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Dr. Zafar Rashid
Faculty - Humanities
PhD - University of Essex
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Science and Civilizations, Theory and Applications of Science

biography

Dr. Zafar Rashid has a Ph.D in Biochemistry from the University of Essex, UK and taught at the University of the Punjab-Pakistan for 40 years. He retired as Professor in 2007. He has been teaching and conducting research in the areas of petrochemical industry and environmental science. In addition Dr. Rashid has taught courses on ‘Science and Civilizations’, ‘Theory and Applications of Science’ and ‘Introduction to Life Sciences’ at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in the capacity of Adjunct Faculty. His most recent appointment was as Professor and Head, Programme Management Committee at the Institute of quality and Technology Management at the Punjab University from 2007 to 2013.

Dr. Rashid has served as Member, Board of Studies, Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology University of the Punjab, Lahore from1992 to 2007 and as Member, Board of Studies, Institute of Quality and Technology Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore from 2005 to 2013. He has been a member of the Academic Council at the University of the Punjab and is currently a member of the Academic Council the Lahore College for Women University. In his student days he studied chemistry at the Government College, Lahore and represented Pakistan in Beijing in 1966 as a member of the Pakistan table tennis team. He was Director Sports, University of the Punjab, Lahore, in 2011-12.

  • Z. Rashid, Rafi Ahmed, A. Ijaz; Composition of Oil of Ferula Assafoetide Gum, J.PAK  Institute of Chemical Engineers, pp. 47-50 (2001-2002)
  • Z. Rashid, N.A.Akhtar, M.A Butt; Production of Dimethylanil by Methylation on Pilot Plant Scale, J. Pak. Institute of Chemical Engineers,  pp. 21-26 (2001-2002)
  • Z. Rashid, S. Nawaz; Vapour Phase Catalytic Oxidation of Toluene, J. Pak. Institute of Chemical Engineers, pp. 17-20 (2000- 2001)
  • Z. Rashid, S. Nawaz; Oxidation of Xylene to Phthalic Anhydride and Preparation of Phthalocyanine Pigment, J. Pak. Institute of Chemical Engineers,  pp. 07-10 (1999- 2000)
  • Z. Rashid, G.S. Bailey; A modified Radioimmunsassay for RAT Pancreatic Kallikrein, Pakistan Journal of Biochemistry, V. 21, pp. 371 (1988)
  • Z. Rashid, A.A. Jaffa, M. Hussain & G.S. Bailey; A Comparative Study of Kallikreins & Prokallikreins from Rat Pancreatic Tissue & Juice, Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology UK, V. 198A, pp. 323-327 (1986)
  • Z. Rashid, A.A. Jaffa, J.Pratt, A.Ashford & G.S. Bailey; A Quantitative Study of Level of Glandular Kallikren in Normal & Diabetic Rats, Biochemical Medicine U.K, V. 31 pp. 426 (1984)
  • Z. Rashid, G.S. Bailey; A Study of Prokallikreins of Rat Pancreas, Pakistan Journal of Biochemistry, V. XVI, pp. 17-23 (1983)
  • Z. Rashid, M.A. Rehman, A.H. Pirzada; Separation of Organ Compounds by TLC, Journal of Natural Science and Mathematics Pakistan, V. XII, pp. 51-54

2012 Co-Chairperson, Session - 3  International Conference on Engineering Sciences (ICES-2012), organized by Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
1977 Central Overseas Training Scholarship, Government of Pakistan, 1977-1981
1967 Roll of Honour (Academics), Government College Lahore
1967 Certificate of Merit, Government College Lahore.

  • Head of Program  Management  Committee  Institute of  Quality &  Technology  Management,  University of the Punjab, Lahore (2007-2013).
  • Member, Academic Council, Lahore College of Women University (2010-2013).
  • Member, Board of  Studies, Institute of  Quality and  Technology Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore. 2005- 2013.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology University of the Punjab, Lahore. 1992-2007.
  • Chairman, Appellate Committee, University of the Punjab, 2006-2007.
  • Chairman, Election Committee, Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2005-06
  • Elected member, Academic Council, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 1986.