Ms. Rabia Tabassum

Assistant Professor

Rabia Tabassum is pursuing Ph.D.( Space Science) from University of Karachi, Pakistan. She has been associating with National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST), Karachi Campus, Pakistan since August, 2003. Beside the teaching, she was also holding some other duties such as faculty in-charge of Transport committee and student societies (NU-FAST); DECS (Dramatics and Extra Curricular Society), SIBSS(Software Information Book and Seminar Society, and CBS( Character Building Society). She is a member of Disciplinary Committee, a course coordinator and a paper Moderator. She is a former member of NTS subject (Physics) committee. Her research areas are GIS and Remote Sensing, Water Resource Management, Drought Modeling, Conjunctive use of Ground and Surface water, Machine Learning.


Courses Taught


Applied Physics , Digital Logic Design , Basic Electronics , GIS and Remote Sensing




M.Phil.( Space and Planetary Astrophysics ), 2017, University of Karachi, Pakistan ,

M.Sc (Physics) 2000, University of Karachi, Pakistan.

B.Sc(H) 1999, University of Karachi, Pakistan.




2nd Position in B.Sc(H), 3rd Position in M.Sc(Physics)




Rabia Tabassum, Dr Mudassar H. Arsalan, Faiza Mumtaz, Nazia Imam, “Sustainable urban water conservation strategy for a planned city of a developing country: a perspective from DHA City Karachi.” Arabian Journal of Geosciences 13 (22), 2022.

Rabia Tabassum, Dr Mudassar H. Arsalan, Nazia Imam, “Estimation of Water Demand for Commercial Units in Karachi City”, FAST-NU Research Journal (FRJ), Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2016.

Rabia Tabassum, Dr Mudassar H. Arsalan, Anam Khalid,” Assessment of Drought Risk by using Vegetation Indices from Remotely Sensed Data: A Perspective from Hot and Arid District of Pakistan”,Technical Journal, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila,Pakistan. Volume 20, Issue 4, 2015,

Rabia Tabassum, Dr. Mudassar Hassan Arsalan, Arif Inam Osmani, “GIS for estimating optimized water demand using sustainable water resource management for a planned city”, presented at the  Fourth International Conference on Aerospace Science and Engineering (ICASE 2015) to be held on Sep 02- 04,2015 at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Madsood Alam , Rabia Tabassum , Yousra Waseem “Astronomical improve model of prayer timing with error analysis”, proceeding of 12th International Conference on Statistical Sciences(ISOSS),Karachi, Pakistan – March 24-26, 2014, Vol. 26, pp. 107-120.