Dr. M. Shafique Akhyar

Dr. M. Shafique Akhyar

Dr. M. Shafique Akhyar

Associate Dean

DR. MUHAMMAD SHAFIQ AKHYAR is the Associate Dean of Administration in UCP Business School. He obtained his Ph.D. in Statistics from Cornell University, USA. He has more than fifty years of teaching and administrative experience at various public and private sector universities. Before joining the University of Central Punjab, he was the Head of the Department of Statistics at the University of Karachi. He also served for fifteen years, as a senior faculty member, in the Department of Statistics and Operations Research at King Saud University, Riyadh (KSA). His teaching and research interests include experimental design and data analysis. He has been a member of various professional bodies. He has written many research articles in renowned national and international journals

PhDStatisticsCornell University, N.Y. USA1978
M.AStatisticsUniversity of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan1960
B.Sc.Mathematics StatisticsUniversity of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan 1958

Teaching Positions

Professor, Associate DeanUniversity of Central Punjab 1995 till date
Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Statistics & Operations Research, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia1979 - 1995
Associate ProfessorDepartment of Statistics, University of Karachi1979 - 1978
Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Statistics, University of Karachi1970- 1978
LecturerDepartment of Statistics, University of Karachi1964-1970
LecturerMurray College Sialkot, Pakistan1960 – 1964


Advisor/ConsultantPCBA/UCP Business School1995- to date
ConsultantStatistical consultant of the Department of Statistics & OR,KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia1979-1995
ConsultantStatistical Consultant of the Biometrics Unit, Cornell Univ, N.Y, USA1976-1977
Administrative Chairman, Department of Statistics, University of Karachi.1978-1979 & 1973-1974
Technical ExperienceConducted teacher’s training program In BMDP and other packages at KSU, Riyadh.1982
Awards/Scholarship Best teacher award by KSU, Riyadh. Central Overseas Training Scholarship, Pakistan.1984 1984
1Huda, S. & Shafiq, M (1992). Minimax designs for estimating the slope of a second-order response surface in a cubic region. J. Applied. Statistics, Vol. 19, No. 4, 501-507. U.K.
2Shafiq, M. and Huda, S. (1989). On application of association matrices in the analysis of fourth-order rotatable designs, Pakistan J. Statistics., Vol. 5 No 2 Series. A, 131-142.
3Huda, S. and Shafiq, M. (1989). A review of recent work on spring balance weighing designs. Proc. First Islamic Countries Conf. Statist. Sciences, Vol. II, 410-422.
4Huda, S. and Shafiq, M. (1987). On Ds-efficiency of D-optimal fourth – order rotatable designs, Pakistan J. Statistics., Vol. 3 series B 33-37.
5Shafiq, M. (1986). Interblock analysis of generalized N-ary balanced block designs. Pakistan J. Statistics., Vol. II No. 1 Series A. 7-12.
6Shafiq, M. and Federer, W. T. (1982) General binary partially balanced block designs J. Ind. Soc. Agr. Statist., pp. 41-55
7Manzoor a., R. Naheed and Shafiq, M. (1980). Diversity of Typhlocybine Leafhoppers affecting fruit, plants in Pakistan. Pakistan J. Sci. Ind. Res., Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2, 34-40.
8Shafiq, M. and Federer, W. T. (1979). Generalized N-ary balanced block designs. Biometrika Vol. 66, pp. 115-123, U.K
9Shafiq, M. (1977). General binary balanced block design. Biometrics Unit, Cornell Univ. Mimeo Series BU-599-M.
10Ahmed, M., Jabbar, A. and Shafiq, M. (1973). Statistical studies of light trap catches of Zyginidia quyumi on wheat in Punjab. J. Sci. Ind. Res. Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 238-240.
11M. Shafiq, and Alam Sher. (1970). On some aspects of randomization tests in simple comparative experiments. Proceedings of Symposium on Statistical inference and data analysis. Pak. Statis. Assoc. pp. 125-130.

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