Biography

Position: (Sep. 2001 to date)

Lecturer in Electrical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals,

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Education

          Obtained First Rank in Second year engineering and Final year engineering.

IT Certifications

  • Cisco CCNA Certified: Successfully Passed the Cisco CCNA Prometric Exam and have obtained the CCNA certificate.

  • CCNA 1 and CCNA 2 Academy Training: Completed hands-on training and exams at Cisco Regional Academy for CCNA teaching and to develop the Cisco Local Academy in Electrical Engineering Department at KFUPM.

  • Certification in Implementing and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services.

  • Certification in Java Programming.

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) (Nov. 2000): Completed and Passed exams of Networking Essentials, Implementing and Supporting NT Server 4.0, Implementing and Supporting NT 4.0 Workstation, Implementing and Supporting NT Server 4.0 in the Enterprise, Internetworking with Microsoft TCP/IP on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, and Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0.

Honors and Awards

  • Scholarship and Research Assistantship from KFUPM for M.S in 1999.

  • Received Gold Medal from N.E.D. University of Engineering & Technology (1998)

  • Received Gold Medal from Siemens Engineering Company Pakistan (1997).

  • Obtained First Rank in B.E. Final Year Electrical Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology (1997).

  • Merit Scholarship from NED University of Engineering and Technology (1995-97).

  • Obtained First Rank in Second Year Electrical Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology (1995).

  • Obtained First Prize in Electrical Engineering Technology Exhibition from N.E.D. University of Engineering and Technology (1993).

  • University Talent Scholarship from NED University of Engineering and Technology (1992-97).

Professional Membership

  • Member of Saudi Council of Engineers.

  • Life member of Pakistan Engineering Council.

  • Member of Saudi Scientific Society for Electrical Engineers.

  • Member of IEEE.

Conference Participations

Actively participated and presented the research papers in the following International and Regional Conferences:

  • CES-IGS Workshop at KFUPM, presented work on DC-Power Supply Simulator (Aug. 2006)

  • 2nd IEEE-GCC Conference at Bahrain (Nov. 2004).

  • 10th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS 2003) (Dec. 2003).

  • 1st IEEE-GCC Conference at Bahrain (May 2003).

  • 10th IEEE Technical Exchange Meeting, KFUPM (Mar. 2003).

Professional Workshops

Attended and actively participated in the following training workshops organized by the Deanship of Academic Development, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.

  • Introduction to WebCT in July 2002.

  • Online Course Development using Macromedia Authorware in Sep. 2002.

  • How to be an Effective University Teacher in Sep. 2002.

  • Increasing Effectiveness as a University Teacher in Sep. 2002.

  • Critical Thinking in Sep. 2003.

  • Online Course Content Development using Macromedia Flash.

Communication and Writing Skills

          Well-versed in English & Urdu.

          Familiarity with Arabic.