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Dr. Abdul Waheed
Assistant Professor
Urban & Regional Planning

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Tel : 0092-51-90854151

Urban & Regional Planning, Sustainable Development & Planning, Mixed Research Methods 

MS leading to PhD (Sustainable Urban Development & Planning, AIT), Thailand, MSc (Computer Sciences), BSc (City & Regional Planning)

Dr. Abdul Waheed is currently working as assistant professor at Urban and Regional Planning Department, National Institute of Transportation (NIT), SCEE, NUST. He is professional Urban Planner and holds Ph.D. degree in Development Planning from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.  He has more than 10 years of professional working experience with national and multinational organizations.  

Academic Information

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Development Planning, 2008-2011, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Master (MSc) in Computer Sciences, 2001-2003, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in City and Regional Planning [CRP], 1996-2000, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

Awards & Scholarships

Recipient, “Overseas scholarship for MS Leading to PhD for Thailand” in 2008, Higher Education Commission [HEC], Government of Pakistan

Professional Membership/ Fellowship

  • Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners
  • Institute of Planners Pakistan


  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Urban & Regional Planning Issues
  • Urban Security
  • Mixed Method Research

    1. Waheed, A., and Ahmad, M.M. (2012). Socioeconomic Impacts of Terrorism on Affected Families in Lahore, Pakistan. Journal of Aggression Maltreatment and Trauma, 21(2), 202-222.
    2. Waheed, A., and Ahmad, M.M. (2011). Assessing the economic impacts of terrorism on informal day labourer sector in Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Academic Research, 3 (3), 383-387.
    3. Waheed, A., Ahmad, and et al. (2012). Causes of escalating extremism and degree of tolerance among students. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences. [Under Review]


    URP 801: Advance Planning Techniques


  • Deputy Director-Town Planning, Lahore Development Authority, May, 2012- Oct, 2012
  • Principal, Vocational Training Institute-Township Lahore, Government of the Punjab, 2005-2008.
  • Assistant Manager Planning, Daewoo Pakistan (city bus division) Lahore office, Pakistan, 2001-2005
  • Project Officer, Metropolitan Corporation Lahore [MCL], Lahore, Pakistan, 2000-2001