Rashid Ali obtained his B.Tech. and M.Tech. from A.M.U. Aligarh, India in 1999 and 2001 respectively. He obtained his PhD in Computer Engineering in February 2010 from A.M.U. Aligarh. His PhD work was on performance evaluation of Web Search Engines. He has authored more than 100 papers in various International Journals and International conference proceedings. He has presented papers in many International conferences and has also chaired sessions in few International conferences. He has reviewed articles for some of the reputed International Journals and International conference proceedings. He has supervised 16 M.Tech Dissertation and three PhD Thesis. Currently, he is supervising five PhD candidates. His research interests include Web-Searching, Web-Mining, soft computing (Rough-Set, Artificial Neural Networks, fuzzy logic etc), and Image Retrieval Techniques.