Computer Science

Dr Atif Alvi
Associate Professor & Chairperson
PhD Computer Science University of Cambridge, UK; MS Computer Science LUMS, Lahore; BSc Electrical Engineering UET, Lahore
Was faculty at LUMS Computer Science Department for more than 5 years and at UET Electrical Engineering Department (as Computer Science specialist) for 2 years prior to joining FCC. Supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students at Cambridge in various courses. Has been working as a consultant for Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), Ali Institute of Education, Virtual University, Al-Khawarizmi Institute of Computer Science (KICS) at UET, and a local innovative startup company. Has authored several research publications in international conferences and journals and is also a reviewer for and on the technical program committees of many international conferences and journals. In a previous life, worked as an engineer in NESPAK and did entrepreneurial stuff as an importer and wholesaler. Conducted an Urdu Reading Group successfully at LUMS and was also patron of their journalistic society. Is a Formanite through his FSc from FCC
Research interests: Pervasive/ubiquitous computing; formal verification of smart systems; linked data based energy management systems; technological and pedagogical aspects of education; innovative startup ideas for Pakistan

Dr Sarmad Abbasi
Associate Professor
PhD Computer Science Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Dr Abdul Aziz Gill
PhD University of East Anglia, UK; MSc PU, Lahore
Certified professional teacher with strong technical background in curriculum development; has over two decades of academic and industry experience in IT and more than twenty research publications in various international refereed journals/conferences including Springer Verlag and IEEE; HEC approved PhD supervisor; Technical Adviser of various research-funding bodies, including Pakistan Science Foundation, National ICT R&D Fund and HEC
Research interests: Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD), Data Mining and Pattern Recognition.

Dr Iftikhar Hussain Shah
PhD University of Wales, UK; MPhil QAU, Islamabad; MSc University of Wales, UK); MSc PU, Lahore
Research interest: Software Engineering, Visualization and Bioinformatics

Dr Nazim Ashraf
Assistant Professor
PhD University of Central Florida, USA 

Dr Sarwan Altaf Abbasi
Assistant Professor
PhD University of Paris (SUD-XI), Orsay, France

Amjad Hussain Zahid
Assistant Professor
MSc (QAU, Islamabad)

Saira Anwar
Assistant Professor
MS FAST, Lahore; MSc PU, Lahore
Has over 12 International and National Publications on her credit in Software Engineering and Bio-Statistics; currently working on Requirement Engineering Principles and Validity of Anti Patterns Approach in Software Requirements Engineering and Design; has more than 10 years of teaching experience; joined FCC in 2008
Research interests: Empirical studies, estimations, educational changes, curriculum update, bridging gap between industry and academia, design constraints and improving design quality

Shahid Mahmood
Assistant Professor
MSc Software Engineering BTH, Karlskrona, Sweden; MCS University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi
Former Database Administrator (NADRA); has worked as Lecturer in Al-Khair University, IT Project &; Krakuram International University Northern Areas Pakistan) and GC University; has been Assistant Director CS at GC University; 2 publications in international conference and workshop; joined FCC in 2008
Research interests: Automated Test Data Generation Techniques, Requirements Engineering, UML

Syedah Zahra Atiq
Assistant Professor
MS LUMS, Lahore
Area of specialization – Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing; former Research Associate at LUMS; former visiting faculty at Kinnaird College and PUCIT; 3 international publications; currently working on an Urdu OCR project and researching on ICT Skill development of students; joined FCC in 2009
Research interests: Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing and IT/CS Education

Muhammad Rauf Butt
Assistant Professor
MSc Mechatronics UET, Lahore; MS Computer Engineering, LUMS
Worked as HOD EE/CS at  University of South Asia; taught CS courses as visiting faculty at PUCIT, GCU, Lahore College University for Women; pursuing PhD in Machine Learning and Robotics from UET Lahore.
Research interests: Self Learning Robots, Integration of Embedded Systems in Consumer Appliances, Industrial Automation, Image and Video Processing. Ahmar 
MS University of Ulm, Germany Murtaza
Assistant Professor (on study leave)
MS Computer Sciences LUMS, Lahore
Research interests: networks and systems.

Bilal Ahmad Bajwa
Assistant Professor (on study leave)
MSc PU, Lahore; MSc Computer Science PU College of Computer Science, Lahore; MSCS LUMS, Lahore 

Asher Imtiaz 
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (on study leave)
MS Computer Science LUMS, Lahore