Dr. Hamid Mukhtar is Professor of Biotechnology and Director at Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, GC University, Lahore. He has a vast teaching, research and administrative experience of 24 years. He has been actively contributing in teaching and research since 1996 in different areas of Biotechnology including Bioprocess Technology, Bioremediation and Protein science. He obtained his doctoral degree in 2006 from GC University, Lahore and then proceeded for Post-doctoral research from Harvard Medical School, USA in 2010 on Fulbright program. He did his Ph.D. in the field of Bioprocess Technology and his Post-Doc in the field of Stem Cell Technology and Genetics.
Dr. Mukhtar is one of the active scientists of Pakistan who has published 141research papers in peer reviewed national and international journals. He has an impact factor of 123.9 with 923 citations, 16 h-index and 30 i10-index (Google Scholar). He has authored/co-authored 06 booksand 2 book chapters related to his subject. He has supervised 37 B.Sc., 10 M.Sc., 57 M.Phil. and7 Ph.D. students.He has co-authored 2 patents registered to IPO, The Patent Office, Govt. of Pakistan. He won Fulbright Award in 2010 to carry out Post-doctoral research in USA and has been conferred upon with a Best University Teacher Award in 2014 by HEC, Pakistan. He has completed 07 sponsored research projects funded by different agencies. He is working as Managing Editor of Pakistan’s oldest scientific journal,Biologia.He is also on the Editorial board of 10 International & national research journals.He has registered 11 sequences to GenBank submission.
Dr Mukhtar has organized 8 national and international conference and 3 training workshops as key organizing member. He is Chairman of Technical Committee on Biotechnology for Pakistan Standards and Quality Controls, PSQCA, Pakistan from 2014to date and a Member of Technical Committee on Halal Foods for Pakistan Standards and Quality Controls, PSQCA, Pakistan since 2015. He is working as Secretary FABA (Federation of Asian Biotech Associations), Pakistan Chapter since 2014.He is also fellowof 12 national& international scientific organizations/societies. He is also contributing in the capacity of member of statutory bodies of several universities. His commitment towards the dissemination of his knowledge can be assessed by the fact that he has participated in 45 national and international conferences as a speaker/delegate and attended 27 national and international workshops as a resource person/participant.
Biotechnology including Bioprocess