Ms. Hirra Anwar
Department of Computing

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel: 051-90852183
Email: hirra.anwar at
Web: http://

Information Security

MS-CCS – Information Security – School of Electrical Engineering & Technology (SEECS), NUST , Pakistan (2013)

Research Experience

Research Assistant, KTH- Applied Information Security Lab - SEECS, NUST
February 2012 – August 2013 (1 year 6 months )

Details: - Worked as a Research Assistant at KTH-AIS lab SEECS, NUST. During the tenure, worked with the lab director on the HEC research proposal titled "Secure & Authorized Dynamic Group Resource Management" which won the grant of 5 Million PKR and the project is currently in progress at AIS lab SEECS.
- Contributing in the requirement gathering and design phases of the HEC project.
- Supervised internship students & mentored junior students for research work at KTH-AIS lab.

Conference Papers

H. Anwar, M.A. Shibli, "Comparative Analysis of Group-Centric Access Control Models.", Proceedings of the Proceedings of 2nd International Multi-topic Conference [IMTIC’12], pp. 110-121, 2012, Pakistan.

H. Anwar, S. Masood, Z. Anwar, "PISA: Improving the Pseudo-Randomness of the Pen-and-Paper Cipher based on the Solitaire Algorithm", Proceedings of the Proceedings of 15th International Multi Topic Conference (INMIC), pp. 239 - 244, 2012, Islamabad Pakistan.

H. Anwar, M.A. Shibli, "Attribute Based Access Control in DSpace", Proceedings of the Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Computer and Convergence Technology (ICCCT), , pp. 571 - 576, 2012, Seoul South Korea.

Books/Chapters Published

[Chapter]H. Anwar, M.A. Shibli, U.Habiba, "An Extensible Identity Management Framework for Cloud-Based E-Government Systems", IGI Global, ISBN 10.4018/978-1-4666-8, Aug, 2015.

Visiting Faculty , National University of Sciences & Technology
September 2013 – January 2014 (4 months )

Details: Taught the course of "Database Management Systems" (2+1) credit hours course as a visiting faculty member at NUST.
Analytical course & lab assignments and practical projects were part of the course.

Lecturer , SEECS, NUST
February 2014 – Present (4 years 7 months )

Details: Course Details:

Fall 2015
CS220- Database Systems (BESE-5AB)

Spring 2015
CS111- Fundamentals of Computer Programming (CE-2014)

Fall 2014:
CS220-Database Systems (BESE-4AB)