Dr. Usman Habib




Usman Habib is currently serving as Associate Professor at the department of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, FAST-NUCES Islamabad campus. Before Joining FAST-NUCES Islamabad Campus he has served in well-known institutions of Pakistan such as Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), FAST-NUCES (Chiniot-Faisalabad & Peshawar campus) and COMSATS University (Abbottabad Campus). He was Head of Computer science department at FAST-National University of Computers & Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Chiniot-Faisalabad campus. He holds more than fifteen years of teaching and research experience spanning from 2006 to date. In addition to teaching and research, he also successfully completed various industrial projects which include “eXtract” project funded by an Austrian Funding Agency under e!MISSION programme. Dr. Usman regularly publishes his research in conferences and journals of repute. He is actively involved in different conferences management and served as program chair of International Conference on emerging technologies (ICET), 2019 & 2022 and International conference of IT and industrial technologies (ICIT), 2022.  He remained active member of organizing committee for a series of international conferences, Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) for several years.

He secured distinctive marks during bachelor’s degree in computer science at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan and was awarded Gold medal for the session Spring 2006.  He obtained Master’s degree from Norwegian University of Science and Technology, (NTNU), Norway 2008, fully funded by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The thesis during masters was supervised by Dr. Do Van Thanh in collaboration with Telenor R&I and Ubisafe Norway.
Dr. Usman completed his PhD at ICT department, Technical university of Vienna, Austria, and remained avidly involved in research pertaining to “Automated fault detection and diagnosis in buildings data”. His PhD was also fully funded by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan. The PhD research was carried out in collaboration with (AIT) Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria. He is currently interested in the fields of machine learning, data analytics, solar cooling systems, fault detection and diagnosis systems and information security. His detailed profile and research portfolio can be accessed from following links:

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.pk/citations?user=HN8JX8IAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Usman_Habib2


Associate Professor, FAST-NUCES, Islamabad Campus, Sep. 2022 ~ Till Date

Assistant Professor, GIKI, Pakistan, Oct. 2021 to Aug. 2022

Associate Professor, FAST-NUCES, Chiniot- Faisalabad Campus, Jan. 2021 to Sept. 2021

Assistant Professor, FAST-NUCES, Chiniot- Faisalabad  Campus, Jan. 2020 to Dec. 2020

Assistant Professor, FAST-NUCES, Peshawar Campus, Jul. 2016 to Dec. 2019

Assistant Professor, COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus, Jul. 2012 to Jun. 2016

Lecturer, COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus, Aug. 2006 to Jun. 2012