Dr Asad Ullah

Dr Asad Ullah

Karakoram International University Gilgit, Pakistan

Biography :

Dr. Asad Ullah is currently working as Associate Professor and Chair of the department of Mathematical Sciences at Karakoram International University Gilgit, Pakistan (KIU). He is associated with the department of Mathematical Sciences, KIU as a faculty member since 2006. He received his Master’s Degree from KIU with distinction (Gold medal) in 2006 and Doctors Degree from University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) in 2013. He has been awarded 'Certificate of excellence' from USTB during his Ph.D. Dr. Asad has published around 50 research articles in reputed international WoS-indexed journals and peer reviewed international conferences. He has been recipient of several research awards, recently he won two research awards, viz. '2nd prize in Natural Sciences' from Chinese Society for Stereology and Image Analysis, and ‘2021 TMS Light Metals and Extraction & Processing Divisions Energy BEST PAPER AWARD" from TMS, USA’. He is founding Editor-in-Chief of the HEC recognized journal ‘Journal of Mountain Area Research’ (Official journal of Karakoram International University) and a regular reviewer of reputed high impact international journals. He is also serving as grant proposal reviewer for the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and other funding agencies. Dr. Asad's research focuses on the areas of applied and computational mathematics viz. computational geometry & combinatorial topology, graph theory, mathematical morphology, digital image processing, AI and machine learning, applied to problems in Materials Science & Engineering, Chemistry and Biology. In particular, he mainly focuses on understanding the microstructural evolution in the course of grain growth, and structure-property relationships in materials through modeling, simulation and topological characterization of micro and nanostructures. Dr. Asad Ullah has a considerable experience of arranging national/international conferences and seminars, and has also been an active participant at several national/international conferences and seminars as invited/Keynote speaker.