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Name: Prof. Dr. M. A. Haleem
Date of birth: 10-6-1943
Nationality: Pakistani
Designation: Professor and Chairman
Department of Biomedical Engg.
Sir Syed University of Engg. & Tech.
Address For Correspondence:

Prof. Dr. M. A. Haleem
Department of Biomedical Engg.
Sir Syed University of Engg. & Tech
Karachi 75300, Pakistan.

  Academic Qualifications:





B.Sc. (Hons)
I class
2nd position
Univ. of Karachi
I class 1st position
in Physical Chemistry
I class 3rd position in
Univ. of Karachi
Astbury Dept. of Biophysics,Univ.of Leeds (U.K.)

Open International Medicine.Complementary Medicine ,Colombo

Merit Scholarships:
I received Karachi University merit Scholarship (1962-1965)
I was awarded common wealth Scholarship (1968-1971)

Experience/ teaching, research, administration, planning and policy making
Teaching Biophysics to graduate and undergraduate students since October, 1965 in the Department of Biochemistry, Karachi University.
Published research publications over 100 in foreign and local journals.
Editor of Proceedings (1st National Biochemistry Symposium and 1st and 2nd ISBBP Symposium).
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Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry, Karachi University
  30th April 1990 to 29th April 1993
  3rd Jan 2001-3 Jan 2003
Chairman Dept. of Biomedical Engineering , Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
  4 Jan 2003- to date
Guided five Ph.D, 13 M.Phil and fifty eight M. Sc. theses
Established following courses:
  Molecular Biophysics/Biophysical Chemistry in the Biochemistry Dept. KU.
  Quantum Biochemistry in the Biochemistry Dept. KU.
  Techniques in Biochemistry in the Biochemistry Dept. KU.
  Biophysics and Techniques in Biotechnology in the dept. of Biotechnology KU.
  Biophysics in Biomedical Engineering Dept. in Sir Syed University.
  Established common Instrument Room in the Department of Biochemistry.
  Established several original softwares for structural analysis/ molecular graphics using computer facilities in the Biophysics Research Unit.
Established techniques like flame photometry, osmometry, spectrofluorimetry, bio-informatics, X-ray diffraction and molecular model making in the Biochemistry Dept. KU.
  Established Dr Zain memorial library in the Dept. of Biochemistry KU.
Established Power Lab, Dental Unit, Clinical and Pathological Lab , Advance Bioinstrumentation Lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Current Research Interest
3 D Structure of Biomaterials by Bio X-ray diffraction.
Computer Aided Drug and Molecular Design
Electrolyte balance & osmoregulation in animals
Biomedical Instrumentation

Research Award:
Received Karachi University research award (1997-1998)
Awarded presidential award of academic distinction "Eizaz-Fazelat" 2001

Received research productivity allowance for the year 2000-2001 PCST

Research Grants:
Pakistan Science Foundation Research Grant (1975-1977).
NSRDB Research Grant (UGC) (1990-1993)
Karachi University Research Grants (1983-1984) and (1986-2001)

Approved Higher Education Commission Ph.D. supervisor

Society Memberships
Member of Pakistan Society of Biochemists
Member of Pakistan Pharmacological Society.

President/Chairman International Study Group for biochemical and Biophysical Research in Pakistan

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