Summary

Qualifications

· Ph.D (1994) and MS (1989), Electrical & Computer Engg. Dept, UT Austin, Texas, USA.

· MBA (1987) from IBA and BE-Elect from DCET/NED.

Academic Leadership

· Launch of industry mentorship framework for professional and personal development of students

· Design of decentralized academic units with operational and financial independence.

· Integrated design of QEC and MIS for automatic collection of quality data with existing staff.

· Setup of a framework for collaborations in academic programs led by industry 

· Setup of a framework for Social Advocacy Projects for micro-business setup by students

· Setup of Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering with active impact factor research

· Setup of Technology Innovation Center, Center for Entrepreneurship for industry linkages

· Led the research oriented MS/MPhil Programs and KIET journals; Market Forces, Technology Forces

· Led the formation of College of Engineering, KIET City Campus, Computer Arts program

· Launch of innovative programs such as MBA (Education Leadership), MBA (Islamic Finance), BBA (ERP), BCA, BBE, BBA(MIS), MTN, BTN, MSTE etc.

· Redesign of BS(CS), BCS(Hons), BBA(Hons), BBA 4 yr, BE (Electronics)

· Introduced Final Projects exhibition for all programs as a major output quality control check

· Introduced a culture for mandatory course projects and their regular exhibition for quality control

· Introduction of mandatory Guest Speaker Sessions, Mentoring Sessions

Industry/National Recognition

· Session Chair at over 10 conferences and Program Director of 5 national/international conferences

· Keynote Speaker, Invited Speaker at over 39 national/international conferences

· Represented Pakistan at AFACT, member of various national level task forces, institutional boards

Research 

· Over 20 research publications in peer-reviewed international conferences and journals

· Developed a research environment leading to over 60 research publications by students, faculty

· Industry research in a unique ERP product idea whose IP is now sold for a stake in a company.

Institutional Leadership

· Led Center for Computer Studies at IBA from 50 students in 1995 to over 400 students in 2000

·  Instrumental in enabling KIET to go from 350 students in 2001 to over 3500 students in 2013.

· Led College of Engineering, KIET for accreditation by PEC in their first visit

· Led the development of KIET quality control systems for registration, examination, academics 

Entrepreneurship

· Led the startup of a Software House ePatterns and its operations for over 6 years.

· Established L2L (Learn to Learn) Academy, an innovative school based on PBL

· Development of over 20 case studies of technology entrepreneurs. To be published in a book.

· Startup of an NGO Ahsan Education Foundation at Ahsan Memorial.

Consultancy Projects

· IT Consultancy for Pakistan Steel, Pakistan Ordnance Factories, Oxford  University Press, etc.

· Implementation consultancy for an ERP products for over 20 companies in trading and manufacturing

· Led the E-Commerce working group of MoST in developing national IT policy and action plan 

· Trainings for CBR, AGPR, HBL and other organizations.

Technology Projects

· Architected 3 generations of an ERP product having accounting, HR, SCM, WIP and other modules

· Design of the university ERP with ledgers, registration, examination, academics, admissions  etc.

· Design of a state of the art ontology based suite of software engineering tools for ERP development

Motivational Training

          · Conducted strategic Vision workshops for Timelenders at Khi, Lhr, Isb and Madinah

        · Conducted workshops for developing career visions, leadership and motivation for students and faculty

          · Conducted a number of workshops and talks on education for schools 


Skills

                ·       Leadership                   Leading strategic project teams through change transitions

                ·       Motivation                   Motivating employees and overcoming change resistance
                ·       Team Building              Developing project team of dedicated and committed professionals
                ·       Presentation                 Regularly invited to speak at IT and management conferences, seminars
                ·       Interpersonal:              Ability to build a consensus by reconciling several point of views
                ·       Writing                         Preparing convincing proposals and feasibility studies
                ·       Cognitive:                    Ability to identify relationships among disparate pieces of information