About Us

In 2002, the Center for Software Research & Development (CSRD) was established at 09 different universities of Pakistan including NED University, by the Ministry of Science & Technology and Telecommunication. The overall objective of the Endowment project is to consolidate and expand the Research and Development Programmes in the areas relating to I.T. & Telecommunication Sector.
  • To strengthen Postgraduate Research Programmes leading to Masters and Doctorate Degrees in various areas relating to I.T. & Telecommunication Sector.
  • To produce three (03) Ph.D. and Twelve (12) M.Engg/MCIT in disciplines relating to I.T. & Telecommunication Sector per year
  • To undertake Industrial Research Projects which would be substantially strengthen University-Industry liaison.


Our mission is to combine knowledge, hard work and enthusiasm in the areas of computer science & software engineering to be able to contribute to the software products development and research activities in our country.


The objective of this centre is to carry out research and development in the areas of computer science & software engineering. The CSRD will supervise PhD and MS theses and undergraduate projects in these areas.


Prof. Dr. Najeed Ahmed Khan
(July 2013-Till Now) 

Dr. Najeed Ahmed Khan has done PhD in Computer Vision from University of Leeds United Kingdom. His main interest in computer vision specific to application areas of medical imaging. He is author of around 30 plus publications in JCR and ISI indexed Journals. Dr. Khan has won HEC National Centre for Artificial Intelligence (NCAI) for NED University as CO-PI. Two PhD scholars has been completed degree whereas Five PhD scholars are under supervision. Multiple research National and International funding grants have been awarded to Mr. Khan. Currently he is serving as Professor of Artificial Intelligence and as Executive Officer & Caretaker MoST Chair Professor endowment at NED University. . 



Dr. Shamsul Haque
(July 2011-July 2013)  

was appointed as Professor of Computer Science.


Prof. Agathe Merceron
(Feb 2010- September 2010) 

Professor of Computer Science, Beuth University, Berlin
Germany was appointed as Professor of Computer Science. 


Dr. Ansar Ahmad Khan
(14 Feb 2006 to 30 July 2011)

was appointed as Professor of Computer Science.


Dr. Syed Salahuddin Hyder
(03-06-2003  to 13-02-2006)

was appointed as Visiting Faculty of Computer Science.