Ali Tufail

ali.tufail@ubd.edu.bn

Senior Assistant Professor, School of Digital Science



                    

Dr Ali Tufail is currently working as a Senior Assistant Professor of Distributed and Cyber Physical Systems at the School of Digital Science (SDS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He completed his PhD in Information and Communication Engineering at Ajou University South Korea in 2011, Masters of Science in Advanced Computing at the University of Bristol UK in 2006 and Bachelor's degree in Information Technology at the National University of Sciences and Technology Pakistan in 2005. Dr. Ali’s teaching and research specializations are in the areas of Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things and Vehicular Adhoc Networks. Dr. Ali has more than 10 years of teaching experience in countries such as Pakistan, South Korea, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. He has 25+ publications in renowned journals and conferences. Dr. Ali is also serving as SDS Seminar Coordinator and Learning Technology Advisor.

EDUCATION

Ajou University, South Korea: PhD Information and Communication Engineering (Sep. 2007- Feb. 2011)
University of Bristol, United Kingdom: MSc Advanced Computing (Internet Technologies) (Sep. 2005- Sep 2006)
National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan: Bachelor in Information Technology (BIT) (Sep. 2001- Aug. 2005)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Distributed systems, Sensor Networks, Internet of Things and Vehicular Adhoc Networks

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Scopus Publications

314

Google Scholar Citations

9

Google Scholar h-index

8

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Scopus Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Tahir Alyas et al., Ali Tufail, “Live Migration of Virtual Machines Using a Mamdani Fuzzy Inference System”, Computers, Materials and Continua, 2021.
Ahmed Alrehaili, Abdallah Namoun, Ali Tufail, “A Comparative Analysis of Scalability Issues within Blockchain-based Solutions in the Internet of Things”, (IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 2021.
Muhammad Sarwar et al., Ali Tufail, Nadia Tabassum, “Data Vaults for Blockchain-Empowered Accounting Information Systems”, IEEE Access, 2021.
Ali Tufail, et al. "Moisture Computing-Based Internet of Vehicles (IoV) Architecture for Smart Cities." Sensors. 2021.
Abdallah, Ali Tufail et al. "An Eco-Friendly Multimodal Route Guidance System for Urban Areas Using Multi-Agent Technology." Applied Sciences. 2021.
Ali Tufail, et al. "A Survey on 5G Enabled Multi-Access Edge Computing for Smart Cities: Issues and Future Prospects." International Journal of Computer Science & Network Security. 2021.
Abdallah, Ahmed, Ali Tufail. "A Review of Automated Website Usability Evaluation Tools: Research Issues and Challenges." International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Springer, Cham, 2021.

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Journal Papers:
1. Tahir Alyas et al., Ali Tufail, “Live Migration of Virtual Machines Using a Mamdani Fuzzy Inference System”, Computers, Materials and Continua, 2021.
2. Ahmed Alrehaili, Abdallah Namoun, Ali Tufail, “A Comparative Analysis of Scalability Issues within Blockchain-based Solutions in the Internet of Things”, (IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 2021.
3. Muhammad Sarwar et al., Ali Tufail, Nadia Tabassum, “Data Vaults for Blockchain-Empowered Accounting Information Systems”, IEEE Access, 2021.
4. Ali Tufail, et al. "Moisture Computing-Based Internet of Vehicles (IoV) Architecture for Smart Cities." Sensors. 2021.
5. Abdallah, Ali Tufail et al. "An Eco-Friendly Multimodal Route Guidance System for Urban Areas Using Multi-Agent Technology." Applied Sciences. 2021.
6. Ali Tufail, et al. "A Survey on 5G Enabled Multi-Access Edge Computing for Smart Cities: Issues and Future Prospects." International Journal of Computer Science & Network Security. 2021.
7. Ali Tufail, “A Lightweight Pairing Protocol for IoT Devices in Smart Homes”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 2019.
8. Ali Tufail, “Enabling Smarter Routing in WSNs with Mobile Sinks”, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 2018.
9. Abdallah, Aabid, Ahmad, Ali Tufail, et al., “A Multi-Agent Architecture for Evacuating Pilgrims in Panic and Emergency Situation: The Hajj Scenario”, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 2018.
10. M. Husain, Yazed ALsaawy, Ali Tufail, “A Seven Tier Architecture of Cloud Database Management System”, Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2018.
11. Ali Tufail, “Pilgrim Tracking and Location Based Services Using RFID and Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 2018.
12. Ali Tufail, et al., “A Reliable and Secure Hybrid Key Management Scheme for WSNs”, Journal of Internet Technology 2015.
13. Adil Mehmood Khan, Ali Tufail, et al., “Activity Recognition on Smartphones via Sensor-Fusion and KDA-Based SVMs”, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2014.
14. Ali Tufail, et al., “WEAMR– A Weighted Energy Aware Multipath Reliable Routing Mechanism for Hotline-Based WSNs“, Sensors 13, no. 5: 6295-6318, 2013.
15. Ali Tufail, “Reliable Latency Aware Routing for Clustered WSNs”, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2012.
16. Ali Tufail, et al., "An Enhanced Backbone-Assisted Reliable Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks", Sensors 10, no. 3: 1619-1651, 2010.

Conference Papers/Book Chapters:
1. Abdallah, Ahmed, Ali Tufail. "A Review of Automated Website Usability Evaluation Tools: Research Issues and Challenges." International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Springer, Cham, 2021.
2. Muhammad Ahmad, et al., Ali Tufail, “Extended Sammon Projection and Wavelet Kernel Extreme Learning Machine for Gait-based Legitimate User Identification”, In Proceedings of ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing, April 8–12, 2019, Limassol, Cyprus (SAC’19)
3. Ali Tufail, “Relay node deployment for a reliable and energy efficient wireless sensor network”, In Communications in Computer and Information Science(CCIS) of Springer LNCS, 14-16 November, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2011
4. Ali Tufail, et al., “A backbone assisted hybrid key management scheme for WSN”, In the Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information Society ( i-Society), 27-29 June , London, United Kingdom, 2011.
5. Ali Tufail, et al., “A Reliable Key Management Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks”, In the Proceedings of 9th IEEE International Conference on Optical Networks (COIN), 11-14 July, Jeju, Korea 2010.
6. Ali Tufail, et al., “A Hotline-Based Reliable Topology for Wireless Sensor Networks”, In the Proceedings of 3rd ACM International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM), Athens/Glyfada, Greece, June 18-23, 2009.
7. Ali Tufail, et al., “On the Reliability of Backbone-Assisted End-to-End Transmissions in WSNs”, In the Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN), Hong Kong, June 7-9, 2009.
8. Ali Tufail, et al., "A Reliable Topology for Wireless Sensor Networks", In the Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Conference of Advanced Communication Technologies (ICACT), Phoenix Park, Korea, Feb. 15-18, 2009
9. Ali Tufail, et al.,”An Empirical Study to Analyze the Feasibility of WIFI for VANETs”, In the Proceedings of 12th IEEE Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD), Xian, China April 2008.