Name

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Dr Sherzada Khan (Air Commodore (Retd))

     

E-Mail

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Qualification

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M S (Avionics & Flight Control) Crainfield University, Bedford, England, UK – Sep, 1988.

   

 

B E (Avionics Engineering) College of Aeronautical Engineering, NED University, Karachi-Sep, 1979.

 

Work Experience

 

Sep-09

Till date

Chief Engineer, Centre of Advance Studies for Telecommunication, COMSATS Institute of Technology, Islamabad.

Jun-05

Sep-09

Managing Director, Kamra Avionics & Radar Factory, PAC Kamra.

     

Jan-04

Jun-05

Member & Project Director (Switches & Microwaves),

Project Management Board, Defense Communication, GHQ.

     

Aug-03

Jan-04

Professor and Deputy Commandant ,College of Aeronautical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan.

     

Jul-02

Aug-03

Officer Commanding Engineering Wing, Pakistan Air Force Base.

     

Jun-99

Jul-02

Professor and Head of Department of Avionics Engineering, College of Aeronautical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology Pakistan.

     

Dec-94

May-95

Associate Professor Department of Avionics Engineering, College of Aeronautical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology Pakistan.

     

Aug-93

Sep-95

Officer Commanding Electronics Squadron, Engineering Wing Pakistan Air Force Base.

     

Oct-88

Aug-93

Associate Professor Department of Avionics Engineering, College of Aeronautical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology Pakistan.

     

Oct-85

Sep-86

Instructor. Air Defense System School, Pakistan Air Force

     

Jun-80

Oct-85

Engineering Officer, Low Level Radars, Communication, Control and Reporting Centre (CRC), Pakistan Air Force

     

Sep-79

Jun-80

Engineering Officer, Airborne Avionics, & Communication System, Pakistan Air Force

 Potential Utilization 

Name Appointment

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Experience

Top Management / Project Management

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Managing Director, Kamra Avionics & Radar Factory, PAC Kamra. With 04 yrs experience of establishment of infrastructure and production & testing facilities for the Avionics/Electronics systems of JF-17 aircraft. Management of 2500 personnel, manufacturing of airborne radars & avionics systems, overhauling of radars & power generators, maintenance & repair of avionics/electronic systems of aircraft.  Including Financial & Logistic Management.

Project Director (Switches & Microwaves), Project Management Board, Defense Communication, GHQ. With experience of selecting, contracting, installation of switches for implementation of communication network for the three Armed forces.

Establishment & Management of an R&D Centre

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Experience of establishment and management of Design and Development Centre of Avionics/Electronics systems for JF-17 and other aircraft, radars and electronics systems.

Director R&D of College of Aeronautical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology Pakistan.  With 03 yrs experience of management of Design and Development projects of Avionics/Electronics and Aerospace Engineering.

Team Leader of design & development of radar receiver for enhancement of range from 45 to 60 km.

Establishment of labs & lab equipment for experimentation / testing for electronic, radar, navigation & comm systems.

Maintenance Management

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Officer Commanding Engineering Wing, Pakistan Air Force Base. Experience of maintenance & resource management for fighter aircraft, helicopters, ground support equipment, navigational aids and communication.

Officer In-charge Control Squadron & Electronics Squadron, Pakistan Air Force Base. Experience of maintenance & resource management for fighter aircraft, helicopters, ground support equipment, navigational aids and communication network.

Officer In-charge Maintenance, Air Defense Unit, Pakistan Air Force Base. Experience of maintenance & resource management for ground radars, controlling & reporting centre, radio equipment and communication network.

Establishment & Management of Teaching/ Training Institute

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Head of Avionics Engineering Department and Deputy Commandant, College of Aeronautical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan

Experience include: Training Requirement, Training Resources including: faculty, Infrastructure, laboratories, library, training aid & equipment, course work, faculty development & load distribution, curriculum review, examination system and grading.

Teaching/ Training

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Associate Professor and Professor at College of Aeronautical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan. With rich teaching experience in fields of Electrical, Electronics, Communication, Control Systems, Aerodynamics & Flight Dynamics.

Visiting Faculty Member at Military College of Signal, National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan. With teaching experience in fields of Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Conducting Short courses on

 Aircraft Accident Investigation

 Frequency Management

 Radars Maintenance

 Stability & Control

 Aircraft Performance Analysis

Consultancy

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Head of Joint Working Group Of Pakistan & China for feasibility study for selection & co-production of Avionics/Electronics systems for JF-17 aircraft.

Head of feasibility study for selection of switching network for the requirements of voice and data communication network for the three Armed forces.

Establishment of generic production & testing of electronic, radar, navigation & communication equipment.

Establishment of labs & laboratory equipment for experimentation / testing for electronic, radar, navigation & communication systems and R&D.

Establishment of communication network.

Human Resource Development

 

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Induction, training and skill enhancement of manpower for production & testing facilities and Design and Development Centre of Avionics/Electronics systems for JF-17 and other aircraft , radars and  electronics systems.

Including:

Defining Human Resource requirements,   Selection criterion   (Tests, interviews ),   Training requirement, Training resources, duration, on job training and special theoretical & practical courses for skill enhancement

     

 

Technical Qualification

2005

 

Network Management System ALCATEL OmniVista 4760 and Switch Network,  ALCATEL Training University, Vienna, Austria

     

1994

 

Senior Command & Staff Course. Pakistan Air Force

     

1992

 

Quality Control / Quality Assurance Programme Course.

Pakistan Air Force

     

1991

 

Frequency Management Course. Pakistan Air Force

     

1987

 

Aircraft Accident Investigation Course, Canfield University, UK

     

1987

 

Aircraft Aerodynamics Course, Canfield University, UK

     

1984

 

Junior Command & Staff Course, Pakistan Air Force

     

1980

 

Field Level Maintenance Course on Mobile Pulse Doppler Radars, Siemens, Munich, Germany

  

Research and Development Experience

 

 

Design and Development of Avionics System for JF 17 Aircraft

 

Director R & D Cell, College of Aeronautical Engineering,

 

Design and Development of Receiver for Low Level Radar System

 

Re-Designing/improvement of landing lights and weapon delivery system of   F-7 aircraft.

 

Integration of airborne sensors for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

 

Development of Telemetry System for fuses of Artillery Shells

 

Present Research Interest

 

System Modeling and Simulation

System Integration

Control Systems

Radar & Communication Systems

Flight Trajectories Optimization

Aircraft Flying Qualities & Performance Analysis

Flight Simulator


Honors & Awards

 

2008

Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) for management of Avionics Program of JF 17 aircraft

1995

Professional Excellence Badge for outstanding performance for consecutive three year in different assignments

   

1994

Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Military) for modification of F-7 aircraft and enhancement of its operational performance.

   

1983

Chief of the Air Staff Commendation Certificate for enhancement of range of Low Level Radar System.

   

1979

Sword of Honor for overall best performance as a cadet.

   

1979

Gold medal for standing first in Aeronautical Engineering (Avionics & Aerospace)

   

1979

Gold medal for standing first position in Avionics Engineering

   

1977

Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for best in Academics

 

International Exposure

 

Countries visited

Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates,  Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China.

 

Membership

 

 

Life Member, Royal Aeronautical Society, (Pakistan Branch)

   
 

Life Member, Pakistan Engineering Council


 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Thesis

1.Sherzada Khan. Development of a large amplitude six degree of freedom simulation of the Jetstream Aircraft. M Sc Thesis, College of Aeronautics, Crainfield Institute of Technology, UK, September, 1988.

 

2.Sherzada Khan. Aircraft Flying Qualities Analysis and Flight Trajectories Optimization. Ph D Thesis, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, February, 1999.

 

Selected Papers

1.Sherzada Khan. Avionics System Design, 7th National Aeronautical Conference, held at CAE, PAF Academy Risalpur, Pakistan. March, 1995.

 

2.Sherzada Khan, Xiao Yelun. Methodology of Flying Qualities Analysis in Atmospheric Disturbances, Third Pacific International Conference on Aerospace Science and Technology, held at Xian China. September, 1997.

 

3.Sherzada Khan, Xio Yelun.  Applicable Methods of Evaluation of Flying Qualities Requirements, Second Asian - Pacific Conference on Aerospace Technology and Science, held at Dun Huang, Gansu, China. October, 1997.

 

4.Sherzada Khan. Aircraft Response to Atmospheric Turbulence, an important aspect of Flying Qualities Analysis, 9th Aeronautical Conference, held at College of Aeronautical Engineering, PAF Academy Risalpur, Pakistan. November, 2000.

 

5.Sherzada Khan. Flight Trajectories Optimization. 23rd Congress of the international Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) held at Toronto, Canada. September, 2002.

 

6.Fareed Gul, Fang Jiangcheng, Sherzada Khan. SINS Augmentation by ANS and Secure Radio Positioning System, 2nd International Conference on Emerging Technologies, held at Pishawar, Pakistan. November, 2006.

 

 

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