Dr Tashfeen Mahmood Azhar


  • PhD, University of South Florida, USA
  • MS,  Metallurgical Engineering and Material Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • BSc  Engineering Metallurgical and Material Sciences

Trainings, Certifications, Memberships

  • Member Board of Trustee, NIMAT Education Foundation


  • 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