Dr. Junaid Qadir


Dr. Junaid Qadir is a Professor at the Information Technology University (ITU) of Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan. He is the director of the IHSAN Lab and also serves as the Chairperson of the Electrical Engineering Department. Before joining ITU in December 2015, he was associated with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) of the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) for more than 7 years. He completed his Ph.D. from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, in 2008, and Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles at various high-quality research venues including more than 50 impact-factor journal publications at top international research journals including IEEE Communication Magazine, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC), IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (CST), and IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). He was awarded the Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) Best University Teacher Award—the highest national teaching award in Pakistan—for the year 2012-2013. His research interests are in the areas of computer systems and networking; applied artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML); healthcare informatics; engineering education; ethics for technology; AI ethics; and using ICT for development (ICT4D). In 2020, his project proposal won an award from Facebook Research Ethics in AI Initiative for the Asia Pacific. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM and has been appointed as an ACM Distinguished Speaker (2020 to 2022).

Course Schedule


Course Title Course Contents Duration Start Date
IHSAN for Muslim Professionals Introduction to Ethics and Various Ethical
4 weeks October 1st, 2020

Course Title Course Contents Duration Start Date
Ethics Module I Introduction to Ethics and Various Ethical
4 weeks November 1st, 2020
Ethics Module 2 Introduction to
 Islamic Ethics
4 weeks December 1st, 2020
Ethics Module 3 Effectiveness and
4 weeks January 1st, 2021
Ethics Module 4 Ethics, Technology,
 and Society
4 weeks February 1st, 2021

Course Title Course Contents Duration Start Date
Stochastic Module 1 Introduction to
2 weeks January 1st, 2021
Stochastic Module 2 Probability 4 weeks February 1st, 2021
Stochastic Module 3 Statistics 4 weeks March 1st, 2021
Stochastic Module 4 Stochastic Processes 4 weeks April 1st, 2021