Department of Computer Science

Thu, 2019-11-21
Umar Farooq, BSc Computer Science 2018, recently represented LUMS at the esteemed Applied Research Competition at New York University, Abu Dhabi campus from November 6-8, 2019. The competition is one of the leading student-run computer science events in the world. Mr. Farooq and his team won second...
Wed, 2019-11-20
Huzaifa Rauf, a PhD candidate at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), traveled to Brasov, Romania, to attend the International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications 2019. LUMS is a research intensive...
Thu, 2019-10-17
An exceptional team from LUMS was honoured with the Brian Shackel Award at INTERACT 2019. The team included Suleman Shahid, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Director of the Computer Human Interaction and Social Experience Lab (CHISEL), along with three students, Rabiah Arshad and Murtaza...
Sat, 2019-10-05
Fake news or misinformation on social media platforms is a growing phenomenon in the world and can have a profound social, economic, and political impact on societies ranging from election interference, polarisation, and violence. This problem is particularly challenging in developing countries...
Thu, 2019-09-26
A LUMS session on ‘Climate Change Challenges for Pakistan’, led by Malik Amin Aslam, advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change was held on September 24, 2019. The event, held to provide an overview of the threat of changing climate patterns, the challenges it involves, as well as possible...
Wed, 2019-09-25
On Monday 24th September 2019 Mr. Malik Amin Aslam, advisor to the prime minister on climate change delivered a talk on “Climate Change Challenges for Pakistan” at Lahore University of Management Sciences. The talk was aimed at introducing the audience with the threats, challenges and solutions for...
Tue, 2019-09-24
Dr. Asim Karim and Dr. Suleman Shahid published a paper in CHI 2019 - ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction ALAP: Accessible LaTeX Based Mathematical Document Authoring and Presentation This study aims at...
Tue, 2019-09-24
Dr. Junaid Haroon Siddiqui and Dr. Muhammad Hamad Alizai published a paper in ACM SenSys 2019 - one of the most prestigious venues in the field of Internet of Things. Intermittent Asynchronous Peripheral Operations Their work, in collaboration with researchers from POLIMI, investigates the...
Tue, 2019-09-24
ICC-accredited biomechanics facility built in Pakistan has finally translated   into tangible results, with the facility set up at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) securing ICC accreditation. That makes it the fifth lab in the world to be ICC-accredited, joining those...
Tue, 2019-09-24
 Chair and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS, Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi's research has been selected as one of the two best papers by the ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review (CCR) Editorial Board.  “This work...
Tue, 2019-09-24
The inauguration of the National Center in Big Data and Cloud Computing took place at LUMS on May 4, 2018. The ceremony was attended by noted personalities from the educational and development sectors of Pakistan. The PKR 1.5 Billion Center will be housed at LUMS and will comprise of 12 'Affiliated...
Tue, 2019-09-24
Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi (Chair and Associate Professor of CS) and Dr. Zafar Qazi (Assistant Professor of CS) have won the prestigious Google Faculty Research Award for their proposal on designing technologies for making the Web faster for the next billion Internet users in developing countries. As...
Tue, 2019-07-23
The LUMS Energy Institute recently organised a consultative workshop on ‘Alternative and Renewable Energy (ARE) Policy 2019’ in collaboration with the Energy Think Tank, a consultant agency. The workshop was organised to discuss the ARE Policy which is based on the Renewable Energy Policy 2006....
Thu, 2019-04-25
UX Pakistan 2019 was the 3rd iteration of the annual design conference held by the Design Society at LUMS in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science, Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) and the Computer-Human Interaction Lab at LUMS. The event was directed by Dr...
Tue, 2019-03-26
Eighty-two teams came together to compete against each other in the programming competition of the 23rd edition of SOFTEC ’19. The programming competition is one of the oldest categories of the event, where two teams from LUMS reached the top ten. The winning LUMS team comprising Computer Science...
Wed, 2019-02-27
Lahore Zoo, Nestle and LUMS have entered into a contract, based on which Nestle will support the complete overhauling of the Lahore Zoo. At the centre of this transformative change is the official 'Lahore Zoo Mobile App' developed by the Computer Human Interaction and Social Experience Lab (CHISEL...
Fri, 2018-12-28
Dr. Ayesha Ali, Assistant Professor of Economics at Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS and Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Syed Babar Ali School of  Science and Engineering (SBASSE), LUMS have won the highly...
Tue, 2018-12-18
LUMS Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) conducted a Symposium on 'Smart Metering' in Collaboration with K-Electric on November 29, 2018 at CS Smart Lab, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). The event was attended by different renowned electric companies including...
Tue, 2018-12-18
The energy related challenges in Pakistan need to get addressed and for that a number of propositions and strong steps have to be taken up along with sustainable policies and well-grounded strategies. The Government as well as private sectors need to step forward and take such initiatives to solve...
Fri, 2018-12-07
The first of December 2018 was day full of excitement for the Computer Science students at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) as IEEE LUMS Student Chapter organised CodinGuru 2018, where 52 teams from various universities from across Pakistan participated. Aspiring...
Thu, 2018-09-06
A team of students from the Electrical Engineering (EE) and Computer Science (CS) departments of Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) have qualified for the UAV Challenge Medical Express 2018 held in Australia. Team SBASSE is among the top 13 qualifying teams from across the...