Portrait of Asifullah Khan

Dr. Asifullah Khan has more than 20 years of research experience and is working as Professor in PIEAS. He has been awarded President's Award for Pride of Performance for year 2018. In addition, he has received 4 HEC's Outstanding Research Awards and 1 Best University Teachers Award. He has also received PAS-COMSTECH Prize 2011 in Computer Science & I.T. He has received Research Productivity Awards from Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), in year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

He has been enlisted in the World's Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University (Both in Career-Long and in Year 2019) and is currently the Head of PIEAS Artificial Intelligence center (PAIC).

In the field of Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition, he has 108 International Journal, 53 Conference, and 09 Book-Chapter publications to his credit. He has successfully supervised 18 PhD scholars so far and is on the Panel of Reviewers of 51 ISI International Journals. Dr. Asifullah Khan has won 7 research grants as Principal Investigator. His research interests include: Machine Learning, Deep Neural Networks, Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition. His Lab related research activities can be found in below links:

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Post-Doc Computer Science, 2007-2009, GIST, Gwangju, South Korea.


Ph.D. Computer Systems Engineering, 2006, GIK Institute, Topi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.


M.S. Computer Systems Engineering, 2003, GIK Institute, Topi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.


M.Sc. Nuclear Engineering, 1998, PIEAS, Islamabad, Pakistan.


M.Sc. Physics, 1996, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Address: Room No. 108, B-block, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), P.O Nilore, Islamabad.
Telephone: +92-51-9248727
Fax: +92-51-9248600
Email: asif < at > pieas < dot > edu < dot > pk