Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Ghulam Abbas Miana

Ghulam Abbas Miana
Current Position Rector Riphah International University Islamabad Phone No. (92-51) 2891835
Born in , Pakistan in 02/02/1939 Year Elected 1998
Email drgamiana@gmail.com
Education
University of Peshawar (Government College DIKhan) Peshawar Pakistan BSc1959 MSc (Chemistry) 1961 University of Calgary Alberta Canada PhD 1967 Postdoctoral Research 1970-1971 University of Calgary Unoversity of Bonn Germany (Humboldt Research Fellow) Postdoctoral Fellowship 1973-74 German Cancer Research Centre Heidelberg Germany (Humboldt Research Fellow) Postdoctoral Research 1976 Pennsylvania State University USA Postdoctoral Research 1978-79 London School of Pharmacy University of London UK Postdoctoral Research 1984
Positions Held
Rector Riphah International University Islamabad 2003 to date Dean Riphah International University 2004-2006 Director Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences Hamdard University 1999 to date Whole Time Member University Grants Commission Islamabad 1996-1999 Unido Expert on Botanical Pesticide 1997 (China) 1996 (Thailand) 1990 (Germany) Gomal University DIKhan Vice Chancellor 1990-1993 Professor 1974-1999 Chairman Dept of Chemistry 1980-1981and 1993-1996 Chairman Dept of Pharmacy 1974-1981 Visiting Professor Institute of Herbal Medicine and Pharmacology Hamdard University Karachi 1998 to date Visiting Professor HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry University of Karachi 1994 to date King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia 1981-1986 Associate Professor Quaid-i-Azam University 1971-1974 Senior Research Officer PCSIR Labs Peshawar 1961-1971
Awards
Sitara-i-Imtiaz Govt of Pakistan 1988 Gold Medal in MSc University of Peshawar 1961 Cash Prize for the best book by National Book Council of Pakistan 1989
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow Pakistan Academy of Sciences Fellow Chemical Society UK Fellow Chemical Society of Pakistan 1994 Fellow Pharmaceutical Society of Pakistan 1997 Fellow Pakistan Institute of Chemistry 1997 Member Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Board 1998-2000 Member Pakistan Academy of Sciences 1983 Member American Society of Pharmacognosy Member Scientific Society of Pakistan Member Pakistan Association of Scientists and Scientific Professions Member Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Member Phytochemical Society of Europe UK Member American Chemical Society USA Member Executive Council Society of Pakistan Member and Executive Secretary Chemical Society of Pakistan Member of Syndicates and Boards of Governors of several Universities and R&D Organizations
Research Area
Organic Chemistry with special interest in alkaloid chemistry pharmacological and pharmaceutical applications of medicinal plant derivatives Books published Steroidal alkaloids PCSIR Karachi Organic chemistry an introduction (with Ibrahim Al-Najjar) Alkhraiji Bookshop Saudi Arabia
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