Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi
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Name: Muhammad Qaiser
Education: M.Sc., Ph.D. (Karachi), Post Doctorate (Germany)
Present status: Vice-Chancellor, University of Karachi.
Teaching & Research Experience: 46 years
Leadership Training Received: Two weeks leadership training for the Selected Vice Chancellors of Public Sector Universities in Manchester, U.K. sponsored by Higher Education Commission, 2009.
Editor, Chief Editor of Scientific Journals:
- Chief Editor, Pakistan Journal of Botany since 2012 - todate
- Co-editor, Flora of Pakistan – an internationally recognized publication. 1995-todate.
Papers presented in International Conferences:
Presented papers in international conferences held in UK, Germany, Austria, Turkey, India, Bangla Desh and China.
Fellowship of Academic Societies:
- Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS)
- The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
- Pakistan Botanical Society
- Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung (AvH)
- International Organization of Plant Biosystematists (IOPB)
- Vice-Chancellor, University of Karachi (Feb. 2012 – todate)
- Vice Chancellor, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology (Jan, 2008 to Jan. 2013) (having a dual charge of both the universities till Jan. 2013)
- Registrar, University of Karachi (Aug. 1999 to Aug. 2001& Jan. 2004 to July 2004).
- Students Advisor, University of Karachi (Nov. 1996 to Aug. 1999).
- Students Advisor, Department of Botany (1990 to 1996)
- Provost, Karachi University Boys Hostel (Aug. 1990 to Sep. 1994).
- Member Syndicate University of Karachi ( Aug. 2002 to Aug 2006).
- Project Director: Creation of Central Laboratory for Faculty of Science. HEC-PSDP project (completed and inaugurated on 4th August 2006).
- Project Director: Establishment of Herbarium at Karachi University HEC-PSDP project (completed and inaugurated on 1th August 2006)
- Project Director: Establishment of Botanical Garden at Karachi University HEC-PSDP project (completed and inaugurated on 12th September 2007).
- HEC Eminent Professor (Department Botany), University of Karachi
- Advisor to Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi (Academic affairs) (2006 – Jan. 2008)
- Supervised 10 Ph.D. students, 35 M.Sc. students
- Have received Productivity Award regularly since its inception
- Best Teacher Award 2005.
- Gold Medal in Botany by Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 2004.
- Life time achievement award by Pakistan Botanical Society 2012.