Prof. Ahmad Akhtar is the Rector at National Textile University, Vice President (Punjab) of Pakistan Engineering Council, President of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers and former head of IQTM & QEC of Punjab University. He is the Chief Editor of Journal of Quality & Technology Management as well as International Journal of Quality and Innovation. He is also Chairman of Engineering Accreditation Board at Pakistan Engineering Council. As a Rector he has taken number of steps to improve the productivity of University. Dr. Niaz has published number of research papers and edited three books on Quality Assurance in Higher Education with other two national scholars. He has also successfully supervised 10 PhD students in the field of Engineering & TQM.