Dr Sarfraz Nawaz Brohi

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 


Academic Qualification

  • 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

Professional Qualification

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Areas of Expertise

  • Information, Computer And Communication Technology (Ict), Computer and Network Security, Cyber Security
  • Information, Computer And Communication Technology (Ict), Big Data, Big Data Technology
  • Information, Computer And Communication Technology (Ict), Cloud Technology, Cloud Computing
  • Information, Computer And Communication Technology (Ict), Emergent Information Technology, Mobile Computing

Research Interest

  • Video Conferencing & Streaming Protocols
  • Anti-Reverse Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Smart and Sustainable Cities
  • Data Science

Publications

2018
  • Smart Mobility Cities: Connecting Bristol and Kuala Lumpur, University of the West of England Digital Library - Article in Journals
  • Big Data in Smart Cities: A Systematic Mapping Review (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Engineering Science and Technology - Article in Journals
  • Big Data Technology in Education: Advantages, Implementations and Challenges (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC) - Article in Journals
2016
  • Identifying and analyzing the transient and permanent barriers for big data. (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Engineering Science and Technology - Article in Journals
2015
  • Secure Cloud Storage Model to Preserve Confidentiality and Integrity, UTM Digital Library - Article in Journals
2014
  • Design and Implementation of Privacy Preserved Off-Premises Cloud Storage (SCOPUS-Indexed), Journal of Computer Science - Article in Journals
  • Trusted Cloud Computing Framework for Healthcare Sector (SCOPUS-Indexed), Journal of Computer Science - Article in Journals
2011
  • Seven Deadly Threats and Vulnerabilities in Cloud Computing, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies - Article in Journals
  • Exploring the Cloud Deployment and Service Delivery Models, International Journal of Research and Reviews in Information Sciences (IJRRIS) - Article in Journals
  • Challenges and Benefits for Adopting the Paradigm of Cloud Computing, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies - Article in Journals
  • A Trusted Virtual Private Space for Enhancing the Level of Trust in Cloud Computing, International Journal of Research and Reviews in Information Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Exploit of Open Source Hypervisors for Managing the Virtual Machines on Cloud, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies - Article in Journals

Research

  • Modeling and Visualization of Air-Pollution and its Impacts on Health,  Co-researcher2017 to 2020, Taylor's University
  • A Novel Big Data Analytics and Cloud Platform for Education Data Mining,  Project Leader2017 to 2018, Taylor's University
  • Modelling and visualisation of air pollution and its impact on health,  Co-researcher2017 to 2020, Taylor's University
  • A novel big data analysis and Cloud platform for education data mining.,  Project Leader2017 to 2018, Taylor's University
  • Smart Sustainable Cities: Connecting Bristol with Kuala Lumpur,  Co-researcher2016 to 2018, International

Awards and Stewardship

  • Best Paper Award, Conference, Lincoln University College, Malaysia, Best Paper Award , 2019
  • International doctoral fellowship , Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Fellowship , 2012
  • Outstanding postgraduate student of the year , Education, Stafford House Tutorial College, UK, Student , 2010
  • 3rd position holder , Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan, Position/Student , 2009

Paper Presented

  • Middleware Power Saving Scheme for Mobile Applications, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018
  • A Three-Level Ransomware Detection and Prevention Mechanism, SECURECONF 2019 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 03/07/2019 to 04/07/2019
  • Credit Card Fraud Detection Using Deep Learning Technique, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018
  • Machine Learning: An Ethical, Social & Political Perspective, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018
  • Transparent Workflow System to Eliminate Biasness in Assessing Final Year Projects, 2018 Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation (ICACCA) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018
  • A Review and Survey on Smartphones: The Closest Enemy to Privacy, International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing iCETiC 2019 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 19/08/2019 to 20/08/2019
  • A Data Science Methodology for Internet-of-Things, International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing iCETiC 2019 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 19/08/2019 to 20/08/2019
  • Accuracy Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms for Predictive Analytics in Higher Education, International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing iCETiC 2019 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 19/08/2019 to 20/08/2019
  • 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 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 02/12/2018 to 05/12/2018
  • NotPetya: Cyber Attack Prevention through Awareness via Gamification, IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing and Electronic Enterprise (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 11/07/2018 to 12/07/2018