Qamar Askari received the M.Sc. degree in computer science from the University of Punjab, Lahore and degrees of MS and PhD in computer science from National University and College of Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Lahore. He is actively researching in the area of Computational Intelligence especially swarm intelligence, evolutionary computation, and utilization of meta-heuristics for machine learning. He has published and worked on several novel meta-heuristics.
He is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at GIFT University, Gujranwala. He teaches different subjects from the area of artificial intelligence and theoretical computer sciences including artificial intelligence, machine learning, data structures and algorithms, and theory of automata. He is leading a research group at GIFT aimed to explore and contribute in the area of computational intelligence.