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Research interests

  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering Management
  • Technology Management
  • Change Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Business Improvement; Process Engineering / Improvement
  • Sustainability,
  • Quality Assurance
  • Artificial Intelligence in Business, Corporate Training, Data Science, OD/OB, and ‘Business and Technology’

Research Profile

Dr Ali Ahsan is a senior academic with extensive experience and achievements in the higher education industry. He specialises in the field of business, technology and mergers, and enjoyed working on very high-level strategic positions in academia and industry. His successful career is attributed to his passion for this profession.

Also, his drive for higher education has revolutionised the institutions that he has served. Ali has made an enormous impact on the lives of students from all around the world, and that is what he believes is his most important contribution.

Over the years, Ali has contributed to learning, teaching, scholarship, curriculum development, research, supervision of HDR students and academic-industry collaboration, but not limited to. He has launched a number of degree programs in various universities and has completed major academic and industrial projects with success.

In addition to all this, he has been an academic leader, an entrepreneur, a consultant and a corporate trainer to some of the world’s most reputed conglomerates, some even in the fortune 500 companies list. At the moment, Ali is looking after various tasks concerning higher education.

Ali is also an adjunct professor with some very well-reputed universities and member Board of Directors of The WISSEN Group. WISSEN Group is my entrepreneurial venture. Before joining Torrens University Australia, Ali was the CEO of The WISSEN GROUP, Dean at Foundation University and Visiting Professor at Stratford University, USA.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

PhD (Engineering Management), Orgnisation Development for Revitalisation of IT Sector of Pakistan, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila


MSc (Engineering Management), University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila


Bachelor (Computer Software Engineering), Foundation University Islamabad



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