|   April 21, 2024
Dr. Khizar Hayat
Dr. Khizar Hayat
Associate Professor
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 - 30
  • Time at UoN: Since 2013
  • Marital Status: ....

  • Khizar Hayat is currently Associate Prof. in Computer Science at the Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (DMPS), 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.

    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
      • Machine Learning Engineering
          - Publications
          Faculty Administrative Experience
          • 2018 - 2022: Head Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (DMPS-CAS) - University of Nizwa
            Headed a department with 14 undergraduate and graduate programs in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics; Developing and Starting MSc Mathematics and Computer Science Program
          • 2017 - Present: College Quality Management Officer - University of Nizwa
            Spearheading OAAA accreditation documentation of about 50 programs
          • 2014 - Present: Head of Computer Science (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)

                Dr- Khizar UoN CV.pdf