Faculty Profiles

Dr. Rashid Saeed

Designation : Associate Professor
Specialization : Environmental Science

Email : drrashid.saeed@uog.edu.pk

Office Number : +(92) 533643112
Office Exten : 211

Dr. Rashid Saeed owns a profile comprising of sound administrative, academic and research experience. Regarding Managerial/administrative experience, a sound contribution was made for Baluchistan province of Pakistan by serving as Project Head of Sand Dune Stabilization Project envisioned for Climate Change Adaptation. Being a project head, all affairs pertinent to human resource management, financial management, technical supervision and overall project management were looked after. The project is one of the success stories of its type in the history of Sand Dune Stabilization and climate change adaptation. The services were rendered as Chairperson/Head of Department at university of Gujrat and CIIT Sahiwal for almost 8 years, both Departments were escalated/established from scratch. All programs were strengthened after arrival at University of Gujrat leading to the award of degree to first M.Phil Student to many besides seeking NOC and starting of PhD program at the Department of Environmental Sciences. The proposal/Plan for the establishment of human resource Development Department at UOG was prepared by Dr. Rashid Saeed .Having been deputed as convener of an inquiry committee, guidelines were furnished for the improvement and assurance of secrecy at the Examination Department after through study of the gaps and flaws. The services were rendered in the capacity of Chairperson Department of Environmental Sciences at UOG for more than 6years and as Director Academics and Coordination of the University of Gujrat, for more than one year. Services were also rendered as Director Quality Enhancement Cell and Director Institute of life Sciences at the same (current) University. The University (UOG) earned highest Annual Score from HEC during his span as Director QEC and he organized the QEC on new lines. The Services were rendered in the capacity of Head of Department, Campus Quality and Academic coordinator, convener admission committee, convener Career Development Cell, convener farm committee and in other miscellaneous capacities at COMSATS Institute of information Technology, Pakistan. Many important inquiries were conducted by him while being at these different institutions with no legal fire backs owing to sound findings and recommendations. His PhD thesis focuses mainly on SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT and more importantly ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY encompassing Environmental, Social and Economic Dimensions besides emphasis on the Management and Development of human Resources in order to adapt to the Environmental Changes. Dr. Saeed has on his credit a sound number of research articles, sound number of conference participations, M.Phil. Students, one HEC funded research project as PI and two research projects as Co-PI. An EIA performance Index was devised and introduced by him for very first time in the world. The Research areas focused in research articles and thesis supervision include Environmental impact Assessment (EIA), Phytoremediation, Drinking Water Quality, Corporate Social Responsibility and Integrated Environmental Approaches and their implementation in Human Resource Management and green marketing fields. Being member of National curriculum Revision committee of Pakistan for Environmental Sciences, an encyclopedic role has been played in the development and revision of the curriculum. He was among the pioneers at International Islamic University while the Department of Environmental Sciences was started in year 2007 and played key role in designing the curricula for BS Environmental Sciences, MS Environmental Sciences and MS Environmental Management and PhD programs. He again played key role, as member of board of studies, in designing the curriculum when BS Environmental Sciences Program was started at UOG in year 2008. Dr. Rashid Saeed has also been the part of HEC team for reviewing M.Phil and PhD programs at the Universities and as reviewer of NRPU projects. Around 20 years of professional experience of Dr. Saeed (almost 13 years of post-PhD and 8 years pre PhD experience) is a blend of teaching, research and administrative responsibilities.

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Drinking Water Quality, Biosorption & Phytoremediation (Waste Water Treatment), Sustainable Development and Sustainable Business, Human Resource Management and Development.