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Dr. Masrur Alam Khan

Masrur Alam Khan is one of the senior most professors of Mass Communication of the country (Pakistan) retired last year being founding head, Department of Mass Communication at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad. He was also heading Department of International Business and Marketing, NUST Business School during his tenure of four years at NUST. During his 44 years of professional career, he established five departments of Journalism and Mass Communication as pioneer i.e., at Gomal University (1974), International Islamic University Malaysia post graduate program (1998), International Islamic University Islamabad (2007), Riphah International University Islamabad post graduate program, (2009) and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST- 2010). He started his career from Pakistan Television Lahore just after obtaining masters in Journalism (1970) with distinction and received his doctorate in Communication from the University of the Philippines Systems in 1990. Dr. Khan was honored with the Fulbright Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Award in 1995-96, while placed at Southern Illinois University Carbondale USA to conduct post-doctoral research on Communication and Environment Issues. Presently he is in charge of PhD program, Riphah Institute of Media Studies. He was honored of having the best teacher awards of Department of Communication, IIUM for the academic sessions, 2003-2004, 2004-2005. he was also honored with best teacher award of Department of Media and Communication Studies, International Islamic University Islamabad in 2007. In recognition of his research he was honored with ISO 9001:2000 Research Award 2004 as well.

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