|Born||8 January 1923|
|Died||4 January 1998 (aged 74)|
Atlanta, United States
|Alma mater||Osmania University, India|
|Awards||Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan (1962)|
|Fields||Biology and zoology|
|Institutions||Osmania University, India|
Karachi University, Pakistan
Sindh University, Pakistan
Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan
Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan
East-West University, United States
Early life and education
Ahmed Mohiuddin was born in Hyderabad, India, where he received his early education from Hyderabad. He obtained his MSc (Biology) from Osmania University in 1945 with distinction. In 1945 he was awarded a PhD scholarship from government. He did a PhD in Zoology in 1948 from the University of London. He returned to Hyderabad in 1948 and joined Osmania University as an associate professor.
Mohiuddin migrated to Pakistan in November 1948 and joined the Malaria Institute of Pakistan until 1952. From 1953 to 1960, he served for Karachi University. Later he was transferred to Sindh University, Jamshoro as chairman of the Zoology Department. In 1978, Mohiuddin joined Quaid-e-Azam University as Vice Chancellor and later became Vice Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University in Islamabad, Pakistan. From 1986 to 1988, he served East-West University, Chicago.
Nationally and internationally, 37 of his books have been published on science and research.
Awards and recognition
Death and legacy
Ahmed Mohiuddin died in Atlanta, US on 4 January 1998 at age 74.
- Pakistan Journal of Zoology. Zoological Society of Pakistan. 2007. Retrieved 2 April 2020.
- Professor Dr. Ahmed Mohiuddin elected as a Fellow of Pakistan Academy Of Sciences in 1974 Pakistan Academy of Sciences (paspk.org) website] Retrieved 17 July 2019
- Call to allocate more funds for education Dawn (newspaper), Published 25 February 2009, Retrieved 17 July 2019
- 33rd Pakistan Congress of Zoology kicks off today The Nation (newspaper), Published 2 April 2013, Retrieved 17 July 2019