Head of Department & Professor
Dr. Syed Arsalan Jawed
PhD. (Analog IC Design and Micro-Electronics) FBK & University of Trento
MS. (System-on-Chip), Linkoping University Sweden
BE. (Computer Systems), NEDUET
Profile: Dr. Arsalan did his PhD in analog/mixed-signal Integrated Circuit (IC) design from University of Trento, Italy in 2009. He is currently HOD Avionics at PAFKIET and the Director of Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems Research Group. He has worked with reputed organization such as ST Microelectronics, Analog Devices, NESCOM, Open-Silicon, EFABLESS and KACST. He has published more than 30 papers in ISI indexed journals and peer-reviewed international conferences. He holds two patents and several other patents are being reviewed by USPTO. He has been actively involved in establishing international collaboration at KIET with KACST-KSA, IROI-China, UAEU-AlAin, EFABLESS-USA and Ohio-State-USA. He is the Principal Investigator of ICTRnd Funded project on Monolithic CMOS Microsystems
Research Interest: Smart Sensor Readout Integrated Circuit Design, High speed IO Design for Wired Communication, Multispectral Imaging Integrated Circuit Front-end Design, Data-Converters, Low- Power and Low-noise Preamplifiers for MEMS and Opto-Electrical devices.
Engr. Dr SHAHID BAQAR SI (M)
PhD (Electrical Engineering), Cranfield University, Shrivenham, UK.
MS (Avionics), CAE, NUST Risalpur.
BSc (Honours) in War Studies, Air War College, Faisal, University of Karachi.
BE (Avionics Engg), College of Aeronautical Engineering, PAF Academy, Risalpur.
Profile: Dr SHAHID BAQAR SI(M) is a PhD graduate, with a total of 31 years combined experience of higher education management, teaching and research experience along with electronics systems development, management and maintenance for Pakistan Air Force. Well conversant with HEIs financial regulations, academic statutes and Human resource hiring, development and retention
Research Interest: Electronic Warfare, ELINT, RWR, ECCM,
Electro-Optics Infra-Red (EO/IR) and Lasers,
RF Microwave, Radars and Passive sensors,
Airborne Avionics Systems for Fighter Aircraft and UAVs.
Engr. Syed Najeeb Haider Jafri
BE Avionics, CAE MBA Marketing B.Sc Defense & Strategic Studies (Air War College)
Profile: Syed Najeeb Haider Jafri is associated with KIET since 22-Sep-2008 and is performing as Director College of Engineering since 2014. Mr. Jafri has served Pakistan Air Force for 31 years. He is an Avionics Engineer and has an extensive experience of Aircraft and Radar System Engineering. He has also received degree in Strategic Studies and Human Resource Management.He spearheaded the manufacturing of Pakistan’s first Airborne Radar at PAC Kamra.
Research Interest: Avionics, AI, Image Processing, Virtual Retina Display and Direct Voice Input.
Dr. Sarmad Ahmed Shaikh
PhD. (Information Technology), Alpen-Adria University, Klagenfurt, Austria (Sept. 2018).
MS (Electronics Engineering), Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015.
BS (Telecom Engineering), FAST-NUCES, Pakistan, 2011.
Profile: Dr. Sarmad A. Shaikh has completed PhD with distinction in September 2018 from Alpen-Adria University, Klagenfurt, Austria. He has more than 5 years of research experience in the field of RF/microwave engineering and antenna designing while doing PhD and masters degrees. He has also done research work at Cambridge University, UK for short period of time during his master degree program. He is actively engaged with industrial as well as academic research institutes for working in collaboration. He has been associated with KIET as Assistant Professor since October 2018. He has 3 research journal papers in ISI indexed journals and multiple conference, workshop and white papers. Currently, he is also working as associate editor and reviewer of multiple international journals and conferences.
Research Interest: RF/microwave engineering, antenna array design (including EM lens antennas), radio source localization, and DoA/AoA/ToA.
Syed Mujahid Ali MPhil, Physics, UoK MS, (Applied Mathematics ), UoK
Profile: Syed Mujahid Ali is a passionate physicist. He has a firm background in mathematics that has sharpen his analytical skills. His teaching has two main features, strong grip on physics and his interdisciplinary approach towards it. His innovative ideas inspire students. Before joining KIET he has served as a faculty member of Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering. He is currently involved in research in theoretical mesoscopic physics.
Research Interest: Open quantum systems, quantum optics, quantum-classical transition, quantum optomechanics and foundational issues of quantum mechanics.
Mr. Fahd Khan
ME, (Micro System Design), NEDUET
BS, (Electronics), SSUET
Profile: Mr. Fahd has more than 5 years of industry experience in CMOS IC designing. He has worked in Monolithic Solutions Inc an IC design firm having held the position of Senior Analog IC Design Engineer. He has experience in working at the cutting edge RF CMOS technology having worked with high profile industry customers such as Microchip and LG electronics.
Research Interest: Transmitter and Receiver Front-end Design, Power Amplifiers, High Speed PLLs for CMOS ICs. CMOS readout circuit design.
Engr. Rehan Rasheed Khan
MS (Aerospace), IST BE, (Electronics), KIET
Profile: Mr. REHAN RASHEED KHAN is Lecturer at KIET. He holds a BE in Electronics with specialization in Avionics and MS in Aerospace with specialization in guidance, navigation and control from IST.
Research Interest: Control algorithm, design of special purpose system dynamics, optimization, and 2D and 3D simulation over MATLAB and simulink.
Engr. Farooq Alam
PhD. in process (Electrical Control Engineering), NUST, Karachi, Pakistan.
MS (Electrical Control Engineering), NUST, Karachi, Pakistan, 2016.
BE (Electronic Engineering), NEDUET, Karachi, Pakistan, 2013.
Profile: Farooq Alam did his post-graduation in Electrical Engineering specialization control theory from the NUST-PNEC, Karachi. He has more than 4 years of research experience in the field of linear/nonlinear control systems, sensor-less machine drives and control systems implementation using the FPGAs. He is an active member of IEEE Control and Power system societies and invited several renowned conferences as a guest speaker as well as an evaluator. He recently joined PAF-KIET as Lecturer and have 5 years of academic teaching experience. He has 4 IEEE conference research publications and a paper in the ISI indexed journal.
Research Interest: Nonlinear Systems Analysis, Control Theory, Embedded Systems, FPGA.
Engr. Muhammad Aaquib Shahbaz
MS, (Electronics), KIET
BE, (Electronics), NEDUET
Profile: Mr. Aaquib has 3 years of industrial experience in CMOS IC designing. He has worked in Monolithic Solutions Inc, a Fab-less IC design firm having held the position of IC Design Engineer.During this period, has worked on deep submicron CMOS technology including 65nm & 40nm TSMC, 55nm Global Foundry and 110nm & 150nm L-Foundry. Experienced in completing several complete design cycles including; architecture study, the design of RF/ Analog/Mixed Signal cells, layout of critical cells as well as the evaluation and testing of prototypes.
Research Interest: Low Noise Amplifiers , Analog Baseband, Power Amplifiers for CMOS ICs. MEMS design and CMOS readout circuit design.
Ms. Farheen Nasir
MS ( Nanoscience and Engineering) National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan (Dec 2018)
BS (Electronics Engineering) Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan (Jan 2016).
Profile: Farheen Nasir has completed her MS in Nanoscience and Engineering in Dec 2018 from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan and BS in Electronics Engineering from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Karachi, Pakistan with distinction. Her research experience includes supercapacitors, surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices as well as molecular tweezers. She has been associated with KIET as lecturer since Jan 2019. Currently she is also working on MEMS based biosensors funded by IGNITE.
Research Interest: MEMS/NEMS, Energy storage devices, Electric double layer capacitors, pseudocapacitors, surface acoustic wave devices, finite element modelling (FEM).
Engr. Faiqa Abubakar
MS. (Electronics), NEDUET
BE. (Electronics), NEDUET
Profile: Miss Faiqa has 4 years of teaching experience during which she taught different electronic courses including Analog & Digital IC’s, microcontroller, Electronic Devices & Circuits etc. She possess good academic record throughout the career, attend & organize multiple seminars from IEEE & remain participant at different project exhibitions of Robotics, Home automation & medical applications, also worked as technical co-ordinator at BIOS Technology.
Research Interest: Sensor Designing, CMOS readout,Analog & DIgital IC’s
Engr. Muhammad Junaid
BS, (Electronics), SSUET
Profile: Mr. Muhammad Junaid has 3 years of industy experience in CMOS IC designing, Formerly IC Design Engineer at fab-independent IC designing firm MSI and has experience in analog and mixed-signal IC design and layout for IEEE 802.11 wireless transceivers. Familiarity with IC engineering life cycle, system definition and architecture.
Research Interest: Analog VLSI design, Analog Integrated Circuits, ultra low dropout voltage regulator IC engineering life cycle.
Mr. Syed Usman Amin
MS (Electronics) (In-progress), KIET
BE (Electronics), KIET
Profile: Mr. Syed Usman Amin has approx. 1 year of industry experience in PCB Designing and Circuit Debugging. He has worked in Microsystems (pvt) Ltd. an PCB Designing firm having held the position of Design Engineer. He is also the member of EDCAS (Electronic Device Circuit And System) KIET.
Research Interest: Low Power Temperature Sensor Design, Data Converters, Analog IC Design.
Ms. Sameea Javiad
BE (Avionics), KIET
Profile: Ms. Sameea Javiad is working as a Lab Engineer in Avionics Department of KIET.
Mr. M. Musadiq
BE (Electrical), KIET
Profile: Mr. Musadiq has experience in Automation and Instrumentation and he was previously working as service engineer in Speedy Automation. In 2018 he joined PAF-KIET and EDCAS.
Research Interest: Cmos LVDS IO Design, Instrumentation, Microwaves and Antennas.
Mr. Muhammad Siraj
BE (Avionics), KIET
Profile: Mr. Muhammad Siraj is working as a Lab Engineer in Avionics Department of KIET.
Research Interest: Avionics, Aerospace, Flight dynamic Modulations, Microelectronics, Flight controls, Flight data analytics & Flight simulations
BE (Avionics), KIET
Profile: Mr. Arsalan Khan is working as a Lab Engineer in Avionics Department of KIET.
Avionics, aerospace, flight dynamic modulation, microelectronics, flight controls, flight data analytics & flight simulation, 3 Dof gyroscopic platform and 4 degree of freedom motion simulator. Aircraft designing, flight control computers and flight simulations.
Engr. Irfan Muqim
BE. (Avionics), PAF-KIET
Profile: Mr. Irfan is working as a Lab Engineer in Avionics Department of KIET and Research Assistant in EDCAS. He has research paper in Antenna Designing.
RF/microwave engineering, Antenna array design, Analog Integrated Circuits and Computer Aided Design.
Visiting Faculty / Adjunct Faculty / Project Liaison
Engr. Dr. Najam Muhammad Amin
Adjunct Faculty Member
PhD Circuits & Systems, Institute of RF- & OE-ICs, Southeast University, China (2011-2015).
M.Sc. Communication Technology, University of Ulm, Germany (2007-2009).
B.Sc. Electronic Engineering, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi (2003-2007).
Profile: Dr. Najam is currently working as an adjunct faculty member of College of Engineering, He has worked as an Assistant Professor in the College of Engineering (CoE) KIET. At the same time he wss also working as a postdoctoral researcher in the National Mobile Communications Research Lab. of Southeast University (SEU), Nanjing, China. He was awarded a fully funded scholarship by the Chinese Government for his PhD studies. He has recently acquired an innovative talent fund from SEU (China), worth RMB 10,000 for his postdoctoral project namely “An In-Band Full-Duplex Transceiver Front-End for 5G Cellular”. Dr. Najam has authored and coauthored 10 research papers in high impact factor journals and international conferences until now. He has also worked in leading telecom companies such as Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks in Germany.
Research Interest: Circuits and Systems, Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) design for wireless applications, Modeling transmission lines and other passives for Millimeter-wave (MMW) applications.
Dr. Syed Roomi Naqvi
Adjunct Faculty Member / Project Liaison
IC Design Engineer at Intel Co
PhD (Electrical Engineering), Arizona State University
MBA (Global Management), Arizona State University
MS (Electrical Engineering), Arizona State University
BS (Electrical Engineering), NEDUET
Profile: (Adjunct Faculty) Dr. Roomi has over 17 years of experience in all aspects of IC design and validation, including digital, analog and RF. Have worked in the New Business Initiatives Group at Intel responsible for developing innovative technologies and products.
Technical leader with proven track record of strong leadership and hands-on expertise in product
development in both entrepreneurial and established organizations
Extensive experience in leading dynamic organizations, growing and developing teams, and delivering to
Have been awarded two patents and have three research papers published.
Research Interest: PLL, DLL, Clocking, A/D, D/A DC-DC converters
Mixed Signal Validation.
AVM (Retd) Syed Nudrat Kazmi
Visiting Faculty Member
MSc, (Defence & Strategic Studies), National Defense University
MS, (Aerospace Engineering), University of Dayton Ohio, USA
BE, (Aerospace Engineering), CAE, PAF
Profile: (Adjunct Faculty) A career in PAF as Aeronautical Engineer spanning 36 years, with experience in the domain of aircraft maintenance (French, American and Chinese systems) and managing production lines for maintenance repair & overhaul and manufacturing of aviation products. Wide ranging experience in project management as chief project director of JF17 aircraft co-production project in collaboration with international vendors. Excellent skills in setting up of logistics, production & quality management systems, training of human resource & product development.
Engr. Syed Salman Ahmed
Visiting Faculty Member
MS (Electronics). KIET
MBA (Mkt & Fin), IBA
MEM (Quality Mngt.) NEDUET
MAS (HRM) UoK
MA (Economics) UoK
BE (Aerospace), NEDUET
Profile: (Adjunct Faculty)Aero Structure & Aero Engines Systems Management, PAF
Airborne Electrical / Instrumental Systems Management, PAF
Quality Assurance / Quality Control of Airborne Systems, PAF
Associate Professor in College of Aeronautical engineering, PAF
General Engineering & Support Facilities Management, PAF
Research & Development of Aerospace related field, PAF
Aviation and Ground Safty Management, PAF
Research Interest: General Management