Ahmed Mohiuddin

Scientist, Academic

1923 – 1998


Who was Ahmed Mohiuddin?

Dr. Ahmed Mohiuddin was a noted scientist, scholar and researcher of Pakistan.

Ahmed was born in Hyderabad, India, where he received his early education from Hyderabad. He obtained his M.Sc. from Osmania University in 1945 with distinction. In 1945 he was awarded a Ph.D. scholarship from government. He did a PhD in Zoology in 1948 from the University of London. He returned to homeland Hyderabad in 1948 and joined Osmania University as associate professor.

He migrated to Pakistan in November 1948 and joined Malaria Institute of Pakistan till 1952. From 1953 to 1960, Dr Mohiuddin served for Karachi University. Later he was transferred to Sindh University, Jamshoro as chairman of the Zoology Department. In 1978, Dr Mohiuddin joined Quaid-e-Azam University as Vice Chancellor and later became VC of Allama Iqbal Open University. From 1986 to 1988 he also served for East-West University, Chicago.

Mohiuddin was the founder of the Pakistan Zoological Society. He was awarded Fellowship from Pakistan Academy of Sciences and Royal Society of Tropical Medicine. Dr. Ahmed Mohiuddin was highly cited Pakistani Biologist and zoologist in Pakistan.

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Jan 8, 1923
  • Pakistan
  • University of London
  • Osmania University
Lived in
  • Karachi
Jan 4, 1998

on July 23, 2013


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