Vice Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan (CV)

Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi


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Last Updated: April 13, 2017 15:18



Presidential Award of Sitara-e-Imtiaz
Distinguished National Professor
Meritorious Professor
Distinguished Scientist of the year
 2008 in Botany
Fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) 
Fellow of Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) 
Fellow, Pakistan Academy of Sciences
Presidential Award of Pride of Performance
Distinguished Visiting Professor, King Saud University, KSA
Qatar Shell Professorial Chair in Sustainable Development, Qatar University

  • B.Sc. (Hons.), Botany, University of Karachi, 1973 
  • M.Sc., Plant Physiology, University of Karachi, 1974 
  • Ph.D., Physiological Ecology, Ohio University, 1985 
  • D.Sc., Botany, University of Karachi, 2010.
Research Interest
Salt tolerant plants (halophytes), physiology, biochemistry and ecophysiology; Cash-crop halophytes
Current Projects
Development of varieties of halophytes for special uses
Salt tolerance mechanisms
Seed biology of halophytes 
Teaching Assignments
Physiological Ecology of Plants 
Plant Ecology 
Plant Population Biology 
Seed Biology 
Evolutionary Ecology
Selected Publications