contributed to ICT4COP’s Work Package 8: South Asia, investigating how information and communication technology can be leveraged to implement COP considering the local context. He is also a member of the team working on a pilot project for developing an application to assist different stakeholders involved in handling gender-based violence cases.
Dr. Tahir Maqsood is serving as Assistant Professor of Computer Science at COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus, Pakistan. Dr. Maqsood specializes in the application of information and communication technologies for research and development in the security, agriculture, and transportation. Besides teaching at undergraduate and graduate programs, he is head of the SPARC lab at CUI Abbottabad. His research interests include application of ICTs in development, community policing, energy-efficient multicore and cloud computing systems, and performance evaluation of communication systems. Dr. Maqsood holds Ph.D. in Computer Science from COMSATS Abbottabad, Pakistan and M.Sc. in Computer Networks from Northumbria University, Newcastle UK.