Zulfiqar Ali Zardari

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Zardari

Assistant Professor

Chairperson of the Department of Information & Communication Technologies

Contact Details zulfiqar.ali@bnbwu.edu.pk


Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Zardari did Ph.D. in Information Security from the Faculty of Information Technology, Beijing University of Technology, China. He received his B.E. and M.E degrees from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro in Sindh, Pakistan 2011 and 2015 respectively. Currently, he is working as an assistant professor in the Department of Information and communication technologies at Begum Nusrat Bhutto Women University, Sukkur. He has published 14 research papers as a first and co-author in HEC recognized journals and many in international journals. His research interest area is Mobile ad hoc networks, Wireless Communications, Information Security, sensor network security, Computer Networks, and Network Security. He is a kind, Humble, and polite person, he is well known due to his friendly behavior to others.

Achievements / Awards

1.Review Board Member of LC International Journal of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Computational Mathematics)
2. Reviewer of “ad hoc networks” Elsevier journal IF=3.643
3. Associate Reviewer of “International journal of communication Systems” by Willy Publishers IF= 1.319
4. Chinese government scholarship awarded for PhD (2016-2020)
5. Won “Science and Technology award-2020” from Beijing University of Technology, Beijing China


Ph.DFaculty of Information Technology, Beijing University of Technology, ChinaInformation Security2020
Master of Engineering (ME)Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro Information Technology2015
Bachelor of Engineering (BE)Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, JamshoroComputer System Engineering2010


1An intelligent Hybrid-Q Learning clustering approach and resource management within heterogeneous cluster networks based on reinforcement learningFahad Razaque Mughal, Jingsha He, Nafei Zhu, Mutiq Almutiq, Fayaz Ali Dharejo, Deepak Kumar Jain, Saqib Hussain,Zulfiqar Ali Zardari2023
2A new Asymmetric Link Quality Routing protocol (ALQR) for heterogeneous WSNsFahad Razaque Mughal,Jingsha He,Nafei Zhu,Ghulam Ali Mallah, Ziyue Qiao,Amir Haider,Saqib Hussain, Muhammad Iftikhar Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali Zardari2022
3A dynamic threshold and mac address based technique to detect black hole nodes in MANETs Z.A. Zardari, Imtiaz Ali, Yasir Ali, Najma Imtiaz2022
4A ZigBee Software Defined Network Security, International Journal of Network Security Alireza Ebrahimi Basabi, Jingsha He, Seyed Mahmood Hashemi, Xinggang Xuan, Muhammad Salman Pathan, and Zulfiqar Ali Zardari2022
5Detection and prevention of jellyfish attack using kNN algorithm and trusted routing scheme in MANETZ.A Zardari, J. He, M.S Pathan, S. Qureshi, M. I Hussain, F. Razaque,2021
6An IRGA-MACS Based Cluster-Head Selection Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks Muhammad Inam, Zhuo Li, Zulfiqar Ali Zardari2021
7An archetype for mitigating the security threats in multi-cloud environment by implementing tree-based next-generation firewalls.Hussain M. Iftikhar, He Jingsha, Zhu, Nafei, Ali Z. Zulfiqar, Razqu Fahad, Hussain Saqib, Pathan Muhammad Salman,2021
8AAAA: SSO and MFA Implementation in Multi-Cloud to Mitigate Rising Threats and Concerns Related to User MetadataHussain. M.I, He. J, Zhu.N, Sabah. F, Zardari. Z.A, Hussain. S, F. Razque2021
9A lightweight technique for detection and prevention of wormhole attack in MANET(ESCI)Z.A. Zardari, K. Ali Memon, R. Ali Shah, Sanaullah Dehraj, Iftikhar Ahmed2020
10Distributed management of permission for access control modelC. Fangbo, H. Jingsha, Z.A. Zardari, H. Song2020
11An ensemble clustering approach for topic discovery using implicit text segmentation M.Q.Memon, Y. Lu, P. Chen, A. Memon, M.S Pathan, Z.A. Zardari2020
12 A Dual Attack Detection Technique to Identify Black and Gray Hole Attacks Using an Intrusion Detection System and a Connected Dominating Set in MANETZ.A. Zardari, J. He, N. Zhu, K.H. Mohammadani, M.S. Pathan, M.I. Hussain, M.Q. Hussain,2019
13A Scheme for Finding and Blocking Black Hole Nodes in Mobile Ad Hoc NetworksZ.A Zardari, J. He, N. Zhu, M.S Pathan, M.Q Memon, M.I Hussain, P. He, C. Chang2019
14Assessment of IPv4 and IPv6 Networks with Different Modified Tunneling Techniques using OPNETAsif K. Babar, Zulfiqar A. Zardari, Nazish N. Hussaini, S. Qureshi, S. Han2019
15Novel Joint Subcarrier and Power Allocation Method in SWIPT for WSNs Employing OFDM SystemS. Memon, K. Ali Memon, Z. A. Zardari, Muhammad A. Panhwar, Sijjad A. Khuhro, A. Siddiqui,2019
16An Efficient Scheme for Detection and Prevention of Black Hole Attacks in AODV-Based MANETsM.S. Pathan, J. He, N. Zhu, Z. A. Zardari, M. Q. Memon, A. Azmat,2019
17 A Hybrid Technique for Tunneling Mechanism of IPv6 using Teredo and 6RD to enhance the Network Performance.Zardari, Z. A., Ali, M., Shah, R. A., & Zardari, L. H.,2018
18An efficient trust-based scheme for secure and quality of service routing in MANETs(ESCI)M.S. Pathan, N. Zhu, J. He, Z.A. Zardari, M.Q. Memon, M.I. Hussain2018
19 An efficient scheme for detecting and isolating gray-hole attacks in AODV based mobile ad hoc networks M.S. Pathan, J. He, N. Zhu, , Z.A. Zardari, M.Q. Memon, A. Azmat,2018
20 Dual Stack Deployment in a Carrier Grade Network to Fulfill the Demands of Next Generation of InternetKhanzada, Tariq Jamil Saifullah, Naveed Ahmed Jaffari, and Zulfiqar Ali Zardari,2013

Professional Memberships

Registered Engineer from Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) COMP/8551