Dr. Athar Mahboob

Dr. Athar Mahboob is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Dean (as well as Acting Registrar and Acting Director IT) at the DHA Suffa University, Karachi. Earlier he was a Faculty Member at the National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan and since 2005 the Founder, and President, of Ibn Khaldun Systems, a knowledge-based enterprise. Dr. Athar Mahboob obtained a PhD in Electrical Engineering from National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan in 2005. Earlier, he had obtained BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering both from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA (1992,1995). Dr. Athar Mahboob has over 18 years of teaching and research experience in various prestigious universities of Pakistan. Dr. Athar Mahboob is a specialist in implementing Enterprise Information Services using Linux, Information Security and Cryptology, Computer Networks and Internetworking using TCP/IP Protocols, Digital Systems Design and Computer Architectures. Dr. Athar Mahboob’s Ph.D. research was focused on “Efficient Hardware and Software Implementations of Elliptic Curve Cryptography” an area in which he has obtained several international publications. In addition to teaching and research, over the last 25 years Dr. Athar Mahboob has performed IT Consultancy assignments for many reputable organizations in the public and private sectors. Being fully involved with both industrial and academic environments allows Dr. Athar Mahboob to educate, train and mentor student engineers in real-world engineering problem solving. Over the last 18 years Dr. Athar Mahboob has also been a proven academic leader and industrial project manager. His in-depth understanding and simultaneous deep involvement with Pakistani academia and industry is nearly impossible to find in any other person.

  • Company:DHA Suffa University
  • Short Bio:Dean
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