Prof. Dr. Ahrar Khan is serving as Distinguished Professor, Shandong Vocational Animal Science and Veterinary College, Weifang, China. He had been Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan and has more than 35 years teaching and research experience.He got first position in M.Sc. (Hons) Veterinary Pathology examination (1983).He completed Postdoctoral studies from the University of Georgia, Athens, USA.He has supervised 10 PhDs and 46 M.Sc. (Hons)/MPhil students as Major Supervisor.
He had been leading two research groups in the Department of Pathology, UAF,viz. “Infectious Diseases of Food Animals” and “Toxico-Pathology”. He published more than 150 research papers in impact factor journals of international repute. He authored nine books. His published work has been cited more than 1700 times by the international community. His h-Index is 23. Based on his research and other academic activities, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan has been awarded him Research Productivity Award continuously for eight years, i.e., 2010-2017.
Prof. Khan had arranged more than 40 national/international conferences/symposia for the benefit of the faculty and students and he participated in more than 60 national/international conferences/symposia held at USA, China, Turkey, Egypt,Morocco, Jordan, Bangladesh,United Arab Emirates and Thailand.
He had been invited for special lectures by Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China; Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China; China Agricultural University, Beijing, China; Shandong Binzhou Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine Academy, China; College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin, China.
Besides routine teaching and research, Prof. Khan had served as the Editor then as Editor-in-Chief, Pakistan Veterinary Journal which has now been placed in Q2 Quartile with Impact Factor 1.360 (JCR 2018).
In addition to administration assignments, i.e., as Chairman, Department of Pathology, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell and Dean, FVS, UAF, Prof. Khan is an eminent accomplished academician and researcher, with national and international repute.
- Arcangelo Gentile Department of Veterinary Medical Science of the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Farmacia
- Cheng He
China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
- Xiaoxia Du
Shandong Vocational Animal Sciences and Veterinary College, Weifang, China