Prof Dr Arshad Saleem Bhatti (TI & SI) has been appointed as Rector Virtual University by the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi.
A joining ceremony was held at the Head office of the Virtual University. Director Finance (former acting Rector) Mr. Naeem Tariq along with principal officers received the new Rector.
While Introducing the new Rector, Mr. Naeem Tariq Said that Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti obtained his first degree in Physics from the University of the Punjab, Lahore.
He then completed one year training in Computer Hardware and Software from the Computer Training Center, University Grants Commission by winning President Scholarship.
He joined University of the Punjab as Lecturer in 1989 and proceeded to United Kingdom for higher education.
He obtained his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK in Microelectronics and Optoelectronics.
He did Post-Doctoral work at the University of Roma in Italy, University of Nottingham, UK and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA.
He has published more than 130 research articles in ISI indexed journals and International Conferences.