Prof Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin assumed the charge as UOG Vice Chancellor on 19 September 2006. He brings with him an excellent academic and administrative record. He did his PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Master’s from the University of Chicago, and BA (Honours) and Master’s from the University of Karachi.
Prof Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin served the United Nations for 24 years, and held senior positions in Jordan, Egypt and Ethiopia. He also served as director of the Asia and Pacific Region, and as director of Technical and Policy Division of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Before joining University of the Punjab in January 2005 as a HEC Foreign Professor, Prof Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin taught public policy and development subjects, besides supervising Master’s and PhD theses, as Clinical Professor of Socio-medical Sciences at the Columbia University, New York. He also taught as an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and as a Visiting Professor at the University of Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), the University of Jordan and the Cairo Demographic Centre (Egypt).
Prof Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin has authored more than two dozen technical papers, supervised research, contributed to UN publications, and conducted seminars and conferences throughout the world.