The need of EMERGe is to bring together the technological problem-solving savvy of engineering and the organizational, administrative, and planning abilities of management in order to oversee complex enterprises from conception to completion.


In addition to the institute’s research strategies, specific research strategies include:

  • The Working Paper Series
  • Regular Research Seminars/conference (open to the public) and the publication of their outputs in reputable local and international research journals
  • Consultation with the local business community to identify research opportunities
  • Provision of funding support for research activities
  • Research training workshops for faculty
  • Research mentoring
  • Provision of incentives to promote quality research outcomes

Topics of Interest are but not limited to:

  • Effective Communication Management
  • Energy Accountability
  • Quantifying Air Quality Effect on Humans
  • Schedule Management of Construction Projects
  • Rural Electrification
  • Techno-Economic
  • Solar Generation with Utility Grid

The Focus of EMERGe:

  • Use engineering knowledge as a base for solving problems requiring business and analytical skills.
  • Contribute significantly to engineers’ managerial leadership abilities within their technological organizations by allowing students an opportunity to pursue in research topic that is innovative and intellectually inspiring.

Faculty members contributing:

  1. Prof. Irfan Hyder (Dr.)
  2. Ms. Seema Ansari (PhD Research Fellow at University of Malaga, Spain)
  3. Dr. Muhammad M. Alam
  4. Dr. Muhammad I. Majid
  5. Dr. Zeeshan Shahid
  6. Dr. Muhammad Farhan

Some of the MS (Engineering Management) students are:

  • Syed Mohammad Imran
    Research Topic: Contribution of Effective Communication Management in Implementation of Lean Manufacturing: A case study of Steel Industry in Pakistan
  • Faraz Khan
    Research Topic: Energy Accountability for a utility
  • Rabia Hassan
    Research Topic: Quantifying Air Quality Effect on Humans and Implementing of EURO Vehicle Emission Standards
  • Sheikh Muhammad Yasir
    Research Topic: Effect of Change Orders on Schedule Management of Construction Projects: Case Study and Mitigation Plans
  • Irfan Yousuf
    Research Topic: Rural Electrification of A Model Village in Tharparkar Using Solar Power System
  • Saadullah Ansari
    Research Topic: Techno-Economic Analysis of Coal Fired
  • Zahid Manzoor
    Research Topic: Integration of Solar Generation with Utility Grid/Gensets in Commercial Installations of Pakistan