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Military College of Signals  (MCS)
Engr Athar Mohsin Zaidi
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Software Engineering

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Military College of Signals, Humayun Road Rawalpindi Cantt
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Software Requirements Engineering

MS Software Engineering(National University of Sciences and Technology) Pakistan

Mr. Athar Mohsin is working as Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Software Engineering, Military College of Signals (MCS), NUST. Initially he worked as Instructor Class B from Jun 2004 till May 2009. In May 2009 he was appointed as Assistant Professor.

Mr. Athar did his MS in Computer Software Engineering from NUST. He is also a Certified HR Professional. His research interests are Software Engineering and Software Requirements Engineering. He has thirteen research publications in national and International Conferences to his credit. He is also coauthor of a book. 

Currently, he is involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses and supervising UG final year Projects and co supervising the master’s theses in the field of Computer software engineering. In addition to teaching, he has been performing the duties of associate Head of Department, Training officer and program coordinator of Masters and PhD programs of the Department.

Research Interest

  • ​Software Engineering
  • Software Requirements Engineering 
  • Academic Projects

  • Master Thesis: May 2000 “Retrieval of information using TAPI” 
  •  UG Project Supervision

  • ​​GIS-based Systems (Funded Project, MoS&T)  
  • ​​Human brain interfacing with computer 
  • Driverless Parking 
  • Web based curriculum evaluation system  
  • Intelligent Classifier for a direct neural interface 
  • Cardiac C-Thal System 
  • Portable MiniDoc  
  • Automated resource recovery service infrastructure for Grid
  • Agents for efficient and optimal search on semantic web
  • Helicopter stabilization system for Hover
  • Underwater communication for submarines ​
  • M.Hafeez, M.Younus, Athar Mohsin ” Optimal Solution to Matrix Parenthesization Problem Employing Parallel Processing Approach” Proceedings of the 8th Conference on 8th WSEAS International Conference on Evolutionary Computing -2007

  • Richard McClatchey, Arshad Ali,I.Habib. Kamran,Athar “Grid Middleware to Grid Operating System” 5th International Conf on Grid & Cooperative Computing (China), 2006

  • Muhammad Alamzaib, Athar Mohsin ” Human Interaction web model”, 5th ACIS International Conf on Software Engg Research, Management and amp, Application (SERA-2007), Busan, Korea, Aug 2007.

  • Syed Musharaf Ali, MYounus Javed, Athar Mohsin “Despeckling of Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Using Inner Product Spaces in Undecimated Wavelet Domain” 5th International Conference on Computer Electrical, System Science, and Engineering” CESSE 2008, WASET XVII for 27th volume, Cairo, Egypt,  Feb 2008

  • Zafar Iqbal, Athar Mohsin,Babar “802.11 Network Intrusion Detection using Genetic Programming”, 11th WSEAS International Conference on COMMUNICATIONS (part of the 2007 CSCC  Multiconference), Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island, Greece, July, 2007

  • Athar Mohsin, Yasar Mehmood,Rashid Hussain “RAY Model: A Practical Oriented Testing Approach” International Conference Computer and Information technologies (ICCSIT’ 08) Singapore, Aug 2008.

  • Athar Mohsin, J Ashraf “Why do Public Sector IT Projects Fail” International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE08), Singapore,Jul 2009.

  • Athar,Ayesha, Asma “Modern trends towards requirement elicitation”  NSEC '10 Proceedings of the 2010 National Software Engineering Conference, 2010.

  • Athar, Atif “A New Requirement Prioritization Model for Market Driven Products Using Analytical Hierarchical Process, Data Storage and Data Engineering (DSDE), 2010 International Conference, Bangalore, 2010. 

  • Kanwal Daud Gill, Arif Raza, Athar Mohsin Zaidi, Muhammad Muneeb Kiani: Semi-automation for ambiguity resolution in Open Source Software requirements. CCECE 2014: 1-6

  • Muhammad Atif Iqbal, Athar Mohsin Zaidi, Saeed Murtaza: A New Requirement Prioritization Model for Market Driven Products Using Analytical Hierarchical Process. DSDE 2010: 142-149

  • Jawaria Sadiq, Athar Mohsin, Fahim Arif: Quantifying Non-functional Requirements in Service Oriented Development. FIT 2011: 224

  • Jawaria Sarwar, Athar Mohsin, F. Arif Usability Concerns of Android Casual Game Applications:Analysis and Improvements
  • Book Chapter 

  • ​​Incorporating Business Process Change in Information System Design by Yasar Mehmood, Athar Mohsin Zaidi and Awais Majeed (Jul 5, 2013) ISBN: 978-3659409714, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.​
  • ​Mr. Athar has been teaching following​ courses:​​
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Digital Logic Fundamentals
  • Microprocessor Interfacing
  • Computer organization and ArchitectureSoftware Engineering
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Software Design and Architecture
  • Software Requirements Engineering
  • Advanced Software Requirements Engineering
  • Software Project Management 
  • Advanced Software Project Management 
  • ​​Pakistan Army 
  • NUST ​