Kulsoom Saima Bughio | Information System | Women Researcher Award

 Mrs. Kulsoom Saima Bughio | Information System| Women Researcher Award

 Mrs. Edith Cowan University Australia,  Australia

👩‍🔬A diligent and ambitious researcher nearing completion of a PhD in Computing and Security from the esteemed School of Science at Edith Cowan University, WA. My research endeavors focus on the intersection of Semantic modeling and reasoning applied to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), aiming to identify and address cyberattacks and vulnerabilities in medical devices within healthcare systems. Alongside my academic pursuits, I’ve honed my teaching skills within the field of computer science, contributing to the academic growth of students. With a robust understanding of both theoretical concepts and practical applications in computer science, I offer a unique perspective to my work and possess a penchant for thriving in challenging and dynamic environments. I am enthusiastic about collaborating with like-minded individuals and organizations to foster innovation and advancement in the field.








Jan 2022 – Present | Casual Academic Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus. Jan 2024 – Present | Academic Teacher
Curtin College and University. Mar 2018 – Present | Assistant Professor University of Sindh, Pakistan. Aug 2014 – Mar 2018 | Lecturer University of Sindh, Pakistan. Jan 2013 – Jan 2016 | Visiting Faculty (Computer Science) University of Sindh Pakistan, at Thatta Campus. Apr 2012 – Aug 2014 | Teaching Assistant University of Sindh Pakistan. Dec 2015 – Jun 2019 | Focal Person (Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Laptop Scheme) HEC: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. Sep 2011 – Jan 2012 | Science Teacher City School, Thatta Pakistan. May 2011 – Aug 2011 | IT Trainer. GIBCE: Government Institute of Business and Commercial Education Mar 2010 – Mar 2011 | Lecturer. GGDCT: Government Girls Degree College Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan Jan 2010 – Dec 2014 | Volunteer and Supporter SHSO-Sindh Human Support Organization Sujawal, Thatta, Pakistan. Feb 2009 – June 2009 | IT Trainer BBSYDP Pakistan: Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Development Program.


2019 – Present | PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA 2013 – 2015 | M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy) University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan GPA: 4.0/4.0 2010 – 2011 | C.T (Certificate in Teaching) Technical College, Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan Grade: A Division 2009 – 2010 | B. Ed (Bachelor of Education) University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan GPA: 3.78/4.0 2004 – 2007 | BS (Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)) University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan


  • Project Management
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Team Leadership
  • Data Management
  • Technical Documentation
  • Problem-Solving
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Time Management

Certifications 📜

Various Certifications obtained during PhD study and Casual Teaching at Edith Cowan University, including PDA Trainings, Epigium, Risk management, Ethical Management, etc., spanning from 2019 to 2023. Certificate of participation as a Presenter and Team Leader for the “WA HEALTH HACKATHAN 2022” organized by WA Data Science Innovation Hub on August 18th, 2022. Certificate of participation as a Team Leader for “ECU Open Day” organized on July 31st, 2022. Worked as a Team Leader for the TCP-ECU program held at ECU Perth along with four campuses: Joondalup, Mount Lawley, Bunbury, and Southwest from August to November 2022. Certificate of Completion for Training as a Microsoft Office Specialist by Microsoft on December 30th, 2017. Training Workshop Certificate on “Social Research Methods (SRMs)” at FESEA Library, Area Study Centre for East and South Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro with the collaboration of Higher Education Commission, from February 6th to 17th, 2017. Certificate of Participation for the Seminar and Training, “Achieving Excellence in Research”, organized in Hyderabad, by the collaboration of Research Gateway Society and the Australian Islamic Library, on November 5th, 2016. Certificate of Participation for the training program on “Chinese Language Course” at Chinese Corner, Digital FESEA Library, Area Study Centre, University of Sindh, Jamshoro- Pakistan, from August to September 2016. Training Workshop Certificate on “Academic Excellence” at the University of Sindh, Jamshoro, on November 26th, 2015. Training program Certificate on “Active Citizens Training of Facilitators” at the University of Sindh Pakistan, with the collaboration of the British Council and the University of Sindh, from September 4th to 18th, 2015. Certificate of Participation during the 1st International Conference on WSNs (Wireless Sensor Networks) for developing countries at Mehran EUT Jamshoro, Pakistan, from April 24th to 26th, 2013. Graduate Program Internship for a bachelor’s in education (B. Ed), at County Cambridge High School Hyderabad from April 27th, 2010, to May 28th, 2010. Certificate of Training on “Web Developer” under the project titled Benazir Shaheed Youth Development Program at AIMS from February 1st, 2009, to May 31st, 2009. OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) from APTECH, Karachi, Pakistan, in 2007, with a score of 96%.

Awards and Recognition 🏆

2024: School of Science Research Scholarship, $22,600. 2023-2024: School of Science HDR Tuition Fee Scholarship, $20,000. 2023: Nominated for Graduate Women in WA (GWWA) Centenary Dinner. 2022: Nominated for Judging Committee for School of Science Symposium. 2019-2024: School of Science HDR Research Funding for Travel and Publication, $4,500. 2019-2023: ECU-HEC Scholarship (Edith Cowan University-Higher Education Commission Pakistan), Fully Funded Scholarship for PhD Studies.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Knowledge organization systems to support cyber-resilience in medical smart home environments
    • Authors: KS Bughio, LF Sikos
    • Book: Cybersecurity for Smart Cities: Practices and Challenges
    • Year: 2023
    • Pages: 61-69


  • An interactive system for visualization of cultural heritage objects of Sindh in a web-based environment
    • Authors: KS Unar, AM Unar, Z Patoli
    • Conference: 2016 Sixth International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology
    • Year: 2016


  • Knowledge organization system for partial automation to improve the security posture of IoMT networks
    • Author: KS Bughio
    • Journal: Procedia Computer Science
    • Year: 2023
    • Volume: 225
    • Pages: 3471-3478


  • Developing a Novel Ontology for Cybersecurity in Internet of Medical Things-Enabled Remote Patient Monitoring
    • Authors: KS Bughio, DM Cook, SAA Shah
    • Journal: Sensors
    • Year: 2024
    • Volume: 24
    • Issue: 9
    • Pages: 2804


  • Reconstruction and archival approaches with 3D visualization of Cultural Heritage in Museums of Sindh Region
    • Authors: AM Unar, KS Unar, S Talpur, TJ Khanzada
    • Conference: 2019 IEEE 6th International Conference on Engineering Technologies and …
    • Year: 2019


  • Visualization and interaction methods for portable antiquities of Sindh
    • Authors: KS Unar, Z Patoli, S Chandio, S Solangi



Ming Xu | Spatio-Temporal Data Mining | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Ming Xu | Spatio-Temporal Data Mining |Best Researcher Award

👨‍🏫Profile Summary

Ming Xu is an accomplished Associate Professor at Liaoning Technical University, specializing in computer science, particularly in transportation systems. With a Ph.D. from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and a wealth of academic and research experience, Dr. Xu has made significant contributions to the field. He has authored numerous publications in prestigious journals and has been recognized with awards such as the World Artificial Intelligence Conference Youth Outstanding Paper Award. Dr. Xu’s expertise lies in learning to rank nodes in road networks, anomaly detection, traffic signal control, and traffic flow prediction using advanced data mining and deep learning techniques

🌐 Professional Profiles


  1. Orcid  Profile


PhD in Computer Science Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications Duration: September 2010 – July 2015.  Master in Computer Science Shenyang Ligong University Duration: September 2005 – April 2008. Bachelor in Computer Science Liaoning Technical University Duration: September 1999 – 2003

👨‍💼Professional Service

  • Guest editor of special issue of Journal of Advanced Transportation (SCI)
  • Reviewer of IEEE Trans. on ITS\Physica A\ITSC

🏆 Awards

  • World Artificial Intelligence Conference Youth Outstanding Paper Award (2020)

🎓Academic experience

Associate Professor Software College, Liaoning Technical University Duration: October 2020 – Present. Postdoctoral position Tsinghua University Duration: February 2016 – February 2019


📚Top Noted Publication

    1. Title: MGL2Rank: Learning to Rank the Importance of Nodes in Road Networks Based on Multi-Graph Fusion
      • Authors: Ming Xu, Jing Zhang
      • Journal: Information Sciences
      • Status: In press
      • DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2024.120472


    1. Title: Discovery of Critical Nodes in Road Networks through Mining from Vehicle Trajectories
      • Authors: Ming Xu, Jianping Wu, Mengqi Liu, Yunpeng Xiao, Haohan Wang, Dongmei Hu
      • Journal: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
      • Year: 2018
      • Volume: 20
      • Issue: 2
      • Pages: 583-593
      • Award: World Artificial Intelligence Conference Youth Outstanding Paper Award
      • Links: Award, Report


    1. Title: Anomaly Detection in Road Networks using Sliding-Window Tensor Factorization
      • Authors: Ming Xu, Jianping Wu, Haohan Wang, Mengxin Cao
      • Journal: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
      • Year: 2019
      • Volume: 20
      • Issue: 12
      • Pages: 4704-4713


    1. Title: Network-wide Traffic Signal Control based on Discovery of Critical Nodes and Deep Reinforcement Learning
      • Authors: Ming Xu, Jianping Wu, Ling Huang, Rui Zhou, Tian Wang, Dongmei Hu
      • Journal: Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems
      • Year: 2020
      • Volume: 24
      • Issue: 1
      • Pages: 1-10


    1. Title: Traffic Flow Prediction with Rainfall Impact Using A Deep Learning Method
      • Authors: Yuhan Jia, Jianping Wu, Ming Xu
      • Journal: Journal of Advanced Transportation
      • Year: 2017


    1. Title: Charging Pile Siting Recommendations via the Fusion of Points of Interest and Vehicle Trajectories
      • Authors: Yuan Kong, Jianping Wu, Ming Xu, Kezhen Hu
      • Journal: China Communications
      • Year: 2017
      • Volume: 14
      • Issue: 11
      • Pages: 29-38


    1. Title: Rumor propagation dynamic model based on evolutionary game and anti-rumor
      • Authors: Yunpeng Xiao, Diqiang Chen, Shihong Wei, Qian Li, Haohan Wang, Ming Xu
      • Journal: Nonlinear Dynamics
      • Year: 2019
      • Volume: 95
      • Pages: 523-539


    1. Title: Leveraging longitudinal driving behaviour data with data mining techniques for driving style analysis
      • Authors: Geqi Qi, Yiman Du, Jianping Wu, Ming Xu
      • Journal: IET intelligent transport systems
      • Year: 2015
      • Volume: 9
      • Issue: 8
      • Pages: 792-801


    1. Title: Emission pattern mining based on taxi trajectory data in Beijing
      • Authors: Tingting Li, Jianping Wu, Anrong Dang, Lyuchao Liao, Ming Xu
      • Journal: Journal of cleaner production
      • Year: 2019
      • Volume: 206
      • Pages: 688-700


    1. Title: 3-HBP: A three-level hidden Bayesian link prediction model in social networks
      • Authors: Yunpeng Xiao, Xixi Li, Haohan Wang, Ming Xu, Yanbing Liu
      • Journal: IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems
      • Year: 2018
      • Volume: 5
      • Issue: 2
      • Pages: 430-443