Faculty Profile

Dr Shahid Mahmood Awan

Assistant Professor, Program Advisor (Software Engineering)

School of Systems and Technology

Department of Computer Science

 : shahid.awan@umt.edu.pk     : 3446   

Shahid received his PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore in 2014 and 2008 respectively. Previously, he received his MSc. degree in Computer Science and BSc (Math, Physics) degree from Punjab University, Lahore in 2004 and 2001 respectively. 

Prior to joining UMT, he has 10 years of Research and Development Experience at UET Lahore and Two years experience as Senior Software Engineer at FiverRivers Technologies (pvt) Ltd. Lahore.

Research Interest

  • Machine Learning,
  • Support Vector Regression, Artificial Neural Models,
  • Deep Learning,
  • Optimization Techniques, Swarm Intelligence, Evolutionary Algorithms,
  • Forecasting,  Time Series Analysis, Applications in electricity market research and economics.

 Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • IEEE Computer Society
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES)
  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
  • British Computer Society's Information Retrieval Specialist Group (IRSG).
  • Member of Collaboration for Development (C4D) Community by The World Bank Group
  • Lead, Pakathon Lahore Chapter

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