6th Floor,

Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore

P (042) - 111-111-ITU (488)

Dr. Umar Janjua
Assistant Professor
PhD - Computer Science, Cambridge University, UK

His research interests include static Analysis, Program verification and synthesis. Big Data Security, Applied Cryptography


Dr. Umar Janjua is an Assistant Professor in the department of Computer Science at the Information Technology University. He graduated from GIKI with BS in CS engineering in 2001, joined startup “Enabling Technologies” for two years, accepted full PhD scholarship at Cambridge University, UK, joined Microsoft Corporation as Software Engineer in 2008 and worked until 2017.

  1. Muhammad Umar Janjua. 2015. OnSpot system: test impact visibility during code edits in real software. In ACM Proceedings of the 2015 10th Joint Meeting on Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2015).
  2. Muhammad Umar Janjua and A. Mycroft, Automatic Correction to Safety Violations in Programs", in Thread Verification (TV06), August 20 - 22, 2006 ,Seattle, WA.
  3. U. Janjua, M. Yasin, F. Sher, K. Awan, I. Hassan “CEJVM: "Cluster Enabled Java Virtual Machine", in IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER'02) , September 23 - 26, 2002,Chicago, Illinois.

  • Intel Research CASE Award for “Compilers for Program Correctness”
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Award for PhD
  • Faculty/GIK Medals (Top student in BS Computer Engineering department)
  • Patents:  Automatic fraudulent digital certificate detection, US Patent: 8966659, Grant, 2015
  • Certificate Eval. for Authority Reputation Advising, Publication: 20140359281, Application, 2014
  • Advising Clients about Certificate Authority Trust, Publication: 20160036593, Application, 2016
  • Certificating Authority Trust Evaluation, Publication: 20140359280, Application, 2014