Researches Software and Information Engineering Group

Software and Information Engineering Group


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Introduction:

The Software and Information Engineering Group focuses on the technologies/ methods for effective and useful system construction in the wider domain of software/information engineering.

1.   Research Areas

  • Software Development Methods
  • Software Modelling and Simulation
  • Model-Based Driven Software Engineering
  • Component-Based Software Development
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Software Engineering for Human-computer interactions
  • Web Services
  • Cloud Computing
  • Information Engineering and Management

2.   Funded Projects

​​Current Projects ​​​
S/No Project Title PI Co-PI Funding Source
1. Web Application Development for Pakistan science Foundation (PSF) ​Dr. Tauseef Ahmad Rana​ Dr. Fahim Arif Pakistan science Foundation (PSF)

 

​​​Completed Projects​​ ​
S/No Project Title Institute ​ Principal Investigator (PI) Date of Completion Funding Source
1. Smart Pedometer ​MCS (NUST) Dr. Fahim Arif 6-Jan-2015 National ICT R&D Fund​
2. Transportation of the Saved Overlays to Mobile Phone Devices MCS (NUST) Dr. Fahim Arif 30-Jun-2013 NUST
3. Automated Sign Language Recognition System MCS (NUST) Dr. Fahim Arif 26-Jun-2013​ National ICT R&D Fund
4. Object Recognition using Unmanned Ground Vehicle ​MCS (NUST) Dr. Fahim Arif 15-May-2012 National ICT R&D Fund
5. Designing of Interactive Digital Map for Display of Updatable Plan with Pop Up Data of Resources ​MCS (NUST) Dr. Fahim Arif 28-Nov-2010 NUST

 

3.   Group Members

​​​​Faculty ​ ​ ​ ​​​ ​
S/No Name Designation​ Qualification Specialization Contact Details
1. Dr. Tauseef Ahmed Rana (Group Head) ​Assistant Professor PhD Software Engineering tauseefrana@mcs.edu.pk
2. Dr. Fahim Arif ​Assistant Professor PhD Software Engineering fahim@mcs.edu.pk
3. Dr. Yawar Abbas Bangash ​Assistant Professor PhD Software-defined networking, storage yawar@mcs.edu.pk
4. Dr. Ayesha Maqbool ​Assistant Professor Ph.D System Engineering ayesha.maqbool@mcs.edu.pk
5. Athar Mohsin ​Assistant Professor MS Software Engineering athar@mcs.edu.pk

​​​Students ​ ​​ ​ ​
​S/No Name Qualification Specialization Contact Details
1. Nazia Bibi Ph.D Software Engineering nazia_se@yahoo.com
​2. ​Zabeeh Ullah ​Ph.D ​IoT-SDN ​zabeeh49@yahoo.com
3. Asad Nawaz MS Software Engineering asadnawaz4@live.com
4. Amal Zafar MS Software Engineering amal.dilbar@gmail.com
5. Bushra Latif MS System Engineering engrsoft3@gmail.com
6. Tehreem Qureshi MS Software Engineering tehreem.qureshi945@gmail.com
7. Sheikh Israr Ahmed MS​ Software Engineering access.israr@gmail.com
​8. ​Shahbaz Ahmad ​MS ​Deep Learning ​shahbazah9@hotmail.com

 

​​​Alumni​ ​​ ​ ​ ​
S/No Name Qualification Specialization Contact Details
1. Fahad Zia MS Software Engineering fahadzia361@gmail.com
2. Saher Tabassam MS Software Engineering saba88horizon@gmail.com
3. Sundas Khursheed MS Software Engineering sunduskhurshid@outlook.com

 

4.   Research Group Facilities

  • Lego Kit Reality Lab
  • Simulation Lab
  • ICT Lab

 

5.   Research Group Publications

​Conference Papers

  • Incremental Construction: A study based on Refinement and Composition based Approaches, T. Rana. In Proceedings of National Software Engineering Conference 2014 (NSEC2014), MCS, NUST, Pakistan.
  • Incremental Construction of Component-based Systems, K.-K. Lau, K.-Y. Ng, T. Rana and C.M. Tran. In Proceedings of Fifteenth International ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Component-based Software Engineering, pages 41-50, ACM, 2012.
  • Constructing Component-based Systems Directly from Requirements using Incremental Composition., K.-K. Lau, A. Nordin, T. Rana and F. Taweel., In Proceedings of Thirty-sixth Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, pages 85-93, IEEE, 2010.
  • A Taxonomy of Software Composition Mechanisms. ,K.-K. Lau and T. Rana, In Proceedings of Thirty-sixth Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, pages -, IEEE, 2010.
  • (Behavioural) Design patterns as composition operators, K.-K. Lau, I. Ntalamagkas, C. Tran and T. Rana. In L. Grunske, R. Reussner and F. Plasil, editors, Proceedings of Thirteenth International Symposium on Component-based Software Engineering, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6092(232-251), Springer-Verlag, 2010
  • Mobile agent’s host security with access control, Tauseef Ahmad Rana, International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation – CIMCA’2006 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce – IAWTIC’2006, Sydney, Australia, 2006, Proceedings will be published by IEEE
  • Kaleem Iqbal Siddiqui, Raja Iqbal, Tauseef Ahmad Rana,” Qualifier-based access to Web Services for Portal-to-Portal Communication”, International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, vinna, Austria, 2005, Proceedings published by IEEE
  • Tauseef Ahmad Rana, Kaleem Iqbal Siddiqui, “Manual data entry forms to XML-based profiles”, First National Information Technology Symposium (NITS 2006) Bridging the Digital Divide: Challenges and Solutions, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, February 5-7, 2006
  • Suleiman Ali Khan, Tauseef Rana, Shoaib Ahmed, Humayun Feroze, Raashid Kiani, Usman Burki, “Distributing the HLA-RTI to manage increasingly complex simulations”, International Conference on HLA Simulation Methodology and Applications, Lerici (La Spezia), Italy, June 23, 2005

 

List of Upcoming Conferences:

  • International Journal on Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM)
  • IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
  • ACM Transactions on Software Engineering
  • ComTech-2019, MCS, NUST, Pakistan​

 

Contact Persons

Dr. Tauseef Ahmad Rana
Assistant Professor, MCS

Contact Address
Department of Computer Software Engineering
Military College of Signals
Humayun Road
Rawalpindi
Telephone: +92-313-1481484
Email: tauseefrana@mcs.edu.pk​​​​
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