Sana Malik

Assistant Professor (University of Managment & Technology) and a PhD student (Universiti Sains)


Be a leader instead of being a follower.

What do you do?

I am currently pursuing doctoral study in School of Housing, Building & Planning (HBP) at Universiti Sains Malaysia. I am currently on study leave University of Management and Technology (Pakistan), where I am working as Assistant Professor in School of Architecture and Planning. I do research in Housing, Urban/Rural Sociology and Architectural design. My current PhD thesis is focused on institutional stakeholder collaborations for low-income housing provision in case of Pakistan.

Why did you choose this field?

Having a house is everyone dreams and I want to play a role for low-income groups through my research.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

Writing and Publishing research papers

Why do you love working in STEM?

To design policy frameworks for sustainable provision of affordable housing.

Best advice for next generation?

Be a leader instead of being a follower.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

“I can and I will.”

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