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Dr Naeem Janjua

Senior Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6021
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO18.307  

Dr. Naeem Khalid Janjua is a Lecturer at the School of Science, ECU, Perth. He works actively in the domain of making informed business decisions (business intelligence) through the use of Web-based intelligent decision support systems.

Current Teaching

  • CSG1102 - Operating Systems
  • CSI2441 - Applications Development
  • CSI3106 - Software Architectures and Design
  • CSI6207 - Systems Analysis and Database Design


Prior to joining the School of Science in July2016, he worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at UNSW Canberra and as a Research Associate at Curtin University. He received MS degree in Information Technology from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan; and the Ph.D. degree in Information Systems from Curtin University, Perth, Australia, in 2013.  He has more than 5 years of experience in information system’s design and development in various business environments.  He is an Associate Editor for International Journal of Computer System Science and Engineering (IJCSSE) and International Journal of Intelligent systems (IJEIS). He has published an authored book, a book chapter, and various articles in international journals and refereed conference proceedings. His areas of active research are knowledge representation and reasoning, enterprise knowledge management, cloud computing and IoT. He works actively in the domain of making informed business decisions (business intelligence) through the use of Web-based intelligent decision support systems.

Professional Associations

  1. IEEE Senior Member.
  2. Executive member of the Australian Society for Operations Research, ACT Chapter.
  3. TCII Sub-Committee Chair on Web Semantics.
  4. MACS Certified Professional.

Awards and Recognition

  1. PhD thesis has been nominated as an outstanding work by Curtin University, Australia in 2013.

Research Areas and Interests

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Ontologies and Semantic Web, Semantic Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Cyber-physical Systems and Big Data analytics.

Internal research grants

  • Supply Chain Management 4.0: Evolution and Future Directions, SBL Inter-School Research Collaboration Scheme (A/Prof Ferry Jie, Dr Naeem Khalid Janjua, Dr Ahmed Ibrahim, Prof Craig Standing), Edith Cowan University, School of Business and Law, 2017


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, 2013.


Recent Research Grants

  • Developing autonomous solutions for building knowledge graphs to support educational outcomes in Virtuoso,  CingleVue Pty Ltd,  Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Project,  2020 - 2024,  $150,000.
  • Readiness to adopt health-assistive smart home technology in community-dwelling older adults,  WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust,  Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $5,196.
  • Economically Efficient Green Logistics through Cyber Physical Systems,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2016 - 2020,  $30,000.
  • The Implementation of Health-Assistive Smart Home Technology in Independently-Dwelling Older Adults ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Engagement Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $87,664.
  • Real-time distributed events information collection and reasoning for timely actions in Internet of Things applications,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2018,  2018 - 2019,  $15,000.
  • Gauging Supplier Trustworthiness through Data Analytics: Towards an Ontology-driven Business Intelligence Framework,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme – 2017 Round 2,  2018 - 2019,  $8,787.
  • Enhancing system architecture in support of event and real-time data streaming applications within the context of the Virtuoso platform,  CingleVue Pty Ltd,  APR Intern,  2019,  $14,500.
  • Establishing a 3D sensing, visualisation and analytics lab,  Edith Cowan University,  Edith Cowan University, School of Science 2017 Strategic Initiative Fund,  2017,  $115,368.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Prior, D., Saberi, M., Janjua, N., Jie, F., (2021), Can I Trust You? Incorporating Supplier Trustworthiness into Supplier Selection Criteria. Enterprise Information Systems, 15(3), 1-28, London, DOI: 10.1080/17517575.2021.1878393.
  • Nawaz, F., Janjua, N., (2020), Dynamic QoS-Aware Cloud Service Selection Using Best-Worst Method and Timeslot Weighted Satisfaction Scores. The Computer Journal, 2020(Article in press), 1-17, DOI:
  • Mohsin, A., Janjua, N., Islam, S., Babar, M., (2020), SAM-SoS: A Stochastic Software Architecture Modeling and Verification Approach for Complex System-of-Systems. IEEE Access, 8(2020), 177580-177603, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3025934.
  • Altaf, F., Islam, S., Akhtar, N., Janjua, N., (2019), Going Deep in Medical Image Analysis: Concepts, Methods, Challenges and Future Directions. IEEE Access, 7(2019), 99540 - 99572, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2929365.
  • Nawaz, F., Mohsin, A., Janjua, N., (2019), Service description languages in cloud computing: state-of-the-art and research issues. Service Oriented Computing and Applications, 13(2), 109-125, DOI:
  • Qidwai , U., Chaudhry, J., Jabbar, S., Zeeshan, HM., Janjua, N., Khalid, S., (2019), Using casual reasoning for anomaly detection among ECG live data streams in ubiquitous healthcare monitoring systems. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 10(10), 4085–4097, DOI: 10.1007/s12652-018-1091-x.
  • Nawaz, F., Hussain, O., Hussain, F., Janjua, N., Saberi, M., Chang, E., (2019), Proactive management of SLA violations by capturing relevant external events in a Cloud of Things environment. Future Generation Computer Systems: the international journal of grid computing: theory, methods and applications, 95(2019), 26-44, DOI: 10.1016/j.future.2018.12.034.
  • Nawaz, F., Janjua, N., Hussain, O., (2019), PERCEPTUS: Predictive complex event processing and reasoning for IoT-enabled supply chain. Knowledge-Based Systems, 180(15 September 2019), 133-146, Elsevier, DOI:
  • Mohsin, A., Janjua, N., (2018), A review and future directions of SOA-based software architecture modeling approaches for System of Systems. Service Oriented Computing and Applications, 12(3-4), 183-200, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s11761-018-0245-1.
  • Nawaz, F., Janjua, N., Hussain, OK., Hussain, FK., Elizabeth , C., Saberi, M., (2018), Event-driven approach for predictive and proactive management of SLA violations in the Cloud of Things. Future Generation Computer Systems: the international journal of grid computing: theory, methods and applications, 84(July 2018), 78-97, DOI: 10.1016/j.future.2018.02.025.
  • Nawaz, F., Asadabadi, MR., Janjua, N., Hussain, O., Chang, E., Saberi, M., (2018), An MCDM method for cloud service selection using a Markov chain and the best-worst method. Knowledge-Based Systems, 159(2018), 120-131, DOI: 10.1016/j.knosys.2018.06.010.

Conference Publications

  • Mohsin, A., Janjua, N., Masek, M., Neto, VV., (2020), Model Synthesis and Stochastic Automated Verification of Systems-of-Systems Dynamic Architectures. 2020 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2020, 285-293, online, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., DOI: 10.1109/ICACSIS51025.2020.9263119.
  • Mohsin, A., Janjua, N., Islam, S., Neto, VV., (2019), Modeling Approaches for System-of-Systems Dynamic Architecture: Overview, Taxonomy and Future Prospects. Proceedings of the 2019 14th Annual Conference System of Systems Engineering (SoSE), 2019(19-22 May, 2019), 49-56, online, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/SYSOSE.2019.8753877.
  • Nawaz, F., Hussain, OK., Janjua, N., Chang, E., (2017), A proactive event-driven approach for dynamic QoS compliance in cloud of things. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI2017), 971-975, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), DOI: 10.1145/3106426.3109431.
  • Janjua, N., Hussain, OK., Chang, E., Islam, S., (2017), Conjoint utilization of structured and unstructured information for planning interleaving deliberation in supply chains. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, 411-418, New York, USA, Association for Computing Machinery, DOI: 10.1145/3106426.3106545.
  • Islam, S., Raza, S., Moniruzzaman, M., Janjua, N., Lavery, P., Al-Jumaily, A., (2017), Automatic Seagrass Detection: A Survey. 2017 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA), 527-532, Piscataway, USA, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ICECTA.2017.8252036.
  • Saberi, M., Janjua, N., Chang, E., Hussain, OK., Pazhoheshfar, P., (2016), In-house Crowdsourcing-Based Entity Resolution Using Argumentation. 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 1-5, online only, IEOM Society.
  • Janjua, N., (2016), Collaborative Planning and Decision Support for Practical Reasoning in Decentralised Supply Chains. Arg-LPNMR 2016 Proceedings, 7-14, online only, Cornell University.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Proactive Service Level Agreement (SLA) violation management in the Cloud of Things (CoT) environment
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