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Dr Mubashir Husain becomes world’s most influential researcher: Who is he?

Dr Mubashir Husain Rehmani is currently teaching in Ireland. Source: Twitter.

Mubashir Husain Rehmani, a Pakistani scientist has been named to the top 1 percent of global scientists. Its the second time when he has been rewarded with such an honour,

Who is Mubashir Husain Rehmani?

A graduate of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology’s Department of Computer Systems Engineering in 2004, Dr. Husain acquired his M.S. degree from the University of Paris XI, Paris, France, in 2008.

He has written over 100 peer-reviewed articles, of which 12 were among the highly cited articles by Clarivate. He is currently teaching as Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the Cork Institute of Technology, now known as Munster Technological University, in Ireland. He has been named the Top 1 percent of global scientists.

Mubashir Husain Rehmani’s achievements

According to Clarivate Web of Science, Rehmani got the Highly Cited Researcher award 2021 in the cross-field this time. Dr. Mubashir has been named to the “Global Highly Cited Researchers” list of the world’s most influential scientists for the second time.

In the discipline of computer science, he was recognized a Highly Cited Researcher in 2020. He also served for five years as an Assistant Professor at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Cantt., Pakistan. 

He is currently an Area Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. He served for three years (from 2015 to 2017) as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials.

He is also serving as Column Editor for Book Reviews in IEEE Communications Magazine. Currently, he serves as Associate Editor of  IEEE Communications Magazine, Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), and the Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN).

He is also serving as a Guest Editor of Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal, Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems journal, the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal.

Rehmani as an author

He has authored two books published by IGI Global, USA, one book published by CRC Press, USA, and one book with Wiley, U.K. He received “Best Researcher of the Year 2015 of COMSATS Wah” award in 2015. He received the certificate of appreciation, “Exemplary Editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials for the year 2015” from the IEEE Communications Society.


He received Best Paper Award in 2017 from the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Government of Pakistan. He is the recipient of the Best Paper Award in 2018 from Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications.

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