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Adnan Ahmad, Ph.D.


Department of Engineering, Aviation and Technology
Information Technology


Education

Ph.D. in Information Technology, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand, 2013
M.S. in Computer Science, Lahore University of Management Sciences, 2009
B.S. (Honors) in Computer Sciences, Govt. College University, 2005

Practice Areas

  • Distributed Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Software Engineering
  •  Internet of Things (IoT)

Publications and Media Placements

Books

Whitworth, B., & Ahmad, A. (2013). The Social Design of Technical Systems: Building technologies for communities. Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction Design Foundation. ISBN: 978-87-92964-03-8.

Journal Articles

Hamid, M., Zeshan, F., Ahmad, A., and Aimeur, E. (2019). Factors Contributing in Failures of Software Projects. International Journal of Computer Science and Network 62 Security, VOL 19, Issue 5.

Ahmad, A., Whitworth, B., Zeshan, F., Janczewski, L., Ali, M., Chaudary, M. H., and Friedman, R. (2019). “A relation-aware multiparty access control”, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 37, Issue 1, pp. 227-239, 2019. DOI: 10.3233/JIFS-179080 (Impact Factor 1.426).

Zeshan, F., Mohamad, R., Ahmad, N. Othman, M. B., Elhag, A., Hussain, S. A., Ahmad, A., Ali, A., Ashraf, M., Babar, I. (2019). "Context-Aware Ontology and Web Services Discovery for Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems", Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp. 186-208 (Impact Factor 0.6).

Ahmed, S., Javaid, S., Niazi, M.F., Alam, A., Ahmad, A., Baig, M. A., Khan, H. K & Ahmed, T. (2018). “A qualitative analysis of context-aware ubiquitous learning environments using Bluetooth beacons”, Technology Pedagogy and Education, DOI: 10.1080/1475939X.2018.1557737. (Impact factor: 1.58)

Ali, A., Yaqoob, I., Ahmed, E., Imran, M., Kwak, K., Ahmad, A., Hussain, S. A., and Zulfiqar, A. (2018). “Channel Clustering and QoS Level Identification Scheme for Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Communication Magazine, (Impact factor: 10.4).

Ahmad, A., Whitworth, B., Zeshan, F., Bertino, E., and Friedman, R. (2017) “Extending social networks with delegation”, Elsevier Computers & Security, Volume 70, Pages 546-564, ISSN 0167-4048, ttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2017.07.010. (Impact factor 2.849).

Zeshan, F., Mohamad, R., Ahmad, N., Hussain, S. A., Ahmad, A., Raza, I., Mehmood, A., Ulhaq, I., Abdulgader, A., and Babar, I. (2017), "Ontology-Based Service Discovery Framework for Dynamic Environments", IET Software,11(2) (Impact factor 0.733).

Mushtaq, M., Ahmad, A., Mirza, H.T. & Hussain, I. (2014). Formal Verification and Implementation for Developing Trust in Ride Share Systems. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences Volume 4, Issue 12.

Mushtaq, M., Ahmad, A., Mirza, H.T. and Hussain, I. (2014). A Trust Development Model in Dynamic Ridesharing. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences Volume 4, Issue 12.

Conference Papers

Ahmad, A., & B. Whitworth (2012), COAT: Collaborative Outgoing Anti-spamming technique. International Conference on Advances in Information Technology. Bangkok, Thailand.

Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2012). Future Directions in Access Control for Online Social Networks. International Conference on Networks and Information. Bangkok, Thailand.

Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2012). Ethical Issues in Online Social Networks. International Conference on Networks and Information. Bangkok, Thailand.

Whitworth, B., Janczewski, L., & Ahmad, A. (2012). A Logic of Creation in Online Social Networks. The 2012 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Ahmad, A., Whitworth, B., & Janczewski, L. (2012). More Choices, More Control: Extending Access Control by Meta-Rights Reallocation, Trust, Security and Privacy in e-Government, e-Systems & Social Networking, in IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom 2012), Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2012). A Reduction Tree for Social Networks. 8th Annual IIMS Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.

Ahmad, A., Whitworth, B., & Janczewski, L. (2012). Dynamic Rights Reallocation in Social Networks, Human Factors in Information Security and Assurance, in International Information Security and Privacy Conference (IFIP SEC’12), Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2012). Characteristics of an Access Control Model for Online Social Networks. New Zealand Information Science Doctoral Conference. Hamilton, New Zealand.

Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2011). Distributed Access Control for Social Networks. International Conference of Information Assurance and Security. Malacca, Malaysia.

Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2011). Access Control Taxonomy for Social Networks. International Conference of Information Assurance and Security. Malacca, Malaysia.

Ahmad, A., Noor, H., & Khan, N. (2011). A Novel Video Coding Scheme for Lossy Networks with Scalable Bit-stream, International Conference on Visual Communication and Image Processing (VCIP 2011), Taiwan.

Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2011). Addressing Technical Complexity in Social Networks. 7th Annual IIMS Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.
Ahmad, A., & Whitworth, B. (2011). Towards an Access Control Model for Social Networks. New Zealand Information Science Doctoral Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.

Ahmad, A., Hussnain, M., Nazir, A., Khan, N., & Masud, S. (2010). Open Source Wavelet Based Video Conferencing System using SIP, International Conference on Information Society (I-Society 2010), London, UK.

Book Chapters

Khan, S., Ahmad, A., & Humayoun, M. (2014). Building an Effective Automated Assessment System for C/C++ Introductory Programming Courses in ODL Environment. In Studies and Practices for Advancement in Open and Distance Education. Hong Kong, China.

Whitworth, B., & Ahmad, A. (2012). The Evolution of Computing. In M. Soegaard, & R. Dam (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction-Design.org Foundation.

Whitworth, B., & Ahmad, A. (2012). Design Spaces. In M. Soegaard, & R. Dam (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction-Design.org Foundation.

Whitworth, B., & Ahmad, A. (2012). Socio-Technical System Design. In M. Soegaard, & R. Dam (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction-Design.org Foundation.

Whitworth, B., & Ahmad, A. (2012). Online Rights. In M. Soegaard, & R. Dam (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction-Design.org Foundation.

Whitworth, B., & Ahmad, A. (2012). The Future of Computing. In M. Soegaard, & R. Dam (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction-Design.org Foundation.