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

Professor, Department of Computer Science (on leave)
Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India

  +91-11-26980014 (direct), EPABX +91-11-26981717 Extn 3450     +91-7503607446  

International Visits


Thailand, 2003: To present a research paper at the 4th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies, Chiang Mai.


Saudi Arabia, 2007-2009: To work as an Assistant Professor at the College of Computer Science, King Khaled University, Abha.


Saudi Arabia, 2010-2012: To work as an Associate Professor at the Center of Excellence in Information Assurance, King Saud University, Riyadh.

4. United States of America (USA), 2011: To present a research paper and to chair a technical session at the 8th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, Nevada.
5. United States of America (USA), 2011: To deliver a talk on “Towards a Knowledge-Based Web Surveillance Framework” at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York.
6. United States of America (USA), 2012: To Attended a Summer workshop on “Social Network Analysis” organized by the LINKS Center, Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
7. Greece, 2011: To present a research paper at the 8th IEEE/FTRA International Conference on Secure and Trust Computing, Data Management, and Applications, Loutraki.
8. Vietnam, 2011: To present a research paper at the 13th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services, Ho Chi Minh City.
9. Malaysia, 2012: To exhibit two research innovations at Malaysia Tech Expo, Kuala Lumpur.
10. Switzerland, 2012: To exhibit a research innovation at the 40th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, Geneva.
11. Romania, 2012: To present two research papers at the 2nd International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics, Craiova.
12. United Kingdom (UK), 2012: To attended GATE (General Architecture for Text Engineering) FIG 5 training organized by the Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield.
13. United Arab Emirates (UAE), 2012: To visit Dubai with family during Summer vacation.
14. Macao, China, 2012: To present a research paper at the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Macau.
15. Hong Kong, 2012: To visit some important places of Hong Kong during the stay period at Macao.
16. Kurdistan, 2014: To Participated as a Guest of Honor in the first Scientific Conference organized by the University of Human Development, Sulaimaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq during April 1-2, 2014.
17. Poland, 2014: To present a research paper and chair a technical session at the IEEE/WIC/ACM Web Intelligence Congress, Warsaw during August 11-14, 2014.

Research Publications

  • Mohd Fazil and Muhammad Abulaish, Why a Socialbot is Effective in Twitter? A Statistical Insight, In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), Social Networking Workshop, Bengaluru, India, pp. 562-567, January 4-8, 2017. (URL) (PDF) (BibTex) (received best paper award)

  • Tarique Anwar and Muhammad Abulaish, Ranking Radically Influential Web Forum Users, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 10, Issue 6, pp. 1289-1298, 2015. (URL) (PDF) (BibTex)

  • Sajid Y. Bhat and Muhammad Abulaish, OCMiner: A Density-Based Overlapping Community Detection Method for Social Networks, Intelligent Data Analysis, Vol. 19, Issue 4, IOS Press, pp. 917-947, 2015. (URL) (PDF) (BibTex)

  • Sajid Y. Bhat and Muhammad Abulaish, HOCTracker: Tracking the Evolution of Hierarchical and Overlapping Communities in Dynamic Social Networks, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 1019-1032, 2014. (URL) (PDF) (BibTex)


  • BiSAL: A Bilingual Sentiment Analysis Lexicon to Analyze Dark Web Forums for Cyber Security (dataset)

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

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

Recent Activities

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Social Network Analysis and Mining" at the Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Big Data Analytics, Data/Text Mining Using SPSS organized by YMCA University, Faridabad, Haryana, India during December 5-9, 2016.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Mining User-Generated Contents for Open Source Intelligence" at the Workshop on Big Data and Soft Computing: Techniques and Applications organized by the Department of Computer Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India during October 5-9, 2016.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Social Computing - An Application to Open Source Intelligence" at the National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence organized by BGSB University, Rajoiri, J&K, India on March 26, 2016.