15 Computing Dr., COM2 #01-02
Singapore 117418

Nauman Shahid

PhD Student

NUS School of Computing


Muhammad Nauman Shahid is a doctoral student at the National University of Singapore, dedicated to research in information systems with a focus on blockchain technology, entrepreneurship, and artificial intelligence. His work explores the transformative potential of these emerging technologies on various sectors, particularly finance and governance.

Prior to his doctoral studies, Shahid earned a Master’s in Computer Engineering from Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University. He also brings six years of professional experience from both the public and private sectors, notably serving as a Young Parliamentary Associate in the National Assembly of Pakistan. In this role, Shahid led policy research on IT reforms aimed at modernising the National Assembly’s technological infrastructure.

Shahid’s research has been published in reputable academic journals such as IEEE Control Systems and presented at major international conferences like the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). He is also an active writer, sharing his insights on technology and related topics through various platforms.

Beyond academia, Shahid is an adventurous spirit, enjoying aviation as a Cessna pilot and exploring new horizons as an avid traveler.

Research Interests

  • Blockchain technology (Orientation: Computing, Information systems)
  • Initial coin offerings (Orientation: Information systems)
  • Cultural entrepreneurship theory (Orientation: Business, Information systems)
  • Intelligent control and mobile robots (Orientation: Comp eng.)
  • Signal analysis & machine intelligence (Orientation: Comp eng.)
  • Signals and systems (Orientation: Telecom eng.)


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Shahid, M.N and Hahn, J. (2021), “Pick The Odd-Ones Out! Conferring Legitimacy Of Initial Coin Offerings By Distinction“. ICIS 2021 Proceedings.


Shahid, M. N., & Hahn, J. (2020). A Cross-Disciplinary Review of Blockchain Research Trends and Methodologies: Topic Modeling Approach. In Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Shahid, M. N., & Kralli, M. (2020). Understanding the Influence of Cultural Dimensions on the Interpretative Ability of People to Infer Personality from the Avatars: Evidence from Cultural Dimensions of Greece, Pakistan, Russia, and Singapore. In Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.


Shahid, M.N. (2020). Conceptualizing Multidimensional Reputation Evaluation Model for Crowdsourcing Participants: Blockchain Design Perspective. 29th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS).


Malykhina, G. F., & Shahid, M. N. (2017). Simulation on a Supercomputer of Fire Detection System Having Two Levels of Temperature Sensors. In Измерения в современном мире-2017 (pp. 70-78).

  • Dissertation – MS Computer Engineering (Field of study: Intelligent Systems)


Shahid, M. N. (2020). The Role of Internet in Corporate Reputation Management. SSRN Electronic Journal.

  • Dissertation – MS Project Management


Shahid, M. N., Abbasi, M. A., & Rasool, M. A. (2020). 900 MHz GSM Mobile Jammer. SSRN Electronic Journal.

  • Dissertation – BS Computer Science (Field of study: Telecommunication Systems)

  1. 2017

    M.S. Comp. Eng. (Intelligent Systems)

    Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University
  2. 2016

    M.S. Project Management

    Comsats University Islamabad
  3. 2011

    B.S. Computing (Telecom)

    Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science, and Technology

Professional Experience

  1. 2014-15
    Young Parliamentary Associate/Junior Expert I.T.
    National Assembly of Pakistan & British Council
  2. 2011-14
    Application Administrator I.T./TSCI
    Land Records Authority

Awards & Prizes

  • 2022
    Research Achievement Award
    School of Computing, National University of Singapore
  • 2014
    Certificate of Achievement
    European Union Delegation to Pakistan
  • 2013
    Epitome of Teamwork Award
    Land Records Authority
  • 2010
    Winner of National Proposals Competition on "How to Make Pakistan a Corruption-free State?"
    National Accountability Bureau