Profile of Leadership

Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Asadullah Kazi, a gold medalist of the University of Sindh, holds master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering geology from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London. He has over forty years of experience in application of geology to civil engineering practice. Besides working in the former SEATO Graduate School, and UNESCO, he has held senior faculty positions in national and international institutes of repute. He has published more than sixty five technical papers in refereed journals and conferences of international repute and participated in several conferences, seminars and symposia. He is listed in the internationally credited MARQUIS “Who is Who in Science and Engineering (1996)” and “Who is Who in the World (2001)”. He was declared, “Man of the year 2002” in education, by the South Asia Publications. He is listed in the “Top 100 Engineers (2008)” by the International Biographical Centre, England (U.K.). He is the Chancellor of Isra University.

Vice Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid Shaikh, has been working as an ophthalmologist over the 27 years. He obtained his MCPS in ophthalmology in 1991 followed by a Master of Surgery in 2008.He has worked Associate Professor and is still pursuing his profession as a Professor at Isra Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology (Karachi). He is associated with the Isra Blindness Control Program and Al Ibrahim Eye Hospital since 1990. He served a prominent role in Blindness Control Program at national and international level, and establishment of Isra Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, AlIbrahim Eye Hospital, Karachi. He has also initiated several projects, workshops and seminars with the artnership of various international NGO’s including Sight Savers International (UK), Fred Hollows Foundation(Australia), Brien Holden Vision Institute (Australia) and CBM international (Germany). He has conducted researches that have been published in numerous journals of Medical Sciences. He is also a member of the Total Quality Assurance Committee of Al-Basar International Foundation, Al Khobar Saudi Arabia. He is serving among the Board of Director of the Care and Kindness Society, Karachi. His contributions and achievements have very well been recognized in various national and international platforms. Presently he is the a Vice Chancellor of Isra University.

Pro Vice Chancellor (Finance)

Mr. Saleem Kazi, is a graduate of the University of Sindh in economics. He successfully completed Registered Industrial Accountant Course from Canada in 1982 and later obtained MBA in Finance and Diploma in Architecture. He has more than thirty years experience in financial management, administration, and public relations. For the past 25 years, he has been successfully engaged in management of construction projects and has acquired in-depth knowledge of local material market as well as development and management of various activities designed to enhance the effectiveness of the strategic workforce in achieving organizational goals. He has completed Construction Management program conducted by NED University of Engineering and Technology and in Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Executives conducted by Pakistan Institute of Management. He has been the driving force behind the architectural splendor, development and construction of Isra University Campuses. He is one of the Founding Member and Executive Director of Isra Islamic Foundation. Presently he is holding position of Pro-Vice Chancellor (Finance), Isra University Hyderabad, Karachi & Islamabad Campuses

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Pro Vice Chancellor , Hyderabad

Dr. Abdul Ghani Kazi, is an anaesthetist by profession. He did his graduation from Liaquat Medical College Jamshoro in Year 1972 and obtained D.A, R.C.S, R.C.P from U.K in 1979. He also received Master’s and Ph.D in Acupuncture from World Institute of Acupuncture Singapore in 1983 and 1986 respectively.He has rich and diverse international experience while working at senior teaching positions in Republic of Ireland, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for more than 20 years. He also worked as consultant anaesthetist at Aga Khan Hospital Karachi for 3 years. He has several publications to his credit and has also participated in several international and national conferences specially related to pain relief.His main interest is in alternative therapies for pain relief. He established and remained Incharge of pain clinic at security forces hospital Riyadh Saudi Arabia before joining Isra University Hospital. He is pioneer in establishing epidural service for painless delivery at Hyderabad. Recently he has establish advanced magnetic therapy first of its kind in Pakistan at Isra University Hospital for treatment of acute and chronic pain in joints.He is one of the Founding Member and Executive Director of Isra Islamic Foundation. Presently he is holding positions of Pro-Vice Chancellor, Isra University Hyderabad Campus and Director of Isra University Hospitals.

Pro Vice Chancellor (Engineering & Management Sciences), Hyderabad

Dr. Hameedullah Kazi, is an electronic and computer engineering professional with wide ranging experience in software development, teaching, research, administration and leadership in academia. He draws expertise from a diverse background of having worked in the American telecom sector and software development industry as well as serving in the academia in Pakistan. He obtained Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) from Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan, Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Purdue University, USA and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science from the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand. He worked as a software engineer at Micro Data Base Systems, Inc., USA and as a consultant at Verizon Data Services, USA before joining Isra University. He is the recipient of HEC Best University Teacher Award for 2012-2013. He has presented and published research papers at premier conferences and in journals of world class repute. He serves as an editorial board and program committee member on various leading international conferences and journals. He is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2013. He is also an HEC Approved Supervisor for Ph.D. He has served as the Management Representative at Isra University for ISO 9001:2008 QMS Certification. He is presently the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Engineering & Management Sciences at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Pro Vice Chancellor Karachi Campus

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Husain Siddiqi, holds doctoral degree in civil engineering from Texas Tech University, USA. He specializes in structural and computational mechanics. He has over forty years of experience in teaching, research and development, and engineering practice in Pakistan and abroad. He has more than twenty publications in refereed journals of international repute and participated in several conferences and seminars. His achievements include ‘Meritorious Technical Paper’ and ‘Noteworthy Contribution to Civil Engineering’ Awards from American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also a co-author of ‘Seismic Design Criteria for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’ and ‘Guidelines for Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’. He has served as the Director of Research, Extension & Advisory Services of Isra University. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Isra University, Karachi Campus.

Pro Vice Chancellor Islamabad Campus

Prof. Dr. Altaf Ali G. Shaikh, has an B.Sc(Hons) Physics, first position and M.Sc Electronics, third position, from University of Sindh, Jamshoro Pakistan. He completed his MS in Nuclear Physics in 1979 and Ph.D in Semi Conductor Physics in 1983 from George August University, Goettingen, Germany. With over 41 years of teaching, research and administrative experience, he has served as a faculty member and Professor at the University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Scientific Assistant at the George August University, Goettingen, Germany. He served as Secretary of the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (1990-1992) and Secretary Board of Secondary Education, Karachi (1992-1996). He joined the former University Grants Commission (UGC) as Director General (Administration) in 1996. He was given the additional charge of the Chairman, Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad and later on appointed as Chairman (1997-2011).At UGC, he served in key positions such as Director General of Administration, Director General of Curriculum, Advisor Curriculum and Training. After the creation of Higher Education Commission, he served as Advisor Human Resource Development, Advisor Research & Development and Academics. Later he was promoted to the post of Member Academics in BPS-22. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Isra University, Islamabad Campus, since 2011.

Pro Vice Chancellor (Health Sciences), Islamabad Campus

Prof. Dr. Umar Ali Khan, is Professor of Physiology with over 25 years of teaching experience.After doing his MBBS from Nishtar Medical College, Multan he obtained his M.Phil from Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore Pakistan. Later he completed his Fellowship in Physiology (FCPS) from College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan. He has presented papers and participated in more than 150 National and International Conferences.He has more than 55 publications to his credit and a chapter in a book. He is Editor in Chief of Isra Medical Journal. He is Member Executive Committee and Secretary General of Association for Excellence in Medical Education (AEME), President Life Sciences Society of Pakistan, member Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Member International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), Institutional Nominee for International Association for Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA), life member of Rose Society of Pakistan and Member of Pakistan Association of Medical Editors. He is also the Principal of Al Nafees Medical College and Hospital, Islamabad.

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Administration), Hyderabad

Dr. Ahmed Waliullah Kazi, holds a doctoral degree in computer science from stony brook University, USA. He specializes in computer systems with particular focus on computer networks. He has an experience of over 10 years in teaching, research, and academic administration. He has been awarded with several scholarships and awards: HEC overseas scholarship for doctoral studies, academic fellowship for Master of Science at Asian Institute of Technology, silver medal for Bachelor of Computer Science at Isra University, and silver medal for Master of Computer Science at Isra University. He has presented and published in reputable international conferences. He is presently the Pro-Vice Chancelor, Administration at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Dean FM&AMS

Prof. Dr. Nazir Ashraf Laghari,former Chariman and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology LUMHS, Jamshoro is an Opthalmologist by profession. He holds DO (England), FCPS (Pakistan), FRCS (Ireland), and FRCOphth (London). He established the Eye department at LUMHS, Jamshoro and brought the Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan (OSP) to Hyderabad. He has published more than 25 scientific research papers in national and international journals. He has actively participated, presented scientific work and attended international conferences on more than 60 occasions. He is a recipient of Meritorious Awards from the President of Pakistan and Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology. At present, he is Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Allied Medical Sciences, and the Director of Isra Institute of Ophthalmology.

Dean FBMS

Prof.Dr. Abdul Rahim Memon,is a Professor of Pharmacology with 36 years of undergraduate and 11 years of Postgraduate teaching experience. After doing his MBBS from Liaquat medical College Jamshoro,he obtained MSc(Pharmacology) from STRATHCLYDE University Glasgow (U.K) in 1978.He was awarded British Council Scholarship for Postgraduate Program for the period of two years (October 1976 to September 1978). He has obtained eight weeks course training in Medical Education from Medical Education Centre at Ninewells Hospital, University of DUNDE Scotland(UK). He has presented/participated in more than 10 scientific National Conferences/ Symposiums and Workshops.He has supervised 14 research projects completed by M.Phil Program Scholars. He has more than 15 publications at his credit in recognized PMDC/HEC journals. He has remained as Coordinator in Liaquat medical college Jamshoro for Clinical Pharmacology Department, and Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Center at the college of Physician & Surgeon Pakistan for the period of three years. He has also remained the Member of Central Drug Registration and Licensing Board of Health Department, Islamabad for the period of three years. He has obtained Best Teacher Award from Higher Education Commision Islamabad Pakistan in 2010. Presently he is working as DEAN of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Isra University, Hyderabad.

Dean FCE&MS

Prof. Dr. Abdul Subhan Kazi,did his Bachelors in Commerce from Sindh University. He did his Master of Business Administration from Isra University, was awarded a gold and silver medal for securing the faculty top and departmental top. He also holds a doctoral degree from Isra University. He has over eighteen years of teaching experience. He has published several papers both in national and international journals. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Economics and Management Sciences.

Dean FES&T

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Bhatti,earned Ph.D degree in Electronic Communication Engineering from University of London, United Kingdom. He specialized in Electronics and Radio Engineering from University of Sindh. He possesses more than 40 years of teaching experience at graduate and post graduate levels. He has published more than twenty papers and participated in several conferences and seminars. He served Alfatah University, Tripoli Libya for more than four years. He worked as Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Sindh, Jamshoro and served the Government of Sindh as Director Technical Education Sindh, where he introduced B.Tech (Pass) and B.Tech (Hons) Courses for the first time in Technical Education. He is the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Principal FD&AS

Prof. Dr. Syed Mumtaz Ali, is a professor of Community Dentistry, with 29 years of teaching experience at Hamdard University, Baqai Medical University and Shahida Islam Dental College. He is a BDS Graduate of 1988 and holds M.P.H Degree in Community Dentistry(Karachi), BSc.(Sindh). He served himself to the population of Pakistan regarding base line surveys, oral diseases data collection intervention and dental health education program among all strata recommended by WHO (World Health Organization). He is an experienced Professional with compassionate personality & leadershio qualities through excellent communication skills and well motivated behavior. He has 8 national publication at his credit. He has attended various national conferences where he presented his research publications abstract. He works in Isra University as a Head of Community Dentistry and Dean (Principal) of Faculty of Dentistry at Isra Dental College Isra University, Hyderabad.