STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf has taken the charge of PSF as Chairman.
Dr. Ashraf is HEC distinguished national professor with h-index of 42, total journal impact factor over 565 and Science Citation Index (SCI) over 8700 being highest among all national experimental scientists.
Previously, he was working as Vice Chancellor, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University, Multan, and contributed valuable input in the development of the newly established university. He did his PhD from the University of Liverpool, UK, in 1986. Dr. Ashraf devised a number of new techniques for screening and selection of salt tolerant crop cultivars. He has produced 72 PhDs and 94 M.Phils as major Supervisor and Co-Supervisor.
Dr. Ashrafs contribution to science and technology within Pakistan is tremendous which could be gauged from his active participation in more than 75 national and international conferences and workshops. He was bestowed with the title of Distinguished Scientist of the Year 2013 in the field of Botany by the Pakistan Academy of Sciences.
An introductory session with the new chairman, PSF was held on 25.02.2015. All the officials warmly welcomed the new Chairman. During his address, Dr. Ashraf shared his vision for strengthening all Foundations programmes. He also emphasized that efforts of each employee are most important to make the organization most vibrant.
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