahi, S., Masood, N., “Clustering Based Drug-Drug Interaction Networks and Possible Drugs Repositioning against EGFR Mutations”, Accepted in Journal of Computational Biology and Chemistry, 75, pp 24-31, August 2018 , (IF= 1.4)
7. Ayyaz, S., Masood, N., Islam, A., ” Predicting Scientific Impact Based on h-index”, Scientometrics (IF = 2.084) , (Article in Press)2017
8. Masood, N., Bibi, A., Islam, A, “Schema Integration of Web Tables (SIWeT)”, Sukkur IBA Journal of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (SJCMS), (Article in Press)No: 2, 2017
9. K. Shaukat, N. Masood, S. Mehreen, “”Dengue Fever Prediction: A Data Mining Problem””, J Data Mining Genomics Proteomics, No: 3, 2015
10. N. Masood, “A Schema Comparison Approach to Determine Semantic Similarity among Schema Elements” Information Technology Journal, 2004
11. N. Masood, “Shallow and Deep Semantic Similarity among Schema Elements”, J. Research (Sc.), No: 2, Pages: 213-223, 2003
12. N. Masood, B. Eaglestone, “Component and Federation Concept Models in a Federated Database System”, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, No: 2, Pages: 47-57, 2003
13. N. Masood, “Semantic Heterogeneities: An Impedance to the Interoperability among Databases”, Karachi University Journal of Science, University of Karachi, Pages: 79-92, 2001
14. N. Masood, “Schema Interpretation”, Gomal University Journal of Research, Pages: 117-130, 1999
1. Shaukat, K., Tariq, T., Junaid, A., Mehmood, K., Aizaz, A., Masood, N,
“KSD an Efficient Algorithm for Association Rule Mining”, SAI Computing Conference , 2017
2. Shaukat, K., Masood, N., Mehreen, S., Haider, F., Bakar, A, “Population of Data in Web-Tables Schema”, 9th INMIC Conference, 2016
3. N. Masood, N. Andleeb, “A Taxonomy of Changes in Schema Evolution”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Technologies, 2014
4. G. A. Mirza, N. Masood, S. Asghar, “Formal Representation and Resolution of Null Value Conflict in Database Integration”, 2nd IEEE Conference on Computer and Management, Pages: 1527-1533, 2012
5. G. Jabeen, N. Masood, “Tuned Schema Merging (TuSMe)”, IEEE SKIMA 2011, 2011
6. T. Hussain, S. Asghar, N. Masood, “Web Usage Mining: A Survey on Preprocessing of Web Log File”, IEEE ICIET, 2010
7. A. Mirza, N. Masood, S. Asghar,
“A Survey of Data Level Conflicts in Database Integration”, SKIMA 2010, 2010
8. N. Masood, N. Zahra, “Generic Metadata Repository for a Data Warehouse”, IEEE 13th INMIC 2009, 2009
9. N. Masood, O. Iqbal “Conceptual and Context based Combination of Schema Matchers”, IEEE-ICET08, 2008
10. N. Masood, O. Iqbal, M. Iqbal, “Architecture of a Virtual Mass Storage System”, MASSG 06, 2006
11. N. Masood, M. M. Junaid, M. F. Khan, O. Iqbal, M. Iqbal, “An Architectural Survey of Online Virtual Data Stores”, 1st International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Information Technology (INIT 05) in OIC states, 2005
12. N. Masood, M. M. Junaid, M. F. Khan, “A Virtual Mass Storage System”, 2nd International Workshop on Frontiers of IT, 2004
13. N. Masood, B. Eaglestone, “The Use of Ontologies for verifiable Information System Integration” , Proceedings of International EUOROVAV’99 Conference, 1999
14. N. Masood, B. Eaglestone, “Semantics Based Schema Analysis”, Proceedings of 9th International Conference, DEXA’98, Pages: 80-89, 1998
15. B. Eaglestone, N. Masood, “Schema Interpretation: An Aid to the Schema Analysis in Federated Database Design”, EFDBS’97, Proceedings of International CaiSE97 Workshop, Pages: 1-12, 1997

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