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To produce future thinkers, thought leaders and innovators in order to shape the future of the nation and humanity through high-quality computing education, research, and technopreneurship.


Department of Computer Science

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Dr. Ali Afzal Malik has been working in the Department of Computer Science of FAST-NUCES, Lahore since July 2013. He started his professional career in 2003 as a software engineer in Techlogix – a well-reputed Pakistani software house. After receiving the prestigious Fulbright scholarship in 2005, he obtained MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, USA in 2007 and 2010, respectively. He was awarded the Office of International Services (OIS) Academic Achievement Award twice (2007 & 2010) during his stay at USC. His research paper on the quantitative aspects of requirements elaboration was given the best paper award in SBES 2008 (Sao Paulo, Brazil). Before joining FAST-NUCES, Dr. Malik has held an adjunct faculty position at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and a full-time faculty position at the University of Central Punjab (UCP). He has undertaken research in software cost estimation at two of the world’s leading research centers in software engineering i.e. USC’s Center for Systems and Software Engineering (CSSE) and Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS). His current research work focuses on areas such as empirical software engineering and software cost estimation. Dr. Malik has coauthored around 20 conference and journal papers and supervised 1 PhD dissertation and around a dozen MS theses.

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Research Publication in High Impact Factor Prestigious Journal [International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing]

Mr. Farooq Ahmad, a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science, along with his PhD supervisor, Dr. Haroon Mahmood and co-author Dr. Yasir, published their research article in the prestigious international journal, International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing. The paper is titled "Mobility Modeling for Urban Traffic Surveillance by a Team of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles".   

Computer Science MS Student Publishes in Prestigious International Journal

Uzman Perwaiz, a MS student at the Department of Computer Science, along with his supervisor, Dr. Irfan Younas, published their research article in the prestigious international journal, Plos one, which now has an impact factor of 2.74.The paper is titled: "Many-objective BAT algorithm".


FAST-NUCES Lahore’s ACM Student Chapter Wins International Excellence Award

FAST University’s NUCES ACM Lahore Chapter has for the 2nd time won the coveted international excellence award for “Outstanding Chapter Activities”. ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) is an international learned society for computing which is considered as the largest and most prestigious scientific and educational computing society in the world. ACM Student Chapters are the “local neighborhoods” of ACM that facilitate communication and collaboration within a university’s computer science community. …

NUCES-ACM Lahore Chapter Holds 8th Annual Geek Week

NUCES-ACM Lahore Chapter Holds 8th Annual Geek Week from February 28 - March 1. The event was attended by students from different universities including ITU, PUCIT, UOL, UMT and NUST. Different workshops and seminars were held along with different competitions. Different seminars and competitions received overwhelming response. The winners and runner-ups for different competitions are given below: Programming Competition - Winners: FAST- Batch 17 students, Runner-up: ITU HighQ - Winner: …