Syed Zaffar Qasim



Syed Zaffar Qasim

Assistant Professor

Phone:92-021-99261261, ext:2350

Educational Background

o   PhD (in progress)

o   MEngg (Computer Systems Engineering)

o   MBA (IBA)

o   BE (Computer Systems Engineering)

Teaching Experience

2000 – to date

            Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Information Systems, NED University

1992 – 2000

            Senior Instructor, Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering, PCSIR, Karachi

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Level

o    Software Engineering

o    Operating Systems

o    Database Management Systems

o    Distributed Systems

o    Computer Systems Modeling

o   Internet Computing

o   Data Structures & Algorithms

o   Microprocessor-based System Design

o   Computer Architecture & Organization

o   Fundamentals of Computer Engineering

Masters Level

o    Advanced Operating Systems

o    Advanced Database Systems

o    Distributed Systems

o    Information Systems Management

o    Queuing Theory

o   Design & Construction of Large Software Systems

o   Data Mining

o   Operations Research

o   Contemporary Management Principles

o   Robotics

Research Interests

o   Multi-Objective Optimization with focus on Many-Objective Optimization

o   Evolutionary Computation

o   Search-Based Software Engineering

Administrative Experience

o   Class Advisor (8 years)

o   Area Coordinator (12 years)  

o   Lab Incharge (12 years)


o   S. Z. Qasim & M. A. Ismail, ”Performance Gaining for solving Many-objective Optimization Problems using Variation Operators”, 1st International Electrical Engineering Congress (IEEC), May. 13-14, 2016, Karachi, Pakistan

o   S. Z. Qasim & M.A. Ismail, “Research problems in Search-Based Software Engineering for many-objective optimization”. In Innovations in Electrical Engineering and Computational Technologies (ICIEECT), 2017 International Conference on (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

Awards & Honors

o   Member, Board of Studies (CIS Department) from 2007 to 2016

o   Internal Auditor (Quality Management Systems) from 2002 to 2012

o   Member, Board of Review (Examinations Department) from 2002 to 2008

o   Member, Board of Review (Registrar office) from 2016 to 2017

Professional Activities

o   Regular contribution towards curriculum development and improvement at Undergraduate and Masters level

o   Supervision of Final Year Projects

o   Participation in Outcome Based-Education (OBE) systems development

o   Development and Improvement of practical workbooks of various courses