Parkash Lohana

Ass. Professor & HOD (CS) Usman Institute of Technology (UIT), Karachi, Sindh.
Chair IEEE R10 PA Committee (2021-22)

Parkash Lohana (MS., B.E) is an Associate Professor and Head of the Computer Science Department at Usman Institute of Technology Karachi, Sindh- Pakistan. He has more than 29 years of extensive experience as an engineer, as a faculty, as a head of the department, and as head of the academic institution.

Mr. Lohana’s professional interests are Information Systems, Information System Audit, Software Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering & Technology Management, and Engineering IT Education. He has presented his research papers in local as well as international conferences held in Pakistan under Higher Education Commission and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

He has served National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) as an electrical engineer for about 9 years on different national electrical engineering projects. He was the recipient of an Honorarium from NESPAK for his extraordinary services in NESPAK and the Excellent Performance award by UIT (Usman Institute of Technology)

He has published two of his articles in IEEE Engineering and Technology Management Review in June and September 2015 issues respectively. He has been invited as a speaker in several national and international conferences/congresses to deliver the seminars and conducted workshops on Engineering for Global Development.  

He also served as chair and vice-chair of IEEE Karachi Section for about eight years, and currently serving as chair SIGHT Karachi Chapter. Under his able leadership SIGHT, Karachi has done with one megaproject in 2016-17. He has been the R10 executive committee member since 2017 and serving as a chair for the following R10 committees:

  • Chair R10 Professional Activities Committee (2021-22) recently appointed.
  • Chair R10 Membership Development Committee (2019-20)
  • Chair R10 Humanitarian Technology Activities Committee (2017-18)