Tanzil Haider Usmani
|Tanzil Haider Usmani|
|Born||1949 (age 67–68)
|Institutions||PCSIR Karachi Laboratories (PCSIR)
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry
|Alma mater||Punjab University and Karachi University|
|Doctoral advisor||Dr. Fasihulla|
|Other academic advisors||Dr. A.H.K. Yousafzai and Dr. S.M.A. Hai|
|Known for||his work on Inorganic and Carbon nanotube chemistry|
|Influenced||Dr. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui|
Dr. Tanzil Haider Usmani is a Pakistani chemist and a former additional chairman of the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR). A research scientist in the field of chemistry, Usmani had made original contribution in the field of chemistry and has been associated with Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research since his college years. He has also served as the Director General of Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Karachi Laboratories, he has assumed this position since 2004 to 2010.
Born in 1949 in Rawalpindi Pakistan to Mehmood-ul-Hassan Usmani and Raheela Usmani, Tanzil attended early school in the garrison city and later attended Punjab University Lahore where he completed his B.Sc, M.Sc from Punjab University, and a Ph.D in Chemistry, writing his thesis on Preparation and Characterization of Activated Carbon from Rice Husk, Acacia Arabia, and Low Rank Coal, under the supervision of Dr. Fasihulla, from the Applied Chemistry Department (ACD) at the Karachi University in 2001. He completed and carried out his research at the Hussain Ebrahim Jamal Research Institute of Chemistry, and the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. After his doctorate in chemistry, he joined PCSIR upon his uncle's advice.
In 2001, while working with PCSIR, Tanzil submitted his thesis (Preparation and Characterization of Activated Carbon from Rice Husk, Acacia Arabica and Low Rank Coals) for Doctorate in Philosophy from University of Karachi and garnered praise all over. His name was entered in Marques Who's Who for his contributions to Science and Engineering. Following this in 2004, Dr. Tanzil Haider Usmani was promoted to the rank of Director General, Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Karachi Laboratories and later to the additional chairman.
Notes and references
- Our Correspondent (February 26, 2010). "Technologists unaware of patent, intellectual property right". The News International. Islamabad. Retrieved February 28, 2010.[dead link]
- Pk, Usmani, Tanzil Haider & M.S. Taimor Wahab Ahmad, "Preparation and Characterization of Activated Carbon from Rice Husk, Acacia Arabica and Low Rank Coals", published 2001, issued 2001
- (PCSIR), Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. "PCSIR Head Office, Islamabad". Retrieved 2010. Check date values in: