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RESUME — MUHAMMAD NUMAN CHISHTI

General Information:

Name:

Muhammad Numan Chishti

Present Address:

WiseNET, 20-Pak Town, Kamoke.

E-Mail:

wise@ieee.org

NIC:

34102-0419423-1

Date of Birth:

February 17, 1978

Nationality:

Pakistani

Profession:

Software Development

Carrier Objective:

To accomplish such tasks which other fellows deem impossible or difficult.

Education:

MCS

IMT – Lahore (Final Trimester)

BCS

AIOU Islamabad (2001)

Areas of Interest:

  1. System Analysis and Operation Research.
  2. Web Databases Development
  3. Development of Urdu Optical Character Recognition (OCR) System

Primary Skills:

  1. System Analysis and Information Gathering
  2. Software Engineering
  3. Operation Research

Secondary Skills:

  1. Static and Dynamic Web Development
  2. Databases Development

Skill Set:

Platform/OS:

  1. DOS
  2. Windows 3.x
  3. Windows 9x
  4. Windows NT/2000

Programming Languages:

  1. Visual Basic
  2. BASIC
  3. C/C++
  4. Pascal
  5. SQL
  6. Pearl
  7. HTML
  8. ASP
  9. JAVA (Familiar with it)
  10. XML (Familiar with it)
  11. CVI (Familiar with it)

Databases:

  1. MS Access
  2. FoxPro
  3. dBase
  4. MS Works
  5. Oracle

Packages:

  1. MS Office
  2. MS Project
  3. MS FrontPage
  4. Macromedia Dreamweaver
  5. LabView/LabWindows/CVI
  6. ASCENT

Professional Experience:

1.      

Project Manager, All Pakistan Iqbal Painting Competition

February-October 2003 – A nationwide painting competition is being organized for portraits and topical paintings on any central theme of Allama Iqbal. 250 Entries have been received and evaluated. Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Prime Minister of Pakistan will distribute prizes among the winners on his visit to Iqbal Academy Pakistan on October 4, 2003.

2.      

DIA Assistant

August 2003-till date – Assisting Director Iqbal Academy Pakistan in IT and managerial affairs.

3.      

Project Manager, All Pakistan Multimedia Website Competition on the Life, Themes and Works of Allama Iqbal

March-April 2003 – The national celebrated year 2002-2003 as “Iqbal Year”. Thus, as a part of Iqbal Year projects, organized an All Pakistan Multimedia Website Competition on the Life Themes and Works of Allama Iqbal. This is, in real sense, Pakistan’s largest, focused, software competition, in which 517 groups comprising of 1001 participants from all parts of the country, belonging to all genders, creeds, linguists, cultural and professional zones participated. The exhibition of the selected entries took place on 20th and 21st April, 2003. On 21st April, the president of Pakistan distributed prizes among the winners.

4.      

Associate Scholar, Iqbal Academy Pakistan.

Since February 01, 2001 – Iqbal Academy, Pakistan is an autonomous body under Ministry of Culture, Government of Pakistan. Assignment includes research for material on Allama Iqbal’s website, developing, and upgrading of the site. (URL: http://www.allamaiqbal.com)

5.      

Chief Executive, WiseNET

Established in 1998, developed variety of databases and web sites as well as provided Software solution to national and multinational organization.

6.      

Senior Member, Wise Group

Established in 1997, developed some detailed web-sites on non-profit basis. One of its major works is development of website about History of Pakistan Movement. (http://www.brain.net.pk/~wisetech)

7.      

Editor, Monthly Computer World International, Lahore

From April 1996 to August 1996. Pakistan’s First User Level Computer Journal.

8.      

Sub-Editor, Monthly Computer World International, Lahore

From September 1995 to March 1996. Involved in founding CWI.

Professional Memberships:

  1. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  2. IEEE Computer Society
  3. PkNic Policy Advisory Board

Projects Developed:

1.          

Audio Books - Audio CDs of
Kalam-e-Iqbal
(2003)

Developed for Iqbal Academy, Pakistan. Contains MP3 complete Audio of Bal-e-Jabril, Zarab-e-Kalim, Arumghan-e-Hijaz (Urdu) and selection from Bang-e-Dara

Team Size:     1

Role:              Project Manager/ System Analyst

Environment: Jet Audio, MP3 Compressor

2.          

SURGIX (2002)

An inventory control system for a pharmacy.

Team Size:     2

Role:              Analyst/ Developer

Environment: MS Access XP

3.          

Collected poetical works of Iqbal (English Translation) (2002)

English translation of Iqbal’s entire Persian and Urdu poetical works is computerized using OCR technique. The text is now being used in editing, re-printing, databanks etc. The project has been done under the supervision of Mr. Muhammad Suheyl Umar, Director Iqbal Academy Pakistan.

Team Size:     1

Role:              All the technology and
                      operational work

Environment: OmniPage 8, MS Word

4.          

Pakistan – The Beautiful
(2001)

Final Project of BCS. A web-database about Pakistan’s scenic Beauty.

Team Size:     4

Role:              Team Leader/Analyst/
                      Developer

Environment: HTML, JAVA Script, ASP, MS Access, ODBC

5.          

Azaadi, 2000
(2000)

Restructured the website of Pakistan Movement with new design methodologies.

Team Size:     2

Role:              Project Incharge/ Analyst

Environment: HTML, JAVA Applets

6.          

Sales Tax Record Keeping System
(1998)

A record keeping software for a person registered as “Distributor” under Sales Tax Act, 1990.

Team Size:     1

Role:              Developer

Environment: FoxPro 2.6 for Windows

7.          

Beautiful Holy-Names of God (Asmaa Ul Husna)
1998.

First Project developed under the banner of WiseNET. An in-depth website of the Attributes of Allah Almighty.

Team Size:     2

Role:              Team Leader/Analyst/
                      Developer

Environment: HTML

8.          

Golden Jubilee in Cyberspace
(1997)

Most detailed website ever available on web about History of Pakistan Movement.

Team Size:     2

Role:              Project Incharge/ System Analyst (Also responsible for gathering, analysing and verifying information/objects)

Environment: HTML

9.          

Financial Accounting Cycle
(1996)

A complete Financial Accounting System. Major Reports Include: Journal, Ledger, Trial Balance, P&L Statement, Depreciation Chart and Balance Sheet.

Team Size:     1

Role:              Developer

Environment: FoxPro 2.5 for DOS

10.     

Book Keeping System

(1992)

Developed for a private-limited factory to maintain books of account.

Team Size:     1

Role:              Developer

Environment: dBase

11.     

My First Science Book
(1991)

An interactive program for children to learn science. Hardware Used: commodore – 64

Team Size:     1

Role:              Developer

Environment: BASIC

Projects Under Development:

1.          

The Bounteous Names of The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

A detailed website about the names of our noble, the perfect, the most honourable, the most gracious, Holy Prophet (Peace and Blessings of Allah Almighty be upon him) along with the attributes, meanings, reference to the Holy Quran and Hadith. Expected to be completed in December, 2003.

Team Size:     2

Role:              Team Leader/Analyst/ Developer

Environment: HTML, JAVA Script, JAVA Applets

2.          

Iqbal Pictorial CD

A pictorial album of the portraits, group photos, relics and personalia of and related to Allama Iqbal. The CD will contain more than 500 images, including more than a hundred pictures of Allama Iqbal, never appeared anywhere before it.

Team Size:     2

Role:              Team Leader/Analyst

Environment: HTML, Java Script, Photoshop etc.

3.          

Collected Prose works of Iqbal (English)

Iqbal wrote two books namely “The development of metaphysics in Persian” and “The reconstruction of religious thought in Islam” in English. Despite of these two book, there are number of collections of Iqbal’s diary, letters, speeches, writings and discourses.  All these are being computerized using OCR technique. These files will then be used for re-printing, developing CDs and website about the poet, philosopher of the East.

Team Size:     1

Role:              All the technology part.

Environment: OmniPage 8, MS Word HTML

4.          

Official Website of Allama Iqbal (Phase-II)

A detailed website about Iqbal, consisting of six parts namely: The Person, Poet Philosopher, Databank, Organization, Publications and About. The site will contain Iqbal’s Entire works (Original Script) and English Translation. Works on Iqbal Databank, Databank of Iqbal’s Scholars. Publications, Products and about Iqbal Academy, Pakistan, Photographs, Audio, Video and more…

Team Size:     1

Role:              Research Scholar/ Analyst/
                      Developer

Environment: HTML, JAVA, C for Unix, Pearl (Might be ASP and MS SQL Server)

5.          

Urdu Nastiliq OCR System

Analysis, Algorithm and Pseudo code is completed. Implementation is delayed due to some technical reasons.


Articles Published:
  1. Urdu Dailies on Internet (CWI – May, 1998)
  2. A brief about Firewalls (CWI – April, 1998)
  3. Introduction to MODEMS (CWI – August, 1996)
  4. Unity in Cyberspace (CWI – July & August, 1996)
  5. History of Internet (CWI – June, 1996)
  6. SoftRAM (Computer World Int’l – May, 1996)
Honours and Awards:
  1. Outstanding Performance Award – Awarded by the President of Pakistan on outstanding performance in Iqbal Year Projects. (incl. All Pakistan Multimedia Website Competition, Official Website of Allama Iqbal and Audio Books)
  2. Certificate of Proficiency – Award by the Ministry of Youth and Culture, Government of Pakistan. As outstanding web designer.
  3. Golden Jubilee Celebration Award – Awarded by Commissioner Gujranwala Division. From NGOs Forum, Gujranwala.
  4. Best of Pakistan Award – Awarded by BestOfPakistan.com. For development of Web Site of Pakistan Movement.
  5. Best of the Web Award – Awarded by times.com. For development of Web Site of Pakistan Movement.
  6. Best Debater of the Year – 1998, ACCS, Gujranwala.

Workshops/Conferences/Exhibitions Attended:

1.      

XML Training Workshop – 2003

Organized by Institute of Management and Technology Lahore. Duration: 3 days. Topics include different aspects of XML, style sheets, DTDs and beyond.

2.      

Urdu Font Development Workshop – 2003

Organized by University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi with collaboration of TReMU (GOP), FAST-NUCES Lahore and HEC. Duration: 1 day. Topics Include: True Type Font Development, Nafees Naskh Writeup, Overview of Volt2, Logical Modeling of Context-Sensitive Naskh for Urdu, Physical Modeling of Context-Sensitive Naskh for Urdu, Urdu Fonts, UZT to Unicode Mapping, Writing Urdu for Font Development.

3.      

12th All Pakistan Software Competition and Exhibition – 2002

Organized by Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Lab. Duration: 3 days. Presented Sales Tax Record Keeping System.

4.      

Microsoft Conference on Computerization of Languages in Pakistan – 2002

Organized by Microsoft (Pakistan Liaison Office & Typography Department). Duration: 1 day. Topics include: Role of NLA in Linguistic Standardization of Urdu and other Languages of Pakistan, Processing Unicode text for Arabic Script Languages (Urdu, Sindhi, Pashto etc.), Role of URLSDF, MoST in Standardization of Urdu Computing: Code Pages and Beyond, Open Type Processing and How It Works, Urdu Character Set and Collating Sequence, Uniscribe and text processing on Windows platform, Enabling Urdu in Windows, Towards Unicode Standards for Urdu.

5.      

First National Conference on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics – 2001

Organized by Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Labs, Kahuta. During 3 days. Major Topics Include: Real Time System Analysis and Design. Remote Condition Monitoring using WAP, WEB and SMS. Machine Vibration Analysis, Lube Oil Analysis and Diagnostics.

6.      

First National Urdu Software Development Workshop – 2001

Organized by Center for Research in Urdu Language Processing, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore. Duration: 4 days. Topics Include: Character Bases and Ligature Based Word Processing, Character Set Searching, Sorting and File Format, Urdu Fonts, Urdu OCR, Urdu Databases, ActiveX, Urdu E-Mail, Web-based E-Mail, Urdu Chat Server, UTX Conversion Engine, Urdu Lexicon and Machine translation

7.      

Third Software Engineering Workshop – 2001

Organized by Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Labs, Kahuta. Duration: 6 Days. Topics Include: Project Management, Software Testing, SQA, E-Commerce and Real Time Software Development.

8.      

Digital Communication and Wireless Application Protocol – 2000

Organized by IEEE (Islamabad Section) and Paktel. Duration: 1 Day

9.      

Introduction to E-Commerce – 2000

Organized by IEEE (Islamabad Section) and International Islamic University. Duration: 45 Minutes

10.     

11th All Pakistan Software Competition and Exhibition – 2000

Organized by Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Lab. Duration: 3 days. Presented Sales Tax Record Keeping System and Beautiful Holy-Names of God

11.     

Prospectus of IT-Business in Pakistan – 2000

Organized by IEEE (Islamabad Section), NUST (Rawalpindi) and ITComm (Govt. of Pakistan). Duration: 1 day

12.     

Second Software Engineering Workshop – 1999

Organized by Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Labs. Duration: 5 days. Key topics include: Software Engineering (Intro), Structured System Analysis and Design, Object Oriented System Analysis and Design, Project Management, Software Testing and Quality Assurance and Real Time Software Development.

13.     

9th All Pakistan Software Competition and Exhibition – 1998

Organized by Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Labs. Duration: 3 days. Presented Golden Jubilee in Cyberspace

14.     

SoftTech – 1998

Organized by FAST – ICS, Lahore. Represented as Gen. Secy. Internet Society Pakistan (Gujranwala Node)

15.   

8th All Pakistan Computer Exhibition – 1996

Organized by Pakistan Science Foundation, TIPS and PASTIC. Represented at the stall of CWI

16. 

Introducing Internet - 1995

Organized by The American Centre, Lahore. During: 1 day.

Other Activities/Interests:

  1. Involved in establishment of Internet Society (Pakistan) in 1998.
  2. Attended “Survey of American History” Course, Organized by The American Centre, Lahore in 1995, 1996 and 1997.
  3. Remain the member of the American Centre and the British Council in 1995, 1996 and 1997.
  4. Attended a short-course “Let Us Learn the Holy Quran” in 1996.
  5. Organized Computer User’s Club Kamoke in 1996.
  6. Attended Intermediate class of “English Language Teaching System” at British Council Teaching Centre, Lahore in 1996
  7. Attended the short course of “FoxPro” at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore in 1996 and obtained “A+” grade.
  8. Researched about Zodiac, its effects on human life with special reference to the teachings of Islam.
  9. Attended a short-course about “Floriculture and Landscaping” offered by the Agriculture Department Punjab, Lahore in 1995.
  10. Personally studied Astrology, Numerology, Palmistry, Graphology, and a bit of Telepathy and Hypnotism in 1995.
  11. Attended Training Camp of Boy Scouting at Murree in 1992.
  12. Started Computing as a User in 1987
  13. Took part in debates, speeches, and short-plays during school and college life.