Asif Khan

About me
I completed Masters in Computer Science MCS from Bahria University Karachi, Pakistan in 2003; and MS Computer Science from Balochistan Univeristy of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta, Pakistan in 2007. My MS thesis is entitled as "E-Government Implementation Challenges In Balochistan" under supervision of Dr. Faizullah Khan

I also got an International Masters degree in International Communication, from Communication University of China, Beijing during the years 2012-13. My thesis title was "The Image of Taliban in Editorials of Pakistani Leading English Dailies The News and Dawn". Currently I am PhD Scholor at COMSATS Institute of Information Tecnology, Islamabad, Pakistan and working on Energy Managment in Smart Grid under supervision of Dr. Nadeem Javaid in ComSense Research Laboratory at Computer Science Department.

List of Publication:

Journal Paper:
1. Ahmad, Adnan, Asif Khan, Nadeem Javaid, Hafiz Majid Hussain, Wadood Abdul, Ahmad Almogren, Atif Alamri, and Iftikhar Azim Niaz. "An Optimized Home Energy Management System with Integrated Renewable Energy and Storage Resources." Energies 10, no. 4 (2017): 549.

Conferences:
1. Khan, Asif, Nadeem Javaid, Adnan Ahmed, Saqib Kazmi, Hafiz Majid Hussain, and Zahoor Ali Khan. "Efficient Utilization of HEM Controller Using Heuristic Optimization Techniques." In International Conference on Emerging Internetworking, Data & Web Technologies, pp. 573-584. Springer, Cham, 2017.

2. Ahmed, Adnan, Awais Manzoor, Asif Khan, Adnan Zeb, Hussain Ahmad Madni, Umar Qasim, Zahoor Ali Khan, and Nadeem Javaid. "Performance Measurement of Energy Management Controller Using Heuristic Techniques." In Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, pp. 181-188. Springer, Cham, 2017.

3. Kazmi, Saqib, Hafiz Majid Hussain, Asif Khan, Manzoor Ahmad, Umar Qasim, Zahoor Ali Khan, and Nadeem Javaid. "Balancing Demand and Supply of Energy for Smart Homes." In Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, pp. 1000-1008. Springer, Cham, 2017.

Professional Experience

Civil Secretariat, Science & Information Technology Department, Quetta.

System Analyst B-18, April 2010 - Current

  • Responsible of preparation of concept papers to bring Government institutions/ departments under e-Government plan for better management, transparency, efficiency and accuracy.
  • Perform analysis and design along with implementation and maintenance of application software. Provide technical facilitation for implementation of I.T related systems/process.
  • Assistance in hardware procurement and its maintenance.
  • Prepares or receives detailed workflow chart and diagram to illustrate sequence of steps to describe input, output, and logical operation.
  • Delegate tasks to subordinate members of the project team and assists current application users, Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Software Engineer, Webmaster, Hardware Engineer and Computer Operators.

Balochistan Public Service Commission, Quetta

Assistant Director (Network) B-17, December 2006 to March 2010.

  • Setting/Configuring network, hardware/software installation, up gradation and troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for the conduct of on line examination for various posts and declaring results accordingly.
  • Experience in Operating systems: Windows XP, 2003 server services: WINS, DHCP, DNS, Proxy, user accounts, Active Directory, Setting Back up Domain Controller, Configuring Virtual Private Networks (VPN), implementing firewalls, database administration, data backup/recovery, print, fault tolerance etc.
  • Worked as head of IT and responsible for delegating tasks to Assistant Director (Programming), Assistant Director (Databases) and Computer Operators.

Directorate of Excise and Taxation Department, Quetta

Computer Operator B-16, October 2004 to November 2006.

  • Responsible for integrity, clearance, conformation, verification and validation of data of vehicles of all Balochistan.
  • As established Employee Information System for Office and worked on Projects, which leads towards centralization of data.
  • Prepared PC1 for automation of all taxes of Excise and Taxation Department.

National Commission for Human Development, Mastung

District I.T Officer, July 2004.

  • Sole network/system administrator for LAN.
  • Planning, designing, implementation and maintenance of network.
  • Responsible for interactions with businesses, employees, and management tasks.
  • Responsible for regular backup of all employees and their data.