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Name Rashid Amin
Designation Lecturer
Department Computer Science (Taxila)
Highest Qualification Ph.D. Computer Science, Comsats University Islamabad, Wah Campus
Specialization Software Defined Networks (SDN), Hybrid SDN, Network Management, Wireless Networks, Ad hoc Network, Mobility. Peer to Peer Network
Phone No +92-51-9047-848
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Ph.D. Computer Science 

Comsats University Islamabad, Wah Campus. 

Specialization:  Software Defined Networking (SDN), Hybrid SDN, Network Management, Policy Implementation, Network Security. 


Master of Science in Computer Science MSCS, International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad.
Specialization: Network Management, Mobility, Mobile Ad-hoc Networks, Peer-to-Peer Networks.       



  MCS (Master of Computer Science), International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad.   

My area of research is Hybrid Software Defined Networking. I am supervising MS student's thesis related to SDN, Distributed Computing, Network Security, etc.

Software Defined Networking (SDN),

Network Management,

Peer to Peer (P2P) Network,

Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs)

Research Publication (Journal)

  1. Muhammad Rehan Naeem, Rashid Amin, Sultan S. Alshamrani, Abdullah Alshehri, "Digital Forensics for Malware Classification: An Approach for Binary Code to Pixel Vector Transition", Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, vol. 2022, Article ID 6294058, 12 pages, 2022. ISI IF= 3.633
  2. Abdullah Ajmal, Hamza Aldabbas, Rashid Amin, Sundas Ibrar, Bader Alouffi, Mehdi Gheisari, "Stress-Relieving Video Game and Its Effects: A POMS Case Study", Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, vol. 2022, Article ID 4239536, 11 pages, 2022., ISI IF= 3.633
  3. Aleem, S., Huda, N.U., Amin, R., Khalid, S., Alshamrani, S.S. and Alshehri, A., 2022. Machine Learning Algorithms for Depression: Diagnosis, Insights, and Research Directions. Electronics, 11(7), p.1111. ISI IF= 2.397
  4. Kibriya, H., Amin, R., Alshehri, A.H., Masood, M., Alshamrani, S.S. and Alshehri, A., 2022. A Novel and Effective Brain Tumor Classification Model Using Deep Feature Fusion and Famous Machine Learning Classifiers. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, 2022. ISI IF= 3.633
  5. Usman, M.; Amin, R.; Aldabbas, H.; Alouffi, B. Lightweight Challenge-Response Authentication in SDN-Based UAVs Using Elliptic Curve Cryptography. Electronics 2022, 11, 1026. ISI IF= 2.397
  6. Ajmal, A, Ibrar, S, Amin, R. Cloud computing platform: Performance analysis of prominent cryptographic algorithms. Concurrency Computat Pract Exper. 2022;e6938. doi:10.1002/cpe.6938 ISI IF= 1.536
  7. Muhammad Aftab, Rashid Amin, Deepika Koundal, Hamza Aldabbas, Bader Alouffi, Zeshan Iqbal, "Classification of COVID-19 and Influenza Patients Using Deep Learning", Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging, vol. 2022, Article ID 8549707, 11 pages, 2022. ISI IF= 3.161
  8. Mansoor, M., Amin, R., Mustafa, Z. et al. A machine learning approach for non-invasive fall detection using Kinect. Multimed Tools Appl (2022). ISI IF= 2.757
  9. Naeem Ahmed, Rashid Amin, Hamza Aldabbas, Deepika Koundal, Bader Alouffi, Tariq Shah, "Machine Learning Techniques for Spam Detection in Email and IoT Platforms: Analysis and Research Challenges", Security and Communication Networks, vol. 2022, Article ID 1862888, 19 pages, 2022. ISI IF= 1.791
  10. Saeed, M., Aftab, M., Amin, R., Koundal, D. (2022). Trust Management Model in IoT: A Comprehensive Survey. In: , et al. Innovations in Bio-Inspired Computing and Applications. IBICA 2021. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 419. Springer, Cham.
  11. Madeeha Kanwal, DR. FARRUKH ZESHAN, DR. RASHID AMIN, DR. SYED M. ADNAN, & Wakeel Ahmad. (2021). Artificial Intelligence Based Dynamic Wavelength Grouping for QoS in Optical Packet Switched Networks . University of Wah Journal of Science and Technology (UWJST)5(1), 34-40. Retrieved from
  12. M. Naeem, M. M. Iqbal, and R. Amin, “Continual Deep Learning through Unforgettable Past Practical Convolution”, jictra, pp. 20-29, Dec. 2021.
  13. Raza, Syed Mohsan, Shohreh Ahvar, Rashid Amin, and Mudassar Hussain. "Reliability Aware Multiple Path Installation in Software-Defined Networking." Electronics 10, no. 22 (2021): 2820. ISI IF=2.411
  14. Habib, Hassan, Rashid Amin, Bilal Ahmed, and Abdul Hannan. "Hybrid algorithms for brain tumor segmentation, classification and feature extraction." Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (2021): 1-22. ISI IF= 7.10
  15. Amin, Rashid, Mudassar Hussain, and Muhammad Bilal, "Network Policies in Software-Defined Internet of Everything." In Software-Defined Internet of Everything, pp. 79-96. Springer, Cham, 2022.
  16. Sharma, Chirag, Amandeep Bagga, Rajeev Sobti, Mohammad Shabaz, and Rashid Amin. "A Robust Image Encrypted Watermarking Technique for Neurodegenerative Disorder Diagnosis and Its Applications." Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine 2021 (2021). ISI IF= 2.238
  17. DUR-E-MAKNOON NISAR, RASHID AMIN, NOOR-UL-HUDA SHAH, MOHAMMED A. AL GHAMDI, SULTAN H. ALMOTIRI, MESHRIF ALRUILY, “Healthcare Techniques Through Deep Learning: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities”, IEEE ACCESS, ISI= 3.367
  18. RASHID AMIN, ELISA ROJAS, AQSA AQDUS, SADIA RAMZAN, DAVID CASILLAS-PEREZ, and JOSE M. ARCO, “A survey on Machine Learning Techniques for Routing Optimizations in SDN”, IEEE ACCESS, ISI= 3.367
  19. Haseeb Touqeer, Shakir Zaman, Rashid Amin, Mudassar Hussain, Fadi Al-Turjman, Muhammad Bilal, “Smart Home Security: Challenges, Issues and Solutions at different IoT Layers” The Journal of Supercomputing, Springer, (ISI IF = 2.600)
  20. Malik Javed Akhtar, Zahur Ahmad, Rashid Amin, Sultan H. Almotiri, Mohammed A. Al Ghamdi, Hamza Aldabbas, “An Efficient Mechanism for Product Data Extraction from E-Commerce Websites”, CMC-COMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA 65, no. 3 (2020): 1869-1890. (ISI IF=4.89)
  21. Amin, Rashid, Mudassar Hussain, Mohammed Alhameed, Syed Mohsan Raza, Fathe Jeribi, and Ali Tahir. "Edge-Computing with Graph Computation: A Novel Mechanism to Handle Network Intrusion and Address Spoofing in SDN." CMC-COMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA 65, no. 3 (2020): 1869-1890. (ISI IF=4.89)
  22. Butt, U.A., Mehmood, M., Shah, S.B.H., Amin, R., Shaukat, M.W., Raza, S.M., Suh, D.Y. and Piran, M., 2020. A Review of Machine Learning Algorithms for Cloud Computing Security. Electronics, 9(9), p.1379. (ISI IF= 2.11)
  23. Muhammad Ishtiaq, Sultan H. Almotiri, Rashid Amin, Mohammed A. Al Ghamdi and Hamza Aldabbas, “Deep Learning based Intelligent Surveillance System” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), 11(4), 2020. (ISI Indexed)
  24. Mudassar Hussain, Abdurahman Hassan A Alhazmi, Rashid Amin, Muhammad Almas Anjum and Ali Tahir, “Simultaneous Stream Transmission Methods for Free Viewpoint TV: A Comparative Study” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 10(7), 2019. (ISI Indexed)

  25. Amin, Rashid; Shah, Nadir; Mehmood, Waqar. 2019. "Enforcing Optimal ACL Policies Using K-Partite Graph in Hybrid SDN." Electronics 8, no. 6: 604.  (ISI IF=2.110)

  26. Ismail, Asima and Amin, Rashid", "Malicious Cluster Head Detection Mechanism in Wireless Sensor Networks", Wireless Personal Communications, May 2019, issn="1572-834X", doi="10.1007/s11277-019-06512-w", url="", (ISI IF=1.2)

  27. Jamil, Faisal, Muhammad Iqbal, Rashid Amin, and DoHyeun Kim. "Adaptive Thermal-Aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Body Area Network." Electronics 8, no. 1 (2019): 47. (ISI IF=2.11),

  28. Mudassar Hussain, Rashid Amin, and Sikander Saleem, "MANET Routing: An Enhanced Simulation-based Analysis of MANET Routing Protocols", Volume 01, Issue 01, October 2018, UNIVERSITY OF WAH JOURNAL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

  29. Rashid Amin, Martin  Reisslein, Nadir Shah,  " Hybrid SDN Networks: A Survey of Existing Approaches",  IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (IEEE COMST),  DOI (identifier) 10.1109/COMST.2018.2837161, (ISI IF=20.230), (Accepted)

  30. Fahad Ubaid, Rashid Amin, Faisal Bin Ubaid and Muhammad Munwar Iqbal, “Mitigating Address Spoofing Attacks in Hybrid SDN” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 8(4), 2017. - (ISI Indexed)

  31. Amin, Rashid, Mudassir Hussain, Asima Ismail, and Muhammad Munwar Iqbal. "A CROSS-LAYER DESIGN FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN PEER TO PEER APPLICATION OVER MANET.", Sci.Int.(Lahore),28(6),5183-5187,2016 (ISI Indexed)

  32. R. Amin; N. Shah; B. Shah; O. Alfandi, "Auto-configuration of ACL policy in case of topology change in Hybrid SDN," in IEEE Access, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1,  doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2641482 (ISI IF= 3.224)

  33. Amin, Rashid, et al. "A Cloud-based GIS Application framework to Analyze Road Accidents using windows azure." International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security 14.1 (2016): 38. (ISI Indexed)
  34. Nawaz, Muzammil, Rashid Amin, and Fahad Ubaid. "A SECURITY LEVEL STUDY IN CLOUD COMPUTING." International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security 14.2 (2016): 60. (ISI Indexed)
  35. Amin. Rashid, et al. "Scalable and Secure Network Storage in Cloud Computing." International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security 14.4 (2016): 545. (ISI Indexed)

Research Publication (Conference)

  1. Rashid A, Shehzad A, Bilal A, “Analyzing Performance of Ad hoc Network Mobility Models in a Peer-to-Peer Network Application over Mobile Ad hoc Network”, IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Information Engineering (ICEIE 2010), 1-3 August 2010, Kyoto, Japan, (indexed by Ei Compendex and Thomson ISI).
  2. Shehzad A, Bilal A, Rashid A, Tahir A, “Ensuring Reliability & Freshness in Wireless Sensor Networks” International Conference on Intelligent Network and Computing (ICINC 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 2010.


  • "Research and Implementation of High-Performance Mobile Cloud Computing for Force Field Calculation", Role: Co-Investigator, Grant .5 Million (Pak Rupees), UET Taxila, 
  • "Preventing ARP or DDOS Attacks in SDN-Based Hybrid Network", Role: Investigator, Grant .5 Million (Pak Rupees), UET Taxila

In-Charge Course Monitoring Cell

Member Scholarships Committee

Member of UET Curriculum Committee

Served as member of Course allocation Committee at University of Wah

Served as member of Examination Committee at University of Wah

Served as Time Table Manager of Department of Computer Science as well as whole university at University of Wah.

Guest Editor:

Elsevier Computer Network Journal



IEEE Access

Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA)

Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC)

Frontier of Computer Science (FCS)

Peer to Peer Network Applicaitons (PPNA) 

International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) since 2010

Courses Taught :

  • Programming Language
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Wireless Communication
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Architecture
  • Data Structures
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithm
  • Data Communication and Networks
  • Operating System
  • Computer System Organization
Lecturer, UET Taxila, September 2014 to date.

Lecturer, University of Wah, Wah Cantt. March 2011 to August 2014.

First Position holder in S.S.C examination in school.

First Position holder in B. Sc. examination in college.

First Position holder in Calligraphy Competition in IT-MANIA 2004 at International Islamic   University, Islamabad

Fahad Ubaid, "Mitigating Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Spoofing Attacks in Software-Defined Network"

Nasir Khan, "Analyzing the effect of Peer to Peer Protocol over Software Defined Network".

Faisal Jamil,  "Temperature Efficient Thermal-Aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Body Area Network".

Muzammil Nawaz, "Intelligent Transmission Control Layer for Efficient Management of OpenFlow in Software Defined Networking".

Abid Ali, "Efficient Task Scheduling System in Distributed Environment"

Organized a Five days workshop on Open Source Technologies at UET Taxila

Outcome-Based Education (OBE) 3 days workshop held at Electrical Engineering Departement, UET Taxila 

Fahad Ubaid