Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Iqrar Ahmed Khan

Iqrar Ahmed Khan
Current Position Vice Chancellor University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan Phone No. (92-41) 9200 200
Born in , Pakistan in 08/12/1953 Year Elected 2007
Email mehtab89@yahoo.com
Education
PhD University of California Riverside USA 1988 MS University of CaliforniaRiverside USA 1984 MSc (Hons) University of Agriculture FaisalabadPakistan1976 BSc (Hons) University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan 1974
Positions Held
Professor of Horticulture & Vice Chancellor 2008 to date Associate ProfessorUniversity of Agriculture Faisalabad 1990 to 1995 Assistant Professor Universityof Agriculture Faisalabad 1988 to 1990 Research Assistant Universityof California Riverside 1983 to 1988 Lecturer University of Agriculture Faisalabad1977 to 1983 Chief Scientist/Director NIAB/Director General(Agriculture and Biotechnology) Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission 2005-07Founder/ Director Center for Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology1996-97 Director Agricultural Experiment Station/Assistant Dean SQU-Muscat1999-2000 Founder/Officer Incharge Plant Tissue Culture Cell 1989-1997
Awards
Honor Rolls University of California Riverside USA 1988 Sigma Xi 1988 GammaSigma Delta 1984 Phi Beta Kappa - MS University of California Riverside USA1984 Silver Medal - MSc (Hons) University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan 1976Bronze Medal - BSc (Hons) University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan 1974
Fellowships / Memberships
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cell Biology University of California Riverside USA1988 Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Career Fellowship University ofCalifornia Riverside 1990-1993 Visiting Fellow Cambridge University CambridgeUK 1996 DAAD Fellowship in Tropical Agriculture University of Kassel Germany2001 Summer Visiting Professorships in Citrus Genetics and Breeding Universityof Florida-Citrus Research and Education Center Lake Alfred 2000-2005 ExecutiveInternational Society for Citriculture (USA) since 1992 Member FederalAgriculture Committee 2006-07 Member Pakistan Central Cotton Committee2006-07 Elected Member University Syndicate 1994-95 Elected MemberUniversity Senate 1980-83 Member International Organization of Citrus Virologists(USA) International Society for Horticultural Science (Belgium) EuropeanAssociation for Potato Research (Netherlands) Florida State HorticulturalSociety Botanical Society of Pakistan Pakistan Association for Advancement ofSciences Punjab Cooperative Fruit Development Board Farmers Association ofPakistan Soil Science Society of Pakistan Pakistan Phytopathological SocietyAmerican Society for Horticultural Science Botanical Society of America AmericanAssociation for Advancement of Sciences-Pacific Division Cucurbit GeneticsCooperative Apomixis Research Group CYMMIT (Mexico) Islamic DevelopmentNetwork/IDB Human Development and Capability Association/HDCA CivicBodies (USA Oman Pakistan)
Research Area
Citrus Genetic Biotechnology and Virology
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