Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar assumes the charge as Vice Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam University
On March 14th，Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar (SI) has assumed the charge as Vice Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU).
QAU, located in Islamabad, Pakistan, is a well-known public university in Pakistan，and also the host institute of China-Pakistan Joint Research Center on Earth Sciences (CPJRC).The headquarter of CPJRC is located on the QAU campus.
Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar is an accomplished scholar and academician with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the esteemed University of Leeds, UK, and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Punjab. With a remarkable career spanning decades, Dr. Akhtar has held significant positions in academia. Currently serving as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Punjab, Dr. Niaz also worked as Vice Chancellor of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Vice Chancellor of the University of Sahiwal, Vice Chancellor of Information and Technology University (ITU-Punjab), and Rector of the National Textile University, Faisalabad (NTU). Notably, he also served as vice-chairman (Punjab) of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) for more than six years.
Professor Akhtar has long been engaged in the field of engineering and technology research, and has made many academic achievements. The government of Pakistan awarded Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar the distinguished Sitara-i-Imtiaz in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of education (engineering & technology) in 2015.
Prof. Niaz Ahmad Akhter（the fourth one from the left）assumes the charge as Vice Chancellor, QAU