Dr Azhar Ahmad
Category: May 17, 2016
Personal Information
Campus Islamabad dr-azhar
Department Humanities & Social Sciences
Designation Head of the department
Name Dr Azhar Ahmad
Email hodssisb@bahria.edu.pk
Phone (Office Ext) 9260002 – 261
Research Area China, Indian Ocean, Maritime, Regional Politics, Peace & Conflict.
Number of Publications 15

 

Associations
Distinguished Researcher: Asia-Africa Development & Exchange Society of China, Beijing
Senior Research Associate: Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad
Associate Member: Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies, King’s College, London, UK
Member Board of Studies: Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore

 

Qualification
Degree Passing Year Majors University
PhD 2014 Peace and Conflict Studies National Defence University, Islamabad
MS 2000 Defence Affairs Management Armed Forces Command and Staff Collage, Tehran, Iran
Diploma 1997 Persian Language National University of Modern Languages Islamabad

 

Teaching Experience
Designation From To Organization
Associate Professor July 2018 Date Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Head of Department (H&SS) June 2016 Date Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Senior Assistant Professor Jan 2016 June 2016 Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Visiting Faculty 2015 2016 International Islamic University, Islamabad
Visiting Speaker 2009 Date Pakistan Navy War College Lahore
Visiting Faculty 2013 Date National Defence University, Islamabad
Research Consultant 2010 2010 Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad
Senior Instructor & Directing Staff 2000 2002 Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore
Instructor & Training Commander 1999 2000 PN HRD Center, Karachi
Directing Staff 1999 2000 Junior Officers Staff Duties Course, Karachi

 

SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES/ LECTURES
1 Pakistan’s Exclusive Economic Zone: Opportunities, Challenges, and StrategiesSpeech at the Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad- August 10, 2016.
2 Maritime Terrorism: A Challenge for the Seafaring NationsLecture at the National Defence University, Islamabad- April 14, 2016.
3 Dynamics of Pakistan- China Relations: CPEC- National Conference on Emerging Geostrategic Landscape in South-West Asia and the Asia Pacific– Strategic Vision Institute, Islamabad- November 6, 2015.
4 Geo-Strategic Significance of Gwadar- Seminar cum Workshop on China Pakistan Economic Corridor and Gwadar- The Emerging Geopolitics in the Region and Challenges– Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore- October 5, 2015.
5 Upcoming Kashgar-Gwadar Trade Corridor: Planning for its efficient Execution, Operation and Maintenance Seminar on Wealth Shift to Asia-Pacific Region- Upcoming KGTC- Implications and Opportunities for Pakistan– The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi- June 5, 2015.
6 How to Build CPEC into a Regional Public Product and improve Regional DevelopmentInternational Conference on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor– China Institute of International Studies, Beijing- May 7, 2015.
7 Maritime Security and External Security Threats: Capacity and ChallengesConference on National Security Issues: Assessing Strategic Gains of Zarb-e-Azb– organized by Pakistan House, Islamabad- April 27, 2015.
8 Gwadar: The Vision, Opportunities and ChallengesInternational Conference onInvesting in Gwadar’ organized by Academy & Finance, Dubai- March 25, 2015.
9 The Gwadar-Kashgar Corridor & its Impact on the Region6th International Maritime Conference 2015– National Centre for Maritime Policy Research, Karachi- Feb 14-16, 2015.
10 Gwadar: Potential and ProspectsSeminar on Gwadar: Potential and Prospects– Jointly organized by Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies and Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Islamabad- January 29, 2015.
11 Maritime Cooperative Paradigm of the Indian Ocean- Way Forward- International Maritime Symposium– Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore- May 14-15, 2014.
12 Evolving Environment in the Indian Ocean and Pak-China Entente- International Conference on ‘Pakistan and China: Bilateral and Beyond Bilateral Exchanges’– Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad- April 28, 2014.
13 Development of Gwadar Port: Its Geopolitical and Geo-economic Significance- Presentation at The Institute of Regional Studies, Islamabad- January 21, 2014.
14 Analyzing the Kishanganga Award- Seminar at the Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad- January 16, 2014.
15 Gwadar Port- Challenges and Prospects- Lecture at the Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore- June 3, 2013.
16 Commercial and Strategic Importance of Gwadar- Lecture at the Naval Strategic Force Command, Islamabad- May 24, 2013.
17 Commercial and Strategic Significance of Gwadar Port for Pakistan and the Region as a whole- Keynote Speaker, Islamabad Council for World Affairs, Islamabad- April 16, 2013.
18 Gwadar: Current Status and Future Prospects- Keynote Speaker, Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad- March 14, 2013.
19 International Cooperation & Construction of Multilateral Maritime Security Mechanism- International Symposium on China’s Contribution in Security & Cooperation in Indian Ocean- East China Normal University, Shanghai- November 22-23, 2012.
20 How to put our own house in order- Conference on Pakistan Today: Challenges and Response– Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad- October 24, 2011.
21 Interests of Regional and Extra-Regional Players in the Region- Keynote Speech, Asia-Africa Development & Research Institute, Beijing- June 17, 2011.
22 Future Prospects of Pak-China Relations- Lecture at Asia-Africa Development & Research Institute, Beijing-June 16,  2011.
23 Extra-Regional Influences in The Indian Ocean; Emerging Indo-US Nexus and its Bearing on Pak-China Relations- International Seminar on 60 Years of Pak-China Relations: Landmarks, Trends & Approaches– Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad- April 11-12, 2011.
24 Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean Region, International Seminar on Pak-China Relations: Year of Friendship– Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, January 11-12, 2011.

 

Publications
1 Gwadar: Balance in Transition– Book under publication in English & Chinese languages by Yunnan University Press, China.
2 Gwadar: An Historical Kaleidoscope– Paper under publication in Policy Perspectives Summer Edition 2016.
3 Maritime Power and Strategy, NDU Journal Vol. XXVIII 2014.
4 Resolution of Bangladesh Maritime Boundary Disputes: Lessons for Countries like Pakistan, Commentary Centre for Pakistan & Gulf Studies Website, November 2014.
5 Going Maritime, Spot Analysis Centre for Pakistan & Gulf Studies Website, May 2014.
6 35 Years of Sino-US Relations: Opinion Maker January 15, 2014.
7 Gwadar- Time to Rejoice or to Review: Opinion Maker February 15, 2013.
8 Concept of National Power: Strategic Journal Summer/Autumn Edition 2012.
9 Gwadar- Hope Alive: Opinion Maker August 5, 2012.
10 Extra-Regional Influences in The Indian Ocean: Emerging Indo-US Nexus and its Bearing on Pak-China Relations: Proceedings of Seminar on Pak-China Friendship, Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad 2012.
11 Indus Waters Treaty: A Dispassionate Analysis: Policy Perspective July-December Edition 2011.
12 Maritime Security in The Indian Ocean Region: Proceedings of Seminar on Pak-China Relations, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad 2011.
13 Balochistan: Rationalisation of Centre-Province Relations: (Co-edited)- Islamabad Policy Research Institute 2010.
14 Maritime Security Post 9/11-Challenges and Response: Strategic Journal Summer/Autumn Edition 2009.
15 The Role of Navy in Peace Time: Defence Journal October, 2000.