Lahore University of Management Sciences

Developing Research and Industry Collaboration in Pakistan

May 11, 2012

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Computer Science Colloquium
 
Developing Research and Industry Collaboration in Pakistan
 

by Arshad Ali

Principal, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS),
National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad
 
Date: Friday,  May 11, 2012
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: Smart Room, SBASSE, LUMS

 

About the Speaker

Dr. Arshad Ali, Principal, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) is a prolific researcher and academician. He has over 100 publications to his credit in national and international conferences and refereed journals. He has been awarded a gold medal by Pakistan Academy of Sciences and COMSTECH for IT research, the Presidents’ Gold Medal for best NUST researcher of the year 2005 and Distinguished Scientists of the Year 2006 Award by Pakistan Academy of Sciences. So far, only a 100 Pakistani scientists have been given these awards. Dr. Ali is also a recipient of the President’s Pride of Performance Award in IT research. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, in 1992, and his MS from the same university in 1989. He holds a BE (Avionics) from NED University of Engineering and Technology.

Dr. Ali initiated a research collaboration with the Center for European Nuclear Research (CERN), Switzerland and earned the Associate Institute status of CMS-CERN for National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST). He is actively working on various research projects with Stanford USA, Caltech USA, UWE UK, and University of South Brittany France. Dr. Ali has also served as member of the International Advisory Board of the "International ICFA Workshop on HEP Networking, Grids, and Digital Divide Issues for Global e-Science."