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Lab In-charge Computer Workshop Lab

Ms. Fauzia Yasir


Ms. Fauzia Yasir has been serving academia since 2013. She is affiliated with the Department of Computer and Information Systems Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology and has established an excellent track record in teaching and administrative responsibilities. She is also actively involved in research and student counseling.

Academic Qualification

  • Apr 2021 -to date              Ph.D. in progress (Computer Systems Engineering) in the area Digital System Design, NED University of Engineering &  Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.  
  • Jun 2012 – Dec 2014        M.Engg (Computer Systems Engineering), NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.  
  • Jan 2003 – Jan 2007         B.E (Computer Systems Engineering),NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.                                            

Trainings and Workshops

  • Attended QEC Seminar on " HEC's Undergraduate Policy 2020-21" June 2021 organized by NED University.
  • Attended technical training on “Online Evaluation and Assessment Of Students”. December 2020 organized by NED University.
  • Attended technical training on “Management Of Online Classes (Operation+Security)” October 2020 organized by NED University.
  • Attended technical training on “How to Effectively Plan and Conduct Online Classes”. September 2020 organized by NED University
  • Attended technical training on “Faculty Development Programme” organized by NED University. Training Synopsis: Importance of Feedback Analysis., Quality Management System, Effective Teaching Practices, Presentation Skills, Communication Skills, Class Management, Students Counseling, Teaching with Technology, Time Management, Research Management, Research Tools, Resource Sharing, Role of Teacher as invigilator and examiner, Importance of Journal Publication, Patent Writing.
  • Attended technical training on "Technical computing with MATLAB" organized by NED University.
  • Attended workshop on “Technology for Teaching and Learning” organized by Quality Enhancement Cell, NED university.
  • Attended training on “Duties and Responsibilities of invigilators and examiner” on October 2014 at CCEE NED Academy’s Lecture Hall.

Research Activity

  • Ph.D. Scholar
  • Supervising undergraduate research projects
  • Post Graduate Research title "Low Power Design High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265)"

Research Interest

  • Embedded System Design
  • NLP
  • Language Digitization
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • OCR
  • Deep Learning

Supervised Undergraduate Final Year Design Projects

  • Transformer based Urdu OCR (2023-ongoing)
  • Energy efficient AI core on FPGA for point of care application (2023-ongoing)
  • AI Enabled Urdu OCR for Mobile Devices (2022) -Awarded by IGNITE-NGIRI_NED 
  • NED Coin (2019)

Research Publications

  1. M. Kazmi, F. Yasir, S. Habib, M. S. Hayat, and S. A. Qazi, “Photometric Ligature Extraction Technique for Urdu Optical Character Recognition”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 7968–7973, Dec. 2021.
  2. F. Yasir and S. Hasan, "Computationally efficient HEVC/H.265 motion estimation algorithm for low power applications," 2015 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICICT), Karachi, Pakistan, 2015, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ICICT.2015.7469487.

Professional Services

  • Member Reviewer Committee ICAI 2023
  • Departmental Course File Team Member( 2019-date)
  • Lab In-charge (2019-date)
  • Class Advisor (2015-2021)
  • Departmental Open Day general arrangement team member (2016-date)
  • Revision and designing Practical Lab Manuals   
  • Student Career and Wellness Counselor 
  • Actively participate in designing presentation for PEC reaccreditation.
  • Serve as member of assessment committee of department FYP Poster Exhibition.
  • Serve as General arrangement and assessment team member of CACHE 2013,2014 and 2015.
  • Factotum (F.E Examination, NED University of Engineering and Technology)
  • Invigilator (M.E, B.E Examination and Admission Entry Test, NED University of Engineering and Technology) 

Teaching Profile

     Theory Courses

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Fundamentals of Computers Engineering
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Computer Programming
  • Data Structures and Algorithms

     Practical Courses

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Fundamental of Computer Engineering
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Computer Programming
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision
  • Logic Design and Switching Theory
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Communication Network
  • Computer System Modeling
  • Computer Workshop
  • Operating Systems