Hey, I am Waleed Iqbal, a PhD candidate in the Social Data Science (SDS) Lab, Networks Group in School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London. My supervisors are Dr. Ignacio Castro and Dr. Gareth Tyson. My research interests are broadly in Fairness in Content Moderation mechanisms of large-scale social networks.

Previously, I worked at IHSAN Lab in Information Technology University Lahore, Pakistan with Prof. Dr. Junaid Qadir as affiliated researcher and teaching assistant.

I received my MS in Computer Science from Information Technology University, Lahore, Pakistan and my B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

News

November 2020

  • Successfully passed the Stage One (First Year Progression) of my Ph.D. at Queen Mary University of London.

October 2020

  • Paper accepted in IEEE/ACM ASONAM 2020: “First Look at COVID-19 Messages on WhatsApp in Pakistan”.

  • Paper accepted in Frontiers in Big Data: “Securing Machine Learning (ML) in the Cloud: A Systematic Review of Cloud ML Security”.

August 2020

July 2020

  • Paper submitted in Frontiers in Big Data Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: “Securing Machine Learning (ML) in the Cloud: A Systematic Review of Cloud ML Security”.

June 2020

  • Successfully passed the Stage Zero of my Ph.D. at Queen Mary University of London.

April 2020

  • Paper submitted in IEEE Trasactions on Artificial Intelligence: Leveraging Data Science To Combat COVID-19: A Comprehensive Review”.

January 2020

October 2019

March 2019

August 2019

June 2018

  • Successfully defended my MS thesis titled “Analysis of Computer Networking Research: A Bibliometric Study” with no further corrections.

May 2016

April 2016

October 2015