About Me

Hey, I am Waleed Iqbal, a Teaching Fellow in Computer Science and a PhD candidate, under the supervision of Dr. Ignacio Castro and Dr. Gareth Tyson in the Social Data Science (SDS) Lab, Networks Group at School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London. My research interests are broadly in Manifestation of Socio-Economic Inequality in Online User Activity.

Previously, I worked at IHSAN Lab in Information Technology University Lahore, Pakistan and supervised by Prof. Dr. Junaid Qadir as postgraduate thesis student, affiliated researcher and teaching assistant.

I received my MS in Computer Science from Information Technology University, Lahore, Pakistan with Dean’s Roll of Honors and my B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with Honors from University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

News

November 2022

  • Paper accepted in Asian Internet Engineering Conference (AINTEC) 2022: “Exploring Crowdsourced Content Moderation Through Lens of Reddit during COVID-19”.

September 2022

August 2022

June 2022

  • Successfully passed the Stage Two (Second Year Progression) of my Ph.D. at Queen Mary University of London.

October 2021

  • Paper accepted in Springer Social Networks and Mining (SNAM) Journal: “A Deep Dive into COVID-19 Related Messages on WhatsApp in Pakistan”.

August 2021

  • Paper accepted in ACM IMC 2021: “Characterising the IETF Through the Lens of RFC Deployment”.

November 2020

  • Successfully passed the Stage One (First Year Progression) of my Ph.D. at Queen Mary University of London.

October 2020

August 2020

June 2020

  • Successfully passed the Stage Zero (First Quarter Progression Exam) of my Ph.D. at Queen Mary University of London.

January 2020

October 2019

March 2019

August 2019

June 2018

  • Successfully defended my MS thesis titled “Analysis of Computer Networking Research: A Bibliometric Study” with no further corrections.

May 2016

April 2016

October 2015