Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Muhammad Nauman Ahmad
Associate Professor (Tenured)
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Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
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PhD, University of York UK
M.Sc Hons, Agricultural Chemistry
HEC Approved Supervisor:
Area of Specialization:
Environmental Chemistry
Climate change effect on agriculture
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching and Research.
Research Projects:
  1. The impact of tropospheric ozone on mung bean using protective chemicals from January 2011-April 2012. Funded by Asian Institute of Technology-United Nations Environment Programme Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (AIT-UNEP RRC.AP) in collaboration with Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEIY), The University of York, UK
  2. Biomonitoring of traffic air pollution and its impacts on roadside crops. Funded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (HEC) April-December, 2011.
  3. Assessing the effects of waterborne pathogens spread by floods. Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST), Peshawar 2015.
  4. "Nutritional security of hill and mountain communities in Hindu-Kush Himalayan region". Funded by ICIMOD-HUC, Nepal (US$10,000) in 2017-2018.
  5. As co-applicant: Rapid identification and effective communication of waterborne hazards in emergencies (£20,000) funded by Royal Academy of Engineering with collaboration with Newcastle University (Jan, 2020, Dec, 2020).
  6. Quantifying the impact of flood on Nutrients export and concentration of waterborne pathogens in River Kabul (Rs. 3.6M). Funded by HEC (2016-18).
  1. Endeavour Research Award (2018)
    Post doc awarded by Australian Government for 6 months visit to Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia (2018)
  2. Award for Research Grant to USA (2017)
    Academic Sabbatical Under HEC Program: Pakistan Program for Collaborative Research (PPCR) to Illinois University, USA (6 months)
  3. UN Membership (2015)
    UN-SDSN (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) for Pakistan
  4. DAAD Research Stays Award (2014)
    The distinguished DRSA was awarded by DAAD Germany for a three months collaborative research visit to Hohenheim University, Germany in 2014.
  5. HEC Outstanding Research Award (2014)
    The prestigious award was granted in 2014 by Higher Education commission (HEC) of Pakistan for Best research paper of 2012.
  6. HEC Travel Grant (2014)
    Awarded by HEC for oral presentation 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, 14-17 May, 2014 Antalya, Turkey
  7. VIMICK visiting Fellowship (2011)
    Awarded by Wageningen University, Netherlands for climate change water quality research
  8. Primary Coordinator HUC-ICIMOD
    Working as Country coordinator in Pakistan for thematic group on Water at HUC-ICIMOD, Nepal (2019-21)
  9. Editorial ship
    Regional Editor ''Fluoride" Journal (Published by International Society for Fluoride Research)
  10. Member of UN-SDSN
    (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) for Pakistan
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