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Ms. Ayesha Nazuk
Assistant Professor
Economics

S3H
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
School of Social Science and Humanities (S3H) H-12 Sector, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90853560

Specialization
Game Theory, Survey Methodologies, Randomized Response Strategies

Education
M.Phil and MSc (Statistics), QAU, Islamabad

Ms. Ayesha Nazuk Rao is a statistician and is working as Assistant Professor at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST).  She holds MPhil in Statistics from Quaid e Azam University and is currently pursuing doctoral degree from the same university. She has been serving education industry since 2005 as a teacher and an active researcher. She has presented her research work in national and international conferences and has eight research papers published in national and international journals. She is registered with USEFP (United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan) as a resource person for GRE Examination. She is registered with PDC (Professional Development Centre) NUST and has imparted training lectures on econometrics and statistical software. She has worked on a couple of research projects funded by the Higher Education Commission and NUST. Currently her research endeavors include designing of an optimal framework for monitoring of civil society organizations. In her free time she likes to visit countryside with her family read books authored by Henry Kissinger, Thomas Friedman and Barbara Parker. She loves to play indoor and outdoor with her nieces and nephews. 

 
Project Completed :
  1. A pilot study on Rashiadabad city funded by NUST.
  2. Assessment of Rashid Memorial Welfare Trust Organization (Higher Education Commission of Pakistan Project).
Trainings 

I have attended a five days training workshop on “Introduction to Human Resource Management” at Pakistan Institute of Management. (October 2009).

I have done a one day course on Meta-Data analysis, from Statistics Finland, 3rd May 2010.

Conferences attended 

1)     European conferences on Quality in Official Statistics- Q2010, Held in Finlanda Hall, Helsinki, Finland (4th-6th May 2010).\

2)     Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics-ORS2011, organized by Global Science and Technology Forum, held at Penang, Malaysia from 7th to 8th April 2011.

3)     World Engineering Congress, held in NUST in 2013 . Two research papers presented.

Journal Services

    Serving as Reviewer of “International Journal of Business and Management Tomorrow”, Since October 2011. (http://www.ijbmt.com/reviewers.php).

Served as reviewer for “Statistics in Transition” from 2013 to 2014​

Language Skills and other Tests

  • I have given GRE-Revised General Test (by ETS) on Sep 13, 2011.  
  • TOEFL:  2012.
Thesis Supervision

(1)   Effects of terrorism on the financial markets of Pakistan; a pie out of a panorama. MBA Thesis, of Ms. Asma Shamshad, supervised by me in 2011. (NUST Business School). (Finance)

(2)   Exchange rate volatility and its effect on export growth in Pakistan. BS-Economics Thesis, of Husnain Ahmed Kandaan and Zainab Ihsan, supervised by me in 2012. (NUST Business School). (Finance)

 

 

(3)   A case study on Pakistan Tobacco Company; Evaluating quality and productivity of PTC. BBA Thesis, of Ahsan Ghazanfar, Makhdom Khurshid Ali and Muhammad Ibrahin Khan, supervised by me in 2013. (NUST Business School).  (Operations Management)

(4)   The effect of macroeconomic indicators on the KSE-100 index with special reference on the Oil and Gas Sector & Travel and Leisure sector. BBA Thesis of Syeda Masooma Raza, Umaima Azhar Cheema and Farah Khan, supervised by me 2013, (NUST Business School). (Finance)

(5)   Tracing the stigma of cheating, analyzing the human capital of NUST. BBA Thesis of Sanee Zahra and Sarah Asad, supervised by me in 2013, (NUST Business School). ( HR)

(6)   Determinants of wages of newly hired employees in the banking sector, BBA Thesis of Aneeqa Lareb and Wafa Shahid, supervise by me in 2013, (NUST Business School). (HR)

(7)   Human Resource Competencies of Health Care Industry, BBA Thesis of Lajna Rehan and Saba Nawaz, supervised by me in 2013, (NUST Business School). (HR)


Workshops as Instructor 

  • 2013, A Three day workshop on “Statistical Package for Social Sciences-SPSS” organized from the platform of NILE, PDC, National University of Sciences and Technology.
  • 2015, A Three day workshop on “Statistical Package for Social Sciences-SPSS” organized from the platform of NILE, PDC, National University of Sciences and Technology.
  • A three day workshop on “Introduction to Econometrics”, for faculty at National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. (15th July to 17th July 2010).
  • 1 day Training on TOEFL at United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). 28 October 2014.
  • 1 day Training on GRE at United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). Dec 9th, 2015.
  • 1 day Training on GRE at United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). August 7th 2016. 
  • 1 Month Workshop on GRE at United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP)- 2016.  
 
 

 

 
 
  • Zahid Asghar and Ayesha Nazuk. Iran-Pakistan-India Gas Pipeline—An Economic Analysis in a Game Theoretic Framework. The Pakistan Development Review Vol. 46, No. 4, Part II (2007) pp. 537–550. Year 2007
  • Ayesha Nazuk and Javid Shabbir. A New Mixed Randomized Response Model, International Journal of Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2010, pp. 186-190. Full Text available online http://ijbssnet.com/journals/17.pdf. Year 2010
  • Ayesha Nazuk, Sadia Nadir and Husnain Ahmed Kaandaan, In Pursuit of Lying Disorder among students through Randomized Response Technique, NUST Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 64-75. Year 2009
  • Ayesha Nauk, Sadia Nadir and Umer Ahmed. Modeling the Leisure Time Physical Activity in Islamabad, International Journal of Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 4; March 2011, pp.246-252, online at http://ijbssnet.com/journals/Vol._2_No._4;_March_2011/28.pdf. Year 2011
  • Ayesha Nazuk, Fiza Amer, Quratulain Tanvir, Saba Nawaz, Sahar Zahid Siddiqui, Shahwaiz Alvi (2013) Entrepreneurial Education in Public Sector Institutes of Rawalpindi/Islamabad, International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 56-72. Online at http://www.ijmsbr.com/Volume%202,%20Issue%202%20%287%29.pdf. YEAR 2013 International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research , An Open Access Journal.
  • Ayesha Nazuk, Sadia Nadir and Javid Shabbir, (2014), Using Transformation and Model-Based Approach to Enhance the Ratio and Product Type Estimators, Journal of Statistics, Vol 21, pp. 175-194. Year 2014.
  • Ayesha Nazuk,  Yusra Siddiquii, Maha Gul, Rana Iradat Shareef,  Meraj Murtaza and Raza Abbas Rajput, Analysis of Cheating disorder among university students through Randomized Response Technique,  International Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences Vol. 3, No.3; Year 2013, pp. 15-22.
  • Nusrat Azeema and Ayesha Nazuk, Is Billboard a Visual Pollution in Pakistan, International Journal Of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 7, 2016 pp. 862-877.
  • Book review of "Bio-statistical Analysis" by Jerrold H. Zar, NUST Journal of Business and Economics, Vol 2 No. 2, pp. 98-99.
Statistics

Econometrics

Research Methodology

Mathematics

Probability Theory​