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Assistant Professor (TTS)
Ph.D. Environmental Biotechnology (UTP, Malaysia)
Brief Biography

Dr. Zahid Majeed has joined the Department of Biotechnology on March, 2018 as Assistant Professor. He received his PhD in Environmental Biotechnology from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia in May 2016.

Achievements: Cambridge Publisher (UK) holds his name as member for the editorial board on Environmental Biotechnology. He is HEC approved research supervisor for M.Phil./Ph.D programs in Biotechnology. He has published 17 research articles in SCI refereed Journals published by world’s leading publishers i.e., Elsevier (Netherland), John Wiley & Sons (USA), De-Gruyter (Germany). He has also submitted two national patents as inventor. He is also the Principal Investigator of a National Project funded by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. He has successfully supervised three M.Phil. (Biotechnology) students. One Ph.D. student is being co-supervised.

Announcement: Positions are opened for enrollment in Ph.D (Biotechnology) under my supervision.

His area of research excellence encompasses environmental biotechnology. He has research interests in manipulating genomic information of natural microorganisms using CRISPR/Cas-9, a genome editing technique, for solving region and global challenges in the field of environment biotechnology.

Research Details

Kraft lignin ameliorates degradation resistance of starch in urea delivery biocomposites Polymer testing https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014294181731512X Majeed. Z, N. Mansor, Z. Ajab, Z. Man, S. Ariyanti 2018
Lignin Macromolecule’s Implication in Slowing the Biodegradability of Urea Crosslinked Starch Films Applied As Slow Release Fertilizer Starch/Stark, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/star.201600362 Majeed. Z., N. Mansor., Z. Ajab., Z. Man 2017