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Dr. Saima Zafar

Professor & HOD
HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

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  • Ph.D (Electrical Engineering), UET, Lahore, Pakistan (2011)
  • MS (Electrical Engineering), UET, Lahore, Pakistan (2006)
  • B.Sc (Electrical Engineering), UET, Lahore, Pakistan (1998)


Dr. Saima Zafar started her professional career in software development industry after completing Bachelors in Electrical Engineering in 1998 and worked as Senior Software Engineer in NetSol technologies Inc. as part of a team that developed financial and leasing software for Mercedes-Benz Leasing Company, Australia. Later she joined academia and completed Masters and PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2006 and 2011 respectively. She is associated with FAST-NU Lahore campus since 2008 and is a Professor in the Electrical Engineering department. She has taught various courses like linear circuit analysis, network analysis, signals & systems, analog and digital communications, programming, data communication networks, wireless & mobile communications, advanced computer networks, research methodology, Internet of Things etc. and has supervised a number of Final Year Projects and MS theses. She is HEC approved PhD supervisor and is currently supervising two PhD theses. Her research interests include design and performance analysis of network protocols, computer network modeling, solutions for wireless sensor networks and cellular networks, 6LoWPANs, data center networks, inter and intra-network communications in heterogeneous networks, telecommunication policy, blockchain and Internet of Things. She has published more than 30 peer reviewed papers in journals and conferences of repute.