Asgher Ali, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,Integrated Sciences and Mathematics
Dhanani School of Science & Engineering


  • PhD in Applied Mathematics – LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan (2023)
  • MS in Mathematics – LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan (2015)
  • BS in Mathematics & Statistics – Govt. College of Science, Lahore, Pakistan (2010)

courses taught

  • Linear Algebra

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan (Spring 23, Fall 2023)
  • Teaching Assistant, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan (2015 – 2022)
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan (2019 – 2021)
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan (2020 – 2021)
  • Visiting Researcher, Mälardalens University, Västerås, Sweden (2016 – 2017)


Dr. Asgher Ali, a distinguished mathematician, holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from LUMS, Lahore. His academic journey includes master’s degrees from LUMS and the University of the Punjab, along with a bachelor’s degree from Govt. College of Science, Lahore. He specializes in optimal control theory, numerical analysis, and mathematical modeling.

As an educator, Dr. Ali has made significant contribution across various institutions. He has taught courses ranging from Pre-Calculus to Calculus at LUMS, followed by Inferential Statistics at the University of Management Technology, and Quantitative Methods at the University of Central Punjab.

His research focuses on optimal control problems and antibiotic dosing strategies, resulting in publications in prestigious journals such as PLOS ONE. Dr. Ali’s exploration into Neural Network-driven computational approaches and Gradient Descent Method showcases his commitment to solving complex mathematical problems.

His proficiency extends to programming languages like Julia, Python, and MATLAB, emphasizing his technical expertise in computational mathematics. Beyond his academic pursuits, Dr. Ali indulges in diverse interests like literature, photography, and running, reflecting his holistic approach to life and learning.

Throughout his career, Dr. Asgher Ali’s dedication to mathematics, commitment to education, and relentless pursuit of mathematical research have positioned him as a pivotal figure in the realm of applied mathematics and education.


  • Asgher Ali, Sultan Sial, and Adnan Khan. “A Computational Approach to Optimal Control Problems using Gradient Descent”. In: Mathematics and Computer in Simulation
  • Asgher Ali et al. “Effective antibiotic dosing in the presence of resistant strains”. In: PLOS ONE 17.10 (Oct. 2022), e0275762. issn: 1932-6203. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0275762. url: 1371/journal.pone.0275762
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