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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Muhammad Abbas
Associate Professor
Department of Computer & Software Engineering

CE&ME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Peshawar Road Rawalpindi
Tel : +92-51-54444187

Specialization
ERP Systems and Software Engineering

Education
PhD(Information Systems), UK

Dr Muhammad Abbas received his B.E. in Electrical Engineering NED UET and M.S. degrees in Information System Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK  in 2007.  He received the PhD degree in Information Systems, University of Manchester  UK,  in 2011. He is currently working at NUST College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering as an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering. He has significant industrial experience as a maintenance engineer. He has multiple highly cited publications in international journals and conferences.  His research interests include application of software engineering, software quality engineering, software project management and ERP systems.

​ERP Systems, Project Management, Information Systems

1. Fozia Mehboob, Muhammad Abbas, Saad Rehman, Shoab A. Khan, April 2017“Time-Stamped Glyph-Based Surveillance Video Visualization on Google Maps, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing”, DOI: 10.1186/s13640-017-0175-4,[Impact factor:1.060] 

2. Tehsin, Sara, Rehman, Saad, Bin Saeed, Muhammad O, Riaz, Farhan, Hassan, Ali, Young, Rupert, Abbas, Muhammad and Alam, Muhammad S (2017) Self-organizing hierarchical particle swarm optimization of correlation filters for object recognition. IEEE Access, 5. pp. 24495-24502. ISSN 2169-3536 [Impact factor: 3.24] 

3. Fozia Mehboob, Muhammad Abbas, Saad Rehman, Shoab A. Khan, “Trajectory Based Vehicle Counting and Anomalous Event Visualization in Smart Cities” May 2017,The Journal of Networks, Software Tools and Applications,  DOI 10.1007/s10586-017-08855, [Impact factor: 2.040] 

4. H Masood, S Rehman, A Khan, F Riaz, A Hassan, M Abbas, 2017, Approximate Proximal Gradient Based Correlation Filter for Target Tracking in Videos: A Unified Approach, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing (impact factor 2.088)

5. Muhammad Umar, Nawar Khan, Mutaba Hassan Agha, Muhammad Abbas, 2016, SAP-ERP Implementation: Change  Management Model using Qualitative Approach, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security (IJCSNS)

6. M. Umar, N. Khan, M.H. Agha, M. Abbas, “Exploring the Factors affecting ERP Implementation”,  Journal of Quality and Technology Management .   Volume XII, Issue I, June 2016, Page 137 - 155.

7. Bilal Maqbool, Fateh Ur Rehman, Muhammad Abbas, Saad Rehman, 2018, Implementation of Software Testing Practices in Pakistan’s Software Industry, 2nd  International Conference on Management Engineering, Software Engineering and Service Sciences (ICMSS), January 13–15, 2018, Wuhan, China

8. Bilal Maqbool, Fateh Ur Rehman, Muhammad Abbas, Saad Rehman, 2018, Implementation of Scrum in Pakistan’s IT Industry, 2nd  International Conference on Management Engineering, Software Engineering and Service Sciences (ICMSS), January 13–15, 2018, Wuhan, China

9. Farwa Kazmi, Muhammad Abbas, 2018, Evaluation of Trust Management Approaches in Wireless Sensor Networks IBCAST 2018 15th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology (9-13 Jan Islamabad)

10. Nazish Yousaf, Muhammad Abbas, 2017, :FIG  based Quality Assurance in Software Product Lines ,  15th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT ,Dec 2017) , Islamabad, Pakistan from December 18-20.

11. Muhammad Qasim Riaz, Muhammad Abbas 2017, :Evaluation of team expertise in software development organizations, 15th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT, Dec 2017)

12. Waqar Farooq, Muazzam Ali Khan, Dr Saad Rehman, Nazar Abbas Saqib and Muhammad Abbas, 2017 ‘AAGV: A Cluster Based Multicast Routing Protocol for Autonomous Aerial and Ground Vehicles Communication in VANET’ 15th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT ,Dec 2017) , Islamabad, Pakistan from December 18-20.

13. S Tehsin, S Rehman, A Bilal,  O Saeed, M Abbas, R  Young. “Comparative analysis of  zero aliasing logarithmic mapped optimal trade-off correlation filter, Proceedings Volume 10203, Pattern Recognition and Tracking XXVIII; 1020305 (2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2261439 , SPIE Defense+ Security, 1020305-1020305-16 , SPIE Defense + Security, 2017, Anaheim, California, United States

14. Iqra Zafar, Aiman and  Muhammad Abbas, 2017,  The impact of Agile Methodology (DSDM) on software project management  International Conference on Engineering, Computing and Information Technology, ICECIT2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October

15. Munazza Ansar, Raheela Bibi and  Muhammad Abbas, 2017,  Team Interaction for Successful Project Management In Software Development   International Conference on Engineering, Computing and Information Technology, ICECIT2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October

16. Sara Tanvir, Mamoona Safdar, Hanny Tufail, Aimal Khan and Muhammad Abbas, 2017,  A Study on Uncertainties in Software Project Management in Pakistan, International Conference on Engineering, Computing and Information Technology, ICECIT2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October

17. M Gillani, S Rehman, M.Abbas   2017, Software quality rich products vs successful products: a comparative analysis, International Conference on Information Technologies, Systems and Networks, ITSN-2017

18. M Gillani, S Rehman, M.Abbas   2017, Improvising requirement engineering processes: one step ahead methodologies via multi-cyclic approach, International Conference on Information Technologies, Systems and Networks, ITSN-2017

19. Mudassar  Adeel Ahmed,  Imran Ahsan,  Muhammad  Abbas: Systematic Literature Review: Ingenious Software Project Management  while narrowing the impact aspect. Proceedings of the International Conference on Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems, Denmark  RACS Oct 2016: 165-168

20. H Masood, S Rehman, M Khan, Q Javed, M Abbas , “Tracking of fixed shape moving objects based on modified particle filters”, Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT), 2016 19th International Conference

21. Fozia Mehboob, Muhammad Abbas, Shoab Ahmed Khan, 2016, Automated Vehicle Density Estimation from Raw Surveillance Videos, SAI Computing Conference (SAI), 2016 (pp. 1024-1030). IEEE

22. H Masood, S Rehman, M Khan, Q Javed, M Abbas, M Alam, R Young, Dec 2016  Tracking of fixed shape moving objects based on modified particle filters, Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT), 19th International Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh

23. Sara Tehsin ; Saad Rehman ; Ahmad B. Awan ; Qaiser Chaudry ; Muhammad Abbas, et al. " Improved maximum average correlation height filter with adaptive log base selection for object recognition ", Proc. SPIE 9845, Optical Pattern Recognition XXVII, 984506 (April 20, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2223621;

24. Fozia Mehboob, Muhammad Abbas, Shoab Ahmed Khan,  2016, Traffic Event Detection from Road Surveillance Videos based on Fuzzy Logic, 

SAI Computing Conference (SAI), 2016. IEEE, 2016.

25. Fozia Mehboob, Muhammad Abbas, Shoab Ahmed Khan, Robust Traffic Flow Estimation from Road Surveillance Videos, Multimedia (ISM), 2015 IEEE International Symposium on (pp. 605-608). IEEE.  

26. Umm-e-Habiba, & Abbas, Muhammad, et.al, 2015, A Logic-Based Framework for the Management of Changing Software Requirements, Lecture Notes on Software Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 4

27. Bokhari, M. & Abbas, M. et.al.  2015, Limitations of Service Oriented Architecture and its Combination with Cloud Computing, Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technologies Vol. 8, Issue 1

28. Mishall Khan, Muhammad Abbas, May 2014, 'Identification of Risks in Pakistani IT Companies: A Survey Paper, CCECE 2014 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering

29. Fozia Mehboob, Muhammad Abbas, Shoab Ahmed Khan, State Based Testing Using Swarm Intelligence, Science and Information Conference (SAI), 2013. IEEE, 2013.

30. Seerat, Bakhtawar ; Samad, Marriam ; Abbas, Muhammad (2013). Software project management in virtual teams  Science and Information Conference (SAI) 

31. Basharat, Iqra ; Nafees, Tayyaba ; Abbas, Muhammad (2013). Risks factors identification and assessment in virtual projects of software industry: A survey study, Science and Information Conference (SAI), 

32. Fakhar, Muhammad Zaman ; Abbas, Muhammad ; Waris, Madiha (2013). Risk management system for ERP software project,  Science and Information Conference (SAI)

33. Hashim, Rabia ; Abbas, Muhammad ; Hashim, Muhhammad (2013). Critical success factors assessment in software projects . , Science and Information Conference (SAI)

34. Mehboob, Fozia ; Jilani, Atif Aftab Ahmed ; Abbas, M. (2013). State based testing using swarm intelligence.  , Science and Information Conference (SAI)

35. Niazi Ashraf & Abbas, Muhammad (2012) Three Tier Unified Process Model for Requirement Negotiations and Stakeholder Collaborations, IJOART - International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology) Vol 1(6), 2012

36. Abbas.Muhammad, (2008) Information Systems Development Using Multiple Perspectives Approach in Higher Education Institution, Doctoral Conf: University of Manchester


Designation From To  University / Institute

Visiting Faculty

​1996 ​1998 ​Pakistan Military Academy
​Faculty 2003​ ​2005 ​Command and Staff College
​Visiting Faculty ​2012 ​2017 ​Command and Staff College
​TA ​2010 ​2011 ​University of Manchester, UK​
Assistant Professor 2012 ​2013 ​​Dept. of Computer Engineering, NUST College of EME
​Associate Professor ​2013 ​Date ​Dept. of Computer Engineering, NUST College of EME


COURSES TAUGHT
COURSE COD​E COURSE TITLE​
SE-862 Software Requirement Engineering
​SE-868 ​Software Project Management
​SE-862 ​Software Requirement Engineering
​EC-360 ​Software Engineering
​EC-221 ​Operating Systems
​RM-896 ​Research Methods​