Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Ghulam Abbas Miana

Ghulam Abbas Miana
Current Position Treasurer Pakistan Academy of Sciences and Rector/Director Research Riphah International University Phone No. 051-2891835-8 Ext: 140
Born in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan in 02/02/1939 Year Elected 1998
Email [email protected]
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; Director Research, Riphah Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Riphah International University, 2006 to date; Associate Dean, RARE Research Division, 2007-2013; Director, Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hamdard University, 1999-2003: Whole Time Member, University Grants Commission, Islamabad, 1996-1999; UNIDO Expert on Botanical Pesticide, 1967 (China), 1996 (Thailand), 1990 (Germany); Gomal University, D.I. Khan: Vice Chancellor, 1987-1990, 1990-1993; Professor, 1974-1999; Chairman, Dept. of Chemistry, 1980-1981, 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, Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1981-1986; Associate Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University, 1971-1974; Senior Research Officer, PCSIR Labs, Peshawar, 1961-1971. Secretary General, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 2011-2012; Postdoctoral Research, 1970- 1971; University of Calgary, University 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.
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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