Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS, Prof. Emeritus, University of Karachi, Patron-in-Chief, ICCBS
President, Network of Acad. of Sci. of Islamic Countries (NASIC), Professor Emeritus/Patron-in-Chief
Current country of residence
Affiliation / Institution
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
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
Organic chemistry; natural product chemistry; medicinal plants; bioactive natural products; organic synthesis; enzymes inhibitors; anti-oxidants; microbial transformation; NMR spectroscopy; anti-parasitic compounds.
TWAS Medal Lecture in Chemistry, 1999.
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Country where living and working for the majority of the last 10 years
Public contact information
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International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi
List of publications
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