Faculty Profile

Dr Saima Gulzar

Associate Professor, HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

School of Architecture and Planning

Department of Architecture

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Architect Dr. Gulzar has over 19 years of experience in the field of Architecture in different capacities in addition to her particular contribution in the Architectural research and publications. She had earlier served as Chairperson Department of Architecture, UMT Lahore. She is a POSTDOC in Architectural Conservation-a multidisciplinary venture of the World’s ranked university ETH-Zurich (Q.S World Rankings No.7). Her particular specialization is in the Scientific Conservation of Built Heritage as the present day conservation of cultural heritage is the knowledge backed by all the technical, scientific and artistic disciplines. She presented her doctoral and post-doctoral research in different conferences all around the globe (USA, UK, Europe, and ASIA). Dr. Gulzar is also a life member of Pakistan Council of Architects and Planners (PCATP) and Institute of Architects (IAP). Dr. Gulzar is a HEC Approved Supervisor, has authored many research papers in the Impact Factor Journals.

  • Climate Compatible Constructions
  • Architectural Research Methodologies
  • Conservation of Architectural and Built Heritage
  • Scientific Analysis of Historic Materials
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
ETH-ZuricH Postdoctoral Researcher 01-09-2014 30-06-2015
University of Management and Technology Associate Professor 03-08-2015 Present
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Control of vehicular emission using innovative energy solutions comprising of hydrogen for transportation sector in Pakistan: A case study of Lahore City International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 4.290 2019
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Preliminary Investigation of Late Mughal period wall paintings from historic monuments of Begumpura Lahore Frontiers of Architectural Research 0.000 2019
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Redefined Energy conservation methodologies to achieve thermal comfort in contemporary residential architecture in Lahore, Pakistan Technical Journal 0.000 2020
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Characterization of 17th Century Mughal tile glazes from Shahdara Complex, Lahore-Pakistan Journal of Cultural Heritage 1.950 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Chemical and mineralogical characterization of old mortars from Jahangir Tomb, Lahore-Pakistan Asian Journal of Chemistry 0.350 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Characterization of Mughal bricks from Jahangir Tomb, Lahore-Pakistan Asian Journal of Chemistry 0.350 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Characterization of 17th Century Mughal mortars and plasters from the Akbari-Serai, Lahore-Pakistan Asian Journal of Chemistry 0.350 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Analytical characterization of deteriorated stone surfaces from the Jahangir Tomb, Lahore-Pakistan Asian Journal of Chemistry 0.350 2014
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Chemical and mineralogical characterization of mortars from the Nur Jahan Tomb Lahore, Pakistan International Journal of Conservation Sciences 0.000 2014
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Mughal Sandstone Heritage of Lahore: Formulating the future restoration strategy International Journal of Conservation Sciences 0.000 2015
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Characterization of Shahdara Tomb’s Wall Plasters from Lahore, Pakistan International Journal of Conservation Sciences 0.000 2016
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Scientific examination of marble fretwork from Jahangir tomb, Lahore, PAKISTAN Pakistan Journal of Science 0.000 2016
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) The Efficacy of Shading Design in Commercial Buildings in The Semi-arid Climate of Lahore; Focusing on The Geometry of Horizontal Shade Technical Journal 0.000 2019
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Study of Conservation Process Adopted for Mughal Garden and Monuments in Hassan Abdal, Pakistan Journal of Research in Architecture and Planning 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) “Traditional Dwelling : An Architectural Anthropological Study from the Walled City of Lahore” Int'l Journal of Research in Chemical, Metallurgical and Civil Engg. 1.950 2013
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
Post Doctorate Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Switzerland
PhD - PhD Earth and Environmental Sciences University of the Punjab Pakistan
Position Start Date End Date
Director Graduate Studies 15-11-2018 Present
Position Start Date End Date
Editor Journal of Art, Architecture and Built Environment 03-02-2017 Present
  • Life Member Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners
  • Member Institutes of Architects Pakistan (Reg. No. 1208-10)
  • Member ICOMOS, Pakistan
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