Muhammad Umair Ahmed Khan

Ph.D. Candidate

QRST Research Group

School of Computing

Queen's University

Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Postal Address                                                                     

Muhammad Umair Ahmed Khan                                        

School of Computing

Queen's University                                       

Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6                                            

Canada

 

Email Address          

umair cs queensu ca

Office Phone 

+(1) 613 533 6000 ext. 75368


Research Interests

Secure Software Engineering, Secure Software Development, Software Security, Security Assessment and Software Development Life Cycle Models.

 

Publications – refereed

1.   M.U.A. Khan & M. Zulkernine, “Activity and Artifact Views of a Secure Software Development Process,” In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Software Security Process (SSP’09), Vancouver, Canada, 2009, IEEE CS Press, vol. 3, pp. 399-404.

 

2.  M.U.A. Khan & M. Zulkernine, “On Selecting Appropriate Development Processes and Requirements Engineering Methods for Secure Software,” In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Security, Trust, and Privacy for Software Applications (STPSA 2009) Seattle, WA, USA, 2009, IEEE CS Press, vol. 2, pp.353-358.

 

3.  M.U.A. Khan and M. Zulkernine, “Quantifying Security in Secure Software Development Phases,” In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Secure Software Engineering (IWSSE’08), Turku, Finland, 2008, IEEE CS  Press, pp. 955-960.

 

4.  M. Zulkernine, M. Graves, M. & M.U.A. Khan, “Integrating Software Specification into Intrusion Detection,” International Journal of Information Security, Springer, 2007, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 345-357.

 

5.  J. Li, R. Conradi, O.P.N. Slyngstad, C. Bunse, M.U.A. Khan, M. Torchiano, and M. Morisio, “An Empirical Study on Off-the-Shelf Component Usage in Industrial Projects,” In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Product Focused Software Process Improvement (PROFES ‘05), Oulu, Finland, 2005, Springer, pp. 54-68.  

 

6.  J. Li, R. Conradi, O.P.N. Slyngstad, C. Bunse, M.U.A. Khan, M. Torchiano, and M. Morisio, “Validation of New Theses on Off-the-Shelf Component Based Development,” In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Software Metrics Symposium (METRICS'05), Como, Italy, 2005, IEEE CS Press, vol. 00, p. 26 (10 Pages).

 

7.  J. Li, R. Conradi, O.P.N. Slyngstad, C. Bunse, M.U.A. Khan, M. Torchiano, and M. Morisio, “Barriers to disseminating off-the-shelf based development theories to IT industry,” In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Models and Processes for the Evaluation of Off-the-shelf Components, St Louis, Missouri, USA, 2005, ACM Press, pp. 1-4. Also published in ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, ACM Press, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1-4.

 

 

Publications – non-refereed

M.U.A. Khan and M. Zulkernine, “A Survey on Requirements and Design Methods for Secure Software Development,” Technical Report 2009-562, School of Computing, Queen’s University, Canada, 2009.

 

M.U.A. Khan, “Replication of Basili and Selby 1987 Experiment,” SFB 501 Technical Report TR 09/03, Dept. of Comp. Sci., University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Also published as ESERNET experiment EXP-42, 2003.

 

M.U.A. Khan, “Process Modeling for Glockenspiel,” SFB 501 Technical Report TR 10/03, Dept. of Comp. Sci., University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2003.

 

M.U.A, Khan, “Object Oriented Modeling of a System for Automated Vehicle Guidance,” Master’s Thesis, Dept. of Comp. Sci., Dresden University of Technology, Germany, 2001.

 

M.U.A, Khan, “Improving the Quality of Requirement Specifications,” Bachelor’s Final Year Project, Dept. of Comp. Sci., FAST-NU, Lahore, Pakistan.

 

 

Education
September 2006 till present

Ph.D. Candidate at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

 

October 1999 – December 2001

Masters in Computer Science (International Program in Computational Logic) Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany

 

January 1995 – May 1999

Bachelors in Computer Science

National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST NU), Lahore, Pakistan

 

Academic Awards

2009-2010 Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, at Queen’s University, Canada

 

2008-2009 Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, at Queen’s University, Canada

 

2007-2008 R.S. McLaughlin Fellowship at Queen’s University, Canada

 

International Quality Network Study Grant, 2001, at Dresden University of Technology, Germany.

 

Work Experience

September 2005 – July 2006

Computer Science Lecturer, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST NU), Pakistan.

 

September 2004 – February 2005

Part Time Research Assistant, Frounhofer Institute of Experimental Software Engineering, Kaiserslautern, Germany

 

March 2002 – December 2003

Full Time Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany