Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE), is a project of Engineering Education Trust (EET) with joint
collaboration with Sir Syed Memorial Society. It was in the January of 2001 when we formally talked
about establishing an institution of higher technical learning in Pakistan. We debated on its
feasibility and gauged our commitment to this national cause and identified the dissemination of
advanced knowledge in engineering and management to our professional engineers and scientists
as the need of the hour.
In 1998, when a research and development organization named Communications Enabling
Technologies (CET) Pakistan was established in Rawalpindi. Soon, CET headed by Dr. Shoab Ahmed
Khan (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz) attracted some of the best professionals in Pakistan. Dr. Farrukh Kamran
(Tamgha-e-Imtiaz), Dr. Saeed Ur Rahman, and Dr. Sohail Naqvi (Former Executive Director HEC)
joined CET in its early days and played a key role in establishing CASE. Later, this group was joined
by more outstanding professionals like Dr. Syed Ismail Shah (Chairman Pakistan Telecom Authority),
Dr. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti, Dr. Amir Qayyum, Dr. Imtiaz A. Taj, Dr. Sheikh Muhammad Farhan, Saleem
Ahmed Khan, Dr. Mohsin Rahmatullah, Hammad Ahmed Khan, Dr. Zaheer Ahmed and Durdana
Habib. Engineering Education Trust (EET) was established in May 2001. We take pride in starting
CASE with a graduate education with new research culture to bring Pakistan on the road to
prosperity through a knowledge economy by developing human resource in higher technical
UET Taxila granted affiliation of its graduate program in Computer Engineering with 60 students.
This led to the establishment of CASE on September 11, 2001 at Software Technology Park
Islamabad. CASE was inaugurated by then the Minister of Science and Technology Prof. Dr.
Atta-ur-Rehman. The institute had the support of an excellent teaching faculty of 9 PhDs and 8 MScs
at that time. Later the new programs were established in following order:
CASE has not only excelled in education but also on the forefront of research activities. We
developed product focused research with our partner CARE Ltd providing industrial insights.
CASE acquired research funding from Cisco Systems, PTCL and National ICT R&D Fund in last 10
years worth of Rs 100 Millions. CASE continues to grow and currently more than 1200 students are
enrolled in CASE programs, 40% of whom are postgraduate students.