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Software and Information Engineering Group

Introduction: 

The Software and Information Engineering Group focus on the technologies/methods for effective and useful system construction in the wider domain of software/information engineering.

Research Areas​

  • ​Software Development Methods
  • Software Modelling and Simulation
  • Model Based/Driven Software Engineering
  • Component-Based Software Development
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Software Engineering for Human computer interactions
  • Web Services
  • Cloud Computing
  • Information Engineering and Management​
  • Group Member

    Faculty:

    ​S/No ​Name​ ​Qualification ​Specialization ​Contact Details
    ​1. ​Dr. Tauseef Ahmed Rana (Group Head) ​Ph.D ​Software Engineering ​tauseefrana@mcs.edu.pk
    ​2. ​Dr. Fahim Arfi ​Ph.D ​Software Engineering ​fahim@mcs.edu.pk
    ​3. ​Dr. Yawar Abbas Bangash ​Ph.D ​Software defined networking, storage ​yawar@mcs.edu.pk
    ​4. ​Dr. Ayesha Maqbool ​Ph.D ​System Engineering ​ayesha.maqbool@mcs.edu.pk
    5.​ ​Athar Mohsin ​MS ​Software Engineering ​athar@mcs.edu.pk
     

    Students:

    S/No ​​Name​ ​Qualification ​Specialization ​Contact Details
    ​1. ​Nazia Bibi ​Ph.D ​Software Engineering nazia_se@yahoo.com
    ​2. Asad Nawaz ​MS ​Software Engineering asadnawaz4@live.com
    ​3. ​Amal Zafar MS
    ​Software Engineering ​amal.dilbar@gmail.com
    ​4. ​Bushra Latif ​MS ​System Engineering ​engrsoft3@gmail.com
    5.​ ​Tehreem Qureshi ​MS ​Software Engineering tehreem.qureshi945@gmail.com​
    ​6. ​Sheikh Israr Ahmed MS ​Software Engineering ​access.israr@gmail.com

    Alumni:​

    S/No ​​Name​ ​Qualification ​Specialization ​Contact Details
    ​1. ​Fahad Zia ​MS ​Software Engineering fahadzia361@gmail.com
    ​2. Saher Tabassam ​MS ​Software Engineering saba88horizon@gmail.com
    ​3. Sundas Khursheed MS
    ​Software Engineering sunduskhurshid@outlook.com

    Research 

    Research Facilities​

    •  Logo Kit Reality Lab
    •  Simulation Lab

    Publications

    Conference Papers​

    • Incremental Construction: A study based on Refinement and Composition based Approaches, T. Rana. In Proceedings of National Software Engineering Conference 2014 (NSEC2014), MCS, NUST, Pakistan.
    • Incremental Construction of Component-based Systems, K.-K. Lau, K.-Y. Ng, T. Rana and C.M. Tran. In Proceedings of Fifteenth International ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Component-based Software Engineering, pages 41-50, ACM, 2012.
    • Constructing Component-based Systems Directly from Requirements using Incremental Composition., K.-K. Lau, A. Nordin, T. Rana and F. Taweel., In Proceedings of Thirty-sixth Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, pages 85-93, IEEE, 2010.
    • A Taxonomy of Software Composition Mechanisms. ,K.-K. Lau and T. Rana, In Proceedings of Thirty-sixth Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, pages -, IEEE, 2010.
    • (Behavioural) Design patterns as composition operators, K.-K. Lau, I. Ntalamagkas, C. Tran and T. Rana. In L. Grunske, R. Reussner and F. Plasil, editors, Proceedings of Thirteenth International Symposium on Component-based Software Engineering, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6092(232-251), Springer-Verlag, 2010 
    • Mobile agent's host security with access control, Tauseef Ahmad Rana, International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation - CIMCA'2006 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce – IAWTIC'2006, Sydney, Australia, 2006, Proceedings will be published by IEEE
    • Kaleem Iqbal Siddiqui, Raja Iqbal, Tauseef Ahmad Rana,” Qualifier-based access to Web Services for Portal-to-Portal Communication”, International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, vinna, Austria, 2005, Proceedings published by IEEE
    • Tauseef Ahmad Rana, Kaleem Iqbal Siddiqui, “Manual data entry forms to XML-based profiles”, First National Information Technology Symposium (NITS 2006) Bridging the Digital Divide: Challenges and Solutions, King Saud University, Riydah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, February 5-7, 2006
    • Suleiman Ali Khan, Tauseef Rana, Shoaib Ahmed, Humayun Feroze, Raashid Kiani, Usman Burki, “Distributing the HLA-RTI to manage increasingly complex simulations”, International Conference on HLA Simulation Methodology and Applications, Lerici (La Spezia), Italy, June 23, 2005​

    Useful Links

    List of HEC Recognized Journals:

  • ​International Journal on Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM)
  • IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
  • ACM Transactions on Software Engineering
  • List of Upcoming Conferences:

  • ​ComTech-2019, MCS, NUST, Pakistan