Faisal Masud Shaikh

Faisal Masud Shaikh

Faisal Masud Shaikh


Retired as a Major from Corps of Signals (Pakistan Army) after successful completion of required tenure in army .Acquired over 24 years of technical, instructional, managerial and administrative experience (especially related to telecom), while at armed forces.Worked as an instructor at National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Military College of Signals (MCS) campus. Has sound experience in procurement and project management.Presently performing the duties of Assistant Professor at University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore.

  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Digital Logic Design

Education/Academic Profile

Master of Science in Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering
National University of Science & Technology (NUST), 2006

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering
University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore, 1995
Bachelor of Science
Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul, 1989
Very High Frequency/Ultra High Frequency System Course
Electronic Engineering Institute of PLA, China, 1999
Affiliation: Pakistan Engineer Council (PEC)
Registered Professional Engineer

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Central Punjab (UCP)
Lahore, 2014-to date
Teaching Computer Communications and Networks (CCN), Data Communications, Digital Logic Design and Professional Practices (PP). Duties included teaching the students, correcting their reports, assisting in the electronics circuits and advising students in their final year projects.
Pakistan Army (Commissioned/ Gazzetted Officer (Grade 17/18) 1989 – 2013
Instructional and Management skills in Training Institution/ Organization 1995 – 2013
Five years teaching/research experience at NUST, MCS campus.Besides teaching to BE Telecom Engineering program, dealing with NUST affairs at MCS as well.
Established technical training facilities, improved/revised curriculum and implemented policies of NUST.
Coordinated / arranged visits of reputed Organizations and Institutions.
Research and Development experience as a Telecommunication Professional 1995 – 2013
Acquired extensive research and development experience in Electronic Support Measures (ESM) Systems and other systems including Digital Exchanges, High Frequency (HF)/Very High Frequency (VHF) Digital/Internet Protocol based Radio networks, Digital Radio systems, Tactical and Strategic Satellite Communication (SATCOMS)/Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) systems and planning/executing layout of Under Ground/overhead Optical Fiber Cable/Copper cables.
As a Human Resource Development Specialist 1995 – 2013
Implemented recruitment policies and managed the smooth induction of necessary manpower.
Responsible for recruiting, training and supervising of 1000 staff members. This includes the staff’s professional development and mid-level management coaching.
Seconded from Pakistan Army to National Telecommunication & Information Security Board (NTISB), Cabinet Division, Islamabad 2010 – 2012
More than two years experience in secretariat job at NTISB (Cabinet Division) interacting with government, private and foreign organizations.

Master’s Thesis

Development of Edge Detection Algorithm for noising images by using wavelet scale correlation.


Best student award in Very High Frequency, Ultra High Frequency System Course at Electronic Institute of PLA, China.
Installed SATCOMS/ VSAT Network in Pakistan.


Microsoft Office – Microsoft Word, Power Point
Languages – English, Urdu, Punjabi

Other Experiences

Organization of Events of National Significance including coordination with various Headquarters.
Protocol Duties with Very Very Important Persons (VVIPs) i.e. Prime Minister and General Officers etcetera.
Attended National Assembly/Senate sessions as a representative of Cabinet division

Faculty of Information Technology, University of Central Punjab

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