Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary
Director, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences
University of Karachi
Recognized for original contributions in the fields of natural products and bioorganic chemistry. Former: Visiting Faculty, Cornell University, Purdue University, Pennsylvania State University, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, King Saud University, The University Rode Island, and universities in Malaysia, Kazakhstan and Iran. Currently, Professor of Organic Chemistry and Director, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi. Has written and edited 24 books, most of which have been published in US and Europe; also author of over 670 research papers and chapters in top international science journals. Has been the most cited scientist of Pakistan in last five years with citation exceeding 5,500. Volume editor of many international book series and journals. Recipient of awards and honours, including: Hilal-e-Imtiaz; Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz; COMSTECH Award; 1st Khawarizmi International Award and Prize; Economic Cooperation Organization Award in Education.