Dr. Zulfiqar Ali

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali

Designation: Assistant Professor

Phone: +92-345-7682330

Email: zulfiqar.ali@kiu.edu.pk

Status: Regular

Qualification

  • PhD.Food Science & Technology University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • MSc.(HONS) Food Technology University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • BSc.(Hons) Food Technology University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • HSSC Pre-Medical Govt. Inter College, Kot Adu.
  • Matriculation, Science, Govt. High School, Daira Din Panah,

Experience

  • Research Fellow National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
  • Lecturer Department of Agriculture and Food Technology, Karakoram International University, Gilgit,Baltistan
  • Assistant professor (Contract) Department of Agriculture and Food Technology, Karakoram International University, Gilgit,Baltistan
  • Assistant professor (Regular) Department of Agriculture and FoodTechnology, Karakoram International University, Gilgit,Baltistan
  • Assistant professor (Regular/TTS) Department ofAgriculture and Food Technology, Karakoram International University, Gilgit,Baltistan
  • Assistant Professor (BPS) Department ofAgriculture and Food Technology, Karakoram International University, Gilgit,Baltistan

Research Interests

  • Food Biotechnology

  • Food & Nutrition

  • Food Safety

Publications

  • Sensory characteristics of bread prepared from lactic acid obtained from corn cobs, an agricultural waste, 1. ZulfiqarAli,Faqir Muhammad Anjum and Tahir Zahoor .Sensory characteristics of bread prepared from lactic acid obtained from corn cobs, an agricultural waste. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences.Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 44(3),pp539-548, 2007(Impact Factor 1.240)
  • Production of lactic acid from corn cobs hydrolysate through fermentation by Lactobaccillusdelbrukii, 2. ZulfiqarAli,Faqir Muhammad Anjum and Tahir Zahoor.Production of lactic acid from corn cobs hydrolysate through fermentation by Lactobaccillusdelbrukii. African Journal of Biotechnology.Vol 8(17),pp.4175-4178,1September,2009 Impact Factor 0.57)
  • .Efficacy of food grade lactic acid produced through bacterial fermentation, 4. ZulfiqarAli1*,faqirmuhammad anjum2,saeed akhtar3tahir zahoor2 And muhammad riaz3.Efficacy of food grade lactic acid produced through bacterial fermentation". In Pakistan Journal of Botany.Pak. J. Bot ., 42(6): 4199-4206, 2010. (Impact Factor 0.872)
  • Bioavailability of Iron and Zinc Fortified Whole Wheat Flour in Rats, 3.Saeed Akhtar*,Zia-ur-Rehman, Faqir Muhammad Anjum, Zulfiqar Ali and AtifNisar Bioavailability of Iron and Zinc Fortified Whole Wheat Flour in Rats. in Pakistan Journal of Zoology.Asia Pac J ClinNutr 2013;22(3):340-347(Impact Factor 0.338
  • Iron status of the Pakistani population-current issues , 5.Saeed Akhtar PhD 1, Anwaar Ahmed PhD 2,Asif Ahmad PhD2 ,Zulfiqar Ali PhD3,Iron status of the Pakistani population-current issues and strategies. Asia Pac J ClinNutr 2013;22 (3):340-347 (Impact Factor 1.055)
  • Prevalence of Vitamin A Deficiency in South Asia Causes, Outcomes, and Possible Remedies. , 6. Saeed Akhtar1, Anwaar Ahmed2, Muhammad Atif Randhawa3, Sunethra Atukorala4, Nimmathota Arlappa5, Tariq Ismail1, Zulfiqar Ali Prevalence of Vitamin A Deficiency in South Asia Causes, Outcomes, and Possible Remedies. J HEALTH POPUL NUTR 2013 Dec;31(4):413-423.Impact Factor.1.009
  • Study of sensory parameters of naan using lactic Acid produced from corn cobs, 7.ZulfiqarAli1 and faqirmuhammad anjum2.Study of sensory parameters of naan using lactic Acid produced from corn cobs..Pak. J. Food sci., 24(1), 2014: 28-36 .
  • Saccharification of corn cobs an agro-industrial waste by sulphuric acid for the production of monomeric sugars, 8.Zulfiqar Ali 1, MaqsoodHussain2*, Muhammad Arshad1 Saccharification of corn cobs an agro-industrial waste by sulphuric acid for the production of monomeric sugars. International Journal of Bio-Sciences. Vol. 5, No.3, p.204-213, 2014 Impact Factor 0.66
  • Evaluation of organoleptic and physico-chemical parameters of different apple verities commonly grown in district Gilgit, Northern Pakistan, 9.Maqsood Hussain1, Tika Khan1*, Zulfiqar Ali2, Syed Arif Hussain3 ,Shamsher Ali1,Maisoor Ahmed Nafees1, Qamar Abbas. Evaluation of organoleptic and physico-chemical parameters of different apple verities commonly grown in district Gilgit, Northern Pakistan. International Journal of Biosciences. Vol. 5, No. 8, p. 37-46, 2014. Impact Factor 0.66
  • Compatibility Studies on Sweet Sorghum and Legumes in Sole and Intercropping Systems for Biomass and Bioethanol Production, 10.Muhammad Arshad, Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Shahnawaz, Muhammad Saeed Awan, Rab Nawaz, S.L. Ranamukhaarachchi Compatibility Studies on Sweet Sorghum and Legumes in Sole and Intercropping Systems for Biomass and Bioethanol Production Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental SciencesVol. 5, No. 5, p. 37-50, 2014 Impact Factor.1.04
  • Food safety conundrum: a Pakistan’s scenario.Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, 11.S. Akhtar1*, M.A. Randhawa2, M. Riaz1, A. Hameed1, T. Ismail1, A. Ismail1 and Z. Ali3. Food safety conundrum: a Pakistan’s scenario.Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, ## 2014; 6,pp 1-10 (online)impact factor 0.94
  • Food Industrial Waste Management for the Production of Lactic acid through biotechnological application , 12. Faqir Muhammad Anjum,TahirZahoor, M,S Butt, Umar Farooq and Zulfiqar Ali.Food Industrial Waste Management for the Production of Lactic acid through biotechnological application in Bulletin “First International Conference on Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology,2006 Islamabad”. Abstarct
  • Effect of various drying techniques on certain characteristics of apricot fruit , Zulfiqar Ali*, Abid Hussain, Maqsood Husain, Syeda Mashal, Saqib Hussain Department of Agriculture and Food Technology, Karakorum International University Gilgit- Baltistan, Pakistan International Journal of Biosciences | IJB | Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 254-260, 2016 (Impact Factor 0.553)
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