Dr. Omar Usman Khan

HEC approved PhD Supervisor

Designation: HoD & Associate Professor

Department: Computer Science

Email: omar.khan@nu.edu.pk

Phone: (091) 111-128-128 Ext: (121)


Dr. Omar Usman Khan is an Associate Professor and Head of the CS department at FAST-NUCES Peshawar. He joined the department in 2014 after completing his Postdoctoral Fellowship under the DyNanoMag project, funded by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, where he worked on development of computational tools for spintronic/magnonic devices. He completed his PhD in Control and Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Italy in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Carlo Ragusa and Dr. Bartolomeo Montrucchio, and funded by the HEC under the HRDI-UESTP Project. His PhD is in the area of High Performance Scientific Computing, where he worked specifically in the domain of computational micromagnetics. Prior to this, he completed his MS in Computer Systems Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Swabi in 2008, MS in Distributed Information Systems from Brunel University, UK in 2005, and BE in Computer Systems and Software Engineering from University of Greenwich, UK in 2002. His research interests are in the field of parallel computing, algorithmic graph theory, modeling and simulation, computational electromagnetics, signal processing, and wireless networks. He has 25+ publications in well reputed conferences and impact factor journals such as IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Journal of Applied Physics, Physica B: Condensed Matter, Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computational Intelligence and NeuroScience, and Plos One. He is a regular technical reviewer of many reputable journals, particularly the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, and has also served as member of program committee of various conferences such as NSEC 2014 & 2015, INMIC 2017, etc. He is also a Program Evaluator for the National Computing and Accreditation Council, Pakistan.


  1. PhD(Computer And Control Engineering), Politecnico Di Torino, Italy (2013)
  2. M.S(Computer System Engineering), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Topi, Pakistan (2008)
  3. M.Sc(Distributed Information System), Brunel University UK , United Kingdom (2005)
  4. B.E(Computer System Engineering), University OF GREENWICH, UK, United Kingdom (2002)


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