Associate Professor

PhD in Engineering (Informatics), Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, 2014

MSc in Computer Networks, University of Derby, UK, 2007

MSc in Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, 2002

BSc in Mathematics, University of Peshawar, 1998


Dr. Babar Shah is an Assistant Professor at the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University Abu Dhabi Campus.  Dr. Babar has received several research grants for ICT related projects from various research funding authorities and working on scientific projects with international collaborators. His professional services include - but are not limited to - Guest Editorships, University Services, Workshops Chair, Technical Program Committee Member, and reviewer for several international journals and conferences. He has authored over 40 scientific research articles in prestigious international journals and conferences. Dr. Babar is also associated with Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, Chungnam National University, South Korea and IMSciences, Pakistan as a Scientific Researcher. His Research interests include WSN, WBAN, IoT, Churn Prediction, Security, Real-time communication and Mobile P2P networks.


Dubai Academic City, (MF2-00-014)


+97125 993 231

Teaching Areas


Research and Professional Activities

Journal Publications:

  1. Adnan Amin, Babar Shah, Asad Masood Khattak, Fernando Moreira, Gohar Ali, Alvaro Rocha and Sajid Anwar, “Cross-Company Customer Churn Prediction in Telecommunication: A comparison of Data Transformation Methods”, International Journal of Information Management, 2018. (SRJ: Q1, IF: 4.63)
  2. Saleh Shah, Babar Shah, Feras Al-Obediat, Adnan Amin, Francis Chow. Fernando Moreira and Sajid Anwar, “Compromised Users Credential Detection in a Digital Enterprise with Behavioural Analytics”, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2018.  (SRJ: Q1, IF 4.5)
  1. Trevor Braun, Benjamin C. M. Fung, Farkhund Iqbal and Babar Shah, “Security and Privacy Challenges in Smart Cities”, Sustainable Cities and Society, 2018. (SJR: Q1 IF: 3.07)
  2. Adnan Amin, Feras Al-Obediat, Babar Shah, Awais Adnan, Jonathan Loo,and Sajid Anwar, “Customer churn prediction in telecommunication industry under uncertain situation”, Journal of Business Research, 2018. (SJR: Q1, Q1, IF:2.5)
  3. Feras Al-Obeidat, Abdallah Tubaishat, Anna Dillon and Babar Shah “Analyzing students’ performance using multi-criteria classification”, Cluster Computing, 2018. (SJR: Q2, IF: 2.0)
  4. Muhammad Fahim, Thar Baker, Asad Masood Khattak, Babar Shah, Saiqa Aleem, and Francis Chow “Context Mining of Sedentary Behavior for Promoting Active
    Lifestyle using Smartphone”, Sensors, 2018. (SJR: Q2, IF: 2.4)
  5. Babar Shah, Farkhund Iqbal, Omar Alfandi Yoonsoo Kim, Seok Yoon Kang and Ki-Il Kim “Fuzzy searching and routing in unstructured mobile peer-to-peer networks”, Cluster Computing, 2017. (SJR: Q2, IF: 2.0)
  6. Adnan Amin, Feras Al-Obeidat, Babar Shah, May Al Tae, Changez Khan, Hamood Ur Rehman and Sajid Anwar, “Just-in-time customer churn prediction in the telecommunication sector”, Journal of Supercomputing, 2017. (SJR: Q2, IF: 1.53)
  7. Hosung Park, Beom-Su Kim, Kyong Hoon Kim, Babar Shah, and Ki-Il Kim, “A Tree Based Broadcast Scheme for (m,k)-firm Real-Time Stream in Wireless Sensor Networks ”, Sensors, 2017. (SJR: Q2, IF: 2.4)
  8. Ali Abbas, Babar Shah, and Ki-Il Kim “Adaptive Forwarding Scheme for Bounded Time Constraint in Delay Tolerant Networks”, Wireless Personal Communication, 2017. (SJR: Q2, IF: 1.2)
  9. Mohammad Azim, Babar Shah, Beom-Su Kim, Kyong Hoon Kim, and Ki-Il Kim “Variants of Spray and Forwarding Scheme in Delay Tolerant Networks”, IEICE Transactions on Communication, 2017.
  10. Adnan Amin, Babar Shah, Sajid Anwar, Feras Al-Obediat, Asad Masood Khattak and Awais Adnan “A prudent based approach for compromised user credentials detection”, Cluster Computing, 2017. (SJR: Q2, IF: 2.0)
  11. Rashid Amin, Nadir Shah, Babar Shah, and Omar Alfandi “Auto-configuration of ACL policy in case of topology change in Hybrid SDN” IEEE Access, vol. 4, 2016. (SJR: Q1, IF: 3.5)

Conference Publications:

  1. Babar Shah, “Fuzzy Energy Efficient Routing for Internet of Things (IoT)”, Proceedings in IEEE 10th International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, Czech Republic, 2018.
  2. Beom-Su Kim, Babar Shah and Ki-Il Kim, “An Enhanced Temperature Aware Routing Protocol in Wireless Body Area Networks“, Proceedings in 42nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Software & Applications, USA, 2018.
  3. Adnan Amin, Babar Shah, Asad Masood. Thar Baker, Hamood Rehman and Sajid Anwar, “Just-in-time Customer Churn Prediction: With and Without Data Filtering”, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Brazil, 2018.
  4. Beom-Su Kim, SeokYoon Kang, ChungJae Lee, Babar Shah, Kyong Hoon Kim, and Ki-Il Kim “Density-Aware Load Balance Geographical Routing Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, Chicago, USA, April 26-28, 2017.
  5. Adnan Amin, Sajid Anwar, Babar Shah, and Asad Masood Khattak “Compromised user credentials detection using temporal features: A prudent based approach”, Proceedings in 9th International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE 2017), Sydney, Australia, Feb 18-21, 2017.