Dr. Muhammad Ahtisham Aslam

Dr. Muhammad Ahtisham Aslam works as a research associate and also as an Adjunct Full Professor at Gujranwala Institute of Future Technologies (shortly GIFT University). He had been working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Systems, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and as an Assistant Professor at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. He had also lead a research group as a Senior Staff Researcher at the Artificial Intelligence Lab, Knowledge Technology Cluster, Malaysian Institute of Microelectronic Systems (MIMOS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr Ahtisham received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Leipzig in 2007. He has published more than 50 peer reviewed conference and journal articles. He was a recipient of the 13th All Pakistan Dr. Abdul Qadir Khan Research Laboratories Software Competition Award in 2002, the Partial Support Scholarship for Ph.D. Studies Abroad (2005) from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, the Best Researcher Award from the Department of Information Systems, Faculty of Computing and Information Technology (FCIT), KAU, for the year 2016–2017, and the Best Session Research Paper Awards at the 8th COMSATS Workshop on Research in Computing (CWRC 08), Wah Cantt., Pakistan. His research interests include the semantic web, linked open data, data science, and social networks.

Main Research Areas

  • Digital processes and documents
  • Data infrastructures for data-driven government
  • Knowledge Engineering and Management
  • Semantic Web
  • Linked Open Data
  • Machine Reasoning
  • Ontology Design and Engineering