Prof. Al-Sakib Khan Pathan
Independent University, Bangladesh
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. Currently, he is with the Independent University, Bangladesh as an Adjunct Professor. He received PhD degree in Computer Engineering in 2009 from Kyung Hee University, South Korea and B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh in 2003. In his academic career so far, he worked as a faculty member at the CSE Department of Southeast University, Bangladesh during 2015-2020, Computer Science department, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia during 2010-2015; at BRACU, Bangladesh during 2009-2010, and at NSU, Bangladesh during 2004-2005. He was a Guest Lecturer for the STEP project at the Department of Technical and Vocational Education, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh in 2018. He also worked as a Researcher at Networking Lab, Kyung Hee University, South Korea from September 2005 to August 2009 where he completed his MS leading to PhD. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, network security, cloud computing, and e-services technologies. Currently he is also working on some multidisciplinary issues. He is a recipient of several awards/best paper awards and has several notable publications in these areas. So far, he has delivered over 22 Keynotes and Invited speeches at various international conferences and events. He was named on the List of Top 2% Scientists of the World, 2019 by Stanford University, USA in 2020. He has served as a General Chair, Organizing Committee Member, and Technical Program Committee (TPC) member in numerous top-ranked international conferences/workshops like INFOCOM, GLOBECOM, ICC, LCN, GreenCom, AINA, WCNC, HPCS, ICA3PP, IWCMC, VTC, HPCC, SGIoT, etc. He was awarded the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award for his role in IEEE GreenCom’13 conference and IEEE Outstanding Service Award in recognition for the service and contribution to the IEEE 21st IRI 2020 conference. He is currently serving as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computers and Applications, Taylor & Francis, UK, Editor of Ad Hoc and Sensor Wireless Networks, Old City Publishing, International Journal of Sensor Networks, Inderscience Publishers, and Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Associate Editor of Connection Science, Taylor & Francis, UK, International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, Inderscience, Area Editor of International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security, Guest Editor of many special issues of top-ranked journals, and Editor/Author of 22 books. One of his books has been included twice in Intel Corporation’s Recommended Reading List for Developers, 2nd half 2013 and 1st half of 2014; 3 books were included in IEEE Communications Society’s (IEEE ComSoc) Best Readings in Communications and Information Systems Security, 2013, several other books were indexed with all the titles (chapters) in Elsevier’s acclaimed abstract and citation database, Scopus, in February 2015, at least one has been approved as a textbook at NJCU, USA in 2020, one is among the Top Used resources on SpringerLink in 2020 for UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) – Affordable and Clean Energy and one book has been translated to simplified Chinese language from English version. Also, 2 of his journal papers and 1 conference paper were included under different categories in IEEE Communications Society’s (IEEE ComSoc) Best Readings Topics on Communications and Information Systems Security, 2013. He also serves as a referee of many prestigious journals. He received some awards for his reviewing activities like: one of the most active reviewers of IAJIT several times; Elsevier Outstanding Reviewer for Computer Networks, Ad Hoc Networks, FGCS, and JNCA in multiple years. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA.