Faculty Profile

Muhammad Shafaat Nawaz

Study leave, Assistant Professor

School of Architecture and Planning

Department of City And Regional Planning

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Plnr. Muhammad Shafaat Nawaz is a registered Town Planner bearing No. P00966 from Pakistan Council of Architect & Town Planners (PCATP). He has worked as Urban Planner in Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Program (PICIIP) funded by Asian Development Bank. From 2016-2018, he worked as Assistant Director (Town Planning) at Lahore Development Authority (LDA). He contributed to the Authority for Land Use Control & Building Control. Moreover, he was privileged to work with the team of Planning & Development Department (P&D) and World Bank in purview of Doing Business Reforms on behalf of LDA. Currently he serves as Assistant Professor in School of Architecture and Planning at University of Management & Technology, Lahore. His published research calls for the inevitable need of developing an integrated Public Transport. Ongoing research works include but are not limited to digital planning, urban policy, infill development and strategic spatial planning.

  • Urban Policy
  • Spatial Planning
  • Infill Development
  • Digital Planning
  • Spatial Development Planning of Bahawalpur
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
University of Management and Technology Assistant Professor 12-11-2018 Present
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Examining suitability of the integrated public transport system: A case study of Lahore Transportation Research Part A 3.000 2018
Conference Papers (presented in International University) Is Lahore's urban system ready to sustain climate change? European Journal of Urban Environment presented at European International Conference on Transforming Urban Systems 2019, Strasbourg, France 0.000 2019
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Use of Information Technology in Building Permit System in Pakistan, A case study of Lahore Development Authority Journal of Research in Architecture & Planning (JRAP) presented at 3rd International Conference on Urban and Regional Planning, Karachi, Pakistan 0.000 2019
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Learning Lessons from comparative urban governance and suggesting approaches for Pakistan International Business Conference and Exhibition, UMT, Oct (2019) 0.000 2018
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
MS - City & Regional Planning University of Engineering & Technology Pakistan
BS - City and Regional Planning University of Engineering & Technology Pakistan
  • Letter of Appreciation from Lahore Development Authority
  • Letter of Appreciation from World Bank Doing Business Group
  • Punjab Educational Endowment Fund Awardee
  • Fulbright PhD Scholar Cohort 2020
  • Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners
  • Institute of Planners Pakistan
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