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academic administrator

S. Altaf Hussain, Pakistani former academic administrator. Recipient Pride of Performance award, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 2001.


Hussain, S. Altaf was born on November 7, 1948 in Dingra, Siba District, Pakistan.


Bachelor of Science in Analytical, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry (honorary), University Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan, 1969. Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, University Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, Chelsea College, University of London, London, 1978.


Lecturer, department chemistry University Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan, 1971—1977. Demonstrator, department of chemistry Chelsea College, University of London, 1977—1978. Assistant professor, chemistry University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan, 1978—1981, associate professor Pakistan, 1981—1982.

Visiting scholar Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1982—1983. Professor Institute Biochemistry University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan, 1986—1991, chairman, department chemistry Pakistan, 1991—1995, dean, faculty of science Pakistan, 1992—1995. Director general, adviser University Grants Commn, 1995—1999.

Meritorious professor University Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan, 1998. Member University Grants Commission, 1999—2001. Vice chancellor Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2001.


Married; 3 children.