About Me

EXPERIENCE

In-charge Software Section / Asst. System Programmer (BPS-17)
May 2013 – Current
Directorate of ICT, Allama Iqbal Open University,
Islamabad

Visiting Lecturer (Computer Science)
Mar 2016 – July 2016
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST),
Islamabad

Teaching Assistant
Sep 2013 – Jan 2015
IGIS, National University of Science and Technology (NUST),
Islamabad

Computer Programmer (BPS-17)
August 2010 – May 2013
Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan, Ministry of Petroleum,
Islamabad

Software Engineer
April 2008 – August 2010
Mcare Limited, Rawalpindi

Team Lead
February 2006 – April 2008
Ovex Technologies (Pvt) Limited, Islamabad

Team Leader
December 2003 – December 2005
MTBC (Pvt) Limited, Islamabad

EDUCATION

PhD (Computer Science) – In Progress
Session: 2015 – Current
Department of Computer Science,
Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad

MS (Remote Sensing & GIS)
Session: 2012-2015
IGIS, National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad
CGPA: 3.25/4.00

MS (Computer Science)
Session: 2008-2010
Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
Grade: A

BS (Computer Science)
Session: 2003-07
Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
Grade: A

ICS (Computer Science)
Session: 2001-03
Gordon College, Rawalpindi
Division: 1st

SSC (Computer Science)

Passing Year: 2001
Barkat Ali Model School, Rawalpindi
Division: 1st


IT CERTIFICATIONS

  • EVS Certified Web Developer (PHP/MySQL)
  • EVS Certified .NET Specialist
  • C#.NET, ASP.NET, SQL Server
  • VU Certified in ‘E-Commerce’
  • Brainbench Certified in ADO.NET
  • Brainbench Certified in Web Design Concepts
  • Brainbench Certified in MS Word
  • Brainbench Master Certified in Computer Fundamentals
  • Brainbench Master Certified in Medical Billing
  • Advance IT Courses Certified
  • Computer Software Certification
  • ESRI Certified in ‘Getting Started with GIS’ – 09 hours training
  • ESRI Certified in ‘Basics of Python for ArcGIS 10’ – 03 hours training
  • ESRI Certified in ‘Python for Everyone’ – 03 hours training
  • ESRI Certified in ‘Learning ArcGIS Spatial Analyst’ – 18 hours training
  • ESRI Certified in ‘Editing in ArcGIS Desktop 10’ – 03 hours training
  • ESRI Certified in ‘ArcGIS Data Interoperability Basics’ – 03 hours training
  • ESRI Certified in ‘Basics of Geographic Coordinate Systems (for ArcGIS 10)’ – 03 hours training
  • IELTS 6.5

PUBLICATIONS:

Conference Papers:

Sangi, N.A., Mir, K. & Ali, T. (2016). Using Analytics to Improve Learner-Centered Application Design. Pan-Commonwealth Forum 8 (PCF8), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: OUM.

Mir, K., & Mahmood, A. (2016). Examining the Success Factors of Online Student Support System at AIOU. Pan-Commonwealth Forum 8 (PCF8), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: OUM.

Shabbir, H., Mir, K. & Khan, S. (2016). Degree Tracking System (DTS) to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of ODL System – A case study of AIOU. Pan-Commonwealth Forum 8 (PCF8), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: OUM.

Mir, K. (2015). SMS based query system for Open and Distance Learning Institutes – A case study of AIOU. 29th AAOU Annual Conference 2015. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : OUM.

Sangi, N.A., & Mir, K. (2015). Web Architecture of Mobile Social Media for Attitude Synthesis. 29th AAOU Annual Conference 2015. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : OUM.

Mir, K., & Fatima, S. (2014). Earthquake Auto-SMS Alert System – A Case Study of Pakistan. The 2nd International Conference on Applied Information and Communications Technology. Oman: Elsevier.

Mir, K., & Kanwal, S. (2013). Spatial Decision Support System for Tutor and Study Center Allocation for Distant Learning Institutes/System. 27th AAOU Annual Conference 2013 (p. 106). Islamabad: AIOU.

Mir, K., Tariq, A., & Atif, S. (2013). Stream Width – An ArcGIS Toolbox for Calculating Stream Width. 5th World Engineering Congress (p. 39). Islamabad: Pakistan Engineering Council.

Sangi, N. A., & Mir, K. (2013). SMS Based Quiz Application for Mobile-Assessment in Distance Learning. 27th AAOU Annual Conference (p. 31). Islamabad: AIOU.

Mir, K. (2009). Use of Mobile-Assessment in Distance Learning. mGCI Conference. Barcelona, Spain: mLife.

Magazine Articles:

Mir, K. (2011, November 25). Posting Personal Pictures Online – Logically and Religiously. 8 (21) . Karachi: The TRUTH International (Weekly Magazine).

Mir, K. (2010, July 2). Using Technology in Right Direction. 6 (52) . Karachi, Pakistan: The TRUTH International (Weekly Magazine).

Mir, K. (2010, October 15). Why Women Only? 7 (15) . Karachi, Pakistan: TRUTH International (Weekly Magazine).

Awards:

  • “Employee of the month” – July 2004 @ MTBC
  •  Participated in two weeks International Scholar Program (2-14 Nov 2015) by Shanghai Open University, China

 

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