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Name Engr. Dr. Zahid Mehmood
Designation Lecturer
Department Computer Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification
Specialization
Phone No +92-51-9047746
Cell No +92-320-5031425
Fax No +92-51-9047420
Email [email protected]

PhD Computer Engineering (Aug 2013-Jan 2017) (CGPA-3.55/4.0---86%)
Spec:
Content-Based Image Retrieval, Machine Learning
University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
MS Electronic Engineering (2010-2012) (CGPA-3.40/4.0---76%)
Spec:
Digital Image and Signal Processing
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
BS-Computer Engineering (Hons) (2005-2009)(CGPA-3.24/4.0---80%)
COMSATS University of Sciences and Technology, Wah Campus, Pakistan

Research Interests:

1. Content-Based Image Retrieval and Medical Image Processing
2. Digital Image Processing, Medical Imaging, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Machine Learning
3. Computer Networks, Distributed and Cloud Computing Technologies
4. Semantic Web Applications and Web Applications Engineering
5. Internet of Things (IoT)

Research Biography

Dr. Zahid Mehmood is serving at the Department of Software Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Taxila, Pakistan. He completed his Ph.D. Computer Engineering in Jan-2017 from UET, Taxila, Pakistan. He completed his MS Electronic Engineering in 2012 with specialization in Signal and Image Processing from International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan and BS Computer Engineering (Hons) in 2009 from COMSATS University of Sciences and Technology, Wah Campus, Pakistan. He is a team-lead of FAMLIR (Forensic Analysis, Machine Learning, and Information Retrieval) research group. He is also a reviewer for international journals and conferences such as IEEE Access, Pattern Recognition, Neural Computing and Applications, Neurocomputing, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Journal of Information Science, Computer & Electrical Engineering, PAMI, CVPR, etc. His research interests are content-based image retrieval (CBIR), medical imaging, deep learning, image forensic, computer vision, and machine learning.

1. Content-Based Image Retrieval and Medical Image Processing
2. Digital Image Processing, Medical Imaging, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Machine Learning
3. Computer Networks, Distributed and Cloud Computing Technologies
4. Semantic Web Applications and Web Applications Engineering
5. Internet of Things (IoT)

For my latest research articles, kindly visit my Google scholar profile by clicking here 
(Total Impact Factor: 39.561)

  1. Zahid Mehmood et al. Effect of complementary visual words versus complementary features on clustering for effective content-based image search, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (Accepted in-press, Impact Factor: 1.42) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  2. Zahid Mehmood et al. Scene search based on the adapted triangular regions and soft clustering to improve the effectiveness of the visual-bag-of-words model, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, Springer, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 1.742) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  3. Zahid Mehmood, et al., Content-based image retrieval and semantic automatic image annotation based on the weighted average of triangular histograms using support vector machine, Applied Intelligence, Springer, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 1.983) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  4. Zahid Mehmood, et al., A novel image retrieval based on rectangular spatial histograms of visual words. Kuwait Journal of Science, Kuwait, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 0.811) (HEC Recognized, Category: W) 
  5. Zahid Mehmood, et al., Content-based image retrieval based on visual words fusion vs. features fusion of local and global features, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer, 2018. (Published-IF 1.092) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  6. Zahid Mehmood, et al., A novel image retrieval based on a combination of local and global histograms of visual words. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, USA, 2016, 2016. (Published, Impact Factor: 0.802) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  7. Uzma Sharif, Zahid Mehmood et al., A novel technique for content-based image retrieval to improve the effectiveness of the bag-of-visual-words model using a support vector machine, Artificial Intelligence Review, Springer, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 3.814) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)  
  8. Safia Jabeen, Zahid Mehmood et al., An effective content-based image retrieval technique for image visuals representation based on the bag-of-visual-words model, PLoS ONE, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 2.80) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)  
  9. Toqeer Mahmood, Zahid Mehmood, et al., A robust copy-move forgery detection technique using image feature matching for forensic applications in digital images, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Elsevier, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 2.164) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  10. Khurram Ashfaq Qazi, Tabassam Nawaz, Zahid Mehmood, et al., Segregating and Classifying speech from audio signals with background noise: A hybrid model using acoustic features extraction and sparse coding, PLoS ONE, 2018. (Published-IF 2.80) (HEC Recognized, Category: W) 
  11. Toqeer Mahmood, Aun Irtaza, Zahid Mehmood, et al., Copy-move forgery detection through Stationary wavelets and local binary pattern variance for forensic analysis in digital images, Forensic Science International, Elsevier, 2017. (Published-IF 1.989) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  12. Kanwal Yousaf, Zahid Mehmood, et al., A Novel Technique for Speech Recognition and Visualization Based Mobile Application to Support Two-Way Communication between Deaf-Mute and Normal Peoples, Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing, 2018 (Published, Impact Factor: 1.89) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  13. Amna Sarwar, Zahid Mehmood, et al., A novel technique for content-based image retrieval to improve the effectiveness of the bag-of-visual-words model, Journal of Information Science, 2018 (Published, IF:1.939) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  14. Muhammad Yousaf, Zahid Mehmood, et al., A Novel Technique Based on Visual Words Fusion Analysis of Sparse Features for Effective Content-Based Image Retrieval, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, USA, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 1.145) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  15. Toqeer Mahmood, Zahid Mehmood, et al., An efficient technique for region duplication detection in digital images based on stationary wavelet transform, Applied Intelligence, Springer, 2018. (Published, Impact Factor: 1.983) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  16. Amjad Rehman, Tanzila Saba, Toqeer Mahmood, Zahid Mehmood, et al., Data hiding technique in Steganography for information security using number theory, Journal of Information Science, 2018 (Published, IF:1.939) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)   
  17. Muhammad Arshad Javid, Zafar Ullah Khan, Zahid Mehmood et al., Structural, electronic and optical properties of LiNbO3 using GGA-PBE and TB-mBJ functionals: A DFT study, International Journal of Modern Physics B, 2018 (Published, Impact Factor: 0.769) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)    
  18. Amjad Rehman, Naveed Abbas, Tanzila Saba, Zahid Mehmood, et al., Microscopic Malaria Parasitemia Diagnosis and Grading on Benchmark Datasets, Microscopy research and Technique, 2018 (Published, Impact Factor: 1.147) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  19. Tanzila Saba, Amjad Rehman, Hoshang Kolivand, Zahid Mehmood, et al., Image Enhancement and Segmentation Techniques for Detection of Knee Joint Diseases: A Survey, Current medical imaging reviews, USA, 2018 (Published, IF: 0.299
  20. Tanzila Saba, Naveed Abbas, Amjad Rehman, Zahid Mehmood, et al., Plasmodium Life Cycle Stage Classification Based Quantification of Malaria Parasitaemia in Thin Blood Smears, Microscopy research and Technique, 2018 (Published, Impact Factor: 1.147) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  21. Amjad Rehman, Naveed Abbas, Tanzila Saba, Syed Ijaz-Ur-Rahman, Zahid Mehmood, Hoshang Kolivand, Classification of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Using Deep Learning, Microscopy research and Technique, 2018 (Published, Impact Factor: 1.147) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  22. Hidayat Ullah, Tanzila Saba, Naveed Islam, Naveed Abbas, Amjad Rehman, Zahid Mehmood, et al., An ensemble classification of exudates in color fundus images using  an evolutionary algorithm based optimal features selection, Microscopy research and Technique, 2018 (Accepted in-press, Impact Factor: 1.147) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  23. Nouman Ali, Khalid Bashir Bajwa, Robert Sablatnig, and Zahid Mehmood. Image retrieval by addition of spatial information based on histograms of triangular regions. Computers & Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, 2016. (Published, Impact Factor: 1.570) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  24. Muhammad Arshad Javid, Khalida Mubeen, Mustansar Warraich MD, Zahid Mehmood, et al., Common clinical features of pediatric multiple sclerosis in Pakistan-A report of 15 cases, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 2017 (Published, IF: 0.718)
  25. Khurram Ashfaq Qazi, Zahid Mehmood, et al. Goat flock surveillance: A video analytics framework using quadcopter, Pakistan Journal of Science, 2018 (Published) (HEC Recognized, Category: Y)
  26. Muhammad Arshad Javid, Muhammad Sajjad, Zahid Mehmood, et al. Synthesis, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Polymer Coated Magnetic Nano Particles for Application of MEMS/NEMS, Materials Science-Poland, 2018 (Accepted in-press, Impact Factor: 0.854) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  27. Muhammad Arshad Javid, Amir Saddique, Zahid Mehmood, et al. Synthesis, Characterization and Blood Based Toxic Effects of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles, Materials Science-Medziagotyra, 2018 (Accepted in-press, Impact Factor: 0.450) (HEC Recognized, Category: W)
  28. Rehan Mehmood Yousaf, Saad Rehman, Hassan Dawood, Guo Ping, Zahid Mehmood, Shoaib Azam, and Abdullah Aman Khan, Saliency based object detection and enhancements in static images, Information Science and Applications, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), Springer Nature, 2017. (Published, International Conference
  29. Toqeer Mahmood, Tabassam Nawaz, Zahid Mehmood, Mohsin Shah, Zakir Khan, and Rehan Ashraf. Forensic analysis of copy move forgery in digital images, International Conference on Innovative Technologies (INTEC), IEEE, 2016. (Published, International Conference)
  30. Toqeer Mahmood, Tabassam Nawaz, Rehan Ashraf, Mohsin Shah, Zakir Khan, Aun Irtaza, and Zahid Mehmood, A survey on block based copy move image forgery detection techniques, International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), pages 1-6. IEEE, 2015. (Published, International Conference)
1. Incharge IT Cell:
Section of Information Technology, University of Wah, Wah Cantt from Sept 2009 to Aug, 2012.
2. Secretary Purchase and Repair Committee:
University of Wah, Wah Cantt from Sept 2009 to Aug, 2012.
3.Discipline Incharge:
Department of Computer Science, University of Wah, Wah Cantt from Sept 2009 to Aug, 2012.
4.Final Year Project Coordinator:
Department of Computer Science, University of Wah, Wah Cantt from Sept 2009 to Aug, 2012.

1. Lecturer
Department of Software Engineering UET Taxila from Oct, 2013 to date.
2. LMS Coordinator
SEECS,National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad from Sept, 2012 to Sept 2013.
3. Lecturer
Department of Computer Science, University of Wah, Wah Cantt from Sept,2009 to Aug, 2012.

Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses Taught:

  1. Web Applications Engineering
  2. Advance Software Technologies
  3. Advance Database Management Systems
  4. LINUX System Programming,
  5. LINUX Network Programming
  6. Visual Programming (Visual Basic.NET, C#.NET, Visual Basic 6.0)
  7. Object Oriented Programming Language (C/C++)
  8. Digital Image Processing
  9. Computer Graphics
  10. Data Communication and Computer Networks
  11. Advance Communication Networks
  12. Digital Communication
  13. Computer Organization and Architecture
  14. Advance Computer Architecture
  15. Microprocessor and Assembly Language
  16. Digital Logic Design
  17. Advance Digital Logic Design
  18. Operating System
  19. Digital Signal Processing

1. Lecturer
Department of Software Engineering UET Taxila from Oct, 2013 to date.
2. LMS Coordinator
SEECS,National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad from Sept, 2012 to Sept 2013.
3. Lecturer
Department of Computer Science, University of Wah, Wah Cantt from Sept,2009 to Aug, 2012.

  1. Rehan Mehmood Yousaf, Saad Rehman, Hassan Dawood, Guo Ping, Zahid Mehmood, Shoaib Azam, and Abdullah Aman Khan, Saliency based object detection and enhancements in static images, Information Science and Applications, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), Springer Nature, 2017. (Published, International Conference
  2. Toqeer Mahmood, Tabassam Nawaz, Zahid Mehmood, Mohsin Shah, Zakir Khan, and Rehan Ashraf. Forensic analysis of copy move forgery in digital images, International Conference on Innovative Technologies (INTEC), IEEE, 2016. (Published, International Conference)
  3. Toqeer Mahmood, Tabassam Nawaz, Rehan Ashraf, Mohsin Shah, Zakir Khan, Aun Irtaza, and Zahid Mehmood, A survey on block based copy move image forgery detection techniques, International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), pages 1-6. IEEE, 2015. (Published, International Conference)

Postgraduate Thesis Supervised:

11 MS Software Engineering Students

04 Ph.D. Software Engineering Students (Under supervision)

Research Biography

Dr. Zahid Mehmood is serving at the Department of Software Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Taxila, Pakistan. He completed his Ph.D. Computer Engineering in Jan-2017 from UET, Taxila, Pakistan. He completed his MS Electronic Engineering in 2012 with specialization in Signal and Image Processing from International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan and BS Computer Engineering (Hons) in 2009 from COMSATS University of Sciences and Technology, Wah Campus, Pakistan. He is a team-lead of FAMLIR (Forensic Analysis, Machine Learning, and Information Retrieval) research group. He is also a reviewer for international journals and conferences such as IEEE Access, Pattern Recognition, Neural Computing and Applications, Neurocomputing, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Journal of Information Science, Computer & Electrical Engineering, PAMI, CVPR, etc. His research interests are content-based image retrieval (CBIR), medical imaging, deep learning, image forensic, computer vision, and machine learning.