team

Get to know our creative thinkers, the collaborators, the tinkerers, who we call our team at the CPE.

core team

Anzar Khaliq
Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research

Anzar Khaliq

Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research
Profile:
  • Dr. Khaliq is a physicist trained in surface sciences interested in studying the physical and chemical properties of organic-inorganic hybrids. He studies these materials using a range of experimental techniques including XPS, NEXAFS, STM and AFM, and is also trained in the usage of SEM, MBE, Raman Spectroscopy, XDR and FTIR. Most of this work is done on various synchrotron sources including SOLEIL, Elettra and Max Lab. He's also extremely fond of teaching and has trained himself in a variety of pedagogical skills. Dr. Khaliq is a self-taught design thinker and has learned a variety of design research tools over the past 4 years. He is also the Founding Director of Playground, the Center for Transdisciplinarity, Design & Innovation at Habib University. He loves using design research methodologies in tandem with his scientific expertise to explore and solve various complex problems.
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Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani
Assistant Director, Research & Faculty Development

Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani

Assistant Director, Research & Faculty Development
Profile:
  • Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani has professional experience in Educational Development and Digital Learning. Prior to joining Habib University, he headed the Digital Publishing department at Oxford University Press, Pakistan. He has also served as an Educational Technologist at The Aga Khan University Network of Blended and Digital Learning, where he trained faculty members and co-designed blended learning courses in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Teacher Education. He received High Honours in his Master's of Education from The Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development. He also holds an MA in Technology and Social Change from Lunds University (Sweden). His interests include eLearning pedagogy, learner autonomy, pluralism education and visual narratives. Raheel provides support to both the Center for Pedagogical Excellence CPE and the Office of Faculty Research.
Irtiqa Sheral
Coordinator, Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning & Research

Irtiqa Sheral

Coordinator, Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning & Research
Profile:
  • Ms Irtiqa Sheral joined as the coordinator of Centre for Pedagogical Excellence and helps Office of Teaching, Learning and Research in managing all CPE related affairs. Irtiqa is a graduate of IBA with a degree in Psychology.

CPE Aides

Syeda Fatima Hassan
Communication & Design - Class of 2023

Syeda Fatima Hassan

Communication & Design - Class of 2023
Profile:
  • Syeda Fatima Hassan is a Communication & Design Junior at Habib University. She is a part of the Habib University Student Government serving as the Vice Chair of the Public Relations Cabinet. An asipring filmmaker and a budding design enthusiast, she wishes to tell meaningful stories and fashion compelling visual designs.
Manahil Siddiqui
Communication & Design - Class of 2022

Manahil Siddiqui

Communication & Design - Class of 2022
Profile:
  • Manahil Siddiqui is a final year student majoring in Communication and Design with a minor in Literature and an immense passion for human-centered design. As a student employee for CPE, she worked closely with faculty mentors and developed a deeper understanding of the various interdisciplinary pedagogical techniques that the Center has developed.
Ifrah Yousuf
Communication & Design - Class of 2022

Ifrah Yousuf

Communication & Design - Class of 2022
Profile:
  • Ifrah Yousuf is a senior, studying Communications and Design at Habib University

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