|   August 09, 2020
Dr. Khizar Hayat
Dr. Khizar Hayat
HoD-DMPS & QAO-CAS
Mathematical and Physical Sciences - Computer Sciences Section
College of Arts and Sciences
  • Telephone: (+968)25446297
  • Extension: 297
  • eMail: khizar.hayat@unizwa.edu.om
  • Office Location: 11G-19 & 11G-20
  • Time at UoN: Since 2013

  • Khizar Hayat is currently heading the Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (DMPS) at the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), University of Nizwa (UoN), Sultanate of Oman. DMPS is currently offering 12 different undergraduate and graduate programs in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Computer Science. In addition to this responsibility, he is the head of quality enhancement/accreditation of CAS and oversees about 50 undergraduate and graduate programs. He joined UoN in September 2013, as Associate Professor. Previously he served as the Head of Computer Science Department - also as Associate Professor - at the Abbottabad campus of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Pakistan. Before joining CIIT in December 2009, he was working as a lecturer at the Higher Education Department Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa, Pakistan, from May 1995. He received his PhD (Computer Science) degree in June 2009 from the University of Montpellier 2 (UM2), France, while working at the Laboratory of Informatics, Robotics and Microelectronics Montpellier (LIRMM). His areas of interest are image processing, information hiding (watermarking, steganography etc), cryptography, data science/analytics and theoretical computer science.
    Dr- Khizar UoN CV.pdf


    Academic Qualifications
    • PhD in Computer Science, University of Montpellier, France, 2009
      Research Activities
      - Research Interests
      • Image Processing
      • Information Hiding, Watermarking and Steganography
      • Data Science/Analytics
      • Theoretical Computer Science
            Faculty Administrative Experience
            • 2018 - Present: Head of Department ( DMPS-CAS) - University of Nizwa
            • 2017 - Present: College Quality Management Officer - University of Nizwa
              Spearheading about 50 programs
            • 2014 - Present: Head of Section (DMPS-CAS) - University of Nizwa
              Approval and Start of MSc Computer Science program, Review of all CS syllabi
            • 2012 - 2013: HoD Computer Science - COMSATS University Abbottabad
                Membership in Professional Bodies
                • 2014-Present: IEEE and IEEE Communication Society Member (92945791)

                  https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5216-6019
                  Dr- Khizar UoN CV.pdf