Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tabassum Afzal has rendered more than 25 years of meritorious services as teacher, researcher and academic leader in institutions of higher learning abroad in Canada and Japan.
During a long illustrious career, Prof. Afzal held several academic and administrative positions and contributed substantially towards the advancement of University research as well as elevating the standards of quality education.
Prof. Afzal is a reputed scientist, internationally recognised for insightful leadership and applied research. He has played a key role in developing a state-of-the-art bioenergy and bioproducts research lab in Canada as well as in the design of several innovative microwave heated reactors in collaboration with his research team.
Prof. Afzal is highly motivated to helping students, faculty and staff excel and contribute to the society not only as professionals but also engage as responsible citizens in the cultural context of Pakistan and deliver excellence in higher education and industry driven research.
He is currently serving as Rector of COMSATS University Islamabad, a leading world ranked public sector university of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan.