Faculty Profile

Dr Nauman Shah

Acting Chairperson Department of Information Systems, Assistant Professor

School of Business and Economics

Department of Information System

 : [email protected]     : 3370   



With extensive experience in using serious games to make training more immersive, engaging and motivating, Nauman aims to bring an innovative change in the education system by providing an interactive and immersive teaching environment. His research interests include gamification of Information Systems training modules to provide simulation based experience to the students.          

Nauman has done his PhD in Computer Science from University of Hertfordshire where he worked as a research associate for a European Commission–funded project, Supervised Care and Rehabilitation Involving Personal Tele-Robotics (SCRIPT).


INTEREST AREAS                       


Gamification, Serious games, Information Systems, Simulation training, VR, Behavioural c




Analyzing the effects ERP implementation in HEIs on staff perception, motivation and behavior.


Worked in collaboration with a European Commission–funded project, Supervised Care and Rehabilitation Involving Personal Tele-Robotics (SCRIPT) -, aimed identify the key design features of games that enhance the stroke patients', with limited motor movements, experience of therapy sessions and effectively motivating them into participating more actively in the therapy.




Assistant Professor at University of Management and Technology, 2015 – (current)

  • Chairman of Information Systems Department.
  • Teaching introduction bachelors and masters level
  • Supervising MSBA and MS students’ final thesis.
  • Research work includes:        
  • Behavioural impact of ERP implementation in HEIs


Field Engineer for Business Connexion, 2010

  • Setup the computer network at different offices of NACRO (a charity organization) all over UK.
  • Configured hardware and software.
  • Encrypted data.
  • Worked on Windows 7, Citrix, Sophos.


Webmaster for IEEE RO-MAN Conference 2014 (


  • Designed, developed, and managed the website for the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication
  • Also designed flyers and brochures




  • N. Shah, A. Basteris, and F. Amirabdollahian, “Design Parameters in Multimodal Games for Rehabilitation,” Games Health J., p. 131221070208007, Dec. 2013.


  • N. Shah, F. Amirabdollahian, and A. Basteris, “Designing motivational games for stroke rehabilitation,” in Human System Interactions (HSI), 2014 7th International Conference on, 2014, pp. 166–171.




  • PhD in Computer Science,
  • BEng (Hons) Digital Systems and Computer Engineering




  • Research studentship, University of Hertfordshire, 2011-2014
  • Best Full-Time Student of the year award, University of Hertfordshire, 2009
  • Best Student Performance on the Digital Systems & Computer Engineering degree, Sony, 2009
  • Best Student of the year award for excellent performance, Dannenberg, 2008.
  • Best Mini Projects Student of the year, SoundCraft, 2008.

Achieved 2nd position in Cyber Fair (game designing competition), International Students Educational Olympiad, Karachi, Pakistan, 2004.

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