Faculty Hammad Afzal

HAMMAD AFZAL

Associate Professor
  • Military College of Signals
  • PAKISTAN
  • hammad.afzal@mcs.edu.pk
  • Doctoral
Summary

Dr. Hammad Afzal is currently heading The Center of Data and Text Engineering and Mining (CoDTeEM) group at National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. He has over 15 years of teaching

Academic Background
Computer Science (MACHINE LEARNING, TEXT MINING) Doctoral University of Manchester January 01, 2006 - December 09, 2009
Advanced Computing Science (Informatics) Masters University of Manchester September 06, 2004 - September 11, 2005
Computer Software Engineering (SOFTWARE ENGINEERING) Bachelor National University of Sciences and Technology June 01, 1999 - June 01, 2003
Sciences (PRE-ENGINEERING) Intermediate Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad September 01, 1997 - September 01, 1999
SSC (Science) Matric Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rawalpindi March 06, 1995 - June 11, 1997
Honours and Awards
Biohackathon2010 Invited (and fully funded) by the University of Tokyo to participate in BioHackathon 2010 (http://hackathon3.dbcls.jp/) in Tokyo, Japan March 01, 2010
Peter Jones Prize Peter Jones Prize of the year 2005, to attain highest grades in all MSc courses in the Department of Informatics, University of Manchester, UK. December 12, 2005
PEC Chair SE Curriculum Head of SE Curriculum Committee, Pakistan Engineering Council January 05, 2020
Research Research Associate University of Ireland July 01, 2009 - December 31, 2009.
Publications
Pharmacovigilance with Transformers: A Framework to Detect Adverse Drug Reactions Using BERT Fine-Tuned with FARM August 13, 2021 Sajid Hussain, Hammad Afzal, Ramsha Saeed, Mir Yasir Umair, Naima Iltaf Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine - Volume 2021, Article ID 5589829, 12 pages
Application Threats to Exploit Northbound Interface Vulnerabilities in Software Defined Networks July 13, 2021 Tanveer A. Zia, Mian Muhammad Waseem Iqbal, Bilal Rauf, Haider Abbas, Muhammad Usman, Yawar Abbas, Hammad Afzal ACM Computing Surveys - Volume 54, Issue 6, Article Number 121
AdS : An Adaptive Spectrum Sensing Technique for Survivability under Jamming Attack in Cognitive Radio Networks April 15, 2021 Hammad Afzal, Haider Abbas, Abdul B. Subhani, Muhammad Faisal Amjad Computer and Communications - Volume 172, Pages 25-34
NT-FDS-A Noise Tolerant Fall Detection System Using Deep Learning on Wearable Devices March 12, 2021 Marvi Waheed, Hammad Afzal, Khawir Mehmood Sensors - Volume 21(6), Article Number 2006
DST-HRS: A topic driven hybrid recommender system based on deep semantics April 15, 2020 Zafran Khan, Naima Iltaf, Hammad Afzal, Haider Abbas Computer Communications - Volume 156, Pages 183-191
SS7 Vulnerabilities - A Survey and Implementation of Machine Learning vs Rule Based Filtering for Detection of SS7 Network Attacks April 01, 2020 Imran Rashid, Hammad Afzal, Mian Muhammad Waseem Iqbal, Yawar Abbas Bangash, Haider Abbas IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials - Volume 22, Issue 2, Pages 1337-1371
Enriching Non-negative Matrix Factorization with Contextual Embeddings for Recommender Systems October 02, 2019 Zafran Khan, Naima Iltaf, Hammad Afzal, Haider Abbas Neurocomputing - -
Delay Reduction Through Optimal Controller Placement to Boost Scalability in an SDDC October 01, 2019 Yawar Abbas Bangash, Haider Abbas, Waseem Iqbal, Malik Muhammad Zaki Murtaza Khan, Bilal Rauf, Hammad Afzal IEEE Systems Journal - -
AdDroid: Rule-Based Machine Learning Framework for Android Malware Analysis August 19, 2019 Anam Mehtab, Waleed Bin Shahid, Tahreem Yaqoob, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Haider Abbas, Hammad Afzal, Malik Najmus Saqib Mobile Networks and Applications - Pages 1-13
CATSWoTS: Context Aware Trustworthy Social Web of Things System July 12, 2019 Sabeen Javaid, Hammad Afzal, Fahim Arif, Naima Iltaf, Haider Abbas, Waseem Iqbal Sensors - Volume 9
Accelerated Dynamic MRI Using Kernel-Based Low Rank Constraint July 05, 2019 Omar Arif, Hammad Afzal, Haider Abbas, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Jiafu Wan, Raheel Nawaz Journal of Medical Systems - Volume 43, Pages 1-11
Forensic Analysis of Tor Browser: A Case Study for Privacy and Anonymity on the Web May 01, 2019 Abid Khan Jadoon, Waseem Iqbal, Hammad Afzal, Yawar Abbas Bangash, Muhammad Faisal Amjad Forensic Science International - FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL Volume: 299 Pages: 59-73
Auto-MeDiSine: An Auto-Tunable Medical Decision Support Engine using an automated Class Outlier Detection method and AutoMLP April 08, 2019 Maham Jahangir, Hammad Afzal, Mehreen Ahmed, Raheel Nawaz, Haider Abbas, Khawar Khurshid, Muhammad Faisal Amjad Neural Computing and Applications - Pages 1–13
Semantically enhanced concept search of the Holy Quran: Qur’anic English WordNet April 01, 2019 Tayyaba Mukhtar, Hammad Afzal Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering - Volume 44, Issue 4, Pages 3953-3966
Fog computing in internet of things: Practical applications and future directions March 30, 2019 Rida Zojaj Naeem, Saman Bashir, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Haider Abbas, Hammad Afzal Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications - 1-27
ARCA-IoT: An Attack-Resilient Cloud-Assisted IoT System February 01, 2019 Sabeen Javaid, Hammad Afzal, Muhammad Babar, Fahim Arif, Zhiyuan Tan, Mian Ahmed Jan IEEE Access - Volume 7, Pages 19616-19630
A Framework to Estimate the Nutritional Value of Food in Real Time Using Deep Learning Techniques December 27, 2018 RAZA YUNUS, OMAR ARIF, HAMMAD AFZAL, MUHAMMAD FAISAL AMJAD, HAIDER ABBAS, HIRA NOOR BOKHAR, SYEDA TAZEEN HAIDER, NAUMAN ZAFAR, RAHEEL NAWAZ IEEE Access - Volume: 7, Pages 2643-2652
HRS-CE: A Hybrid Framework to integrate Content Embeddings in Recommender Systems for Cold Start Items November 01, 2018 Raheel Nawaz, Fahad Anwaar, Hammad Afzal, Naima Iltaf Journal of Computational Science -
AndroKit: A Toolkit for Forensics Analysis of Web Browsers on Android Platform October 09, 2018 Muhammad Asim, Hammad Afzal, Yin Zhang, HAIDER ABBAS, Waseem Iqbal, Muhammad Faisal Amjad Future Generation Computer Systems - Volume 94, Pages 781-794
Exploring Nested Ensemble Learners using Over-production and Choose Approach for Churn Prediction in Telecom Industry August 18, 2018 Mahreen Ahmed , Hammad Afzal, Imran Siddiqi, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Khawar Khurshid Neural Computing and Applications - Neural Computing and Applications
A Hybrid-Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System for Multi-Objective Regression Test Suites Optimization June 06, 2018 Zeshan Anwar, Hammad Afzal, Nazia Bibi, Haider Abbas, Omar Arif , Athar Mohsin Neural Computing and Applications - Pages 1-15
Defence Against PUE Attacks in Ad hoc Cognitive Radio Networks: A Mean Field Game Approach May 29, 2018 Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Saim Bin Abdul Khaliq, Haider Abbas, Narmeen Shafqat, Hammad Afzal Telecommunication Systems - Volume: 70 Issue: 1 Pages: 123-140 Published: JAN 2019
Forensic Investigation to detect forgeries in ASF Files of Contemporary IP Cameras April 26, 2018 Rashid Masood Khan, Hammad Afzal, Maroof Pasha, HAIDER ABBAS, Abdul Rauf, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Waseem Iqbal The Journal of Supercomputing - Page 1–22
Improving handwriting based gender classification using ensemble classifiers November 01, 2017 Mehreen Ahmed, Asma Ghulam Rasool, Imran Siddiqi, Hammad Afzal EXPERT SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS -
Impact of Feature Selection Algorithms on Blind Image Quality Assessment August 21, 2017 Imran Fareed Nizami, Hammad Afzal, Khawar Khurshid, Muhammad Majid Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering -
A Survey of Evolution in Predictive Models and Impacting Factors in Customer Churn July 01, 2017 Mehreen Ahmed, Hammad Afzal, Awais Majeed, Behram Khan Advances in Data Science and Adaptive Analysis - Volume: 9, Issue: 3, Article Number: UNSP 1750007
Reputation Management System for Fostering Trust in Collaborative and Cohesive Disaster Management July 01, 2016 Sabeen Javed, Hammad Afzal, Awais Majeed, Fahim Arif International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA) -
Evaluation of Navigational Aspects of Moodle July 01, 2016 Awais Majeed, Raheela Arshad, Hammad Afzal, Muhammad Muzammal, Arif ur Rahman International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (ijacsa) -
QoS Aware Wavelength Assignment in Wavelength Division Multiplexing Based Optical Networks January 30, 2015 Kabeer Ahmed Bhatti, Hammad Afzal, Umar Mehmood, N.A. Malik, Bilal Rauf International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Engineering (IJMSE) - Vol. 6, No.1, Pages 23-27
An Approach for Secure Semantic Data Integration at Data as a Service (DaaS) Layer January 01, 2015 Shoohira Aftab, Hammad Afzal, Amna Khalid International Journal of Information and Education Technology - Volume 5, No. 2, Pages 124-130
Mining Semantic Networks of Bioinformatics Web Resources from the Literature March 07, 2011 Hammad Afzal, James Eales, Robert Stevens, Goran Nenadic Journal of Biomedical Semantics -
Conferences
A Deep Learning Framework to Predict Rating for Cold Start Item Using Item Metadata June 12, 2019 - June 14, 2019 Fahad Anwaar, naima iltaf, hammad Afzal, Haider Abbas 2019 IEEE 28th International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE) - Italy
Using Trust in Collaborative Filtering for Recommendations June 12, 2019 - June 14, 2019 Farah Saleem, naima iltaf, hammad Afzal, mobeena Shahzad 2019 IEEE 28th International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE) - Italy
A Multi-Classifier Framework for Open Source Malware Forensics June 27, 2018 - June 29, 2018 Naeem Amjad, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Hammad Afzal, Farrukh Aslam Khan Proceedings - IEEE 27th International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE 2018) - France
Crowdsourced System to Report Traffic Violations March 16, 2018 - March 18, 2018 Maryam Jameela, Hammad Afzal, Khawar Khurshid, Asad Waqar Malik 4th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS) - Portugal
Crowdsourced System to Report Traffic Violations RoadCop: Bi-Modular System March 16, 2018 - March 18, 2018 Maryam Jameela, Hammad Afzal, Khawar Khurshid, Asad Waqar Malik 4th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems - Portugal
Trust management for SOA based social WoT system February 11, 2018 - February 14, 2018 Sabeen Javaid, Hammad Afzal, Fahim Arif, Naima altaf International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT - South Korea
Extension of Semantic Based Urdu Linguistic Resources Using Natural Language Processing November 06, 2017 - November 10, 2017 komal khalid, Hammad Afzal, faiza moqaddas, naima altaf, ahmed muqeem sheri, raheel nawaz Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 15th International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, 2017 IEEE 15th International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, 2017 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing and 2017 IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress, DASC-PICom-DataCom-CyberSciTec 2017 - United States
An expert system for diabetes prediction using auto tuned multi-layer perceptron September 07, 2017 - September 08, 2017 Maham Jahangir, Hammad Afzal, Mehreen Ahmed, Khawar Khurshid, Raheel Nawaz 2017 Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) - United Kingdom
MCS: Multiple classifier system to predict the churners in the telecom industry September 07, 2017 - September 08, 2017 Mehreen Ahmed, Imran Siddiqi, Hammad Afzal, Behram Khan 2017 Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) - United Kingdom
Design Pattern for Secure Object Oriented Information Systems Development January 10, 2017 - January 14, 2017 Muhammad Samiul Haq, Zeeshan Anwar, Ali Ahsan, Hammad Afzal 14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2017 - Pakistan
Analyzing Socio-economic and Geographical factors for Crime Incidents using Heat maps and Hotspots November 22, 2016 - November 22, 2016 Sunia Malik, Hammad Afzal, Imran Siddiqi, Awais Majeed Mediterranean Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence - Algeria
Pashto Sentiment Analysis Using Lexical Features November 22, 2016 - November 23, 2016 Uzair Kamal, Imran Siddiqi, Hammad Afzal, Arif Ur Rahman 1st Mediterranean Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence - Algeria
Using Crowd-Source Based Features from Social Media and Conventional Features to Predict the Movies Popularity December 19, 2015 - December 21, 2015 Mehreen Ahmed, Maham Jahangir, Dr. Hammad Afzal, Dr. Awais Majeed, Dr. Imran Siddiqi 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart City/SocialCom/SustainCom (SmartCity) - China
Contributions to the study of bi-lingual Roman Urdu SMS spam filtering December 17, 2015 - December 17, 2015 Kashif Mehmood, Hammad Afzal, Awais Majeed, Hassan Latif 2015 National Software Engineering Conference (NSEC) - Pakistan
Volunteer Reputation Evaluation for Emergency Response Operations November 30, 2015 - December 02, 2015 Anum Kaleem, Awais Majeed, Tamim Ahmed Khan, Hammad Afzal, Faisal Bashir 2015 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM) - France
Biomedical Text Mining for Concept Identification from Traditional Medicine Literature December 18, 2014 - December 20, 2014 Zeeshan Javed, Dr. Hammad Afzaf 2014 International Conference on Open Source Systems & Technologies - Pakistan
Creation of bi-lingual Social Network Dataset using classifiers July 21, 2014 - July 24, 2014 Iqra Javed, Hammad Afzal MLDM 2014: Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition - Russian Federation
Towards creation of linguistic resources for Bilingual Sentiment Analysis of Twitter Data June 18, 2014 - June 20, 2014 Iqra Javed, Hammad Afzal, Awais Majeed, Behram Khan NLDB 2014: Natural Language Processing and Information Systems - France
Balancing Scalability, Performance and Fault Tolerance for Structured Data (BSPF) February 16, 2014 - February 19, 2014 Amna Khalid, Hammad Afzal, Shoohira Aftab 16th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology - South Korea
Vocabulary of Quranic Concepts: A semi-automatically created Terminology of Holy Quran December 13, 2012 - December 15, 2012 Tayyeba Mukhtar, Hammad Afzal, Awais Majeed 2012 15th International Multitopic Conference (INMIC) - Pakistan
A hybrid routing protocol for wireless sensor networks with mobile sinks July 03, 2012 - July 05, 2012 Veena Safdar, Faisal Bashir, Zara Hamid, Hammad Afzal, Jae Young Pyun 2012 7th International Symposium on Wireless and Pervasive Computing - China