Bilal Wajid, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Dhanani School of Science & Engineering


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering (Major in Data Sciences) from Texas A& M University (TAMU), College Station, TX, 77840, USA.
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan.
  • B.Sc. (Hon’s), Electrical Engineering (Major in Computer Engineering), UET, Lahore, Pakistan.

Teaching Experience:

  • Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX, USA. Visiting Professor: Sep.’14 – May.’15
  • DUKE University, Durham, NC, USA. Instructor: June.’13 – Jul.’13
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA. Instructor: Jan.’13 – May.’13


Dr. B. Wajid is an accomplished educator, researcher, and innovator specializing in Data sciences and Bioinformatics, while holding a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, Texas, USA.

Dr. B. Wajid has significant experience in data science, applying engineering tools to disease biology, excellent programming (Java/C/C++/Python/Linux), research and communication skills. His research has been presented in 70+ publications (i.e., 1 invention, 1 book, 1 book chapter, 18 journals, 28 conferences, 10 abstracts, 7 workshops, and 10 invited talks) and he has obtained 5 research grants.


  1. Book: B. Wajid, H. Iqbal and M. Jamil. “Linux programming for the faint of heart,” Sabz Qalam, 2020 (ISBN Number: 978-969-7941-00-1).
  2. H. Nisar,B. Wajid, F. Anwar, A. Ahmad, A. Javaid, S. A. Attique, W. Nisar, A. Saeed, S. Shahid, S. Sadaf, “Bioinformatics and systems biology analysis revealed PMID26394986-Compound-10 as potential repurposable drug against Covid-19,” Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics (2023): 1-14.
  3. B. Wajid, F. Anwar, I. Wajid, H. Nisar, S. Meraj, A. Zafar, M. K. AlShawaqfeh, A. R. Ekti, A. Khatoon, J. S. Suchodolski, “Music of Metagenomics – a review of its applications, analysis pipeline and associated tools,” Functional and Integrative Genomics, (2021)
  4. M. Khalid, K. Iman, A. Ghafoor, M. Saboor, A. Ali, U. Muaz, A. Basharat, T. Tahir, M. Abubakar, M. Akhtar, W. Nabi, W. Vanderbauwhede, F. Ahmad, B. Wajid, S.U. Chaudhary, “PERCEPTRON – An Open-source GPU-Accelerated Proteoform Identification Pipeline for Top-Down Proteomics,” Nucleic Acids Research (2021).
  5. B. Wajid, H. Iqbal, M. Jamil, H. Rafique and F. Anwar, “MetumpX—a metabolomics support package for untargeted mass spectrometry,” Bioinformatics 36.5 (2020): 1647-1648.
  6. M. K. Alshawaqfeh, B. Wajid, Y. Minamoto, M. Markel, J. Lidbury, J. Steiner, E. Serpedin, J. Suchodolski, “A dysbiosis index to assess microbial changes in fecal samples of dogs with chronic inflammatory enteropathy,” FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 93, no. 11, (2017)
  7. B. Wajid and E. Serpedin, “Do it yourself guide to Genome Assembly,” Briefings in Functional Genomics (2014): elu042.
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