ORIC stands for Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization. The purpose of establishing ORIC is to create research culture in the university and promote academia-industry linkages. ORIC provides the much-needed platform for research and development by bringing in all research activities under one roof. Instead of working individually, ORIC encourages collaboration among individuals and organizations for creating a visible social impact.

ORIC in Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology will strive to play a lead role in research and development nationally and make its presence felt internationally.

The purpose of ORIC at Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology is to provide an enabling environment to all stakeholders—individual researchers, industry, and government organizations—to work collaboratively for creating new ideas and putting them into practice for the benefit of all concerned. The ORIC at SUIT will serve all stakeholders with focus on the following values:

  • Originality of research
  • Adherence to international quality standards
  • Conviction of social service
  • Collaboration and cooperation
Sr. Name Designation Qualification
1 Engr. Dr. Amjad Ali Director Ph.D
2 Muhammad Asif Manager University Industry Linkages and Technology Transfer MS.CS (Computer Science)
3 Eng. Niqash Ahmad Manager Research Operation & Development MS.CS (Computer Science)
4 Haroon Nadeem Manager Intellectual Property/Legal Services Master of Communication Studies
5 Muhammad Bilal Publication/Communication Specialist M.Phil
6 Zahoor Ahmed Accountant MBA (Finance)
7 Sardar M.Faheem khan Awan Administrative Assistant MSc (Economics)
8 Muhammad Ishaq Administrative Assistant MBA
9 Dr. Aleena Mustafa HR Assistant DPT
10 Samina Andleeb Research Associate MPA (Marketing)
11 Amjad Khan Research Associate MS. Management
12 Haroon Rasheed Research Associate MS. Management
ORIC Centerlized Email Address : oric@suit.edu.pk

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1.   “Dynamics of Managing Modern Organizations” on 3rd January, 2017 Organized by: Sarhad University- Office of Research, innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) Dr. Muhammad Zeb Khan, Director ORIC SUIT, briefly highlighted the objectives and functions of ORIC in creating and sharing indigenous knowledge for addressing local problems.  Mr. Asad Shah, Chief Manager at State Bank of Pakistan (Peshawar Region), was the guest speaker. The speaker highlighted various challenges that modern organizations are confronted with and suggested some strategies for gaining competitive edge.  He emphasized the need for proactive thinking and flexible policies as the basis for coping with fast changes in the environment in which an organization operates.

2.  “Regulations in Pakistan”, on 28th February 2017 Organized by: Sarhad University- Office of Research, innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) an objective to provide an opportunity to both regulators and their clients to share their perspectives about the nature, working, and effectiveness of regulations in higher education and the telecommunication sectors. Three speakers including (i) Muhammad Ismail, Consultant Quality Assurance, Higher Education Commission, (ii) Mr. Abdul Wahid Khalil, Zonal Director, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, and (iii) Prof. Dr. Yorid Ahsan Zia argued in support of regulations whereas another three experts including (i) Prof. Dr. Ghias ul Haq, Dean, Management Sciences, Sarhad University (ii) Dr. Amjad Amin, University of Peshawar, and (iii) Dr. Ahmad Farhan Saeed, spoke against regulations in Pakistan. 

3.“The Role of HEC in Research & Innovation ”, on 28th September 2017 Organized by: Sarhad University-Department of Business Administration in Collaboration Office of Research, innovation & Commercialization (ORIC).Speaker were highlighted the role and achievements of HEC in different spheres of Higher Education with special focus on Evaluation of HEC ( Dr. Wali ur Rehman), Quality Assurance ( Eng. Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad), Research & Innovation ( Dr. Muhammad Zeb Khan), and Scholarship Scheme ( Dr. Gohar Abbas).

Director ORIC

Email : oric@suit.edu.pk

Phone No : 091-5230931-32-33

EXT No : 256

Fax : 091-5230936