LAHORE: Punjab University Faculty of Life Sciences Dean and former registrar Professor Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan has again been awarded the International Professional Travel Award-2017 by the American Fisheries Society.
Dr. Khan was invited as an international guest speaker to attend the 42nd annual conference of the American Fisheries Society at the University of Montana. There, he was presented his award-winning research paper called “Sustainable Agro-Based Earthen Pond Integrated Carp Fish Farming in Pakistan: Transfer of American Fish Feed Technologies”.
Professor Khan was handed the AFS International Travel Grant Awards for 2014, 2016 and 2017.
In the last leg of his academic engagement in North America, he visited the University of British Columbia (UBC) Fisheries Centre to study and develop research collaboration and academic linkages between UBC and Punjab University. This is seventh international award won by Dr Naeem Khan over the last three years.
School of Food and Agricultural Sciences (SFAS) Associate Professor Dr Nauman Khalid, who is also a director at the University of Management and Technology (UMT), has been included in the list of highly productive scientists of Pakistan.
His name was put on the list by the Pakistan Council of Science and Technology (PCST).
Dr Khalid heads SFAS, which is one of the leading private schools providing state-of-the-art education in good and agriculture sciences. UMT Rector Dr Muhammad Aslam and Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) Director Abid HK Shirwani congratulated Dr Nauman for securing the position.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 15th, 2017.