Dr. Qamar Mahmood (PhD CUST, Islamabad)


Dr. Qamar Mahmood received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad in 2019. His research interests include Ontology Engineering, Text Mining, Cyber Security, and Cryptography. He has published his work in different journals and conferences of international repute. He is also working as MS Thesis Coordinator for Computer Science department. Dr. Qamar Mahmood has also received M.Sc. Computer Engineering degree in 2006 from Center of Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE) affiliated with University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila. Before that he earned M.Sc. Computer Science degree in 2000 from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad. He has 20 years of Academic Experience (Teaching, Project Supervision and Academic Administration). Beside that he has also 4 years of industry experience in software development, operational management and information security management in IT healthcare-based environment. Beside teaching, final year project, and MS Thesis supervision, he is also working as Internship Coordinator for Computer Science department.

PhD Computer Science Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad 2019
MSc Computer Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila 2006
MSc Computer Science Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad 2000
B.Sc. Maths & Physics University of the Punjab, Lahore 1997
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2015
Assistant Professor Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad 2012 – 2015
Assistant Professor Pir Mehr Ali Shah (PMAS) Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. 2005 – 2012
Lecturer Pir Mehr Ali Shah (PMAS) Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. 2001 – 2005
Lead Software Engineer (Information Security) Medical Transcription Billing Company (MTBC) Pvt 2009 – 2010
Lead Software Engineer (HL7 Interfacing) Medical Transcription Billing Company (MTBC) Pvt 2006 – 2009
1. Recieved a certificate of participation for attending two days NTFS-Forenic Analysis workshop conducted by Cyber secure pakistan at Marriott Islamabad.
2. Awarded CPD points for a research paper presented in 5th World Engineering Congress (WEC 2013) at NUST.

1. Ontology Engineering
2. Text Mining
3. Cyber Security
4. Cloud Security
5. Cryptography

1. MS A Technique to Combine Different Cryptographic Algorithms on Basis of their Metrics and Content to be Encrypted
2. MS A Multilayer Encryption Model to Protect Healthcare Data in Cloud Environment
3. MS A Comprehensive Analysis Based Survey of Authentication and Encryption Schemes Used in VANETs
4. MS A Machine Learning Based Classification Techniques to Detect DDoS Attack in Cloud Computing Environment
5. MS A Technique for Compliance Identification for Information Security Policy Documents
6. MS A Comprehensive Ontology for Information Disruption Attacks for IoT based Healthcare Systems
7. MS A technique for Identification of information Severity Levels for Social Media Profiles
1. Mahmood, Q., Qadir, M.A. and Afzal, M.T., 2017. “Application of COReS to Compute Research Papers Similarity”, IEEE Access, 5, pp.26124-26134.
1. Ahmed, Salman, and Qamar Mahmood. “An authentication based scheme for applications using JSON web token.” 2019 22nd International Multitopic Conference (INMIC). IEEE, 2019.
2. Mahmood, Q., Qadir, M. A., & Afzal, M. T., “Finding Relatedness between Research Papers Using Similarity and Dissimilarity Scores”, Web-Age Information Management (WAIM) Springer International Publishing. , Pages: 707-710, ISSBN/ISSN: 978-3-319-08010-9, 2014
3. 2. Mahmood, Q. ; Qadir, M.A. ; Afzal, M.T., “Document similarity detection using semantic social network analysis on RDF citation graph “, 2013 IEEE 9th International Conference on Emerging Technologies, Pages: Page(s): 1 – 6, ISSBN/ISSN: 10.1109/ICET.2013.6743548 , 2013

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