5-6 March 2020
Education: PhD or Doctorate
Affiliation: Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, Karachi
Domain of Research: Technology Trends, Software Engineering and Quality, e-Business, e-Learning, Big Data, Big data analytics for security, Collaborative Learning, Data Mining, Data Retrieval and Data Mining, Data Science, Distance Learning, e-Business, e-Commerce, Educational Systems Design, e-Governance, e-Learning, e-Learning Organisational Issues, e-Learning Tools, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Enterprise Resource Planning, E-Waste, Green Computing, Human Computer Interaction, Information Retrieval, Knowledge Engineering and Mining, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Representation, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Perception and Learning, Pervasive Computing, Planning, Problem Solving, Quality of Service, Sentiment Analysis, Social Computing, Software Engineering, Software Quality, Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, Support Vector Machines, Technology Trends, Virtual Learning Environments, Web-based Learning Communities
Biography: Dr. Zaffar Ahmed Shaikh received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (IBA-Karachi) in 2017. He is currently working as Assistant Professor at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, Karachi, Pakistan. Dr. Shaikh has an academic career of over 15 years out of a total 17 years professional career. He has twenty research publications to his credit. Dr. Shaikh has received several research grants from the EPFL, Switzerland, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, and IBA-Karachi. Dr. Shaikh’s research interests include Data Sciences, Knowledge Management, Language & Technology, Learning Environments, MOOCs, Technology Enhanced Learning, etc. His papers are published in top-tier JCR IF journals, for example, AJET, TOJET, JOECR and in highly-ranked international conferences, for example, ACM SIGITE, IEEE iCALT and AINA, The PLE Conference, ECEL, etc. Dr. Shaikh has been serving as a TPC member in many international conferences, such as CHUSER, ECEL, EDUCON, ICBEIA, ICED, ISBEIA, ISGTS, SHUSHER, SIGITE, to name a few. He is on the board of reviewers of the top-tier journals in the field of Computer Science and Educational Technology, for example, Computers & Education, Education Sciences, EJEL, IJEDICT, Interactive Learning Environments, Multimodal Technologies and Interaction, SYSTEM, etc. Dr. Shaikh is a professional member of ACM and IEEE.