Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Riaz H. Qureshi

Riaz H. Qureshi
Current Position Advisor (Human Resource Development) Higher Education Commission (HEC) Phone No. (92-51) 90400400
Born in , Pakistan in 05/17/1943 Year Elected 2003
Email rqureshi@hec.gov.pk
Education
University of Agriculture (WPAU Lyallpur) Faisalabad BSc Agri 1962 MScAgri 1964 University of Bangor Wales UK PhD 1969 Postdoc 1983 ColoradoState University Fort Collins USA Postdoc 1989
Positions Held
Advisor (Human Resource Development) Higher Education Commission (HEC)Jan 2010 to-date Advisor (QA & LI) (HEC) 2004 to Dec 2010 Vice ChancellorUAF 1999-2004 Professor Emeritus 2004 to date Dean Faculty of Agriculture1998-1999 Director Research 1996-1997 and Chairman Department of SoilScience 1991-1997 Professor Dept Soil Science 1987-2004 at University ofAgriculture Faisalabad Salinity Expert Islamic Development Bank Sultanate ofOman 1994-1995
Awards
Pride of Performance (Agri) 1997 Norman E Borlaug Award 1994 Sir WilliamRoberts Shield 1992 Golden Star by National Farm Guide Council of Pakistan1987 11th Golden Star Award for Man of the Year 2000 Agha Hassan Abedi Prizeby Pakistan Academy of Sciences for Best Scientist of the Year 2000 Recipient ofResearch Productivity Allowance Pakistan Council for Science & Technology
Fellowships / Memberships
President Soil Science Society of Pakistan Member of all important nationalcommittees and institutional committees on Soil Salinity Chief Editor (8 years)Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences Member Syndicate University ofAgriculture Faisalabad Member Steering Committee International IrrigationManagement Institute Member Research Advisory Committees of PARC andNIBGE
Research Area
Saline Agriculture Soil Salinity Drought Tolerance of Plants
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