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  • Dr. Azhar Hussain

  • Associate Professor | Director Alumni Affairs
    Ph.D Soil Science
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Dr. Azhar Hussain (Soil Microbiologist) basically belongs to Bahawalpur, born on January 03, 1990. Dr. Azhar is working as Associate Professor BPS-20 in Department of Soil Science, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.


Teaching/Research: The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Associate Professor (BPS-20), Department of Soil Science (March 2022 to Continue).

Assistant Professor, Department of Soil Science (December 2015 to March 2022).


Administration: The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Director Alumni Affairs (March 2021 to Continue).

Additional Director Students Affairs (July 2021 to Continue).

Coordinator, IUB Students Societies (November 2019 to Continue).

Deputy Director Students Affairs (February 2020 to July 2021).

Deputy Director Students Affairs, IUB Students Societies (November 2020 to July 2021).

Advisor/Mentor, IUB Character Building Society (November 2019 to December 2020).


Research Contribution:
Publications Author/Co-author: 70

Research Project Completed PI/PM/Team Members: 3

Research Project Continue PI/PM/Team Members: 2

Maximum Research Grant: 9.5 million


Students Supervised:

PhD Scholar: 4 Continue

MSc Hons/MS/M.Phil: 06

PhD/MSc Hons/MS/M.Phil as Supervisor/Member Completed: 15


Educational Detail

Ph.D  Soil Science (Fall-2012 to Spring-2015)

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Research Area: Soil Microbiology and Biotechnology

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Arshad (T.I., D.N.P.)


M.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture, Soil Science (Fall-2010 to Spring-2012)

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan


B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture (Soil Science) Fall-2006 to Spring-2010 The Islamia University of Bahawalpur-Pakistan

Academic Internship (March, 2010 to May 2010)

Land Resources Research Institute (LRRI), National Agricultural Research Centre, (NARC) Islamabad, Pakistan


F.Sc (Pre-Medical) 2004-06

Govt. Sadiq Ejerton (S.E.) College Bahawalpur-Pakistan


Secondary School Examination (Science) 2004

Government Secondary School (QaimPur) Bahawalpur-Pakistan


Research Profiles:

Research Gate


Google Scholar



Social Profile:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DrAzharHussainOfficial

Facebook Profile: https://www.facebook.com/dr.azhar.hussain.mehar

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/azharhaseen

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-azhar-b220b6173/

Twitter: azharhaseen

Skype: azharhaseen

Zoom Application: azharhaseen@gmail.com

Email: azharhaseen@gmail.com     azhar.hussain@iub.edu.pk

Address:Department of Soil Science, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, 63100-Pakistan

Research Interests

Soil Microbiology & Biotechnology

Awards and Honors

Agricultural Youth Award 2020-21 awarded by National Agricultural Youth Commission, Islamabad

Appreciation letter with prize for completion of PhD within six semesters (three years) from worthy Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Youngest Pakistani PhD (Completed degree at 25 years and 10 months age) (The Nation, 19, 08, 2016)

HEC approved PhD supervisor

General Secretary, Vice Presidents, President and Senior Executive/Office Bearers of Official Students Society of the University “SESSS” at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad- Pakistan (2011 to 2015 / 3 Tenure)

All Pakistan Student Councilor/Office Bearers of “ Soil Science Society of Pakistan” (Executive Council 2015-16)

Life Member “Soil Science Society of Pakistan”


International: 70


Department of Soil Science, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, 63100-Pakistan

Soil Science Society of Pakistan

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