Department of Data Science

Department of Data Science

Department of Data Science was established on January 1st, 2021

Chairman Department of Data Science

Dr. Shahid Manzoor

  • Chairman Department of Data Science
  • Associate Professor 
  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden
  • MS in Bioinformatics, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden
  • M.Sc in Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • B.Sc (Hons), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Research / Teaching Interests:  Bioinformatics, Comparative Genomics, Genome Assembly and Annotation, Metagenomics, Biological Databases, Correlation network analysis, Microbiome analysis, Proteomic, Transcriptomic and Metabolic Pathway analysis, Database Systems, Database Administration.
  • Email: chairman.dds@pucit.edu.pk, chairman.dds@pu.edu.pk
  • Curriculum Vitae

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Science Data Science

M.Phil in Data Science

Faculty

Dr. Shahid Manzoor

  • Chairman Department of Data Science
  • Associate Professor 
  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden
  • MS in Bioinformatics, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden
  • M.Sc in Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • B.Sc (Hons), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Research / Teaching Interests:  Bioinformatics, Comparative Genomics, Genome Assembly and Annotation, Metagenomics, Biological Databases, Correlation network analysis, Microbiome analysis, Proteomic, Transcriptomic and Metabolic Pathway analysis, Database Systems, Database Administration.
  • Email: chairman.dds@pucit.edu.pk, chairman.dds@pu.edu.pk
  • Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kamran Malik

Prof. Dr. Adnan Abid

Dr. Muhammad Nadeem Majeed

  • Associate Professor 
  • Degree Supervisor PhD/MPhil(DS)
  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila.
  • MS in Computer Engineering, CASE, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila.
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Communication & Networks, Data Science and Machine learning, Business Intelligence & Strategy-Making.
  • Email: nadeem.majeed@pucit.edu.pk
  • Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jjt-vaxr-rub
  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Syed Faisal Bukhari

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
  • M.S., Computer Science, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
  • M.Sc., Computer Science, Punjab University
  • M.Sc., Statistics, Punjab University
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Computer Vision, Image Processing, Machine Learning, and Statistics
  • Email: faisal.bukhari@pucit.edu.pk

Dr Khurram Shahzad

  • Associate Professor
  • PhD Computer and Systems Sciences, KTH – Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • MS Information Technology, KTH – Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2006
  • M.Sc Computer Science, PU, 2004
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Data Warehousing, Business Process Management and Academic Social Network
  • Email: khurram@pucit.edu.pk
  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Waheed Iqbal

  • Associate Professor
  • PhD Computer Science Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Mobile and Web Computing, Scalable Applications and Architectures, Algorithms Analysis, Data Structures, Operating Systems
  • Website: http://www.waheediqbal.info/
  • Email: waheed.iqbal@pucit.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Idrees

Tariq Mahmood Butt

  • Assistant Professor
  • M.Sc Electrical Engineering UET Lahore (Thesis in progress)
  • M.Sc Computer Science, Al-Khair University , Lahore, 2002
  • MBA, Punjab University, 1998
  • B.Sc Electrical Engineering, UET Lahore, 1992
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Digital Logic and Design, Microprocessors, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems
  • Email: tariq.butt@pucit.edu.pk

Dr. Syed Muhammad Ali

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD Computer Science, University of Central Florida, USA, 2016
  • MS Computer Science, University of Central Florida, USA, 2014
  • M.Sc Computer Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 2003
  • B.Sc Engineering, University of Engg. & Tech. (UET), Lahore, 2000
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Machine Learning, Image Processing, Computer Vision
  • Email: muhammad.ali@pucit.edu.pk
  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Ather Ashraf

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD. Computer Science, PU
  • M.S. Computer Science, UCP, Lahore, 2003 (First Position)
  • B.Sc. Civil Engineering, UET, Lahore, 2000
  • M.Sc. GIS, Punjab University, 2003
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Geo-Spatial System Design, Geo-Spatial data bases & Web GIS
  • Email: ather@pucit.edu.pk
  • Curriculum Vitae

Imran Javed

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD Computer Science (In Progress)
  • M.Phil Computer Science, PU
  • M.Sc Computer Science, PU, 2001
  • PGD in Computer Science, PU, 1999
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Theory of Formal Languages and Automata, Design and Implementation of Compilers, Programming Languages
  • Email: Imranj@pucit.edu.pk
  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr Zubair Nawaz

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD Computer Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, 2011
  • MS Computer Science, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan, 2002
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, 1997
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Analysis of Algorithms, Advanced Algorithms, High Performance Computing
  • Email: znawaz@pucit.edu.pk
  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Muhammad Abdullah

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. Computer Science PUCIT, University of the Punjab (2020)
  • M.Phil Computer Science, PUCIT, University of the Punjab (2016)
  • BS Computer Science, University of the Punjab (2014)
  • Teaching: Programming Fundamentals, Object-Oriented Programming, Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Cloud Computing
  • Research / Teaching Interests: Cloud Computing, Scalable Applications, Machine Learning, System Performance Management.
  • Email:  muhammad.abdullah@pucit.edu.pk