Department of Computing
Research Groups Managed by Dept. of Computing
SEECS has established a High Performance Computing (HPC) Center, which is the first of its own kind in the Pakistani academia. This HPC center comprises of Sun's mainframe supercomputers like the Sun Fire V890 and clusters built with Sun Ultra and SunBlade workstations. An objective of this high performance facility is to conduct research, development, and evaluation of parallel programming libraries, languages, and paradigms. This high performance computing center aspires to support scientific computing ranging from forming cosmological structures like galaxies to modeling neurons that form the basis of a brain.
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The Data Engineering for Large Scale Applications (DELSA) research group explores semantics, databases, and interoperable systems in scientific and business domains. The research group aims at broadening the focus of database and data management techniques beyond their traditional scope. Currently on-going projects include data warehousing over distributed heterogeneous information sources, object-oriented database and transformation tools, semantic interoperability, heterogeneous database integration, distributed database design, semantic modeling in domains including bio-informatics and mobile query processing and query optimization, to just name a few. Our general methodology is to build systems to evaluate the feasibility and usefulness of our ideas as appropriate
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- Semantics in Health Informatics
- Web Application Security
- High Performance Computing
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Smart Machines And Robotics Technology lab is interested in investigating problems in the areas of intelligent robotics, Simulator Design, Tele-Surgical Robots and cost effective applications for Tele-Health Care. SMART Lab is currently working in collaboration with Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi, for the project "Development of a Tele-Surgical Training Robot and Simulator". The project funding is currently under review by National ICT R&D Fund.
The Systems Research Group at SEECS is breaking new grounds in
research in Distributed Operating Systems; Mobile and Ubiquitous
Computing, Critical Infrastructure protection and Hypervisors.
Researchers at SRG have partnered with both local and international
companies to develop cutting-edge software tools to model and develop
communication networks that monitor and control large system of
systems in a secure and reliable manner
KTH-SEECS Applied Information Security (AIS) Lab is a joint effort of NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science ( SEECS ) Pakistan and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. The work undertaken in the lab targets the broad field of information and network security.
Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing & Geo-Informatics is formed in 2011 at SEECS, NUST. This group is actively involved in the research of remote sensing, satellite image processing and GIS. The group comprises a multi-disciplinary team of scientists with expertise in remote-sensing, image processing, GIS, computer vision and computer science.
Medical Image Analysis and Computer Vision (MedIA) Research Group is an interdisciplinary group working on the computer-based interpretation of 2D and 3D image data sets from conventional and non-conventional image sources. We perform research in the domain of Medical Image Analysis and Visualization, Retinal Image Processing and Development of Computer Assisted Diagnostic systems for Ophthalmologic disorders, Object Recognition, Gesture Analysis, Tracking, Scene Understanding and Modelling.