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Dr. Saeed UL Hassan
Assistant Professor
Postdoctorate, United Nations University (UNU), Macau; Director Scientometrics Lab
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Scientometrics, Alt-metrics, Scientific Research Informatics, Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Data Science, Social Media Analytics, Information Visualisation, Educational Data Mining.

biography

Dr. Saeed Ul Hassan is the Director of Scientometrics Lab and a faculty member at Information Technology University (ITU), a former Post-Doctorate Fellow at the United Nations University – with more than 15 years of hands-on experience of advanced statistical techniques, artificial intelligence, and software development client work. He earned his Ph.D. in the field Information Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He has also served as a Research Fellow at National Institute of Informatics in Japan.

Dr. Saeed’s research interests lie within the areas of Data Science, Scientometrics, Bibliometric Tools for Evidence-based Research Policy Formulation, Information Retrieval and Text Mining. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international journals and conference proceedings including highly reputed venues like TKDE, WWW, JCDL, Journal of Infometrics and Scientometrics. Dr. Saeed is also the recipient of James A. Linen III Memorial Award in recognition of his outstanding academic performance. More recently, he has been awarded Eugene Garfield Honorable Mention Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis by Clarivate Analytics, Thomson Reuters.

Dr. Saeed is a lifetime volunteer of Pakistan Hemophilia Patient’s Welfare Society and technical lead of the National Patient Registry of people with a bleeding disorder in Pakistan.

Journal Articles (Indexed in JCR)  
  1. Saeed Ul Hassan, H Waheed, NR Aljohani, M Ali, S Ventura, F Herrera, Virtual Learning Environment to Predict Withdrawal by Leveraging Deep Learning, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, in press, 2019. (IF = 3.363)
 
  1. A Said, TD Bowman, RA Abbasi, NR Aljohani, Saeed Ul Hassan, R Nawaz, Peter Haddawy, Mining Network-Level Properties of Twitter Altmetrics Data, Scientometrics, In press, 2019. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Saeed Ul Hassan; Bowman, T.; Shabbir M.; Akhter, A.; Imran, M., Aljohani. N., “Influential Tweeters in Relation to Highly Cited Articles in Altmetric Big Data”,Scientometrics, vol. 119, issue 1, 281- 493; Springer, 2019. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Saeed Ul Hassan; Bowman, T.; Shabbir M.; Akhter, A.; Imran, M., Aljohani. N., “Influential Tweeters in Relation to Highly Cited Articles in Altmetric Big Data”,Scientometrics, vol. 119, issue 1, 281- 493; Springer, 2019. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan; Anna V; H. Waheed, The ‘who’ and the ‘what’ in international migration research: data-driven analysis of Scopus-indexed scientific literature, Behavior & Information Technology, in press, 2019. (IF=1.38)
 
  1. I Safder, Saeed-Ul Hassan, Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval: A Novel Deep Feature Engineering Approach for Algorithm Searching from Full-text Publications, Scientometrics, vol. 119, issue 1, 257 – 277; Springer, 2019. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. W Iqbal, J Qadir, G Tyson, AN Mian, Saeed-Ul Hassan, J Crowcroft, A Bibliometric Analysis of Publications in Computer Networking Research, Scientometrics, in press; Springer, 2019. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, M Imran, S Iqbal, NR Aljohani, R Nawaz, Deep Context of Citations Using Machine-Learning Models in Scholarly Full-text Articles, Scientometrics, vol. 117, issue, 3, 1645-1662 Springer, 2018. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Waheed, Saeed-Ul Hassan, N. R. Aljohani, M Wasif,A Bibliometric Perspective of Learning Analytics Research Landscape, Behavior & Information Technology, vol. 37, issue 10-11, 941-957; 2018. (IF=1.38)
 
  1. F Sabah, Saeed-Ul Hassan, A Muzzam, S Iqbal, S Soroya, R Sarwar, Scientific Collaboration Networks in Pakistan and their Impact on Institutional Research Performance: A Case Study Based on Scopus Publications, Library Hi Tech, (in press) https://doi.org/10.1108/LHT-03-2018-0036, 2018. (IF=0.75)
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, I Safder, A Akram, Kamiran F, A Novel Machine-Learning Approach to Measuring Scientific Knowledge Flows Using Citation Context Analysis, Scientometrics, vol. 116, issue 2, 973–996, Springer, 2018. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Rabeeh Abbasi, Naif Radi Aljohani, F Bawakid, F Saleem, Z Ullah, Aali Daud, Muhammad Aslam, J Alowibdi, Saeed-Ul Hassan, Web Observatory Insights: Past, Current, and Future, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, In press. (IF = 1.50)
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, M Imran, U Gillani, NR Aljohani, TD Bowman, "Measuring Social Media Activity of Scientific Literature: An Exhaustive Comparison of Scopus and Novel Altmetrics Big Data”, Scientometrics, vol. 113, issue 2, 1037-1057; Springer, 2017. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Haddawy, P., Saeed-Ul Hassan, Lee, IB, Craig, A., “Uncovering Fine-Grained Research Excellence: The Global Research Benchmarking System”, Journal of Informetrics, 11, issue 2, 389-406, Elsevier, 2017. (IF = 2.920)
 
  1. Bonaccorsi, A., Cicero, T., Haddawy, P., Saeed-Ul Hassan, "The solitude of stars. An analysis of the distributed excellence model of European universities”, Journal of Informetrics, 11, issue 2, 435-454, Elsevier, 2017. (IF = 2.920)
 
  1. Bonaccorsi, A., Cicero, T., Haddawy, P., Saeed-Ul Hassan, "Explaining the transatlantic gap in research excellence”, Scientometrics, vol. 110, issue 1, 217-241; Springer, 2017. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. M Qasim, Saeed-Ul Hassan,NR Aljohani, M Lytras, “Human Behavior Analysis in the Production and Consumption of Scientific Knowledge across the Regions: A case study based on publications and citations data indexed in Scopus”, Library Hi Tech, vol. 35 Issue: 4, pp.577-587, Emerald, 2017. (IF = 0.759)
 
  1. Haddawy, P., Saeed-Ul Hassan, Asghar, A., Amin, S., “A Comprehensive Examination of the Relation of Three Citation-Based Journal Metrics to Expert Judgment of Journal Quality”, Journal of Informetrics: vol. 10, issue 1, 162-173, Elsevier, 2016. (IF = 2.920)
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, R. Sarwar “Tapping into Intra and Int’l Collaborations of OIC States across Science and Technology (S&T) Disciplines”, Science and Public Policy: vol. 43, issue 5, 690-701; Oxford Journals, 2015. (IF = 1.538)
 
  1. Sarwar, Saeed-Ul Hassan, "A bibliometric assessment of scientific productivity and international collaboration of the Islamic World in science and technology (S&T) areas”, Scientometrics: vol. 105, issue 2, 1059–1077; Springer, 2015. (IF = 2.173)
     
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, and P. Haddawy, "Analyzing Knowledge Flows of Scientific Literature through Semantic Links: A Case Study in the Field of Energy”, Scientometrics: vol. 103, issue 1, 33-46; Springer, 2015. (IF = 2.173)
   
  1. Ibrar Hussain, Ling Chen, Hamid Turab Mirza, Gencai Chen, Saeed-Ul Hassan, "Right mix of speech and non-speech: hybrid auditory feedback in mobility assistance of the visually impaired”, Universal Access in the Information Society: vol. 14, issue 4, 527–536; Springer, 2015. (IF = 1.176)
 
  1. J Zhu, Saeed-Ul Hassan, HT Mirza, Q Xie, “Measuring Recent Research Performance for Chinese Universities Using Bibliometric Methods”,Scientometrics, vol. 101, issue 1, 429–443; Springer, 2014. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy, J. Zhu, “A Bibliometric Study of the World's Research Activity in Sustainable Development and its Sub-areas using Scientific Literature”,Scientometrics, vol. 99, issue 1, 549–579; Springer, 2014. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Jia Zhu, Yi Yang, Qing Xie, Liwei Wang, Saeed-Ul Hassan, “Robust hybrid name disambiguation framework for large databases”,Scientometrics, vol. 98, issue 3, 2255-2274; Springer, 2014. (IF = 2.173)
  2. Saeed-Ul Hassan, and P. Haddawy, "Measuring International Knowledge Flows and Scholarly Impact of Scientific Research", Scientometrics: vol. 94, issue 1, 163–179; Springer, 2013. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Zhu, Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy, “Small-World Phenomenon of Keywords Based on Complex Network”, Scientometrics, vol. 97, issue 2, 435–442; Springer, 2013. (IF = 2.173)
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy, P. Kuinkel, A. Degelsegger, and C. Blasy, "A Bibliometric study of research activity in ASEAN related to the EU in FP7 priority areas", Scientometrics, vol. 91, issue 3, 1035–1051; Springer, 2012. (IF = 2.173)
          International Conference/Workshops  
  1. D Henriksen, S Malik, Saeed-Ul Hassan, Altmetrics Study of Economics", 17th International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics (ISSI), Rome, Italy, 2019.
 
  1. I Safder, Saeed-Ul Hassan“DS4A: Deep Search System for Algorithms from Fulltext Scholarly Big Data”, International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW), Singapore, 2018
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, Safder, I. Naif, R “AI cognition to Search for Relevant Knowledge from Scholarly Big Data using Multilayer Perceptron and RCNN Model”, The World Wide Web (WWW) in Cognitive Computing Track, Lyon, France, 2018.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, S Iqbal, M Imran, NR Aljohani, R Nawaz “Mining the Context of Citations in Scientific Publications”, 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Hamilton, New Zealand, 2018.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, S Iqbal, M Imran, NR Aljohani, R Nawaz, “Quality Classification of Scientific Publications Using Hybrid Summarization Model”, 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Hamilton, New Zealand, 2018.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, M Imran, A Zuccala, “Alt-Index: A proposed Index for measuring the Social Activity of Scientific Research”, 23rd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI), Leiden, The Netherlands, 2018.
 
  1. M Imran, A Akhtar, A Said, I Safder, Saeed-Ul Hassan, N. R Aljohani, “Exploiting Social Networks of Twitter in Altmetrics Big Data”, 23rd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI), Leiden, The Netherlands, 2018.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, Akram, A, P. Haddawy, “Identifying Important Citations using Contextual Information from Full Text”, IEEE/ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2017.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, M Imran, T Iftikhar, I Safder, M Shabir, “Deep Stylometry and Lexical & Syntactic Features based Author Attribution on PLOS Digital Repository”, 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Bangkok, Thailand, 2017.
 
  1. I Safer, J Sarfraz, Saeed-Ul Hassan, M Ali, S Tuarob, “Detecting Target Text related to Algorithmic Efficiency for Scholarly Big Data using Recurrent Convolutional Neural Network Model”, 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Bangkok, Thailand, 2017.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, Akram, A., Asghar, A., Naif, A. " Measuring Scientific Knowledge Flows by Deploying Citation Context Analysis using Machine Learning Approach on PLoS ONE Full Text", 16th International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics (ISSI), Wuhan, China, 2017.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy "Tapping into Scientific Knowledge via Semantic Links", 15th International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics (ISSI), Istanbul, Turkey, 2015.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, and R. Ichise, "Discovering Research Domains Using Distance Matrix and Co-Authorship Network", SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDA), vol. 3, Sparks, Nevada, United States, pp. 1252-1257, 2009.
      International Poster Proceedings  
  1. I Safder, H Batool, Saeed-Ul Hassan“Deep Feature Engineering using Full-text Scholarly Big Data: An Improved Information Retrieval Model”, 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Hamilton, New Zealand, 2018.
 
  1. A Bakar, Iqra Safder, Saeed-Ul Hassan,“Mining Algorithmic Complexity in Full Text Scholarly Documents”, 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Hamilton, New Zealand, 2018 (Core Rank A)
 
  1. A Bakar, N Arshad, Iqra Safder, Saeed-Ul Hassan, “Mining Scientific Trends Based on Topics in Conference Call for Papers”, 20th International Conference on Asia Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Hamilton, New Zealand, 2018
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy "Semantic Analysis of Knowledge Flows using Scientific Literature", 19th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI), Leiden, The Netherlands, 2014.
 
  1. Haddawy, Saeed-Ul Hassan, "A Comparison of Three Prominent Journal Metrics with Expert Judgement of Journal Quality", 19th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI), Leiden, The Netherlands, 2014.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy, P. Kuinkel, and S. Sedhai., "A Bibliometric Study of Research Activity in Sustainable Development", 13th Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI),Durban, South Africa, pp. 996-998, 2011.
    Technical Reports  
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, Hajra Waheed “2017 Research Performance Report – King Abdul Aziz University”, 2017.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, “Research Landscape of Pakistan”, MIT Technology Review Pakistan”, vol. 2, 2016.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy, P. Kuinkel, A. Degelsegger, and C. Blasy, “Technical Report: Analysing ASEAN-EU research collaboration”, vol. 2012, no. 22-05-2012: UNU, pp.Science, Technology and Society, 2012.
 
  1. Saeed-Ul Hassan, and R. Ichise, "Discovering Research Themes of Institutes’ Research Work", Information Processing Society in Japan Special Interest Group Technical Report, vol. 2012-ICS-165, issue 1, 2012.
 
  1. Haddawy, Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Kuinkel and S. Sedhai. “Technical Report: Analyses of Research strengths of SEA countries for SEA-EU-NET under Task 4.9 Bibliometric Analysis of S&T strengths in Southeast Asia in Transport, Social Sciences, Security and Space”,European Commission: Science & Innovation Section, Project SEA-EU-NET, United Kingdom, 2012.
 
  1. Haddawy, Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Kuinkel and S. Sedhai. “Technical Report: Analyses of Research strengths of SEA countries for SEA-EU-NET under Task 4.9 Bibliometric Analysis of S&T strengths in Southeast Asia in Health, 'Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology', Environment, ICT, Energy, Nanotechnology and Industrial Technologies”, European Commission: Science & Innovation Section SEA-EU-NET,2011.
      Book Chapters  
  1. Izza Afrab, Saeed Ul Hassan, Syeda Amna Hassan, Waqas Rana, “Pakistan’s Role in the New Silk Route: Belt and Road Initiative”, The New Silk Road leads through the Arab Peninsula: Mastering Global Business and Innovation, Emerald Publishing, 2018
 
  1. Saeed Ul Hassan, P. Haddawy, L. Inn Beng,Higher Education in Asia: Expanding Out, Expanding Up”, Looking for Research Excellence in the Right Places, David W. Chapman and Chiao-Ling Chien (Eds.), UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Montreal, Canada, 2014.
 
  1. Haddawy, Saeed-Ul Hassan, P. Kuinkel, and S. Sedhai., “Research strengths of ASEAN countries”, Spotlight on: Science and Technology Cooperation Between Southeast Asia and Europe, A. Degelsegger, and C. Blasy (Eds.): Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), Linke Wienzeile, Vienna, Austria, 2011.

  • 2017: Eugene Garfield Honorable Mention Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis, Clarivate Analytics, Thomson Reuters, 2017.
  • 2010: Awarded National Institute of Informatics International Internship Program (awarded to the best doctoral candidate in the School of Engineering and Technology, AIT), Tokyo, Japan, March 2010.
  • 2009: The James A. Linen III Memorial Award in recognition of the most outstanding academic performance in the field of Information Management School of Engineering and Technology, Asian Institute of Technology Thailand, 2009.
  • 2009: Graduation Speaker on behalf of all graduating students at the 111th Graduation Ceremony, AIT Asian Institute of Technology Thailand, 2009.
  • 2008: Winner of National Institute of Informatics International Internship Program (awarded to the best MS student in the School of Engineering and Technology, AIT), Tokyo, Japan, May 2008.
  • 2007: Overseas Scholarships for MS/MPhil Leading to Ph.D. awarded by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, August 2007 – July 2012.

  • January 2014 – Present: Assistant Professor, Information Technology University of Punjab, Pakistan
  • October 2010-September 2013: Post Doc., & Doctoral Fellow, United Nations University International Institute for Software Technology, Macau
  • May 2008 – September 2008: Research Assistant , National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan
  • November 2006 – August 2007: Software Engineer, KABOT Int’l: US based Software House in Lahore, Pakistan
  • July 2005 – January 2006: Software Engineer, Tower Technologies Lahore, Pakistan