Dr. Ghufran Ahmed, PhD

Associate Professor

Ghufran Ahmed has been serving as Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, FAST NUCES since Jan 2020. Before joining FAST, he served as Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan. He completed PostDoc in 2016 from Department of Computer Science and Digital Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. He has completed Ph.D. in 2013 from Department of Computer Science, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (renamed to Capital University of Science and Technology), Islamabad. His areas of research are IoT, Wireless Sensor Networks, Wireless Body Area Networks and Cloud Computing. He started Ph.D. in 2006 from Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, GIK Institute, Topi, Swabi, KPK. He also worked as a visiting scholar at the CReWMaN Lab, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington in 2008–09. He has served as a Guest Editor for the special sections of International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), Hindawi Journal of Sensors and Hindawi Journal of Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing. He is also working as an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, Academic Editors for Hindawi J. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, and Hindawi J. Sensors. He is also serving as an Editorial Board Member of Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks (AHSWN).


Courses Taught


1. Wireless Sensor Networks

2. Internet of Things

3. Advanced Computer Networks

4. Data Structures

5. Operating Systems

6. Research Methodology




PostDoc (UK), PhD (CS)




Project Title: Health Monitoring Using Wireless Body Area Networks 2016-09 to 2017-09 | Grant Higher Education Commission, Pakistan GRANT_NUMBER: 21-906/SRGP/R&D/HEC/2016