About The Speaker

Dr. Shakeel Khoja is a Professor of Computer Science at the IBA Karachi, and a Commonwealth Academic Fellow. He holds a PhD and Postdoctorate from the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK. His area of research includes the development of e-learning frameworks and digital libraries, information retrieval, and application of multimedia tools over the internet.

 He has worked as a Lead Researcher and Project Manager for various research projects at the IBA Karachi and the University of Southampton. He has worked for the British Council as a lead consultant to evaluate their funded research projects across Pakistan. He is on various committees of HEC for project evaluation, curriculum development, and accreditation. He is also serving as an accreditation expert for Pakistan Engineering Council. At the IBA Karachi, he has served as Chairperson, Department of Computer Science from 2014 till 2020 and heads the Web Science Research Lab. He has been awarded the ‘Best Teacher Award’ by HEC in 2004 and 2012, and ‘Best Researcher Award’ by the IBA in 2014.

He carries an overall professional experience of around 25 years and has over 50 research publications to his credit.