About Me

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1. EXPERIENCE
Food Science and Product Development Institute, NARC, Islamabad, Pakistan
Designation Period
Senior Scientific Officer 2nd December, 2015 To Present
Responsibilities
  • Sample Analysis of Different Food Samples
  • Research and Development of New Food Products
  • Research Training of B.Sc and M.Sc Students of Food Science
2. EXPERIENCE
Institute of Food Science & Nutrition, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Designation Period
Assistant Professor 11th August, 2014 To 30th Nov., 2015
Courses Taught
1.Course Code: FST-601, Food Product Development and Service Management, B.Sc. Food Science and Technology, Credit Hours: 3(2-1).

2.Course Code: FST-706, Course Title: Advanced Beverage Technology, M.Sc. & PhD. Food Science and Technology, Credit Hours: 3 (2-1).

3.Course Code: FST-302, Course Title: Food Processing & Preservation, B.Sc. Food Science and Technology, Credit Hours: 3(2-1).

4. Course Code: FST-602, Course Title: Food Safety & Laws, B.Sc. Food Science and Technology, Credit Hours: 3(3-0).

3. EXPERIENCE
Honest Rice Mills, Plant: 5-Km, Muridke Sheikupura Road, Muridke, Pakistan.

Products: Processors & Exporters of Pre-cleaned Quality of Basmati Rice.

Designation Period
Quality Assurance Manager 21st February, 2011 To 31st August, 2011
4. EXPERIENCE
Shakarganj Food Products Ltd., Plant: 15-Km, Sargodha Road, Near Ahmed Nagar, (Rabwa) Chiniot, District Jhang.

Products: Citrus Concentrate, Mango and Guava Puree.

Designation Period
Assistant Manager Quality Control 1st January, 2010 To 21st February, 2011
5. EXPERIENCE
Maqsood Flour & General Mill, Plant: By Pass Road Gujranwala, Pakistan.

Wheat Products: Whole Wheat Flour, Maida Flour, Fine Flour, Semolina and Animal Feed.

Designation Period
Quality Assurance Officer 1st January, 2009 To 24th December, 2009
6. EXPERIENCE
Ayub Agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Department: Post Harvest Section

Designation Period
Internee 1st March, 2006 To 30th June, 2006
Responsibilities During Industrial Jobs
  • Determining, negotiating and agreeing in-house quality procedures, standards and specifications
  • Assessing customer requirements and ensuring that these are met
  • Setting customer service standards
  • Specifying quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers
  • Investigating and setting standards for quality/health and safety
  • Ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both national and international levels
  • Working with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedures
  • Writing management/technical reports and customers’ charters
  • Determining training needs
  • Acting as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance/quality
  • Directing objectives to maximize profitability
  • Recording, analyzing, and distributing statistical information
  • Supervising technical staff

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

PhD (College of Food Science and Technology)-2014-Qualified
Research Title Applications of Power Ultrasound for Carrot Juice Processing and Extraction of Bioactive Compounds From Carrot Pomace
Field of Study Food Technology
University Nanjing Agricultural University
Located In Nanjing, China
Major Subjects Advances in Nutrition and Food Chemistry

Modern Food Biotechnology Progress

Food Rheology Research

Advances in Physiology and Storage Technology postharvest

Advances in Grain Processing

Advances in Processing and Storage Technology of Agricultural Produces

     M. Sc. (Hons.) (Faculty of Agri. Engineering & Technology)–2008

               (C.G.P.A: 3.30/4.00, Marks: 586/840, Percentage: 70.00)

Research Title Effect of Whey Protein Concentrates, Honey & Mint on Functional Properties & Shelf Life of Biscuits
Field of Study Food Technology
University University of Agriculture
Located In Faisalabad, Pakistan
Major Subjects Quality Assurance Management (HACCP & ISO )

Food and Factory Laws

Food Analysis and Sensory Evaluation

Food Microbiology

Milling of Cereals

Baking Science & Technology

Cereal Technology

Technology of Dairy Products

Dairy Processing

B.Sc. (Hons.) (Faculty of Agriculture)–2006

            (C.G.P.A: 3.56/4.00, Marks: 2855/3840, Percentage: 74.34)

Field of Study Food Technology
University University of Agriculture
Located In Faisalabad, Pakistan
Major Subjects Meat & Egg Processing

Processing of Meat and Meat Products

Principles of Food Preservation

Food Processing & Preservation

Fruits & Vegetable Processing

Sugar Technology

Introduction to Food Science

Technology of Beverages

Technology of Oils & Fats

Confectionery & Snack Foods

Food Biotechnology

Food Toxicology

Food Enzymology

Post-Harvest Technology

Food Chemistry & Nutrition

F. Sc.–2002 (Marks: 775/1100, Percentage: 70.45)
Field of Study Pre-Medical
College Government College
Located In Sargodha, Pakistan
Major Subjects Biology

Physics

Chemistry

Matric–2000 (Marks: 660/850, Percentage: 77.64)
Field of Study Science
School Ambala Muslim Model High School
Located In Sargodha, Pakistan
Major Subjects Biology

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

 

CONFERENCE

  Published Abstract: “Influence of sonication and high hydrostatic pressure on the quality of carrot juice” (2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Food Processing and Technology October 28-30, 2013 Kansas City, USA).

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

  PAK-US (USAID) Science and Technology Cooperation Program, “Post Harvest Technology & Processing of Fruits and Vegetables” in the Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, November 17-18, 2014 University of Sargodha, Pakistan.
  PAK-US (USAID) Science and Technology Cooperation Program, “Technical Issues and Challenges to the Fruit & Vegetables Processing Industries in Pakistan and their Synoptic Solutions” in the Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, August 26-27, 2015, University of Sargodha, Pakistan.

TRAINING WORKSHOP

  Two-Days Training Workshop on “Patent Regime in Pakistan” April 05-06, 2016, At Agriculture Poly-technique Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad.
  One-Day Training Workshop on “DSI Services, (Digital Archive & CABI Information Services)” May 24, 2016, At National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad.
  •Three-Days Training Workshop on “Food Security-Issues, Concerns & Strategies” November 15-17, 2016, at AHK National Centre for Rural Development, Islamabad.

RUNNING PROJECT

  Project Title: “To evaluate the  potential of polyphenols from the peel of the     potato and their utilization as a functional food” Funded by Food Science and Product Development Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad.
   

ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS

  Got Overseas PhD Scholarship from China scholarship Council 2011-14.
  Awarded 3 times certificate of honor entitled as ‘‘Excellent International Student” during the PhD.
  Awarded District Merit Scholarship during B.SC. (Hons) (2002-2006).
  Awarded Chinese Language HSK Level III Certificate (2014)

COMPUTER SKILLS

  Software: Statistix, Minitab, SPSS, JMP and Design Expert for statistical analysis.
  Applications: MS Office, Endnote, Origin Pro, Webpage maker.
  Troubleshooting: Windows installation (98/2000/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8), Networking (Wireless & LAN).
LANGUAGES         SPEAKING         WRITING         READING
English                Very Good              Very Good             Very Good
Chinese                    Good                      Fair                       Fair
Urdu                 Excellent                Excellent               Excellent