The UET Lahore Syndicate in its meeting held on 9th September 2021 approved the appointment of six retired Professors including one female as Professor Emeritus after two and half decade. Prof. (R) Dr. Muhammad Nawaz Tariq was the first Professor Emeritus appointed at Institute of Public Health Engineering and Research in 1995.
The Senate of the university in its 36th meeting held on 5th June 2021 had approved the updated and revised statutes for appointment of Professor Emeritus to acknowledge the services and expertise of its retired Professors. The nominations received from various departments were considered by a committee to present the names of retired professors to the Syndicate keeping in view their expertise and experience in teaching and research as well as their services to the university.
The Professor Emeritus will contribute to the academic life of the university through seminars, writing textbooks in the respective field of specialization and guidance in research to the faculty and students. They will also supervise the postgraduate students.
The Syndicate approved the committee’s nominations duly recommended by the Vice-Chancellor in line with the relevant statutes and appointed Prof. (R) Dr. Muhammad Ali Maud, Prof. (R) Dr. Haroon Attique Babri, and Prof. (R) Dr. Neelum Naz as Professor Emeritus in Computer Engineering Department, Electrical Engineering Department and Architecture Department, respectively.
The Syndicate also approved the appointment of Prof. (R) Zia ud Din Mian, Prof. (R) Dilshad Hussain and Prof. (R) Dr. Muhammad Nasir Chaudhary as Honorary Professor Emeritus in Civil Engineering Department, Mechanical Engineering Department and Mathematics Department, respectively. The members of the Syndicate appreciated the initiative of the Vice-Chancellor to recognize the services and expertise of the retired faculty.