Saud Altaf is an Assistant Professor at UIIT of PMAS – AAR University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science from Auckland University of Technology (AUT), New Zealand in 2015, and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Iqra University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2007. He is the author of several research publications in international journals or conference proceedings. His research interests span over several fields of wireless sensor networks, biomedical signal and image processing, the security of Cyber-Physical System (CPS), gesture recognition, through-the-wall radar imaging and sensing, visible light communication, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, and data mining.
Shafiq Ahmad received his PhD degree from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He is currently working as an associate professor at the Industrial Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has more than two decades of working experience both in industry and academia in Australia, Europe, and Asia. He has published a research book and several research articles in international journals and refereed conferences. His research interests are related to smart manufacturing, IIOT and data analytics, multivariate statistical quality control, process monitoring and performance analysis, operations research models, and bibliometric network analysis. He is also a certified practitioner in the Six Sigma business improvement model.
Mejdal A. Alqahtani is an assistant professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, in 2010, an M.S. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University, in 2014, and an M.S. degree in Statistics from Rutgers University in 2015. He then received a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University in 2020. He has published several research articles in international journals and refereed conferences. His research interests include statistical process modeling, quality monitoring, Artificial Intelligence, data science, data mining, machine and deep learning, computer vision, and natural language processing.
Shamsul Huda received his PhD degree in computer science at the Centre for Informatics and Applied Optimization (CIAO) at Federation University Australia. Currently he is a lecturer at the School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia. Prior to join Deakin, he worked as an academic in the Federation University and as an assistant professor in Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Bangladesh. Dr. Huda is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) by The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, (ISC)² . He is also a member of the Cyber Security Research and Innovation Centre (CSRI) at Deakin University. Dr. Huda is involved in many international cyber security projects including cybersecurity capacity maturity for nations at Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC), Melbourne with partnership of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) at the University of Oxford. His main research areas are communication and network security, strategies for secure operations for Industrial Control systems (SCADA) and Critical infrastructure, intelligent counter measure for threats against mobile system, detection of data breaches through the darknet, IoT security, malware analysis and detection, reverse engineering for endpoint security, and malware analysis and detection for SCADA systems. He has published more than 60 journal and conference papers in well reputed journals including IEEE Transactions.
Sofia Iqbal is currently pursuing her PhD from PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. She received the MPhil degree in Applied Statistics from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2012. She has had more than twelve years of practical experience in the public sector in the area of data analysis. She is a member of different professional societies around the world. Currently, she is working as data analyst manager in Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Islamabad, Pakistan.