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Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS, Prof. Emeritus, University of Karachi, Patron-in-Chief, ICCBS

Public contact information

Phone: 
+92 21 34824925
Address: 
International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi

Fellow
Rahman
Atta-ur-
Current position: 
President, Network of Acad. of Sci. of Islamic Countries (NASIC), Professor Emeritus/Patron-in-Chief
Current nationality: 
Pakistan
Current residence: 
Pakistan
Affiliation/Institution: 
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
Biodata: 
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, PhD organic chemistry from Cambridge University (1968), has 1222 international publications in organic chemistry ( 245 books, 764 research publications, 80 international patents and 70 book chapters. He is the Editor-in-Chief of six European chemistry journals and Editor of "Studies in Natural Product Chemistry" (75 volumes, Elsevier). Awarded UNESCO Science Prize (1999), elected Fellow of prestigious Royal Society (UK)( 2006). Conferred honorary doctorate degrees by the Cambridge University (UK) (1987), Coventry University (UK) and Bradford University (UK). Elected Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College Cambridge,Awarded high Civil Award of Austria i“Große Golden Ehrenzeischen am Bande" (2007).Elected Vive President (TWAS). Won TWAS Prize for Institution Building (Durban,2009), Elected as President of NASIC (Network of Academies of Science of Islamic Countries (2003-present). Elected Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and won highest "International Science & Technology Collaboration Award from President Xi Jinping of China. Institutions in China and Malaysia have been named after him https://aurins.uitm and http://cpecinfo.com/hunan-university
Sustainable Development Goals: 
4 - Quality education
8 - Decent work and economic growth
Keywords: 
Organic chemistry; natural product chemistry; medicinal plants; bioactive natural products; organic synthesis; enzymes inhibitors; anti-oxidants; microbial transformation; NMR spectroscopy; anti-parasitic compounds.
Elected
1985
Section:
05-Chemical Sciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Medal Lecture in Chemistry, 1999.
Last updated on 17/11/2022