Bio

I am a member of Board of Studies ,  Graduate Studies Committee of the following institutions:
     
  1. University of Peshawar –  Computer Science
  2. UET Peshawar – Computer Science and IT
  3. Institute of Management Sciences
  4. University of Swabi - Computer Science
  5. SBB Women University Peshawar - Computer Science
  6. Kohat University of Science and Technology -  Computer Science
  7. University of Science and Technology, Bannu
 
I have been working as subject specialist for selection boards and as examiner for the following:
  1. Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar
  2. University of Science and Technology, Bannu
  3. University of Peshawar
  4. Public Service Commission – KP
  5. SBB Women University Peshawar - Computer Science
 
Ph.D Computer Science(2006–2010)
Technical University of Graz,Austria Honors:Ph.D with Honours. Awarded certificate of”New Innovation” Specialization: Software Engineering
Ph.D Follow-up Research (2013)l
Visit ErnstMach Follow-upGrant(EZA)awarded by the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education Research(OeAD-GmbH).
M.Sc. Computer Science (1994–1996)
University of Peshawar,Pakistan.
B.Sc (1991–1993 )
University of Peshawar,Pakistan
1997–2010
Lecturer. Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar.
2010–2015
Assistant Professor.Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan.
2015 to date
Associate Professor. Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Research Interests :
  1. Agile software development
  2. Empirical software engineering methods
  3. Software quality
  4. Green software engineering,
  5. Social software engineering
  6. Usability engineering
Journal Articles
  1. Nazir, S., Hussain, A., Shahzad, S., Rehman, H. U., Zada, I., Ahsan, M.,Khan, A. (2018, April). Determination of awareness of piracy level on educational institutions- a questionnaire based study. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web and Information Technologies, 18(17). doi:10.4108/eai.10-4-2018.154450
  2. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Mahfooz, S., & Nazir, M. (2018). Fuzzy logic based decision support system for component security evaluation. Int. Arab J. Inf. Technol. 15(2), 224–231.
  3. Waqas, M., Iram, M., Shahzad, S., Arshad, S., & Nawaz, T. (2018, April). Knowledge extraction using web usage mining. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Scalable Information Systems, 18(16). doi:10.4108/eai.13-4-2018.154551
  4. Naseem, R., Deris, M. M., Maqbool, O., Li, J., Shahzad, S., & Shah, H. (2017). Improved binary similarity measures for software modularization. Frontiers of IT & EE, 18(8), 1082–1107. doi:10.1631/FITEE.1500373
  5. Naseem, R., Deris, M. M., Maqbool, O., &Shahzad, S. (2017, November). Euclidean space based hierarchical clusterers combinations: an application to software clustering. Cluster Computing. doi:10.1007/s10586-017-1408-0
  6. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Atan, R. B., & Farman, H. (2017). Estimation of software features based birthmark. Cluster Computing, 1–14. doi:10.1007/s10586-017-0842-3
  7. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., & Riza, L. S. (2017). Birthmark-based software classification using rough sets. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 42(2), 859–871. doi:10.1007/s13369-016-2371-4
  8. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Hussain, Z., Iqbal, M., & Keerio, A. (2016). Evaluating student grades using analytic network process. Sindh University Research Journal-SURJ (Science Series), 47(1).
  9. Hussain, S. I., Javed, H., Khan, T., Shahzad, S., & Khalil, F. N. (2015). Native process migration in wireless sensor networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2015, 1–9. doi:10.1155/2015/607143
  10. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Nizamani, Q., Amin, R., Shah, M. A., & Keerio, A. (2015, September). Identifying software features as birthmark. Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) 47(3), 535–540
  11. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Khan, S. A., Ilyas, N. B., & Anwar, S. (2015). A novel rules based approach for estimating software birthmark. The Scientific World Journal, 2015.
  12. Zada, I., Shahzad, S., & Nazir, S. (2015). Issues and implications of scrum on global software development. Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technology, 8(1), 81.
  13. Khan, H., S. Nazir, Shahzad. S., Iqbal, M., Dawood, M., Ali, F., Zaman, Q., & Ilyas, M. (2014). A comparative and spatial study of various areas of khyber pakhtunkhwa-an education perspective. Life Science Journal, 11(10s).
  14. Nazir, S., Anwar, S., Khan, S. A., Shahzad, S., Ali, M., Amin, R., … Cosmas, J. (2014). Software component selection based on quality criteria using the analytic network process. Abstract and Applied Analysis, 2014, 1–12. doi:10.1155/2014/535970
  15. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Mukhtar, N., Khan, H., Zada, I., Nazir, M., & Amin, R. (2014). Test case prioritization for components using fanp. Life Science Journal, 11(6s), 501–511.
  16. Nazir, S. Shahzad, S. & Abid, S. B. S. (2014). Selecting software design based on birthmark. Life Science Journal, 11(12s).
  17. Shahzad, S., Hayat, S., Shah Nazir, H. J., Hayat, Y., Aamir, M., & Serat, A. M. (2014). Analyzing data for grounding a problem theory in software engineering. Life Science Journal, 11(10s).
  18. Shahzad, S., Nazir, S., Abid, S. B. S., Zada, I., & Amin, R. (2014). Software component project evaluation based on quality measure. Life Science Journal, 11(10), 98–107.
  19. Arshad, S., Muhammad, S., &Shahzad, S. (2013). Empirical analysis of traditional and agile requirement engineering process. Journal of Science, Technology and Development, 32(1), 44–47. Á http://pcst.org.pk/journal/JN/2013/STD%20vol%2032(1)%202013/8. %20Empirical%20analysis%20of%20traditional%20and%20agile%20requirement% 20engineering%20process.pdf
  20. Hayat, Y., Ali, W., Hayat, S., Rahman, A., Shahzad, S., &Hussain., Z. (2013). Studying behavior attributes and student?s academic performance. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture. 29(3), 461–467.
  21. Shahzad, S.& Ali, S. (2013, September). Ucloud: concept and design. Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) 45(3), 608–614.
  22. Shahzad, S., Hussain, Z., & Chandio, A. A. (2012, June). Status of software engineering education in pakistan: a problem analysis. Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) 44(2), 1–6.
  23. Shahzad, S., Keerio, A., Mahar, J. A., & Hussain, Z. (2012, June). Effective use of student projects in teaching software engineering. Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) 44(2), 167–170. Á http://www.surj.usindh.edu.pk/volume_44_02.htm
  24. Z.hussain, A.A.chandio, M.Leghari, &S.Shahzad. (2012, June). An implementation and analysis of koha integrated library system, in sindhi. Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) 44(2), 81–86 
Conference Proceeding
  1. Nazir, S., Hussaain, A., Saleem, Y., &Shahzad, S. (2017, March). User modeling for domain-wise learning style variations. In 1st national graduate conference (p. 172). Allama Iqbal Open University.
  2. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Ullah, A., & Hussaain, A. (2017, March). Identification and analysis of project attributes affecting the decision of requirement elicitation technique. In 1st national graduate conference (p. 142). Allama Iqbal Open University.
  3. Shahzad, S., Hussain, A., & Nazir, S. (2017, March). A clone management framework to improve code quality of foss projects. In international conference on communication, computing and digital systems (c-code) (pp. 253–258). doi:10.1109/C-CODE.2017.7918938
  4. Gul, N., Siddiqi, M.-U.-M., Rehman, S., Jehan, A., Jabeen, S., Ali, S., Shahzad, S. (2013). A statistical approach to study ms (cs) research students research process and design. In Proceedings of iccss-13 (1).
  5. Mukhtar, N., Shahzad, S., Khan, M. A., & Nazir, S. (2013). Ontology for feature based selection of web development tools. In Digital information management (icdim),  (pp. 90–95). doi:10.1109/ICDIM.2013.6693980
  6. Nazir, S., Shahzad, S., Nazir, M., & Rehman, H. u. (2013). Evaluating security of software components using analytic network process. In 11th International Conference On Frontiers of information technology (FIT), 2013 (pp. 183–188). doi:10.1109/FIT.2013.41
  7. Suleman Sarwar, M. M., Shahzad, S., & Ahmad, I. (2013). Cyclomatic complexity: the nesting problem. Eighth International Conference On Digital information management (ICDIM), (pp. 274–279). doi:10.1109/ICDIM.2013.6693981
  8. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., … Wolkerstorfer, P. (2012, February). Practical usability in xp software development processes. In Proceedings of achi 2012, (pp:208 to 217).
  9. Sarwar, M. M. S., Ahmad, I., &Shahzad, S. (2012, December). Cyclomatic complexity for wcf: a service oriented architecture. In Frontiers of information technology (fit), (pp. 175–180). doi:10.1109/FIT.2012.39
  10. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., & Wolkerstorfer, P. (2009). Concept and design of a contextual mobile multimedia content usability study. In Achi (pp. 277–282).
  11. Shahzad, S. (2009). Learning from experience: the analysis of an extreme programming process. In S. Latifi (Ed.), Itng (pp. 1405–1410). IEEE Computer Society.
  12. Shahzad, S. & Slany, W. (2009, September). Knowledge management issues in teaching extreme programming. Journal of universal computer science (pp. 278–288).
  13. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., & Vlk, T. (2008). Optimizing Extreme Programming. In ICCCE: proceedings of the international conference on computer and communication engineering, kuala lumpur, malaysia (pp. 1052–1056). IEEE.
  14. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., & Wolkerstorfer, P. (2008a, November). Agile User-Centered Design Applied to a Mobile Multimedia Streaming Application. In Usab 2008 (Vol. 5298/2008, pp. 313–330). Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg.
  15. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., & Wolkerstorfer, P. (2008b). Integrating Extreme Programming and User-Centered Design. In Ppig, the 20th annual psychology of programming interest group conference, Lancaster University, Uk. 10th - 12th september 2008.
  16. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., … Wolkerstorfer, P. (2008, February). User interface design for a mobile multimedia application: an iterative approach. In Proc. IEEE int. conf. on advances in computer-human interaction (achi 2008).
  17. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Shahzad, S., & Slany, W. (2008). Inside view of an extreme process. In Agile processes in software engineering and extreme programming (pp. 226–227). Limerick, Ireland. Springer Verlag.
  18. Wolkerstorfer, P., Tscheligi, M., Sefelin, R., Milchrahm, H., Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., &Shahzad, S. (2008). Probing an agile usability process. In M. Czerwinski, A. M. Lund, & D. S. Tan (Eds.), Chi extended abstracts (pp. 2151–2158). ACM.
  19. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., & Vlk, T. (2007, October). The sustainable application of leadership and teaming in hrm - models for the today??s organisation??s needs ?? a meta-level perspective. In Technology transfer society conference 2007 (t2s).
  20. Hussain, Z., Lechner, M., Milchrahm, H., Shahzad, S., Slany, W., Umgeher, M., Wolkerstorfer, P. (2007, December). User interface design for a content-aware mobile multimedia application: an iterative approach. In Frontiers in mobile and web computing: proceedings of MOMM2007 & iiwas2007 workshops (Vol. 231, pp. 115–120). ISBN : 978-3-85403-231-1. Jakarta, Indonesia.