Dr. Muhammad Adnan Nasir

Academic Position:

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Teaching Interests:

Food Technology, Functional Food, Nutrition, Cereal Technology, Food Processing

Fields of Research (FoR):

Nutritional Sciences, Food Processing, Functional Food

Keywords:

Food Technologist, Food Chemistry, Food Processing

Contact Details:

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Student Advising Schedule:

Monday - Friday

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Muhammad Adnan Nasir is the Associate Professor at The University of Chenab Gujrat. He is food and nutrition scientist having experience and expertise in the academia and industry, while passionate about food safety and quality. He has extensive international exposure in research and remained part of many international conferences and training workshops on food safety and nutrition. Furthermore, he has published numerous research articles in national and international impacted journals. Dr. Muhammad Adnan Nasir has acquired Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees from The University of Agriculture Faisalabad. He has completed some part of his Doctoral research in The University of Queensland, Australia under International Research Support Initiative Program of Higher Education Commission Pakistan. He started his career as Assistant Professor in The Islamia University Bahawalpur in 2016. His areas of academic teaching and research are nutrition, food chemistry, nutraceutical & functional foods, food toxicology & additives and food processing & preservation.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

No.DesignationSchool/Institute/UniversityDate of StartDate of End
1Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Food Science & Technology, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur-Pakistan01/01/201615/08/2017
2Assistant Professor/HoDUniversity Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, The University of Lahore Chenab Campus Gujrat-Pakistan 21/08/201731/08/2019
3Associate Professor/HoDUniversity Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, The University of Lahore Chenab Campus Gujrat-Pakistan 01/09/2019 30/04/2022
4Associate ProfessorThe University of Chenab, Gujrat-Pakistan01/05/2022Continue

 

MY QUALIFICATIONS

No. Degree / Program of Study NameAwarding Body/University/InstitutePassing Year
1Ph.D. FOOD TECHNOLOGYThe University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)-Pakistan2015
2MSc. (Hons) FOOD TECHNOLOGYThe University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)-Pakistan2010
3BSc. (Hons) Agriculture Major Food TechnologyThe University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)-Pakistan2008
4INTERMEDIATEB.I.S.E Faisalabad -Pakistan2004
5MATRICULATIONB.I.S.E Faisalabad -Pakistan2002

MY RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: JOURNALS ARTICLES / BOOK CHAPTERS / PATENTS

No. Details (JOURNALS ARTICLES)
Ahmad, Z., Rafay, M., Shaheen, M. R., Javed, M. S., Tarar, O., Tariq, M. R., & Nasir, M. A. (2019). A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON EXTRACTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MELON (Cucumis melo) SEED OIL AND ITS APPLICATION IN BAKING. J Anim Plant Sci, 29(3), 848-853.
Ain, H. B. U., Saeed, F., Arshad, M. U., Ahmad, N., Nasir, M. A., Amir, R. M., Kausar, R.,, & Niaz, B. (2018). Modification of barley dietary fiber through chemical treatments in combination with thermal treatment to improve its bioactive properties. International Journal of Food Properties, 21(1), 2491-2499.
Ali, K., Mehmood, M. H., Iqbal, M. A., Masud, T., Qazalbash, M., Saleem, S., Ahmed, S., Tariq, M. R., Safdar, W., & Nasir, M. A. (2019). Isolation and characterization of exopolysaccharide‐producing strains of Lactobacillus bulgaricus from curd. Food Science & Nutrition, 7(4), 1207-1213.
Ameer, K., Ameer, S., Kim, Y.-M., Nadeem, M., Park, M.-K., Murtaza, M. A., Khan, M. A., Nasir, M. A., Mueen-ud-Din, G., & Mahmood, S. (2022). A hybrid RSM-ANN-GA approach on optimization of ultrasound-assisted extraction conditions for bioactive component-rich Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) leaves extract. Foods, 11(6), 883.
Bader Ul Ain, H., Saeed, F., Khan, M. A., Niaz, B., Rohi, M., Nasir, M. A., Tufail, T., Anbreen, F., & Anjum, F. M. (2019). Modification of barley dietary fiber through thermal treatments. Food Science & Nutrition, 7(5), 1816-1820.
Chughtai, M. F. J., Pasha, I., Anjum, F. M., & Nasir, M. A. (2015). Characterization of Sorghum and Millet with Special Reference to Fatty Acid and Volatile Profile. Turkish Journal of Agriculture-Food Science and Technology, 3(7), 515-521.
Din, A., Chughtai, M., Khan, M., Shahzad, A., Khaliq, A., & Nasir, M. (2018). Nutritional and functional perspectives of barley β-glucan. International Food Research Journal, 25(5), 1773-1784.
Ijaz, M., Arshad, A., Awan, M. A., Tariq, M. R., Ali, S. W., Ali, S., Shafiq, M., Ahmed, S., Sheas, M. N., & Iftikhar, M. (2022). Exploring the potential of curry leaves on mercury‐induced hepatorenal toxicity in an animal model. Food Science & Nutrition, 10(2), 499-506.
Ikram, A., Saeed, F., Afzaal, M., Abdullah, M., Niaz, B., Asif Khan, M., Hussain, M., Adnan Nasir, M., & Siddeeg, A. (2022). Comparative study of biochemical properties, anti-nutritional profile, and antioxidant activity of newly developed rye variants. International Journal of Food Properties, 25(1), 608-616.
Imran, P., Khan, M. R., Abid, A., Chughtai, M. F. J., Shabbir, A., & Nasir, M. A. (2015). Physico-chemical and microbial properties of bread supplemented with sweet potato flour. Pakistan Journal of Food Sciences, 25(1), 26-36.
Javed, M. S., Khan, M. I., Randhawa, M. A., Sajid, M. W., Ahmad, A., & Khan, M. A. N. (2011). Garlic (Allium Sativum L.) as an antimicrobial and antioxidant agents in beef sausages. Pak J Food Sci, 21(1-4), 22-32.
Javed, M. S., Randhawa, M. A., Ahmad, Z., Sajid, M. W., Nasir, M. A., & Tariq, M. R. (2017). Effect of CaCl 2 and controlled atmosphere storage on phytochemical attributes of Guava. Food Science and Technology, 38, 356-362.
Masroor, A., Amir, R. M., Komal, F., Nasir, M. A., & Faiz, F. (2017). Efficacy study of ginger and garlic mixture on hypoglycaemic and hyperlipidemic parameters of induced diabetic mice. International Journal of Biosciences, 10(1), 374-381.
Nadeem, M., Anjum, F. M., Randhawa, M. A., Khan, A. A., & Adnan, M. (2012). Exploring the extrusion cooking behavior of Maize-A Review. Pakistan Journal of Food Sciences, 22(1), 45-52.
Nasir, M. A., Pasha, I., Butt, M. S., & Nawaz, H. (2015). Biochemical characterization of quinoa with special reference to its protein quality. Pak. J. Agric. Sci, 52(3), 731-737.
Saeed, F., Arshad, M. U., Pasha, I., Naz, R., Batool, R., Khan, A. A., Nasir, M. A., & Shafique, B. (2014). Nutritional and phyto-therapeutic potential of papaya (Carica papaya Linn.): an overview. International Journal of Food Properties, 17(7), 1637-1653.
Saeed, F., Pasha, I., Arshad, M. U., Muhammad Anjum, F., Hussain, S., Rasheed, R., Nasir, M. A., & Shafique, B. (2015). Physiological and nutraceutical perspectives of fructan. International Journal of Food Properties, 18(9), 1895-1904.
Tariq, M. R., Shaheen, F., Mustafa, S., Sajid, A., Fatima, A., Shafiq, M., Safdar, W., Sheas, M. N., Hameed, A., & Nasir, M. A. (2022). Phosphate solubilizing microorganisms isolated from medicinal plants improve growth of mint. PeerJ, 10, e13782.

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MY TEACHINGS:

Course Information (Name/Code) Year Taught Program (BS/MS/PhD) University /Institute
Food Chemistry 2016 MS The Islamia University of Bahawalpur-Pakistan
Introduction to Food Science & Technology 2016 BS The Islamia University of Bahawalpur-Pakistan
Introduction to Computer Science 2016 BS The Islamia University of Bahawalpur-Pakistan
Irrigation & Drainage Management 2017 BS The Islamia University of Bahawalpur-Pakistan
Food Toxicology and Additives 2017,2019,2021 BS The University of Lahore Chenab Campus-Gujrat 
Herbs, Food and Phytochemicals 2017,2018 BS The University of Lahore Chenab Campus-Gujrat 
Nutraceutical and Functional Food 2018 BS The University of Lahore Chenab Campus-Gujrat 
Controversies in the Field of Nutrition 2019 BS The University of Lahore Chenab Campus-Gujrat 
Food Processing and Preservation 2019,2021 BS The University of Lahore Chenab Campus-Gujrat