Dr. Atta ur Rehman Khan is a computer scientist, scholar, and entrepreneur. He was born on 8 July 1985 in a small village called Tata Bashi Khail, District Lakki Marwat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He received his early education from PAF junior school Peshawar, secondary education from Saint Helen's High School, and post-secondary education from WENSAM College Dera Ismail Khan.
He then gained his BCS (Hons) and MS degrees on a merit scholarship from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Pakistan in 2007 and 2010, respectively. Dr. Atta Ur Rehman Khan also completed a specialized advance networks course in Germany on DAAD’s fellowship. In 2011, he received BirghtSparks fellowship from University of Malaya, Malaysia and completed his PhD in 2014.
He has worked with King Saud University Saudi Arabia, University of Malaya Malaysia, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Pakistan, and Qurtuba University Pakistan. He has also worked with renowned companies in the industry at key positions and provides consulting services.
Dr. Atta Ur Rehman Khan has completed renowned projects, published research articles in reputed journals / conferences, and edited / co-authored multiple books. Currently, he is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, Springer Journal of Cluster Computing, Associate Technical Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine, Editor of Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, IEEE SDN Newsletter, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, SpringerOpen Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences, SpringerPlus, and Ad hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks journal, member of IEEE R&D committee for Smart Grids, IEEE Smart Grids Education Committee, IEEE Smart Grids publications committee, IEEE Smart Grids Operations Committee, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate program, NVIDIA GPU Educators Program, Steering Committee Member / Track Chair / Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of over 50 international conferences, and Higher Education Commission (Pakistan) approved PhD supervisor.
He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Professional Member of ACM. He also serves as a domain expert for multiple international research funding bodies, namely European Commission and CONICYT National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, Santiago, Chile. He has also served as a Research Committee Chair at College of Computer and Information Science, King Saud University (Muzahmiyah Campus).
He has represented Pakistan at multiple scientific and business venues internationally. He has received VisionICT best project award, IEEE International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology best project award, Technomoot best research poster award, University of Malaya GoT award, and CIIT research productivity award. In 2016, he was also nominated for the best researcher award by CIIT. Considering his research and community services, he has been listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World (2017).
He has made significant contributions in the fields of mobile computing, cloud computing, ad-hoc networks, distributed systems, and security. His work is presented at International conferences and published in highly reputed journals, magazines, and books. Dr. Atta Ur Rehman Khan is also an editor of a book and the advisory board member of multiple edited books. For more updated information on his achievements, please visit http://attaurrehman.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/attaurrehmankhan/