Faculty Profile

Dr Muhammad Yusuf Awan

Dean, Professor

School of Architecture and Planning

Department of Architecture

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Dr. Awan has over 45 years of experience in teaching, research and administration. He had earlier served as a Chairman, Department of Architecture, Chairman Proctorial Board and Advisor Foreign Students at the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. He is PhD in Architecture from the UK’s renowned university of Sheffield. He has been Vice Chairman and Honorary Secretary of IAP Lahore Chapter. In the year 2010 he played key role in organizing 14th Asian Congress of Architects, where students and architects of 17 Asian countries participated. Dr. Awan has supervised more than 600 undergraduate Thesis projects of Bachelor’s Degree of Architecture. He has also supervised more than 40 Thesis of Masters of Architecture, and currently supervising 04 PhD thesis. He has published more than 22 research papers. He is also inspector accreditation of PCATP and PEC. Dr. Awan has successfully established UMT's School of Architecture and Planning with Six accredited programs.

  • Cultural and Architectural Heritage
  • Conservation of Architectural and Built Heritage
  • History of Architecture and Civilizations
  • Current World and Contemporary Architecture
  • Architectural Design
  • Thesis Design
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
UMT Lahore Dean, School of Architecture and Planning 10-06-2015 Present
UMT Lahore Professor/ Chairman, Department of Architecture and Planning 03-09-2012 26-12-2015
UET Lahore Professor of Architecture 09-04-2010 08-04-2012
UET Lahore Chairman, department of Architecture 05-03-2008 08-04-2010
UET Lahore Associate Professor 05-05-1983 06-03-1989
UET Lahore Assistant Professor 05-05-1983 06-03-1989
UET Lahore Lecturer 06-11-1975 04-05-1983
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Lime Mortar in Conservation for Historic Buildings of Pakistan Pakistan Journal of Science 0.000 2016
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) The Importance of Craftsmanship in Conservation of Buildings: A Repertory of Terms Journal of Asian Civilizations 0.000 2017
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) An Assessment of Conservation of Sher Sing Baradari Lahore Joiurnal of Asian Civilizations 0.000 2017
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) History of Mosque Architecture Lahore, Pakistan Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 0.000 2014
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Masonry Walls Analysis from Shish Mahal, in Lahore, Pakistan Journal of Research in Architecture and Planning 0.000 2017
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) The Role of Architecture in the identification of obstacles and spatial solutions in inclusive education UMT Education Review 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Restoration Method for the Facade of Jahangir's Tomb, Shahdara, Lahore Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 0.000 2009
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Building Stone and State of Conservation of the Built Heritage of Pakistan Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 0.000 2008
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Deterioration Processes and Extent of Decay of Stone Masonry of historic Monuments 1st World Conference on Global Climate Change and its impact on Structures of Cultural Heritage, Macau SAR China 0.000 2008
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Present Condition and Causes of Decay of Tomb of Jahangir at Shahdara, Lahore Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 0.000 2008
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Conservation of Historic Buildings and Gardens in Lahore: Implication of National Conservation Policy for Pakistan The Mughal Gardens, Lahore 0.000 1996
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) The Rate of Demolition of the Significant Historic Buildings in Lahore UET Research Journal 0.000 1994
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) State of Heritage Conservation in Pakistan and other Developing Countries UET Research Journal 0.000 1994
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) National Architectural Heritage of Pakistan and Characteristics of Historic Settlements UET Research Journal 0.000 1994
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Legislation and Conservation Works in Pakistan UET Research Journal 0.000 1994
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Conservation of Built Heritage and State of Building Industry in Pakistan UET research Journal 0.000 1994
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Condition of Significant Historic Buildings in Lahore and their Surroundings UET Research Journal 0.000 1994
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Historical and Architectural Values, Categorization Listing of the Buildings in Pakistan UET Research Journal 0.000 1994
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Protection of Building Groups and Conservation Areas in Pakistan UET Research Journal 0.000 1994
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD - Architecture University of Sheffield UK
B - Architecture University of Engineering & Technology Pakistan
Position Start Date End Date
Chairman, Department of Architecture and Planning 03-09-2012 26-12-2015
Dean, School of Architecture and Planning 10-06-2015 Present
Position Start Date End Date
Chairman, Students Disciplinary Committee 10-06-2015 15-07-2018
Chairman, Research Ethics and Support Committee 10-03-2017 Present
  • Life Member
  • Advisor Foreign Students UET 2000-2010
  • Chairman, UET Proctorial Board 2003-2010
  • Member UET Finance and Planning Committee
  • Member UET Examination Committee, 1984-1989
  • Warden UET Hostels, 1985-86
  • Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners
  • Life Member Institute of Architects Pakistan
  • Inspector Accreditation, PCATP
  • Inspector Accreditation, PEC
  • Honorary Secretary IAP 1983-85
  • Deputy Convener Students Jamboree 14th Asian Congress of Architects
  • Vice Chairman, IAP, 2010-2012
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