Prof. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Uqaili is meritorious Professor and Vice-Chancellor of Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan. He has earned bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering and masters in economics. He has supervised more than a dozen doctoral students. Prof Uqaili has written 13 chapters in international books, 75 research papers in national and international research journals, and presented 56 research papers in national and international conferences. Dr Uqaili has also edited four international books. Prof Uqaili is currently working as vice-chancellor, MUET. Previously, he held positions of pro-vice-chancellor, registrar and dean, Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC), MUET, Jamshoro. He is a member on editorial board of several research journals. He has held other positions in the different statutory forums of MUET, Jamshoro. Prof. Uqaili facilitated the linkage of Mehran University with national and international public and private institutions, including universities in USA, UK, China, Japan, Malaysia and Turkey. Recognizing the contribution to higher education, he has been nominated on several academic forums in the country. He is recognized as a leading academician in Pakistan and abroad. During his tenure, MUET has ranked by HEC, Islamabad, as second-best public engineering university of the country and number one public sector engineering university of the province (2015). Prof. Uqaili is involved in community services and he is on the board/trust of several nonprofit organizations, working on health, education, water, agriculture, community physical infrastructure etc.
From undergrad to doctoral level he has been awarded with several distinctions and honours, which includes, nomination by president of Pakistan as Member, Pakistan Science Foundation, Chairman, Board of Directors, Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO), elected as Member Governing Body of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) 2012-2014 and 2015-18, Best Teacher Award from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (2005), awarded scholarship through countrywide open competition to pursue postgraduate studies abroad, by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan,1990. He has exposure at country and world levels. He has visited the UK, USA, Australia, Germany, Malaysia, Italy, China, Singapore, Netherlands, France, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Luxembourg, Thailand, UAE and Turkey.