Government College University Faisalabad

Center of Data Science

Yousaf Block, Main Campus


Our vision is to achieve excellence at national and global level by substantially expanding the capacity to execute Data science research and education, industry collaborations, and the availability of state-of-the-art computational tools.


Our mission is to provide and facilitate the highest quality data science education, research and industrial collaboration to achieve the national goals.


Data science combines statistical methodology, computational science, and a wide range of application domains. Data science job-demand is estimated to rise enormously in the future. Keeping in view the growing importance of data science with every coming day, the university started this program. Our data science program offers strong preparation and training in Computer Science, Statistics, Inference, Machine Learning algorithms, Predictive Analysis, addressing big data challenges, and new technologies.


Foreign highly qualified faculty, Excellent infrastructure with healthy academic and research environment, availability of cutting-edge computational facilities (state-of-the-art computing labs equipped with latest machines and State-of-the-art Data Centre with high-end server machines and routers along with the provision of cloud services, library equipped with a variety of books covering a wide range of classical books as well as the most recent books published with the latest developed techniques, Access to IEEE / ACM etc. journals / proceedings.


Dr. Tanvir Ahmad

Dr. Faisal Maqbool Zahid
PhD in Statistics (Germany), Postdoc (Germany)
Specialization: High-Dimensional Data Analysis; Missing Data Analysis; Machine Learning

Dr. Muhammad Kashif Hanif
Assistant Professor
PhD in Computer Science (Germany)
Specialization: Parallel Computing, Machine Learning

Dr. Awais Gul Khan
Assistant Professor
PhD in Mathematics (Pakistan)
Specialization: Inequalities

Dr. Shahla Faisal (Gold Medalist)
Assistant Professor
PhD in Statistics (Germany)
Specialization: Statistical Modeling; High-Dimensional Data/Big Data Analysis; Missing Data Analysis

Dr. Khurram Zeeshan Haider
Assistant Professor
PhD in Computer Engineering (Pakistan)
Specialization: Computer Vision, Wireless and Mobile Communication

Dr. Usama Ahmed
Assistant Professor
PhD in Software Engineering (Pakistan)
Specialization: Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems

Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz
Assistant Professor
PhD in Management Science (China)
Specialization: Big Data Analytics

Dr. Ayesha Iqbal
PhD in Mathematics (Pakistan)
Specialization: General Relativity/Cosmology

Mr. Rao Sohail Iqbal Asif
MS in Computer Science; PhD scholar
Specialization: Formal methods, Machine Learning

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