BiographyShahid Hussain Bokhari Pakistani electrical engineer, teacher. Visiting educated person, Ohio State University, 2004-2008; Inter-Services Intelligence Highly Referred to (person who works to find information). Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association Figuring out/calculating Machinery.
Born and FamilyBokhari Shahid Hussain was born in Lahore Punjab Pakistan.Shahid Hussain Bokhari is the son of Riyaz and Khawar (Rashid) Bokhari.Married Ambreen Fatima Qadir, 2 Jan 1981.He has two Children with name Saniyah and Saba.his father's name is Khawar (Rashid) Bokhari.
EducationShahid Bokhari received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in 1974.He then received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1976 and 1978, respectively.
CareerResearch assistant University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1975-1978. Visiting scientist National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, Virginia, 1978—1998. Professor University Engineering, Lahore, Pakistan, 1980 - 2006.Visiting professor University Colorado, 1999-2002, professor Ohio State, since 2009. Consultant in field.
- Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
- Member Association Computing Machinery.
Associated withBokhari has been associated with the Institute for Computer Applications in Science & Engineering (ICASE) at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, where he spent a total of about seven years as a visiting scientist or consultant over the period 1978-1998.
- Other institutions that he has been associated with as a researcher include the following:
- University of Colorado (USA)
- Stuttgart University (Germany)
- University of Vienna (Austria)
- The Electrotechnical Laboratory in Tsukuba, Japan
Served AsHe was with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan from 1980 to 2005 where he held the position of a Professor. He also served as Director of the Computer Systems Laboratory, Communications Laboratory and the Postgraduate Program at the Department of Electrical Engineering as well as the Directorate of Research Extension & Advisory Services of the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.
ResignationHe purportedly tendered his resignation from the Department of Electrical Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore over a dispute with the administration, notably the Vice-Chancellor Lt. Gen. (retd.) M. Akram and the Chairman of Department of Electrical Engineering Prof. M. Saleem Mian, and dissatisfaction with the policies of the country's Higher Education Commission (HEC). Dr. Shahid Bokhari maintains he did not resign under protest for not being appointed Chairman of Department, although his critics claim otherwise.
RetirementAt the time of his retirement in 2005, Bokhari was the only IEEE/ACM Fellow and the only Pakistani ISI Highly Cited Researcher resident in Pakistan. Bokhari's resignation led to a letter-writing campaign by several of his former students who were dismayed at what they claimed to be mismanagement at the state-run Pakistani universities.
AwardBokhari's ACM Fellow citation states that he received the award for his "research contributions to automatic load balancing and partitioning of distributed processes", while his IEEE Fellow award recognizes his "contributions to the mapping problem in parallel and distributed computing".
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