Alumni Success Stories

Rubia Khalid Latif

Rubia Khalid Latif graduated from FAST-NU Lahore in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Since then she has worked on a variety of industries from Telecom to real estate to now her most current role in the USA, As a Program Manager at Microsoft managing projects within Azure which is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform and infrastructure created for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Her current focus is on managing building scalable distributed systems within the cloud. Earlier in her career she worked as a software developer at IBS a known prestigious company in real estate software of over 36 years based in New Jersey, USA. There she was leading efforts in building customized enterprise software for one of the leading real estate giants within New York, The Vornado realty trust.

Message from the Director

The sponsoring body of National University of Computer & Emerging Science “FAST (Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology)” established in 1980. It is a charitable institution which is registered with the Government of Pakistan. This university, sponsored by FAST, is considered as one of the most prestigious academic institutes of Pakistan with a trend of being a leader and a paragon both in Pakistan and abroad. The purpose behind the initiation was to provide higher education to produce best scholars and scientists in 1985. 
FAST was the first in the history of the country to offer undergraduate program in Computer Science, this was a real milestone in the country’s IT industry development. The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, which was founded as a Federally Chartered University, is a top-ranked and nonpareil University of Pakistan. It is popular for producing students who are well-known for their expertise and hard work in the development of local software and other industries. Moreover, the university has five innovative purpose-built campuses at  Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Chiniot Faisalabad (CFD) and Peshawar with the state-of-the-art facilities. These campuses provide high-standard educational environment and recreational facilities to over 4,000 under-graduate and graduate students.
The university has research wings that contribute towards the economic, social and technological advances of Pakistan through its comprehensive research. It is sufficed to say, that FAST-NU is making headway to become a globally recognized research university of Pakistan.



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