PhD (IIT Delhi), Senior Member: IEEE, ACM, and CSI

Assoc. Professor & Head
Department of Computer Science
Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India

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Muhammad Abulaish is working as an Associate Professor and Head at the Department of Computer Science, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India. Abulaish received his master degree from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad, India in 1998. Later, he received Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. Abulaish has also qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) in Computer Science and Applications conducted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) India. He has more than 15 years university teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is a senior member of IEEE, ACM and the Computer Society of India (CSI). He is also a member of IEEE Computer Society, and life member of ISTE, IETE, and ISCA. Abulaish's current research interests span over the areas of Data Analytics, Social Computing, and Security Informatics. He has published over 62 research papers in Journals, Books and Conference proceedings. He is a program committee member of several International Conferences/Workshops. He also serves as a reviewer for various journals including IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Web Intelligence and Agent Systems (IOS press), Information Sciences (Elsevier), Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer), Journal of Biomedical Informatics (Elsevier), and Knowledge and Information Systems (Springer).

Research Publications

  • Sajid Y. Bhat and Muhammad Abulaish, Analysis and Mining of Online Social Networks - Emerging Trends and Challenges, WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 3(6), John Wiley & Sons., pp. 408-444, Nov/Dec 2013. (PDF) (Source)

  • Faraz Ahmed and Muhammad Abulaish, A Generic Statistical Approach for Spam Detection in Online Social Networks, Computer Communications, 36(10-11), Elsevier, pp. 1120-1129, June 2013. (PDF) (Source)

  • Sajid Y. Bhat and Muhammad Abulaish, Community-Based Features for Identifying Spammers in Online Social Networks, In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM'13), Niagara Falls, Canada, Aug. 25-28, 2013. (PDF) (Source)

  • Tarique Anwar and Muhammad Abulaish, An MCL-Based Text Mining Approach for Namesake Disambiguation on the Web, In Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'12), Macau, pp. 40-44, Dec. 4-7, 2012.  (PDF) (Source)


  • Muhammad Abulaish, Ontology Engineering for Imprecise Knowledge Managemnt, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8383-0612-4, No. of Pages: 224, 2009. (PDF) (Source)

  • Muhammad Abulaish, Exploring Database Systems: a systematic approach to develop database design, implementation and querying skills, Pearson Education India, (to appear).

Recent Activities

  • Chaired a technical session on "Data Mining & Applications" at the International Symposium on Computational and Business Intelligence, New Delhi, August 24-26, 2013. 

  • Delivered two lectures at the Faculty Development Program on "Data Mining and Semantic Web"  organized by Delhi Institute of Advanced Studies, Delhi, India during June 14-15, 2013.

  • Chaired a session on "Web Mining & Farming" at IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Macau (SAR of China), December 4-7, 2012.