Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Mashooda Hassan

Mashooda Hassan
Current Position Phone No. 051-2890432
Born in Lucknow, British India in 07/17/1939 Year Elected 2001
Email [email protected]
Lucknow University Lucknow India MSc 1959 Johann Wolfgang UniversityFrankfurt/Main Germany Diplom Chem 1966 PhD (Drphilnat) 1968
Positions Held
HEC Professor Department of Chemistry Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad2006 to date Member Federal Public Service Commission 1999-2005 HEJResearch Institute Karachi University Adjunct Professor Quaid-i-Azam UniversityIslamabad Distinguished Professor 1998-1999 Acting Dean Faculty of NaturalSciences 1999 Meritorious Professor 1993 Chairperson Department of Chemistry1975-1977 1990-1993 Professor 1977 Associate Professor 1969Assistant Professor 1968 Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(PCSIR) Karachi Senior Research Officer 1968 Research Chemist 1962-1965Central Govt College for Women Karachi Lecturer 1960
Academy of Sciences Silver Jubilee Gold Medal 1978 South Asia Publications(SAARC) Star Women of the Year Award 1994 UNESCO Scientist Role Modelfor G irl S tudents of South Asia 1988 Izaz-i-Kamal 1995 Tamgha-e-Imtiaz1999
Fellowships / Memberships
DAAD Scholarship (Germany) 1965-68 (PhD scholar) Alexander von HumboldtFoundation (post doc) Fellowship (Germany) 1972-1973 (visiting Professor)United Kingdom Royal Society and Nuffield Foundation Bursary 1981-1982(visiting Professor) United States Fulbright Fellowship 1990-1991 Fellowand Life Member Chemical Society of Pakistan Member GDCh 1968-1974Nobel Technical Committee Sweden 1983 and 1990 American Chemical Society1990-1999 UN Anti Narcotic Task Force 1992 Fellow The Academy ofSciences for the Developing World (TWAS) 1999 World Academy of Art andScience USA 2004 World Innovation Foundation IF 2006
Research Area
Isolation Synthesis Stereoselective Synthesis Enzymic Synthesis and BiosyntheticStudies of Pharmacologically Active Compounds including r-lactones Anti-tumourCatharanthus alkaloids and their analogues cholestenopyrimidines substitutedBenzodiazepines B enzimidazoles B enzimidazolones and T heir Optically ActiveDerivatives Study of the structure and S tereochemistry of the I solatedand Synthesized Compounds Chemical Investigation of the Bioactive Extractsof the Plants of Murree and Islamabad region
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