Prof. Dr. Bilal Alvi is director Hamdard Institute of Engineering and Technology (HIET), Hamdard University, Islamabad Campus. He has over 30 years of extensive practical and academic experience at both national and International levels. He did his MS and PhD from the University of Salford, UK in the field of Optical Fiber Communication while B.E. in Electronic Engineering from NED University. He has worked on many important projects in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the USA. He has extensive theoretical and practical experience in optical network, optical fiber & devices, special fiber, optical fiber amplifier, optical fiber sensors, optical free space communication, satellite development (LEO), satellite integration and testing.
Prof. Alvi has also worked at Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Bahria University, Karachi and Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO). Dr. Alvi has published a number of research papers in a wide range of areas and chaired many local and International Conferences. He was selected as the Best University Teacher Award by the Higher Education Commission in January 2008. His research interests include Optical Communication, WSN, V2V Communication and small satellite development.