fahd.husain@republicuniversity.com.pk

Syed Fahd Husain

Chairman of the Board
Professor & Chairman
Department of Digital & Electronic Media


Fahd Husain began his career as a journalist at the Daily Muslim newspaper in 1991. In a journalism career spanning more than 26 years, he has served in senior positions in both newspapers and television, including at The Nation and Gulf News Dubai newspapers as well as serving as the Editor of Daily The News. In the 1990s, Fahd worked at PTV as an anchor for several shows. He has also worked at the leading American TV channel CBS News in New York. Fahd was anchor of Follow Up with Fahd on Geo Tv, Pakistan’s first independent English talk show. He then worked as Director International Affairs at ARY TV.

Starting in 2006, as Director News he designed the entire setup for Express News Channel and established the channel as a leading news network. He also served as Director News of Express 24/7, which was at one point Pakistan’s only 24- hour English news network. Later he also served as Executive Director News at Dunya TV and Chief Operating Officer at Capital TV.

Fahd has a Masters degree in Broadcast journalism from Columbia University in New York, USA and an undergraduate from Ohio Wesleyan University in USA.

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Syed Fahd Husain

Chairman of the Board

Department of Digital & Electronic Media

Qualifications : MSc Broadcast Journalism
Columbia University, New York, USA, 2001

BA International Studies and Economics
Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio, USA, 1991
Professional Experience Executive Director News, Express News Lahore (2013 – date)
Executive Editor, Express Tribune (2016 – date)

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director News / Programming, Capital TV, Islamabad (2013)
Achievements, Memberships and Awards Pulitzer Travelling Fellowship, USA

Jack R. Howard Scholarship, USA


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Hammad Husain

Executive Director
Professor & Chairman

Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment


Hammad Husain has been a practicing architect in Islamabad since 1994 and has been associated with academia for over ten years. He has served as HoD of the Architecture & Design department at Comsats Institute of Information Technology and has taught at National College of Arts, Rawalpindi campus; SZABIST, Islamabad and University of Engineering & Technology, Abbottabad campus. He is the principal architect of Hammad Husain Architects and a managing partner at Aleph Architectural Group Practice.

Hammad completed his undergraduate studies in Architecture from Middle East Technical University (METU) in Turkey in 1994, and got his Masters degree in Project Management from Pakistan. He has designed over one million square feet of commercial space and half a million square feet of residential buildings including over 80 private houses & farmhouses all over Pakistan. His notable projects include the farmhouse of former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad (2005), the Presidency building of Azad Jammu & Kashmir in Muzaffarabad (2012) and restoration of Fort Bala Hisar in Peshawar (2016). His work and interviews have been published in a number of local and international publications.

Hammad spent five months in Japan in 2003 on a Japanese Government fellowship where he briefly worked for Nikken Sekkei, the largest architecture firm in the world.  Hammad has the distinction of being the first regular architecture columnist of Pakistan and he was Islamabad correspondent for Archi Times from 1999 to 2004. He contributed a chapter on the architecture of Pakistan in the book ‘Atlas: Architectures of the 21st Century’, published in Spain. He was one of the editors of a research study in Geneva, Switzerland, commissioned by Aga Khan Trust for Culture, titled ‘Architectural Education in the Muslim World’. He has served as a juror, panelist, thesis advisor and guest lecturer at several architecture schools of the country; has presented papers at national and international conferences (UIA 2005, Istanbul, ICHH 2008, Mumbai) and is the first TEDx Speaker architect of Pakistan. He is a recipient of Institute of Architects Pakistan, Award (1998) and has twice served as chairman of the Institute of Architects, Pakistan. He has also served as elected member of the executive council of Pakistan Council of Architects & Town Planners (2000-2004) He is the founder convener of League of Architects Pakistan.

He is an ardent reader of history and poetry

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Hammad Husain

Executive Director

Professor & Chairman, Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

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Qualifications : MS Project Management
SZAB Institute of Science & Technology, Islamabad (2012)

B. Architecture, Middle East Technical University (METU) Turkey (1994)
Professional Experience Executive Director
Republic University College, Islamabad (2017 – date)

Principal Architect
Hammad Husain Architects (1996 – date)

Chief Architect/Managing Partner
Aleph Architectural Group 
Practice, Islamabad (2010 – date)

Associate Professor & HoD
Department of Architecture & Design, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad (2013 – 2017)
Achievements, Memberships and Awards Founder Convener
League of Architects Pakistan (2017 – date)

Chairman
Institute of Architects, Pakistan (RIC) (2004 & 2016)
Executive Committee Member
Pakistan Council of Architects & Town Planners (2000-04)

Bunka Cho Fellowship, Japan (2003)


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Group Captain Shahbaz Ali, SI (M) (Retd)

Associate Professor
Department of Business & Management


Group Captain Shahbaz Ali (Retd) holds master’s degrees in Project Management, Business
Management and Strategic Studies from SZABIST, Punjab and Air Universities respectively,
besides a bachelor’s degree in War Studies from Karachi University.
He is a graduate of PAF Combat Commanders School, Air Staff College and fellow of PAF Air
War College, Japan Self Defence Force (JSDF) Air Staff College and JSDF Joint Staff College.
During his service in PAF which spreads over three decades, he has held various
instructional command &  staff appointments. He has served as Deputy Director ‘Plans’ and
as Director ‘Policy’ at Air Headquarters Islamabad and distinctively commanded three PAF
Units and a Base. He carries a vast and varied experience of air force weapon systems
‘Acquisition & Induction Management’. He has undergone multiple training courses in
Pakistan and abroad and worked as Chief Instructor at PAF Air Defence Training School.
In recognition, he has been awarded Sitara-e- Imtiaz, Professional Excellence Badge and
Commendations from Chief of the Air Staff and a Certificate of Excellence from JSDF. After
retirement, he has worked with ‘Hashoo Group’ a renowned name in Hospitality
Management (Brands-PC, Marriott, Hotel One) as General Manager Operations.

 

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Department of Business & Management
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Qualifications : MPM (Masters in Project Management-SZABIST, Islamabad)

MSc (Masters in Science ‘Strategic Studies’-Air University, Islamabad)

MBA (Masters in Business Management ‘Finance’-Punjab University, Lahore)

BSc (Bachelor of Science ‘War Studies’-Karachi University, Karachi)

Professional Experience General Manager (Operations) – Hashoo Group (2012-2015)

Pakistan Air force (1980-2012)
Achievements, Memberships and Awards  Sitara-I-Imtiaz (Military)  2010

Certificate of Excellence (JASDF, Japan)  (2009)

Professional Excellence Badge (PEB)  (2007)

Chief of the Air Staff Commendation Certificate  ( 2003)

Chief of the Air Staff Commendation Certificate   (1996)


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Muhammad Iqbal Bashir

Associate Professor
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment


Iqbal Bashir acquired his bachelors in Civil Engineering in 1995 and MS in Transportation Engineering in 1999 from UET Taxila. He has worked in several public sector and private oerganisations as an engineer, building control manager and quantity surveyor. He has also served as Commander, Military Engineering Services (MES) of Chaklala Garrison. His vast industry experience subsuming versatile projects has enabled him to be a consistent high performer. His expertise in the area of civil technology, construction and transportation engineering help him transfer a wealth of practical, hands-on knowledge to his students.

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Muhammad Iqbal Bashir

Associate Profesor

Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

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Qualifications : MSc. Transportation Engineering from UET Taxila, 2001

BSc. Civil Engineering UET Lahore, 1995

Professional Experience Commander, Military Engineering Services, Chaklala (Present)
Deputy Director Works at HQ CWO, RawalpindiInspector and Quantity Engineer at AA Associates Karachi

Gulten Cevikel

Head of Admissions & International Liaison
Assistant Professor
Department of Digital & Electronic Media


Gulten Cevikel completed her bachelor’s degree in Communications, Media and Public Relations from Gazi University, Turkey in 1993. She worked at IKA News agency in liaison with the Turkish Prime Minister’s office and at Yatirimler Magazine in Ankara. Later, she served as the Pakistan correspondent for State-run Anatolian News Agency.

 

Kashif Bhatti

Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment


Kashif Bhatti got his bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from Near East University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in 1997. He is managing partner at Hi-Tec Services, a leading engineering consultancy firm of Islamabad. He has extensive experience in engineering and construction.

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Kashif Bhatti

Assistant Professor

Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

Phone: 051- 8449677
Qualifications: BSc Civil Engineering, Near East University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus 1998
Professional Experience Senior Engineer, Hi-Tec Associates, Islamabad      (Present)


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Azar Raza Khan

Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment


Azar Raza completed his bachelors degree in Architecture from National College of Arts, Lahore in 2001. He is principal architect of Azar Raza Architects, a successful Islamabad-based practice, and managing partner at Aleph Architectural Group Practice. He taught at National College of Arts, Rawalpindi campus for five years and has been a regular thesis advisor and juror at several architecture schools of the region.

He is co-founder of League of Architects Pakistan (LEAP) and has served as Honorary Treasurer of Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP), Rawalpindi-Islamabad chapter.

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Azar Raza Khan

Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

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Qualifications: B. Architecture, National College of Arts, Lahore, 2001
Professional Experience Principal Architect at Azar Raza Architects

 

Zeeshan Ahmed

Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment


Zeeshan Ahmed completed his bachelors degree in Civil Engineering and completed his masters in Structural Engineering from UET Taxila. He has been running his engineering consultancy firm Zeeshan Ahmed Associates in Islamabad since 2005. He has been designing and manufacturing space frames for large span structures and has set up a factory outside Islamabad. He has taught structural engineering to students of Architecture at Comsats Institute of Information Technology.


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Zeeshan Ahmed

Associate Professor

Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

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Qualifications: MSc Construction Engineering from UET Peshawar 2006 BSc Civil Engineering from UET Taxila 2002
Professional Experience Director Zeeshan Ahmed Engineering Services
Director Technical at Al- JazariVisiting faculty, Department of Architecture, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad


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Hina Younas

Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment


Hina Younas got her bachelor degree in of Architecture from Comsats Institute of Information Technology in 2010. Her interest in finding ways to integrate analytical tools into design processes in order to better see the unseeable: energy, comfort, climate, air movement etc helped her gain valuable industry knowledge in a short time span.  Before coming to Republic University College she was Senior Architect at Edifice Architects, Islamabad.  Prior to that she taught at Comsats Institute of Information Technology Islamabad as visiting faculty member in Department of Architecture. She has worked with some of the leading architects in Islamabad and has benefitted from their experience and developed into a thorough and learned professional of her discipline. She has been practicing architecture for more than 7 years now and has gained extensive experience of designing and managing diverse scale projects.

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Hina Younas

Assistant Professor

Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

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Qualifications: Architecture from Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, 2010
Professional Experience Senior Architect at EDIFICE Islamabad

Lecturer Department of Architecture at COMSATS, ISB

Achievements, Memberships and Awards Member of Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (PCATP)


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Omer Shujat Bhatti

Assistant Professor
Department of Business and Management


Omer Shujat Bhatti completed his bachelor of Architecture degree from Comsats Institute of Information Technology in 2011. He got his masters degree in Project Management from SZABIST and MS in Environmental Sciences from Allama Iqbal Open University. He has taught at Comsats Institute of Information Technology and at Riphah International University.

 

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Assistant Professor 
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

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Qualifications: MSc Environmental Science, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, 2017
MS Project Management from SZABIST Islamabad, 2013B. Architecture from Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, 2011
Professional Experience Project Architect at Riphah International University Islamabad
Lecturer (Visiting) at Riphah International University, IIUI, and AIOU Islamabad


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Danial Kazmi

Lecturer
Department of Business and Management


Danial Kazmi enjoys a well decorated educational career. His alma- mater is one of Australia’s leading business school; QUT Business School. Having graduated with distinction in BBA (Hon.) degree majoring in Human Resource Management, in recognition of his consistent high performance in educational career and extracurricular achievements, he was awarded with the prestigious Triple Crown Scholarship by Queensland University of Technology, Australia for the program of Master of Business – Human Resource Management where he later travelled for higher education. He completed his Master of Business- HRM degree In recognition of his achievements during his stay in Australia, he was awarded with QUT Triple Crown Scholarship, QUT College of Excellence membership followed by induction in QUT’s Honorary Dean’s list for 2016, QUT Debating Society, QUT CEO and member of QUT Student Guild and Lord Mayor’s Friends of Brisbane society.

He also holds the privilege to be the first student of Pakistani origin at QUT Business School to qualify from a pool of numerous Australian and Foreign students to represent an Australian university at the prestigious Carlson School of Management International HRM Case Study Competition hosted by University of Minnesota.

He continued his high performance standards after his transition to the industry and quickly progressed to become the Head HR department in an Australian firm before joining Republic University College as Lecturer and Manager Extraordinaire. His areas of specialization are leadership development and coaching, talent management and strategic human resource management and have a diverse portfolio subsuming professional and philanthropy projects.

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Manager Extraordinaire – Strategic Coordination/Talent Management & Lecturer

Department of Business and Management
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Qualifications: M.Business – HRM from QUT Business School Australia, 2017

BBA (Hon.) – HRM from Foundation University, Rawalpindi campus, 2013

Professional Experience Manager Extraordinaire – Strategic Coordination & Talent Management at Republic University College

Human Resource Manager & Lead Generation Specialist at Impulse Home Improvements Australia

Achievements, Memberships and Awards QUT Triple Crown Scholar
Member QUT College of Excellence
QUT Dean’s Honorary List Inductee
QUT CEO Society Member
Lord Mayor’s Friends of Brisbane Club Member
The University of Minnesota – IHRM Global Competition Finalist


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Muhammad Suleman

Lecturer
Dr Salahuddin Hyder Department of Computer Science


Muhammad Suleman is an energetic professional in the field of Computer Science. He got his bachelors degree in Software Engineering from Foundation University in 2011 and acquired his MS in Project Management from Bahria University in 2014. He had been teaching Computer Science at Foundation University since 2016 before joining Republic University College as a Lecturer. Teaching is his passion and he has remained a popular teacher among his students.
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Lecturer
Department of Computer Sciences

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Qualifications : MSPM from Bahria University Islamabad, 2016

BS Software Engineering from Foundation University, Rawalpindi campus, 2013

Professional Experience Lecturer Department of Computer Sciences at Foundation University, Rawalpindi campus

IT Coordinator and Trainer at Intel Pakistan

Achievements, Memberships and Awards Merit Certificate for Best Final Year Project in Software Engineering 2013.

Appreciation Certificate for conducting Entrepreneurship Workshops across all Pakistan.

Khubeeb Khan

Lecturer
Department of Architecture, Design & Built Environment


Khubeeb Khan got his bachelors degree in Architecture from Comsats Institute of Information Technology in 2014. He has taught at his own alma mater for two years and has been running his private practice for over three years.

Khubeeb has read poetry and philosophy extensively and is the patron of the Diyar-e-Shauq society

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Department of Architecture and Building Sciences

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Qualifications : Architecture from Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad 2014
Professional Experience Lecturer COMSATS University, Department of Architecture

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Muhammad Junaid Memon

Lecturer
Dr Salahuddin Hyder Department of Computer Science


Having established his own business venture at an early age, Junaid enjoys unique skill set of having the contemporary computer science knowledge acquired with graduation in BSc Computer Science field, blended with entrepreneurial experience. His practical and industry oriented approach helps students gain the much needed industry insight in the discipline of Computer Sciences.
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Lecturer
Department of Computer Sciences

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Qualifications : BSc Computer Science from Sindh University, Jamshoro, 2013
Professional Experience CEO at WM Webs Software House, Islamabad (Present)

Marketing Manager at Sky Marketing Islamabad (2014)

Pervaiz Akhtar

Visiting Faculty
Department of Business & Management


Pervaiz Akhtar is President of German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Islamabad region He has been heading METRO Cash & Carry’s Corporate Affairs since 2007. Being part of the senior management team, he has contributed towards successfully establishing the METRO Cash & Carry’s business in Pakistan. Prior to joining METRO, he served as General Manager Corporate Affairs for a Dutch Multinational Company (SHV Energy) for over 9 years. Mr Akhtar has a versatile experience of more than 30 years of working with local and multinational companies in Pakistan. During this period, he served in senior management positions in the field of Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Corporate Affairs.

He is Director of German Pakistan Trade & Investment Ltd and a member of chambers of commerce and industry of Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Faisalabad.

Pervaiz graduated in 1976 from University of Punjab with majors in Economics. He later attended an MBA program at School of Business and Commerce Islamabad and secured distinction in Business Policy & Strategy and Human Resource Management. He completed his professional training with Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG) and passed Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (Inter) examination in 1981. In 1989 Mr. Akhtar was awarded a USAID scholarship and he completed Petroleum Management Program at Arthur D. Little Inc Boston, U.S.A.

Mustafa Siddiqui

Visiting Faculty
Department of Business & Management


Mustafa Siddiqui is an Oil and Gas professional with extensive experience in the upstream oil and gas industry across various regions in Africa, Asia, Americas, Europe and the Middle East. He has worked for Royal Dutch Shell since 2004. He worked at the Shell head quarters in The Netherlands where he was responsible for providing evaluations for new business development opportunities. He worked in Canada in Egypt leading well engineering teams responsible for delivering top oil and gas development projects.

Prior to that he worked for Schlumberger as a petroleum engineer in Pakistan and USA. He was a Research Associate at the Texas A&M University in USA.

Mustafa Siddiqui has an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and an MS in Petroleum Engineering with a minor in Management from Texas A & M University. He competed his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Turkey.