Dr. Ata Ullah

Assistant Professor ,""
Phone No:ext.223
Email ID:aullah@numl.edu.pk


Post Doc. Research, USTB, Beijing, China, 2018.

PhD(CS) IIUI, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2016

MSCS  COMSATS, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2007

BSCS  COMSATS, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2005

Asst. Professor (BPS-19) (01/09/2018 to Date)

Department of Computer Science

National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.


Research Assistant (Post Doctoral Research) (01/11/17 to 31/08/18)

School of Computer and Communication Engineering,

University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), Beijing, China


Asst. Professor (BPS-19) / Head Project Committee (24/06/2015 to 30/10/17)

Department of Computer Science

National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.


Lecturer (BPS-18) / Head Project Committee (20/03/2012 to 23/06/2015)

Department of Computer Science

National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.


Lecturer (Contract) / Head Project Committee (11/08/2008 to 19/03/2012)

Department of Information Technology

National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.


Software Engineer (02/10/07 to 08/08/08)

Networks Department, Streaming Networks, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Wireless Sensor Networks Security, Mobile Application Development, VoIP, Cloud Computing, Cyber-physical Social Systems, Internet of Things, Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, Next Generation Networks, IMS, VOLTE

1.       Waqas Ahmad, Shengling Wang, Ata Ullah, Sheharyar and Zahid Mahmood, "Reputation-Aware Trust and Privacy-Preservation for Mobile Cloud Computing," in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 46363-46381, 2018. (SCI, Impact Factor: 3.557)

2.       Waqas Ahmad, Shengling Wang, Ata Ullah, Sheharyar, Muhammad Yasir Shabir, Reputation-Aware Recruitment and Credible Reporting for Platform Utility in Mobile Crowd Sensing with Smart Devices in IoT, MDPI Sensors, Vol 18, No. 10, 2018. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.475)

3.       Muhammad Yasir Shabir, Ata Ullah*, and Zahid Mahmood, ANT-colony based Disjoint Set Assortment in Wireless Sensor Networks, Springer Wireless Networks. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.981)

4.       Muhammad Arif Mughal, Xiong Luo, Ata Ullah*, Subhan Ullah, and Zahid Mahmood, Lightweight Digital Signature Based Security Scheme for Human-Centered Internet of Things, IEEE Access, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 31630-31643, 2018. (SCI, Impact Factor: 3.557)

5.       Huansheng Ning, Sahraoui Dhelim, Mohammed Amine Bouras, Amar Khelloufi, and Ata Ullah, Cyber-syndrome and its Formation, Classification, Recovery and Prevention, IEEE Access, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 35501-35511, 2018. (SCI, Impact Factor: 3.557)

6.       Humaira Ashraf, Ata Ullah*, Shireen Tahira, and Muhammad Sher, Efficient Certificate based One-pass Authentication Protocol for VOLTE using IMS, Journal of Internet Technology, 2018. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.301)

7.       Zahid Mahmood, Ata Ullah, Huansheng Ning, Distributed Multi-Party Key Management for Efficient Authentication in Internet of Things, IEEE Access, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 29460-29473, 2018. (SCI, Impact Factor: 3.557)

8.       Shireen Tahira, Ata Ullah*, Humaira Ashraf, and Muhammad Sher, Efficient Security Associations Establishment using IPSec in IMS after Handover in NGMN”, Journal of Internet Technology, 2018. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.301)

9.       Zahid Mahmood, Huansheng Ning, Xuanxia Yao, Ata Ullah, Secure Authentication and Prescription Safety Protocol for Telecare Health Services using Ubiquitous IoT”, MDPI Applied Sciences, Vol. 7, No. 10, P.1069, October 2017. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.679)

10.    Shireen Tahira, Muhammad Sher, Ata Ullah, Muhammad Imran, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos4, Handover based IMS Registration Scheme for Next Generation Mobile Networks, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 2017, pp. 1-15. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.899)

11.    Ali Khan, Qifu Tyler Sun, Zahid Mahmood and Ata Ullah, Energy Efficient Partial Permutation Encryption on Network Coded MANETs, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol, 2017, Article ID 4657831, pp. 1-10, April 2017. (EI Journal)

12.    Zahid Mahmood, Huansheng Ning, Ata Ullah, Polynomial Subset Based Efficient Multi-Party Key Management for Lightweight Devices Network, MDPI Sensors, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 1-20, March 2017. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.475)

13.    Ata Ullah*, Muhammad Sher, Muhammad Imran, and Imran Baig, Disjoint Key Distribution Scheme for Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks, Sensors Journal, pp. 1-15, May 2016. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.704)

14.    Humaira Ashraf, Muhammad Sher, Ata Ullah*, Muhammad Imran, A Secure and Efficient IP Multimedia Subsystem Authentication Mechanism for LTE, Journal of Internet Technology, Vol. 17, No. 04, pp. 839-848, July 2016. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.930)

15.    Muhammad Yasir Shabir, Asif Iqbal, Zahid Mahmood, Ata Ullah, Analysis of Classical Encryption Techniques in Cloud Computing. Journal of Tsinghua Science and Technology, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 102-113, Feb 2016 (SCI, Impact Factor 1.25)

16.    Ata Ullah*, M. Sher, M. Imran and A. Derhab, Secure Key Distribution using Fragmentation and Assimilation in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 1-13, Sep 2015. (SCI, Impact Factor 0.906)

1.       Mohammed Amine, Ata Ullah, Huansheng Ning, Synergy between communication, computing, and caching for smart IoT sensing, IIKI, China, 2018.

2.       Shumayla Yaqoob, Ata Ullah, Muhammad Akbar, Muhammad Imran and Mohsen Guizani, "Fog-assisted Congestion Avoidance Scheme for Internet of Vehicles," 14th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Limassol, Cyprus, 2018, pp. 618-622.

3.       Maryam Gillani, Ata Ullah, Hafiz Adnan Niaz, Trust Management Schemes for Secure Routing in VANETs – A Survey, 12th International Conference on Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science and Statistics (MACS-12), Karachi, Pakistan, 2018.

4.       Maryam Gillani, Ata Ullah, Hafiz Adnan Niaz, Survey of Requirement Management Techniques for Safety Critical Systems, MACS-12, Karachi, Pakistan, 2018.

5.       FoG Assisted Secure De-duplicated Data Dissemination in Smart Healthcare IoT, IEEE SmartIoT 2018.

6.       Software quality rich products vs successful products: a comparative analysis, ITSN, Moldova, 2017.

7.       Congestion Aware and Adaptive Routing Protocols for MANETs”, EAI –Future 5V, Pakistan, 2017.

8.       Efficient Routing Strategy for Congestion Avoidance in MANETs, FIT Pakistan, 2017.

9.       Polynomial Subset Based Efficient Key Management for Lightweight Devices Network”, IIKI, China, 2016.

10.    Light Weight Two-level Session Key Management for End User Authentication in Internet of Things", iThings, China, 2016.

11.    A Lightweight Key Freshness Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks. ITNG, USA, 2015.

12.    Text Extraction using Artificial Neural Networks”, Network Computing and Advanced Information Management, South Korea, 2011.

1.       Wireless Sensors Based Architecture For Animal Health Assessment  


2.       Analysis of New Trends in Routing Wireless Sensor Networks"           


3.       Analytical Review of Querying in Wireless Sensor Networks”