Instructor’s Biography:

Course Personnel
Course Developed and Delivered By:
Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Pakistan

Name of Institution
National College of Business Administration & Economics (NCBA&E), Lahore, Pakistan

Applied Statistics
University of Toronto, Canada

Instructor of CS201 Dr. Naveed A Malik

Instructor’s Biography:

Project Coordinator, PAN DORA : Pan Asia Network Distance and Open Resource Access
Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan
Master’s degree in Physics, University of the Punjab, Pakistan
Doctor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science specializing in Digital Signal Processing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Responsible for overall coordination and administration of the nine simultaneous sub-projects of PAN DORA : Pan Asia Network Distance and Open Resource Access
Established the Spark Source Mass Spectroscopy laboratory at the Center for Solid State Physics
Has been associated with the Virtual University project from inception to launch
Has lectured extensively, has been an active systems and software developer and has published several papers on various technical subjects
Member of the Pakistan Institute of Physics

Instructor of MGT503 Dr.Rasheed Kausar

Instructor’s Biography:

Dr. Kausar was born in Punjab, Pakistan.
He enrolled at Karachi University in 1970, and completed Bachelor of Science (Hons) with first position.
Thereafter, Dr. Kausar was awarded assistantship from Michigan State University, USA in 1973 for PhD.
He earned his PhD in 1978. Later, He became a Certified Quality Lead Auditor from BSI, UK.
He has also attended professional faculty development courses at MIT(USA), at NUS/NTU(Singapore) and has also participated in Master Class on Knowledge Management led by Prof Sveiby in Sydney, Australia.


Instructor of MGT301 Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed

Instructor’s Biography:

Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed
Member Operation & Planning,

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan


Professor Dr Mukhtar Ahmed was appointed as Member (Operations & Planning) of the HEC in January 2005.

An MSc graduate from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, he went on to complete an MBA and PhD

from the University of California, Riverside. He served as an academic and administrator in various Pakistani

universities including COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and Virtual University of Pakistan.

Instructor of CS402 Dr. Shahid S. Siddiqi

Instructor’s Biography: 

Department of Mathematics
University of the Punjab


Ph.D. (Computational Mathematics)
Brunel University (University of West London), England.
Thesis: Spline Solutions of Boundary-value Problems
Advisor: Prof. E. H. Twizell
Present Status
15 March, 2007-present Chairman
25 July, 2004-present Professor

Fields of Interest
Computational Mathematics
Computer Graphics
Theory of Splines