Faculty Imran Usman

Imran Usman

HOD Department of Computer Science

Dr. Imran Usman is a distinguished Professor of Computer Science and the esteemed Head of the Computer Science Department at NUST Balochistan Campus. With a PhD from PIEAS in 2010, his expertise spans artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, and computer vision. Beyond research, Dr. Usman is deeply committed to nurturing talent. He has supervised numerous MS and PhD students, guiding them towards academic excellence. His mentorship is revered by both colleagues and students. Dr. Usman's scholarly contributions are profound, with his work published in reputable journals and presented at esteemed conferences. As a thought leader, he continually pushes the boundaries of computer science, fostering innovation and discovery. As the department head, Dr. Usman's leadership is transformative. He champions initiatives to elevate education and research standards, driving the department to new heights of success and recognition.

Academic Background
PhD (Computer And Information Sciences) Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) June 20, 2006 - September 01, 2010
Honours and Awards
Research Productivity Awd Research Productivity Award, COMSATS University Islamabad
Stereoscopic shift error expansion reversible watermarking scheme using depth image based rendering February 16, 2024 Saeeda Beenish Zahra, Tariq Bashir, Imran Usman, M Mohsin Riaz, Multimedia Tools and Applications - Pages: 18
Agent Based Modelling in Digital Twins for Household Water Consumption Forecasting January 01, 2024 Sultan Alamir, Imran Usman, Saad Alvi, Przeglad Elektrotechniczny - Vol:2024 (1) , Pages: 158-164
Classification of Gastric Lesions Using Gabor Block Local Binary Patterns April 03, 2023 Muhammad Tahir, Farhan Riaz, Imran Usman, Muhammad Ibrahim Habib, Computer Systems Science and Engineering - Volume 46(3), Pages 4007-4022
Entropy generation due to micro-rotating Casson's nanofluid flow over a nonlinear stretching plate: numerical treatment May 19, 2022 Abdul Salam Khan, Muhammad Nasir Abrar, Salah Uddin, Muhammad Awais, Imran Usman, Waves in Random and Complex Media - Pages 1-17
Analyzing Tweets for Better Decision-Making using Machine Learning October 05, 2021 Hazzaa N. Al Shareef, Imran Usman, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security - Volume 21, No.10, Pages 119-124
Reducing Entropy Overestimation in Soft Actor Critic Using Dual Policy Network June 10, 2021 Hamid Ali, Hammad Majeed, Imran Usman, Khaled A. Al Mejalli, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing - Volume 2021, Article ID 9920591, 13 pages
Intelligent Automated Cognitive-Maturity Recognition System for Confidence Based E-Learning April 30, 2021 Imran Usman, Adeeb M. Al Homoud, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security - Volume 21, Issue 4, Pages 223-228
Abnormal Crowd Behavior Detection Using Heuristic Search and Motion Awareness April 04, 2021 Imran Usman, Abdulaziz A. Albesher, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security - Volume 21, Issue 4, Pages 131-139
A robust iris localization scheme for the iris recognition January 01, 2021 Farmanullah Jan, Nasro Min-Allah, Shahrukh Agha, Imran Usman, Irfanullah Khan, Multimedia Tools and Applications - Volume 80, Pages 4579-4605
Intelligent Automated Detection of Microaneurysms in Fundus Images using Feature-Set Tuning April 17, 2020 Imran Usman, Khaled A. Almejalli, IEEE Access - Volume 8, Pages 65187-65196
A DCT Domain Smart Vicinity Reliant Fragile Watermarking Technique for DIBR 3D-TV November 07, 2019 Tariq Bashir, Imran Usman, Abdulaziz Abdullah Albesher, Samer Hassan Atawneh, Syed Saud Naqvi, Automatika - Volume 61, No. 1, Pages 58-65
GP based smart reversible watermarking of depth image based rendering for stereoscopic images August 15, 2019 Tariq Bashir, Imran Usman, Abdulaziz Abdullah Albesher, Khaled A. Almejalli, Syed Saud Naqvi, Multimedia Tools and Applications - Volume 78, Pages 21943-21962
An Efficient Depth Estimation Technique Using 3-Trait Luminance Profiling August 01, 2019 Imran Usman, Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research - Volume 9, No. 4, Pages 4428-4432
Efficient routing for corona based underwater wireless sensor networks July 01, 2019 Zahoor Ali Khan, Ghazanfar Latif, Arshad Sher, Imran Usman, Mahmood Ashraf, Manzoor Ilahi, Nadeem Javaid, Computing - Volume 101, Pages 831-856
A Model for English to Urdu and Hindi Machine Translation System using Translation Rules and Artificial Neural Network January 31, 2019 Shahnawaz Khan, Imran Usman, The International Arab Journal of Information Technology - Volume 16, No. 1, Pages 125-131
Self-organizing inter-cell interference coordination in 4G and beyond networks using genetic algorithms June 16, 2017 Aasia Kashaf, Moazzam Islam Tiwana, Imran Usman, Mohsin Islam Tiwana, Automatika - Volume 58, Issue 1, Pages 48-54
Information Embedding Algorithm based on Diamond Encoding Scheme with Different-base Digits February 01, 2017 Samer Atawneh, Hussein Al Bazar, Imran Usman, Putra Sumari, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology & Security - Volume 7, No.1, Pages 25-32
Secure Digital Watermarking using Optimized Improved Spread Spectrum and BCH Coding for DIBR 3D-TV System July 01, 2016 Tariq Bashir, Imran Usman, Junaid Ur Rehman, Multimedia Tools and Applications - Volume 75, Pages7697-7713
A dynamic non-circular iris localization technique for non ideal data November 01, 2014 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Shahid A. Khan, Shahzad A. Malik, Computers & Electrical Engineering - Volume 40, Issue 8, Pages 215-226
Iris Segmentation for Visible Wavelength and Near Infrared Eye Images August 01, 2014 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Optik - Volume 125, Issue 16, Pages 4274-4282
Intelligent reversible watermarking technique in medical images using GA and PSO June 01, 2014 Talat Naheed, Imran Usman, Tariq M. Khan, Amir H. Dar, Muhammad Farhan Shafique, Optik - Volume 125, Issue 11, Pages 2515-2525
Iris localization based on the Hough transform, a Radial-gradient operator, and the gray-level intensity December 01, 2013 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Shahid A. Khan, Shahzad A. Malik, Optik - Volume 124, Issue 23, Pages 5976-5985
An UWB Diversity Antenna Array with a Novel H type Decoupling Structure November 01, 2013 Nayab Gogosh, Muhammad Farhan Shafique, Rashid Saleem, Imran Usman, A. M. Faiz, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters - Volume 55, Issue 11, Pages 2715-2720
A non-circular iris localization algorithm using image projection function and gray level statistics September 01, 2013 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Shahrukh Agha, Optik - Volume 124, Issue 18, Pages 3187-3193
Intelligent Churn prediction for Telecommunication Industry September 01, 2013 Imran Khan, Imran Usman, Tariq Usman, Ghani Ur Rehman, Ateeq Ur Rehman, International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies - Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 165-170
Robust iris biometric system for visible wavelength data August 10, 2013 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Shahid A. Khan, Chinese Optics Letters - Volume 11, Issue 8, Article Number 081501
A New Additive Watermarking Technique for Multimodal Biometric Identification August 09, 2013 Asad Javed, Muhammad Fasiullah, Muhammad Akhtar Munir, Imran Usman, Muhammad Farhan Shafique, Tariq Bashir, Mahmood Ashraf Khan, Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research - Volume 3(7), Pages 935-942
EEG feature classification using enhanced CSSD and combination of classifiers June 04, 2013 Atiq A. Tahir, Imran Usman, Zahid Mehmood, Muhammad Farhan Shafique, Tariq Bashir, Mahmood Ashraf Khan, Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research - Volume 3(7), Pages 911-914
A Novel Bi-Elliptical Planar Antenna for Ultra Wideband Communications January 22, 2013 Nayab Gogosh, Rashid Saleem, Muhammad Farhan Shafique, Imran Usman, Mahmood Ashraf Khan, Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research - Volume 3(7), Pages 754-759
Reliable iris localization using Hough transform, histogram-bisection, and eccentricity January 01, 2013 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Shahrukh Agha, Signal Processing - Volume 93, Issue 1, Pages 230-241
Intelligent Reversible Watermarking and Authentication: Hiding Depth Map Information for 3D Cameras December 20, 2012 Asifullah Khan, Sana Ambreen Malik, Asad Ali, Rafiullah Chamlawi, Mutawarra Hussain, Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, Imran Usman, Information Sciences - Volume 216, Pages 155-175
Iris localization in frontal eye images for less constrained iris recognition systems December 01, 2012 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Shahrukh Agha, Digital Signal Processing - Volume 22, Issue 6, Pages 971-986
Reliable iris localization using integral projection function and 2D-shape properties November 10, 2012 Farmanullah Jan, Imran Usman, Shahrukh Agha, Chinese Optics Letters - Volume 10, Issue 11, Article Number 111501
Employing Intelligence in the Embedding and Decoding Stages of a Robust Watermarking System June 01, 2011 Imran Usman, Asifullah Khan, Rafiullah Chamlawi, AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications - Volume 65, Issue 6, Pages 582-588
Authentication and Recovery of Images using Multiple Watermarks May 01, 2010 Rafiullah Chamlawi, Asifullah Khan, Imran Usman, Computers & Electrical Engineering - Volume 36, Issue 3, Pages 578-584
BCH coding and intelligent watermark embedding: employing both frequency and strength selection January 01, 2010 Imran Usman, Asifullah Khan, Applied Soft Computing - Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 332-343
Associate Professor Saudi Electric University March 18, 2014 - August 04, 2021
Assistant Professor and Senior In-Charge of Graduate Program COMSATS Institute of Information Technology August 01, 2010 - August 01, 2012
Assistant Professor Iqra University August 01, 2009 - September 05, 2010
Lecturer Iqra University September 01, 2003 - March 09, 2004
Intern (Programmer and Group Leader) Land Mark Resources November 01, 2002 - August 31, 2003
Intern Remote Intelligent Monitoring Systems June 15, 2002 - August 15, 2002