Faisal Ahmad Khan

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


faisal dot khan at gatech dot edu

Faisal Ahmad Khan received MS and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA in 2012. He received BS degree in Software Engineering and MS degree in Telecommunications in 2004 and 2007, respectively, from Bahria University Karachi. 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 interests include cross layer in communication networks, network security, and applied machine learning. Awards and distinctions to his credit include Fulbright Ph.D. fellowship 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 a Senior Member (SM) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has been the conference chair of the IEEE ICE Cube Conference 2016 and 2018. He is also the co-founder of Quetta Literary Festival. He has been invited speaker and session chair at a number of international conferences. He is member of the Board of Directors Ignite National Technology Fund Pakistan, National Computing Education Accreditation Council and National Technology Council Pakistan. 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.