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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
Address: 
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, PhD in organic chemistry from Cambridge University (1968), has 1,122 international publications in several fields of organic chemistry, including 245 books published largely by major U.S. and European publishing companies, 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 encyclopaedic series of volumes on natural products "Studies in Natural Product Chemistry" (55 volumes published under his editorship‎ by Elsevier during the last two decades). Prof. Rahman won UNESCO Science Prize (1999) and was elected as Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society (UK) in July 2006. He was conferred an honorary doctorate degree by many universities including (Sc.D.) by the Cambridge University (UK) (1987), Coventry University (UK) and Bradford University (UK). He was elected Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge University, UK, and conferred the TWAS Prize (Italy) . The Austrian Government honoured him with its high civil award, the “Große Golden 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 22/09/2021