If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal.

-Paulo Coalho-

Dr. Danish Mahmood completed his PhD from COMSATS UNIVERSITY, Islamabad, (Former COMSATS INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) Pakistan in 2018. He is working as an Assistant Professor of computer science in department of computing at SHAHEED ZULFIQAR ALI BHUTTO INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Islamabad, Pakistan. Currently, his research focus is on Energy Management Systems, internet of energy and future smart homes & cities.

Dr. Danish Mahmood has published his work in prestigious journals and international conferences. Besides his own contribution, he has been reviewing research articles for a number of international journals and conferences. Most prominent of which are IEEE Access, International Journal of Energy Research , Journal of cleaner production, and International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. He received Research Productivity Award 2013, 2016 and 2017 at Pak China Business Forum 2014, 2016 and 2018 respectively from the platform of COMSATS University of Islamabad.

Besides science, mighty Karakorum, Hinkukush and Himalayan mountain ranges fascinates him. His manuscript/ book named Northern Pakistan, The Land of Exceptionals (An Overview) got 2nd prize in the contest of National Book Foundation, Islamabad for the year 2009-2010. Several articles on his excursions are published in various literary and social journals of international repute. (i.e. Rabta (Karachi), Adbiyat (Islamabad), kitaab (National Book Foundation), Adab-e- Latif and many more). Moreover, a Directory/Guide book on Northern areas of Pakistan is at its final stage.

Research Interest

IoT, eHealth and Body Area Sensor Networks

Optimization techniques, nature inspired algorithms

Home Energy Management Systems

Smart grid- Demand Side Management


2013 - 2017 - COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad.

PhD (Energy Management Systems)

2010 - 2012- COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad.

MS (Network Engineering)

2007 - 2009- Federal Urdu University of Art Science and Technology, Islamabad.

MSc (Telecom.)