Dr. Azmat Saeed did his M.Sc. from Government College, Lahore in 1970 and joined the Education Department of the Punjab Government. He subsequently did an M.Sc. from Brunel University in Semiconductor Physics and Technology, and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University where he carried out research on the structural properties of amorphous materials. Dr. Saeed taught for thirty years in colleges under the jurisdiction of the Punjab Education Department. He, thereafter, joined the Physics faculty of Punjab University in 2002 and continued serving on the faculty till 2013. He has at various times served as a visiting lecturer at the Imperial College of Business Administration, Beaconhouse and FAST at Lahore.