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Dr Mah Rukh

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Working on performance and security challenges of cellular, mobile broadband and IoT networks is my passion. I am always driven by issues and practical AI-based solutions for new and cutting-edge technologies.


Mah-Rukh Fida is a senior lecturer in the School of Computing and Engineering. She was a post-doctoral research fellow at Simula Metropolitan Centre for Digital Engineering in Norway during November 2018 – March 2022.

Sponsored by the prestigious UK Commonwealth Award and Faculty of Future Schlumberger Award, she completed her PhD at University of Edinburgh, UK in 2018. She received a degree of MS (Information Technology) with distinction from IMSciences, KP, Pakistan in 2010.

Before PhD, Mah-Rukh served as a lecturer in Computer Science, at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, in Pakistan for eight years. She is a recipient of ‘Best University Teacher’ award of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in 2011 and had a distinction in her BSc Computer Science undergraduate course in 2005, from University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

Teaching & Research


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Theory of Computation
  • Secure Coding
  • Secure Network Architecture
  • Data Analytics
  • Operating Systems.


Dr. Mah-Rukh’s existing research interest includes measurement and analysis of performance and security issues in mobile edge/cloud networks, mobile broadband and IoT networks.


More publications from Dr Mah Rukh can be found in the Research Repository.