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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Syed Muhammad Ali (HEC Pakistan - Approved PhD Supervisor)
Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering Management

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Peshawar Road Rawalpindi
Tel : 03339875007

Employees Behavior, Knowledge Management & HRM

PhD (Management Science & Business Administration), USTC China.

Dr. Syed Muhammad Ali has graduated with PhD Management Science - Business Administration from the AACSB & AMBA Accredited School of Management (SOM), University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), People's Republic of China in June 2016. Dr. Ali did his Masters from Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology Islamabad, Pakistan (SZABIST) and Bachelor’s degree from International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan (IIUI).

Dr. Ali started his teaching career from the year 2010 as a visiting and full time faculty member in different institute of Pakistan. He organized and participated in various national/international research conferences.  Dr. Ali is currently serving as an Assistant Professor at the College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, a constituent College of the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.

Awards & Honors:

1.    Achieved Fully-Funded University Scholarship for Studying Doctor’s Degree Program, awarded by USTC, China in the year 2013.
2.    Participated Successfully in STANFORD-USTC-MIT (SUM) 2014 Students Entrepreneurship at USTC, China. Awarded as a “Team Outstanding Performer” by the committee of Stanford-USTC-MIT (SUM).

​Workshops, Trainings & Seminars Attended

1.    One day workshop on SPSS-23 & Structural Equation Modeling using AMOS-20 at NUST College of E&ME

2.    Organizer and participant in 2nd International Conference on Career Development & Employment Management (ICCDEM 2015) at USTC, China

3.    Participated Successfully in STANFORD-USTC-MIT (SUM) 2014 Students Entrepreneurship held on 15th to 24th September 2014 at USTC, China

4.    Career Development and Employment Management,  International Conference organizer and participant, held on 6th Nov 2014 to 8th Nov 2014 at USTC, China

5.    8th PhD Student Workshop 2014 by USTC and CityU Hong Kong 31 Mar- 01 April 2014, USTC, China

6.    Participated in one week Faculty Development Workshop at COMSATS, Abbottabad, Pakistan

7.    Attended 10th, 11th & 12th National Research Conference (NRC) at SZABIST Islamabad, Pakistan

8.    Attended two days’ workshop on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) at IIUI, Islamabad

9.    Attended one day workshop on Case Study and Qualitative Research at IIUI, Islamabad

10.    Attended one day workshop on Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills at IIUI, Islamabad

11.    Attended one day workshop on Career Ladder & Self Development

12.    Attended one day workshop on Project Management Practices & Risk Management at IIUI, Islamabad

13.    Attended Training program on Enhancing Quality, Productivity through Interview & Presentation Skills at IIUI, Islamabad

14.    Attended Training program on How to become a Successful Interviewee & Presenter at IIUI, Islamabad

15.    Attended seminar on Time Management an Islamic Perspective at IIUI, Islamabad



  1. Ali, S., Qadus, A., Waseem, A., & Zaman, K. (2012). Linking knowledge management practices and the organizational performance of Pakistan’s telecommunication. Management Science Letters, 2(8), 2929-2938.

  2. Anjum, M. J., Ali, S. M., Sadiq, M., Karami, M., & Khan, S. (2012). Exploring the Nexus: Management Practices Innovation and Firm Performance. World Applied Sciences Journal, 19(6), 785-794.

  3. Khan, K. B., Ali, S. M., Ahmed, A., Ikram, W., & Zaman, K. (2013).The Impact of Contemporary European Debt Crisis on the British Economy. Report & Opinion, 5(5), 17-35.

  4. Aamir, M., Ali, S. M., & Zaman, K. (2013). Relationship among Marketing Activities, Employees’ Knowledge & Brand Equity, and Its’ Impact on the Firms’ Performance. New York Science Journal, 6(5), 66-73.

  5. Ali, S. M., Saleem, U., & Sikandar, S. M. (2015). Knowledge Sharing Prominence and Role in the 21 Century Organizations. Researcher, 7(1), 1-7.

​Ser No ​Course Title
​1. ​Entrepreneurship
​2. ​Project Management
​3. ​Introduction to Management
​4. ​Human Resource Management
​5. ​Human Resource Development
​6. ​Engineering Economics

​Worked with New Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited as a Senior Relationship Officer.

Worked as a volunteer with OLPC (One laptop Per Child) a non-profit organization at Islamabad.

Internship in Pakistan Steel Mills, Karachi at the following departments: Accounts, Internal Audit, Marketing, Finance, Corporate Planning, Cost Accounts, Administration & Personnel.