Rector NUST honoured with PEC Excellence Award (Lifetime Achievement)
In recognition of his meritorious contributions to the field of Engineering and S&T development in Pakistan, Rector NUST Engr Javed Mahmood Bukhari has been conferred the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Excellence Award- 2021 (Lifetime Achievement) by the President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi.
A graduate of Cranfield University, UK; Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad; University of Balochistan, Quetta; and Military College of Engineering (MCE), Risalpur, Engr Javed Mahmood Bukhari has held many prestigious positions during his illustrious career spanning over 35 years. Prior to assuming the charge of Rector National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), he has served as Director General Frontier Works Organisation (FWO), and Commandant NUST Military College of Engineering (MCE), besides remaining on the faculty of MCE, National Defence University Islamabad, Command & Staff College Quetta, and Pakistan Military Academy Abbottabad.
Under Engr Bukhari’s continuing stint as Rector NUST, the university has made monumental strides forward vis-a-vis international standing and visibility, academic and research pursuits, disruptive innovation, result-oriented partnership with industry and so on. His major contributions as Rector NUST inter alia include the expansion of Pakistan’s first S&T Park – the National Science & Technology Park, the establishment of the School of Interdisciplinary Engineering & Science (SINES), School of Health Sciences (under construction), the introduction of new programmes of study, labs, etc.
Under his sagacious leadership, God willing NUST is fully poised to achieve new heights of glory.