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Dr. Faran Ahmed
Assistant Professor
Operations & Supply Chain Management

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Business School, H-12 Sector, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90853234

Industrial Engineering

PhD–Industrial Engineering Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. Master of Science - Industrial Engineering Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. Master of Science - Engineering Management National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pak

​Dr. Faran Ahmed holds an Engineering degree from GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology (GIKI) and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from NUST College of E&ME. Afterwards, he was awarded fully funded scholarship by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to pursue MS and PhD in Industrial Engineering from Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. His main research areas include multi-criteria decision making, decision support systems and computing with words.​

​Multi-criteria decision making, Decision support systems and computing with words


  • Ah​med, Faran, and Kemal Kilic, "Fuzzy analytic hierarchy process: a performance analysis of various algorithms" Fuzzy Sets and Systems 362 (2019): 110-128. (Impact Factor 2.675)

  • Tanoumand, Neda, Dicle Yagmur Ozdemir, Kemal Kilic, and Faran Ahmed, "Selecting cloud computing service provider with fuzzy AHP" Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2017 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, 2017
  • Ahmed, Faran and Kemal Kilic, “Fuzzy Extent Analysis: Comparison of defuzzification methods” presented in “International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management” held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 8 – 10, 2016
  • Ahmed, Faran, and Kemal Kilic, "Comparison of fuzzy extent analysis technique and its extensions with original eigenvector approach" Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems. SCITEPRESS-Science and Technology Publications, Lda, 2016.
  • Ahmed, Faran, and Kemal Kilic, "Modification to fuzzy extent analysis method and its performance analysis." Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM), 2015 International Conference on. IEEE, 2015.​​

​Dr. Faran Ahmed has a comprehensive 4.5 years of work experience in the engineering servicing sector of Pakistan where he worked in close coordination with manufacturing sector of Pakistan for their up gradation through incorporation of CAD/CAM/CAE, Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Tooling, Advance Manufacturing and Quality Control Solutions.