Nationality : India
Born : 1970
Position : Head and Dean of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Jamia Hamdard, India
Field of study : Software Engineering, Soft Computing, Communication Engineering, Green Computing, Sustainable Development on ICT
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Prof. Afshar Alam is currently working as a Professor and is in charge of Head and Dean of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. He completed his Masters (MCA) degree from the Aligarh Muslim University and his Ph.D. from Jamia Milia Islamia. His research areas include Software Re-engineering, Data Mining, Bio-Informatics, Fuzzy databases, and Sustainable Development. He is the founding member of the University Computer Centre and Computer Wide Networking at Jamia Hamdard. In his 25 years of experience in teaching and research, he was invited to many countries across the globe including UAE, Nepal, Syria, Yemen, Iran, KSA, Singapore, Malaysia, Republic of China and many more for delivering special lectures, Plenary Talks and as Keynote speakers in Conferences. He has authored 9 books and has more than 150 research papers in reputed journals to his credit. He has also drafted the curriculum and Bye-Laws for BTech, MTech, MCA, BCA and MBA (Health Informatics) courses. He is also the member of many government bodies including University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Department of Science & Technology (DST). In his illustrious career as an academician and researcher, he is conferred with many prestigious awards like AMP Award for Excellence in Education, Cooperative Citizen Award, World Environment Day Award, and Spardha Shree Award.
1. Member of Science Engineering and Research Board (SERB) and National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
2. Fellow Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (IETE) and Computer Society of India (CSI)
3. Recently authored a book on Green Computing entitled “Green Computing Approach towards Sustainable Development”
4. NAAC Expert Member
5. Member SERB, PAC
6. Member, Technical Committee, NCPL Ministry HRD
He has more than 25 years of experience in teaching and research. He is the fellow member of IETE and Computer Society of India (CSI). He is currently working as a Professor and holding the charge of Head and Dean of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. He has also served as the Dean Student Welfare and Foreign Student Advisor of Jamia Hamdard University and has worked other positions in various universities and Government bodies UGC, AICTE, MHRD, DST. He has guided 30 Ph.D. research students and more than 200 postgraduate research projects.
He has also worked as a visiting professor of Computer Science in many national and international universities like Hadhramount University of Science and Technology, Yemen, Aligarh Muslim University, India and Jamia Milia Islamia, India. He is also the editor-in-chief, Member of editorial board and reviewer for many reputed national and international journals and conferences. He was also appointed as the examiner of many national level examinations like UGC NET. He was also the member of several selection committees for the appointment of lecturers in institutes and universities across India. He was also appointed as an external examiner for theory and practical examinations at different universities across India like Jamia Milia Islamia, Indraprastha University, Aligarh Muslim University, Delhi University, Calicut University and Manipal University to name a few.