Prof. Rashid RanaDean

Prof. Rashid Rana

Recipient of the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2022, Rashid Rana is widely considered to be one of the leading artists of his generation in South Asia. He emerged as the creator of an entirely new kind of art from Pakistan at the start of the century. Notable for his ideas, imagery, and pictorial strategies, Rashid Rana has exhibited extensively at various galleries and museums globally. His works are in various public and private collections, including the British Museum in London, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Fukuoka Museum of Art in Japan, and the Saatchi Collection in London. He is the recipient of the prestigious Game-Changer Asia Art Award and was awarded International Artist of the Year by SAVAC Canada in 2003. Primarily known for his art practice, Rashid Rana occupies multiple simultaneous roles. He mediates between artist, curator, and academic with a common thread of an unfixed and non-prescriptive view of geography and identity. He is a founding faculty member and currently the Dean of the Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design at BNU, Lahore.

Prof. Dr. Ruhi KhalidDean

Prof. Dr. Ruhi Khalid

Director of the Institute of Psychology at Beaconhouse National University; Previous roles include Chairperson of the Department of Applied Psychology at Punjab University; Research focuses on social, health, clinical, developmental, and gender psychology; Member of several prestigious Professional and Academic societies; Consultant to various mental health organizations; Supervised several Ph.D. students in Psychology.

Prof. Dr. Tariq RahmanDean

Prof. Dr. Tariq Rahman

Tariq Rahman got his first doctorate in English literature from the University of Sheffield in 1985. Subsequently he got interested in language politics in Pakistan and took the degree of linguistics from the University of Strathclyde in 1989. After this he wrote the books which have made him an authority on the linguistic history of the Muslims of South Asia namely Language and Politics in Pakistan (1996); Language, Ideology and Power: language-learning among the Muslims of Pakistan and North India (2002) and From Hindi to Urdu: a Social and Political History (2011). Besides these and other books he has published about a 100 articles in scholarly journals contributed entries to encyclopedias and chapters to edited books. On examination of his published work the University of Sheffield conferred a higher doctorate (D.Litt) on him in 2014. He was the first Pakistani to be honoured by one of Germany’s highest awards for academic research called the Humboldt Research Award. The National Institute of Pakistan Studies at The Quaid-i-Azam University, where he served most of his life and of which he was director (2007-2011), made him a professor emeritus in 2010 and the Higher Education Commission (Islamabad) conferred upon him the title of Distinguished National Professor in 2004 and also gave him the lifetime achievement award in 2009. The President of Pakistan conferred upon him the Pride of Performance in 2004 and the Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2013. He was a Senior Fulbright Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin (1995-96) and the first incumbent of the Pakistan Chair at the University of California, Berkeley (2004-05). He was also a research fellow at the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies (2010) and a fellow at the University of Heidelberg several times from 2010 till 2012. He has been a visiting professor in Denmark and Spain and has lectured or read out papers in conferences in Korea, Nepal, China, the USA, Singapore, Thailand, India, Denmark, France, Germany, the UK, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Switzerland. He is presently working as Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and Acting Dean, School of Education, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore.

Prof. Dr. Shafaat Ahmed BazazDean

Prof. Dr. Shafaat Ahmed Bazaz

Dr. Shafaat Ahmed Bazaz, a distinguished academic and researcher, recently joined Beaconhouse National University (BNU) as the Dean of the School of Computer & IT, bringing extensive experience from academia and industry to his new role. Previously, he served as Director of the Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization (ORIC) and Advisor to the Faculty of Engineering & Technology at Superior University, Lahore, where he was instrumental in transforming it into a leading research and development (R&D) organization with a focus on innovation and commercialization. At Sir Syed CASE Institute of Technology, Islamabad, as Founding Vice Chancellor and Professor, he introduced world-class academic programs in engineering, computing, business, and management, and managed the institute’s finances during challenging times while securing substantial research funding. Before his tenure at Sir Syed CASE Institute of Technology, Dr. Bazaz was a Foreign Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), where he made significant contributions to MEMS research and established research labs. His industrial experience includes roles such as Senior Staff Scientist at the Canadian Microelectronics Corporation, managing MEMS programs, and Assistant Professor at Denmark Technical University, focusing on microsystems modeling and simulation. Dr. Bazaz’s strong collaboration with industry and academic institutions, both locally and internationally, includes developing syringe pumps for intensive care units and software tools for medical diagnostics. He has secured numerous research grants for pioneering projects in MEMS technology and healthcare, such as a MEMS gravimeter, high-resolution nano-g MEMS accelerometer, and indigenous automatic syringe pumps for COVID-19 patients. Dr. Bazaz is widely recognized for his academic research, with numerous publications in prestigious journals and presentations at international conferences. He has also served as an evaluator and reviewer for various academic and research institutions and has held leadership positions, including General Secretary of the Islamabad Chapter of the All Private Universities Association of Pakistan (APSUP). Dr. Shafaat Ahmed Bazaz brings a rich blend of academic expertise, industry experience, and leadership skills to his role at BNU, poised to significantly contribute to the institution's growth and development.

Prof. Dr. Bushra Hameedur RahmanDean

Prof. Dr. Bushra Hameedur Rahman

Dr. Bushra Hameedur Rahman is an esteemed academician with a strong background in Mass Communication. She has held leadership roles and contributed significantly to scholarly discourse in the field. Her research focuses on critical analysis of mass media discourses and their impact on societal unity and division, with a particular emphasis on Orientalism, Feminism, and Muslim feminism. Her leadership extends to various academic and editorial positions.

Mr. Omar HassanDean

Mr. Omar Hassan

Dean of the RHSA with extensive experience in architecture and design education.

Professors Emeriti

Dr. Hafiz PashaProfessor Emeritus

Dr. Hafiz Pasha

Dr. Hafiz Pasha, Head of the Center for Public Policy & Professor Emeritus, is a distinguished economist with extensive experience in academia, public policy, and government advisory roles. He has held prominent positions such as Federal Commerce Minister, Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, and Deputy Chairman/Federal Minister of the Planning Commission. Dr. Pasha boasts a strong educational background with a PhD from Stanford University and an M.A. from Cambridge University. He is widely recognized for his significant contributions to governance, public finance, poverty alleviation, and social development..

Professor Salima HashmiProfessor Emeritus

Professor Salima Hashmi

A recipient of the Pride of Performance Award in 1999, Prof. Salima Hashmi is an internationally renowned Pakistani artist, writer, art historian, art curator and educationist. She taught at National College of Arts for 31 years before working as its principal for four years. She is one of the key persons who founded Beaconhouse National University and School of Visual Arts and Design. She is a reputed painter whose works have been exhibited in Pakistan and in international exhibitions. She has written extensively on the arts, and has curated exhibitions of contemporary art and traditional textile.

Distinguished Professor

Dr. Akmal HussainDistinguished Professor

Dr. Akmal Hussain

Dr. Akmal Hussain is a distinguished economist and academician with expertise in economic policy, development economics, and sustainable development. He has served in various capacities advising governments in Pakistan and contributing to international deliberations on Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Hussain has a strong educational background with a PhD from the University of Sussex and degrees from the University of Cambridge. He is known for his contributions to policy discussions, research publications, and advocacy for inclusive and sustainable development.


Dr. Syed Gulzar HaiderConsultant

Dr. Syed Gulzar Haider

Consultant at RHSA, with more than 50 years of experience and expertise in architecture and structural optimization.

Heads of Departments

Prof. Risham Hosain SyedHead of Department

Prof. Risham Hosain Syed

Risham Syed is a visual artist who currently heads the Visual Arts Department at the Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan. Risham has a diverse art practice in which painting and other mediums are employed to explore questions of history and politics. Her native city plays a pivotal role in her work, as do related inquiries into what the colonial history of the region means to today’s global south. She explores these questions using her paintings as pieces of a greater, often global context through installation and engages objects, borders, margins, frames with social reference and connotation. Her use of fabric, embroidery, found objects, along with her paintings, speaks about her connection with the personal, as well as the historical, weaving in history with the present moment. Risham has shown extensively in major national and international exhibitions, including the Manchester Art Gallery, ABRAAJ Capital Art Prize, Dubai, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, Asia Pacific Triennial Brisbane, Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art, China, Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi, National Gallery of Art, Islamabad, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, Harris Museum, Preston, Barbican Centre, London, and the Fukuoka Triennial, Japan. Ms. Risham is the recipient of the prestigious ABRAAJ Capital Art Prize (2012). Her works are part of important public and private collections. Her recent projects include a solo show at Manchester Art Gallery in Manchester, where her work conversed with the permanent collection of 18th and 19th-century paintings. Risham is a graduate of the National College of Arts, Lahore, and holds an MA from the Royal College of Art, London.

Prof. Kiran Farooq KhanHead of Department

Prof. Kiran Farooq Khan

Kiran Khan is a professor and head of the Textile, Fashion, and Accessories Department at MDSVAD. She initially earned a Bachelor of Design from the National College of Arts in Lahore, specializing in textiles. Her thesis, titled 'The World Beyond the Senses,' was awarded a distinction. Additionally, she received the prestigious Percy Brown Award for Art History and two gold medals for her performances as part of the NCA puppet team, known as The Puppeteers NCA. She then joined the Pakistan School of Fashion Design (PSFD), now PIFD, where she taught for eight years and developed the textile curriculum. During her tenure at PIFD, she pursued further studies in textile design, accessories, and fashion drawing from La Chambre Syndicale De la Couture, France. She was also selected by JETRO, the Japanese External Trade Organization, for further training at Bunka College of Fashion, Tokyo.She joined BNU in 2004 and established the textile design department, where she has been for 16 years since its inception. She has received training in the conservation of textiles and completed her Master’s Degree in Linguistics from BNU in 2014, which she believes is an essential link between language and arts. She feels that 'all textiles convey a different story, and it is through language that we understand this story.' The Department of Textiles is actively engaged in craft revival and was awarded the esteemed international Mac Jannet Prize by the Tallories Network for a community craft Project called the 'Humnawa Project,' in collaboration with Sungi and Bunyaad under the Punjab Skills Development Programme, to empower women in Southern Punjab. She developed a curriculum on 'Innovative Design' for empowering rural women, a joint venture with Kaarvan Craft Foundation. This project with Kaarvan Craft Foundation follows the same structural model as 'Humnawa,' whereby 1600 women will be trained in clusters. The curriculum designed will serve as a template to provide exposure and encourage innovative thinking for all underserved craft practitioners in South East Asia.She was Artist in Residence at Art Address, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, in July 2018. She also designs for the textile sector and has developed designs for Mausummery Lawn, Sitara Textiles, and Five Star Lawn. She runs her personal Embellishment Design Studio, engaging local embroidery craftsmen and developing custom-made hand-embroidered textiles.

Mr. Aarish SardarHead of Department

Mr. Aarish Sardar

Aarish Sardar is a design educator and interdisciplinary creative practitioner. He holds a BFA in Fine Arts (2000) and an MA in Multimedia Arts (2003) from the National College of Arts, Lahore. Aarish pursued his MA in Communication Design from Kingston University London (2006) after gaining several years of experience as an Associate Producer at GEO TV Lahore. Currently, he teaches at the Dept. of Visual Communication Design in the Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design at Beaconhouse National University (BNU), Lahore. Aarish has completed limited modules of the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ – Level 3) UK, namely Children Safeguarding, and National Open College Networks (NOCN) UK in Communication & Conflict Management.Aarish has worked as a communication designer and multimedia consultant internationally, serving clients from the USA, UK, Pakistan, and beyond, including Sophia Learning, Autograph ABP, Hulton Archives (Getty Images), DFID UK, Linge Roset, Eugene Dodd Typographics (EDT), Woolpack Inn, Hamptons of London, Aconflag Group Europe, and Salt’n’Pepper Restaurants (PAK/UK), among others. One of his notable projects is the design and art direction of the monograph “& She Wandered,” focusing on the acclaimed academic and visual artist Farida Batool’s art practices, published in March 2020.Aarish has exhibited his interdisciplinary works in various group shows at Kunj Art Gallery (Karachi), Rohtas Gallery (Islamabad), Corydon Clock Tower Gallery (London), Bermondsey Gallery (London), the School of Tomorrow exhibition held at the Royal Palm Club (Lahore), and at Alhmara Art Gallery (Lahore) as part of the group show

Mr. Ijaz HussainHead of Department

Mr. Ijaz Hussain

Mr. Ijaz Hussain is a distinguished academician and professional specializing in Economics, Accounting, and Finance. He holds an Associate membership with the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ACMA) and a master's degree in Economics from Government College University, Lahore. Joining BNU in 2007, Mr. Hussain brings over 30 years of extensive experience in teaching, research, and administration within prestigious academic institutions. Renowned for his contributions to economics education, he has an impressive portfolio of research publications and has demonstrated exceptional academic leadership throughout his career.

Dr. Atif HassanHead of Department

Dr. Atif Hassan

Dr. Atif Hassan is a seasoned academician and administrator with a focus on Hospitality Management. He has extensive experience in teaching, research, and administrative roles in reputable academic institutions. Dr. Hassan's educational background includes a PhD in Management and a Post-Doctorate in Business Management, along with certifications and executive education from reputable institutions. He is known for his expertise in hospitality management, strategy, organizational behavior, and human resource management.

Dr. Jamshed AliHead of Department

Dr. Jamshed Ali

Dr. Jamshed holds a PhD in Management Sciences with a specialization in Finance. He has a decade of experience in the development sector and academia. He has worked in planning and development, consulting for the CDLD project, and as an Assistant Professor at the Metropolitan School of Business and Management. His research focuses on climate finance, sustainable development, governance, and innovation. He has published policy papers on carbon pricing and is a reviewer for esteemed journals.

Ms. Hafsa TanveerHead of Department

Ms. Hafsa Tanveer

Ms. Hafsa Tanveer is a dedicated academician and economist specializing in theoretical modeling, development economics, and environmental economics. She has a strong educational background with an MPhil in Economics from Lahore School of Economics. Ms. Tanveer is known for her teaching and research contributions in economics and her interest in addressing socioeconomic challenges through economic analysis and policy recommendations.

Prof. Dr. Tahir KamranHead of Department

Prof. Dr. Tahir Kamran

Dr. Tahir has been associated with BNU since January 2019. He has a PhD in History from the University of Punjab and has taught and served at key academic positions nationally and internationally at renowned Universities. He has been honored with multiple prestigious fellowships including Fellowship at the Wolfson College and the Allama Iqbal Professorial Fellowship at the University of Cambridge, UK.Dr. Tahir areas of research interest are governance, democracy and religious politics particularly in the regions of Pakistan and South Asia. He has authored several books with a number of research publications, encyclopedic contributions and edited volumes to his credit. Out of the recent notable works, he recently co-authored a book on Lahore: A Portrait of a Colonial City (Hurst & Co.) and co-edited Deobandi Militancy and Faith Based Violence in Pakistan (Palgrave). He has also been serving as an editor for several academic journals and is a founding member and editor for the Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies by Indiana University Press, USA.

Ms. Shabana AhmedHead of Department

Ms. Shabana Ahmed

Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz KhanHead of Department

Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz Khan

Ms. Shazia RizwanHead of Department

Ms. Shazia Rizwan

Ms. Shazia Rizwan, a Senior Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science, boasts 17 years of teaching experience in higher education. She serves as an external examiner for MS(TQM) thesis work at IQTM, Punjab University, and is also a dedicated Mozilla volunteer for Urdu localization. Her areas of special interest span Educational Quality Management and Database Design.

Dr. Natash Ali MianHead of Department

Dr. Natash Ali Mian

Dr. Natash Ali Mian is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Software Engineering at Beaconhouse National University (BNU), Lahore. With a PhD and MS in Computer Science from SZABIST, Islamabad and NCBA&E, Lahore, respectively, he brings over 18 years of teaching and professional experience to his role. Dr. Mian has authored over 20 publications in international conferences and journals, presenting his research at various national and international forums. His areas of expertise include Software Engineering, Requirement Engineering, Database Modeling, and Software Quality Assurance, among others. He also serves as a supervisor and external examiner for undergraduate final year projects and MS/M.Phil theses at multiple universities, in addition to being a reviewer for numerous national and international journals.

Mr. Rana Faizan AliHead of Department

Mr. Rana Faizan Ali

Rana Faizan Ali is a seasoned academician, broadcast journalist, and media trainer with extensive experience in teaching and production. His expertise spans across various domains of media, including news reporting, production, and strategy planning. He has been associated with leading television channels and government departments, contributing significantly to media education and training in Pakistan.

Mr. Qazi Akhyar AhmadHead of Department

Mr. Qazi Akhyar Ahmad

Qazi Akhyar Ahmad is a dedicated faculty member specializing in Videography, Post Production, and Graphics courses. He brings valuable industry expertise from his years of work at advertising agencies and prestigious TV networks, enhancing the learning experience for students in the TV, Film & Theater department.

Mr. Muhammad Omar FarooqHead of Department

Mr. Muhammad Omar Farooq

Head of the Department at RHSA with extensive experience in architecture and design. Published author and experienced in national and international architecture projects.


Prof. Quddus MirzaProfessor

Prof. Quddus Mirza

Quddus Mirza, an artist, art critic, and independent curator, served as the Head of the Fine Art Department at the National College of Arts, Lahore, before joining BNU. He holds a BFA from NCA and an MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art, London. Mirza's work has been showcased extensively in significant group exhibitions and solo shows in Pakistan and the UK. He has curated exhibitions such as "Trade Union" and "Take Away" at Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery, NCA, and "One to One" at Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore. His notable exhibitions include "Celebrating Art" and "Love" at the National Art Gallery, Islamabad, and "Beyond Borders: Art from Pakistan" at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai, India. Mirza is a prominent art critic, contributing regular columns to Pakistan's major newspaper, 'The News', and to international publications such as 'Art India' and 'Depart'. He is the co-author of the book "50 Years of Visual Arts in Pakistan" and serves as the editor of the online magazine 'Artnow Pakistan'.

Dr. Farhat JamilProfessor

Dr. Farhat Jamil

Committed academician with expertise in Women Health Issues, Clinical Assessment, Psychometrics, and Quantitative Research Analysis; Associated with BNU since 2006; HEC approved PhD supervisor; Consulting editor of many HEC recognized research journals; Member of various educational committees and assessment bodies

Mr. Ejaz Ahmad Mehboob MalikProfessor

Mr. Ejaz Ahmad Mehboob Malik

Experienced professor with over 30 years of experience in architecture and design education. Established various departments and conducted workshops on heritage and tourism.

Mr. Sajjad KausarProfessor

Mr. Sajjad Kausar

Experienced professor with over 40 years of experience in architecture, conservation, and heritage. Presented at conferences and workshops on heritage conservation and historical buildings.

Associate Professors

Ms. Aroosa Naz RanaAssociate Professor

Ms. Aroosa Naz Rana

Aroosa Naz Rana is a recognized visual artist and educator, whose work has been showcased in various prestigious national and international exhibitions. Her art, deeply rooted in exploring societal themes, has contributed to the discourse on art and education. She has been influential in nurturing creative talents at BNU, leveraging her rich background in fine arts and art education to provide a comprehensive learning experience.

Mr. Mehbub ShahAssociate Professor

Mr. Mehbub Shah

Mahbub Shah stands out as a visual artist and educator, whose contributions to the field through his exploration of visual representation and the real-vs-imaginary debate enrich the academic and artistic communities. His involvement in national and international exhibitions highlights his impactful presence in the art world. At BNU, he continues to inspire and educate, fostering a deep understanding of the visual arts among students.

Associate Professor

Ayaz Jokyio

Ayaz Jokhio's artistic journey is marked by an extensive exploration of painting as a medium, alongside various other techniques. With numerous solo exhibitions and participations in art residencies and projects worldwide, his dedication to art is profound. His role as an educator at BNU enriches the institution's artistic environment, providing students with a deep, practical insight into the art world.

Ms. Zainab Saghir BarlasAssociate Professor

Ms. Zainab Saghir Barlas

Zainab Saghir Barlas, with her extensive experience in top advertising agencies and a strong academic background, plays a critical role at BNU as a design educator. Her contributions to the design summit and various group shows across Pakistan reflect her commitment to elevating design discourse and education. Her work as a visual communication designer and researcher significantly influences the nurturing of new talent in the field.

Ms. Rohma KhanAssociate Professor

Ms. Rohma Khan

Rohma Khan, a multi-disciplinary artist, educator, and researcher, has made significant strides in bridging traditional craft with contemporary design. Her leadership in collaborative projects and initiatives aimed at craft revival and sustainable fashion underscores her commitment to social and environmental causes. Through her work, she has contributed to a broader understanding of textiles' role in cultural and contemporary contexts, making substantial impacts both locally and internationally. Her involvement in various high-profile projects and forums showcases her ability to innovate and inspire in the realms of art and design education.

Dr. Maheen Abid AliAssociate Professor

Dr. Maheen Abid Ali

Assistant Professor and Consultant Clinical Psychologist with 8 years of professional experience in teaching and counseling; Reviewer for national and international journals; Areas of interest include counseling, psychotherapeutic interventions, psychometric testing, research methods, social and personality psychology

Associate Professor

Dr. Qaisera Sheikh

Dr. Wajiha Raza RizviAssociate Professor

Dr. Wajiha Raza Rizvi

Dr. Wajiha Raza Rizvi is a renowned academician with extensive experience in film & television, art, and communication. Her contributions to academia include curriculum development, research supervision, and scholarly publications. She has a diverse educational background and has held leadership roles in multiple institutions, showcasing her commitment to education and research.

Dr. Farasat RasoolAssociate Professor

Dr. Farasat Rasool

Dr. Farasat Rasool is an accomplished academician with a PhD in Communication Sciences from a prestigious university in France. His research interests span across various areas of media and communication, contributing significantly to scholarly discourse in the field. He has a strong academic background and has taught at renowned institutions, showcasing his expertise and commitment to education.

Senior Assistant Professors

Ms. Sana AzizSenior Assistant Professor

Ms. Sana Aziz

Sana Aziz is a Jewelry Designer and an Educator. She has a Bachelor (hons) in Jewellery and Metal design from the University of Dundee, Scotland and a Masters in Art Education from Beaconhouse National University, for which she was awarded a Gold-medal and given the prestigious honor of representing her class as valedictorian. In addition to her entrepreneurial practice she has been enjoying her pedagogical practice at BNU since 2012. Over this past decade she has had the pleasure of teaching over 17 courses, including supervising the jewelry student’s graduating thesis several times.

Ms. Tania FarazSenior Assistant Professor

Ms. Tania Faraz

Tania Faraz is a permanent faculty member in the Department of Liberal Arts. She has an M.phil in English Literature. She has been teaching Literature, Language and Communication courses for the last fifteen years. In the past, she has taught at Kinnaird College for Women Lahore and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) as an Assistant Professor. Her areas of interest include Comparative Literature, and she believes in liberating and educating minds through Literature.

Mr. Syed Nouman Ali ShahSenior Assistant Professor

Mr. Syed Nouman Ali Shah

Syed Nouman Ali Shah brings a decade of teaching experience coupled with two years of industry expertise to his role. His areas of interest encompass Software Design & Architecture, Algorithms Refinement, Design Patterns & Frameworks, Enterprise Systems, Information Systems Development & Management, Knowledge Management Systems, Technology Management & Consulting, and Technopreneurship, with a keen focus on Systems Thinking. Notably, he is a Professional Member of both the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) USA and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) USA. Additionally, he has presented and published a paper in the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Business Management 2011, titled

Ms. Huda SarfrazSenior Assistant Professor

Ms. Huda Sarfraz

Ms. Huda Sarfraz, holding the position of Senior Assistant Professor, is a distinguished academic with a rich background in speech and natural language processing. With seven years of dedicated research experience in these domains, she has contributed significantly to the field through her insightful investigations and scholarly endeavors. Ms. Sarfraz is also recognized for her role as an author of several research papers, demonstrating her expertise and commitment to advancing knowledge in her field. Beyond academia, she has served as a Mozilla regional representative and Urdu localization manager, showcasing her leadership skills and dedication to community engagement through volunteer positions. With her diverse experiences and expertise, Ms. Huda Sarfraz continues to make invaluable contributions to academia and the broader research community.

Senior Assistant Professor

Amna Humayun

Assistant Professors

Mr. Ammar FaizAssistant Professor

Mr. Ammar Faiz

Ammar Faiz engages in various mediums of experiential expressions and has exhibited his work internationally. His practice focuses on anthropological themes and has won awards in the Video Art category.

Assistant Professor

Ammar Shahid

Ammar Shahid, a dynamic couturier, challenges design complexities and teaches diverse fashion-related courses at BNU, drawing from extensive industry experience.

Mr. Haider Ali JanAssistant Professor

Mr. Haider Ali Jan

Assistant Professor

Ahsan Nazir

Ahsan Nazir brings a unique fusion of prints and luxury fashion design, with a global customer base and a rich educational background.

Ms. Durre Shehwar AliAssistant Professor

Ms. Durre Shehwar Ali

Durre Shehwar Ali's design work spans industrial design to UX design, focusing on the social impact of design and product performance.

Ms. Aatiqa SheikhAssistant Professor

Ms. Aatiqa Sheikh

Aatiqa Sheikh is a dynamic figure in the field of art education, with a rich background in both teaching and research. Currently serving as an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Master of Art Education (MA AE) program at MDSAVAD, she brings a wealth of experience to her role. Having begun her journey as a Senior Lecturer at MDSVAD, Aatiqa's passion for art education has taken her through various esteemed institutions, including the Beaconhouse School System, Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design, and Beaconhouse National University. Her diverse teaching experiences have equipped her with a profound understanding of pedagogy and a commitment to innovative teaching methodologies. Aatiqa holds a Master's degree in English Literature from Punjab University, a testament to her interdisciplinary approach to education. Her academic pursuits led her to achieve a Master of Art Education with distinction in research from SVAD (Beaconhouse National University), highlighting her dedication to advancing knowledge in the field. Beyond the classroom, Aatiqa is deeply engaged in research and advocacy efforts. As the co-founder of Covert Overt, an inclusivity research collective, she actively contributes to initiatives aimed at fostering diversity and inclusion within educational spaces. Additionally, her involvement in a collaborative art education project with BNU-TEF underscores her commitment to enhancing teaching and learning practices in public schools, particularly in Southern Punjab. Aatiqa's scholarly contributions extend to the broader academic community, as evidenced by her participation in conferences such as the 13th Humanities & Social Science Conference at LUMS. Her research interests span a wide range of topics, including interfaith harmony and religious tolerance, as demonstrated by her role as a Site Lead for a project aimed at promoting these values in collaboration with GOP, World Bank, and UNESCO. In summary, Aatiqa Sheikh is not only a dedicated educator but also a passionate advocate for inclusive and transformative education. Through her teaching, research, and advocacy efforts, she continues to make significant contributions to the field of art education, enriching the lives of students and communities alike.

Mr. Ghulam MuhammadAssistant Professor

Mr. Ghulam Muhammad

Ghulam Muhammad is an awarded artist and educator whose work has been recognized internationally, including the Jameel Art Prize from the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Assistant Professor

Hifsa Farooq

Hifsa Farooq combines her roles as faculty and academic advisor with an active art practice, participating in significant residencies and exhibitions.

Mr. Mahbub JhokioAssistant Professor

Mr. Mahbub Jhokio

Ms. Sara AslamAssistant Professor

Ms. Sara Aslam

Sara Aslam did her Bachelor in Fine Arts and Masters in Art & Design Studies with distinction at Beaconhouse National University in 2016 and 2020, respectively. She teaches Foundation and Masters programs at BNU.

Dr. Ali AbbasAssistant Professor

Dr. Ali Abbas

Dr. Ali Abbas is a dynamic academician and researcher specializing in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Higher Education Branding. He has a strong educational background with a PhD from Turiba University Latvia and a master's degree from Satakunta University, Finland. Dr. Abbas has extensive teaching and research experience at national and international institutions and is known for his expertise in marketing strategies, branding, and entrepreneurship studies.

Dr. Muhammad ZafranAssistant Professor

Dr. Muhammad Zafran

Dr. Muhammad Zafran is an experienced academician and researcher specializing in Supply Chain Management and Marketing. He has a strong educational background with a PhD from Turiba University Latvia and a master's degree from London Metropolitan University. Dr. Zafran has extensive teaching and research experience at national and international institutions and is known for his expertise in supply chain optimization, marketing strategies, and research publications.

Dr. S. A. RazaAssistant Professor

Dr. S. A. Raza

Dr. Syed Ali Raza is a Business Information Systems GRC (Governance Risk and Compliance) strategist with over twenty years of experience, well-versed across the breadth of business systems design, development, implementation, post development reviews, and Business-IT Alignment. He holds a PhD in Electronic Payment Transaction Systems Security from the UK. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Governance Risk and Compliance Professional (GRCP).With a proven track record of completing complex enterprise-wide state-of-the-art projects, further focusing on developing and improving GRC landscape both at technical and processes levels, etc., Dr. Ali Raza has formerly served Citibank Head Office London as Technical Adviser for the EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) Region. He has also served Deloitte UK on highly prestigious clients, along with his services at Allied Bank Ltd as Head of Information Security & Governance, Head of Project Management, and Head of Technology Compliance, and was on the bank’s eVision Committee primarily responsible for setting technology-driven strategic direction of the bank. He has also served Bank AL Habib as Head of Technology Risk and Head of IT Governance.He was on the faculty at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is currently serving as a Scholar of Practice at the BNU's School of Management Sciences.

Dr. Ahsan AhmadAssistant Professor

Dr. Ahsan Ahmad

Dr. Ahsan Ahmad is a dedicated academician and financial analyst with expertise in corporate finance, fintech trends and innovations, investment and portfolio optimization, financial management, sustainability reporting, and governance considerations. He holds a PhD from the University of Malaya, the business school accredited by AACSB and ranked among the top 100 universities globally. Dr. Ahmad is known for his teaching, research, consultancy services, and training in financial markets and investment strategies. With his extensive experience, academic achievements, and commitment to fostering financial literacy, Dr. Ahmad continues to be a driving force in the field of finance, bridging the gap between theory and practice and inspiring the next generation of finance professionals.

Mr. Omar NaeemAssistant Professor

Mr. Omar Naeem

Mr. Omar Naeem is an accomplished professional with diverse experience in corporate banking, finance, renewable energy, and academia. He holds prestigious qualifications including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter and an MBA from Institute of Business Administration. Mr. Naeem is known for his expertise in financial analysis, corporate finance, and business development, along with his contributions to academia through teaching and training programs.

Ms. Fatima MalikAssistant Professor

Ms. Fatima Malik

Ms. Fatima Malik is a dedicated academician specializing in Economics and Public Policy. She holds strong educational credentials including degrees from Government College University and Beaconhouse National University. Ms. Malik is known for her teaching and research interests in economic development, policy analysis, and social welfare.

Ms. Rawa HaiderAssistant Professor

Ms. Rawa Haider


Dr. Farooq SulehriaAssistant Professor

Dr. Farooq Sulehria

Dr. Farooq Sulehria has a PhD in Development Studies (SOAS) and MA degrees in Global Media and Post-National Communication (SOAS) and Mass Communication (University of Punjab). Before joining BNU in 2018, he worked as a Senior Teaching Fellow and a Teaching Fellow, for three years, at SOAS University of London. He was also a Visiting Lecturer at the University of East London.In the past, he has worked as a journalist with mainstream dailies such as The News (Rawalpindi), The Nation (Lahore), The Frontier Post (Lahore) and Daily Mashriq (Karachi). Since 2005, he has been contributing an op-ed column to The News.For over five years (2010-2015), he also co-edited Viewpoint, a weekly e-zine. He has also contributed to Znet, teleSUR-English, TRT besides such mainstream Swedish dailies as Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet.Besides contributing to national and international media outlets, he has authored and translated over a dozen books on politics and religion, both in Urdu and English.

Dr. Waqas SajjadAssistant Professor

Dr. Waqas Sajjad

Dr. Waqas Sajjad has a PhD in Cultural and Historical Studies of Religions from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. His research interests are broadly related to Islam in South Asia. He has worked on developments in religious discourses in South Asia, Sufism, the role of religion in social media, and the contemporary roles of religious scholars.Before joining BNU, Dr. Sajjad has been involved in multiple research-related fields, including in the development sector and in a think tank. He is currently working on his first book-length project, which is an exploration of the polemical engagements between Deobandi and Barelvi traditions in Pakistan.

Dr. Shazia HumayunAssistant Professor

Dr. Shazia Humayun

Dr. Shazia Humayun holds a postgraduate degree in Educational Leadership and Management from Beaconhouse National University. She graduated with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Research from Louisiana State University, and a LAW degree from SM Law college.She has experience teaching K12 classes for the University of Cambridge, worked as General Manager-Academics at The City School, worked as a consultant on the Punjab Human Capital Investment Project, and lastly as a General Manager for professional development.

Ms. Noreen ZamanAssistant Professor

Ms. Noreen Zaman

Dr. Qamar-ud-din Zia GhaznaviAssistant Professor

Dr. Qamar-ud-din Zia Ghaznavi

Dr. Qamar-ud-din Zia Ghaznavi is an Assistant Professor with a PhD in Media Studies. He has extensive experience in professional journalism and holds multiple Masters degrees in various disciplines related to media and communication. He has contributed significantly to academia and previously held leadership roles at University of Central Punjab (UCP).

Ms. Werdah MunibAssistant Professor

Ms. Werdah Munib

Werdah Munib is a dedicated Assistant Professor with a strong background in Mass Communication. She has years of experience in academia, research, and community engagement. Her commitment to academic excellence is evident through her teaching, research supervision, and participation in scholarly events.

Dr. Zeeshan ZaighamAssistant Professor

Dr. Zeeshan Zaigham

Dr. Zeeshan Zaigham is an Assistant Professor with a PhD in Media & Mass Communication. He specializes in Strategic Communication & Fifth-Generation Hybrid Warfare and has extensive experience in teaching and research. He has supervised numerous research projects and workshops in strategic communication, media, and digital media, contributing significantly to the field of communication studies.

Mr. Haris BadarAssistant Professor

Mr. Haris Badar

Haris Badar is an Assistant Professor with a strong background in international journalism and finance. He has worked as a journalist, financial analyst, and educator, bringing a diverse skill set to academia. He has contributed significantly to media education and has experience in teaching at various universities, showcasing his commitment to education and research in media studies.

Dr. Qaisar AbbasAssistant Professor

Dr. Qaisar Abbas

Funded by the prestigious Exeter International Excellence Scholarship, Qaisar Abbas did his PhD at the Department of Communication, Drama and Film, University of Exeter. He was the Commonwealth Scholar at Goldsmiths, University of London, and was awarded with Distinction for his MA in Applied Anthropology and Community Development. He took training in Acting at Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) under the Erasmus Exchange Program. He has published articles in New Theatre Quarterly (2024), THAAP journals (2016 and 2017), and a chapter in From Tsiam to the Hindu Kush: Kalasha People and their Culture (THAAP and UNESCO, 2019). His extensive practice-based work with the folk performers of Punjab - including storytellers, actors, theatre makers, dancers, and musicians - contributed to UNESCO’s study on the promotion of ICH into the school curriculum in the Asia-Pacific region. He has also presented his work at various national and international conferences. He is currently working on his first monograph The Neo-liberalization of Political Theatre in Punjab (Pakistan) to be published by Routledge. Recently, he received a research grant award from the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) for his project Theatre of Colonial Lahore (1900-1947).

Mr. Muhammad Nasir Ali MazariAssistant Professor

Mr. Muhammad Nasir Ali Mazari

Nasir Ali Mazari is an Assistant Professor with extensive experience in film & television production and academia. He has a strong educational background and practical experience in documentary filmmaking, voice artistry, and directing. His contributions to film education and research showcase his commitment to media studies and creative storytelling.

Ms. Saman MalikAssistant Professor

Ms. Saman Malik

Experienced architect with qualifications from BNU and Glasgow.

Mr. Junaid Alam RanaAssistant Professor

Mr. Junaid Alam Rana

Urban planner and designer with qualifications from Stockholm and NCA Lahore.

Ms. Zara AmjadAssistant Professor

Ms. Zara Amjad

Skilled architect with 12 years of experience, recognized for contributions to the field and academic achievements.

Mr. Zeeshan SarwarAssistant Professor

Mr. Zeeshan Sarwar

Zeeshan Sarwar has 12 years of experience and is a member of PCATP. He has been published as an author in various conferences and has won awards in national design competitions. He has also worked on projects related to urban design and architecture, showcasing his expertise in these fields.

Ms. Aabidah Shujaat Assistant Professor

Ms. Aabidah Shujaat

Aabidah Shujaat is an architect, academic, writer, text editor and an aspiring landscape architect. She graduated from University of the Punjab in 2009 with a Bachelor of Architecture. She has completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture from Institute for Art and Culture in 2021. She has worked in the field for eight years and has worked on educational and public buildings. She has been in academia for the last five years and has co-developed the curriculum for undergrad programs of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. She has also co-organized several international conferences, talks, seminars and photography exhibitions on architecture and urbanism and also assisted in the editing and publications of several research journals. Her area of research focuses on landscape architecture, history and theories of architecture.

Mr. Ghammaz HusnainAssistant Professor

Mr. Ghammaz Husnain

Ghammaz H. Sandhu is a PCATP licensed Architect & Urbanist. He completed his undergraduate in B. Arch from RHSA at BNU and received his MSc. degree in Urban Planning & Policy Design from Polytechnic of Milan. His research primarily focuses on Belt & Road Initiative/ CPEC, Transnational Institution Building, Climate Resilient Infrastructures, & Urban Equity. His areas of interest are Governance, Territorial Policies, & Climate Change.

Mr. Fahad Mehmood MayoAssistant Professor

Mr. Fahad Mehmood Mayo

Fahad Mehmood is an architect with a B.Arch degree from Beaconhouse National University in Lahore. He is a member of PCATP with registration number A-06677. His professional journey includes roles such as Visiting Lecturer at the Institute for Art & Culture (SADU), Studio Architect at Beaconhouse National University's Razia Hassan School of Architecture, and Set Designer at MSA (Metropolitan Studio of Architecture) Lahore, among others. Notably, he served as the Art Director and Set Designer for Nescafé Basement Season 5 at Trigram Studio. Fahad's expertise extends to various projects, including the Incubation Center for Start-ups at Fatima Ventures and Villa S & T. He has also contributed to workshops such as the Second Zero Carbon Workshop for Astana, a collaborative project between PCATP and the Heritage Foundation of Pakistan for World Architecture EXPO Astana 2017.

Mr. Muhammad Aarez AliAssistant Professor

Mr. Muhammad Aarez Ali

Muhammad Aarez Ali, a BNU-RHSA alumnus, has held teaching positions at NFC-IET Multan, and IAC. He is the Lead Project Architect at Noor Khan Design and works independently under Aarez Ali Atelier. Ali's diverse academic and professional background allows him to bridge academia and practice, integrating structural thinking into design processes.

Mr. Usman Saqib ZuberiAssistant Professor

Mr. Usman Saqib Zuberi

Usman Saqib Zuberi has 6 years of experience as an architectural photographer. He has worked on various projects and his photographs have been published in national and international articles. He has also attended workshops and exhibitions related to architecture and design, showcasing his dedication and skills in the field.

Ms. Sara AssadAssistant Professor

Ms. Sara Assad

Sara Asad's professional journey includes serving as a Job Architect at Kalim Siddique & Associates. She has also participated in conferences such as the DCA Conference 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia, where she presented papers titled

Ms. Shajeea ShujaAssistant Professor

Ms. Shajeea Shuja

Shajeea Shuja has been part of Pakistan's academic landscape since 2013 and currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the Razia Hassan School of Architecture, BNU, Lahore. A versatile design polymath, she seamlessly integrates principles from civil engineering, interior design, architecture, and conservation into both her academic and professional pursuits. With nearly two decades of experience, Shajeea has engaged in diverse projects as an interior designer and architect across Pakistan and Australia. Her dedication to preserving cultural heritage is evident in her role as a conservationist, actively contributing to safeguarding Pakistan's built heritage. Shajeea's pedagogy, rooted in critical thinking, favors the Socratic method to foster intellectual inquiry among her students. Additionally, she holds a keen interest in social sustainability and environmental psychology, subtly integrating these aspects into her academic endeavors

Jawwad NakaiAssistant Professor

Jawwad Nakai

Jawwad Nakai is a a practicing architect and interior designer with a Master of Architecture from the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, University of Michigan and Bachelor of Architecture from the National College of Arts, Lahore. Prior to pursuing his graduate studies, he was affiliated with BNU-RHSA as a lecturer. Since 2015, he has been practicing in NewYork City across a range of residential and hospitality projects. His design interests include a focus on digital design and emerging technologies.

Senior Lecturers

Ms. Eisha LiaqatSenior Lecturer

Ms. Eisha Liaqat

Eisha Liaqat is the Co-Founder of Articulate Studios, a creative space established to cultivate a sense of community among artists. The studio serves as a platform for artists to exchange ideas, find inspiration, and showcase their work. As part of her involvement, she curated and successfully implemented Art Saraye, an artist residency and outreach program. This initiative aimed to foster artistic and creative encounters, as well as promote rejuvenation and social change through engagement with the local community. She recently co-curated an exhibition titled “Retrospective, Fiber and Textile Expressions.”

Senior Lecturer

Sarmad Ibrahim Cheema

Mr. Sarmad Ibrahim Cheema is a seasoned professional with a strong background in directing film & television. He brings valuable industry experience to his role as a Senior Lecturer at BNU.

Mr. Muhammad Naveed AsimSenior Lecturer

Mr. Muhammad Naveed Asim

Muhammad Naveed Asim is a VFX TD, VR Producer, and Digital Arts Lecturer with extensive experience in VFX, Animation, Virtual Reality, and Art Direction. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge and practical skills to his role as a Senior Lecturer in Communication & New Media Technology.



Mian Waleed

Ms. Sana IqbalLecturer

Ms. Sana Iqbal

Ms. Sana has over 7 years of experience in academia. She has done MS in Management Sciences with major in finance, from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, and completed her BS in Business Administration from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology with silver medal. She has published her research in reputed international journals like Journal of Asian Economics and Global Business Review. Her research is also presented in fourth European Research Conference on Microfinance, held in University of Geneva in June 2015. In addition to that, she has worked as a research fellow on projects under Beaconhouse Center for Policy and Research (BCPR), and as a research associate on project titled “Charter of Economy – Agenda for Economic Reforms in Pakistan” published by Friedrich-Ebert- Stiftung (FES) in 2021. Her research interests include microfinance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and sustainable consumption.

Ms. Fatima KhalidLecturer

Ms. Fatima Khalid

Ms. Fatima Khalid is a dedicated academician specializing in Management Sciences. She holds an MSc degree from University of Warwick and has contributed to research projects and publications in areas such as business excellence and organizational management. Ms. Khalid is known for her teaching, research, and consultancy services in management sciences.

Ms. Iqra NazLecturer

Ms. Iqra Naz


Ms. Arumah Zara DavidLecturer

Ms. Arumah Zara David

Ms. Arumah Zara David is a Lecturer at the English Language Unit, School of Education. She has an M.Phil in Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from BNU's School of Education and a Bachelors in English Language & Linguistics from Kinnaird College.Ms. Arumah previously served as a member of the visiting faculty at the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU).

Mr. Asim IrshadLecturer

Mr. Asim Irshad

Mr. Asim Irshad, serving as a Lecturer, brings a wealth of practical experience and pedagogical expertise to his role. With a background as a full-stack mobile app developer for two years, he possesses comprehensive knowledge of mobile application development, honed through hands-on experience in the industry. Additionally, Mr. Irshad has served as a Computer Science instructor for 1.5 years, where he imparted his expertise to students in various courses including Front-end Web Development, Programming Fundamentals, ICT, and Mobile Computing. His role as an undergraduate final year student supervisor underscores his commitment to guiding and mentoring aspiring professionals, ensuring their successful transition from academia to the industry. Through his blend of industry experience and academic rigor, Mr. Asim Irshad plays a pivotal role in nurturing the next generation of computer scientists and empowering them with the skills needed for success in the digital age.

Ms. Nimra AbbasLecturer

Ms. Nimra Abbas

Ms. Nimra Abbas is deeply immersed in the realms of information retrieval, text mining, and machine learning. With a focused research agenda, she delves into the intricate nuances of these fields, exploring novel methodologies and innovative approaches to uncover insights and drive advancements. Ms. Abbas brings a keen analytical mind and a passion for discovery to her role, continuously pushing the boundaries of knowledge and contributing to the ever-evolving landscape of computer science. Through her dedication to research excellence, she plays a vital role in expanding the frontiers of understanding in her areas of expertise, paving the way for transformative breakthroughs and real-world applications.

Ms. Hamna AnwarLecturer

Ms. Hamna Anwar

Ms. Hamna Anwar recently assumed the role of Lecturer at the School of Computer and Information Technology. She earned her Master's in Computer Science from FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, in 2020. Prior to her current position, she gained valuable experience in the tech department at Telenor, Pakistan, where she excelled as a UI/UX Engineer. With a keen interest in UI/UX and Machine Learning, Ms. Anwar brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role, poised to make significant contributions to the field of computer science.

Ms. Rubab NadeemLecturer

Ms. Rubab Nadeem

Ms. Rubab Nadeem is a dedicated Lecturer with a keen focus on mathematics. Her expertise lies in areas such as Partial Differential Equations, Calculus, Numerical Analysis, and Linear Algebra. With a solid foundation in both theoretical and applied mathematics, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her teaching. Additionally, Ms. Nadeem possesses advanced skills in programming languages such as Matlab and Python, enabling her to integrate computational methods seamlessly into her instructional approach. With a passion for mathematics and a commitment to fostering a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts among her students, Ms. Nadeem is a valuable asset to the academic community.

Mr. Usman RanaLecturer

Mr. Usman Rana

Mr. Usman Rana is a music producer and educator with expertise in sound design and music production. He brings practical experience and industry insights to his role as a Lecturer at BNU.

Ms. Warda ShahLecturer

Ms. Warda Shah

Warda Shah is an Advertising and PR practitioner with experience in media management, account management, and marketing. She is committed to providing practical insights and real-world examples to students in her role as a Lecturer.


Zoya Gul Hasan

Zoya Gul Hasan has a strong academic background in architectural history and design. She has graduated with honors and distinction and has received awards for her academic achievements. Her work experience includes research, writing, and exhibition design in architectural history and related fields.


Syed Ahmed Hasan Gilani

Syed Ahmed Hasan Gilani has experience working on projects related to architecture and design. His work includes projects such as Maryam Zamoni Mosque, Golden Arrow Coffee Shop & Lodge, and others. He has also been involved in architectural internships and has been a visiting lecturer at various institutions.

Ms. Humna SyedLecturer

Ms. Humna Syed

Humna Syed has worked as a junior architect and has participated in competitions related to zero carbon design and urban forest design. She has also been involved in exhibitions and publications related to architecture, showcasing her skills and contributions to the field.

Mr. Ahsan FazalLecturer

Mr. Ahsan Fazal

Ahsan Fazal, a graduate of the National College of Arts, has contributed significantly to academia and creative industries. Over nearly a decade, he has observed, designed, and delivered Studio and Theory courses at the Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design. His role involves developing course content and conducting ongoing research to enhance the curriculum. Throughout his academic career, he has conducted extensive research on materials, form, and techniques. Additionally, he has excelled in administrative responsibilities and showcased his talents as a set designer and writer for music videos, short films, and theatrical productions.

Lab Instructors

Ms. Amna RafiqLab Instructor

Ms. Amna Rafiq

Ms. Amna earned her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore. She continued her academic journey by attending the Virginia Tech Graduate School, where she pursued studies in Computer Science & Applications while also serving as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. In 2015, Ms. Amna participated in the Women's Institute in Summer Enrichment (WISE) program, sponsored by the Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST) at the University of California, Berkeley. Her academic achievements were recognized when she was awarded the Best Performance Gold Medal as Esena Foundation's Star Student in 2005.

Mr. Ubaidullah AzeemLab Instructor

Mr. Ubaidullah Azeem

Mr. Ubaidullah Azeem earned his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from NUST, SEECS Islamabad. Currently, he is pursuing a Master's degree in Computer Science at LUMS, focusing on areas such as Deep Learning and Computer Vision. Additionally, he has a strong interest in Generative AI and Language Models.

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