Dr. Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmad

M.Sc. (BZU),Ph. D. (BZU), (Postdoc Liverpool, UK)

AssociateProfessor of Physical Chemistry

Phone (Office): 0092-619210071 Ext. 2404

Phone (Home): 0092-61-4507667

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Field of Specialization:

  • Physical Chemistry

Research Interests:

  • Synthetic and kinetic studies of organic compounds
  • Synthetic and kinetic studies of nanomaterials
  • Synthesis of nanocomposites for the removal of pollutants especially arsenic from water
  • Adsorption studies for the purification of drinking water
  • Hydroponic studies for the purification of polluted water


Dr. Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmad got his M. Sc and Ph. D degrees from Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Pakistan. He started his career as lecturer in chemistry at Government College Minchinabad. He served at Government College Bahawalnagar, Okara and Khanewal for about 20 years. In 2005, he joined GC University Faisalabad and in 2008, he was selected as Assistant Professor at BZ University Multan. He earned HEC scholarship for postdoc and worked as Honorary Research Associate at the University of Liverpool, UK from May 2008 to February 2009.

Besides his teaching and research activities, he has deep interests in Urdu literature, especially poetry. His poems are heard in different public events and published in many magazines. He has sound knowledge of Islam and has learnt the Holy Quran by heart in his very early age. He won many prizes and trophies as a debater in his student life. He is life member of the Chemical Society of Pakistan.

Key Publications:

i)Hafiz B. Ahmad, Nasim H. Rama, Mazhar Hussain, Muhammad T. Hussain, Malik M. Qasim, ShahidHameed, Muhammad A. Malana and Abdul Malik, “Synthesis of 3-aryl and 3-aryl-3,4-dihydroisocoumarins”, Ind. J. Chem. 42B, 611-615, 2003

ii)Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmed, NasimHasan Rama, Muhammad AslamMalana and GhulamQadeer, “A convenient Synthesis of Xyridin A, Metabolite from XyrisIndicaL”, Ind. J. Chem. 45B, 820-822, 2006.

iii)H. B. Ahmad, M. A. Malana and N. H. Rama, “Kinetic Studies of Alkaline Hydrolysis of Methyl-2-[2’-oxo-3’-(2”-chloro-6”-fluorophenyl)propyl]benzoate and Methyl-2-benzoyl methyl-benzoate in Aqueous, EtOH-H2O Media”, J. Chem. Soc Pak. 28 (1), 93-96,2006.

iv)Ahmad, H. Badaruddin, Arfan, Muhammad, Rama, N. Hasan, Malana, M. Aslam, Mahboob, Shahid, “A Convenient Synthesis of 6,8-Dimethoxy-3-[(2′-(4′′-methoxyphenyl) ethyl]isocoumarin”, Chinese J. Chem. 25, 102-104, 2007

v)H. Badaruddin Ahmad, M. AslamMalana, Muhammad Yousaf, Muhammad Rehan, Mazhar Abbas, Abaidullah, “Comparative Kinetic Studies for the Alkaline Hydrolysis of Halogen Substituted Isocoumarins”, Turkish J. Chem. 34, 381-386, 2010

vi)Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmad, Muhammad Aleem, Tahir Anwar, Muhammad NaeemAshiq and Muhammad Yousaf, “Comparative Studies for the Adsorption of Remazol Blue on Rice Husk, Saw Dust and Charcoal”, J. Chem. Soc. Pak. 33(4), 449-453, 2011

vii)ShaziaNaheed, FarzanaMehmood, Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmad, Waheed Ahmad, GhulamZakaria, “Synthesis of Novel Schiff Based Doped-gel Silicas” J. Sol-Gel Technol.68, 294-301, 2013.

viii)Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmad, YasirAbbas, Mazhar Hussain, NaeemAkhtar, Tariq Mahmood Ansari, Muhammad Zuber, Khalid Mahmood Zia and Shafiq Ahmad Arain, “Synthesis and Application of Alumina Supported Nano Zero Valent Zinc as Adsorbent for the Removal of Arsenic and Nitrate” Korean J. Chem. Eng. 31(2), 284-288, 2014

ix)Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmad,Gul E. Yasmin,Shafique Ahmad Arain,Ijaz Ahmad Bhatti,Mazhar Hussain, “Synthesis of some novel adsorbents for antimicrobial activity and removal of arsenic from drinking water” Korean J. Chem. Eng., 32(4), 661-666 (2015)

x)Fatima Zia, Khalid Mahmood Zia, Muhammad Zuber, Hafiz Badaruddin Ahmad and MajidMunir, “Glucomannan Based Polyurethanes: A Critical Short Review of Recent Advances and Future Perspectives” Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 87, 229-236, 20016