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Dr Muhammad Rukunuddin Ghalib

Job: Senior Lecturer

School/department: DMU Dubai

Address: De Montfort University Dubai, Dubai International Academic City,Post Box: 294345, Dubai, UAE

T: +971 4 4358700



Personal profile

Dr. Ghalib received his Computer Engineering Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. from Anna University, India. He has a vast experience of 14+ years in academics & research with the top-ranked universities like Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University & Anna University in India. While at VIT, he also held additional responsibility as Assistant Director, International Relations where he was involved in developing academic & research collaborations with many International Universities in Oceania Countries (mostly in Australia & New Zealand) and with some European countries as well. He has experience working on Erasmus+ Staff & Student exchange programs. He was nominated for Erasmus+ staff exchange to Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey & Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), Lithuania in 2017 & 2018 respectively. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University (DMU), Dubai. He has published 50+ peer-reviewed research articles including SCI & Scopus indexed International Journals apart from Book chapters & numerous conference proceedings. He is an active IEEE senior member from the R10 region and involves himself in its various technical activities. He is also an active member/life-member of professional societies like Computer Society of India (CSI), Society of Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) & Manchester Literary, and Philosophical Society (Lit & Phil). He has been collaboratively working with many researchers globally in various areas of research predominantly in the health care domains of Data Science Technology, Cyber Security, IoT & Bioinformatics, ML & Artificial Intelligence.

Research group affiliations

Membership of external committees: Ph.D. Thesis Adjudicator Panel (2015-2021)- as an Indian PhD Thesis examiner for Jain University, India, & MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India


Membership of professional associations and societies:

Life member Computer Society of India (CSI) - No.: I0174802 , IEEE Senior Member (2010-202)-No.: #90872739 , Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA):No. A 1422

IAEng member (from 2014).No.: 143069 , ISTE member (2006)-No.: AM65192 , SIAM Member (from 2015).No: 020823853, Annual Member (from 2016): Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society.


Professional licenses and certificates:

Dale Carnegie Certificate-High Impact Teaching Skills Certification by Wipro Technologies Ltd., India

Publications and outputs

63 Research Articles (19-SCI/SCIE, 44- SCOPUS)

Research interests/expertise

IoT in Healthcare Cybersecurity in Healthcare Healthcare Data Analytics & Bioinformatics Computing

Areas of teaching

Data Science in Healthcare, Cyber Security, IoT in Healthcare, Bioinformatics Computing.



Courses taught

Operating Systems, Computer Ethics & Cyber Laws, Data Mining & Data Warehousing, Predictive Data Analytics Techniques, Information Security Foundations, Linux OS, Scripting languages, Parallel & Distributed Computing, Bioinformatics, Soft Computing

Honours and awards

  • Recognized for creating a new curriculum of B.Tech (CSE specialization in Bioinformatics) in 2013 at VIT University, India
  • VIT University Researcher Award 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018. (For publishing Research articles in high-quality peer-reviewed International Journals)
  • Honored for supervising Microsoft Campus Connect Project Students in VIT, 2016.
    Elected Executive Member-(Computer Society of India)CSI, Vellore Division, 2014-2015.
    Anna University Gold Medalist in Post Graduation (ME)., 2008

Conference attendance

Presented research papers in 14 International conferences

Current research students

Akila Victor

Completed, 1st Jun 2018, PhD from VIT University

Thesis Title: Design of Framework Driven Prototype for Detecting and
Classification of Human Malignant Melanoma for
Dermoscopic Images

Gitanjali J,
Completed, 3rd Sept 2018, PhD from VIT University
Thesis Title: Design of Ambient Intelligent Service in User-Centric World with Activity Recognition

Tamizharasi T
Completed, 19th May 2021, PhD from VIT University
Thesis Title: Design of IOV Architecture for Data Dissemination in Health Care System

Abhay Kumar Singh
Ongoing, PhD at VIT University
Tentative Thesis Title: Working in the area of Rough-Fuzzy Clustering.