Prof. Dr.Hashmi, gold medalist and former Vice Chancellor of UET, Taxila, has an extensive experience (34 years) of academics, research, industry and administration. He published over 120 research papers in HEC approved (impact factor) international & national journals and conferences. He has 72 MSc and 05 PhD theses to his credit while another 05 PhD scholars are under supervision. He completed BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering from UET, Lahore securing 1st Position for best overall performance winning University Gold Medal and Quaid e Azam Merit Scholarship. He did his PhD and Post-Doctorate (under Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme) in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University of Belfast, United Kingdom. He won Best University Teacher Award of HEC for the year 2008.He has vast experience of materials testing and consultancy services to construction industry in both public and private sector. He convened and acted as an expert to represent PEC for accrediting various engineering programs. He has been an active member of Engineering Professional Examination (EPE) Committee of PEC in connection with Continuous Professional Development (CPD).