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Name: Dr. M. Yousaf Shad
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Statistics


Qualifications:
Academics

• Post-Doc (Industrial Economics, 2008-2010),  Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.
 
• PhD (Social Sciences, STATISTICS 2007),Doctor rerum socialium Oeconomicarumque,
 University of Vienna, Austria.
 
• MSc (Statistics, 1994) University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Professional career
•September 2010 to date: Assistant Professor at QAU, Islamabad
• April 2010 to September 2010: Assistant Professor at NUST.
• 2008 to 2010: post-doctor at NTNU
• 1995 to 2004: Faculty member at Post Graduate College Rawalpindi, Pakistan
• 1994 to 1995: Consultant in Ghazi Barotha Hydro Power Project, Pakistan

Projects

Meat vision Norway: Presently I am working on this project. This project was to calibrate a stochastic optimization model for Norwegian meat market.
• Worked as YSSPer 2006 (Young Scientist Summer Programme), IIASA Lexamburg, Austria.
CRM: computational risk management group, University of Vienna, Austria.
GBHPP: worked as consultant in Ghazi Barotha Hydro Power Project.
• Pension Fund Austria development of a model for Austrian pension fund.
AURORA: Advanced Models, Applications and Software for High Performance Computing.
WEBOPT: Webbased solutions for optimization problems (Asia IT&C Programm der EU).
• Coupling Methods in Markov Chain Optimization.

Scientific Forums

•Workshop: Practical Financial Optimization, September 26-28, 2005, Verbund Vienna, Austria.
•Workshop: Practical Financial Optimization, August 09-11, 2004, Verbund Vienna, Austria.

Teaching
  • M.Phil.
    • ST-617 Stochastic Processes
    • ST-618 Operations Research
  • M.Sc.
    • ST-307 Experimental Design-I
    • ST-311 Experimental Designs-II
    • ST-406 Intro to Stochastic Processes
    • ST-407 Mgmt and Opration Research

Student Hours
Monday:                10:45 to 11:45
Wednesday            12:12 to 13:15
Friday                    10:45 to 11:45





Phone: +92-51 9064-2197
Email: dryousaf@qau.edu.pk
Status: On job
Other Weblink: http://sc.hec.gov.pk/aphds/submit.asp?supid=3685


Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Research Interests

• Stochastic Modeling: Modeling any kind of real world system in the presence of stochastic behavior of some parameters.

• Supply Chain Design and Optimization: Application of stochastic modeling in supply chain management

• Statistics: Score Card and Rating System development,  Risk management of portfolios (PD, LGD, EAD, atc.).

  Techniques and Tools

• Stochastic Optimization
• Scenario Generation
• Calibrating new stochastic models for complex networking systems
• Optimal Discretization
• Markov Chain
Publications

Books

Shad M. Y. (2010). "Water Resources Management by Stochastic Optimization: A Case Study of Indus Basin Irrigation System"  VDM, Berlin, Germany. Vol:ISBN: 978-3-639-28633-5 pp
 
International Journals

  1. Shad M. Y. and G. Pflug (to be appear). Stochastic vs Deterministic Programming in Water Management: The value of flexibility, (In reviewing process). Annals of Operation Research.
  2. Shad M. Y. and G. Pflug (to be appear). "Optimal Management of a Large-scale Irrigation System by SP, (In reviewing process). Journal of water resource planning and management, ASCI.
  3. Ahmad M. A., I. Ahmad and M. Y. Shad (1996). "Growth and Instability of Cereal Production in Pakistan". Pakistan Statistical Association (Faisalabad Chapter), P: 76-85.
  4. Shad M. Y. (2006). Impact of Extended Storage Capabilities in IBIS Under Stochastic Hydrologic Regime, A Research report submitted as YSSPer to IIASA, Austria.

International Conferences

  1. Shad M. Y. and G. Pflug (2010). "Scenario Generation by Optimal Discretization in IBIS"  Halifax, CANADA. (8/25/2010-8/29/2010)
  2. Shad M. Y.; Asgeir Tomsgard; Kristin T. Uggen and Peter Schütz (2009). "Seafood Value Chain and supply chain Stochastic Optimization". INFORMS Conference, 11-14 October, 2009, San Diego, America.
  3. Shad M. Y.; Asgeir Tomsgard; Kristin T. Uggen and Peter Schütz (2009). "Seafood value chain stochastic optimization model". 3rd Nordic Optimization Symposium, March 13-14 2009 Stockholm, Sweden. P-7.
  4. Shad M. Y.; Asgeir Tomsgard; Kristin T. Uggen and Peter Schütz (2009). "Seafood Value Chain and supply chain integrated stochastic optimization". Euro Conference, July 2009, Bonn, Germany.
  5. Shad M. Y.; Asgeir Tomsgard; Kristin T. Uggen and Peter Schütz (2008). "Seafood Value Chain Stochastic Optimization Model: A Supply Chain Tool". INFORMS Conference, 12-15 October, 2008, Washington DC, America.
  6. Shad M. Y.; Asgeir Tomsgard; Kristin T. Uggen and Peter Schütz (2008). "Seafood Value Chain Stochastic Optimization Model". APMOD Conference, 27-31 May, 2008, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
  7. Shad M. Y. and G. Pflug (2007). Water Resources Management by Stochastic Optimization: A Case Study of IBIS, SPXI Conference 27-31 August, 2007, Vienna, Austria.
  8. Shad M. Y. and G. Pflug (2006). Optimal Water Resources Management by SP, APMOD Conference, 18-21 June, 2006, Madrid, Spain.


Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 45320, Pakistan.
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