The LUMS PhD Chemistry programme, offered by the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), comprises of the traditional areas of chemical sciences, as well as interdisciplinary research projects interfacing Chemistry with various fields, including Biology, Medicine, Physics, Environmental and Material Science and Engineering. The programme prepares students to think scientifically and conduct high-quality research independently.

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at SBASSE is comprised of a diverse group of research-active faculty members. The teaching and research labs are well equipped with state-of-the-art experimental facilities and equipment. Students work closely with faculty who have published research articles in highly prestigious and high impact international journals including Nature, Nature Materials, Advanced Materials, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., Journal of the American Chemical Society, Nano Letters and ACS Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, among several others.

Faculty members at the Department have developed impactful international collaborations with prominent national and international research groups in the USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, China and Saudi Arabia. These collaborations are instrumental in keeping the faculty abreast of the latest developments in the field, and to use advanced technology platforms and high-tech equipment currently not available anywhere in Pakistan.

The faculty research groups are actively working to develop world-class research programmes in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Macromolecular Chemistry, Green Synthesis/Catalysis, Renewable Energy Technologies, Drug Discovery, Medicinal Chemistry, Healthcare and Environmental Remediation.

To graduate, students must earn a total of 42 credit hours from which 18 must be from coursework and 24 from research work/thesis. Major milestones that must be achieved for the successful completion of the PhD degree include the Comprehensive (Qualifying) Examination, Thesis Proposal Defence and PhD Thesis Defence.

School
Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Requirements

18 Credit Hours - Coursework
24 Credit Hours - Research work/Thesis

Meet the Faculty

  • Dr Adnan Khan
    Dean OSA
  • Mr Abdul Wahab Malik
    Teaching Fellow
  • Dr Adam Zaman Chaudhry
    Assistant Professor
  • Mr Aeyaz Jamil Kayani
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Agha Ali Raza
    Assistant Professor
  • Mr Ahmed Umer Ashraf
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Ali Ashher Zaidi
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Ali Rauf
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Amer Rasheed
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Amir Faisal
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Ammar Ahmed Khan
    Assistant Professor
  • Ms Anoushe Sheharnaz Hassan
    Teaching Fellow
  • Dr Asim Karim
    Professor
  • Dr Ata Ulhaq
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Aziz Mithani
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Basit Shafiq
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Basit Yameen
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Falak Sher
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Farhan Mahmood
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Ghayoor Abbas Chotana
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Habib-ur- Rehman
    Associate Professor
  • Mr Hafiz Muhammad Afzal
    Teaching Fellow
  • Dr Haniya Azam
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Hassan Abbas Khan
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Hassan Jaleel
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Hassan Mohy Ud Din
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Ihsan Ayyub Qazi
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Ijaz Haider Naqvi
    Associate Professor
  • Dr ImdadUllah Khan
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Imran Anwar
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Imran Naeem
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Irshad Hussain
    Professor
  • Dr Junaid Haroon Siddiqui
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Khurram Bashir
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Maryam Mustafa
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Mashood Nasir
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Masood Hussain Shah
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Mian Muhammad Awais
    Professor
  • Dr Mobin Javed
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Mohammad Jahangir Ikram
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Momin Ayub Uppal
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Mudassar Razzaq
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Abubakr
    Department Chair
  • Dr Muhammad Adeel Ahmed Pasha
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Afzal
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Ahsan
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Awais Bin Altaf
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Fareed Zaffar
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Faryad
    Assistant Professor
  • Mr Muhammad Furqan
    Teaching Fellow
  • Dr Muhammad Hamad Alizai
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Imran Cheema
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Iqbal Qureshi
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Muhammad Saeed
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Shoaib
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Shoaib
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Tahir
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Tariq
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Usman
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Muhammad Zaheer
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Murtaza Taj
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Nadeem Ahmad Khan
    Associate Professor
  • Mr Nauman Ahmad Zaffar
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Nauman Raza
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Nauman Zafar Butt
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Naveed Arshad
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Naveed Ul Hassan
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Qandeel Almas
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Qasim Imtiaz
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Rafi Ullah
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Rahman Shah Zaib Saleem
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Rehan Hameed
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr Rizwan Khalid
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Rofice Dickson
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Safee Ullah Chaudhary
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Salman Noshear Arshad
    Assistant Professor
  • Ms Sana Ahmad Minhas
    Teaching Fellow
  • Dr Shafay Shamail
    Director OSPR
  • Dr Shaheen Nazir
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Shaheena Bashir
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Shahid Masud
    Professor
  • Dr Shaper Mirza
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Suleman Shahid
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Sultan Sial
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Syed Moeez Hassan
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Syed Shahzad ul Hussan
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Tajdar Mufti
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Tariq Mahmood Jadoon
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Wala Salem Mustafa Saadeh
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Wasif Tanveer Khan
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Zafar Ayyub Qazi
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Zahra Lakdawala
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr Zartash Afzal Uzmi
    Associate Professor
  • Dr Zubair Khalid
    Assistant Professor