Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh is currently serving at Forman Christian College University (FCCU), Pakistan as Associate Professor of Chemistry and Coordinator Nano-Materials Research Group of Faculty of Natural Sciences, FCCU. He has over 18 years professional experience and worked in different R&D and S&T organizations including Karachi University, PCSIR, PCST and GCU Lahore. He has been duly awarded three gold medals for his outstanding academic performance in Chemistry and four gold medals for his excellent performance in research and service to society. He has been awarded many international and national awards; Representative of Pakistan by UNESCO in Morocco, TWAS-UFSC Postdoctoral Fellow in Brazil, Young Chemist Award by IUPAC in Italy, Young Scientist Awards by TWAS in Egypt and IAP/GYA in Germany, Young Scientist Award by IAP/World Economic Forum in China, TWAS-USM Postdoctoral Fellow in Malaysia, Young Researcher Award by the Council for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, IUPAC-2015 Award for Chemists as an outstanding chemist from developing countries in S. Korea, Research Productivity Awards with Category A, B, and C, Productive Scientist of Pakistan with rank at 11th in Pakistan in Chemistry category Young Scientists in 2017 and 2018, SATHA Innovation Award 2018 with Gold Medal.
He has published 107 papers in international/national repute journals, published/edited 23 books, 07 US patents/applications, presented 48 papers in international/national conferences and gave 53 plenary/invited lectures in 25 countries around the globe. He has won 06 major Research Grants from TWAS, USM, HEC, PSF, ORIC GCU in the area of nanotechnology and established first Nano-Chemistry Lab., at GC University Lahore and has supervised 44 M.Phil./Ph.D. theses.
Primary Affiliation: Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) - Lahore, Punjab , Pakistan