Dr. Mohammad NishatAssociate Dean,
E-mail: mnishat at iba.edu.pk
Dr. Nishat is Professor at IBA. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (specialisation in finance) from Auckland Business School, University of Auckland, New Zealand and a Masters in Management Sciences and Economics from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Prior to this he was research Professor and In-charge of graduate students at the Applied Economics Research Center, University of Karachi. He was also the Project and CO-project leader with teams deputed on research studies awarded to the Applied Economics Research Center by international institutions like the World Bank, the Harvard Institute of International Development, IFPRI as well as federal, provincial and local government bodies.
He was awarded the Best Teaching Award by the Department of Economics at the University of Auckland in 1994. He is a prolific author with 18 research articles in Pakistan and foreign professional journals. He is also a regular contributor to national dailies and guest speaker at Pakistan Naval Academy Staff College, Institute of Bankers and NGOs in Karachi.
Dr. Sayeed GhaniAssociate Dean,
E-mail: sghani at iba.edu.pk
Dr. Sayeed Ghani has a B.S. from MIT and M.S. and Ph.D from Columbia University in Electrical Engineering. His field of expertise is in Telecommunications and multi-media communications. Dr. Ghani has 12 years of industry experience. He has worked as Member of Technical Staff at NYNEX Science & Technology, where he was heavily involved in the Standards process of high-speed data services (SMDS, IEEE 802.6) and ATM networks. He has been employed as IT Head for ABN AMRO Bank and State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan. He has also been a pioneer in introducing VSAT and Internet services in Pakistan and has been involved in various software development projects throughout his career.
He has also worked at GTE Labs in the US Laboratory for Computer Science at MIT and Lever Brothers in Pakistan. He has a number of publications in leading IEEE journals and has presented papers and conducted seminars in various forums in both the US and Pakistan. His current research interests include high-speed Next Generation networks, 3G mobile networks, and Business Process Reengineering.