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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Office of Sponsored Programmes and Research (OSPR) is actively perusing its mandate to promote research culture at LUMS and is acting as a bridge between

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  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)

    Institutional Review Board 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ammar Ahmed Khan

    Visiting Faculty

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

Research In Focus