Department of Sciences & Humanities
Arif Khattak brings along training, research, teaching, and management experience of more than two decades. He has delivered several customized training workshops for wide spectra of audiences, and has been resource person for different sponsored workshops, seminars, and conferences in public and private sectors. He has also worked as a resource person for Higher Education Commission on Professional and Technical Communication, and Pedagogical Skills. He is currently working as Head - School of Sciences & Humanities at FAST National University, CFD Campus. He is also the head of QEC at the same Campus. He recently compiled and authored Academic Rules for FAST National University, Islamabad. Before this, he used to work as an Associate Professor and Director Academics at Iqra University, Islamabad. He has served as Head of Department, Sciences & Humanities, FAST-NU Islamabad from 2002 to 2009. He remained associated with the GIK Institute for more than 5 years. He also had been the coordinator of Humanities & Social Sciences department at GIK Institute. Earlier, he remained associated with research and editing of the papers of the founder of Pakistan, Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. He has to his credit 17 books and dozens of research papers. Some of the details of his work can be viewed here. He was also one of the authors of the team that prepared teachers' manual and students' preparation kits for the Ministry of IT’s Prime Minister National OSP programme. Mr. Khattak was the first-ever South Asia Fellow from Pakistan at the Centre of South Asia, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK (1999). His areas of interest include professional training, pedagogy, teaching methodologies/skills/curriculum development, ESP in science and technology and linguistic connotations of the modern South Asian politics.
- M.A(English), Punjab University, Pakistan (2000)
- M.Sc, Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad , Pakistan (1991)