Srinagar: Kashmir University (KU) has appointed Prof Syed Muzaffar Ali Andrabi as Director of its South Campus situated at Anantnag, an official statement said on Wednesday.
Prof Andrabi who is presently serving as Head, Department of Applied Sciences, Institute of Technology, Zakura Campus, has also served as Director University Science Instrumentation Centre.
A doctorate in Analytical Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Prof Andrabi has a distinction of having taught in several departments of the varsity, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Environmental Science, Food Technology, Applied Sciences (IOT) and USIC.
Prof Andrabi has guided many research scholars and has published research papers in international journals of repute on topics as diverse as pharmaceutical analysis, organic pollutants analysis, metal ion pollution treatment, bioremediation, chromatography and nanotechnology.
He has been working on many projects sanctioned by national funding agencies like UGC and SERB (DST) and is presently working on a project (as Principle Investigator) on spatial distribution of ground water quality in the Kashmir valley with special emphasis on heavy metal mapping, sanctioned by Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India.