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Research Output of UCA Faculty

Computer science

 April -June 2021

J. Khan, M. Fayaz, A. Hussain, S. Khalid, W. K. Mashwani and J. Gwak, "An Improved Alpha Beta Filter Using a Deep Extreme Learning Machine," in IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3073876

January-March 2021

Imran; Ghaffar, Z.; Alshahrani, A.; Fayaz, M.; Alghamdi, A.M.; Gwak, J. A Topical Review on Machine Learning, Software Defined Networking, Internet of Things Applications: Research Limitations and Challenges. Electronics 2021, 10, 880.

Qureshi, M. B., Afzaal, M., Qureshi, M. S., & Fayaz, M. (2021). Machine learning-based EEG signals classification model for epileptic seizure detection. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 1-29.

Khalid, S., Ullah, S., Ali, N., Alam, A., Rasheed, N., Fayaz, M., & Ahmad, M. (2021). The effect of combined aids on users performance in collaborative virtual environments. Multimedia Tools and Applications80(6), 9371-9391.

Mashwani, W. K., Rehman, Z. U., Bakar, M. A., Koçak, I., & Fayaz, M. (2021). A Customized Differential Evolutionary Algorithm for Bounded Constrained Optimization Problems. Complexity2021

August-December 2020

Haider, J., & Fayaz, M. A Smart Approximation Algorithm for Minimum Vertex Cover Problem based on Min-to-Min (MtM) Strategy. (IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science & Applications. Vol. 11 (12). 2020.

Shah, A. S., Nasir, H., Fayaz, M., Lajis, A., Ullah, I., & Shah, A. (2020). Dynamic User Preference Parameters Selection and Energy Consumption Optimization for Smart Homes Using Deep Extreme Learning Machine and Bat Algorithm. IEEE Access8, 204744-204762. 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3037081

HASHIM ALI, MUHAMMAD SHUAIB QURESHI, MUHAMMAD BILAL QURESHI, AYAZ ALI KHAN, MUHAMMAD ZAKARYA, AND MUHAMMAD FAYAZ, “An Energy and Performance Aware Scheduler for Real-Time Tasks in Cloud Datacentres,” Vol.8, pp. 161288-161303, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3020843

Ullah, M. Fayaz, N. Naveed and D. Kim, "ANN Based Learning to Kalman Filter Algorithm for Indoor Environment Prediction in Smart Greenhouse," in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 159371-159388, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3016277

Wahid, F., Fayaz, M., Aljarbouh, A., Mir, M., Aamir, M., & Imran. (2020). Energy Consumption Optimization and User Comfort Maximization in Smart Buildings Using a Hybrid of the Firefly and Genetic Algorithms. Energies, 13(17),

Aljarbouh, A.; Fayaz, M. Hybrid Modelling and Sliding Mode Control of Semi-Active Suspension Systems for Both Ride Comfort and Road-Holding. Symmetry 202012, 1286. Networks

Qureshi, M. S., Qureshi, M. B., Fayaz, M., Mashwani, W. K., Belhaouari, S. B., Hassan, S., & Shah, A. (2020). A comparative analysis of resource allocation schemes for real-time services in high-performance computing systems. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks

May-June 2020

Khan, Z. A., Ullah, I., Ibrahim, M., Fayaz, M., Aljarbouh, A., & Qureshi, M. S. (2020). Virtualization Based Efficient Service Matching and Discovery in Internet of Things. Electronics, 9(6), 1007.

Aljarbouh, A.; Fayaz, M.; Qureshi, M.S. Non-Standard Analysis for Regularization of Geometric-Zeno Behaviour in Hybrid Systems. Systems 20208, 15.

March-April 2020

Fayaz, M; Pham, Q.B.; Linh, N.T.T.; Nhi, P.T.T.; D.N.; Qureshi, M.S.; Shah, A.S.; S.A. Walter Supply Pipeline Risk Analysis Methodology Base on DIY and Hierarchical Fuzzy Inference. Symmetry 2020, 12, 44.

Naeem, S., Ali, A., Qadri, S., Khan Mashwani, W., Tairan, N., Shah, H., … Anam, S. (2020). Machine-Learning Based Hybrid-Feature Analysis for Liver Cancer Classification Using Fused (MR and CT) Images. Applied Sciences10(9), 3134.

Muhammad Shuaib Qureshi, Ayman Aljarbouh, Muhammad Fayaz, Muhammad Bilal Qureshi, Wali Khan Mashwani and Junaid Khan, “An Efficient Methodology for Water Supply Pipeline Risk Index Prediction for Avoiding Accidental Losses” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 11(5), 2020.

Muhammad Shuaib Qureshi, Muhammad Bilal Qureshi, Azam Khan, Maryum Sajid Raja, Asadullah Shah. “A theoretical model of healthcare monitoring surveillance system for patients with severe allergies,” International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 7(6) 2020, Pages: 69-75.  

November-December 2019

Fayaz, Muhammad et al. ‘An Efficient Energy Consumption and User Comfort Maximization Methodology Based on Learning to Optimization and Learning to Control Algorithms’. 1 Jan. 2019 : 6683 – 6706.

Zahid Ullah, Muhammad Fayaz, Su-Hyeon Lee, " An Efficient Technique for Optimality Measurement of Approximation Algorithms", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), Vol.11, No.11, pp. 13-21, 2019. DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2019.11.03  

Earth & Environmental Sciences

January-March 2021

Sadegh, H.R., Moeinzadeh, H., & Moazzen, M. (2021). Geochemistry and geochronology of amphibolites from the Sirjan area, Sanandaj-Sirjan zone of Iran: Jurassic Meamorphism prior to Arabia and Eurasia collision. Journal of Geodynamics, Vol.143.

Ghazi,  M.J., Hamdollahi, M., Mohseen, M. (2021). Geotourism of mining sites in Iran: An opportunity for sustainable rural development. International Journal of Geoheritage and Parks. Vol. 9(1) 129-142.

Sajjadi Alihashem, F., Muazzen, M., Jahangiri, A. (2021). Introducing Semi-Jem Quality Blue Corundum from the Alvand complex Hamedan, West Iran. Periodico di Mineralogia: An International Journal of Mineralogy, Crystallography, Geochemistry... 90 XX-XX Doi: 10.13133/2239-1002/17315

Polansky, J., and Laldjebaev, M. (2021) Gendered energy relations at the crossroads of Asia: Electrification, empowerment, and mixed outcomes in northeastern Afghanistan. Energy Research & Social Science, 73 (March), pp. 101928. Available at

November-December 2020

Bradshaw, J.K., Snyder, B., Spidle, D., Sidle, R.C., et-al. (2020). Sediment and Fecal Indicator Bacteria Loading in a Mixed Land Use Watershed: Contributions from Suspended Sediment and Bedload Transport. Journal of Environmental Quality.

Pertuz-Paz, A.; Monsalve, G.; Loaiza-Usuga, J.C.; Caballero-Acosta, J.H. Aqudelo-velez, L.I.; Sidle, R.C. Linking Soil Hydrology and Creep: A Northern Andes Case. Geosciences 2020, 10, 472.

Sidle, R.C. Dark Clouds Over the Silk Road: Challenges Facing Mountain Environments in Central Asia. Sustainability 2020, 12, 9467.

Mohammad Reza Eini, Saman Javadi, Majid Delavar, Philip W.Gassman, Ben Jarihani. “Development of alternative SWAT-based models for simulating water budget components and streamflow for a karstic-influenced watershed,” Volume 195, December 2020,

Javad Mehdipour Ghazi, Mohssen Moazzen, Mohammad Rahgoshay, Simon A.Wilded. “Zircon U–Pb–Hf isotopes and whole rock geochemistry of magmatic rocks from the Posht-e-Badam Block: A key to tectonomagmatic evolution of Central Iran,” Volume 87, November 2020, Pages 162-187.

August-September 2020

Moazzen, M, Rezaei Bargoshadi, M, Yang, T‐N. Early Cretaceous (Albian) intra‐oceanic subduction in northern branch of Neotethys in NW Iran: Zircon U–Pb geochronology and geochemistry of ophiolitic metagabbros from the Chaldoran area. Geological Journal. 2020; 1– 20.

Makoto Tani, Yuki Matsushi, Takahiro Sayama, Roy C.Sidle, Nagahiro Kojima. “Characterization of vertical unsaturated flow reveals why storm runoff responses can be simulated by simple runoff-storage relationship models,” Volume 588, September 2020,

Tristan Pearce, Renee Currenti, Brendan Doran, Roy Sidle, James Ford, JavierLeon. “Even if it doesn't come, you should be prepared”: Natural hazard perception, remoteness, and implications for disaster risk reduction in rural Fiji, Volume 48, September 2020,

Mohssen MoazzenMahleqa Rezaei BargoshadiTian‐Nan Yang. (2020) Early Cretaceous (Albian) intra‐oceanic subduction in northern branch of Neotethys in NW Iran: Zircon U–Pb geochronology and geochemistry of ophiolitic metagabbros from the Chaldoran area. Geological Journal 18481517.

Jack Koci, Roy C. Sidle, Anne E. Kinsey-Henderson, Rebecca Bartley, Scott N. Wilkinson, Aaron A. Hawdon, Ben Jarihani, Christian H. Roth, Luke Hogarth, Effects of reduced grazing pressure on sediment and nutrient yields in savanna rangeland streams draining to the Great Barrier Reef, Journal of Hydrology, 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124520, (124520), (2020).

March-April 2020

Yusef Vesali, Dariush Esmaeily, MohssenMoazzen, MassimoChiaradia, TomoakiMorishita, YusukeSodafMaryamSheibi. The paleozoic Jalal Abad mafic complex (Central Iran): Implication for the petrogenesis, Volume 80, Issue 1, April 2020, 125597

Yohei Arata, Takashi Gomi, Roy C. Sidle. Topographic features and stratified soil characteristics fo hillslope with fissures formed by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake, geoderma. 10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114547, 376, (114547), (2020).

Alewell C., Ringeval B., Ballabio C., Robinson D.A., Panagos P., Borrelli P.

Global phosphorus shortage will be aggravated by soil erosion. Nature Communications, Volume 11, 2020.

Moazzen, M., Salimi, Z., Rolland, Y., Bröcker, M., & Hajialioghli, R. (2020). Protolith nature and P–T evolution of Variscan metamorphic rocks from the Allahyarlu complex, NW Iran. Geological Magazine, 1-24. DOI:

February 2020

Mardani, N., Suara, K., Fairweather, H., Brown, R., McCallum, A., & Sidle, R. C. (2020). Improving the Accuracy of Hydrodynamic Model Predictions Using Lagrangian Calibration. Water12(2), 575.

November 2019

Tavakkoli Piralilou, S., Shahabi, H., Jarihani, B., Ghorbanzadeh, O., Blaschke, T., Gholamnia, K., … Aryal, J. (2019). Landslide Detection Using Multi-Scale Image Segmentation and Different Machine Learning Models in the Higher Himalayas. Remote Sensing, 11(21), 2575.

October 2019

Susan JameiMansour GhorbaniIan S. WilliamsMohsen Moayyed. (2020) Tethyan oceans reconstructions with emphasis on the ‎Early ‎‎Carboniferous Pir-Eshagh A-‎‎type rhyolite and the ‎Late Palaeozoic magmatism in Iran. International Geology Review 0:0, pages 1-17.

Math and Natural Sciences

July 2021

Abduzhabbarov, M. , Ramzan Ali, Avyt Asanov. (2021). On numerical solution of the second-order linear Fredholm-Stieltjes integral equation. AIP Advances, 11. 075120 (2021).

September 2020

Shahzad A., Ali R., Kamran M., Khan S.U.-D., Khan S.U.-D., Farooq A. Axisymmetric flow with heat transfer over exponentially stretching sheet: A computational approach Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 554, 2020

Haq R.U., Ramzan A., Algehyne E.A., Tlili I. Dual nature study of convective heat transfer of nanofluid flow over a shrinking surface in a porous medium International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 114, 2020

June 2020

Turdumamatov, S., Oto, Ç., Algın, O., Ergüder, H. and Malas, T. (2020). RF Heating Due to a 3 T Birdcage, Whole‐Body Transmit Coil in Anesthetized Sheep. In eMagRes (eds R.K. Harris and R.L. Wasylishen). doi:10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1640

Michael Fabinyi, Philip Hayward, Ian Phil Canlas, Samat Kalmuratov. “Changing inland waterbody livelihoods in Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan,” Vol 9/n1, 2020. DOI: 10.21463/jmic.2020.09.1.02

Khalil ur Rehman, Qasem, M. R. Mahmood, Ramzan Ali, On inclined heated square obstacle in a liquid stream carried by partially heated channel: Finite element analysis. Case studies in Thermal Engineering. 15. (2019).

Social Sciences and Humanities

October 2020

Khomyakov, M. (2020). Nationalism and Colonialism: Oceans, Civilizations, Races. Changing Societies & Personalities, 4(3), 285–303. DOI:


Yormirzoev, M. (2021) Economic Growth and Productivity Performance in Central Asia. Comparative Economic Studies (10 September 2021).

Yormirzaev, M., Firuza Y., Gordilov, A. (2020) Characteristics of Economic Performance in former Soviet Countries: Leasons Learned from Last Two Decades. Ekonomika Regiona [Economy of Region]. 16(3) 754-764.