Arshad Mehmood Abbasi (PhD-Post Doc.) is working as Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences at COMSATS University, Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus- Pakistan. Dr. Abbasi received his PhD in Ethnobotanical and Nutraceuticals aspects of plant species of Lesser Himalayas, Pakistan from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan in 2013. Dr. Abbasi research is mainly focused on: ethnobotany, nutraceuticals, medicinal and food plant resources and phytochemistry. To date Dr. Abbasi has authored 90 research articles (IF = 230) and 4 Book Chapters. Dr. Abbasi has also two international books in his credit: “Medicinal Plant Biodiversity of Lesser Himalayas-Pakistan” and Wild Edible Vegetables of Lesser Himalayas: Ethnobotanical and Nutraceutical Aspects published by Springer, USA in 2012 and 2015, respectively. So far, Dr. Abbasi has been awarded three outstanding research awards by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, Best researcher awards (2017 & 2019) by host University and foreign expert certificate by Chinese Government along with many other certificates. Dr. Abbasi is also serving as volunteer editor and reviewer of several journals of international repute including Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicines, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Journal of Herbal Medicine, Food Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Biology, European Journal of Medicinal Plants, Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine and Pakistan Journal of Botany among several others. Dr. Abbasi is also member of International Society of Ethnobiology; Society of Ethnobiology, University of North Texas, USA; American Chemical Society (ASC) and Institutional APIFP Champion: Asia Pacific Institute of Food Professionals.
Post. Doc.:- Functional foods & Nutraceuticals in 2016 from South China University of Technology-CHINA
Ph.D.:- Ethnomedicines & Nutraceuticals in 2013 from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
M. Phil.:- Ethnobotany & Taxonomy in 2007 from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
M.Sc.:- Botany in 2003 from University of Peshawar, Peshawar
B.Ed.:- Bio/chemistry in 1999 from University of the Punjab
B.Sc.:- Zoology, Botany, Chemistry in 1996 from University of the Punjab