The Governor Punjab/Chancellor has nominated Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad as first Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) Lahore.

Dr Nasim is a Tenured Professor of the Department of Theriogenology and Director of the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC). He is PhD in Reproductive Physiology from West Virginia University, USA. He has wide academic and administrative work experience. He served as Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Business Management, Dean Faculty of Veterinary Science and Director Research and External Linkages.

Prof Nasim is recipient of “Sitara-i-Imtiaz” Presidential Civil Award, “Best University Teacher Award” by the Higher Education Commission, PARC Scientist of the Year 1999 Award” and Research Productivity Award (three times) from Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. He earlier served as Honorary Secretary for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty on Animals in Punjab. He has introduced the use of ultrasonography in Animal Reproduction research, training and extension in Pakistan.

Prof  Nasim is author of about 80 research publications with 75 impact factor and 1,200 citations. He is a regular reviewer for Theriogenology and Animal Reproduction Science.  He has supervised/co-supervised 56 Master’s and two Doctoral students. His model of developing and implementing internship for veterinary students has had a great impact in bringing industry with academia more close.