Dr. Sarfaraz Ahmed Mahesar

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+92 22 9213429 Ext = 309

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mahesarsa@ceacsu.edu.pk
mahesar_sarfaraz@yahoo.com

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Career Resume


EMPLOYMENT RECORD:

Mar 2012 Ц till date

Assistant Professor
National Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan.

Mar 2008 Ц Mar 2012

Lecturer
National Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan.

Oct 2005 - Mar 2008

Junior Research Associate
National Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan.
 



QUALIFICATION:




 

 

2011

 

Ph. D. Analytical chemistry
NCEAC, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.

 


MEMBERSHIP: 

 

  • Chemical Society of Pakistan.

 


 

Awards:

  1. 1st Best oral presentation award in Analytical Chemistry at the 7th international and 17th national chemistry conference organized by Gomal University, D. I Khan.
     

  2. International Research Support Initiative Programme (IRSIP) fellowship by Higher Education Commission Pakistan @ Dipartimento di Scienze degli Alimenti, Universitа di Bologna, Cesena (FC) Italy, 2009.
     

  3. Research Productivity Award (RPA) 2010, 2011, 2012 (Pakistan Council of Science and Technology).

 


 

 

Research Areas:


1.
Food Toxicity.

2. Lipid Chemistry. 

3. Method development on chromatographic & spectroscopic techniques.

 

Recent Research Publications:                                                                                  | S. A. Mahesar |

 

39. S. A. Mahesar, Aftab A. Kandhro, A. R. Khaskheli, M. Y. Talpur, S.T.H. Sherazi. SB-ATR FTIR spectroscopic monitoring of free fatty acids in commercially available Nigella sativa (Kalonji) oil. Journal of Spectroscopy (In Press).
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38. Kandhro, Aftab A, Mahesar, S. A, Khaskheli, A. R, Sherazi, S. T. H, Sofia, Q, Zakia, K. Gas chromatographic coupled mass spectroscopic Study of fatty acids composition in Nigella sativa L. (KALONJI) oil commercially available in Pakistan. International Food Research Journal (Accepted).
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37. Kamran Abro, S. A. Mahesar, Seema Iqbal and Shahnaz Perveen. Quantification of malachite green in fish feed samples utilizing liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry with monolithic column. Food Additives and Contaminants (Accepted).
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36. S. T. H. Sherazi, Muhammad Ali, S. A. Mahesar, Quantification of Erythromycin in Pharmaceutical Formulation by Transmission Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, (Accepted).
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35. A. A. Kandhro, A. H. Laghari, S. A. Mahesar, R. Saleem, A. Nelofar, S. T. Khan, S. T. H. Sherazi. Application of attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for Determination of Cefixime in Oral Pharmaceutical Formulations. Spectrochimica Acta part A, 2013, 115, 51-56.
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34. S.T.H. Sherazi, S. Arain, S.A. Mahesar, M.I. Bhanger, A.R. Khaskheli, Erucic acid evaluation in rapeseed and canola oil by Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 115, 535-540, 2013.
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33. M. Ali Mallah, S. T. H. Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, Abdul Rauf, Simultaneous quantification of ibuprofen and paracetamol in tablet formulations using transmission Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 3, 503-511, 2012.
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32. Abdul Rauf Khaskheli, Sirajuddin, S.T.H. Sherazi, S.A. Mahesar, Aftab A. Kandhro, Nazar Kalwar, M. Ali, Estimation of Ibuprofen in Urine and Tablet Formulations by Transmission Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy by Partial Least Squares, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 102, 403Ц407, 2013.
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31. Sarfraz Arain, Najma Memon, Muhammad T. Rajput, Syed T. H. Sherazi, Muhammad I. Bhanger, Sarfaraz A. Mahesar, Physico-chemical characteristics of oil and seed residues of Bauhinia variegata and Bauhinia linnaei, Pakistan Journal of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, 13, 16-21, 2012.
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30. Muhammad Ali Mallah, Syed Tufail Hussain Sherazi, Sarfaraz Ahmed Mahesar, Abdul Rauf, Development and validation of green method for estimation of clarithromycin in pharmaceutical formulation by transmission Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, Journal of Pakistan Chemical Society, 34 (3) 556-562, 2012.
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29. Muhammad Younis Talpur, Syed Tufail Hussain Sherazi, Sarfaraz A. Mahesar, Impact of frying on key fatty acid ratios of canola oil, European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 114, (2) 222-228, 2012.
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28. Muhammad Hassan Khaskheli, Syed Tufail Hussain Sherazi, Huma Mazhar Ujan, Sarfaraz Ahmed Mahesar, Transmission FT-IR spectroscopic analysis of human kidney stones, Turkish Journal of Chemistry, 36, 477-483, 2012.
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27. Sarfraz Arain, S. T. H. Sherazi, Muhammad I. Bhanger, Najma Memon, Sarfaraz A. Mahesar, Muhammad T. Rajput, Prospects of Fatty Acid Profile and Bioactive composition from lipid seeds for the discrimination of Apple Varieties with the Application of Chemometrics, Grasas y Aceites, 63 (2) 175-183, 2012.
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26. Saba Naz, S.T.H. Sherazi, Farah. N. Talpur, Sarfaraz A. Mahesar, Huseyin Kara,  Rapid determination of free fatty acid content in waste deodorizer distillates using SB-ATR-FTIR, Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists INTERNATIONAL, 95 (6), 1570-1573, 2012.
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25. Kamran Abro, Najma Memon, M. I. Bhanger, S. A. Mahesar, Shahnaz Parveen, Liquid chromatographic determination of pioglitazone in pharmaceuticals, human serum and urine samples. Pakistan Journal of Analytical & Environmental Chemistry. 12, 49 - 54, 2011.
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24. Muhammad Ali Mallah, S. T. H. Sherazi*, Sarfaraz A. Mahesar and Abdul Rauf, Assessment of azithromycin in pharmaceutical formulation by Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) transmission spectroscopy. Pakistan Journal of Analytical & Environmental Chemistry. 12, 61-67, 2011.
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23. S. A. Mahesar, S. T. H. Sherazi, A. A. Kandhro, M. I. Bhanger, A. R. Khaskheli, M. Y. Talpur, Evaluation of important fatty acid ratios in poultry feed lipids by ATR FTIR spectroscopy, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 57, 177-181, 2011.
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22. M. Younis Talpur, S. T. H Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, M. I. Bhanger, Aftab Kandhro. Effect of commercial frying on the quality of oils with special reference to trans fat. International Journal of Food Properties 14, 1124-1135, 2011.
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E. Chiavaro, S. A. Mahesar, A. Bendini, E. Foroni, E. Valli, L. Cerretani. DSC evaluation of olive oil during an accelerated oxidation. Italian Journal of Food Science, 2011, 23, 164-172.
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20. Aftab A. Kandhro, Syed Tufail Hussain Sherazi, Sarfaraz A. Mahesar, Mohammad Y. Talpur, Aijaz A. Bhutto, Kamran Abro. GC-MS evaluation of fatty acid profile and lipid bioactive of partially hydrogenated and cooking oil consumed in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 2010, 53, 316-322.
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19. M. Ali, S. T. H. Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, Abdul Rauf. Application of Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) transmission spectroscopy for the estimation of roxithromycin in pharmaceutical formulation. Vibrational Spectroscopy, 2011, 55, 115-118.
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18. Sarfaraz A. Mahesar, Alessandra Bendini, Lorenzo Cerretani, Matteo Bonoli-Carbognin, Syed Tufail Hussain Sherazi. Application of a spectroscopic method to estimate the olive oil oxidative status, European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 2010, 112, 1356-1362.
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17. S. A. Mahesar, S. T. H. Sherazi, Abdul Niaz, M. I. Bhanger, Sirajuddin and Abdul Rauf. Simultaneous assessment of zinc, cadmium, lead and copper in poultry feeds by differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry. Food and Chemical Toxicology 48, 2357Ц2360, 2010.
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16. S. A. Mahesar, Aftab A. Kandhro, L. Cerretani, A. Bendini, S. T. H. Sherazi, M. I. Bhanger. Determination of total trans fat content in Pakistani cereal based foods by SB-HATR FT-IR spectroscopy coupled with partial least square regression. Food Chemistry 123, 1289Ц1293, 2010.
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15. S. T. H Sherazi, Sarfraz Arain, M. I. Bhanger, S. A. Mahesar, Najma Memon. Physiochemical charaterization of Bauhinia purpurea seed oil and meal for nutritional exploration. Polish Journal of Food and Nutrition Science 2010, 60 (4), 343-348.
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14. Aftab. A. Kandhro, S. T. H. Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, M. I. Bhanger, M. Younis Talpur, Yawar Latif. Variation of fatty acid composition including trans fat in commonly used different brands of potato chips by GC-MS. Pakistan Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry 11, 1, 36-41, 2010.
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13. S. A. Mahesar, S. T. H Sherazi, M. I. Bhanger, Kamran Abro, M. Younis Talpur and Aftab Kandhro. Sequential microwave-assisted extraction of oil from layer poultry feeds and GC-MS quantification of the fatty acids. Pakistan Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry 11, 1, 22-27, 2010.
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12. M. Younis Talpur, S. T. H. Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, Aijaz. A. Bhutto. A simplified UV spectrometric method for determination of peroxide value in thermally oxidized canola oil. Talanta, 2010, 80, 1823Ц1826.
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11. Abdul Rauf Khaskheli, Sirajuddin, Kamran Abro, S. T. H. Sherazi, H. I. Afridi, S. A. Mahesar, Munawar Saeed. Simpler and faster spectrophotometric determination of diclofenac sodium in tablets, serum and urine samples. Pakistan Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, 2009, 10, (1-2) 53-58.
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10. M. Younis Talpur, S. T. H. Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, Aftab Kandhro, M. I. Bhanger. Effects of chicken frying on soybean, sunflower and canola oils. Pakistan Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, 2009, 10, (1 & 2) 59-66.
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09. S. T. H. Sherazi, M. Younis Talpur, S. A. Mahesar, Aftab A. Kandhro, Sarfraz Arain. Main fatty acid classes in vegetable oils by SB-ATR-Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. Talanta, 2009, 80, 600-606.
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08. Sarfraz Arain, S. T. H. Sherazi, M. I. Bhanger, Farah N. Talpur and S. A. Mahesar. Oxidative stability assessment of bauhinia purpurea seed oil with comparison to two conventional vegetable oils by differential scanning calorimetry and rancimat methods. Thermochimica Acta, 2009, 484, 1-3.
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07. S. T. H Sherazi, Aftab Kandhro, S. A. Mahesar, M. I. Bhanger, M. Younis Talpur and Sarfraz Arain. Application of transmission FTIR spectroscopy for the trans Fat determination in the industrially processed edible oils. Food Chemistry, 2009, 114, 323-327.
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06. Abdul Niaz, Sirajuddin, Afzal Shah, S. A. Mahesar, Abdul Rauf. Adsorptive stripping voltammetric determination of hydroquinone using an electrochemically pretreated glassy carbon electrode. Pakistan Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, 2008, 9, 110-117.
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05. Aftab Kandhro, S. T. H Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, M. Younis Talpur, M. I. Bhanger and Sarfraz Arain. Monitoring of fat content, free fatty acid and fatty acid profile including trans fat in Pakistani biscuits. Journal of American Oil Chemists Society, 2008, 285, 1057 - 1061.
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04. S. A. Mahesar, S. T. H. Sherazi, Kamran Abro, Aftab Kandhro, M. I. Bhanger, F. R. van de Voort and J. Sedman. Application of microwave heating to the fast extraction of fat contents from the poultry feeds. Talanta, 2008, 75, 5, 1240-1244.
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03. Aftab Kandhro, S. T. H Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, M. I. Bhanger, M. Younis Talpur and Abdul Rauf. GC-MS quantification of fatty acid profile including trans FA in the locally manufactured margarines of Pakistan. Food Chemistry, 2008, 109, 01, 207-211.  
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02. S. T. H. Sherazi, S. A. Mahesar, M. I. Bhanger, F. R. van de Voort and J. Sedman. Rapid determination of free fatty acids in poultry feed lipid extracts by SB-ATR FTIR spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2007, 55, 4928-4932.
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01. Sirajuddin, Abdul Rauf Khaskheli, Afzal Shah, Muhammad Iqbal Bhanger, Abdul Niaz and Sarfaraz Mahesar. Simpler spectrophotometric assay of paracetamol in tablets and urine samples. Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 2007, 68, 747-751.
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PAPERS PRESENTED AND PUBLISHED IN THE PROCEEDINGS OF VARIOUS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

01. International Conference on Current Technologies in Oils and Fats, NCEAC University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan. 21 - 23 March, 2011.

02. 1st International Conference of Chemistry and its Role in Science (ICCRS-1), Department of Chemistry, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Pakistan. January 3-5-2011.

03. Strategic Time Management Workshop. Tiemlenders, Karachi, Pakistan. January 14-16, 2011.

04. Personal Development Workshop. NCEAC, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan. October 18, 2010.

05. First National Conference on Physical & Environmental Chemistry (PEC-2010) NCEPC, University of Peshawar Summer Campus Baragali, September 27-29, 2010.

06. International Conference on Sustainable Water Management. Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro , Pakistan . September 15-17, 2010.

07. 2nd Pak-Turk seminar on chemical sciences. NCEAC, University of Sindh Jamshoro , Pakistan . Feburary 11-13, 2010.

08. Workshop on Environmental Electrochemistry. NCEAC, University of Sindh Jamshoro , Pakistan . January 19 Ц 21, 2009.

09. 1st Junior National Chemistry Symposium under the age of 35. The University of AJ&K, Muzaffarabad, Pakistan. October 19 - 22, 2008.

10. 18th National Chemistry Conference, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Pakistan. February 25-27, 2008.

11. One Day workshop on Crude Oil and Petroleum Products, NCEAC, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan. July 29, 2008.

12. First Regional Workshop on Urban Water Demand Management (UWDM), Indus Hotel Hyderabad, Pakistan. August 27-28 2008.

13. 2nd International Seminar on Analytical Sciences, NCEAC, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan. September 6-8, 2007.

14. 1st International conference on the role of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the national development, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan. April 16-18, 2007.

15. 7th International & 17th National Chemistry Conference held in Gomal University, D.I Khan Pakistan. February 26-28, 2007.

16. 9th Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, Baragali Campus, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. July 24-26, 2006.

17. 8th Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, NCEAC, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan. February 7-8, 2005.