Dr. Hamid Mukhtar is Associate Professor of Biotechnology at Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, GC University, Lahore. He has been actively contributing in teaching and research since 1996 in different areas of Biotechnology including Bioprocess Technology, Enzymology, Bioremediation and Protein Purification. He obtained his doctoral degree in 2006 from GC University, Lahore and then proceeded for Post-doctoral research from Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, USA in 2010. He did his Ph.D. in the field of Bioprocess Technology and his Post-Doc in the field of Stem Cell Technology and Genetics.
Dr. Mukhtar is one of the active young scientists of Pakistan who has published 82 research papers out of which 56 are in peer reviewed impact factor scientific journals. He has authored/co-authored 05 books related to his subject at Matric and Intermediate level. He has supervised 18 B.Sc., 10 M.Sc., 29 M.Phil. and 3 Ph.D. students. He won Fulbright Scholar Award in 2010 to carry out research in USA and has been conferred upon with a Best University Teacher Award in 2014 by HEC, Pakistan. He is on the Editorial/Review board of a large number of International & national research journals. He is also fellow of few national & international scientific organizations/societies.