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Chairperson: Dr. Shahina Naz. (Assoc. Prof.)


The department of Food Science & Technology was establish in 1994 to cater the needs of the fast growing food industries in the country and also to meet the ever growing demand for food scientists and technologists in government, research and educational establishments. Its mission is to provide high-quality education and training to students and prepare them for careers in the food industry, academia, or government, to conduct basic and applied research for the ultimate benefit of the food industry and consumers and to provide assistance and services to the food industry. Over the years, the department has developed strong links with the industry. Recently the department has established an Industrial Advisory Board comprising members from reputed Food industries to help us shape our curriculum from an industrial perspective to keep it relevant and to ensure that our curriculum reflect current developments and industry skills requirements. The department has always been actively engaged   in providing advisory services and consultancy to food industries and also   organizing seminars, conferences and training courses in collaboration with industries.   In addition to food industries, the department also works in collaboration with government organizations such as PSQCA, PCSIR, PARC, SFA and different NGOs. Realizing the importance of human nutrition in daily life and emergencies like earthquake, drought, famine and man-made disasters, department offered another Four year BS Program entitled Human Nutrition & Dietetics from 2023. The Curriculum for the program has been developed in view of local as well as global health needs.

Accreditation status
The BS program in Food Science & Technology has been accredited by National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC) in 2021.


Members Board of Studies

Dr. Shahina Naz Chairperson
Dr. Feroz Alam Assistant Professor
Dr. Mukhtar A. Tarar Principal Scientific Officer, PCSIR –Karachi
Dr. Jawaad A. Ansari Assistant Professor, Department of Food Engineering, NEDUET
Dr. Habeeba Shah Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Dow University
Dr. Raheel Ahmed Quality Assurance Manager, EBM, Karachi


Members Industrial Advisory Board
Board Members from the Department

Dr. Shahina Naz Chairperson
Dr. Feroz Alam Assistant Professor
Dr. Tahira Mohsin Ali Assistant Professor
Dr. Abdul Haq Assistant Professor
Dr. Zubala Lutfi Assistant Professor


Board Members from the Industries

Dr. Fayyaz Ashraf Director Quality, Research & Development, National Foods
Dr. Muhammad Nasir General Manager Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Engro Pakistan Ltd
Mr. Sheikh M. Tehseen CEO, United King
Mr. Owais Nadeem Manager Regulatory Affairs, Unilever Pakistan Limited


Career Opportunities

Food Science & Technology
The graduates of Food Science can work as Food Technologists, Food Engineers, Food Analysts, Food Production Manager, Food Quality Control/ Assurance Manager, Food Safety Inspectors, Food Research and Development Manager, Science & Regulatory Affairs Manager.

Human Nutrition & Dietetics
The graduate of Human Nutrition and Dietetics can work as Nutrionist, Dietitian, Public Health Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, Pediatric Nutritionist and Nutrition therapist.