Asad Ullah, PhD


         Karakoram International University, Department of Mathematical Sciences,
              Main campus, Gilgit, Pakistan


Dr. Asad Ullah is Associate Professor and Chairperson of the department of Mathematical Sciences at the  Karakoram International University Gilgit, Pakistan (KIU). He is associated with the department of Mathematical Sciences as faculty member since 2006. Dr. Asad Ullah obtained his Masters Degree from KIU with distinction (Gold medal) in 2006 and Doctors Degree from University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) in 2013. He has published several research articles in reputed international journals and peer reviewed international conferences, and has been receipient of several research awards. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of ‘Journal of Mountain Area Research’ (Official publication of Karakoram International University) and a regular reviewer of reputed international journals including Materials & Design, IEEE Access, Micron, Mathematics, Separation and Purification Technology, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Research Express, Canadian metallurgical quarterly, Materials Science & Engineering A, Heliyon and several others. He is also serving as  grant proposal reviewer of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and other funding agencies. Dr. Asad's research focuses on the areas of applied and computational mathematics viz. computational geometry & combinatorial topology, graph theory, mathematical morphology, digital image processing and machine learning, applied to problems in Materials Science & Engineering, Chemistry and Biology. In particular, he mainly focuses on understanding the microstructural evolution in the course of grain growth, and structure-property relationships in materials through modeling, simulation and topological characterization of microstructures.