Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Prof. Dr. Amjad Hussain

Prof. Dr. Amjad Hussain

Dr. Amjad Hussain did his Pharmacy from University of the Punjab in 2002. He stood on top positions in all four professionals and awarded with University Gold Medal for standing first in B. Pharm Examination 2002. He started his career from industrial pharmacy and also worked in a renowned retail pharmacy. After this he worked in Children's Hospital and Institute of Child Health Lahore, where he performed his duties as Hospital Pharmacist/Purchase Officer and used to teach in the School of Allied Health Sciences. He joined health department, Government of the Punjab in 2004, as regular employee after qualifying through Punjab Public Services Commission. In this department he worked as Drugs Inspector and Hospital Pharmacist. Meanwhile, he did his M. Phil in the subject of Pharmaceutics from University of the Punjab and joined University as part time Lecturer in 2007. He was selected as Lecturer at University of the Punjab, in 2009 and promoted to Assistant Professor BPS-19 in 2012. He did his PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology, from DeMont Fort University (DMU), Leicester, UK, where he worked in the mechanistic understanding of solubility and dissolution rate enhancement of poorly soluble drugs. He used the latest technologies of Terahertz (THz) and Dielectric Spectroscopy in his research work and published many research articles in the renowned international journals of his field of study. He is HEC approved supervisor and currently supervising two PhD and eight M. Phil students. His research areas are milling/co-milling, solid dispersion, solubility and dissolution rate enhancement, calorimetric analysis, Terahertz spectroscopy, dielectric spectroscopy, process analytical technologies, solid state properties, amorphization and drug development. More than 15 students have completed their M. Phil under his supervision and many research projects are underway.

Designation:- Professor