Dr. Atta ur Rehman Khan is an Associate Professor at College of Engineering and Information Technology, Ajman University, UAE. Prior to joining AU, he has served as a PostGradudate Program Coordinator Sohar University Oman, Director of National Cybercrime Forensics Lab Pakistan, Head of Air University Cybersecurity Center Pakistan, Conferences Chair of IEEE Islamabad Section Pakistan, and Research Committee Chair at King Saud University Saudi Arabia.
He has extensive experience in teaching, research, and industry at key positions. He has developed multiple degree programs, published research articles in reputed journals/conferences, and edited/co-authored multiple 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.
Currently, he is serving on the editorial boards of Springer Journal of Cluster Computing, IEEE Communications Magazine, Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Oxford Computer Journal, IEEE SDN Newsletter, IEEE Access, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, Ad hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, SpringerOpen Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences, and SpringerPlus journal. Moreover, he is a Program Evaluator at Pakistan’s National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), member of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate program, NVIDIA GPU Educators Program, Steering Committee Member/ PC Chair/ Track Chair/ Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of over 80 international conferences, and Higher Education Commission Pakistan approved PhD supervisor.
He is a Senior Member of ACM and IEEE. He has been invited as a field expert to multiple forums to discuss latest technological developments. He has also delivered keynote talks at international conferences and universities. Moreover, he has headed research groups at multiple universities, chaired national level academic events, and served as a domain expert for international funding bodies.
Dr. Khan has been honored with multiple awards for his achievements. He has received VisionICT best project award, IEEE International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology best project award, SPECTS best paper award, Technomoot best research poster award, University of Malaya GoT award, and multiple COMSATS University research productivity awards.
His areas of research interest include cybersecurity, mobile cloud computing, ad hoc networks, and IoT. For research collaboration, keynote invitations, and thesis/project evaluation, please feel free to reach at (a.khan at email@example.com) or (dr at attaurrehman.com).