Faisal Ahmad Khan

Pro Vice Chancellor
Balochistan University of IT, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta


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Faisal Ahmad Khan received BS degree in Software Engineering and MS degree in Telecommunications in 2004 and 2007, respectively, from Bahria University Karachi. He received MS and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA in 2012. He has been working with the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology at BUITEMS since October 2007. He has worked as Dean of the faculty from August 2013 to Nov 2018. Currently, he is working as the Pro Vice Chancellor, BUITEMS since Dec 2018.

Dr. Khan has worked with the Communications Systems Center (CSC) at Georgia Institute of Technology from 2009 to 2012. His research at CSC focused on Vehicular Ad hoc Networks under the title Safety-Message Routing in VANETs. His research work at Bahria University focused on Radio-Wave Propagation into Buildings and Client-Server Architecture for Cellular Handheld devices. Awards and distinctions to his credit include Fulbright Ph.D. scholarship award 2009-2012, British Council Momentum award 2018, outstanding leadership award IEEE Karachi section 2015, excellence in leadership award by World Confederation of Business, Houston, Texas, 2015; best teacher award BUITEMS 2008, Bahria University scholarship award 2006, and undergraduate distinction Bahria University 2004.

Dr. Khan is Senior Member (SM) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscatway, NJ, USA. He has been invited speaker and session chair at a number of international IEEE conferences. He has also been the conference chair of the IEEE ICE Cube Conference 2016 and 2018. Besides professional undertakings, he is the founder of Quetta Going Green, a citizens' movement for the promotion of environmental awareness in the city of Quetta. He is also the founder of Honesty Mart, an initiative for the promotion of trust and honesty in the society.