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

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+92 21 34824925
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International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi
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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, Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Cambridge University (1968), has 1122 international publications in several fields of organic chemistry including 245 books published largely by major U.S. and European presses, 764 research publications, 43 international patents and 70 chapters in books. He is the Editor-in-Chief of six European Chemistry journals and Editor of the world's leading encyclopedic series of volumes on natural products "Studies in Natural Product Chemistry" (fifty five volumes published under his Editorship‎ by Elsevier during the last two decades). Prof. Rahman won the UNESCO Science Prize (1999) and was elected as Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society (London) in July 2006. He has been conferred honorary doctorate degrees by many universities including (Sc.D.) by the Cambridge University (UK) (1987), Coventry University (UK) Bradford University (UK) and many others. He was elected Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge University, UK, conferred the TWAS (Italy) Prize. The Austrian government has honoured him with its high civil award (“Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeischen am Bande") (2007).
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 08/03/2018