Dr. Adnan Khan
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Dr. Adnan Khan

Department of Geology, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Geology from University of Karachi, Pakistan

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Strategic, self-motivated and deadline-oriented management, information and communication architect with proven success record. More than 6 years of experience in journal production, strategic planning, business development and content strategy. Extensive background in communication strategies and message development. Adept at developing and implementing successful strategies, policies, and procedures. Result-oriented team player with proven capability to develop and execute both short- and long-term plans. Strong understanding of creative and technical aspects involved in internal and external production and development. Exceptional business writing, research, copy editing, proof reading and verbal communication skills. Equipped with critical thinking ability, judgmental quality and analytical approach. Engaged in teaching, research and consultancy to profess the subject of Geology.

Area of Interest:

Groundwater Arsenic Contamination
Environmental Geology
Mineral Exploration

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Khan, S.A., A. Khan, M. Younus and S. Arif, 2022. Alkali silica reactivity potential of Laki limestone as coarse aggregate by using petrographic examination. Int. J. Earth Sci. Knowl. Appl., 4: 100-105.
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  2. Khan, S.A. and A. Khan, 2022. Assessment of geotechnical properties of Laki limestone for coarse aggregate, Nooriabad, Jamshoro Sindh, Pakistan. Adv. Geol. Geotech. Eng. Res., 4: 37-47.
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  3. Ahmad, A., U. Zafar, A. Khan, T. Haq, T. Mujahid and M. Wali, 2022. Effectiveness of compost inoculated with phosphate solubilizing bacteria. J. Appl. Microbiol., 133: 1115-1129.
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  4. S.F. Ali and A. Khan, 2021. Physicochemical and microbiological characterization of groundwater along the Banks of Malir River in Karachi, Pakistan. Int. J. Earth Sci. Knowl. Appl., 3: 37-52.
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  5. Khan, A. and V. Husain, 2021. Groundwater arsenic contamination and its health impacts in Tando Muhammad Khan District, Sindh, Pakistan. Int. J. Earth Sci. Knowl. Appl., 3: 263-272.
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  6. Khan, A., A. Khan, B. Naz and R. Rukhsar, 2020. Comparative study of conventional groundwater quality results with WQI technique: A case study of Surjani Town, Karachi, Pakistan. Sustainable Dev. Res., 2: 10-17.
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  7. Khan, A., V. Husain and S. Anjum, 2019. Soil minerals serving as source of arsenic in alluvial aquifers of holocene: A case study from Indus Delta, Sindh, Pakistan. J. Geosci. Eng. Environ. Technol., 4: 227-235.
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  8. Khan, A. and M.A. Khan, 2018. Groundwater quality assessment for drinking purpose in Gulistan-e-Johar Town, Karachi, Pakistan. J. Geosci. Eng. Environ. Technol., 3: 200-207.
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  9. Khan, A. and F.R. Qureshi, 2018. Groundwater quality assessment through water quality index (WQI) in New Karachi Town, Karachi, Pakistan. Asian J. Water Environ. Pollut., 15: 41-46.
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  10. Khan, S.A., Z. Saeed, A. Khan, G. Hamid and S.W. Haider, 2017. Assessment of soil liquefaction potential in defence housing authority, Karachi, Pakistan. Int. J. Econ. Environ. Geol., 8: 63-68.
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