Name: Dr. Shazia Iftikhar
Designation: Associate Professor
Department: Environmental Sciences
Qualification: Ph. D
Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad,Pakistan University and Kaiserslautern, Germany (under DAAD Sandwitch Programme)
M. Phil.
Quaid-i- Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
Bahauddin Zakariya Uuniversity, Multan, Pakistan
Bahauddin Zakariya Uuniversity, Multan, Pakistan
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (183)
Status: On Job
Dr. Shazia Iftikhar

Professional Experience

May 2006 - To Date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Assistant Professor


  • Iram, S., Meer, H. and Ahmad, I. 2013. Major Post Harvest Diseases of Mango and their Management. International Journal of Agronomy and Plant Production. 4 (12): 3470-3484.
  • Meer, H., Iram, S., Ahmad, I., Fateh, F.S. and Kazmi. M. R. 2013. Identification and characterization of post harvest fungal pathogens of mango from domestic markets of Punjab. International Journal of Agronomy and Plant Production. 4(4) 650-658.
  • Iram S., Zaman, A., Iqbal, Z. and Shabbir. R. 2013. Heavy metal tolerance of fungus isolated from the soil contaminated with sewage and industrial wastewater. Polish Journal of Environmental Sciences. 22(3):691-697.
  • Iram, S., Basharat. K. and Ahmad. I. 2013. Tolerable Analysis of the Fungi of the Peri-Urban Agricultural Area. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 45(S1): 475-480.
  • Iram, S., Kanwal, S., Ahmad, I., Tabassam., T., Das. V. Hassan. M. 2013. Assessment of physico-chemical parameters of wastewater samples. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 185(3) 2503-2515.
  • Iram, S., Perveen, K., Shuja, N., Waqar, K., Akhtar, I. and Ahmad.I. 2012. Tolerance potential of different species of Aspergillus as bioremediation tool - comparative analysis. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences. 3(4) 1-10.
  • Iram, S., Firdous, S., Nadeem, W and Erum. S. 2012. Fungal diversity analysis in wastewater and agricultural soils irrigated with wastewater of Nullah Lai. Elixir Agriculture. 52:11614-11620.
  • IramS., Arooj. A. and Parveen. K. 2012. Tolerance Potential of Fungi Isolated from Polluted Soil of Multan, Pakistan. Journal of biodiversity and environmental sciences. 2(10) 27-34.
  • Iram, S., Ahmad, I., Riaz, Y. and Zehra. A. 2012. Treatment of wastewater by lemna minor. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 44 (2) 553-557.
  • Iram, S., Ahmad, I. and Akhtar, S. 2012. Distribution of Heavy Metals in Peri-Urban Agricultural Areas Soils. The journal of the chemical society of the Pakistan. 34(6) 861-869 .
  • Kanwal, S., Iram, S., Khan, M. and Ahmad. I. 2011. Aerobic composting of water lettuce for preparation of phosphorus enriched organic manure. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 5 (14): 1784-1793.
  • Iram, S., Ahmad, I., Nasir, K and Akhtar. S. 2011. Study of fungi from the contaminated soils of peri-urban agricultural areas. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 43 (4) 2225-2230.


  • Best Teacher award (2008) from Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Star Laureate Award 2009
  • Shield from FAO


  • Pathobiology of shisham die back in agro ecological zones of Punjab. Funded by Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Biochemical markers of free living fungi from heavy metal contaminated soils. Funded by Department of Mycology and Plant Pathlogy, University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Diversity, metal tolerance and biochemical analysis of fungal population in Peri-urban agriculture soils with possibility of heavy metal Contamination. Funded by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad
  • Phytoremediation Potential of Plants for Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils. Funded by Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi.
  • Development of an effective phytoremedial technology for metal contaminated calcareous soils. Funded by Agricultural Linkages Programme (ALP). (Continued)
  • Estimation of foliar and rust diseases severity of rainfed wheat with GIS and remote sensing application. Funded by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. (Continued)
  • Biosorption of Earh Heavy Metals by Using Fungal biomass. Funded by COMSTECH-TWAS Joint Research Programme, Italy. (Completed)
  • Post harvest diseases of mango. Funded by Australian Linkages Programme, Mango Project, Australia. (Continued)