Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Arif Khan

Dr Arif Khan

Dr Arif is the Course Director in the School of Computing and Mathematics, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences, Charles Sturt University. He has earned his PhD from the Macquarie University Sydney in 2010, MS Electronic Engineering from GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology in 2004, Pakistan and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in 2000, Pakistan.

Arif has worked as a sessional lecturer at Macquarie University, as Assistant Professor at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Pakistan from 2010 to 2013. Arif is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a Professional member of Engineers Australia.

Arif's research interests include MIMO wireless systems, Ad-Hoc networks and Information security in wireless networks. He is an active member of Advanced Networks Research Lab (ANRL) at Charles Sturt University.

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Teaching Responsibilities

Arif has developed and taught a number of subjects in the School of Computing and Mathematics, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences, Charles Sturt University. He has used innovative technologies and pedagogies in his subject design and teaching both in the class and online. Some of the subjects where he has been involved in design and teaching are:

  • ITC209 Mobile Application Development UG
  • ITC212 Internet Technologies UG
  • ITC314 Virtualisation Technologies
  • ITC560 Internet Technologies PG
  • ITC561 Cloud Computing
  • ITC518 Principles of Programming using C#
  • ITC539 Mobile Application Development PG
  • ITC543 Enterprise Design Patterns

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Associate Course Director
  • Innovative Team SCM Representative

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Research Focus

Arif's broad research interests are, but not limited to, in MIMO wireless systems, ad-hoc networks and communication & computer system security. He is also interested in wireless body area networks, cloud computing architecture and security and resource allocation in wireless systems. He actively publishes in refereed journals, international conferences, symposiums and workshops.

Current Research Students

  • Sabih ur Rehman, PhD – Cross Layer Routing in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs)
  • Muhammad Jafer, PhD – Efficient Broadcasting Algorithms for Ad-hoc Network

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Arif is involved in the following professional activities:

  • Member Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Professional Engineer – Engineers Australia
  • Life Member Khwarizmi Science Society

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See list of my publications at Google Scholar:

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