Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Notification About Arts and Culture Scholarship 2020

Open Defense of PhD Scholar Mr. Nawab Ali, Department of Zoology and Syed Muhammad Aamir, Department of Education



Dr. Muhammad Tahir of The Department of Physics, Published a Research Paper


Dr. Muhammad Tahir of the Department of Physics has published a research paper in Optical Materials titled "Amplified spontaneous emission and optical gain characteristics of sexithiophene single crystals". The impact factor of the journal is 2.687.






Dr. Hazir Rahman, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Published a Research Article


Dr. Hazir Rahman, Chairman/Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology has published  one research article in  Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis (IF 2.5). Title: “Molecular epidemiology of Shigella flexneri isolated from pediatrics in a diarrhea-endemic area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan”






Dr. Hazir Rahman, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Published a Research Article


Dr. Hazir Rahman, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology has published a research article in Biotechnology Letters (IF 2.1) Title “Nanozymes for medical biotechnology and its potential applications in biosensing and nanotherapeutics”.






Friday, January 24, 2020

IBL Exam Date Sheet and Notification for Semester Fall 2019

Tender Notice For Restaurant / Shops / Cabins



Tender Notice "Purchase/Supply of Lab Equipments"


Tender / Retender Notice "Purchase/Supply of Lab Equipment, Chemicals"


Open Defense Mr. Jehan Zeb and Mr. Waqas Ahmad Shamas, Department of Zoology


Dr. Izaz Ur Rahman, Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Published 3 Research Papers


Dr. Izaz Ur Rahman, Assistant Professor and in Computer Science, published 3 research papers of total Impact Factor 16.7
1.    An energy, performance efficient resource consolidation scheme for heterogeneous cloud datacenters

2.      A Heuristic Approach for Finding Similarity Indexes of Multivariate Data Sets

3.      An N-State Markovian Jumping Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm




Notification About NTS Test (MS / MPhil / LLM & PhD) For Spring 2020


Friday, January 17, 2020

Notification of BA/B.Sc Annual Exams And MA Exam 2020


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Notification From Controller of Examination Regarding "4th Convocation"


Research Publications of Dr. Javed Nawab Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences


Research Publications of Dr. Javed Nawab Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences in the Year 2017-19

Dr. Javed Nawab, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences during 2017-2019 published 20 manuscripts with a total Impact factor more than 66 in international peer reviewed journals such as, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Environmental Sciences, Science of the Total Environment, Microorganisms, Chemosphere, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Ecological Engineering, Frontiers in Physiology, Environmental Technology & Innovation, Jornal of Geophysical Research, Exposure and Health and Journal of Soils and Sediments. The detailed information about the research publications are listed below

Title: Contamination features, geo-accumulation, enrichments and human health risks of toxic heavy metal (loids) from fish consumption collected along Swat river, Pakistan. 
      Journal name: Environmental Technology & Innovation.
      IF: 2.8
Title: Enhanced Production of Fatty Acid Ethyl Ester with Engineered fabHDG Operon in Escherichia coli. 
Journal name: Microorganisms 
 IF: 4.16

Title: Release of perfluoroalkyl substances from melting glacier of the Tibetan Plateau: Insights into the impact of global warming on the cycling of emerging pollutants.
Journal Name: Jornal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere.
 IF 3.6

Title: Antibiotics in poultry manure and their associated health issues: a systematic review. 
Journal name: Journal of Soils and Sediments
 IF 2.6

Title: LCA of Hospital Solid Waste Treatment Alternatives in a Developing Country: The Case of District Swat, Pakistan. 
Journal name: Sustainability
IF 2.6

Title: Seasonal dynamics, record of ticks infesting humans, wild and domestic animals and molecular phylogeny of Rhipicephalus microplus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. 
Journal name: Frontiers in Physiology
 IF 3.2

Title: Influence of different organic geo-sorbents on Spinacia Oleracea grown in chromite mine-degraded soil. A green house study. Journal name: Journal of Soils and Sediments
 IF 2.6

Title: Minimizing the risk to human health due to the ingestion of arsenic and toxic metals in vegetables by the application of biochar, farmyard manure and peat moss..
Journal name: Journal of Environmental Management
         IF:4.86

Title: Ecological and health risk assessment of potentially toxic elements in the major rivers of Pakistan: General population vs. Fishermen.
Journal name: Chemosphere.
IF 5.20

Title: Levels, dietary intake, and health risk of potentially toxic metals in vegetables, fruits, and cereal crops in Pakistan  Journal Name: Environmental Science and Pollution Research
IF: (2.80)

Title: Spatial distribution of toxic metals in drinking water sources and their associated health risk in district buner, Northern Pakistan
Journal Name:  HUMAN AND ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT
IF. 2.206

Title: Potentially toxic metals and biological contamination in drinking water sources in chromite mining-impacted areas of Pakistan: a comparative study. 
Journal Name: Exposure & Health,
 IF 4.80

Title: Ar/O2 plasma treatment of carbon nanotube membranes for enhanced removal of zinc from water and wastewater: A dynamic sorption-filtration process.
Journal Name:  Science of the Total Environment
 IF. (5.5)
                                                                          
Journal name: Energies,
IF. 2.707

Title: The influence of various organic amendments on the bioavailability and plant uptake of cadmium present in mine-degraded soil. Journal name: Science of the Total Environment
IF. (5.5)

Journal name: International journal of Environmental Science and Technology.
IF 2.159


Title: Prevalent fecal contamination in drinking water resources and potential health risks in Swat, Pakistan
IF: (3.55)

Title: Appraisement, source apportionment and health risk of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (pahs) in vehicle-wash wastewater, Pakistan.
Journal Name:  Science of the Total Environment
IF: 5.5

Title: Congener-specific evaluation of biota-sediment accumulation factor model for HCHs and DDTs under small-scale in situ riverine condition. 
Journal name: Journal of Soils & Sediments
IF 2.627

Title: Remediating industrial wastewater containing potentially toxic elements with four freshwater algae.
Journal name: Ecological Engineering
IF 3.406

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Open Defense of PhD Scholar Syed Muhammad Aamir, Department of Education


Dr. Mujib Ur Rahman of Economics Published a Paper


Dr. Mujib Ur Rahman, of Economics Department, AWKUM has published a paper in Newports Institute of Communications and Economics Research Journal of Social Sciences. Title of the paper is “The Mediating Role of Group Lending between Poverty and Microfinance”




Notification From Director Academics & Research Regarding "Admission Notification for Fall-2019"



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AWKUM Established MOU With PIEAS For Student Internship And Research Facilitation



Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan established MoU with Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS). Prof. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan,Dean Faculty of Physical and Numerical Sciences, AWKUM and  Prof. Dr. Naseem Irfan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, PIEAS signed the MoU.
This MoU was made possible due to sincere efforts of Dr. Gul Rooh, Associate Professor, Department of Physics. Dr. Ejaz Ahmad, Chairman Department of Physics and Dr. Hazir Rahman, Director ORIC AWKUM were also present. Both the HEI's reiterated the importance of research and stressed that excellence in research may be achieved by sharing knowledge and expertise in the greater interest of the masses. The mutual collaboration will be helpful for searching student’s placement and internship opportunities, and joint research resources utilization for the future augmentation of R &D activities.



Monday, January 13, 2020

Open Defense of PhD Scholar Syed Muhammad Aamir, Department of Education


Dr. Muhammad Abdul Kamal, Assistant Professor of Economics, Published a Paper


Dr. Muhammad Abdul Kamal, Assistant Professor of Economics, AWKUM has published a paper in Utilities Policy (Q1 Journal with IF 2.42). Title of the paper is “The effect of household income on residential wastewater output: Evidence from urban China”




Saturday, January 11, 2020

Newspaper Cutting Regarding College of Veterinary Sciences


 In pursuance to the decision of Honble Peshawar high court in writ petition number 1498/2019 titled Ashfaq Ahmad vs Awkum and others, the delegation of Gomal university D I khan comprise of Registrar Gomal university,Dean and Director visited Abdul Wali khan university Mardan wherein, at the secretariat of Vice chancellor AWKUM,  both the parties reached to an agreement that total 89 students of  Batch one and batch two  of college of veterinary sciences and animal husbandry Awkum will be transferred to Gomal university as per orders of high court.  Students will be facilitated by Both the parties to ensure their further studies and meanwhile the awkum administration in coordination with the college of veterinary sciences and animal husbandry will work towards the deficiencies pointed out by the Council concerned. Abdul wali khan university Mardan has completed most of the tasks pinpointed by council and will soon complete the rest of the deficiencies so that college is to be recognized.
Treasurer Awkum, Director Admission Awkum and controller of examination were present



Wednesday, January 1, 2020

One Day Seminar On "Uplifting The Quality of Higher Education Through Innovation Strategies"




The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) arranged a seminar on “Uplifting the Quality of Higher Education through Innovative Strategies” on December 19, 2019. Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad (EX Vice Chancellor), University of Science and Technology Abbottabad was the keynote speaker. The Director QEC, Prof. Dr. Waheed Murad, welcomed the honorable guests and participants in his remarks on quality education. A large number of faculty and members of Program Teams and Assessment Teams (PT/AT) of different departments participated in the session.
“The inception of knowledge driven economies provided basis for the establishment of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in 2002. HEC reformed the higher education system based on the world’s leading US higher education. The aim of the reformed system was to improve quality at par with the developed world. During the session, the speaker highlighted the innovative but simple strategies for the uplifting of quality of higher education at par with the developed world.
Addressing to the closing ceremony, the chief guest Prof. Dr. Muhammad Khurshid Khan (Vice Chancellor AWKUM) highly appreciated the efforts of QEC for organizing such an important seminar for faculty members. He said that conducting such seminars will create awareness about the need of quality education in the universities.
In the end Prof. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan (Dean Faculty of Physical & Numerical Sciences) presented a vote of thanks to the guests and participants.




Mr. Hussain Ahmad Lecturer, Department of Microbiology published a chapter


Mr. Hussain Ahmad Lecturer, Department of Microbiology published  a chapter 'Serodiagnosis of Strongyloides stercoralis infection, in book titled ' Methods in Microbiology  as coauthor. 



HEC Need Based Scholarship For The Year 2019-20

Open Defense of PhD Scholar Ms. Shaila Mehwish, Department of Biotechnology


IBL Students Successfully Defended Their Thesis viva Exam


Nine MS and Five MBA (1.5) scholars from Institute of Business Studies & Leadership (IBL) AWKUM successfully defended their thesis viva exam on December 27, 2019.

The scholars included Ms. Uzma Saleem, Ms. Rabia Raheed, Ms. Hina Qayyum, Ms. Khadija Naveed, Mr. Muhammad Imran, Mr. Hazrat Muammad, Mr. Abdul Majid, Mr. Mukharif Shah, Mr. Amir Iqbal, Mr. Luqman Shah, Mr. Kashif Zaman, Mr. Mohammad Naeem Khan, Mr. Rahat Jan and Mr. Ali Raza.

External examiners from various universities including Dr. Shams Ur Rehman (Northern University), Dr. Murad Ali (University of Malakand), Dr. Shams ur Rehman (IBMS  Agriculture University Peshawar), Dr. Mehboob (IM Studies Peshawar), Dr. Nazim Ali (University of Malakand),  Dr. Amir Nadeem (City University), Dr. Mohammad Yasir (Bacha Khan University), Dr. Naveed Hussain Shah (University of Swabi) , Dr. Alam Rehman (NUML), Dr. Owais Mufti (IM Sciences), Dr. Sabeehullah (IBMS Agriculture) and Dr. Maqsood Haider (FATA University Kohat)  evaluated and recommended the scholars for the award of MS degree in Management Sciences.

Special thanks to Prof. Dr. Qadar Baloch (Director IBL) for his leading role in expediting the research competition and arranging their viva exams frequently. It was only possible by consistent follow-up and push of Director IBL. It is very appreciating to note that Dr. Baloch, since holding the charge of Director, pushed all the stakeholders to facilitate successful competition of the pending research since 2013. During the last 3 years, IBL could successfully rolled-out it's over 200 MS/MBA researchers to their successful end.