Head of School
Background & Educational Qualification
Professor M.A.Khan has joined the Glocal University as Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences after serving G.B.Pant University of Agri & Tech Pantnagar, the first Agicultural University of India for more than 36 years including 7 years as Head of the Deptt and superannuated as Professor Entomology. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from A.M.U Aligarh.
As a distinguished scientist Dr. Khan's contribution is well known in the field of Biological control of insect pests of Agricultural importance where his technology for mass production as a cottage industry has been Implemented at several places in Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Dr Khan's contribution for R&D for G.B.Pant University is worth mentioning where he has successfully completed 13 Research Projects worth almost of Rs 3 crores financed by Deptt of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology , Govt. of India, Indian Council of Agri. Research (ICAR) Govt of India , New Delhi, World Bank etc.He has guided more than 36 research students leading towards Ph.D and M.Sc degrees. He has published more than 136 Research papers of National / International repute, research monograph, besides contribution in 7 Books & 3 Tech Bulletins. He has established first Biological control laboratory for mass production of Trichogramma spp in Northen India.