Prof. Dr. Ahmed Shuja Syed
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Shuja Syed is currently the Advisor to the Rector & President (Engineering Programs) & Principal Investigator IDB Funded Laboratories Projects, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He was Executive Director of Centre for Emerging Sciences, Engineering & Technology (CESET), Advisor on the Engineering Programs to the Higher Management of International Islamic University (IIU) and Principal Investigator of Islamic Development Bank’s Funded Advanced Electronics Laboratories. He is also the former Dean of Faculty of Engineering & Technology at IIU. With MS Engineering from Sweden and Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Surrey, UK, Dr. Shuja started contributing the world’s most reputed Ion Beams Facility in UK as Facility Liaison Fellow, where he served for four years engaging him with global industrial and academic partners. He conducts research in the broader areas of Nano-scale Semiconductor Process Engineering with a special focus on designing and fabrication of next generation electronic and photonic devices, sensors and micro-systems. Most of Dr. Shuja’s work in public domain deals with the real-time applications of ion beam induced damages for applications in future electronic and photonic industry. As guest scientist, Dr. Shuja maintained very close collaborative linkages with some of the world’s most renowned scientific facilities such as Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, Bell Labs, USA and Nanoelectronic engineering facilities at MIT, KSU and Michigan, USA. Prof. Shuja also co-founded two companies in 2006 and 2012, which are now having presence in UK, USA and Pakistan with a focus on IT and next-generation electronics. Higher Education Commission has also focused and highlighted Dr. Shuja’s contributions as academic leader of Faculty of Engineering at International Islamic University in its official newsletter in February 2011.