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, HOCTracker: Tracking the Evolution of M Hierarchical and Overlapping Communities in Dynamic Social Networks, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, ISSN: 1041-4347, 2014. (accepted) (PDF) (Source)

  • Sajid Y. Bhat and Muhammad Abulaish, OCMiner: A Density-Based Overlapping Community Detection Method for Social Networks, Intelligent Data Analysis, 19(4), IOS Press, Netherlands, ISSN: 1088-467X, 2015. (accepted) (PDF) (Source)

  • Tarique Anwar and Muhammad Abulaish, Namesake Alias Mining on the Web and its Role Towards Suspect Tracking, Information Sciences, Elsevier, 276(0), ISSN: 0020-0255, pp. 123-145, 2014. (PDF) (Source)

  • 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 and Sons,  ISSN: 1942-4787, pp. 408-444, Nov/Dec 2013. (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 (to appear).

Recent Activities

  • Presented a research paper entitled "Spammer Classification using Ensemble Methods over Structural Social Network Features" and chaired a technical session at the IEEE/WIC/ACM Web Intelligence Congress, Warsaw, Poland, August 11-14, 2014.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Big Data Analytics: Challenges & Emerging Trends" at a Faculty Development Programme on "Capacity Building to Enhance the Research Output" organized & conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Computer Applications and Management, New Delhi-63 during July 21-25, 2014.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "From Data Mining to Data Science - A Big Data Analytics Perspective" at the first Scientific Conference organized by the University of Human Development, Sulaimaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq on April 2, 2014.