Ashad Kabir

PhD (Swinburne, Australia), GradCert (CSU, Australia), MSc (PNU, South Korea), BSc (CUET, Bangladesh)

  • 222 Citations
  • 9 h-Index

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Ashad Kabir is the Deputy Leader in Data Mining Research Group and a Senior Lecturer in Computing at Charles Sturt University, Australia. He is also an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of Software and Electrical Engineering at the Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He has more than ten years teaching and research experience in a number of universities including Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Deakin University (Australia), Swinburne University of Technology (Australia), University of Nantes (France), Pusan National University (South Korea), University of Chittagong (Bangladesh) and Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (Bangladesh). Over the years, Dr. Kabir has been involved in a number of projects from different industries/institutions, including Rolls-Royce (Singapore), Samsung (South Korea), INRIA (France) and Computer Associate (Australia). Dr. Kabir received his Ph.D. in Software Engineering from the Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Kabir has also been invited to visit the University of Toronto (Canada), Texas A&M University - Kingsville (USA) and King Abdul-Aziz University (Saudi Arabia) as a Guest speaker/Keynote speaker/Visiting Researcher. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.

Research Interests

Dr Kabir is internationally recognized for his pioneering work on social context-aware software systems. He has made several key contributions around the development of social context-aware applications in the vibrant emerging research area of pervasive social computing at the intersections of social computing, context-aware computing, and software engineering. Dr Kabir has research experience in a range of areas of computer science. His research interests include Mobile Health, Data Mining, Context-aware Adaptive Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Software Behavior Mining, Privacy, Smart Mobile Applications, and Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing. Recently he has published a book entitled Pervasive Social Computing - Socially Aware Pervasive Systems and Mobile Applications.

Professional Information

Dr Kabir is passionate about computer programming. He is keen to develop innovative mobile applications for domains such as elderly/healthcare, emergency management, vehicle, and social well-being. He is a Judge of the IEEEXtreme Programming Competition and IEEE Mobile Applications Development Contest.

  • Area Editor, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Context-aware Systems and Applications (2014 to now)
  • PC Member, 17th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM 2019)
  • Publicity Chair, 9th Pacific~Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT 2019)
  • Publicity Chair and PC Member, 16th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM 2018)
  • PC Member, 15th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM 2017)
  • PC Member, 33rd International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (Tool Demo Track)
  • PC Member, 14th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC 2017)
  • PC Member, IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, IEEE
  • Reviewer, Journal of Service Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA), Springer
  • Reviewer, Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC), Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (PUC), Springer
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO), Inderscience


  • ITC518 - Principles of Programming Using C# (postgrad)
  • ITC539 - Android App Development (postgrad)
  • ITC322 - Data Structures (undergrad)
  • ITC358 - IT Security (undergrad)
  • ITC538 - Programming in Java (undergrad)



Education/Academic qualification

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Graduate Certificate (GCert), Charles Sturt University

Feb 2017Dec 2017

Award Date: 14 Dec 2017

Computer and Software Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Swinburne University of Technology

Jul 200903 Oct 2013

Award Date: 18 Dec 2013

Computer Engineering, Master of Science (MSc), Pusan National University

01 Sep 200622 Aug 2008

Award Date: 19 Feb 2009

Computer Science and Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc.Engg), Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET)

… → Jul 2004

Award Date: 30 Jun 2004

External positions

Adjunct Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology

Mar 2015 → …

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Research Output

Investigating Smart Home Security: Is Blockchain the Answer?

Arif, S., Rehman, S., Khan, M. A., Kabir, A. & Imran, M., 24 Jun 2020, In : IEEE Access. 8, p. 117802 - 117816

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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    A large-scale analysis of health journalism by reliable and unreliable media

    Dhoju, S., Rony, M. M. U., Kabir, M. A. & Hassan, N., 21 Aug 2019, MEDINFO 2019: Health and Wellbeing e-Networks for All - Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics. Seroussi, B., Ohno-Machado, L., Ohno-Machado, L. & Seroussi, B. (eds.). IOS Press, Vol. 264. p. 93-97 5 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 264).

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

    Open Access
  • 45 Downloads (Pure)

    Augmented reality in education: A study on preschool children, parents, and teachers in Bangladesh

    Abrar, M. F., Islam, M. D. R., Hossain, M. S., Islam, M. M. & Kabir, A., 08 Jun 2019, 21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality: Applications and Case Studies. LNCS ed. Springer Nature, Vol. 11575. p. 217-229 13 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

  • Continuous authorization in subject-driven data sharing using wearable devices

    Morshed, M. J., Colman, A., Kabir, A., Han, J. & Sarda, P., 31 Oct 2019, The 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications. IEEE Computer Society, p. 327-333 7 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

    Detecting child autism using classification techniques

    Hossain, M. D. & Kabir, A., 2019, 17th World Congress of Medical and Health Informatics: Health and wellbeing E-networks for all. Ohno-Machado, L. & Seroussi, B. (eds.). Netherlands: IOS Press, Vol. 264. p. 1447-1448 2 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 264).

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

    Open Access
  • 5 Downloads (Pure)


    1st Place in Teaching Excellence

    Kabir, Ashad (Recipient), 2020

    Prize: Award

  • Expert Speaker, Chandigarh University, India

    Kabir, Ashad (Recipient), Jul 2018

    Prize: Other distinction


    Guest Speaker, Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX, USA

    Kabir, Ashad (Recipient), 20 Sep 2017

    Prize: Other distinction

  • Activities

    Universitas Amikom Yogyakarta

    Ashad Kabir (Visiting researcher)

    22 Feb 2020

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external organisationAcademic

    Transformation and Synthesis of Artifact-Centric Business Processes

    Ashad Kabir (Supervisor)

    18 Mar 2020

    Activity: Supervision/Examination/MentoringThesis Examination

    Stamford University Bangladesh

    Ashad Kabir (Visiting researcher)

    07 Jan 2020

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external organisationAcademic

    Brac University

    Ashad Kabir (Visiting researcher)

    20 Jan 2020

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external organisationAcademic

    Press / Media

    CSU students’ extreme computing result

    Ashad Kabir


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media