Education

2005, PhD, Information Technology, George Mason University
2002, MS, Information Systems, George Mason University
1998, MCS, Computer Science, University of Karachi
1996, B.Sc.(Hons.), Statistics, University of Karachi

Certification

2014: EMC Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Experience

2016 - date: Professor, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
2010 - 2016: Associate Professor, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
2011 - date: Honorary Associate, University of Technology, Sydney
2008 - 2009: Assistant Professor, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
2007 - 2007: Visiting Faculty, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Karachi
2005 - 2007: Predictive Analyst, Fannie Mae, USA
2000 - 2005: Graduate Research Assistant, George Mason University, USA
1999 - 2000: Computer Lab Manager, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi

Honors & Awards

2015, Best Teacher Award, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
2011, Best Teacher Award, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
2010, Endeavour Research Fellowship, Australian Government
2004, Gary F. Wheatley Best Student Paper Award, Command and Control Research Program Symposium
2004, Best Paper Award for Six Years (1998-2003) of Publication, The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
2003, Doctoral Fellowship, School of Information Technology & Engineering, George Mason University
2002, Best Graduate Student Award, Department of Information and Software Engineering, George Mason University
2002, Masters Fellowship, School of Information Technology & Engineering, George Mason University
1998, First Position in MCS, Department of Computer Science, University of Karachi
1996, First Position in B.Sc.(Hons.), Department of Statistics, University of Karachi
1995-1997, President's Talent Farming Scheme, Govt. of Pakistan

Invited Talks & Keynote Speeches

2012: Workshop on Assistive Robots, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
2011: 7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies, Islamabad
2011: 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies, Karachi
2011: International Conference on Computer and Emerging Technologies, Khairpur
2010: Bayes on Beach Conference, Gold Coast, Australia
2009: 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies, Karachi