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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.

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MS Student Paper Acceptance - RecSys2021

Ms. Farwa Khan, MS Student at FAST School of Computing, along with their MS Thesis supervisor, Dr. Zareen Alamgir, have their research work accepted to be published at RecSys2021. RecSys is one of the most prestigious conferences in the area of Recommender systems. The work is titled as "A Payload Optimization Method for Federated Recommender Systems". The work has been done in collaboration with a team of researches from Finland …

Promotion of Dr. Irfan Younas

The FAST School of Computing is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Irfan Younas to Associate Professor. He has a bachelor's degree from NUST and a Ph.D. degree from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Irfan is leading the Optimization and Data Science (OptiMi'nDS) research group. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Evolutionary Computation, Evolutionary Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Optimization. He has published …


BS student wins in ISYS Debate Competition 2020

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.   

FAST School of Computing Holds Faculty Orientation

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 …