Prof. Noor Zaman Jhanjhi
School of Computer Science, Taylor's University, Subang Jaya, Selangor Malaysia
Speech title：Emerging Metaverse and Future Opportunities
Metaverse term has different aspects and concepts for the readers. The easy understanding of a reader’s metaverse is a new way of hue cyberspace. Metaverse does not refer to any specific technology but several cutting-edge technologies, and how those will be used under specific conditions. Mainly it focuses on the social networks in 3D virtual reality mode. It creates a virtual space by the combination of virtually enhanced physical and digital reality. This virtual world provides a lot within its virtual cyberspace, including digital currency, digital and virtual economy, and can be owned by multiple owners. Users can be able to buy and sell their goods and properties, and even users can sell and purchase other livelihood items including, cars, clothes, and other living items. Metaverse claims even more at the next level to use the NFTs technology for the digital assets. We are expecting a lot of opportunities from the Metaverse and its related technologies in near future.
Prof. Dr Noor Zaman Jhanjhi (NZ Jhanjhi) is currently an Associate Professor, Program Director for the Postgraduate Research Programmes, Director of the Center for Smart society 5.0 [CSS5], and Cluster Head for the Cybersecurity research cluster at the School of Computer Science at Taylor’s University, Malaysia. He has been nominated as the world’s top 2% research scientist globally for the year 2022. The cybersecurity research cluster has extensive research collaboration globally with several institutions and professionals. He has highly indexed publications in WoS/ISI/SCI/Scopus, and his collective research Impact factor is more than 700 points. His H index is 36, while more than 400 publications are on his credit. He has several international Patents on his account, including Australian, German, and Japanese. He edited/authored more than 40 research books published by world-class publishers, including Springer, Taylors and Frances, Willeys, Intech Open, IGI Global USA, etc. He has excellent experience supervising and co-supervising postgraduate students, and more than 20 PG scholars are graduated under his supervision. An ample number of current PG students are under his supervision. Dr Jhanjhi serves as Associate Editor and Editorial Assistant Board for several reputable journals, such as PeerJ Computer Science, CMC Computers, Materials & Continua and Frontier in Communication and Networks. He received Outstanding Associate Editor for IEEE ACCESS for 2020. Chair, PC member for several IEEE conferences worldwide, and guest editor for several reputed indexed journals. Active reviewer for a series of top-tier journals and has been awarded globally as a top 1% reviewer by Publons (Web of Science)He is an external Ph.D./Master thesis examiner/evaluator for several universities globally. He has completed more than 30 internationally funded research grants successfully. He has served as a Keynote/Invited speaker for more than 50 international conferences globally, presented several Webinars worldwide, chaired international conference sessions, and provided Consultancy on several projects internationally. He has vast experience in academic qualifications, including ABET, NCAAA, and NCEAC for 10 years. His research areas include Cybersecurity, IoT security, Wireless security, Data Science, Software Engineering, and UAVs.