Dr. Atta ur Rehman Khan

Dr. Atta ur Rehman Khan is an Assistant Professor at College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. He has over a decade’s experience in teaching, research, and industry at key positions. He 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 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. Moreover, he is a Senior Member of IEEE and Professional Member of ACM. He has received multiple awards, scholarships, and research grants. His areas of research interest include mobile computing, cloud computing, ad hoc networks, IoT, and security.


  • PhD, Mobile Cloud Computing
    University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (QS 2016 university world ranking: 114)
  • Short Course, Wireless Communications: New Technologies & Research Challenges
    Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany.
  • MS, Wireless Networks
    COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan. (QS 2016 university Asian ranking: 231-240)
  • BCS Hons, Computer Science
    COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan. (QS 2016 university Asian ranking: 231-240)