Self-Description:

Md. Shohel Rana is working as Senior Lecturer at the Department of Software Engineering, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh. His research interests are in Cybersecurity, Bigdata Analysis, Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and e-Learning in general. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. in Computational Science under School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering at The University of Southern Mississippi, United States as well as working as Graduate Research Assistant at Dr. Sung’s Lab. Before joining at Daffodil International University, he was employed by several renowned organizations across the country including Banking, Multinational Company, Government, Software Development Company, etc. He has more than 6 years of experiences in research and working at the IT industry in Bangladesh. (In order to know details about him, please visit: http://www.shohelrana.club/)


Academic Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computational Science (Continue)

The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi, United States

Duration: 2017-2022

  • Master of Science (Engr.) in Computer Science & Engineering

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh

Duration: 2013-2015

  • Bachelor of Science (Engr.) in Computer Science & Engineering

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh

Duration: 2006-2010


Teaching Area:

Computer Science and Engineering, Software Engineering.


Research Areas/Interests:

  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Cybersecurity
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Distributed Database
  • E-Learning/Distance Learning
  • Web Technology

Researcher Identification:

  • Researcher ID: T-5789-2018
  • Scopus Author ID: 57196745681
  • ORCiD ID: orcid.org/0000-0001-6626-4189
  • Google Scholar: Md. Shohel Rana
  • Research Gate: Md. Shohel Rana (Md_Rana25)

Publication List:

Journal:

  1. Rana, M. S. and Sung, A. H, “Malware Analysis on Android Using Supervised Machine Learning Techniques,” International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 178-188, 2018. (EI -(INSPEC, IET), Google Scholar, Crossref, Engineering & Technology Digital Library, ProQuest, and Electronic Journals Library)
  2. Rana, M. S., Sohel, M. K. and Arman, M. S., “Distributed Database Problems, Approaches and Solutions — A Study,” International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 472-476, 2018. (Scopus, EI (INSPEC, IET), Google Scholar, Crossref, ProQuest, Electronic Journals Library)
  3. Rana, M. S., Hassan, M. M. and Bhuiyan, T., “An Enhanced Model for Inpainting on Digital Images Using Dynamic Masking”, Journal of Communications, Vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 248-253, 2017. (Scopus, DBLP, ULRICH’s Periodicals Directory, IET INSPEC, Engineering Village, Google Scholar)
  4. Rahman, M. M., Rana, M. S., Islam, M. A., Rahman, M. M. and Talukder, M. H., “A New Filtering Technique for de-noising Speckle Noise from Medical Images Based on Adaptive and Anisotropic Diffusion Filter.” International Journal of Research in Computer and Communication Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 9, September -2013. (IF: 3.751) (Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Index Copernicus International, INFORMATICS, J-Gate, CiteSeer, WorldCat, BASE, Computer Science Directory, etc.)

Book Chapter:

  1. Rana, M. S., Rahman, S. S. M. M. and Sung, A. H. (2018) Evaluation of Tree-Based Machine Learning Classifiers for Android Malware Detection. In: Nguyen N., Pimenidis E., Khan Z., Trawiński B. (eds) Computational Collective Intelligence. ICCCI 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol: 11056, pp. 377-385, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-98446-9_35. (ISI, Scopus, EI, DBLP, Inspec, etc.)
  2. Rana, M. S., Bhuiyan, T., Satter, A. K. M. Z. (2018) e-School: Design and Implementation of Web-Based Teaching Institution for Enhancing E-Learning Experiences. In: Nguyen N., Pimenidis E., Khan Z., Trawiński B. (eds) Computational Collective Intelligence. ICCCI 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol: 11055, pp. 99-108, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-98443-8_10. (ISI, Scopus, EI, DBLP, Inspec, etc.)

Conference:

  1. Shohel Rana, Md Altab Hossin, S M Hasan Mahmud, Hosney Jahan, “A new method to handle Facebook users in the distributed database system”, 9th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science (ICSESS 2018), Beijing, China. (IEEE Xplore and Ei Compendex) (Accepted)
  2. Shohel Rana, Charan Gudla and Andrew H. Sung, “Android Malware Detection using Stacked Generalization”, 27th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE 2018), October 8-10, 2018, New Orleans, United States. (Scopus, EI, INSPEC, and DBLP) (in press)
  3. Charan Gudla, Shohel Rana and Andrew H. Sung, “Defense Techniques Against Cyber Attacks on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, The 16th International Conference on Embedded Systems, Cyber-physical Systems and Applications (ESCS 2018), July 30-August 2, Las Vegas, United States. (ACM, EBSCO, ACSE, CSREA)
  4. Shohel Rana, A. K. M. Zaidi Satter, Zaman Wahid and Touhid Bhuiyan, “Inpainting on Digital Images using Convolution based Method – A Comparison Study”, Proceedings of 2017 International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Bioinformatics (ICBEB 2017) during September 14-16, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. (EI Compendex, Scopus and ISI CPCS)
  5. Touhid Bhuyian, Shohel Rana, Kaushik Sarker and Zaman Wahid, “A Proposed PST Model for Enhancing E-Learning Experiences.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Education and Distance Learning; 2017 July 4 – 6; Maldives; 2017. (EI Compendex, Scopus and ISI CPCS)
  6. Shohel Rana, Kaushik Sarker, Touhid Bhuiyan and Md. Maruf Hassan, “Comparing the performance of different ultrasonic images enhancement for speckle noise reduction in ultrasound images using techniques: a preference study”, Proc. SPIE 10443, Second International Workshop on Pattern Recognition, 104430 W (June 19, 2017); doi:10.1117/12.2280277. (EI, Scopus and ISI)
  7. Shohel Rana, Md. Maruf Hassan and Touhid Bhuiyan, “An Enhanced Model for Inpainting on Digital Images Using Dynamic Masking.” Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Frontiers of Image Processing; 2017 March 3-5; Kathmandu, Nepal; 2017. Page-18. (EI Compendex, Scopus, and ISI CPCS) (Awarded by Best Paper and Best Presenter)

Award and Scholarship:

  • Full Funded Scholarship (for Ph.D. Study) awarded by The University of Southern Mississippi, United States, Fall 2017.
  • Best Presenter Award by International Conference on Frontiers of Image Processing (ICFIP 2017) held in Nepal indexed by EI Compendex, Scopus, and ISI CPCS.
  • Best Paper Award by International Conference on Frontiers of Image Processing (ICFIP 2017) held in Nepal indexed by EI Compendex, Scopus, and ISI CPCS.
  • Student Award, Rural Development Academy, Bogra, 2004.

Membership:

  1. Member (M-02019), Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS).
  2. MBSTU Alumni Association.
  3. Member, Research Committee of Daffodil International University.
  4. Member, Cyber Security Centre, Daffodil International University.
  5. Communication Secretary and Organizer, DIU APP CONTEST.
  6. Ad-hoc of Reviewer of Journal of KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems.

Ad-hoc of IEEE International Workshop on Adapting Data Mining for Security.