Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Shabnam Javed

Assistant Professor
Dr. Shabnam Javed

Shabnam Javed is Assistant professor of Chemistry in School of Chemistry at University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. She has won The Best Dedicated Student Prize; worth Rs. 0.5/- Million for Toyota Manufacturing Innovation Challenge 2013-14 held all over Pakistan. The prize was given on behalf of her project “Low Cost Extraction of Essential oils from Nature for Medicines, Flavour, Perfumes, etc. Her research focuses on Designing and fabrication of industrial scale units for extraction of Essential oil, Aloe vera Juice/Gel and herbal products. She is the principal investigator of the commercialized Aloe vera project, where she has established collaboration of Punjab University with Nutraceutical Health Industry “Avanti”. She has been selected as innovator to present Punjab University consecutively two times at the Vice Chancellor’s Forum 2013 and 2015 at Sarena Hotel Islamabad. She has also find honor to be invited by ex-chairperson HEC Dr. Atta ur Rahman, Natural Product Chemist for research in the prestigious institute, International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences, Karachi. The most notable publication is her Book Chapter in title, Shabnam Javed and Atta-ur-Rahman (2014), “Aloe vera gel in food, health products & cosmetics Industry, “Studies in Natural Product Chemistry” (Elsevier Science Publishers, Netherlands) SNPC Volume 41 (1) Chapter No. 9: 261-285”. She has published 14 papers in International Journals, 2 books and completed 8 research projects. She has recently completed her Ph.D under the supervision of one of the eminent scientist of the world, Professor Satyajit D.Sarker, LJMU, England.

Designation:- Assistant Professor