Dr. Kashif Zafar is associated with National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences since 2004 in the Department of Computer Science. Prior to joining NUCES, he was a faculty member at GIKI in the Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering from 2002 till 2004; specializes in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He has worked in the area of machine learning, swarm intelligence, computational intelligence, evolutionary algorithms, data mining, expert systems etc. He has been involved in teaching and research at undergraduate as well as graduate levels and has supervised numerous final year projects and Thesis. Dr. Kashif has been awarded full scholarship from Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Islamabad for his postgraduate studies. He has published a number of research papers in international journals and conferences of high repute. Dr. Kashif has hands-on experience in the IT industry and has worked in different organizations in USA and has around 15 years of full time job experience.Dr. Kashif Zafar, Professor & HOD See Profile
A paper titled "Construction and Validation of Early Software Size Estimation Models Based on ADAF-Adjusted ACD Metrics", by Ms. Mariam Daud (PhD candidate) and her advisor Dr. Ali Afzal Malik has been accepted for publication in the prestigious Computer Journal (IF = 1.494).
Paper titled " Metaheuristics based COVID-19 Detection using Medical Images: A Review " authored by Mamoona Riaz (MS student), Dr. Maryam Bashir (CS faculty member), and Dr. Irfan Younas (CS faculty member) has been accepted for publication in prestigious journal "Computers in Biology and Medicine" by Elsevier, having impact factor of 4.58 and W category by HEC.
Muhammad Ahmad, a student of batch 20 from FAST School of Computing, has won the 8th International Science and Youth Symposium (ISYS-20) that was held in GIKI in December 2020.
The Faculty Development Committee of FAST School of Computing held an orientation session for the new faculty members who joined FAST-NU in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. After introductions, Dr. Ali gave a brief history and overview of different programs being run under FAST School of Computing. A few tips on how to prepare for lectures were also provided by Dr. Ali, along with different responsibilities of faculty members. A …