In a notification from HEC Islamabad, thirty (30) Assistant Professors (TTS) of the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan were promoted to Associate Professors Grade 20. In his congratulation note, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Khurshid Khan, Vice Chancellor, AWKUM considered it a historical moment where a bulk of faculty members are promoted. The endorsement from HEC reflected the transparent and merit-based selection of AWKUM, which was completely endorsed by HEC.The Vice Chancellor appreciated / applauded the expertise of the promoted faculty in teaching, research and innovation. Further such achievements and good name from the faculty will come, the Vice Chancellor added he reiterated on the quality in teaching and research for making AWKUM a distinguished seat of learning for quality education. We will utilize all our energies for making AWKUM a top ranking University in the world.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019
Department of Agriculture Organized one day international seminar on “Hybrid Wheat Production” at Garden Campus Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan. Dr. Kawsar Ali (Assistant Professor, Agriculture Dpt AWKUM) was the chief organizer of the event while Prof. DrZhong Sheng Quan from Beijnng Engineering Research System was the invited speaker of the event. Prof Dr Muhammad Arif and Prof. Dr Bashir Ahmad were invited from the Agriculture University Peshawar as National Speakers. Dr. Zafar Hayat Khan, Chairman Agriculture Department, addressed the participant and welcomed the guest in his welcome note speak. While Talking about the importance of Hybrid Wheat production Prof. Dr. Zhong Cheng Quan Said “Growing more food is the cry of the day. We have to adopt new technologies and techniques to fulfill food requirement of the ever growing population of the world. Without the introduction of hybrid wheat production system we cant ensure food security in the region. With the help of hybrid system we can not only save the land resources but also can significantly improve fertilizer and nutrients use efficiency”. He also highly acknowledged the advancement of AWKUM in the world of research. He declared AWKUM as one of the best and fast growing research oriented university in the country. Dr. Kawsar Ali said in his speech “We don’t have any other option except to adopt and go for applied research. The farmers and people of the society are looking to agriculture scientist as we are believed to be their last hope. It’s a do or die situation for us to fulfill the food demand of ever escalating population of the country with the help of best agriculture practices”. Professor Dr Muhammad Arif and Prof Dr Bashir Ahmad also addressed the session and praised the efforts of AWKUM as a whole and agriculture department specifically. Chairman Agriculture Department told the participant and Agriculture Department has organized number of events both at national and international level in this calendar year to address and highlight various national and international issues. Chief Guest and all speakers highly acknowledged the effort of organizing committee specially DrAdil Hussain and Dr Muhammad Ali who worked day and night to make the event possible. Chief guest in speech said “Its never easy to conduct international event in such environment when you are supposed to face so many security and administrative constraint at national levels, however ,DrAdil and Dr M. Ali along with faculty members of agriculture department made it possible in shortest possible time.
Friday, October 25, 2019
AWKUM Timergara Campus Organized a Conference on “Information-Communication Technologies, Enhanced Social & Management Sciences (CICTSM)”
A one-day in-house research conference was held on October 23, 2019 at Timergara Campus, AWKUM. This event was organized by the Department of Computer Science. On this occasion Prof. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan- Dean Faculty of Physical & Numerical Sciences, Mr. Muhammad Bashir Khan (Member National Assembly) and Mr. Minhaj-ud-din- Coordinator were the Chief Guests. While Mr. Ishtiaq Wahid (General Chair, CICTSM), Dr. Masood Ahmad (Co-Chair, CICTSM), Mr. Arjumand Yar Khan, Mr. Arshad Ali, Mr. Ajmal Khan, Mr. Sheraz Muhammad Khan (Session Chair), Mr. Noor Hassan, Mr. Hamad Khan, Mr. Rizwan Ullah, Mr. Alam Zeb (Session Chair), Mr. Israr Ullah (Lecturer), Mr. Imran Ullah (Lecturer) and faculty members from Garden Campus i.e. Dr. Izaz ur Rehman, Dr. Muhammad Zakarya, and Dr. Rahim Khan also attended the conference. Some national and international Guest Speakers- Bisma Khan (IM Durshal), Dr. Israr Ullah (Assistant Professor, Virtual University) and Dr. Muhammad Fayaz (Assistant Professor, UCA’s School of Arts and Sciences, Russia) joined this event via video conference. Students from different campuses presented their ideas in front of session chairs. Prof. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan appreciated the efforts of Mr. Inam Ullah Khan (Lecturer & Conference Chair). He said that this conference is the stepping stone for the beginning of a new academic era for the students of AWKUM. At the end, the honorable Dean distributed the shields among the faculty members and students.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Muhammad Abdul Kamal, Assistant Professor of Economics, published a paper with title: "Natural resource or market seeking motive of China’s FDI in asia? New evidence at income and sub-regional level" in Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja Impact factor of 1.4.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Monday, October 21, 2019
A training workshop on "Road Safety" was conducted on October 15, 2019 at UCW (University College For Women) by the college administration in collaboration with National Highway & Motorway Police (NHMP). Mr. Islam Danish, Senior Patrolling Officer enlightened the students and staff of UCW on the importance and strategies of Road Safety.
Dr. Hazir Rahman, Chairman/Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology has published one research article with title “Whole genome sequencing of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from a high burden tuberculosis region of North West Pakistan” in nature group journal scientific reports (IF 4.57)
Friday, October 18, 2019
Dr. Hazir Rahman, Chairman/Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology has published one research article in impact factor journal “Antibacterial efficacy of silver nanoparticles prepared using Fagonia cretica L. leaf extract”
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Dr. Muhammad Tahir and his PhD student Muhammad Zeb of the Department of Physics has published a research paper in Journal of Electronics Materials titled "Perylene Tetracarboxylic Diimide: Characterization and Its Role in the Electrical Properties of an Ag/N-BuHHPDI/PEDOT:PSS/p-Si Heterojunction Device". The impact factor of the journal is 1.676.
Dr. Tahir Hussain, Assistant Professor of Microbiology published a research article in "Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy" (IF: 5.11) titled, "Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of linezolid-resistant Enterococcus faecium from the USA and Pakistan".
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Monday, October 14, 2019
Dr. Naimat ullah Khan lecturer in Veterinary Medicine, college of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan published a paper entitle “Biomarkers for pathogenic Clostridium perfringens in small ruminants of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan" in Pakistan journal of Zoology ( IF: .79)
Dr. Ateeq Ur Rehman, Lecturer of Computer Science and Deputy Director Admissions, Published Five Research Articles
Dr. Ateeq Ur Rehman, lecturer Department of Computer Science and deputy director admissions, published following five research articles in impact factor journals.
Seamless and Authorized Multi- media Streaming in IoMT, in Internet of Things Journal, 2019, Impact factor 9.515.
A Secured and Efficient Communication Scheme for Decentralized Cognitive Radio-based Internet of Vehicles,” in IEEE Access, October, 2019. Impact Factor 4.098.
Mobile Crowdsensing: A Survey on Privacy-preservation, Task Management, Assignment Models, and Incentives Mechanisms, in Future Generation Computer Systems, 2019 Impact Factor 4.639.
QoS-aware Secured Communication Scheme for IoT-based Networks, in Sensors 2019, 43, Impact Factor 3.031.
Performance of cognitive radio sensor networks using hybrid automatic repeat ReQuest : Stop-and-wait , in Mobile Networks and Applications, 2018, Impact Factor 2.309.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Dr. Muhammad Tahir of the Department of Physics has published a research paper in Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics titled "Photovoltaic effect on the microelectronic properties of perylene/p-Si heterojunction devices". The impact factor of the journal is 2.195.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Notifications, Notifications From Office of The Registrar Regarding "Election of Academics Council Constituency 24(1)(e) 2019"
Monday, October 7, 2019
Dr. Muhammad Tahir and his MPhil Student Abdul Wajid of the Department of Physics, Published a Research Paper
Dr. Muhammad Tahir and his MPhil student Abdul Wajid of the Department of Physics has published a research paper in Surface Review Letters titled "Humidity And Temperature Dependent Characteristics Of Ag/Snnccl2/Ag Surface Type Multifunctional Sensor". The impact factor of the journal is 0.734.
Dr. Mian Ahmad Jan, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Published Three Impact Factor Research Papers
1. Title: PAAL: A Framework based on Authentication, Aggregation and Local Differential Privacy for Internet of Multimedia Things
Journal: IEEE Internet of Things Journal
Impact Factor: 9.515
Core Ranking: A* (Acceptance Ratio: 7% or below)
2. Title: A Survey on Big Multimedia Data Processing and Management in Smart Cities
Journal: ACM Computing Surveys
Impact Factor: 6.131
Core Ranking: A* (Acceptance Ratio: 7% or below)
3. Title: Urban data management system: Towards Big Data analytics for Internet of Things based smart urban environment using customized Hadoop
Journal: Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems
Impact factor: 5.768
Core Ranking: A (Acceptance Ratio: 16% or below)
Friday, October 4, 2019
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Dr. Saeed-ur-Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic Studies AWKUM has attended all the four training workshops required for IRI International Post Doctoral Fellowship (2018-19, 1st Batch) at Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University Islamabad.
Dr. Amir Zada Lecturer in Chemistry has published an article titled “Boosting the visible-light photoactivities of BiVO4 nanoplates by doping Eu and coupling CeOx nanoparticles for CO2 reduction and organic oxidation” in Sustainable Energy & Fuels with Impact factor of 4.912.
Dr. Farzana Gul Jan, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hamayun and Dr. Gul Jan and their student Faiza Khushdil (M.Phil) Department of Botany published a research paper with Title: “Salt stress alleviation in Pennisetum glaucum through secondary metabolites modulation by Aspergillus terreus L.” Impact factor: 3.404
Dr. Muhammad Tahir and PhD Scholar Fida Muhammad of the Department of Physics Published a Research Paper
Dr. Muhammad Tahir and his PhD student Fida Muhammad of the Department of Physics has published a research paper in titled "Enhancement in the Microelectronic Properties of a PFB–CdSe Quantum Dots Nanocomposite Based Schottky Barrier Diode". The impact factor of the journal is 1.676.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Dr. Asad Ali Associate Professor, Department of Agriculture Published a paper in SCI Journal "Frontiers in Microbiology" (IF= 4.25) titled "Characterization of a Bacterial Symbiont Asaia sp. in the White-Backed Planthopper, Sogatella furcifera, and Its Effects on Host Fitness"