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Prof Dr. Malik Mujaddad Ur Rehman

Prof Dr. Malik Mujaddad Ur Rehman

Position: Dean, Chairman, Pro-Vice Chancellor

Professor/ Chairman/Dean/ Pro- Vice Chancellor

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Executive Summary

  • Post-Doctorate in Biological & Medical Sciences (Virology & Bacteriology) from University of Arizona, United States of America (Ranked 179 QS World Ranking & 180 Times Higher Education Ranking).
  • PhD in Microbiology from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad(Ranked 315 QS World Ranking and 98 Asia universities ranking).
  • Teaching & Research experience including 4 years Ph.D experience = 21 years 2 months and 9 days) in the field of Higher Education at University of Arizona, USA., Quiad-i-Azam University Islamabad, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (Abbottabad UST), Hazara University, Mansehra and NIBGE Faisalabad.
  • Administrative Experience w-e-f 18-4-2013 to date= 10 years 8 months and 1 dayin the field of Higher Education at Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (Abbottabad UST) & Hazara University, Mansehra
  • HEC Recognized Publications (131)including 125 International & 6 National having impact factor 313.614.
  • HEC approved Research Supervisor w-e-f March 26, 2012 to date.
  • Executed Major Research Projects (9) having cost of 35.146 million as PI and Co-PI (National & International).
  • Completed Six Research Projects including NRPU having cost of Rs. 4.378 million, ADP (Microbiology lab Development) having cost of Rs. 12.00 million and Four Projects having cost of 2.094 million.
  • Patents (4): 3 US & one Pakistan(Two complete Genome DNA sequence published, one product US patent in published and one patent in progress in Pakistan).
  • NRPU Project, productXonthomonos Citri phage”launched on 28-10-2023.
  • Participation ininternational symposiums (2)held at Japan & Dubai-UAE.
  • Organized International level (9) conferences/events/symposium/seminars/ workshops as a Pattern &chief organizer.
  • Member of American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
  • Member of Pakistan Society for Microbiology (PSM)and Chairman PSM KP Chapter.
  • Member of University Statutory Bodies/ Committee(s) such as Senate, Syndicate, Finance and Planning, Academic Council, Board of Faculty, Board of Studies, Selection Board, Selection and Promotion Committee, Purchase committee, DTRC, HEC institute Scholarship Award Committee, M & E Committee and COVID 19 Funds utilization Committee.
  • Development Projects (01) of Abbottabad UST executed (dormant project for the last three years) being principal accounting officer (Acting Vice Chancellor). Administration Block was inaugurated by Governor KP/Chancellor Abbottabad University on 28-10-2023 while Science and Social Science Blocks by Chief Minister KP on 16-12-2023. The remaining units like Girls Hostel, Staff Residencies, Visiting Faculty Hostel, Boundary Wall are in progress and near to completion.
  • Supervision of research Students till date (50 M.Sc. theses/projects, 32 MPhil and 4 Doctoral Projects). Whereas supervisionof 10 MPhil and 5 Doctoral Projects (in progress).
  • Accreditation of Academic Programs: During my Tenure as Acting Vice chancellor the University managed to get NOC for BS, MPhil and PhD programs in 5 teaching departments.
  • University Journal:Patron In Chief
  • Abbottabad University Journal of Business and Management Sciences. Launched 12th June, 2023. (Under Evaluation in HEC to be accredited in Category Y).
  • Journal: Orish Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (ORJHSS)

Operational Connections (linkages):

  • These operational connections emphasize my dedication to fostering a vibrant environment that bridges the realms of academia, industry, and global educational institutions. This commitment ensures comprehensive growth and progress in the field of education and research
  • International Academic Collaborations (06): We have established and actively maintain partnerships with 10 prestigious international universities, facilitating global academic exchanges, collaborative research ventures, and knowledge sharing.
  • Local Academic Alliances (10): We are committed to nurturing productive relationships with 10 esteemed local universities, creating a strong network for sharing knowledge, collaborating on research initiatives, and fostering academic cooperation within our nation.
  • Industry Partnerships (3): We have cultivated strategic partnerships with three prominent industries, enabling collaborations between academia and industry. These alliances support internships, research and development projects, and skill-building opportunities for our students.

Financial Resource Generation:

  • Administratively through Strategic Plan Managed Rs. 33.596 million deficit Budget into 19.709 million surplus through revenue generation, cost cutting, investment of funds, conversion of accounts from current to savings and obtaining additional grant from HEC amounting to Rs. 20.00 million beside this paid accrued liabilities amounting to Rs. 30.00 million and returned borrowed amount of Rs. 20.00 million.
  • Increment in Recurring Budget (FY2020-21): The recurring budget witnessed a substantial 33% increase during the fiscal year 2020-21. This infusion of additional funds has significantly bolstered the financial stability of the university.
  • Augmented Developmental Grant: Beyond the initial allocation in the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP), the developmental grant experienced a remarkable 63% surge. This additional funding enables the execution of more extensive developmental projects and initiatives.
  • Business Incubation Center (BIC) Project: A noteworthy project to establish a Business Incubation Center (BIC) has received approval from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) with a capital cost of Rs. 38.5 million. A substantial sum of Rs. 13.5 million has already been disbursed in the fiscal year 2022-23 to initiate this significant endeavor.
  • Expected Revenue from the Science and Technology Park (STP): Anticipated to yield substantial income this year, the Science and Technology Park (STP) is expected to generate revenue amounting to Rs. 5.000 million. This underscores the university’s dedication to fostering innovation and technology-driven ventures.
  • External Research Funding: The university has secured significant research funding from external sponsors through projects such as the National Research Program for Universities (NRPU), amounting to an impressive Rs. 70 million. This financial support enhances the institution’s research capabilities.
  • HEDP Grant Investment Returns: An investment of Rs. 51 million from the Higher Education Development Program (HEDP) has yielded substantial returns, generating revenue of Rs. 10.000 million. This exemplifies prudent financial management and investment decision-making.
  • Bank Account Optimization: All university bank accounts have been converted into savings accounts, resulting in daily interest accrual. This strategic move is projected to create an additional revenue stream of Rs. 10.00 million, contributing to the institution’s financial well-being.
  • Approved project from PDWP in its 12th meeting held on 8th November 2023, having cost of 400.456 million titled “Provision of Land compensation Decretal cases sub-head Abbottabad University of Science & Technology.
  • Solar PV Project for Cost Reduction: Leveraging the revenue generated from the HEDP fund, we have initiated a cost-saving project titled “Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of 50 KW Solar PV Plant at Abbottabad University of Science & Technology (Green Energy Project)” This project is anticipated to lead to annual savings of Rs. 6.00 million in electricity costs by powering one academic and one administrative building through solar energy.
  • NRPU Project, productXonthomonos Citri phage” launched on 28-10-2023.
  • Established Business Incubation Centre at Abbottabad UST.
  • Establishment of Institute of Space and Technology, first ever in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • Establishment of Regional Office (KP Chapter) National Centre on Countering Violent Extremism, Pakistan at Abbottabad UST, inaugurated by Governor KP/Chancellor Abbottabad UST on 28-10-2023.
  • Sustainability of the universities across the country, suggestions endorsed by PWDP in its 12th meeting held on 8-11-2023.
  • Distance learning Education
  • Industrial based Research Projects
  • Establishment of Diagnostics Labs
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Free launching programs of IT for Jobs and revenue generation
  •  Award 6 numbers of Research Projects to Faculty being a Vice Chancellor.
  • Award 6 numbers of Research Projects to Faculty being a Vice Chancellor.
  • Donation of Chinese camp building to Abbottabad University.
  • Established of Institute of Space & Technology at Abbottabad UST.
  • The Syndicate of Abbottabad UST appreciated my efforts thrice in its 25th, 27th& 28th meeting.
  • Key Note Speaker in 1st UMT International Conference on Life Sciences at UMT Lahore on 13-14 December 2023
  • Key Note Speaker in 14th International Biennial Conference on 22-24 November 2023 organized by Pakistan Society for Microbiology