DR SARFRAZ NAWAZ BROHI

Dr Sarfraz Nawaz Brohi

Lecturer

PhD (Software Engineering),
Master of Science in Software Engineering,
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science,
Post-graduate Diploma (Software Engineering),
Post-graduate Certificate (Software Engineering).

sarfraznawaz.brohi@taylors.edu.my
Subjects Taught
  • Distributed Application Development
  • Fundamentals of Software Engineering
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Advanced Programming Language Concepts
  • Computing Concurrent Systems Development
  • Database Management Systems
  • Functional Programming – Haskell
  • Fundamentals of C++ Programming
  • Fundamentals of Software Development
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Introduction to VB.Net
  • Java Network Programming
  • Logical Programming – Prolog
  • Networking and Operating Systems
  • Object-Oriented Event Programming
  • Object-Oriented Technology
  • Programming Techniques
  • Software Development Design Patterns

Research Interests
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Sciences (Big Data Analytics)
  • Internet of Things
  • Healthcare Information Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Real-time Systems
  • Anti-reverse Engineering
  • Video Streaming Systems
  • Green Computing

Research Grants Awarded
  • Member of Newton Grant (Environment, Health and Transport) - £ 150K

Publications/ Patents
  • Sarfraz Nawaz Brohi, 2015. Secure Cloud Storage Model to Preserve Confidentiality and Integrity (PhD Thesis), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Online Library Database.
  • Sarfraz Nawaz Brohi, Mervat Adib Bamiah, Suriayati Chuprat, and Jamalul-lail Ab Manan, 2013. Design and Implementation of Privacy Preserved Off-Premises Cloud Storage. Journal of Computer Science, 10 (2): 210-223.
  • Mervat Adib Bamiah, Sarfraz Nawaz Brohi, Suriayati Chuprat and Jamalul-lail Ab Manan, 2013. Trusted Cloud Computing Framework for Healthcare Sector. Journal of Computer Science, 10 (2): 240-250.
  • Sarfraz, Mervat, 2012. Towards an Efficient and Secure Educational Platform on Cloud Infrastructure, Presented at: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Sarfraz, Mervat, 2012. Identifying and Analysing Security Threats to Virtualized Cloud Computing Infrastructures, Presented at: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, 2012. A Study on Significances of Adopting Cloud Computing Paradigm in Healthcare Sector, Presented at: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, 2012. Cloud Computing Implementation Challenges, Presented at: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technologies, Applications and Management 2012 (ICCCTAM 2012), Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Sarfraz, Mervat, 2011. Exploit of Open Source Hypervisors for Managing the Virtual Machines on Cloud: Published in International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies, volume 9, issue No-01.
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, 2011. Seven Deadly Threats and Vulnerabilities in Cloud Computing: Published in International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies, volume 9, issue No-01.
  • Sarfraz, Mervat, 2011. Challenges and Benefits for Adopting the Paradigm of Cloud Computing: Published in International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies, volume 8, issue No-02
  • Sarfraz, 2011. A Trusted Virtual Private Space for Enhancing the Level of Trust in Cloud Computing: Published in International Journal of Research and Reviews in Information Sciences, volume 1, issue No-03.
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, 2011. Exploring the Cloud Deployment and Service Delivery Models: Published in International Journal of Research and Reviews in Information Sciences, volume 1, issue No-03.
  • Mervat, Sarfraz, 2011. Using Virtual Machine Monitors to Overcome the Challenges of Monitoring and Managing Virtualized Cloud Infrastructures: Presented at International Conference on Software and Computing Technology, Published in SPIE digital library.

Others
  • Big Data Fundamentals - Big Data University, 2015.
  • Certified CloudU - Rackspace Hosting, 2012.
  • Certified Ethical Hacker - EC-Council, 2012.
  • Certified Solution Advisor - Cloud Computing Architecture - IBM, 2011.
  • Certified Solution Architect - Cloud Computing Infrastructure - IBM, 2012.
  • Cloud Computing Security Knowledge - Cloud Security Alliance, 2012.
  • Database SQL Certified Expert - Oracle, 2012.
  • Developing Innovative Ideas For New Companies – University of Maryland, USA, 2013.
  • Hadoop Fundamentals I -Big Data University, 2015.
  • Health Informatics In The Cloud - Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, 2013.
  • Introduction To PIG - Big Data University, 2015.
  • New Models Of Business In Society - University of Virginia, USA, 2013.
  • Terrorism and Counterterrorism - Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands, 2013.
  • The Global Business Of Sports - University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2013.

Scholarly Activities/ Industry Experience
  • Reviewer - IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine (2013 - present)
  • Reviewer - Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (2013 - present)
  • Reviewer - SZABIST Multidisciplinary International Conference (2015 - 2016)
  • Industry Researcher - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Collaboration with MIMOS Berhad (2011 - 2014)

Keynotes, Forums, Talks and Guest Lectures Delivered
  • SMJK Katholik High School, Career talk on computer security and forensics (2016)
  • SMK Bandar Utama 3, Designing attractive and Interactive websites (2016)
  • Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, Developing game applications (2016)

Awards & Honours
  • International doctoral fellowship award – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2012.
  • An outstanding postgraduate student of the year – Staffordshire University, 2010.
  • Top 3rd position holder – University of Sindh, 2009.

Professional Affiliations
  • IEEE and IEEE Computer Society Member
  • Internet Society Member
  • Internet Marketing Association
  • Association of Information and Image Management