BiographyDr. Atta ur Rehman Khan is the Director of National Cybercrime Forensics Lab, Head of AU Cybersecurity center, and Associate Professor at Department of Computer Science, Air University. He has extensive experience in teaching, research, and industry at key positions. He has completed renowned projects, published research articles in reputed journals/conferences, and edited/co-authored multiple books. Currently, he is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Associate Technical Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine, Editor of Springer Journal of Cluster Computing, Oxford Computer Journal, IEEE SDN Newsletter, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, SpringerOpen Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences, SpringerPlus, and Ad hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks journal. Moreover, he is a member of IEEE R&D committee for Smart Grids, IEEE Smart Grids Operations Committee, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate program, NVIDIA GPU Educators Program, Steering Committee Member/ PC Chair/ Track Chair/ Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of over 50 international conferences, and Higher Education Commission (Pakistan) approved PhD supervisor.
He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Professional Member of ACM. He also serves as a domain expert for multiple international research funding bodies, namely European Commission and CONICYT National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, Santiago, Chile. Moreover, he has served as a Research Committee Chair at College of Computer and Information Science, King Saud University (Muzahmiyah Campus), Head of different research groups, and chair of national level events.
He has presented at multiple scientific and business venues internationally. He has received VisionICT best project award, IEEE International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology best project award, Technomoot best research poster award, University of Malaya GoT award, and CIIT research productivity award. In 2016, he was also nominated for the best researcher award by CIIT. Considering his research and community services, he has been listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World and featured on PrideofPakistan.com.
He has been invited as a guest in media programs to comment on technologies and related issues. He has also received invitations for keynote talks and has delivered presentations in International conferences and universities. His work is presented at International conferences and published in highly reputed journals, magazines, and books. Some of his publications have appeared among the most popular articles of the IEEE ComSoc Society, and are among the top 1% highly cited papers of the academic field of computer science (citations received with respect to publication year) as per Web of Science. Dr. Atta Ur Rehman Khan is also an editor of a book and an advisory board member of multiple edited books. His areas of research interest include cybersecurity, mobile cloud computing, ad hoc networks, and IoT.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Cybersecurity, mobile cloud computing, ad hoc networks, and IoT.