1st Symposium to Foster Translational Research

Introduction to PAF-IAST & Vision

10:00 – 10:30

Dr. Mohammad Mujahid

Rector PAF-IAST

Opening Remarks

10:30 – 11:00

Prof. Ihtesham ur Rehman

Prof & HOD Bioengineering, Lancaster University UK

Session 1: Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials

11:00 – 11:20

Dr Aqif Anwar Chaudhry,

Head – Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials

Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials; Past, Present and Future

11:20 – 11:40

Dr Mohammed Yar

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine

11:40 – 12:00

Dr Asma Shah

Dental Materials

12:00 – 14:00

Lab Visits (12:00 – 13:00) + Lunch Break (13:00 – 14:00)

Session 2: Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology

14:00 – 14:20

Dr. Fazli Wahid

Bio-Medical Sciences Dept.

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

14:20 – 14:40

Dr. Ghufran ur Rehman 

Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Crystallization Processes

14:40 – 15:00

Dr. Rizwan Ahmad

HOD – Chemical Engineering Dept.

The Research works related to Biomaterials in Chemical & Energy Engineering department

Biomimetic membranes for water treatment

Fabrication of molecular wires and application in biosensing

Impregnated bacterial cellulose for water treatment

Session 3 Way Forward (Open discussion led by Prof Ihtesham ur Rehman)

15:00 – 16:00

Panel Discussion (Including Experts and Industry participant)

16:00 – 16:15

Closing Remarks Dr Tahir Irfan Khan (VC AUST)