Ashad Kabir

Professorial Staff

Associate Professor Ashad Kabir

Associate Professor in Computer Science
Building 1292 Room 3-11

Associate Professor Kabir received his PhD in Information and Communication Technologies from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, Master in Computer Engineering from Pusan National University, South Korea and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), Bangladesh. He has more than ten years teaching and research experience in a number of universities including Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Deakin University (Australia), Swinburne University of Technology (Australia), University of Nantes (France), Pusan National University (South Korea), University of Chittagong (Bangladesh) and Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (Bangladesh). Over the years, Dr Kabir has been involved in a number of projects from different industries/institutions including Rolls-Royce (Singapore), Samsung (South Korea), INRIA (France) and Computer Associate (Australia). Dr Kabir is a member of IEEE and ACM.

Associate Professor Kabir is passionate about computer programming. He is keen to develop innovative mobile applications for domains such as elderly/healthcare, emergency management, vehicle, and social well-being. He is a Judge of the IEEEXtreme Programming Competition and IEEE Mobile Applications Development Contest.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • ITC518  Principles of Programming Using C# (postgrad)
  • ITC539  Android App Development (postgrad)
  • ITC322  Data Structures (undergrad)
  • ITC358  IT Security (undergrad)
  • ITC538  Programming in Java (undergrad)


Associate Professor Kabir is internationally recognized for his pioneering work on social context-aware software systems. He has made several key contributions around the development of social context-aware applications in the vibrant emerging research area of pervasive social computing at the intersections of social computing, context-aware computing, and software engineering. Dr Kabir has research experience in a range of areas of computer science. His research interests include:

  • Mobile Health
  • Data Mining
  • Context-aware Adaptive Systems
  • Social Media Data Analytics
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Behaviour Mining
  • Privacy/Access Control
  • Smart Mobile Applications
  • Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing

Recently Associate Professor Kabir has published a book entitled Pervasive Social Computing - Socially Aware Pervasive Systems and Mobile Applications.

Professional Activities

  • Judge, IEEEXtreme Programming Competition
  • Judge, IEEE Mobile Applications Development Contest
  • Editorial Board Member, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Context-aware Systems and Applications
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, IEEE
  • Reviewer, Journal of Service Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA), Springer
  • Reviewer, Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC), Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (PUC), Springer
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO), Inderscience
  • PC Member, 15th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM)
  • PC Member, 33rd International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (Tool Demo Track)
  • PC Member, 14th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC)
  • PC Member, IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS)
  • PC Member, International Conference on Nature of Computation and Communication (ICTCC)
  • PC Member, 3rd International Conference on Context-Aware Systems and Applications (ICCASA)
  • PC Member, 4th International Symposium on Internet of Ubiquitous and Pervasive Things (IUPT)
  • PC Member, 2nd Workshop on the Social Car @ AutomotiveUI 2013
  • PC Member, 4th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN)
  • PC Member, International Workshop on Sensor Data Processing and Integration (SDPI)
  • PC Member, 3rd International Symposium on Internet of Ubiquitous and Pervasive Things (IUPT)
  • Reviewer, Asia Speciļ¬c Software Engineering Conference (APSEC)
  • PC Member, 5th Int. Workshop on RFID Technology - Concepts, Applications, Challenges (IWRT)

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