Muhammad Qasim Pasta

personal website



Ph.D. (2011 - to date) -  Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
Data Mining and Visual Analytics Group, Supervisor: Dr. Faraz Zaidi
Area: Network Analysis and synthetic network generators

MS (2008-2010) - Computer Science, Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
Thesis Title: Dynamic behavior of Smartphones on the basis of user's location

BS (2003-06) -  Computer Science (with distinction), Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan


Neo4j Certified Professional (Graph Database)

QMS ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training (CQI / IRCA)

Other Skills:

Programming: C/C++, C#, Python, R
Statistical and Data Mining Software: R, iGraph
Network Analysis and Visualization: Tulip, Gephi, D3,
Databases: MS SQL, MySQL, Neo4j
Source Control/Project Management: SVN, Git, VSS, MS Project

Teaching / Administrative Experience

April 2017 - to date: Assistant Professor, Usman Institute of Technology, Pakistan
August 2015 - March 2017: Research Assistant, Habib University, Pakistan
April 2014 - July 2015: Assistant Professor & Manager MIS, Usman Institute of Technology, Pakistan
Jan 2009 - March 2014: Assistant Professor, Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology

Industry Experience

Jan 2010 - Dec 2014: Founder & CEO, Naveeta Enterprise
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009: Technical Lead, Ovrlod (Pvt.) Ltd
Sep 2007 - Dec 2008: Software Engineer, ITIM Systems
Feb 2007 - Aug 2007: Jr. Software Engineer, Knowledge Management (Pvt.) Ltd

Attended Workshops

  • Strategic Vision: by Mr. Suleman Ahmer, Timelenders
  • Strategic Time Management: by Mr.  Yameenuddin Ahmed, Timelenders
  • Technological Entrepreneurship for Faculty: by Dr. Shahid Qureshi, IBA-CED
  • Design Workshop: by Sarah Stein Greenberg and Erik Olesund, d.School - Institute of Design at Stanford
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: by Dr. Qaisar Sultana, Eastern Kentucky University
  • ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification
  • Leadership with Emotional Intelligence
  • “How to successfully execute Internship Placement by Improving Industry Academia Linkage” by PIE with the collaboration of IEEE CS Karachi
  • Faculty Training on Inquiry-Based Learning


  • 2nd International Conference on Advancements in Computational Sciences
  • International Conference on Computing & Information Sciences [ICCIS], 2019


See Publication page.

Speaking Engagements

See Speaker Page.