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Faculty & Staff

  • Dr. Khaver Zia
    Professor and Dean, SCIT

    PhD, University of Manchester, UK

    Kzia@bnu.edu.pk

    • Over 28 years of experience in teaching higher education
    • Possess 6 year experience in applied research
    • Author of several research paper on national and international level
    • Areas of special interest is Computer Science Education
  • Shazia Rizwan
    Assistant Professor, Head of Department (CS)

    MS(TQM), University of the Punjab

    MS(CS), University of Central Punjab

    BS(CS) Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

    shazia_rizwan@bnu.edu.pk

    • 17 years of teaching experience in higher education
    • External examiner for MS(TQM) thesis work at IQTM, Punjab University
    • Mozilla volunteer for Urdu localization
    • Areas of special interests are Educational Quality Management and Databases Design
  • Syed Nouman Ali Shah
    Assistant Professor

    MS (Computing), National University of Singapore

    M.Sc. Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore

    Nouman.ali@bnu.edu.pk

    • Have 10 years teaching Experience
    • Have 2 years industry Experience
    • Area of Interest is Software Design & Architecture, Algorithms Refinement, Design Patterns & Frameworks, Enterprise Systems, Information Systems Development & Management, Knowledge Management Systems, Technology Management & Consulting, Technopreneurship, Systems Thinking.
    • Professional Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) USA.
    • Professional Member of Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), USA.
    • Paper presented and published in proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Management 2011 (ISBN: 978-969-9368-06-6) titled as "Internet Markets & e-Advertising Active Models in Pakistan: Signifying e-Advertising Artifacts Apposite For e-Business Startups"
  • Dr. Natash Ali Mian
    Assistant Professor, Head of Department (SE)

    PhD (CS), NCBA&E, Lahore 

    MS(CS), SZABIST, Islamabad

    natash.ali@bnu.edu.pk

    • 18 years of Teaching and Experience
    • Over 20 international conference and journal publications
    • Presented numerous research papers at National and international forums
    • Areas of Interest include Software Engineering, Requirement Engineering, Database Modeling, Software Quality Assurance, Reverse Engineering, Formal Methods, Self Adaptive Systems, Cloud Computing, Fault Tolerant Systems.
    • Supervisor and External Examiner of Comprehensive Exams, Undergraduate Final Year Projects and MS/M.Phil thesis at multiple universities (University of Central Punjab, The University of Lahore, Lahore Garrison University, Forman Christian College University, University of Agriculture - Faisalabad, Abdul Wali Khan University - Mardan).
    • Reviewer of multiple national and international journals.
  • Huda Sarfraz
    Assistant Professor

    MS(CS), FAST - National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

    BS(CS), FAST - National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

    huda.sarfraz@bnu.edu.pk

    • Seven years research experience in speech and natural language processing
    • Author of several research papers
    • Mozilla regional representative and Urdu localization manager (volunteer positions)
  • Sameen Reza
    Assistant Professor

    On study leave as Fulbright Scholar (PhD) at New York University, USA

    MCS (Virtual University of Pakistan)

    BCS(FAST- National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore)

    Sameen.reza@bnu.edu.pk

    • Over 15 years of experience in the academia.
    • Have taught various courses related to computer science discipline at undergraduate level.
    • Have supervised final year projects
    • Faculty advisor for IEEE student body at SZABIST, Karachi.
    • Research areas are Data Structures and Algorithms
    • MS Thesis: “A Study of Inverted Classroom Pedagogy in Computer Science Teaching”, 2014
    • “Representation of Balochi, Punjabi, Pushto, and Sindhi Characters in Unicode” co-authored with Dr. Khaver Zia and presented in 23rd Internationalization and Unicode Conference, Prague, 2003
  • Dr. Iftikhar Hussain
    Assistant Professor

    PhD Hasselt University, Belgium
    Dr. Iftikhar Hussain has recently joined School of Computer and IT as Assistant Professor. He obtained his PhD from Hasselt University, Belgium and was awarded Scholarship by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan to pursue his PhD study. He conducted his PhD research in the area of agent-based modeling and developed a simulation system for several carpooling applications using dedicated modeling and simulation methodology (CRIO meta-model). His research has been published in International Journals and Conferences. His research interests include organizational-based modeling, multi-agents in transportation, modeling interaction and negotiation, machine learning, and matching algorithms.

  • Amna Humayun
    Assistant Professor

    MS (Computer Science), FAST National University, Lahore

  • Saad Saleem Malik
    Lecturer

    MS in Business Information Technology, , Beaconhouse National University, Lahore

    B.Sc. (hons) Finance & Business Computing, Beaconhouse National University

    saad.saleem@bnu.edu.pk

    • Served as marketing and Social Media strategist for PMLN for elections 2013
    • Serving as Marketing and Social Media strategist for Lahore International book Fair (LIBF)
    • Area of Interest is Research based teaching

Visiting Faculty

  • Dr. Abdul Qayyum

    PhD (Statistics), GC University, Lahore

  • Ms. Mehr un Nisa Khan

    MPhil (Business Admin) Kinnaird College, Lahore

Staff

  • Adnan Majeed
    Teaching Assistant (Lab)

    MSc (CS), Virtual University

    MCSE, CISCO and Linux Certifications

    Researcher, Mobile Cloud Computing

  • Talha Nawaz
    Admin Coordinator

    B.Com IT (Punjab University)

  • Haris Iftikhar
    Faculty Coordinator SCIT

    BBA (NCBA&E, Lahore)

    • 3 years of experience as Faculty Coordinator
    • Served 3 years in Systems Limited (Quality Control)
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