Research At LUMS 2014

Since its inception, the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has strived for excellence in its pursuit to create and impart knowledge. Research has become an integral part of the...

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  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)

    Institutional Review Board (IRB) IRB will be responsible for overseeing all projects that involve the use of human subjects and animals. All issues related to the bio-safety will also be under the purview of the IRB. LUMS IRB has been accepted by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). The distinct identification...

  • Research Council

    Research CouncilThe purpose of the Research Council is to identify and recommend those baseline policies that will be applicable to research endeavors of the faculty. Specifically it will be addressing the following:To advocate for and to promote research culture at LUMSTo develop standardized policies and guidelines to promote...

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

    Assistant 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...

  • Ahmad Kamal Nasir

    Assistant Professor

    Dr Ahmad Kamal Nasir is director of Engineering Laboratory at LUMS. He is an assistant professor (IPFP) of electrical engineering at LUMS.He received his PhD in Mobile Robotics in 2014 from University of Siegen Germany on Cooperative SLAM. As a...

  • Ahmed Jawaad Afzal

    Associate Professor

    Plants employ multiple layers of immunity  to guard against infection. The first layer responds to structures within conserved microbial molecules. The second layer responds to effector proteins, which are pathogen-encoded virulence factors. ...

  • 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...

  • Ali Jawaid

    Visiting Assistant Professor

    Dr. Ali Jawaid is a physician-scientist with training in both clinical and basic neuroscience. He completed his medical studies from Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan in 2007, and followed it up with clinical/research training in Neurology...

  • 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...

  • Azer Reza

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Syed Azer Reza completed his B.Sc in Electronic Engineering from the Ghulam Ishaq Khan In-stitute of Engineering in 2003. He completed his M.Sc in Electrical Engineering from Darmstadt Uni-versity of Applied Sciences in Germany with a...

  • 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...

  • Azmat Hussain

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Azmat Hussain has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Mathematics - (SBASSE).Dr. Hussain obtained his PhD in Operations Research from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA in 2016. His PhD research...

  • Babar Ahmed Qureshi

    Assistant Professor

    Babar Ahmed Qureshi received his Masters in Physics from University of Punjab in 2002. That is also the year he started pursuing his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics at Syracuse University, which he received in Dec. 2007. He then joined Dublin...

  • 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...

  • Farasat Munir

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Farasat Munir received his B.S. in electrical engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. Following that he worked in the industry in the field of Image processing, Machine vision, and Communication system...

  • 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

    Assistant 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...

  • Hassan Abbas Khan

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Khan received the B.Eng degree in electronic engineering from GIKI, Pakistan in 2005. From 2005 to 2010, he was with School of Electrical Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK where he first received his MSc  (with...

  • Ijaz Haider Naqvi

    Assistant Professor

    Ijaz Haider Naqvi received his B.Sc. Electrical Engg. from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore (2003), Masters in Radio Communications degree from SUPELEC Paris (2006) and Ph.D. degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from IETR...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mohammad Jahangir Ikram

    Associate Professor

    Jahanghir Ikram received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK in March 1992. Before joining LUMS in 2000, Dr Ikram was a consultant in Asian Development Bank assisted Technical Education Project, developing...

  • Momin Ayub Uppal

    Assistant Professor

    Momin Uppal received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering with highest distinction from GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, in 2002. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Texas A&...

  • Muhammad Abubakr

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Abubakr Muhammad does fundamental research at the interface of systems engineering, applied mathematics and applied physics, on various problems in robotics, distributed sensing, network dynamics and quantum information sciences. His interests...

  • Muhammad Adeel Ahmed Pasha

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Adeel Pasha received his B.Sc. Electrical Engineering degree from UET Lahore in 2004 and his MS Research in Embedded Systems degree from University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis in 2007. He then received a merit scholarship from the Government of...

  • Muhammad Ahsan

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Muhammad Ahsan has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Mathematics - (SBASSE).He obtained his PhD in Mathematics from Central European University, Budapest, Hungary in 2013 on a full Doctoral Fellowship from the...

  • Muhammad Awais Bin Altaf

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Muhammad Awais Bin Altaf has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Electrical Engineering - (SBASSE).Dr. Altaf obtained his PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering and MSc in Microsystems Engineering from Masdar...

  • Muhammad Faryad

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Muhammad Imran Cheema

    Assistant Professor

    Imran Cheema obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Photonics Systems from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 2013. During the PhD research, he developed novel theoretical and experimental techniques for bio-optical...

  • 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 Tahir

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Muhammad Tahir received the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 2007 from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and the Master of Science in Electronic Engineering in 2009 from Politecnico di Torino, Italy. In April...

  • 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...

  • Mumtaz Ali Sheikh

    Assistant Professor

    Mumtaz Ali Sheikh completed his BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Science from LUMS in 2004, graduating on the Dean’s Honors List. He then joined the College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL), University of Central Florida from where he completed...

  • Nadeem Ahmad Khan

    Associate Professor

    Nadeem Khan received his Ph.D. from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Dr Khan Joined LUMS in May 2002. Earlier, he worked at Streaming Networks (Pvt) Ltd, Islamabad where he performed several projects related to image...

  • Nauman Ahmad Zaffar

    Associate Professor

    Nauman Ahmad Zaffar received his BS (1990) and MS (1991) in Electrical Engineering from University of Pennsylvania. He then continued his work at the Electro-Optic / Magneto-Optic Labs at the University on development of a high resolution...

  • Nauman Zafar Butt

    Assistant Professor

    Nauman Z. Butt did his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 2008 and B.S. in the same field from University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore in 2002. From 2008 to 2012, he was a member of technical staff in...

  • Naveed Ul Hassan

    Assistant Professor

    Naveed Ul Hassan received his B.E. degree in avionics engineering from the College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE), Risalpur, Pakistan, in 2002 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering, with specialization in digital and wireless...

  • 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...

  • Shahid Masud

    Professor

    Shahid Masud received BSc Electrical Engineering from EME College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan in 1990, MEngSc in Electronics from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1992 and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University,...

  • Shama Rashid

    Teaching Fellow

    Ms. Shama Rashid has joined us as Teaching Fellow in the Department of Physics (SBASSE).Ms. Rashid is a Master of Philosophy in Solid State Physics and Master of Science in Particle Physics from University of the Punjab. She has broad...

  • 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...

  • Syeda Kahkeshan Hijazi

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Kahkeshan Hijazi received her Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics from Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2006. In 2009, she was awarded the J. William Fulbright Doctoral Award from the United States Educational...

  • Tariq Mahmood Jadoon

    Associate Professor

    Tariq Jadoon completed his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, UK in 1998. Before joining LUMS, he worked at the NWFP University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Peshawar. There he co-founded...

  • Wala Salem Mustafa Saadeh

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Wala Saadeh has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Electrical Engineering - (SBASSE).Dr. Saadeh obtained her PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering and MSc in Microsystems Engineering from Masdar Institute of...

  • Waqas Majeed

    Assistant Professor

    Waqas Majeed received BS in Electrical Engineering from GIK Institute, Pakistan (2000-2004, gold medalist). During his PhD in bioengineering at Georgia Tech, USA (2005-2010), his research involved fMRI-based functional connectivity, manganese...

  • Wasif Tanveer Khan

    Assistant Professor

    Wasif Tanveer Khan received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, in 2005, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of...

  • Zartash Afzal Uzmi

    Associate Professor

    Zartash Uzmi received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2002. His graduate research focused on Multi-user Detection for CDMA systems for which he devised schemes and algorithms for practical implementation of multi...

  • Zubair Khalid

    Assistant Professor

    I received my B.Sc. (First-class Hons.) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan in 2008. I received the Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the Australian National University of...

Research In Focus