Research At LUMS 2014

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Faculty In focus

  • Adam Zaman Chaudhry

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Chaudhry obtained his PhD in Physics from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2013 and continued working there as a post-doctoral fellow before joining LUMS in August 2014. His research focuses on harnessing the power of realistic...

  • Adnan Khan

    Associate Professor

    Adnan Khan was awarded his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in NY in 2007. His thesis was titled 'Parameterization for Some Multiscale Problems in Biology and Turbulence'. The work involved studying approaches to coarse graining...

  • Ali Ashher Zaidi

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Zaidi obtained a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Massey University, New Zealand in 2015 where he also served as Post-doctoral fellow.Dr. Zaidi has an impressive track record of delivering talks and has several awards and recognitions to his...

  • Amer Rasheed

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Amer Rasheed received his M Phil degree in applied mathematics from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad and PhD degree from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) Rennes France. He worked as a Lecturer in INSA, France for two and half...

  • Amir Faisal

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Amir Faisal received his PhD in Cell Biology from Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research/University of Basel, Switzerland in 2004. During his PhD he identified novel roles for Shc protein, an important adaptor downstream of...

  • Ammar Ahmed Khan

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Ammar Khan completed his PhD studies from the University of Cambridge. The focus of his PhD research was studying the application of disc-like (discotic) liquid crystals as hole transport layers in hybrid organic/in-organic dye-sensitized and...

  • Aziz Mithani

    Assistant Professor

    Dr Aziz Mithani started as a computer scientist and received his Masters in Computer Sciences from FAST-NU, Karachi before going to University of Cambridge, UK where he did MPhil in Computational Biology. In summer 2006, he went to...

  • Basit Yameen

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Basit Yameen received his M.Sc. degree (1998-2000) in the subject of Chemistry with distinction (awarded a gold medal and an academic roll of honor) from Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan. During early 2001, he moved to the...

  • Falak Sher

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Falak Sher is currently working as an Associate Professor (tenured) at the Department of Chemistry, SBA School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), LUMS. Before joining LUMS in October 2008, he was a faculty member at the Pakistan Institute of...

  • Ghayoor Abbas Chotana

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Ghayoor Abbas obtained his M.Sc. in Chemistry from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. After serving as lecturer in chemistry in the Punjab Education Department/GCU Lahore for couple of years, he went to the Michigan State University...

  • Habib-ur- Rehman

    Associate Professor

    Dr Habib ur Rehman is currently working as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Before joining SSE he served as Head of Optical Materials, R & D Group at Exxelis Limited, U.K. There he developed a number of new materials for optical displays and...

  • Haniya Azam

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Azam obtained her PhD in Mathematics from the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS), GCU, Lahore in 2013. During the course of her doctora studies she was awarded the French Embassy Split – PhD Fellowship at...

  • Imran Naeem

    Associate Professor

    Dr Imran Naeem received the M. Phil. Applied Mathematics degree from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and the Ph.D. degree from University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa in 2004 and 2008. He did the Post Doctoral Fellowship from University...

  • Irshad Hussain

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Hussain is among the founding members of SBA School of Science & Engineering (SSE) and has played a key role to lead the development of Chemistry Department at LUMS. He is leading department of Chemistry at LUMS since 2009 that is now one...

  • Maqbool Ahmad

    Visiting Associate Professor

    Dr. Maqbool Ahmed works in Causal set theory, which is an attempt to quantize gravity. He received his PhD from Syracuse University (USA) and has served as the Head of the Physics department at the Centre for Advanced Mathematics and Physics (NUST...

  • Masood Hussain Shah

    Assistant Professor

    Dr Masood Shah received the M. Phil. Mathematics degree from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and the Ph.D. degree in Pure Mathematics from University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK in 1992 and 1998. Prior to joining LUMS, he has been associated with...

  • Muhammad Ahsan

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Ahsan got his PhD in mathematics from Central European University, Budapest, Hungary in 2013. Prior to doing PhD, he taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences, and Karakoram International University, Gilgit. He got his MSc in...

  • Muhammad Faryad

    Assistant Professor

    Research Interests plasmonics, surface electromagnetic waves, nanoengineered metamaterials, nanophotonics, thin-film solar cells, optical sensing

  • Muhammad Imran Qureshi

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Qureshi has obtained his D.PhIl in Mathematics from the  University of Oxford, UK   in 2011 and an MSc in Mathematics from the Quiad-i-Azam University in 2006. Prior to joiningLUMS in 2013,  he served at ...

  • Muhammad Sabieh Anwar

    Associate Professor

    Muhammad Sabieh Anwar completed his D.Phil. from the Department of Physics, Oxford University (UK) in 2004, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar from Pakistan. His dissertation was titled, “Quantum Information Processing using Para...

  • Muhammad Saeed

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Saeed received his M.Sc. in chemistry from the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan with distinction (Punjab University topper with Gold Medal) in 1996. Before his Ph.D. research, he served at Research Assistant/Research Officer at H.E.J...

  • Muhammad Tariq

    Associate Professor

    Muhammad Tariq received his PhD in Molecular Cell Biology from Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Switzerland. During his PhD, he worked in Jerzy Paszkowski's lab specializing in epigenetics of gene silencing in...

  • Muhammad Usman

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Muhammad Usman has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Mathematics - (SBASSE).Dr. Usman obtained his PhD in Mathematics from Imperial College London in 2012 prior to joining University of Stockholm, Sweden as...

  • Muhammad Zaheer

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Muhammad Zaheer earned his M.Phil degree from Quaid-i-Azam University. In 2009, he was awarded with HEC Overseas Scholarship for PhD studies in Germany. He completed his degree under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Rhett Kempe from the University...

  • Rahman Shah Zaib Saleem

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Saleem is employing organic synthesis to prepare compounds for application in the areas of medicinal chemistry and materials. In the medicinal chemistry, his current focus is in the area of cancer research (targeting p53-MDM2 interaction,...

  • Safee Ullah Chaudhary

    Assistant Professor

    Safee Ullah Chaudhary received his B.S. in computer systems engineering from the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Pakistan in 2002. He spent the next four years at Ultimus Inc (HQ NC) serving in the...

  • Salman Noshear Arshad

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Salman N. Arshad did his BS in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering from GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. He then went to South Korea for Masters in Materials Science and Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute...

  • Shaheen Nazir

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Shaheen Nazir has received her PhD degree from Abdus Salam School of Mathematics, GC University, Lahore. She has worked as Postdoctoral fellow at Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy. Before joining LUMS, she has...

  • Shaper Mirza

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Shaper Mirza holds a BSc (Hon) degree from University of Karachi and a doctorate from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Her PhD studies involved understanding mechanisms of nasal colonisation by a Gram-positive pathogen...

  • Sultan Sial

    Associate Professor

    Dr Sultan Sial received the MSc. Mathematics degree from Carleton University and the PhD. degree in Applied Mathematics from University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1992 and 1997. Prior to joining LUMS, he has been associated with University of...

  • Syed Shahzad ul Hussan

    Associate Professor

    Dr Shahzad ul Hussan joined the Department of Biology at SSE in December 2013 as an Associate Professor. He did his Ph. D. in Bioorganic Chemistry from the University of Luebeck, Germany in 2005. In 2005, he obtained the Postdoctoral Fellowship...

Research In Focus

  • Samina Ashraf

    Thesis Title: Fuzzy Relations

    • LUMS ID: 2003070001
    • Department: Mathematics
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Ismet Beg
    • Final Defence Date: November 12, 2008
    • Convocation Date: 2008
  • Khalid Mehmood Aamir

    Thesis Title: Efficient Spectral Analysis of Time Series

    • LUMS ID: 2002030013
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Arif Zaman and Dr. Muhammad Ali Maud
    • Final Defence Date: October 18, 2008
    • Convocation Date: 2008
  • Muhammad Danish Khan

    Thesis Title: Lie Classical, Nonclassical Symmetries, Conservation Laws and Exact Solutions for Partial and Fractional Differential Equations

    • LUMS ID: 2008070005
    • Department: Mathematics
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Imran Naeem
    • Final Defence Date: July 08, 2014
    • Convocation Date: 2014
  • Asma Rashid Butt

    Thesis Title: Fixed Points of Set Valued Maps

    • LUMS ID: 2005070002
    • Department: Mathematics
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Ismet Beg
    • Final Defence Date: September 09, 2010
    • Convocation Date: 2010
  • Jamal Abdul Nasir

    Thesis Title: Semantic Smoothing Strategies for Improved Text Classification and Clustering

    • LUMS ID: 2006030035
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Asim Karim
    • Final Defence Date: April 22, 2014
    • Convocation Date: 2014
  • Junaid Akhtar

    Thesis Title: Evolutionary Algorithms based on non-Darwinian Theories of Evolution: The Peircean Perspective

    • LUMS ID: 2004030019
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Mian Muhammad Awais
    • Final Defence Date: May 30, 2014
    • Convocation Date: 2014
  • Basit Ali

    Thesis Title: Existence of Solutions of Fuzzy Functional Equations in Metric Spaces with Applications

    • LUMS ID: 201207001
    • Department: Mathematics
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Mujahid Abbas
    • Final Defence Date: April 03, 2015
    • Convocation Date:
  • Saqib Muhammad Ilyas

    Thesis Title: Leveraging workload relocation and resource pruning for electricity cost minimization in service provider networks

    • LUMS ID: 2005060024
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Zartash Afzal Uzmi
    • Final Defence Date: February 12, 2016
    • Convocation Date:
  • Zeeshan Ali Rana

    Thesis Title: Improving Software Quality Prediction Using Intelligent Computing Techniques

    • LUMS ID: 2004030061
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Shafay Shamail and Dr. Mian Muhammad Awais
    • Final Defence Date: May 20, 2016
    • Convocation Date:
  • MIRZA MUBASHER BAIG

    Thesis Title: Boosting Based Multiclass Ensembles and their Application in Machine Learning

    • LUMS ID: 2004-03-0040
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Mian Muhammad Awais
    • Final Defence Date: December 28, 2016
    • Convocation Date: 2017
  • Tariq Shamim Khwaja

    Thesis Title: Adaptive Optical Beam Control for Rangefinders and Delay Lines

    • LUMS ID: 2013-06-0028
    • Department: Electrical Engineering
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Syed Azer Reza
    • Final Defence Date: April 06, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018
  • AYESHA AFZAL

    Thesis Title: Collaborative Business Process Development in the Services Cloud

    • LUMS ID: 2013-03-0032
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Basit Shafiq and Dr. Shafay Shamail
    • Final Defence Date: May 15, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018
  • AAMER ZAHEER

    Thesis Title: Shape from Geometric Regularities

    • LUMS ID: 2004-03-0068
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Sohaib Ahmad Khan
    • Final Defence Date: February 07, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018
  • MUHAMMAD KAMRAN NISHAT

    Thesis Title: On Designing Efficient High-Speed Wireless LANs

    • LUMS ID: 2005-03-0006
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi
    • Final Defence Date: January 09, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018
  • JAWWAD NASAR CHATTHA

    Thesis Title: Relay-Aided Communication Schemes for Wireless Access and Multicast Channels

    • LUMS ID: 2011-06-0022
    • Department: Electrical Engineering
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Momin Ayub Uppal
    • Final Defence Date: May 11, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018
  • MASHOOD NASIR

    Thesis Title: Scalable DC Microgrids for Rural Electrification

    • LUMS ID: 2014-06-0018
    • Department: Electrical Engineering
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Hassan Abbas Khan
    • Final Defence Date: April 27, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018
  • KHAWAJA M. FAHD

    Thesis Title: Some Applications of Graph Transformations in Computational Algorithms and Group Automata

    • LUMS ID: 2004-03-0070
    • Department: Computer Science
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Faqir M. Bhatti
    • Final Defence Date: May 29, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018
  • SHAZIA MUMTAZ

    Thesis Title: Nanoparticles-based sensing strategies for detection of bacteria in water

    • LUMS ID: 2013-13-0007
    • Department: Chemistry
    • School: SBASSE
    • Advisor: Dr. Irshad Hussain
    • Final Defence Date: May 30, 2018
    • Convocation Date: 2018