Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh
Professor and Director, University of Central Punjab, Pakistan
Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh has over 20 years of professional, teaching and research experience and is currently working as Professor of Chemistry and Director Post Graduate Programs of Faculty of Science and Technology at University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
He is the member of HEC Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE) Review Committee, External Subject Expert/Head of the QEC Assessment Team (AT), Board of Studies, Board of Faculties, Selection Board of several Universities.
He has been duly awarded three gold medals for his outstanding academic performance in Chemistry and five gold medals including one from the Minister HED and Governor of the Punjab for his excellent performance in research and service to society. He has been awarded many international and national awards including Representative of Pakistan by UNESCO in Morocco, Young Chemist Award by IUPAC in Italy, Young Scientist Awards by TWAS in Egypt and IAP/GYA in Germany, Young Scientist Award by IAP/World Economic Forum in China, Young Researcher Award by the Council for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, IUPAC-2015 Award for Chemists as an outstanding chemist from developing countries in S. Korea, Research Productivity Awards with Category A, B, and C, Productive Scientist of Pakistan with rank at 11th in Pakistan in Chemistry category of Young Scientists in 2017 and 2018, SATHA Innovation Award 2018 with Gold Medal.
He has published 122 papers in international/national repute journals, published/edited 25 books, 07 US patents, presented 123 papers in international/national including 25 countries around the globe. He has won 02 industrial projects and 09 other major Research Grants and supervised 63 M.Phil./Ph.D. and 38 BS theses.