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GIFT Faculty

GIFT University employs some of the finest scholars and academicians as faculty for its programs. Our excellent faculty is recruited from some of the best educational institutions and backgrounds in the world. The impressive list of academic profiles includes the best schools including the University of Massachusetts, University of Illinois, Leeds, LUMS,etc. The faculty for each program has been hand picked to ensure that the best academic profiles are present in the university to ensure experience and excellence of instruction.

 

Permanent Faculty

 

Dr. Tasneem Akhtar

Associate Professor


PhD (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
MPhil (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad)
MA, Economics (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BEd (University of the Punjab, Lahore)


Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 173
Email:dr.tasneem@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Khizra Safdar Khan

Assistant Professor


PhD, Economics (GC University, Lahore)
MPhil, Economics (GC University, Lahore)
MSc, Economics (University of The Punjab, Lahore



Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 148
Email: khizra.safdar@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Naveed Ahmad Mughal

HOD & Assistant Professor


ACMA (Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan)
MBA (Virtual University, Pakistan)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 107
Email: naveed.mughal@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Faisal Munir

Assistant Professor


CFA (Level III Candidate)
ACMA (Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 133
Email:faisal@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Muhammad Hassan Jabbar

Assistant Professor


MBA, International (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge UK)
MSc, Accounting and Finance (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 127
Email: hassanjabbar@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Usman Naeem

Assistant Professor


MBA, International Business (Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland)
BS, Computer Sciences (FAST, Lahore)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 165
Email: usman.naeem@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Ashar Hasan Dhariwal

Lecturer


MA, English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)





Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 183
Email: ashar@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Qasim Nasim Mir

Lecturer


MSc Corporate & Financial Management (Lunds University, Sweden)





 

Mr. Shoaib Khurshid

Lecturer


ACMA (Cost and Management Accounting)
(Institute of Cost and Management Accounts of Pakistan)




 

Mr. Waqas Firdous

Lecturer


FCA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan)





 

Mr. Abrar Ahmed

Lecturer


MPhil Environmental Economics (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Lahore)





 

Hafiz Tahir Nawaz

Lecturer


PhD Finance (COMSATS, Islamabad) - In Progress
MPhil Economics and Finance (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad)
BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance (GIFT University, Gujranwala)



 

 

Visiting Faculty


Mr. Ayaz Ahmad

 


FCA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan)
MCom (Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore)




 

Mr. Zafar Ullah

 


FCMA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan)
ACA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan)




 

Mr. Umer Farooq

Lecturer


ACA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan)
FPA (Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Administration)




 

Mr. Sohail Yonus

 


MCom (Hons) Commerce (University of Punjab, Gujranwala)





 

Dr. Muhammad Ghias

 


PhD statistics (GC university, Lahore)





 

Mr. Abubakar

 


MPhil Economics (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad)





 

Mr. Muhammad Imtiaz

 


MPhil Management Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala)





 

Mr. Qasim Ali Shah

 


MS Economics (PIFD, Lahore)





 

Permanent Faculty

 

Dr. Faheem Ul Islam

Rector , Professor


PhD, Strategic Management (University of Cambridge, UK)
MBA, Finance (LUMS, Lahore)
MBA, Marketing (National University of Singapore)
BE, Electrical Engineering (University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore)


 

Dr. Masood Ahmad Akhtar Quraishi

Professor


PhD, Economic Systems Management (University of Illinois USA)
MS, Forest Utilization (University of Illinois USA)
BS (Hons.), Forest Management (University of Wales U.K)
BSc, Agriculture (University of The Punjab, Lahore)


 

Dr. Muhammad Uzair Khan

Associate Professor


PhD, Business Administration (University of Massachusetts, USA)
MBA, (University of Massachusetts, USA)
MCom, Finance (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Islamic Studies (Jamiah Ashrafia, Lahore)
MA, Arabic (Jamiah Ashrafia, Lahore)

Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 170
Email:uzair.bazi@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Haider Ali Malik

Associate Professor


PhD (National University of Malaysia)
MBA, Marketing (NUST)
MSc, Economics (SIUE-State University, Illinois USA)
BS, Economics (SIUE-State University, Illinois USA)


 

Dr. Ghazala Haider

Assistant Professor


PhD (University Tenaga National of Malaysia)
MA, English (National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad)
MA, Education (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BEd (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BSc (University of the Punjab, Lahore)

 

Mr. Muhammad Kashif

HOD & Assistant Professor


MS, Management Sciences (SZABIST)
MBA, Marketing (Preston Institute of Management Science and Technology, Karachi)



Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 176
Email:kashif@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Asim Ilyas

Assistant Professor


MBA, Finance (Wright State University, USA)
BBA, Finance (Georgia State University, USA)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 172
Email:asim.ilyas@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Naeem Hayat

Assistant Professor


MSc, HRM and Development (Napier University Edinburgh, UK) 
MBA, Management Information System (Islamia University, Bhawalpur) 




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 107
Email:naeem.hayat@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Suleman Anwar

Assistant Professor


MS, Human Resource Management (Superior University, Lahore)
MBA, Finance (The Institute of Management Sciences, Lahore)



Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 135
Email:suleman@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Umer Mukhtar

Assistant Professor


PhD, Human Resources Management (University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur) 
MPhil, Total Quality Management (Superior University, Lahore)
BBA - IT (Hons.), Marketing (University of Central Punjab, Lahore)
Lead Auditor ISO 9001:2008 (Moody International) (IRCA, UK) 
Lead Auditor SA 8000 (BUREAU VERITAS) (Social Accountability Accreditation Services)

Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 165
Email: umer.mukhtar@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Muhammad Abid Awan

Assistant Professor - On Study Leave


PhD, Marketing  (University of Tasmania Australia)- In Progress
MS, Management Sciences (SZABIST)
MBA (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




Email:abid.awan@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Ahsan Abbas

Assistant Professor - On Study Leave


PhD, Economics (PIDE, Islamabad) - In progress
MPhil (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc, Economics (International Islamic University, Islamabad)




Email:ahsan.abbas@gift.edu.pk

 

Permanent Faculty

 

Dr. Surriya Shaffi Mir

Dean & Professor


PhD, English (UK)
MA, Linguistics & ELT (Leeds, UK)
MA, English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Education (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BA (Hons.), English Literature (University of the Punjab, Lahore)

Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 115
Email:surriya@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Mustafeez Ahmad Alvi

Professor & Director Arts and Social Sciences


PhD, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Arabic Language (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, English Language (Islamia University, Bahawalpur)


Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 195
Email:mustafeez.alvi@gift.edu.pk

Department of English

Dr. Saqib Mahmood

Head of Department , Assistant Professor


PhD Applied Linguistics & TESOL (University of Huddersfield, UK)
MA TESOL (University of East London, UK)
MA English (International Islamic University, Islamabad)



 

Dr. Khair Muhammad Larik

Professor


PhD English Literature (Sindh University Pakistan)





 

Dr. Muhammad Babar Jamil

Assistant Professor


PhD English Literature (Northeast Normal University NENU China)





 

Mr. Muhammad Asad Habib

Assistant Professor


PhD (Linguistics) UMT Lahore - In Progress
MPhil (Linguistics) UMT Lahore




 

Dr. Taimur Kayani

Assistant Professor


PhD English Literature, Specialization in Theatre Studies (University of Putra Malaysia)
MPhil English (University of Punjab, Lahore)




 

Mr. Ahmad Mujtaba Ali

Lecturer


MPhil, Linguistics (Beaconhouse National University, Lahore)
MA, English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 140
Email:mujtaba@gift.edu.pk


Department of Islamic Studies

Dr. Hafiz Mahmood Akhtar

Head of the Department & Professor


PhD, Quran (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Arabic (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)



Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 195
Email:hafizmahmoodakhtar@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Yusufi Faruqi

Professor


PhD, Islamic Jurisprudence (University of Exeter, UK)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of Karachi)
MA, Arabic (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Email:

 

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Um-E-Laila

Assistant Professor


PhD Psychology (Quaid-e-Azam University)
MSc Psychology (Punjab University)




 

Ms. Fouzia Hassan

Lecturer


MSc Psychology (Punjab University)





 

 

Department of Media Studies

Mr. Tahir J Malik

Head of Department & Assistant Professor


MS, Mass Communication (Oklohomastate University, USA)
MA, Journalism (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 177
Email:tahir.malik@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Kashif Khurshid

Instructor


PGD, Mass Communication (University of Bedfordshire, UK)
MSC, Mass Communication (NUML University, Islamabad)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 177
Email:muhammad.kashif@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Waqas Mahmood

Instructor


MPhil Mass Communication (UOG)
MA Mass Communication (UOG)




 

 

Visiting Faculty


Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Gondal

 


Phd Pakistan Studies (Punjab University, Lahore)





 

Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Noman

 


MPhil English (Government College University, Lahore)
MA English (Government College University, Lahore)




 

Mr. Naeem Ullah

 


MPhil English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
PGD ELT (Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad)
MA English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)



 

Mr. Afeef Tahir Butt

 


MPhil English (Beaconhouse National University, Lahore)
MA English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Ms. Sadia Abdul Qayyum

 


MA English Literature and Modernity (London Metropolitan University, UK)
MA English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




 

Mr. Rizwan Ullah Ejaz

 


MPhil English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
MA English Language and Literature (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Ms. Musharraf Ashraf

 


MPhil English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
MBA (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge)
MEd (University of Sargodha)
MA English Language and Literature (GIFT University, Gujranwala)


 

Dr. Muhammad Akram Virik

 


PhD, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MPhil, Islamic Studies (A.I.O.U, Islamabad)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Email:

Mr. Ammar Khan Nasir

 


MPhil Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
MA English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




 

Hafiza Sumera Rabia

 


MPhil Isalmic Studies (Punjab University, Lahore)





 

Mr. Muhammad Ishfaq

 


MPhil Islamiyat (Sargodha University, Gujranwala)





 

Hafiz Waseem Abbas

 


MPhil Islamiyat (GIFT University, Gujranwala)





 

Mr. Syed Anzar Mahmood

 


MA Islamic Studies (University of Sargodha)
LLB (Hons) Shariah & Law (International Islamic University, Islamabad)




 

Hafiz Farhan Arshad

 


MPhil Islamiyat (GIFT University, Gujranwala)





 

Mr. Khurram Ahmad Saeed

 


MA Political Science (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
LLB (Pakistan Law College, Lahore)




 

Mr. Mohsin Ali

 


MPhil Political Science (UOG, Gujranwala)





 

Permanent Faculty

 

Dr. Qaiser Shehryar Durrani

Dean & Professor


DSc, AI (George Washington University, USA)
MS, Info Management (George Washington University, USA)
BSc, Electrical Engineering (UET, Lahore)


 

Dr. Arbab Latif

Head of Department & Assistant Professor


Ph.D Electrical Engineering (King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals, KSA)
MSc Electrical Engineering (King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals, KSA)
BE Electrical Engineering (NUST, Islamabad)


 

Mr. Irfan Iqbal

Assistant Professor


MS, Electrical Engineering (University of South California)
BSc, Electrical Engineering (UET, Lahore)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 156
Email:irfan.iqbal@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Muneeb Abrar

Assistant Professor


MS Electrical Engineering (UET Taxila, Pakistan)
BS Electrical Engineering (UET Taxila, Pakistan)




 

Mr. Humble Hassan

Lecturer


MS Electrical Engineering (National University of Computer and Emerging Science, Lahore)
BS Electrical Engineering (National University of Computer and Emerging Science, Lahore)


 

Mr. Mohammad Hassan Shahid

Lecturer


MS Electrical Engineering (LUMS, Lahore)
BS Electrical Engineering (LUMS, Lahore)


 

Mr. Saqib Maqbool

Lecturer


MS, Computer Engineering (UET, Lahore)
BS, Electrical Engineering (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 87244
Email:saqib.maqbool@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Ali Arshad

Lecturer


MS, Electrical Engineering (Comsats University,Wah Cantt)
BS, Computer Engineering  (Comsats University,Wah Cantt)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 87244
Email:ali.arshad@gift.edu.pk

Ms. Saman Cheema

Lecturer


MS in Electrical Engineering (NUST, Islamabad).
BS in Electrical Engineering (COMSATS, Islamabad)




 

Ms. Naila Munaf

Lab Engineer


BS, Electrical Engineering (NUST, Lahore)





Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 169
Email:naila.munaf@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Ehtesham Iqbal

Lab Engineer


BS Electrical Engineering (COMSATS, Wah Campus)





 

Mr. Saad Aslam

Lab Engineer


BS Electrical Engineering (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences)





 

Mr. Shuja Ahmad Khokhar

Lab Engineer


BS Electrical Engineering (FUUAST Islamabad)





 

   

Visiting Faculty of Electrical Engineering

 

Mr. Bilal Anwar

 


MS Electrical Engineering (UET, Lahore)





 

Permanent Faculty

 

Dr. Qaiser Shehryar Durrani

Dean & Professor


DSc, AI (George Washington University, USA)
MS, Info Management (George Washington University, USA)
BSc, Electrical Engineering (UET, Lahore)


 


Dr. Fakhar-ul-Islam

Professor


DSc, Computer Science (George Washington University, USA)
MS, Computer Science (George Washington University, USA)
BSc, Electrical Engineering (UET, Lahore)



Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 156
Email:fakhar.lodhi@gift.edu.pk

Mr.Muhammad Ziad Nayyar

Head of Department & Assistant Professor


PhD, Computer Science .(Comsats University, Lahore) - In Progress
MS, Computer Science (GC University, Lahore)
MBA, Management Information Systems (VU, Pakistan)
BS, Computer Sciences (University of the Punjab, Lahore)


Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 184
Email:ziadnayyer@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Nameeqa Firdeous

Assistant Professor


PhD (Physics Institute of Astro & Particle Physics, Austria)
MPhil Physics (Punjab University, Lahore)
MSc Physics (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad)

Dr. Muhammad Faheem

Assistant Professor


Ph.D, Computer Science (Telecom ParisTech, France)
MSc, Computer Science (Technical University Vienna, Austria)
MSc, Computer Science (Free University Bolzano, Italy)
BSc, Computer Science (COMSATS, Lahore)

Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 127
Email:mfaheem@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Awais

Assistant Professor


P.hD Mathematics (Southwest University, Chongqing, China)
M.Phil Mathematics (Government College University, Lahore)
M.Sc. Mathematics (University of Punjab, Lahore)



Ph: +92 55 3892989
Email:m.awais@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Fahad Javed

Adjunct Faculty


PhD, Computer Science (LUMS, Lahore)
MS, Computer Science (LUMS, Lahore)
BSc, Computer Science (Arizona State University, Tempe AZ)



 


Mr. Zeyad Amin

Assistant Professor


MS, Software Project Management (NUC&ES, Lahore)
BS, Computer Science (NUC&ES, Lahore)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 189
Email:zeyad.amin@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Muhammad Junaid Malik

Assistant Professor


PhD, Electrical Engineering (Linkoping University, Sweden) - In progress
MS, Computer Science (COMSATS Institute of IT Wah Cantt)
MSC Computer Sciences (University of Peshawar)
BSc, Computer Science (UET, Lahore)


Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 178
Email:junaid.malik@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Muhammad Shakeel

Assistant Professor


MSc, Software Engineering (Australian National University, Caneberra Australia)
MS, Information and Operational Management (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 179
Email:m.shakeel@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Zulfiqar Ahmad

Assistant Professor


PhD, Mathematics (College of Business Administration and Economics)-In Progress
M.Phil Mathematics (National College of Business Administration and Economics)
M.Sc. Mathematics (University of the Punjab, Lahore)



Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 183
Email:zulfiqar.ahmed@gift.edu.pk

Mr.Syed Qamar Askari

Assistant Professor


PhD, Computer Science (FAST, Lahore) - In Progress
MS, Computer Science (FAST, Lahore)
M.Sc. Computer Sciences (PUCIT, Lahore)
 




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 251
Email:syedqamar@gift.edu.pk

Ms. Uzma Ijaz

Lecturer


MS Computer Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
BS Computer Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Ms. Tayyaba Sana

Lecturer


MS Computer Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
BS Computer Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Mr. Anzar Saleem

Instructor


MS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala) - In Progress
BS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Ms. Fiza Abdul Raza

Instructor


MS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala) - In Progress
BS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Ms. Mehwish Javed

Instructor


MS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala) - In Progress
BS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Mr. Kamal Ashraf

Instructor


MS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala) - In Progress
BS Computer Science (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

 

Visiting Faculty


Dr. Muhammad Hasanain Chaudary

 


PhD Telecommunication (Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand)





 

Mr. Akeel Ahmed

 


Ms Computer Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala) - In Progress
BS Computer Sciences (Comsats University, Lahore)





Email:

Ms. Qurat-ul-Ain

 


MS Computer Science (NUST, Islamabad)





 

Ms. Amina Imtiaz

 


MSc Mathematics (Punjab University, Lahore)





 

Mr. Umair Munir

 


MS Computer Science (NUST, Islamabad)





 

Mr. Numan Dilawar

 


MS Computer Science (FAST-NUCES, Islamabad)





 

Mr. Ameer Khan

 


MS Computer Science (NUST, Islamabad)





 

Mr. Muhammad Ali

 


Ms Computer Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala) - In Progress
BS Computer Sciences (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




 

Permanent Faculty

 

Dr. Ghulam Abbas

Associate Professor


PhD, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Dehli)
MA, (Hons.) Visual Arts (National College of Arts)
MFA, Textile Designing (University of Peshawar)
BFA, Textile Designing (University of Peshawar)


Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 190
Email:abbas@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Farooq Jalal Pasha

Head of Department & Assistant Professor


BSc, Textile Engineering (National College of Textile Engineering)





Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 161
Email:farooq.jalal@gift.edu.pk

Mr.Fawad Noori

Lecturer


LTI (Licentiate ship of Textile Institute,Manchester, Uk)
BFD, Fashion & Textile Design (PIFD,Lahore) (Affiliated with La Chamber de Syndicate,France)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 161
Email:fadnoori@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Adnan Arshad

Lecturer


BFD, Fashion Design (PIFD, Lahore) (Affiliated with La Chambre de Syndicale, France)





Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 161
Email:adnanarshad@gift.edu.pk

Ms. Hajira Imran

Lecturer


MSc, Housing Home (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BSc, Home Economics (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Ph: +92 55 3892989 Ext. 161
Email:

Mr. Tayyab Naveed

Assistant Professor


On Study Leave
MS, TQM (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BS, Textile Engineering (National Textile University)



Ph: +92 55 3892989
Email:tayyab.naveed@gift.edu.pk

 

Visiting Faculty


Ms. Zara Akhtar

 


BS (Hons) English (Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore)





 

Mr. Muhammad Nadeem

 


BFA (University of the Punjab, Lahore)





 

Ms. Mushyyadah Nawaz Khan

 


BS Fashion Design (PIFD, Lahore)





 

Ms. Baleena Khan

 


MPhil Food Sciences & Human Nutrition (Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore)
BSc (Hons) Food Sciences & Human Nutrition (Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore)




 

Ms.Farah Qamar

 


MFA, Painting (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BFA, Painting (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




 

 

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