Two faculty members of Karakoram International University have successfully defended their Doctoral thesis and completed Ph.D. Mr. Maisoor Ahmed Nafees and Mr. Azhar Hussain are Assistant Professors at Biological Sciences Department KIU.
The research topic of Mr. Maisoor Ahmed Nafees was “Physico-Chemical and Microbiological assessment of water resources in CKNP region of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. He has completed Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Andrea Lami, Paleo Limnologist, Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Verbania, Italy and Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed of Biological Sciences department.
The research topic of Mr. Azhar Hussain was “spatial distribution of black scurf disease of potato, its management, soil fertility status in CKNP region of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan”. He completed his Ph.D. under the supervision of Ex. Prof. Dr. Saeed Awan and Prof. Dr.Khalil Ahmed of Biological Sciences department KIU. Renowned Microbiologist Prof. Dr. Safia Ahmed from Quaid-i-Azam University and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal from Haripur University were present as external examiners. Vice Chancellor KIU Prof. Dr. Asif Khan, Prof. Dr. A.N Naqvi Dean Life Sciences, Senior Management, Faculty and a large number of students were present on the occasion. Vice Chancellor, Dean Life Sciences, have applauded the research work of the faculty members and congratulated on successful completion of Ph.D.