Data Science Workshop


Dr. Mohd Shafry Mohd Rahim

Associate Professor ,
Department of Software Engineering
University Teknologi Malaysia , Malaysia

Profile: Mohd Shafry Mohd Rahim is an Associate Professor of Computer Graphic and Image Processing at Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He received his B. Sc. (Hons.) in Computer Science (1999) and his MSc. in Computer Science (2002) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Then, he obtained his Ph. D. in Spatial modelling from Universiti Putra Malaysia (2008). His research interest is Image Processing and related application used its. The current focus is on applying the Image Processing knowledge to the application of Eyes of Things (EoT) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

His expertise in data science are across the whole spectrum. He has over 10+ years of professional experience



NLP, machine learning and Speech Recognition Scientist,
Asst. Prof. at PUCIT

Profile Muhammad Kamran Malik earned his M.S. degree from National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Lahore Pakistan. He is doing PhD (Thesis Submitted) from Punjab University College of Information Technology (PUCIT), University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.


Mr. Fakhar Abbas Mehar

Data Scientist (Advanced Analytics and BigData Consultant)
IBM, Lahore, Pakistan

Profile: Data scientist who loves to play with data and get insightful results out of it. Then turn data insights and results into business growth. Currently working in IBM as Data Scientist.

Technologies, I am working on now are Bigdata analytics, NLP, Hadoop, Elasticsearch/Kibana, machine learning, cognitive computing.

An accomplished and motivated IT professional with around 10 years of distinguish performance in analysis, design, development and deployment of open-source applications. Portfolio of achievements includes; successfully delivered 100+ projects, developed in-house products, developed trends and stats analysis site and managing large teams.


Mr. Zain Asif

Data Scientist , Business Developer
CybexTech ,Lahore

Profile: Data Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Close Protection, Extract, Transform, Load (ETL), Data Warehousing, Descriptive Analysis, Predictive Analysis, Social Network Analysis, Deep Learning etc. Strong engineering professional with a Masters of Data Science degree from University of Management and Technology.

Previously he was Professional Services Consultant with Teradata in the EMEA Global Delivery Center as a Data Integration Consultant


Mr. Tayyab Ali

Data Scientist
ELA Association, Norway

Profile: He is first Young Pakistani Certified from Microsoft Professional Data Scientist (MPP). He has 2+ year of experience in Machine Learning, Feature Engineering, Predictive Modeling, Develop Complex Algorithms in R & Python. He can architect and implement analytics and visualization components for device data analysis platform to predict hardware, Optimize factors for sales conversions and designed an algorithm for deal recommendations for a large daily deals website and Develop audience extension models relying on decision trees, random forest, logistic regression etc.

Currently he joined the company Association ELA ,Norway, previously he was consultant of Japan Motors as Data Scientist.

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Dr. Adnan Abid

Associate Professor
University of Management and Technology(UMT), Lahore

Profile: Dr Adnan Abid is Currently Associate Professor, Director CAST and HEC Approved PhD Supervisor ,School of Systems and Technology.His Area of Interest related to Information retrieval.

He earned his Ph.D Degree from Politecnico Di Milano, Milan, Italy ,2011.Now he is working on Big Data Analytics and Data Science filed. He is a team man and keeps the environment live and healthy. He has been working with devotion and has a strong professional attitude.


Dr. Shahid Mehmood Awan

Assistant professor
University of Management and Technology(UMT), Lahore

Profile: Shahid received Ph.D. in Computer Science (Machine Learning) and M.Sc. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore. He has 13 years of Teaching, Research and Software Development experience. He has worked as Research Scientist at UET, Lahore for over 10 years. Where, he worked on many data analytics projects. His interests include: Predictive Analytics and Natural Language Processing using Deep Learning and Machine Learning techniques.


Dr.Adnan Shahzada

Assistant Professor
University of Management and Technology(UMT), Lahore

Profile: Dr Adnan Shahzada is currently Assistant Professor at Computer Science Department at UMT. He obtained his P.h.d from Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

He has developed a middleware solution for the conception of mobile and dynamic large-scale smart spaces. He has expertise in the fields of IoT, Machine Learning, Adaptive and Distributed systems, Multi-agent systems, AI, Computer vision, Artificial Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms and designing effective Interfaces(HCI).


Mr. Sheraz Naseer

Assistant Professor
University of Management and Technology(UMT), Lahore

Profile: Sheraz Naseer is currently working as an Assistant Professor in University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan and PhD scholar at University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore. He holds MS in information security along with distinguished professional certifications of information Security including, CISSP, CoBit and ITIL. He has more than 10 years of experience in information security and IT. He has worked on various information security positions in financial, consulting, academia and government sectors. Sheraz is very active in academic research with more than 6 research publications in conferences and journals. His research interests include Cryptography, Data Driven Security, Intrusion Detection, Malware Detection and application of deep neural networks for information security. His other skills include ISO 27001, Policy and Procedure development, IT Security Reviews and audits, Vulnerability Assessment and Pen-Testing, Secure Software Development, Cryptography, Log Monitoring and Information Security Trainings.


Mr. Mazhar Javed Awan

Assistant Professor
University of Management and Technology(UMT), Lahore

Profile: Mazhar Javed Awan is Assistant Professor of Software Engineering Department at University of Management & Technology Lahore. He has over 14 years of teaching & administrative experience in various Institutes. He earned his MS(CS) Degree from University of Central Punjab (UCP) , Lahore. Moreover he did hid MCS from COMSATS Lahore.

He taught subjects related to Data science field like Data Science Technlogies, Information Retrieval , Natural language Processing, Data Warehousing, Data Mining ,Machine Learning ,Big Data programming at BS and MS Level.

He is curriculum review Committee member of NAVTTC and TEVTA.

He attended lot of workshops related to Data Science ,Big Data and BlockChains at HEC and other Institutes

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