Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
BIOGRAPHY

PhD in the field of Software Engineering (Cloud Computing), active researcher and multi-certified professional. Passionate and creative lecturer with innovative ideas, techniques, and skills to teach undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses effectively. Proficient in conducting empirical research. Experienced in designing as well as developing systems using latest tools and technologies. Enthusiastic to undertake heterogeneous tasks with challenging responsibilities. At present working as a lecturer in the Taylor's University Malaysia (School of Computing & IT), and conducting research on several projects in the domains of  Smart and Sustainable Cities, Big Data Analytics, Healthcare informatics and Air-pollution.


Research Areas of Interest and Specialties

  • Cloud Computing
  • Smart and Sustainable Cities Technology
  • Big Data
  • Cyber Security
  • Anti-reverse Engineering

Technical Expertise

  • R Programming
  • Python Programming
  • Hadoop Technology
  • Java (Concurrent Programming, Socket Programming, JSF, JSP, Servlets,
  • Glassfish Server, JDBC, Java Security API, Sound API, Reflection API,
  • Swing, Collection API, Apache Tomcat Server, Java Media Framework) 

  • C++
  • Logical Programming-Prolog
  • Functional Programming-Haskell
  • VB.Net
  • SQL
  • PHP
  • XHTML
  • Database Technology: HDFS, MySQL, Oracle and MS Access 
  • XAMP 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Lecturer I, Faculty of Built Environment, Eng., Tech. & Design, 02/11/2015 to 12/10/2018
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Software Engineering, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Software Engineering), STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY, United Kingdom
  • B.Sc (Computer Science), UNIVERSITY OF SINDH, Pakistan
  • PGCHeTL, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY SND BHD, Malaysia
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data Technology
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile Computing
RESEARCH INTEREST
(Research Area)
  • Video Conferencing & Streaming Protocols
  • Anti-Reverse Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Smart and Sustainable Cities
  • Data Science
  • Cloud Computing
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
2018
  • Asirvatham, D., Brohi, S. N., Xion, T. E., Theng, T. G., Fei, N. J., Kaur, S., Pillai, T. R., Sukumaran, S., Yue, W. S., Wei Wei, G., Jaafar, H. S., Nasir, S., Karim, N. A., Daud, A., Zipori, E., Ludlow, D., Carmichael, L. and Bushell, J. and Taylor’s University, Malaysia, University of Malaya, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA., University of the West of England, Bristol, UK (2018) Smart Mobility Cities: Connecting Bristol and Kuala Lumpur project report. Project Report. University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/37667
     
  • SN. Brohi, M. Bamiah, MN. Brohi, 2018. Big Data in Smart Cities: A Systematic Mapping Review. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC), 11 (7). (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • M. Bamiah, SN. Brohi, B. Rad, 2018. Big Data Technology in Education: Advantages, Implementations and Challenges. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC). (ISI-Indexed)
     
2016
  • Brohi S.N., Bamiah M., Brohi M.N. (2016). Identifying and analyzing the transient and permanent barriers for big data. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 11(12), pp.1793-1807 (ISI-Indexed)
     
2015
  • Brohi, Sarfraz Nawaz (2015) Secure cloud storage model to preserve confidentiality and integrity. PhD thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Advanced Informatics School.
     
2014
  • Sarfraz, Mervat, Suriayati, Jamalul-lail, 2014. Design and Implementation of Privacy Preserved Off-Premises Cloud Storage. Journal of Computer Science, 10 (2): 210-223. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, Suriayati and Jamalul-lail, 2014. Trusted Cloud Computing Framework for Healthcare Sector. Journal of Computer Science, 10 (2): 240-250. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2011
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, 2011. Seven Deadly Threats and Vulnerabilities in Cloud Computing: Published in International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies, volume 9, issue no: 01.
     
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, 2011. Exploring the Cloud Deployment and Service Delivery Models: Published in International Journal of Research and Reviews in Information Sciences, volume 1, issue no: 03.
     
  • Sarfraz, Mervat, 2011. Challenges and Benefits for Adopting the Paradigm of Cloud Computing: Published in International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies, volume 8, issue no: 02.
     
  • Sarfraz, 2011. A Trusted Virtual Private Space for Enhancing the Level of Trust in Cloud Computing: Published in International Journal of Research and Reviews in Information Sciences, volume 1, issue no: 03.
     
  • 13. Sarfraz, Mervat, 2011. Exploit of Open Source Hypervisors for Managing the Virtual Machines on Cloud: Published in International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies, volume 9, issue no: 01.
     
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Modeling and Visualization of Air-Pollution and its Impacts on Health, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • A Novel Big Data Analytics and Cloud Platform for Education Data Mining, Project Leader, 2017 to 2018 (Taylor's University)
  • Modelling and visualisation of air pollution and its impact on health, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • A novel big data analysis and Cloud platform for education data mining., Project Leader, 2017 to 2018 (Taylor's University)
  • Smart Sustainable Cities: Connecting Bristol with Kuala Lumpur, Co-researcher, 2016 to 2018 (International)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • SYEDA MARIAM MUZAMMAL  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • NAVID ALI KHAN  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • A Review and Survey on Smartphones: The Closest Enemy to Privacy, International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing iCETiC 2019, 19/08/2019 to 20/08/2019, International Association of Educators and Researchers (IAER) (International)
  • Accuracy Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms for Predictive Analytics in Higher Education, International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing iCETiC 2019, 19/08/2019 to 20/08/2019, International Association of Educators and Researchers (IAER) (International)
  • A Data Science Methodology for Internet-of-Things, International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing iCETiC 2019, 19/08/2019 to 20/08/2019, International Association of Educators and Researchers (IAER) (International)
  • A Three-Level Ransomware Detection and Prevention Mechanism, SECURECONF 2019, 03/07/2019 to 04/07/2019, WSConferences (International)
  • An Open-Air Analysis of the Air Pollutants in Malaysian Atmosphere and Experts Engagement Workshop on Smart Mobility, International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering , 02/12/2018 to 05/12/2018, The University of Auckland (International)
  • Transparent Workflow System to Eliminate Biasness in Assessing Final Year Projects, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA), 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018, School of Computing & IT, Taylor's University (International)
  • Machine Learning: An Ethical, Social & Political Perspective, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA), 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018, School of Computing & IT, Taylor's University (International)
  • Credit Card Fraud Detection Using Deep Learning Technique, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA), 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018, School of Computing & IT, Taylor's University (International)
  • Middleware Power Saving Scheme for Mobile Applications, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA), 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018, School of Computing & IT, Taylor's University (International)
  • NotPetya: Cyber Attack Prevention through Awareness via Gamification, IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing and Electronic Enterprise, 11/07/2018 to 12/07/2018, Al-Madinah International University (International)
  • Towards Smart Cities Development: A Study of Public Transport System and Traffic-related Air Pollutants in Malaysia, 8th International Conference on Environment Science and Engineering (ICESE 2018), 11/03/2018 to 13/03/2018, CBEES (International)
  • Negation of Ransomware via Gamification and Enforcement of Standards, International Conference on Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, 05/12/2017 to 07/12/2017, Kalbis Institute, Indonesia (International)
  • A Conceptual Security Approach with Awareness Strategy and Implementation Policy to Eliminate Ransomware, International Conference on Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, 05/12/2017 to 07/12/2017, Kalbis Institute (International)
  • An Integrated Real-Time Simulated Ethical Hacking Toolkit with Interactive Gamification Capabilities and Cyber Security Educational Platform, International Conference on Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, 05/12/2017 to 07/12/2017, Kalbis Institute (International)
  • An Analytical Model for Reliability Evaluation of Cloud Service Provisioning Systems, IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing, 07/08/2017 to 10/08/2017, IEEE Reliability Society (International)
  • Towards an Efficient and Secure Educational Platform on Cloud Infrastructure, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), 08/12/2012 to 10/12/2012, Bits Pilani, Dubai Campus (International)
  • Identifying and Analysing Security Threats to Virtualized Cloud Computing Infrastructures, International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), 08/12/2012 to 10/12/2012, Bits Pilani, Dubai Campus (International)
  • A Study on Significances of Adopting Cloud Computing Paradigm in Healthcare Sector, International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), 08/12/2012 to 10/12/2012, Bits Pilani, Dubai Campus (University)
  • Cloud Implementation Security Challenges, International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), 08/12/2012 to 12/12/2012, Bits Pilani, Dubai Campus (International)
  • Using Virtual Machine Monitors to Overcome the Challenges of Monitoring and Managing Virtualized Cloud Infrastructures, Fifth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 12), 20/10/2011 to 22/10/2011, Halmstad University (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • International doctoral fellowship , Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, 2012 (Fellowship)
  • Outstanding postgraduate student of the year , Education, Stafford House Tutorial College, UK, 2010 (Student)
  • 3rd position holder , Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan, 2009 (Position/Student)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • SoCIT Expert Forum Series - Reinventing Space Planning, Research, 01/06/2017 to 01/06/2017
  • SoCIT Expert Forum Series: The Ascendancy of the Digital Engineer, Research, 25/05/2017 to 25/05/2017
  • The Trend in Fintech and CRM, Research, 20/04/2017 to 20/04/2017
  • Big data fundamentals , Research, 13/10/2015 to 15/10/2015 (International)
  • Hadoop fundamentals I , Research, 02/04/2015 to 10/04/2015 (International)
  • Introduction to Pig , Research, 06/02/2015 to 10/02/2015 (University)
  • Health informatics in the cloud , Research, 04/12/2013 to 11/12/2013 (University)
  • Terrorism and counterterrorism , Research, 16/08/2013 to 23/08/2013 (International)
  • New models of business in society , Research, 09/08/2013 to 16/08/2013 (University)
  • Developing innovative ideas for new companies , Research, 07/03/2013 to 13/03/2013 (University)
  • The global business of sports , Research, 01/01/2013 to 09/01/2013 (University)
  • Certified solution infrastructure architect , Research, 23/11/2012 to 23/11/2012 (International)
  • Certified cloud solution advisor , Research, 14/11/2012 to 14/11/2012 (International)
  • Certified ethical hacker , Research, 08/08/2012 to 17/08/2012 (International)
  • Database SQL certified expert , Research, 05/07/2012 to 12/07/2012 (International)
  • Certified CloudU , Non research, 06/06/2012 to 10/06/2012 (International)
  • Cloud computing security knowledge , Research, 10/05/2012 to 15/05/2012 (International)