Nooruddin Shoaib Yahya, 7899/Liaquat

Shoaib Yahya - 2010

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Shoaib Yahya, kit no. 7899/Liaquat House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1978 in 8th Class and left the college in 1983 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on at Karachi in 1966 and got married to Mrs. Ayesha in 1996. They have 2 children - Omair and Izza.

Shoaib acquired his early education at PAF Model School Karachi up to class 7. He was the Senior Prefect of the school.

At Petaro, Shoaib was a star of his batch. He became the SUO (Senior Under Officer) of the college during his last year at Petaro. He was also the captain of the college Tennis team and a member of teh College Riding and Football teams.

In other activities, he was the Editor in Chief of The Cadet - the college magazine, and the President of the Aeromodelling Club and the English Debating Club. He also won the All Asia English Essay Competition that year.

He graduated from University of Maryland in 1990 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was President of the university student body, President of Eta Kappa Nu in 1990, and has been a member of IEEE since 1990.

His started his career with Bechtel as Lead Engineer for Power Generation, IT Engineering, Control Systems and Wireless Engineering from 1990-1993. He then worked with Sprint from 1993-1995 as Technical Consultant for RF Engineering. He was Senior Project Manager with LCC International from 1993-1999. He joined WFI (Wireless Facilities Inc) as a Manager in 1999 and was promoted to position of Vice President a year later. He remained with them until 2005.  That year, he founded GCB Services in Virginia, which provides wireless engineering and IT services. He is President of the company.

Shoaib is a specialist and consultant in RF Design, Optimization, FNE, E911,Site Acquisiton, Construction Mangement, and In-Building Services, for GSM, iDEN, CDMA, EVDO, WIMAX, UMTS, and LTE technologies. He is settled in Virginia.

Shoaib Yahya - 2011