University of Kashmir (KU) on Wednesday appointed Prof Syed Muzaffar Ali Andrabi as director south campus, Anantnag.
A spokesman of the varsity said the formal order to this effect was issued on Saturday.
Prof Andrabi was presently serving as head of department of Applied Sciences, Institute of Technology, KU, Zakura Campus.
A doctorate in Analytical Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Prof Andrabi has a unique distinction of having taught in several departments of the University including Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Environmental Science, Food Technology, Applied Sciences(IOT) and USIC, he said.
Prof Andrabi has been working on many projects sanctioned by national funding agencies like UGC and SERB (DST) and is presently working on a project (as Principle Investigator) on spatial distribution of ground water quality in the Kashmir valley with special emphasis on heavy metal mapping, sanctioned by Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, he said.