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Name :

Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Department: Registrar Office / Chemistry



Responsibilities :

Registrar / Associate Professor



Teaching : BSc(Hons), MS/M.Phil, PhD


Research Interest:

Nanotechnology: Synthesis of nanomaterials and thin films, Catalysis and mechanisms of organic/inorganic reactions of biological interest, Kinetics of electron transfer reactions between transition metal complexes


List of Publications: See Complete CV



Professional Interests:

  • Member of The Science Advisory Board, United States.

  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Affiliate.

  • Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, New York. Member of International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists, The Netherlands.

  • Member of American Chemical Society, USA.

  • Regular Member of World Academy of Young Scientists (WAYS), Hungary since 2004.

  • Member of the Chemical Society of Pakistan.




Ph.D, Postdoc (Brazil), Postdoc (Malaysia)



Work Experience:

Assistant Professor (Chemistry) TTS, Department of Chemistry, GC University, Lahore. 17-06-2008 to date. Senior Research Officer BPS-18, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad. 14-10-2005 to 16-06-2008, Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil. 30-03-2006 to 30-03-2007 Senior Scientific Officer (BPS-18), Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research,27-01-2004 to 13-10-2005 Full Time Cooperative Teacher, B-17 & 18, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi. 11-08-2000 to 25-01-2004



Teaching Career:

Assistant Professor (Chemistry) TTS, Department of Chemistry, GC University, Lahore. 17-06-2008 to date.

Full Time Cooperative Teacher, B-17 & 18, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi. 11-08-2000 to 25-01-2004.



Administrative Responsibilities:

Additional duties to look after the affairs of the Registrar Office GCU Lahore

Member of GCU Chemistry Department Academic Committee




Dr. M. Akhyar Farrukh completed his B.Sc (Hons) in Chemistry and M.Sc in Physical Chemistry with first class with first positions in both examinations. He has been duly awarded THREE GOLD MEDALS for the best student of the Faculty of Science of the University. He did his Ph.D in the field of Physical Chemistry in 2003 and completed his first Postdoctoral research on Surface Chemistry/Catalysis in 2007 in Brazil and second on Nanotechnology in 2010 in Malaysia on a fellowship awarded by TWAS, Italy. He has been awarded “Young Chemist Award” by International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), USA in Italy in 2007 and nominated by World Association of Young Scientists (WAYS) as a delegate to participate in the World Science Form in Hungary in 2007 and 2009. He participated as a representative of Pakistan in the first Assembly of the UNESCO-affiliated WAYS in Morocco in 2004 and other international conferences in Brazil, Italy, Germany, Spain, Malaysia and Uruguay sponsored by UNESCO, IUPAC, TWAS, WAYS and PSF. He is a member of eight national/international professional bodies. He is on the editorial board of the four international journals. He has also been approved by the Higher Education Commission as a Ph.D supervisor and is included in the directory of “Productive Scientists of Pakistan”, 2005 and 2007.



Chemistry Department

Registrar /

Associate Professor


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