Message from the Chair

Dr. Basit Yameen

Chair Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at LUMS! We are a rapidly growing unit that is committed to provide world-class education and exciting research opportunities in the emerging areas of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Our department started its operations in 2008 with a BS Chemistry Program that is already recognized as one of the most modern BS Chemistry Programs in the country. In 2013, the department launched its highly sought after graduate programs in...

Department Mission Statement

Our rapidly growing department consists of experienced, and highly ambitious faculty members and academic staff who are determined to offer world-class undergraduate and graduate programmes in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Currently we offer BS, MS, and PhD programmes in Chemistry with special concentration on Nanotechnology, Catalysis, Computational Science, Polymer Chemistry, Materials Sciences, and Synthetic Organic and Medicinal Chemistry. We are also offering a BS programme in Chemical Engineering. 

Latest News

  • SBASSE Departments Team up Against Multidrug Resistance in Cancer

    The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering believes in the concept of “no boundaries” where faculty members from different fields can team up and unearth novel solutions to prevailing...

  • Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Research Group Explores the Inhibition of Protein Misfolding with Implications on Diabetes Treatment

    A range of debilitating human diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are associated with misfolding of certain proteins and their subsequent...

  • SBASSE FACULTY’S PAPER PUBLISHED IN NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP’S SCIENTIFIC REPORTS

    “Identification and characterization of SSE15206, a microtubule depolymerizing agent that overcomes multidrug resistance” has been accepted for publication in Nature Publishing Group’s Scientific...

  • DR. SALMAN NOSHEAR ARSHAD TEACHES AT MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY

    Dr. Salman Noshear Arshad, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) recently taught at Middlesex...

  • CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY FACULTY PUBLISH IN BIOORGANIC MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS

    Dr. Rahman Shah Zaib Saleem, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and Dr. Amir Faisal, Associate Professor, Department of Biology have published research paper titled...

  • Chemistry Undergraduate Students Receive Fully Funded PhD Offers from the World’s Best Universities

    Keeping the Chemistry department's tradition alive, all Chemistry undergraduate students interested in higher education have received fully funded PhD admission offers from multiple top-ranked US...

  • Chemistry Faculty Receives EPSRC Global Challenge Research Fund 2016

    Dr. Irshad Hussain, Chair, Chemistry Department, Syed Babar Ali School of Science & Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS, has recently been awarded the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council...

  • Seminar: Screening Methods for the Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery

    Analytical chemistry underpins pharmaceutical drug development by providing assurance of safety, efficacy and quality of a new medicine. The process of drug development starts with the discovery of a...

  • Chemistry Seminar on Novel Materials

    Multinary oxides, especially the oxides of first row transition metals constitute a remarkably versatile and prolific class of materials of technological importance. The alkalioxometallates have...

  • Chemistry Faculty Invents Way to Design, Synthesise More Efficient Drugs

    Design and syntheses of new (as well as more efficient existing) drugs is a continuous challenge due to development of drug resistance in disease causing germs. One way to improve the efficiency of...

  • LUMS Chemistry Faculty Wins PKR 13.6 Million Research Grant from HEC

    Dr. Salman Noshear Arshad, Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering(SBASSE), has been awarded a research grant of PKR 13.6...

  • Graduates Support Deserving Students at LUMS

    LUMS alumni are constantly thinking of ways to give back to their university; funding infrastructure, conducting mock interviews, mentoring fresh graduates, facilitating recruitment, giving corporate...

  • LUMS Orientation Week 2015 Begins!

    LLUMS Orientation Week 2015 Begins!