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

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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.
18. Bangladesh, 2017: As an university representative to conduct the PG/PhD Entrance Tests of the South Asian University, New Delhi at Dhaka Centre on April 9, 2017.

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 "Amalgamation of Textual and Structural Data for Deeper Insight – A Graph-Theoretic Approach for Social Media Data Analytics" at the International Symposium on Computational Mathematics, Optimization, and Computational Intelligence organized by IIT Indore, MP, India under NTU-INDIA connect program during, July 17-19, 2017.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Fusing Content and Structural Information for a Deeper Insight" at the Department of Computer Science, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India on March 17, 2017.

  • Delivered an Invited Talk on "Ranking Social Media Users using Structural and Textual Features" at the National Seminar on Cloud Computing and its Applications organized by School of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India during March 9-10, 2017.