Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology, Khanpur Roard, Mang, Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Contact Information

Call: +43 732 2468 4391


Research Interests

  • AI-Inspired Software Engineering
  • Functional Safety & Cybersecurity
  • IoT
  • Logical Foundations of Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Logics, Formalisms & Rigorous Methods
  • Model-Driven Engineering & Architecture

Dr. Atif Mashkoor

Foreign Faculty / Managing Director

Sino-Pak Center for Artificial Intelligence


Dr. Mashkoor is the founding Managing Director at Sino-Pak Center for Artificial Intelligence and a Foreign Faculty member at Pak-Austria Fachhochschule – Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology, Haripur, Pakistan. He is also a Senior Research Scientist at LIT Secure and Correct Systems Lab and at Institute for Software Systems Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria. Dr. Mashkoor has spent a considerable amount of time (2011 – 2020) in industry working on several European-level research and development projects. He was the Scientific Head at Software Competence Center Hagenberg GmbH, Austria from 2012 – 2017. He holds Ph.D. from University of Lorraine, France, and M.S. from University of Umeå, Sweden in Computer Science. Additionally, He has studied Computational Linguistics at Rovira i Virgili University, Spain.


  1. July 2011

    Ph.D. in Computer Science

    INRIA/LORIA, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  2. December 2006

    Postgraduate Studies in Computational Linguistics

    GRLMC, Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, Spain
  3. June 2004

    M.S. in Computer Science

    Umea University, Umea, Sweden
  4. August 2002

    B.S. in Computer Science

    BIIT, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Professional Appointments

  1. Oct 2020 to Present
    Foreign Faculty
    Pak-Austria Fachhochschule, Haripur, Pakistan
  2. Oct 2020 to present
    Foreign Faculty / Managing Director
    Sino-Pak Center for Artificial Intelligence
  3. Feb 2019 - Present
    Senior Research Scientist
    LIT Secure & Correct Systems Lab
  4. Nov 2017 - Present
    Senior Research Scientist
    Institute of Software Systems Engineering