The Governor Punjab/Chancellor selected Professor Emeritus DrNasim Ahmad(Sitara-e-Imtiaz) as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) Lahore for a time of four years. ProfNasim Ahmadassumed the charge of UVAS Vice-Chancellor on Saturday.
Prior ProfNasimwas filling in as an emeritus Professor in the Department of Theriogenology, UVAS. He likewise filled in as first Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director of the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), Dean Faculties of Veterinary Science and Life Sciences Business Management, Director Research and External Linkages and Chairman Department of Theriogenology, UVAS.
He is beneficiary of ‘Sitara-I-Imtiaz’ Presidential Civil Award, ‘Best University Teacher Award’ by the Higher Education Commission, ‘PARC Scientist of the Year 1999 Award’ research Productivity Award (multiple times) from the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.
He is a Ph.D. in Reproductive Physiology from theWest Virginia University, USA.His research interests are improving fertility through enhancing post-thaw semen quality and optimizing protocols of estrus synchronization and ovulation. Earlier, he directed the male infertility laboratory (for human) in New York. He introduced the use of ultrasonography in Animal Reproduction research, training and extension in Pakistan.
Prof Dr. Ahmad is the creator of around 80 research publications with 87.513 effect factor and 1,510 references. He won serious research concedes as PI worth more than Rs. 39.3 million and improvement undertakings of more than Rs. 474 million.
He has directed/co-managed 56 Masters and two Doctoral students. His model of creating and executing a temporary job for veterinary understudies has had an extraordinary effect in the carrying industry with the scholarly community all the more close.
Subsequent to assuming control over the charge of the office, Prof Nasimsaid that carrying UVAS graduates at standard with global gauges, universal accreditation, new businesses for graduates, advancements/licenses, applied research focused on end-client benefit and connected with industry, new improvement and research extends and improving analytic and wellbeing administrations are his top needs.
The Vice-Chancellor said that improving the hereditary capability of animals, expanding trades by esteem expansion, sanitation and quality, manageable advancement objectives, improving worth chain (milk and meat), one health and keen domesticated animal farming are his objectives for domesticated animals division improvement.
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