He has more than 19 years of research experience and is working as an Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at PIEAS. He has 88 journal and 49 conference publications to his credit.Overall Impect factor of his publication is 160. He has Supervised 12 PhD scholars so far and 05 scholars are currently enrolled in PhD under his supervision. He is on the Panel of Reviewers of 47 ISI International Journals.

He has been declared Top Productive Computer Scientist in Pakistan in Year 2013,2014 and 2015 by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST). In addition, he has received HEC's Outstanding Research Awards 2010-2011 and Best University Teachers Award for the Year 2011. He has also received PAS-COMSTECH Prize 2011 in Computer Science & I.T by PAS, Pakistan as well as received Research Productivity Award (RPA) from Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), in year 2011-12 and 2012-13. His research interests include digital watermarking, pattern recognition, image processing, and evolutionary algorithms.

PhD Students
  • Dr.Rafiullah Chamlawi
  • Dr. Imran Usman
  • Dr. Maqsood Hayat
  • Zia Ur Rehman
  • Muhammad Tahir
  • Khurram Jawad
  • Adnan Idris
  • Sana Ambreen
  • Syed Gibran Javed
  • Ayesha Siddiqa
  • Summuyya Munib
  • Iqbal
  • Noor-ul-Wahab
PhD Students Co-Supervised
  • Mehdi Hassan
  • Nasir Ahmed
  • Nabila Ashraf
  • Saima Rathore
  • Safdar Ali
MS Students
  • Awais Masood
  • Nosherwan Ali
  • Azmat Tanvir
  • Nusrah Hussain
  • Raheel Zia
  • Jan-e-Alam
  • Nimra Aftab
  • Muhammad Danish Naseem
  • Faheemullah Khan
  • Muhammad Waqas
  • Duraid Abdullah
  • Muhammad Umair
  • Muhammad Talhah Mirza
  • Qadeer Ahmed
  • Khawaja Muhammad Asim
  • Junaid Arshad
  • Muhammad Tariq Bashir Awan
BS Students
  • Muhammad Arslan "Intelligent Selection of Wavelet Coefficients for Reversible Watermarking of Medical Images"
  • Tariq Habib Afridi "Automatic Prediction of Mitochondrial proteins"
  • Muhammad Naveed "Multi-level GPCRs Classification using Protein Sequences and Machine Learning Approaches"
  • Muhammad Rizwan "Churn Prediction in Telecommunication using Data Mining and Machine Learning Approache"
  • Abdul Qadir "DNA Sequence Watermarking using Compression, Encryption and BCH Coding"
  • Muhammad Danish Naseem "Watermarking of Biometric Images for Template Protection"
  • Faheem ullah "Protection of Relational Database using Watermarking"
  • Sarah Naeem "Employing Grayscale Morphological Reconstruction to Identify Candidate Airways on CT Slides of Lungs"
  • Qadeer Ahmad "Image Denoising using Hybrid Intelligent System based on Genetic Programming and Particle Swam Optimization"
  • Najeebullah Khan "Wind Power Prediction using ANN and Evolutionary Algorithms"
  • Muhammad Tayyeb Mirza "Prediction of Mitochondrial Proteins of Malaria Parasites using Machine Learning"
  • Ibbad Hafeez "Developing a Robust System for Watermarking of DNA sequences"
  • Maryam Ihtesham "Computational Intelligence based Medical Decision system for Identification of Carotid Artery Abnormalities"
BS Students Co-Supervised
  • Adnan Shabir, Kashifa Kiran, Maham Zafar, and Wasim Akram, "Identification of vascular diseases from carotid artery ultrasound images using intelligent decision system", Faculty of Software Engineering, Foundation University, Rawalpindi, 2011
  • Huma Shehwana, "Computational prediction of Eukaryotic protein sub-cellular Location", Deparment of Enviromental Sciences, Faculty of Basis and Applied Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, 2011
  • Saira Tariq and Zunaira Rauf, "Predicting Piwi-interacting RNA (piRNA) using Machine Learning Techniques", Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, 2013