Mujib Shams

Mujib Shams

Mujibullah Shams is a student of Masters' degree in Computer and Information Engineering at Sakarya University, Turkey. His research focuses on IoT (Internet of Things) Security, particularly node and thing security. Mr. Shams completed his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Kabul University, Afghanistan. His major then, was Information Technologies and completed his dissertation on how to design a green datacenter for KU. Alongside being a student, He worked as a Senior Network Administrator at IT Center of Kabul University. He has also taken part in and completed many projects including building the IT Competence Center of Afghanistan and designing computer networks for private universities and companies through private contracts. These make up for three years of professional experience in computer networks and administration fields. Besides researching on IoT Security, he pursues learning innovative technologies including Applications of Blockchain and Data Science.

Mr. Shams joined NITPAA as a member in 2015 and became an executive board member in 2017. In the same year he attended MEAC-sig (Middle East and Adjoining Countries School of Internet Governance) held in Ankara, Turkey. He also represented Afghanistan as a fellow in ICANN61 in March 2018 held in Puerto Rico, US.

Ahmad Waleed Khaliqi

Mr. Khaliqi is expecting his bachelor's degree in Computer Science in mid-2017 from a leading private university in Kabul. He is certified in MCITP and has academic qualifications in CCNA, CCNP and CCIP. He has Diploma in Information Technology (DIT), Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) and Diploma in Accounting (DIA). While doing his degree courses, He is also a full time employee of Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture as an IT officer and has several years of professional experience with his current employer Bakhtar News Agency as senior IT officer and web Administrator. He writes articles for media and has great skills in online/offline journalism and blogging. Mr. Ahmad Waleed represented NITPAA and Afghanistan at India School of Internet Governance and ICANN 57 in Oct-Nov 2016 in India. Mr. Ahmad Waleed joined NITPAA back in 2015 as a regular member but, in a short period of time he was able to make it to NITPAA executive board. His passion for ICT, and commitment, dedication and immense achievements in executive board were visible to all and soon he was appointed as chair of NITPAA Public Awareness Committee by NITPAA leadership. In an early election by NITPAA main and executive boards’ members Mr. Khaliqi was elected as president of NITPAA for the year 2017.