Published on: September 1, 2021
Dr. Muhammad Ayub Siddiqui
FAST Business School
Muhammad Ayub Siddiqui did PhD from Bahria University Islamabad in 2013. Dr. Siddiqui is professor at NUCES and specializes in financial modelling, quantitative methods and models of economic and financial dynamics. He has on his credit, 28 years of teaching and research experience at the HEIs including BU-Islamabad and has published more than 50 research papers in the journals of national and international repute. He actively participates in the media talk shows on socio-economic and financial issues. Dr. Siddiqui has headed departments of management sciences, economics and finance in reputed universities and successfully launched different degree programs in addition to various schemes of studies at the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Dr. Siddiqui has headed the Board of Studies and has been working as a member of academic councils, BASR and the selection boards in various universities. He is also Head/Convener-HEC-Distance Education Policy and has developed Policy of Distance Education (2016-2019). Dr. Siddiqui has won three times in his teaching career, the Best Teacher Award, and Best Researcher Award, including the HEC-Best Teacher Award in 2013. He has supervised around 100 MS/MPhil theses and 10 PhDs in the diversified fields of economics, finance and management sciences. He regularly develops new courses in fields of studies. He has also completed funded projects including the HEC-funded project in the field of Entrepreneurship. He is also on the editorial boards of a couple of research national and international journals. BU was awarded membership of the International Association of Universities in 2011 for which Mr. Siddiqui presented his research work at Nairobi and successfully pleaded and won the case of BU’s membership against many Indian and Bangladeshi HEIs. Mr. Siddiqui has also supervised around 30 MS/MPhil and 3 PhD students at BU including the first MPhil graduate in Management Sciences. His further contribution to the development of Bahria University’s Business School is multidimensional and is difficult to adequately cover here in small space.