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Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

  • PhD/Chemistry
  • Founding Director
  • Nano-Chemistry Lab., GC University Lahore
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Research interests

NanomaterialsMetal complexesKineticsCatalysis

About

Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh completed B.Sc (Hons.) in Chemistry and M.Sc in Physical Chemistry and secured first class with first positions in both examinations. He has been duly awarded THREE GOLD MEDALS for his outstanding academic performance in the M.Sc final Chemistry examination 1999 of the University of Karachi and was declared the best student of the whole Faculty of Science. He did Ph.D in the field of Chemistry in 2003, first postdoctoral research (catalysis) in 2007 in Brazil on a fellowship awarded by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), Italy and CNPq, Brazil and second postdoctoral research (nanomaterials) in 2010 in Malaysia awarded by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and TWAS. He has received other Awards/Shields/ Scholarships on his excellent academic record. He has been awarded many international and national awards; selected by UNESCO and participated as a “Representative of Pakistan” in the first Assembly of the World Association of Young Scientists (WAYS) in Morocco in 2004, awarded “Young Chemist Award” by IUPAC in Italy in 2007, selected as “Young Scientist” by TWAS in Egypt and IAP in Germany in 2010, selected as “Young Scientist” by IAP/World Economic Forum to participate in the annual meeting of new champions 2010 in China, selected as “Young Researcher” in 2013 by the Council for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings for the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting, awarded IUPAC-2015 Award for Chemists as an outstanding chemist from developing countries, selected 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement, by Marquis Who's Who USA, in 2017, received Gold Medal for Best Performance by Minister for Higher Education, Punjab in 2016, selected as “Productive Scientists of Pakistan” by PCST since 2005 and Ranked 1st in Lahore, 4th in Punjab and 11th in Pakistan (Category Chemistry Young Scientists) in 2017, received Research Productivity Awards for the year 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 (Category B) 2015-2016 (Category A and Ranked at 1st in Lahore, 2nd in Punjab and 11th in Pakistan in Chemistry, over all 26th in Pakistan) by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. He also participated in many international conferences/trainings sponsored by UNESCO, IUPAC, TWAS, WAYS, UNU, IAP, PSF, AKB Stiftung, INS, IFA, INN and HEC etc. He is a member of 14 international professional bodies. He has published published/edited 21 books, issued/filed 07 US patents, presented 47 papers in international/national conferences and gave 33 plenary/invited lectures in 24 countries around the globe, he is on the editorial board/managing editors of 17 journals and referee of 39 journals up to June 2017. He has won 13 Research Grants from TWAS, USM, HEC, PSF, ORIC GCU in the area of nanotechnology.

Co-authors (114)

  • ANTHONY CRASTO
  • Anil Vyas
  • Mircea Chipara
  • Elias Urrejola
  • Andrew Bennie

Publications (5)

  • Synthesis, structural properties and catalytic activity of MgO-SnO<inf>2</inf>nanocatalysts

    • Perveen H
    • Farrukh M
    • Khaleeq-Ur-Rahman M
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  • 3-{[5-(4-Chlorophenyl)-3-methyl-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]methyl}-4-m-tolyl-1H-1,2, 4-triazole-5(4H)-thione

    • Farrukh M
    • Ahmed M
    • Mohamed S
    • et al.
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  • N-[4-(Propylsulfamoyl)phenyl]acetamide

    • Ahmad S
    • Farrukh M
    • Qureshi F
    • et al.
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  • N-{4-[(3-Methylphenyl)sulfamoyl]phenyl}acetamide

    • Farrukh M
    • Qureshi F
    • Adnan A
    • et al.
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  • N-Benzyl-4-methyl-N-(4-methyl-phenyl)benzenesulfonamide

    • Faryal K
    • Farrukh M
    • Qureshi F
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Professional experience

Founding Director

Nano-Chemistry Lab., GC University Lahore

May 2014 - Present

Associate Professor

GC University Lahore

June 2008 - Present

Education history

Post-Doc

Uinversiti Sains Malaysia

July 2009 - July 2010(a year)

Post-Doc

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

March 2006 - March 2007(a year)

Ph.D

University of Karachi

November 2000 - August 2003(3 years)