Vice President (Administration and Finance),
International Islamic University, Islamabad – PAKISTAN Phone Office: (+92-51) 9258060 Email: [email protected]
Professor Dr. Nabi Bux Jumani has assumed the charge of the office of Vice-President (Administration, Finance & Planning) with effect from 18th June 2020. He has been working as Professor, Department of Education and Director Directorate of Distance Education, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. He possesses diversified experience in administration, research and teaching. He has experience of administration as a head of educational institution under Ministry of Defence. He also has experience of working as Chairman of the Deptt., Director Institute of Professional Development, IIUI, Director, Directorate of Distance Education, IIUI and Dean, FSS, IIUI. He has also privilege of working as Acting President of IIUI. He has worked in Federal Ministry of Education as Programme Coordination Officer and performed administrative responsibilities at national level. Later on, he has worked in AIOU and IIUI as an academic.
His areas of interest have been Teacher Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education and Research & Development. In addition to Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Education he holds Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration. He has training exposure to famous universities of the world. For his Post Doctorate he has undergone training at Deakin University, Australia, for Modern Distance Education technology, he underwent training at Jilin University, China, and Certificate of Educational Leadership at Nottingham University UK. He has also got training at Maastricht School of Management, Holland. This international exposure has enabled him to apply the acquired knowledge to the modern educational systems and their management.
His research work has got space in the national and international journals. He has written a good number of research papers/ chapters/units/books on Education. Prof. Nabi Bux Jumani is on the Editorial Board of Journals of high standards. He has also a privilege of being on the technical/advisory panel of many international conferences and has himself organized national and international conferences. He has been guest speaker/Keynote speaker and presenter of papers in many national and international conferences. Moreover, he is member of different national and international professional organizations/ associations in the field of education and training like MESH (Mapping Educational Special Know How)- Project of Education Futures Collaboration, U.K and Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), U.K. Prof. Nabi Bux Jumani has been guiding research scholars for M.Phil. and Ph.D. level in different areas of education. He is also on the panel of external evaluators of Ph.D thesis in the national as well as universities of technologically advanced countries. He is Editor of International Journal of Distance Education and E-Learning and Managing Editor of International Journal of Innovation in Teaching and Learning. He has received Best University Teacher Award from Higher Education Commission Pakistan for the year 2015. He is working on various National Projects in the field of education.
Vice President (Academics)
International Islamic University, Islamabad – PAKISTAN Phone Office: (+92-51) 9258074 Emails: [email protected]
Prof Dr Ayaz Afsar assumed his duties on Monday as Vice President Academics at the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI).
Earlier, Prof Afsar was serving as Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Literature. He has also served as Chairman Department of English for 3 years. He also is the founder and Editor of Journal of Contemporary Poetics of the Department of English.
Prof Afsar did his M.Phil in Applied Linguistics (2000) and PhD in English Literature (2004) from the University of Manchester in the UK. He did post-doc from the University of Manchester (2012) and another post-doc from the University of Birmingham in the UK (2014). He has also taught in those universities during his stay in the UK. He did his BA (Hons) and MA English from the University of Karachi.
He is internationally recognized for interdisciplinary research in Biblical and Quranic literary narrative discourse. He has written widely in interdisciplinary areas combining classics, theory, cultural identity, language, linguistics, stylistics and narrative studies. He has got a long series of journal articles to his credit published in peer-reviewed journals internationally. He has also presented his readings in Manchester (UK), Birmingham (UK), Hong Kong (China), North Carolina (USA) and numerous other international fora. He has also authored two books. He has had several overseas fellowships and editorial positions.
Prof Dr. Ahmed Shuja Syed
Vice President (Research & Enterprise),
International Islamic University, Islamabad – PAKISTAN Phone Office: (+92-51) 9258055 Email: [email protected]
Dr Ahmed Shuja Syed is responsible for Higher Studies and Research in the university. Earlier, he served as Vice President (Academics). He is also founding Executive Director, Centre for Advanced Electronics & Photovoltaic Engineering. He is the Principal Investigator of Islamic Development Bank’s Funded International Research Grants, namely, Advanced Electronics Laboratories Project and Photovoltaic Energy Engineering Labs. He remained the Proponent & Focal Point of US Department of Energy’s Users Facility Access Agreement with International Islamic University and Govt. of Pakistan’s PSDP support grant to the Centre.
Prof. Shuja is also Visiting Professor at James Watt School of Engineering at University of Glasgow, UK. Prof. Shuja holds MS and Ph.D. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Sweden and UK; respectively. Besides serving abroad during his professional career; he previously remained the Dean of Faculty of Engineering & Technology at IIU, Islamabad and Executive Director of Centre for Emerging Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Islamabad. Currently; He is also the Member Board of Governors of various universities in Pakistan as well as Life-time Member of Pakistan Engineering Council. Dr. Shuja developed a pioneering teaching and research program, in Pakistan, in the area of Advanced Electronics in 2007. Dr. Shuja’s research group studies the engineering of circuits, devices & systems for next-generation electronics/optoelectronics, sensing, energy and photonics applications with cross-disciplinary convergence. The Centre, originated and developed by Dr. Shuja is home to over 350 scientific projects with world-class research facilities including Pakistan’s first Class-100 clean room facility for the development of micron- and sub-micron devices. As guest scientist and visiting professor, Dr. Shuja maintained very close collaborative linkages with some of the world’s most renowned scientific facilities including the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Department of Energy, USA. The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has also highlighted Dr. Shuja’s contributions in its official newsletters in February 2011, May 2015, August 2016 and April 2019. Dr. Shuja instituted and chaired several international conferences and national workshops in Pakistan and had been a plenary/keynote speaker in numerous national and international conferences and colloquia.
Dr. Shuja has led tangible projects developing both physical and academic infrastructures, facilities, departments, faculty, Centres etc. covering the financial, strategic and planning aspects. With a track record of winning several competitive projects funded both on national and international level; Dr. Shuja has supervised over 60 graduate (MS and PhD) students and published over 100 international research communications including the book chapters, impact-factor journal papers and peer-reviewed international conference proceedings. Dr. Shuja is also a member of various national level fora and has a track record of working closely with national and international bodies for the initiation, approval, execution and accreditation of institutions, academic and research programs, and devising the policies and strategies in the Science and Technology arena. Besides several other high level national committees; being part of the National Steering Committee on Pakistan Science Foundation’s PSDP projects as well as Department of S&T of KPK Government; Dr. Shuja played an active role in defining the future directions of S&T funding and creation of impactful knowledge in Pakistan.
Prof. Dr Samina Malik
Vice President (Female Campus),
International Islamic University, Islamabad – PAKISTAN Phone Office: (+92-51) 9258023 Email:[email protected]
Professor Dr. Samina Malik has assumed the charge of the office of Vice-President (Female Campus) with effect from 15th November 2021. She has been working as a Professor in the Department of Education at the International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. She possesses diversified experience in administration, research and teaching. She has experience of administration asDean of the Faculty of Social Sciences,Chairperson of the Department of Education, Additional Director, Directorate of Distance Education, IIUI and Director, Female Campus IIUI. She is winner of National award (HEC 2014).
Prof. Malik has done her PhD (Education) from University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi and Post Doctorate from Coventry University, UK. She has been in the field of education for over 25 years and has dealt with different levels of educational systems from the Secondary to University level. She has been keynote speaker and presenter of papers in many national and international conferences. Moreover, she is member of different professional organizations,board of studies and faculty board of various national level universities. Prof. Malik has been guiding research scholars of M.Phil and Ph.D. level in different areas of education. Dr. Samina Malik has chaired many national and international conferences. Being the head of IIU Department of Education, Dr. Samina has taken many significant steps to improve the capacity and proficiency of the department.
Prof. Dr. Samina Malik has published several research articles related to field of Education in national and internationally recognized journals. She is Editor of International Journal on Innovation in Teaching and Learning (IJITL) of the Department of Education and magazine; “Educators Pakistan” and Managing Editor of International Journal of Distance Education and E-Learning (IJDEEL) of the Directorate of Distance Education, IIUI. She has completed various National Projects in the field of Education and on International Project of European Commission Erasmus+ Programme on “Blended Learning Courses for Teacher Educators between Asia and Europe”. Moreover, she is a member of different national and international professional organizations and associations in the field of education and training.