Dr. Rizwan Ur Rehman

Assistant Professor

Experienced academician with knowledge in Food Engineering and Biotechnology, Nutrition, Bioavailability Gene knock down, and Cell lines. HoD at UMT. Estabilished the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Launched PhD, MS, and BS HN&D program. Skilled in managing research groups and formulating small teams to identify ways to achieve academic and research excellence. Public Endeavors .Designed and developed new courses as well as undergraduate and graduate degree programs, ranging from Biotechnology, Food Technology, Human Nutrition and Dietetics and Food Safety and Quality Management, get them approved from BoS, BoF, BASAR, Academic council and got NOC from HEC. Prepared council documentation of HEC NAEAC, achieved X category. My teaching assignments includes the courses of Biotechnology, Food Science and Technology and Human Nutrition & Dietetics domains. PI of NRPU project entitled “Isolation and Identification of therapeutic agents involved in the activation of PPAR- ? To ameliorate Type 2 Diabetes”, total cost of Rs. 6626300/-. Two DICE projects related to food valorization and therapeutic soup aimed to ameliorate the COVID-19 patients presented at DICE forum. Authoring more than 24 research papers, impact factor of more than 60. Supervised more than 15 MS thesis that investigated health and nutrition aspects of the society.

PhD Biotechnology and Food Engineering Tianjin University of Science and Technology 2017
MSc Agriculture Food Technology Arid Agricultural University, Rwp 2008
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2023
Assistant Professor University of Management and Technology 2019 – 2023
Assistant Professor University of Lahore, Chenab Campus (UOL), Gujrat 2017 – 2019
Assistant Professor Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamabad 2017
1. Textural and structural profile studies
2. Health imparting phytochemicals and functional food product development
3. Proteolytic and lipolytic attributes of lactic acid bacteria
4. Relation of food properties and processing
5Fatima Haider, Sania Riaz*, Rafia Shakeel, Khansa Hafeez, Ushna Zainab Qureshi, Rizwan-ur-Rehman. (2023). Investigation of phytoestrogens found in sesame seeds via computational and translational approaches. Bioscientific Reviews (BSR). 5(4): 10.32350/bsr.54.052023
10Hao Wang, Zhen-ou Sun, Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Sania Riaz, Ting-Ting Shena, Zhen-Chuan, Fana and Dong Liu. (2019). Apple phlorizin reduce plasma cholesterol by down-regulating hepatic HMG-CoA reductase and enhancing the excretion of fecal sterols. Journal of functional foods. 10.1016/j.jff.2019.103548. I2019
12Hao Wang, Zhenou Sun, Dong Liu, Xiang Li, Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Huali Wang and Zijian Wu. (2018). Apple phlorizin attenuates oxidative stress in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 10.1111/jfbc.127442018
14Hao Wang, Zhenou Sun, Rizwan-urRehman, Ting Ting shen, Sania Riaz, Xiang Li, Er-Bing Hua and Jiang Zhao. (2018). Apple Phlorizin Supplementation Attenuates Oxidative-Stress in Hamsters Fed a High-Fat Diet. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 42, 124452018
15Hua-li Wang, Zhen-ou Sun, Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Hong Wang, Yi-fei Wang and Hao Wang. (2017). Rosemary Extract-Mediated Lifespan Extension and Attenuated Ox2017
2Imran Zafar, Arfa Safder, Hassan Imran Afridi, Sania Riaz, Rizwan-Ur-Rehman, Ahsanullah Unar, Fakhar Un Nisa, Abdel Rehman Z. Gaafar, Mohammad Bourhia, Gezahign Fentahun Wondmie, Rohit Sharma, Dileep Kumar. (2023). Insilico and in vitro study of bioactive compounds of Nigella sativa for targeting neurophilins in breast cancer. Frontiers in Chemistry. 11: 10.3389/fchem.2023.12731492023
3Mohib Ullah Kakar, Hammad Karim, Ghazala Shabir, Imran Iqbal, Muhammad Akram, Sajjad Ahmad, Muhammad Shafi, Pari Gul, Sania Riaz, Rizwan-ur- Rehman, Hamid Salari. (2023). A review on extraction, composition, structure, and biological activities of polysaccharides from different parts of Nelumbo nucifera. Food Science and Nutrition. 11: 3655–36742023
11Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Yanping Wang, Jinju Wang, Weitao Geng. (2018). A study on physicochemical analysis of Mozzarella cheese made by Lactbaccilus kefirnaofaciens ZW3. International Journal of Dairy Technology. 10.1111/1471-0307.124452018
8Sania Riaz, Iqra Ejaz, Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Beenish Aftab, Maria Zahid, Zahra Andleeb. The Effect of Bougainvillea spectabilis Leaf Extract on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) in Rat Model. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 10.12691/jfnr-10-11-3
7Sania Riaz, Maria Zahid, Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Beenish Aftab, Muhammad Imran and Sana Ijlal Shahrukh. (2022). Effect of phytoestrogens in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome in rat model. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 10.12691/jfnr-10-7-112022
4Sania Riaz*, Andleeb Zahra, Rizwan-Ur-Rehman, Fatima Haider, Nouman Shahzad Malik, Hafsah Shafique. (2023). Comparative efficacy of anti-inflammatory potential of different Agave species in rat model. Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology. 30: 549-5672023
9Suhaib Sadiq, Nosheen Fatima Rana, Muhammad Ammar Zahid, Muhammad Kazim, Zargaham, Tahreem Tanweer, Amna Batool, Ayesha Naeem, Afrah Nawaz, Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Zahid Muneer and Abdul Rauf Siddiqi. (2020). Virtual Screening of FDA-Approved Drugs against LasR of Pseudomonas aeruginosa for Antibiofilm Potential. Molecules. 10.3390/molecules251637232020
1Wenjing Jiang, Qun Huang, Xiangxing Meng, Rizwan-ur Rehman, Kun Qian, Xu Yang, Xiaozhi Liu, Jingnan Chen, Ye Zhang, Jing Li, Jilite Wang, Qingbin Guo, Suwen Liu, Hao Wang. (2023). Ursolic Acid Inhibited Cholesterol Esterase and Pancreatic Lipase Activities and Decreased Micellar Cholesterol Solubility In Vitro, Journal of Food Biochemistry, 10.1155/2023/66377002023
6Xinyue Zhang, Rizwan-ur-Rehman, Songxue Wang, Yanglin Ji, Jing Li, Suwen Liu and Hao Wang. (2022). Blue honeysuckle extracts retarded starch digestion by inhibiting glycosidases and changing the starch structure. Food Function. 10.1039/d2fo00459c2022
13Zhuqing Xing, Wei Tang, Ying Yang, Weitao Geng, Rizwan Ur Rehman &Yanping Wang. (2018). Colonization and Gut Flora Modulation of Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens ZW3 in the Intestinal Tract of Mice. Probiotics and antimicrobial proteins. DOI 10.1007/s12602-017-9288-42018
Rizwan-ur-Rehman, 耿伟涛; 王艳萍; 辅助发酵剂马奶酒乳杆菌ZW3对马苏里 拉干酪的质构和理化性 质的影响。 中国食品科学技术 学会第十二届年会暨第八届中美食 品业高层论坛论文 摘要集
Rizwan-ur-Rehman. (2011). Role of tight junction protein ZO1 on placental differentiation, proliferation and invasion properties, Poster Presentation. Réunion annuelle du génome aux organismes, 30 November 2011, Versailles, France., 21

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