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Dr. Ahmed, Noman.
NED University of Engg. & Tech.,

Dr. Noman Ahmed is an architect and planner by profession. He obtained his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Dawood College/NED University, Karachi and a Masters degree in city planning from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. He also obtained postgraduate training in Urban and Regional Planning from the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Nagoya, Japan and Centre for Urban Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. Dr. Noman obtained his Ph.D. from Loughborough University, UK. He is also a graduate of the 88th National Management Course offered by National School of Public Policy, Lahore, Pakistan.
Dr. Noman has taught in leading architecture and planning institutions in Karachi and has also supervised post graduate research in the same disciplines.
He worked as a Faculty Member and Coordinator, Urban Design Graduate Programme at the Dawood College of Engineering and Technology, Karachi from 1989 to 2000. Thereafter he founded an Architecture and Planning Department at the NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi in 2000. He is currently working as its Professor and Chairman. He has undertaken several self motivated research studies on developmental issues including infrastructural planning and management and has been a consultant to many NGOs, CBOs and government organizations in Pakistan and abroad.
His recent book titled 'Water Supply in Karachi: Issues and Prospects' has been published by Oxford University Press in July 2008. He has contributed over 600 articles in DAWN and THE NEWS since 1988.