About Prof. Dr. M. Asim Mahmood
Prof. Dr Muhammad Asim Mahmood took up the charge of Dean, faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Government College University Faisalabad on 13-03-2019. He has been working as a chairperson of the Department of Applied Linguistics since 2012. He earned his PhD in Linguistics from the Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan in 2012. He worked as a visiting research associate in University of Birmingham, UK from February 2008 to July 2008. He launched a research journal entitled “Pakistan Journal of Language Studies”. He is the member of the GCUF Research Grant Applications, Institutional Performance Self-Evaluation. He is also the member of Curriculum Revision Committee, HEC, Pakistan, Board of Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Sargodha, Board of Studies, Department of English, Government College Women University Faisalabad, Board of Studies, Department of English University of Okara, subject specialist of assessment team, University of Gujrat and the Islamia university of Bahawalpur. He is the chief organizer of ICLAP-2019. He established the first Corpus Centre/ well-equipped Language Lab in department of Applied Linguistics Government College University, Faisalabad. He has the credit to start M Phil and PhD programs at his Department. Professor Mahmood’s research interests include Pakistani English, World Englishes, Corpus Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English Language Teaching and Teacher Education. He has publication of two national as well as international books on his credit. He is an HEC approved supervisor for research work and has supervised 70 M Phil and 10 PhD theses. He has 5 international research projects on his credit. Apart from his research theses at various levels, 95 research papers on language and linguistic issues have been published in national as well as international journals. He has presented some of valuable research articles in national and international conferences.