Haque, Dr. Waqar

Waqar Haque
PhD, MSc, MEng Professor Acting Chair, Computer Science
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Dr. Haque received his Masters and PhD in Computer Science from Iowa State University, USA. He joined UNBC in 1995 and is presently Full Professor, cross-appointed in the Computer Science Program and the School of Business. His teaching commitments also extend into the MBA Program. His academic background includes a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta.

His research interests include real-time database systems, Business Intelligence, e-commerce, parallel and distributed computing, high performance computing, software testing, and VLDBs (Very Large Database Systems). He also leads the Business Intelligence Research Group at UNBC. Dr Haque has been actively involved in industrial collaborative research that has led to commercialization of software. His work was also nominated, and won, the Industrial Collaborative Research Award.

Dr Haque also serves on IEEE Technical Committees on High Performance Computing and Parallel Processing, UNBC's High Performance Computing Board, the IBM Pacific Development Scholarship Committee and Technical Committees of local and provincial organizations. He has continuously held an NSERC grant since 1998.