Dr. Absar Ahmad

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Dr. Absar Ahmad at present working as a Senior Principal Scientist at Biochemical Sciences Division, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411008, India. He has completed M.Sc. in 1985 and PhD. in 1992 from Lucknow University, India.
Dr. Absar has made pioneering contributions to the fields of bio-nano-science and technology which have received high international acclaim amongst peers. His work is noteworthy for its content of innovation, discovery and underlying theme of imaginative implementation of green chemistry biological and bioinspired methods to emerging areas of multidisciplinary applicability. In particular, his works on bioinspired nanosysnthesis of metals, semiconductors and oxides using fungal and plant extracts and related studies on elucidation and control of the biomolecular processes and mechanisms are internationally recognized and well cited. He has extended the concepts to nanosysnthesis using naturally available raw materials such as white sand and rice husk, resulting in spherical, porous silica nanoparticles.
Dr. Absar Ahmad had 14 International patents and 18 Indian patents filed and granted in his credit. He has also published almost 90 peer-reviewed research publications in national and international journals and proceedings. His main research interests are Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Drugs, Biotransformations. He has delivered invited talks at the Cambridge, Oxford and Nottingham University.
He has received 100 million INR competitive grants for his work on biosynthesis of inorganic nanoparticles, drugs and Inhibitors from endophytic fungi.  etc.
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