Asif Zamir is a lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Petronas (Malaysia). Before joining UTP, he served as a researcher at the King Saud University–Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (Saudi Arabia). Asif Zamir holds his MSc degree in Petroleum Engineering from King Saud University (Saudi Arabia) in 2014, B.sc degree in Petroleum Engineering from BUITEMS Pakistan in 2008 and his MBA degree from virtual university of Pakistan in 2011. His primary interest areas include; but not limited to the Drilling & well completion, well control, Drilling operations and drilling fluid design. He was the drillingengineering cluster leader at the petroleum engineering department at UTP from Jan 2016 to Jan 2017.