Plasma Science (19th – 21st November, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Peter H. Yoon

USA

yoonp@ipst.umd.edu

1. Waves and Instabilities: Cyclotron, mirror and fire-hose instabilities and their application to solar wind protons.

2. Nonlinear and turbulence in plasmas. General description.

3.  Application of plasma kinetic theory to solar wind electrons.

2.

Dr. Roberto Bruno

Italy

roberto.bruno@ifsi-roma.inaf.it

1. Study of the solar wind as a turbulent medium using in-situ measurements – I

2. Study of the solar wind as a turbulent medium using in-situ measurements- III

 

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. G. Murtaza

Pakistan

murtaza_gcu@yahoo.com

Linear Kinetic theory for a magnetized non-relativistic Bi- Maxwellian plasma and its application to R- and L- waves & Alfvenic Modes

2.

Dr. Azhar Hussain

 

ah_gcu@yahoo.com

New Longitudinal waves in an e-p-i quantum plasma

3.

Dr. Gohar Abbas

Pakistan

gohar.abbas@gcu.edu.pk

Anomalous skin effects in relativistic parallel propagating weakly magnetized electron plasma waves

4.

Dr. Tamaz Kaladze

Pakistan

tamaz_kaladze@yahoo.com

Generation of zonal flow and magnetic field by coupled Rossby-Alfven - Khantadze waves in the ionospheric E-layer

5.

Dr. Nouman Sarwar Qureshi

Pakistan

nouman_sarwar@yahoo.com

Theoretical Interpretation of whistler waves observed in Space plasmas

6.

Dr. Hamid Saleem

Pakistan

saleemhpk@hotmail.com

Self heating of solar corona by sheared flow-driven electrostatic instabilities

7.

Prof. Dr. Arshad Majid Mirza

Pakistan

a_m_mirza@yahoo.com

Vortex formation in non-uniform dense e-p-i magnetoplasmas

8.

Dr. Waqas Masood

Pakistan

waqasmas@gmail.com

Lion Roars and electron velocity distribution in the magnetosheath

9.

Dr. Qamar ul Haq

Pakistan

Qamar_haque@hotmail.com;
qamar@pinstech.org.pk

Vortex structures with superthermal electrons

10.

M. Faraz Bashir

Pakistan

frazbashir@yahoo.com

Bernstein waves for arbitrary energy anisotropy

11.

Dr. Zubia Kiran

Pakistan

Zubia_kiran786@yahoo.com

Parallel Proton Heating in Solar Wind Using Generalized (r, q) Distribution Function

12.

Dr. Shazad Mehmood

Pakistan

Shahzadm100@gmail.com

Acoustic nonlinear periodic (cnoidal) waves and solitons in pair-ion plasmas

13.

Dr. Abdur Rasheed

Pakistan

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Nonlinear structure of ion-acoustic solitary waves in a relativistic degenerate electron–positron–ion plasma

14.

Dr. Fazeel Mehmood

Pakistan

khan@ari.uni-heidelberg.de

Super massive Black Hole Binaries Evolution in Minor Mergers of Gas Rich Disk Galaxies

15.

Dr. Mudassir Ali

Pakistan

mas_gcu@yahoo.com

Relativistic Bernstein waves in a degenerate plasma

16.

Dr. Muhammad Jamil Alvi

Pakistan

jamil_gcu@yahoo.com

Jamil.gcu@gmail.com

Parametric interactions in dusty magnetoplasmas

 


Food Production and Processing Technologies (6th – 8th November, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. M. Hosseini Nezhad

Iran

hosseinynejad@yahoo.com

1. Processing technologies for these and other crops

2. Probiotics, and industrial challenges faced with producing probiotic foods

2.

Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Ghorab

Egypt

aghorab21@yahoo.com

Maillard reaction and its bioactivity in food technology

3.

Dr. Winai Dhalan

Thailand

winaidahlan@gmail.com

1. Essentiality of halal science and technology for halal standardization and certification infrastructure

2. Production of crops for processing

4.

Nofisat Oyedokun

Nigeria

nofiajen@yahoo.com

Food safety – consumer perspective

Local Speakers

1.

Mustafa Shazad

Pakistan

scientificet@yahoo.com

Hands on electrical safety training workshop

2.

Prof. Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik

Pakistan

kauser45@gmail.com

1. Food security and biotechnology

2. Production of crops for processing

3. Processing technologies for these and other crops

3.

Dr. Mian Anjum Murtaza

Pakistan

anjum_ft@yahoo.com

Production of low fat cheddar cheese: study of rheological properties and microstructure

4.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kausar Nawaz Shah

Pakistan

knshah@uaar.edu.pk

Production of food crops in Pakistan: potential and challenges

5.

Dr. N. M. Butt

Pakistan

knshah@uaar.edu.pk

1. Applications of nanotechnology in food technologies

2. Food safety – consumer perspective

3. Food safety – consumer perspective

6.

Dr. Zille Huma

Pakistan

zille_huma451@yahoo.com

1.Production of crops for processing

2. Innovative ideas and techniques for clean extraction of active components

7.

Muhammad Shahnawaz

Pakistan

mk.khan@gcuf.edu.pk

Impact of traditional processing on pesticide residues in onion

8.

Dr. Zulfiqar A. Dhakan

Pakistan

zdhakan@hotmail.com

Water emergency for food processors

9.

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria

Pakistan

ibrahim_ansar40@yahoo.com

Role of an aqueous garlic extract to mitigate hypercholesterolemia and hyperglycemia using rabbit experimental modeling

10.

Dr. Muhammad Nasir

Pakistan

nasir@uvas.edu.pk

High quality program in food safety; need of time

11.

Dr. Amir Shazad

Pakistan

aamir1326@yahoo.com

1.Processing technologies for these and other crops

2. Current scenario and future of breads of different cultures in Pakistan

12.

Prof. Dr. Fakir Muhammad Anjum

Pakistan

dgnifsat@ymail.com

1. Overview of food processing: challenges and opportunities

2. Livestock, poultry and dairy production and processing

13.

Dr. Umair Arshad Bajwa

Pakistan

Umairfood1@gmail.com

Supply chain management in fruits and vegetables

14.

Prof. Dr. Riffat Parveen

Pakistan

rparveendr@hotmail.com

Livestock, poultry and dairy production and processing

15.

Dr. Issa Khan

Pakistan

issa1395@hotmail.com

1.Livestock, poultry and dairy production and processing

2. Exploring processing technologies to enhance shelf stability and safety of meat and meat products

16.

Prof. Dr. Tahir Zahoor

Pakistan

zahoor_t@yahoo.com

1. Emerging food processing technology with encapsulated probiotics in Pakistan: A case study of mango juice

2. Food safety – consumer perspective

17.

Dr. Muhammad Kamran Khan

Pakistan

mk.khan@gcuf.edu.pk

Applications of ultrasound in food technology, processing, preservation and extraction

18.

Dr. Allah Rakha

Pakistan

arrehman_ft@yahoo.com

1. Utilization of extrusion technology to prepare breakfast cereal

2. Food safety – consumer perspective

19.

Muhammad Ahmad

Pakistan

abaqmuhammad@yahoo.com

                Food in hospitality industry and key challenges (Hotel, Motel, Restaurants, caterings and Cafes)

20.

Dr. Sarfarz Ahmad

Pakistan

sarfraz.ahmad@uaf.edu.pk

1. Uses of high flux membranes separations in food industry

2.  Food safety – consumer perspective 

21.

Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan

Pakistan

vca@uaf.edu.pk

Food safety – consumer perspective

22.

Izhar-ul-Haq Awan

Pakistan

IzharulHaq.Awan@pepsico.com

Food safety: main challenges in developing countries for consumers and use of food safety systems & tools (HACCP, FSSC22K, etc.) in industries

23.

Zia-ul-Haq Abbasi

Pakistan

zia.abbassi@foods-KandNs.com

Overview of poultry processing and its problems in Pakistan

24.

Dr. Imran Javed

Pakistan

imranjaved@uvas.edu.pk

Microbial food safety

 


Water Quantity and Quality Assessment (16th -18th October, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Shahbaz Khan

France

s.khan@unesco.org 
s.khan@unesco.org

Assessment of Groundwater Resources (Modeling and Management)

2.

Dr. Murad Bino

Jordan

muradinw@nic.net.jo
inwrdam@nic.net.jo

Methods and Technologies Use for Reclamation Water from Grey/Municipal Wastewater and its Quality for the End-users

3.

Prof. Vedat UYAK

Turkey

uyak@istanbul.edu.tr

Disinfection By Products in Drinking Water: Control Technologies and Management

4.

Prof.  Elif SOYER

Turkey

elif.soyer@marmara.edu.tr

Drinking Water Treatment Technologies

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Muhammad Aslam Tahir

Pakistan

Matahir2k@hotmail.com

Introduction to the Workshop

2.

Ch. Muhammad Akram,

Pakistan

chiefdesert@gmail.com

Development Strategies to Meet Water Scarcity and Crises (Potential of Rainwater Harvesting in Cholistan Desert)

3.

Dr. A.D. Khan,

Pakistan

dradkhan@yahoo.com

Assessment of Groundwater Resources (Exploration and Evaluation)

4.

Ms. Hifza Rashid

Pakistan

pcrwr2005@yahoo.com

Water Quality Monitoring (Need and Design of Water Quality Program)

5.

Mr. Faizan ul Hassan

Pakistan

faizan_ul_hasan@hotmail.com

Assessment Design for Water Supply Schemes (Case Studies Findings with Improvements & Suggestions for Punjab & Sindh)

6.

Ms. Saiqa Imran

Pakistan

saiqa134@yahoo.com

Drinking Water Quality Guidelines and Standards

 


Nonlinear Problems in Mathematics (9th -11th October, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Rashidi

Iran

mm_rashidi@yahoo.com

1. Application of the Differential Transform Method for Solving Nonlinear Problems

2. Eigen values and Eigen vectors

3.  Analysis of Entropy Generation Due to Heat and mass Transfer

2.

Prof. Dr. M. Anwar Hossain

Bangladesh

anwar@univdhaka.edu

Non-linearity in the fluid flow and heat transfer problems

3.

Prof. Mustafa
TURKYILMAZOGLU

Turkey

turkyilm@hacettepe.edu.tr

Homotopy Analysis Method and its Convergence

4.

Prof. Ioan Pop

Romania

popm.ioan@yahoo.co.uk

Flow and heat transfer in nanofluid

Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Saleem Asghar

Pakistan

sasghar@comsats.edu.pk

Introduction to Workshop

2.

Prof. Dr. Asghar Qadir

Pakistan

asgharqadir46@gmail.com

Classification of ODEs According to the Number of Independent Initial Conditions they can Satisfy

3.

Dr. Ismat Beg

Pakistan

ibeg@lums.edu.pk

Three fixed point theorem: Some open problems

4.

Dr.  Shams Ul Qamar

Pakistan

shamsul.qamar@comsats.edu.pk

Modeling and simulation of selected engineering chemical process

5.

Dr. Rashid Mahmood

Pakistan

mahmoodrashid2000@yahoo.com

Implicit monoelliptic simulation using Boltzmann equation

6.

Dr. Muhammad Asif  Farooq

Pakistan

asiffarooq.2007@gmail.com

Cartesian Grid Method for the Compressible Euler Equations Using Simplified Ghost Point Treatments at Embedded Boundaries.

7.

Dr. Tasawar Hayat

Pakistan

pensy_t@yahoo.com

Latest developments in the peristalsis

8.

Prof. Muneer Ahmad Rashid

Pakistan

muneerrshd@yahoo.com

The eigenvalues and eigenvectors of O(n) and

O(n;m)

9.

Khalid Saifullah

Pakistan

khalidsaifullah@bzu.edu.pk

Optimization of convective heat transfer in finned double pipes

10.

Ghulam Shabbir

Pakistan

shabbir@giki.edu.pk

Some examples of non-trivial affine

vector fields

 


Adaption to Natural Hazards in the Changing Global Climate Scenario (25th – 27th September, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Mike Petterson

UK

mp329@le.ac.uk

1.The Anthropocene and its implications: Ensuring Multidisciplinary Teams and ‘Experts’ deliver what is truly needed with respect to managing Hazard and Risk

2.Hazards and Communities lessons learnt from the Pacific and Indonesia

2.

Saudan Bikash Maharjan

Nepal

sbajracharya@icimod.org

Status of glaciers in the Indus basin: Case study on decadal glacier change in Jhelum Basin

3.

Samajawl Bajracharya

Nepal

smaharjan@icimod.org

Glacier mapping and monitoring methodology using remote sensing and geographic information system

4.

Dr. Oleg V. SHIPIN

Thailand

oshipin@ait.asia

Shall we ever come to our senses vis-à-vis the environment?

5.

Dr. H Nuzhat Dalfes

Turkey

dalfes@itu.edu.tr

Downscaled climate projections for Turkey as a basis for climate related risk assessment

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Ghulam Rasul

Pakistan

grmet@yahoo.com

Climate Change Scenarios and Projections of Climate Hazards in Pakistan

2.

Dr. Mubbashar Riaz Khan

Pakistan

mrkhan@comsats.edu.pk

Monitoring Food Security with Remote Sensing in the Wake of Changing climates: Towards a Decision Support System for Policy Makers

3.

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad Khattak

Pakistan

shahzadkk2004@gmail.com

Impacts of Climate Change on the water resources of the upper Indus River Basin, Pakistan

4.

Dr. Abdul Aleem Chaudhry

Pakistan

pcrwr@isb.comsats.net.pk
dgdc@pcrwr.gov.pk

Biodiversity Conservation in Degraded Lands in Pakistan: A case study

5.

Dr. Muhammad Hanif

Pakistan

 

Prediction of high impact weather in Pakistan

6.

Mr. Siraj Munir

Pakistan

am.pr@suparco.gov.pk

Drought Monitoring using Satellite Data

7.

Prof. Dr. M. Asif Khan T.I.,

Pakistan

masifk@upesh.edu.pk

1. Introduction to the Workshop

2. Watershed rehabilitation interventions: Low cost options fro Climate Change Adaption in Dry lands of Pakistan

8.

Ms. Tasveer Zahra Bokhari

Pakistan

tzb_5@hotmail.com;

Tzd_5@hotmail.com

Earthquake disturbance potential study of Pine tree species from Azad Jummu and Kashmir

9.

Danial Hashmi

Pakistan

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Implications for Climate Change Scenarios Upper Indus Basin Pakistan based on WAPDA Hydro-Meteorological Monitoring.

10.

Muhammad Usman

Pakistan

usman727@yahoo.com

Depth wise seismological response of upper Punjab resulting from expected De-glaciation in northern Pakistan

11.

Mr. Wajid Ali

Pakistan

wajeedaali@gmail.com

Watershed rehabilitation interventions: Low cost options fro Climate Change Adaption in Dry lands of Pakistan

12.

Samina Siddiqi

Pakistan

saminasddq@yahoo.com

Watershed rehabilitation interventions: Low cost options fro Climate Change Adaption in Dry lands of Pakistan

13.

Mr. Lutfullah Safi

Pakistan

safilutfullah@hotmail.com

Man-Environment relation in Afghanistan

 


Laser Matter Interaction (11th – 13th September, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Martin Richardson

USA

mharithm@niles.edu.eg

Dual Pulse Laser Produced Plasma

2.

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Harith

Egypt

mcr@creol.ucf.edu

LIBS fundamentals and some applications

3.

Prof. Dr. Selçuk Akturk

Turkey

a_m_mirza@yahoo.com

Applications of Laser-Induced Plasma Channels in Air: From Lightning Protection to Terahertz

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Ali Nadeem

Pakistan

drali_nadeem@yahoo.com

Photoionization studies of cesium and rubidium

2.

Prof. Dr. Hamid Saleem

Pakistan

hamid@ncp.edu.pk

Magnetic Field Generation in Laser Produced Plasma 

3.

Dr. Khurram Siraj

Pakistan

ksiraj@uet.edu.pk

Pulsed Laser Deposition of Thin Films

4.

Prof. Dr. Fida Younus Khattak

Pakistan

fida_k@hotmail.com

1.Diagnostics and

Tools for Laser Plasma Experiment

2. Laser Generated Pulsed X-ray Sources

 

5.

Dr. Nek Muhammad Shaikh

Pakistan

neksheikh@yahoo.com

LIBS of Tin by CO2 Laser

6.

Dr. Arshad Majeed Mirza

Pakistan

akturks@itu.edu.tr

MEDV Modes in Laser Produced Plasma

7.

Dr. Anwar-ul- Haq

Pakistan

anwar@uos.edu.pk

Pulsed laser deposition of rare earth doped LiYF thin films

8.

Dr. Yasir Jameel

Pakistan

yasirjamil@yahoo.com

Spontaneous ionization in cold Rydberg atoms

9.

Dr. Sami-ul-Haq

Pakistan

Sami_ulhaq2002@yahoo.com

Study of plasma parameters from laser ablated magnesium  target

10.

Dr. Shaukat Mahmood

Pakistan

Shau_meph@yahoo.com

LIBS of Marbles

 


High Altitude Ecosystem and Climate Change (3rd – 5th September, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Munir OZTURK

Turkey

munirozturk@gmail.com

1.Ecosystem Health & Climate Change

2. High Altitude MAPS in the East Mediterranean & Climate Change

2.

Dr. Ahmet MERMUT

Canada

arm225@mail.usask.ca

Soils and other limiting environmental factors at high altitudes                    

3.

Dr. Ibrahim Ilker Ozyigit

Turkey

ilkozyigit@marmara.edu.tr

Plant diversity from Kazdagi mountains & ecological features

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Khan Bahadar Marwat

Pakistan

Kbmarwat@yahoo.com

Climate change & threats to high altitude ecosystems

2.

Dr. M. Ashraf

Pakistan

ashrafbot@yahoo.com

Carbon & Water Relations

3.

Dr. Zabta Khan SHINWARI

Pakistan

Shinwari2008@gmail.com

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants from High Altitudes -Climate Change

4.

Lokhaze Ali

Pakistan

lokhaze@hotmail.com

Glaciers and Digital Elevation Modelling

 


Industrial Biotechnology (26th – 28th June, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Hikmet Geckil

Turkey

hikmet.geckil@inonu.edu.tr

An Urgent Need: A New Science Policy for Turkey

2.

Dr. Giulia Costa

Italy

costa@ing.uniroma2.it

Industrial waste and their management

3.

Dr. Syed Salman Ashraf

UAE

salman.ashraf@uaeu.ac.ae

Enzymatic remediation of simulated industrial wastewater

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik

Pakistan

kauser45@gmail.com

Role of Industrial biotechnology in Socioeconomics development

2.

Dr. S. M. Saqlan Naqvi

Pakistan

hameedmrl@yahoo.com

Genetically engineered Plant in bioenergy

3.

Prof. Dr. A. Hameed

Pakistan

hameedmrl@yahoo.com

Environmental friendly leather making

4.

Dr. Ikram-ul-Haq, SI, FPAS

Pakistan

ikmhaq@yahoo.com;
chairperson.iib@gcu.edu.pk
ikrhaq@gmail.com;

Introductory remarks

  5.

Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim
Rajoka, SI

Pakistan

mibrahimrajoka47@gmail.com

Bio-transformation for production of pharmaceutical products

  6.

Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Javed

Pakistan

mmj_bot@yahoo.com

Fermenter Design and Operation

 


Marine Biology (26th – 28th June, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Mauvis Ann Gore

UK

mauvis.gore.mci@gmail.com;
mauvisgore@netscape.net

1. MARINE BIOLOGY – 20th to 21st CENTURY (intro to general marine biology- focus on marine mammals & sharks – transition from 20th to 21st century)

2.  Case study I - Experimental design, field & laboratory methods and techniques

3.

2.

Dr. Sohail Tahir Ali

UK

stal@pml.ac.uk

1. Marine Science – Applications for 21st Century Biotechnology

2. Isolating novel bacteria, algae, and Algal viruses

3. Enzymes for biocatalysis

                    Drug discovery

Local Speakers

1.

DR. HINA BAIG

Pakistan

a.rafay.alam@gmail.com

Case study III- Experimental design, field & laboratory methods and techniques

2.

DR. SAMINA KIDWAI

Pakistan

kbengali@yahoo.com

Case study II- Experimental design, field & laboratory methods and techniques

3.

Mr. Paul Fanning

Pakistan

paul.fanning@fao.org

1. Fisheries Biology (resource and management)

2. Case study: Experimental design, field & laboratory methods and techniques

Case study: BIOLOGY IN FRAP

 


Green Economy (16th – 18th May, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Hussein MOHAMMAD Abaza

Egypt

Hussein.m.abaza@gmail.com

Green Economy: Opportunities and Challenges for member states of the OIC

2.

Dr. Stefanos Fotiou

Bangkok

stefanos.fotiou@unep.org

Green Economy – at the regional level - relevant developments in Asia and Pacific region

3.

Sheng Fulai

Geneva

Fulai.SHENG@unep.org

Green Economy: Evolution of the concept; opportunities and challenges

4.

Dr. Tariq Banuri

USA

tariq.banuri@gmail.com

Green Economy: Evolution of Sustainable Development

Local Speakers

1.

Mr. A. Rafay Alam

Pakistan

a.rafay.alam@gmail.com

Green Economy: Relevance, Benefits and Challenges for Pakistan

 


Computational Methods in Mathematics (7th – 9th May, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Prof. Anwar Hossain

Bangladesh

anwar.cfd@gmail.com, dranwardu@yahoo.com

Some numerical techniques for two-point boundary value problems related to flow

2.

Murat Sari

Turkey

msari@pau.edu.tr

Wave modeling through layered media using the BEM. 

3.

Prof. Ferruh Ozbudak

Turkey

ozbudak@metu.edu.tr

Algebraic curves over finite fields and some applications

4.

Prof. Safak Alpay

Turkey

safak@metu.edu.tr

1.On a property of vector lattices and related classes of operators

2. Operator theory in Banach lattices: The case of b-weakly compact and operators of strong  type B

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Tasawar Hayat

Pakistan

pensy_t@yahoo.com

Peristaltic flow of nano fluid in a non-uniform tube

2.

Dr. Noreen Sher Akbar

Pakistan

noreensher@yahoo.com

Peristaltic flow of nano fluid in a non-uniform tube

3.

Prof. Muneer Ahmad Rashid

Pakistan

muneerrshd@yahoo.com

Eigen values and eigen vectors of supersymmetric matrices

4.

Dr. Q. M. Zaigham Zia

Pakistan

zaighum_zia@comsats.edu.pk

An inverse problem in dynamics

5.

Dr. M. Ramzan

Pakistan

ramzan68ramzan@yahoo.com

Acoustic diffraction by an oscillating strip

6.

Dr. M. Nawaz

Pakistan

Nawaz_d2006@yahoo.com

Hall and ion-slip effects in nonlinear fluids

7.

Dr. Abdullah Shah

Pakistan

Abdullah_shah@comsats.edu.pk

Numerical solution of unsteady nonlinear equations on curvilinear meshes

8.

Dr. Amer Rasheed

Pakistan

Qaamir77@yahoo.com

The effect of magnetic field on dendritic solidification of binary mixtures

9.

Mr. Rab Nawaz

Pakistan

rabnawaz@comsats.edu.pk

Closed form solutions in finite diffraction theory involving generalized gamma function

10.

Mr. M. Ayub

Pakistan

mayub59@yahoo.com

Symmetry approaches for linearization

11.

Dr. M. Qasim

Pakistan

mqasim@comsats.edu.pk

Dual solutions for the flow over a shrinking surface with mass transfer.

12.

Dr. Ahmed. Zeeshan

Pakistan

ahmad.zeeshan@iiu.edu.pk

Solutions of differential equations by genetric algorithm and Nelder mead

 


An update on Pathogenesis of Mycobacterial Disease

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Professor Hazel  Dockrell

UK

Hazel.Dockrell@lshtm.ac.uk

Critical evaluation of analytical tools to understand molecular signatures for disease and infection

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Zahra Hasan

Pakistan

zahra.hasan@aku.edu

1. Factors contributing to persistence of intracellular pathogens with host macrophages

2. Mycobacterium –induced host modulation and its affect on severity in TB

2.

Professor Rumina Hasan

Pakistan

rumina.hasan@aku.edu

1.Tuberculosis: A global Emergency:  Epidemiology and Transmission and drug resistance

 

3.

Professor Rabia Hussain

Pakistan

rabia.hussain@aku.edu

1. Introduction to the Workshop

2. Patho-Physiology and the Clinical spectrum of tuberculosis

3. Cytokines profiles associated with latent infection, disease progression and disease protection in tuberculosis

 


Ensuring Food Security through Prevention of Biodiversity Loss (18th – 20th April, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Mohammad Kafi

Iran

mkafi36@yahoo.com; m.kafi@um.ac.ir

How water deficit affect salt tolerance of halophytes (A case study of Kochia scoparia)

2.

Munir Ozturk

Turkey

munirozturk@gmail.com

Biomass, energy and food security 

3.

Dr. Yong-Ping Yang

China

yangyp@itpcas.ac.cn

Chromosomal variation and molecular phylogeny of Ophiopogon (Ruscaceae)

 

4.

You-cai Xiong

China

xiongyc@lzu.edu.cn

Recent progress in exploitation and utilization of wheat relatives in Xinjiang of China

5.

Zhang Lixin

China

zhanglixinyangling88@yahoo.com.cn

Optimized models of engineering management and vegetation reconstruction in upland and ravine regions of  loess plateau in Northern Shaanxi of China

6.

Salih Gücel

Cyprus

sgucel@hotmail.com

Assessment of biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems in CYPRUS and conservation strategies

7.

Abdul Latiff Bin Mohamad

Malaysia

latiff@ukm.my

Agro-biodiversity assessment for food security and biodiversity loss in Malaysia

8.

Dawud Mohammad.
Hasan AL-Eisawi

Jordan

aleisawi@ju.edu.jo

Biodiversity in Jordan: Wild edible plants and food security

9.

Faridah-Hanum Ibrahim

Malaysia

i.faridahhanum@gmail.com

Conserving Mangrove for food security: The case of Marudu bay, Malaysia

Local Speakers

1.

Muhammad Ashraf

Pakistan

ashrafbot@yahoo.com

Presentation and Vote of Thanks

2.

Mumtaz Hussain

Pakistan

mhsial@yahoo.com

Instrumental and Intrinsic Values of Biodiversity

3.

Dr. Habib Ahmad

Pakistan

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1. New approaches for improvement of rapeseed crop in Pakistan

2. New approaches for improvement of rapeseed crop in Pakistan

 


Recent Trends in Analytical Chemistry (3rd – 5th April, 2012)

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Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. M. Rasul Jan

Pakistan

rasuljan@yahoo.com

2.

Prof. Dr. Ch. Jamil Anwar

Pakistan

jamilch@brain.net.pk

3.

Prof. Dr. Jasmin Shah

Pakistan

Jasminshah2001@yahoo.com

4.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Bhanger

Pakistan

Dbhanger2000@gmail.com

5.

Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasin Zai

Pakistan

VCO@qau.edu.pk

6.

Prof. Dr. Ch. Jamil Anwar

Pakistan

jamilch@brain.net.pk

 


Energy Option for Pakistan (29th – 30st March, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Mr. Subrata Ghoshroy

USA

2.

Prof E. Moniz

USA

3.

Prof. Rob Stoner

USA

4.

Ziad Alahdad

USA

5.

Dr. D. Craig Cooper

USA

6.

G. Shelke

USA

7.

Dr. Tariq Shamim

UAE

8.

Dr. John A. Burns

USA

9.

Niroj Kumar Mohanty

India

10.

Dr. Muhammad Asif

UK

11.

Prof. E. Moniz

USA

  12.

R. S. Cherry

USA

13.

Dr. B. Nimmo

UK

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. M. Qasim Jan

 

Pakistan

2.

Dr. Nadeem ul Haque

Pakistan

3.

Dr. Shaukat Hameed Khan

 

Pakistan

4.

Mr. Shahid Sattar

Pakistan

5.

Mr. M. Latif

Pakistan

6.

Arif Alauddin

Pakistan

7.

Dr. Shahid Hussain Ansari

Pakistan

8.

Dr. M. Bilal Khan

Pakistan

9.

Dr. Aneel Salman

Pakistan

10.

Syed Murtaza Abbas

Pakistan

11.

Mr. Shams Ul Mulk

Pakistan

12.

Engr. Riaz Tarar

Pakistan

13.

Izhar ul Haq

Pakistan

14.

Dr. Kh. S. Karimov

Pakistan

15.

Dr. Nisar Ahmed

Pakistan

16.

Dr. G. N. Petrov

Pakistan

17.

Dr. Zafar Altaf

Pakistan

18.

Mir Durriya Zarrar

Pakistan

19.

M. Maesam

Pakistan

20.

Mr. Azhar Qureshi

Pakistan

21.

Kalsoom Sumra

Pakistan

22.

Dr. Ishfaq Ahmed

Pakistan

23.

Dr. Qamaruzzaman Ch.

Pakistan

24.

Dr. M. Tayyeb Javed

Pakistan

25.

Dr. S. Sheraz Daood

Pakistan

26.

Dr. Gulzar H. Jatial

Pakistan

27.

Dr. Imran Akhtar

Pakistan

28.

Mr. Arif Alauddin

Pakistan

29.

Dr. M. Javed Hyder

Pakistan

30.

Qamaruddin

Pakistan

31.

Prem Sagar Subedi

Pakistan

32.

Asif Masood

Pakistan

33.

Ahmed Soahil

Pakistan

34.

Usman Aminuddin

Pakistan

35.

Mr. Ejaz Chaudhry

Pakistan

36.

Mr. Aftab Ahmad

Pakistan

37.

Zahid Imran Farani

Pakistan

38.

Mr. Adil Khattak

Pakistan

39.

Dr. Muhammad Pervaiz

Pakistan

40.

Barristor Aemen Zulfiqar Maluka

Pakistan

41.

Dr. Safeer Abbas

Pakistan

42.

Dr. Jalal Bukhari

Pakistan

43.

Rishma Sethi

Pakistan

44.

Sameen Ahmad

Pakistan

45.

Zuna Jamshed

Pakistan

46.

Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid

Pakistan

47.

Khashan Karimov

Pakistan

48.

Muhammad Tanveer

Pakistan

49.

Amir Habib

Pakistan

50.

Muhammad Bilal Khan

Pakistan

51.

Ijaz M. Qureshi

Pakistan

52.

Akram Rashid

Pakistan

53.

Zahoor Uddin

Pakistan

54.

Anjum Munir

Pakistan

55.

Waqas Bin Najib

Pakistan

56.

Tariq S. Khan

Pakistan

57.

Mr. Parvez Butt

Pakistan

58.

Dr. Ansar Pervez

Pakistan

59.

Dr. M. Usman

Pakistan

60.

Dr. Faizan Mansoor

Pakistan

61.

Dr. M. Munir

Pakistan

62.

Dr. Monalisa

Pakistan

63.

Mr. Shakil Durrani

 

Pakistan

64.

Mr. Syed Naveed Qamar

Pakistan

 


Bioinformatics: Database Mining and High Throughput Genomic Analysis (19th – 21st March, 2012)

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Title of Talk

Foreign Speakers

1.

Qasim Ayub
(Instructor)

UK

qa1@sanger.ac.uk

Module I

Introduction to Bioinformatics and On-line Data Resources

Module II 

Introductory Sequence Analysis and Primer Design – BLAST

Module III

The UCSC Genome Browser

Module IV

Introduction to Genomic Variation

Module V

The Ensembl Genome Browser

Module VI

Ensembl:Understanding Genomic Variations

Module VII

Ensembl:Comparative Genomics

Module VIII

Ensembl:BioMart

Module IX 

Computational Protein Analysis

Module X

High Throughput Technologies: Genotyping and Next Generation Sequencing

Module XI

PLINK and HaploView: Analyzing Genotyping Data

Module XII

Galaxy: Handling Next Generation Sequencing Data

Module XII

Galaxy: Handling Next Generation Sequencing Data

2.

Luca Pagani

UK

lp336@cam.ac.uk ; lp8@sanger.ac.uk

Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Syed Qasim Mehdi

Pakistan

sqmehdi@gmail.com

 


Vacuum Technology (6th – 8th February, 2012)

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Title of Talk

Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Ugo Valbusa

Italy

Janez.setina@imt.si

Applications of Vacuum in nanotechnology

2.

Dr. Janez Setina

Slovenia

valbusa@fisica.unige.it

Vacuum standards

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Asghari Maqsood,

Pakistan

asgharimaqsood@yahoo.com

PVD growth techniques & applications

2.

Dr. S. Wilayat Hussain

Pakistan

dr_swh@live.com

1. An engineer’s perspective of vacuum

2.  Demonstration of  leak testing

3.

Dr. Javaid Ahsan Bhatti

Pakistan

javaidbhatti@yahoo.com

Introduction to vacuum science, technology & applications

4.

Dr. Muhammad Aslam

Pakistan

maslam_malik@hotmail.com

Vacuum science & electronic technology

5.

Dr. M. Farooq

Pakistan

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Applications of vacuum in electron microscopy

6.

Mr. Khaliq Dad Khan

Pakistan

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Role of electronics in vacuum technology

7.

Mr. Riaz Ahmed

Pakistan

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Vacuum seals       

8.

Dr. Haji M. Akram,

Pakistan

hma_pu@yahoo.com

1. Rough & medium vacuum gauges

2. Demonstration of vacuum gauges                 

9.

Mr. Munir Ahmed

Pakistan

munirahmed1956@yahoo.com

Mechanical pumps (Liquid, rotary, piston, Roots) 

10.

Mr. M. Shafiq

Pakistan

mshafiq1955@yahoo.com

Vacuum Pump fluids & temporary leak sealants 

11.

Mr. Mohammad Asif

Pakistan

mhdasif57@yahoo.com

High & ultra-high vacuum gauges

12.

Mr. A. G. Yahya

Pakistan

agyahya@live.com

Vacuum cleaning techniques

13.

Dr. Talib Hussain

Pakistan

thminhas7@yahoo.com

1. Vacuum system design

2. Vacuum system out gassing

14.

Mr. Tariq Sattar

Pakistan

tariq_ch@yahoo.com

Leaks and leak detection techniques

15.

Dr. Suleman Qaiser

Pakistan

engrsqaiser@yahoo.com

Entrainment pumps (Oil diffusion & steam ejectors)

16.

Dr. M. Maqsood

Pakistan

drmaqsood@ninvast.edu.pk

Turbo-molecular, drag & cryogenic pumps

17.

Mr. Saif Gondal

Pakistan

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Vacuum valves

18.

Mr. Muhammad Arif

Pakistan

marif_arif@yahoo.com

Demonstration of vacuum gauges                 

19.

Dr. Wakil Khan

Pakistan

wakilkhan09@yahoo.com

Calibration and standardization of vacuum gauges

20.

Engr. Sarwar Khan

Pakistan

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Demonstration of vacuum pumps

 


Modern Biotechnology in Muslim Countries – Specific Issues and Challenges (27th – 29th February, 2012)

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Title of Talk

Foreign Speakers

1.

Mariechel J. Navarro

Philippines

m.navarro@CGIAR.ORG

Knowledge Sharing Initiatives on Crop Biotechnology in the Developing World

2.

Dr. Rhodora R. Aldemita

Philippines

R.Aldemita@cgiar.org

1. Global Developments and Scenarios in Crop Biotechnology

2. Biotech Corn Commercialization in the Philippines: Impact on Food Security

3.

3.

Prof. Osama Ahmed momtaz

Egypt

omomtaz@hotmail.com

Current Status of  Biotechnology Research and Development (R & D) at NENA Region

4.

Mahaletchumy Arujanan

Malaysia

maha@bic.org.my

1. Food Security, world changes and trends

2. Bridging the communication and knowledge divide between scientists and ulama

5.

Prof. Dr. Behzad Ghareyazie

Iran

ghareyazie@yahoo.com

The international dialogue on Sustainable Agriculture, Biotechnology and Biosafety (Rio+20, CPB)

6.

Prof Madya Dr. Norihan
Mohd. Saleh

Malaysia

norihanms@mosti.gov.my

Malaysia’s policy on Biotechnology  & Bio-safety and current status of R&D on Transgenic Plants

7.

Prof. Dr. M. Imdadul Hoque

Bangladesh

mimdadul07@yahoo.com

Status of Agricultural Biotechnology and Biosafety Regulatory Systems in Bangladesh

Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary

Pakistan

hej@cyber.net.pk

Biotechnology in Muslim Countries-A brief Overview

2.

Prof. Dr. Kausar Abdullah Malik

Pakistan

kauser45@gmail.com

Biotechnology and Food Security

3.

Dr. Yousuf Zafar

Pakistan

y_zafar@yahoo.com

Opportunities and Challenges in Agricultural Biotechnology

4.

Dr. Sammer Yousuf

Pakistan

dr.sammer.yousuf@gmail.com

PABIC-Activities and Impact

 


High Performance Computing Using Multicore Processors (6th – 8th February, 2012)

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Title of Talk

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Aamir Shafi

Pakistan

aamir.shafi@seecs.edu.pk

1. Introduction to HPC

2. Introduction to Intel Cilk Plus

3. Compiling and running first Cilk Plus Program (Hands on session) 

4. Nonlocal variables and synchronization

5. Parallelism and performance

6.  Hands on session to implement matrix multiplication by divide-and-conquer

7.  Case Study: Parallelizing POV-Ray using Intel Cilk Plus

8.  Case Study: Histogram problem

9.  Summary and Conclusion

2.

Mohsan Jameel

Pakistan

mohsan.jameel@ seecs.edu.pk

1. Compiling and running first Cilk Plus Program (Hands on session) 

2. Hands on session with cilkview and cilkscreen

3. Case Study: Matrix Multiplication using Intel Cilk Plus (including divide-and-conquer approach)

3. Hands on session to implement matrix multiplication by divide-and-conquer

4. Case Study: Histogram problem

 


Nanotechnology and its Industrial Applications (10th – 12th January, 2012)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Mrs. Kifah Al-Imarah

Iran

abdkefah@yahoo.com

Realities of working in Nanotechnology at Field of

Renewable Energy

2.

Prof Dr. M. Maaza

South Africa

maaza@tlabs.ac.za

Nanosciences-Nanotechnology: An Ultimate  STI Platform for the Developing World 

3.

Mr. Kaz Nomoto

Japan

kaz.nomoto@elmarco.com

Industrial Scale Production of Nanofibers and Applications

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. N. M. Butt S.I.

Pakistan

nmbutt36@yahoo.com

Nanotechnology and its Industrial Applications

2.

Dr. Irshad Hussain

Pakistan

ihussain@lums.edu.pk

Nanomaterials – From Synthesis to Applications,

Especially in Industry

3.

Dr. F. Ahmad Khalid

Pakistan

Khalid@giki.edu.pk

Nanotechnology and Nanocomposite Materials of Biomedical Applications

4.

Dr. Shahzad Alam

Pakistan

pitmaem@yahoo.com

Frontiers of Nano composite Coating and their Engineering Applications

5.

Mr. Owais Anwar Golra

Pakistan

owaisanwargolra@gmail.com

Applications of Nanotechnology in Textile

6.

Dr Tajammal Hussain

Pakistan

tajammul.hussain@ncp.edu.pk

Applications of Nano Technology in Energy and environment

7.

Dr. Khawaja Yaldram

Pakistan

kyaldram@gmail.com

Understanding Risks and Developing a Regulatory Framework for Nanotechnology

8.

DR. Mazhar Mahmood

Pakistan

mazhar@pieas.edu.pk

Lecture

9.

Dr. Muhammad Mujahid

Pakistan

mujahids@gmail.com

Application of Nanotechnology in Material Science

10.

Dr. Muhamamd Kalim Tahir

Pakistan

kalimtahir2011@yahoo.com

Applications of Nanotechnology in sports Industry

11.

Dr. Ikram-ul-Haque

Pakistan

ikramhq@yahoo.com

Synthesis, characterization, and Industrial Applications  of Monoshaped and Monosized Nanomaterials of Inorganic compounds

 

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