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Dr. Nayyer Masood

PROFESSOR
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Masood completed his PhD degree in Multidatabases from the University of Bradford, U.K., in 1999. Prior to that he did his MSc Computer Science from Qauid-i-Azam University, Islamabad in 1988 and joined BZU Multan as lecturer. Since then, he has been serving in different universities and for last 17 years he has been serving at CUST; for most part of this tenure, he has been working as head of CS department. Dr. Masood research interests are in Databases and Data Science. He has supervised numerous MS and PhD research projects. He authored 30+ research papers and his ISI research impact factor is 30+. He is a professional member of ACM, moreover, he is also member of core committee of computing council of HEC. He is currently coordinating his second EU-funded project titled SAFE-RH (www.safe-rh.eu) that targets to provide remote health services to the rural areas of Pakistan. Dr. Masood has also recorded 3 courses with Virtual University of Pakistan.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Computer Science University of Bradford, UK 1999
MSc Computer Science Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 1988
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
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
Assistant Professor Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan 1988 – 1999
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Director ORIC, Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2024
HoD Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad 2015 – 2022
HoD Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2007 – 2015
HoD COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Campus 2003 – 2005
Director COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Campus 2005 – 2005
HoD Barani Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi 2000 – 2001
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
ACM Professional Member of ACM (No:1645200)
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
1. Multidatabase Systems
2. Schema Translation
3. Schema Evolution
4. Schema Integration
RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1. PhD A Framework for Mining Emerging Trends in Web Clickstreams with Particle Swarm Optimization
2. PhD Impact of Field of Study Trend on Citation Count of Scientific Articles and Authors
3. PhD Context Driven Aspect based Citation Sentiment Analysis
4. MS Handling Class Imbalance Data using Class Label Prediction
5. MS Student Performance Prediction By Using Cluster Analysis
6. MS An Analysis of Students’ Response on Virtual Learning Environment Adopted due to COVID-19 (under progress)
7. MS Schema Extraction and Integration of Tabular Data from Multiple Web Sources
8. MS Schema Merging based on Contextual Schema Matching
9. MS Student Retention in Higher Learning Institutions
10. MS Schema Extraction of Linked Web Tables
11. MS Student Performance Prediction and Teacher Recommender System
12. MS Schema Extraction and Integration of List Data from Multiple Web Sources
Sr.Journal PublicationsYear
1Zafar, L., Masood, N., “Impact of Field of Study Trend on Scientific Articles”, IEEE Access2020
2Ayyaz, S., Masood, N., ”Comparison of Researchers’ Impact Indices”, PLoS ONE 15(5): e0233765. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.02337652020
3Maqsood, 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 31-452020
4Shaukat, K., Masood, N., Khushi, M., “A Novel Approach of Data Extraction on Hyperlinked Webpages”, Appl. Sci., 9(23)2019
5Jabeen, 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)2018
6Munir, 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 24-312018
7Ayyaz, S., Masood, N., Islam, A., ” Predicting Scientific Impact Based on h-index”, Scientometrics (IF = 2.084) , (Article in Press)2017
8Masood, N., Bibi, A., Islam, A, “Schema Integration of Web Tables (SIWeT)”, Sukkur IBA Journal of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (SJCMS), (Article in Press)No: 22017
9K. Shaukat, N. Masood, S. Mehreen, “”Dengue Fever Prediction: A Data Mining Problem””, J Data Mining Genomics Proteomics, No: 32015
10N. Masood, “A Schema Comparison Approach to Determine Semantic Similarity among Schema Elements” Information Technology Journal2004
11N. Masood, “Shallow and Deep Semantic Similarity among Schema Elements”, J. Research (Sc.), No: 2, Pages: 213-2232003
12N. Masood, B. Eaglestone, “Component and Federation Concept Models in a Federated Database System”, Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, No: 2, Pages: 47-572003
13N. Masood, “Semantic Heterogeneities: An Impedance to the Interoperability among Databases”, Karachi University Journal of Science, University of Karachi, Pages: 79-922001
14N. Masood, “Schema Interpretation”, Gomal University Journal of Research, Pages: 117-1301999
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Shaukat, K., Tariq, T., Junaid, A., Mehmood, K., Aizaz, A., Masood, N, “KSD an Efficient Algorithm for Association Rule Mining”, SAI Computing Conference , 2017
Shaukat, K., Masood, N., Mehreen, S., Haider, F., Bakar, A, “Population of Data in Web-Tables Schema”, 9th INMIC Conference, 2016
N. Masood, N. Andleeb, “A Taxonomy of Changes in Schema Evolution”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Technologies, 2014
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
G. Jabeen, N. Masood, “Tuned Schema Merging (TuSMe)”, IEEE SKIMA 2011, 2011
T. Hussain, S. Asghar, N. Masood, “Web Usage Mining: A Survey on Preprocessing of Web Log File”, IEEE ICIET, 2010
A. Mirza, N. Masood, S. Asghar,
“A Survey of Data Level Conflicts in Database Integration”, SKIMA 2010, 2010
N. Masood, N. Zahra, “Generic Metadata Repository for a Data Warehouse”, IEEE 13th INMIC 2009, 2009
N. Masood, O. Iqbal “Conceptual and Context based Combination of Schema Matchers”, IEEE-ICET08, 2008
N. Masood, O. Iqbal, M. Iqbal, “Architecture of a Virtual Mass Storage System”, MASSG 06, 2006
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
N. Masood, M. M. Junaid, M. F. Khan, “A Virtual Mass Storage System”, 2nd International Workshop on Frontiers of IT, 2004
N. Masood, B. Eaglestone, “The Use of Ontologies for verifiable Information System Integration” , Proceedings of International EUOROVAV’99 Conference, 1999
N. Masood, B. Eaglestone, “Semantics Based Schema Analysis”, Proceedings of 9th International Conference, DEXA’98, Pages: 80-89, 1998
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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