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Faculty Member Profile (The University of Haripur)

Dr. Muhammad Liaquat
Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
Tel: 03429514938
University of Haripur (
Food chemistry and Biocatalysis
  • Profile
  • Research
  • Publications
  • Teaching
  • Industry Experience
  • Achievements

1997 – 2002                University of Leeds, UK

                                 PhD  Food Chemistry (Enzyme and Biocatalysis)                               

  • Title: Applications Of Seedling Lipases For Low Molecular Weight Flavor Ester Synthesis In Organic Phase Biocatalysis

1990- 1992                  NWFP Agriculture University Peshawar

                                 MSc (Hon) Food Science and Technology                                                                   

           Dissertation: Physio-chemical characteristics of canola oil under Pakistani conditions

1986-1990                   NWFP Agriculture University, Peshawar

                                    BSc (Hon) Agriculture major in Food Sci & Technol


  • Application of enzymes for biotransformation / various purposes
  • Organic phase biocatalysis
  • Flavour synthesis
  • Applications of nano particale based coatings
  • Oil and fats chemistry and technology


i. Muhammad Liaquat, Talat Mehmood,  Samiullah Khan, Zahoor Ahmed, Muhammad Saeed,   Muhammad  Jahangir, Sher Aslam, Junaid Khan,  Naushad  Ali, Mohsan Nawaz. (2014). Parameters affecting the synthesis of (Z)-3-hexen-1-yl acetate by transesterifacation in organic solvent. Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan (accepted for Vol. 42, 2015.).

ii. Muhammad Liaquat,  Saeed  M, Aslam S, Khan A, Khan H, Shah Masaud Khan S.M,  Sardar Ali S , Wahab S, Haq Nawaz Bhatti H.N. (2012). Rape seedling lipase catalyzed synthesis of flavor esters through transesterification in hexane. Pak. J. Chem. Soc. 34 (2): 144-150.

iii.        Ayub Khan, Bakht J, Khan MI, Saeed M, Khan H, Liaquat M (2012). Peanut genotypes for low Dir, Khyber pakhtoonkhawa, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. (accepted).

iv.        Hakim Khan, Hidayat ur rehman, Jehan Bakhat, S.A Khan, M. Liaquat M. saeed and Farhad Ahmed (2012). Interaction of combining ability facts with environment for some morphological and yield traits in sunflower. Pak Journal of Botany (accepted)

v.         Muhammad Liaquat. (2011). Optimized synthesis of (Z)-3-hexen-1-yl caproate using germinated rapeseed lipase in organic solvent.  J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzym. 68,59-65.

vi.        Muhammad Liaquat  (2011). Rapeseed lipase catalyzed synthesis of butyl butyrate for flavor and nutraceutical applications in  organic media. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res. 54, 6-13.

vii.       Muhammad Liaquat, Apenten RKO. (2000). Synthesis of low molecular weight flavor esters using plant seedling lipases in organic solvents. J.  Food Sci., 65, 295-299.

viii.      Abdul Hamid Khan, Liaquat M, Husain SA. (1996). Quality of seed oils in brassica carinata varieties, peela raya and brown raya. J. Agri. Res. 34,75-77.

ix.        Muhammad Liaquat, Saeed M, Khan AH et al. (1996).  Physio-chemical characteristics of the oil of different cultivars of canola under Pakistani Conditions.  Sarhad J Agri. XII (2), 177-184.

x.         Muhammad Liaquat, Khan AH,  Rashid A et al. (1996). Effect of Nitrogen Fertilizer on the oil content of sunflower (Helianthus annuns L). J Agri. Res. 34, 233-236.

xi.  Muhammad Liaquat, Khan A.H, Ahmed I. (1994). Qualitative determination of glucosinolates in crucifer seeds. Sarhad J Agri. X (6), 629-631

  •  University of Haripur                         (2010- present)               

                                   Assistant professor / Section In charge Food science and technology

  • Leeds Metropolitan University, UK    (2007-2007)                                                                  

                                  Senior Learning Officer                                       



  • Yorkshire Cottage Bakeries, Bradford  UK             (2003-2004)

                          ASSISTANT TECHNICAL MANAGER

  • Daniels Chilled Foods, Leeds UK                                     (2004-2008)


  • Ayub Agriculture Research Institute                      (1991-2003)

                      ASSISTANT RESEARCH OFFICER


  • Won PhD Scholarship from Ministry of Higher Education Pakistan  (1997)
  • Earned PhD degree from world top 14th University (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Experience of working in Industry, research and academia Internationally
  • Attended HEC funded two international conferences in China in 2013
  • Reviewer of two international Journals
  • Lived both in Canada and UK  as an immigrant