:: Memberships ::

Membership of Professional Organizations:

i) Professional Networking Chair (International Webmasters Association, Pakistan Chapter) 1997-98
ii) American Statistical Association (USA)
iii) Royal Statistical Society (UK)
iv) Pakistan Computer Society
vi) ACM (USA)

Membership of Academic Forums:

i) Member Academic Council, Karachi University
ii) Member BASR (Board of Advanced Studies) University of Karachi for the period Sept 14, 2007 to Sept 14, 2010.
iii)Member Board of Studies, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi.
iv) Member of Education & Literacy department Govt. of Sindh committee that scrutinizes Higher Education institutions.
v) Member (Subject Specialist) CIEC, Govt. of Sindh which monitors and evaluates the private universities/institutes of the Sindh province.
Vi) Member Board of Studies as Expert, Computer Science, Shah Abdul Latif University, Sind.
vii) Member Board of Studies as Expert, Institute of Information Technology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
viii) Member of Experts Committee for National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) on the subject of Computer Science (1998).
ix) Member Board of Studies, Department of Computer Science, University of Baluchistan.
x) Member Examination Committee on Software Development, International Islamic University, Islamabad.
xi) Member Board of Studies Dept. of Computer Science, Gomal University NWFP
xii) Member Board of Studies, Dept. of Statistics, University of Karachi.
xiii) Elected member Board of Governors by Academic Council, University of Karachi for Institute in Islamabad affiliated with KU.
xiv) Member Board of Governors, Umear Basha Institute of Information Technology, University of Karachi. (Nominated by V.C., KU)
xv) Member Sind IT Board
xvi) Chair, CS/IT Curriculum development team for Sind for Sind IT Board
xvii) Patron and Member Board of Governors of Zainab Computer Learning Center Nowshero Feroz. Sadiq Foundation, an NGO, has established this institution in a rural area to help reduce the digial divide.


Countries Visited for Lectures,Seminars,Conferences

Dr. Burney has visited many countries for the purpose of education , some include :

Canada Calgary 1975
United Kingdom Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Sheffield, Oxford 1984-87
Malaysia Johor Baro 1990
Singapore -- 1990
Morocco Rabat, Casablanca 1992
Italy Rome 1992
Indonesia Surabaya, Jakarta 1996
Saudi Arabia Dammam, Jeddah, Mecca, Medina 2002
Singapore -- ICCSIT 2008