Dr. Tarique Anwar

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Department: 
Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
Biography: 
Tarique Anwar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar. He completed his bachelors (as a Gold Medalist) and masters studies in Computer Science and Applications from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, in 2007 and 2010, respectively. After completing his masters, he worked as a Cyber Secuirty Researcher in the Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA) at King Saud University (KSU), for two years. From 2013 to 2017, he worked on his PhD thesis in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. His PhD was fully supported by Data61 (formerly NICTA), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia. Before joining IIT Ropar, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on an Australian Research Council (ARC) discovery project at Swinburne University of Technology for almost a year. He has authored/co-authored more than 20 research papers in leading international conferences and journals. His research has won a Best Paper award in the SSDBM 2017 conference (CORE rank A), and was one of the finalists for the ABJ70's Kikuchi-Karlaftis Best Paper award in the TRB 2016 Annual Meeting (ERA rank A). His research interest lies in the area of Data Engineering and Management, with its applications in the domains of Urban Transportation Systems, Social Networks, and Cyber Security.
Education: 
PhD, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, 2017
MCA, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, 2010
BACA (Gold Medalist), Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, 2007
Work Experience: 
Dec 2017 – Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Ropar, India
Jan 2017 – Jan 2018, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Feb 2011 – Jan 2013, Researcher, Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA), King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Selected Publications/Patents : 

1. Tarique Anwar, Chengfei Liu, Hai L. Vu, Md. Saiful Islam and Timos Sellis, Capturing the Spatotemporal Evolution in Road Traffic Networks, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2018, (accepted) (ERA Rank: A, Impact factor: 3.438) 

 2. Tarique Anwar, Chengfei Liu, Hai L. Vu, and Christopher Leckie, Partitioning Road Networks using Density Peak Graphs: Efficiency vs. Accuracy, Information Systems, vol 64, pp. 22-40, March 2017 (ERA Rank: A*, Impact factor: 2.777)

3. Md. Saiful Islam, J. Wenny Rahayu, Chengfei Liu, Tarique Anwar, Bela Stantic, Computing Influence of a Product through Uncertain Reverse Skyline, Proc. of the 29th Int'l Conf. on Scientific and Statistical Database Management, Chicago, USA, 27-29 June, 2017 (CORE Rank: A) Recepient of Best Paper Award

4. Tarique Anwar, Chengfei Liu, Hai L. Vu, and Md. Saiful Islam, Tracking the Evolution of Congestion in Dynamic Urban Road Networks, Proc. of the 25th ACM Int'l Conf. on Information and Knowledge Management, Indianapolis, USA, 24-28 Oct, 2016 (CORE Rank: A)

5. Tarique Anwar, Hai L. Vu, Chengfei Liu, and Serge Hoogendoorn, Temporal Tracking of Congested Partitions in Dynamic Urban Road Networks, Proc. of the Transport Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA, 10-14 Jan, 2016 (ERA Rank: A) Nominated for the Kikuchi-Karlaftis Best Paper Award

6. Tarique Anwar and Muhammad Abulaish, Ranking Radically Influential Web Forum Users, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security , vol. 10 no. 6, pp. 1289-1298, Jun 2015 (ERA Rank: A, Impact factor: 4.332)

7. Tarique Anwar, Chengfei Liu, Hai Vu, and Christopher Leckie, Spatial Partitioning of Large Urban Road Networks, Proc. of the 17th Int'l Conf. on Extending Database Technology, Athens, Greece, pp. 343-354, 24-28 Mar, 2014 (CORE Rank: A)

8. Tarique Anwar and Muhammad Abulaish, Namesake Alias Mining on the Web and its Role Towards Suspect Tracking, Information Sciences, vol. 276, pp. 123-145, Aug 2014 (ERA Rank: B, Impact factor: 4.832)