Capital University of Science & Technology

Dr. Muhammad Arshad Islam


Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Phone : Ext: 146
My website
Address : Department of Computer Science, A Block, 1st Floor
Profile Summary
Dr. M. Arshad Islam has been working at Capital University of Science & Technology Islamabad as Assistant Professor in the department of computer science since February 2013. He is currently the member of Parallel Computing and Networks research group at CUST. I am also part of the program team for Quality Enhancement Cell at CUST. He has additional responsibilities as Secretary and Treasurer for IEEE Islamabad section. Previously he have been working at GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering. Other than teaching responsibilities, I have been involved in several administrative assignments such as, in the Quality Enhancement Cell at GIK Institute as a coordinator, GIKI Representative for Curriculum revision committee formed by HEC Pakistan for Computer Science, Member of the Management Information System Development committee, member of ICT team for GIKI LAN supervision. Currently, I am the member of assessment team for FCSE at GIK Institute. During this time, he has supervised several Final year Projects, some of them have been successful to obtain National Grass Root Research Initiative Funding. Dr. Islam has completed my Ph.D. from University of Konstanz, Germany in May 2011 as DAAD scholar. He has spent approx 5 years under the supervision of Dr. Marcel Walvogel exploring the routing issues in Delay Tolerant Networks and Opportunistic Networks. During this period, I have been working as Teaching Assistant and supervised a few MS and BS projects.
PhD Distributed Systems University of Konstanz, Germany 2011
MS Computer System Engineering Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute Of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Swabi, KPK, Pakistan 2004
Assistant Professor Capital University Of Science & Technology (Mohammad Ali Jinnah University) Since - 2013
Assistant Professor Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology 2011 - 2013
Research Assistant University of Konstanz, Germany 2009 - 2011
Teaching University of Konstanz, Germany 2008 - 2011
Research Associate Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology 2004 - 2005
Honors & Awards
Awarded Scholarship for the completion of PhD by Higher Education Commission Pakistan with collaboration with DAAD Germany.
Awarded Fellowship by GIK Institute during Master Studies
Awarded Scholarship by Ministry of Science & Technology for BCSE Degree Program
Research Areas / Interests
Routing in Mobile Ad hoc Networks Social Network Analysis Application of Graph Theory
Research SUPERVISion
MS Classification of Scientific Literature Using Twitter Mining
MS Author Ranking using co-author network from Mathematics domain
MS Predicting H-Index using citation network centrality measures
MS Comparison of Sentiment evaluation using Sentiword and SenticNet
MS Entity Ranking using Sentiment Analysis
    Journal Papers
  • Samreen Ayaz, Nayyer MAsood, Muhammad Arshad Islam, "Predicting Scientific Impact Based on h-index”, ", Scientometrics, , (Article in Press)No: 3, Pages: 55-65, 2017
    Conference Papers
  • Asif Muhammad ; Muhammad Arshad Islam, "Performance evaluation of matrix multiplication in Virtual Machine ", 2017 International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE) , Pages: 205-210, 2017
  • Rafiullah Khan ; Mohibullah ; Muhammad Arshad Islam, "Quantification of PIR protocols privacy ", 2017 International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE), Pages: 90-95, 2017
  • Muhammad Arshad Islam ; Muhammad Azhar Iqbal ; Muhammad Aleem ; Zahid Halim, "Analysing connectivity patterns and centrality metrics for opportunistic networks ", 2017 International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE), Pages: 64-70, 2017
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