Myself: I am a good reader and a very good listener.I am a reader of history, poetry, science, and human behavior. I like to write and take time to describe.
Research and Teaching: Dr Basit Shahzad earned his PhD from University Technology Petronas, Malaysia, and his MSc degree from National University of Science & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. Dr Shahzad, is a Visiting Scientist at University of Cambridge, UK and Visiting Fellow at Macquarie University, Australia. Dr Shahzad is a Collaborating Researcher at the Hagenberg Centre for Software Competence, Austria. His research and teaching career spans over 16 years. Dr Shahzad is currently at King Saud University, Riyadh and has worked as Assistant Professor at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad. Dr Shahzad has numerous publications in journals and conferences of international repute and has a very active research profile. He has editorial role in several conferences and journals of high repute and has edited numbers of special issues in significant journals in the areas of software engineering, social networks, and mobile healthcare. Dr Shahzad is reviewer of several high impact journals and is in teh program committee of several distinguished conference. Dr Shahzad values 'research' a lot and his career objectives revolve around conducting and supervising research in Information Systems (Enterprise Architecture, Software cost and risk modeling, Mitigating technological risks in modern banking), Advancements in Research Methodologies (Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed method), mobile healthcare, and Social Networks (Theory, Empirical Social Network Analysis, Micro-blogging based analysis) etc.