Dr Tashfeen Mahmood Azhar

Principal Consultant

Ph.D. University of South Florida, USA

M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering and Material Sciences University of Pittsburgh, USA

B.Sc. (Engineering) in Metallurgical and Material Sciences

Trainings, Certifications, Memberships

  • Member Board of Trustee, NIMAT Education Foundation

Experience

  • Chairman Accreditation Inspection Committee (AIC), Mentor, and Member Eligibility Award Committee National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC):
  • Professor, Director Ph.D. Programs and Chairman Department of Operations & Supply Chain: University of Management and Technology
  • Professor at School of Business and Economics (SBE): Currently leading the team for accreditation of BBA program with EPAS, an accreditation system operated by European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
  • Team leader for the accreditation processes of South Asian Quality System (SAQS) and National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC)
  • Instructor in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering: University Of South Florida: Taught the course of Statistical Design of Experiments at the undergraduate level.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering: Courses taught or assisted in teaching: Linear Systems, Engineering Economy and Engineering Cost Analysis
  • Graduate Research Assistant at the Department of Metallurgical Engineering And Material Sciences, University Of Pittsburgh: Worked on the US Department of Energy's project for the study of the effects of temperature and sulfur atmosphere on the breakdown of protective scale on Ni-Cr, Ni-Al, and Ni-Si alloys.
  • General Manager Operations, Rex Baren Batteries Ltd: Responsible for the overall operations of the Company which involves: Production Planning & Control; Quality Control with implementation of ISO 9000 standards in all aspects of the operations; Research & Development activities for long term product diversification & Company expansion; developing management information system to integrate the marketing, financial, purchasing and personnel activities
  • General Manager Operations, Radieux (Pvt) Ltd: Controlled the Production, Quality Control, Research & Development, and Maintenance & Procurement Departments Achievements: Modernized plant by automating processes; produced high quality PVC separators through statistical process controls and other in-process control checks; diversified to include manufacture of impregnated paperboard and implemented Total Quality Management (TQM).
  • Consultancy Project: involved in developing curriculum for University of Gujrat under public-private partnership as a senior consultant. The work entails developing undergraduate and graduate level programs in the field of Engineering, Business, Economics, Basic Sciences, Computer Science, etc.

Area of Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Control
  • Production Planning and Inventory Control
  • Fuzzy Mathematical Modeling
  • Computer Simulation
  • Expert System
  • Managing Supply Chain, Production Planning and Control
  • Operations and Supply Chain Models