Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC)

Research Projects

Sr. No. Name of Project / Proposal Funding Agency Approval Date Dept. Approved Cost
(million)
Completion Time (months) Expected Date of Completion
  Production of Keratinase Enzyme for Deharing Process in Leather Industry
PI: Prof. Dr. Ikram-ul-Haq
PAS 16-03-2017 IIB 2.36 16-03-2020 In-Progress
  Environment friendly and sustainable increase in crop yield of chickpea (expression and analysis of pod borer (helicoverpaarmigera) resistance in chickpea).
PI: Dr. Safdar Ali Mirza
HEC 28-05-2016 Botany 7.464 Expect to close on
28-05-2018 still in progress
In-Progress
  Cost effective improvement in nutritional value of wheat and rice crops through nano particles doptedbiochar under saline-sodic soils
PI: Dr. Waqasud Din Khan
PARB 01-10-2017 SDSC 21.9 31-08-2021 In-Progress
  Cost effective pilot scale production of bioethanol
PI: Dr. M. Nauman Aftab
NRPU HEC November 2017 IIB 4.487 15-11-2020 In-Progress
  Urdu Research manual
PI: Dr. Muhammad Saeed
NRPU HEC November 2017 Urdu 1.60 15-11-2019
  The role of sufi literature in the promotion of the peace and tolerance
PI: Dr. M. Iqbal Shahid
NRPU HEC 04-04-2018 Persian 4.1305 04-04-2020 In-Progress
  Research Mobility Grant “cost effective pilot scale production of Biothenol”
PI: Dr. M. Nauman Aftab
Pak-Turk 24-01-2018 IIB 0.12 24-01-2021 In-Progress
  Annotated bibliography of orientalists on Islamic learning
PI: Prof. Dr. Sultan Shah
NRPU HEC 05-06-2018 Islamic Study 2.289 05-06-2021 In-Progress
  Pharmaceutical and undustrial implications of immobilized glucose oxidase on different metal oxides nanoparticles
PI: Dr. Shazia Khurshid
NRPU HEC 07-06-2018 Chemistry 2.960 07-06-2020 In-Progress
  Development of wolbachia based dengue control strategy to suppress and replace local mosquito vectors from Pakistan
PI: Prof. Dr. Nusrat Jahan
NRPU HEC 02-06-2018 Zoology 14.188 02-06-2021 In-Progress
  Establishment of Business Incubation Center
PI: Prof. Dr. Ikram-ul-Haq
HEC 07-06-2018 IIB 16.412 07-06-2020 In-Progress
  Molecular detection of fancy birds paraits for clinical diagnosis and epidemiology
PI: Dr. Faiz Qamar
HEC 28-10-2018 Zoology 6.70 28-10-2020 In-Progress
  Cloning characterization and improvement of isomerase from thermophiles
PI: Dr. Bushra Munir
HEC 26-01-2018 IIB 2.8 26-01-2020 In-Progress
  Isolation of endophytic fungi for production of podophyllotoxin
PI: Dr. Umar Farooq Gohar
HEC November 2018 IIB 0.483 Nov. 2019
  Limits of global hybridization effects and phase segregation during structure formation
PI: Dr. Syed Sajid Ali Gillani
NRPU HEC 18-02-2019 Physics 5.898 18-02-2022 In-Progress
  Nonlinear Phenomenon in Dense Astrophysical Plasmas
PI: Dr. Hassan Amir Shah
NRPU HEC 23-4-2019 Physics 1.648 23-4-2022 In-Progress
  Sovio political background of the Punjabi poetry during colonial period
PI: Dr. Mahmoodul Hassan Bazmi
NRPU HEC 03-04-2019 Urdu 0.824 03-04-2022 In-Progress
  Convergence of Iterative Algorithms of nonlinear operators with applications
PI: Dr. Mujahid Abbas
NRPU HEC 01-04-2019 math 2.030 01-04-2022 In-Progress
  Solitary structure in space plasmas using observed distributions
PI: Dr. M. N. S. Qureshi
NRPU HEC 04-03-2019 Physics 2.094 04-03-2022 In-Progress
  Thin film deposition using plasma enhanced sputtering system for solar cell applications
PI: Prof. Dr. Riaz Ahmad
NRPU HEC 01-03-2019 Physics 7.203 01-03-2022 In-Progress
  Antiproliferative and apotogenic potentials of peptide and proteins from scorpion venom
PI: Dr. Tariq Zahid
NRPU HEC 28-02-2019 Zoology 1.794 28-02-2021 In-Progress
  Open string amplitudes and Elliptic genera
PI: Dr. Khurram Shabbir
NRPU HEC 19-02-2019 Math 2.143 19-02-2021 In-Progress
  Development of silk sericin based antimicrobial agent to replace synthetic animcrobial agents used in textile and leather industry
PI: Dr. Hafiz M. Tahir
TDF HEC 01-07-2019 Zoology 8.744 01-07-2021 In-Progress
  Low cost production of probiotic as supplement for poultry feed
PI: Dr. M. Nauman Aftab
TDF HEC 01-07-2019 IIB 13.548 01-07-2021 In-Progress
  Dual Polarized 2.4 Ghz Printed Antenna for Medical Applications
PI: Dr. Engr. Junaid Zafar
ICT
R&D
August 2015 Electrical Engineering 0.09 August 2016 Completed
  Path Planning and Hurdle Detection for Blind People
PI: Engr. Noman Shabbir
ICT
R&D
August 2015 Electrical Engineering 0.086 August 2016 Completed
  Unified Power Quality Conditioner
PI: Engr. Naveed Iqbal
ICT
R&D
August 2015 Electrical Engineering 0.096 August 2016 Completed
  Potential of Biochar to Increase the Silicon Recycling in Marginal Soils
PI: Dr. Waqasud Din Khan
HEC 24-06-2016 SDSC 0.41 07-03-2017 Completed
  Start-Up Research Grant Program: Preparation and Extraction of Chrome Pigments from Chromite Ore
PI: Dr. M. Pervaiz Bhatti
HEC, Pakistan 18-03-2015 Chemistry 0.322 18-9-2015 Completed
  Start-Up Research Grant Program: Development of an Alternative Cloud Point Based Extractions (CPE) Protocol for the Recovery of Phenolic Bioactives
PI: Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq
HEC, Pakistan 27-11-2015 Chemistry 0.37 27-11-2016 Completed
  Start-Up Research Grant Program: Paleoenvironment Reconstruction of Tertiary Laki&Ranikot Formations
PI: Dr. Shagufta Nasir
HEC, Pakistan 07-04-2015 Chemistry 0.322 07-12-2015 Completed
  Start-Up Research Grant Program: Synthesis and Characterization of Potentially Biologically Active Derivatives of Chalcones
PI: Dr. Aisha Siddiqa
HEC, Pakistan 18-11-2016 Chemistry 0.335 18-8-2017 Completed
  Synthesis of Synthetically Challenging and Biologically important Nitrogen Containing Heterocyclic Compounds
PI: Prof. Dr. Islam Ullah Khan
HEC, Pakistan 17-09-2015 Chemistry 1.699 16-09-2017 Completed
  Risk Assessment to Human Populations exposed to Chemical Insecticides in Central Punjab
PI: Dr. Atif Yaqub
HEC Pakistan under NRPU June 01, 2015 Zoology 2.23 June 2018 Completed
  Algebraic Characterization of Generalized Degree Sequences of Smplicial Complexes
PI: Dr. Imran Anwar
HEC-NRPU June, 2016 ASSMS 0.776 June. 2018 Completed
  Enhanced Productions of Phytase Purifications
PI: Dr. Sadaf Badar
HEC Jan, 2017 IIB 0.4 June 2017 Completed
  Nonlinearities in Degenerate Quantum Plasmas
PI: Prof. Dr. Hassan Shah
HEC 15-02-2015 Physics 4.0016 14-02-2018 Completed
  Conservation Status of Flora of Punjab; Environmental Implications and Plant Red Data List for Punjab
PI: Dr. Zaheer-ud-Din Khan
HEC 12-08-2008 Botany 1.178 Expect to closed on
30-06-2017
Completed
  Electricity production and enrichment of electroactivemicroorganism using sedimen microbial fuels cells
PI: Dr. Qaiser Farid Khan
HEC 19-10-2018 SDSC 0.472 18-04-2018 Completed
  Startup Research Program
PI: Dr. Saqib Waraich
HEC Sep. 27, 2017 Pol. Science 0.412 March. 27 2018 Completed
  Characterization of generic version of Meropenumpipraciline and tazobactum
PI: Dr. Muhammad Jahangir
SKHT Jan. 2018 Chemistry 0.3 June 2018 Completed
  Grant for upgradation and strengthening of the Laboratory
PI: Dr. Shahzad Sharif
HEC May 2017 Chemistry 2.934 May 2018 Completed
  Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Activities Bearing 1,3,4-Oxadizole and Piperidine Nucleus
PI: Dr. Aziz urRehman
HEC, Pakistan 11-01-2013 Chemistry 2.834 31-12-2018 Completed
  Isolation and characterization of Cytolytic protein gene from local isolates of Bacillus thuringiensis
PI: Dr. DilAra Abbas Bukhari
HEC Pakistan under NRPU October 02, 2015 Zoology 2.334 October 2018 Completed
  Enhanced production and downstream process of taxol from indigenous endophytic fungi
PI: Dr. Hamid Mukhtar
HEC Jan 2016 IIB 1.554 June 2018 Completed
  Production of a more Effective medicine for Treatment of AIDS
PI: Dr. Zahid Hussain
PACP Dec, 2016 IIB 0.8 Nov, 2018 Completed
  Ecological Valuation of Scrub Forest (Hayat-ul-mir) and Plain Thorn Forest Community at Harappa Pleading the case for their Conservation and Sustainable Utilization
PI: Dr. Faiza Sharif
HEC 16-11-2016 SDSC 2.727 16-11-2018 Completed
  Irradiations of Metalic materials by energetic Ions
PI: Dr. Mohsin Rafique
HEC Dec. 2017 CASP 0.5 Dec. 2018 Completed
  Why women entrepreneurs in Pakistan ae unable to progress despite taking microfinance loans
PI: Dr. Saima Sarwar
PCSW October 2018 Economics 0.55 15 November 2018 Completed
  Overcoming barriers to environmental improvement in SMEs. Policy options for Pakistan leatherworking industry
PI: Dr. Aqueel Imtiaz Wahga
The Open University UK April 2018 Economics £3500
0.60074
Sep. 2018 Completed
  Exploring the spatial extent casuses composition and intensity of winter smog over plains Punjab
PI: Dr. Engr. Abdullah Yasar
HEC 01-09-2018 SDSC 9 30-08-2018 Completed
  Seed banking of some native species of Punjab Pakistan
PI: Dr. Zafar Siddiq
BGCI December 2018 Botany 0.19 July 2019 Completed
  Improved finite integration method for solving liner differential equation
PI: Dr. Azhar Iqbal Kashif Butt
KSA May 23, 2018 Math 0.447 23 Mar. 2019 Completed
  Synthesis biological evaluation and solid state self-assembly of nitrogen and sulfur containing heterocycles and mental chelates using bayles-Hillman Methodology
PI: Dr. Amna
HEC Jan. 2018 Chemistry 0.5 July 2018 Completed
Total 172.289
Million
(updated on: 03-09-2021)
Sr. No. Name of Student Reg. No. Fund Allocated Department
1 Muhammad Tashfeen Aslam 2013-PhD-Phy-32 Rs. 140,000/- Physics
2 Muhammad Usman Tanveer 2015-PhD-AP-43 Rs. 220,000/- CASP
3 Asadullah 2015-PhD-AP-44 Rs. 300,000/- CASP
4 Bushra Sabir 2015-PhD-AP-45 Rs. 200,000/- CASP
5 Sania Pervaiz 2013-PhD-CHEM-26 Rs. 225,000/- Chemistry
6 Rabia Wajahat 2013-PhD-ENVS-38 Rs. 175,000/- SDSC
7 Sumera Gull Bhatti 2013-PhD-ENVS-39 Rs. 190,000/- SDSC
8 Awais Akhtar 41-GCU-PhD-HIS-2011 Rs. 100,000/- History
9 Muhammad Shahzad Yaseen 2015-PhD-AP-58 Rs. 180,000/- CASP
10 Asma Rafiq 2015-PhD-PHY-24 Rs. 300,000/- Physics
11 Ghulam Sarwar 2015-PhD-PHY-23 Rs. 280,000/- Physics
12 Fozia Shaheen 2014-PhD-PHY-07 Rs. 180,000/- Physics
13 Zareen Mushtaq 2015-PhD-BIOT-60 Rs. 250,000/- IIB
14 Attia Hamid 2015-PhD-BIOT-51 Rs. 250,000/- IIB
15 Anila Sadaf Mubashir 50-GCU-PhD-PSY-12 Rs. 100,000/- Psychology
16 Syed Akif Raza Kazmi 2013-PhD-CHEM-22 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
17 Saadia Tobassum 2016-PhD-Zoo-14 Rs. 200,000/- Zoology
18 Saba Khalid 2013-PhD-Phy-07 Rs. 150,000/- Physics
19 Muhammad Javaid Iqbal 2012-PhD-PHY-30 Rs. 150,000/- Physics
20 Hafiz Attiq-Ur-Rehman 2014-PhD-PHY-17 Rs. 150,000/- Physics
21 Majid Nazir 2015-PhD-CHEM-12 Rs. 180,000/- Chemistry
22 Ayesha Sonia 2015-PhD-CHEM-6 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
23 Iqra Muneer 2015-PhD-CHEM-05 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
24 Sidra Farid 2015-PhD-CHEM-17 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
25 Aftab Ahmed 2015-PhD-CHEM-104 Rs. 250,000/- Chemistry
26 Faraz Ali Rana 2015-PhD-CHEM-2 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
27 Abdul Rehman Sadiq Butt 2016-PhD-CHEM-28 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
28 Rana Rashad Mahmood Khan 2016-PhD-CHEM-26 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
29 Saira Saeed 2016-PhD-CHEM-25 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
30 Syed Zaheer Abbas 0059-PhD-2015 Rs. 200,000/- Physics
31 Yusra Mahfooz 30-PhD-ENV-15 Rs. 200,000/- SDSC
32 Athar Naeem Akhtar 2015-PhD-AP-47 Rs. 200,000/- CASP
33 Sajjad Ahmad 2015-PhD-AP-46 Rs. 250,000/- CASP
34 Farzana Anwar 0053-PhD-2015 Rs. 200,000/- IIB
35 Sajida Begum 33-GCU-PhD-BOT-12 Rs. 55000/- IIB
36 Mian Shahzada Zia Ahmad 2018-RR-GCU-PhD-BOT-29 Rs. 90,000/- Botany
37 Amna Fayyaz 2016-GCU-PhD-PHY-87 Rs. 200,000/- Physics
38 Syeda Noureen 2016-GCU-PhD-PHY-22 Rs. 125,000/- Physics
39 Faran Baig 2015-GCU-PhD-PHY-55 Rs. 250,000/- Physics
40 Naeem Akhtar Virk 2016-PhD-CHEM-27 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
41 Hafiz Muhammad Faizan Haider 109-PhD-CHEM-15 Rs. 150,000/- Chemistry
42 Uzman Khan 2016-PhD-CHEM-24 Rs. 150,000/- Chemistry
43 Ejaz Ahmad 115-PhD-CHEM-15 Rs. 100,000/ - Chemistry
44 Muhammad Arfan 2016-PhD-CHEM-23 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
45 James William 2015-PhD-CHEM-62 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
46 Muhammad Akhtar Ismail 108-PhD-CHEM-2015 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
47 Rizwan Ullah Khan 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-330 Rs. 200,000/- Zoology
48 Amir Nadeem 2016-GCU-PhD-ZOO-66 Rs. 150,000/- Zoology
49 Sana Mehmood 2016-GCU-PhD-ZOO-65 Rs. 150,000/- Zoology
50 Muhammad Shafi 2017-GCU-PhD-HIS-328 Rs. 150,000/- History
51 Saleha Mahmood 0032-PhD-2015 Rs. 100,000/- SDSC
52 Muhammad Umar Hayyat 2016-PhD-ENVS-16 Rs. 200,000/- SDSC
53 Gul Zareen Ghafoor 026-PhD-2015 Rs. 200,000/- SDSC
54 Mobina Ulfat 86-GCU-PhD-BOT-10 Rs. 100,000/- Botany
55 Khadim Hussain 25-GCU-PhD-PHY-15 Rs. 250,000/- Physics
56 Madiha Riasat 2014-PhD-CHEM-12 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
57 Saira Bashir 2016-PhD-CHEM-58 Rs. 150,000/- Chemistry
58 Afifa Malik 2017-GCU-PhD-ENV-337 Rs. 120,000/- SDSC
59 Urooj Naeem 0033-PhD-ENVS-2015 Rs. 120,000/- SDSC
60 Masooma Nazar 0039-PhD-ENV-17 Rs. 100,000/- SDSC
61 Sidra Mukhtar 2017-GCU-PhD-ENV-340 Rs. 120,000/- SDSC
62 Naveed Akhtar 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-7 Rs. 200,000/- Zoology
63 Maryam Iqbal 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-8 Rs. 100,000/- Zoology
64 Maryam Mumtaz 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-329 Rs. 100,000/- Zoology
65 Sidra Mumtaz 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-349 Rs. 100,000/- Zoology
66 Ghulam Mustafa 0101-PhD-2016 Rs. 200,000/- Zoology
67 Syed Baqar Hassan 2016-GCU-PhD-HIS-60 Rs. 150,000/- History
68 Shifa Ahmad 2018-GCU-PhD-HIS-54 Rs. 150,000/- History
69 Shahzad Mahmood 2017-GCU-PhD-BOT-16 Rs. 190,000/- Botany
70 Munawar Hussain 2016-PhD-CHEM-52 Rs. 200,000/- Chemistry
71 Amna Ajmal 2016-GCU-PhD-PSY-72 Rs. 200,000/- Psychology
72 Hira Jahangier 2016-GCU-PhD-PSY-73 Rs. 150,000/- Psychology
73 Ahmed Bilal 2016-GCU-PhD-PSY-74 Rs. 100,000/- Psychology
74 Nafja Fatima 2016-GCU-PhD-PSY-77 Rs. 150,000/- Psychology
75 Madiha Masood 2016-GCU-PhD-PSY-79 Rs. 100,000/- Psychology
76 Faiza Nayyer 2016-GCU-PhD-PSY-80 Rs. 100,000/- Psychology
77 Maria Fatima 0082-PhD-2016 Rs. 100,000/- Psychology
78 Saniya Kokab 0083-PhD-2016 Rs. 100,000/- Psychology
79 Tahir Kamal Khan 2015-PhD-BIOT-54 Rs. 200,000/- IIB
80 Juveria Samar 2016-GCU-PhD-BOT-37 Rs. 100,000/- Botany
81 Zeeshan Rasheed 2016-GCU-PhD-BOT-39 Rs. 100,000/- Botany
82 Mubashir Javed 2018-GCU-PhD-PHY-1 Rs. 100,000/- CASP
83 Sidra Younas 2015-PhD-AP-57 Rs. 100,000/- CASP
84 Saiyeda Nazli Fatima Kakarzai 2018-GCUL-PhD-AP-65 Rs. 100,000/- CASP
85 Jahangir Khan 2015-GCU-PhD-CHEM-61 Rs. 100,000/- Chemistry
86 Hira Amjad 2018-GCU-PhD-CHEM-8 Rs. 100,000/- Chemistry
87 Hafiz Muhammad Kashif Javaid 2018-GCU-PhD-CHEM-16 Rs. 100,000/- Chemistry
88 Afira Waqar 2018-GCUL-PhD-BIOT-32 Rs. 100,000/- IIB
89 Syed Fahad Tahir 2018-GCUL-PhD-BIOT-48 Rs. 100,000/- IIB
90 Yesra Arshad 2018-GCUL-PhD-MB-35 Rs. 100,000/- IIB
91 Arooj Zahra Rizvi 2016-GCUL-PhD-PSY-84 Rs. 30,000/- Psychology
92 Maham Imtiaz 2016-GCUL-PhD-PSY-85 Rs. 30,000/- Psychology
93 Sumaira Malik 2016-GCUL-PhD-PSY-86 Rs. 30,000/- Psychology
94 Rabia Aslam 2015-PhD-ENVS-31 Rs. 100,000/- SDSC
95 Muhammad Salman Mukhtar 2017-GCU-PhD-ENVS-350 Rs. 100,000/- SDSC
96 Samra Naseem 2018-GCUL-PhD-ENVS-39 Rs. 100,000/- SDSC
97 Hafiz Zeeshan Iqbal 2018-GCUL-PhD-PHY-27 Rs. 100,000/- Physics
98 Mohsin Ishtiaq 2018-GCUL-PhD-PHY-43 Rs. 100,000/- Physics
99 Saher Manzoor 2018-GCUL-PhD-PHY-49 Rs. 100,000/- Physics
100 Muhammad Raza ur Rehman 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-311 Rs. 100,000/- Zoology
101 Sozaina Khan 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-336 Rs. 100,000/- Zoology
102 Naureen Fatima 2017-GCU-PhD-ZOO-341 Rs. 100,000/- Zoology
(updated on: 07-09-2021)
Sr. No. Name of Faculty Member Department Event Title City/Country Date of Approval Amount
1. Prof. Dr. Nusrat Jahan

Professor

Zoology Field Trial to Develop Wolbachia or its in Integration with SIT as a Novel Tool for Control of Dengue Mosquito Vector Aedes Albopictus Sun-Sen University in Gaungzhu China 2015 60000/-
2. Dr. Almas Khanum

Assistant Professor

Urdu Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: International Bicentenary Conference-Literature, History and Culture: South Asian Perspective and Sir Syed Ahmad Khan University of Karachi, Karachi 2017 12050/-
3. Prof. Dr. Hamid Mukhtar

Professor/Director

IIB Recent Trends in Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals University Putra Malaysia 2017 38000/-
4. Dr. Asad-ur-Rehman

Assistant Professor

IIB 6th International Symposium on Biomedical Materials COMSATS, Lahore 2017 7000/-
5. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Anwar

Assistant Professor

Islamic Studies Political Social and Economic Issues and their Solution in the light of Seerat of the Holy Prophet (SAWW) University of Karachi, Karachi 2018 27000/-
6. Dr. Muhammad Nouman Sarwar Qureshi

Associate Professor

Physics Solar Wind Driven Whistler Instability in Earth's Cusp Region Denver Colorado, USA 2018 54341/-
7. Dr. Muhammad Nouman Sarwar Qureshi

Associate Professor

Physics Travelling to China for Collaborative Research Work with Prof. Quanming Lu, School of Earth and Space Sciences University of Science and Technology, Hefei Anhui, China 2018 50000/-
8. Dr. Zafar Iqbal

Assistant Professor

Physics To attend the Joint ICTP-IAFA College on Plasma Physics Italy 2018 106000/-
9. Dr. Amin U. Khan

Distinguished National Professor

SDSC One Planet Two Hemispheres, Many Regions Australia 2018 50000/-
10. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Anwar

Assistant Professor

Islamic Studies The Quran and the Modern Age University of Karachi, Karachi 2019 29000/-
11. Dr. Almas Khanum

Assistant Professor

Urdu Emerging Pedagogies for Lifelong Learning: An Insight of Urdu Literature in Pakistan Azerbaijan State University of Economics, BAKU 2019 50000/-
12. Dr. Saima Sarwar

Associate Professor

Economics Understanding Pakistan's Political Economy & Public Policy Paradigm Avari Hotel Lahore 2019 20000/-
13. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza

Assistant Professor

CASP 2019 CASTEP Training Workshop University of Oxford UK 2019 60000/-
14. Dr. Muhammad Nauman Aftab

Associate Professor

IIB Cancer Bioinformatics: Genomics and Transcriptomics Approach Egypt 2019 30000/-
15. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Anwar

Assistant Professor

Islamic Studies Nazm Mumlikat k Asool, Reyasat Madina k Tanazar Mein University of Karachi, Karachi 2020 30000/-
(updated on: 03-03-2020)
Sr. No. Title of Proposed Budget Principal Investigator/
Co-Investigator
Completion Time Fund Allocated
PKR.
Department Stating Date Closing date Current Status
1. Conventional and microwave assisted synthesis of potentially biological active nitrogen containing heterocyclic compounds Prof. Dr. Islam Ullah Khan Two Years 600000 Chemistry 19-01-2015 19-01-2017 Completed
15-09-2017
2. Co-operativity of NF-?B (P65) mediated Inflammation with p21 in breast cancer patients Dr. Naila Malkani

Senior Curator

One Year 300000 Zoology 19-01-2015 19-01-2016 Completed
12-07-2016
3. Involvement of motility and flagella in biofim formation by Desulfovibrio vulgaris Dr. Iram Liaqat

Assistant Professor

Two Years 400000 Zoology 19-01-2015 19-01-2017 Completed
18-10-2017
4. Antecedents and consequences of academic procrastination. The mediating role of self-esteem and self-regulation Dr. Syeda Shahida Batool

Assistant Professor

One Year & Two Months 150000 Psychology 19-01-2015 19-03-2016 Completed
01-08-2016
5. Hydrothermal synthesis and forensic application of CdS/NiO-ZnO nanoparticles Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh /

Ms. Shaista Ali

One Year 1300000 Chemistry 12-02-2015 12-02-2016 Completed
22-07-2016
6. Spatiotemporal variations in organochlorine and pyrethroids pesticides in ecosystem of river Chenab Dr. Amtul Bari Tabinda One Year 300000 SDSC 12-02-2015 21-04-2017 Completed
21-04-2017
7. Identification and molecular characterization of local Wolbachia starins found in various insects collected from Pakistan Prof. Dr. Nusrat Jahan One Year 900000 Zoology 12-02-2015 12-02-2016 Completed
25-07-2016
8. Convergent synthesis and structure activity relationship studies of various N -Phenylpiperazine containing scaffolds Dr. Muhammad Athar Abbasi One Year 797588 Chemistry 22-06-2015 21-06-2017 Completed
19-06-2017
9. Synthesis, Spectral Characterization and Pharmacological Screening of 2, 5-Disubtitutued 1,3,4-Oxadiazole Bearing Piperidine Moiety Dr. Aziz-ur-Rehman One Year 377553 Chemistry 22-06-2015 21-06-2017 Completed
21-06-2017
10. Synthesis, characterization and pharmacological evaluation of 2-{5-[(4-chlorophenoxy)methyl]-4-un/substitutedphenyl-4H-1,2,,4-triazole-3-ylthio} alkanamides Dr. Sabahat Zahra Siddiqui One Year 525306 Chemistry 22-06-2015 19-06-2017 Completed
19-06-2017
11. Air Quality Modeling and its liaison with transport sustainability in Lahore Pakistan Dr. Engr. Abdullah Yasar One Year 500000 SDSC 22-06-2015 22-06-2016 Completed
29-07-2016
12. Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Oxide thin Film via Sol-Gel Spin Coating Method Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zakria Butt (Rafi Chair Professor) Two Years 1450000 Rafi Chair Professor
CASP
22-06-2015 22-06-2017 Completed
13. Toxicity of ZnO and NiO nano-particles in Albine Mice Dr. Atif Yaqub

Assistant Professor of Zoology/
Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Associate Professor of Chemistry

One Year & Six Months 350000 Zoology 22-06-2015 30-03-2017 Completed
30-03-2017
14. Effect of Magnetic Field on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy of Metallic Alloys Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir /

Mr. Asad Ullah Dawood

Two Years 300000 CASP 30-03-2017 30-03-2019 Completed
15. Surface nano-structuring of materials by femtosecond Ti: Sapphire laser Mr. Khaliq Mahmood 06 Months 250000 CASP 30-03-2017 30-09-2017 Completed
16. Predictive Strength of Dimensions of Parenting in Constructive and Destructive Social Behavior of Adolescents: Emotional Intelligence as a Mediator Dr. Syeda Shahida Batool 01 Year & 06 Months 225000 Psychology 30-03-2017 30-03-2018 Completed
17. Impacts of Climate change on food securities in Punjab, Pakistan Dr. Ali Iqtadar Mirza /

Ms. Sana Shaukat

Ms. Faqiha Zubair

02 Years 160000 Geography 30-03-2017 30-03-2019 Completed
18. Observations of Electron/Ion Distribution Functions in Space Plasmas Dr. Muhammad Nouman Sarwar Qureshi 01 Year 180000 Physics 30-03-2017 30-03-2018 Completed
19. Parallel and perpendicular propagating waves in and the corresponding temporal/spatial/damping/instability in Maxwellian and non-Maxwellian plasmas Dr. Gohar Abbas /

Dr. Muhammad Nouman Sarwar Qureshi

01 Year 130000 Physics 30-03-2017 30-03-2018 Completed
20. Digitalizing Spider Fauna of Lahore DNA Barcoding Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Tahir 01 Year 135000 Zoology 30-03-2017 30-03-2018 Completed
21. Evaluation of Susceptible Genetic Variants Associated with Glaucoma in Population of Lahore, Pakistan Dr. Andleeb Batool 01 Year & 06 Months 300000 Zoology 30-03-2017 30-09-2018 In-Progress
22. Establishment of Microbial Culture Bank at Institute of Industrial Biotechnology Prof. Dr. Hamid Mukhtar

Director IIB

One Year 250000 IIB 06-06-2017 06-06-2018 Completed
23. Characterization and Development of Next Generation Communication Ultra-Thin Flexible Wearable antenna for Wireless Body Area Networks Dr. Engr. Junaid Zafar

Incharge,

Electrical Engineering

Eight Months 270000 Electrical Engineering 06-06-2017 06-02-2018 Completed
24. RFID Based Security System Engr. Noman Shabbir

Assistant Professor

One Year 480353 Electrical Engineering 06-06-2017 06-06-2018 In-Progress
25. Shrinkage and Preliminary Test Estimation of Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali Shah

Lecturer

One Year 200000 Statistics 06-06-2017 06-06-2018 In-Progress
(Extension upto 05-06-2019)
26. Monitoring of Linear Profile with Random Explanatory Variables Using DEWMA Charts Dr. Tahir Abbas

Lecturer

One Year 200000 Statistics 06-06-2017 06-06-2018 In-Progress
(Extension upto 05-06-2019)
27. Stabilizing the Performance of Skewness Estimators Dr. Nighat Zahra

Assistant Professor

One Year 200000 Statistics 06-06-2017 06-06-2018 In-Progress
(Extension upto 05-06-2019)
28. Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Charts using Ratio Estimator Based on Ranked Set Sampling Dr. Hina Khan/
Ms. Saleha Farooq
One Year 100000 Statistics 06-10-2017 06-10-2018 Completed
29. Investigation of Metallic and
Non-Metallic Defects on Physical Properties of III-V Semiconductors: Theoretical Study
Prof. Dr. Riaz Ahmad Five Years 530920 Physics 30-11-2017 30-11-2022 In-Progress
30. Rectification and up-gradation of vacuum lines/ systems in the Plasma Physics Laboratory Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zakaullah Six Months 300000 Physics 30-11-2017 30-05-2018 Completed
31. Deposition of thin films by using Magnetron Sputtering Dr. Muhammad Naveed One Year 300000 CASP 30-11-2017 30-11-2018 Completed
32. Modification in the Existing Vacuum Chamber for using Plasma Nitriding of Steels Mr. Sajjad Ahmad /

Prof. Dr. M. Zakaullah

One Year 300000 CASP 30-11-2017 30-11-2018 Completed
33. Laser Induced Surface Structuring of Materials under Vacuum Condition Ms. Asma Hayat One Year 250000 CASP 30-11-2017 30-11-2018 In-Progress
(Extension upto 30-11-2021)
34. Synthesis and Characterization of Amorphous thin Films Deposition by Sequential Flash Evaporation Technique Dr. Syed Sajid Ali Gillani One Year 200000 Physics 20-06-2018 20-06-2019 In-Progress
35. Portraits of Contemporary Artists of Pakistan Mr. Erfan Ullah Babar One Year 200000 Fine Arts 20-06-2018 20-06-2019 In-Progress
36. Increase in Tilapia Fish Productivity by Dietary Supplementation of Vitamin E and Copper nanoparticles (CuNPs) Dr. Atif Yaqub One Year 200000 Zoology 20-06-2018 20-06-2019 Completed
37. Renovation and Development of Stephenson Natural History Museum, Department of Zoology, GC University, Lahore Dr. Zaheer Ahmed/

Dr. Naila Malkani

Two Years 300000 Zoology 20-06-2018 20-06-2020 Completed
29-12-2020
38. Determining the Role of Flagellar Motility in Bacterial Biofilm Formation Dr. Iram Liaqat Two Years 200000 Zoology 20-06-2018 20-06-2020 In-Progress
39. Occurrence, Distribution and Human Risk Assessment of Phthalates in Surface Water of River Ravi and Drinking Water from Lahore District Dr. Mehwish Faheem 16 Months 250000 Zoology 20-06-2018 20-10-2019 In-Progress
40. The Editing of the Letters of Renowned Urdu Writers to Muhammad Tufail
(Editior Nuqoosh)
Dr. Muhammad Saeed One Year 100000 Urdu 20-06-2018 20-06-2019 In-Progress
41. Rashid Ahmad Siddiqi and Nuqoosh Collection Dr. Syeda Misbah Rizvi One Year 80000 Urdu 20-06-2018 20-06-2019 In-Progress
42. The Punjabi Poetry of Classic Urdu Poets Dr. Mahmood ul Hassan Bazmi Two Years 100000 Urdu 20-06-2018 20-06-2020 In-Progress
43.

Secretory Expression of Insulin Precursor in Pichia pastoris

Dr. Maria Zahid /

Dr. Ahmad Adnan

Two Years 200000 Chemistry 20-06-2018 20-06-2020 In-Progress
44. Establishment of Plasma Nitriding Lab Prof. Dr. M. Zakaullah /

Dr. Riaz Ahmed/

Dr. Tousif Hussain/

Mr. Sajjad Ahmad

One Year 1400000 Physics/CASP 17-07-2018 17-07-2019 Completed
09-07-2021
45. Synthesis, X-ray Structures and Antibacterial of Silver (I) Complexes and Coordination Polymers Muhammad Altaf One Year 300000 Chemistry 22-10-2018 22-10-2019 In-Progress
46. Non-Fullerene Acceptors for Efficient Organic Photovoltaics Raja Shahid Ashraf One Year 300000 Chemistry 22-10-2018 22-10-2019 In-Progress
47. Preliminary Studies on the Production of Recombinant Amylase for the Biosynthesis of Dextrin Dr. Uzma Hameed One Year 200000 Biotechnology 22-10-2018 22-10-2019 In-Progress
48. Prevalence and Control of Free Living Amoebae in Operational Drinking Water Distribution System of Lahore Dr. Muhammad Tariq Zahid One Year 250000 Zoology 22-10-2018 22-10-2019 In-Progress
49. Statistical Analysis of Type 2 Diabetes in Lahore Pakistan Dr. Sohail Akhtar One Year 135000 Statistics 22-10-2018 22-10-2019 In-Progress
50. Bimetallic Nanomaterials of Silver and Copper for SERS based Biosensing Dr. Abdul Ghaffar One Year 150000 Physics 14-02-2019 14-02-2020 In-Progress
51. Study of Unsteady Flow of Incompressible Oldroyd-B Fluid Between Two Infinite Coaxially Rotating Circular Cylinders Dr. Saif Ullah

Associate Professor

One Year 160000 Mathematics 14-02-2019 14-02-2020 Completed
30-10-2019
52. Modeling and Absorption Statistics and Evaluation of Family Planning Program of Pakistan Dr. Jamal Abdul Nasir One Year 135000 Statistics 14-02-2019 14-02-2020 In-Progress
53. Diet Enriched with Banaspati Ghee Affect Lipid Metabolism – Implication of Liver Steatosis in Mice Model Dr. Dilara Abbas Bukhari /

Co-PI:
Dr. Mehwish Faheem

One Year & Eight Months 300000 Zoology 14-02-2019 14-10-2020 In-Progress
54. Assessment of Anti-Cholestatic Potential of the Extract of Berberis lyceum and Cichorium Intybus Dr. Muhammad Imran Sohail One Year & Six Months 300000 Zoology 14-02-2019 14-08-2020 In-Progress
55. Boosting Fish Immune System by Supplementing Fish Feed with Immunostimulant (Moringa oleifera) Dr. Mehwish Faheem /

Co-PI: Dr. Khalid Pervaiz Lone

Two Years 300000 Zoology 14-02-2019 14-02-2021 In-Progress
56. Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Complexes and Metallogels for Photoluminescence and Photocatalytic Applications Dr. Shahzad Sharif One Year 300000 Chemistry 14-02-2019 14-02-2020 Completed
57. Urokinase Production and Purification using Indigenously Isolated Bacteria Dr. Ali Nawaz /

Co-PI:
Prof. Dr. Ikram-ul-Haq

Two Years 300000 Biotechnology 14-02-2019 14-02-2021 In-Progress
58. Production of Industrially Exigent Lipase Enzyme Cloned from Thermophilic Bacterial Strain Dr. Fatima Akram /

Co-PI:
Prof. Dr. Ikram-ul-Haq

Two Years 300000 Biotechnology 14-02-2019 14-02-2021 In-Progress
59. Characterization and Saccharification Potential of Cloned Xylanase Enzyme from Clostridium Clariflavum after Immobilization with Nano-Particles Dr. Muhammad Nauman Aftab Two Years 300000 Biotechnology 14-02-2019 14-02-2021 In-Progress
60. Development of a Setup for Solution Growth of Metal Nanoparticles and Modification of Four-Point Probe Apparatus for Gas Sensing Measurements Ms. Rabia Ahson

Lecturer

One Year 280000 Physics 15-05-2019 15-05-2020 In-Progress
61. Magnetic Composites Materials; Emerging Designer Adsorbents for Aqueous Pollutants Removal and Water Treatment Dr. Ghulam Murtaza

Assistant Professor

One Year 300000 CASP 15-05-2019 15-05-2020 In-Progress
62. Synthesis of Semiconductor Metal Oxide (SMO) Gas Sensors by Magnetron Sputtering System Dr. Tousif Hussain

Assistant Professor

One Year 300000 CASP 15-05-2019 15-05-2020 In-Progress
Extended upto 15-05-2021
63. Development of Indigenous Research Database for GCU, Lahore Dr. Engr. Junaid Zafar Chairperson One Year 500000 Electrical Engineering 15-05-2019 15-05-2020 Completed
64. Association of Genetic Variants Involved in Inflammatory Pathways and Risk of Oral Cancer Development. A Pakistani Case-Control Study Dr. Naila Malkani

Senior Curator

Two Years 500000 Zoology 15-05-2019 15-05-2021 In-Progress
Extended upto
15-08-2021
65. Evaluation of Azadirachta Indica Regenerative Potential on Mice Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Dr. Chand Raza

Assistant Professor

One Year & Six Months 340000 Zoology 15-05-2019 15-11-2020 In-Progress
66. Isolation and Identification of Streptokinase Producing Bacteria Prof. Dr. Hamid Mukhtar

Director IIB

One Year & Six Months 300000 Biotechnology 15-05-2019 15-11-2020 In-Progress
67. EMEC Instability in the Presence of Parallel Electric Field in Auroral Region Dr. Muhammad Nouman Sarwar Qureshi One Year 150000 Physics 27-08-2019 27-08-2020 In-Progress
68. Production of Taxol from Taxus Cells through Suspension Culture Dr. Umar Farooq Gohar

Assistant Professor /

Co-PI:

Prof. Dr. Hamid Mukhtar

Director IIB

One Year 300000 IIB 27-08-2019 27-08-2020 In-Progress

Date Extended till 27-08-2021

69. Investigating the Effect of High Fat Diet and Gut Microbiota in Developing Type 2 Diabetes in Mice Dr. Iram Liaqat

Assistant Professor

Two Years 200000 Zoology 27-08-2019 27-08-2021 In-Progress
70. Effect of Wolbachia as a Biological Agent for the Control of Malaria Vector Anopheles Stephensi from Punjab, Pakistan Dr. Nusrat Jahan

Distinguished Professor

Two Years Rs. 200000/- Zoology 05-07-2021 05-07-2023 In-Progress
71. Efficacy of the Synthesized Biomolecules Coated Chitosan Nanoparticles against PCOS Induced Mice Dr. Irfana Liaqat

Assistant Professor

One Year & Six Months Rs. 200000/- Zoology 05-07-2021 05-01-2023 In-Progress
72. Susceptibility of MMP9 and TL4 gene with Development of Myocardial Infarction Dr. Riffat Iqbal

Assistant Professor

One Year & Six Months Rs. 200000/- Zoology 05-07-2021 05-01-2023 In-Progress
73. Flood Risk Assessment and Management in River Chenab Basin, Pakistan Dr. Shakil Mehmood

Chairperson/

Associate Professor

Two Years Rs. 200000/- Geography 05-07-2021 05-07-2023 In-Progress
74. Design, Synthesis and Applications of Transition Metal Complexes and Metal-Organic Materials Dr. Nazir Ahmad

Associate Professor

Two Years Rs. 200000/- Chemistry 05-07-2021 05-07-2023 In-Progress
75. Structural and Optical Properties of Nanostructured Metal Oxides: Experimental and Theoretical Investigation Dr. Islah-u-Din

Assistant Professor

One Year Rs. 200000/- Institute of Physics 05-07-2021 05-07-2022 In-Progress
76. Study of Waves and Instabilities in a Spin Polarized Plasma Dr. Zafar Iqbal

Assistant Professor

One Year Rs. 200000/- Institute of Physics 05-07-2021 05-07-2022 In-Progress
77. Fabrication of Graphene Based Nanocomposites for Electrochemical Biosensing Applications Dr. Fozia Shaheen

Assistant Professor

One Year Rs. 200000/- Institute of Physics 05-07-2021 05-07-2022 In-Progress
78. Graphene-Multiferroic Perovskite Oxides Composites for Energy Harvesting and Superior Energy Storage Dr. Sadia Sharif

Assistant Professor

One Year Rs. 200000/- Institute of Physics 05-07-2021 05-07-2022 In-Progress
79. To Develop Indigenous Facility to Measure Contact Angle of Material Surfaces Dr. Muhammad Ahsan Shafique

Assistant Professor

One Year Rs. 200000/- CASP 05-07-2021 05-07-2022 In-Progress
80. Role of Civic Education in Promoting Democratic Governance in Pakistan: Challenges and Prospects Dr. Fauzia Ghani

Assistant Professor

One Year Rs. 200000/- Political Science 05-07-2021 05-07-2022 In-Progress
81. Metabolic Profiling of Cannabis Oil Dr. Muhammad Tayyab Akhtar

Assistant Professor

Two Years Rs. 200000/- Institute of Industrial Biotechnology 05-07-2021 05-07-2023 In-Progress
82. SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence and Seroepidemiologic Studies among General Public in Lahore, Pakistan Dr. Muhammad Nauman Aftab

(Professor/Director)

Co-PI:

1. Prof. Dr. Tahir Yaqub

(Chairman, Institute of Microbiology,

UVAS, Lahore)

2. Prof. Dr. Nakshab Chaudhry (Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, KEMU, Lahore)

3. Dr. Zarfishan Tahir

(Dean, Institute of Public Health, Lahore)

4. Dr. Muhammad Sohail Afzal

(Chairman, Department of Life Sciences, UMT, Lahore)

Two Years Rs. 200000/- Institute of Industrial Biotechnology 05-07-2021 05-07-2023 In-Progress
83. Production of a Biodegradable Plastic Polyhydroxybutyrate from Locally Isolated Bacteria using Inexpensive Carbon Sources Dr. Asad ur Rehman

Associate Professor/

Co-PI:

Dr. Muhammad Nauman Aftab (Professor/Director)

Two Years Rs. 200000/- Institute of Industrial Biotechnology 05-07-2021 05-07-2023 In-Progress
84. Maintenance and Preservation of Lipolytic Microbial Culture Collection Prof. Dr. Tehreema Iftikhar

Chairperson

One Year Rs. 200000/- Botany 05-07-2021 05-07-2022 In-Progress
Grand Total Rs. 26141720/-
26.141 Million
(updated on: 01-09-2021)