Applied Economics, Transportation, Operations and Supply Chain, Environment, Logistics
Muhammad Sabir is an academic and seasoned researcher in the realm of applied economics, boasting an impressive track record of over 12 years in the field. Presently, he holds the esteemed position of Professor of Economics at the GIK School of Management Sciences, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Swabi, KP, Pakistan.
Before joining GIK Institute, Dr. Sabir served as a Professor of Economics and also held the role of Head of Research at NUST Business School, a part of the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 campus in Islamabad. His dedication to academia is further underscored by his previous tenure at GIK Institute, where he assumed multiple roles, including an almost four-year stint as the head of the Department of Management Sciences. In total, his affiliation with the institute spanned six years, encompassing roles as an Assistant and Associate Professor.
Dr. Sabir’s rich professional background extends to a tenure of approximately nine years with the Economist Group, during which he held esteemed positions as a Grade 17 and Grade 18 Officer, contributing to the Planning Commission of the Government of Pakistan in Islamabad.
Education-wise, Dr. Sabir holds a PhD in Applied Economics from Vrije University Amsterdam in the Netherlands, a Master’s in Applied Sciences (MAS) from the Applied Economics Research Center (AERC) at the University of Karachi, and a Master’s in Economics from Department of Economics, the University of Peshawar. It is worth noting that he earned top honors during his MAS program at the University of Karachi and was awarded an HEC overseas scholarship to pursue his PhD in the Netherlands. His dedication to teaching excellence is evident through his recognition as the best teacher for the academic year 2016 at GIK Institute.
Dr. Sabir’s academic pursuits revolve around a profound interest in applied economics, transportation, operations, and supply chain management. He has authored an impressive portfolio of over 33 research articles in esteemed journals within the domains of economics and management. Moreover, his research endeavors have been showcased at various national and international conferences. Presently, he is deeply engrossed in multiple research and consultancy projects pertaining to the field of transportation.