Al-Sakib Khan Pathan received Ph.D. degree (MS leading to Ph.D.) in Computer Engineering in 2009 from Kyung Hee University, South Korea. He received B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh in 2003. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Computer Science department in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia. Till June 2010, he served as an Assistant Professor at Computer Science and Engineering department in BRAC University, Bangladesh. Prior to holding this position, he worked as a Researcher at Networking Lab, Kyung Hee University, South Korea till August 2009. His research interest includes wireless sensor networks, network security, and e-services technologies. He is a recipient of several awards/best paper awards and has several publications in these areas. He has served as a Chair, Organizing Committee Member, and Technical Program Committee member in numerous international conferences/workshops like GLOBECOM, GreenCom, HPCS, ICA3PP, IWCMC, VTC, HPCC, IDCS, etc. He was awarded the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award and Certificate of Appreciation for his role in IEEE GreenCom’13 conference. He is currently serving as the Editor-in-Chief of IJIDS, an Area Editor of IJCNIS, Editor of IJCSE, Inderscience, Associate Editor of IASTED/ACTA Press IJCA and CCS, Guest Editor of many special issues of top-ranked journals, and Editor/Author of 12 books. One of his books has been included twice in Intel Corporation's Recommended Reading List for Developers, 2nd half 2013 and 1st half of 2014; 3 other books are included in IEEE Communications Society's (IEEE ComSoc) Best Readings in Communications and Information Systems Security, 2013, and a fifth book is in process of being translated to simplified Chinese language from English version. Also, 2 of his journal papers and 1 conference paper are included under different categories in IEEE Communications Society's (IEEE ComSoc) Best Readings Topics on Communications and Information Systems Security, 2013. He also serves as a referee of numerous renowned journals. He received some awards for his reviewing activities like, one of the most active reviewers of IAJIT (2012), recognized reviewer status of CAEE, Elsevier (March 2014) and Ad Hoc Networks journal, Elsevier (April 2014). He is a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA; IEEE ComSoc Bangladesh Chapter, and several other international professional organizations.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Wireless Sensor Network Security, Cryptography, Wireless Network Routing, Security issues in Networking, E-Services Technologies, Internet and Web Applications; Currently, I am also interested in multidisciplinary subjects and issues.
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